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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 08.03.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  Slim pickings as usual for Thursday so we reach a bit deeper.

For games on Thursday August 4th  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:

Erik Bedard 48% / 47% (BOS) vs. CLE

Philip Humber 45% / 25% (CWS) vs. NYY

Zach Britton 14% / 19% (BAL) @ KC

James McDonald 12% / 5% (PIT) vs. ChC

Brett Cecil 10% / 4% (TOR) @ TB

Ivan Nova 5% / 3% (NYY) @ CWS

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 05.12.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  Small slate of games on Thursday as per usual, so we need to dig deep, let’s see what we can find out there.  Many are day games, so set your rosters early then enjoy some afternoon baseball at work, what could be better?

For games on Thursday May 12th 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:

Jordan Zimmermann 48% / 49% (WAS) @ ATL

Jon Garland 10% / 6% (LAD) @ PIT

Ivan Nova 8% / 5% (NYY) vs. KC

Charlie Morton 6% / 4% (PIT) vs. LAD

Jason Vargas 3% / 0.3% (SEA) @ BAL

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2011 MLB Spring Training Review: Week of February 27th

SPRING TRAINING QUICK HITS

There is still talk of Francisco Liriano being dealt to the Yankees within the next two weeks. Still not sure how this makes sense for Minnesota, but they’re not exactly doing anything to dispel the reports…Fausto Carmona has rightfully been named the Indians’ 2011 Opening Day starter, this after winning 13 games last year with a 3.77 ERA…Destined for the bullpen, Aroldis Chapman continues to electrify starting off the spring with 4K in 2 IP. And he’s also walked three…Just when it appeared time to worry about Domonic Brown‘s spring struggles, we now get to worry an additional 4-6 weeks as he fractured his hamate bone. Remember Ryan Zimmerman fractured the same one and it sapped his power for some time. Ben Francisco now has a great opportunity to do something with this opportunity…

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