Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Busy Week for Double Dippers
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Busy Week for Double Dippers

This article is part of our Weekly Pitcher Rankings series.

There are a season-high 49 pitchers currently scheduled to take the mound twice, lead by a pair of veterans with 4758 combined regular season innings and another 230.2 in the playoffs. Justin Verlander sits comfortably in the top spot while Clayton Kershaw is the top National League option, a distinction he used to garner regularly.

At 15, Max Scherzer is the top-ranked single start option, likely his lowest ranking on the season.

Please remember to direct all schedule questions to the Projected Starter grid, all ranking questions will be addressed in the comments below..

For the week June 17-23.

UPDATED: Monday June 17, 10:15 AM ET

MLB

1Justin VerlanderHOUat CIN, at NYY17 HR in 100.2 IP, no one is immune
2Clayton KershawLADvs. SF, vs. COL 
3Jacob deGromNYMat ATL, at CHCTough lineups on the road
4Mike SorokaATLvs. NYM, at WAS3.56 xFIP nearly twice actual 1.92 mark
5Kenta MaedaLADvs. SF, vs. COL 
6Jose BerriosMINvs. BOS, at KC 
7Cole HamelsCHCvs. CWS, vs. NYM 
8Patrick CorbinWASvs. PHI, vs. ATL11.37 ERA, 2.92 WHIP with 7 BB and 4 HR over last three games, spanning 12.2 IP
9Jack FlahertySTLvs. MIA, vs. LAA 
10Mike ClevingerCLEat TEX, vs. DETSlated to return Monday
11Joey LucchesiSDvs. MIL, at PIT 
12Brandon WoodruffMILat SD, vs.
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