Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, August 22-24
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Salazar @ Severino
W. Perez @ Haren – Haren should get back on track here.
Heston @ Cole – Heston slumping and he’s been mediocre on the road this year, so you may want to ditch in shallower formats.
Gibson @ Tillman – Tillman has recorded five quality starts in his last six outings.
Jungmann @ J. Ross – Ross has earned my trust despite two straight poor performances.
Gallardo @ Wolf
Ventura @ Barnes – Not ready to jump back on the Ventura bandwagon just yet.
Hellickson @ DeSclafani
Greinke @ Kazmir
Harang @ Nicolino
Niese @ Rusin – Playing it safe with Niese in Coors.
C. Martinez @ Kennedy – Kennedy since All-Star break: 2.63 ERA, 1.09 WHIP.
Estrada @ Heaney – Tough matchup for Heaney but at least he’s at home.
E. Ramirez @ S. Gray – A’s rank last in AL in runs scored and OPS since All-Star break.
Rodon @ Nuno – Rodon risky but he’s coming off two straight dominant outings.
Bauer @ Sabathia – Bauer struggling mightily of late.
Hamels @ Boyd – Hamels has been disappointing since trade to Rangers though.
Ch. Anderson @ Iglesias
Nola @ Conley – Favorable matchup for Nola.
Pelfrey @ Gausman – Gausman a decent gamble in deeper leagues but he’s been inconsistent.
Volquez @ E. Rodriguez – I don’t like the matchup for either.
Garza @ Zimmermann – Garza coming off shaky start vs. Marlins and Nats bats are bound to wake up sooner or later.
Kershaw @ McCullers – Hard to have much faith in McCullers right now.
Wisler @ Hammel
Dickey @ Richards – Dickey a decent option in deeper leagues but I’m just not a fan.
Odorizzi @ Graveman
Danks @ Walker – Five straight quality starts for Walker.
Wacha @ Rea
TBD (NYM) @ Hale
Leake @ Liriano – Leake admitting he’s not fully healthy.
Kluber @ Lester
Feldman @ Eovaldi
deGrom @ Morgan – Morgan worth a look in very deep mixed/NL-only leagues.
J. De La Rosa @ Teheran
Farmer @ Sampson
Happ @ Koehler – Koehler struggling in August (7.48 ERA).
Kelly @ Samardzija – Samardzija’s last start encouraging but I need to see more.
Jimenez @ Medlen
Lynn @ Ray – Ray continues to pitch fairly well and Cardinals are having a tough time consistently scoring runs these days.
Doubront @ Iwakuma