Week 8: Start/sit Advice, Two-Start Pitchers, Ranks

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Week 8: Start/sit Advice, Two-Start Pitchers, Ranks
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On tap: The Tony Cingrani-or-Mike Leake debate reached its resolution on Saturday, as the Cincinnati Reds demoted Cingrani in order to open up a rotation spot for their ace and Opening Day starter, Johnny Cueto, who will be activated to pitch twice in fantasy's Week 8, Monday at Citi Field and Sunday at home versus the Chicago Cubs. Leake remains in Cincinnati, starting Tuesday. Though Cingrani led Leake in both Wins Above Replacement (0.7-0.6) and Player Rater standing (No. 54 starting pitcher, compared to 96), Leake is the one with the lower May ERA (2.79-5.40) and the greater amount of big-league experience, and Cingrani was the one recently dealing with a sore shoulder...

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