Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, May 7-9
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Price @ Eovaldi
Kershaw @ Dickey
Griffin @ Pelfrey – Griffin has been outstanding so far but this matchup scares me.
Locke @ Wainwright – Wainwright continues to be mediocre but I’m still not ready to give up on him.
J. Gray @ Cueto – Gray coming off gem but he needs to show more consistency.
G. Gonzalez @ Hammel
Kennedy @ Co. Anderson
Hahn @ M. Wright – Hahn worth monitoring but this isn’t a great matchup.
Miller @ Teheran – Shelby cannot be trusted against any team, even the Braves.
Nelson @ Finnegan – I’ll take a chance on Finnegan here.
Big Erv @ Sale
Hellickson @ Koehler – Favorable matchup for Hellickson but he’s too risky.
Karns @ Keuchel – Karns fared quite well against the Astros back on 4/26 (7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 6 K).
Colon @ Shields
Odorizzi @ Weaver
Stripling @ Estrada
Volquez @ Tomlin – I will never trust Volquez.
Guerra @ Lamb – Keep an eye on Lamb but I’m not comfortable starting him just yet.
Nola @ Nicolino – This could backfire but I’ll take a chance on Nicolino in favorable matchup.
M. Perez @ Verlander – Could be 2-1 or 10-9. Pass.
Corbin @ Foltynewicz – Corbin has been shaky at times this year but I do expect him to pitch well here.
Graveman @ Tillman – Tillman’s last two starts: 2-0, 0.66 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, 18 K’s in 13 2/3 IP.
Duffey @ Quintana – Duffey a decent option in deeper formats.
Iwakuma @ McHugh
Cole @ Wacha
Roark @ Arrieta – Might seem crazy to bench Roark right now but he’s due for regression and this is a very tough matchup.
Moore @ Tropeano – I’m still a believer in Moore. Tropeano? Not so much.
Butler @ Samardzija
Harvey @ Cashner – Cashner a toss-up but I’m going to err on the side of caution.
S. Wright @ Severino – Wright is on a roll and Yankees offense is in a funk.
An. Sanchez @ Strasburg – Too much downside to starting Anibal in this matchup.
Young @ Nova
Peralta @ Fernandez
S. Gray @ Buchholz – Buchholz fresh off his best overall outing of the season but he still worries me.
Niese @ Straily – Straily remains strictly a deep-league option.
M. Gonzalez @ Lewis
Vargas @ Lester – Monitor Vargas but this isn’t the spot to pitch him.
T. Wilson @ Berrios – Challenging matchup for Berrios but I like what I’ve seen thus far.
Kluber @ Fiers
Bradley @ Chatwood – Definitely consider Chatwood in deeper leagues though.
Matz @ Kazmir
Moore @ King Felix
Ar. Sanchez @ Peavy