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Week 9 Starts & Sits - All Starting Pitcher Matchups

As we come barreling towards the end of May, the reality of the fantasy baseball season being one-third of the way over is nigh. Starting pitcher decisions may start to feel more automatic now as we become more familiar with 2019's names and trends, but rest assured, complacency is the devil. We're constantly re-evaluating here with our weekly starting pitcher matchups and recommendations so that you don't have to deal with the headache. In case you missed it, this is our sixth year now writing this weekly column, helping fantasy baseball managers pick the best pitchers weekly.

Below are the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 9, which will be updated as rotations are announced and tweaked. Injuries are claiming starters left and right, so this column will be continuously updated and adjusted for any postponements or rotation shuffles, reflecting official beat writer speculation for as many unconfirmed rotation slots as possible.

For every week of the fantasy baseball season, we look to analyze all of the projected starting pitcher matchups and put together our optimal lineups. Here at RotoBaller, we believe that it’s key to analyze every SP matchup, each and every week, to help determine which SPs to start/sit and identify some sneaky streams. Let's win some leagues!

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SP Matchups & Start/Sit Recommendations

This weekly piece considers the pitcher’s opponents, their career stats against the opponent, some ballpark factors and historical splits. With all of this information, we then provide our start/sit recommendations for each starting pitcher matchup for the approaching week of fantasy baseball.

We'll now include a "Score" value that goes from 0-100, with 100 being a perfect start and zero being an easy sit. With 50 as the theoretical "Start/Sit" border, you can use the color-coded scores giving you valuable context to make your own decisions rather than abiding by an arbitrary Start/Sit threshold. Those set for two-start weeks are highlighted in yellow. On your marks, get set...go!

This column was last updated on Sunday, May 26th, and will be updated daily as more rotations and starters are announced through June 2nd.

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