If your team needs a little help later this week, comb the waiver wire for possible starting pitchers with solid matchups. Postponements earlier this week have pushed back some starts, so make sure you have the correct day for your projected pitcher.

Here’s two pitchers on the waiver wire who can create an advantage for your fantasy team with back-end starts.

Adam Conley, Miami Marlins

Conley is a spot starter for your fantasy team, but he may be well worth the add later this week.

Conley is slated to pitch Friday at home against a Pittsburgh team unable to hit left-handed pitching. The Pirates have the seventh-most at-bats this season against left-handed pitching and own a batting average of .210, the fifth-worst in Major League Baseball.

And this isn’t anything new. The Pirates during the last three seasons have ranked in the bottom-three in runs scored against left-handed pitchers. So we have plenty of evidence to show that Pittsburgh struggles against left-handers. It also helps that Conley has looked decent in recent starts.

In three of four starts this season, he’s given up three or fewer earned runs in at least five innings of work. During his last two outings, he’s gone six innings apiece, with his last outing being his best, with five strikeouts and one earned run allowed in six innings.

Expect a low-scoring game, with Conley having an opportunity to put up some decent fantasy numbers.

Lance Lynn should be on your radar for a back-end start. Flickr/Keith Allison

Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals

No one knew what to expect from Lynn this season. He has a career 3.35 ERA and has yet to have a losing record during his career. However, after missing the entire season in 2016, it was unclear what kind of pitcher we would see in 2017.

So far, so good for Lynn and the owners who have grabbed him off the waiver wire. Don’t worry, though, he’s still available in about 70 percent of leagues on ESPN.com, so you should still have an opportunity to pick him up.

Lynn’s ownership rate has surged this past week, thanks to two dominating performances. He’s 2-0 with 12 strikeouts and one earned run allowed during 13 innings of work in his last two starts. He’s shown good control in three of four games and could be the pitcher we saw earlier in his career before surgery derailed his year last season.

He squares off against Cincinnati on Friday at home. The Reds are scoring at a high rate, but still don’t hit for average, with a .247 team batting average. This is less about the matchup and more about Lynn’s ability to be a pitcher capable of being more than just a one-week wonder. Grab him now while you can.

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