I am posting this article from far north in Minnesota, where I am amazed I have an internet connection. Spent the day fishing in Canada, and now relaxing at the lodge. Sorry if I cannot provide more detail to my tiers, but my time is short to post today. Expect more detailed commentary next week.
Week 4 arrives, and as the season moves toward the end of the first month, we are beginning to see rotations settle in, allowing us to make some assumptions about Starting Pitchers that have relevance in the fantasy world. As I have the past couple of years, I will be looking at two start options each week, attempting to guide you to victory in your Head to Head leagues, or accumulate stats or points in your various leagues.
As the season rolls though August, it's time to prepare for the stretch run if you are in contention for your league title. Pick up as many fantasy points as you can now, and position your team for the final showdown. With that in mind, let's take a look at those two start pitching options that can help you out this week.
I was amazed at how many pitchers I would not want on my team this week. Bad recent outings, lack of consistency, low strike out rates...all reasons to avoid the final tier. Let's take a look at top two tiers, and dissect what there is to like and what you want to avoid.