Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?

Weekly Pitcher Rankings: No Way Jose on Road?

This article is part of our Weekly Pitcher Rankings series.

As always, remember that rotations are subject to change, so if you see something that looks incorrect, assume that it was a change that occurred since this was written and feel free to politely bring it up in the comments. I'll let you know where the new arm slots.

For the week Aug. 29 - Sept. 4

AMERICAN LEAGUE

START

RANKPITCHEROPPONENTCOMMENT
1Yu DarvishSEA, HOU5 BB at CIN looks more like a blip than major trouble; 4 BB in 39 IP before that start
2Justin VerlanderCWSSinceJuly 1: .176 AVG (1st), 0.86 WHIP (1st), 2.00 ERA (3rd), and 28% K (t-5th) in 76.7 IP (1st)
3Corey KluberMIN
4Carlos CarrascoMIA
5Jose Quintanaat MINHe's a bumpy June (5.51 ERA) from an insane season: 2.12 ERA before, 2.25 since
6Cole HamelsSEAOnly Kyle Hendricks has a better ERA than Hamels since the break (1.52 to 1.59)
7Danny DuffyDET
8Masahiro Tanakaat KC
9Chris Saleat DET
10Matt ShoemakerCIN, at SEA
11Rick PorcelloTB, at OAKHasn't allowed more than 4 ER in any of his last 15 starts; has logged 7+ IP in each of his last six
12Jake Odorizziat BOS, TORNot an easy slate, but he's got a 1.59 ERA since the break facing BAL, TOR, BOS, TEX, and NYY (2x)
13J.A. Happat BAL
14Michael Fulmerat KCAllowed 6 ER vs. BOS
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