After a weekend out at a bachelor party in Charleston, that means sitting down to put these starts together while also fighting off sleep at the same time. No commentary under the sections this week, but wanted to make sure I got the rankings and information out there for you to set your lineups.

No Doubt

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Gerrit Cole HOU OAK @STL
Trevor Bauer CLE @TOR @KC
Mike Clevinger CLE @TOR @KC

 

Pretty…Pretty Good

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Stephen Strasburg WSH COL LAD
Robbie Ray ARI BAL @MIA
Aaron Nola PHI @DET ATL
Chris Sale BOS @TB NYY

 

Start Em If You Got Em

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Kyle Gibson MIN NYY @CHW
Domingo German NYY @MIN @BOS
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS @TB NYY
Jon Gray COL @WSH @CIN

 

Serviceable

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Marco Gonzales* SEA TEX DET
Matthew Boyd DET PHI @SEA
Dallas Keuchel* ATL KC @PHI
Sonny Gray CIN @MIL COL
Chris Archer PIT STL @NYM
Mike Fiers OAK @HOU TEX
Jalen Beeks TB
Ryan Borucki TOR CLE TB

 

Place Your Bets

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Trevor Richards MIA @CHW ARI
Jason Vargas NYM SD PIT
Felix Pena LAA @LAD BAL
Martin Perez MIN NYY @CHW
Danny Duffy KC @ATL CLE
Chase Anderson MIL CIN CHC

 

Brown Paper Bag

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Erick Fedde WSH COL LAD
CC Sabathia NYY @MIN @BOS
Dylan Bundy BAL @ARI @LAA
Dakota Hudson STL @PIT HOU
Daniel Ponce de Leon STL @PIT HOU
Homer Bailey OAK @HOU TEX
Ivan Nova CHW MIA MIN

 

I Immediately Regret This Decision

Name Team Opp1 Opp2
Trevor Williams PIT STL @NYM
Adrian Sampson TEX @SEA @OAK
Dylan Covey CHW MIA MIN
Jesse Chavez TEX @SEA @OAK
Shaun Anderson SF CHC @SD
Alec Mills CHC @SF @MIL
Aaron Brooks BAL @ARI @LAA
Peter Lambert COL @WSH @CIN

 

Notes

  • Still predicting that the Padres are running a 6 man rotation, which would mean that we don’t get a 2 start week from Mr. Paddack who has reminded those who forgot that he’s a talented individual.
  • As of now, the Braves appear to be running a 4 man rotation this week, so, I ranked Dallas Keuchel above.
  • Marco Gonzales is ranked above, but that spot in the rotation is TBD still.
  • Jalen Beeks is ranked as a 2 start option, but the Rays are doing their normal opener/primary starter thing, so, we’ll see if he does get 2.

 

Probable 2 Start Days and Opponents

AL EAST Opp 1 Opp 2
BAL Monday, Tuesday @ARZ @LAA
BOS Monday, Tuesday @TB NYY
NYY Monday, Tuesday @MIN @BOS
TB* Monday BOS @TOR
TOR Monday CLE TB
AL CENTRAL Opp 1 Opp 2
CWS Monday, Tuesday MIA MIN
CLE Monday, Tuesday @TOR @KC
DET Tuesday PHI @SEA
KC Tuesday @ATL CLE
MIN Monday, Tuesday NYY @CWS
AL WEST Opp 1 Opp 2
HOU Monday OAK @STL
LAA Tuesday @LAD BAL
OAK Monday, Tuesday @HOU TEX
SEA Monday, Tuesday TEX DET
TEX Monday, Tuesday @SEA @OAK
NL EAST Opp 1 Opp 2
ATL* Tuesday KC @PHI
MIA Monday @CWS ARZ
NYM Tuesday SD PIT
PHI Tuesday @DET ATL
WSH Monday, Tuesday COL LAD
NL CENTRAL Opp 1 Opp 2
CHC Monday @SF @MIL
CIN Monday @MIL COL
MIL Monday CIN CHC
PIT Monday, Tuesday STL @NYM
STL Monday, Tuesday @PIT HOU
NL WEST Opp 1 Opp 2
ARZ Monday BAL @MIA
COL Monday, Tuesday @WSH @CIN
LAD X LAA @WSH
SD* X @NYM SF
SF Monday CHC @SD

 

  1. Grey

    Grey says:
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    Wow, B_Don is taking over the site today

    • B_Don

      B_Don says:
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      Slowly, but surely executing my master strategy to rule the world with Pinky and Donkey Teeth.

      • Grey

        Grey says:
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        Haha, or simply Pinky Teeth

        • B_Don

          B_Don says:
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          Pinky Teeth and Brain_don

          • Grey

            Grey says:
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            HAHA

          • Donkey Teeth

            Donkey Teeth says:
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            But where’s our podcast Brain_don! Grey’s never gonna come back on!

            • B_Don

              B_Don says:
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              First, it’s submitted. Second, you can always learn how to do the post recording editing and posting.

              • Donkey Teeth

                Donkey Teeth says:
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                Impossible, I’m Pinky Teeth

                • B_Don

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                  Then no commentary from the backseat driver.

  2. Grey

    Grey says:
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    How was your bachelor party?

    • B_Don

      B_Don says:
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      It was a blast! Completely draining and we have to wait to record our podcasts this week until my voice returns, but TOTALLY worth it. Spent some time on the water at this Hyrdofly/tiki barge (1 bachelor party and 3 bachelorrete parties is a good ratio), lots of adult beverages, and tasty eats. Driving back yesterday after less than 4 hours of sleep was brutal tho, hah.

      • Grey

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        Haha, nice!

  3. Jonathan says:
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    Is there a way to see a ranking of which pitchers are projected for the most Quality Starts the rest of this season? If not do you have any thoughts on a top 5?

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