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If you're looking to stream pitchers in Week 1, chances are things have gone wrong. Surely, you aren't so beholden to matchups that you're already looking to bench the ones you've drafted. If so, I should warn you that projecting matchups this far out always involves some guesswork, particularly with some teams hinting that they may use a six-man rotation the first time through.

But if you're in such a desperate spot as to turn to the waiver wire already, I've provided two separate lists of possible streamers, all rostered in less than 80 percent of CBS Sports leagues. The first is for leagues that count only the four-day weekend (Thursday through Sunday) as Week 1, which is the CBS default. The second is for leagues that combine that weekend with the first full week for a supersized 11-day scoring period.

It's a quirk that comes from opening day happening on a Thursday. We'll all be able to work off the same list hereafter.

Sleeper pitchers for short Week 1 (April 7-10)
CLE Cleveland • #59 • Age: 37
Matchup
at WAS
Rostered
72%
He struggled last year pitching with loose bodies in his elbow, but now that he's healthy, I'll trust in the track record against what should be a bottom-of-the-division club.
ARI Arizona • #29 • Age: 35
Matchup
vs. SD
Rostered
35%
The Padres sans Fernando Tatis could struggle to score runs, and Merrill Kelly showed surprising strikeout ability with a revamped changeup this spring.
TB Tampa Bay • #24 • Age: 30
Matchup
vs. OAK
Rostered
54%
He had both breaking balls working in his latest outing after a delayed start to spring training. Meanwhile, the Athletics lineup has been totally decimated.
TB Tampa Bay • #57 • Age: 28
Matchup
vs. BAL
Rostered
50%
The Orioles are of course an easy victim, but given the way the Rays handle their pitchers, there's no guarantee Drew Rasmussen goes deep enough for a win.
CIN Cincinnati • #28 • Age: 33
Matchup
at ARI
Rostered
8%
He looked good this spring after spending the past couple years reviving his career in Japan, and the Diamondbacks again project as a bottom-of-the-division club.
STL St. Louis • #39 • Age: 35
Matchup
vs. PIT
Rostered
27%
He's no bat-misser but generally works deep into games and should have no problem keeping runs off the board against the Pirates.
NYM N.Y. Mets • #35 • Age: 31
Matchup
at CHC
Rostered
23%
The ground-ball specialist struggled with volume last year but managed to go six innings in his final spring start.
MIN Minnesota • #17 • Age: 28
Matchup
vs. SEA
Rostered
43%
An elite strike-thrower with an impressive minor-league track record, Bailey Ober's efficiency gives him a chance to secure a win even against an improved lineup.
STL St. Louis • #44 • Age: 36
Matchup
vs. OAK
Rostered
51%
The early-season surprise had a bumpy finish with the Phillies last year, but the Athletics' Triple-A squad should help him get off on the right foot again.
BOS Boston • #28 • Age: 38
Matchup
vs. BAL
Rostered
69%
We enter another year wondering if he still has it. If he doesn't against the Orioles, Corey Kluber may truly be a lost cause.
Sleeper pitchers for long Week 1 (April 7-17)
OAK Oakland • #57 • Age: 33
Matchups
vs. SD, at CLE
Rostered
75%
He may be too obvious in some leagues, but if he's available in yours, that second matchup at Cleveland should be enough to win you over.
CLE Cleveland • #59 • Age: 37
Matchups
at WAS, vs. ARI
Rostered
72%
The first matchup was good enough to earn him the top spot among the short-week sleepers. The second one is even better.
ARI Arizona • #29 • Age: 35
Matchups
vs. SD, at NYM
Rostered
35%
The Padres and Mets are two lineups that could go either way this season, but Kelly's strong work this spring grants him some benefit of the doubt.
TB Tampa Bay • #24 • Age: 30
Matchups
vs. OAK, at MIA
Rostered
54%
Would you look at those matchups? Here's betting he's good enough to take advantage.
WAS Washington • #46 • Age: 34
Matchups
vs. NYM, at ATL, at PIT
Rostered
55%
He's been a disaster the past two years but thinks he may have been overthrowing and had a solid spring. The chance at three starts may justify the gamble for some.