Tag Archives: Jason Vargas

Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 07.05.11

Welcome to the last week of the first half of the season, hope you all had a fun and safe 4th.  Look out for my Casual Sabermetrician update on Starting Pitchers at the mid way point, should be out tomorrow.  I’ll also be guest co-hosting The 4th and Home Show tonight with Mike.  I’m sure we’ll talk about the outlook for the 2nd half of the season.

For games on Wednesday July 6th 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:

Phil Hughes 40% /  28% (NYY) @ CLE

Edwin Jackson 37% / 15% (CWS) vs KC

Bronson Arroyo 34% / 37% (CIN) @ StL

Jonathon Niese 33% / 12% (NYM) @ LAD

Josh Collmenter 31% / 17% (ARI) @ MIL

Jason Vargas 22% / 24% (SEA) @ OAK

Charlie Morton 21% / 11% (PIT) vs. HOU

Jeremy Guthrie 17% / 6% (BAL) @ TEX

Wade Davis 15% / 27% (TB) @ MIN

Tom Gorzelanny 5% / 1% (WAS) vs. ChC

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2011 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Gems: American League

Jorge Posada, C New York Yankees ( 43 percent owned in Yahoo, 36.9 percent owned in ESPN)

Current Stat Line: .239 AVG / 19 R / 9 HR / 27 RBI / 0 SB

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 06.27.11

Welcome to another week of Spot Starting.  I was lucky enough to be at the Phillies game yesterday with my Aunt and 5 year old son to watch the Doc put on a clinic.  I was 5 in ’83 when the Phillies went to the Series but I don’t have any memory of it – here’s hoping my little guy has an elephant’s memory because these are special times to be a Phils fan.

For games on Tuesday June 28th 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:

Kevin Correia 45% / 40% (PIT) @ TOR

Javier Vazquez 24% / 3% (FLA) @ OAK

Jason Marquis 17% / 11% (WAS) @ LAA

Rick Porcello 15% / 9% (DET) vs. NYM

Freddy Garcia 13% / 8% (NYY) vs. MIL

R.A. Dickey 13% / 4% (NYM) @ DET

Clayton Richard 13% / 1% (SD) vs. KC

Jordan Lyles 3% / 2% (HOU) vs. TEX

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 06.24.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  With another great outing last night by Capuano we’ve now won 4 consecutive picks.   I hope these have helped my loyal readers (all ten of you) and that you are doing much better in your leagues than I am.

For games on Saturday June 25th 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:

Josh Collmenter 48% / 46% (ARI) @ DET

Brian Matusz 41% / 34% (BAL) vs. CIN

Bronson Arroyo 35% / 42% (CIN) @ BAL

Jonathon Niese 32% / 25% (NYM) @ TEX

Jeff Karstens 19% / 16% (PIT) vs. BOS

Wade Davis 14% / 23% (TB) @ HOU

Jason Vargas 14% / 11% (SEA) @ FLA

Danny Duffy 1% / 1% (KC) vs. ChC

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 06.07.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  We had a great 4th and Home night at Citizens Bank Park last night watching Cliff Lee dominate the Dodgers and Matt Kemp to the tune of 10 Ks in a 3-1 victory.

For games on Wednesday June 8th 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:

Bud Norris 44% / 40% (HOU) vs. StL

Bronson Arroyo 37% / 38% (CIN) vs CHC

Randy Wolf 23% / 21% (MIL) vs NYM

Carl Pavano 21% / 5% (MIN) @ CLE

Jason Vargas 9% / 7% (SEA) @ CWS

Carlos Villanueva 7% / 3% (TOR) @ KC

Zach Duke 5% / 4% (ARI) @ PIT

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 05.19.11

Welcome back to a soggy Spot Starting from the east coast.  A bunch of games were rained out Tuesday so be sure to check back on these probables for updates due to shuffling of rotations.

For games on Thursday May 19th 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:

Kyle McClellan 44% / 31% (StL) vs. HOU

Fausto Carmona 29% / 27% (CLE) @ CWS

Wade Davis 24% / 53% (TB) @ TOR

Derek Holland 22% / 5% (TEX) @ KC

Chris Narveson 16% / 11% (MIL) @ SD

Tyson Ross 7% / 7% (OAK) vs. MIN

Liván Hernández 5% / 2% (WAS) @ NYM

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 05.18.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  A real motley crew on the waiver wire going on Wednesday.   Guys we’re used to seeing in this slot  such as Bud Norris have found their way onto more lineups but we will persevere.

For games on Wednesday May 18th 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 26% / % (NYY) @ BAL

Carl Pavano 25% / % (MIN) @ OAK

Jeremy Guthrie 21% / % (BAL) vs. NYY

Tom Gorzelanny 15% / % (WAS) @ NYM

Brandon McCarthy 13% / % (OAK) vs. MIN

Jason Vargas 5% / % (SEA) vs. LAA

Julio Teheran 4% / % (ATL) @ ARI

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