Now that the fantasy baseball season is in its latter stages, most trade deadlines have passed, and by this time, the waiver wire is filled with DL casualties and players that are not cutting the mustard. So, the players that you currently have on your roster are the players that will carry you into the playoffs, assuming you still have a chance. The reason I bring this up is that you have to play your matchups very carefully, as one misstep at this stage of the game could mean the difference between making and missing the playoffs. This, as you know by now, is where the AL Planner comes into play.
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:
This week, we will continue with our one category wonders section by looking at pitchers who can help you with your ERA.
* Players shown are owned in 20 percent or less of Yahoo! leagues and have pitched a minimum of 40 innings.
*All stats are current as of 08/12