Sit/Start Week 16: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 7/22-7/28

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 several 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 16 start from 7/22 – 7/28:

Note: These matchups are subject to change.

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
7/22 BAL vs ARI Brooks Sit-2 Ray Start-8
7/22 MIA vs CHW Richards Maybe-5 Nova Maybe-4
7/22 OAK vs HOU Bailey Sit-2 Cole Start-9
7/22 CIN vs MIL Gray Start-7 Anderson Maybe-6
7/22 NYY vs MIN Sabathia Maybe-6 Perez Maybe-5
7/22 STL vs PIT Ponce de Leon Start-7 Agrazal Sit-3
7/22 TEX vs SEA Chavez Sit-3 Gonzales Maybe-5
7/22 CHC vs SFG Mills Maybe-5 Anderson Maybe-4
7/22 BOS vs TBR Rodriguez Start-7 Opener/Beeks Sit-3
7/22 CLE vs TOR Clevinger Start-9 Borucki Sit-2
7/22 COL vs WSH Lambert Sit-3 Fedde Maybe-4
TUESDAY – 7/23
7/23 BAL vs ARI Bundy, Inj? Sit-3 Kelly Start-7
7/23 KCR vs ATL Duffy Maybe-4 Keuchel Start-8
7/23 MIA vs CHW Smith Start-7 Covey Maybe-5
7/23 PHI vs DET Velasquez Start-7 Turnbull Maybe-6
7/23 OAK vs HOU Fiers Maybe-4 Miley Start-7
7/23 LAA vs LAD Pena Maybe-4 Maeda Start-7
7/23 CIN vs MIL Roark Sit-3 Davies Sit-3
7/23 NYY vs MIN German Start-7 Gibson Maybe-5
7/23 SDP vs NYM Paddack Start-8 Vargas Maybe-6
7/23 STL vs PIT Hudson Maybe-4 Archer Start-7
7/23 TEX vs SEA Sampson Sit-3 Opener/Milone Sit-3
7/23 CHC vs SFG Darvish Start-8 Bumgarner Start-8
7/23 BOS vs TBR Sale Start-9 Chirinos Maybe-6
7/23 CLE vs TOR Bauer Start-8 Sanchez Sit-2
7/23 COL vs WSH Gray Start-7 Strasburg Start-9
WEDNESDAY – 7/24
7/24 BAL vs ARI Means Start-7 Clarke Sit-3
7/24 KCR vs ATL Keller Sit-2 Teheran Start-7
7/24 MIA vs CHW Gallen Start-7 Lopez Maybe-6
7/24 PHI vs DET Nola Start-9 Boyd Start-8
7/24 OAK vs HOU Bassitt Sit-3 Verlander Start-9
7/24 LAA vs LAD Harvey Sit-1 Stripling Start-7
7/24 CIN vs MIL Mahle Maybe-5 Chacin Sit-3
7/24 NYY vs MIN Happ Maybe-6 Odorizzi Start-7
7/24 SDP vs NYM Lamet Start-7 Syndergaard Start-9
7/24 STL vs PIT Wainwright Maybe-5 Lyles Maybe-6
7/24 TEX vs SEA Minor Start-7 Leake Maybe-5
7/24 CHC vs SFG Lester Start-8 Beede Maybe-5
7/24 BOS vs TBR Price Start-7 Morton Start-8
7/24 CLE vs TOR Bieber Start-8 Stroman Start-7
7/24 COL vs WSH Freeland Sit-3 Corbin Start-9
THURSDAY – 7/25
7/25 NYY vs BOS Tanaka Start-7 Porcello Sit-3
7/25 MIN vs CHW Berrios Start-8 Giolito Start-7
7/25 CLE vs KCR Plutko Start-7 Montgomery Maybe-5
7/25 BAL vs LAA Eshelman Sit-2 Barria Maybe-4
7/25 SDP vs NYM Lauer Maybe-4 deGrom Start-9
7/25 TEX vs OAK Jurado Maybe-5 B. Anderson Maybe-5
7/25 STL vs PIT Mikolas Maybe-5 Williams Maybe-6
7/25 DET vs SEA Zimmermann Sit-3 ?????
7/25 COL vs WSH Senzatela Sit-2 Sanchez Maybe-6
FRIDAY – 7/26
7/26 NYY vs BOS Paxton Start-7 Cashner Sit-3
7/26 MIN vs CHW Pineda Start-7 Cease Sit-3
7/26 COL vs CIN Marquez Start-7 Castillo Start-8
7/26 CLE vs KCR Plesac Start-7 Junis Maybe-6
7/26 BAL vs LAA Wojciechowski Sit-2 Canning Start-7
7/26 ARI vs MIA Greinke Start-9 Alcantara Sit-3
7/26 CHC vs MIL Quintana Sit-3 Gonzalez Maybe-4
7/26 PIT vs NYM Musgrove Start-7 Matz Maybe-5
7/26 TEX vs OAK Lynn Start-7 Mengden Maybe-5
7/26 ATL vs PHI Soroka Start-7 Arrieta Maybe-4
7/26 SFG vs SDP Samardzija Maybe-6 Lucchesi Start-7
7/26 DET vs SEA Norris Sit-2 Kikuchi Maybe-4
7/26 HOU vs STL ????? Flaherty Maybe-6
7/26 TBR vs TOR McKay Maybe-6 Thornton Sit-3
7/26 LAD vs WSH Ryu Start-7 ????
SATURDAY – 7/27
7/27 NYY vs BOS Sabathia Maybe-6 Rodriguez Maybe-5
7/27 MIN vs CHW Perez Start-7 Nova Sit-2
7/27 COL vs CIN Lambert Sit-2 DeSclafani Start-7
7/27 CLE vs KCR Clevinger Start-9 Sparkman Maybe-5
7/27 BAL vs LAA Brooks Sit-2 Heaney Start-7
7/27 ARI vs MIA Young Maybe-6 Yamamoto Start-7
7/27 CHC vs MIL Hendricks Start-7 Woodruff Start-8
7/27 PIT vs NYM Agrazal Sit-3 ?????
7/27 TEX vs OAK Chavez Sit-3 Bailey Sit-3
7/27 ATL vs PHI Gausman Maybe-4 Eflin Sit-3
7/27 SFG vs SDP Pomeranz Sit-2 Quantrill Start-7
7/27 DET vs SEA ???? Gonzales Start-7
7/27 HOU vs STL Armenteros Sit-3 Ponce de Leon Sit-3
7/27 TBR vs TOR Yarbrough Maybe-6 Waguespack Sit-2
7/27 LAD vs WSH Kershaw Start-8 Fedde Sit-3
SUNDAY – 7/28
7/28 NYY vs BOS German Maybe-6 Sale Start-8
7/28 MIN vs CHW Gibson Start-7 Covey Sit-2
7/28 COL vs CIN Gray Start-7 Gray Start-8
7/28 CLE vs KCR Bauer Start-9 Duffy Start-7
7/28 BAL vs LAA Bundy? Sit-3 Pena Start-7
7/28 ARI vs MIA Ray Start-8 Richards Maybe-6
7/28 CHC vs MIL Mills Sit-2 Anderson Maybe-5
7/28 PIT vs NYM Archer Maybe-6 Vargas Start-7
7/28 TEX vs OAK Sampson Sit-3 Fiers Start-7
7/28 ATL vs PHI Gausman Sit-3 Smyly? Sit-3
7/28 SFG vs SDP Anderson Maybe-4 Paddack Start-9
7/28 DET vs SEA Turnbull Sit-3 Opener/Milone? Maybe-6
7/28 HOU vs STL Cole Start-9 Hudson Sit-2
7/28 TBR vs TOR Snell Start-9 Borucki Sit-2
7/28 LAD vs WSH Buehler Start-8 Strasburg 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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