Tag Archives: Derek Holland

Fantasy MLB Spot Starting 08.15.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  As you saw the partial standings in Mike’s post this morning, my chances of making the playoffs in our league are pretty much over.  Guess there’s always next year.  (I am the Cubs of our league).  I can at least hope to help my loyal readers out in their playoff push.

For games on Tuesday August 16th  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:

Jeff Niemann 49% / 79% (TB) @ BOS

Derek Holland 46% / 38% (TEX) @ LAA

Erik Bedard 46% / 51% (BOS) vs. TB

Jonathon Niese 37% / 18% (NYM) @ SD

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2011 MLB Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Gems: American League

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 10: Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI double against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on August 10, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting 08.09.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  Sorry for the minor disruption in service as I covered for Mike in our flagship column Box Score Breakdown.  We’re going insane here at Spot Starting, read below to see why.

For games on Tuesday August 10th  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:

Derek Holland 47% / 43% (TEX) vs. SEA

Philip Humber 40% / 22% (CWS) @ BAL

Aaron Harang 34% / 18% (SD) @ NYM

Josh Collmenter 30% / 19% (ARI) vs. HOUS

Randy Wolf 24% / 17% (MIL) @ StL

Rick Porcello 22% / 25% (DET) @ CLE

Mike Leake 20% / 9% (CIN) vs. COL

Ivan Nova 20% / 40% (NYY) vs. LAA

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting 08.04.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  Yankees-Red Sox showdown in Boston this weekend and the Phillies seek revenge in San Francisco in an NLCS rematch – that’s some good baseball.  Spot Starting will return next Tuesday as I slide over and fill in for on the Box Score Breakdown while he is out of town.

For games on Friday August 5th  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:

Bartolo Colon 46% /  46% (NYY) @ BOS

Derek Holland 46% / 41% (TEX) vs. CLE

Jeff Niemann 35% / 54% (TB) vs. OAK

Aaron Harang 35% / 19% SD) @ PIT

Josh Collmenter 34%/ 26% (ARI) vs. LAD

Mark Buehrle 28% / 22% (CWS) @ MIN

Mike Leake 20% / 10% (CIN) @ ChC

Juan Nicasio 5% / 3% (COL) vs. WAS

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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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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 07.19.11

Welcome to the triumphant return of Spot Starting.  I’m back from my All Star week timed vacation.  Let me tell you, if you’re a huge baseball nut and plan to be on vacation in a place with no TV or internet, All Star week is the week to do it.  I feel like I didn’t miss anything (except the K Rod trade).  Let’s get back in the groove of picking those spot starts.

And don’t forget to listen to the 4th and Home Show Tonight featuring Killboy and yours truly subbing for Mike who will be watching the K Rod-free Mets at Citi.

For games on Wednesday July 20th 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:

John Danks 46% / 34% (CWS) @ KC

Brett Myers 35% / 28% (HOU) vs. WAS

Aaron Harang 34%/ 24% (SD) @ FLA

Derek Holland 31% / 18% (TEX) @ LAA

Vance Worley 29% / 43% (PHL) @ ChC

Jason Vargas 25% / 16% (SEA) @ TOR

Kyle McClellan 24% / 11% (StL) @ NYM

Freddy Garcia 20% / 13% (NYY) @ TB

RA Dickey 15% / 4% (NYM) vs StL

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 04.16.11

Welcome to our 2nd addition of  Spot Starting, if you missed it yesterday read here for the explanation of how this works.  Let’s get right into it shall we…

For games on Saturday April 16th these selected pitchers might be had in your league (less than 50% owned in Yahoo) with percent owned, team, and opponent:

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