Introducing the Organizational Probable Pitching Chart

I’ve noticed that for the last few days, I’ve been asked the a lot of the same questions on Twitter. When does (Insert Pitcher Here) start? Who starts on (Insert Day Here)? I get those questions a lot during the first week of the season for the obvious reason that the rotations haven’t been announced. However, I also get those questions throughout the season from people who are planning on going to games, or who have tickets to a game that is a few weeks away. So I decided to create a resource that will project the probable starters for the current month.

The Organizational Probable Pitching Chart, which can be found at that link, lists the announced starters for each team, as well as the projected starters through the rest of the current month. The future projections aren’t going to be perfect. One rain out pushes everyone back a day. An injury could shake up the rotation or add a new starter. Any given team could skip a starter. The goal of this chart is to provide a long-term preview of who could be starting on any given day.

Going to an Altoona game at the end of the month? Thinking about catching one of the affiliates when they’re on the road in your town? The chart will give you the projection. Want to see what day Gerrit Cole is pitching, and who he matches up against in the major league rotation? You’ll be able to track that too. The chart will be updated on a daily basis. Be sure to bookmark it, and use it as a reference to see which pitcher will be throwing on the day you’ve got tickets.

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Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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  • http://www.ashevilleroadbowling.com hunter

    This is awesome. Going to see WV a couple times when they come to Asheville and this is exactly what I was looking for just to get an idea of possible dates guys will pitch.

    Very cool.

  • buccotime57

    So great…u always find a way to make your site better..

  • poolguyLV

    Absolutely best info ever. Thanks for doing all of our homework for us. Keep that handy please, maybe a link on your home page. You are once again above and beyond the call.

  • duckwoes

    Thanks Tim!! This is a most useful tool!!!

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