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Starting Rotation 5.5

Starting Rotation 5.5

We have another double-digit slate ahead of us with 11 games on the docket and another evening where there is a clear-cut stud to anchor our cash lineups with. Hopefully, we get to play him tonight. Tuesday saw Jacob deGrom scratched with right lat tightness, something we certainly don't want to see. Let's dig into the Starting Rotation 5.5 and figure out who we want to play after the ace to round out our lineups for green screens! 

Starting Rotation 5.5 - Main Targets

Shane Bieber ($10,400 DK/$12,200 FD)

Royals Ranks vs Pitch Types - FB - 5th CB - 18th SL - 12th

With mortal pitchers, the data would be a concern since the Royals are 12th or better against two pitchers. That's not something I sweat with pitchers like Bieber. He is fourth in K rate at 39.7% and the Royals whiff 22.5% of the time. That's top-five but again, it's Bieber so I'm not nearly as worried about it. The righty is difficult to square up with a 25.8% hard-hit rate ...