Complete SP Rankings: Week 20

USA TODAY Sports

Brian Creagh ranks all starting pitchers slated to throw in Week 20

Rank

Player

Opponent

Team

2nd Opponent

2nd Team

1

Jose Fernandez

Hyun-Jin Ryu

LAD

Jeff Manship

COL

2

Clayton Kershaw

Henderson Alvarez

MIA

3

Stephen Strasburg

Travis Wood

CHC

4

Max Scherzer

Matt Harvey

NYM

5

Yu Darvish

Hector Santiago

CHW

6

Adam Wainwright

Mike Minor

ATL

7

David Price

Chris Tillman

BAL

Ivan Nova

NYY

8

Matt Harvey

Max Scherzer

DET

9

Shelby Miller

Marco Estrada

MIL

Julio Teheran

ATL

10

Chris Sale

Martin Perez

TEX

11

Felix Hernandez

Garrett Richards

LAA

12

Madison Bumgarner

Charlie Morton

PIT

13

Mat Latos

Trevor Cahill

ARI

14

Zack Greinke

Nate Eovaldi

MIA

15

Justin Verlander

Andrew Albers

MIN

16

James Shields

Jose Quintana

CHW

17

Doug Fister

Jenrry Mejia

NYM

18

Patrick Corbin

Tony Cingrani

CIN

TBA

PHI

19

Jon Lester

Tim Lincecum

SF

Chris Capuano

LAD

20

Francisco Liriano

Andrew Cashner

SD

Tim Lincecum

SF

21

Jordan Zimmermann

Jeff Samardzija

CHC

Bruce Chen

KC

22

Anibal Sanchez

Kevin Correia

MIN

23

Matt Garza

Jordan Lyles

HOU

John Danks

CHW

24

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Jose Fernandez

MIA

Ryan Dempster

BOS

25

Mike Minor

Adam Wainwright

STL

26

Matt Cain

Jeff Locke

PIT

27

Hiroki Kuroda

J.A. Happ

TOR

28

Derek Holland

Erik Bedard

HOU

29

Cliff Lee

Juan Nicasio

COL

30

Gio Gonzalez

Wade Davis

KC

31

Hisashi Iwakuma

A.J. Griffin

OAK

32

Jake Peavy

Ryan Vogelsong

SF

33

Kris Medlen

Zack Wheeler

NYM

Lance Lynn

STL

34

Jered Weaver

Danny Salazar

CLE

Aaron Harang

SEA

35

Justin Masterson

Jerome Williams

LAA

36

Cole Hamels

Wade Miley

ARI

37

Homer Bailey

Yovani Gallardo

MIL

38

CC Sabathia

Roberto Hernandez

TB

39

John Lackey

Ricky Nolasco

LAD

40

Zach McAllister

C.J. Wilson

LAA

41

Lance Lynn

Kyle Lohse

MIL

Kris Medlen

ATL

42

Alex Cobb

Miguel Gonzalez

BAL

43

Rick Porcello

Mike Pelfrey

MIA

Dillon Gee

NYM

44

Andrew Cashner

Francisco Liriano

PIT

Chris Rusin

CHC

45

Ervin Santana

John Danks

CHW

Dan Haren

WAS

46

C.J. Wilson

Zach McAllister

CLE

47

A.J. Burnett

Tyson Ross

SD

Ryan Vogelsong

SF

48

Brandon Beachy

Jon Niese

NYM

49

Wei-Yin Chen

Jeremy Hellickson

TB

50

Travis Wood

Stephen Strasburg

WAS

51

Jeff Samardzija

Jordan Zimmermann

WAS

Eric Stults

SD

52

Chris Archer

TBA

NYY

53

Jorge de la Rosa

TBA

PHI

Jacob Turner

MIA

54

Tim Lincecum

Jon Lester

BOS

Francisco Liriano

PIT

55

Jarrod Parker

Aaron Harang

SEA

Chris Tillman

BAL

56

Juan Nicasio

Cliff Lee

PHI

57

Bartolo Colon

Scott Feldman

BAL

58

Ryan Dempster

Hyun-Jin Ryu

LAD

59

Dan Haren

Chris Rusin

CHC

Ervin Santana

KC

60

Zack Wheeler

Kris Medlen

ATL

61

Tony Cingrani

Patrick Corbin

ARI

Marco Estrada

MIL

62

Chris Capuano

Jacob Turner

MIA

Jon Lester

BOS

63

Ivan Nova

Esmil Rogers

TOR

David Price

TB

64

Sonny Gray

Joe Saunders

SEA

65

Jon Niese

Brandon Beachy

ATL

66

Felix Doubront

Chad Gaudin

SF

67

Mike Leake

Brandon McCarthy

ARI

68

Nate Eovaldi

Zack Greinke

LAD

69

Gerrit Cole

Ian Kennedy

ARI

70

Alex Wood

Joe Kelly

STL

71

Jose Quintana

James Shields

KC

72

Jenrry Mejia

Doug Fister

DET

73

Edwin Jackson

Edinson Volquez

SD

74

Julio Teheran

Shelby Miller

STL

75

Eric Stults

Jeff Samardzija

CHC

76

Scott Feldman

Bartolo Colon

OAK

77

Trevor Cahill

Mat Latos

CIN

78

Chad Gaudin

Felix Doubront

BOS

79

Kyle Lohse

Lance Lynn

STL

80

Roberto Hernandez

CC Sabathia

NYY

81

Wade Davis

Gio Gonzalez

WAS

82

Garrett Richards

Felix Hernandez

SEA

83

Jhoulys Chacin

Tom Koehler

MIA

84

Ubaldo Jimenez

Samuel Deduno

MIN

85

Jacob Turner

Chris Capuano

LAD

Jorge de la Rosa

COL

86

Yovani Gallardo

Homer Bailey

CIN

87

Martin Perez

Chris Sale

CHW

88

Ricky Nolasco

John Lackey

BOS

89

Wily Peralta

Bronson Arroyo

CIN

90

Erasmo Ramirez

Jason Vargas

LAA

91

Samuel Deduno

Ubaldo Jimenez

CLE

92

Dan Straily

Bud Norris

BAL

93

Andrew Albers

Justin Verlander

DET

94

Henderson Alvarez

Clayton Kershaw

LAD

95

Jeff Locke

Matt Cain

SF

96

Jeremy Guthrie

Andre Rienzo

CHW

97

Andre Rienzo

Jeremy Guthrie

KC

98

Brandon McCarthy

Mike Leake

CIN

99

Jeremy Hellickson

Wei-Yin Chen

BAL

100

Ian Kennedy

Gerrit Cole

PIT

101

A.J. Griffin

Hisashi Iwakuma

SEA

102

Tyson Ross

A.J. Burnett

PIT

103

Ryan Vogelsong

Jake Peavy

BOS

A.J. Burnett

PIT

104

John Danks

Ervin Santana

KC

Matt Garza

TEX

105

Bruce Chen

Jordan Zimmermann

WAS

106

Jason Vargas

Erasmo Ramirez

SEA

107

Dillon Gee

Kyle Gibson

MIN

Rick Porcello

DET

108

Randall Delgado

Bronson Arroyo

CIN

Ethan Martin

PHI

109

Danny Salazar

Jered Weaver

LAA

Mike Pelfrey

MIN

110

Jarred Cosart

TBA

TEX

111

Jake Arrieta

Ross Ohlendorf

WAS

112

Brad Peacock

Todd Redmond

TOR

113

Edinson Volquez

Edwin Jackson

CHC

114

Dallas Keuchel

TBA

TOR

115

Hector Santiago

Yu Darvish

TEX

116

Bronson Arroyo

Randall Delgado

ARI

Wily Peralta

MIL

117

Joe Kelly

Alex Wood

ATL

118

Chad Bettis

Kyle Kendrick

PHI

119

Miguel Gonzalez

Alex Cobb

TB

120

Phil Hughes

Mark Buehrle

TOR

121

Jordan Lyles

Matt Garza

TEX

122

Kyle Kendrick

Chad Bettis

COL

123

Ross Ohlendorf

Jake Arrieta

CHC

124

Bud Norris

Dan Straily

OAK

125

Tom Koehler

Jhoulys Chacin

COL

126

Wade Miley

Cole Hamels

PHI

127

Mark Buehrle

Phil Hughes

NYY

128

Marco Estrada

Shelby Miller

STL

Tony Cingrani

CIN

129

Esmil Rogers

Ivan Nova

NYY

Brett Oberholtzer

HOU

130

Chris Rusin

Dan Haren

WAS

Andrew Cashner

SD

131

R.A. Dickey

Andy Pettitte

NYY

132

Andy Pettite

R.A. Dickey

TOR

133

Erik Bedard

Derek Holland

TEX

134

J.A. Happ

Hiroki Kuroda

NYY

135

Charlie Morton

Madison Bumgarner

SF

136

Brett Oberholtzer

Esmil Rogers

TOR

137

Kyle Gibson

Dillon Gee

NYM

Scott Kazmir

CLE

138

Chris Tillman

David Price

TB

Jarrod Parker

OAK

139

Ethan Martin

Jeff Manship

COL

Randall Delgado

ARI

140

Mike Pelfrey

Rick Porcello

DET

Danny Salazar

CLE

141

Jake Westbrook

Tom Gorzelanny

MIL

142

Tom Gorzelanny

Jake Westbrook

STL

143

Jerome Williams

Justin Masterson

CLE

144

Kevin Correia

Anibal Sanchez

DET

145

Todd Redmond

Brad Peacock

HOU

146

Jeff Manship

Ethan Martin

PHI

Jose Martinez

MIA

147

Aaron Harang

Jarrod Parker

OAK

Jered Weaver

LAA

148

Joe Saunders

Sonny Gray

OAK

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