AL FAAB Factor: Pineiro Back on the Bump
AL FAAB Factor: Pineiro Back on the Bump

This article is part of our AL FAAB Factor series.

STARTING PITCHERS

Jesse Litsch – Litsch was recalled Monday to take Brett Cecil's spot in the Jays' rotation. He started Tuesday's game against Texas and picked up the win with 10 runs of support from his offense. Litsch only made one start in Triple-A following his demotion, and that start was cut short since the team wanted to keep his arm ready to pitch Tuesday. Litsch is only owned in one percent of Yahoo! Leagues, but with a 3.86 ERA through 23.1 innings, he has been one of the bright spots in the Blue Jays' rotation. He's going up against the Yankees in his next start and has limited their current roster to a respectable .246/.342/.406 slash line over 69 at-bats. He's not a big strikeout pitcher, and even his current 6.6 K/9 ratio is better than should be expected going forward. Still, if you're looking for someone to give you a lot of innings and moderate strikeouts in a deep league, Litsch can do that while maintaining an ERA right around 4.00. Mixed

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