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Week 11 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups


By SD Dirk on Flickr [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsWhat's up RotoBallers. There are some very nice two start pitchers with great matchups this week, so get those fantasy engines fired up. Like many other weeks, there are also some less obvious SP sleepers and streaming options who may still be available on your waiver wire based on the league format, including NL-Only and AL-Only leagues.

Every week of the MLB season, we are here to analyze all of the starting pitcher matchups and try to put together our optimal lineups. Each of Week 11's projected SP matchups are listed in this space. After considering the pitcher's performances so far this year, their opponents for the week, where they are pitching, how they've pitched against that opponent, the split stats against the opponent, and some other relevant factors - we are providing our Week 11 start/sit recommendations for each and every starting pitcher matchup.

Deciding which pitchers to start or sit can be an important factor for the success of our fantasy teams. Benching a pitcher that gets lit up is a life saver, and can sometimes be the deciding factor in weekly or head-to-head formats. In more traditional season-long formats like roto leagues, and also daily leagues, we have to be even more careful and choose our daily lineups with care. After all, there's nothing worse then getting an ERA/ WHIP blowup to your overall season stats. Good luck this week RotoBallers, let's win some leagues!

 

SP Matchups & Start/Sit Recommendations

Editor’s Note: our fantasy baseball wire pickups list is updated every day by RotoBaller's writers. We provide waiver wire recommendations on starting pitchers who are hot or emerging, in addition to every other position. You can also download our free waiver wire iPhone app, and stay updated with our analysis on the run.

 

Probable Pitchers - Monday (6/9/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ATL@COL Minor, Mike SP ATL Sit Bergman, Christian SP COL Sit
BOS@BAL Peavy, Jake SP BOS Sit Norris, Bud SP BAL Sit
CHC@PIT Jackson, Edwin SP CHC Sit TBD TBD
CLE@TEX House, T.J. SP CLE Sit Martinez, Nick P TEX Sit
DET@CHW Porcello, Rick SP DET Start Noesi, Hector RP CHW Sit
HOU@ARI Cosart, Jarred SP HOU Sit Collmenter, Josh RP ARI Sit
LAD@CIN Haren, Dan SP LAD Sit Cingrani, Tony SP CIN Start
MIN@TOR Nolasco, Ricky SP MIN Sit Dickey, R.A. SP TOR Start
NYY@KC Nuno, Vidal SP NYY Start Vargas, Jason SP KC Sit
OAK@LAA Chavez, Jesse RP OAK Start Richards, Garrett RP LAA Start
SEA@TB Ramirez, Erasmo SP SEA Sit Price, David SP TB Start
WAS@SF Strasburg, Stephen SP WAS Start Vogelsong, Ryan SP SF Start

Probable Pitchers - Tuesday (6/10/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ATL@COL Floyd, Gavin SP ATL Sit Nicasio, Juan SP COL Sit
BOS@BAL Workman, Brandon RP BOS Sit Tillman, Chris SP BAL Sit
CHC@PIT Wood, Travis SP CHC Start Liriano, Francisco SP PIT Start
CLE@KC Kluber, Corey SP CLE Start Ventura, Yordano SP KC Start
DET@CHW Verlander, Justin SP DET Sit Danks, John SP CHW Sit
HOU@ARI Peacock, Brad SP HOU Sit Arroyo, Bronson SP ARI Sit
LAD@CIN Beckett, Josh SP LAD Start Leake, Mike SP CIN Start
MIA@TEX Koehler, Tom SP MIA Sit Lewis, Colby SP TEX Sit
MIL@NYM Estrada, Marco SP MIL Start Matsuzaka, Daisuke SP NYM Sit
MIN@TOR Correia, Kevin SP MIN Sit Happ, J.A. SP TOR Sit
NYY@SEA Tanaka, Masahiro SP NYY Start Iwakuma, Hisashi SP SEA Start
OAK@LAA Pomeranz, Drew SP OAK Start Skaggs, Tyler SP LAA Sit
SD@PHI Kennedy, Ian SP SD Start Burnett, A.J. SP PHI Sit
STL@TB Wainwright, Adam SP STL Start Odorizzi, Jake SP TB Sit
WAS@SF Fister, Doug SP WAS Start Bumgarner, Madison SP SF Start

Probable Pitchers - Wednesday (6/11/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ARI@HOU McCarthy, Brandon SP ARI Start Keuchel, Dallas SP HOU Start
ATL@COL Teheran, Julio SP ATL Start Butler, Eddie SP COL Start
BOS@BAL De La Rosa, Rubby RP BOS Start Chen, Wei-Yin SP BAL Sit
CHC@PIT Hammel, Jason SP CHC Start Cumpton, Brandon SP PIT Sit
CLE@KC Bauer, Trevor SP CLE Start Guthrie, Jeremy SP KC Sit
DET@CHW Smyly, Drew RP DET Start Rienzo, Andre SP CHW Sit
LAD@CIN Ryu, Hyun-Jin SP LAD Start Cueto, Johnny SP CIN Start
MIA@TEX Turner, Jacob SP MIA Sit Darvish, Yu SP TEX Start
MIL@NYM Peralta, Wily SP MIL Start deGrom, Jacob SP NYM Sit
MIN@TOR Hughes, Phil SP MIN Start Stroman, Marcus SP TOR Start
NYY@SEA Whitley, Chase RP NYY Start Young, Chris SP SEA Sit
OAK@LAA Milone, Tommy SP OAK Sit Weaver, Jered SP LAA Start
SD@PHI Ross, Tyson RP SD Start Kendrick, Kyle SP PHI Sit
STL@TB Wacha, Michael SP STL Start Bedard, Erik SP TB Sit
WAS@SF Roark, Tanner SP WAS Start Cain, Matt SP SF Start

Probable Pitchers - Thursday (6/12/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ARI@HOU Miley, Wade SP ARI Start Feldman, Scott SP HOU Sit
ATL@COL Santana, Ervin SP ATL Sit Chacin, Jhoulys SP COL Sit
CHC@PIT Samardzija, Jeff SP CHC Start Volquez, Edinson SP PIT Sit
CLE@BOS Tomlin, Josh RP CLE Sit Lester, Jon SP BOS Start
DET@CHW Scherzer, Max SP DET Start Sale, Chris SP CHW Start
LAD@CIN Greinke, Zack SP LAD Start Simon, Alfredo RP CIN Sit
MIL@NYM Lohse, Kyle SP MIL Start Niese, Jonathon SP NYM Start
NYY@SEA Phelps, David SP NYY Start Elias, Roenis SP SEA Sit
SD@PHI Cashner, Andrew SP SD Start Hamels, Cole SP PHI Start
TOR@BAL Buehrle, Mark SP TOR Start TBD TBD
WAS@SF Treinen, Blake SP WAS Sit Hudson, Tim SP SF Start

Probable Pitchers - Friday (6/13/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ARI@LAD Anderson, Chase SP ARI Start Kershaw, Clayton SP LAD Start
CHC@PHI Arrieta, Jake SP CHC Sit Hernandez, Roberto SP PHI Sit
CIN@MIL Bailey, Homer SP CIN Sit Garza, Matt SP MIL Start
CLE@BOS Masterson, Justin SP CLE Sit Lackey, John SP BOS Start
COL@SF De La Rosa, Jorge SP COL Start Lincecum, Tim SP SF Sit
KC@CHW Duffy, Danny SP KC Start Quintana, Jose SP CHW Start
LAA@ATL Wilson, C.J. SP LAA Start Harang, Aaron SP ATL Start
MIN@DET Gibson, Kyle SP MIN Sit Sanchez, Anibal SP DET Start
NYY@OAK Kuroda, Hiroki SP NYY Sit Gray, Sonny SP OAK Start
PIT@MIA Morton, Charlie SP PIT Start Eovaldi, Nathan SP MIA Start
SD@NYM Stults, Eric SP SD Sit Colon, Bartolo SP NYM Start
TB@HOU Cobb, Alex SP TB Start McHugh, Collin SP HOU Start
TEX@SEA Tepesch, Nick SP TEX Sit Hernandez, Felix SP SEA Start
TOR@BAL Hutchison, Drew SP TOR Start Jimenez, Ubaldo SP BAL Sit
WAS@STL Zimmermann, Jordan SP WAS Start Lynn, Lance SP STL Start

Probable Pitchers - Saturday (6/14/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ARI@LAD Collmenter, Josh RP ARI Sit Haren, Dan SP LAD Start
CHC@PHI Jackson, Edwin SP CHC Sit Buchanan, David SP PHI Sit
CIN@MIL Cingrani, Tony SP CIN Start Gallardo, Yovani SP MIL Sit
CLE@BOS House, T.J. SP CLE Sit Peavy, Jake SP BOS Start
COL@SF TBD TBD Vogelsong, Ryan SP SF Start
KC@CHW Shields, James SP KC Start Noesi, Hector RP CHW Sit
LAA@ATL Richards, Garrett RP LAA Start Minor, Mike SP ATL Start
MIN@DET Deduno, Samuel SP MIN Sit Porcello, Rick SP DET Start
NYY@OAK Nuno, Vidal SP NYY Sit Kazmir, Scott SP OAK Start
PIT@MIA TBD TBD Wolf, Randy SP MIA Sit
SD@NYM TBD TBD Wheeler, Zack SP NYM Start
TB@HOU Archer, Chris SP TB Start Cosart, Jarred SP HOU Sit
TEX@SEA Saunders, Joe SP TEX Sit Ramirez, Erasmo SP SEA Sit
TOR@BAL Dickey, R.A. SP TOR Start Norris, Bud SP BAL Sit
WAS@STL Strasburg, Stephen SP WAS Start Miller, Shelby SP STL Start

Probable Pitchers - Sunday (6/15/14)

Game Visiting Starter Start/ Sit Home Starter Start/ Sit
ARI@LAD Arroyo, Bronson SP ARI Sit Beckett, Josh SP LAD Start
CHC@PHI Wood, Travis SP CHC Start Burnett, A.J. SP PHI Sit
CIN@MIL Leake, Mike SP CIN Start Estrada, Marco SP MIL Start
CLE@BOS Kluber, Corey SP CLE Start Workman, Brandon RP BOS Sit
COL@SF Nicasio, Juan SP COL Sit Bumgarner, Madison SP SF Start
KC@CHW Vargas, Jason SP KC Start Danks, John SP CHW Sit
LAA@ATL Skaggs, Tyler SP LAA Sit Floyd, Gavin SP ATL Sit
MIN@DET Nolasco, Ricky SP MIN Sit Verlander, Justin SP DET Start
NYY@OAK Tanaka, Masahiro SP NYY Start Chavez, Jesse RP OAK Start
PIT@MIA Liriano, Francisco SP PIT Start Alvarez, Henderson SP MIA Start
SD@NYM Kennedy, Ian SP SD Start Matsuzaka, Daisuke SP NYM Start
TB@HOU Price, David SP TB Start Peacock, Brad SP HOU Sit
TEX@SEA Martinez, Nick P TEX Sit Iwakuma, Hisashi SP SEA Start
TOR@BAL Happ, J.A. SP TOR Sit Tillman, Chris SP BAL Sit
WAS@STL Fister, Doug SP WAS Start Garcia, Jaime SP STL Start