Pitch or Ditch for Wednesday, August 17
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Happ @ Sabathia
Friedrich @ Archer
C. Martinez @ Fister – Sticking with Fister.
Strasburg @ J. Gray – Dangerous matchup for Gray. I’ll sit this one out.
Nova @ Cain – Watching this game could be more painful than a trip to the dentist! Sorry, couldn’t resist.
Price @ Bundy – I’ve been impressed enough with Bundy that I’ll take a chance on him here.
Kazmir @ Thompson – Kazmir fresh off a strong showing versus these very same Phillies.
Ranaudo @ Carrasco
Ventura @ An. Sanchez – Ventura sports a 3.26 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in six starts since the All-Star break and a 1.96 ERA in three starts versus the Tigers this season.
Cashner @ Bailey – Bailey a little risky but I’ll go for it.
Gibson @ Foltynewicz
Nelson @ Lester
Manaea @ Darvish
Niese @ Godley
Martin @ Skaggs – Skaggs coming off rough outing. I’ll play it safe.