A.L. weekly fantasy planner
Is it just me or is the All-Star game a waste of time? If you are going to make this game the determination for which league hosts the World Series, why not play it like any other regular season game? Let the positional players play the full game and let the pitchers pitch as they normally would. If it means that a player does not get to play (
The All-Star game is slowly becoming the Pro Bowl, without the free trip to Honolulu ... useless. Anyway, you came here to set your lineup, not to hear me rant about the All-Star game, so let's hit it.
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.
* Note: The pitcher has the best chance at a win against the team in bold
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:
It seems for the moment, that the closer shuffle has slowed down a little bit. If you missed out on snagging any of the current closers, below are a few middle relievers (available in 25 percent of less of Yahoo! leagues) that could help with a few of your categories.
* All stats are current as of 7/15