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Fantasy Baseball Forecaster: April 23 - 29

A look at the pitching matchups for the week.

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Forecaster updated 4/23 9:30 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.

Monday, April 23

Start

Masahiro Tanaka vs Twins
Gio Gonzalez @ Giants

Stream

Kevin Gausman vs Indians
Mike Foltynewicz @ Phillies

AL/NL Only

Chad Bettis vs Padres
Mike Leake @ White Sox
Jarlin Garcia @ Dodgers
Walker Buehler vs Marlins
Chris Stratton vs Nationals

Avoid

Tyler Skaggs @ Astros
Jake Odorizzi @ Yankees

Tuesday, April 24

Start

Shohei Ohtani @ Astros
Robbie Ray @ Phillies
Jose Berrios @ Yankees
Luke Weaver vs Mets
Charlie Morton vs Angels
Rick Porcello @ Blue Jays

Stream

Cole Hamels vs Atheltics
Kenta Maeda vs Marlins
Tanner Roark @ Giants
Jacob Farria @ Orioles

AL/NL Only

Steven Matz @ Cardinals
Zach Davies @ Royals
Brandon McCarthy @ Reds
Vince Velasquez vs Diamondbacks

Avoid

J.A. Happ vs Red Sox
Tyler Chatwood @ Indians
Ian Kennedy vs Brewers
Alex Cobb vs Rays
CC Sabathia vs Twins

Wednesday, April 25

Start

Trevor Bauer vs Cubs
Dylan Bundy vs Rays
Jameson Taillon vs Tigers
Chase Anderson @ Royals

Stream

Jon Gray vs Padres
Felix Hernandez @ White Sox
Eduardo Rodriguez @ Blue Jays

AL/NL Only

Matthew Boyd @ Pirates
Matt Wisler @ Reds

Avoid

Jon Lester @ Indians
Sonny Gray vs Twins
Aaron Sanchez vs Red Sox
Jeff Samardzija vs Nationals
Michael Wacha vs Mets
Lance Lynn @ Yankees
Tyson Ross @ Rockies

Thursday, April 26

Start

James Paxton @ Indians
Kyle Hendricks vs Brewers
Michael Fulmer @ Pirates

Stream

Jakob Junis vs White Sox
Mike Clevinger vs Mariners
Blake Snell @ Orioles
Jordan Montgomery vs Twins

AL/NL Only

Sean Newcomb @ Reds
Ivan Nova vs Tigers

Avoid

Marco Estrada vs Red Sox
Lucas Giolito @ Royals
Kyle Gibson @ Yankees

Friday, April 27

Start

Aaron Nola vs Braves
Yu Darvish vs Brewers
Zack Godley @ Nationals
Sean Manaea @ Astros

Stream

Luis Castillo @ Twins
Danny Duffy vs White Sox
Julio Teheran @ Phillies
Hyun-Jin Ryu @ Giants
Drew Pomeranz @ Blue Jays
Reynaldo Lopez @ Royals

AL/NL Only

Miles Mikolas @ Pirates
Andrew Cashner vs Tigers
Mike Minor @ Blue Jays
Mike Fiers @ Orioles

Avoid

Marcus Stroman vs Rangers

Saturday, April 28

Start

David Price vs Rays
Patrick Corbin @ Nationals
Alex Wood @ Giants
Lance McCullers Jr. vs Athletics
Johnny Cueto vs Dodgers
Rich Hill @ Giants

Stream

Joey Lucchesi vs Mets
Kevin Gausman vs Tigers
Nick Pivetta vs Braves
Mike Foltynewicz @ Phillies
Jake Odorizzi vs Reds

AL/NL Only

Zack Wheeler @ Padres
Francisco Liriano @ Orioles
Chris Stratton vs Dodgers
Jack Flaherty @ Pirates
German Marquez @ Marlins

Avoid

Masahiro Tanaka @ Angels
Jose Quintana vs Brewers
Garrett Richards vs Yankees
Trevor Williams vs Cardinals
Mike Leake @ Indians
Junior Guerra @ Cubs
Jaime Garcia vs Rangers

Sunday, April 29

Start

Robbie Ray @ Nationals
Jose Berrios vs Reds
Gio Gonzalez vs Diamondbacks
Rick Porcello vs Rays
Luke Weaver @ Pirates

Stream

Kenta Maeda @ Giants
J.A. Happ vs Rangers
Chad Bettis @ Marlins
Ian Kennedy vs White Sox

AL/NL Only

Alex Cobb vs Tigers
Steven Matz @ Padres
Brandon McCarthy @ Phillies
Vince Velasquez vs Braves

Avoid

Tyler Chatwood vs Brewers
Jacob Farria @ Red Sox
Zach Davies @ Cubs
CC Sabathia @ Angels
Jarlin Garcia vs Rockies