By this time you are noticing that many of your early April fears (or successes) have suddenly reverted themselves. Yeah, we are about one month in to the fantasy baseball season and all of those great calls you thought you made, Emilio Bonifacio, Jesse Chavez, Jose Valverde, etc are all of a sudden back to being worthless. Likewise, those players that you thought were lost causes such as Cole Hamels, Shane Victorino, Kyle Seager are starting to make an impact. It’s a long season folks and you just cannot make major decisions based on such small sample sizes.
Week 5 is interesting in that only four teams play everyday and six teams play just five games this week. As a result there will be quite a bit of rotation fluctuation so pay attention throughout the week as teams make adjustments. My projections here are 100% correct as of Saturday April 26th at 5 PM ET. Here is the Week 5 preview:
What About The DH?
It is important to always pay attention to which teams are going to lose and add the DH in this weeks interleague play. Here are the interleague games for this week:
Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles (2 x Tuesday-Wednesday)
Washington Nationals at Houston Astros (2 x Tuesday-Wednesday)
Los Angeles Dodgers at Minnesota Twins (3 x Tuesday-Thursday)
Toronto Blue Jays at Pittsburgh Pirates (3 x Friday-Sunday)
The toughest choices you will make from week to week are what pitchers to use and which to sit on the bench. Lucky for you our staff here at Fantasy Alarm enjoy solving your problems. Not only do we tell you which starters are worth streaming next week, but we also tell you this weeks two start pitchers as well.
If that ain’t enough for you I have gone ahead and ranked my top 60 (bonus 10!) starting pitchers for this coming week. I also went ahead and listed the opposing team and pitcher for each individual matchup as well. You’re welcome you bastards!!
Always pay attention to which teams play the most games in a given week. This is the perfect way to maximize counting stats such as runs, RBI, wins and strikeouts. Here are the teams that play the most in week 5:
Rays, Reds, Rockies & Brewers
Red Sox, Indians, White Sox, Royals, Angels, Twins, Yankees, Athletics, Mariners, Rangers, Rangers, Diamondbacks, Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Marlins, Mets, Padres, Giants & Cardinals
Orioles, Tigers, Astros, Phillies, Pirates & Nationals
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