Two-Start Pitchers You Should Pick Up For Week 18: 8/10 – 8/16
Every week we’ll recommend three two-start pitchers for those in weekly leagues, focusing on those who are owned in under 50% of ESPN leagues. Get a leg up on your opponents and snatch them up before the week rolls around.
Taylor Jungmann (@CHC, PHI) – The lanky Brewer has impressed many as he’s solidified his role inside the Brew Crew’s rotation. In his last eight starts, he’s holding an elite 1.84 ERA with a great 2.76 FIP to back it up, mixed with an above-average 7.88 K/9 as well. While the walks don’t seem to be disappearing with a 2.85 BB/9 rate in that span, he should be able to stick around with both the Cubs and Phils.
Brett Anderson (WAS, CIN) – Another week, another plug for Brett Anderson. He keeps getting solid matchups and is still hanging around your waiver wire. While he’s not going to dazzle, he has a solid floor with a 2.40 BB/9 and 3.41 xFIP and holds the second best soft contact rate in the majors with 25.7% as he holds the highest GB rate with 66.3%.
Joe Ross (@LAD, @SF) – I feel like I’m cheating with this one as he should be picked up everywhere as a permanent member of your roster, but he’s still owned in under 40% of ESPN Leagues as many don’t know he’s sticking around in the rotation. He gets two pitcher friendly parks and you better have him plugged in.