Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Get these pitcher ranks a day in advance and grab waiver wire starters before your league does!I’m down 7-5 in my first-round playoff matchup, and it’s been reduced to a battle of sport starters. It’s for these exact scenarios that these Daily SP Rankings have been created! Onto the notes and rankings:Clay Buchholz is back, and he’s number 1. In his first outing earlier this week after a two-month absence, Buchholz picked right back up where he left off — 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K and the W on the road at Tampa Bay. He was on a restricted pitch count, but as he builds back strength that won’t be an issue, and he’ll be given a longer leash in Saturday’s start.Randall Delgado pitches at home against the pitiful Rockies without Carlos Gonzalez, and that makes him the day’s 6th-best option. That’s not a fluke or a mistake. Delgado has been sneakily solid this year, and he can provide very good returns in the right matchup.Dillon Gee at home against the Marlins seems undervalued at 15th. I’d be much more bullish on him.For Saturday’s rankings, click here.For an in-depth explanation of how these rankings were compiled, click here.For a 5-day look at the upcoming week in starting pitchers, click here.RankPitcherH/AOpponentProj. IPProj. ERProj. KGame ERAGame K/9Game Rating1Clay BuchholzHomeYankees6. SaleHomeIndians7. TeheranHomePadres6. LirianoHomeCubs6. MillerHomeMariners5. DelgadoHomeRockies6. ScherzerHomeRoyals6. PriceAwayTwins6. WoodAwayPirates6. GallardoHomeReds5. NovaAwayRed Sox6. ZimmermannHomePhillies6. WilliamsAwayAstros5. ChacinAwayDiamondbacks6. GeeHomeMarlins6. McAllisterAwayWhite Sox5. KoehlerAwayMets5. SmithAwayBraves3. PerezHomeAthletics6. ArroyoAwayBrewers6. RamirezAwayCardinals5. BuehrleHomeOrioles6. GonzalezAwayBlue Jays6. ParkerAwayRangers6. CloydAwayNationals5. VogelsongAwayDodgers5. ClemensHomeAngels4. VolquezHomeGiants5. HernandezHomeRays4. GuthrieAwayTigers6.
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