Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Brighter Days Ahead for Morton
Weekly Pitcher Rankings: Brighter Days Ahead for Morton

This article is part of our Weekly Pitcher Rankings series.

We're looking at one of the busier weeks of the season, meaning this is a good chance to scour for some two-start options while others are more lax managing their squads. Fortunately, there's a nice inventory from which to choose, some possibly available in moderately sized mixed leagues.

For the week, June 25 - July 1

UPDATED: Sunday June 24, 11:35 PM ET

AMERICAN LEAGUE

RANK PITCHER TEAM OPP COMMENT
1 Justin Verlander HOU vs. TOR, at TB
2 Charlie Morton HOU vs. TOR, at TB In a rut but facing good teams to get back on track
3 James Paxton SEA at BAL, vs. KC Welcome relief from recent tilts with Yankees and Red Sox
4 Mike Clevinger CLE at STL, at OAK Increased efficiency paved the way for six starts of at least 7 IP
5 Tyler Skaggs LAA at KC, at BAL Depedent on weekend bullpen session going well
6 David Price BOS vs. LAA, at NYY Walks back down but tough draw
7 Cole Hamels TEX vs. SD, vs. CWS Homers high but facing middle-pack offenses
8 Gerrit Cole HOU at TB
9 Chris Sale BOS at NYY
10 Corey Kluber CLE at STL
11 Blake Snell TB vs. WAS, vs. HOU Great test versus deep lineups
12 Luis Severino NYY at PHI
13 Trevor Bauer CLE at OAK
14 J.A. Happ TOR at HOU, vs. DET Getting to the point we need to be on #hugwatch
15 Lance Lynn MIN at CWS, at CHC High
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