The Streamer Report provides you with daily startng pitcher streaming selections for owners who prefer to stream starting pitchers on a daily basis. This report identifies starting pitchers who are owned in less than 50% of ESPN leagues, and who either has a decent track record vs their opponent, has pitched well of late, or has a decent matchup.
Before i get to the streaming options for Thursday's games, here is how my streaming selections performed on Tuesday:
Jeremy Hefner vs Diamondbacks - 7 IP, 4 H, ER, 2 BB, 6 K, W
Corey Kluber vs Royals - 5.1 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, L
Combined statsL 12.1 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 9 K, W, L, 3.65 ERA, 0.97 WHIP
Thursday's Pitching Streamers
Jhoulys Chacin vs Dodgers
Chacin is owned in 23.7% of ESPN leagues and faces the Dodgers on Thursday night. He has pitched well of late, giving up no runs over his last two starts, and two runs or less in each of his last four starts. In 12 career starts vs the Dodgers, he is 6-5 with a 3.50 ERA and 1.42 WHIP.
Chris Archer vs Astros
Archer is barely owned in ESPN leagues, and will be facing the Astros on Thursday night. Archer has struggled in his six starts this season, but has given up three runs or less in the three starts where he has lasted at least five innings.
Jordan Lyles vs Rays
Lyles is owned in 5.9% of ESPN leagues, but has the makings of a quality big league starter. He has struggled in his last two starts, but that was after seven straight starts of giving up two runs or less. Lyles is striking out just under seven batters per nine innings, owns a solid walk rate of 2.53 BB/9, and keeps the ball on the ground at a 52.3% rate.