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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting 08.23.11

Welcome back to Spot Starting.   Short and sweet today.

For games on Wednesday August 24th 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 Lowe  39% / 26% (ATL) @ ChC

Javier Vazquez 38% / 15% (FLA) vs. CIN

Bronson Arroyo 27% / 31% (CIN) @ FLA

Jeremy Guthrie 11% / 4% (BAL) @ MIN

Wade Davis 11% / 19% (TB) vs. DET

Kyle Kendrick 8% / 2% (PHL) vs. NYM

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 04.26.11

Happy Monday, welcome to Spot Starting.

For games on Tuesday April 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:

Zach Britton 47% / 55% (BAL) vs. BOS
Chris Young 23% / 7% (NYM) @ WAS
Wade Davis 17% / 43% (TB) @ MIN
Brandon McCarthy 17% /21% (OAK) @ LAA
Bud Norris 17% / 3% (HOU) vs. StL
Mike Leake 7% / 6% (CIN) @ MIL

My Pick: Brandon McCarthy at Angels

Alternate: Bud Norris vs. Cardinals

Deep League Special: Mike Leake @ Brewers

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 04.22.11

Welcome to the Earth Day edition of Spot Starting.  We’ll have you know that no trees are cut down to make this blog and our carbon footprint is pretty darn low.  After two shaky showings, we’re back on track after picks Wade Davis and Bartolo Colon delivered good starts last night.  Let’s keep things rolling in the right direction with a bunch of potentially good spot starts for Friday.

For games on Friday April 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:

Kyle McClellan 37% / 20% (StL) vs. CIN

Derek Holland 33% / 18% (TEX) vs. KC

Clayton Richard 31% / 8% (SD) vs. PHL

Anibal Sanchez 29% / 39% (FLA) vs. COL

Fausto Carmona 21% / 9% (CLE) @ MIN

Mark Buehrle 18%/18% (CWS) @ DET

Brian Duensing 18% / 7% (MIN) vs. CLE

My Pick: Kyle McClellan

Alternate: Clayton Richard

Deep League Special: Mark Buehrle

If you’ve been following 4th and Home.com and listening to The 4th and Home Show – you know we love us some Kyle McClellan, especially Mike.  He was my alternate pick in his last start which he won against the Dodgers 7IP, 6H, 1ER, 2K, 0BB.  He’s held the Reds to a .217 BAA in over 18IP for his career with 16Ks.

Clayton Richard is an interesting play, as any Lefty is against the Phillies, especially in pitcher heaven Petco Park.  Mark Buehrle is our Deep League Special based on his career dominance of the Tigers 16-8, 3.01 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, .249 BAA and he has just as good numbers at Comerica Park.

Michael Pineda was our pick five days ago and based on his solid outing is now up to 56/63% owned, if he is still unowned in your league – pounce NOW!


Results from Wednesday 04.20.11:

Wade Davis – W, 7 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2K, 2BB… Solid outing for Davis

R.A. Dickey – L, 8 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 4 K, 2 BB – live by the knuckler, die by the knuckler

Bartolo Colon – W, 6.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 7K, 2 BB – if you picked up Colon you have to love this line

Season Results (my pick only):

34 IP, 3-2, 32 H, 17 ER, 27 K, 12 BB, 4.50 ERA, 1.29 WHIP

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Fantasy MLB Spot Starting: 04.20.11

Well all good things must come to an end, and our 3 game streak of good picks did so last night with Travis Wood.  But at least I didn’t have any money on it, right Killboy?

For games on Wednesday April 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:

Chris Narveson 45%/44% (MIL) @ PHL

Wade Davis 16%/51% (TB) vs. ChW

R.A. Dickey 25%/12% (NYM) vs. HOU

Erik Bedard 11%/4% (SEA) vs. DET

Bud Norris 11%/3% (HOU) @ NYM

Jon Garland 8% / 5% (LAD) vs. ATL

Charlie Morton 4%/2.5% (PIT) @ FLA

Bartolo Colon 3% / 0.4% (NYY) @ TOR

My Pick: Wade Davis vs. White Sox

Alternate: R.A. Dickey vs. Astros

Deep League Special: Bartolo Colon at Blue Jays

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