Updated Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings (Week 7)

(+/-) Tier Player Rank EV $ PV Trend Notes 0 1 Corbin Burnes 1 $ 6.8 44.0 44.0 0.0 ▬ Lack of wins becoming a meme 1 1 Gerrit Cole 2 $ 9.9 42.0 42.0 0.0 ▬ FIP, xFIP, SIERA all under 3.00 1 2 Walker Buehler 3 $ 7.8 42.0 38.0 4.0 ▲ Inconsistent fastball command, lack of Ks for Ace 3 2 Joe Musgrove 4 $ 11.2 38.0 31.0 7.0 ▲ Money Musgrove 4 2 Kevin Gausman 5 $ 19.6 37.5 30.0 7.5 ▲ Pounding zone, still barely any walks 0 2 Brandon Woodruff 6 $ 5.1 34.5 33.5 1.0 ▲ Some course correction occurring -2 2 Lucas Giolito 7 $ 3.2 34.5 37.5 -3.0 ▼ Only 5 IP @KC, 55 of 92 pitches for strikes 0 2 Carlos Rodon 8 $ 12.3 30.0 30.0 0.0 ▬ Still huge Ks but walks rising a bit 2 2 Shane McClanahan 9 $ 8.7 30.0 28.5 1.5 ▲ Will hold breath as IP workload builds 2 2 Justin Verlander 10 $ 12.2 29.5 27.5 2.0 ▲ Incredible command, but .195 BABIP will give some 3 2 Max Fried 11 $ 10.4 28.5 26.0 2.5 ▲ 5 2 Zack Wheeler 12 $ 11.9 27.5 22.0 5.5 ▲ Ks by start: 3, 3, 5, 7, 7, 7, 9, 10 – Nice trend 0 2 Julio Urias 13 $ 2.8 27.5 27.5 0.0 ▬ 1 3 Dylan Cease 14 $ 11.6 26.0 25.5 0.5 ▲ Big Ks, loud contact is double-edged sword 1 3 Alek Manoah 15 $ 9.6 25.5 24.0 1.5 ▲ QS in 7 of 8 starts, though only 10 Ks in last 3 combined 2 3 Sandy Alcantara 16 $ 7.8 24.0 22.0 2.0 ▲ CG v. ATL, only 2 ER in last 3 (24 IP). ATL next 2 3 Shohei Ohtani 17 $ 11.1 22.0 22.0 0.0 ▬ 2 3 Pablo Lopez 18 $ 11.6 22.0 22.0 0.0 ▬ 2 4 Shane Bieber 19 $ 6.6 21.0 20.5 0.5 ▲ Making do with lower velo, monitor 2 4 Aaron Nola 20 $ 6.2 19.5 19.5 0.0 ▬ Steady Ks, good WHIP, HRs keep burning him 2 4 Logan Webb 21 $ 7.9 19.5 18.5 1.0 ▲ Sinker command not yielding Ks 2 4 Frankie Montas 22 $ 7.7 19.5 18.0 1.5 ▲ Hit on pitching hand by comebacker but OK 2 4 Chris Bassitt 23 $ 5.2 18.5 17.5 1.0 ▲ 2 4 Yu Darvish 24 $ 5.9 18.0 17.0 1.0 ▲ 6 QS in 8 starts, lower ceiling in 2022 2 4 Charlie Morton 25 $ 1.5 17.5 16.5 1.0 ▲ Not great at MIA but 4 ER in last 3 starts 2 5 Robbie Ray 26 $ 4.8 17.0 16.5 0.5 ▲ 8+ Ks in last 3, but zero QS; OAK next 2 5 Logan Gilbert 27 $ 7.4 16.5 16.0 0.5 ▲ 2 5 Zac Gallen 28 $ 9.6 16.5 14.5 2.0 ▲ 3 5 Michael Kopech 29 $ 9.8 16.0 14.0 2.0 ▲ Touched triple digits in latest @NYY! 5 5 Nestor Cortes 30 $ 10.1 14.5 12.5 2.0 ▲ So many different looks to offer, stellar 0 5 Nathan Eovaldi 31 – $ 2.1 14.5 14.5 0.0 ▬ Big rebound after Cora left him in for HOU HR barrage 1 5 Sean Manaea 32 $ 5.8 14.0 13.5 0.5 ▲ 1 5 Kyle Wright 33 $ 10.8 13.5 13.0 0.5 ▲ Some give on luck, still in my trust circle 2 5 Jose Berrios 34 $ 2.3 13.0 12.5 0.5 ▲ B2B QS, good-not-great. LAA test next 5 6 Joe Ryan 35 $ 7.8 12.5 10.0 2.5 ▲ 11 6 Luis Severino 36 $ 4.4 12.5 8.0 4.5 ▲ Seeing consistent command 1 6 Luis Castillo 37 $ 2.0 12.0 11.0 1.0 ▲ Notched his 1st QS of ’22 at TOR, sinker hitting 98 1 6 Sonny Gray 38 $ 2.3 11.0 10.5 0.5 ▲ 2 6 Framber Valdez 39 $ 8.0 10.5 9.5 1.0 ▲ 5 straight QS after mid-April turbulence 5 6 Tarik Skubal 40 $ 13.9 10.0 9.0 1.0 ▲ Seems OK after taking liner to his left shin 1 6 Jordan Montgomery 41 $ 4.3 9.5 9.0 0.5 ▲ 1 6 Luis Garcia 42 $ 4.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 ▬ Little feel for zone in latest 2 starts 1 7 Carlos Carrasco 43 $ 8.7 9.0 9.0 0.0 ▬ 2 7 Alex Cobb 44 $ 5.7 9.0 8.5 0.5 ▲ Unlucky personified. 2.73 FIP, 2.33 xFIP, 2.51 SIERA! -8 7 Trevor Rogers 45 $ 0.3 9.0 12.0 -3.0 ▼ Tagged for 3 HRs by ATL, ruined momentum 3 7 Garrett Whitlock 46 $ 5.3 8.5 8.0 0.5 ▲ Will BOS stay committed to his starting? 3 7 Patrick Sandoval 47 $ 9.4 8.0 7.0 1.0 ▲ Looking good but faced OAK twice, TOR next 11 7 Eric Lauer 48 $ 6.1 7.0 4.5 2.5 ▲ 7 shutout IP v. WSH after 4 ER at MIA N / A 7 Bailey Ober 49 $ 3.8 8.0 N / A N / A 1 7 George Kirby 50 $ 1.6 8.0 7.0 1.0 ▲ Nice Ks v. OAK but a few key mistakes 10 7 Tony Gonsolin 51 $ 5.1 5.5 4.5 1.0 ▲ Slider command rising, plus ARI matchup coming 0 7 Tyler Mahle 52 $ 7.6 7.0 7.0 0.0 ▬ 3 goodies v. PIT 2x & CLE, torched by CIN 2 7 Adam Wainwright 53 $ 3.4 7.0 5.5 1.5 ▲ Only 10 K in last 20 IP, but 3 W and great ratios 4 7 Triston McKenzie 54 $ 5.4 6.5 5.0 1.5 ▲ Lacking on whiffs, but keeping hitters off-balance 1 7 Noah Syndergaard 55 $ 4.6 5.5 5.5 0.0 ▬ -2 7 Blake Snell 56 – $ 0.3 5.5 5.5 0.0 ▬ -4 8 Alex Wood 57 $ 3.7 5.5 6.5 -1.0 ▼ Not as unlucky as Cobb, but still unlucky 2 8 Jameson Taillon 58 $ 7.6 5.0 4.5 0.5 ▲ 3 8 Drew Rasmussen 59 $ 7.9 4.5 4.5 0.0 ▬ Steady, though he lacks that big ceiling 5 8 Hunter Greene 60 – $ 3.4 4.5 3.5 1.0 ▲ Slider-first approach with heat second is working N / A 8 Roansy Contreras 61 $ 0.5 4.5 N / A N / A Strong start v. road Rox, get excited 2 8 Paul Blackburn 62 $ 10.0 4.5 4.0 0.5 ▲ 4 8 Michael Lorenzen 63 $ 3.8 4.0 3.5 0.5 ▲ 7 8 Cristian Javier 64 $ 4.0 3.5 3.0 0.5 ▲ 1 8 Ranger Suarez 65 $ 3.1 3.5 3.5 0.0 ▬ 9 8 Yusei Kikuchi 66 $ 2.1 3.5 2.5 1.0 ▲ Early speed bumps, more sliders look better 2 8 Jose Urquidy 67 $ 3.1 3.5 3.0 0.5 ▲ 5 8 Jon Gray 68 $ 4.4 3.0 2.5 0.5 ▲ N / A 11 Nick Pivetta 69 $ 6.0 1.5 N / A N / A -7 8 Reid Detmers 70 $ 1.3 3.5 3.5 0.0 ▬ Lots of movement to learn to command -3 9 Merrill Kelly 71 $ 8.4 3.0 3.5 -0.5 ▼ N / A 9 MacKenzie Gore 72 $ 8.8 2.5 N / A N / A Belongs in rotation, we’ll see what SD does -3 9 Kyle Gibson 73 $ 6.5 3.0 3.0 0.0 ▬ -2 9 Ian Anderson 74 $ 2.9 3.0 3.0 0.0 ▬ N / A 10 Marcus Stroman 75 $ 2.6 2.0 N / A N / A -2 9 Josiah Gray 76 $ 0.3 2.5 2.5 0.0 ▬ 2 10 Miles Mikolas 77 $ 8.8 2.5 2.5 0.0 ▬ 3 10 Zach Eflin 78 $ 8.1 2.5 2.0 0.5 ▲ 5 10 Hyun Jin Ryu 79 $ 0.6 2.5 1.5 1.0 ▲ 9 10 Martin Perez 80 $ 12.1 2.5 1.5 1.0 ▲ Surge via featuring sinker, then change & cutter 2 10 Cal Quantrill 81 $ 3.8 2.5 1.5 1.0 ▲ -5 10 Spencer Strider 82 $ 5.0 2.0 2.5 -0.5 ▼ I’ll hold out hope for a start for 1 more week -5 10 Kyle Hendricks 83 – $ 0.8 2.0 2.5 -0.5 ▼ 6 10 Jakob Junis 84 $ 2.1 1.5 1.5 0.0 ▬ 0 10 Bruce Zimmermann 85 $ 7.1 1.5 1.5 0.0 ▬ 5 10 Taijuan Walker 86 $ 3.2 1.5 1.5 0.0 ▬ 7 11 Jose Quintana 87 $ 5.5 1.5 1.0 0.5 ▲ 7 11 Tyler Anderson 88 $ 6.6 1.5 1.0 0.5 ▲ Scoreless 8 IP outing 5/23, K’d side in 8th 10 11 Brady Singer 89 $ 3.9 1.5 1.0 0.5 ▲ Slider is running hot, big add N / A 11 Aaron Ashby 90 $ 2.5 1.0 N / A N / A 10 11 Justin Steele 91 $ 7.1 1.5 1.0 0.5 ▲ 1 11 Chad Kuhl 92 $ 4.7 1.5 1.5 0.0 ▬ -11 10 Kyle Bradish 93 $ 0.9 1.5 2.0 -0.5 ▼ -6 11 Chase Silseth 94 – $ 0.2 1.0 1.5 -0.5 ▼ N / A 11 JT Brubaker 95 $ 4.0 1.0 N / A N / A N / A 11 Jeffrey Springs 96 $ 6.2 1.0 N / A N / A 1 11 Dane Dunning 97 $ 3.8 1.5 1.0 0.5 ▲ -12 11 Jordan Hicks 98 $ 0.4 1.0 1.5 -0.5 ▼ Bullpen feels inevitable to me N / A 11 Madison Bumgarner 99 $ 1.4 1.0 N / A N / A N / A 11 Alex Faedo 100 $ 1.4 1.0 N / A N / A N / A 11 Matthew Liberatore 101 – $ 0.4 1.0 N / A N / A Shaky debut, let him settle in N / A INJ Jacob deGrom 1 N / A N / A N / A N / A Long tossing up to 100 ft, possible bullpen soon N / A INJ Max Scherzer 3 $ 9.2 N / A N / A N / A Expect 6+ week absence N / A INJ Lance Lynn 15 N / A N / A N / A N / A Slated to start rehab assignment this week N / A INJ Chris Sale 20 N / A N / A N / A N / A Threw bullpen on 5/24 N / A INJ Clayton Kershaw 22 $ 8.2 N / A N / A N / A Not ready for mound work yet N / A INJ Freddy Peralta 24 $ 10.7 N / A N / A N / A Shoulder tightness is scary, hold breath N / A INJ Jack Flaherty 25 N / A N / A N / A N / A Still throwing bullpens N / A INJ Lance McCullers Jr. 35 N / A N / A N / A N / A Threw 10 pitches off mound at ~ 80 mph N / A INJ Shane Baz 36 N / A N / A N / A N / A Strong rehab assignment, get ready N / A INJ Tylor Megill 43 $ 5.0 N / A N / A N / A Throwing on flat ground already N / A INJ Jesus Luzardo 44 $ 2.9 N / A N / A N / A Not throwing yet, strengthening rehab N / A INJ Mike Clevinger 45 $ 2.8 N / A N / A N / A Unclear severity of triceps strain, frustrating N / A INJ Andrew Heaney 46 $ 3.9 N / A N / A N / A Throwing ‘pens, 30-35 pitches in 2 IP simulation N / A INJ Mike Soroka 48 N / A N / A N / A N / A Seen throwing bullpens, All Star break? N / A INJ Dustin May 50 N / A N / A N / A N / A Aiming for August return per Roberts N / A INJ Nick Lodolo 55 $ 0.9 N / A N / A N / A Throwing on flat ground, not pitching yet N / A INJ Stephen Strasburg 58 N / A N / A N / A N / A Made first rehab start 5/24, 61 pitches N / A INJ Eduardo Rodriguez 60 $ 3.7 N / A N / A N / A Ribcage sprains can be tough to shake N / A INJ Sixto Sanchez 65 N / A N / A N / A N / A Strengthening, some dry side mound work N / A INJ James Paxton 66 N / A N / A N / A N / A Throwing at 60 ft on flat ground N / A INJ Luis Patino 74 $ 0.1 N / A N / A N / A Hope he’s back by end of June N / A INJ Adbert Alzolay 75 N / A N / A N / A N / A Seeing docs again at end of May, no timeline N / A INJ Anthony DeSclafani 76 $ 1.2 N / A N / A N / A Hope is for late June N / A INJ Steven Matz 80 $ 1.8 N / A N / A N / A Left shoulder impingement, no timetable N / A INJ Casey Mize 82 $ 0.8 N / A N / A N / A Pulled off rehab assignment, not throwing

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