Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups For Week 15 (7/14 – 7/23): Who To Sit/Start PART 1

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Every weekend here at Pitcher List, I review all expected starting pitcher matchups for the week ahead. There are three labels: StartMaybe, and Sit. Outings marked with a Maybe are circumstantial and dependent on your needs in a 12-teamer, while the other two are self-explanatory. Feel free to question my designations in the comments and we’ll dive into it together.

MAJOR NOTE: This week is a little different as plenty of teams haven’t revealed their full rotations out of the break just yet. Additionally, we have a 10-day week as opposed to a 7-day week, making it more difficult to predict the proper matchups. Because there are so many shakeups, I will be doing just these weekend games today and will have a Monday-Sunday table come out Sunday evening as well. Sorry for the disarray, but it’s the best method to avoid confusion for all.

Here’s the table containing every weekend start from 7/14 – 7/16:

Date

Game

Away Pitcher

Sit/Start

Home Pitcher

Sit/Start

7/14

ARI vs ATL

Taijuan Walker

Maybe

R.A. Dickey

Sit

7/14

CHC vs BAL

Mike Montgomery

Maybe

Kevin Gausman

Maybe

7/14

NYY vs BOS

Jordan Montgomery

Start

Drew Pomeranz

Start

7/14

SEA vs CHW

James Paxton

Start

James Shields

Sit

7/14

WSH vs CIN

Gio Gonzalez

Start

Tim Adleman

Sit

7/14

TOR vs DET

Aaron Sanchez

Sit

Justin Verlander

Maybe

7/14

MIN vs HOU

Jose Berrios

Maybe

Charlie Morton

Maybe

7/14

TEX vs KCR

Martin Perez

Sit

Jason Hammel

Sit

7/14

TBR vs LAA

Jacob Faria

Start

Ricky Nolasco

Sit

7/14

LAD vs MIA

Brandon McCarthy

Start

Dan Straily

Start

7/14

PHI vs MIL

Nick Pivetta

Maybe

Zach Davies

Sit

7/14

COL vs NYM

Jon Gray

Start

Jacob Degrom

Start

7/14

CLE vs OAK

Carlos Carrasco

Start

Sonny Gray

Maybe

7/14

STL vs PIT

Mike Leake

Maybe

Gerrit Cole

Start

7/14

SFG vs SDP

Johnny Cueto

Maybe

Clayton Richard

Sit

7/15

ARI vs ATL

Patrick Corbin

Maybe

Mike Foltynewicz

Maybe

7/15

CHC vs BAL

Jake Arrieta

Start

Wade Miley

Sit

7/15

NYY vs BOS

Luis Severino

Start

Chris Sale

Start

7/15

SEA vs CHW

Felix Hernandez

Maybe

Derek Holland

Sit

7/15

WSH vs CIN

Max Scherzer

Start

Luis Castillo

Maybe

7/15

TOR vs DET

Francisco Liriano

Sit

Michael Fulmer

Start

7/15

MIN vs HOU

Ervin Santana

Maybe

Joe Musgrove

Sit

7/15

TEX vs KCR

Cole Hamels

Start

Jason Vargas

Start

7/15

TBR vs LAA

Alex Cobb

Maybe

JC Ramirez

Sit

7/15

LAD vs MIA

Alex Wood

Start

Jose Urena

Sit

7/15

PHI vs MIL

Aaron Nola

Start

Jimmy Nelson

Start

7/15

COL vs NYM

Tyler Chatwood

Maybe

Seth Lugo

Sit

7/15

CLE vs OAK

Corey Kluber

Start

Paul Blackburn

Sit

7/15

STL vs PIT

Lance Lynn

Maybe

Chad Kuhl

Sit

7/15

SFG vs SDP

Madison Bumgarner

Start

Jhoulys Chacin

Sit

7/16

ARI vs ATL

Zack Godley

Start

Jaime Garcia

Sit

7/16

CHC vs BAL

Jose Quintana

Start

Ubaldo Jimenez

Sit

7/16

NYY vs BOS

Bryan Mitchell

Sit

Rick Porcello

Sit

7/16

NYY vs BOS

Masahiro Tanaka

Maybe

David Price

Start

7/16

SEA vs CHW

Andrew Moore

Maybe

Carlos Rodon?

Sit

7/16

WSH vs CIN

Tanner Roark

Sit

Homer Bailey

Sit

7/16

TOR vs DET

Marco Estrada

Sit

Anibal Sanchez

Sit

7/16

MIN vs HOU

Kyle Gibson

Sit

Mike Fiers

Sit

7/16

TEX vs KCR

Yu Darvish

Start

Jake Junis?

Sit

7/16

TBR vs LAA

Chris Archer?

Start

Jesse Chavez?

Sit

7/16

LAD vs MIA

Rich Hill

Start

Edinson Volquez

Sit

7/16

PHI vs MIL

Jeremy Hellickson

Sit

Matt Garza

Sit

7/16

COL vs NYM

Jeff Hoffman

Start

Steven Matz

Start

7/16

CLE vs OAK

Trevor Bauer

Maybe

Sean Manaea

Start

7/16

STL vs PIT

Carlos Martinez

Start

Trevor Williams

Sit

7/16

SFG vs SDP

Jeff Samardzija

Start

Trevor Cahill

Start

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12 Responses to “Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups For Week 15 (7/14 – 7/23): Who To Sit/Start PART 1”

  1. Donyellson July 14, 2017

    Starting Berrios vs. the Astros? What’s your reasoning?

    Reply
  2. Manny

    hey nick, would you move thames/rendon/cole in return for krhis davis/degrom/eduardo nunez?

    C – Sal Perez
    1 – Goldy
    2 – Carpenter
    3 – Rendon
    SS – Lindor
    OF – Trout
    OF – Thames
    OF – Ozuna
    UTIL – D Santana
    UTIL – Bautista
    BN – Kinsler
    BN – Merrifield

    SP – Carrasco, Verlander, Cole, Paxton, Manae, Taillon, Cahill, Castillo (thanks for the castillo suggestion, i hadn’t paid attention till I read about him on yoru site…snatched him up quick)

    Reply
  3. Chucky

    Hoffman a sneaky “very good” @ Mets?

    Reply
    • Nick Pollack

      I wouldn’t say that. Whiff rate below 6% is his last five starts is a little disheartening,

      Reply
  4. tiwaniuk

    It says that Duffy is starting Saturday vs. TEX. If so, is he a start, maybe, or sit?

    Reply
    • Nick Pollack
      • tiwaniuk

        Thanks Nick, I’m firing up my Duffy!

        Also wondering about Taillon vs. STL today (he’s starting, not Kuhl). I’m thinking he’s almost a set and forget type pitcher, so definitely roll him out there vs. the Cards?

        Reply
  5. My Seven Rizzos

    I just picked up Castillo… are we starting him against the Nats tn?

    Reply

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