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For games on Thursday July 21st these selected pitchers might be had in your league (less than 50% owned in Yahoo! or ESPN) with percent owned Yahoo/ESPN, (team), and opponent:
Jonathon Niese 36% / 15% (NYM) vs. StL
Javier Vazquez 34% / 14% (FLA) vs. SD
Carl Pavano 25% / 9% (MIN) vs. DET
Doug Fister 13% / 6% (SEA) @ TOR
Dustin Moseley 4% / 1% (SD) @ FLA
Jake Westbrook 4% / 2% (StL) @ NYM
My Pick: Jonathon Niese vs. Cardinals
Alternate: Javier Vazquez vs. Padres
Deep League Special: None
Niese is coming off 3 straight quality starts and has really improved his K/BB ratio over his last 6 starts and has struck out 26 in his last 28 IP. He’s held the Cardinals batters to a .242 BAA in 7.2 career IP and has pitched very well at home this year.
Vazquez is coming off a 10K performance and has had good success against the Padres in 17 starts, though I am wary of his Home splits this year.
Season Results (my pick only):
47 GS, 22-8, 300 IP, 262 H, 94 ER, 223 K, 77 BB, 2.82 ERA, 1.13 WHIP
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