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Week 10 Fantasy Baseball: 5 Young Starters To Add Immediately

5 Young Starters To Add This Week

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Fantasy baseball dynasty league owners love to lock up young starting pitchers, so the are very popular when free agent picks come around. To help those of you with a longterm plan, here are five young hurlers to add off the waiver wire in Week 10.

5. Tyler Matzek, Colorado Rockies

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5. Tyler Matzek, Colorado Rockies

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Matzek held the Braves to seven scoreless innings in his MLB debut on Wednesday, but the southpaw fell apart in the eighth by giving up two earned runs. Either way, he still looked impressive in the debut by striking out seven and failing to walk a single batter. Matzek is worth a look in any league right now and the 23-year-old has serious keeper appeal.

Ownership: 0.10 % (ESPN)

4. Henderson Alvarez, Miami Marlins

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4. Henderson Alvarez, Miami Marlins

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Everyone rushes out to pick up Alvarez after he throws a gem, but those same people cut ties with him after one bad game. Despite his menacing ownership percentage, Alvarez still has a 2.56 ERA and has thrown three compete games. He is the ultimate bench option and deserves to be owned in all formats.

Ownership: 21.1% (ESPN)

3. Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays

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3. Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays

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Ever since being moved from the pen and into the rotation, Stroman has been dealing. The 23-year-old has lasted six innings in all three starts and has picked up two wins in the process. The also had a glimmering 2.50 ERA to go along with 21 K's and three walks. He also has an incredible 28 GB outs compared to 18 FB outs. Stroman is one of the best young fireballers on the waiver wire right now.

Ownership: 14.1% (ESPN)

2. Drew Pomeranz, Oakland Athletics

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2. Drew Pomeranz, Oakland Athletics

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The mere fact that Pomeranz is owned in only 50% of ESPN formats is mind-boggling. He has an unthinkable 1.90 ERA and the southpaw has quietly struck out 44 batters through 52 innings of work. The 25-year-old is having a breakout season and can be a useful fantasy option in all formats.

Ownership: 50.2 % (ESPN)

1. Tanner Roark, Washington Nationals

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1. Tanner Roark, Washington Nationals

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Despite all the big names in Washington, Roark has quietly been a rock for the Nats. He has a 2.92 ERA to go along with an incredible 1.06 WHIP. Roark has even averaged seven innings over his last four starts and the righty has already racked up 83.1 innings on the year. He will go six every start and the 27-year-old is one of the most underrated flex options in fantasy.

Ownership: 41.0% (ESPN)