Sit/Start Week 16: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 7/23 – 7/29

Every Sunday 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.

Here’s the massive table containing every Week 16 start from 7/23 – 7/29:

Note: There is a lot of confusion about rotations this week with rainouts and injuries. These matchups are subject to change.

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
7/23 BOS vs BAL Rick Porcello Start Kevin Gausman Sit
7/23 ARI vs CHC Patrick Corbin Start Luke Farrell Sit
7/23 STL vs CIN Daniel Poncedeleon Sit Luis Castillo Maybe
7/23 PIT vs CLE Trevor Williams Sit Corey Kluber Start
7/23 DET vs KCR Francisco Liriano Sit Heath Fillmyer Sit
7/23 CHW vs LAA Lucas Giolito Sit Jaime Barria Start
7/23 ATL vs MIA Sean Newcomb Start Jose Urena Sit
7/23 WSH vs MIL Gio Gonzalez Maybe Jhoulys Chacin Maybe
7/23 SDP vs NYM Eric Lauer Sit Zack Wheeler Start
7/23 LAD vs PHI Ross Stripling Start Zach Eflin Maybe
7/23 NYY vs TBR Luis Severino Start Bullpen Sit
7/23 OAK vs TEX Brett Anderson Sit Cole Hamels Maybe
7/23 MIN vs TOR Adalberto Mejia Sit Marco Estrada  Sit
7/24 BOS vs BAL Drew Pomeranz Sit Yefry Ramirez Sit
7/24 ARI vs CHC Clay Buchholz Sit Kyle Hendricks Maybe
7/24 STL vs CIN Austin Gomber Sit Homer Bailey Sit
7/24 PIT vs CLE Joe Musgrove Sit Shane Bieber Start
7/24 HOU vs COL Gerrit Cole Start Tyler Anderson Sit
7/24 DET vs KCR Jordan Zimmermann Sit Burch Smith Sit
7/24 CHW vs LAA Carlos Rodon Start Felix Pena Maybe
7/24 ATL vs MIA Julio Teheran Maybe Wei-Yin Chen Sit
7/24 WSH vs MIL Jeremy Hellickson Maybe Junior Guerra Maybe
7/24 SDP vs NYM Joey Lucchesi Start Jason Vargas Sit
7/24 LAD vs PHI Kenta Maeda Start Aaron Nola Start
7/24 SFG vs SEA Andrew Suarez Maybe James Paxton Start
7/24 NYY vs TBR Cc Sabathia Start Blake Snell Start
7/24 OAK vs TEX Frankie Montas Maybe Mike Minor Maybe
7/24 MIN vs TOR Jose Berrios Start Ryan Borucki Maybe
7/25 BOS vs BAL David Price Start Dylan Bundy Sit
7/25 ARI vs CHC Robbie Ray Start Jon Lester Maybe
7/25 STL vs CIN Jack Flaherty Start Tyler Mahle Maybe
7/25 PIT vs CLE Jameson Taillon Start Trevor Bauer Start
7/25 HOU vs COL Charlie Morton Start Jon Gray Sit
7/25 DET vs KCR Matthew Boyd Sit Danny Duffy Maybe
7/25 CHW vs LAA James Shields Sit Tyler Skaggs Maybe
7/25 WSH vs MIL Tanner Roark Sit Wade Miley Sit
7/25 SDP vs NYM Clayton Richard Sit Corey Oswalt Sit
7/25 LAD vs PHI Rich Hill Start Jake Arrieta Start
7/25 SFG vs SEA Derek Holland? Sit Mike Leake Sit
7/25 NYY vs TBR Luis Cessa Sit Nathan Eovaldi Maybe
7/25 OAK vs TEX Edwin Jackson Sit Martin Perez Sit
7/25 MIN vs TOR Kyle Gibson Start Sam Gaviglio Sit
7/26 LAD vs ATL Clayton Kershaw Start Anibal Sanchez Maybe
7/26 TBR vs BAL Bullpen Sit Alex Cobb Sit
7/26 MIN vs BOS Lance Lynn Sit Brian Johnson Sit
7/26 ARI vs CHC Zack Godley Sit Mike Montgomery Sit
7/26 PHI vs CIN ??? Sit Anthony Desclafani Sit
7/26 CHW vs LAA Dylan Covey Sit Nick Tropeano Sit
7/26 WSH vs MIA Stephen Strasburg Start Dan Straily Sit
7/26 KCR vs NYY Jakob Junis Sit Sonny Gray Sit
7/26 NYM vs PIT Steven Matz Maybe Nick Kingham Start
7/26 MIL vs SFG Chase Anderson Maybe Dereck Rodriguez Maybe
7/26 OAK vs TEX Trevor Cahill Maybe Bartolo Colon Sit
7/27 LAD vs ATL Alex Wood Start Mike Foltynewicz Start
7/27 TBR vs BAL Chris Archer Start Andrew Cashner Sit
7/27 MIN vs BOS Jake Odorizzi Sit Chris Sale Start
7/27 TOR vs CHW Marcus Stroman Start Reynaldo Lopez Sit
7/27 PHI vs CIN Nick Pivetta Start Matt Harvey Maybe
7/27 OAK vs COL Sean Manaea Sit German Marquez Sit
7/27 CLE vs DET Carlos Carrasco Start Mike Fiers Sit
7/27 TEX vs HOU Yovani Gallardo Sit Dallas Keuchel Start
7/27 SEA vs LAA Wade LeBlanc Maybe Andrew Heaney Start
7/27 WSH vs MIA Max Scherzer Start Pablo Lopez Sit
7/27 KCR vs NYY Brad Keller Sit Masahiro Tanaka Start
7/27 NYM vs PIT Jacob Degrom Start Ivan Nova Maybe
7/27 ARI vs SDP Zack Greinke Start Tyson Ross Maybe
7/27 MIL vs SFG Brent Suter Sit Madison Bumgarner Start
7/27 CHC vs STL Tyler Chatwood Sit John Gant Sit
7/28 LAD vs ATL Ross Stripling Start Sean Newcomb Maybe
7/28 TBR vs BAL Bullpen Sit Kevin Gausman Maybe
7/28 MIN vs BOS Adalberto Mejia Sit Rick Porcello Start
7/28 TOR vs CHW J.A. Happ Start Lucas Giolito Sit
7/28 PHI vs CIN Vince Velasquez Maybe Luis Castillo Maybe
7/28 OAK vs COL Brett Anderson Sit Kyle Freeland Sit
7/28 CLE vs DET Mike Clevinger Start Blaine Hardy Sit
7/28 TEX vs HOU Cole Hamels Sit Justin Verlander Start
7/28 SEA vs LAA Felix Hernandez Sit Adalberto Mejia Sit
7/28 WSH vs MIA Gio Gonzalez Start Trevor Richards Sit
7/28 KCR vs NYY Heath Fillmyer Sit Luis Severino Start
7/28 NYM vs PIT Zack Wheeler Start Trevor Williams Sit
7/28 ARI vs SDP Patrick Corbin Start Luis Perdomo Sit
7/28 MIL vs SFG Jhoulys Chacin Maybe Johnny Cueto Sit
7/28 CHC vs STL Jose Quintana Maybe Jaime Barria Sit
7/29 LAD vs ATL Kenta Maeda Start Julio Teheran Sit
7/29 TBR vs BAL Blake Snell Start Yefry Ramirez Sit
7/29 MIN vs BOS Jose Berrios Start Drew Pomeranz Sit
7/29 TOR vs CHW Marco Estrada Maybe Carlos Rodon Start
7/29 PHI vs CIN Zach Eflin Start Homer Bailey Sit
7/29 OAK vs COL Frankie Montas Sit Antonio Senzatela Sit
7/29 CLE vs DET Corey Kluber Start Francisco Liriano Sit
7/29 TEX vs HOU Mike Minor Sit Lance McCullers Start
7/29 SEA vs LAA Marco Gonzales Maybe Felix Pena Sit
7/29 WSH vs MIA Jeremy Hellickson Maybe Jose Urena Sit
7/29 KCR vs NYY Burch Smith Sit CC Sabathia Start
7/29 NYM vs PIT Jason Vargas Sit Joe Musgrove Start
7/29 ARI vs SDP Clay Buchholz Sit Eric Lauer Sit
7/29 MIL vs SFG Junior Guerra? Maybe Andrew Suarez Sit
7/29 CHC vs STL Kyle Hendricks Maybe Miles Mikolas Start
Nick Pollack

Founder of PitcherList.com. Rotographs and Washington Post contributor and has worked with CBS Sports, Grantland, and SB Nation. Former pitching coach and Brandeis alum.

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Comments


Kevin

Man, start Ray vs. the Cubs? I’m on the verge of dropping him in my 10 team league. He’s been getting hammered most of the year. Why do you still believe?

Nick Pollack

Yeah, I’m completely fine with playing that one safe and I probably should have listed that one as a “maybe”.

I’m not ready to give up on Ray though, and even against the Cubs and his recent performance, I still think it’s worth your while to chase his ceiling there.

Half Man Half Bear-Pig

Buehler is expected to get the start Wednesday. I don’t know what the plan is for the rest of the staff, but I would guess Hill pitches Thursday and Kershaw on Friday.

Shoe

Thanks for this column, Nick. It looks like Gibson is starting on Thurs. at Boston. How does that change his sit/start status? Which start would you pick out of J. Gray vs. HOU, Quintana @STL, and Gibson @BOS?

Martin

Ever thought about keeping this updated throughout the week? It’s a phenomenal resource, and I would love to have it as starts get moved around…

Sherbs

Martin, have been thinking of this too and meaning to ask. Would be awesome if it was updated! Appreciate everyone who works on this site, it’s amazing!

Brandon

Noticed it says that Jaime Barria is pitching for STL on the 28th, just wanted to point that out. Also is he a sit against Seattle on the 28th?

Sherbs

Great site Nick, thanks for all you guys do!
Was wondering about some streaming options for tomorrow (sunday) as I have too many on the DL and need help. Looking at Wheeler vs. Musgrove, Elfin vs. Castillo, Buchholz vs. Lucchesi…….all of these guys are available.

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