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Fantasy Baseball Top-50 Starting Pitcher Rankings for Week 13 (2022 Fantasy Baseball)

Jul 1, 2022
Justin Verlander

Welcome to your top 50 pitchers for Week 13! The fantasy baseball landscape is tricky, with injuries beginning to mount up and people turning back into pumpkins after excellent starts. What we continue to see, though, is outstanding pitching and lots of it. Playing the right pitchers is a big part of how we can win league titles.

One of the best ways to make sure to do this is to look at a pitcher’s matchups for the following week. You can find who has weaker matchups to potentially stream, bench certain pitchers with difficult matchups, and take advantage of two-start pitchers for that week.

I’m here to try and help you figure out those tough pitcher decisions for your daily or weekly lineups by ranking my top 50 pitchers ahead of each week this season. This will not be a pitcher’s ranking for the season but rather how I rank them for that particular week. For example, a pitcher with two starts or who faces a team with a horrible offense will usually get a bump compared to pitchers with bad matchups.

The projected matchups and two-start starting pitchers are from the MLB Probable Pitchers tool on FantasyPros. Make sure to look for this article every weekend and make the necessary adjustments throughout the week with Injury List (IL) stints, postponements, and everything in-between. Remember, the most active manager is usually the one who gets the best free agents and dramatically increases their chances to win their league!

Let’s look at my top-50 starting pitchers for Week 13:

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Top 50 Starting Pitchers for Week 13

  1. Justin Verlander (2 starts) vs. KC & @OAK
  2. Sandy Alcantara (2 starts) vs. LAA & @NYM
  3. Julio Urias (2 starts) vs. COL & CHC
  4. Brandon Woodruff (2 starts) vs. CHC & PIT
  5. Corbin Burnes vs. PIT
  6. Shane McClanahan @CIN
  7. Max Scherzer (2 starts) @CIN & vs MIA
  8. Alek Manoah (2 starts) @OAK & @SEA
  9. Carlos Rodon (2 starts) @ARI & SD
  10. Gerrit Cole @BOS
  11. Dylan Cease vs. DET
  12. Shohei Ohtani @MIA
  13. Luis Garcia (2 starts) vs. KC & @OAK
  14. Joe Musgrove vs. SF
  15. Aaron Nola vs. WSH
  16. Zack Wheeler @STL
  17. Shane Bieber @DET
  18. Luis Severino @PIT
  19. Kevin Gausman @SEA
  20. Kyle Wright (2 starts) vs. STL & WSH
  21. Tony Gonsolin vs. COL
  22. Lucas Giolito vs. DET
  23. Framber Valdez @OAK
  24. Max Fried vs. STL
  25. Zac Gallen vs. COL
  26. Frankie Montas vs HOU
  27. Clayton Kershaw vs. CHC
  28. Nick Pivetta (2 starts) vs. TB & NYY
  29. Robbie Ray vs. TOR
  30. Shane Baz @CIN
  31. Logan Gilbert @SD
  32. Luis Castillo vs. TB
  33. Lance Lynn vs. MIN
  34. Cristian Javier vs KC
  35. Chris Bassitt @CIN
  36. Logan Webb @SD
  37. Michael Kopech (2 starts) vs. MIN & DET
  38. Sonny Gray @TEX
  39. Cal Quantrill (2 starts) @DET & KC
  40. Tyler Mahle vs. PIT
  41. Taijuan Walker (2 starts) @CIN & vs. MIA
  42. Jon Gray vs. MIN
  43. Charlie Morton vs. WSH
  44. Jose Berrios @OAK
  45. Pablo Lopez @NYM
  46. Tyler Anderson vs. CHC
  47. Tarik Skubal (2 starts) vs. CLE & @CHW
  48. Sean Manaea vs. SEA
  49. Nestor Cortes Jr. @BOS
  50. Ian Anderson (2 starts) vs. STL & WSH


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