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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 08.02.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.  Tomorrow, three pitchers who were moved at the deadline are pitching for their new teams, read on to see if any will help your team this week.

For games on Wednesday August3rd  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:

Edwin Jackson 47% /  40% (StL) @ MIL

Dillon Gee 41% / 32% (NYM) vs. FLA

Randy Wolf 25% / 19% (MIL) vs. StL

Carlos Carrasco 17% / 9% (CLE) @ BOS

Charlie Morton 16% / 7% (PIT) vs. ChC

Jason Marquis 13% / 7% (ARI) @ SF

Doug Fister 13% / 4% (DET) vs. TEX

Dontrelle Willis 3% / 1% (CIN) @ HOU

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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


  • 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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2011 National League East Previews: Phillies

Today’s focus: Philadelphia Phillies

2010 Record 97-65 1st Place NL East, Best Record in MLB.  Lost to Giants in NLCS
The Phillies off season can be summed up with two words: CLIFF LEERuben Amaro Jr and the Phillies shocked the baseball universe when they emerged as the “Mystery Team” swooping in to sign Lee for fewer years and dollars than the Yankees and Rangers were reported to have offered.  The Phils have assembled easily the best pitching rotation in baseball, and on paper, the best in the past 20 years.

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