Found August 28, 2013 on Baseball Professor:
Check out our all new 5-Day Starter Forecaster! Our new tool offers a graphical view of the week’s upcoming starters, ranked according to our matchup ratings formula.Get these pitcher ranks a day in advance and grab waiver wire starters before your leaguemates!Thursday’s rankings are led by the likely AL Cy Young front-runner in what’s another limited MLB slate of games. When it comes to Scherzer, the question is whether or not you put stock into his win-loss record. Harold Reynolds has an opinion.The top two starters aren’t surprising, but check out number three — my preseason sleeper, Erasmo Ramirez. Injury slowed Ramirez early in the season, and lack of Ks has always been the knock on him, but that’s the kind of pitcher who can thrive against the Astros. As long as he keeps the ball down and doesn’t allow homers, he should be able to squeak out a usable amount of Ks good ratios. I say start with confidence.Despite a good outing last time out, I have zero confidence in Jon Lester ...
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