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Week 4 Start/Sit Matchups - Starting Pitchers


You know what it is--it's my updated starts/sits column for Week 4! Your friendly neighborhood @Roto_Dubs is back again this year with his weekly starting pitcher matchups. This is our fifth year now writing this weekly column, helping fantasy baseball managers pick the best pitchers weekly.

Below are the projected starting pitching matchups for Week 4, which will be updated as rotations are inevitably tweaked.

If you've got any questions about which pitchers can capitalize on a juicy matchup and which ones might be worth putting on the pine against a fierce offense, this is the weekly piece for you. 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. Let's set those optimal lineups!

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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.

PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/23/18) - MONDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ATL@CIN Mike Foltynewicz SP | ATL START Sal Romano SP | CIN SIT
CLE@BAL Carlos Carrasco SP | CLE START Kevin Gausman SP | BAL SIT
LAA@HOU Tyler Skaggs SP | LAA SIT Gerrit Cole SP | HOU START
MIA@LAD Jarlin Garcia RP | MIA START Walker Buehler RP | LAD SIT
MIN@NYY Jake Odorizzi SP | MIN SIT Masahiro Tanaka SP | NYY START
OAK@TEX Trevor Cahill SP | OAK SIT Matt Moore SP | TEX SIT
SD@COL Bryan Mitchell RP | SD SIT Chad Bettis SP | COL START
SEA@CHW Mike Leake SP | SEA START Miguel Gonzalez SP | CHW SIT
WAS@SF Gio Gonzalez SP | WAS START Chris Stratton SP | SF START
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/24/18) - TUESDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@PHI Robbie Ray SP | ARI START Vince Velasquez SP | PHI START
ATL@CIN Brandon McCarthy SP | ATL START Tyler Mahle SP | CIN SIT
BOS@TOR Rick Porcello SP | BOS START J.A. Happ SP | TOR SIT
CHC@CLE Tyler Chatwood SP | CHC START Josh Tomlin SP | CLE SIT
DET@PIT Jordan Zimmermann SP | DET SIT Chad Kuhl SP | PIT START
LAA@HOU Shohei Ohtani SP | LAA START Charlie Morton SP | HOU START
MIA@LAD Dillon Peters SP | MIA SIT Kenta Maeda SP | LAD SIT
MIL@KC Zach Davies SP | MIL START Ian Kennedy SP | KC SIT
MIN@NYY Jose Berrios SP | MIN START CC Sabathia SP | NYY SIT
NYM@STL Zack Wheeler SP | NYM START Luke Weaver SP | STL START
OAK@TEX Andrew Triggs SP | OAK SIT Cole Hamels SP | TEX START
SD@COL TBA TBD Kyle Freeland SP | COL SIT
SEA@CHW Marco Gonzales SP | SEA SIT Carson Fulmer SP | CHW SIT
TB@BAL Jake Faria SP | TB START Alex Cobb SP | BAL SIT
WAS@SF Tanner Roark SP | WAS START Ty Blach SP | SF SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/25/18) - WEDNESDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@PHI Zack Greinke SP | ARI START Jake Arrieta SP | PHI START
ATL@CIN Matt Wisler RP | ATL START Brandon Finnegan SP | CIN SIT
BOS@TOR Eduardo Rodriguez SP | BOS START Aaron Sanchez SP | TOR START
CHC@CLE Jon Lester SP | CHC START Trevor Bauer SP | CLE START
DET@PIT Matthew Boyd SP | DET START Jameson Taillon SP | PIT START
LAA@HOU Nick Tropeano SP | LAA SIT Justin Verlander SP | HOU START
MIA@LAD Trevor Richards SP | MIA SIT Clayton Kershaw SP | LAD START
MIL@KC Chase Anderson SP | MIL START Jason Hammel SP | KC SIT
MIN@NYY Lance Lynn SP | MIN SIT Sonny Gray SP | NYY SIT
NYM@STL Steven Matz SP | NYM START Michael Wacha SP | STL START
OAK@TEX Kendall Graveman SP | OAK SIT Mike Minor RP | TEX START
SD@COL Tyson Ross SP | SD START Jon Gray SP | COL SIT
SEA@CHW Felix Hernandez SP | SEA START James Shields SP | CHW SIT
TB@BAL Chris Archer SP | TB START Dylan Bundy SP | BAL START
WAS@SF Max Scherzer SP | WAS START Jeff Samardzija SP | SF SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/26/18) - THURSDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@PHI Matt Koch RP | ARI START Ben Lively SP | PHI SIT
ATL@CIN Sean Newcomb SP | ATL START Homer Bailey SP | CIN START
BOS@TOR Chris Sale SP | BOS START Marco Estrada SP | TOR SIT
CHW@KC Lucas Giolito SP | CHW SIT Jake Junis SP | KC START
DET@PIT Michael Fulmer SP | DET START Ivan Nova SP | PIT START
MIL@CHC Jhoulys Chacin SP | MIL SIT Kyle Hendricks SP | CHC START
MIN@NYY Kyle Gibson SP | MIN SIT Jordan Montgomery SP | NYY START
NYM@STL Noah Syndergaard SP | NYM START Carlos Martinez SP | STL START
SEA@CLE James Paxton SP | SEA START Mike Clevinger SP | CLE START
TB@BAL Blake Snell SP | TB START Chris Tillman SP | BAL SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/27/18) - FRIDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@WAS Zack Godley SP | ARI START Stephen Strasburg SP | WAS START
ATL@PHI Julio Teheran SP | ATL START Aaron Nola SP | PHI START
CHW@KC Reynaldo Lopez SP | CHW START Danny Duffy SP | KC SIT
CIN@MIN Luis Castillo SP | CIN START Phil Hughes SP | MIN SIT
COL@MIA Tyler Anderson SP | COL START Jose Urena SP | MIA SIT
DET@BAL Mike Fiers SP | DET SIT Andrew Cashner SP | BAL SIT
LAD@SF Hyun-Jin Ryu SP | LAD START Derek Holland SP | SF SIT
MIL@CHC Brent Suter SP | MIL SIT Yu Darvish SP | CHC START
NYM@SD Jacob deGrom SP | NYM START Clayton Richard SP | SD SIT
NYY@LAA Luis Severino SP | NYY START Andrew Heaney SP | LAA SIT
OAK@HOU Sean Manaea SP | OAK START Dallas Keuchel SP | HOU START
SEA@CLE Erasmo Ramirez SP | SEA SIT Corey Kluber SP | CLE START
STL@PIT Miles Mikolas SP | STL START Steven Brault RP | PIT SIT
TB@BOS Yonny Chirinos P | TB SIT Drew Pomeranz SP | BOS START
TEX@TOR Bartolo Colon SP | TEX SIT Marcus Stroman SP | TOR SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/28/18) - SATURDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@WAS Patrick Corbin SP | ARI START Jeremy Hellickson SP | WAS SIT
ATL@PHI Mike Foltynewicz SP | ATL START Nick Pivetta SP | PHI START
CHW@KC Miguel Gonzalez SP | CHW SIT Eric Skoglund SP | KC SIT
CIN@MIN Sal Romano SP | CIN SIT Jake Odorizzi SP | MIN START
COL@MIA German Marquez SP | COL START Caleb Smith RP | MIA SIT
DET@BAL Francisco Liriano RP | DET SIT Kevin Gausman SP | BAL SIT
LAD@SF Alex Wood SP | LAD START Johnny Cueto SP | SF START
MIL@CHC Junior Guerra SP | MIL SIT Jose Quintana SP | CHC START
NYM@SD Jason Vargas SP | NYM SIT Joey Lucchesi SP | SD START
NYY@LAA Masahiro Tanaka SP | NYY START Garrett Richards SP | LAA START
OAK@HOU Daniel Mengden SP | OAK SIT Lance McCullers SP | HOU START
SEA@CLE Mike Leake SP | SEA SIT Carlos Carrasco SP | CLE START
STL@PIT TBA TBD Trevor Williams SP | PIT SIT
TB@BOS TBA TBD David Price SP | BOS START
TEX@TOR Martin Perez SP | TEX SIT Jaime Garcia SP | TOR SIT
PROBABLE PITCHERS (4/29/18) - SUNDAY    
GAME VISITING STARTER START/SIT HOME STARTER START/SIT
ARI@WAS Robbie Ray SP | ARI START Gio Gonzalez SP | WAS START
ATL@PHI Brandon McCarthy SP | ATL START Vince Velasquez SP | PHI START
CHW@KC James Shields SP | CHW SIT TBA TBD
CIN@MIN Tyler Mahle SP | CIN SIT Jose Berrios SP | MIN START
COL@MIA Chad Bettis SP | COL START Jarlin Garcia RP | MIA START
DET@BAL Jordan Zimmermann SP | DET SIT Alex Cobb SP | BAL SIT
LAD@SF Kenta Maeda SP | LAD SIT Ty Blach SP | SF SIT
MIL@CHC Zach Davies SP | MIL START Tyler Chatwood SP | CHC START
NYM@SD Zack Wheeler SP | NYM START Bryan Mitchell RP | SD SIT
NYY@LAA CC Sabathia SP | NYY SIT Tyler Skaggs SP | LAA SIT
OAK@HOU Trevor Cahill SP | OAK SIT Gerrit Cole SP | HOU START
SEA@CLE Marco Gonzales SP | SEA SIT Josh Tomlin SP | CLE SIT
STL@PIT Luke Weaver SP | STL START Chad Kuhl SP | PIT START
TB@BOS Jake Faria SP | TB SIT Rick Porcello SP | BOS START
TEX@TOR Matt Moore SP | TEX SIT J.A. Happ SP | TOR START

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