Sit/Start Week 7: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 5/13-5/19

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: Start, Maybe, 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. 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. I’ve added a little wrinkle with a few more teams electing to use an opener such as the Rays, Brewers, and Angels. These spots in the rotation 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 7 start from 5/13 – 5/19:

Note: These matchups are subject to change.

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
5/13 PIT vs ARI Kingham Maybe Ray Start
5/13 CLE vs CHW Bieber Start Lopez Maybe
5/13 HOU vs DET Peacock Start Boyd Start
5/13 LAA vs MIN Skaggs Maybe Berrios Start
5/13 BAL vs NYY Hess Sit Loaisiga Maybe
5/13 MIL vs PHI Opener/Peralta? Sit Nola Start
5/13 OAK vs SEA Fiers Sit Kikuchi Start
5/14 PIT vs ARI Musgrove Maybe Weaver Start
5/14 STL vs ATL Flaherty Start Foltynewicz Maybe
5/14 COL vs BOS Freeland Sit Sale Start
5/14 CLE vs CHW Carrasco Start Banuelos Sit
5/14 CHC vs CIN Hendricks Start Gray Maybe
5/14 HOU vs DET Miley Start Carpenter Sit
5/14 TEX vs KCR Miller Sit Duffy Sit
5/14 SDP vs LAD Paddack Start Kershaw Start
5/14 TBR vs MIA Morton Start Urena Maybe
5/14 LAA vs MIN Opener/Pena? Maybe Gibson Start
5/14 BAL vs NYY Cashner Sit Happ Start
5/14 MIL vs PHI Woodruff Maybe Eickhoff Start
5/14 OAK vs SEA Anderson Maybe Leake Maybe
5/14 TOR vs SFG Thornton Start Holland Maybe
5/14 NYM vs WSH Font Sit Hellickson Sit
5/15 PIT vs ARI Williams Maybe Greinke Start
5/15 STL vs ATL Wacha Sit Soroka Start
5/15 COL vs BOS Marquez Start Rodriguez Maybe
5/15 CHC vs CIN Darvish Maybe Roark Maybe
5/15 HOU vs DET Verlander Start Ross Sit
5/15 TEX vs KCR Minor Start Lopez Sit
5/15 SDP vs LAD Strahm Maybe Hill Start
5/15 TBR vs MIA Glasnow, INJ? Start Richards Maybe
5/15 LAA vs MIN Cahill Sit Odorizzi Start
5/15 BAL vs NYY Straily Sit German Start
5/15 MIL vs PHI Gonzalez Sit Arrieta Maybe
5/15 TOR vs SFG Buchholz? Maybe Rodriguez Sit
5/15 NYM vs WSH Wheeler Start Corbin Start
5/16 STL vs ATL Wainwright Maybe Teheran Maybe
5/16 TOR vs CHW Stroman Maybe Covey Sit
5/16 CHC vs CIN Quintana Start Castillo Start
5/16 BAL vs CLE Bundy Maybe Anderson Sit
5/16 OAK vs DET Bassitt Start Turnbull Start
5/16 TEX vs KCR Lynn Sit Bailey Sit
5/16 MIL vs PHI Davies Sit Eflin Maybe
5/16 PIT vs SDP Lyles Maybe Lauer Sit
5/16 MIN vs SEA Pineda Sit Swanson Sit
5/16 NYM vs WSH Matz, INJ? Sit Sanchez Maybe
5/17 SFG vs ARI Samardzija Maybe Kelly Start
5/17 MIL vs ATL Chacin Sit Gausman Maybe
5/17 HOU vs BOS Cole Start Porcello Sit
5/17 TOR vs CHW Sanchez Maybe Nova Sit
5/17 LAD vs CIN Maeda Start DeSclafani Sit
5/17 BAL vs CLE Means Maybe Bauer Start
5/17 OAK vs DET Montas Start Norris Sit
5/17 KCR vs LAA Keller Sit Harvey Sit
5/17 NYM vs MIA deGrom Start Lopez Maybe
5/17 TBR vs NYY Snell Start Sabathia Maybe
5/17 COL vs PHI Gray Sit Velasquez Sit
5/17 PIT vs SDP Brault Sit Lucchesi Maybe
5/17 MIN vs SEA Perez Start Hernandez Sit
5/17 STL vs TEX Mikolas Sit Smyly Sit
5/17 CHC vs WSH Hamels Start Scherzer Start
5/18 SFG vs ARI Bumgarner Start Clarke/Bullpen? Maybe
5/18 MIL vs ATL Opener/Peralta? Sit Fried Start
5/18 HOU vs BOS McHugh Sit Velazquez Sit
5/18 TOR vs CHW Bullpen? Sit Giolito Maybe
5/18 LAD vs CIN Buehler Start Mahle Maybe
5/18 BAL vs CLE Hess Sit Rodriguez Sit
5/18 OAK vs DET Brooks Sit Boyd Start
5/18 KCR vs LAA Junis Maybe Canning Start
5/18 NYM vs MIA Syndergaard Start Alcantara Sit
5/18 TBR vs NYY Opener/Chirinos? Maybe Tanaka Start
5/18 COL vs PHI Senzatela Sit Nola Start
5/18 PIT vs SDP Kingham Maybe Margevicius Sit
5/18 MIN vs SEA Berrios Start Gonzales Maybe
5/18 STL vs TEX Hudson Sit Sampson Sit
5/18 CHC vs WSH Lester Maybe Strasburg Start
5/19 SFG vs ARI Pomeranz Sit Ray Start
5/19 MIL vs ATL Woodruff Start Foltynewicz Maybe
5/19 HOU vs BOS Peacock Maybe Sale Start
5/19 TOR vs CHW Thornton Maybe Lopez Maybe
5/19 LAD vs CIN Ryu Start Gray Maybe
5/19 BAL vs CLE Cashner Sit Bieber Start
5/19 OAK vs DET Fiers Maybe Carpenter Maybe
5/19 KCR vs LAA Duffy Maybe Skaggs Start
5/19 NYM vs MIA Font Maybe Smith Start
5/19 TBR vs NYY Morton Start Loaisiga? Maybe
5/19 COL vs PHI Freeland Maybe Eickhoff Start
5/19 PIT vs SDP Musgrove Start Quantrill Maybe
5/19 MIN vs SEA Gibson Maybe Kikuchi Start
5/19 STL vs TEX Flaherty Start Miller Sit
5/19 CHC vs WSH Hendricks Start Hellickson Sit
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


Max Freeze

It’s a bit of a light week with six teams playing only 5 games this week. Some tough matchups for decent pitchers like Strahm and Gausman. After yesterday’s start, I’d lean towards changing Giolito to a start this week.

Max Freeze

Musgrove over Darvish for me. Darvish can’t seem to find the strike zone. He has more K upside than Musgrove but has a lot more risk as well.

Andrew

Why is Mikolas a ‘Sit’ against the Rangers? Still a wait-and-see even after his last 2 starts?

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