April wasn't a very friendly month for high-end pitching in the fantasy world; it seemed like a different brand-name hurler was getting fricasseed on a nightly basis. Fear not, amigos; a lot of the good arms gone bad have started to turn it around, and several redemption songs were playing on this full Friday evening.
• Justin Verlander(notes) and Cliff Lee(notes) battled in a 3-1 game last weekend and Friday's match was even better, a 1-0 beauty won by the visiting Tigers. If you had a long dinner you missed this one, completed in a tidy 2:12. So much for the buy-low chance on Verlander – he's been unhittable over his last three turns, all victories (25 IP, 11 H, 1 R, 5 BB, 31 K). Lee's 1-5 record stings a bit, but he's trimmed his ERA down to 3.45 after a rocky opening to the year, and he's had a quality start in five consecutive turns. No one was expecting a Cy Young duplication, but he should be able to keep the ERA under 4 and give you a chance to win every time he takes the ball.Read More »from Closing Time: Pocket aces hold up