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 4.0 -3.0
2 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP)21 1 10 4.1 1.9 14.0 -7.0
3 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP)27 1 13 5.5 2.5 15.0 -12.0
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 26.0 -2.0
6 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP)39 4 18 9.2 2.3 27.0 -12.0
7 Chris Sale (CWS - SP)37 2 27 9.5 3.3 21.0 -16.0
8 Justin Verlander (DET - SP)40 3 20 9.6 3.5 69.0 +29.0
9 David Price (DET - SP)43 5 18 11.0 2.5 24.0 -19.0
10 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP)51 7 27 13.6 3.2 35.0 -16.0
11 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP)64 12 34 17.8 3.6 64.0
12 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP)68 11 51 18.5 7.4 79.0 +11.0
13 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP)69 11 36 18.6 3.9 49.0 -20.0
14 James Shields (KC - SP)75 12 37 21.1 4.8 59.0 -16.0
15 Mat Latos (CIN - SP)81 12 66 21.3 8.3 72.0 -9.0
16 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP)76 8 47 22.3 7.8 86.0 +10.0
17 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP)87 13 53 25.1 7.0 48.0 -39.0
18 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP)93 9 59 25.1 8.8 50.0 -43.0
19 Alex Cobb (TB - SP)89 12 72 24.8 9.6 68.0 -21.0
20 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP)97 5 53 27.3 6.7 71.0 -26.0
21 Shelby Miller (STL - SP)99 14 50 27.8 6.6 145.0 +46.0
22 Mike Minor (ATL - SP)100 10 61 27.2 8.8 101.0 +1.0
23 Michael Wacha (STL - SP,RP)106 14 69 30.2 9.5 134.0 +28.0
24 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP)108 8 58 31.4 8.1 94.0 -14.0
25 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP)112 16 64 31.4 9.7 77.0 -35.0
26 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP)113 9 56 32.0 9.0 91.0 -22.0
27 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP)127 19 86 36.3 10.6 83.0 -44.0
28 Doug Fister (WSH - SP)130 14 78 36.7 10.6 114.0 -16.0
29 Jeff Samardzija (OAK - SP)132 15 63 36.8 7.5 82.0 -50.0
30 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP)135 9 61 36.9 9.9 60.0 -75.0
31 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP)133 18 90 37.7 13.5 222.0 +89.0
32 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP)134 18 83 37.8 10.9 148.0 +14.0
33 Jon Lester (OAK - SP)144 17 61 40.5 8.3 104.0 -40.0
34 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP)145 14 89 40.8 12.5 191.0 +46.0
35 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP,RP)146 24 70 41.3 9.6 143.0 -3.0
36 Hiroki Kuroda (NYY - SP)151 19 85 43.0 8.5 192.0 +41.0
37 Lance Lynn (STL - SP)161 30 82 46.3 7.7 138.0 -23.0
38 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP)165 23 101 46.7 14.1 219.0 +54.0
39 Justin Masterson (STL - SP)164 23 100 47.3 10.5 200.0 +36.0
40 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP)168 18 75 47.4 10.5 193.0 +25.0
41 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP)170 20 86 48.7 9.5 152.0 -18.0
42 A.J. Burnett (PHI - SP)169 20 91 49.2 11.4 210.0 +41.0
43 Matt Garza (MIL - SP)171 29 78 49.3 8.5 206.0 +35.0
44 Chris Archer (TB - SP)181 28 92 51.9 11.6 178.0 -3.0
45 Ervin Santana (ATL - SP)187 27 81 52.5 10.4 158.0 -29.0
46 Zack Wheeler (NYM - SP)190 29 109 55.1 13.9 177.0 -13.0
47 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP)194 25 113 56.2 13.1 115.0 -79.0
48 Marco Estrada (MIL - SP,RP)205 25 84 56.1 12.6 229.0 +24.0
49 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP)207 34 98 58.4 10.6 224.0 +17.0
50 Jake Peavy (SF - SP)214 37 89 59.7 8.7 247.0 +33.0
51 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP)210 33 116 60.5 14.4 190.0 -20.0
52 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP)220 39 85 60.7 8.7 237.0 +17.0
53 Yovani Gallardo (MIL - SP)224 35 88 61.0 9.2 235.0 +11.0
54 Dan Haren (LAD - SP)229 29 85 63.2 10.5 196.0 -33.0
55 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP)234 32 141 65.4 12.9 303.0 +69.0
56 John Lackey (STL - SP)239 45 98 65.7 9.2 216.0 -23.0
57 Daniel Straily (CHC - SP)243 39 109 67.1 12.5 272.0 +29.0
58 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP)248 43 111 69.0 12.5 244.0 -4.0
59 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP)249 38 110 68.2 14.3 202.0 -47.0
60 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP)256 36 112 69.5 13.2 183.0 -73.0
61 Rick Porcello (DET - SP)255 38 117 70.0 13.2 195.0 -60.0
62 Tyson Ross (SD - SP,RP)251 39 173 70.8 21.2 171.0 -80.0
63 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP)253 39 106 66.6 14.6 182.0 -71.0
64 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP)262 47 116 75.2 14.0 379.0 +117.0
65 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP)289 38 108 75.3 10.6 332.0 +43.0
66 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP)270 33 154 73.6 19.3 331.0 +61.0
67 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP)279 47 102 74.9 11.5 259.0 -20.0
68 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP)278 49 118 75.7 13.6 261.0 -17.0
69 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP)287 47 103 77.3 11.0 310.0 +23.0
70 Tim Hudson (SF - SP)290 47 99 75.0 13.0 239.0 -51.0
71 Travis Wood (CHC - SP)300 55 115 78.7 12.9 402.0 +102.0
72 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP)319 52 114 80.5 10.9 277.0 -42.0
73 Wade Miley (ARI - SP)306 60 106 80.6 10.3 387.0 +81.0
74 Derek Holland (TEX - SP)310 47 133 88.1 22.0 403.0 +93.0
75 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP)308 55 139 86.3 17.9 409.0 +101.0
76 Mike Leake (CIN - SP)340 61 143 85.8 13.0 287.0 -53.0
77 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP)358 58 143 87.8 18.6    
78 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP)345 63 118 88.3 14.5 288.0 -57.0
79 Brandon Morrow (TOR - SP)365 67 122 90.3 13.0    
80 Nathan Eovaldi (MIA - SP)343 42 115 86.8 17.3 250.0 -93.0
81 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) D60372 58 114 88.9 13.9    
82 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP)336 49 142 89.0 20.7 243.0 -93.0
83 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP)361 56 146 94.3 19.1 333.0 -28.0
84 James Paxton (SEA - SP)334 41 145 91.4 20.0 399.0 +65.0
85 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP)360 54 150 94.9 22.3    
86 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP)368 65 121 93.5 13.6 397.0 +29.0
87 Drew Smyly (TB - SP,RP)235 50 100 68.2 15.5 252.0 +17.0
88 Trevor Cahill (ARI - SP,RP)483 71 123 95.1 13.0    
89 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP)366 56 160 96.1 18.6 293.0 -73.0
90 Carlos Martinez (MIA - RP,SP)377 60 147 89.1 29.4    
91 Jacob Turner (CHC - SP,RP)478 74 215 107.4 37.3    
92 Felix Doubront (CHC - SP,RP)414 68 221 102.9 25.7    
93 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP)434 63 134 99.3 15.3 338.0 -96.0
94 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP)525 74 141 100.5 18.1 345.0 -180.0
95 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP)436 64 137 97.5 19.4    
96 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP)412 64 124 93.1 16.9 354.0 -58.0
97 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP)397 70 194 105.2 25.1    
98 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP) D60399 63 140 99.9 17.5 368.0 -31.0
99 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP)401 58 132 99.8 19.2    
100 Jason Vargas (KC - SP)482 78 149 99.8 15.7 398.0 -84.0
101 Erik Johnson (CWS - SP)465 72 207 101.6 29.1    
102 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP)400 52 116 99.0 14.6    
103 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP)418 67 160 103.9 20.2 299.0 -119.0
104 Wandy Rodriguez (PIT - SP)467 83 121 96.9 9.7    
105 Bud Norris (BAL - SP)391 54 136 100.9 16.3 412.0 +21.0
106 Aaron Harang (ATL - SP)429 63 199 119.3 51.4 393.0 -36.0
107 Brandon McCarthy (NYY - SP)387 53 127 103.4 17.6 307.0 -80.0
108 Edinson Volquez (PIT - SP)458 68 203 113.0 36.1    
109 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP)379 74 150 103.2 17.5 301.0 -78.0
110 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP)383 45 67 56.0 11.0 223.0 -160.0
111 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP)508 69 139 108.3 20.0    
112 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP,RP)474 71 130 107.8 17.8    
113 Jarred Cosart (MIA - SP)447 76 201 112.9 37.5    
114 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP)507 77 223 119.7 45.3 390.0 -117.0
115 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP,RP)409 60 146 105.6 21.4    
116 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP,RP)393 40 228 140.1 54.1 227.0 -166.0
117 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP)451 79 156 110.0 17.5    
118 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP)479 75 131 108.0 20.3    
119 Eric Stults (SD - SP)515 78 151 110.6 19.3    
120 Robbie Ross (TEX - SP,RP)500 58 105 81.5 23.5    
121 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP)471 80 198 120.7 33.7 343.0 -128.0
122 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP)592 80 202 121.8 31.8    
123 Alfredo Simon (CIN - SP,RP)578 85 94 88.7 3.9 289.0 -289.0
124 Jeremy Hellickson (TB - SP)560 87 155 112.3 16.6    
125 Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (PHI - SP)491 81 191 122.6 33.2    
126 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP)466 82 162 110.3 19.4    
127 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP)445 74 176 115.1 30.0    
128 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)544 88 263 121.5 44.6    
129 Jason Hammel (OAK - SP)571 81 193 128.6 40.0 278.0 -293.0
130 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP)530 86 158 124.9 23.9    
131 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP)534 85 205 148.0 44.3 268.0 -266.0
132 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) D60538 94 131 109.6 11.0    
133 Scott Baker (TEX - SP,RP)694 81 186 132.7 32.3    
134 Burch Smith (SD - SP)645 81 142 111.5 30.5    
135 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP)528 84 199 142.7 47.0    
136 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP)775 84 172 128.0 44.0    
137 Ryan Dempster (SP)601 84 109 96.5 12.5    
138 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP)575 88 233 133.2 44.0    
139 Brandon Maurer (SEA - SP,RP)838 85 225 175.5 55.8    
140 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP)800 85 220 171.0 53.2    
141 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP,RP)644 88 195 128.4 35.5    
142 Edward Butler (COL - SP)943 86 243 154.8 58.9    
143 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP)501 93 195 122.6 30.4    
144 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP)582 87 146 118.8 15.2    
145 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)561 95 154 117.0 20.5    
146 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP)542 89 207 141.0 48.0    
147 Taylor Jordan (WSH - SP) D60535 94 123 109.2 11.9    
148 Ross Detwiler (WSH - SP,RP)716 94 166 136.8 25.2    
149 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP,RP)863 95 254 139.0 58.5 316.0 -547.0
150 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP)573 95 211 140.0 41.9    
151 David Phelps (NYY - SP,RP)684 97 155 123.6 17.0    
152 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP)517 99 148 119.7 20.7    
153 Samuel Deduno (HOU - SP,RP)563 100 183 138.8 30.0    
154 Christian Friedrich (COL - SP)834 101 185 150.0 35.7    
155 Tyler Thornburg (MIL - SP,RP) D60605 103 152 125.8 16.9    
156 Carlos Villanueva (CHC - SP,RP)552 104 117 110.5 6.5    
157 Vidal Nuno (ARI - SP)697 105 146 129.3 17.6    
158 Bruce Chen (KC - SP,RP)590 106 171 138.0 24.1    
159 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP)873 107 204 166.3 42.5    
160 John Danks (CWS - SP)609 109 219 138.0 29.5    
161 Kevin Correia (LAD - SP)642 110 232 161.8 45.6    
162 Shaun Marcum (SP)547 110 165 137.5 27.5    
163 Suk-Min Yoon (BAL - SP)717 111 172 148.3 24.1    
164 Chris Young (SEA - SP)408 111 119 115.0 4.0 392.0 -16.0
165 Kyle Kendrick (PHI - SP)568 112 222 143.9 34.4    
166 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP)876 112 184 152.0 29.9    
167 David Hale (ATL - SP,RP)559 113 229 155.3 52.3    
168 Andrew Heaney (MIA - SP)759 114 247 164.0 50.4 320.0 -439.0
169 Juan Nicasio (COL - SP)533 114 191 149.3 25.6    
170 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP)  115 258 174.3 60.9    
171 Wade Davis (KC - SP,RP)682 115 184 148.3 25.9 405.0 -277.0
172 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP)  117 235 157.5 47.0    
173 Andre Rienzo (CWS - SP,RP)795 119 227 181.0 42.0    
174 Franklin Morales (COL - SP,RP)550 119 119 119.0 0.0    
175 Carlos Torres (NYM - SP,RP)600 120 120 120.0 0.0    
176 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP)735 122 283 187.7 69.0    
177 Lucas Harrell (HOU - SP,RP)932 122 234 194.7 51.4    
178 Tommy Hanson (TEX - SP)622 124 208 170.0 34.8    
179 Daisuke Matsuzaka (NYM - SP,RP)624 125 217 173.3 33.8    
180 JR Graham (ATL - SP)  126 232 179.0 53.0    
181 Kevin Slowey (MIA - SP,RP)852 127 149 138.0 11.0    
182 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP)  128 164 146.0 18.0    
183 Jeff Niemann (SP) D60621 129 157 143.0 14.0    
184 James McDonald (CHC - SP) D60936 133 189 164.0 23.3    
185 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP)602 134 149 141.5 7.5    
186 Roberto Hernandez (LAD - SP,RP)635 135 183 153.7 21.0    
187 Joe Blanton (LAA - SP,RP)771 136 167 151.5 15.5    
188 Vance Worley (PIT - SP)  137 224 184.3 35.9    
189 Jonathan Pettibone (PHI - SP)650 142 190 167.3 17.6    
190 Brian Flynn (MIA - SP)861 142 142 142.0 0.0    
191 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP)  144 278 211.0 67.0    
192 Jeff Karstens (SP) D60  146 146 146.0 0.0    
193 Brad Hand (MIA - RP,SP)895 147 147 147.0 0.0    
194 Casey Kelly (SD - SP) D60  148 231 189.5 41.5    
195 Tom Gorzelanny (MIL - SP,RP)606 148 148 148.0 0.0    
196 Mike Pelfrey (MIN - SP) D60665 150 231 185.0 34.0    
197 Alexander Colome (TB - SP)760 150 194 167.7 19.0    
198 Erik Bedard (TB - SP,RP)747 153 210 174.3 21.5    
199 Brandon Cumpton (PIT - SP)930 153 180 166.5 13.5    
200 Dustin McGowan (TOR - SP,RP)754 156 156 156.0 0.0    
201 Daniel Hudson (ARI - SP)796 158 168 161.7 4.5    
202 Freddy Garcia (ATL - SP)928 165 176 170.5 5.5    
203 David Holmberg (CIN - SP)939 168 245 206.5 38.5    
204 Nathan Karns (TB - SP)920 171 171 171.0 0.0    
205 Joe Wieland (SD - SP)  174 174 174.0 0.0    
206 Alex White (HOU - SP)837 175 217 196.0 21.0    
207 Joe Saunders (BAL - SP)853 177 230 207.3 22.3    
208 Todd Redmond (TOR - SP,RP)803 177 177 177.0 0.0    
209 Zach Britton (BAL - SP,RP)430 179 214 196.5 17.5 257.0 -173.0
210 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - P,RP,SP)926 179 179 179.0 0.0    
211 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP,RP)875 181 181 181.0 0.0    
212 John Lannan (NYM - SP,RP)  187 219 203.0 16.0    
213 Danny Hultzen (SEA - SP)  187 187 187.0 0.0    
214 Sean Nolin (TOR - SP)909 189 189 189.0 0.0    
215 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - SP)  190 190 190.0 0.0    
216 Jon Garland (SP)  192 192 192.0 0.0    
217 Eric Surkamp (CWS - SP,RP)900 196 196 196.0 0.0    
218 Jeff Francis (NYY - SP,RP)  196 196 196.0 0.0    
219 Enny Romero (TB - SP)940 197 197 197.0 0.0    
220 Scott Diamond (MIN - SP)904 200 225 212.5 12.5    
221 Ethan Martin (PHI - SP,RP)884 202 202 202.0 0.0    
222 Justin Grimm (CHC - SP,RP)752 203 203 203.0 0.0    
223 Jose Alvarez (LAA - SP,RP)859 204 204 204.0 0.0    
224 Alex Sanabia (ARI - SP)931 208 208 208.0 0.0    
225 Liam Hendriks (KC - SP)933 209 209 209.0 0.0    
226 Chris Rusin (CHC - SP)899 212 212 212.0 0.0    
227 Allen Webster (BOS - SP)882 213 238 225.5 12.5    
228 Randy Wolf (MIA - SP,RP)  213 213 213.0 0.0    
229 Rubby De La Rosa (BOS - SP,RP)782 216 216 216.0 0.0    
230 Dylan Axelrod (CIN - SP,RP)937 216 216 216.0 0.0    
231 Clayton Richard (SP) D15  220 220 220.0 0.0    
232 Barry Zito (SP,RP)  222 222 222.0 0.0    
233 Paul Clemens (HOU - SP,RP)874 223 227 225.0 2.0    
234 Esmil Rogers (NYY - SP,RP)894 224 224 224.0 0.0    
235 Manuel Banuelos (NYY - RP,SP)  226 237 231.5 5.5    
236 Jason Marquis (SP)  226 226 226.0 0.0    
237 Adam Conley (MIA - SP)  229 229 229.0 0.0    
238 Daniel Corcino (CIN - SP)945 230 230 230.0 0.0    
239 Mike Montgomery (TB - SP)  234 234 234.0 0.0    
240 Trevor May (MIN - SP)  236 236 236.0 0.0    
241 Jose Campos (NYY - SP)  240 240 240.0 0.0    
242 Zach Lee (LAD - SP)  241 241 241.0 0.0    
243 Pierce Johnson (CHC - SP,RP)  244 244 244.0 0.0    
244 Anthony Ranaudo (BOS - SP)916 248 248 248.0 0.0    
245 Jesse Biddle (PHI - SP)  253 253 253.0 0.0    
246 Justin Nicolino (MIA - SP)  255 255 255.0 0.0    
247 Mike Foltynewicz (HOU - SP)  257 257 257.0 0.0    
248 Tyrell Jenkins (STL - SP)  259 259 259.0 0.0    
249 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP,RP)  260 260 260.0 0.0    
250 Domingo Tapia (NYM - SP)  261 261 261.0 0.0    
251 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)  264 264 264.0 0.0    
252 Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP)  265 265 265.0 0.0    
253 Eduardo Rodriguez (BAL - SP)  266 266 266.0 0.0    
254 A.J. Cole (WSH - SP)  267 267 267.0 0.0    
255 Matt Barnes (BOS - SP)  268 268 268.0 0.0    
256 Luis Heredia (PIT - SP)  269 269 269.0 0.0    
257 Kyle Crick (SF - SP)  270 270 270.0 0.0    
258 C.J. Edwards (CHC - SP)  271 271 271.0 0.0    
259 Miguel Almonte (KC - SP,RP)  272 272 272.0 0.0    
260 Taylor Guerrieri (TB - SP)  274 274 274.0 0.0    
261 Lucas Sims (ATL - SP,RP)  275 275 275.0 0.0    
262 Max Fried (SD - SP)  276 276 276.0 0.0    
263 Lucas Giolito (WSH - SP)  277 277 277.0 0.0    
264 Tyler Glasnow (PIT - SP)  279 279 279.0 0.0    
265 Clayton Blackburn (SF - SP)  280 280 280.0 0.0    
266 Julio Urias (LAD - SP)  281 281 281.0 0.0    
267 Trey Ball (BOS - SP)  282 282 282.0 0.0    
268 Alexander Reyes (STL - SP)  286 286 286.0 0.0    
269 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP)  288 288 288.0 0.0    
270 Braden Shipley (ARI - SP)  289 289 289.0 0.0    
271 Kohl Stewart (MIN - SP)  290 290 290.0 0.0    
272 Hunter Harvey (BAL - SP)  291 291 291.0 0.0    
273 Sean Manaea (KC - SP)  292 292 292.0 0.0