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Andrew Martinez

Andrew Martinez

Andrew Martinez writes about baseball and football, in addition to hosting the award winning RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio. He is a native Texan and roots for the Astros, Texans, Rockets, and Rice Owls.


Starting Pitchers:

Trevor Bauer, Indians - Over his last three starts with Columbus, Bauer has allowed just two earned runs with 20 strikeouts and eight walks over 17.2 innings. His control has always been an issue and is likely something the Indians want him to conquer, before they promote him for a sustained period of time, but they may not have a choice as their rotation is starting to fall apart. Zach McAllister is on the DL with a strained middle finger for at least two more weeks and his replacement Carlos Carrasco isn't going to cut it. Meanwhile, Scott Kazmir has been getting knocked around pretty good lately and carries a 5.33 ERA (3.97 xFIP) with him, despite his renewed velocity. There has been no indication that Bauer is going to be promoted soon, but keep an eye on Carrasco's start this week against the Royals. If he gets bombed, Bauer may be given another look in the majors. As for the rest of the season, if Kazmir doesn't start to right the

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