2014 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Relief Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 70 Experts
Latest Update: 5/28/2014 (?)
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Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Ave Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
1 Craig Kimbrel (ATL - RP)49 1 3 1.1 0.3 43.0 -6.0
2 Kenley Jansen (LAD - RP)63 2 10 2.7 1.1 57.0 -6.0
3 Greg Holland (KC - RP)71 2 12 3.9 1.9 60.0 -11.0
4 Koji Uehara (BOS - RP)85 1 11 5.4 1.8 72.0 -13.0
5 Trevor Rosenthal (STL - RP)84 1 20 5.4 2.5 85.0 +1.0
6 Joe Nathan (DET - RP)105 2 16 7.1 2.1 125.0 +20.0
7 Glen Perkins (MIN - RP)118 5 31 9.4 3.7 101.0 -17.0
8 Sergio Romo (SF - RP)121 3 18 10.0 2.8 190.0 +69.0
9 David Robertson (NYY - RP)119 3 18 10.0 2.9 88.0 -31.0
10 Aroldis Chapman (CIN - RP)120 1 37 11.7 9.6 74.0 -46.0
11 Jason Grilli (LAA - RP)141 5 34 13.1 4.8 199.0 +58.0
12 Jonathan Papelbon (PHI - RP)150 5 32 15.3 4.8 143.0 -7.0
13 Addison Reed (ARI - RP)155 7 30 16.1 4.9 169.0 +14.0
14 Rafael Soriano (WSH - RP)159 8 33 16.8 5.1 145.0 -14.0
15 Jim Johnson (DET - RP)162 9 33 17.0 4.7 230.0 +68.0
16 Ernesto Frieri (PIT - RP)163 3 28 17.2 4.8 231.0 +68.0
17 Steve Cishek (MIA - RP)172 8 29 18.4 4.3 133.0 -39.0
18 Grant Balfour (TB - RP)173 10 27 19.0 4.2 208.0 +35.0
19 Casey Janssen (TOR - RP)182 8 41 20.0 6.0 160.0 -22.0
20 Fernando Rodney (SEA - RP)192 7 34 22.8 5.0 181.0 -11.0
21 Huston Street (LAA - RP)203 9 32 23.9 4.5 157.0 -46.0
22 Jim Henderson (MIL - RP) D60201 12 53 24.8 6.1 269.0 +68.0
23 John Axford (PIT - RP)218 10 45 27.3 6.5 279.0 +61.0
24 Joakim Soria (DET - RP) D15225 8 50 24.3 9.1 189.0 -36.0
25 Michael Wacha (STL - SP,RP) D60106 1 43 9.1 7.8 128.0 +22.0
26 Tommy Hunter (BAL - RP)232 13 71 29.8 6.9 263.0 +31.0
27 Jose Veras (HOU - RP)242 21 70 31.0 6.1 291.0 +49.0
28 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP)145 6 42 16.6 9.1 192.0 +47.0
29 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP,RP)146 3 40 16.2 6.7 144.0 -2.0
30 Drew Smyly (TB - SP,RP)235 11 42 29.2 7.0 262.0 +27.0
31 Rex Brothers (COL - RP)265 16 57 33.0 6.0 358.0 +93.0
32 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP)210 8 41 25.7 7.9 191.0 -19.0
33 LaTroy Hawkins (COL - RP)280 21 70 35.1 7.4 293.0 +13.0
34 Neftali Feliz (TEX - RP)271 6 137 39.3 20.0 323.0 +52.0
35 Tyson Ross (SD - SP,RP)251 7 115 33.0 16.1 182.0 -69.0
36 Danny Farquhar (SEA - RP)297 21 74 38.1 8.3    
37 Joaquin Benoit (SD - RP)291 25 53 36.0 5.9 318.0 +27.0
38 Mark Melancon (PIT - RP)311 24 48 37.7 5.4 245.0 -66.0
39 Jesse Crain (HOU - RP) D60363 27 89 41.5 11.9    
40 J.J. Hoover (CIN - RP)327 23 89 39.7 12.5 349.0 +22.0
41 Cody Allen (CLE - RP)309 20 61 39.1 7.6 248.0 -61.0
42 Sergio Santos (TOR - RP)351 22 75 39.8 10.8    
43 Tyler Clippard (WSH - RP)347 19 54 40.4 7.1 393.0 +46.0
44 Carlos Martinez (STL - RP,SP)326 19 64 41.3 9.7 382.0 +56.0
45 Chad Qualls (HOU - RP)350 27 135 45.8 18.7 310.0 -40.0
46 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)308 23 69 39.9 13.6 407.0 +99.0
47 Francisco Rodriguez (MIL - RP)342 7 85 42.1 21.4 202.0 -140.0
48 Pedro Strop (CHC - RP)364 27 108 46.4 15.1    
49 Darren O'Day (BAL - RP)555 24 64 45.6 9.7    
50 Joshua Fields (HOU - RP)428 27 168 54.4 30.2    
51 Jake McGee (TB - RP)463 32 54 44.4 6.2 289.0 -174.0
52 Edward Mujica (BOS - RP)472 33 67 47.2 9.4    
53 Matt Lindstrom (CWS - RP)371 25 135 58.2 34.3    
54 Jonathan Broxton (MIL - RP)459 30 156 58.9 39.0    
55 Brian Wilson (LAD - RP)564 34 108 51.4 15.3    
56 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)361 31 73 48.2 11.9 332.0 -29.0
57 J.J. Putz (ARI - RP)432 31 93 50.7 16.5    
58 Heath Bell (TB - RP)448 34 116 52.7 21.1    
59 Sean Doolittle (OAK - RP) D15386 14 76 47.4 19.0 215.0 -171.0
60 Kelvin Herrera (KC - RP)477 30 68 48.1 10.2    
61 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)377 32 76 45.9 14.9    
62 Ryan Cook (OAK - RP)562 34 83 52.5 14.1    
63 Luke Gregerson (OAK - RP)443 35 78 49.2 10.7    
64 A.J. Ramos (MIA - RP)424 24 124 58.3 31.0    
65 Jason Motte (STL - RP) D15450 35 149 60.1 28.5    
66 Jose Valverde (NYM - RP)440 26 179 86.8 57.0    
67 Joe Smith (LAA - RP)462 31 113 58.4 25.0 324.0 -138.0
68 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)418 27 84 53.5 20.7 297.0 -121.0
69 Hector Rondon (CHC - RP)392 26 198 100.0 73.9 317.0 -75.0
70 Junichi Tazawa (BOS - RP)522 35 86 53.0 12.6    
71 Steve Delabar (TOR - RP)486 36 93 55.4 20.2    
72 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP)379 21 40 30.5 9.5 301.0 -78.0
73 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP,RP)409 13 13 13.0 0.0    
74 Joel Peralta (TB - RP)516 40 72 55.1 11.5 394.0 -122.0
75 Neal Cotts (TEX - RP)452 28 118 67.5 31.0    
76 Brandon Kintzler (MIL - RP)496 36 92 57.8 21.8    
77 Jordan Walden (ATL - RP)520 38 91 56.2 14.4    
78 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP,RP)474 38 106 56.8 19.8    
79 Zach Britton (BAL - SP,RP)430 24 24 24.0 0.0 255.0 -175.0
80 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP)383 36 155 64.7 40.8 224.0 -159.0
81 Tom Wilhelmsen (SEA - RP)662 37 119 76.4 33.1    
82 Nick Vincent (SD - RP)513 29 59 48.3 12.1    
83 Drew Storen (WSH - RP)581 37 88 60.6 14.5    
84 Daniel Webb (CWS - RP)495 39 240 85.1 62.9    
85 Brad Ziegler (ARI - RP)598 42 86 55.3 12.2 402.0 -196.0
86 Robbie Ross (TEX - SP,RP)500 41 81 55.0 14.5    
87 Dellin Betances (NYY - RP)488 29 195 123.3 69.6 336.0 -152.0
88 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)552 29 132 86.3 42.9    
89 Kevin Siegrist (STL - RP)589 31 82 62.6 15.5    
90 Ronald Belisario (CWS - RP)494 32 122 89.7 40.9    
91 Steven Rodriguez (LAD - RP) D15480 33 97 73.5 24.3    
92 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)542 34 199 96.8 64.5    
93 Kyle Farnsworth (HOU - RP)719 35 208 145.0 78.1    
94 Tony Watson (PIT - RP)524 41 90 59.0 16.1 409.0 -115.0
95 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)682 38 83 60.5 22.5 403.0 -279.0
96 Brett Cecil (TOR - RP)584 39 125 71.7 26.2    
97 Dane De La Rosa (LAA - RP)523 44 103 69.5 21.4    
98 Bryan Shaw (CLE - RP)527 40 110 67.2 24.3    
99 Alfredo Simon (CIN - SP,RP)578 41 90 65.5 24.5 287.0 -291.0
100 Casey Fien (MIN - RP)490 41 84 67.7 19.0    
101 Alexander Torres (SD - RP)438 42 114 86.0 26.7    
102 Roberto Hernandez (LAD - SP,RP)635 42 52 47.0 5.0    
103 Kyle Drabek (TOR - RP)537 44 228 103.5 73.4    
104 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)445 44 58 51.0 7.0    
105 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP)528 45 214 93.3 69.9    
106 Antonio Bastardo (PHI - RP)569 45 114 73.3 21.7    
107 Tim Stauffer (SD - SP,RP)509 45 100 82.0 21.8    
108 David Carpenter (ATL - RP)521 47 82 64.2 11.7    
109 Victor Black (NYM - RP) D15558 48 243 114.2 70.3    
110 Craig Stammen (WSH - RP)557 48 112 75.0 27.1    
111 Sam LeCure (CIN - RP)514 48 102 74.0 21.1    
112 Felipe Paulino (CWS - SP,RP) D60549 48 78 60.3 12.8    
113 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP) D60605 48 77 62.5 14.5    
114 Aaron Loup (TOR - RP)583 49 108 76.8 21.0    
115 Mike Dunn (MIA - RP)565 49 87 73.0 17.0    
116 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)644 49 61 55.0 6.0    
117 Arodys Vizcaino (CHC - RP)603 50 185 108.8 53.0    
118 Dylan Bundy (BAL - RP)  50 120 85.0 35.0    
119 Josh Collmenter (ARI - SP,RP)532 50 106 69.2 19.8    
120 Vinnie Pestano (LAA - RP)668 51 154 102.5 51.5    
121 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)590 51 87 69.0 18.0    
122 David Phelps (NYY - SP,RP) D15684 53 183 89.0 47.5    
123 Santiago Casilla (SF - RP)728 53 123 79.9 27.2 311.0 -417.0
124 Andrew Bailey (RP)  54 151 102.5 48.5    
125 Will Smith (MIL - RP)658 54 127 90.5 36.5    
126 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)393 54 90 72.0 18.0 229.0 -164.0
127 Matt Albers (HOU - RP) D60615 55 96 76.5 18.6    
128 Al Alburquerque (DET - RP)579 56 116 86.0 23.4    
129 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP,RP)863 56 73 64.5 8.5 314.0 -549.0
130 Caleb Thielbar (MIN - RP)750 57 57 57.0 0.0    
131 J.P. Howell (LAD - RP)536 58 94 84.8 15.4    
132 Charlie Furbush (SEA - RP)539 59 59 59.0 0.0    
133 Franklin Morales (COL - SP,RP)550 60 181 120.5 60.5    
134 Matt Belisle (COL - RP)545 60 107 77.0 19.1    
135 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)838 62 116 89.0 27.0    
136 Jean Machi (SF - RP)646 62 96 79.0 17.0    
137 Evan Meek (BAL - RP)  63 212 136.0 60.9    
138 Matt Thornton (WSH - RP)734 63 191 121.3 52.9    
139 Luis Avilan (ATL - RP)574 64 103 81.0 15.2    
140 Jeurys Familia (NYM - RP)696 65 236 150.5 85.5    
141 Louis Coleman (KC - RP)567 65 109 80.7 20.1    
142 Jared Burton (MIN - RP)616 65 97 79.3 12.3    
143 Dan Otero (OAK - RP)705 67 159 113.0 46.0    
144 Manny Parra (CIN - RP)577 67 105 81.3 16.9    
145 Carlos Torres (NYM - SP,RP)600 67 67 67.0 0.0    
146 Dale Thayer (SD - RP)607 68 99 86.3 13.3    
147 Shawn Kelley (NYY - RP)570 69 161 105.0 37.4    
148 Scott Downs (KC - RP)794 69 126 102.0 24.1    
149 Craig Breslow (BOS - RP)764 69 117 93.0 24.0    
150 Joba Chamberlain (DET - RP)767 71 235 169.7 71.0    
151 James Russell (ATL - RP)706 73 177 114.6 46.3    
152 Tom Gorzelanny (MIL - SP,RP)606 73 88 80.5 7.5    
153 Will Harris (ARI - RP)599 75 102 88.5 13.5    
154 Ryan Webb (BAL - RP)710 81 114 101.5 13.4    
155 Jerry Blevins (WSH - RP)591 81 111 91.0 14.1    
156 Javier Lopez (SF - RP)593 82 124 103.0 21.0    
157 Boone Logan (COL - RP) D15595 84 122 103.0 19.0    
158 Jason Frasor (KC - RP)597 85 121 103.0 18.0    
159 Adam Ottavino (COL - RP)637 86 107 96.5 10.5    
160 Chia-Jen Lo (HOU - RP)753 88 221 154.5 66.5    
161 Kyuji Fujikawa (CHC - RP)580 89 212 160.7 52.2    
162 Randy Choate (STL - RP)612 94 127 110.5 16.5    
163 Aaron Crow (KC - RP)675 95 148 122.7 21.7    
164 Brian Matusz (BAL - RP)708 98 141 119.5 21.5    
165 Blake Parker (CHC - RP)618 98 98 98.0 0.0    
166 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)747 99 99 99.0 0.0    
167 Michael Gonzalez (RP)620 99 99 99.0 0.0    
168 Jamey Wright (LAD - RP)628 100 104 102.0 2.0    
169 Burke Badenhop (BOS - RP)623 101 158 129.5 28.5    
170 Justin Wilson (PIT - RP)505 103 106 104.5 1.5    
171 Yoervis Medina (SEA - RP)613 104 115 109.5 5.5    
172 Ryan Madson (RP) D60798 105 144 128.3 16.8    
173 Wesley Wright (CHC - RP)631 105 129 117.0 12.0    
174 Justin De Fratus (PHI - RP)758 109 226 167.5 58.5    
175 Oliver Perez (ARI - RP)  109 140 124.5 15.5    
176 Joe Thatcher (LAA - RP) D15854 111 152 131.5 20.5    
177 Wilton Lopez (COL - RP)699 112 126 119.0 7.0    
178 Marc Rzepczynski (CLE - RP)770 113 130 121.5 8.5    
179 Seth Maness (STL - RP)659 117 138 127.5 10.5    
180 Jake Diekman (PHI - RP)691 118 180 149.0 31.0    
181 Andrew Miller (BAL - RP)721 118 121 119.5 1.5    
182 Chris Perez (LAD - RP) D15652 119 156 137.5 18.5    
183 Dustin McGowan (TOR - SP,RP)754 123 123 123.0 0.0    
184 Jonny Venters (ATL - RP) D60625 128 175 151.5 23.5    
185 Troy Patton (SD - RP) D60698 128 159 143.5 15.5    
186 Cesar Ramos (TB - SP,RP)553 129 150 139.5 10.5    
187 Tim Collins (KC - RP)666 131 131 131.0 0.0    
188 Kevin Jepsen (LAA - RP)724 132 193 162.5 30.5    
189 Vin Mazzaro (PIT - RP)704 134 183 158.5 24.5    
190 Heath Hembree (BOS - RP)  136 184 160.0 24.0    
191 Logan Ondrusek (CIN - RP)678 137 147 142.0 5.0    
192 Carter Capps (MIA - RP) D60497 138 187 162.5 24.5    
193 Ian Krol (DET - RP)786 139 194 166.5 27.5    
194 Chad Gaudin (SP,RP)869 139 139 139.0 0.0    
195 George Kontos (SF - RP)640 140 140 140.0 0.0    
196 Scott Rice (NYM - RP)757 141 155 148.0 7.0    
197 Bradley Boxberger (TB - RP)596 142 222 182.0 40.0    
198 Fernando Salas (LAA - RP)746 142 153 147.5 5.5    
199 Nick Masset (COL - RP)  144 144 144.0 0.0    
200 Dan Jennings (MIA - RP) D15673 145 145 145.0 0.0    
201 Anthony Swarzak (MIN - RP)543 146 174 160.0 14.0    
202 Scott Atchison (CLE - RP)744 147 147 147.0 0.0    
203 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP)517 148 148 148.0 0.0    
204 Mike Adams (PHI - RP) D60748 149 167 158.0 9.0    
205 Octavio Dotel (RP) D60  150 150 150.0 0.0    
206 Michael Tonkin (MIN - RP)773 151 151 151.0 0.0    
207 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)602 152 152 152.0 0.0    
208 Stolmy Pimentel (PIT - RP) D15619 154 170 162.0 8.0    
209 Pat Neshek (STL - RP)  157 204 180.5 23.5    
210 Carlos Marmol (MIA - RP)  157 197 177.0 20.0    
211 Josh Outman (NYY - RP)715 158 162 160.0 2.0    
212 Brian Duensing (MIN - RP)736 160 170 165.0 5.0    
213 Stephen Pryor (SEA - RP) D15700 162 166 164.0 2.0    
214 Adam Warren (NYY - RP)742 163 163 163.0 0.0    
215 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP)775 163 163 163.0 0.0    
216 Preston Claiborne (NYY - RP)722 164 164 164.0 0.0    
217 Cristhian Martinez (RP) D15  164 164 164.0 0.0    
218 Brandon Gomes (TB - RP)867 165 167 166.0 1.0    
219 Frank Francisco (CWS - RP)  166 166 166.0 0.0    
220 Eric O'Flaherty (OAK - RP)783 168 168 168.0 0.0    
221 Brad Brach (BAL - RP)779 169 211 190.0 21.0    
222 Donnie Veal (CWS - RP)805 169 185 177.0 8.0    
223 Luke Putkonen (DET - RP) D60880 171 171 171.0 0.0    
224 Alfredo Figaro (MIL - SP,RP)690 171 171 171.0 0.0    
225 Ryan Mattheus (WSH - RP)790 172 213 192.5 20.5    
226 Jeremy Affeldt (SF - RP)761 172 184 178.0 6.0 373.0 -388.0
227 B.J. Rosenberg (PHI - RP)812 173 173 173.0 0.0    
228 Robert Wooten (MIL - RP)776 173 173 173.0 0.0    
229 Brad Hand (MIA - RP,SP)895 174 174 174.0 0.0    
230 Brandon League (LAD - RP)732 175 207 191.0 16.0    
231 Bryan Morris (MIA - RP)689 176 234 205.0 29.0    
232 Luis Ayala (RP)  176 176 176.0 0.0    
233 Francisley Bueno (KC - RP)872 177 177 177.0 0.0    
234 Steve Johnson (BAL - RP)632 178 178 178.0 0.0    
235 Evan Scribner (OAK - RP)797 178 178 178.0 0.0    
236 Jeanmar Gomez (PIT - SP,RP)808 179 179 179.0 0.0    
237 Juan Carlos Oviedo (TB - RP)843 180 188 184.0 4.0    
238 Maikel Cleto (CWS - RP)  182 210 196.0 14.0    
239 Michael Kohn (LAA - RP)731 182 182 182.0 0.0    
240 Matt Guerrier (MIN - RP)  186 186 186.0 0.0    
241 Josh Lueke (TB - RP)816 186 186 186.0 0.0    
242 Evan Reed (DET - RP)780 187 202 194.5 7.5    
243 Josh Edgin (NYM - RP)717 188 188 188.0 0.0    
244 Kevin Chapman (HOU - RP)804 189 189 189.0 0.0    
245 Anthony Bass (HOU - RP)825 190 231 210.5 20.5    
246 Luis Marte (DET - RP)  190 190 190.0 0.0    
247 Rafael Betancourt (RP)  191 191 191.0 0.0    
248 Scott Elbert (LAD - RP) D60831 193 193 193.0 0.0    
249 Fernando Abad (OAK - RP)  195 202 198.5 3.5    
250 Joel Hanrahan (DET - RP) D60  196 196 196.0 0.0    
251 Christian Garcia (WSH - RP)  197 197 197.0 0.0    
252 Josh Tomlin (CLE - SP,RP) PL  198 198 198.0 0.0    
253 Michael Kirkman (TEX - RP)846 199 199 199.0 0.0    
254 Blake Wood (CLE - RP)870 200 225 212.5 12.5    
255 Esmil Rogers (NYY - SP,RP)894 200 200 200.0 0.0    
256 Brett Marshall (CIN - RP) D60730 201 201 201.0 0.0    
257 Javy Guerra (CWS - RP)841 203 203 203.0 0.0    
258 Mitchell Boggs (CWS - RP)  204 204 204.0 0.0    
259 Brandon Lyon (RP)  205 206 205.5 0.5    
260 Brett Myers (SP,RP) D60  205 205 205.0 0.0    
261 Jeremy Jeffress (MIL - RP)711 206 206 206.0 0.0    
262 Hector Noesi (CWS - SP,RP)  209 209 209.0 0.0    
263 Travis Blackley (SP,RP)  209 209 209.0 0.0    
264 Cesar Cabral (NYY - RP)823 211 211 211.0 0.0    
265 Jeff Manship (PHI - SP,RP)946 213 213 213.0 0.0    
266 Josh Stinson (BAL - RP)912 214 214 214.0 0.0    
267 Phil Coke (DET - RP)739 215 223 219.0 4.0    
268 Jose Ceda (RP) D60  215 215 215.0 0.0    
269 Joe Blanton (LAA - SP,RP)771 216 216 216.0 0.0    
270 Jose Arredondo (RP)  216 216 216.0 0.0    
271 Sam Freeman (STL - RP)  217 217 217.0 0.0    
272 Rich Hill (NYY - RP)  218 218 218.0 0.0    
273 Tony Sipp (HOU - RP)  219 219 219.0 0.0    
274 Nick Hagadone (CLE - RP)687 220 220 220.0 0.0    
275 Joe Savery (OAK - RP)788 224 224 224.0 0.0    
276 Jared Hughes (PIT - RP)815 227 227 227.0 0.0    
277 Michael Stutes (PHI - RP)881 229 229 229.0 0.0    
278 Kameron Loe (SF - RP)  230 230 230.0 0.0    
279 Jeremy Horst (PHI - RP)885 232 232 232.0 0.0    
280 Rubby De La Rosa (BOS - SP,RP)782 233 233 233.0 0.0    
281 Shawn Camp (PHI - RP)893 237 237 237.0 0.0    
282 Brad Lincoln (PHI - RP)692 238 238 238.0 0.0    
283 Josh Roenicke (RP)  239 239 239.0 0.0    
284 Peter Moylan (RP)  244 244 244.0 0.0