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 Martin Perez (TEX - SP)304 44 130 84.8 17.4
83 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) D60307 47 133 88.7 21.8
84 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)306 55 139 85.9 17.6
85 Mike Leake (CIN - SP)335 61 143 85.7 13.0
86 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP)352 58 143 87.4 18.3
87 Brandon Morrow (TOR - SP)359 67 122 89.8 12.9
88 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP)345 63 118 88.6 13.9
89 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) D15368 58 114 88.8 13.9
90 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)353 56 146 93.8 19.0
91 Tyler Skaggs (LAA - SP)341 56 165 95.2 22.9
92 Nathan Eovaldi (MIA - SP)364 45 115 89.0 15.1
93 Bronson Arroyo (ARI - SP)361 75 108 89.9 9.7
94 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP)355 54 150 94.5 22.4
95 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP)362 65 121 93.4 13.7
96 James Paxton (SEA - SP) D15342 41 145 93.3 19.4
97 Trevor Cahill (ARI - SP)476 71 123 94.8 12.7
98 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP)385 64 142 93.3 16.7
99 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP)363 56 160 96.1 18.4
100 Alexi Ogando (TEX - SP,RP)486 70 143 95.2 17.1
101 Josh Beckett (LAD - SP)367 30 141 96.4 26.0
102 Jacob Turner (MIA - SP) D15473 74 215 106.7 37.6
103 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)372 60 147 89.1 29.4
104 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP,RP)432 67 133 97.6 14.2
105 Felix Doubront (BOS - SP)408 68 221 103.0 25.8
106 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP)520 74 141 100.3 18.2
107 Brett Anderson (COL - SP,RP) D15421 60 139 99.9 16.6
108 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP)406 64 124 93.0 17.1
109 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP)423 63 134 100.0 15.4
110 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP)415 62 137 98.1 19.3
111 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP)389 63 140 100.3 17.2
112 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP)392 58 132 99.9 19.7
113 Jason Vargas (KC - SP)475 78 149 99.8 15.7
114 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP)396 70 194 106.5 24.1
115 Erik Johnson (CWS - SP)455 72 207 101.6 29.1
116 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP)391 52 116 99.2 14.7
117 Bud Norris (BAL - SP)381 54 136 101.0 16.4
118 Wandy Rodriguez (PIT - SP) D15458 83 121 97.1 9.7
119 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP)417 74 150 101.7 18.1
120 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)467 78 160 105.3 18.5
121 Tommy Milone (OAK - SP)502 69 139 108.3 20.0
122 Joe Kelly (STL - SP,RP) D15466 71 130 108.0 17.9
123 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP) D15441 78 156 108.3 19.0
124 Aaron Harang (ATL - SP)489 67 199 126.6 50.8
125 Edinson Volquez (PIT - SP)460 68 203 115.7 36.0
126 Brandon McCarthy (ARI - SP)442 74 127 104.7 14.2
127 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) D15437 68 147 105.3 17.2
128 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP)401 60 146 103.6 21.5
129 Tyler Chatwood (COL - SP)585 63 214 121.6 41.5
130 Jarred Cosart (HOU - SP)449 83 201 114.1 35.1
131 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP)501 77 223 123.8 46.5
132 Tanner Scheppers (TEX - SP,RP) D15329 70 76 73.0 3.0
133 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP)471 75 131 108.0 20.3
134 Eric Stults (SD - SP)510 78 151 110.5 19.4
135 Danny Duffy (KC - SP)462 80 198 121.0 33.6
136 Jeremy Hellickson (TB - SP) D15557 87 155 112.5 16.2
137 Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (PHI - SP) D60491 81 191 122.8 33.1
138 Paul Maholm (LAD - SP)548 85 178 122.7 26.4
139 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP)457 82 162 110.5 19.3
140 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)435 74 176 115.1 30.0
141 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)541 88 263 121.2 44.7
142 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)538 86 207 130.0 48.2
143 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) D15525 86 158 124.9 23.9
144 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) D15529 85 205 148.0 44.3
145 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) D15534 94 131 109.6 11.0
146 Scott Baker (SP) D60691 81 186 132.7 32.3
147 Burch Smith (SD - SP)643 81 142 111.5 30.5
148 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP)591 87 202 126.0 30.3
149 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP)573 88 233 133.3 44.0
150 Jerome Williams (HOU - SP,RP)523 84 199 142.7 47.0
151 Ryan Dempster (SP)600 84 109 96.5 12.5
152 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP)580 87 146 117.5 16.3
153 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)835 85 225 175.5 55.8
154 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)642 88 195 132.8 36.5
155 Edward Butler (COL - SP)942 86 243 154.8 58.9
156 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP)496 93 195 124.9 31.4
157 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)558 95 154 116.6 19.9
158 Taylor Jordan (WSH - SP)531 94 123 109.5 10.9
159 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP)569 94 193 135.4 38.2
160 Ross Detwiler (WSH - SP,RP)713 94 166 136.8 25.2
161 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP,RP)860 95 254 139.0 58.5
162 David Phelps (NYY - SP,RP)681 97 155 123.6 17.0
163 Chris Capuano (BOS - SP,RP)512 99 148 119.7 20.7
164 Samuel Deduno (MIN - SP)560 100 183 138.8 30.0
165 Christian Friedrich (COL - SP)831 101 185 150.0 35.7
166 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP)571 103 211 151.3 39.5
167 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP)604 103 152 125.8 16.9
168 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)549 104 117 110.5 6.5
169 Vidal Nuno (NYY - SP)694 105 146 129.3 17.6
170 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)589 106 171 138.0 24.1
171 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP)871 107 204 166.3 42.5
172 Gavin Floyd (ATL - SP) D15586 108 182 136.7 25.1
173 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)530 109 228 156.8 38.3
174 John Danks (CWS - SP)608 109 219 138.0 29.5
175 Shaun Marcum (SP)544 110 165 137.5 27.5
176 Suk-Min Yoon (BAL - SP)714 111 172 148.3 24.1
177 Felipe Paulino (CWS - SP,RP) D15546 111 161 132.4 17.9
178 Chris Young (SEA - SP)400 111 119 115.0 4.0
179 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP)874 112 184 152.0 29.9
180 David Hale (ATL - SP)556 113 229 144.8 48.8
181 Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP)756 114 247 164.0 50.4
182 Juan Nicasio (COL - SP)528 114 191 149.3 25.6
183 Chad Billingsley (LAD - SP) D15632 114 156 130.6 15.1
184 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP)  115 258 174.3 60.9
185 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)679 115 184 148.3 25.9
186 Kyle Kendrick (PHI - SP)566 116 222 144.4 33.9
187 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP)  117 235 157.5 47.0
188 Andre Rienzo (CWS - SP)792 119 227 181.0 42.0
189 Johan Santana (SP) D60823 119 201 166.0 29.6
190 Carlos Torres (NYM - SP,RP)599 120 120 120.0 0.0
191 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP)732 122 283 187.7 69.0
192 Lucas Harrell (HOU - SP,RP)931 122 234 194.7 51.4
193 Tommy Hanson (TEX - SP)620 124 208 170.0 34.8
194 Daisuke Matsuzaka (NYM - SP)622 125 217 173.3 33.8
195 JR Graham (ATL - SP)  126 232 179.0 53.0
196 Kevin Slowey (MIA - SP,RP)849 127 149 138.0 11.0
197 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP)  128 164 146.0 18.0
198 Jeff Niemann (SP) D60619 129 157 143.0 14.0
199 Kevin Correia (MIN - SP)640 133 232 174.8 42.0
200 James McDonald (CHC - SP) D60935 133 189 164.0 23.3
201 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)601 134 149 141.5 7.5
202 Roberto Hernandez (PHI - SP,RP)633 135 183 153.7 21.0
203 Joe Blanton (LAA - SP,RP)768 136 167 151.5 15.5
204 Vance Worley (MIN - SP)  137 224 184.3 35.9
205 Jonathan Pettibone (PHI - SP)648 142 190 167.3 17.6
206 Brian Flynn (MIA - SP)858 142 142 142.0 0.0
207 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP)  144 278 211.0 67.0
208 Jeff Karstens (SP) D60  146 146 146.0 0.0
209 Casey Kelly (SD - SP) D15  148 231 189.5 41.5
210 Tom Gorzelanny (MIL - SP,RP) D15605 148 148 148.0 0.0
211 Mike Pelfrey (MIN - SP)662 150 231 185.0 34.0
212 Alexander Colome (TB - SP)757 150 194 167.7 19.0
213 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)744 153 210 174.3 21.5
214 Brandon Cumpton (PIT - SP)929 153 180 166.5 13.5
215 Daniel Hudson (ARI - SP) D15793 158 168 161.7 4.5
216 Freddy Garcia (ATL - SP)927 165 176 170.5 5.5
217 David Holmberg (CIN - SP)938 168 245 206.5 38.5
218 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP)797 169 220 199.7 22.1
219 Nathan Karns (TB - SP)919 171 171 171.0 0.0
220 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP)772 172 172 172.0 0.0
221 Joe Wieland (SD - SP) D60  174 174 174.0 0.0
222 Alex White (HOU - SP) D15834 175 217 196.0 21.0
223 Joe Saunders (TEX - SP) D15850 177 230 207.3 22.3
224 Todd Redmond (TOR - SP)800 177 177 177.0 0.0
225 Zach Britton (BAL - SP,RP)918 179 214 196.5 17.5
226 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP)873 181 181 181.0 0.0
227 John Lannan (NYM - SP,RP)  187 219 203.0 16.0
228 Danny Hultzen (SEA - SP)  187 187 187.0 0.0
229 Sean Nolin (TOR - SP)907 189 189 189.0 0.0
230 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - SP) D15  190 190 190.0 0.0
231 Jon Garland (SP)  192 192 192.0 0.0
232 Eric Surkamp (CWS - SP)898 196 196 196.0 0.0
233 Jeff Francis (CIN - SP,RP)  196 196 196.0 0.0
234 Enny Romero (TB - SP)939 197 197 197.0 0.0
235 Scott Diamond (MIN - SP)902 200 225 212.5 12.5
236 Ethan Martin (PHI - SP,RP) D15882 202 202 202.0 0.0
237 Justin Grimm (CHC - SP,RP)749 203 203 203.0 0.0
238 Jose Alvarez (LAA - SP,RP)856 204 204 204.0 0.0
239 Alex Sanabia (ARI - SP)930 208 208 208.0 0.0
240 Liam Hendriks (TOR - SP)932 209 209 209.0 0.0
241 Chris Rusin (CHC - SP)897 212 212 212.0 0.0
242 Allen Webster (BOS - SP)880 213 238 225.5 12.5
243 Randy Wolf (SEA - SP)  213 213 213.0 0.0
244 Dylan Axelrod (SP,RP)936 216 216 216.0 0.0
245 Clayton Richard (SP) D15  220 220 220.0 0.0
246 Barry Zito (SP,RP)  222 222 222.0 0.0
247 Paul Clemens (HOU - SP,RP)872 223 227 225.0 2.0
248 Esmil Rogers (TOR - SP,RP)892 224 224 224.0 0.0
249 Manuel Banuelos (NYY - RP,SP)  226 237 231.5 5.5
250 Jason Marquis (SP)  226 226 226.0 0.0
251 Adam Conley (MIA - SP)  229 229 229.0 0.0
252 Daniel Corcino (CIN - SP)944 230 230 230.0 0.0
253 Mike Montgomery (TB - SP)  234 234 234.0 0.0
254 Trevor May (MIN - SP)  236 236 236.0 0.0
255 Jose Campos (NYY - SP)  240 240 240.0 0.0
256 Zach Lee (LAD - SP)  241 241 241.0 0.0
257 Pierce Johnson (CHC - SP,RP)  244 244 244.0 0.0
258 Anthony Ranaudo (BOS - SP)914 248 248 248.0 0.0
259 Jesse Biddle (PHI - SP)  253 253 253.0 0.0
260 Justin Nicolino (MIA - SP)  255 255 255.0 0.0
261 Mike Foltynewicz (HOU - SP)  257 257 257.0 0.0
262 Tyrell Jenkins (STL - SP)  259 259 259.0 0.0
263 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP)  260 260 260.0 0.0
264 Domingo Tapia (NYM - SP)  261 261 261.0 0.0
265 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)  264 264 264.0 0.0
266 Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP)  265 265 265.0 0.0
267 Eduardo Rodriguez (BAL - SP)  266 266 266.0 0.0
268 A.J. Cole (WSH - SP)  267 267 267.0 0.0
269 Matt Barnes (BOS - SP)  268 268 268.0 0.0
270 Luis Heredia (PIT - SP)  269 269 269.0 0.0
271 Kyle Crick (SF - SP,RP)  270 270 270.0 0.0
272 C.J. Edwards (CHC - SP)  271 271 271.0 0.0
273 Miguel Almonte (KC - SP,RP)  272 272 272.0 0.0
274 Taylor Guerrieri (TB - SP)  274 274 274.0 0.0
275 Lucas Sims (ATL - SP,RP)  275 275 275.0 0.0
276 Max Fried (SD - SP)  276 276 276.0 0.0
277 Lucas Giolito (WSH - SP,RP)  277 277 277.0 0.0
278 Tyler Glasnow (PIT - SP)  279 279 279.0 0.0
279 Clayton Blackburn (SF - SP)  280 280 280.0 0.0
280 Julio Urias (LAD - SP)  281 281 281.0 0.0
281 Trey Ball (BOS - SP)  282 282 282.0 0.0
282 Alexander Reyes (STL - SP)  286 286 286.0 0.0
283 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP,RP)  288 288 288.0 0.0
284 Braden Shipley (ARI - SP)  289 289 289.0 0.0
285 Kohl Stewart (MIN - SP)  290 290 290.0 0.0
286 Hunter Harvey (BAL - SP)  291 291 291.0 0.0
287 Sean Manaea (KC - SP)  292 292 292.0 0.0