Zach’s Two-Start Pitcher Notes – Week of 6/13

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Happy Friday!

After last week’s blog-only two-start pitcher post, we’re now back to the customary routine. Here’s a portion of my latest article. For the complete version, click on the link at the bottom of this post.

Wei-Yin Chen

12-team mixed leagues

Wei-Yin Chen (@SD, vs. COL)

The normally consistent Chen has been anything but consistent in his first season with the Marlins. The 30-year-old southpaw’s most recent outing (5 1/3 IP, 9 H, 5 ER @MIN) marked the third time in his last four tries that he has failed to notch a quality start. But Chen’s steady track record, which includes a career 3.80 ERA and 1.25 WHIP, suggests that going forward, better results are likely. And those better results could come as soon as next week. The Padres rank 28th in the Majors in OPS, and while the Rockies rank 3rd in this category overall, the Colorado lineup has been far less potent on the road, placing 16th in OPS away from Coors Field.

Deeper mixed leagues

Chase Anderson (@SF, @LAD)

Since allowing six earned runs over five innings in a May 5 outing against the Reds, Anderson has pieced together six straight starts of three earned runs or fewer. Both the Dodgers and Giants have gotten off to slow starts offensively this month, ranking 12th and 15th, respectively, in the NL in OPS. Anderson is a must-start in all deep mixed leagues for next week and even deserves consideration in some 12-team formats.

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