Week 7 is shaping up as a very good week to plug in some tier two starters in your lineups. I am even willing to start some of the bottom dwellers in the second tier, just because I believe in their potential to bounce back from some shaky recent work. Which ones? Read on to find out.
Moving into Week 3, and it is high time we started to explore the 2 Start options in fantasy baseball. For those of you Head to Head leagues, these are important considerations when you plan how to take on your opponents week by week, but it is something to consider even in roto or points leagues, as a SP that can provide a double dose of stats is always valuable.
I am certainly not overwhelmed by the two start pitching options this week. As I was telling Jeff Mans, the choices are crappily mediocre for the most part, at least one you get past the first tier and a handful in the middle tier. Still, you have to field a team, so here's what I see for the scoring period ahead.
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.