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Fantasy Baseball 2022 Starting Pitcher Rankings

The top tier has been moving and shaking as Zack Wheeler showed up this spring with some shoulder soreness while his former teammate Jacob deGrom is surprisingly getting nothing but praise for his apparently not-as-torn-as-we-all-thought UCL.

Traditionally, I am all in on the offense early in fantasy drafts. However, with the recent volatility in the top I have found myself more and more taking the plunge one one ace in the top four rounds before really hammering away at the starters in round 8-15.

ADP Targets

Lance Lynn (56) is a perennial favorite with a solid floor to anchor your staff… We are hopeful for a return to form for Mike Clevinger (161) and the discount is right for a mid-round gamble. It will be exciting to see what Jon Gray (265) can do in anew environment… John Means (199), Patrick Sandoval (202) and  Aaron Ashby (285) have all flashed in the past and could emerge as top-30 arms throughout the season.

ADP Fades

He was certainly awesome last year but I’m just not quite ready to mint Luis Urias (28) as a workhorse ace… Jose Berrios (67) is so consistent.. and thats kinda the problem when you are putting up good but not great numbers.

2022 Starting Pitcher Rankings

RankNameTeam
Tier 1
1Gerrit ColeNYY
2Corbin BurnesMIL
3Jacob deGromNYM
4Max ScherzerNYM
5Brandon WoodruffMIL
6Walker BuehlerLAD
7Zack WheelerPHI
Tier 2
8Shane BieberCLE
9Julio UriasLAD
10Lucas GiolitoCWS
11Aaron NolaPHI
12Robbie RaySEA
13Sandy AlcantaraMIA
14Lance LynnCWS
15Freddy PeraltaMIL
16Kevin GausmanTOR
17Justin VerlanderHOU
18Max FriedATL
19Charlie MortonATL
20Luis CastilloCIN
21Frankie MontasOAK
22Logan WebbSF
23Joe MusgroveSD
24Yu DarvishSD
25Trevor RogersMIA
26Carlos RodonSF
27Shohei OhtaniLAA
28Chris BassittNYM
29Mike ClevingerSD
30Jose BerriosTOR
31Alek ManoahTOR
32Dylan CeaseCWS
33Shane McClanahanTB
34Clayton KershawLAD
35Blake SnellSD
36Jack FlahertySTL
37Pablo LopezMIA
38Framber ValdezHOU
39Zac GallenARI
40Tyler MahleCIN
41Eduardo RodriguezDET
42Ian AndersonATL
43Chris SaleBOS
44John MeansBAL
45Nathan EovaldiBOS
46Sean ManaeaOAK
47Michael KopechCWS
48Ranger SuarezPHI
49Sonny GrayMIN
50Logan GilbertSEA
51Marcus StromanCHC
52Jose UrquidyHOU
53Patrick SandovalLAA
54Huascar YnoaATL
55Jon GrayTEX
56Anthony DeSclafaniSF
57German MarquezCOL
58Aaron AshbyMIL
59Alex WoodSF
60Shane BazTB
61Adam WainwrightSTL
62Bailey OberMIN
63Yusei KikuchiTOR
64Tarik SkubalDET
65Josiah GrayWSH
66Aaron CivaleCLE
67Stephen StrasburgWSH
68Lance McCullers Jr.HOU
69Tanner HouckBOS
70Zach EflinPHI
71Kyle HendricksCHC
72Jordan MontgomeryNYY
73Triston McKenzieCLE
74Luis GarciaHOU
75Noah SyndergaardLAA
76Alex CobbSF
77Corey KnebelPHI
78Casey MizeDET
79Hyun Jin RyuTOR
80Zack GreinkeKC
81Elieser HernandezMIA
82Eric LauerMIL
83Zach PlesacCLE
84Tony GonsolinLAD
85Jameson TaillonNYY
86Joe RyanMIN
87Steven MatzSTL
88Matt BrashSEA
89Luis GilNYY
90Carlos CarrascoNYM
91Taijuan WalkerNYM
92Chris PaddackSD
93Corey KluberTB
94Andrew KittredgeTB
95Nestor Cortes Jr.NYY
96Jesus LuzardoMIA
97Tylor MegillNYM
98Cristian JavierHOU
99Dane DunningTEX
100Cal QuantrillCLE
101Brady SingerKC
102Adbert AlzolayCHC
103Chris FlexenSEA
104Andrew HeaneyLAD
105James KaprielianOAK
106Drew RasmussenTB
107Marco GonzalesSEA
108Kyle GibsonPHI
109Dinelson LametSD
110Madison BumgarnerARI
111Domingo GermanNYY
112Michael PinedaDET
113Dylan BundyMIN
114Patrick CorbinWSH
115Wade MileyCHC
116Luis PatinoTB
117Dustin MayLAD
118Kenta MaedaMIN
119Nick PivettaBOS
120Tyler GlasnowTB
121Reid DetmersLAA
122Reiver SanmartinCIN
123Sixto SanchezMIA

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