Starting Pitcher Chart – May 20th, 2024

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

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For approximately the 209th straight week, Reynaldo López is set up for a 2-start week. Will this finally be his week?

Starter Notes May 20, 2024
RK PITCHER GAME 10 12 15+ IP ERA WHIP K-BB wOBA RK L30/Season
1 Chris Sale ATL v SDP x x x 49 2.54 0.89 27% 29th/4th
2 Yoshinobu Yamamoto LAD v ARI x x x 47 3.21 1.03 22% 22nd/27th
3 Pablo López MIN at WSN x x x 50 3.93 1.05 25% 26th/23rd
4 Sonny Gray STL v BAL x x x 41 3.05 1.06 27% 29th/20th
5 Dylan Cease SDP at ATL x x x 55 2.45 0.78 25% 27th/8th
6 Tanner Houck BOS at TBR x x x 58 2.17 1.02 20% 15th/19th
7 Logan Gilbert SEA at NYY x x x 58 3.07 0.95 19% 1st/1st
8 Framber Valdez HOU v LAA x x x 36 2.95 1.20 14% 10th/15th
9 José Berríos TOR v CHW x x x 54 2.82 1.05 12% 25th/30th
10 Reynaldo López ATL v SDP x x x 40 1.34 1.09 15% 4th/4th
11 Reese Olson DET at KCR x x x 47 2.09 0.99 14% 19th/12th
12 Taj Bradley TBR v BOS x x x 11 2.45 1.00 23% 5th/9th
13 Erick Fedde 페디 CHW at TOR x x 52 2.60 1.06 17% 24th/26th
14 Reid Detmers LAA at HOU x x 50 5.19 1.35 18% 9th/7th
15 Mitchell Parker WSN v MIN x x 32 3.09 1.13 14% 5th/18th
16 Dean Kremer BAL at STL x x 46 3.72 1.02 17% 8th/10th
17 Ben Lively 라이블리 CLE v NYM x x 32 3.06 1.27 14% 17th/17th
18 Ryan Weathers MIA v MIL x x 49 3.81 1.17 10% 8th/2nd
19 Michael Wacha KCR v DET x x 49 4.71 1.37 13% 10th/14th
20 Marcus Stroman NYY v SEA x x 48 3.33 1.42 8% 16th/24th
21 Joe Ross MIL at MIA x 41 4.61 1.37 11% 23rd/25th
22 Tylor Megill NYM at CLE x 4 2.25 1.50 6% 18th/22nd
23 Randy Vásquez SDP at ATL 15 6.32 1.79 9% 27th/8th
24 Slade Cecconi ARI at LAD 27 5.27 0.99 12% 3rd/3rd
Recommendations for Roto 5×5 Leagues

 

The chart includes their 2024 stats (this changed over from last year’s stats on April 22nd), their opponent’s wOBA versus the pitcher’s handedness from this year so far (this is changed as of April 11th), my general start/sit recommendation for 10-team, 12-team, and 15-team (or more) leagues, and then a note about them. Obviously, there are league sizes beyond those three so it’s essentially a shallow, medium, deep. If a pitcher only has an “x” in 15-team, it doesn’t mean there’s no potential use in 10s and 12s, but that just means it is a riskier stream as the league gets shallower.

These are general recommendations, and your league situation will carry more weight whether you are protecting ratios or chasing counting numbers. This is for standard 5×5 roto leagues. The thresholds for H2H starts are generally lower, especially in points leagues so I thought there would be more value focusing on roto and then you can generally expand these recommendations a bit for points leagues.





Paul is the Editor of Rotographs and Content Director for OOTP Perfect Team. Follow Paul on Twitter @sporer and on Twitch at sporer.

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O'Kieboomermember
1 month ago

As a non-O’s fan/watcher, I did a double take and had to double check they’re really doing that poorly against RHP in the L30. FG leaderboard has them 27th not 29th as of 5/19 (maybe didn’t have yesterday’s games when you wrote this) but either way I’m pretty surprised. Almost as surprised to see right behind them ATL, wild!

I think my misconception was based in the O’s power-heavy offense (7th in ISO vRHP L30), and HRs allowed just ruin you in ottoneu points…

Last edited 1 month ago by O'Kieboomer