Two Start Pitcher of the Week - Nick Pivetta

Nick Pivetta's curveball was nominated for Nastiest Pitch of the Night over at PitcherList.com

With leagues limiting moves, so fantasy owners do not stream their way to victory, picking up two start pitchers is crucial in fantasy baseball. Here are some options that are most likely available in your league, that can give you two starts next week. Do not be afraid to add them this weekend if you have an extra move or two available and feel like you can win your pitching categories without making another move. Save next weeks moves for streaming options!

Phillies Nick Pivetta Fantasy Baseball
Pivetta now has three 2018 starts under his belt, and the last two have been terrific. In fairness, we’re talking about a Marlins lineup that’s not at 100%, and a Reds lineup that’s even further from 100%. The competition has not been stiff. But Pivetta’s struck out 16 of 47 batters, without issuing one single walk. - FanGraphs

Pitchers Making Two Starts & < 50% Owned Yahoo

Pitcher Team Opp1 Opp2 Owned FanPts PPG
Nick Pivetta PHI @ATL PIT 21% 119.0 39.7
Hyun-Jin Ryu LAD @SDP WSH 15% 59.5 29.8
Trevor Williams PIT COL @PHI 19% 86.5 28.8
Mike Foltynewicz ATL PHI NYM 36% 83.0 27.7
Daniel Mengden OAK CHW BOS 2% 83.0 27.7
Andrew Cashner BAL @BOS CLE 9% 80.0 26.7
Brandon McCarthy ATL PHI NYM 11% 76.0 25.3
Marco Estrada TOR KCR @NYY 34% 74.5 24.8
Kyle Gibson MIN CLE @TBR 13% 71.0 23.7
James Shields CHW @OAK HOU 2% 70.0 23.3
Brent Suter MIL CIN MIA 9% 69.0 23.0

On Friday's Nick Pollack looks at every projected two start pitcher for the week ahead and shares his thoughts about rolling with them on your roster!

Scoring System
  • IP -7.5
  • SO - 2
  • H - (-2.5)
  • HR - (-7.5)
  • BB - (-3)
  • HBP - (-3.5) 

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