2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Pitcher Rankings: Consensus of 57 Experts Last Updated
Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Ave Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP) 4 1 1 1.0 0.0 5.0 +1.0
2 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP) 12 2 5 2.4 0.7 10.0 -2.0
3 Max Scherzer (WSH - SP) 14 2 8 3.2 1.1 13.0 -1.0
4 Chris Sale (CWS - SP) 20 2 24 5.5 3.2 19.0 -1.0
5 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP) 22 2 11 6.0 1.9 31.0 +9.0
6 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP) 23 2 13 6.0 2.1 41.0 +18.0
7 David Price (DET - SP) 29 3 30 7.2 3.6 25.0 -4.0
8 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP) 31 4 21 8.1 2.8 33.0 +2.0
9 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP) 35 5 20 9.5 2.6 29.0 -6.0
10 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP) 39 3 20 10.8 3.0 32.0 -7.0
11 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP) 44 5 23 12.5 2.7 59.0 +15.0
12 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP) 45 6 68 13.3 8.0 51.0 +6.0
13 Jon Lester (CHC - SP) 50 4 29 14.6 4.3 61.0 +11.0
14 Aroldis Chapman (CIN - RP) 57 8 26 15.2 3.2 57.0
15 Craig Kimbrel (SD - RP) 63 11 31 17.3 3.7 68.0 +5.0
16 Matt Harvey (NYM - SP) 59 6 44 17.3 7.8 40.0 -19.0
17 Greg Holland (KC - RP) 66 11 33 19.3 4.0 77.0 +11.0
18 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP) 73 10 42 21.1 5.9 81.0 +8.0
19 Jeff Samardzija (CWS - SP) 75 11 42 23.3 6.4 85.0 +10.0
20 James Shields (SD - SP) 79 10 41 24.6 6.2 72.0 -7.0
21 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP) DL15 81 17 45 25.1 6.1 142.0 +61.0
22 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP) 82 11 60 26.4 10.3 55.0 -27.0
23 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP) 85 13 53 28.3 8.6 63.0 -22.0
24 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) 87 12 65 28.6 10.2 78.0 -9.0
25 David Robertson (CWS - RP) 88 17 60 29.4 7.3 88.0
26 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP) 91 10 53 30.2 7.9 86.0 -5.0
27 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP) 93 14 96 31.2 12.5 131.0 +38.0
28 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) DL60 96 15 103 32.1 14.7    
29 Tyson Ross (SD - SP) 97 17 80 32.8 10.7 96.0 -1.0
30 Mark Melancon (PIT - RP) 95 17 75 33.1 9.8 104.0 +9.0
31 Jacob DeGrom (NYM - SP) 99 9 70 33.7 12.3 79.0 -20.0
32 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP) 108 10 95 36.2 16.6 82.0 -26.0
33 Trevor Rosenthal (STL - RP) 104 17 61 35.5 8.1 83.0 -21.0
34 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP) 112 16 95 38.6 14.5 87.0 -25.0
35 Cody Allen (CLE - RP) 106 21 64 36.7 8.7 113.0 +7.0
36 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) DL15 117 14 97 40.9 15.3 165.0 +48.0
37 Kenley Jansen (LAD - RP) 116 13 89 41.2 17.2 97.0 -19.0
38 Dellin Betances (NYY - RP) 120 18 92 42.1 15.6 156.0 +36.0
39 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP) 121 24 67 40.7 8.8 114.0 -7.0
40 Lance Lynn (STL - SP) 135 33 99 46.8 11.6 124.0 -11.0
41 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP) 137 23 84 47.3 12.7 146.0 +9.0
42 Michael Wacha (STL - SP) 139 22 75 48.7 12.7 111.0 -28.0
43 Steve Cishek (MIA - RP) 134 25 113 47.3 12.6 174.0 +40.0
44 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP) 140 26 92 49.5 11.4 126.0 -14.0
45 Chris Archer (TB - SP) 143 24 81 50.0 10.9 106.0 -37.0
46 Doug Fister (WSH - SP) DL15 141 26 125 50.1 15.1 159.0 +18.0
47 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) DL60 149 18 136 51.2 22.8    
48 Koji Uehara (BOS - RP) 146 21 111 51.0 16.6 121.0 -25.0
49 Glen Perkins (MIN - RP) 151 29 93 52.8 11.0 144.0 -7.0
50 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP) 155 29 85 55.8 11.3 162.0 +7.0
51 Huston Street (LAA - RP) 152 35 95 54.7 12.3 138.0 -14.0
52 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP) 156 22 79 56.7 10.3 141.0 -15.0
53 Fernando Rodney (SEA - RP) 153 25 86 56.1 11.6 171.0 +18.0
54 Mat Latos (MIA - SP) 159 26 106 56.6 15.6 190.0 +31.0
55 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP) 158 28 85 58.3 10.8 139.0 -19.0
56 Drew Smyly (TB - SP) DL60 162 30 91 59.5 12.2 189.0 +27.0
57 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP) DL60 167 33 102 60.6 13.4    
58 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP) 166 37 97 61.1 12.5 157.0 -9.0
59 Jonathan Papelbon (PHI - RP) 163 39 118 60.0 12.5 132.0 -31.0
60 Collin McHugh (HOU - SP) 168 27 106 62.7 14.5 143.0 -25.0
61 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP) 169 29 92 63.4 13.1 221.0 +52.0
62 Zach Britton (BAL - RP) 174 31 103 65.1 15.3 163.0 -11.0
63 Drew Storen (WSH - RP) 170 24 114 60.6 19.8 151.0 -19.0
64 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP) 176 11 110 67.3 18.4 134.0 -42.0
65 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP) 181 34 99 68.0 12.3 169.0 -12.0
66 Mike Fiers (MIL - SP) 183 27 161 69.6 20.9 211.0 +28.0
67 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP,RP) 186 30 121 70.3 16.8 197.0 +11.0
68 Justin Verlander (DET - SP) DL15 188 26 131 71.0 17.9 237.0 +49.0
69 Joaquin Benoit (SD - RP) 187 25 157 67.8 25.1 213.0 +26.0
70 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP) 192 47 100 73.9 10.7 135.0 -57.0
71 Brandon McCarthy (LAD - SP) DL60 197 39 103 73.3 15.8    
72 Sean Doolittle (OAK - RP) DL15 200 32 204 74.5 28.3 202.0 +2.0
73 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP) 196 52 108 75.6 10.2 129.0 -67.0
74 Jake McGee (TB - RP) 204 31 117 75.0 19.4 172.0 -32.0
75 Francisco Rodriguez (MIL - RP) 203 36 114 76.8 17.4 192.0 -11.0
76 John Lackey (STL - SP) 212 45 103 78.6 12.4 257.0 +45.0
77 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP) 213 41 107 78.8 14.5 210.0 -3.0
78 Matt Cain (SF - SP) DL15 217 30 116 81.2 14.4 233.0 +16.0
79 Jose Fernandez (MIA - SP) DL60 215 39 128 80.7 17.3 181.0 -34.0
80 Hector Rondon (CHC - RP) 209 40 131 75.6 17.9 191.0 -18.0
81 Rick Porcello (BOS - SP) 224 46 128 85.3 11.6 208.0 -16.0
82 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP) 239 28 120 90.0 13.5 349.0 +110.0
83 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP) 234 35 126 87.6 17.2 284.0 +50.0
84 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP) 240 57 132 92.5 14.4 282.0 +42.0
85 Addison Reed (ARI - RP) 232 50 124 87.0 14.6 245.0 +13.0
86 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP) 252 51 125 93.6 15.1 196.0 -56.0
87 Luke Gregerson (HOU - RP) 248 55 154 93.8 16.2 214.0 -34.0
88 Neftali Feliz (TEX - RP) 245 51 115 89.5 14.8 223.0 -22.0
89 Santiago Casilla (SF - RP) 241 51 124 88.3 16.4 232.0 -9.0
90 Shelby Miller (ATL - SP) 242 54 119 86.8 12.6 187.0 -55.0
91 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) 226 23 217 81.2 33.1 216.0 -10.0
92 James Paxton (SEA - SP) 247 29 131 89.6 18.2 287.0 +40.0
93 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP) 253 58 196 96.4 24.6    
94 A.J. Burnett (PIT - SP) 260 58 128 97.4 13.2 264.0 +4.0
95 Mike Minor (ATL - SP) DL60 267 68 151 100.4 16.7    
96 Ervin Santana (MIN - SP) 246 64 188 95.5 28.4    
97 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP) 264 62 198 98.6 24.2    
98 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP) DL15 257 61 166 94.8 17.0 318.0 +61.0
99 Tyler Clippard (OAK - RP) 255 59 152 94.8 20.6 268.0 +13.0
100 Brett Cecil (TOR - RP) 249 53 248 90.0 32.1 267.0 +18.0
101 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) DL60 256 27 121 85.8 17.4    
102 Andrew Miller (NYY - RP) 262 43 116 88.8 20.1 160.0 -102.0
103 Jesse Hahn (OAK - SP) 268 55 169 94.3 20.0 297.0 +29.0
104 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP) 270 72 150 96.1 16.8 328.0 +58.0
105 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP) 273 41 152 94.7 21.3 286.0 +13.0
106 Mike Leake (CIN - SP) 278 84 123 99.8 9.7 351.0 +73.0
107 Matt Garza (MIL - SP) 276 56 129 98.6 15.8 330.0 +54.0
108 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP) 274 52 148 95.7 22.8    
109 Bradley Boxberger (TB - RP) 277 62 132 93.2 17.8 256.0 -21.0
110 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP) 286 81 127 103.7 12.4 246.0 -40.0
111 Sergio Romo (SF - RP) 318 79 144 110.3 15.6 362.0 +44.0
112 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP) 281 70 130 100.6 15.7 269.0 -12.0
113 Carlos Martinez (STL - SP,RP) 280 62 225 103.5 35.7 252.0 -28.0
114 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP) DL15 282 71 138 102.4 16.6 308.0 +26.0
115 Josh Collmenter (ARI - SP,RP) 295 76 154 107.2 17.9    
116 Jake Peavy (SF - SP) DL15 287 59 141 95.2 19.0    
117 Nathan Eovaldi (NYY - SP) 289 71 168 107.2 25.4 342.0 +53.0
118 Wade Davis (KC - RP) 292 62 128 102.3 16.9 293.0 +1.0
119 Wade Miley (BOS - SP) 297 69 147 104.6 18.4 336.0 +39.0
120 Jason Grilli (ATL - RP) 293 57 205 109.1 32.2 243.0 -50.0
121 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP) 309 67 129 105.3 16.1    
122 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP) DL15 303 65 155 108.2 24.3 339.0 +36.0
123 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP,RP) 324 33 198 115.0 32.1 288.0 -36.0
124 Kenneth Giles (PHI - RP) 296 77 152 103.9 18.0 337.0 +41.0
125 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP) 304 74 170 113.6 26.4 193.0 -111.0
126 Yovani Gallardo (TEX - SP) 334 50 153 112.8 22.6    
127 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP) 306 29 156 107.8 30.6 261.0 -45.0
128 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP) 330 81 140 110.2 16.9 292.0 -38.0
129 LaTroy Hawkins (COL - RP) DL15 300 65 220 117.1 36.4    
130 Dan Haren (MIA - SP) 372 90 263 127.3 36.1 366.0 -6.0
131 Shane Greene (DET - SP) 322 80 162 117.5 27.5 273.0 -49.0
132 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP) 338 82 155 115.1 22.8 363.0 +25.0
133 Joakim Soria (DET - RP) 314 57 206 120.6 38.0 227.0 -87.0
134 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) 329 74 214 117.2 41.9    
135 Tim Hudson (SF - SP) 360 84 148 122.6 18.1    
136 Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP) 328 53 142 110.2 25.8    
137 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - SP) 346 81 196 126.9 26.1 276.0 -70.0
138 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP) 385 105 141 123.0 11.2 348.0 -37.0
139 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP) 353 49 201 129.8 35.6    
140 Bud Norris (BAL - SP) DL15 354 84 159 116.0 22.4    
141 Jonathan Broxton (MIL - RP) 389 90 243 137.8 44.1    
142 T.J. House (CLE - SP) DL15 359 69 158 125.5 28.6    
143 Justin Masterson (BOS - SP) DL15 366 90 164 130.8 23.1 331.0 -35.0
144 Daniel Norris (TOR - SP,RP) 343 73 172 129.1 33.9    
145 Rafael Soriano (WSH - RP) 405 97 203 130.9 30.4    
146 Bobby Parnell (NYM - RP) DL15 396 102 230 148.0 35.6    
147 Kendall Graveman (OAK - SP,RP) 368 70 218 129.6 51.0    
148 Kevin Quackenbush (SD - RP) 404 94 197 136.8 32.5    
149 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP) 386 97 148 124.2 17.1    
150 Adam Warren (NYY - SP,RP) 379 88 234 142.6 57.4    
151 Marco Estrada (TOR - SP,RP) 373 82 190 140.7 34.0    
152 Alfredo Simon (DET - SP) 448 117 184 138.3 21.5    
153 Kelvin Herrera (KC - RP) 426 118 176 144.6 21.6    
154 Jason Vargas (KC - SP) DL15 408 128 176 141.0 14.1    
155 Chad Qualls (HOU - RP) 473 106 233 157.8 39.5    
156 Jeremy Hellickson (ARI - SP) 398 114 197 156.3 33.6    
157 Joel Peralta (LAD - RP) DL15 409 112 199 149.8 33.5    
158 Tony Watson (PIT - RP) 392 92 156 138.7 21.8 357.0 -35.0
159 Adam Ottavino (COL - RP) DL60 376 83 236 155.3 47.2    
160 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP) 393 88 170 144.2 21.8 322.0 -71.0
161 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP) 507 105 210 162.3 36.3 323.0 -184.0
162 Jarred Cosart (MIA - SP) DL15 384 96 149 136.2 18.3    
163 Junichi Tazawa (BOS - RP) 402 99 187 159.8 36.4    
164 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP) DL15 428 103 186 155.6 30.1    
165 Edward Mujica (OAK - RP) 400 105 211 151.2 38.3    
166 Chase Anderson (ARI - SP) 390 106 179 149.5 28.8    
167 Carlos Rodon (CWS - SP,RP) 378 78 216 148.0 43.8 319.0 -59.0
168 Pat Neshek (HOU - RP) 439 97 175 146.0 26.4    
169 Brandon Morrow (SD - SP,RP) DL15 445 107 160 136.0 23.4 381.0 -64.0
170 Jeurys Familia (NYM - RP) 447 105 250 167.8 47.4 253.0 -194.0
171 Brett Anderson (LAD - SP) 469 115 178 152.0 20.9    
172 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP,RP) 423 107 141 127.0 14.5    
173 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP,RP) 411 111 218 156.5 30.4    
174 Carlos Martinez (RP,SP) 406 91 145 118.0 27.0    
175 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP,RP) 412 104 221 163.5 37.4 354.0 -58.0
176 Darren O'Day (BAL - RP) 403 100 163 142.7 19.9    
177 Vidal Nuno (ARI - SP) 434 120 225 156.0 48.8    
178 Danny Farquhar (SEA - RP) 433 114 196 160.8 28.6    
179 Casey Janssen (WSH - RP) DL15 484 114 146 137.3 13.4    
180 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP) 457 109 171 147.8 22.2    
181 Roenis Elias (SEA - SP) 505 100 204 166.5 34.0    
182 Raisel Iglesias (CIN - SP) 437 101 222 177.7 54.4    
183 Travis Wood (CHC - SP) 417 121 212 168.2 33.7 361.0 -56.0
184 David Buchanan (PHI - SP) 585 109 215 177.3 48.4    
185 Nick Martinez (TEX - SP,RP) 594 110 224 183.3 52.0    
186 Jordan Walden (STL - RP) DL15 431 126 179 146.7 23.2    
187 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP) 388 111 218 164.7 43.7    
188 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP) 494 111 202 178.7 32.3    
189 Joe Smith (LAA - RP) 414 113 167 146.0 20.0    
190 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP) 446 114 173 156.2 21.6    
191 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP) 463 117 208 167.7 27.0    
192 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP) 455 120 197 167.3 27.2 371.0 -84.0
193 Ross Detwiler (TEX - SP,RP) DL15 552 118 235 195.0 40.8    
194 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP) 474 136 189 157.4 21.7    
195 Eddie Butler (COL - SP)   119 259 189.0 70.0    
196 Ryan Cook (OAK - RP) 452 132 188 163.2 23.5    
197 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP) 451 120 203 167.8 30.9 360.0 -91.0
198 Vance Worley (PIT - SP) 465 124 175 151.4 16.7    
199 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)   121 223 172.0 51.0 280.0  
200 Charlie Furbush (SEA - RP) 424 122 230 176.0 54.0    
201 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) 475 127 187 157.0 30.0    
202 Pedro Strop (CHC - RP) 436 128 237 175.4 38.1    
203 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) 429 135 165 150.5 9.2    
204 Nick Vincent (SD - RP)   129 249 189.0 60.0    
205 Shawn Kelley (SD - RP) 438 129 151 140.0 11.0    
206 Mike Dunn (MIA - RP)   130 254 192.0 62.0    
207 Marco Gonzales (STL - SP,RP) 468 133 217 175.0 42.0    
208 Antonio Bastardo (PIT - RP) 449 135 245 190.0 55.0    
209 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP) DL60 553 137 224 190.2 27.8    
210 Odrisamer Despaigne (SD - SP) 513 138 202 167.3 22.8    
211 Edinson Volquez (KC - SP) 420 139 172 162.2 12.2 278.0 -142.0
212 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP) 442 143 185 157.8 14.6    
213 Daniel Straily (HOU - SP,RP) 471 141 181 164.3 17.0    
214 Brad Ziegler (ARI - RP) 460 143 204 178.7 26.0 346.0 -114.0
215 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP) 502 144 205 180.8 22.3    
216 J.A. Happ (SEA - SP) 425 145 178 163.5 14.4    
217 Joshua Fields (HOU - RP) 466 146 176 161.0 15.0    
218 Kevin Jepsen (TB - RP) 470 149 192 174.2 16.6    
219 Matt Moore (TB - SP) DL60 503 152 203 174.0 21.4    
220 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI - SP) 435 153 173 163.0 10.0 309.0 -126.0
221 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) 499 156 203 175.7 19.9    
222 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP) DL15 444 157 194 171.8 13.6    
223 David Phelps (MIA - SP,RP) 539 161 219 198.0 26.2    
224 Alexander Colome (TB - SP) 509 162 243 186.4 32.0    
225 Dan Otero (OAK - RP) 515 163 197 179.0 14.0    
226 Dominic Leone (SEA - RP) 519 166 190 174.3 11.1    
227 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP) 459 169 207 180.4 13.6    
228 Aaron Harang (PHI - SP) 493 170 210 191.6 13.2    
229 Tyler Matzek (COL - SP) 478 170 191 183.0 7.0    
230 A.J. Griffin (OAK - SP) DL60 550 174 232 203.0 29.0    
231 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP) DL15 467 177 192 183.6 4.9    
232 John Danks (CWS - SP) 477 178 216 200.4 14.3    
233 Jarrod Parker (OAK - SP,RP) DL60 556 179 238 208.5 29.5    
234 Dale Thayer (SD - RP) 535 181 227 204.0 23.0    
235 Aaron Loup (TOR - RP) 547 182 231 202.0 21.0    
236 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP) 472 182 226 202.5 20.6    
237 Josh Johnson (SD - SP) DL15 560 183 213 200.3 10.9    
238 Bryan Shaw (CLE - RP) 537 183 199 189.7 6.8    
239 Kris Medlen (KC - SP) DL60 514 185 209 194.3 10.5    
240 Hector Noesi (CWS - SP,RP) 566 186 256 221.0 28.6    
241 Tom Wilhelmsen (SEA - RP)   186 242 214.0 28.0    
242 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP) 541 187 209 198.0 7.8    
243 Scott Baker (LAD - SP,RP) 567 188 255 221.5 33.5    
244 Mike Morin (LAA - RP) 543 190 244 217.0 27.0    
245 A.J. Ramos (MIA - RP) 544 190 206 198.0 8.0 300.0 -244.0
246 Franklin Morales (KC - SP,RP) 571 191 225 211.7 14.8    
247 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP) 479 192 229 215.0 16.4    
248 Jean Machi (SF - RP) 546 192 229 210.5 18.5    
249 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP) 508 195 211 202.8 6.3    
250 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP) 489 198 228 216.0 13.0 359.0 -130.0
251 Al Alburquerque (DET - RP) 558 200 200 200.0 0.0    
252 J.P. Howell (LAD - RP) 559 201 212 208.0 5.0    
253 Eric Stults (ATL - SP) 570 205 214 209.5 4.5    
254 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP) 583 207 257 232.0 25.0    
255 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP,RP) DL60 511 208 227 218.7 7.9    
256 Kyle Kendrick (COL - SP) 575 209 244 222.7 15.3    
257 Samuel Deduno (HOU - SP,RP) DL15 586 211 223 216.3 5.0    
258 Michael Foltynewicz (ATL - SP,RP) 592 212 239 225.5 13.5    
259 Chase Whitley (NYY - SP,RP) DL60 581 213 222 217.5 4.5