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Starting Rotation 8.9

Starting Rotation 8.9

MLB has only scheduled five games for this Monday evening, which is a bit of a surprise. The chalk is going to be heavy on this pitching slate and some of that chalk is going to be hard to argue against. Let's discuss that and more, including where we can find our edge in the Starting Rotation 8.9 to find green screens again!

Starting Rotation 8.9 - Main Targets 

Freddy Peralta 

We're honestly not going to spend a ton of time here since Peralta is likely going to push 70% in GPP settings and he is an inarguable must in cash game settings. Peralta sits eighth in swinging-strike rate at 14.2% and is tied for second in K rate at 34.5%. Workload concerns have been a bit overblown from Milwaukee, as he threw 98 pitches in the last start. In the previous start, he was pulled at 68 pitches because the Brewers were beating up the Buccos by 6+ runs. It's a small sample, but the Cubs are striking out at a 26.8% rate since the Trade Deadl...