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Week 23 Start/Sit: MLB Starting Pitcher (SP) Matchups

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 23, 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 9/5/16        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Toronto Dickey Sit New York (A) Tanaka Start
Baltimore Jimenez Sit Tampa Bay Andriese Sit
Chicago (N) Hendricks Start Milwaukee Davies Sit
New York (N) Colon Start Cincinnati Stephenson Sit
Philadelphia Eickhoff Start Miami Esch Start
Kansas City Kennedy Start Minnesota Berrios Sit
Atlanta Weber Sit Washington Scherzer Start
Los Angeles (A) Weaver Sit Oakland Alcantara Sit
St. Louis Wainwright Start Pittsburgh Kuhl Sit
Detroit Verlander Start Chicago (A) Sale Start
San Francisco Moore Start Colorado Bettis Sit
Texas Hamels Start Seattle Hernandez Start
Boston Pomeranz Start San Diego Jackson Sit
Houston Fiers Sit Cleveland Clevinger Sit
Arizona Greinke Start Los Angeles (N) Maeda Start
Probable Pitchers - Tuesday (9/6/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Atlanta W. Perez Sit Washington G. Gonzalez Start
St. Louis L. Weaver Start Pittsburgh Vogelsong Sit
Toronto Aa. Sanchez Start New York (A) Cessa Sit
Baltimore Gallardo Sit Tampa Bay Odorizzi Start
Houston Keuchel Sit Cleveland Kluber Start
New York (N) R. Montero Sit Cincinnati Finnegan Start
Philadelphia Morgan Start Miami Urena Start
Chicago (N) Hammel Start Milwaukee Peralta Sit
Detroit Boyd Sit Chicago (A) M. Gonzalez Sit
Kansas City Gee Start Minnesota E. Santana Sit
San Francisco Samardzija Sit Colorado T. Anderson Start
Los Angeles (A) Nolasco Start Oakland TBA TBD
Arizona S. Miller Sit Los Angeles (N) Stripling Sit
Boston Buchholz Start San Diego P. Clemens Sit
Texas M. Perez Sit Seattle Paxton Sit
Probable Pitchers - Wednesday (9/7/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Atlanta Foltynewicz Sit Washington Strasburg Start
St. Louis Al. Reyes Start Pittsburgh Taillon Start
Toronto Stroman Sit New York (A) TBA TBD
Baltimore Bundy Start Tampa Bay Smyly Sit
Houston Fister Sit Cleveland Carrasco Start
New York (N) Syndergaard Start Cincinnati DeSclafani Start
Philadelphia Hellickson Start Miami Cashner Start
Chicago (N) Montgomery Sit Milwaukee Garza Sit
Detroit An. Sanchez Sit Chicago (A) Quintana Start
Kansas City Duffy Start Minnesota Gibson Sit
San Francisco A. Suarez Sit Colorado De La Rosa Sit
Los Angeles (A) A. Meyer Sit Oakland J. Cotton Sit
Arizona Ray Start Los Angeles (N) B. Stewart Start
Boston Price Start San Diego Cosart Sit
Texas Griffin Sit Seattle A. MIranda Sit
Probable Pitchers - Thursday (9/8/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Houston Musgrove Sit Cleveland Bauer Sit
Cincinnati Straily Start Pittsburgh Nova Start
Philadelphia Velasquez Sit Washington A. Cole Start
Tampa Bay Cobb Start New York (A) Sabathia Sit
Milwaukee Guerra Start St. Louis J. Garcia Start
Colorado Hoffman Sit San Diego C. Richard Sit
Texas Holland Sit Seattle T. Walker Sit
Probable Pitchers - Friday (9/9/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Cincinnati Adleman Sit Pittsburgh Brault Start
Philadelphia J. Thompson Sit Washington Roark Start
Tampa Bay Snell Start New York (A) Pineda Start
Boston Porcello Start Toronto Estrada Sit
Baltimore Gausman Sit Detroit Fulmer Start
Los Angeles (N) Kershaw Start Miami J. Fernandez Start
New York (N) Gsellman Start Atlanta Gant Sit
Chicago (N) Lester Start Houston McHugh Sit
Cleveland Salazar Start Minnesota Santiago Sit
Kansas City Ventura Sit Chicago (A) Rodon Start
San Francisco Bumgarner Start Arizona Shipley Sit
Seattle Iwakuma Start Oakland Mengden Sit
Texas Darvish Start Los Angeles (A) Skaggs Sit
Colorado Chatwood Start San Diego Perdomo Sit
Probable Pitchers - Saturday (9/10/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Cincinnati Stephenson Sit Pittsburgh Kuhl Sit
Philadelphia Eickhoff Start Washington Scherzer Start
Tampa Bay Archer Start New York (A) Tanaka Start
Boston E. Rodriguez Sit Toronto Happ Sit
Baltimore Miley Sit Detroit D. Norris Sit
Los Angeles (N) R. Hill Start Miami Koehler Start
New York (N) Lugo Start Atlanta Teheran Start
Chicago (N) Arrieta Start Houston Fiers Sit
Cleveland TBA TBD Minnesota Albers Sit
Kansas City Volquez Start Chicago (A) Shields Sit
San Francisco Cueto Start Arizona Bradley Sit
Seattle F. Hernandez Start Oakland Graveman Sit
Texas Hamels Start Los Angeles (A) TBA TBD
Colorado J. Gray Start San Diego E. Jackson Sit
Milwaukee C. Anderson Sit St. Louis Wainwright Start
Probable Pitchers - Sunday (9/11/16)        
Visiting Team Visiting Starter Start/Sit Home Team Home Starter Start/Sit
Tampa Bay Andriese Start New York (A) Cessa Start
Boston Pomeranz Start Toronto Dickey Sit
Baltimore U. Jimenez Sit Detroit Verlander Start
Los Angeles (N) Maeda Start Miami Esch Sit
Cincinnati Finnegan Start Pittsburgh Vogelsong Start
New York (N) Colon Start Atlanta Weber Sit
Philadelphia Morgan Sit Washington G. Gonzalez Start
Cleveland Kluber Start Minnesota Berrios Sit
Kansas City Kennedy Start Chicago (A) Ranaudo Sit
Milwaukee Davies Start St. Louis L. Weaver Start
Texas M. Perez Sit Los Angeles (A) J. Weaver Sit
Seattle Paxton Start Oakland R. Alcantara Sit
San Francisco Moore Start Arizona Greinke Start
Colorado Bettis Start San Diego P. Clemens Sit
Chicago (N) Lackey Sit Houston TBA TBD

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