A.L. Weekly Planner
As the first week of the season comes to a close, hopefully you started
You have all heard the saying, "two is better than one," right? There could not have been a truer statement spoken as the two-start pitchers below are excellent options and are must starts this week.
The following pitchers are decent options and while you could get a solid game out of them, there is a chance they could burn you during one of their outings.
Disregard what I said earlier about "two is better than one," in this case, erase that quote from your brain housing group for the moment. You would be better off with one solid pitcher, than these unfulfilling options:
Middle relievers are often overlooked in fantasy drafts, except in leagues that score holds, but they should not be. Middle relievers are a great way to balance out your pitching categories as they will help with your ERA, WHIP, and will even get you a few wins and strikeouts. Who knows, from time to time they may even net you a save. In no particular order, here are 2009 stats from a few middle relievers who may be on your waiver wire: