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Fantasy Baseball Forecaster: May 21 - 27

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A look at the pitching matchups for the week.

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Forecaster updated 5/19 10:00 PM ET

Pitching Matchups

Looking at pitching matchups some owners might be trying to decide on. Emphasis on pitchers owned in 70% to 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, May 21

Start

Masahiro Tanaka @ Rangers
Jose Berrios vs Tigers

Stream

Miles Mikolas vs Royals
Mike Foltynewicz @ Phillies
Walker Buehler vs Rockies
Jeremy Hellickson vs Padres
Nick Pivetta vs Braves

AL/NL Only

German Marquez @ Dodgers
Andrew Cashner @ White Sox

Avoid

Chase Anderson vs Diamondbacks
Bartolo Colon vs Yankees
Ian Kennedy @ Cardinals
Zack Wheeler vs Marlins

Tuesday, May 22

Start

Gio Gonzalez vs Padres

Stream

Garrett Richards @ Blue Jays
J.A. Happ vs Angels
Kevin Gausman @ White Sox
Luke Weaver vs Royals
Kenta Maeda vs Rockies
Jameson Taillon @ Reds
Chad Bettis @ Dodgers

AL/NL Only

Caleb Smith @ Mets
Vince Velasquez vs Braves
Matthew Boyd @ Twins
Trevor Cahill vs Mariners
Brandon McCarthy @ Phillies
Domingo German @ Rangers
Jhoulys Chacin vs Diamondbacks

Avoid

Tyler Chatwood vs Indians
Jacob Faria vs Red Sox
Lance Lynn vs Tigers
Matt Koch @ Brewers
Matt Harvey vs Pirates
Mike Leake @ Athletics

Wednesday, May 23

Start

Jake Arrieta vs Braves
Trevor Bauer @ Cubs
Chris Archer vs Red Sox
Jon Lester vs Indians
David Price @ Rays
Zack Godley @ Brewers

Stream

Michael Wacha vs Royals
Jakob Junis @ Cardinals
CC Sabathia @ Rangers
Kyle Freeland @ Dodgers
Kyle Gibson vs Tigers

AL/NL Only

Chad Kuhl @ Reds
Marco Gonzales @ Athletics
Andrew Triggs vs Mariners

Avoid

Michael Fulmer @ Twins
Aaron Sanchez vs Angels
Tyson Ross @ Nationals
Jeff Samardzija @ Astros
Alex Cobb @ White Sox

Thursday, May 24

Start

Charlie Morton @ Indians
Mike Clevinger vs Astros

Stream

Blake Snell vs Red Sox
Cole Hamels vs Royals
Dylan Bundy @ White Sox
Luis Castillo vs Pirates
Freddy Peralta vs Mets

Avoid

Felix Hernandez @ Athletics
Danny Duffy @ Rangers
Drew Pomeranz @ Rays
Steven Matz @ Brewers
Ivan Nova @ Reds
Marco Estrada vs Angels
Lucas Giolito vs Orioles

Friday, May 25

Start

Patrick Corbin @ Athletics
Kyle Hendricks vs Giants
Rick Porcello vs Braves
Sean Manaea vs Diamondbacks

Stream

Sean Newcomb @ Red Sox
Fernando Romero vs Mariners

AL/NL Only

Zach Eflin vs Blue Jays
Reynaldo Lopez @ Tigers
Mike Minor vs Royals
Clayton Richard @ Dodgers

Avoid

Jon Gray vs Reds
Rich Hill vs Padr
Junior Guerra vs Mets
Jose Urena vs Nationals

Saturday, May 26

Start

Lance McCullers Jr. @ Indians
Jose Quintana vs Giants

Stream

Julio Teheran @ Red Sox
Tanner Roark @ Marlins
Trevor Williams vs Cardinals
Jake Odorizzi @ Mariners

AL/NL Only

Jack Flaherty @ Pirates
Bartolo Colon vs Royals
Daniel Mengden vs Diamondbacks

Avoid

Chase Anderson vs Mets
Sonny Gray vs Angels
Eduardo Rodriguez vs Braves
Francisco Liriano vs White Sox
Chris Stratton @ Cubs
Tyler Anderson vs Reds
Tyler Mahle @ Rockies
Ian Kennedy @ Rangers
Zack Wheeler @ Brewers

Sunday, May 27

Start

Masahiro Tanaka vs Angels
Jose Berrios @ Mariners
Yu Darvish vs Giants
Alex Wood vs Padres

Stream

Miles Mikolas @ Pirates
J.A. Happ @ Phillies
Kevin Gausman @ Rays
Jameson Taillon vs Cardinals
Mike Foltynewicz @ Red Sox
Nick Pivetta vs Blue Jays
Jacob Faria vs Orioles

AL/NL Only

Trevor Cahill vs Diamondbacks
Jordan Lyles @ Dodgers
Jhoulys Chacin vs Mets
Ty Blach @ Cubs

Avoid

Matt Koch @ Athletics
Mike Leake vs Twins
Matt Harvey @ Rockies
German Marquez vs Reds