2023 SP Rankings: Strider, Fried sit top 10

It's February. Pitchers and catchers have already returned, and soon, so will regular season MLB action. Spring training games starting this week should serve as a reminder that fantasy drafts will be happening in the very near future. Make sure you're ready for your leagues with our all-new 2023 Rotoworld Baseball Draft Guide! There's no better time to review the latest rankings in the starting pitcher landscape, and we'll be doing just that today. Whether you target aces in the early rounds or wait for value options, we're confident our draft guide can help you build a strong fantasy rotation. Let's see what it can offer you.

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With all that said, let's dive into the main event: the rankings! This year, there's truly no shortage of electric aces across the board. Frontline fixtures like Gerrit Cole, Jacob deGrom and Justin Verlander highlight the top of our rankings, but you can also find rising studs led by Spencer Strider and Shane McClanahan. The rankings in this preview are for mixed, 5x5 leagues, but we've also got AL-only, NL-only, dynasty and prospect rankings. You can also filter them based on which fantasy platform you use, too.

Without further ado, let's dive into the top 20.

2023 Mixed, 5x5 Overall Starting Pitcher Rankings

  1. Gerrit Cole (R) - NYY

  2. Corbin Burnes (R) - MIL

  3. Jacob deGrom (R) - TEX

  4. Justin Verlander (R) - NYM

  5. Shane McClanahan (L) - TB

  6. Max Scherzer (R) - NYM

  7. Max Fried (L) - ATL

  8. Brandon Woodruff (R) - MIL

  9. Sandy Alcantara (R) - MIA

  10. Spencer Strider (R) - ATL

  11. Logan Gilbert (R) - SEA

  12. Shohei Ohtani (R) - LAA

  13. Julio Urías (L) - LAD

  14. Luis Castillo (R) - SEA

  15. Kevin Gausman (R) - TOR

  16. Aaron Nola (R) - PHI

  17. Alek Manoah (R) - TOR

  18. Carlos Rodón (L) - NYY

  19. Cristian Javier (R) - HOU

  20. Dylan Cease (R) - CWS

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