SP - FA
Mat Latos experienced some extreme regression on Tuesday night, lasting just four innings and allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits (four home runs) and a walk. Latos did manage to strike out five Yankees in the 11-5 loss.
Latos was cruising with a 3.75 ERA before watching that blow up to 6.60 last night. He's allowed five home runs in 15 innings this season.
Mat Latos was solid on Thursday filling in for the injured J.A. Happ, tossing six shutout innings and allowing three hits, four walks and striking out four.
Latos won't provide the value he did as recently as 2014, but his presence on the team is enough to give some of the injured starters time enough to recoup their injuries.
Blue Jays SP Mat Latos will start Friday against the Angels. Casey Lawrence will start Saturday.
Latos hasn't seen much MLB time in recent years, but he's shown some signs of what made his a solid starter as recently as 2014. Still, it would be a risky play on Friday night.
Mat Latos threw two more shutout innings Friday for the Blue Jays, allowing no walks or hits and striking out two.
It's only spring training, so we'll temper our expectations a bit. Still, Latos' 2.25 ERA and four strikeouts in four innings in nothing to scoff at, Should someone in the Blue Jays rotation go down with injury, he'd be the first one to step in.
RHP Mat Latos and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a deal.
This deal seems to be one that creates depth for the Blue Jays. For this reason Latos will be limited in fantasy upside all season baring an injury. In 2016 Latos had a 4.89 ERA, and a 1.49 WHIP to go along with a 7-3 record while pitching for the White sox and the Nationals. Latos should be left on the waiver wire to start the season.