Bernie Pleskoff’s Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings


Gerrit Cole is the top pitcher on Bernie Pleskoff’s 2020 rankings.

Starting pitching rankings are always fun to do. There are so many variables to consider when ranking pitching. For example, how healthy is the pitcher? Does he have a serious injury history that could surface once again? How hitter-friendly is his home park? How good will his own lineup be in keeping him in the game (especially in the National League.) And how tough is the competition in his division?

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Here are this old scout’s starting pitching rankings for 2020:

1. Gerrit Cole (NYY)

  • 2019 Stats: W 20-L 5, 2.50 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, 326 Ks

2. Jacob deGrom (NYM)

  • 2019 Stats: W 11-L 8, 2.43 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 255 Ks

3. Max Scherzer (WSH)

  • 2019 Stats: 11W-7L, 2.93 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 243 Ks

4. Walker Buehler (LAD)

  • 2019 Stats: W 14-L 4, 3.26 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 215 Ks

5. Justin Verlander (HOU)

  • 2019 Stats: W 21- L 6, 2.58 ERA, 0.80 WHIP, 300 Ks

6. Jack Flaherty (STL)

  • 2019 Stats: W 11- L8, 2.75 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 231 Ks

7. Stephen Strasburg (WSH)

  • 2019 Stats: W 18- L 6, 3.32 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 251 Ks

8. Shane Bieber (CLE)

  • 2019 Stats: W…

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