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Fantasy Baseball Pitching Forecaster: August 13 - 19

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A look at the pitching matchups for the week.

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Forecaster updated 8/11 1:00 PM ET

Pitching Matchups

Looking at pitching matchups some owners might be trying to decide on. Emphasis on pitchers owned in 80% to 30% 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, August 13

Start

Stream

AL/NL Only

Avoid

Tuesday, August 14

Start

Stream

  • Ross Stripling vs Giants
  • Gio Gonzalez @ Cardinals
  • Jameson Taillon @ Twins
  • Anibal Sanchez vs Marlins

AL/NL Only

  • Mike Fiers vs Mariners
  • Trevor Richards @ Braves
  • Jaime Barria @ Padres
  • Ryan Borucki @ Royals
  • Brian Johnson @ Phillies

Avoid

  • Nick Pivetta vs Red Sox
  • Jhoulys Chacin @ Cubs
  • German Marquez @ Astros
  • Jake Odorizzi vs Pirates
  • Lucas Giolito @ Tigers
  • Andrew Suarez @ Dodgers

Wednesday, August 15

Start

  • Masahiro Tanaka vs Rays
  • Rick Porcello @ Phillies
  • Jose Berrios vs Pirates
  • Chris Archer @ Twins
  • Kyle Hendricks vs Brewers

Stream

  • Kenta Maeda vs Giants
  • Zack Wheeler @ Orioles
  • Kevin Gausman vs Marlins
  • Carlos Rodon @ Tigers
  • Shane Bieber @ Reds

AL/NL Only

  • Mike Leake @ Athletics
  • Jeremy Hellickson @ Cardinals
  • Derek Holland @ Dodgers
  • Marco Estrada @ Royals

Avoid

  • Vince Velasquez vs Red Sox
  • Tyler Anderson @ Astros
  • Junior Guerra @ Cubs
  • Jordan Zimmermann vs White Sox
  • Anthony DeSclafani vs Indians
  • Jose Urena @ Braves

Thursday, August 16

Start

Stream

  • Jon Gray @ Braves
  • Jack Flaherty vs Nationals
  • Tyler Skaggs @ Rangers
  • Zach Eflin vs Mets
  • Lance Lynn vs Rays
  • Tanner Roark @ Cardinals
  • Clay Buchholz @ Padres
  • Danny Duffy vs Blue Jays

AL/NL Only

  • Francisco Liriano @ Twins

Avoid

  • Jon Lester @ Pirates
  • Julio Teheran vs Rockies
  • Ervin Santana vs Tigers
  • Steven Matz @ Phillies
  • Ivan Nova vs Cubs

Friday, August 17

Start

  • Trevor Bauer vs Orioles
  • Charlie Morton @ Athletics
  • Sean Newcomb vs Rockies
  • Robbie Ray @ Padres

Stream

  • Cole Hamels @ Pirates
  • Nathan Eovaldi vs Rays
  • Walker Buehler @ Mariners
  • Kyle Freeland @ Braves
  • Luke Weaver vs Brewers
  • Freddy Peralta @ Cardinals
  • Kyle Gibson vs Tigers
  • CC Sabathia vs Blue Jays

AL/NL Only

  • Wade LeBlanc vs Dodgers
  • Edwin Jackson vs Astros
  • Joey Lucchesi vs Diamondbacks
  • Mike Minor vs Angels
  • Jakob Junis @ White Sox
  • Matthew Boyd @ Twins

Avoid

  • Dylan Bundy @ Indians
  • Marcus Stroman @ Yankees
  • Trevor Williams vs Cubs
  • Matt Harvey vs Giants
  • James Shields vs Royals
  • Dan Straily @ Nationals

Saturday, August 18

Start

  • Dallas Keuchel @ Athletics
  • Jake Arrieta vs Mets
  • David Price vs Rays
  • Miles Mikolas vs Brewers
  • Mike Foltynewicz vs Rockies
  • Zack Godley @ Padres
  • Rich Hill @ Mariners

Stream

  • Dereck Rodriguez @ Reds
  • Andrew Heaney @ Rangers
  • Luis Castillo vs Giants
  • Trevor Cahill vs Astros

AL/NL Only

  • Mike Montgomery @ Pirates
  • Joe Musgrove vs Cubs

Avoid

  • Tyler Glasnow @ Red Sox
  • Wade Miley @ Cardinals
  • Clayton Richard vs Diamondbacks
  • Chad Bettis @ Braves

Sunday, August 19

Start

  • Madison Bumgarner @ Reds
  • Jose Quintana @ Pirates
  • J.A. Happ vs Blue Jays
  • Sean Manaea vs Astros
  • Mike Clevinger vs Orioles

Stream

  • Gio Gonzalez vs Marlins
  • Jameson Taillon vs Cubs
  • Anibal Sanchez vs Rockies
  • Nick Pivetta vs Mets

AL/NL Only

  • Jake Odorizzi vs Tigers
  • Reynaldo Lopez vs Royals

Avoid

  • Marco Gonzales vs Dodgers
  • Chase Anderson @ Cardinals
  • German Marquez @ Braves
  • Jaime Barria @ Rangers
  • Ryan Borucki @ Yankees
  • Alex Cobb @ Indians