Skip to main content

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers: Rankings & Waiver Wire Pickups (Week 5)

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers: Rankings & Waiver Wire Pickups (Week 5)

Two start starting pitchers can help win fantasy baseball championships. It’s an incredibly important strategy for fantasy baseball managers, especially those in weekly leagues as you make your start/sit lineup decisions and place waiver wire bids. Even in daily leagues it’s important to be able to grab the most useful arms that can start for you twice in a week, especially if you are dealing with transaction limits. Here’s a look at our two start starting pitcher rankings for the week.

You can also check out our full probable pitchers report for the next two weeks. You can use that in coordination with our Streaming Pitcher Planner and Two-Start Pitcher Projections to plan your fantasy baseball rotation.

Fantasy Baseball Trade & Waiver Wire Advice

Two-Start Starting Pitcher Rankings: Week 5

GAME 1 OPPONENT GAME 2 OPPONENT
VBR TWO START PITCHER THROWS DATE PITCHER OPP. WOBA DATE PITCHER OPP. WOBA
3 Pablo Lopez (MIN)
(1-2) 3.97 ERA
R Tue 4/23 E. Fedde
(1-0) 3.10 ERA
CWS 0.2951 Sun 4/28 R. Detmers
(3-0) 1.19 ERA
@LAA 0.3227
6 Kevin Gausman (TOR)
(0-2) 8.16 ERA
R Tue 4/23 M. Wacha
(1-2) 3.75 ERA
@KC 0.3055 Sun 4/28 J. Paxton
(2-0) 2.81 ERA
LAD 0.3444
13 Tarik Skubal (DET)
(2-0) 2.28 ERA
L Mon 4/22 Z. Littell
(1-0) 2.14 ERA
@TB 0.3384 Sun 4/28 M. Wacha
(1-2) 3.75 ERA
KC 0.3055
14 Freddy Peralta (MIL)
(2-0) 2.55 ERA
R Wed 4/24 Q. Priester
(0-0) 0.00 ERA
@PIT 0.3113 Thu 4/25 M. Keller
(2-1) 4.50 ERA
@PIT 0.3113
17 Logan Gilbert (SEA)
(1-0) 2.33 ERA
R Tue 4/23 D. Dunning
(2-1) 3.91 ERA
@TEX 0.3422 Sun 4/28 B. Pfaadt
(1-1) 5.32 ERA
ARI 0.3198
21 Dylan Cease (SD)
(2-1) 1.99 ERA
R Mon 4/22 A. Gomber
(0-1) 4.95 ERA
@COL 0.3126 Sat 4/27 T. Walker
(0-0) 0.00 ERA
PHI 0.3325
23 Carlos Rodon (NYY)
(1-1) 2.75 ERA
L Mon 4/22 J. Sears
(1-1) 4.35 ERA
OAK 0.2954 Sat 4/27 C. Rea
(2-0) 2.70 ERA
@MIL 0.3115
25 Grayson Rodriguez (BAL)
(3-0) 2.63 ERA
R Mon 4/22 R. Detmers
(3-0) 1.19 ERA
@LAA 0.3227 Sun 4/28 P. Blackburn
(2-0) 1.08 ERA
OAK 0.2954
37 Reid Detmers (LAA)
(3-0) 1.19 ERA
L Mon 4/22 G. Rodriguez
(3-0) 2.63 ERA
BAL 0.3232 Sun 4/28 P. Lopez
(1-2) 3.97 ERA
MIN 0.3289
40 Michael King (SD)
(2-1) 3.33 ERA
R Tue 4/23 R. Feltner
(1-2) 5.06 ERA
@COL 0.3126 Sun 4/28 R. Suarez
(3-0) 1.73 ERA
PHI 0.3325
42 Garrett Crochet (CWS)
(1-2) 3.57 ERA
L Wed 4/24 J. Ryan
(0-1) 2.60 ERA
@MIN 0.3289 Thu 4/25 B. Ober
(0-1) 6.57 ERA
@MIN 0.3289
43 Hunter Greene (CIN)
(0-1) 4.35 ERA
R Mon 4/22 R. Suarez
(3-0) 1.73 ERA
PHI 0.3325 Sat 4/27 N. Eovaldi
(1-1) 2.92 ERA
@TEX 0.3422
48 Marcus Stroman (NYY)
(1-1) 2.42 ERA
R Tue 4/23 P. Blackburn
(2-0) 1.08 ERA
OAK 0.2954 Sun 4/28 J. Ross
(1-1) 4.91 ERA
@MIL 0.3115
50 Yusei Kikuchi (TOR)
(1-1) 2.08 ERA
L Mon 4/22 B. Singer
(2-0) 1.54 ERA
@KC 0.3055 Sat 4/27 G. Stone
(1-1) 3.68 ERA
LAD 0.3444
54 Ranger Suarez (PHI)
(3-0) 1.73 ERA
L Mon 4/22 H. Greene
(0-1) 4.35 ERA
@CIN 0.3278 Sun 4/28 M. King
(2-1) 3.33 ERA
@SD 0.3261
62 Brandon Pfaadt (ARI)
(1-1) 5.32 ERA
R Mon 4/22 L. Lynn
(1-0) 2.18 ERA
@STL 0.3248 Sun 4/28 L. Gilbert
(1-0) 2.33 ERA
@SEA 0.322
66 Reynaldo Lopez (ATL)
(2-0) 0.50 ERA
R Mon 4/22 T. Rogers
(0-2) 3.92 ERA
MIA 0.315 Sun 4/28 B. Lively
(0-1) 3.60 ERA
CLE 0.3034
67 Lance Lynn (STL)
(1-0) 2.18 ERA
R Mon 4/22 B. Pfaadt
(1-1) 5.32 ERA
ARI 0.3198 Sun 4/28 J. Quintana
(1-1) 3.05 ERA
@NYM 0.3179
71 Zack Littell (TB)
(1-0) 2.14 ERA
R Mon 4/22 T. Skubal
(2-0) 2.28 ERA
DET 0.3026 Sun 4/28 C. Flexen
(0-3) 8.78 ERA
@CWS 0.2951
85 Chris Paddack (MIN)
(0-1) 8.36 ERA
R Mon 4/22 N. Nastrini
(0-1) 3.60 ERA
CWS 0.2951 Sat 4/27 J. Soriano
(0-0) 0.00 ERA
@LAA 0.3227
90 Michael Wacha (KC)
(1-2) 3.75 ERA
R Tue 4/23 K. Gausman
(0-2) 8.16 ERA
TOR 0.3266 Sun 4/28 T. Skubal
(2-0) 2.28 ERA
@DET 0.3026
93 Tanner Houck (BOS)
(3-1) 1.35 ERA
R Tue 4/23 B. Lively
(0-1) 3.60 ERA
@CLE 0.3034 Sun 4/28 J. Wicks
(0-2) 5.29 ERA
CHC 0.3284
99 JP Sears (OAK)
(1-1) 4.35 ERA
L Mon 4/22 C. Rodon
(1-1) 2.75 ERA
@NYY 0.307 Sat 4/27 C. Irvin
(0-1) 6.75 ERA
@BAL 0.3232
101 Brady Singer (KC)
(2-0) 1.54 ERA
R Mon 4/22 Y. Kikuchi
(1-1) 2.08 ERA
TOR 0.3266 Sat 4/27 C. Mize
(0-0) 4.11 ERA
@DET 0.3026
103 Trevor Rogers (MIA)
(0-2) 3.92 ERA
L Mon 4/22 R. Lopez
(2-0) 0.50 ERA
@ATL 0.3628 Sun 4/28 P. Corbin
(0-3) 8.06 ERA
WSH 0.3117
110 Andrew Abbott (CIN)
(1-2) 2.70 ERA
L Tue 4/23 C. Sanchez
(1-2) 2.53 ERA
PHI 0.3325 Sun 4/28 M. Lorenzen
(1-0) 0.00 ERA
@TEX 0.3422
116 Jared Jones (PIT)
(1-2) 3.13 ERA
R Mon 4/22 J. Ross
(1-1) 4.91 ERA
MIL 0.3115 Sat 4/27 J. Hicks
(2-0) 1.57 ERA
@SF 0.3069
117 Jordan Wicks (CHC)
(0-2) 5.29 ERA
L Tue 4/23 H. Brown
(0-3) 10.54 ERA
HOU 0.3348 Sun 4/28 T. Houck
(3-1) 1.35 ERA
@BOS 0.3265
123 Jose Quintana (NYM)
(1-1) 3.05 ERA
L Mon 4/22 K. Winn
(1-3) 4.09 ERA
@SF 0.3069 Sun 4/28 L. Lynn
(1-0) 2.18 ERA
STL 0.3248
132 Paul Blackburn (OAK)
(2-0) 1.08 ERA
R Tue 4/23 M. Stroman
(1-1) 2.42 ERA
@NYY 0.307 Sun 4/28 G. Rodriguez
(3-0) 2.63 ERA
@BAL 0.3232
143 Joe Ross (MIL)
(1-1) 4.91 ERA
R Mon 4/22 J. Jones
(1-2) 3.13 ERA
@PIT 0.3113 Sun 4/28 M. Stroman
(1-1) 2.42 ERA
NYY 0.307
148 Keaton Winn (SF)
(1-3) 4.09 ERA
R Mon 4/22 J. Quintana
(1-1) 3.05 ERA
NYM 0.3179 Sun 4/28 B. Falter
(1-1) 4.05 ERA
PIT 0.3113
183 Bailey Falter (PIT)
(1-1) 4.05 ERA
L Tue 4/23 W. Miley
(0-1) 5.14 ERA
MIL 0.3115 Sun 4/28 K. Winn
(1-3) 4.09 ERA
@SF 0.3069
213 Ben Lively (CLE)
(0-1) 3.60 ERA
R Tue 4/23 T. Houck
(3-1) 1.35 ERA
BOS 0.3265 Sun 4/28 R. Lopez
(2-0) 0.50 ERA
@ATL 0.3628
243 Nick Nastrini (CWS)
(0-1) 3.60 ERA
R Mon 4/22 C. Paddack
(0-1) 8.36 ERA
@MIN 0.3289 Sat 4/27 A. Civale
(2-1) 2.74 ERA
TB 0.3384
409 Patrick Corbin (WSH)
(0-3) 8.06 ERA
L Tue 4/23 T. Glasnow
(3-1) 3.72 ERA
LAD 0.3444 Sun 4/28 T. Rogers
(0-2) 3.92 ERA
@MIA 0.315
413 Austin Gomber (COL)
(0-1) 4.95 ERA
L Mon 4/22 D. Cease
(2-1) 1.99 ERA
SD 0.3261 Sun 4/28 C. Javier
(2-0) 1.54 ERA
HOU 0.3348

Today's MLB Probable Starting Pitchers

What are two start pitchers?
Two Start Pitchers are starters scheduled to pitch twice during a given week. Top options can provide an edge by boosting counting stats (K, W, etc). Streaming pitchers is a popular fantasy strategy that often consists of targeting inexpensive two start pitchers that have favorable matchups for the upcoming week.


Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | SoundCloud | iHeartRadio

More Articles

MLB DFS Picks, PrizePicks & Underdog Player Props: Tuesday (5/28)

MLB DFS Picks, PrizePicks & Underdog Player Props: Tuesday (5/28)

fp-headshot by Josh Shepardson | 1 min read
Fantasy Baseball Regression Candidates: Vinnie Pasquantino, Reid Detmers, Kevin Pillar

Fantasy Baseball Regression Candidates: Vinnie Pasquantino, Reid Detmers, Kevin Pillar

fp-headshot by Nate Miller | 3 min read
Fantasy Baseball Prospects Rankings: Top 150 (2024)

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Rankings: Top 150 (2024)

fp-headshot by Tim Kanak | 15+ min read
Top 6 Fantasy Baseball FAAB Waiver Wire Pickups: High-Stakes Leagues (Week 10)

Top 6 Fantasy Baseball FAAB Waiver Wire Pickups: High-Stakes Leagues (Week 10)

fp-headshot by Justin Mason | 2 min read

About Author

Hide

Current Article

3 min read

MLB DFS Picks, PrizePicks & Underdog Player Props: Tuesday (5/28)

Next Up - MLB DFS Picks, PrizePicks & Underdog Player Props: Tuesday (5/28)

Next Article