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Fantasy Baseball: Starting Pitcher Weekly Positional Forecast

Here, you’ll find starting pitchers with good matchups, bad matchups, those who will pitch twice in a week, and some picks for your streaming convenience.

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Each and every week, we will break down the pitching forecast for the upcoming seven days. Here, you’ll find starting pitchers with good matchups, bad matchups, those who will pitch twice in a week, and some picks for your streaming convenience.

Without further ado, this week’s Starting Pitcher Positional Forecast:

Two Starts (Players in parentheses are the projected opposing pitcher. Be sure to double-check, as some teams’ pitching schedules change)

A.J. Burnett PHI

vs. WAS (Tanner Roark), @ NYM (Dillon Gee)

Alex Cobb TB

@ BAL (Wei-Yin Chen), vs. BOS (Clay Buchholz)

Alex Wood ATL

@ NYM (Dillon Gee), vs. MIA (Jarred Cosart)

Brandon McCarthy NYY

@ DET (Rick Porcello), @ TOR (JA Happ)

Chris Tillman BAL

vs. TB (Jake Odorizzi), vs. MIN (Kyle Gibson)

Clay Buchholz BOS

@ TOR (J.A. Happ), @ TB (Alex Cobb)

Dallas Keuchel HOU

vs. OAK (Jason Hammel), vs. TEX (Nick Martinez)

Danny Duffy KC

vs. MIN (Ricky Nolasco), vs. CLE (T.J. House)

Dillon Gee NYM

vs. ATL (Alex Wood), vs. PHI (A.J. Burnett)

Eric Stults SD

vs. MIL (Kyle Lohse), vs. LAD (Kevin Correia)

Francisco Liriano PIT

vs. STL (John Lackey), vs. CIN (Johnny Cueto)

J.A. Happ TOR

vs. BOS (Clay Buchholz), vs. NYY (Brandon McCarthy)

Jake Odorizzi TB

@ BAL (Chris Tillman), vs. BOS (Allen Webster)

Jake Peavy SF

vs. COL (Tyler Matzek), vs. MIL (Mike Fiers)

James Shields KC

vs. NYY (Michael Pineda), vs. CLE (Trevor Bauer)

Jarred Cosart MIA

@LAA (Wade LeBlanc), @ ATL (Alex Wood)

Jason Hammel OAK

@ HOU (Dallas Keuchel), @ LAA (Matt Shoemaker)

Jeff Samardzija OAK

@ HOU (Scott Feldman), @ LAA (Wade LeBlanc)

John Lackey STL

@ PIT (Francisco Liriano), vs. CHC (Travis Wood)

Johnny Cueto CIN

vs. CHC (Travis Wood), @ PIT (Francisco Liriano)

Jorge De La Rosa COL

@ SF (Madison Bumgarner), @ ARZ (Chase Anderson)

Jose Quintana CWS

vs. CLE (T.J. House), vs. DET (Rick Porcello)

Kyle Lohse MIL

@ SD (Eric Stults), @ SF (Madison Bumgarner)

Madison Bumgarner SF

vs. COL (Jorge De La Rosa), vs. MIL (Kyle Lohse)

Matt Shoemaker LAA

vs. MIA (Nate Eovaldi), vs. OAK (Jason Hammel)

Michael Pineda NYY

@ KC (James Shields), @ TOR (Drew Hutchison)

Miles Mikolas TEX

@ SEA (Roenis Elias), @ HOU (Scott Feldman)

Nick Martinez TEX

@ SEA (James Paxton), @ HOU (Dallas Keuchel)

Rick Porcello DET

vs. NYY (Brandon McCarthy), @ CWS (Jose Quintana)

Ricky Nolasco MIN

@ KC (Danny Duffy), @ BAL (Wei-Yin Chen)

Roenis Elias SEA

vs. TEX (Miles Mikolas), vs. WAS (Tanner Roark)

Scott Feldman HOU

vs. OAK (Jeff Samardzija), vs. TEX (Yu Darvish)

Tanner Roark WAS

@ PHI (A.J. Burnett), @ SEA (Roenis Elias)

T.J. House CLE

@ CWS (Jose Quintana), @ KC (Danny Duffy)

Travis Wood CHC

@ CIN (Johnny Cueto), @ STL (John Lackey)

Tyler Matzek COL

@ SF (Jake Peavy), @ ARZ (Vidal Nuno)

Wade LeBlanc LAA

vs. MIA (Jarred Cosart), vs. OAK (Jeff Samardzija)

Wei-Yin Chen BAL

vs. TB (Alex Cobb), vs. MIN (Ricky Nolasco)

Good Starts

Mike Leake CIN

vs. CHC

Max Scherzer DET

@ CWS

Sonny Gray OAK

@ HOU

Zack Greinke LAD

@ SD

Chris Archer TB

vs. BOS

Bad Starts

Stephen Strasburg WSH

@ SEA

Hiroki Kuroda NYY

@ DET

Tim Hudson SF

@ COL

Jose Quintana CWS

vs. DET

C.J. Wilson LAA

vs. OAK

Streamers

Matt Shoemaker LAA

vs. MIA

Tsuyoshi Wada CHC

@ STL

Jacob DeGrom NYM

vs. PHI

James Paxton SEA

vs. TEX

Kevin Correia LAD

@ SD

Stay tuned for next week’s edition of the starting pitcher forecast

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