Fantasy Baseball Week 23 Start/Sit

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer ISeptember 2, 2010

PHOENIX - JULY 19:  Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy #32 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the New York Mets during the Major League Baseball game at Chase Field on July 19, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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With the Fantasy Baseball playoffs only a few weeks away, several youngsters have decided to turn on the jets. What youngsters am I referring to? Are there any veterans worth grabbing? Let's see what the Week 23 Start/Sit has in store.


Starting Pitcher to Start

Where to begin? With only a few weeks left in the fantasy season, a new breed of reliable starters has come into the picture. Out of nowhere, youngsters from around the league have been on their own hot streaks, the latest being Arizona Diamondbacks righty Ian Kennedy.

Over his last three starts, Kennedy is 2-0 with a 2.37 ERA, and he hasn’t lost a decision since August 4. This past Thursday, Kennedy has his most impressive outing yet, pitching seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball and recording 12 Ks in the process.

Although the innings limit could pose a threat to Kennedy’s value, fantasy owners should not be afraid to stick him in the starting lineup. The D-Backs are currently playing for the sole purpose of finishing out the season, and because of this, they may be more inclined to allow Kennedy to end the year on a strong note. As long as he’s healthy and starting, he should be in your fantasy rotation...

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