3 Two-Start Pitchers to Pick Up Off the Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire for Championship Week

Mike Esposito
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As we make our way into the final week of the 2019 head-to-head fantasy baseball season, there are a few two-start pitchers that should be quality streaming options for those in need of just enough pitching help to finish the week as their league's champion.

With that in mind, here are three two-start pitchers still available in more than 45 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball leagues worth a waiver wire add for championship week.

1. Alex Young, Arizona Diamondbacks

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Alex Young has been in excellent form lately (2-1, 1.78 ERA in last five starts) and he could be a solid two-start streaming option as long as he keeps it up. The 26-year-old southpaw should get a home start against a St. Louis Cardinals club that's sports a .734 OPS in 2019 (No. 22 in MLB). His second likely start this week comes against the San Diego Padres, which should prove even more more favorable, as San Diego owns a collective .240 batting average in 2019 (T-No. 27 in MLB). Young is still available in 61 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball leagues.

2. Zach Eflin, Philadelphia Phillies

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Just like Young, Zach Eflin is rounding into form (2-1, 1.57 ERA in last five starts) at the right time for his fantasy owners and could be a good streaming option this week. The 23-year-old righty should be in line for a road start against a Washington Nationals club in an offensive slump (.765 OPS, No. 14 in MLB since Sept. 1). He should also be in for a great day in his second start against the Miami Marlins, as Miami owns a collective .670 OPS in 2019 (No. 30 in MLB). Eflin is still available in 61 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball leagues.

3. Aaron Civale, Cleveland Indians

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Aaron Civale has been straight up dominant in his nine starts this season (1.82 ERA, 0.99 WHIP) and is probably the best two-start streamer you can pick up this week. The 24-year-old rookie gets an easier road start against a Chicago White Sox club that's owns a just .719 OPS in 2019 (No. 26 in MLB). His second likely start comes against the Nationals - and Max Scherzer - on the road, which presents a tougher matchup. However, Civale should be up to the task, as he sports a 2.38 ERA in four starts against teams above .500. Civale is still available in 47 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball leagues.


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