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Chris Tillman, Sonny Gray and More Streaming Options for Sunday, 5/7/17

Chris Tillman is back and will make his first start of the 2017 season on Sunday.

MLB: AL Wild Card-Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Streamers

Chris Tillman vs. Chicago White Sox (19.2% Owned)

2017: Injured- Did Not Played

Career vs. Active White Sox: .313/.360/.597, 4 HR, 72 PA

Career @ Camden Yards: .245/.315/.408, 67 HR, 2205 PA

Orioles fans can rejoice Sunday now that Tillman is set to make his first start of the season. This should take some of the pressure off Bundy, as Tillman takes back his spot at the top of the rotation. Tillman has struggled against active White Sox hitters, but I do not expect this to be the case on Sunday. The White Sox have been one of the worst offensive teams this year, and Tillman has done very well when he pitches in Camden Yards. Look to pick up Tillman off your free agent market now before other fantasy owners start to notice that those big red letters next his name are gone.

Sonny Gray vs. Detroit Tigers (59.9% Owned)

2017: 6.0 IP, 6.00 ERA, 9.20 FIP, 6.00 K/9, 3.00 BB/9, 4.50 HR/9, .217 AVG

Career vs. Active Tigers: .275/.383/.471, 2 HR, 59 PA

Career @ O.Co Coliseum: .240/.294/.366, 34 HR, 1327 PA

Gray looks to make his second start on the season after a poor performance on Wednesday. He has not pitched very well against active Tigers’ hitters, but with an aging group of players and J.D. Martinez still on the DL Gray could start a new trend against his Sunday opponents. He will be pitching in Oakland, where over his career he has been very good. If Sunday does not go Gray’s way, fantasy owners should give him at least two more starts this season before they start selling the young A’s starter.

Alex Cobb vs. Toronto Blue Jays (17.5% Owned)

2017: 35.0 IP, 3.86 ERA, 4.35 FIP, 5.91 K/9, 2.06 BB/9, 1.29 HR/9, .296 AVG

Career vs. Active Blue Jays: .194/.279/.258, 1 HR, 104 PA

Career @ Tropicana Field: .228/.299/.330, 18 HR. 1176 PA

Cobb has quietly been one of the most consistent pitchers in the major leagues. He does not post outstanding numbers, but he goes out there everyday he pitches and gives his team the chance to win. Cobb will have a favorable match-up Sunday against a struggling Blue Jays lineup that is missing their star third baseman. He has absolutely dominated active Blue Jays by holding them to a .194 batting average over his career. Cobb will also be the favorite going into Sunday due to the measly .629 OPS opposing batters have hit against him at home. Cobb has been giving up a lot more hard contact than we are use to seeing from him, but hopefully this will continue drop on Sunday.

Dreamer

Mike Fiers @ Los Angeles Angels

2017: 25.1 IP, 5.68 ERA, 8.29 FIP, 8.88 K/9, 3.20 BB/9, 4.26 HR/9, .288 AVG

Career vs. Active Angels: .254/.294/.475, 7 HR, 125 PA

Career @ Angel Stadium: .304/.333/.674, 4 HR, 48 PA

Fiers has not necessarily been bad against active Angels’ hitters in the past, but he has been absolutely awful in 2017. With the core four of the Angels’ order already owning 6 home runs against Fiers, Sunday’s match-up does not look like it will turn out well for the Astros. Fiers has also been awful at Angel Stadium where his OPS is above 1. Fantasy owners should stay away from Fiers on Sunday as Mike Trout and the Angels look to add another W against the aging right-hander.

Poll

Who are you most likely to stream on Sunday

This poll is closed

  • 21%
    Chris Tillman vs. White Sox
    (4 votes)
  • 42%
    Sonny Gray vs. Tigers
    (8 votes)
  • 36%
    Alex Cobb vs. Blue Jays
    (7 votes)
19 votes total Vote Now