Joe Musgrove
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Joe Musgrove, Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners
Musgrove gave up 2 runs in five innings (3.60 ERA) in his first start of the year and was 4-4 with a 4.06 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP last year. He had considerable success (28-11, 2.83 ERA) in the Minors. Seattle is averaging just 3.1 runs per game.
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Season Totals:  6 starts, 1-2, 38.2 IP, 25 Ks, 2.79 ERA (12 earned runs), 1.14 WHIP (34 hits, 10 walks)

Tyler Glasnow
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Tyler Glasnow, Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds
The Reds were one of the teams that Glasnow pitched against last season. He had a 2.57 ERA and eight strikeouts in seven innings. Glasnow was 10-4 with a 1.95 ERA and 181 strikeouts in 152 innings at the Triple-A level.
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Season Totals:  6 starts, 1-2, 38.2 IP, 25 Ks, 2.79 ERA (12 earned runs), 1.14 WHIP (34 hits, 10 walks)

Ricky Nolasco Angels
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Ricky Nolasco, Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners
Nolasco was 4-6 with a 3.21 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in 11 starts with the Angels last year. He struggled a little in his first start, but he gets to pitch at home where he was 4-3 with a 3.42 ERA last year. Seattle is averaging two runs per game through their first four.
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Season Totals:  4 starts, 1-1, 24.2 IP, 16 Ks, 3.28 ERA (9 earned runs), 1.30 WHIP (24 hits, 8 walks)

Mike Leake Cardinals
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Mike Leake, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds
Leake faces his former team in his season debut. He had a 4.69 ERA last year, but had a 4.50 mark in home starts. He has a career 4.05 ERA at Busch Stadium.
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Season Totals:  3 starts, 1-1, 19.2 IP, 13 Ks, 2.29 ERA (5 earned runs), 1.17 WHIP (17 hits, 6 walks)

Clay Buchholz Phillies
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Clay Buchholz, Philadelphia Phillies @ Cincinnati Reds
Buchholz makes his debut for the Phillies. He is 81-61 lifetime with a 3.96 ERA. He had a 4.78 ERA last year, but had a 3.90 mark away from Fenway Park. Throughout his career his ERA outside of Fenway is 3.79.
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Season Totals:  2 starts, 1-1, 13.2 IP, 9 Ks, 1.98 ERA (3 earned runs), 1.17 WHIP (12 hits, 4 walks)

Charlie Morton Astros
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Charlie Morton, Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners
Morton makes his debut with Houston. Since 2011 he is 35-42 with a 3.97 ERA.
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Season Totals:  1 start, 0-1, 5.2 IP, 4 Ks, 4.76 ERA (3 earned runs), 1.59 WHIP (7 hits, 2 walks)

Clayton Richard
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Clayton Richard, San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers
Richard was 3-4 last year with a 3.33 ERA, but was 3-3 with a 2.52 ERA with the Padres. He had a 1.80 ERA at Dodger Stadium last year.
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2016 Season Totals: 134 Starts, 52-34, 779.2 IP, 649 Ks, 4.06 ERA (352 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (765 hits, 208 walks)

Ricky Nolasco Angels
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Ricky Nolasco, Los Angeles Angeles @ Oakland A’s
There aren’t many streaming options on Opening Day as teams trot out their aces.  Nolasco, coming off an 8-14, 4.42 ERA season is one of the few exceptionx. In 11 starts with the Angels last year he was 4-6 with a 3.21 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. He was 1-2 with a 3.67 ERA against Oakland last year.
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2016 Season Totals: 134 Starts, 52-34, 779.2 IP, 649 Ks, 4.06 ERA (352 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (765 hits, 208 walks)


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