Streaming Pitcher Rankings

Fantasy Baseball: August 16th - August 22nd

What are pitching streamers?
Streaming pitchers is a strategy where fantasy owners target short-term rentals on the waiver wire that will provide the a boost in production for a given week. By targeting matchups and pitchers who have more than one start in a week, fantasy owners can improve their weekly or daily output from the starting pitcher position.

Wednesday, August 16th
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
33 Jacob Faria TB R 73% 72% 73% 73.1 74 27 5 3 3.19 1.17 TOR 0.325 Marcus Stroman
57 Taijuan Walker ARI R 64% 72% 57% 110.0 100 39 6 6 3.76 1.27 HOU 0.367 Charlie Morton
61 Jonathan Gray COL R 52% 53% 51% 57.2 54 18 4 2 4.92 1.52 ATL 0.319 Michael Foltynewicz
67 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS L 43% 43% 42% 88.2 96 34 4 3 3.80 1.23 STL 0.333 Lance Lynn
76 Charlie Morton HOU R 65% 66% 65% 101.0 110 38 9 5 3.83 1.25 ARI 0.333 Taijuan Walker
93 John Lackey CHC R 65% 71% 59% 125.0 109 40 10 9 4.82 1.33 CIN 0.335 Homer Bailey
97 Michael Foltynewicz ATL R 43% 47% 39% 124.2 116 46 10 7 4.29 1.44 COL 0.335 Jonathan Gray
99 Tanner Roark WSH R 65% 67% 63% 131.0 112 52 9 7 4.74 1.40 LAA 0.314 Ricky Nolasco
103 Jose Urena MIA R 36% 38% 34% 120.2 82 42 10 5 3.76 1.19 SF 0.300 Matt Cain
128 Jaime Garcia NYY L 18% 19% 17% 130.0 102 51 5 8 4.50 1.38 NYM 0.329 Robert Gsellman
129 Carlos Rodon CWS L 40% 47% 32% 47.2 55 20 1 4 4.24 1.41 LAD 0.345 Yu Darvish
276 Paul Blackburn OAK R 13% 11% 16% 51.2 20 13 3 1 3.02 1.18 KC 0.321 Danny Duffy
278 Marco Gonzales SEA L 1% 1% 1% 12.2 7 2 0 0 8.49 1.63 BAL 0.336 Ubaldo Jimenez
286 Matt Cain SF R 2% 3% 2% 109.2 61 45 3 9 5.22 1.68 MIA 0.327 Jose Urena
288 Ricky Nolasco LAA R 7% 7% 7% 134.0 109 39 5 12 5.24 1.45 WSH 0.347 Tanner Roark
289 Nick Pivetta PHI R 3% 3% 3% 89.2 88 37 4 7 6.09 1.45 SD 0.309 Clayton Richard
323 Clayton Richard SD L 6% 7% 5% 145.1 105 44 5 12 5.14 1.60 PHI 0.317 Nick Pivetta
337 Robert Gsellman NYM R 3% 4% 2% 76.0 57 26 5 5 6.16 1.62 NYY 0.345 Jaime Garcia
338 Anibal Sanchez DET R 4% 4% 3% 75.1 67 20 3 3 6.69 1.57 TEX 0.329 Cole Hamels
341 Ubaldo Jimenez BAL R 4% 1% 6% 117.2 111 52 5 7 6.25 1.54 SEA 0.328 Marco Gonzales
346 Kyle Gibson MIN R 1% 1% 1% 105.2 72 49 6 9 6.02 1.70 CLE 0.337 Carlos Carrasco
348 Homer Bailey CIN R 2% 3% 2% 48.2 31 25 4 6 8.31 2.03 CHC 0.335 John Lackey
Thursday, August 17th
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
37 Reynaldo Lopez CWS R 9% 0% 19% 6.0 6 3 0 0 3.00 1.17 TEX 0.329 Tyson Ross
41 Jameson Taillon PIT R 65% 76% 55% 92.0 91 29 7 5 4.50 1.48 STL 0.333 Adam Wainwright
47 Jhoulys Chacin SD R 38% 38% 39% 137.1 112 52 11 8 4.06 1.27 WSH 0.347 Edwin Jackson
75 Michael Clevinger CLE R 27% 30% 25% 81.1 90 41 6 4 3.65 1.28 MIN 0.329 Jose Berrios
91 Adam Wainwright STL R 63% 66% 60% 118.1 96 43 12 5 4.87 1.46 PIT 0.316 Jameson Taillon
94 Scott Feldman CIN R 9% 10% 8% 108.2 92 35 7 7 4.43 1.34 CHC 0.335 Jon Lester
124 Jeff Hoffman COL R 20% 19% 21% 87.1 72 31 6 4 5.15 1.36 ATL 0.319 Lucas Sims
140 Mike Fiers HOU R 49% 47% 51% 128.0 124 51 7 7 4.36 1.33 ARI 0.333 Patrick Corbin
143 Steven Matz NYM L 47% 55% 39% 63.1 44 17 2 6 5.54 1.47 NYY 0.345 Luis Severino
198 Patrick Corbin ARI L 26% 26% 26% 135.1 133 40 9 11 4.52 1.53 HOU 0.367 Mike Fiers
216 Tyson Ross TEX R 12% 21% 2% 38.0 29 25 3 2 7.11 1.55 CWS 0.323 Reynaldo Lopez
223 Edwin Jackson WSH R 8% 9% 7% 35.0 27 11 3 2 3.86 1.34 SD 0.309 Jhoulys Chacin
298 Lucas Sims ATL R 4% 3% 5% 17.1 9 3 0 3 5.71 1.44 COL 0.335 Jeff Hoffman
- Chris Rowley TOR R 0% 0% 0% 5.1 3 1 1 0 1.69 1.13 TB 0.324 Chris Archer
Friday, August 18th
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
11 Zack Godley ARI R 73% 75% 72% 107.2 109 34 5 5 2.95 1.04 MIN 0.329 Ervin Santana
35 Sean Manaea OAK L 68% 75% 61% 120.2 112 42 8 7 4.59 1.37 HOU 0.367 Dallas Keuchel
50 Dylan Bundy BAL R 66% 70% 62% 140.1 117 43 12 8 4.17 1.21 LAA 0.314 Ricky Nolasco
53 J.A. Happ TOR L 58% 63% 52% 97.2 93 31 6 8 3.63 1.30 CHC 0.335 Jake Arrieta
79 German Marquez COL R 56% 57% 54% 113.1 107 37 9 5 4.13 1.30 MIL 0.331 Jimmy Nelson
111 Jordan Montgomery NYY L 24% 23% 25% 121.0 115 38 7 6 3.94 1.22 BOS 0.330 Drew Pomeranz
131 Trevor Williams PIT R 10% 11% 9% 112.2 83 35 5 5 4.27 1.28 STL 0.333 Carlos Martinez
132 R.A. Dickey ATL R 19% 20% 19% 141.0 96 55 8 7 3.96 1.35 CIN 0.335 Sal Romano
133 Ian Kennedy KC R 33% 39% 27% 120.0 104 47 4 8 4.80 1.23 CLE 0.337 Corey Kluber
134 Erasmo Ramirez SEA R 3% 4% 3% 84.2 63 17 4 4 4.73 1.18 TB 0.324 Austin Pruitt
144 Andrew Cashner TEX R 21% 22% 20% 114.0 59 44 7 9 3.32 1.32 CWS 0.323 James Shields
221 Chris Stratton SF R 0% 0% 1% 26.2 22 13 1 2 4.91 1.52 PHI 0.317 Zach Eflin
222 Austin Pruitt TB R 4% 5% 4% 55.0 45 13 6 3 5.07 1.45 SEA 0.328 Erasmo Ramirez
259 Justin Nicolino MIA L 0% 0% 0% 26.2 16 12 1 1 4.56 1.83 NYM 0.329 Chris Flexen
284 Sal Romano CIN R 1% 1% 2% 39.2 34 20 2 5 6.05 1.68 ATL 0.319 R.A. Dickey
288 Ricky Nolasco LAA R 7% 7% 7% 134.0 109 39 5 12 5.24 1.45 BAL 0.336 Dylan Bundy
303 Luis Perdomo SD R 4% 4% 5% 116.1 88 44 6 7 4.95 1.52 WSH 0.347 Max Scherzer
314 Chris Flexen NYM R 1% 1% 1% 17.2 13 12 2 1 7.02 2.10 MIA 0.327 Justin Nicolino
319 Zach Eflin PHI R 2% 2% 3% 59.1 33 10 1 4 5.76 1.38 SF 0.300 Chris Stratton
326 James Shields CWS R 5% 6% 4% 69.2 58 32 2 4 5.90 1.57 TEX 0.329 Andrew Cashner
334 Jordan Zimmermann DET R 20% 24% 16% 130.2 86 38 7 9 5.62 1.49 LAD 0.345 Rich Hill
Saturday, August 19th
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
65 Hyun-Jin Ryu LAD L 55% 62% 48% 97.2 94 28 4 6 3.63 1.30 DET 0.337 Matt Boyd
68 Collin McHugh HOU R 35% 36% 33% 28.2 28 9 0 2 4.88 1.34 OAK 0.324 Kendall Graveman
81 Jake Odorizzi TB R 47% 53% 41% 105.2 88 40 6 6 4.30 1.26 SEA 0.328 Ariel Miranda
96 Trevor Bauer CLE R 46% 51% 42% 127.0 144 46 11 8 4.75 1.42 KC 0.321 Jason Vargas
112 Ariel Miranda SEA L 33% 31% 36% 136.1 115 48 7 6 4.75 1.20 TB 0.324 Jake Odorizzi
114 Jeremy Hellickson BAL R 37% 43% 32% 130.1 81 34 7 7 4.70 1.24 LAA 0.314 J.C. Ramirez
120 Jerad Eickhoff PHI R 29% 42% 16% 116.1 106 47 3 7 4.33 1.46 SF 0.300 Matt Moore
147 Kendall Graveman OAK R 10% 12% 8% 61.1 42 17 3 3 4.70 1.40 HOU 0.367 Collin McHugh
148 Matt Garza MIL R 10% 10% 10% 97.2 65 34 6 6 4.38 1.34 COL 0.335 Chad Bettis
158 Asher Wojciechowski CIN R 8% 11% 5% 48.1 51 9 3 2 5.21 1.22 ATL 0.319 Julio Teheran
180 Chad Bettis COL R 1% 1% 1% 7.0 2 0 0 0 0.00 0.86 MIL 0.331 Matt Garza
183 J.C. Ramirez LAA R 24% 25% 24% 142.2 105 47 10 10 4.26 1.35 BAL 0.336 Jeremy Hellickson
189 Julio Teheran ATL R 67% 74% 60% 137.1 109 53 7 10 5.05 1.40 CIN 0.335 Asher Wojciechowski
220 Rafael Montero NYM R 1% 1% 1% 71.1 74 37 1 8 5.68 1.74 MIA 0.327 Vance Worley
236 Chad Kuhl PIT R 15% 14% 15% 120.1 102 52 5 8 4.64 1.44 STL 0.333 Michael Wacha
240 Dietrich Enns MIN L 0% 0% 0% 4.0 2 1 0 0 6.75 2.00 ARI 0.333 Zack Greinke
254 Vance Worley MIA R 4% 4% 3% 51.2 35 16 2 2 4.97 1.50 NYM 0.329 Rafael Montero
260 Nicholas Tepesch TOR R 0% 0% 0% 12.0 6 6 1 2 5.25 1.92 CHC 0.335 Jose Quintana
292 Matt Boyd DET L 5% 4% 5% 89.2 69 36 5 6 5.68 1.68 LAD 0.345 Hyun-Jin Ryu
320 Travis Wood SD L 1% 1% 1% 63.2 51 29 2 4 6.46 1.69 WSH 0.347 Stephen Strasburg
327 Martin Perez TEX L 3% 4% 2% 131.0 83 45 7 10 5.02 1.56 CWS 0.323 Derek Holland
335 Derek Holland CWS L 11% 13% 8% 120.1 92 61 6 12 5.76 1.65 TEX 0.329 Martin Perez
347 Matt Moore SF L 18% 24% 12% 136.2 120 50 3 12 5.71 1.56 PHI 0.317 Jerad Eickhoff
Sunday, August 20th
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
33 Jacob Faria TB R 73% 72% 73% 73.1 74 27 5 3 3.19 1.17 SEA 0.328 Yovani Gallardo
49 Brad Peacock HOU R 75% 79% 70% 93.2 121 45 10 1 3.30 1.28 OAK 0.324 Jharel Cotton
84 Mike Leake STL R 59% 61% 57% 144.0 97 35 7 11 3.88 1.31 PIT 0.316 Ivan Nova
90 Sean Newcomb ATL L 9% 9% 8% 65.2 69 37 1 7 4.45 1.48 CIN 0.335 Luis Castillo
105 Luis Castillo CIN R 27% 29% 25% 66.1 66 28 2 5 3.39 1.18 ATL 0.319 Sean Newcomb
108 Dinelson Lamet SD R 21% 21% 21% 75.1 92 29 7 4 4.78 1.14 WSH 0.347 Gio Gonzalez
135 Kyle Freeland COL L 23% 24% 22% 128.2 82 46 11 7 3.74 1.37 MIL 0.331 Brandon Woodruff
137 Ty Blach SF L 15% 16% 14% 134.0 64 30 8 8 4.37 1.32 PHI 0.317 Mark Leiter Jr.
150 Anthony Banda ARI L 2% 2% 2% 20.2 19 8 1 3 7.32 1.58 MIN 0.329 Hector Santiago
151 Adam Conley MIA L 9% 11% 7% 66.0 44 27 5 5 5.32 1.48 NYM 0.329 Jacob deGrom
176 Brandon Woodruff MIL R 4% 7% 2% 12.0 8 5 1 1 1.50 1.25 COL 0.335 Kyle Freeland
206 Marco Estrada TOR R 55% 56% 53% 140.2 143 60 5 8 5.09 1.46 CHC 0.335 Kyle Hendricks
232 Jake Junis KC R 5% 9% 2% 50.0 39 16 5 2 4.50 1.30 CLE 0.337 Danny Salazar
257 A.J. Griffin TEX R 6% 6% 6% 55.0 46 18 6 3 5.07 1.22 CWS 0.323 Miguel Gonzalez
275 Miguel Gonzalez CWS R 3% 4% 2% 114.2 65 41 6 10 4.67 1.48 TEX 0.329 A.J. Griffin
279 Jharel Cotton OAK R 10% 17% 4% 97.1 80 42 5 10 5.92 1.50 HOU 0.367 Brad Peacock
299 Hector Santiago MIN L 3% 4% 2% 70.1 51 31 4 8 5.63 1.44 ARI 0.333 Anthony Banda
324 Doug Fister BOS R 6% 6% 6% 44.2 38 23 2 6 6.39 1.67 NYY 0.345 Sonny Gray
329 Kevin Gausman BAL R 71% 70% 72% 140.0 132 56 9 8 5.08 1.60 LAA 0.314 Parker Bridwell
332 Yovani Gallardo SEA R 2% 2% 2% 111.0 80 48 5 8 5.84 1.51 TB 0.324 Jacob Faria
- Parker Bridwell LAA R 44% 45% 43% 72.0 44 17 7 1 2.88 1.17 BAL 0.336 Kevin Gausman
- Mark Leiter Jr. PHI R 0% 0% 0% 51.1 46 22 1 3 4.38 1.31 SF 0.300 Ty Blach
Monday, August 21st
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
57 Taijuan Walker ARI R 64% 72% 57% 110.0 100 39 6 6 3.76 1.27 NYM 0.329 Robert Gsellman
97 Michael Foltynewicz ATL R 43% 47% 39% 124.2 116 46 10 7 4.29 1.44 SEA 0.328 Andrew Albers
110 Zach Davies MIL R 50% 49% 51% 144.2 93 45 14 6 4.26 1.39 SF 0.300 Madison Bumgarner
129 Carlos Rodon CWS L 40% 47% 32% 47.2 55 20 1 4 4.24 1.41 MIN 0.329 Kyle Gibson
185 Andrew Albers SEA L 0% 0% 0% 5.0 4 1 1 0 1.80 1.40 ATL 0.319 Michael Foltynewicz
253 Chris Smith OAK R 1% 1% 1% 39.1 22 13 0 2 5.26 1.27 BAL 0.336 Wade Miley
268 Mike Pelfrey CWS R 1% 1% 1% 98.0 62 48 3 10 5.23 1.51 MIN 0.329 Hector Santiago
299 Hector Santiago MIN L 3% 4% 2% 70.1 51 31 4 8 5.63 1.44 CWS 0.323 Mike Pelfrey
337 Robert Gsellman NYM R 3% 4% 2% 76.0 57 26 5 5 6.16 1.62 ARI 0.333 Taijuan Walker
339 Wade Miley BAL L 7% 8% 6% 126.0 112 72 6 10 5.21 1.69 OAK 0.324 Chris Smith
346 Kyle Gibson MIN R 1% 1% 1% 105.2 72 49 6 9 6.02 1.70 CWS 0.323 Carlos Rodon
- Parker Bridwell LAA R 44% 45% 43% 72.0 44 17 7 1 2.88 1.17 TEX 0.329 Cole Hamels
Tuesday, August 22nd
VBR Pitcher Team Throws % Own IP K BB W L ERA WHIP Opp. wOBA Opp. Pitcher
37 Reynaldo Lopez CWS R 9% 0% 19% 6.0 6 3 0 0 3.00 1.17 MIN 0.329 Jose Berrios
41 Jameson Taillon PIT R 65% 76% 55% 92.0 91 29 7 5 4.50 1.48 LAD 0.345 Yu Darvish
61 Jonathan Gray COL R 52% 53% 51% 57.2 54 18 4 2 4.92 1.52 KC 0.321 Jason Hammel
67 Eduardo Rodriguez BOS L 43% 43% 42% 88.2 96 34 4 3 3.80 1.23 CLE 0.337 Michael Clevinger
72 Daniel Straily MIA R 53% 58% 48% 140.2 123 39 7 8 3.80 1.19 PHI 0.317 Nick Pivetta
75 Michael Clevinger CLE R 27% 30% 25% 81.1 90 41 6 4 3.65 1.28 BOS 0.330 Eduardo Rodriguez
76 Charlie Morton HOU R 65% 66% 65% 101.0 110 38 9 5 3.83 1.25 WSH 0.347 Tanner Roark
93 John Lackey CHC R 65% 71% 59% 125.0 109 40 10 9 4.82 1.33 CIN 0.335 Homer Bailey
95 Tyler Skaggs LAA L 8% 9% 8% 45.2 43 16 1 3 3.63 1.39 TEX 0.329 Tyson Ross
99 Tanner Roark WSH R 65% 67% 63% 131.0 112 52 9 7 4.74 1.40 HOU 0.367 Charlie Morton
103 Jose Urena MIA R 36% 38% 34% 120.2 82 42 10 5 3.76 1.19 PHI 0.317 Aaron Nola
128 Jaime Garcia NYY L 18% 19% 17% 130.0 102 51 5 8 4.50 1.38 DET 0.337 Justin Verlander
143 Steven Matz NYM L 47% 55% 39% 63.1 44 17 2 6 5.54 1.47 ARI 0.333 Patrick Corbin
165 Jason Hammel KC R 14% 15% 14% 137.2 109 39 5 9 4.74 1.36 COL 0.335 Jonathan Gray
198 Patrick Corbin ARI L 26% 26% 26% 135.1 133 40 9 11 4.52 1.53 NYM 0.329 Steven Matz
216 Tyson Ross TEX R 12% 21% 2% 38.0 29 25 3 2 7.11 1.55 LAA 0.314 Tyler Skaggs
276 Paul Blackburn OAK R 13% 11% 16% 51.2 20 13 3 1 3.02 1.18 BAL 0.336 Ubaldo Jimenez
278 Marco Gonzales SEA L 1% 1% 1% 12.2 7 2 0 0 8.49 1.63 ATL 0.319 Lucas Sims
289 Nick Pivetta PHI R 3% 3% 3% 89.2 88 37 4 7 6.09 1.45 MIA 0.327 Daniel Straily
298 Lucas Sims ATL R 4% 3% 5% 17.1 9 3 0 3 5.71 1.44 SEA 0.328 Marco Gonzales
323 Clayton Richard SD L 6% 7% 5% 145.1 105 44 5 12 5.14 1.60 STL 0.333 Lance Lynn
341 Ubaldo Jimenez BAL R 4% 1% 6% 117.2 111 52 5 7 6.25 1.54 OAK 0.324 Paul Blackburn
348 Homer Bailey CIN R 2% 3% 2% 48.2 31 25 4 6 8.31 2.03 CHC 0.335 John Lackey