Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/21/12
Start 'Em Bud Norris (CHC, @LAD) Norris is quietly stringing together a strong 2012 season, boasting a 4-1 record with a 3.58 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 50 strikeouts in 50.1 innings. Norris has been particularly dominant as of late, surrendering just one earned run in his last three outings. Facing a weak Cubs offense (third-worst run production in baseball) and depleted Dodgers lineup should assist in Norris continuing this brilliance on the mound. Gavin Floyd (MIN, CLE) The Windy City right-hander may own a lackluster 3-4 record, but his 1.05 WHIP and 3.44 ERA convey Floyd has performed relatively well this season. Racking up a career-best 7.91 strikeouts per nine innings, Floyd has made a concerted effort this campaign in evading line drives, explaining his improved output thus far. Granted, the Chicago starter's .256 BABIP has correlated to these low figures, yet a 3.73 FIP and 3.90 xFIP show that an unusual amount of luck is not in play. Cleveland flaunts a few formidable bats,...
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