MLB Starting Pitchers Projections

Navigating the world of MLB can feel like predicting the weather—sometimes sunny, sometimes a curveball storm. Our starting pitchers projections are here to be your baseball barometer. Derived from an amalgamation of data, expertise, and a dash of diamond intuition, these projections offer insights tailored for both DFS aficionados and baseball enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re looking to get a leg up in your DraftEdge lineup or simply want to be the most informed person in the room, you’re in the right place.

Dive deeper to uncover the intricacies of each projection and ensure you leverage this knowledge to its fullest potential. And if you’re a rookie to the projection game? Fear not. Our step-by-step guide, further below, will turn you from novice to expert faster than a fastball.

Below you’ll find our expert player projections, all color-coded to help you quickly spot the best options. Blue represents a projection value of (exceptional), green represents a (good) value, yellow represents an (average) value, and red represents a value of (avoid). With this, you can have an instant glimpse of the top players to include in your lineups.

Moreover, the page features several columns packed with valuable information to assist you in your selections. These include:

  • Proj: MLB Batter Projection – Our expert-derived prediction of today’s fantasy points for the player.
  • Sal: DFS Player Salary – The designated cost to draft the player on platforms like DraftKings or FanDuel.
  • L3: 3-Game DFS Average – An insight into the batter’s fantasy performance over the last 3 MLB games.
  • L5: 5-Game DFS Average – A reflection of the batter’s DFS scoring across the last 5 MLB matchups.
  • L10: 10-Game DFS Average – An overview of the batter’s fantasy points in the last 10 MLB games.
  • ERA: 10-Game Earned Run Average – A metric showcasing a batter’s earned run average over their recent 10 games.
  • HR: Pitcher’s Home Run Rate – The likelihood a pitcher will concede a home run each time he’s up against a batter, informed by his last 10 outings.
  • HIT: Pitcher’s Hit Rate – The chance of a pitcher surrendering a hit every time he faces off against a batter, drawn from his past 10 performances.
  • KO: Strikeout Percentage – The batter’s odds of striking out, based on data from the pitcher’s last 10 starts.
  • PC: Average Pitch Count (10-Games) – The typical number of pitches thrown by the player during a game, averaged over the last 10 games.
  • OPP: Opponent’s MLB Batting Rank – Represents the batter ranking of the opposing team in the MLB. A ranking of #1 indicates the most formidable team to go up against.
Player Name Proj Sal L3 L5 L10 ERA HR HIT KO PC OPP