2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 73 Experts 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 5.0 +1.0
2 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP) 12 2 5 2.3 0.6 10.0 -2.0
3 Max Scherzer (WSH - SP) 14 2 9 3.3 1.2 13.0 -1.0
4 Chris Sale (CWS - SP) 20 2 20 5.4 2.6 19.0 -1.0
5 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP) 23 2 11 6.1 1.9 31.0 +8.0
6 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP) 22 2 13 6.2 2.2 41.0 +19.0
7 David Price (DET - SP) 28 3 26 7.0 2.9 25.0 -3.0
8 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP) 30 3 18 7.5 2.5 33.0 +3.0
9 Zack Greinke (LAD - SP) 37 5 22 9.6 2.4 29.0 -8.0
10 Johnny Cueto (CIN - SP) 39 3 17 10.3 2.8 32.0 -7.0
11 Jordan Zimmermann (WSH - SP) 44 5 19 12.2 2.2 59.0 +15.0
12 Cole Hamels (PHI - SP) 47 6 50 12.9 5.2 51.0 +4.0
13 Jon Lester (CHC - SP) 49 4 21 13.5 3.0 61.0 +12.0
14 Matt Harvey (NYM - SP) 59 5 35 15.6 5.4 40.0 -19.0
15 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP) 73 10 37 19.0 5.0 81.0 +8.0
16 Jeff Samardzija (CWS - SP) 75 11 32 19.3 4.5 85.0 +10.0
17 James Shields (SD - SP) 80 10 39 21.0 5.0 72.0 -8.0
18 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP) DL15 81 14 35 21.2 4.5 142.0 +61.0
19 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP) 82 11 50 22.0 6.9 55.0 -27.0
20 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) 88 11 49 23.8 7.4 78.0 -10.0
21 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP) 86 13 45 24.3 7.1 63.0 -23.0
22 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP) 92 10 42 25.3 5.8 86.0 -6.0
23 Alex Wood (ATL - SP,RP) 93 13 76 25.5 8.4 131.0 +38.0
24 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) DL60 95 15 68 26.4 9.6    
25 Tyson Ross (SD - SP) 96 14 58 26.6 7.3 96.0
26 Jacob DeGrom (NYM - SP) 100 9 50 27.3 7.9 79.0 -21.0
27 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP,RP) 105 10 67 28.5 10.3 82.0 -23.0
28 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP) 114 16 72 31.0 9.8 87.0 -27.0
29 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) DL15 116 14 79 31.1 10.8 164.0 +48.0
30 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP) 126 19 58 32.6 6.8 114.0 -12.0
31 Lance Lynn (STL - SP) 137 25 74 35.7 7.4 124.0 -13.0
32 Michael Wacha (STL - SP) 139 18 63 36.5 8.1 111.0 -28.0
33 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP) 136 17 63 35.8 8.9 146.0 +10.0
34 Doug Fister (WSH - SP) DL15 147 23 82 38.7 10.7 158.0 +11.0
35 Andrew Cashner (SD - SP) 146 22 63 38.8 7.7 126.0 -20.0
36 Chris Archer (TB - SP) 149 21 70 39.3 8.5 106.0 -43.0
37 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) DL60 151 16 127 40.3 17.2    
38 Ian Kennedy (SD - SP) 156 26 72 42.9 8.9 161.0 +5.0
39 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP) 157 19 66 42.9 7.3 141.0 -16.0
40 Mat Latos (MIA - SP) DL15 163 21 79 42.9 11.5 189.0 +26.0
41 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP) 164 24 69 44.3 8.8 139.0 -25.0
42 Drew Smyly (TB - SP) DL60 162 26 63 44.1 7.5 188.0 +26.0
43 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP) DL60 167 29 71 44.8 8.6    
44 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP) 165 30 69 46.1 8.7 156.0 -9.0
45 Collin McHugh (HOU - SP) 169 23 81 46.9 12.2 143.0 -26.0
46 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP) 172 21 84 47.6 10.9 220.0 +48.0
47 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP) 178 11 76 49.7 12.0 134.0 -44.0
48 Mike Fiers (MIL - SP) 180 17 119 51.7 15.2 210.0 +30.0
49 Scott Kazmir (OAK - SP) 183 31 85 50.8 10.5 168.0 -15.0
50 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP,RP) 184 19 86 51.5 12.9 196.0 +12.0
51 Justin Verlander (DET - SP) DL15 190 21 125 55.6 17.5 236.0 +46.0
52 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP) 192 30 75 54.8 8.3 129.0 -63.0
53 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP) 194 35 73 55.0 7.6 135.0 -59.0
54 Brandon McCarthy (LAD - SP) DL60 205 30 85 55.6 11.7    
55 Jose Fernandez (MIA - SP) DL60 215 35 96 57.9 14.2 180.0 -35.0
56 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP) 214 34 104 59.6 12.7 209.0 -5.0
57 John Lackey (STL - SP) 216 24 121 60.4 13.7 256.0 +40.0
58 Matt Cain (SF - SP) DL15 218 25 124 61.3 13.6 232.0 +14.0
59 Rick Porcello (BOS - SP) 223 36 98 63.4 10.9 207.0 -16.0
60 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP) 237 31 110 65.2 13.6 283.0 +46.0
61 Shelby Miller (ATL - SP) 243 41 116 66.4 12.2 186.0 -57.0
62 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP) 241 25 100 68.6 11.7 348.0 +107.0
63 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) 225 20 160 63.7 23.9 215.0 -10.0
64 Kyle Lohse (MIL - SP) 245 44 98 68.7 9.7 281.0 +36.0
65 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) DL60 248 23 111 64.8 14.7    
66 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP) 254 47 112 70.3 15.3 195.0 -59.0
67 James Paxton (SEA - SP) 251 26 112 69.1 15.2 286.0 +35.0
68 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP) DL15 257 44 109 69.3 11.9 317.0 +60.0
69 A.J. Burnett (PIT - SP) 262 42 111 73.4 11.0 263.0 +1.0
70 Mike Minor (ATL - SP) DL60 264 51 135 77.3 17.4    
71 Ervin Santana (MIN - SP) 255 47 171 76.6 26.0    
72 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP) 261 37 145 77.9 22.6    
73 Jesse Hahn (OAK - SP) 271 40 115 74.5 14.3 296.0 +25.0
74 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP) 278 48 104 75.8 12.9 268.0 -10.0
75 Yusmeiro Petit (SF - SP,RP) 268 45 162 77.4 23.1    
76 Henderson Alvarez (MIA - SP) DL15 273 52 128 75.7 14.3 327.0 +54.0
77 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP) DL15 274 40 109 75.6 14.9    
78 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP) DL15 277 36 114 75.3 15.8 285.0 +8.0
79 Matt Garza (MIL - SP) 275 41 95 74.8 11.4 329.0 +54.0
80 Jake Peavy (SF - SP) DL15 288 42 113 76.6 16.2    
81 Carlos Martinez (STL - SP,RP) 282 47 168 79.8 24.3 251.0 -31.0
82 Mike Leake (CIN - SP) 283 59 100 78.4 10.5 350.0 +67.0
83 Jenrry Mejia (NYM - SP,RP) DL15 280 43 114 76.2 16.2 307.0 +27.0
84 Nathan Eovaldi (NYY - SP) 289 51 171 84.6 21.4 341.0 +52.0
85 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP) 306 49 149 85.3 17.5 192.0 -114.0
86 Wade Miley (BOS - SP) 299 59 116 84.8 13.8 335.0 +36.0
87 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP) 297 60 109 83.8 12.8 245.0 -52.0
88 Wei-Yin Chen (BAL - SP) 304 52 105 82.5 13.4    
89 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP) 307 25 121 85.0 18.5 260.0 -47.0
90 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP) 334 56 118 87.2 14.8 362.0 +28.0
91 Jonathon Niese (NYM - SP) 340 59 120 86.0 12.0 291.0 -49.0
92 Shane Greene (DET - SP) 320 61 120 87.2 15.3 272.0 -48.0
93 Yovani Gallardo (TEX - SP) 327 38 123 87.0 14.6    
94 Josh Collmenter (ARI - SP,RP) 301 56 120 87.4 16.4    
95 Drew Pomeranz (OAK - SP,RP) DL15 308 49 111 84.8 19.4 338.0 +30.0
96 Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP) 325 46 117 85.5 15.2    
97 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - SP) 336 60 143 91.8 18.7 275.0 -61.0
98 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP,RP) 316 29 184 96.9 33.2 287.0 -29.0
99 Tim Hudson (SF - SP) 350 66 122 90.4 12.8    
100 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) 332 52 164 98.3 27.5    
101 T.J. House (CLE - SP) DL15 348 64 122 92.2 16.7    
102 Bud Norris (BAL - SP) DL15 349 62 122 92.5 13.4    
103 Dan Haren (MIA - SP) 362 68 175 95.4 21.3 365.0 +3.0
104 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP) 387 67 159 95.7 14.4 347.0 -40.0
105 Carlos Rodon (CWS - SP,RP) 373 50 174 97.6 25.7 318.0 -55.0
106 Anthony Cingrani (CIN - SP,RP) 358 37 149 100.7 25.7    
107 Daniel Norris (TOR - SP,RP) 351 52 130 95.5 19.3    
108 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP) 410 70 198 109.3 30.9 322.0 -88.0
109 Justin Masterson (BOS - SP) DL15 374 65 145 99.5 16.5 330.0 -44.0
110 Brett Anderson (LAD - SP) 490 75 135 106.0 17.5    
111 Jarred Cosart (MIA - SP) DL15 390 74 129 103.7 17.2    
112 Jason Vargas (KC - SP) 385 68 127 100.1 14.7    
113 Chase Anderson (ARI - SP) 395 78 129 104.3 15.7    
114 Mark Buehrle (TOR - SP) 391 63 129 102.8 12.9 321.0 -70.0
115 Marco Estrada (TOR - SP,RP) 381 60 154 108.7 21.3    
116 Zach McAllister (CLE - SP,RP) 371 63 161 104.1 28.4    
117 Brandon Morrow (SD - SP,RP) DL15 469 79 160 107.0 20.3 380.0 -89.0
118 Raisel Iglesias (CIN - SP) 435 76 188 116.2 37.8    
119 Miguel Gonzalez (BAL - SP) 402 74 161 105.2 19.2    
120 Jesse Chavez (OAK - SP,RP) 492 77 153 107.5 21.0    
121 Jeremy Hellickson (ARI - SP) 375 69 182 117.4 24.7    
122 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP) 522 82 165 112.5 24.2 279.0 -243.0
123 Alfredo Simon (DET - SP) BRV 425 82 173 107.5 18.7    
124 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP,RP) 426 79 151 111.7 18.2 353.0 -73.0
125 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP) 446 79 180 115.4 22.8 359.0 -87.0
126 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) 504 67 141 108.1 21.7    
127 Dillon Gee (NYM - SP) DL15 450 76 157 112.7 17.5    
128 Tim Lincecum (SF - SP,RP) 424 80 158 111.6 18.2    
129 J.A. Happ (SEA - SP) 445 81 132 109.3 15.5    
130 Matt Moore (TB - SP) DL60 514 80 154 118.8 19.6    
131 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) 451 87 137 110.8 15.6    
132 Edinson Volquez (KC - SP) 438 87 168 113.1 16.9 277.0 -161.0
133 Marco Gonzales (STL - SP,RP) 496 89 124 102.1 11.7    
134 Rafael Montero (NYM - SP,RP) DL15 518 83 145 115.8 26.3    
135 Vidal Nuno (ARI - SP) 458 87 165 110.3 26.2    
136 Carlos Martinez (RP,SP) 419 87 97 91.7 4.1    
137 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP) 429 85 138 115.5 14.8    
138 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP) 403 85 175 133.3 34.1    
139 Vance Worley (PIT - SP) 494 88 133 109.6 11.5    
140 Kris Medlen (KC - SP) DL60 509 89 200 129.0 34.4    
141 Kendall Graveman (OAK - SP,RP) 377 81 155 115.5 26.3    
142 Patrick Corbin (ARI - SP) DL60 512 90 172 121.1 24.2    
143 Roberto Hernandez (HOU - SP) 900 84 231 157.5 73.5    
144 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP,RP) 476 88 156 121.6 19.2 370.0 -106.0
145 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP) 877 85 186 147.6 41.1    
146 David Phelps (MIA - SP,RP) 489 86 157 123.0 20.9    
147 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP) 479 91 127 110.2 11.0    
148 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI - SP) 459 87 204 122.8 28.4 308.0 -151.0
149 Tyler Matzek (COL - SP) 511 95 170 132.4 24.5    
150 Dylan Bundy (BAL - RP,SP) 904 89 234 167.3 59.8    
151 Brandon Beachy (LAD - SP) DL60 516 92 229 147.6 47.9    
152 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP) 491 94 195 134.6 27.8    
153 Charlie Morton (PIT - SP) 468 94 158 121.0 19.0    
154 Odrisamer Despaigne (SD - SP) 558 97 129 112.3 11.9    
155 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP) 531 95 187 134.5 23.9    
156 Eddie Butler (COL - SP) 893 100 223 169.2 42.7    
157 Josh Johnson (SD - SP) DL60 629 100 202 145.4 27.7    
158 Jeremy Guthrie (KC - SP) 541 100 150 125.8 12.6    
159 Travis Wood (CHC - SP) 434 101 158 126.8 18.2 360.0 -74.0
160 Brandon Maurer (SD - SP,RP) 547 101 153 127.0 26.0    
161 Eric Stults (ATL - SP) 641 102 210 160.5 40.1    
162 Roenis Elias (SEA - SP) 545 102 177 127.3 21.7    
163 Paul Maholm (LAD - SP,RP)   102 174 138.0 36.0    
164 Jarrod Parker (OAK - SP,RP) DL60 626 103 190 139.3 34.3    
165 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP) 525 103 179 137.3 28.7 358.0 -167.0
166 Ryan Vogelsong (SF - SP) 551 103 160 136.6 19.4    
167 Trevor Cahill (ATL - SP,RP) 453 104 181 129.8 27.8    
168 Alexander Colome (TB - SP) 553 104 180 138.1 25.9    
169 Daniel Straily (HOU - SP,RP) 498 104 150 129.2 17.1    
170 Felix Doubront (CHC - SP,RP) 886 105 209 157.0 52.0    
171 Tsuyoshi Wada (CHC - SP) 606 105 161 131.7 16.8    
172 Michael Foltynewicz (ATL - SP,RP) 572 106 245 180.7 57.2    
173 Allen Webster (ARI - SP) 573 107 206 172.3 39.8    
174 Hector Noesi (CWS - SP,RP) 637 107 201 166.3 31.4    
175 Nick Tropeano (LAA - SP) 794 107 167 132.6 20.8    
176 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP) 439 108 144 122.4 13.0    
177 Matt Harrison (TEX - SP) DL60 917 109 250 179.5 70.5    
178 Matthew Wisler (ATL - SP) 576 109 243 176.0 67.0    
179 Randall Delgado (ARI - SP,RP) 878 110 189 152.7 32.6    
180 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP) DL60 619 110 172 144.5 18.4    
181 Alex Meyer (MIN - SP) 581 112 174 150.0 23.6    
182 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP) 481 112 141 128.1 7.4    
183 Chad Billingsley (PHI - SP) DL15 914 113 248 176.3 55.4    
184 Matt Andriese (TB - SP) 577 115 222 171.3 43.9    
185 Erasmo Ramirez (TB - SP,RP) 864 115 183 145.0 27.2    
186 Jhoulys Chacin (COL - SP) 540 115 176 135.3 23.9    
187 Edwin Jackson (CHC - SP,RP) 873 115 174 152.3 26.5    
188 Brett Oberholtzer (HOU - SP) DL15 495 115 148 131.9 8.7    
189 A.J. Griffin (OAK - SP) DL60 614 117 170 139.8 18.3    
190 David Hale (COL - SP,RP) 923 118 257 190.7 56.9    
191 Nathan Karns (TB - SP) 471 119 175 139.0 25.5    
192 Ross Detwiler (TEX - SP,RP) DL15 608 120 207 169.3 35.6    
193 Joe Wieland (LAD - SP,RP) 593 123 194 161.0 29.2    
194 Henry Owens (BOS - SP)   126 155 140.5 14.5    
195 David Buchanan (PHI - SP) 666 129 186 156.5 20.7    
196 Chase Whitley (NYY - SP,RP) DL60 660 130 207 164.3 32.0    
197 Aaron Harang (PHI - SP) 529 132 200 146.5 20.9    
198 Asher Wojciechowski (HOU - SP,RP) 880 132 197 172.0 28.6    
199 Kyle Kendrick (COL - SP) 650 133 205 165.5 27.5    
200 Chris Capuano (NYY - SP,RP) 500 137 184 154.0 17.5    
201 Josh Tomlin (CLE - SP,RP) DL60 869 138 166 152.0 14.0    
202 Brandon Workman (BOS - SP,RP) DL15 649 139 185 155.7 20.8    
203 John Danks (CWS - SP) 510 141 208 162.5 24.6    
204 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP) 513 143 196 166.5 19.1    
205 Brad Peacock (HOU - SP,RP) DL15 848 143 194 165.0 21.4    
206 Jerome Williams (PHI - SP,RP) 663 148 193 173.0 16.4    
207 Samuel Deduno (HOU - SP,RP) DL15 667 151 227 178.7 34.3    
208 Scott Baker (LAD - SP,RP) 640 152 255 192.0 45.1    
209 Franklin Morales (KC - SP,RP) 644 155 196 171.0 17.9    
210 Nicholas Tepesch (TEX - SP,RP) DL60 555 156 226 184.0 27.3    
211 Andre Rienzo (MIA - SP,RP) 647 156 221 188.5 32.5    
212 Nick Martinez (TEX - SP,RP) 676 159 249 199.0 37.4    
213 Jacob Turner (CHC - SP,RP) DL60 875 176 198 187.0 11.0    
214 Trevor May (MIN - SP) 889 178 218 198.0 20.0    
215 Martin Perez (TEX - SP,RP) DL60 909 182 241 211.5 29.5    
216 Taylor Jungmann (MIL - SP) 919 192 252 222.0 30.0    
217 Dylan Axelrod (CIN - SP,RP) 887 199 212 205.5 6.5    
218 Jason Marquis (CIN - SP) 918 202 251 226.5 24.5