Today’s slate is not a good slate to toy with. After our pick of the day, it gets really shaky quick and tomorrow brings a lot more stability. I think if you can get one of our top two options you can go for it but if not you are certainly playing with fire!
Today’s Streamer (Under 30% rostered)
Our pick for today is Jordan Lyles as he takes on the Detroit Tigers. I don’t know if you can tell yet but I plan on targeting this offense a lot this week. In Lyles’ last three starts he actually holds a 3.83 SIERA and in his last two starts, he has a 2.03 ERA. Against weaker offenses, Lyles pitches well. Against the Athletics, he pitched five scoreless, and against the Royals, he allowed just two runs in seven innings. Playing the matchup here makes sense.
Deep League Streamer (Under 15% rostered)
Jordan Lyles is only rostered in 2% of leagues so he is our deep league option but if he is taken you can try rolling out Mitch Keller. Keller continues to have a ton of command issues and while the newfound velocity is nice it isn’t everything. He has flashed the upside and against the Reds, you will just have to hope the command shows up.
Another option could be Dane Dunning. He takes on the Boston Red Sox offense which tends to go through its ups and downs. Dunning has been on fire though, in six starts he has a 3.38 ERA, 3.53 FIP, and 3.47 SIERA. Dunning looks good and while the low fastball velocity caps his ceiling, relying on his slider and changeup more than ever will work wonders.
Shallow League Streamer (Under 50% rostered)
We are going to stick with Jordan Lyles for this one but the other solid option for today is Josiah Gray. Gray has a tough matchup against Houston but you can’t deny the strikeout upside he possesses.
Saturday 5/14: Bruce Zimmermann @ DET – Stream of the week
Sunday 5/15: Tyler Wells @ DET
Weekly Hitter Projections
Want to know who to stream or who to start for hitters? Josh St. Marie has you covered and his hitter projections have already been updated for this up and coming week!
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