Sit/Start Week 14: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 7/1-7/7

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’ve recently changed the ranking system to make designations a little clearer. Here’s an overview. 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-10Meanwhile, 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 are situations 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 14 start from 7/1 – 7/7:

Note: These matchups are subject to change.

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
7/1 MIL vs CIN Houser Sit-2 Mahle Maybe-5
7/1 CHC vs PIT Alzolay Maybe-6 Williams Maybe-6
7/1 SFG vs SDP Samardzija Maybe-6 Allen Start-7
7/1 BAL vs TBR Bundy Maybe-4 Morton Start-9
7/1 LAA vs TEX Cahill/Barria Sit-3 Minor Start-8
7/1 KCR vs TOR Sparkman Sit-2 Richard Sit-2
7/2 -TUESDAY
7/2 PHI vs ATL Pivetta Sit-3 Keuchel Start-7
7/2 DET vs CHW Boyd Start-8 Lopez Maybe-6
7/2 MIL vs CIN Anderson Maybe-4 Roark Maybe-5
7/2 HOU vs COL Bullpen? Marquez Sit-3
7/2 CLE vs KCR Bauer Start-9 Junis Maybe-4
7/2 ARI vs LAD Clarke Sit-2 Stripling Start-8
7/2 NYY vs NYM Sabathia Maybe-6 Vargas Sit-3
7/2 MIN vs OAK Odorizzi Start-8 Mengden Maybe-4
7/2 CHC vs PIT Darvish Start-7 Musgrove Start-7
7/2 SFG vs SDP Beede Maybe-6 Strahm Start-8
7/2 STL vs SEA Flaherty Start-7 Opener/LeBlanc Maybe-4
7/2 BAL vs TBR Yacabonis Sit-2 Stanek/Beeks Start-7
7/2 LAA vs TEX Canning Start-7 Jurado Maybe-6
7/2 BOS vs TOR Price Start-8 Thornton Sit-3
7/2 MIA vs WSH Gallen Start-7 Corbin Start-10
7/3 – WEDNESDAY
7/3 PHI vs ATL Nola Start-9 Wilson Maybe-4
7/3 DET vs CHW Bullpen? Detwiler Sit-3
7/3 DET vs CHW Norris Sit-2 Bullpen?
7/3 MIL vs CIN Chacin Sit-3 Gray Maybe-6
7/3 HOU vs COL Miley Sit-3 Lambert Sit-2
7/3 CLE vs KCR Clevinger Start-8 Duffy Start-7
7/3 ARI vs LAD Kelly Sit-3 Buehler Start-9
7/3 NYY vs NYM Paxton Start-8 Wheeler Start-7
7/3 MIN vs OAK Perez Start-7 Anderson Sit-2
7/3 CHC vs PIT Chatwood Sit-3 Archer Maybe-4
7/3 SFG vs SDP Anderson Maybe-4 Lauer Start-7
7/3 STL vs SEA Wainwright Maybe-5 Leake Maybe-4
7/3 BAL vs TBR Means Start-7 Chirinos Start-7
7/3 LAA vs TEX Pena Maybe-6 Lynn Start-8
7/3 BOS vs TOR Sale Start-9 Reid-Foley Sit-2
7/3 MIA vs WSH Alcantara Sit-3 Strasburg Start-10
7/4 – THURSDAY
7/4 PHI vs ATL Velasquez Sit-3 Soroka Start-7
7/4 DET vs CHW Bullpen? Nova Sit-3
7/4 MIL vs CIN Woodruff Start-7 Castillo Start-8
7/4 CLE vs KCR Plesac Start-7 Bailey Sit-3
7/4 SDP vs LAD Paddack Start-7 Ryu Start-9
7/4 MIN vs OAK Berrios Start-9 Fiers Start-7
7/4 CHC vs PIT Quintana Maybe-4 Lyles Start-7
7/4 STL vs SEA Wacha Sit-2 Opener/Milone Start-7
7/4 NYY vs TBR Opener/Cortez Maybe-6 Yarbrough Sit-2
7/4 LAA vs TEX Skaggs Start-7 Sampson Maybe-5
7/4 BOS vs TOR Porcello Maybe-5 Stroman Maybe-6
7/4 MIA vs WSH Hernandez Sit-2 Sanchez Start-7
7/5 – FRIDAY
7/5 COL vs ARI Senzatela Sit-2 Greinke Start-8
7/5 MIA vs ATL Yamamoto Sit-3 Teheran Start-7
7/5 BOS vs DET Rodriguez Start-8 Zimmermann Sit-2
7/5 LAA vs HOU Heaney Sit-3 Verlander Start-9
7/5 SDP vs LAD Lucchesi Sit-3 Kershaw Start-9
7/5 TEX vs MIN Chavez Maybe-4 Pineda Maybe-5
7/5 PHI vs NYM Eflin Start-7 deGrom Start-9
7/5 MIL vs PIT Davies Maybe-4 Brault Maybe-5
7/5 OAK vs SEA Anderson Sit-2 Kikuchi Sit-3
7/5 STL vs SFG Hudson Start-7 Pomeranz Start-7
7/5 NYY vs TBR Tanaka Start-7 McKay Maybe-5
7/5 BAL vs TOR Cashner Sit-3 Sanchez Sit-3
7/5 KCR vs WSH Keller Sit-1 Voth Maybe-6
7/6 – SATURDAY
7/6 COL vs ARI Gray Start-7 Ray Start-7
7/6 MIA vs ATL Richards Sit-3 Fried Start-8
7/6 CHC vs CHW Lester Start-7 Giolito Start-8
7/6 CLE vs CIN Bieber Start-8 DeSclafani Sit-3
7/6 BOS vs DET Bullpen/Johnson? Maybe-5 Bullpen
7/6 LAA vs HOU Cahil/Barria Sit-2 Cole Start-9
7/6 SDP vs LAD Allen Sit-3 Maeda Start-8
7/6 TEX vs MIN Minor Start-8 Gibson Start-7
7/6 PHI vs NYM Arrieta Maybe-6 Matz Sit-3
7/6 MIL vs PIT Houser Sit-2 Williams Start-7
7/6 OAK vs SEA Bassitt Sit-3 Gonzales Start-7
7/6 STL vs SFG Mikolas Start-7 Bumgarner Start-9
7/6 NYY vs TBR Happ Maybe-5 Snell Maybe-6
7/6 BAL vs TOR Ynoa Sit-1 Richard Sit-1
7/6 KCR vs WSH Sparkman Sit-2 Scherzer Start-10
7/7 – SUNDAY
7/7 COL vs ARI Gonzalez Sit-2 Clarke Sit-3
7/7 MIA vs ATL Gallen Maybe-6 Keuchel Start-8
7/7 CHC vs CHW Alzolay Maybe-5 Lopez Maybe-4
7/7 CLE vs CIN Bauer Start-8 Mahle Start-7
7/7 BOS vs DET Price Start-9 Boyd Start-7
7/7 LAA vs HOU Canning Maybe-6 Bullpen?
7/7 SDP vs LAD Strahm Sit-3 Stripling Start-8
7/7 TEX vs MIN Jurado Sit-3 Odorizzi Start-8
7/7 PHI vs NYM Pivetta Sit-3 Syndergaard Start-7
7/7 MIL vs PIT Anderson Maybe-5 Musgrove Start-7
7/7 OAK vs SEA Mengden Sit-2 Opener/LeBlanc Maybe-4
7/7 STL vs SFG Flaherty Start-8 Samardzija Sit-3
7/7 NYY vs TBR Sabathia Maybe-6 Morton Start-7
7/7 BAL vs TOR Bundy Sit-3 Thornton Maybe-4
7/7 KCR vs WSH Junis Sit-3 Corbin Start-10
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


Taran

I have German coming off of the dl. Do I drop Hudson and activate him for the game today or wait till next week?
My other pitchers are keuchel, Tanaka, fried, minor and maeda.

Steve

I kept telling myself to bench Soroka tonight because of the Phillies offence. I should have listened to my gut.

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