This article is part of our Weekly Pitcher Rankings series.
And then there were two. We're down to the nitty gritty friends. It will be curious how teams handle their pitching the final week of the season. Obviously, it depends on whether the club is batting for a playoff berth, aiming to set up their postseason rotation or playing out the string, but late-week starts are tenuous at best. As such, this is the last week to be relatively confident of double dippers.
For the week of Sept. 14-20
UPDATED: Monday September 14, 12:05 AM ET
|1||Trevor Bauer||CIN||PIT, CWS||Talking the talk and backing it up|
|2||Yu Darvish||CHC||CLE, MIN||Transformation into a control pitcher continues to amaze|
|3||Jesus Luzardo||OAK||@SEA, SF||6+ IP three of last four and facing soft lineups|
|4||Carlos Carrasco||CLE||@CHC, @DET||Good to see Cookie pitching well|
|5||Corbin Burnes||MIL||KC, STL||A star is born, allowed 1 HR all season while fanning 64 in 45.1 IP|
|6||Jose Berrios||MIN||@CWS, @CHC||3-0, 2.78 ERA and 1.06 WHIP last 3 GS with 31 K in 22.2 IP|
|7||Jack Flaherty||STL||@MIL, @PIT|
|10||Dinelson Lamet||SD||LAD, @SEA||Should have 4 or 5 wins|
|11||Clayton Kershaw||LAD||@SD, @COL|
|12||Shane Bieber||CLE||@DET||First pitcher off the board in 2021?|