From the return of one veteran to the downfall of another, one thing is for certain: Week 8 will have its share of surprises.
Let's all hope that these surprises go in our favor, as summer is only a few days away (for me at least), and the last thing anyone wants is to begin on a negative note.
Here, we will analyze five players to start and five players to let ride the bench. We will be separating them into five categories: Starting Pitcher, Hitter, Reliever, Youngster and a Bonus player.
Starting Pitcher to Start:
Carlos Zambrano owners, rejoice! If you haven't heard yet, the Chicago Cubs plan to place Zambrano back into the starting rotation, and may I say that you should be thinking the same. Zambrano had no place in the bullpen, and now that he's back in his natural environment, we should see a resurgence of the one-time "ace" of the Cubs. He should still be available in most fantasy leagues, as many owners simply dropped him after learning of his relief stint. Well folks, it's time to see him back in the lineup. Give him the start in Week 8 if you are looking for a replacement in your rotation...