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Week 22 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

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What’s up RotoBallers. As always, we are here to help with pitcher matchups every week of the season and help win some leagues.Below are all of the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 22, including our recommendation on whether to start or sit them for your fantasy baseball teams. Next to each matchup below, we also have a link to our Premium Starting Pitcher Daily Matchups, Streamers & DFS Tool. For those who aren't aware, our in-house tool analyzes SP matchups based on a variety of stats/metrics, and recommends whether start, sit, or stream any pitcher for seasonal and DFS leagues. It's pretty cool.

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 to hopefully find some hidden gems to bolster your teams.

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.

 

SP Matchups & Start/Sit Recommendations

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Note that MLB teams usually shuffle their rotations, so I’ll be updating the matchups throughout the day and week. This is based on 10-14-team league sizes:

PROBABLE PITCHERS - MONDAY (8/29/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
Toronto Estrada START Baltimore Miley SIT
Washington Roark START Philadelphia Thompson SIT
Chi White Sox Shields SIT Detroit Boyd START
Tampa Bay Andriese SIT Boston Porcello START
Minnesota Santiago SIT Cleveland Bauer START
Miami Fernandez START NY Mets Montero SIT
St Louis Martinez START Milwaukee Davies START
Seattle Iwakuma START Texas Darvish START
Pittsburgh Brault SIT Chi Cubs Arrieta START
Oakland Manaea SIT Houston Musgrove START
NY Yankees Pineda START Kansas City Gee SIT
LA Dodgers Maeda START Colorado Gray SIT
Cincinnati Straily START LA Angels Shoemaker START
PROBABLE PITCHERS - TUESDAY (8/30/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
Washington Scherzer START Philadelphia Eickhoff START
Toronto Happ START Baltimore Jimenez SIT
Miami Koehler START NY Mets Lugo SIT
San Diego Jackson START Atlanta Teheran START
Tampa Bay Odorizzi START Boston Pomeranz START
Minnesota Albers SIT Cleveland Tomlin SIT
Chi White Sox Ranaudo SIT Detroit Norris START
Pittsburgh Kuhl SIT Chi Cubs Hendricks START
Seattle Paxton START Texas Hamels START
St Louis Wainwright START Milwaukee Peralta SIT
Oakland Graveman SIT Houston McHugh START
NY Yankees Tanaka START Kansas City Volquez SIT
LA Dodgers Hill START Colorado Anderson START
Cincinnati Adleman SIT LA Angels Weaver SIT
Arizona Greinke START San Francisco Cueto START
PROBABLE PITCHERS - WEDNESDAY (8/31/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
Chi White Sox Sale START Detroit Verlander START
Tampa Bay Smyly SIT Boston Wright START
Seattle Hernandez START Texas Perez SIT
Oakland Detwiler SIT Houston Fiers START
LA Dodgers Stripling SIT Colorado Hoffman SIT
Arizona Ray START San Francisco Moore START
Cincinnati Finnegan START LA Angels Nolasco SIT
Washington Gonzalez START Philadelphia Morgan SIT
Toronto Sanchez START Baltimore Gallardo SIT
Miami Phelps START NY Mets Colon START
San Diego Clemens SIT Atlanta Wisler START
Minnesota Dean SIT Cleveland Kluber START
Pittsburgh Vogelsong SIT Chi Cubs Montgomery SIT
St Louis Weaver START Milwaukee Garza SIT
NY Yankees Cessa START Kansas City Kennedy SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS - THURSDAY (9/1/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
San Diego Cosart START Atlanta De La Cruz SIT
Miami Urena START NY Mets Matz START
San Francisco Samardzija SIT Chi Cubs Hammel START
Chi White Sox Quintana START Minnesota Santana START
PROBABLE PITCHERS - FRIDAY (9/2/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
San Francisco Suarez SIT Chi Cubs Lester START
Atlanta Foltynewicz START Philadelphia Hellickson START
NY Yankees Green SIT Baltimore Bundy SIT
Milwaukee Nelson SIT Pittsburgh Taillon START
St Louis Leake START Cincinnati DeSclafani START
Toronto Liriano SIT Tampa Bay Snell START
Miami Cashner SIT Cleveland Carrasco START
Washington Cole SIT NY Mets Syndergaard START
Houston Keuchel START Texas Griffin SIT
Chi White Sox Rodon START Minnesota Gibson SIT
Detroit Fulmer START Kansas City Duffy START
Arizona Shipley SIT Colorado De La Rosa SIT
Boston Price START Oakland Neal SIT
San Diego Richard SIT LA Dodgers Norris START
LA Angels Oberholtzer SIT Seattle Miranda SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS - SATURDAY (9/3/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
San Francisco Bumgarner START Chi Cubs Arrieta START
Houston Fister START Texas Holland SIT
St Louis Garcia START Cincinnati Bailey SIT
Toronto Stroman START Tampa Bay Archer START
Atlanta Blair START Philadelphia Velasquez START
NY Yankees Sabathia SIT Baltimore Gausman START
Milwaukee Anderson SIT Pittsburgh Nova START
Chi White Sox Shields SIT Minnesota Santiago SIT
Miami Fernandez START Cleveland Salazar START
Washington TBA TBD NY Mets deGrom SIT
Detroit Sanchez SIT Kansas City Ventura SIT
Arizona Godley SIT Colorado Bettis SIT
Boston Rodriguez SIT Oakland Triggs START
LA Angels Skaggs START Seattle Walker SIT
San Diego Perdomo SIT LA Dodgers Urias START
PROBABLE PITCHERS - SUNDAY (9/4/16)
VISITING TEAM VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME TEAM HOME STARTER START/SIT
St Louis Martinez START Cincinnati Straily START
Toronto Dickey START Tampa Bay Andriese SIT
Atlanta Teheran START Philadelphia Thompson START
Milwaukee Davies START Pittsburgh Cole START
NY Yankees Pineda SIT Baltimore Miley SIT
Chi White Sox Ranaudo SIT Minnesota Albers SIT
Detroit Boyd START Kansas City Gee SIT
San Francisco Cueto START Chi Cubs Hendricks START
Houston Musgrove SIT Texas Darvish START
Boston Porcello START Oakland Manaea SIT
LA Angels Shoemaker START Seattle Iwakuma START
Arizona Bradley SIT Colorado Gray START
San Diego Jackson SIT LA Dodgers Maeda START
Miami Koehler SIT Cleveland Bauer START
Washington Roark START NY Mets Lugo SIT

 

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