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Fantasy Baseball Forecaster: March 29 - April 1

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A look at the pitching matchups for the Opening Day weekend.

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Forecaster updated 3/28 11:00 AM ET

Pitching Matchups

Looking at pitching matchups some owners might be trying to decide on. Emphasis on pitchers owned in 70%-40% of leagues AKA the streaming tier. Did not include obvious starters like Max Scherzer and Chris Sale on days with a full slate of games.

Thursday, March 29

Start

Jon Lester @ Marlins
Dylan Bundy vs Twins
Danny Duffy vs White Sox
Chase Anderson @ Padres
Garrett Richards @ Athletics
Jon Gray @ Diamondbacks

Stream

Patrick Corbin vs Rockies

Avoid

Cole Hamels vs Astros
Julio Teheran vs Phillies
J.A. Happ vs Yankees
Felix Hernandez vs Indians
Jake Odorizzi @ Orioles

Friday, March 30

Start

Robbie Ray vs Rockies
Masahiro Tanaka @ Blue Jays
Alex Wood vs Giants
David Price @ Rays
Johnny Cueto @ Dodgers

Stream

Blake Snell vs Red Sox

AL/NL Only

Mike Foltynewicz vs Phillies
Jhoulys Chacin @ Padres
Nick Pivetta @ Braves

Avoid

Aaron Sanchez vs Yankees

Saturday, March 31

Start

James Paxton vs Indians
Luis Castillo vs Nationals
Lance McCullers Jr. @ Rangers
Michael Fulmer vs Pirates

Stream

Kenta Maeda vs Giants
Michael Wacha @ Mets
Lucas Giolito @ Royals

AL/NL Only

Matt Shoemaker @ Athletics
Brent Suter @ Padres

Avoid

Rick Porcello @ Rays
Marco Estrada vs Yankees
CC Sabathia @ Blue Jays
German Marquez @ Diamondbacks

Sunday, April 1

Start

Shohei Ohtani @ Athletics
Jose Berrios @ Orioles
Trevor Bauer @ Mariners
Sonny Gray @ Blue Jays
Gio Gonzalez @ Reds
Luke Weaver @ Mets
Kevin Gausman vs Twins

Stream

Jacob Faria vs Red Sox

AL/NL Only

Reynaldo Lopez @ Royals

Avoid

Marcus Stroman vs Yankees
Mike Leake vs Indians
Steven Matz vs Cardinals
Mike Minor vs Astros