2014 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 72 Experts
Latest Update: 5/28/2014 (?)
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Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Ave Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP)7 1 28 1.6 3.2 3.0 -4.0
2 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP)21 1 10 4.1 1.9 11.0 -10.0
3 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP)27 1 13 5.5 2.5 16.0 -11.0
4 Max Scherzer (DET - SP)24 2 13 5.7 2.5 19.0 -5.0
5 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP)28 2 13 6.3 2.6 29.0 +1.0
6 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP)39 4 18 9.2 2.3 28.0 -11.0
7 Chris Sale (CWS - SP)37 2 27 9.5 3.3 22.0 -15.0
8 Justin Verlander (DET - SP)40 3 20 9.6 3.5 70.0 +30.0
9 David Price (DET - SP)43 5 18 11.0 2.5 26.0 -17.0
10 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP)51 7 27 13.6 3.2 38.0 -13.0
11 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP)64 12 34 17.8 3.6 67.0 +3.0
12 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP) D1568 11 51 18.5 7.4 54.0 -14.0
13 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP)69 11 36 18.6 3.9 58.0 -11.0
14 James Shields (KC - SP)75 12 37 21.1 4.8 62.0 -13.0
15 Mat Latos (CIN - SP)81 12 66 21.3 8.3 75.0 -6.0
16 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP) D1574 12 48 21.4 7.0 64.0 -10.0
17 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP)76 8 47 22.3 7.8 89.0 +13.0
18 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP)87 13 53 25.1 7.0 51.0 -36.0
19 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP)93 9 59 25.1 8.8 55.0 -38.0
20 Alex Cobb (TB - SP)89 12 72 24.8 9.6 80.0 -9.0
21 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) D1597 5 53 27.3 6.7 73.0 -24.0
22 Shelby Miller (STL - SP)99 14 50 27.8 6.6 146.0 +47.0
23 Mike Minor (ATL - SP)100 10 61 27.2 8.8 104.0 +4.0
24 Michael Wacha (STL - SP,RP) D60106 14 69 30.2 9.5 128.0 +22.0
25 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) D15108 8 58 31.4 8.1 94.0 -14.0
26 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP)112 16 64 31.4 9.7 79.0 -33.0
27 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP)113 9 56 32.0 9.0 92.0 -21.0
28 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP)127 19 86 36.3 10.6 84.0 -43.0
29 Doug Fister (WSH - SP)130 14 78 36.7 10.6 114.0 -16.0
30 Jeff Samardzija (OAK - SP)132 15 63 36.8 7.5 82.0 -50.0
31 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP)135 9 61 36.9 9.9 63.0 -72.0
32 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP)133 18 90 37.7 13.5 222.0 +89.0
33 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP)134 18 83 37.8 10.9 149.0 +15.0
34 Jon Lester (OAK - SP)144 17 61 40.5 8.3 107.0 -37.0
35 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP)145 14 89 40.8 12.5 192.0 +47.0
36 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP,RP)146 24 70 41.3 9.6 144.0 -2.0
37 Hiroki Kuroda (NYY - SP)151 19 85 43.0 8.5 194.0 +43.0
38 Lance Lynn (STL - SP)161 30 82 46.3 7.7 138.0 -23.0
39 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP)165 23 101 46.7 14.1 217.0 +52.0
40 Justin Masterson (STL - SP)164 23 100 47.3 10.5 201.0 +37.0
41 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP)168 18 75 47.4 10.5 193.0 +25.0
42 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP)170 20 86 48.7 9.5 152.0 -18.0
43 A.J. Burnett (PHI - SP)169 20 91 49.2 11.4 209.0 +40.0
44 Matt Garza (MIL - SP) D15171 29 78 49.3 8.5 207.0 +36.0
45 Chris Archer (TB - SP)181 28 92 51.9 11.6 177.0 -4.0
46 Ervin Santana (ATL - SP)187 27 81 52.5 10.4 159.0 -28.0
47 Zack Wheeler (NYM - SP)190 29 109 55.1 13.9 176.0 -14.0
48 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP)194 25 113 56.2 13.1 118.0 -76.0
49 Marco Estrada (MIL - SP,RP)205 25 84 56.1 12.6 227.0 +22.0
50 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP)207 34 98 58.4 10.6 225.0 +18.0
51 Jake Peavy (SF - SP)214 37 89 59.7 8.7 257.0 +43.0
52 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP)210 33 116 60.5 14.4 191.0 -19.0
53 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP)220 39 85 60.7 8.7 236.0 +16.0
54 Yovani Gallardo (MIL - SP)224 35 88 61.0 9.2 235.0 +11.0
55 Dan Haren (LAD - SP)229 29 85 63.2 10.5 196.0 -33.0
56 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP)234 32 141 65.4 12.9 302.0 +68.0
57 John Lackey (STL - SP)239 45 98 65.7 9.2 216.0 -23.0
58 Daniel Straily (CHC - SP)243 39 109 67.1 12.5 270.0 +27.0
59 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP)248 43 111 69.0 12.5 244.0 -4.0
60 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP)249 38 110 68.2 14.3 203.0 -46.0
61 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP)256 36 112 69.5 13.2 187.0 -69.0
62 Rick Porcello (DET - SP)255 38 117 70.0 13.2 195.0 -60.0
63 Tyson Ross (SD - SP,RP)251 39 173 70.8 21.2 182.0 -69.0
64 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP)253 39 106 66.6 14.6 185.0 -68.0
65 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP)262 47 116 75.2 14.0 374.0 +112.0
66 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP)289 38 108 75.3 10.6 331.0 +42.0
67 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP)270 33 154 73.6 19.3 327.0 +57.0
68 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP)279 47 102 74.9 11.5 258.0 -21.0
69 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP)278 49 118 75.7 13.6 260.0 -18.0
70 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP)287 47 103 77.3 11.0 309.0 +22.0
71 Tim Hudson (SF - SP)290 47 99 75.0 13.0 237.0 -53.0
72 Travis Wood (CHC - SP)300 55 115 78.7 12.9 399.0 +99.0
73 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP)319 52 114 80.5 10.9 274.0 -45.0
74 Wade Miley (ARI - SP)306 60 106 80.6 10.3 383.0 +77.0
75 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) D60310 47 133 88.1 22.0 401.0 +91.0
76 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)308 55 139 86.3 17.9 407.0 +99.0
77 Mike Leake (CIN - SP)340 61 143 85.8 13.0 296.0 -44.0
78 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP)358 58 143 87.8 18.6    
79 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP)345 63 118 88.3 14.5 286.0 -59.0
80 Brandon Morrow (TOR - SP) D60365 67 122 90.3 13.0    
81 Nathan Eovaldi (MIA - SP)343 42 115 86.8 17.3 250.0 -93.0
82 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) D60372 58 114 88.9 13.9    
83 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP)336 49 142 89.0 20.7 241.0 -95.0
84 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)361 56 146 94.3 19.1 332.0 -29.0
85 James Paxton (SEA - SP)334 41 145 91.4 20.0 397.0 +63.0
86 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP)360 54 150 94.9 22.3    
87 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP)368 65 121 93.5 13.6 395.0 +27.0
88 Drew Smyly (TB - SP,RP)235 50 100 68.2 15.5 262.0 +27.0
89 Trevor Cahill (ARI - SP,RP)483 71 123 95.1 13.0    
90 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP)366 56 160 96.1 18.6 294.0 -72.0
91 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)377 60 147 89.1 29.4    
92 Jacob Turner (CHC - SP,RP)478 74 215 107.4 37.3    
93 Felix Doubront (CHC - SP,RP) D15414 68 221 102.9 25.7    
94 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP)434 63 134 99.3 15.3 345.0 -89.0
95 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP)525 74 141 100.5 18.1 342.0 -183.0
96 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP)436 64 137 97.5 19.4    
97 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP)412 64 124 93.1 16.9 356.0 -56.0
98 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP) D15397 70 194 105.2 25.1    
99 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP) D15399 63 140 99.9 17.5 364.0 -35.0
100 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP)401 58 132 99.8 19.2    
101 Jason Vargas (KC - SP)482 78 149 99.8 15.7 396.0 -86.0
102 Erik Johnson (CWS - SP)465 72 207 101.6 29.1    
103 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP)400 52 116 99.0 14.6    
104 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)418 67 160 103.9 20.2 297.0 -121.0
105 Wandy Rodriguez (PIT - SP)467 83 121 96.9 9.7    
106 Bud Norris (BAL - SP)391 54 136 100.9 16.3 410.0 +19.0
107 Aaron Harang (ATL - SP)429 63 199 119.3 51.4 389.0 -40.0
108 Brandon McCarthy (NYY - SP)387 53 127 103.4 17.6 312.0 -75.0
109 Edinson Volquez (PIT - SP)458 68 203 113.0 36.1    
110 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP)379 74 150 103.2 17.5 301.0 -78.0
111 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP)383 45 67 56.0 11.0 224.0 -159.0
112 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP)508 69 139 108.3 20.0    
113 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP,RP)474 71 130 107.8 17.8    
114 Jarred Cosart (MIA - SP)447 76 201 112.9 37.5    
115 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP)507 77 223 119.7 45.3 387.0 -120.0
116 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP,RP)409 60 146 105.6 21.4    
117 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)393 40 228 140.1 54.1 229.0 -164.0
118 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP)451 79 156 110.0 17.5    
119 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP)479 75 131 108.0 20.3    
120 Eric Stults (SD - SP)515 78 151 110.6 19.3    
121 Robbie Ross (TEX - SP,RP)500 58 105 81.5 23.5    
122 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP)471 80 198 120.7 33.7 340.0 -131.0
123 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP)592 80 202 121.8 31.8    
124 Alfredo Simon (CIN - SP,RP)578 85 94 88.7 3.9 287.0 -291.0
125 Jeremy Hellickson (TB - SP)560 87 155 112.3 16.6    
126 Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (PHI - SP) D60491 81 191 122.6 33.2    
127 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP)466 82 162 110.3 19.4    
128 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)445 74 176 115.1 30.0    
129 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)544 88 263 121.5 44.6    
130 Jason Hammel (OAK - SP)571 81 193 128.6 40.0 277.0 -294.0
131 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP)530 86 158 124.9 23.9    
132 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP)534 85 205 148.0 44.3 267.0 -267.0
133 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) D60538 94 131 109.6 11.0    
134 Scott Baker (TEX - SP,RP)694 81 186 132.7 32.3    
135 Burch Smith (SD - SP)645 81 142 111.5 30.5    
136 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP)528 84 199 142.7 47.0    
137 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP)775 84 172 128.0 44.0    
138 Ryan Dempster (SP)601 84 109 96.5 12.5    
139 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP)575 88 233 133.2 44.0    
140 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)838 85 225 175.5 55.8    
141 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP)800 85 220 171.0 53.2    
142 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)644 88 195 128.4 35.5    
143 Edward Butler (COL - SP)943 86 243 154.8 58.9    
144 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP)501 93 195 122.6 30.4    
145 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP) D60582 87 146 118.8 15.2    
146 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)561 95 154 117.0 20.5    
147 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)542 89 207 141.0 48.0    
148 Taylor Jordan (WSH - SP) D60535 94 123 109.2 11.9    
149 Ross Detwiler (WSH - SP,RP)716 94 166 136.8 25.2    
150 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP,RP)863 95 254 139.0 58.5 314.0 -549.0
151 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP)573 95 211 140.0 41.9    
152 David Phelps (NYY - SP,RP) D15684 97 155 123.6 17.0    
153 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP)517 99 148 119.7 20.7    
154 Samuel Deduno (MIN - SP,RP)563 100 183 138.8 30.0    
155 Christian Friedrich (COL - SP)834 101 185 150.0 35.7    
156 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP) D60605 103 152 125.8 16.9    
157 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)552 104 117 110.5 6.5    
158 Vidal Nuno (ARI - SP)697 105 146 129.3 17.6    
159 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)590 106 171 138.0 24.1    
160 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP)873 107 204 166.3 42.5    
161 John Danks (CWS - SP)609 109 219 138.0 29.5    
162 Kevin Correia (LAD - SP)642 110 232 161.8 45.6    
163 Shaun Marcum (SP)547 110 165 137.5 27.5    
164 Suk-Min Yoon (BAL - SP)718 111 172 148.3 24.1    
165 Felipe Paulino (CWS - SP,RP) D60549 111 161 132.4 17.9    
166 Chris Young (SEA - SP)408 111 119 115.0 4.0 388.0 -20.0
167 Kyle Kendrick (PHI - SP)568 112 222 143.9 34.4    
168 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP)876 112 184 152.0 29.9    
169 David Hale (ATL - SP,RP)559 113 229 155.3 52.3    
170 Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP)759 114 247 164.0 50.4 316.0 -443.0
171 Juan Nicasio (COL - SP)533 114 191 149.3 25.6    
172 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP)  115 258 174.3 60.9    
173 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)682 115 184 148.3 25.9 403.0 -279.0
174 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP)  117 235 157.5 47.0    
175 Andre Rienzo (CWS - SP,RP)795 119 227 181.0 42.0    
176 Franklin Morales (COL - SP,RP)550 119 119 119.0 0.0    
177 Carlos Torres (NYM - SP,RP)600 120 120 120.0 0.0    
178 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP)735 122 283 187.7 69.0    
179 Lucas Harrell (HOU - SP,RP)932 122 234 194.7 51.4    
180 Tommy Hanson (TEX - SP)622 124 208 170.0 34.8    
181 Daisuke Matsuzaka (NYM - SP,RP) D15624 125 217 173.3 33.8    
182 JR Graham (ATL - SP)  126 232 179.0 53.0    
183 Kevin Slowey (MIA - SP,RP)852 127 149 138.0 11.0    
184 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP)  128 164 146.0 18.0    
185 Jeff Niemann (SP) D60621 129 157 143.0 14.0    
186 James McDonald (CHC - SP) D60936 133 189 164.0 23.3    
187 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)602 134 149 141.5 7.5    
188 Roberto Hernandez (LAD - SP,RP)635 135 183 153.7 21.0    
189 Joe Blanton (LAA - SP,RP)771 136 167 151.5 15.5    
190 Vance Worley (PIT - SP)  137 224 184.3 35.9    
191 Jonathan Pettibone (PHI - SP)650 142 190 167.3 17.6    
192 Brian Flynn (MIA - SP)861 142 142 142.0 0.0    
193 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP)  144 278 211.0 67.0    
194 Jeff Karstens (SP) D60  146 146 146.0 0.0    
195 Brad Hand (MIA - RP,SP)895 147 147 147.0 0.0    
196 Casey Kelly (SD - SP) D60  148 231 189.5 41.5    
197 Tom Gorzelanny (MIL - SP,RP)606 148 148 148.0 0.0    
198 Mike Pelfrey (MIN - SP) D60665 150 231 185.0 34.0    
199 Alexander Colome (TB - SP)760 150 194 167.7 19.0    
200 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)747 153 210 174.3 21.5    
201 Brandon Cumpton (PIT - SP)930 153 180 166.5 13.5    
202 Dustin McGowan (TOR - SP,RP)754 156 156 156.0 0.0    
203 Daniel Hudson (ARI - SP) D60796 158 168 161.7 4.5    
204 Freddy Garcia (ATL - SP)928 165 176 170.5 5.5    
205 David Holmberg (CIN - SP)939 168 245 206.5 38.5    
206 Nathan Karns (TB - SP)920 171 171 171.0 0.0    
207 Joe Wieland (SD - SP)  174 174 174.0 0.0    
208 Alex White (HOU - SP) D15837 175 217 196.0 21.0    
209 Joe Saunders (TEX - SP)853 177 230 207.3 22.3    
210 Todd Redmond (TOR - SP,RP)803 177 177 177.0 0.0    
211 Zach Britton (BAL - SP,RP)430 179 214 196.5 17.5 255.0 -175.0
212 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - P,RP,SP)926 179 179 179.0 0.0    
213 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP,RP)875 181 181 181.0 0.0    
214 John Lannan (NYM - SP,RP)  187 219 203.0 16.0    
215 Danny Hultzen (SEA - SP)  187 187 187.0 0.0    
216 Sean Nolin (TOR - SP)909 189 189 189.0 0.0    
217 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - SP) D15  190 190 190.0 0.0    
218 Jon Garland (SP)  192 192 192.0 0.0    
219 Eric Surkamp (CWS - SP,RP)900 196 196 196.0 0.0    
220 Jeff Francis (NYY - SP,RP)  196 196 196.0 0.0    
221 Enny Romero (TB - SP)940 197 197 197.0 0.0    
222 Scott Diamond (MIN - SP)904 200 225 212.5 12.5    
223 Ethan Martin (PHI - SP,RP)884 202 202 202.0 0.0    
224 Justin Grimm (CHC - SP,RP)752 203 203 203.0 0.0    
225 Jose Alvarez (LAA - SP,RP)859 204 204 204.0 0.0    
226 Alex Sanabia (ARI - SP)931 208 208 208.0 0.0    
227 Liam Hendriks (KC - SP)933 209 209 209.0 0.0    
228 Chris Rusin (CHC - SP)899 212 212 212.0 0.0    
229 Allen Webster (BOS - SP)882 213 238 225.5 12.5    
230 Randy Wolf (MIA - SP,RP)  213 213 213.0 0.0    
231 Rubby De La Rosa (BOS - SP,RP)782 216 216 216.0 0.0    
232 Dylan Axelrod (CIN - SP,RP)937 216 216 216.0 0.0    
233 Clayton Richard (SP) D15  220 220 220.0 0.0    
234 Barry Zito (SP,RP)  222 222 222.0 0.0    
235 Paul Clemens (HOU - SP,RP)874 223 227 225.0 2.0    
236 Esmil Rogers (NYY - SP,RP)894 224 224 224.0 0.0    
237 Manuel Banuelos (NYY - RP,SP)  226 237 231.5 5.5    
238 Jason Marquis (SP)  226 226 226.0 0.0    
239 Adam Conley (MIA - SP)  229 229 229.0 0.0    
240 Daniel Corcino (CIN - SP)945 230 230 230.0 0.0    
241 Mike Montgomery (TB - SP)  234 234 234.0 0.0    
242 Trevor May (MIN - SP)  236 236 236.0 0.0    
243 Jose Campos (NYY - SP)  240 240 240.0 0.0    
244 Zach Lee (LAD - SP)  241 241 241.0 0.0    
245 Pierce Johnson (CHC - SP,RP)  244 244 244.0 0.0    
246 Anthony Ranaudo (BOS - SP)916 248 248 248.0 0.0    
247 Jesse Biddle (PHI - SP)  253 253 253.0 0.0    
248 Justin Nicolino (MIA - SP)  255 255 255.0 0.0    
249 Mike Foltynewicz (HOU - SP)  257 257 257.0 0.0    
250 Tyrell Jenkins (STL - SP)  259 259 259.0 0.0    
251 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP,RP)  260 260 260.0 0.0    
252 Domingo Tapia (NYM - SP)  261 261 261.0 0.0    
253 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)  264 264 264.0 0.0    
254 Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP)  265 265 265.0 0.0    
255 Eduardo Rodriguez (BAL - SP)  266 266 266.0 0.0    
256 A.J. Cole (WSH - SP)  267 267 267.0 0.0    
257 Matt Barnes (BOS - SP)  268 268 268.0 0.0    
258 Luis Heredia (PIT - SP)  269 269 269.0 0.0    
259 Kyle Crick (SF - SP)  270 270 270.0 0.0    
260 C.J. Edwards (CHC - SP)  271 271 271.0 0.0    
261 Miguel Almonte (KC - SP,RP)  272 272 272.0 0.0    
262 Taylor Guerrieri (TB - SP)  274 274 274.0 0.0    
263 Lucas Sims (ATL - SP,RP)  275 275 275.0 0.0    
264 Max Fried (SD - SP)  276 276 276.0 0.0    
265 Lucas Giolito (WSH - SP)  277 277 277.0 0.0    
266 Tyler Glasnow (PIT - SP)  279 279 279.0 0.0    
267 Clayton Blackburn (SF - SP)  280 280 280.0 0.0    
268 Julio Urias (LAD - SP)  281 281 281.0 0.0    
269 Trey Ball (BOS - SP)  282 282 282.0 0.0    
270 Alexander Reyes (STL - SP)  286 286 286.0 0.0    
271 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP)  288 288 288.0 0.0    
272 Braden Shipley (ARI - SP)  289 289 289.0 0.0    
273 Kohl Stewart (MIN - SP)  290 290 290.0 0.0    
274 Hunter Harvey (BAL - SP)  291 291 291.0 0.0    
275 Sean Manaea (KC - SP)  292 292 292.0 0.0