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Mike Pelfrey, SP (NYM): Pelfrey has been a hot commodity after he won his fifth consecutive start on Tuesday. Pelfrey has dropped his ERA from 4.62 to 3.93 in that span and, more impressively, four of the five starts were on the road. I'm not a big fan of this guy and I'll let you in on a little secret -- he's been getting really good run support, which is hiding some of his numbers. The Mets have averaged nine runs per game in each of his past five starts, which helps explain the wins. His strikeouts are mediocre and his WHIP is high -- I would stay away even though the wins are a nice touch.

Santiago Casilla/Keith Foulke, RP (OAK): Since the Oakland Athletics traded Rich Harden, it might not be long before closer Huston Street is shipped off as well. That means Casilla or Foulke would step in and earn plenty of save opportunities. This is just some foresight. Keep an eye on the gossip and click that waiver wire if Street is traded.

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Scott Linebrink, RP (CHW): Bobby Jenks was placed on the disabled list -- albeit for precautionary reasons -- so it might be worth giving Linebrink a little bit of playing time on your roster. Linebrink hasn't fared well closing out games this year, but he did get his first save in three chances on Sunday. He might only get one or two saves for you, but every little bit counts in rotisserie leagues.

Andy Sonnanstine, SP (TB): It's time to talk about Sonnanstine -- or Sonnanscrub -- as I like to call him. "Sonnanscrub" has pitched pretty well lately and is back in the "Is he worth owning?" debate. June was his best month of the season (3-0, 3.82 ERA, 24:6 K:BB ratio) and he's 4-0 in his past five starts. My theory on him remains the same as it was before -- if you need wins, he's an add. I'm still concerned that opposing hitters are batting .293 against him and he doesn't strike out a ton of guys. It's a give and take with him.

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Hiroki Kuroda, SP (LAD): Kuroda has been one of the most added players this week since he received some national acclaim after taking a perfect game into the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Since coming off the disabled list because of shoulder soreness, Kuroda hasn't allowed any earned runs and only six hits in 16 innings of work. His numbers are pretty good on the year, but the shoulder soreness is a bit of a concern. He was rocked in two of his final three starts before his stint on the DL, which leads me to believe that it might happen again in the future. For now, he's a good option for most categories except strikeouts.

Matt Harrison, SP (TEX): Harrison is a guy I have been asked about a couple of times now and my response remains the same -- only in ridiculously deep leagues. The Texas Rangers prospect is a crafty lefty who was part of what came back to the Rangers in the Mark Teixeira deal. He went seven innings in his debut against the Los Angeles Angels while allowing only two earned runs. But he projects to be a No. 3 or No. 4 pitcher, so he's not a great fantasy option. There has to be better options in your league.

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