Originally written on Fantasy Sports Locker Room  |  Last updated 8/18/13

Chris Rusin – Chicago Cubs (2-2 / 3.06 ERA) vs. WSH (Dan Haren) & @SD (Andrew Cashner)   Chris Rusin picked up his second win of the season two starts ago when he pitched six scoreless innings while striking out five Cardinals. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Rusin has given up only eight runs over his five starts and two or fewer in four of those five starts since being called up on July 22nd. He faced some tough teams during that span (Reds, Dodgers and Cardinals). Like Samardzija – Chris Rusin will get a struggling Nationals offense and a pitcher friendly park in San Diego. If you decide that Rusin isn’t worth the gamble at least keep on him as the Cubbies will give him the rest of the year to prove his worth in the majors. Owned in only one percent of Yahoo! leagues so there’s a good chance he’ll be available if you’re looking to stream a pitcher.

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