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July 19, 2012 posted by Albert Lang

2012 Fantasy Baseball Pitch or Ditch for Friday, July 20, 2012

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Ryan Dempster, CHC.

The starting pitchers within in each grouping are ranked according to trustworthiness, i.e., you should start the top pitcher under conditional pitch above any other conditional pitch starter and so on.

No Brainer Pitch
Justin Verlander home against Chicago White Sox
Stephen Strasburg home against Atlanta Braves
Jered Weaver home against Texas Rangers
Tommy Hanson at Washington Nationals

Conditional Pitch (depends on depth of league)
Chris Sale at Detroit Tigers
Ryan Dempster at St. Louis Cardinals
Vance Worley home against San Francisco Giants
Johan Santana home against Los Angeles Dodgers
Trevor Cahill home against Houston Astros
James Shields home against Seattle Mariners
Derek Holland at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Ivan Nova at Oakland Athletics

Conditional Ditch (depends on depth of league)
Kyle Lohse home against Chicago Cubs
Drew Pomeranz at San Diego Padres
Bud Norris at Arizona Diamondbacks
Ricky Nolasco at Pittsburgh Pirates
Tom Milone home against New York Yankees
Tim Lincecum at Philadelphia Phillies
Clay Buchholz home against Toronto Blue Jays
Miguel Gonzalez at Cleveland Indians
Marco Estrada at Cincinnati Reds
Aaron Harang at New York Mets
Homer Bailey home against Milwaukee Brewers
Derek Lowe home against Baltimore Orioles
Kevin Correia home against Miami Marlins
Jason Marquis home against Colorado Rockies

No Brainer Ditch
Aaron Laffey at Boston Red Sox
Hisashi Iwakuma at Tampa Bay Rays
Brian Duensing at Kansas City Royals
Luis Mendoza home against Minnesota Twins

Albert has been playing and arguing about baseball and fantasy sports since 2002. Since 1982, he has also been largely miserable (here’s looking at you Armando Benitez) because of the Orioles and Eagles. Albert has won leagues and lost leagues, but he has the most fun debating player values. Albert typically plays in several baseball and football leagues a year. He also is an avid baseball card collector and writes about older players and their historical value relative to the Hall of Fame and their peers/current players. When not harassing league mates with trades and analyzing what categories his team performs poorly in, Albert is a communications professional in Washington, D.C. Follow Albert on Twitter @h2h_corner. He has an awesome puppy named Charlotte. You can find all of Albert's work at http://h2hcorner.wordpress.com/.
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