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We’re halfway through the H2H regular season, and for many of us, it’s time to make some moves in the standings.  It’s not always so easy to negotiate trades, especially for those in public leagues, making additions from waivers an absolute necessity in most cases.  A good method to get ahead in weekly formats is to keep up with the two-start landscape and stream the shizz out of the good options.  If you’ve been lazy in this regard so far, it’s not too late.  So quit looking for the new Kanye album that leaked yesterday (it’s not that great), and begin hoarding two-starters instead.  I’m here every Saturday to help keep your hopes alive.

As always, probable pitchers are subject to change.  For a look at all fantasy baseball streamers, click that link.

MUST START

Adam Wainwright (CHC, TEX); Shelby Miller (CHC, TEX); Matt Cain (SD, MIA); Matt Harvey (@ATL, @PHI); Mat Latos (PIT, @ARI); Yu Darvish (OAK, @STL);James Shields (@CLE, CWS); Justin Verlander (BAL, BOS); Max Scherzer (BAL, BOS); Clay Buchholz (TB, @DET)

  • Do it.

FIRST TIER

Patrick Corbin (MIA, CIN); Jeff Samardzija (@STL, HOU); Andrew Cashner (@SF, LAD); Dillon Gee (@ATL, @PHI); Paul Maholm (NYM, @MIL); Francisco Liriano (@CIN, @LAA); Hyun-Jin Ryu (@NYY, @SD); Mike Leake (PIT, @ARI); Jose Quintana (@HOU, @KC)

  • At 10% owned in Y! leagues, and coming off three consecutive awesome outings, Dillon Gee is an easy choice for two-start streamer of the week.  Keep in mind, though, that he’s been dealing with a tendonitis issue — there’s not firm word one whether the Mets will choose to space out his workload, but even if they do and he only goes once, he’s still a good play.  Jose Quintana (11%) gets two mouthwatering starts in week 12, both away from US Cellular, which is nice.  I’m using him in weekly formats wherever he’s available.  I’m going out on a limb with slotting Andrew Cashner (32%) in this first tier, but he’s coming off his best start of the year, and with his arm, the Ks will start piling up before long. Mike Leake (52%) has been disappearing from waivers steadily as he continues to prove himself as a reliable option.  Grab him if he’s out there.  In shallow leagues you might be able to snag Liriano or Maholm (both 72%), but the rest of this group is likely rostered.  As always, first tier guys are quality options and should be started.

SECOND TIER

Barry Zito (SD, MIA); Alfredo Figaro (@HOU, ATL); Kevin Slowey (@ARI, @SF); Jacob Turner (@ARI, @SF); Jorge De La Rosa (@TOR, @WAS); Tim Hudson (NYM, @MIL); Travis Wood (@STL, HOU); Jarrod Parker (@TEX, @SEA); Dan Straily (@TEX, @SEA); Jason Vargas (SEA, PIT); Jordan Lyles (MIL, @CHC); Dylan Axelrod (@MIN, @KC); Ubaldo Jimenez (KC, MIN); Bud Norris (CWS, @CHC)

  • There are plenty of streamable options here in tier two, but I’m most intrigued by guys like Jordan Lyles (3%), Alfredo Figaro (1%), and Bud Norris (13%).  All three are very fringy options on a week-to-week basis, but each faces a favorable week 12 schedule, and with bat-missing stuff in their arsenals, the upside is certainly there.  Dylan Axelrod (3%), Ubaldo Jimenez (19%), and Barry Zito (23%) have nice match-ups in the week ahead, too, but beware of the blowup with those three.  Both Marlins starters are decent plays this week, especially Kevin Slowey (10%), who’s been far better away from Miami this season.  The others here are reasonable streamers, but you don’t want to dig much deeper than this group outside of AL/NL-Only.

THIRD TIER

Edinson Volquez (@SF, LAD); Ross Detwiler (@PHI, COL); Dan Haren (@PHI, COL); Jeremy Hellickson (@BOS, @NYY); Chris Archer (@BOS, @NYY); Aaron Harang (@LAA, OAK); Phil Hughes (LAD, TB)

  • Tier three, otherwise known as “desperation station” is thinner this week than usual, but there’s a glimmer of hope from a few names here.  Given his pedigree, Chris Archer is the most attractive of the bunch, but his match-ups are a nightmare.  Phil Hughes at home is dangerous — he seems to love coughing up the long balls this year — but he’s always capable of surprising us with a 10-K masterpiece, too.

DON’T START

Charlie Morton (@CIN, @LAA); John Lannan (WAS, NYM); Chien-Ming Wang (COL, BAL); Jeremy Bonderman (@LAA, OAK); Mike Pelfrey (CWS, @CLE); Jason Hammel (@DET, @TOR); Nick Tepesch (OAK, @STL)

  • Just don’t.

From Around The Web

  1. Ryan says:
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    How long do you think before erasmo Ramirez is called up?

    • Ryan says:
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      @Ryan: nvm I found your response on minor accomplishments. Thanks.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Probably right after the Angels crush Bonderman.

  2. Ryan says:
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    With news of him having plantar fasciitis, would it be wise to trade him now before he lands on the dl?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Who has plantar fasch?

      • LT says:
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        @Scott Evans: You talking about Longo?

        • Ryan says:
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          @LT: yea my bad lol…I was talking about longor

          • Scott Evans

            Scott Evans says:
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            haha no worries… he’s probably a good guy to sell, but wouldn’t be so certain that the condition will land him on the DL… a lot of dudes play thru the pain…

            • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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              @Scott Evans: like pujols, and we can see how well he’s doing.

  3. Matthew says:
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    I dropped Feldman after today’s start for Stults, his next 3 starts come against SF, PHI, & MIA.

    Do you like this or just drop him and stream until his next scheduled start against SF?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I like stashing Stults w/ a favorable schedule upcoming. Hold him.

  4. HWY71 says:
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    Is Jerome Williams pitching twice next week? He’s been a sneaky good streamer for me this season.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Not officially, so I left him off, but certainly a possibility. Halos haven’t named a starter for Tuesday just yet…

  5. Arghhhh says:
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    16 team dynasty, 20 player rosters, 16 keepers, 6 player minor league team.

    I’ve got 17 potential keepers, and two guys who might get called up this year (Singleton, Hultzen). Which 2 (or 3) would you drop if either of those two come up? And I need to drop 1 anyway. I’m leaning to probably Belt, then Porcello, then Altuve or Pence (Pence is the oldest). Thanks!

    Keepers:
    C Rosario
    1B Belt
    2B Altuve
    3B Arenado
    SS Segura
    OF Pence
    OF McCutchen
    OF Jennings
    U Ozuna

    SP Price
    SP Latos
    SP Samarzdjia
    SP Strailey
    SP Sale
    BN Beachy
    BN Porcello
    RP Kimbrel

    Minors:
    Singleton
    Franco
    Cecchini
    Syndergaard
    Webster
    Hultzen

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Belt first, then whichever arm is doing the least between Straily/Procello/Beachy…

  6. gareth says:
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    Socyoure bearish on tim hudson home to the mets and @ Milwaukee? 2 weaker teams (Milwaukee not has lost braun) and hudson Is backed by that stellar atlana offense.

    Rating quintana over him because of those match ups I understand, but gee and leake?

    Would you drop bret lawrie and julio teheran to stream quintana and hudson?

    What is the situation once beachy gets the call? Who’s the one to be cut from that rotation?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I’m not recommending anyone sit Hudson, just find his upside on the lower end when compared to Leake & Gee at this point… A matter of preference for me. Hudson is boring as hell.

      I think I’d hold unless you’re desperate… Teheran for Quintana would be ok in a shallow league, though.

  7. TheNewGuy says:
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    Gotta stay away from YoGa at Great American launching pad today right? Id be shocked if he comes outve it with a QS.

    Riskin Cole in Coors tommorow?

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @TheNewGuy: And thats Cole Hamels, not the Cole mentioned below…

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I’m shying away from both…

  8. TheNewGuy says:
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    And how friggin good is Rosie….*drools at his numbers*. Seems ESPNers are finally taking note. Gonna be very interesting next year, you know if Mujicas signed to another year? You sure were right about this guy man, if he closes if got a Chapman-like arm!

    Reckon Cole will stick? Just offered him for Wheeler in a non, prob a little late, shoulda done it after Coles debut.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Rosenthal is goddamn magical. Mujica is gone after this year…

      I sincerely hope Cole sticks! That’ll be a performance-based decision for Pit, but I’m confident in him. Just spent $71 for him in a FAAB league… yikes!

      • TheNewGuy says:
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        @Scott Evans: Great news!! He must be big favourite to close next year when I call him up.

        And….ouch we gotta both hope then!

        • Scott Evans

          Scott Evans says:
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          Desperate for pitching in that league & banking on Cole to turn it up a notch now that he’s in the show.

  9. Frank White says:
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    Hey bro whats up… I’m having a little trouble with pitching, I’m in the middle of trading Corbin for Alex Rios and the day after that happened, which is today, I find out Wacha is getting sent down. Now I now you don’t know who’s on my wire but can you throw some real good prospects my way? Also if I name some pitchers, can you help me out and let me know if they’re a good pickup?

    • Frank White says:
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      Actually I saw Eresmo Ramiurez.. When do you think he’ll come up to the big show?

      • Scott Evans

        Scott Evans says:
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        He should be up in the next week or two. That’s a good replacement for Wacha.

  10. Oppo Taco says:
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    I dropped zunino to stash erasmo Ramirez. Good move? I have miggy montero at catcher who’s been terrible overall but heating up lately. Also which of cole, erasmo or wheeler are worth Holding. im going to try to trade one of them, wheeler seems like he would net the most for me but i think id rather move cole. Thanks.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      My gut says Erasmo over Zunino, but the young catcher is capable of surprising me… I’d try to move Wheeler over Cole, but whichever yields the best return is worth shipping out.

  11. madden_curser says:
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    10 team pts. league w/8 keepers. Activated Beachy from DL to make room for Tulo. Had to drop Gerrit Cole to do so. Now Beachy has been scratched from his start Tuesday due to shoulder “tenderness”. Hold on Beachy? Reaquire Cole? Grab Wheeler? Porcello also available. Beachy, Cole, Wheeler, or Porcello? Ur thoughts? Thanks!

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      If you’re trying to win now, I go Porcello. He looked fabulous yesterday…

      • madden_curser says:
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        @Scott Evans: Should I continue to hold Brett Lawrie on DL, or drop and hold Beachy there? Also, someone cut Roy Halladay loose to make DL space. Is he a great DL stash for second half ?

        • Scott Evans

          Scott Evans says:
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          Depends on your needs. If Lawrie’s on your bench when he returns probably cut him… I wouldn’t bother w/ Halladay.

  12. Yeshcheese says:
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    I did not have the cojones to start Bumg @ATL last night, and he pitched a 10k 1hitter. I Definitely didn’t have the balls to start Jo-Fer @STL last night, and he pitches the same line with 2er!!

    Is it safe to say Jo-Fer might be for real? He’s already seen some teams twice and is still dominating overall.

    • Scott Evans

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      Jo-Fer is for real, alright. Never was much question about that… he was a top 10 overall prospect entering the season & a top 3 pitching prospect. That’s as real as it get’s, homie. Just beware of his innings cap this season… he’s a good sell in redraft leagues right now.

  13. Mike says:
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    I’m looking for some guidance on which pitchers to start this week. 4 starting pitcher spots, 2 relief spots, and 1 pitcher spot. 10 team yahoo. I need help in wins, era, whip, saves.

    Which two pitchers should I bench this week?

    Latos (2 starts)
    Scherzer (2 starts)
    Grienke
    Samardjza (2 starts)
    Fister
    Wood (2 starts)
    Reed
    Kimbrel
    Holland

    Thanks!

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Start Latos, Scherzer, Samardz & Fister… Kimbrel & Reed.

      • Mike says:
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        Thanks Scott! I have one more “p” spot….who should I throw in there?

        Grienke, wood, holland?

  14. TheNewGuy says:
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    Any word on the incredible Hultz (Hultzen)? All the talk is of Erasmo, but Huktzen is the better prospect…

    Also Gary Sanchez and David Dahl, did you manage to cover Dahl like you wanted. How are these guys doing, and when do you expect to see them in the show? Thanks.

    • Scott Evans

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      Hultzen is the better prospect? Not sold on that… Hultzen hasn’t pitched since April… not much news coming out on him.

      Sanchez is a badass (827 OPS, 10 HR)… Dahl is still out w/ severe hammy injury.

  15. Ryan741 says:
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    Scott, couple of trade and keeper questions for you. Would you trade Darvish for Beltre/Shelby Miller in a H2H points league? I like to use the strategy of top starting pitchers and then use Hitter Tron to find 1 or 2 hitters daily available on our waivers that have good matchups to spot start. It’s a little early to worry about keepers, but if I do trade for Miller, he will have a 12th round value. Would you prefer Miller in the 12th or Strasburg in the 8th? I currently have Strasburg also, but we can only keep 2 SP and I definitely want to keep Kershaw even though he would take my 1st round pick. Once all keepers are announced, using a 1st on Kershaw is worth it once you see who is made available.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Keep in mind Shelby might have an innings cap this year… I think I like Strasburg in the 8th over Shelby in the 12th… I’d hold Darvish here… and you gotta keep Kershaw.

  16. Anthony says:
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    Hey Scott, great work as always! I’ve actually got a two start question for next week, seeking your opinion on who I should stash for then since I have an open roster spot not needed for the upcomimg week, thanks brother……..

    CJ Wilson @ Det (Porcello) & @ Hou (Lyles) or……
    Porcello vs LAA (Wilson) & @ TB (Hellickson)

    • Anthony says:
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      Forgot to mention this Scott, Gallardo is also on waivers. Even though he’s not a double in two weeks for my stash would you pick him up of the the other two I asked about? Thanks again brother

      • Scott Evans

        Scott Evans says:
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        Still go w/ Porcello.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Gotta ride the hot hand & go w/ Porcello.

  17. Parker says:
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    sit or start John Danks today against Houston?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Start.

  18. Tbone says:
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    Deal Moore (keep next year in 14th) and Arenado (21st, 19th, 17th) for Gerrit (21st, 19th) or just drop someone like Hosmer for Erasmo? I know the first scenario is shortsighted, but I’m so sick of watching Moore pitch and having a vested interest. Have Aramis and Freese at hot corner.

    • Scott Evans

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      I’d hold off on that one… You can get better value for Moore & I still prefer him over Cole for long-term.

  19. giac says:
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    Have Perkins and wilhemson as my closers and wanted to pick up veras without dropping wilhemson. Thoughts on dropping beachy (who is occupying my DL slot) due to setback to slot tulo in the DL spot, allowing me to pick up veras without losing wilhemson? I also have eaton occupying my second DL slot and could drop him as well to make room for tulo. Its a non-keeper 12 team league btw. I have no one else to drop at this point and my sps include sherzer, minor, zimmerman, cobb, wheeler, cole, porcello, samardjia.Thanks for the advice in advance.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I think I’d cut Eaton before Beachy…

  20. Racehorse says:
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    Scott,

    Nate Eovaldi is scheduled to make his first start of the season at Arizona on Tuesday. Eovaldi ROS?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Quality arm w/ plenty of upside, but I wouldn’t be adding him outside of NL Only at this point… as far as his two-start outlook this week, tier three guy.

  21. joe says:
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    H2h keeper league where wins get u 20+ points and losses get u single digit negative points….hamels and medlen , brown for Rizzo and fister?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I like the Hamels/Medlen side

  22. thegreaterdan says:
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    Cut Wilhelmsen for Chris Perez?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Sure

  23. Ron Swanson says:
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    H2H Keeper league…1st place team just made a deal with the 9th place team? Stanton, Tulo* and Samardjiza FOR McCutchen, Beltre, Gio and Jansen. Who wins for this year? Who wins going forward?

    • Scott Evans

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      Stanton/Tulo/Samardz wins.

  24. Rob says:
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    Better haul? Holliday/Fowler for Phillips/Bourn ?

    • Ron Swanson says:
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      @Rob: It’s close, but stats alone I would lean towards taking the Holliday/Fowler side. If you need a 2B then the Phillips/Bourn side wins.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I like the Phillips/Bourn side, but ultimately comes down to needs.

  25. fratstar says:
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    Would you pick up Chapman in a 10 team mixed league if he was sp/rp, and took up one of the 7 spots you can have for starting pitchers?

    Right now I have Cain, Wainwright, Shark, Scherzer, Wood (droppable after this week), and Millone.

    • Scott Evans

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      He’d be a useful guy to plug in there on days when you’re light on SP, but in a weekly format, I’d try to go all SP…

  26. Scott Evans

    Scott Evans says:
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    Folks, I’m headed to the links for some Saturday afternoon golf. I’ll be absent from the board for a while, but I’ll be back later to answer any/all questions. Please leave ’em if you got ’em.

  27. Stantonovation says:
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    Chris Davis and jofer for cliff lee?

    • Scott Evans

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      I like the Davis/JoFer side…

  28. Emily says:
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    With Strasburg coming off the DL this weekend, I have to cut one of my pitchers – either Leake or Wood – who do you think is the best to hold on to?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I’d hold Leake while he’s hot

  29. bobbo says:
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    Hey there Scott, great article as always.

    Currently have a solid top end of my rotation in:
    Felix, Wainwright, Scherzer, Moore (okay, he WAS solid)
    … also have YoGa and Leake as spot starters and grabbed Carter Capps as a speculative pickup earlier this week (wtf Oliver Perez?).

    On the wire are Porcello, Cashner, Erasmo, Maholm, Quintana. You making any add/drops?

    • yeshcheese says:
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      @bobbo: I think you’d be safe to drop YoGa for Porcello, if you’re spot starting. Erasmo offers big upside but no clear call-up.

      I don’t believe Capps will be the closer in 3 weeks time, but if you’re desperate for SAGNOF, eat your donkeycorn!!

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Cut Capps for Porcello.

  30. CJ says:
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    What about Zach Wheeler, is he starting twice this week?

    • Scott Evans

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      I believe he lines up for two in week 13…

  31. De nachos says:
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    Am I crack smoking to think Cingrani still has a chance to start tomorrow? No official word yet. At 1pm I I have to either hold him or hold my nose and grab Wade Davis for an RP spot start against TB.

    • Scott Evans

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      Cueto is now official probable starter… I’m sorry if this was too late for your time sensitive question…

  32. Oz says:
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    My 1b are really weak (Freeman and Swisher) in a 10team h2h points dynasty league. I’m very interested in Johnathon Singleton, is there any other 1B prospect I should watch who might get called up soon? I’m looking at Yelich too but not sure if he’s gonna be OF or 1B. Thx for all your help Scott.

    • yeshcheese says:
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      @Oz: Freeman is a pretty nice dynasty 1B. Young, consistent 100RBI guy, with growing power and average.

      Have you looked at Hunter Morris (MIL AAA 1B)? If Corey Hart continues to slog on the DL, perhaps he gets a shot.

      I’m sure Scott will have some other ideas. J Singleton is a dice roll but great upside.

    • Scott Evans

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      Yeshcheese beat me to it — Hunter Morris would be a good guy for 2013 upside. Singleton might be the best 1B prospect in the game, though, and he should be up for all of next season. Not a bunch of 1B prospects push through, because teams always figure they can slot in an OF or other position player at first… makes things tricky for someone in your position.

    • Aubrey Plaza's Pillow says:
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      @Oz: what size league is freeman a non-top tier 1st baseman for real life or fantasy? I’d guess he’s like top 8 overall at position, maybe better considering he missed some time.

    • Scott Evans

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      Ha!

  33. Marti says:
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    N L only auction 260 salary dynasty league. Salaries go up by 5 bucks each year. Unlimited keepers

    Traded puig $1 for Dominic brown $6 and Rizzo $14. Thoughts.

    My other keepers for next year are Goldie 11 rosario 11 frazier 6
    Gyorko 6 yelich 3 marte 6 Harvey 6 cingrani 1 strasburg 18.

    Currently 2 nd place may make a run this year but set up to win next year.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      you got Brown & Rizzo for Puig? Awesome get. Great sell high on Puig…

  34. Rob says:
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    The 1st place guy in my league somehow got another guy (7th) to trade him Kinsler and Kershaw for Teixeira and Verlander. That is ridiculous, Tex is garbage.

    • Scott Evans

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      Tex is garbage, but perhaps 7th was addressing some sort of need? I dunno… feel free to make a stink on the message boards about it, but if there was no collusion, there’s not much you can do except for booting the dumb owner next year…

  35. 12-team H2H points league…my starters are Wainwright, Harvey, Sale, Kuroda, Burnett, Milone, Ogando, Erasmo, Oswalt…I have A-Jax coming off DL but already have Bruce, Heyward, Puig and McLouth at OF…would you try to move A-Jax and Sale for Darvish or Scherzer?

    Or hold on to A-Jax in case Puig doesn’t hold up or McLouth takes a further turn downhill?

    • Scott Evans

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      Hold. Too much risk in riding out w/ Puig & McLouth…

  36. Gareth says:
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    Need Some Expert Advice on my fantasy team.

    Its a CBS 10 team ROTO. No DL Slots and the injuries are piling up (I just dropped AJ Burnett).

    C Santana
    C Mauer
    1B Votto
    2B/3B Rendon
    3B Aramis Ramirez
    SS/ 2B Rutledge
    MI Starlin Castro
    CI Goldshmidt
    OF Stanton
    OF Choo
    OF Heyward
    OF Bautista
    OF Jones
    UT Puig

    Bench

    Gardner, Swisher.
    DL – Utley, Asdrubal Cabrera, Lawrie.

    Pitching:

    Felix, Gio, Cobb, Lynn, Teheran, Gallardo, Homer Bailey, Cashner, Greg Holland, Frieri

    The categories I need to gain ground in are:

    SAVES, STOLEN BASES, WHIP, WINS, ERA.

    Some guys on the Wire:

    1B/3B Mark Reynolds
    3B Arenado
    OF Reddick

    Starting Pitchers

    Jose Fernandez
    Rick Porcello
    Tim Hudson
    Dan Strailey
    Jarrod parker
    Andy Pettite
    Jeff Locke
    Eric Stults
    Chris Tillman

    Relievers

    Parnell
    Street
    Betancourt / Brothers
    Gregg
    Veras
    Pestano
    K-Rod

    How would you makeover this team to improve it?

    • Scott Evans

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      Looks like Cobb is headed for the DL, unfortunately… Add Porcello. Drop Gallardo & add Locke. Those two moves give you an immediate boost in SP… I’d chase saves & stolen bases later in the year.

  37. Jason says:
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    Edwin or beltre in a keeper. Needed at third.

    Looking to deal longo for j upton and looking to replace him.

    • Scott Evans

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      Encarnacion.

  38. TheNewGuy says:
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    Know much about this Rafael De Paula kid? Just been recently added then dropped in my keeper league, wondering if he’s a better bet than Fried.

    You know im always on the lookout for this under the radar breakout prospects- one day ill find the next Jo-Fer, one day… :) He got added during the year a year or two back now in our league, now looks a future stud.

    • TheNewGuy says:
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      @TheNewGuy: And Rafael Montero?

      • Scott Evans

        Scott Evans says:
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        I’ve written a bunch on De Paula, including this past Wednesday. Not a huge fan… 22 y.o. in Low-A is kinda concerning & dominant numbers are hard to get too excited over. Montero is a better add for immediate results… Mets could use him this year… neither is the future stud you’re looking for, though…

  39. supra says:
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    Hey Scott,
    I am stashing Bauer at the moment… Erasmo, C.Martinez are FA’s and Wacha just hit waivers in my deep keeper. I don’t know that I’ll win the claim… but how those 4 in a keeper league?

    Thinking of dropping Simmons (with Rutledge back) and stashing 2 of those SPs. Thanks man.

    • Scott Evans

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      Erasmo is best stash for 2013 upside… Martinez probably best for 2013 & beyond… I’m losing patience w/ Bauer.

  40. Josh Freeman says:
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    Who to pick up while Braun’s out in H2H? Ozuna, Colvin, Revere, or Schierholtz??

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Ozuna

  41. Josh Freeman says:
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    Please rank ROS in H2H points league:

    Cole, Wheeler, Fernandez. Locke

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Locke, Wheeler, Cole, JoFer… Fernandez innings cap hurts him for ROS outlook. Coin flip between Cole & Wheeler… tough to put either ahead of an established & increasingly trustworthy arm like Locke…

  42. Marti says:
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    Who o u think fills in for braves and pirates this week?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Looks like Cumpton for the Bucs… not sure what the Braves plan to do…

  43. JFK says:
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    Wacha worth holding, or drop for Hector Santiago, EJax, Straily, Lackey or Lohse? Rank ’em?
    Also need a closer and Pestano was just dropped, but not liking his prospects w/Perez coming back (implosion today didn’t help, either).

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      I’d cut Wacha & use the vacancy for streaming… don’t particularly like any of those guys as a full-time option.

      I wouldn’t chase saves w/ Pestano… look elsewhere.

      • JFK says:
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        @Scott Evans:

        Got it – thanks!

  44. Matt says:
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    Gee vs the Braves or Quintana vs the Astros for the Stream?

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Gee bring better upside, but Quintana is a safer bet. I’d go Quintana.

  45. Steve Stevenson says:
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    H2H this week, i have a 2-start disadvantge against a team with quality SPs (Verlander, Bum, Lee). W, L and QS count. Would you put in 2-start Parker over either Minor v NYM or Zimmermann v COL? Parker has @TEX but that hasn’t been too rough lately and he’s been good. But the others have good matchups.

    • Scott Evans

      Scott Evans says:
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      Nah, I wouldn’t force Parker in there just for 1 extra start…

  46. EK says:
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    Rank for pts:
    Vargas vs SEA
    Cashner @ SF
    Norris vs CWS
    Straily @ TEX

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