Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, August 1-3
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Ventura @ Buehrle – Buehrle coming off shaky outing and I don’t like this matchup.
Moore @ Kelly
Heaney @ Greinke – Heaney has gone at least six innings while allowing no more than two runs in each of his first six starts this year.
An. Sanchez @ Gausman – Gausman worth monitoring but I’m not fully comfortable with him just yet.
Wisler @ Nola – Intriguing matchup of 22-year-olds.
TBD (NYY) @ Danks
Hendricks @ Garza – Hendricks has been inconsistent lately but I’ll throw him out there versus Gomez-less and Parra-less Brewers.
Montgomery @ Gibson – Gibson struggling of late but the matchup is right.
Cole @ Iglesias
Hellickson @ Keuchel
J. Ross @ deGrom – Ross very impressive through his first five big league starts.
TBD (SD) @ TBD (MIA)
J. De La Rosa @ Lynn
TBD (SF) @ Hamels
Co. Anderson @ Brooks – Anderson turning back into a pumpkin.
Volquez @ Price
Morton @ TBD (CIN) – Passing on the scuffling Morton in hitter-friendly park.
Shields @ Fernandez
D. Norris @ Jimenez
Karns @ Miley – Karns 2 ER or less in seven of his last eight starts.
Teheran @ Morgan – If you’re not going to pitch Teheran here, you’re never going to pitch him.
Nova @ Samardzija – Favorable matchup for Nova but it sounds like he’s not fully healthy.
TBD (CHC) @ Lohse
Iwakuma @ Pelfrey – Tough to trust Iwakuma right now.
Ray @ McHugh
Flande @ Garcia – Garcia has pitched well when healthy.
Heston @ M. Perez
Bauer @ Gray – Bauer bounced back in a big way his last time out.
Wilson @ Latos – Four straight quality starts for Latos and he now gets a better supporting lineup.
Zimmermann @ Syndergaard
Big Erv @ Dickey – On the road against the Jays is pretty much an automatic ditch for all non-aces.
Lester @ Liriano
Godley @ Fister – Fister a bit risky, but I’ll go for it.
Cain @ Foltynewicz – Cain too unreliable for mixed league purposes, even in a favorable matchup like this one. Foltynewicz a sneaky play in NL-only leagues.
Colon @ Koehler
McCullers @ Lewis – Scary matchup for Lewis.
Karns @ Quintana
T. Ross @ Peralta – Tasty matchup for Peralta.
King Felix @ Butler
Kluber @ Richards
T. Wilson @ Chavez