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Mixed-league roto owners, looking for a waiver-wire pitcher before Wednesday's full slate of games? Here's my free-agent choice (citing most 12-team leagues) for one day of fantasy stardom: Chris Tillman (vs. Nationals) 1. Of his last seven outings, spanning 44.2 innings, Tillman has the following tallies: Four wins, a 2.64 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 3513 K-BB rate. 2. Within that span, Tillman is a perfect 7 for 7 in allowing three or less walks per start. 3. Tillman has been one of the Orioles' top pitching prospects for some time; and by all appearances, he's finally bringing everything together for a full campaign. 4. In the minors (2006-12), Tillman had an excellent K9 rate of 8.9. 5. For what it's worth, Tillman has a 1.80 ERA in his only career outing against the Nationals. The Next Five For Wednesday 1. Scott Feldman (Cubs) vs. White Sox From April 11-May 18, spanning seven starts and 44.2 innings, Feldman had lights-out tallies of four wins, a 1.63 ERA and 1.08 WHIP. 2. Marco Estrada (Brewers) @ Twins A feast-or-famine asset this year, Estrada has the capacity for double-digit strikeouts every time he takes the mound. Plus, he draws the Twins on this day. 3. John Lackey (Red Sox) @ Phillies Toss out the May 14 clunker against the Rays ... and Lackey boasts a stellar ERA of 1.79 since April 6 (35.1 innings). 4. Eric Stults (Padres) vs. Mariners Of his last five starts, the San Diego southpaw has allowed three runs or less four times. Plus, the Mariners are only averaging 3.65 runs per game. 5. Chris Capuano (Dodgers) @ Angels This is a dicey choice for two reasons: The Angels bats are red-hot ... and Capuano has allowed five runs three times since April 16. A classic reputation pick. Jay Clemons can be reached on Twitter, day or night, at @FOX_JayClemons.
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