Sit/Start Week 11: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 6/10-6/16

Welcome to Sit/Start where, every Saturday 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 contingent and dependent on your needs in a standard 5×5 Wins 12-teamer, while the other two are self-explanatory. I’m trying something new this week, so let me know what you think about it in the comments, suggestions are always welcome. I’m implementing a scoring system (1-10) next to each designation. 10 is a top tier start option and 1 is a bottom of the barrel option. Here are the labels: Start 7-10, Maybe 4-6, and Sit 1-3. For example, Max Scherzer at home against the Marlins would look like this Start-10. Meanwhile, Ivan Nova against the Yankees in New York would have this designation Sit-1.

You’ll notice a few question marks next to some of the names. These are either probable starters that have not been confirmed or is a situation where the team will use the bullpen to fill innings. As with the past couple Sit/Start articles, spots in the rotation where a potential opener may be used will be listed as Opener/potential long man. Feel free to question my designations in the comments and we’ll dive into it together.

Here’s the massive table containing every Week 11 start from 6/10 – 6/16:

Note: These matchups are subject to change.

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
6/10 PIT vs ATL Musgrove Maybe-6 Gausman Sit-3
6/10 TEX vs BOS Minor Maybe-6 Sale Start-10
6/10 WSH vs CHW Sanchez Maybe-6 Covey Sit-2
6/10 CHC vs COL Darvish Maybe-5 Marquez Maybe-6
6/10 LAD vs LAA Ryu Start-9 Opener/Pena? Sit-3
6/10 STL vs MIA Ponce de Leon Maybe-6 Alcantara Maybe-5
6/10 NYM vs NYY Vargas Sit-2 Paxton Start-9
6/10 ARI vs PHI Clarke Sit-1 Eickhoff Maybe-6
6/10 OAK vs TBR Brooks Sit-3 Morton Start-9
6/11 PIT vs ATL Archer Maybe-4 Foltynewicz Start-7
6/11 TOR vs BAL Thornton Maybe-5 Means Maybe-6
6/11 TEX vs BOS Jurado Maybe-4 Bullpen/Shawaryn? Sit-2
6/11 WSH vs CHW Corbin Start-8 Banuelos Sit-2
6/11 CIN vs CLE Castillo Start-8 Bauer Start-8
6/11 CHC vs COL Quintana Maybe-5 Lambert Sit-3
6/11 MIL vs HOU Nelson Sit-3 Peacock Start-7
6/11 DET vs KCR Turnbull Start-7 Junis Start-7
6/11 LAD vs LAA Maeda Start-8 Skaggs Maybe-4
6/11 STL vs MIA Hudson Start-7 Chen/Bullpen? Sit-3
6/11 SEA vs MIN Leake Sit-3 Perez Maybe-6
6/11 NYM vs NYY Wheeler Start-7 Happ Start-7
6/11 ARI vs PHI Duplantier Maybe-5 Arrieta Maybe-6
6/11 SDP vs SFG Quantrill Start-7 Beede Sit-3
6/11 OAK vs TBR Fiers Sit-2 Opener/Beeks Maybe-5
6/12 PIT vs ATL Davis Sit-1 Soroka Start-8
6/12 TOR vs BAL Jackson Sit-1 Hess Sit-2
6/12 TEX vs BOS Lynn Maybe-6 Porcello Maybe-4
6/12 CIN vs CLE DeSclafani Maybe-5 Plesac Maybe-6
6/12 CHC vs COL Hamels Maybe-6 Senzatela Sit-1
6/12 MIL vs HOU Peralta Sit-2 Verlander Start-9
6/12 DET vs KCR Norris Sit-3 Duffy Maybe-6
6/12 STL vs MIA Mikolas Start-8 Urena Maybe-6
6/12 SEA vs MIN Milone Sit-3 Berrios Start-8
6/12 ARI vs PHI Kelly Sit-3 Eflin Start-7
6/12 SDP vs SFG Lucchesi Start-7 Anderson Maybe-5
6/12 OAK vs TBR Anderson Sit-2 Chirinos Start-7
6/13 PIT vs ATL Lyles Maybe-6 Teheran Start-7
6/13 TOR vs BAL Stroman Maybe-6 Ynoa Sit-2
6/13 TEX vs BOS Sampson Sit-1 Price Start-8
6/13 NYY vs CHW German Start-8 Nova Sit-1
6/13 SDP vs COL Margevicius Sit-2 Gray Maybe-5
6/13 DET vs KCR Boyd Start-9 Bailey Sit-3
6/13 CHC vs LAD Lester Maybe-6 Kershaw Start-9
6/13 SEA vs MIN Gonzales Sit-3 Pineda Sit-3
6/13 STL vs NYM Flaherty Start-8 deGrom Start-10
6/13 LAA vs TBR Heaney Start-7 Opener/Yarbrough Maybe-5
6/13 ARI vs WSH Greinke Start-8 Fedde Maybe-5
6/14 PHI vs ATL Pivetta Maybe-5 Fried Start-7
6/14 BOS vs BAL Rodriguez Start-8 Cashner Sit-1
6/14 NYY vs CHW Sabathia Sit-3 Giolito Start-8
6/14 TEX vs CIN Smyly Sit-2 Mahle Start-7
6/14 SDP vs COL Lauer Sit-2 Hoffman Sit-2
6/14 CLE vs DET Plutko? Maybe-4 Soto? Sit-2
6/14 TOR vs HOU Sanchez Sit-2 Cole Start-10
6/14 CHC vs LAD Hendricks Start-7 Hill Start-8
6/14 PIT vs MIA Brault Maybe-5 Richards Start-7
6/14 KCR vs MIN Keller Sit-2 Gibson Start-8
6/14 STL vs NYM Wainwright Maybe-6 Matz Start-7
6/14 SEA vs OAK Kikuchi Maybe-5 Bassitt Maybe-6
6/14 MIL vs SFG Woodruff Start-9 Pomeranz Maybe-4
6/14 LAA vs TBR Canning? Maybe-6 Snell Start-10
6/14 ARI vs WSH Ray Maybe-6 Scherzer Start-10
6/15 PHI vs ATL Nola Start-8 Gausman Sit-3
6/15 BOS vs BAL Sale Start-10 Bundy Sit-3
6/15 NYY vs CHW Tanaka Start-8 Lopez Sit-2
6/15 TEX vs CIN Minor Start-7 Roark Maybe-5
6/15 SDP vs COL Paddack Start-7 Marquez Start-7
6/15 CLE vs DET Bieber Start-10 Carpenter Sit-3
6/15 TOR vs HOU Richard Sit-2 Valdez Maybe-5
6/15 CHC vs LAD Darvish Maybe-6 Buehler Start-9
6/15 PIT vs MIA Musgrove Start-8 Lopez Start-8
6/15 KCR vs MIN Sparkman Sit-2 Odorizzi Start-9
6/15 STL vs NYM Ponce de Leon Sit-3 Syndergaard Start-8
6/15 SEA vs OAK LeBlanc Sit-3 Montas Start-8
6/15 MIL vs SFG Davies Start-7 Samardzija Sit-3
6/15 LAA vs TBR Cahill Sit-2 Morton Start-9
6/15 ARI vs WSH Clarke Sit-2 Strasburg Start-9
6/16 PHI vs ATL Eickhoff Maybe-5 Foltynewicz Start-7
6/16 BOS vs BAL Bullpen/Shawaryn? Sit-3 Means Sit-3
6/16 NYY vs CHW Paxton Start-9 Covey Sit-1
6/16 TEX vs CIN Jurado Maybe-6 Gray Maybe-5
6/16 SDP vs COL Quantrill Sit-3 Lambert Maybe-4
6/16 CLE vs DET Bauer Start-9 Turnbull Start-7
6/16 TOR vs HOU Thornton Sit-3 Miley Start-7
6/16 CHC vs LAD Quintana Maybe-6 Ryu Start-8
6/16 PIT vs MIA Archer Start-7 Alcantara Maybe-6
6/16 KCR vs MIN Junis Sit-3 Perez Start-7
6/16 STL vs NYM Hudson Maybe-5 Vargas Maybe-6
6/16 SEA vs OAK Leake Maybe-5 Brooks Sit-3
6/16 MIL vs SFG Anderson Maybe-6 Bumgarner Start-9
6/16 LAA vs TBR Opener/Pena? Maybe-5 Opener/Beeks Maybe-6
6/16 ARI vs WSH Duplantier Sit-3 Sanchez Start-7

 

Max Freeze http://www.freezestats.com

Max is the founder of the FreezeStats Blog and currently writes for PitcherList and FantasyPros. Max is a lifelong Cubs fan who used to pretend he was Andre Dawson while hitting rocks in his backyard as a kid.

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Comments


Brad R

Canning got bumped to Monday. Still probably a sit though? If you had to give it a # the 4-5 range?

Max Freeze

Yeah, I like the start against TBR a little better, so you nailed it. He’d be a 4 or 5 at home against OAK who is much better offensively on the road and seems to be at full strength.

Brad R

I went by strict numbers and started Eichoff over Canning (lower team and trying to be under the 200 start limit after a heavy week last week)

Yikes. Not an indictment against your rankings which i think were fair. Sometimes you just gotta go with your gut and ride your guy against the tough team

Kyle Weber

Hi Max, just wanted to let you know that I love the new ranking system you’ve implemented! I think it is especially helpful for the “Maybe” category. Keep up the good work!

StatsDontLie

Just to follow along with the other commentor, big fan of the new system and the added granularity. Really helps provide some color when one has to make a borderline decision. Great stuff.

Max Freeze

Thank you StatsDontLie! glad the hear there’s been some positive feedback, hopefully this helps you out now & in the future.

james rogers

I like the new numbers format. It particularly helps in the maybe category.
I would also use the sign @ to designate where the game is being held. I know that is important to me, especially at Coors.

Brandon Scott

I do like that you put a number system now on start or sit… it really gives you a better idea to where that pitcher stands… Lets Go!

Craig Christensen

Max, Can you add full names to this list? That way those of us who use FantasyPros Google Chrome player plug-in can see who is and isn’t available? Also how often during the week do you update this or is just a one-time post? Thanks!!

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