MLB Probable Starting Pitchers Today: Friday, May 17

Friday’s MLB slate features a slew of interesting pitching matchups, and we’ve got all of the probable pitchers highlighted below. Top billing goes to the bout between the Rockies and the Giants, who will be sending Ryan Feltner and Kyle Harrison to the mound, respectively.

Keep reading to find the expected starters for every game on the docket for May 17.

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Today’s Probable Starting Pitchers

Pirates at Cubs Probable Pitchers

The Pittsburgh Pirates will send Paul Skenes (1-0) to the hill as they play the Cubs, who will counter with Kyle Hendricks (0-4) for the game between the teams on Friday.

PIT: Skenes CHC: Hendricks
2 (10 IP) Games/IP 7 (30.2 IP)
2.70 ERA 10.57
16.2 K/9 7.3

Vegas Odds for Pirates at Cubs

  • PIT Odds to Win: -115
  • CHC Odds to Win: -105
  • Total: 7.5 runs

Live Stream Pirates at Cubs

  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Streaming: MLBN (regional restrictions may apply)

Nationals at Phillies Probable Pitchers

The Phillies meet the Nationals on Friday but the teams have yet to name their starters.

Vegas Odds for Nationals at Phillies

  • PHI Odds to Win: -245
  • WSH Odds to Win: +200
  • Total: 7.5 runs

Live Stream Nationals at Phillies

  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • Streaming: NSPPH (regional restrictions may apply)

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Mariners at Orioles Probable Pitchers

The Seattle Mariners will send Bryce Miller (3-3) to the bump as they take on the Orioles, who will look to John Means (1-0) for the game between the teams on Friday.

SEA: Miller BAL: Means
8 (47.1 IP) Games/IP 2 (11.2 IP)
2.66 ERA 3.09
9.7 K/9 8.5

Vegas Odds for Mariners at Orioles

  • BAL Odds to Win: -130
  • SEA Odds to Win: +110
  • Total: 8.5 runs

Live Stream Mariners at Orioles

  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Streaming: MASN (regional restrictions may apply)

White Sox at Yankees Probable Pitchers

The Chicago White Sox will send Mike Clevinger (0-1) to the mound as they play the Yankees, who will give the start to Nestor Cortes Jr. (1-4) when the clubs meet on Friday.

CHW: Clevinger NYY: Cortes
2 (6.2 IP) Games/IP 9 (53.2 IP)
5.40 ERA 4.02
6.7 K/9 8.6

Vegas Odds for White Sox at Yankees

  • NYY Odds to Win: -285
  • CHW Odds to Win: +230
  • Total: 8 runs

Live Stream White Sox at Yankees

  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Streaming: YES (regional restrictions may apply)

Rays at Blue Jays Probable Pitchers

The Tampa Bay Rays will send Tyler Alexander (1-2) to the mound as they face the Blue Jays, who will hand the ball to Chris Bassitt (3-5) when the clubs meet on Friday.

TB: Alexander TOR: Bassitt
8 (39.2 IP) Games/IP 8 (42.2 IP)
5.45 ERA 5.06
7.5 K/9 8.4

Vegas Odds for Rays at Blue Jays

  • TOR Odds to Win: -162
  • TB Odds to Win: +136
  • Total: 8.5 runs

Live Stream Rays at Blue Jays

  • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
  • Streaming: APLTV (regional restrictions may apply)

Mets at Marlins Probable Pitchers

The New York Mets will send Christian Scott (0-1) to the mound as they play the Marlins, who will give the start to Jesus Luzardo (0-3) when the clubs face off Friday.

NYM: Scott MIA: Luzardo
2 (12.2 IP) Games/IP 6 (31.2 IP)
2.84 ERA 5.97
9.9 K/9 9.9

Vegas Odds for Mets at Marlins

  • NYM Odds to Win: -125
  • MIA Odds to Win: +105
  • Total: 7.5 runs

Live Stream Mets at Marlins

  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Streaming: SNY (regional restrictions may apply)

Twins at Guardians Probable Pitchers

The Minnesota Twins will send Simeon Woods-Richardson (1-0) to the mound as they take on the Guardians, who will give the start to Triston McKenzie (2-3) when the teams meet on Friday.

MIN: Woods-Richardson CLE: McKenzie
5 (25 IP) Games/IP 8 (40.2 IP)
3.24 ERA 3.54
8.3 K/9 7.7

Vegas Odds for Twins at Guardians

  • CLE Odds to Win: -125
  • MIN Odds to Win: +105
  • Total: 8 runs

Live Stream Twins at Guardians

  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Streaming: APLTV (regional restrictions may apply)

Padres at Braves Probable Pitchers

The San Diego Padres will send Matt Waldron (1-5) to the bump as they play the Braves, who will hand the ball to Max Fried (3-1) for the game between the teams on Friday.

SD: Waldron ATL: Fried
8 (39.1 IP) Games/IP 8 (45.1 IP)
5.49 ERA 3.57
8.0 K/9 7.3

Vegas Odds for Padres at Braves

  • ATL Odds to Win: -218
  • SD Odds to Win: +180
  • Total: 8 runs

Live Stream Padres at Braves

  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Streaming: BSSE (regional restrictions may apply)

Athletics at Royals Probable Pitchers

The Oakland Athletics will send Mitch Spence (3-1) to the bump as they take on the Royals, who will give the start to Cole Ragans (2-3) when the teams play Friday.

OAK: Spence KC: Ragans
11 (25.1 IP) Games/IP 9 (49 IP)
4.26 ERA 4.22
7.8 K/9 10.5

Vegas Odds for Athletics at Royals

  • KC Odds to Win: -205
  • OAK Odds to Win: +170
  • Total: 8.5 runs

Live Stream Athletics at Royals

  • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • Streaming: NSPCA (regional restrictions may apply)

Angels at Rangers Probable Pitchers

The Los Angeles Angels will send Tyler Anderson (3-4) to the hill as they play the Rangers, who will hand the ball to Andrew Heaney (0-4) when the clubs face off on Friday.

LAA: Anderson TEX: Heaney
8 (49.1 IP) Games/IP 8 (41 IP)
2.92 ERA 4.39
6.6 K/9 8.6

Vegas Odds for Angels at Rangers

  • TEX Odds to Win: -185
  • LAA Odds to Win: +154
  • Total: 9 runs

Live Stream Angels at Rangers

  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Streaming: BSSW (regional restrictions may apply)

Brewers at Astros Probable Pitchers

The Milwaukee Brewers will send Freddy Peralta (3-1) to the mound as they play the Astros, who will hand the ball to Hunter Brown (0-4) when the teams meet Friday.

MIL: Peralta HOU: Brown
8 (44.2 IP) Games/IP 8 (32.1 IP)
3.63 ERA 7.79
11.7 K/9 10.0

Vegas Odds for Brewers at Astros

  • MIL Odds to Win: -115
  • HOU Odds to Win: -105
  • Total: 7.5 runs

Live Stream Brewers at Astros

  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Streaming: BSWI (regional restrictions may apply)

Red Sox at Cardinals Probable Pitchers

The Boston Red Sox will send Brayan Bello (4-1) to the bump as they face the Cardinals, who will hand the ball to Kyle Gibson (2-2) for the matchup between the teams Friday.

BOS: Bello STL: Gibson
6 (31.2 IP) Games/IP 8 (49 IP)
3.13 ERA 3.67
7.7 K/9 7.3

Vegas Odds for Red Sox at Cardinals

  • STL Odds to Win: -112
  • BOS Odds to Win: -108
  • Total: 8 runs

Live Stream Red Sox at Cardinals

  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • Streaming: BSMW (regional restrictions may apply)

Tigers at Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

The Detroit Tigers will send Tarik Skubal (5-0) to the mound as they play the Diamondbacks, who will look to Ryne Nelson (2-2) for the matchup between the clubs Friday.

DET: Skubal ARI: Nelson
8 (49 IP) Games/IP 6 (25.1 IP)
2.02 ERA 5.33
11.0 K/9 6.8

Vegas Odds for Tigers at Diamondbacks

  • DET Odds to Win: -135
  • ARI Odds to Win: +114
  • Total: 8 runs

Live Stream Tigers at Diamondbacks

  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Streaming: BSDET (regional restrictions may apply)

Reds at Dodgers Probable Pitchers

The Cincinnati Reds will send Frankie Montas (2-3) to the bump as they face the Dodgers, who will counter with James Paxton (5-0) for the game between the teams Friday.

CIN: Montás LAD: Paxton
7 (30 IP) Games/IP 7 (38.1 IP)
4.20 ERA 2.58
7.2 K/9 5.2

Vegas Odds for Reds at Dodgers

  • LAD Odds to Win: -198
  • CIN Odds to Win: +164
  • Total: 8.5 runs

Live Stream Reds at Dodgers

  • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Streaming: MLBN (regional restrictions may apply)

Rockies at Giants Probable Pitchers

The Colorado Rockies will send Feltner (1-3) to the bump as they face the Giants, who will give the start to Harrison (3-1) for the matchup between the teams on Friday.

COL: Feltner SF: Harrison
8 (45 IP) Games/IP 9 (50 IP)
5.20 ERA 3.42
8.0 K/9 8.1

Vegas Odds for Rockies at Giants

  • SF Odds to Win: -125
  • COL Odds to Win: +105
  • Total: 7.5 runs

Live Stream Rockies at Giants

  • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
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