Sit/Start Week 6: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 8/24-8/30

Max Freeze scores every starting pitcher matchup for the week ahead.

Welcome back to Sit/Start, where every Saturday here at Pitcher List, we review all expected starting pitcher matchups for the week ahead. There are three labels: Start, Maybe, and Sit. Outings marked with a Maybe are circumstantial and dependent on your needs in a standard 5×5 ,wins-based 12-teamer, while the other two are self-explanatory. Last year, I modified the ranking system to make designations a little clearer. I implemented a scoring system (1-10) next to each designation. A score of 10 is a top-tier start option and a score of 1 is a bottom-of-the-barrel option. Here are the labels: Start 7-10, Maybe 4-6, and Sit 1-3. For example, Max Scherzer at home against the Marlins would look like this: Start-10. Meanwhile, Mike Fiers against the Rockies in Colorado would have this designation: Sit-1.

There are a few TBD listed below. Once these spots are determined, I’ll update the sheet. Spots in the rotation where a potential opener may be used will be listed as Opener/potential long man. The Mets-Yankees Subway Series has been postponed this weekend due to positive COVID cases on the Mets. That leaves their first series in doubt next week but once again, we will be optimistic for the purposes of this article. Let’s dive in and as always, please feel free to question my designations in the comments.

Here’s the massive table containing every Week 6 start from 8/24 – 8/30:

Date Game Away Pitcher Sit / Start Home Pitcher Sit / Start
08/24 COL vs ARI Castellani Sit-3 Kelly Start-7
08/24 MIN vs CLE Hill Maybe-5 Civale Start-7
08/24 CHC vs DET Mills Maybe-5 Mize Maybe-5
08/24 LAA vs HOU Sandoval Sit-3 Valdez Maybe-6
08/24 CIN vs MIL Castillo Start-7 B. Anderson Sit-3
08/24 KCR vs STL Keller Maybe-6 Flaherty Start-8
08/24 TOR vs TBR Roark Sit-2 Glasnow Start-8
08/24 OAK vs TEX Luzardo Start-7 Lynn Start-8
08/24 MIA vs WSH Lopez Maybe-6 Voth Maybe-4
TUESDAY – 8/25
08/25 COL vs ARI Marquez Start-8 Young Maybe-5
08/25 NYY vs ATL Tanaka Maybe-5 Toussaint Sit-2
08/25 PIT vs CHW Brault Sit-2 Giolito Start-10
08/25 MIN vs CLE Berrios Start-7 Bieber Start-9
08/25 CHC vs DET Quintana/TBD? Sit-3 Turnbull Maybe-5
08/25 LAA vs HOU Suarez/Bullpen Sit-1 Javier Maybe-5
08/25 CIN vs MIL Bauer Start-9 Woodruff Start-7
08/25 MIA vs NYM Alcantara/TBD Sit-3 deGrom Start-10
08/25 SEA vs SDP Gonzales Maybe-5 Paddack Start-8
08/25 LAD vs SFG Urias Start-7 Cueto Maybe-4
08/25 KCR vs STL Harvey Sit-1 Wainwright Maybe-6
08/25 BAL vs TBR Milone Maybe-4 Richards Sit-3
08/25 OAK vs TEX Manaea Maybe-4 Gibson Sit-3
08/25 BOS vs TOR Hart Sit-2 C. Anderson Sit-3
08/25 PHI vs WSH Arrieta Sit-3 Fedde Sit-1
08/26 COL vs ARI J. Gray Maybe-4 Ray Maybe-6
08/26 NYY vs ATL Cole Start-9 Fried Start-7
08/26 PIT vs CHW Williams Maybe-5 Keuchel Start-8
08/26 MIN vs CLE Odorizzi Maybe-5 Plutko Sit-2
08/26 CHC vs DET Lester Maybe-6 Fulmer Sit-2
08/26 LAA vs HOU Heaney Maybe-6 McCullers Jr. Start-7
08/26 CIN vs MIL S. Gray Start-8 Houser Maybe-6
08/26 MIA vs NYM Hernandez Maybe-6 Porcello Sit-3
08/26 SEA vs SDP Walker Maybe-5 Lamet Start-9
08/26 LAD vs SFG Kershaw Start-9 Gausman Maybe-4
08/26 KCR vs STL Duffy Maybe-6 Hudson Maybe-5
08/26 BAL vs TBR Wojciechowski Sit-3 Yarbrough Maybe-4
08/26 OAK vs TEX Fiers Sit-2 Allard Sit-3
08/26 BOS vs TOR Eovaldi Maybe-4 Thornton Sit-3
08/26 PHI vs WSH Howard Sit-3 Corbin Start-7
08/27 COL vs ARI Freeland Maybe-6 Gallen Start-9
08/27 MIN vs DET Dobnak Start-7 Boyd Sit-3
08/27 LAA vs HOU Canning Sit-3 Bielak Maybe-6
08/27 CIN vs MIL DeSclafani Maybe-4 Lindblom Maybe-6
08/27 MIA vs NYM Castano Maybe-4 Lugo Sit-3
08/27 SEA vs SDP Kikuchi Sit-3 Richards Start-7
08/27 LAD vs SFG Buehler Start-8 Webb Sit-2
08/27 PIT vs STL Kuhl Start-7 Gomber Sit-2
08/27 PIT vs STL Holland Sit-2 Kim Maybe-4
08/27 BAL vs TBR Means Sit-3 Morton Start-8
08/27 OAK vs TEX Bassitt Maybe-6 Lyles Sit-2
08/27 BOS vs TOR Perez Sit-2 Shoemaker Sit-3
08/27 PHI vs WSH Nola Start-8 Scherzer Start-9
FRIDAY – 8/28
08/28 SFG vs ARI Anderson Sit-3 Weaver Start-7
08/28 WSH vs BOS A. Sanchez Sit-1 Godley Sit-1
08/28 KCR vs CHW Singer Sit-3 Lopez Sit-2
08/28 CHC vs CIN Hendricks Start-7 Miley Sit-2
08/28 SDP vs COL Davies Sit-3 Senzatela Sit-3
08/28 MIN vs DET Maeda Start-9 Skubal Sit-2
08/28 OAK vs HOU Montas Start-7 Greinke Start-8
08/28 SEA vs LAA Margevicius Sit-2 Bundy Start-9
08/28 TBR vs MIA Snell Start-9 S. Sanchez Maybe-4
08/28 PIT vs MIL Brubaker Sit-2 Burnes Start-8
08/28 NYM vs NYY Gsellman Sit-1 Happ Sit-3
08/28 ATL vs PHI Erlin Sit-2 Wheeler Start-7
08/28 CLE vs STL McKenzie Maybe-5 Ponce de Leon Maybe-5
08/28 LAD vs TEX May Start-7 Minor Sit-3
08/28 BAL vs TOR Cobb Maybe-5 Ryu Start-7
08/29 SFG vs ARI Cahill Sit-2 Kelly Start-7
08/29 WSH vs BOS Voth Sit-3 Brewer Sit-2
08/29 KCR vs CHW Bubic Sit-2 Cease Maybe-6
08/29 CHC vs CIN Darvish Start-8 Castillo Start-8
08/29 CHC vs CIN Rea Sit-2 Mahle Maybe-6
08/29 SDP vs COL Quantrill? Sit-2 Castellani Sit-1
08/29 MIN vs DET Hill Maybe-6 Mize Maybe-4
08/29 OAK vs HOU Luzardo Start-7 Valdez Start-7
08/29 SEA vs LAA Sheffield Maybe-5 Sandoval Maybe-5
08/29 TBR vs MIA Glasnow Start-8 P. Lopez Start-7
08/29 PIT vs MIL Musgrove(IL)? Sit-3 B. Anderson Maybe-4
08/29 NYM vs NYY Oswalt Sit-2 Montgomery Maybe-5
08/29 ATL vs PHI Tomlin Sit-3 Eflin Maybe-5
08/29 CLE vs STL Carrasco Start-8 Flaherty Start-9
08/29 LAD vs TEX Stripling Maybe-6 Lynn Start-7
08/29 BAL vs TOR LeBlanc Sit-2 Roark Sit-2
SUNDAY – 8/30
08/30 SFG vs ARI Cueto Maybe-6 Young Maybe-6
08/30 WSH vs BOS Fedde Sit-1 Hart Sit-1
08/30 KCR vs CHW Keller Maybe-5 Giolito Start-9
08/30 CHC vs CIN Mills Maybe-4 Bauer Start-9
08/30 SDP vs COL Paddack Maybe-5 Marquez Maybe-6
08/30 MIN vs DET Berrios Start-8 Turnbull Maybe-4
08/30 OAK vs HOU Manaea Sit-3 Javier Maybe-6
08/30 SEA vs LAA Dunn Sit-1 Suarez/Bullpen Sit-2
08/30 TBR vs MIA Richards Maybe-4 Alcantara/TBD Maybe-5
08/30 PIT vs MIL Brault Sit-3 Woodruff Start-8
08/30 NYM vs NYY deGrom Start-9 Tanaka Start-7
08/30 ATL vs PHI Toussaint Maybe-4 Arrieta Sit-3
08/30 CLE vs STL Civale Start-7 Wainwright Maybe-6
08/30 LAD vs TEX Urias Start-7 Gibson Sit-2
08/30 BAL vs TOR Milone Sit-3 C. Anderson Sit-3

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Max Freeze

Max is the founder of the FreezeStats Blog and currently writes for PitcherList and FantasyPros. Max is a lifelong Cubs fan who used to pretend he was Andre Dawson while hitting rocks in his backyard as a kid.

2 responses to “Sit/Start Week 6: Reviewing All Starting Pitcher Matchups From 8/24-8/30”

  1. Boom says:

    2020’s version of Mat Strahmn, Turnbull is a double maybe in a two-start week. Sadness.

  2. Pablo says:

    Heard Maeda was starting on Monday instead of Sunday. If true when will Hill start?

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