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Fantasy Baseball 2012: 2-Start Pitchers Log for July 2-8

Reds ace Johnny Cueto (1.72 ERA since June 2), a top-20 fantasy pitcher from this point forward, draws the Dodgers (road) and Padres (road) this week.
Reds ace Johnny Cueto (1.72 ERA since June 2), a top-20 fantasy pitcher from this point forward, draws the Dodgers (road) and Padres (road) this week.Jim McIsaac/Getty Images
Jay ClemonsFantasy Sports Lead WriterJuly 2, 2012

The following 50 pitchers are expected to log two starts each for the week of July 2-8.

From my vantage point, this might be the most impressive collection of two-start assets we've had all season. A minimum of 14 pitchers could rack up 14 strikeouts and allow four runs or less over the next seven days.

For head-to-head league owners looking to squeeze out another six to nine strikeouts or one more win per week with unassuming free agents like Liam Hendriks, Andrew Cashner, Jordan Lyles or Everett Teaford, this list might have a purpose.

For a top-10 ranking of this week's biggest two-start stars, click here.

  • Jered Weaver, Angels
  • Jarrod Parker, Athletics
  • Johnny Cueto, Reds
  • Andrew Cashner, Padres
  • Tommy Hanson, Braves
  • Ivan Nova, Yankees
  • Tim Lincecum, Giants
  • Chris Sale, White Sox
  • Trevor Bauer, Diamondbacks
  • James McDonald, Pirates
  • James Shields, Rays
  • Chris Capuano, Dodgers
  • Zack Greinke, Brewers
  • Jon Lester, Red Sox
  • Trevor Cahill, Diamondbacks
  • Vance Worley, Phillies
  • Dan Haren, Angels
  • Max Scherzer, Tigers
  • Ricky Romero, Blue Jays
  • Jordan Zimmermann, Nationals
  • Kyle Lohse, Cardinals
  • Jason Hammel, Orioles
  • Matt Moore, Rays
  • A.J. Burnett, Pirates
  • Jonathon Niese, Mets
  • Carlos Zambrano, Marlins
  • Homer Bailey, Reds
  • Anibal Sanchez, Marlins
  • Roy Oswalt, Rangers
  • Doug Fister, Tigers
  • Jeff Samardzija, Cubs
  • Ubaldo Jimenez, Indians
  • Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles
  • Liam Hendriks, Twins
  • Chris Volstad, Cubs
  • Everett Teaford, Royals
  • Chad Billingsley, Dodgers
  • Jair Jurrjens, Braves
  • Clayton Richard, Padres
  • Nick Blackburn, Twins
  • Christian Friedrich, Rockies
  • Brett Cecil, Blue Jays
  • Daisuke Matsuzaka, Red Sox
  • Jordan Lyles, Astros
  • Marco Estrada, Brewers
  • Freddy Garcia, Yankees
  • Zach McAllister, Indians
  • Joe Kelly, Cardinals
  • Jeff Francis, Rockies
  • Josh Outman, Rockies

 

Jay Clemons can be reached on Twitter, day or night, at @ATL_JayClemons.

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