2014 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 73 Experts
Latest Update: 4/23/2014 (?)
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Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Ave Std Dev
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP) D158 1 28 1.6 3.2
2 Yu Darvish (TEX - SP)18 1 14 2.9 2.1
3 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP)21 1 10 4.1 1.9
4 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP)26 1 13 5.5 2.5
5 Max Scherzer (DET - SP)24 2 13 5.8 2.5
6 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP)28 2 13 6.2 2.5
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) D1536 2 27 9.4 3.2
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 13.7 3.1
14 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP)65 12 24 17.6 3.0
15 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP)68 11 51 18.5 7.4
16 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP)69 11 36 18.5 3.7
17 Matt Cain (SF - SP)70 11 32 18.9 4.5
18 Mat Latos (CIN - SP) D1578 12 40 20.6 6.2
19 James Shields (KC - SP)75 12 37 21.1 4.8
20 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP)74 12 48 21.2 6.9
21 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP)77 8 47 22.2 7.6
22 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP) D1593 9 59 25.1 8.9
23 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP)89 13 53 25.3 6.9
24 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) D1587 12 72 24.8 9.6
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)108 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)113 9 56 32.1 9.2
32 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP)127 18 72 36.8 11.7
33 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP)133 19 86 36.8 10.3
34 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP)129 18 77 36.9 8.8
35 Doug Fister (WSH - SP) D15130 14 78 36.9 10.6
36 Jeff Samardzija (CHC - SP)134 26 63 37.2 7.0
37 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP)137 13 61 37.3 9.0
38 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP)141 14 94 40.2 11.9
39 Jon Lester (BOS - SP)145 17 61 40.7 7.7
40 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP,RP)146 17 70 41.3 10.0
41 Hiroki Kuroda (NYY - SP)150 19 59 42.3 7.0
42 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP)153 9 71 44.6 9.0
43 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP)164 17 101 46.0 13.5
44 Lance Lynn (STL - SP)161 30 82 46.2 7.9
45 Justin Masterson (CLE - SP)165 23 100 47.0 10.5
46 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP)169 18 75 47.1 10.4
47 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP)172 20 86 48.9 9.2
48 A.J. Burnett (PHI - SP)168 20 91 49.0 10.8
49 Matt Garza (MIL - SP)170 29 74 49.0 7.9
50 Chris Archer (TB - SP)181 31 92 51.8 11.1
51 Ervin Santana (ATL - SP)188 27 81 53.3 9.9
52 Zack Wheeler (NYM - SP)190 29 109 55.0 14.0
53 Marco Estrada (MIL - SP)205 25 84 56.3 12.6
54 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP)196 25 113 56.7 12.7
55 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP)207 34 95 58.0 9.7
56 Jake Peavy (BOS - SP)212 37 80 59.1 7.9
57 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP)210 34 116 60.4 13.5
58 Yovani Gallardo (MIL - SP)221 35 83 60.9 8.3
59 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP)224 39 85 61.0 8.5
60 Dan Haren (LAD - SP)230 29 85 63.5 10.4
61 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP)235 32 141 65.3 13.0
62 Daniel Straily (OAK - SP)242 39 100 66.6 11.6
63 John Lackey (BOS - SP)243 45 98 66.0 9.1
64 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) D15248 42 111 69.2 12.7
65 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP)252 38 110 68.5 13.8
66 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP) D15253 25 87 67.4 9.6
67 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP)257 36 112 70.4 12.8
68 Rick Porcello (DET - SP)254 38 117 70.3 13.3
69 A.J. Griffin (OAK - SP) D15249 40 111 71.0 15.1
70 Tyson Ross (SD - SP,RP)251 39 173 70.7 21.1
71 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP)260 47 116 74.8 13.8
72 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP)255 44 106 67.3 14.6
73 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP)289 38 108 75.3 10.8
74 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP)270 33 154 72.7 18.8
75 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP)280 47 102 75.3 11.1
76 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP)276 49 118 75.3 13.7
77 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP)288 47 104 77.9 11.5
78 Tim Hudson (SF - SP)295 48 99 76.9 11.9
79 Travis Wood (CHC - SP)312 55 115 79.7 12.5
80 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP)337 68 114 81.4 10.0
81 Wade Miley (ARI - SP)305 60 106 81.0 10.9
82 Josh Johnson (SD - SP) D15326 48 133 85.0 17.0
83 Martin Perez (TEX - SP)304 44 130 84.8 17.4
84 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) D60307 47 133 88.7 21.8
85 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)306 55 139 85.9 17.6
86 Mike Leake (CIN - SP)335 61 143 85.7 13.0
87 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP)352 58 143 87.4 18.3
88 Brandon Morrow (TOR - SP)359 67 122 89.8 12.9
89 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP)345 63 118 88.6 13.9
90 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) D15368 58 114 88.8 13.9
91 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)353 56 146 93.8 19.0
92 Tyler Skaggs (LAA - SP)341 56 165 95.2 22.9
93 Nathan Eovaldi (MIA - SP)364 45 115 89.0 15.1
94 Bronson Arroyo (ARI - SP)361 75 108 89.9 9.7
95 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP)355 54 150 94.5 22.4
96 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP)362 65 121 93.4 13.7
97 James Paxton (SEA - SP) D15342 41 145 93.3 19.4
98 Trevor Cahill (ARI - SP)476 71 123 94.8 12.7
99 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP)385 64 142 93.3 16.7
100 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP)363 56 160 96.1 18.4
101 Alexi Ogando (TEX - SP,RP)486 70 143 95.2 17.1
102 Josh Beckett (LAD - SP)367 30 141 96.4 26.0
103 Jacob Turner (MIA - SP) D15473 74 215 106.7 37.6
104 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)372 60 147 89.1 29.4
105 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP,RP)432 67 133 97.6 14.2
106 Felix Doubront (BOS - SP)408 68 221 103.0 25.8
107 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP)520 74 141 100.3 18.2
108 Brett Anderson (COL - SP,RP) D15421 60 139 99.9 16.6
109 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP)406 64 124 93.0 17.1
110 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP)423 63 134 100.0 15.4
111 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP)415 62 137 98.1 19.3
112 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP)389 63 140 100.3 17.2
113 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP)392 58 132 99.9 19.7
114 Jason Vargas (KC - SP)475 78 149 99.8 15.7
115 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP)396 70 194 106.5 24.1
116 Erik Johnson (CWS - SP)455 72 207 101.6 29.1
117 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP)391 52 116 99.2 14.7
118 Bud Norris (BAL - SP)381 54 136 101.0 16.4
119 Wandy Rodriguez (PIT - SP) D15458 83 121 97.1 9.7
120 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP)417 74 150 101.7 18.1
121 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)467 78 160 105.3 18.5
122 Tommy Milone (OAK - SP)502 69 139 108.3 20.0
123 Joe Kelly (STL - SP,RP) D15466 71 130 108.0 17.9
124 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP) D15441 78 156 108.3 19.0
125 Aaron Harang (ATL - SP)489 67 199 126.6 50.8
126 Edinson Volquez (PIT - SP)460 68 203 115.7 36.0
127 Brandon McCarthy (ARI - SP)442 74 127 104.7 14.2
128 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) D15437 68 147 105.3 17.2
129 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP)401 60 146 103.6 21.5
130 Tyler Chatwood (COL - SP)585 63 214 121.6 41.5
131 Jarred Cosart (HOU - SP)449 83 201 114.1 35.1
132 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP)501 77 223 123.8 46.5
133 Tanner Scheppers (TEX - SP,RP) D15329 70 76 73.0 3.0
134 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP)471 75 131 108.0 20.3
135 Eric Stults (SD - SP)510 78 151 110.5 19.4
136 Danny Duffy (KC - SP)462 80 198 121.0 33.6
137 Jeremy Hellickson (TB - SP) D15557 87 155 112.5 16.2
138 Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (PHI - SP) D60491 81 191 122.8 33.1
139 Paul Maholm (LAD - SP)548 85 178 122.7 26.4
140 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP)457 82 162 110.5 19.3
141 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)435 74 176 115.1 30.0
142 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)541 88 263 121.2 44.7
143 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)538 86 207 130.0 48.2
144 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) D15525 86 158 124.9 23.9
145 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) D15529 85 205 148.0 44.3
146 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) D15534 94 131 109.6 11.0
147 Scott Baker (SP) D60691 81 186 132.7 32.3
148 Burch Smith (SD - SP)643 81 142 111.5 30.5
149 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP)591 87 202 126.0 30.3
150 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP)573 88 233 133.3 44.0
151 Jerome Williams (HOU - SP,RP)523 84 199 142.7 47.0
152 Ryan Dempster (SP)600 84 109 96.5 12.5
153 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP)580 87 146 117.5 16.3
154 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)835 85 225 175.5 55.8
155 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)642 88 195 132.8 36.5
156 Edward Butler (COL - SP)942 86 243 154.8 58.9
157 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP)496 93 195 124.9 31.4
158 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)558 95 154 116.6 19.9
159 Taylor Jordan (WSH - SP)531 94 123 109.5 10.9
160 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP)569 94 193 135.4 38.2
161 Ross Detwiler (WSH - SP,RP)713 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)681 97 155 123.6 17.0
164 Chris Capuano (BOS - SP,RP)512 99 148 119.7 20.7
165 Samuel Deduno (MIN - SP)560 100 183 138.8 30.0
166 Christian Friedrich (COL - SP)831 101 185 150.0 35.7
167 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP)571 103 211 151.3 39.5
168 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP)604 103 152 125.8 16.9
169 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)549 104 117 110.5 6.5
170 Vidal Nuno (NYY - SP)694 105 146 129.3 17.6
171 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)589 106 171 138.0 24.1
172 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP)871 107 204 166.3 42.5
173 Gavin Floyd (ATL - SP) D15586 108 182 136.7 25.1
174 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)530 109 228 156.8 38.3
175 John Danks (CWS - SP)608 109 219 138.0 29.5
176 Shaun Marcum (SP)544 110 165 137.5 27.5
177 Suk-Min Yoon (BAL - SP)714 111 172 148.3 24.1
178 Felipe Paulino (CWS - SP,RP) D15546 111 161 132.4 17.9
179 Chris Young (SEA - SP)400 111 119 115.0 4.0
180 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP)874 112 184 152.0 29.9
181 David Hale (ATL - SP)556 113 229 144.8 48.8
182 Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP)756 114 247 164.0 50.4
183 Juan Nicasio (COL - SP)528 114 191 149.3 25.6
184 Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP) D15632 114 156 130.6 15.1
185 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP)  115 258 174.3 60.9
186 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)679 115 184 148.3 25.9
187 Kyle Kendrick (PHI - SP)566 116 222 144.4 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)599 120 120 120.0 0.0
192 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP)732 122 283 187.7 69.0
193 Lucas Harrell (HOU - SP,RP)931 122 234 194.7 51.4
194 Tommy Hanson (TEX - SP)620 124 208 170.0 34.8
195 Daisuke Matsuzaka (NYM - SP)622 125 217 173.3 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) D60619 129 157 143.0 14.0
200 Kevin Correia (MIN - SP)640 133 232 174.8 42.0
201 James McDonald (CHC - SP) D60935 133 189 164.0 23.3
202 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)601 134 149 141.5 7.5
203 Roberto Hernandez (PHI - SP,RP)633 135 183 153.7 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)648 142 190 167.3 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) D15605 148 148 148.0 0.0
212 Mike Pelfrey (MIN - SP)662 150 231 185.0 34.0
213 Alexander Colome (TB - SP)757 150 194 167.7 19.0
214 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)744 153 210 174.3 21.5
215 Brandon Cumpton (PIT - SP)929 153 180 166.5 13.5
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)750 203 203 203.0 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