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2021 Fantasy Baseball Rankings (AL)

Expert Consensus Ranking (56 of 56 Experts) -

Rank Player (Team, Position) Overall Notes
1 Gerrit Cole (NYY - SP) 2 2.0
Cole was pretty much as advertised in his first season with the Yankees. His ERA rose a tad, as did his home run rate as expected, and his strikeout rate fell a bit, though it remained at an absurdly high level. And, for the most part, all of his expected metrics fell off a tad from his 2019 season. But Cole's numbers from that season were so dominating that he could withstand plenty of regression and still be one of the best pitchers in fantasy. As such, he'll head into 2021 close to the way he came into the 2020 season: a dominant, high-strikeout, low-walk starter who will throw plenty of innings and who is more likely to finish as the top overall fantasy pitcher than he is to finish outside the top-10. It's a matter of personal preference between Cole and Jacob deGrom as the first pitcher off the board, but neither should fall outside the top-10 overall picks on draft day.
2 Shane Bieber (CLE - SP) IL60 4 3.0 -1.0
Bieber took the huge gains he had made in 2019 and kicked the into hyperdrive en route to a Cy Young season. He had a miniscule 1.63 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP, and took his strikeout percentage to 41.1%, which ranked first among qualified starters. Everything was exceptional for Bieber, as he held batters to just a .167 batting average, barely allowed home runs, and earned eight wins in just 12 starts. He may struggle to again find wins given the Indians' depleted lineup, but there is nothing else to think twice about with Bieber. He's part of the ultra-elite tier in starting pitching with Jacob deGrom and Gerrit Cole, and should be a first-round selection, especially since he seems to have had no ill effects from his battle with COVID-19.
3 Lucas Giolito (CWS - SP) 5 5.0
Giolito followed up his breakout 2019 season with a nearly identical 2020 season. His ERA was within .07, his WHIP within .02, and his strikeout percentage within a point and a half. Despite pitching in a homer-friendly park, Giolito has managed to limit home runs, which is a key to his continued success with the White Sox. He won't face quite an easy schedule this year (AL and NL Central pitchers had plenty of sub-par offenses to feast on in 2019), but entering his age-27 season, he should only continue to improve from a skills standpoint. Draft him as an SP1, albeit a low-end one.
4 Tyler Glasnow (TB - SP) IL60 22 20.0 -2.0
Glasnow is really a fascinating case study. He followed up an incredible 60-inning stretch in 2019 (1.78 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, 33% strikeout rate) with a bit of a step back last year (4.08 ERA and 1.13 WHIP). But his xFIP in 2020 (2.75) was actually lower than in 2019 (2.94), and his strikeout rate jumped to a whopping 38.2%. The real issue for Glasnow is that he's a two-pitch pitcher, and although both his fastball and curveball are outstanding, they need to be superb at all times for him to have a dominant season. And last year, they were both just a bit worse than the season prior, particularly his fastball. With enormous strikeout upside and a spot in the rotation of one of the best and most pitching-savvy teams in the Rays, Glasnow makes a fine SP2 for a fantasy team. But his injury history, and his lack of a third pitch, make him a bit riskier than others going in his range.
5 Kenta Maeda (MIN - SP,RP) 25 19.0 -6.0
Fantasy managers rejoiced when Maeda was traded from the Dodgers to the Twins, but he surpassed even the loftiest of expectations. In the short season, Maeda went 6-1 with a 2.70 ERA, a 0.73 WHIP, and a 32.3% strikeout rate. In addition to simply being let loose with his innings, Maeda made a tangible change to his pitch mix, throwing far fewer fastball and more sliders and changeups (though his fastball was as effective as it had ever been last year, too). Maeda surely won't be able to repeat his numbers from 2020, as he allowed just a .208 BABIP, had an 80.2% LOB rate, and benefited from being able to feast on solely the NL and AL Central lineups. But even with some regression, he should still be a rock solid SP2, and should be drafted as such.
6 Lance Lynn (CWS - SP) 27 23.0 -4.0
Lynn turned in another stellar year in 2020, leading MLB with 84 innings pitched, striking out plenty of batters, and keeping his walk rate and overall numbers in check. But there are a few warning signs under the hood, including his 4.19 FIP, his 4.34 xFIP, and his career-high 79.4% LOB rate. Of bigger concern is his trade to the White Sox and hitter-friendly Guaranteed Rate Field, particularly because Lynn had a 38.3% fly-ball rate in 2019 and a 42.3% fly-ball rate last year. That led to the worst HR/9 rate of his career and second-worst HR/FB rate (13.8%) in 2020. Countering those troublesome warning signs, however, is the fact that he'll be caught by perhaps the best pitch framer in baseball in Yasmani Grandal, and that will generally help with his numbers which, again, were excellent last year. Add it all up and Lynn's ERA should likely increase simply because of the additional home runs he'll allow if he can't turn around his trend in fly-ball rate, but Grandal's presence and Lynn's general aptitude on the mound should allow for another strong season and make him worthy of a selection as an SP2.
7 Hyun Jin Ryu (TOR - SP) 31 29.0 -2.0
Fantasy managers expected some regression from Ryu after his career season in 2019 and with him moving to the Blue Jays, but it really didn't come. He continued to be among the best in the game at limiting opposing batters' quality of contact, and upped his strikeout rate to 26.2%, second best of his career. Ryu's 2.69 ERA was a bit higher than the 2.32 mark he put up in in 2019, but his FIP, xFIP, SIERA, and xERA were all the same or better than the previous year. In short, other than the potential for injury, which hasn't been a factor in the last two seasons, there's no reason to doubt Ryu at this point.
8 Jose Berrios (TOR - SP) MiLB 41 34.0 -7.0
Berrios may not ever become the dominant pitcher many projected him to be, but he offers a strong floor for fantasy managers. Ignoring his 2016 cup of coffee, Berrios has pitched to a 3.89 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP, and a strikeout per inning in his career. And although his walk rate went up a tad and he gave up a bit harder contact in 2020's shortened season, his numbers didn't vary from his usual output significantly. Bank on around a 4.00 ERA, a WHIP somewhere around 1.25, and plenty of strikeouts. In today's fantasy game, that's more than adequate for a strong fantasy staff.
9 Zack Greinke (HOU - SP) 45 45.0
Greinke is entering his age-37 season, but still somehow keeps getting it done. His ERA of 4.03 last year was certainly higher than fantasy managers are used to seeing, but it came with a 2.80 FIP and 3.51 xFIP. His strikeout rate was his best since 2017 and his walk rate of 3.3% was the best of his entire career. But his velocity was down about two ticks, with his fastball clocking in at just 87.9 miles per hour. Greinke is as smart a pitcher as there is but it's going to be difficult to succeed over the course of a full 162-game season if his pure stuff continues to diminish. He's one of the few pitchers in the game who is probably capable of pitching 200 innings in 2021, but expect a continued downward trend in his performance.
10 Zach Plesac (CLE - SP) 48 33.0 -15.0
Plesac is getting a ton of love for his eight excellent starts in 2020, but there's plenty of reason to be cautious. His FIP, xFIP, xERA, and SIERA were all more than a run higher than his ERA, and both his strikeout rate and walk rate significantly outproduced what he showed he could do in the minors. Yes, Plesac altered his pitch mix, throwing fewer fastballs and instead more sliders and changeups, so if you're looking for a reason to buy the gains, you have one. But he had a ridiculous 91.7% LOB rate, and even with his ability to limit hard contact, his BABIP against should rise from the .224 mark last year. Plesac can help a fantasy staff, but manage expectations significantly.
11 Lance McCullers Jr. (HOU - SP) 52 57.0 +5.0
McCullers made a successful return from Tommy John surgery after missing the 2019 season and looked almost exactly like the 2018 version of himself. His ERA (3.93) and WHIP (1.16) were within seven-tenths of a point of his 2018 numbers, and his walk and strikeout rates fell just slightly. McCullers relied a bit more on his sinker and less on his curveball than in past years, but the two work well together and he continued to throw them in combination about 80% of the time. In short, what you thought of McCullers heading into 2018 is pretty much what you should think of him now. Unfortunately, that includes concerns about his innings, because after a missed year and 55 innings last year, the chances of him topping 150 innings this season are remote. Buy him at his production, but understand that there's likely a hard cap on his innings total.
12 Dylan Bundy (LAA - SP) 57 53.0 -4.0
Bundy largely made good on the enormous amount of buzz that surrounded him after he moved from the Orioles to the Angels. He set career bests in ERA (3.29), WHIP (1.04), strikeout rate (27%), and walk rate (6.4%). Bundy's fastball, though it continued to trend down in velocity, was more effective than in years' past, in part because he cut way down on his usage of the pitch (just 33.6%, after throwing it at least 42.4% of the time in every previous season). His slider remained one of the best pitches in the game, and his remaining secondary pitches improved, too. At some point, Bundy's fastball velocity is going to become an issue, but there's little reason to expect that to come in 2021. Draft him as as an SP3.
13 Frankie Montas (OAK - SP) 67 81.0 +14.0
Montas had a terrible 2020 season, but it was more than likely due to a back injury he suffered early on which probably bothered him throughout the year. He started off with four excellent starts (four runs and 22 strikeouts in 23 innings) before he was scratched with back tightness and returned with lower velocity. Yes, he had the PED suspension in 2019, but Montas's splitter was, and should continue to be when a healthy, a dominant pitch, and a healthy season should mean a return to being a starter you can "set and forget." If he can ever get away from throwing his sinker so much, and incorporate more of his splitter and/or four-seam fastball, he could be a monster. Montas was diagnosed with COVID-19 right at the start of spring training, but he has returned healthy and looked good in the spring, so he's an ideal sleeper.
14 Shohei Ohtani (LAA - SP,DH) 72 72.0
Depending on your league settings, Ohtani has the potential to be a dominant force in 2021. There has never been any doubt about his talent, and he looks fantastic in the spring, hitting home runs at will and pumping in high-90s fastballs when on the mound. He's been batting on days he pitches, and Joe Maddon has suggested that he's going to throw out the old rules that led to Ohtani's decreased playing time. If you can move him between hitter and pitcher on a daily basis, then move him up your board significantly. Even if not, he should provide plenty of value when healthy as either a hitter or a pitcher, so make sure he's on your radar as you move into the double-digit rounds.
15 Marco Gonzales (SEA - SP) 78 77.0 -1.0
If you want to buy into performances from the 2020 season, then you'll have Gonzales significantly higher than you would otherwise. He made major gains last year, including up his strikeout rate to a career-best 23.1% and lowering his walk rate to a career-best 2.5%. Bu even with the gains, Gonzales's swinging strike rate was only 8.4% (below his career average), and his fastball velocity is close to the worst in the league. As a pure back end of the rotation starter, he's fine, but do not expect anything close to a 3.10 ERA again, and bake in regression for his strikeouts.
16 Corey Kluber (NYY - SP) IL60 79 66.0 -13.0
Kluber has pitched 36 2/3 innings combined over the last two years, and will now join the Yankees on a one-year deal. There's nothing to be gained from looking at his numbers since 2018, as the sample size is too small, and prior to that, he was a perennial Cy Young contender. There was a bit of a velocity drop at the end of his last healthy season, but he was also finishing up his fifth straight 200-inning season. In other words, his lack of innings over the last two years (due to injury) may wind up being a blessing in disguise for Kluber. His ADP has some helium based on how quickly the Yankees signed him, but so long as you bake in some pretty substantial injury risk, he's certainly worth drafting as an SP5 with upside.
17 James Paxton (SEA - SP) IL60 81 104.0 +23.0
Paxton missed almost the entire 2020 season after straining a flexor in his pitching forearm. Any forearm injury is worrisome because of the connection to the elbow, and Paxton has hardly been the picture of health in his career. He'll try to jumpstart his career again back with the Mariners, and the reports from his workout, where he reportedly touched 94 MPH, were encouraging after his velocity drop last year. When he pitches, he's almost always effective, so he's worth a late-round pick for the potential upside. But the injury history should keep him relatively low on your draft board.
18 Aaron Civale (CLE - SP) IL60 80 94.0 +14.0
Civale fits the mold of the Cleveland pitcher over the last few seasons: start with the command, and let the team work on the rest. That's how Civale has found success the last two seasons, and continues to do so in the spring. He's never going to be a high-strikeout pitcher - he never was in the minors and his fastball sits in about the 91 MPH range. But his ability to limit free passes and hard contact means that he shouldn't hurt a fantasy rotation. He's a high-floor, low-ceiling starter, who is ideal for the back end of a fantasy staff.
19 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) 85 99.0 +14.0
Heaney is a fine pitcher, but it feels like he has a lot more to him than his career 4.44 ERA and 1.25 WHIP. His fastball is hittable and he throws it often, and his curveball isn't quite good enough to offset the damage. He was outspoken about working this offseason to become less predictable, so hopefully that manifests itself in his 2021 performance. But there's no reason to draft him as anything but a pitcher who will give you decent strikeouts and mediocre ratios, hopefully as someone you can use on your bench and stream in the right matchup.
20 Chris Bassitt (OAK - SP) 87 85.0 -2.0
Bassitt doesn't wow you with his raw stuff, and is never going to be a high-strikeout pitcher. But he has above-average command and is able to generally limit hard contact and home runs. If he were being drafted on the basis of his 2.29 ERA last year then he would be someone to avoid, but the fact is he is never going to be drafted on the basis of his actual numbers given his sub-par strikeout rate and his significantly higher FIP and xFIP (versus his ERA). He can add plenty of value on the back end of a fantasy rotation, so long as you have strikeouts covered elsewhere.
21 Jose Urquidy (HOU - SP) IL10 89 92.0 +3.0
 
22 Triston McKenzie (CLE - SP) 92 90.0 -2.0
McKenzie had a very successful major league debut last year, pitching to a 3.24 ERA, a 0.90 WHIP, and a 33.1% strikeout rate. His talent isn't in question at this point, but his health certainly is. McKenzie has a very slight build and has missed time with injury in his minor league career, including all of the 2019 season. Even if he stays healthy all year, Cleveland is likely to put a hard cap on his innings. There's a reward, but there's plenty of risk to go with it. Draft him for the back end of your rotation and hope he gets to 140 innings.
23 Eduardo Rodriguez (BOS - SP) 96 100.0 +4.0
Rodriguez missed the entire 2020 season because of serious complications from a heart conditions caused by COVID-19, but he looks to be healthy heading into 2021. Assuming he doesn't have any setbacks, he should be considered one of the safest pitchers in the game. You know what you're going to get from Rodriguez: an ERA around 4.00, a WHIP around 1.30, and solid strikeouts. Those numbers won't wow you, but Rodriguez has consistently limited hard contact throughout his career, so he should retain what amounts to a fairly high floor. Plus, the usual innings concerns shouldn't be as much of a factor for him, considering nearly every pitcher has similar concerns after 2020. For a late-round pitcher, he's hardly an upside play, but he should be someone you can stick in the back end of your rotation and not think much about it.
24 John Means (BAL - SP) 97 117.0 +20.0
Means's 4.53 ERA and grotesque home run rate are probably going to scare the casual fantasy manager away, but there is a ton to like about him heading into 2021. First, Means had a weird year last season, as he dealt with arm fatigue early and then his father passed away, so his schedule was certainly thrown up into the air at the start. Probably because of those difficulties, his outstanding changeup wasn't effective earlier in the season, but it was back to being his money pitch by season's end. Add to that Means' increase in velocity, his strong finish (1.52 ERA, 30 strikeouts over his last four starts), and his excellent command, and there's a breakout waiting to happen, despite the tough division.
25 Dallas Keuchel (CWS - SP) 101 84.0 -17.0
Keuchel pitched to a remarkable 1.99 ERA last year, though that's hardly to be expected to repeat in 2021. His xFIP was nearly two runs higher, his BABIP against was nearly 40 points below his career average, and his already low strikeout rate dipped to just 16.3%. Having Yasmani Grandal as a catcher certainly helps a pitcher outperform his expected stats, but even if Keuchel were to repeat his 2020 performance, his strikeout rate is such a drain that it keeps his value in check. If your staff is dominant in strikeouts, then you can roll with Keuchel at the very back end of your rotation. But if not, just ignore him on draft day.
26 Jameson Taillon (NYY - SP) 104 91.0 -13.0
Taillon has undergone Tommy John surgery twice, and has totaled just 37 1/3 innings over the last two years. And really, he's had only one truly notable year, which was in 2018. But what separated Taillon that year was his outstanding slider, which not only performed exceedingly well, but also buoyed the effectiveness of the rest of his pitches. Now with the Yankees, Taillon has plenty of upside. But, as always, health remains the concern, and is the reason you shouldn't draft him until you've filled out most of your staff.
27 Jordan Montgomery (NYY - SP) 109 118.0 +9.0
 
28 Michael Pineda (MIN - SP) 111 111.0
 
29 Sean Manaea (OAK - SP) 116 116.0
 
30 Brady Singer (KC - SP) IL10 115 137.0 +22.0
 
31 Ryan Yarbrough (TB - SP,RP) 121 130.0 +9.0
Yarbrough doesn't get a ton of respect in the fantasy community because he doesn't strike out a ton of batters, but he's quietly put together an excellent career. He's practically a wizard at limiting hard contact (he has allowed an average exit velocity of 84.8 MPH and an average hard hit rate of 26.3%, both remarkably low numbers), and he rarely issues free passes or home runs. In other words, it's really difficult to string together big innings against Yarbrough, especially as he's continued to use his excellent changeup more and more. The Rays will probably let him go a little more this year with their rotation, but even if they keep his usage the same, he'll be an excellent addition to the back end of a fantasy staff.
32 Cristian Javier (HOU - RP,SP) 118 106.0 -12.0
 
33 Nathan Eovaldi (BOS - SP,RP) 125 127.0 +2.0
Similar to John Means, Eovaldi is another starter who finished the season on a roll. Eovaldi upped his cutter usage as the expense of his four-seam fastball, and he posted a 25:2 K:BB ratio over his final four starts (while allowing just two earned runs). If you take out his worst start of the season, Eovaldi's ERA drops from 3.72 to 2.51. He has never shown any kind of consistency at the major league level, but fantasy managers could do worse when searching for a late-round lottery ticket.
34 Jake Odorizzi (HOU - SP) 126 138.0 +12.0
 
35 Framber Valdez (HOU - SP,RP) 122 96.0 -26.0
Valdez was shaping up to be a fine sleeper this year, after he had a highly successful stint in the Astros rotation last year. But he fractured his finger early in spring training and the expectation is that he'll miss significant time, though recent reports are far more optimistic than the initial season-ending variety. Drop him down a ton from where you initially had him ranked, but draft him toward the back end of your rotation where the risk/reward balance should equalize.
36 Diego Castillo (TB - SP,RP) MiLB 127 131.0 +4.0
 
37 Chris Sale (BOS - SP) IL60 133 133.0
 
38 Griffin Canning (LAA - SP) MiLB 138 157.0 +19.0
It's mostly about health with Canning, who offers a great deal of stability when he's on the mound. You can expect at worst a low 4.00 ERA, about a 1.30 WHIP, and roughly a strikeout per inning. But he did close last season notably strong, pitching to a 3.14 ERA, and a 1.19 WHIP, with a 14.5% swinging strike rate and a 10.4 K/9 mark over his final five starts. That's probably his ceiling, but it shows what he's capable of when he is healthy and gets into a groove. He's a fine pick at his cost (which is minimal), but bake in some injury risk.
39 Yusei Kikuchi (SEA - SP) 141 158.0 +17.0
 
40 Mike Minor (KC - SP) 142 152.0 +10.0
 
41 Domingo German (NYY - SP) 137 121.0 -16.0
German has won the fifth starter's job after a torrid spring, during which he didn't allow a run over nine innings pitched while walking one and striking out 13. German's off-the-field issues aside, he was a quality MLB pitcher in 2019, and he should be a decent contributor in four categories, especially considering his low walk rate. He's not risk-free, as a downturn in his performance could lead to Deivi Garcia coming back in the rotation. But he's a fine, late-round selection.
42 Matthew Boyd (DET - SP) IL10 150 136.0 -14.0
 
43 Tarik Skubal (DET - SP) 154 149.0 -5.0
 
44 Nate Pearson (TOR - SP) MiLB 153 139.0 -14.0
Pearson is oozing with talent, but he just can't seem to stay healthy. Whether it was elbow soreness last year or the groin strain that is now going to keep him out of action for a bit, something seem to crop up to delay his success in the majors. He wound up pitching just 18 innings overall last year, but the stuff is there, without question. His fastball reaches triple digits, his slider is dominant, and his curveball and changeup are far above average. There's always a bit more uncertainty with young power pitchers, particularly when they've had elbow injuries like Pearson has. And, after trading for Steven Matz, the Blue Jays have plenty of rotation depth and shouldn't feel pressured into rushing Pearson back from injury. In keeper and dynasty formats, he's still a buy, but in redraft leagues, he's probably not worth a pick at this point.
45 Justus Sheffield (SEA - SP) IL10 155 161.0 +6.0
 
46 Dane Dunning (TEX - SP) 162 170.0 +8.0
Dunning had an interesting seven-start run in 2020. He started out relying heavily on his outstanding slider and his fastball, which led to a strong swinging strike rate and plenty of punchouts in his first few starts. He then abandoned that approach to focus more on his changeup, which led to him missing fewer bats and being less successful. Now with the Rangers, Dunning should get a chance to compete for a rotation spot right out of the gate. He has the tools and skills necessary to be successful, and the draft capital necessary to acquire him should be minimal. He's worth a late-round pick in nearly all formats.
47 Luis Severino (NYY - SP) IL60 161 164.0 +3.0
Severino is working his way back from Tommy John surgery, but the reports so far have been generally positive. He's already throwing off a mound in mid-March, and a June return isn't out of the question if he can avoid setbacks. Avoiding setbacks is the key, of course, and it's something that's rare in the world of returning from multiple serious issues, as Severino is trying to do. But, for now, draft him with one of your last picks and stash him in your IL spot, if you have the room.
48 Robbie Ray (TOR - SP) 163 143.0 -20.0
 
49 Brad Keller (KC - SP) 168 153.0 -15.0
 
50 Chad Green (NYY - SP,RP) 179 178.0 -1.0
 
51 Dylan Cease (CWS - SP) 184 151.0 -33.0
 
52 Carlos Rodon (CWS - SP) 183 259.0 +76.0
 
53 Michael Kopech (CWS - RP,SP) 192 150.0 -42.0
Kopech remains one of the top pitching prospects in the game, but he hasn't pitched competitively in about two-and-a-half year at this point. His fastball and slider are more than MLB caliber, and he had a 31.2% strikeout rate in the minors. But after missing all of 2019 with Tommy John surgery and opting out last year, it wouldn't be wise to just expect Kopech to step right back into a rotation without any growing pains. The White Sox also have depth in their rotation after trading for Lance Lynn and signing Carlos Rodon, so Chicago can, and likely will, stick Kopech in the minors to start the year to continue his development. But given their championship aspirations, he should crack the rotation at some point during the season if he show he is back to form.
54 Spencer Turnbull (DET - SP) IL60 203 206.0 +3.0
 
55 Jose Quintana (LAA - SP,RP) 191 204.0 +13.0
 
56 Casey Mize (DET - SP) 197 163.0 -34.0
 
57 Deivi Garcia (NYY - SP) MiLB 196 162.0 -34.0
 
58 Gregory Soto (DET - SP,RP) 193 191.0 -2.0
 
59 Chris Archer (TB - SP) IL60 216 187.0 -29.0
 
60 Matt Wisler (TB - SP,RP) 255 296.0 +41.0
 
61 Ross Stripling (TOR - SP,RP) 227 263.0 +36.0
 
62 Tyler Alexander (DET - SP,RP) 264    
 
63 Jonathan Loaisiga (NYY - SP,RP) 270 328.0 +58.0
 
64 Tanner Houck (BOS - SP) MiLB 231 168.0 -63.0
 
65 Dean Kremer (BAL - SP) MiLB 211 294.0 +83.0
 
66 Keegan Akin (BAL - RP,SP) IL10 214 304.0 +90.0
 
67 Garrett Richards (BOS - SP) 201 227.0 +26.0
 
68 Felix Pena (LAA - SP,RP) MiLB 245 400.0 +155.0
 
69 Kyle Gibson (TEX - SP,RP) 226 201.0 -25.0
 
70 Collin McHugh (TB - SP,RP) IL10 310 384.0 +74.0
 
71 Daulton Jefferies (OAK - SP) MiLB 246 275.0 +29.0
 
72 Logan Allen (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 250 313.0 +63.0
 
73 Mike Foltynewicz (TEX - SP) 228 269.0 +41.0
 
74 Randy Dobnak (MIN - RP,SP) IL60 239 242.0 +3.0
 
75 Nick Pivetta (BOS - SP,RP) 256 279.0 +23.0
 
76 Alex Cobb (LAA - SP) 267 301.0 +34.0
 
77 Michael King (NYY - SP,RP) IL60 286    
 
78 Kohei Arihara (TEX - SP) IL60 288 274.0 -14.0
 
79 Shane McClanahan (TB - SP,RP) 265 334.0 +69.0
 
80 Steven Matz (TOR - SP) 273 230.0 -43.0
 
81 Matt Shoemaker (MIN - RP,SP) MiLB 296 288.0 -8.0
 
82 Kris Bubic (KC - RP,SP) 271 264.0 -7.0
 
83 Jaime Barria (LAA - SP,RP) 294 347.0 +53.0
 
84 Justin Verlander (HOU - SP) IL60 469 189.0 -280.0
 
85 Mike Fiers (OAK - SP) IL60 293 299.0 +6.0
 
86 Logan Gilbert (SEA - SP) 374 240.0 -134.0
 
87 Chris Flexen (SEA - SP,RP) 281 293.0 +12.0
 
88 Julio Teheran (DET - SP) IL60 313 292.0 -21.0
 
89 Matt Manning (DET - SP) 284 276.0 -8.0
 
90 Josh Fleming (TB - RP,SP) 277 265.0 -12.0
 
91 Brendan McKay (TB - SP,DH) MiLB 316 338.0 +22.0
 
92 Cal Quantrill (CLE - SP,RP) 304 253.0 -51.0
 
93 Julian Merryweather (TOR - SP,RP) IL60 325 388.0 +63.0
 
94 Michael Wacha (TB - SP,RP) 332 229.0 -103.0
 
95 Tyler Chatwood (TOR - SP,RP) DFA 344 362.0 +18.0
 
96 Devin Smeltzer (MIN - SP,RP) IL60 345 444.0 +99.0
 
97 Kyle Cody (TEX - RP,SP) IL60 355 324.0 -31.0
 
98 Brent Honeywell Jr. (TB - SP) MiLB 335 329.0 -6.0
 
99 Derek Holland (DET - SP,RP) 362 295.0 -67.0
 
100 Justin Dunn (SEA - SP) IL10 354 291.0 -63.0
 
101 Jakob Junis (KC - RP,SP) MiLB 346 366.0 +20.0
 
102 Ryne Stanek (HOU - SP,RP) 364    
 
103 Patrick Sandoval (LAA - SP) 314 331.0 +17.0
 
104 Martin Perez (BOS - SP) 326 330.0 +4.0
 
105 Shaun Anderson (BAL - SP,RP) 388    
 
106 Erik Swanson (SEA - SP,RP) 440    
 
107 Tyler Anderson (SEA - SP) 330 369.0 +39.0
 
108 Hirokazu Sawamura (BOS - RP,SP) IL10 444 396.0 -48.0
 
109 Alex Young (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 378 277.0 -101.0
 
110 Andrew Kittredge (TB - SP,RP) 425 357.0 -68.0
 
111 Colten Brewer (BOS - SP,RP) MiLB      
 
112 Daniel Lynch (KC - SP) 439 332.0 -107.0
 
113 Trevor Stephan (CLE - RP,SP)      
 
114 Ljay Newsome (SEA - RP,SP) IL60 397    
 
115 Mike Montgomery (NYY - SP,RP) MiLB 463    
 
116 Asa Lacy (KC - RP,SP) MiLB   423.0  
 
117 Tyler Ivey (HOU - SP,RP) MiLB 384    
 
118 Cole Irvin (OAK - SP,RP)   333.0  
 
119 Homer Bailey (OAK - SP) MiLB 465 436.0 -29.0
 
120 Nick Margevicius (SEA - SP,RP) IL60 452 382.0 -70.0
 
121 Grayson Rodriguez (BAL - SP) MiLB   443.0  
 
122 Emerson Hancock (SEA - SP) MiLB   431.0  
 
123 Jordan Lyles (TEX - SP) 416 371.0 -45.0
 
124 Clarke Schmidt (NYY - P,RP,SP) IL60 431 316.0 -115.0
 
125 Adam Plutko (BAL - SP,RP) 419    
 
126 Zack Godley (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 399    
 
127 Kolby Allard (TEX - RP,SP) 368 413.0 +45.0
 
128 Trevor Richards (TOR - SP,RP) 448 438.0 -10.0
 
129 Reynaldo Lopez (CWS - RP,SP) 445 358.0 -87.0
 
130 Simeon Woods-Richardson (MIN - SP) MiLB   424.0  
 
131 Jose Urena (DET - SP,RP) IL10 412 356.0 -56.0
 
132 Heath Fillmyer (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 437    
 
133 DL Hall (BAL - SP) MiLB      
 
134 Michael Fulmer (DET - RP,SP) 421 348.0 -73.0
 
135 Joe Palumbo (TEX - SP,RP) MiLB 473    
 
136 Jorge Lopez (BAL - SP,RP) 435 449.0 +14.0
 
137 Yohan Ramirez (SEA - SP,RP) MiLB 464 403.0 -61.0
 
138 Reid Detmers (LAA - SP) MiLB   430.0  
 
139 Luke Bard (LAA - SP,RP) IL60 453    
 
140 Hyeon-jong Yang (TEX - RP,SP) MiLB 467 427.0 -40.0
 
141 Jordan Balazovic (MIN - SP) MiLB 462 389.0 -73.0
 
142 Joe Ryan (MIN - SP) MiLB   273.0  
 
143 Trent Thornton (TOR - RP,SP) 430 452.0 +22.0
 
144 Jackson Kowar (KC - SP) MiLB 456 383.0 -73.0
 
145 Connor Seabold (BOS - SP) MiLB 474    
 
146 Zac Lowther (BAL - SP) MiLB 434    
 
147 Jhoan Duran (MIN - SP) MiLB   410.0  
 
148 Ryan Weber (SEA - SP,RP) MiLB 446    
 
149 Carlos Hernandez (KC - RP,SP) 487    
 
150 Travis Lakins Sr. (BAL - SP,RP) IL60 494    
 
151 Brad Peacock (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 454    
 
152 Tyson Ross (TEX - SP) MiLB 471    
 
153 Mike Baumann (BAL - SP) MiLB 501    
 
154 Bruce Zimmermann (BAL - SP) IL10 503 414.0 -89.0