Fantasy Baseball: Week 7 Two-Start Pitchers

Senior Fantasy Baseball Expert Adam Ronis breaks provides some insight on all of this coming week’s two-start pitchers in Fantasy Baseball!

ACES

  • Jacob deGrom (Mets) @CIN, @PHI
  • Zack Godley (Diamondbacks) @LAD, vs. WAS
  • Kyle Hendricks (Cubs) vs. MIA, vs. CWS
  • Dallas Keuchel (Astros) @OAK, vs. TEX
  • Carlos Martinez (Cardinals) vs. MIN, @SD
  • Aaron Nola (Phillies) vs. SF, vs. NYM
  • James Paxton (Mariners) @TOR, @DET
  • Luis Severino (Yankees) vs. BOS, vs. OAK
  • Blake Snell (Rays) vs. ATL, @BAL
  • Stephen Strasburg (Nationals) @SD, @ARI


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GREEN LIGHT

Dylan Bundy (Orioles) vs. KC, vs. TB

Bundy was excellent in his first five starts but has allowed 12 earned runs, including five home runs over his last nine innings. Bundy’s numbers show he’s pitching well and he has two good matchups.

Luis Castillo (Reds) vs. NYM, @LAD

Castillo has struggled but was better in his last start despite allowing nine hits in six innings. He allowed two runs, walked one and struck out seven.

Michael Fulmer (Tigers) @TEX, vs. SEA

Fulmer won’t get a lot of strikeouts, but he keeps the walks down, limits home runs and fly balls and doesn’t allow a lot of hard contact. He  has a 2.80 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and a 27:9 K:BB ratio in 35.1 innings.

Jarlin Garcia (Marlins) @CHC, vs. ATL

Garcia isn’t as good as the surface numbers show. He has a 1.09 ERA and 0.85 WHIP despite an 18.6 percent strikeout rate, 10.5 percent walk rate, and a 36.4 percent hard-hit rate. These are two difficult matchups.

Jon Gray (Rockies) vs. LAA, vs. MIL

Gray has had some poor luck. He has a 24.4 percent strikeout rate, six percent walk rate and a 65.2 percent strand rate. Gray had a better ERA at home last year, and if you can’t start him with two home starts, you shouldn’t own him.

Sean Newcomb (Braves) @TB, @MIA

The walk rate is still too high, but he’s improving. He has increased the strikeout rate to 29 percent. He has a 3.38 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 28.4 percent hard-hit rate and an 11.5 percent swinging strike rate. After throwing first-pitch strikes 58.6 percent of the time last season, Newcomb is at 64.8 percent this season. Newcomb can be even better if he can trim the 10.3 percent walk rate.

Tyson Ross (Padres) vs. WAS, vs. STL

Ross is 2-2 with a 3.28 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 27 percent strikeout rate, 8.8 percent walk rate and has the slider working.

Jeff Samardzija (Giants) @PHI, @PIT

Samardzija hasn’t pitched more than five innings in his three starts. He went five innings and allowed five hits, two runs, three walks and struck out five against the Padres.

Marcus Stroman (Blue Jays) vs. SEA, vs. BOS

Stroman is coming off his best start of the season. He went seven innings and allowed six hits, two runs, one walk and struck out five. It was his first quality start of the season.


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RED LIGHT

Brett Anderson (A’s) vs. HOU, @NYY

Homer Bailey (Reds) vs., NYM, @LAD

Bailey isn’t close to what he used to be. He has a 4.81 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 13.1 percent strikeout rate, 7.1 percent walk rate and a 42.1 percent hard-hit rate.

Danny Duffy (Royals) @BAL, @CLE

He is 0-4 with a 5.63 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 19.9 percent strikeout rate and 8.8 percent walk rate. He has a 41 percent hard-hit rate.

Zach Eflin (Phillies) vs. SF, vs. NYM

Doug Fister (Rangers) vs. DET, @HOU

Lucas Giolito (White Sox) vs. PIT, @CHC

Jeremy Hellickson (Nationals) @SD, @ARI

Hellickson has a 3.00 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in four starts with a 16.1 percent strikeout rate, 4.9 percent walk rate. He has yet to pitch six innings in a start, but can be considered in deeper leagues.

Derek Holland (Giants) @PHI, @PIT

Wade Miley (Brewers) vs. CLE, @COL

Matt Moore (Rangers) vs. DET, @HOU

Drew Pomeranz (Red Sox) @NYY, @TOR

Pomeranz was better in his last start, the third of the season. He’s still not pitching like he did last year after starting on the DL and the Yankees matchup is a concern. Can consider in deeper formats.

Clayton Richard (Padres) vs. WAS, vs. STL

Fernando Romero (Twins) @STL, @LAA

 

 


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