The Daily Grind provides daily match-up advice based on my every-morning waiver wire search. I welcome advice to help make this column more effective. Ownership rates are from Yahoo!
Sit this one out.
Felipe Paulino should probably be owned outright in most leagues, but he’s sporting a 22 percent ownership rate. He gets to face the A’s.
Wade Miley‘s outdone himself to date, but he has a solid match-up against the Padres.
Carlos Quentin is only 47 percent owned and has mashed in his three games back. He could feast yet again on Miley.
The Yankees face a lefty tomorrow and hence Andruw Jones is likely to start.
Mike Adams has struggled over the past two days. Keep an eye on his health.
My picks didn’t do so well…
Christian Friedrich got the win, but at what cost: 6 IP, 6 K, 7.50 ERA, 2.00 WHIP
Anthony Bass had another rough outing: 4.2 IP, 2 K, 9.64 ERA, 2.14 WHIP
Alex Cobb was hit-able last night: 5 IP, 4 K, 7.20 ERA, 2.00 WHIP
David Murphy was 1-for-5 with one run and one RBI.
Matt Adams was 0-for-4 with one walk and one run.
Ty Wigginton was my sole good pick. He went 2-for-4 with one walk, one home run, two runs, and two RBI.