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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 07.25.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  I got to watch a TON of baseball over the weekend stuck inside to avoid the heat.  Read below to see a first in 52 of these articles…

For games on Tuesday July 26th 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:

Jake Peavy 42% / 31% (CWS) vs. DET

Jonathon Niese 37% / 19% (NYM) @ CIN

Brett Myers 34% / 27% (HOU) @ StL

Carl Pavano 24% / 7% (MIN) @ TEX

Jake Arrieta 18% / 8% (BAL) @ TOR

Chris Narveson 14% / 6% (MIL) vs. ChC

Doug Fister 12% /4% (SEA) @ NYY

Jake Westbrook 5% / 3% (StL) vs. HOU

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 07.21.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.

For games on Friday July 22nd 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:

Gavin Floyd 48% / 28% (CWS) @ CLE

Phil Hughes 45% / 41% (NYY) vs. OAK

Carlos Zambrano 43% / 18% (ChC) vs. HOU

Cory Luebke 37% / 53% (SD) @ PHL

Bronson Arroyo 31% / 33% (CIN) vs. ATL

Carlos Carrasco 30% / 18% (CLE) vs. CWS

John Lackey 21% / 11% (BOS) vs. SEA

Paul Maholm 20% / 17% (PIT) vs. StL

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National League Central Previews: Cubs

Today’s Focus: Chicago Cubs

2010 Record:  75-87, 5th Place NL Central

The Cubs look a lot different than they did on opening day of the 2010 season.  Derek Lee and Mike Fontenot were traded during the season, manger Lou Pinella resigned, and Ryan Theriot and Ted Lilly were gone after the season ended.  The Team picked up Matt Garza, Kerry Wood and Carlos Pena in the offseason but that’s not enough to get this cursed team into the playoffs.
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Hot Stove Baseball: Spring Training Edition

Spring is here, kind of, as we had the start of baseball this weekend. All of us fantasy baseball fanatics have been waiting for this day since the end of last season and it’s been a long winter of withdrawal.

Without further ado, let’s get to the highlights from the games and the week of training:

Game Highlights

Friday

  • Giants 7, Diamondbacks 6 . Lincecum started and pitched 1 2/3 giving up 3 runs and 5 hits. Not a stellar start for the ace, but about typical for him in spring training. Joe Saunders started for Arizona and took the loss but had a nice 1-2-3 first inning. Aaron Rowand started in center with Andres Torres at DH, they are the 2 candidates for the CF job at the moment.

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