5. Ross Stripling-Los Angeles Dodgers (19.1%)
Stripling started the season with such a splash that he’s struggled to live up to the hype since hurling 7.1 no-hit innings agains the Giants. He’s been solid but not spectacular since that first start of the season and is in a place to produce a good start at home tonight against the Padres.
After four starts this season, Stripling sports a 3.22 ERA with a 0-1 record after taking the loss in his last outing against Miami. Stripling has picked up 16 strikeouts in his 22.1 innings while walking ten and allowing just one homer.
Tonight, Stripling takes on the Padres who beat LA last night. He’ll be opposed by Colin Rae in a matchup of young NL West prospects. Since the game is in LA and Stripling has the better lineup behind him, I’ll give him my fifth spot in my fantasy baseball streaming pitchers for this Saturday.
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