2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: 54 of 73 experts selected 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 7.0 +3.0
2 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP) 13 2 5 2.4 0.7 15.0 +2.0
3 Max Scherzer (WSH - SP) 14 2 9 3.2 1.3 13.0 -1.0
4 Chris Sale (CWS - SP) 21 2 20 5.5 2.8 18.0 -3.0
5 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP) 23 2 13 6.0 2.0 25.0 +2.0
6 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP) 25 2 11 6.2 1.9 30.0 +5.0
7 David Price (DET - SP) 29 3 26 7.0 3.2 22.0 -7.0
8 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP) 31 3 18 7.7 2.7 31.0
9 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP) 38 6 22 9.6 2.4 32.0 -6.0
10 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP) 39 3 15 10.0 2.8 42.0 +3.0
11 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP) 44 5 19 12.2 2.4 47.0 +3.0
12 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP) 46 6 50 13.1 5.6 51.0 +5.0
13 Jon Lester (CHC - SP) 49 4 21 13.4 3.0 64.0 +15.0
14 Matt Harvey (NYM - SP) 58 5 35 15.0 5.5 41.0 -17.0
15 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP) 64 7 26 15.8 4.1 77.0 +13.0
16 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP) 74 10 37 19.1 5.3 60.0 -14.0
17 Jeff Samardzija (CWS - SP) 76 11 32 19.8 4.7 86.0 +10.0
18 James Shields (SD - SP) 82 10 39 21.1 5.1 71.0 -11.0
19 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP) 85 14 35 21.3 4.8 123.0 +38.0
20 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP) 81 11 50 21.4 7.1 65.0 -16.0
21 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) 84 11 46 22.3 6.4 106.0 +22.0
22 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP) 88 13 45 24.8 7.2 85.0 -3.0
23 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP) 93 13 76 25.5 9.1 126.0 +33.0
24 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP) 92 10 42 25.5 6.2 76.0 -16.0
25 Jacob DeGrom (NYM - SP) 94 9 45 26.0 7.7 115.0 +21.0
26 Tyson Ross (SD - SP) 95 14 58 26.8 7.8 88.0 -7.0
27 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP) 103 10 67 27.8 10.7 79.0 -24.0
28 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) DL15 102 15 68 28.1 10.0 118.0 +16.0
29 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP) 114 16 63 30.9 9.3 121.0 +7.0
30 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) 117 14 79 31.3 11.9 100.0 -17.0
31 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP) 128 19 58 32.8 7.2 97.0 -31.0
32 Lance Lynn (STL - SP) 136 25 74 35.5 7.9 148.0 +12.0
33 Michael Wacha (STL - SP) 139 18 63 35.8 8.5 94.0 -45.0
34 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP) 131 17 63 35.3 9.3 154.0 +23.0
35 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP) 142 22 57 37.8 7.5 127.0 -15.0
36 Chris Archer (TB - SP) 145 25 70 39.3 8.7 114.0 -31.0
37 Doug Fister (WSH - SP) 149 28 82 39.7 11.5 137.0 -12.0
38 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP) 155 19 60 42.0 7.1 178.0 +23.0
39 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP) DL15 153 26 72 42.0 9.5 168.0 +15.0
40 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) DL15 158 22 127 43.3 18.0 152.0 -6.0
41 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP) 159 24 67 43.0 8.6 165.0 +6.0
42 Mat Latos (MIA - SP) 165 21 79 43.2 12.7 171.0 +6.0
43 Collin McHugh (HOU - SP) 162 23 81 44.2 10.2 167.0 +5.0
44 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP) 163 30 69 45.0 8.4 158.0 -5.0
45 Drew Smyly (TB - SP) 168 26 63 45.2 7.6 181.0 +13.0
46 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP) 171 29 71 46.1 9.0 192.0 +21.0
47 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP) 172 24 79 47.1 10.4 211.0 +39.0
48 Mike Fiers (MIL - SP) 174 17 77 48.5 13.1 306.0 +132.0
49 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP) 173 11 65 48.0 11.9 202.0 +29.0
50 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP) 179 31 85 49.8 10.4 228.0 +49.0
51 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP,RP) BRV 185 19 74 49.9 12.3 135.0 -50.0
52 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP) 190 30 75 53.6 8.6 198.0 +8.0
53 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP) 192 35 71 53.9 7.1 128.0 -64.0
54 Brandon McCarthy (LAD - SP) 201 30 85 54.7 12.3 184.0 -17.0
55 Justin Verlander (DET - SP) DL15 197 33 125 57.4 18.3 197.0
56 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP) 206 34 85 56.8 11.7 231.0 +25.0
57 John Lackey (STL - SP) 215 24 121 59.8 13.8 311.0 +96.0
58 Jose Fernandez (MIA - SP) DL60 214 35 93 59.1 13.9 182.0 -32.0
59 Matt Cain (SF - SP) DL15 221 27 124 62.8 13.3 237.0 +16.0
60 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) 219 20 146 61.4 20.1 235.0 +16.0
61 Rick Porcello (BOS - SP) 225 46 98 64.8 10.9 215.0 -10.0
62 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP) 231 31 97 64.8 12.8 232.0 +1.0
63 Shelby Miller (ATL - SP) 239 41 116 66.4 13.3 191.0 -48.0
64 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP) 241 25 100 68.7 12.3 312.0 +71.0
65 James Paxton (SEA - SP) 244 26 110 67.2 14.3 238.0 -6.0
66 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP) 250 44 98 68.7 9.8 271.0 +21.0
67 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) DL60 248 23 87 64.2 13.8    
68 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP) 255 48 109 69.8 11.8 269.0 +14.0
69 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP) 253 49 112 71.9 15.4 203.0 -50.0
70 A.J. Burnett (PIT - SP) 262 42 111 72.8 11.7 257.0 -5.0
71 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP) DL15 265 52 128 75.7 14.9    
72 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP) 270 48 104 75.0 13.3 314.0 +44.0
73 Jesse Hahn (OAK - SP) 264 40 115 74.8 15.2 246.0 -18.0
74 Mike Minor (ATL - SP) DL15 274 51 135 80.4 17.7 266.0 -8.0
75 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP) 266 40 103 75.4 14.4 313.0 +47.0
76 Ervin Santana (MIN - SP) 261 47 171 79.2 28.9 249.0 -12.0
77 Matt Garza (MIL - SP) 269 41 95 74.6 11.8    
78 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP) 276 36 104 75.6 15.1 248.0 -28.0
79 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP) 271 37 145 82.5 22.6    
80 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP) 277 48 162 81.1 23.3 279.0 +2.0
81 Carlos Martinez (STL - SP,RP) 273 47 138 78.4 20.9 299.0 +26.0
82 Jake Peavy (SF - SP) DL15 285 42 111 75.7 15.3 304.0 +19.0
83 Mike Leake (CIN - SP) 284 59 100 79.2 10.7 315.0 +31.0
84 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP) 298 49 149 84.1 17.0 274.0 -24.0
85 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP) 299 52 105 82.4 13.7    
86 Nathan Eovaldi (NYY - SP) 287 51 171 85.5 22.1 309.0 +22.0
87 Wade Miley (BOS - SP) 300 59 116 85.0 13.9 268.0 -32.0
88 Shane Greene (DET - SP) 326 61 119 86.7 14.7 273.0 -53.0
89 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP) DL15 282 47 102 76.8 13.9    
90 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP) 303 49 111 84.2 19.9 244.0 -59.0
91 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP) 340 59 120 86.1 11.0 256.0 -84.0
92 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP) 310 63 109 85.8 12.5    
93 Yovani Gallardo (TEX - SP) 323 38 123 87.6 15.1    
94 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP) 327 56 118 87.5 14.7 282.0 -45.0
95 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP) 309 25 121 86.1 18.2 196.0 -113.0
96 Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP) 329 46 117 86.4 15.2    
97 Josh Collmenter (ARI - SP,RP) 305 56 120 89.2 16.7    
98 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - SP) 337 61 140 91.5 16.8 297.0 -40.0
99 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - RP,SP) 314 29 184 95.1 33.1    
100 Tim Hudson (SF - SP) 342 66 122 89.8 13.0    
101 T.J. House (CLE - SP) 339 64 122 92.0 16.3    
102 Dan Haren (MIA - SP) 362 68 123 92.8 16.0    
103 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) 347 52 164 101.1 27.0    
104 Carlos Rodon (CWS - RP,SP) 369 50 174 97.6 25.7    
105 Bud Norris (BAL - SP) 343 62 122 94.2 13.8    
106 Daniel Norris (TOR - SP,RP) 348 52 130 95.5 19.3 247.0 -101.0
107 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP) 405 70 198 107.5 30.1    
108 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP) 383 76 159 98.3 14.1    
109 Justin Masterson (BOS - SP) 370 65 145 99.5 16.8    
110 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP) 359 37 149 103.3 27.0    
111 Jarred Cosart (MIA - SP) 385 74 129 103.5 17.6    
112 Brett Anderson (LAD - SP) 483 75 135 105.8 17.7    
113 Jason Vargas (KC - SP) 381 68 127 100.5 15.2    
114 Chase Anderson (ARI - SP) 389 78 129 103.1 15.2    
115 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP,RP) 368 63 161 104.1 28.4    
116 Raisel Iglesias (CIN - SP) 430 76 188 116.2 37.8    
117 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP) 386 63 129 103.1 13.4    
118 Brandon Morrow (SD - SP,RP) 462 79 160 107.9 20.5    
119 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP) 485 77 153 107.9 22.5    
120 Jeremy Hellickson (ARI - SP) 371 69 182 115.9 24.5    
121 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP,RP) 419 79 151 110.5 17.9    
122 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP) 432 83 161 107.2 18.0    
123 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP) 441 79 180 113.7 22.2    
124 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP) 514 82 165 113.4 24.6    
125 Marco Estrada (TOR - SP,RP) 416 80 154 111.8 18.1    
126 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) DL15 496 67 141 108.1 23.1    
127 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP) 445 76 157 111.6 17.1    
128 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP,RP) 417 80 158 112.2 18.8    
129 J.A. Happ (SEA - SP) 440 81 130 107.8 15.2    
130 Alfredo Simon (DET - SP) 418 82 173 109.2 18.8    
131 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) 446 87 137 111.4 16.1    
132 Matt Moore (TB - SP) DL60 506 80 154 120.4 19.2    
133 Marco Gonzales (STL - SP,RP) 623 89 124 102.2 12.6    
134 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP) 510 83 145 115.8 26.3    
135 Edinson Volquez (KC - SP) 434 87 168 113.3 17.3    
136 Carlos Martinez (RP,SP) 411 87 97 91.7 4.1    
137 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP) 423 85 138 114.4 14.8    
138 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP) 397 85 175 127.8 34.8    
139 Vance Worley (PIT - SP) 487 88 133 109.3 11.8    
140 Kris Medlen (KC - SP) DL60 501 89 200 128.0 36.6    
141 Vidal Nuno (ARI - SP) 457 87 165 114.0 27.2    
142 Patrick Corbin (ARI - SP) DL15 504 90 172 121.6 25.7    
143 Roberto Hernandez (HOU - SP) 893 84 231 157.5 73.5    
144 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP) 469 88 156 119.6 18.9    
145 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP) 867 85 186 147.6 41.1    
146 David Phelps (MIA - SP,RP) 482 86 146 118.8 18.2    
147 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI - SP) 454 87 204 122.8 28.4    
148 Tyler Matzek (COL - SP) 503 95 170 132.1 25.7    
149 Dylan Bundy (BAL - RP,SP) 897 89 234 167.3 59.8    
150 Brandon Beachy (LAD - SP) DL60 508 92 229 147.6 47.9    
151 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP) 484 94 195 135.0 29.3    
152 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP) DL15 461 94 158 121.0 19.0    
153 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP) 525 95 187 133.5 24.7    
154 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP) 472 97 127 111.9 10.4    
155 Odrisamer Despaigne (SD - SP) 598 97 129 113.0 11.6    
156 Eddie Butler (COL - SP) 886 100 223 168.3 47.7    
157 Josh Johnson (SD - SP) DL15 624 100 202 145.0 29.9    
158 Brandon Maurer (SD - SP,RP) 542 101 153 127.0 26.0    
159 Roenis Elias (SEA - SP) 540 102 177 128.1 22.4    
160 Jarrod Parker (OAK - SP,RP) DL15 620 103 190 146.0 33.8    
161 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP) 518 103 179 138.3 27.9    
162 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP) 547 103 160 134.4 19.5    
163 Alexander Colome (TB - SP) DL15 551 104 180 140.0 26.6    
164 Daniel Straily (HOU - SP,RP) 491 104 150 130.7 17.4    
165 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP) DL15 626 105 161 130.9 17.7    
166 Travis Wood (CHC - SP) 429 105 158 127.9 17.6    
167 Allen Webster (ARI - SP) 567 107 206 172.3 39.8    
168 Nick Tropeano (LAA - SP) 784 107 167 132.6 20.8    
169 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP) 435 108 144 123.6 13.2    
170 Matthew Wisler (SD - SP) 570 109 243 176.0 67.0    
171 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP,RP) 869 110 189 152.7 32.6    
172 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP) DL60 614 110 172 143.9 19.3    
173 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP) 536 110 150 128.8 10.3    
174 Trevor Cahill (ATL - SP,RP) 448 111 181 135.0 27.7    
175 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP) 575 112 174 150.0 23.6    
176 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP) DL15 474 112 141 128.0 7.9    
177 Chad Billingsley (PHI - SP) DL15 907 113 248 176.3 55.4    
178 Matt Andriese (TB - SP) 571 115 222 171.3 43.9    
179 Erasmo Ramirez (TB - SP,RP) 854 115 183 145.0 27.2    
180 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) 535 115 176 138.7 26.7    
181 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP) 863 115 174 152.3 26.5    
182 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP) DL15 488 115 148 131.6 9.3    
183 A.J. Griffin (OAK - SP) DL60 609 117 170 139.8 18.3    
184 David Hale (COL - SP,RP) DL15 917 118 257 190.7 56.9    
185 Nathan Karns (TB - SP) 464 119 175 139.0 25.5    
186 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)   126 155 140.5 14.5    
187 David Buchanan (PHI - SP) 657 129 186 156.5 20.7    
188 Chase Whitley (NYY - SP,RP) 875 130 207 168.5 38.5    
189 Aaron Harang (PHI - SP) 523 132 200 147.6 22.1    
190 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - RP,SP) 871 132 197 172.0 28.6    
191 Kyle Kendrick (COL - SP) 868 133 205 168.2 29.4    
192 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP) DL15 493 137 184 151.8 18.9    
193 Josh Tomlin (CLE - SP,RP) DL60 859 138 166 152.0 14.0    
194 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP) DL15 642 139 185 155.7 20.8    
195 John Danks (CWS - SP) 502 141 208 164.0 26.7    
196 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP) 505 143 196 166.3 22.1    
197 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP,RP) DL15 838 143 194 165.0 21.4    
198 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP) 654 148 193 173.7 18.9    
199 Hector Noesi (CWS - SP,RP) 631 150 201 180.3 19.9    
200 Samuel Deduno (HOU - SP,RP) 663 151 227 189.0 38.0    
201 Scott Baker (TEX - SP,RP) 634 152 255 203.5 51.5    
202 Franklin Morales (KC - SP,RP) 637 155 196 175.5 20.5    
203 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP,RP) 550 156 226 190.7 28.6    
204 Andre Rienzo (MIA - SP,RP) 640 156 221 188.5 32.5    
205 Jacob Turner (CHC - SP,RP) DL60 865 176 198 187.0 11.0    
206 Trevor May (MIN - SP) 882 178 218 198.0 20.0    
207 Eric Stults (ATL - SP) 879 181 210 195.5 14.5    
208 Martin Perez (TEX - SP,RP) DL60 902 182 241 211.5 29.5    
209 Nick Martinez (TEX - SP,RP) 908 189 249 219.0 30.0    
210 Taylor Jungmann (MIL - SP) 913 192 252 222.0 30.0    
211 Dylan Axelrod (CIN - SP,RP) 880 199 212 205.5 6.5    
212 Jason Marquis (CIN - SP) 912 202 251 226.5 24.5