Starting Pitcher Preview 2.0 Part 1 (07/08 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Figuring out starting pitchers for the shortened 2020 season is ... fun! First off, how are pitchers being handled thus far in Summer Camp? Unfortunately, breakout hopeful Jesus Luzardo has tested positive for COVID (3:00 ). Do we lower him in the rankings? How many IL spots should we play with in 2020 because of COVID? ... Onto the million dollar question: how are handling starting pitchers this season (10:00 )? Will pitchers actually be limited early? Should we target "aces" because they'll go deeper into games? ... Should we devalue National League starting pitchers because of the universal DH (16:22 )? ... What is our overall starting pitcher strategy for the season (21:06 )? It seems like Scott is now targeting at least four of his Top-30 SP. ... Onto ADP which brings us to Gerrit Cole vs. Jacob deGrom (24:38 ). Is deGrom safer? Do we actually draft these guys in the first round? ... In the early second round, we see Walker Buehler, Max Scherzer, and Justin Verlander go off the board (31:36 ). How worried should we be over the injuries of Scherzer and Verlander? Should we take Buehler over them? ... Our next group has Mike Clevinger being drafted as the SP6 (35:50 ). Should he be going that early? What are the risks for Flaherty and Bieber? ... IF YOU'D LIKE TO JOIN OUR LISTENER LEAGUES, SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE (45:03 ). ... Rounds 3-4 feature some popular names (47:40 ). What is the upside and downside for Blake Snell and Lucas Giolito? Why do we love Charlie Morton? ... We wrap things up with rounds 5-6 (56:38 ), including Aaron Nola, Yu Darvish, and Tyler Glasnow! ... Email us at email@example.com.
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