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Early 2022 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings - 5x5 Roto Mixed Leagues

Brandon Woodruff - Fantasy Baseball Rankings, MLB Injury News, DFS Lineup Picks

The 2022 MLB season will hopefully be here before we know it, and similar to previous years we are ready to start releasing our first-cut rankings! Below in this article you'll see our MLB team's early 2022 fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings and tiers for 5x5 mixed roto leagues. This time of year is always exciting for baseball fans and fantasy baseball players, and we are more excited than ever. Our incredible MLB team is here to help you prep for the upcoming 2022 season. RotoBaller's MLB writing staff has already hit the ground running with our 2022 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit, various fantasy baseball rankings for different league types and scoring formats, and draft analysis articles digging into this year's fantasy baseball sleepers and breakouts. If you don't already have RotoBaller's free fantasy baseball mobile app, make sure you download it and turn on the free push notification alerts to stay on top of the latest MLB news and fantasy analysis.

Four of our lead fantasy baseball analysts - Nick Mariano, Pierre Camus, Nicklaus Gaut and JB Branson - have analyzed all of the MLB offseason moves regarding free agents, trades and more. Their consensus fantasy baseball starting pitcher rankings for 2022 can be found below, and will be updated regularly up until opening day.

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Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings

Staff ranks are as of January 27th, 2022. They are for 5x5 category mixed roto leagues, and will be updated regularly on our main fantasy baseball rankings dashboard.

Ranking Tier Player Position
1 1 Shohei Ohtani DH/SP
2 1 Corbin Burnes SP
3 1 Gerrit Cole SP
4 1 Walker Buehler SP
5 1 Jacob deGrom SP
6 1 Max Scherzer SP
7 2 Brandon Woodruff SP
8 2 Zack Wheeler SP
9 2 Shane Bieber SP
10 2 Julio Urias SP
11 3 Robbie Ray SP
12 3 Lucas Giolito SP
13 3 Sandy Alcantara SP
14 3 Lance Lynn SP
15 3 Freddy Peralta SP
16 3 Aaron Nola SP
17 3 Logan Webb SP
18 3 Chris Sale SP
19 3 Kevin Gausman SP
20 3 Jose Berrios SP
21 4 Jack Flaherty SP
22 4 Max Fried SP
23 4 Luis Castillo SP
24 4 Frankie Montas SP
25 4 Joe Musgrove SP
26 4 Alek Manoah SP
27 4 Trevor Rogers SP
28 4 Charlie Morton SP
29 4 Yu Darvish SP
30 4 Carlos Rodon SP
31 4 Dylan Cease SP
32 5 Pablo Lopez SP
33 5 Shane McClanahan SP
34 5 Justin Verlander SP
35 5 Framber Valdez SP
36 5 Lance McCullers Jr. SP
37 5 Tyler Mahle SP
38 5 Chris Bassitt SP
39 5 Blake Snell SP
40 6 Ian Anderson SP
41 6 Shane Baz SP
42 6 Zac Gallen SP
43 6 Eduardo Rodriguez SP
44 6 Nathan Eovaldi SP
45 6 Sean Manaea SP
46 6 Luis Garcia SP
47 6 Clayton Kershaw SP
48 7 Sonny Gray SP
49 7 Ranger Suarez SP/RP
50 7 Marcus Stroman SP
51 7 Logan Gilbert SP
52 7 Jose Urquidy SP
53 7 Luis Severino SP
54 7 Mike Clevinger SP
55 7 John Means SP
56 7 Tanner Houck SP/RP
57 7 Joe Ryan SP
58 7 Patrick Sandoval SP
59 7 Adam Wainwright SP
60 7 Tarik Skubal SP
61 8 German Marquez SP
62 8 Anthony DeSclafani SP
63 8 Casey Mize SP
64 8 Aaron Civale SP
65 8 Hyun Jin Ryu SP
66 8 Alex Wood SP
67 8 Noah Syndergaard SP
68 8 Triston McKenzie SP
69 8 Jordan Montgomery SP
70 8 Huascar Ynoa SP
71 8 Kyle Hendricks SP
72 8 Zach Plesac SP
73 9 Steven Matz SP
74 9 Adbert Alzolay SP/RP
75 9 Tony Gonsolin SP
76 9 Josiah Gray SP
77 9 Drew Rasmussen SP/RP
78 9 Yusei Kikuchi SP
79 9 Tylor Megill SP
80 9 Marco Gonzales SP
81 9 Reiver Sanmartin SP
82 9 Jon Gray SP
83 9 Cristian Javier SP/RP
84 9 Jameson Taillon SP
85 9 Stephen Strasburg SP
86 9 Nestor Cortes Jr. SP/RP
87 9 Zack Greinke SP
88 9 James Kaprielian SP
89 9 Trevor Bauer SP
90 9 Chris Paddack SP
91 9 Bailey Ober SP
92 9 Jesus Luzardo SP
93 10 Taijuan Walker SP
94 10 Dinelson Lamet SP/RP
95 10 Sixto Sanchez SP
96 10 Cal Quantrill SP/RP
97 10 Andrew Heaney SP
98 10 Elieser Hernandez SP
99 10 Brady Singer SP
100 10 Carlos Carrasco SP
101 10 Dane Dunning SP
102 10 Zach Eflin SP
103 10 Dylan Bundy SP
104 10 Alex Cobb SP
105 10 Kyle Gibson SP
106 10 Luis Patino SP
107 10 Domingo German SP
108 10 Patrick Corbin SP
109 10 Corey Kluber SP
110 11 Carlos Hernandez SP
111 11 Reid Detmers SP
112 11 Kenta Maeda SP
113 11 Madison Bumgarner SP
114 11 Dustin May SP
115 11 Griffin Canning SP
116 11 Nate Pearson SP
117 11 Michael Pineda SP
118 11 Eric Lauer SP
119 11 Luis Gil SP
120 11 Wade Miley SP
121 11 Hunter Greene SP
122 12 Austin Gomber SP
123 12 Dakota Hudson SP
124 12 Mike Minor SP
125 12 Edward Cabrera SP
126 12 Chris Flexen SP
127 12 Nick Pivetta SP
128 12 David Price SP
129 12 Daniel Lynch SP
130 12 JT Brubaker SP
131 12 Luke Weaver SP
132 12 Jorge Alcala SP
133 12 Jake Odorizzi SP
134 12 Miles Mikolas SP
135 12 Grayson Rodriguez SP
136 12 Merrill Kelly SP
137 12 Matthew Boyd SP
138 12 Jose Suarez SP
139 12 Ryan Yarbrough SP/RP
140 13 Rich Hill SP
141 13 Drew Smyly SP
142 13 Adrian Houser SP
143 13 Dallas Keuchel SP
144 13 Roansy Contreras SP
145 13 Keegan Akin SP
146 13 David Peterson SP
147 13 Zach Thompson SP
148 13 Antonio Senzatela SP
149 13 Cole Irvin SP
150 13 Kyle Freeland SP
151 13 Vladimir Gutierrez SP
152 13 Max Meyer SP
153 13 Collin McHugh SP/RP
154 14 Tyler Anderson SP
155 14 Brad Keller SP
156 14 Tyler Glasnow SP
157 14 Kyle Funkhouser SP
158 14 Glenn Otto SP
159 14 Mitch Keller SP
160 14 Jose Urena SP/RP
161 14 Joe Ross SP
162 14 Matt Manning SP
163 14 Justus Sheffield SP
164 14 Johnny Cueto SP
165 14 Nick Lodolo SP
166 14 Justin Dunn SP
167 14 Reynaldo Lopez SP/RP
168 14 Danny Duffy SP
169 14 Jose Quintana SP
170 14 Kris Bubic SP
171 14 Mike Soroka SP
172 15 Nick Martinez SP
173 15 Ryan Weathers SP
174 15 Trevor Williams SP
175 15 Kohei Arihara SP
176 15 Dean Kremer SP
177 15 Cade Cavalli SP
178 15 Ross Stripling SP/RP
179 15 J.A. Happ SP
180 15 Jakob Junis SP/RP
181 15 Spencer Howard SP
182 15 Taylor Hearn SP
183 16 Jordan Lyles SP
184 16 Caleb Smith SP/RP
185 16 Alec Mills SP/RP
186 16 Zach Davies SP
187 16 Trent Thornton SP
188 16 Daulton Jefferies SP
189 16 Michael Wacha SP
190 16 Vince Velasquez SP
191 16 Josh Lindblom SP
192 16 Art Warren SP
193 16 Mike Foltynewicz SP
194 16 Tyler Alexander SP/RP
195 16 Kyle Muller SP
196 16 Deivi Garcia SP
197 16 Tucker Davidson SP
198 16 Chad Kuhl SP/RP
199 16 Kolby Allard SP
200 16 Erick Fedde SP
201 16 Eli Morgan SP
202 16 Anthony Kay SP
203 17 George Kirby SP
204 17 Brent Honeywell Jr. SP
205 17 Paolo Espino SP/RP
206 17 Garrett Richards SP
207 17 Bailey Falter SP/RP
208 17 Sammy Long SP/RP
209 17 Justin Steele SP
210 17 Tyler Beede SP
211 17 John Gant SP/RP
212 17 Matt Liberatore SP
213 17 James Paxton SP
214 17 MacKenzie Gore SP
215 17 Kyle Wright SP
216 17 Josh Fleming SP/RP
217 17 Touki Toussaint SP
218 17 Cody Morris SP
219 17 Mitch White SP/RP
220 17 Jackson Kowar SP
221 17 Matt Brash SP
222 17 Kwang Hyun Kim SP/RP
223 17 Michael King SP
224 17 Dylan Coleman SP
225 17 Yonny Chirinos SP

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