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Starting Rotation 5.6

Starting Rotation 5.6

Thursday afternoon brings us a very nice eight-game slate with some interesting pitching options up top and some not-so-interesting options after that. It's a fairly top-heavy slate at the first pass, so let's see if that holds up in the Starting Rotation 5.6 and lay our foundation for green screens! 

Starting Rotation 5.6 - Main Targets 

Gerrit Cole ($10,500 DK/$12,300 FD) 

Astros Ranks vs Pitch Types - FB - 9th SL - 3rd CB - 23rd CH - 14th 

Just when you thought Cole was dominant enough, he's adding to his arsenal. I saw this on Twitter when Corey Kluber dominated the Tigers earlier in the week, but the Yankees are making an effort to have their pitchers throw a changeup if it works for them. Kluber is doing the same thing but Cole is throwing it a career-high 15.4%. His previous his was 10.5% in 2017 and last season it was only at 5.6%. Why is this important? Well, his change has been nasty. Only John (Mr. No Hitter) Mean...