Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 5/5 & 5/6

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 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


Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher Rankings

Rank Pitcher Matchup
1 Trevor Bauer vs. CHW
2 Max Scherzer @ MIL
3 Blake Snell vs. ARI
4 Gerrit Cole vs. KC
5 Jacob deGrom @ SD
6 Walker Buehler vs. ATL
7 Chris Paddack vs. NYM
8 Max Fried @ LAD
9 Cole Hamels vs. MIA
10 Marcus Stroman vs. MIN
11 Anthony DeSclafani vs. SF
12 Martin Perez @ TOR
13 Miles Mikolas vs. PHI
14 CC Sabathia vs. SEA
15 Merrill Kelly @ TB
16 Felix Hernandez @ NYY
17 Vince Velasquez @ STL
18 Jake Junis @ HOU
19 Drew Pomeranz @ CIN
20 Jhoulys Chacin vs. WSH
21 Sandy Alcantara @ CHC
22 Ivan Nova @ CLE
23 Andrew Cashner vs. BOS
24 Hector Velazquez @ BAL

(Photo by Cody Glenn/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.

3 responses to “Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 5/5 & 5/6”

  1. jasen James says:

    Hey Nick, Ive run into a rough run of luck lately with Kluber and Paxton both hitting the IL. I already had a couple of stashes on there with Heaney and Nelson. Which of those 2 would you drop to put Paxton on there? Need to start streaming.

  2. Sam says:

    Hey Nick, would you look to add either Eickhoff or Skaggs for rest of season in a dynasty points league or use that spot to stream starting with Martin Perez this week?

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