2014 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 73 Experts
Latest Update: 4/17/2014 (?)
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Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Ave Std Dev
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP) D158 1 28 1.6 3.3
2 Yu Darvish (TEX - SP)18 1 14 2.9 2.2
3 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP)22 1 10 4.2 1.9
4 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP)25 1 13 5.5 2.4
5 Max Scherzer (DET - SP)24 2 13 5.7 2.5
6 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP)29 2 13 6.3 2.6
7 Cliff Lee (PHI - SP)32 2 16 7.1 2.7
8 Jose Fernandez (MIA - SP)34 1 15 8.1 3.0
9 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP)39 4 18 9.1 2.3
10 Chris Sale (CWS - SP)37 2 16 9.1 2.5
11 Justin Verlander (DET - SP)40 3 16 9.4 3.2
12 David Price (TB - SP)43 5 18 11.0 2.5
13 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP)51 7 27 13.8 3.1
14 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP)65 12 24 17.5 3.1
15 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP)68 11 51 18.4 7.3
16 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP)69 11 36 18.4 3.8
17 Matt Cain (SF - SP)70 11 32 18.8 4.5
18 Mat Latos (CIN - SP) D1578 12 40 20.5 6.3
19 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP)74 12 48 21.2 6.9
20 James Shields (KC - SP)76 12 37 21.2 4.8
21 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP)77 8 47 22.1 7.6
22 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) D1587 12 72 24.8 9.5
23 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP) D1593 9 59 25.2 8.8
24 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP)89 13 53 25.3 6.9
25 Mike Minor (ATL - SP) D1597 10 61 27.4 8.7
26 Shelby Miller (STL - SP)100 14 50 27.7 6.6
27 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP)103 14 66 28.1 7.5
28 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP)109 8 58 31.3 8.0
29 Michael Wacha (STL - SP,RP)107 14 69 30.4 9.3
30 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP) D15112 18 64 31.7 9.5
31 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP)114 9 56 32.1 9.0
32 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP)126 18 72 36.8 11.7
33 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP)129 19 77 36.9 8.7
34 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP)132 19 86 36.9 10.3
35 Doug Fister (WSH - SP) D15130 14 78 37.0 10.6
36 Jeff Samardzija (CHC - SP)134 26 63 37.2 7.1
37 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP)138 17 61 37.6 8.5
38 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP)143 14 94 40.1 11.9
39 Jon Lester (BOS - SP)145 17 61 40.8 7.7
40 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP,RP)146 20 70 41.4 9.9
41 Hiroki Kuroda (NYY - SP)150 19 59 42.3 7.0
42 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP)153 9 71 44.6 9.2
43 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP)164 17 101 45.9 13.4
44 Lance Lynn (STL - SP)161 30 82 46.3 7.9
45 Justin Masterson (CLE - SP)165 23 100 47.0 10.4
46 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP)167 18 75 47.1 10.1
47 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP)173 20 86 49.0 9.2
48 A.J. Burnett (PHI - SP)168 20 91 49.1 10.8
49 Matt Garza (MIL - SP)169 29 74 49.0 7.8
50 Chris Archer (TB - SP)180 31 92 51.8 11.1
51 Ervin Santana (ATL - SP)187 27 81 53.3 9.8
52 Zack Wheeler (NYM - SP)190 29 109 55.0 13.9
53 Marco Estrada (MIL - SP)205 25 84 56.3 12.6
54 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP)196 25 113 56.6 12.7
55 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP)207 34 95 58.0 9.7
56 Jake Peavy (BOS - SP)210 37 80 59.1 7.8
57 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP)212 34 116 60.8 13.5
58 Yovani Gallardo (MIL - SP)221 35 83 60.9 8.3
59 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP)222 39 85 61.0 8.4
60 Dan Haren (LAD - SP)230 29 85 63.5 10.4
61 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP)235 32 141 65.1 12.9
62 Daniel Straily (OAK - SP)241 39 100 66.6 11.7
63 John Lackey (BOS - SP)243 45 98 66.0 9.0
64 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) D15248 42 111 69.3 12.6
65 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP) D15251 25 87 67.5 10.0
66 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP)252 38 110 68.4 13.8
67 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP)257 36 112 70.3 12.8
68 Rick Porcello (DET - SP)254 38 117 70.2 13.2
69 A.J. Griffin (OAK - SP) D15249 40 111 71.0 15.1
70 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP)259 47 116 74.8 13.8
71 Tyson Ross (SD - SP,RP)253 39 173 70.8 21.2
72 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP)255 42 106 67.6 14.6
73 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP)289 38 108 75.2 10.9
74 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP)267 33 155 72.7 18.9
75 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP)281 47 102 75.3 11.0
76 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP)277 49 118 75.1 14.0
77 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP)288 47 105 77.9 11.6
78 Tim Hudson (SF - SP)295 48 99 76.9 12.0
79 Travis Wood (CHC - SP)312 55 115 80.1 12.3
80 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP)337 68 114 81.4 10.0
81 Wade Miley (ARI - SP)303 60 107 81.0 10.9
82 Josh Johnson (SD - SP) D15326 48 133 85.0 17.0
83 Martin Perez (TEX - SP)314 44 130 85.3 16.7
84 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) D60307 47 133 88.6 21.8
85 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)305 55 139 86.1 17.7
86 Mike Leake (CIN - SP)334 61 143 85.7 13.0
87 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP)352 58 143 87.3 18.3
88 Brandon Morrow (TOR - SP)357 67 122 89.9 12.9
89 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP)345 63 118 88.6 14.0
90 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) D15368 58 114 88.8 13.9
91 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)353 56 146 93.8 19.1
92 Tyler Skaggs (LAA - SP)338 53 165 95.2 23.1
93 Nathan Eovaldi (MIA - SP)364 46 115 89.1 15.0
94 Bronson Arroyo (ARI - SP)360 74 108 89.9 9.7
95 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP)354 54 150 94.4 22.5
96 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP)361 65 121 93.4 13.7
97 James Paxton (SEA - SP) D15341 41 145 93.2 19.3
98 Trevor Cahill (ARI - SP)476 71 123 94.8 12.7
99 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP)384 64 142 94.5 16.0
100 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP)362 56 160 96.1 18.4
101 Alexi Ogando (TEX - SP,RP)484 70 143 95.2 17.1
102 Josh Beckett (LAD - SP)367 30 141 96.4 26.1
103 Jacob Turner (MIA - SP) D15472 74 215 106.7 37.6
104 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)372 60 148 89.2 29.6
105 Felix Doubront (BOS - SP)405 68 221 103.1 25.8
106 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP)400 64 124 92.9 17.2
107 Brett Anderson (COL - SP,RP) D15419 60 139 99.9 16.6
108 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP,RP)426 64 133 98.6 13.7
109 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP)420 63 134 100.0 15.4
110 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP)389 63 140 100.4 17.3
111 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP)518 80 141 101.5 17.7
112 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP)395 58 132 99.8 19.7
113 Jason Vargas (KC - SP)474 78 149 99.9 15.7
114 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP)394 70 194 106.6 24.1
115 Erik Johnson (CWS - SP)457 72 207 101.6 29.1
116 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP)390 52 116 99.2 14.8
117 Bud Norris (BAL - SP)380 54 136 101.1 16.4
118 Wandy Rodriguez (PIT - SP)460 83 121 97.2 9.7
119 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP)413 74 151 101.9 18.1
120 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)466 78 160 105.4 18.5
121 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP)475 79 137 102.2 15.9
122 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP)421 68 156 107.8 20.0
123 Tommy Milone (OAK - SP)500 69 139 108.4 20.1
124 Joe Kelly (STL - SP,RP) D15465 71 130 108.1 17.9
125 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP)399 60 146 103.5 21.6
126 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) D15435 68 147 105.4 17.3
127 Tyler Chatwood (COL - SP)583 63 214 121.7 41.5
128 Brandon McCarthy (ARI - SP)442 74 127 105.5 13.4
129 Jarred Cosart (HOU - SP)450 83 201 114.1 35.1
130 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP)499 77 223 123.8 46.5
131 Tanner Scheppers (TEX - SP,RP) D15329 70 76 73.0 3.0
132 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP)470 75 131 108.1 20.4
133 Aaron Harang (ATL - SP)443 66 199 135.7 49.4
134 Eric Stults (SD - SP)508 78 151 110.6 19.4
135 Edinson Volquez (PIT - SP)459 75 203 119.8 34.7
136 Danny Duffy (KC - SP)461 80 198 121.1 33.6
137 Jeremy Hellickson (TB - SP) D15555 87 155 112.6 16.3
138 Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (PHI - SP) D60489 81 191 122.9 33.2
139 Paul Maholm (LAD - SP)546 85 178 122.8 26.5
140 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP)456 82 162 110.6 19.3
141 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)536 84 207 129.6 48.6
142 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)433 74 176 115.3 30.1
143 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)539 88 263 121.2 44.7
144 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) D15523 86 158 125.0 24.0
145 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) D15527 85 205 148.0 44.3
146 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) D15532 94 131 109.7 11.0
147 Scott Baker (SP) D60690 81 186 132.7 32.3
148 Burch Smith (SD - SP)641 81 143 112.0 31.0
149 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP)588 87 202 126.0 30.3
150 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP)572 88 233 133.3 44.0
151 Jerome Williams (HOU - SP,RP)521 84 199 142.7 47.0
152 Ryan Dempster (SP)597 84 109 96.5 12.5
153 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP)577 87 146 117.6 16.3
154 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)835 85 225 175.5 55.8
155 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)640 88 195 132.8 36.5
156 Edward Butler (COL - SP)942 86 243 154.8 58.9
157 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP)494 94 195 125.0 31.3
158 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)556 95 154 116.8 20.0
159 Taylor Jordan (WSH - SP)529 94 123 109.5 10.9
160 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP)569 94 193 135.6 38.1
161 Ross Detwiler (WSH - SP,RP)712 94 166 136.8 25.2
162 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP,RP)860 95 254 139.0 58.5
163 David Phelps (NYY - SP,RP)680 97 156 123.7 17.2
164 Chris Capuano (BOS - SP,RP)510 99 148 119.7 20.7
165 Samuel Deduno (MIN - SP)558 100 183 139.0 30.1
166 Christian Friedrich (COL - SP)831 101 185 150.0 35.7
167 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP)567 103 211 151.5 39.4
168 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP)601 103 152 125.8 16.9
169 Vidal Nuno (NYY - SP)697 105 146 129.7 17.7
170 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)548 105 117 111.0 6.0
171 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)587 106 171 138.2 24.0
172 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP)871 107 204 166.3 42.5
173 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)528 109 228 157.0 38.2
174 John Danks (CWS - SP)617 109 219 138.1 29.4
175 Shaun Marcum (SP)542 110 165 137.5 27.5
176 Suk-Min Yoon (BAL - SP)716 111 172 148.5 24.1
177 Felipe Paulino (CWS - SP,RP) D15544 111 161 132.6 17.8
178 Chris Young (SEA - SP)398 111 119 115.0 4.0
179 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP)874 112 184 152.0 29.9
180 David Hale (ATL - SP)554 113 229 144.8 48.8
181 Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP)755 114 247 164.3 50.4
182 Gavin Floyd (ATL - SP) D15582 114 182 137.8 24.0
183 Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP) D15630 114 157 130.7 15.4
184 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP)  115 258 174.3 60.9
185 Juan Nicasio (COL - SP)526 115 191 149.5 25.3
186 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)678 115 184 148.3 25.9
187 Kyle Kendrick (PHI - SP)564 116 222 144.6 33.9
188 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP)  117 235 157.5 47.0
189 Andre Rienzo (CWS - SP)792 119 227 181.0 42.0
190 Johan Santana (SP) D60823 119 201 166.0 29.6
191 Carlos Torres (NYM - SP,RP)596 120 120 120.0 0.0
192 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP)731 122 283 187.7 69.0
193 Lucas Harrell (HOU - SP,RP)931 122 234 194.7 51.4
194 Tommy Hanson (TEX - SP)618 124 208 170.0 34.8
195 Daisuke Matsuzaka (NYM - SP)620 125 217 173.3 33.8
196 JR Graham (ATL - SP)  126 232 179.0 53.0
197 Kevin Slowey (MIA - SP,RP)849 127 149 138.0 11.0
198 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP)  128 164 146.0 18.0
199 Jeff Niemann (SP) D60616 129 158 143.5 14.5
200 James McDonald (CHC - SP) D60935 133 189 164.0 23.3
201 Kevin Correia (MIN - SP)638 134 232 175.0 41.8
202 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)598 134 150 142.0 8.0
203 Roberto Hernandez (PHI - SP,RP)631 135 183 153.7 21.0
204 Joe Blanton (LAA - SP,RP)768 136 167 151.5 15.5
205 Vance Worley (MIN - SP)  137 224 184.3 35.9
206 Jonathan Pettibone (PHI - SP)646 142 190 167.3 17.6
207 Brian Flynn (MIA - SP)858 142 142 142.0 0.0
208 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP)  144 278 211.0 67.0
209 Jeff Karstens (SP) D60  146 146 146.0 0.0
210 Casey Kelly (SD - SP) D15  148 231 189.5 41.5
211 Tom Gorzelanny (MIL - SP,RP) D15602 149 149 149.0 0.0
212 Mike Pelfrey (MIN - SP)661 150 231 185.0 34.0
213 Alexander Colome (TB - SP)757 150 194 168.0 18.8
214 Brandon Cumpton (PIT - SP)929 153 180 166.5 13.5
215 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)747 154 210 174.5 21.3
216 Daniel Hudson (ARI - SP) D15793 158 168 161.7 4.5
217 Freddy Garcia (ATL - SP)927 165 176 170.5 5.5
218 David Holmberg (CIN - SP)938 168 245 206.5 38.5
219 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP)797 169 220 199.7 22.1
220 Nathan Karns (TB - SP)919 171 171 171.0 0.0
221 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP)772 172 172 172.0 0.0
222 Joe Wieland (SD - SP) D60  174 174 174.0 0.0
223 Alex White (HOU - SP) D15834 175 217 196.0 21.0
224 Joe Saunders (TEX - SP) D15850 177 230 207.3 22.3
225 Todd Redmond (TOR - SP)800 177 177 177.0 0.0
226 Zach Britton (BAL - SP,RP)918 179 214 196.5 17.5
227 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP)873 181 181 181.0 0.0
228 John Lannan (NYM - SP,RP)  187 219 203.0 16.0
229 Danny Hultzen (SEA - SP)  187 187 187.0 0.0
230 Sean Nolin (TOR - SP)907 189 189 189.0 0.0
231 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - SP) D15  190 190 190.0 0.0
232 Jon Garland (SP)  192 192 192.0 0.0
233 Eric Surkamp (CWS - SP)898 196 196 196.0 0.0
234 Jeff Francis (CIN - SP,RP)  196 196 196.0 0.0
235 Enny Romero (TB - SP)939 197 197 197.0 0.0
236 Scott Diamond (MIN - SP)902 200 225 212.5 12.5
237 Ethan Martin (PHI - SP,RP) D15882 202 202 202.0 0.0
238 Justin Grimm (CHC - SP,RP)748 203 203 203.0 0.0
239 Jose Alvarez (LAA - SP,RP)856 204 204 204.0 0.0
240 Alex Sanabia (ARI - SP)930 208 208 208.0 0.0
241 Liam Hendriks (TOR - SP)932 209 209 209.0 0.0
242 Chris Rusin (CHC - SP)897 212 212 212.0 0.0
243 Allen Webster (BOS - SP)880 213 238 225.5 12.5
244 Randy Wolf (SEA - SP)  213 213 213.0 0.0
245 Dylan Axelrod (SP,RP)936 216 216 216.0 0.0
246 Clayton Richard (SP) D15  220 220 220.0 0.0
247 Barry Zito (SP,RP)  222 222 222.0 0.0
248 Paul Clemens (HOU - SP,RP)872 223 227 225.0 2.0
249 Esmil Rogers (TOR - SP,RP)892 224 224 224.0 0.0
250 Manuel Banuelos (NYY - RP,SP)  226 237 231.5 5.5
251 Jason Marquis (SP)  226 226 226.0 0.0
252 Adam Conley (MIA - SP)  229 229 229.0 0.0
253 Daniel Corcino (CIN - SP)944 230 230 230.0 0.0
254 Mike Montgomery (TB - SP)  234 234 234.0 0.0
255 Trevor May (MIN - SP)  236 236 236.0 0.0
256 Jose Campos (NYY - SP)  240 240 240.0 0.0
257 Zach Lee (LAD - SP)  241 241 241.0 0.0
258 Pierce Johnson (CHC - SP,RP)  244 244 244.0 0.0
259 Anthony Ranaudo (BOS - SP)914 248 248 248.0 0.0
260 Jesse Biddle (PHI - SP)  253 253 253.0 0.0
261 Justin Nicolino (MIA - SP)  255 255 255.0 0.0
262 Mike Foltynewicz (HOU - SP)  257 257 257.0 0.0
263 Tyrell Jenkins (STL - SP)  259 259 259.0 0.0
264 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP)  260 260 260.0 0.0
265 Domingo Tapia (NYM - SP)  261 261 261.0 0.0
266 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)  264 264 264.0 0.0
267 Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP)  265 265 265.0 0.0
268 Eduardo Rodriguez (BAL - SP)  266 266 266.0 0.0
269 A.J. Cole (WSH - SP)  267 267 267.0 0.0
270 Matt Barnes (BOS - SP)  268 268 268.0 0.0
271 Luis Heredia (PIT - SP)  269 269 269.0 0.0
272 Kyle Crick (SF - SP,RP)  270 270 270.0 0.0
273 C.J. Edwards (CHC - SP)  271 271 271.0 0.0
274 Miguel Almonte (KC - SP,RP)  272 272 272.0 0.0
275 Taylor Guerrieri (TB - SP)  274 274 274.0 0.0
276 Lucas Sims (ATL - SP,RP)  275 275 275.0 0.0
277 Max Fried (SD - SP)  276 276 276.0 0.0
278 Lucas Giolito (WSH - SP,RP)  277 277 277.0 0.0
279 Tyler Glasnow (PIT - SP)  279 279 279.0 0.0
280 Clayton Blackburn (SF - SP)  280 280 280.0 0.0
281 Julio Urias (LAD - SP)  281 281 281.0 0.0
282 Trey Ball (BOS - SP)  282 282 282.0 0.0
283 Alexander Reyes (STL - SP)  286 286 286.0 0.0
284 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP,RP)  288 288 288.0 0.0
285 Braden Shipley (ARI - SP)  289 289 289.0 0.0
286 Kohl Stewart (MIN - SP)  290 290 290.0 0.0
287 Hunter Harvey (BAL - SP)  291 291 291.0 0.0
288 Sean Manaea (KC - SP)  292 292 292.0 0.0