Ty Blach
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Ty Blach, San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres
Blach is 0-1 with a 4.22 ERA and 1.03 WHIP, with a 3.60 ERA and 1.00 WHIP in his lone start. Last year he was 1-0  with a 1.06 ERA and 0.76 WHIP with an additional 3.1 scoreless innings in the postseason. The sample size is small, but he has a 1.17 ERA and 0.65 WHIP in 15.1 home innings compared to 3.65 and 1.14 in 12.1 road innings. Through Thursday the Padres were averaging 3.42 runs per game while hitting .221.
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Season Totals:  24 starts, 7-8, 139 IP, 100 Ks, 3.56 ERA (55 earned runs), 1.27 WHIP (129 hits, 47 walks)

Phil Hughes
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Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals
Hughes is 3-1 with a 4.71 ERA, including a 3-0 record with a 3.57 ERA in road starts. The Royals are averaging 2.57 runs per game with a .203 batting average.
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Season Totals:  23 starts, 7-8, 134 IP, 94 Ks, 3.63 ERA (54 earned runs), 1.29 WHIP (125 hits, 47 walks)

Tyler Skaggs
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Tyler Skaggs, Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers
After a couple of rough starts Skaggs has settle in with a 1.29 ERA in his past two. He has a 3.65 ERA in his road starts. Texas beat him up this year, but last year he tossed six scoreless innings against them. Texas is hitting just .219.
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Season Totals:  22 starts, 6-8, 129 IP, 91 Ks, 3.63 ERA (52 earned runs), 1.28 WHIP (120 hits, 45 walks)

R.A. Dickey Braves
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R.A. Dickey, Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
Dickey is 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA in three starts. He returns to Citi Field where he has a career 2.77 ERA in 321.2 innings. The Mets are averaging 4.16 runs per game while hitting just .210.
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Season Totals:  21 starts, 6-8, 123 IP, 86 Ks, 3.80 ERA (52 earned runs), 1.33 WHIP (119 hits, 44 walks)

Alex Wood
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Alex Wood, Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants
Wood is 1-0 with a 3.29 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in 13.2 innings and had a 3.73 ERA and 1.26 WHIP in 60.1 innings last year. The Giants are hitting just .235 and averaging 3.55 runs per game.
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Season Totals:  20 starts, 5-8, 116 IP, 77 Ks, 3.88 ERA (50 earned runs), 1.32 WHIP (111 hits, 42 walks)

Patrick Corbin
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Patrick Corbin, Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres
Corbin is 1-3 despite a 3.27 ERA through four starts, including 1-1 at home with a 1.80 ERA. He was 1-1 last year against the Padres with a 3.95 ERA. San Diego is averaging just 3.15 runs per game.
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Season Totals:  19 starts, 4-8, 108 IP, 72 Ks, 4.17 ERA (50 earned runs), 1.39 WHIP (109 hits, 41 walks)

Miguel Gonzalez
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Miguel Gonzalez, Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals
Gonzalez is 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA and 15 Ks in 19 innings. He was 5-8 last year with a 3.73 ERA. All five of his wins came in home starts last year. Gonzalez had a 3.54 ERA in 20.1 innings against the Royals last year. Kansas City is averaging just 2.59 runs per game.
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Season Totals:  18 starts, 3-8, 102 IP, 65 Ks, 4.15 ERA (47 earned runs), 1.39 WHIP (103 hits, 39 walks)

Tom Koehler
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Tom Koehler, Miami Marlins @ San Diego Padres
Koehler has struggled a bit (5.40 ERA, 1.60 WHIP), but gets a nice matchup against the Padres, one of the league’s worst offenses. He was 1-0 against them last year with a 3.00 ERA and is 3-0 with a 2.14 ERA against them in 21 career innings, including 2-0 at PETCO with a 1.80 ERA in 15 innings.
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Season Totals:  18 starts, 3-8, 102 IP, 65 Ks, 4.15 ERA (47 earned runs), 1.39 WHIP (103 hits, 39 walks)

A.J. Griffin
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A.J. Griffin, Texas Rangers vs. Kansas City Royals
Griffin is 2-0 with a 4.11 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP. He was 1-0 against Kansas City last year with a 2.53 ERA in 10.2 innings and is 2-0 with a 3.32 ERA in 21.2 career innings. The Royals are averaging just 2.73 runs per game. Griffin is 7-2 with a 3.79 ERA in April starts.
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Season Totals:  17 starts, 3-8, 96 IP, 60 Ks, 4.31 ERA (46 earned runs), 1.40 WHIP (97 hits, 37 walks)

Gronk
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The tight end position remains top heavy with the most talented option a risk of his own due to injury history. Whether you are checking out new betting sites or trying to figure out which keepers you should hold on to, a little research is needed. Here’s a look at the tight end landscape
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The Elite
Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots – When healthy and not making White House press briefing appearances, he is in a league of his own. Gronk was limited to eight games last year, finishing with 540 yards and three touchdowns. Every season that he plays in at least ten games he has had double-digit touchdowns. He has to be the first tight end to come off the board, but he is accompanied by a massive risk.
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The Next Tier
Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks – Returned to form with 65 catches for 923 yards and six scores. Graham is capable of even more.
Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs – Led all tight ends with 1,125 yards and finished second with 85 receptions. A little light on the touchdowns (4) to share a spot with Gronk in the elite status.
Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers – Like Kelce he was light on the TD front (3), but caught 80 passes for 1,073 yards. This while Cam Newton was not at his best.
Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins – 66 catches for 686 yards and 6 touchdowns. Limited to 12 games. Has never played a full season. Huge talent with health risks.
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Strong Options
Martellus Bennett, Green Bay Packers – 55 catches for 701 yards and seven TDs. Going from Brady to Rodgers won’t hurt his value.
Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati  Bengals – Limited to 8 games. Finished with 394 yards and five TDs. Strong bet for double-digit scores if he stays healthy.
Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles – 78 catches for 816 yards and four touchdowns. Should continue to be on the rise.
Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings – Jived with Sam Bradford to the tune of 83 catches for 840 yards and seven scores.
Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans – 65 catches for 800 yards and seven scores.
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Up and Coming
Dwayne Allen, New England Patriots – Just 35 catches for 406 yards and 6 TDs. Brady will likely make him a star.
Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 57 catches for 660 yards and eight TDs.
Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions – 61 catches for 711 yards and a touchdown.
Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers – 18 catches for 304 yards and a touchdown in six games.
Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers – 36 catches for 478 yards and eight scores. Ready to surpass Antonio Gates.
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Veterans
Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints – 50 catches for 631 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Antonio Gates, Los Angeles Chargers – 53 catches for 548 yards and seven TDs.
Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens – Quietly led all TEs with 86 receptions to go along with 729 yards and a pair of TDs.
Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys – 69 catches for 673 yards and three TDs.
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