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Slate Outlook

Happy Sunday everyone! Almost another week of baseball is gone but we still have a long way to go! In today’s slate, we have 13 starting pitchers as options. We have a red-hot Yusei Kikuchi on today’s slate as well as Wade Miley who just had a dominant performance against the Pirates. It’s a tough day but a lot of streams are needed on Sunday’s for head-to-head leagues so let’s dive in!

Today’s Streamer (Under 30% rostered)

Our pick for today is Mr. Wade Miley. As we said in the introduction he dominated the Pirates in his last out. I know, that’s not entirely impressive but he takes on the Diamondbacks now who aren’t exactly that great offensively either. They have been better lately but against left-handed pitchers like Miley, they are in the bottom two in the league in terms of wRC+.

If Miley is not available things get a bit rough but I would take a shot with Alex Faedo. He has an okay matchup against the Guardian but what’s sneaky here is the strikeout upside. Faedo has a decent 12.8 SwStr% and sometimes the Guardians offense decides not to show up. Worst case, if he gets blown up at least some strikeouts could be there.

Deep League Streamer (Under 15% rostered)

See Wade Miley and Alex Faedo.

Shallow League Streamer (Under 50% rostered)

The obvious pick of the day is Yusei Kikuchi. He has been on fire in his last three starts pitching 17.1 innings to the tune of a 1.56 ERA, 20.3 K-BB%, and 12.8 SwStr%. He takes on the Reds at home which will definitely help him plus the Reds get killed against left-handed pitching. On the year they have one of the highest strikeout rates when facing them as well as one of the lowest wRC+ in the league.

Future Picks

Monday 5/23: Chris Archer vs DET and Tyler Anderson @ WSN

Tuesday 5/24: Nick Pivetta @ CHW

Wednesday 5/25: Clark Schmidt vs BAL? If he doesn’t spot start it will be Mike Minor vs CHC.

Thursday 5/26: Dakota Hudson vs MIL

Friday 5/27: Jose Quintana @ SDP

Saturday 5/28: Tyler Anderson @ ARI – Stream of the week

Sunday 5/29: Nick Pivetta vs BAL

Two Start Rankings 5/23 to 5/29

  1. Tyler Anderson @ WSH, @ ARI
  2. Chris Archer vs DET, vs KCR
  3. Dylan Bundy vs DET, vs KCR
  4. Dane Dunning @ LAA, @ OAK
  5. JT Brubaker vs COL, @ SDP
  6. Zach Davies vs KCR, vs LAD
  7. Drew Smyly @ CIN, @ CHW
  8. Joan Adon vs LAD, vs COL

Two Start Rankings 5/30 to 6/5

  1. Aaron Civale vs KCR, @ BAL
  2. Rich Hill vs CIN, @ OAK
  3. Tyler Wells vs SEA, vs CLE
  4. Glenn Otto vs TBR, vs SEA
  5. Reid Detmers @ NYY, @ PHI
  6. Erick Fedde @ NYM, @ CIN
  7. Zach Thompson @ LAD, vs ARI

NFBC Streaming Pick

This pick will be based on the NFBC Main Event (15-team league) and the pitcher must be under 15% rostered.

This week’s pick: Kyle Freeland @ PIT

In last week’s NFBC pick we went with Johnny Cueto who saw a spot start because of a double-header. He pitched amazing against the Royals and far exceeded our expectations pitching six innings with seven strikeouts and zero earned runs.

NFBC Streaming numbers: 38.2 IP 31 H 14 ER 15 BB 35 K 3.26 ERA 1.19 WHIP

Weekly Hitter Projections

Want to know who to stream or who to start for hitters? Josh St. Marie has you covered and his hitter projections have already been updated for this up and coming week!

Hitter Projections

Streamer Chart

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Michael Simione

Michael Simione

Michael Simione is the owner of SPStreamer.com. He started the blog based on a Twitter account he created back in 2018. He specializes in pitching as well as streaming pitchers. He most importantly is a die-hard Mets fan.

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