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Ranger rises in the 'Power Ranking' of starters

The left-hander from Pie de Cuesta went from fifth to third place in the most recent update

The trail of prominence that the campaign of Ranger Suarez With the Philadelphia Phillies he only continues to grow. He has made a strong case for him to be one of the best and why not, a potential candidate for the National League Cy Young Award. 

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However, in the most recent update of MLB.com's 'Power Ranking' of starters, the Venezuelan rose two steps and went from fifth to third place. 

His performance in 10 starts; 9-0, 1.36 ERA, 68 strikeouts and just 12 walks, has made him rub shoulders with names like Juan Marichal and Grover Cleveland Alexander. According to the portal, despite having a slow fastball, he knows very well how to combine all the pitches in his repertoire and have a lot of precision and poise to be successful on the mound. 

He leads the entire MLB in WHIP (0.79) and his average against the opposition (.174) is the second lowest in the National League. 

Now, he finds himself ahead of his teammate, Zack Wheeler; who dropped from first to fourth, just above Tyler Glasnow, who previously occupied the place where Ranger Suárez is located. 

Meanwhile, Tarik Skubal and the Japanese Shota Imanaga appear in second and first position respectively. That, after what have been great starts with their teams. Especially in the case of the Japanese left-hander, who leads all of baseball in earned run average (0.84). 

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