May 4, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Paul Maholm throws a pitch during the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

Spot Starter Selections for Tuesday, May 9


It’s a Wednesday full of afternoon and evening MLB action with every single team in action. If you need a spot starter or ar going streaming starter, here’s my top 3 picks. Normally, as you can see in the archive, I include a breakdown for each of my picks, but today I’m short on time so I’m going to the slide-step and quick pitching you these 3 options.

Paul Maholm-CHC: (0.3%)

Jeanmar Gomez-Cle: (1.4%)

Anthony Bass-SD: (5.5%)

Here’s my results from the past week after Jeff Suppan, Homer Bailey, and Joe Blanton gave me mixed results yesterday.

Starter Date IP ER K H BB W L
Jeff Suppan 8-May 5 1 1 4 2 1 0
Joe Blanton 8-May 6 2/3 4 7 5 3 0 0
Homer Bailey 8-May 3 2/3 6 4 6 3 0 1
Carlos Zambrano 7-May 9 0 9 3 1 1 0
Jeff Samardzija 7-May 7 1 7 5 2 1 0
Drew Pomeranz 7-May 3 3 2 5 3 0 1
Jerome Williams 6-May 6 2/3 2 4 8 1 1 0
Trevor Cahill 6-May 7 3 2 5 2 0 1
Clay Buchholz 6-May 3 2/3 5 4 7 4 0 0
James McDonald 5-May 6 1/3 1 7 6 2 1 0
Chris Capuano 5-May 7 0 7 3 2 1 0
Kyle Drabek 5-May 5 5 2 8 5 0 1
Derek Lowe 5-May 6 2 1 9 2 0 0
Aaron Cook 5-May 2 2/3 6 0 8 1 0 1
Jason Vargas 4-May 6 1/3 1 5 4 2 0 0
Wade Miley 4-May 6 4 4 7 2 0 0
Drew Smyly 4-May 6 2 7 7 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 3-May 6 1/3 1 2 3 3 1 0
Ryan Vogelsong 3-May 7 1 5 8 4 0 1
Homer Bailey 3-May 6 3 4 9 1 0 0
ERA WHIP
Totals: 116 1/3 51 84 120 45 7 6 3.95 1.42

Tags: Anthony Bass Jeanmar Gomez Paul Maholm Spot Starters Streaming Starters Waiver Wire