Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Giants at Angels

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Giants at Angels

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

San Francisco Giants (8-15) at Los Angeles Angels (7-15)

Monday, August 17th, 9:40 PM EDT

Projected Starters

LHP Tyler Anderson (0-1, 3.63 ERA) vs RHP Griffin Canning (0-3, 4.42 ERA)

Game Preview

Neither the Angels nor the Giants have looked like playoff-candidate teams this season, as both have struggled to find consistency and are yet to reach the double-digit mark. The expanded playoff format could boost their chances of reaching the postseason but, at 7-15 and 8-15, respectively, time is running out for both teams to get the job done. The pitching matchup for this game doesn't look very enticing, either. Tyler Anderson stands out as the better alternative due to his better all-around numbers, but all signs indicate this could be a matchup where offenses dictate the tone of the contest instead of pitching.

Injuries

Los Angeles Angels

Justin Anderson - 60-Day IL - Elbow

7/23 9:59 AM EST - The Angels placed Anderson (elbow) on the 45-day injured list Thursday. Anderson's move to the IL was merely a formality after he was diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow last week that required season-ending Tommy John surgery. The power reliever won't be ready to contribute for the Angels until late in the second half of the 2021 campaign in a best-case scenario.

Cam Bedrosian - 10-Day IL - Thigh

8/15 2:07 PM EST - Bedrosian (thigh) played catch before Friday's game, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. Bedrosian went on the injured list in early August with

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