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Fantasy Baseball Pitching Forecaster: August 20 - 26

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A look at the pitching matchups for the week.

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Forecaster updated 8/19 5:00 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 20

Start

Stream

AL/NL Only

Avoid

Tuesday, August 21

Start

Stream

  • Carlos Rodon vs Twins
  • Tanner Roark vs Phillies
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu vs Cardinals
  • Julio Teheran @ Pirates
  • Junior Guerra vs Reds

AL/NL Only

  • Mike Leake vs Astros
  • Brett Anderson vs Rangers

Avoid

  • Nathan Eovaldi vs Indians
  • Tyler Anderson vs Padres
  • Vince Velasquez @ Nationals
  • Shane Bieber @ Red Sox
  • Ivan Nova vs Braves
  • Jordan Zimmermann vs Cubs
  • Steven Matz vs Giants
  • Trevor Richards vs Yankees

Wednesday, August 22

Start

Stream

  • Jon Gray vs Padres
  • Jack Flaherty @ Dodgers
  • Walker Buehler vs Cardinals
  • Lance Lynn @ Marlins
  • Kyle Gibson @ White Sox
  • Clay Buchholz vs Angels
  • Freddy Peralta vs Reds

AL/NL Only

  • Edwin Jackson vs Rangers
  • Jakob Junis @ Rays
  • James Shields vs Twins

Avoid

  • Jon Lester @ Tigers
  • Sean Newcomb @ Pirates
  • Marco Gonzales vs Astros
  • Zach Eflin @ Nationals
  • Trevor Williams vs Braves
  • Brian Johnson vs Indians
  • Mike Minor @ Athletics

Thursday, August 23

Start

  • Madison Bumgarner @ Mets
  • David Price vs Indians
  • Mike Foltynewicz @ Marlins
  • Cole Hamels vs Reds

Stream

  • Kyle Freeland vs Padres
  • Trevor Cahill @ Twins
  • Tyler Glasnow vs Royals

AL/NL Only

  • Matthew Boyd vs White Sox
  • Anthony DeSclafani @ Cubs
  • Brad Keller @ Rays

Avoid

Friday, August 24

Start

  • Dallas Keuchel @ Angels
  • Jake Arrieta @ Blue Jays
  • Miles Mikolas @ Rockies
  • Mike Clevinger @ Royals
  • Sean Manaea @ Twins
  • Rich Hill vs Padres

Stream

  • Andrew Heaney vs Astros
  • Anibal Sanchez @ Marlins
  • CC Sabathia @ Orioles

AL/NL Only

  • Joe Musgrove @ Brewers
  • Wade Miley vs Pirates

Avoid

  • Robbie Ray vs Mariners
  • Wade LeBlanc @ Diamondbacks
  • Jake Odorizzi vs Athletics
  • Reynaldo Lopez @ Tigers
  • Alex Cobb vs Yankees
  • Matt Harvey @ Cubs
  • Clayton Richard @ Dodgers
  • Andrew Suarez vs Rangers

Saturday, August 25

Start

  • Rick Porcello @ Rays
  • Zack Godley vs Mariners
  • Jose Quintana vs Reds

Stream

  • Zack Wheeler vs Nationals
  • Jameson Taillon @ Brewers
  • Gio Gonzalez @ Mets
  • Jhoulys Chacin vs Pirates
  • Nathan Eovaldi @ Rays
  • Mike Fiers @ Twins
  • Kevin Gausman @ Marlins
  • German Marquez vs Cardinals

AL/NL Only

  • Lucas Giolito @ Tigers
  • Derek Holland vs Rangers

Avoid

  • Jose Berrios vs Athletics
  • Nick Pivetta @ Blue Jays
  • Luis Castillo @ Cubs
  • John Gant @ Rockies
  • Jaime Barria vs Astros
  • Ryan Borucki vs Phillies

Sunday, August 26

Start

  • Blake Snell vs Red Sox
  • J.A. Happ @ Orioles
  • Chris Archer @ Brewers
  • Kyle Hendricks vs Reds
  • Alex Wood vs Padres

Stream

  • Carlos Rodon @ Tigers
  • Tanner Roark @ Mets
  • Julio Teheran @ Marlins
  • Vince Velasquez @ Blue Jays
  • Shane Bieber @ Royals

AL/NL Only

  • Brett Anderson @ Twins

Avoid

  • Jose Berrios vs Athletics
  • Dylan Bundy vs Yankees
  • Chase Anderson vs Pirates
  • Tyler Anderson vs Cardinals
  • Felix Hernandez @ Diamondbacks
  • Austin Gomber @ Rockies
  • Marco Estrada vs Phillies
  • Jordan Zimmermann vs White Sox
  • Steven Matz vs Nationals
  • Trevor Richards vs Braves