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Video notes for Pitching Planner

Posted on: September 24, 2009 10:21 am

-- Tigers and Twins is the last pennant race that matters. And it most affects the starts of Nick Blackburn and Justin Verlander. Two advisable options in all leagues.
-- September DL returnees are hot: Hiroki Kuroda and Tim Hudson
-- Who is the AL Cy Young winner? Zack Greinke, CC Sabathia, Felix Hernandez, Mariano Rivera?
-- Who is the NL Cy Young winner? Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter, Tim Lincecum?
-- Best rookie starters? Rick Porcello/Jeff Niemann/Andrew Bailey -- AL ... Tommy Hanson/J.A. Happ -- NL

Must-start, two-start pitcher
Scott Feldman TEX (12-1, 2.58 on the road -- 3-0, 3.28 vs. LAA)
(09/29) @ ANA Scott Kazmir
(10/04) @ SEA Felix Hernandez
85 percent owned 70 percent starting

Must-sit, two-start pitcher
Jason Marquis COL (1-3, 6.28 in Sept.)
(09/29) vs. MIL Chris Narveson
(10/04) @ LA Vicente Padilla
86 percent owned 66 percent starting

Two-start sleepers
Tim Hudson ATL
(09/29) vs. FLA Rick VandenHurk
(10/04) vs. WAS J.D. Martin
63 percent owned 34 percent starting

Homer Bailey CIN (2-1, 2.67 in Sept.)
(09/29) vs. STL Joel Pineiro
(10/04) vs. PIT Charlie Morton
43 percent owned 26 percent starting


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