Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 8/15 & 8/16

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.

There is 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 Walker Buehler @ MIA
2 Sonny Gray vs. STL
3 Caleb Smith vs. LAD
4 Yu Darvish @ PHI
5 Andrew Heaney vs. CHW
6 Aaron Sanchez @ OAK
7 Reynaldo Lopez @ LAA
8 Julio Teheran vs. NYM
9 Marcus Stroman @ ATL
10 Alex Young vs. SF
11 Spencer Turnbull vs. SEA
12 Mike Fiers vs. HOU
13 Michael Pineda @ TEX
14 Drew Smyly vs. CHC
15 Tommy Milone @ DET
16 Pedro Payano vs. MIN
17 Michael Wacha @ CIN
18 Dereck Rodriguez @ ARI
19 Adam Plutko @ NYY
20 Chad Green (FS?) vs. CLE

Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher Rankings


Rank Pitcher Matchup
1 Justin Verlander @ OAK
2 Luis Castillo vs. STL
3 Charlie Morton vs. DET
4 Lucas Giolito @ LAA
5 Noah Syndergaard @ KC
6 Patrick Corbin vs. MIL
7 Kyle Hendricks @ PIT
8 Mike Minor vs. MIN
9 Chris Paddack @ PHI
10 Mike Soroka vs. LAD
11 Kenta Maeda @ ATL
12 Jake Odorizzi @ TEX
13 Jon Gray vs. MIA
14 Masahiro Tanaka vs. CLE
15 Mike Montgomery vs. NYM
16 Vince Velasquez vs. SD
17 Patrick Sandoval vs. CHW
18 Adrian Houser @ WSH
19 Adam Wainwright @ CIN
20 Rick Porcello vs. BAL
21 Jeff Samardzija @ ARI
22 Mike Leake vs. SF
23 Aaron Civale @ NYY
24 Joe Musgrove vs. CHC
25 Jacob Waguespack vs. SEA
26 Daniel Norris @ TB
27 Tanner Roark vs. HOU
28 Matt Wisler @ TOR
29 Aaron Brooks @ BOS
30 Sandy Alcantara @ COL

(Photo by Brian Rothmuller/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.

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