Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 5/4 & 5/5

Nick Pollack ranks every starting pitcher matchup for today's and tomorrow's games.

Here are your morning rankings for today’s starting pitcher options.

It’s not perfect and will be far from the actual results at the end of the day, though it should give guidance for those questioning who to slot into your lineup on a given day.

Note: I’ve made a change moving forward to this daily article. I’ll now be including a second table for tomorrow’s starting pitcher matchups as well, helping everyone get a jump on their nightly pickups. Please note that these matchups are subject to change, though, and there will be times when I have the incorrect pitcher going. I thank you for your future understanding.

Pitchers highlighted in yellow = Possible streaming options.

FS = False Starter where there is an assumed opener actually starting the game.

Red = Postponed.


Today’s Starting Pitcher Rankings


Rank Pitcher Matchup
1 Patrick Corbin @ PHI
2 Carlos Carrasco vs. SEA
3 Mike Soroka @ MIA
4 Zack Wheeler @ MIL
5 Yu Darvish vs. STL
6 Rich Hill @ SD
7 Eduardo Rodriguez @ CHW
8 J.A. Happ vs. MIN
9 Kyle Freeland vs. ARI
10 Jake Arrieta vs. WSH
11 Chris Bassitt @ PIT
12 Wade Miley @ LAA
13 Trevor Richards vs. ATL
14 Trevor Williams vs. OAK
15 Luke Weaver @ COL
16 Joey Lucchesi vs. LAD
17 Michael Wacha @ CHC
18 Yonny Chirinos (FS) @ BAL
19 Homer Bailey @ DET
20 Dereck Rodriguez @ CIN
21 Lance Lynn vs. TOR
22 Gio Gonzalez vs. NYM
23 Jake Odorizzi @ NYY
24 Tanner Roark vs. SF
25 Mike Leake @ CLE
26 Tyson Ross vs. KC
27 Manny Banuelos vs. BOS
28 Trevor Cahill vs. HOU
29 Dylan Bundy vs. TBR
30 Thomas Pannone? @ TEX


Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher Rankings

Rank Pitcher Matchup
1 Justin Verlander @ LAA
2 Luis Castillo vs. SF
3 German Marquez vs. ARI
4 Zack Greinke @ COL
5 Domingo German vs. MIN
6 Jose Quintana vs. STL
7 Kenta Maeda @ SD
8 Frankie Montas @ PIT
9 Spencer Turnbull vs. KC
10 Rick Porcello @ CHW
11 Brad Keller @ DET
12 Pablo Lopez vs. ATL
13 Julio Teheran @ MIA
14 Zach Eflin vs. WSH
15 Jordan Lyles vs. OAK
16 Michael Pineda @ NYY
17 Jeff Samardzija @ CIN
18 Zach Davies vs. NYM
19 Anibal Sanchez @ PHI
20 Erik Swanson @ CLE
21 Drew Smyly vs. TOR
22 Clay Buchholz @ TEX
23 Adam Wainwright @ CHC
24 Jason Vargas @ MIL
25 John Means vs. TBR
26 Nick Margevicius vs. LAD
27 Dylan Covey vs. BOS
28 Cody Anderson vs. SEA
29 Matt Harvey vs. HOU
30 Mystery Rays Pitcher (FS?) @ BAL

(Photo by Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire)

Nick Pollack

Founder of Pitcher List. Creator of CSW, The List, and SP Roundup. Worked with MSG, FanGraphs, CBS Sports, and Washington Post. Former college pitcher, travel coach, pitching coach, and Brandeis alum. Wants every pitcher to be dope.

2 responses to “Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 5/4 & 5/5”

  1. Frankie says:

    Freeland. Never again.

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