Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 8/5 & 8/6

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.

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 Jacob deGrom"}”>Jacob deGrom vs. MIA
2 Luis Castillo"}”>Luis Castillo vs. LAA
3 Charlie Morton"}”>Charlie Morton vs. TOR
4 Lucas Giolito"}”>Lucas Giolito @ DET
5 Kyle Hendricks vs. OAK
6 Ariel Jurado"}”>Mike Minor @ CLE
7 Masahiro Tanaka @ BAL
8 Kyle Hendricks"}”>Mike Soroka @ MIN
9 Masahiro Tanaka"}”>Jake Odorizzi vs. ATL
10 Aaron Civale"}”>Aaron Civale vs. TEX
11 Jordan Lyles"}”>Jordan Lyles @ PIT
12 Vince Velasquez"}”>Vince Velasquez @ ARI
13 Jeff Samardzija"}”>Jeff Samardzija vs. WSH
14 Merrill Kelly"}”>Merrill Kelly vs. PHI
15 Rick Porcello"}”>Rick Porcello vs. KC
16 Drew VerHagen"}”>Spencer Turnbull vs. CHW
17 Sandy Alcantara"}”>Sandy Alcantara @ NYM
18 Chris Bassitt"}”>Chris Bassitt @ CHC
19 Jacob Waguespack"}”>Jacob Waguespack @ TB
20 Erick Fedde"}”>Erick Fedde @ SF
21 Tony Gonsolin"}”>Tony Gonsolin vs. STL
22 Walter Lockett vs. MIA
23 Robert Dugger @ NYM
24 Griffin Canning"}”>Pedro Sandoval @ CIN
25 Michael Wacha"}”>Michael Wacha @ LAD
26 Dario Agrazal"}”>Dario Agrazal vs. MIL
27 Mike Montgomery"}”>Mike Montgomery @ BOS
28 John Means"}”>Gabriel Ynoa vs. NYY

Tomorrow’s Starting Pitcher Rankings


Rank Pitcher Matchup
1 Clayton Kershaw vs. STL
2 Zack Greinke vs. COL
3 Zack Wheeler vs. MIA
4 Jose Berrios vs. ATL
5 Anthony DeSclafani vs. LAA
6 Dinelson Lamet @ SEA
7 German Marquez @ HOU
8 Anibal Sanchez @ SF
9 Zach Plesac vs. TEX
10 Jon Lester vs. OAK
11 Dylan Cease @ DET
12 Jordan Yamamoto @ NYM
13 Andrew Cashner vs. KC
14 Daniel Norris vs. CHW
15 Max Fried @ MIN
16 Mike Leake vs. PHI
17 Chase Anderson @ PIT
18 Jake Junis @ BOS
19 Asher Wojciechowski vs. NYY
20 Miles Mikolas @ LAD
21 Jake Arrieta @ ARI
22 Ariel Jurado @ CLE
23 Wade LeBlanc vs. SD
24 Trent Thornton @ TB
25 Drew VerHagen vs. CHW
26 Hector Santiago @ DET
27 Jose Suarez @ CIN
28 Brett Anderson @ CHC
29 Steven Brault vs. MIL
30 TBD Yankee SP @ BAL
31 TBD Giants SP vs. WSH
32 TBD Rays SP vs. TOR

(Photo by Stephen Hopson/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.

11 responses to “Ranking All of Today’s And Tomorrow’s SP Matchups – 8/5 & 8/6”

  1. Tom says:

    You have Berrios starting today and tomorrow! I think Odorizzi is going today. Just FYI :)

    • Nick Pollack says:

      I take another look to make sure I don’t miss any updates from yesterday and some can slip through the cracks!

      Thanks for the heads up, fixed :)

  2. Orange WHIPs says:

    Mike Minor @CLE today?

  3. Jim says:

    I’m too scared to use Odorizzi at home vs Braves. Sorry. =/
    I may be too scared to use him vs Indians this weekend.
    I wonder why I even still own him?!

  4. The Great Hambino says:

    Folty is going on Tuesday in place of Fried (pushed back to Wednesday). Do you like Folty rest of season better than Matz?

  5. Chase says:

    Probably not smart to use Asher @NYY as a streaming today, right?

  6. Josh says:

    Why is Dinelson Lamet so high up but not your streamer pick? (owned in 6% of ESPN leagues)

    • Nick Pollack says:

      Thanks for that! I actually corrected it in the SP Roundup I’m writing now, I didn’t realize yesterday how little owned he still was!

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