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Burnett Goes For Two

Friday, June 29, 2012



Streamer City

The following pitchers are generally available in over 50 percent of fantasy leagues and have favorable match-ups this week:

American League

Wednesday, 7/4: Hector Noesi vs. BAL
Noesi has a 3.20 ERA at home this season, with five quality start in six turns.

Wednesday, 7/4: Carlos Villanueva vs. KC
The right-hander has been quite effective out of the bullpen this year, with a 3.24 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 33 1/3 innings.

Thursday, 7/5: Rick Porcello vs. MIN
Porcello has been solid in June, overcoming a bulky .386 BABIP to post a 2-1 record and 3.72 ERA.

National League

Wednesday, 7/4: Randall Delgado vs, CHC
The young hurler has had his ups and downs, but he's generally found a lot more success at home.

Thursday, 7/5: Ross Detwiler vs. SF
Detwiler has been highly effective for the Nats this year, putting up a 3.09 ERA and 1.21 ERA in 16 starts.

Total Games

American League

6: CWS, OAK, SEA, TEX
7: BAL, BOS, CLE, DET, KC, LAA, MIN, NYY, TB, TOR

National League

6: NYM, PHI, STL, WAS
7: ARI, ATL, CHC, CIN, COL, HOU, LAD, MIA, MIL, PIT, SD, SF

Lefty/Righty Breakdowns

American League

BAL: 6 vs. RHP, 1 vs. LHP
BOS: 7 vs. RHP, 0 vs. LHP
CLE: 6 vs. RHP, 1 vs. LHP
CWS: 2 vs. RHP, 4 vs. LHP
DET: 3 vs. RHP, 4 vs. LHP
KC: 4 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
LAA: 5 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
MIN: 7 vs. RHP, 0 vs. LHP
NYY: 3 vs. RHP, 4 vs. LHP
OAK: 3 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
SEA: 3 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
TB: 7 vs. RHP, 0 vs. LHP
TEX: 3 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
TOR: 4 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
 
National League

ARI: 4 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
ATL: 5 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
CHC: 4 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
CIN: 5 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
COL: 6 vs. RHP, 1 vs. LHP
HOU: 7 vs. RHP, 0 vs. LHP
LAD: 6 vs. RHP, 1 vs. LHP
MIA: 5 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
MIL: 5 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
NYM: 4 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
PHI: 5 vs. RHP, 1 vs. LHP
PIT: 3 vs. RHP, 4 vs. LHP
SD: 7 vs. RHP, 0 vs. LHP
SF: 4 vs. RHP, 2 vs. LHP
STL: 4 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP
WAS: 3 vs. RHP, 3 vs. LHP

The Infirmary

You can get a full listing of injured players at Rotoworld's Injury Page but here's the latest on a few prominent players who have been out of action:

Daniel Hudson: Out indefinitely (elbow)
Joe Saunders: Out until mid-July (shoulder)
Nick Johnson: Out indefinitely (wrist)
Justin Maxwell: Out until August (ankle)
Matt Capps: Out until July (shoulder)
Andy Pettitte: Out until late August (ankle)
CC Sabathia: Out until mid-July (groin)
Brandon McCarthy: Out indefinitely (shoulder)
Brian Schneider: Out until mid-July (ankle)
Anthony Bass: Out indefinitely (shoulder)
Colby Lewis: Out until mid-July (arm)



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Nick Nelson is a frequent contributor to Rotoworld's baseball coverage and regularly blogs about the Minnesota Twins at Twins Daily. Follow him on Twitter at nnelson9.
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