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May 11, 2012 posted by Albert Lang

2012 Fantasy Baseball Pitch or Ditch for Friday, May 11, 2012

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Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers SP

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
Felix Hernandez at New York Yankees
Yu Darvish home against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Matt Garza at Milwaukee Brewers
Huroki Kuroda home against Seattle Mariners

Conditional Pitch (depends on depth of league)
Johan Santana at Miami Marlins
C.J. Wilson at Texas Rangers
Madison Bumgarner at Arizona Diamondbacks
Gio Gonzalez at Cincinnati Reds
Mark Buehrle home against New York Mets
Gavin Floyd home against Kansas City Royals
Bud Norris at Pittsburgh Pirates
Vance Worley home against San Diego Padres
Chris Capuano home against Colorado Rockies

Conditional Ditch (depends on depth of league)
Mike Minor at St. Louis Cardinals
Felipe Paulino at Chicago White Sox
Jaime Garcia home against Atlanta Braves
Rick Porcello at Oakland Athletics
James McDonald home against Houston Astros
Clayton Richard at Philadelphia Phillies
Jeremy Hellickson at Baltimore Orioles
Tyler Corbin home against San Francisco Giants
Bartolo Colon home against Detroit Tigers
Ubaldo Jimenez at Boston Red Sox
Mike Leake home against Washington Nationals
Kyle Drabek at Minnesota Twins

No Brainer Ditch
Jaime Moyer at Los Angeles Dodgers
Clay Buchholz home against Cleveland Indians
Nick Blackburn home against Toronto Blue Jays
Whoever the Orioles start

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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