2017 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Expert Consensus Ranking (24 of 27 experts) - Updated 2/19
Rank Player (Team, Position) Overall Best Worst Avg Std Dev
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD, SP) 5 1 1 1.0 0.0
2 Max Scherzer (WSH, SP) DTD 13 2 3 2.1 0.3
3 Madison Bumgarner (SF, SP) 16 3 4 3.4 0.5
4 Noah Syndergaard (NYM, SP) 20 2 6 4.3 1.2
5 Chris Sale (BOS, SP) 21 3 8 4.8 1.2
6 Corey Kluber (CLE, SP) 24 4 7 5.7 0.8
7 Jake Arrieta (CHC, SP) 38 5 13 8.6 2.0
8 Jon Lester (CHC, SP) 39 7 17 8.9 2.3
9 Johnny Cueto (SF, SP) 46 7 17 10.8 2.3
10 David Price (BOS, SP) 43 6 21 11.0 3.2
11 Yu Darvish (TEX, SP) 47 7 20 11.0 3.5
12 Stephen Strasburg (WSH, SP) 49 5 19 12.7 3.5
13 Justin Verlander (DET, SP) 50 7 56 13.1 9.3
14 Carlos Carrasco (CLE, SP) 55 8 27 14.7 4.3
15 Chris Archer (TB, SP) 59 12 24 16.0 2.9
16 Jacob DeGrom (NYM, SP) 63 11 27 16.8 3.5
17 Aroldis Chapman (NYY, RP) 71 12 25 18.7 3.8
18 Kenley Jansen (LAD, RP) 72 9 32 19.0 4.8
19 Kyle Hendricks (CHC, SP) 73 12 40 19.6 6.4
20 Zach Britton (BAL, RP) 79 13 27 21.5 4.1
21 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY, SP) 81 15 43 23.3 6.0
22 Zack Greinke (ARI, SP) 84 11 51 24.8 7.5
23 Carlos Martinez (STL, SP) 83 14 43 25.0 8.2
24 Cole Hamels (TEX, SP) 86 14 36 25.8 6.1
25 Gerrit Cole (PIT, SP) 92 18 51 27.6 8.6
26 Jose Quintana (CWS, SP) 95 17 65 30.1 9.3
27 Seung-Hwan Oh (STL, RP) 96 18 49 31.3 7.6
28 Kenta Maeda (LAD, SP) 97 13 62 32.1 9.8
29 Roberto Osuna (TOR, RP) 100 25 59 33.4 8.4
30 Edwin Diaz (SEA, RP) 99 24 44 33.6 5.7
31 Craig Kimbrel (BOS, RP) 98 24 64 33.7 8.2
32 Julio Teheran (ATL, SP) 102 20 55 34.7 8.9
33 Rick Porcello (BOS, SP) 107 22 58 36.1 9.7
34 Mark Melancon (SF, RP) 106 20 48 31.5 6.8
35 Danny Salazar (CLE, SP) 111 22 63 38.2 9.8
36 Aaron Sanchez (TOR, SP) 109 20 79 38.6 14.5
37 Andrew Miller (CLE, RP) 114 19 66 39.8 12.5
38 Danny Duffy (KC, SP,RP) 113 17 79 36.7 13.7
39 Wade Davis (CHC, RP) 116 22 62 37.1 9.7
40 Kenneth Giles (HOU, RP) 117 28 56 39.4 6.3
41 Michael Fulmer (DET, SP) 120 32 64 44.2 8.5
42 Rich Hill (LAD, SP) 123 22 73 42.5 12.2
43 Matt Harvey (NYM, SP) 125 20 105 49.3 17.9
44 Dallas Keuchel (HOU, SP) 129 18 70 45.1 12.9
45 Marcus Stroman (TOR, SP) 128 29 71 50.8 9.9
46 David Robertson (CWS, RP) 138 36 81 51.8 11.6
47 Felix Hernandez (SEA, SP) 133 33 78 48.1 9.5
48 Kelvin Herrera (KC, RP) 131 30 75 43.8 10.3
49 Cody Allen (CLE, RP) 137 30 59 44.9 8.3
50 Lance McCullers (HOU, SP) DL15 146 23 87 54.0 16.3
51 Steven Matz (NYM, SP) DL15 141 37 69 54.0 8.3
52 Jeurys Familia (NYM, RP) 142 34 78 54.4 11.5
53 Aaron Nola (PHI, SP) 147 28 80 54.5 12.5
54 John Lackey (CHC, SP) 143 33 81 50.7 11.2
55 Kevin Gausman (BAL, SP) 139 33 94 55.0 15.2
56 Jameson Taillon (PIT, SP) 154 14 86 56.0 14.1
57 Alexander Colome (TB, RP) 157 34 110 56.4 16.6
58 Tanner Roark (WSH, SP) 159 25 105 61.4 16.2
59 Vincent Velasquez (PHI, SP) 162 51 97 67.5 10.8
60 James Paxton (SEA, SP) 170 45 98 68.4 14.3
61 Dellin Betances (NYY, RP) 166 32 99 61.0 16.7
62 Francisco Rodriguez (DET, RP) 174 38 100 65.4 16.6
63 Jonathan Gray (COL, SP) 165 39 90 62.0 12.1
64 Julio Urias (LAD, SP) 169 43 96 66.3 12.4
65 Jeff Samardzija (SF, SP) 177 48 86 66.5 11.4
66 A.J. Ramos (MIA, RP) 180 39 79 64.8 12.5
67 Sean Manaea (OAK, SP) DL15 176 47 119 68.8 16.5
68 Jake Odorizzi (TB, SP) 184 56 92 70.3 8.1
69 J.A. Happ (TOR, SP) 181 55 106 70.3 11.8
70 Sonny Gray (OAK, SP) 188 50 96 71.5 13.1
71 Sam Dyson (TEX, RP) 193 45 108 73.1 14.8
72 Tony Watson (PIT, RP) 194 46 100 73.2 12.7
73 Robbie Ray (ARI, SP) 192 52 93 73.2 10.9
74 Carlos Rodon (CWS, SP) 190 44 134 76.7 19.6
75 Michael Pineda (NYY, SP) 203 51 107 77.9 14.9
76 Matt Shoemaker (LAA, SP) 200 45 103 75.8 14.9
77 Garrett Richards (LAA, SP) 204 49 98 80.0 14.1
78 Drew Pomeranz (BOS, SP) 197 51 94 69.8 12.5
79 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN, SP) 198 48 140 77.5 20.1
80 Marco Estrada (TOR, SP) 206 60 94 77.5 9.3
81 Joe Ross (WSH, SP) 207 56 137 81.6 16.1
82 Drew Smyly (SEA, SP) 208 56 129 81.7 17.1
83 Jerad Eickhoff (PHI, SP) 211 47 104 81.7 13.6
84 Adam Ottavino (COL, RP) 217 40 118 82.2 21.5
85 Taijuan Walker (ARI, SP) 216 32 131 86.0 17.7
86 Raisel Iglesias (CIN, SP,RP) 219 49 145 86.4 25.6
87 Matt Moore (SF, SP) 222 55 129 85.7 20.7
88 Adam Wainwright (STL, SP) 221 61 120 82.6 13.6
89 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA, SP) 227 66 118 87.8 15.1
90 Ryan Madson (OAK, RP) 242 52 140 92.9 21.3
91 Blake Snell (TB, SP) 244 71 135 97.4 15.3
92 Jharel Cotton (OAK, SP) 241 56 144 94.9 17.2
93 Junior Guerra (MIL, SP) 248 68 122 97.5 12.6
94 Collin McHugh (HOU, SP) 249 73 122 95.1 12.3
95 Gio Gonzalez (WSH, SP) 253 69 121 98.5 13.2
96 Shawn Kelley (WSH, RP) 247 46 116 90.3 20.1
97 Tyler Glasnow (PIT, SP) 252 53 167 101.6 25.0
98 Ian Kennedy (KC, SP) 263 79 138 100.5 13.2
99 Hector Neris (PHI, RP) 250 41 151 93.1 28.4
100 Ervin Santana (MIN, SP) 267 62 138 104.3 17.3
101 Jeremy Hellickson (PHI, SP) 271 65 136 102.3 14.8
102 Tyler Anderson (COL, SP) 257 60 151 103.3 25.1
103 Cameron Bedrosian (LAA, RP) 270 49 137 98.3 21.2
104 Tyson Ross (TEX, SP) 260 72 159 104.6 25.3
105 Alexander Reyes (STL, SP,RP) DTD 246 46 124 74.5 22.3
106 Trevor Bauer (CLE, SP,RP) 275 43 132 100.6 22.1
107 Jordan Zimmermann (DET, SP) 286 80 146 110.9 16.8
108 Brandon Maurer (SD, RP) 281 59 191 107.0 26.3
109 Ivan Nova (PIT, SP,RP) 283 68 134 103.3 15.0
110 Dylan Bundy (BAL, SP,RP) 276 73 160 99.7 21.7
111 Tyler Skaggs (LAA, SP) 293 89 139 110.7 14.1
112 Jim Johnson (ATL, RP) 287 62 130 100.7 17.7
113 Chris Tillman (BAL, SP) DTD 295 82 149 112.1 16.4
114 Fernando Rodney (ARI, RP) 296 65 139 110.1 17.2
115 Alex Cobb (TB, SP) 291 76 133 107.3 17.1
116 Nate Jones (CWS, RP) 322 81 137 113.3 14.2
117 Zach Davies (MIL, SP) 294 85 133 105.4 13.5
118 Wei-Yin Chen (MIA, SP) 304 79 143 115.0 18.4
119 Neftali Feliz (MIL, RP) 303 50 137 103.4 22.0
120 Mike Leake (STL, SP) 302 97 189 120.5 25.7
121 Jason Hammel (KC, SP) 307 78 130 107.7 16.0
122 Brandon Kintzler (MIN, RP) 300 64 147 111.5 25.0
123 Addison Reed (NYM, RP) 321 77 134 108.8 17.1
124 Luke Weaver (STL, SP) 310 81 177 118.1 25.3
125 Lance Lynn (STL, SP) 301 53 134 106.1 23.9
126 Arodys Vizcaino (ATL, RP) DL15 298 66 214 122.0 39.3
127 Daniel Norris (DET, SP) 311 80 172 116.9 26.4
128 Andrew Triggs (OAK, SP,RP) 314 87 171 126.7 27.3
129 Francisco Liriano (TOR, SP) 309 83 169 117.2 22.9
130 Bartolo Colon (ATL, SP) 313 91 152 117.6 20.0
131 Eduardo Rodriguez (BOS, SP) 326 88 149 116.5 17.7
132 Joe Musgrove (HOU, SP) 316 75 158 114.6 22.2
133 Matt Andriese (TB, SP,RP) 336 104 170 119.3 17.6
134 Michael Foltynewicz (ATL, SP) 323 85 187 126.9 30.4
135 Kyle Barraclough (MIA, RP) 333 89 158 122.0 20.3
136 Tyler Thornburg (BOS, RP) 331 70 165 125.3 25.6
137 Jeanmar Gomez (PHI, RP) 315 74 189 134.3 35.1
138 C.J. Edwards (CHC, RP) 317 67 196 132.3 40.6
139 Jose Berrios (MIN, SP) 324 53 197 138.8 37.6
140 Jaime Garcia (ATL, SP) 343 94 168 128.9 20.6
141 Lucas Giolito (CWS, SP) 339 102 185 139.3 31.1
142 Jeremy Jeffress (TEX, RP) 325 68 218 142.7 47.7
143 Mike Montgomery (CHC, SP,RP) 362 103 150 124.4 17.1
144 Michael Wacha (STL, SP,RP) 340 99 173 131.0 24.4
145 Jose De Leon (TB, SP) 376 107 180 129.2 21.1
146 Joaquin Benoit (PHI, RP) 357 88 174 126.9 27.6
147 Brandon Finnegan (CIN, SP) 381 101 172 129.4 20.2
148 Daniel Straily (MIA, SP) 351 94 155 125.6 19.5
149 Chris Devenski (HOU, SP,RP) 371 71 216 136.1 38.1
150 Carter Capps (SD, RP) DTD 380 82 215 137.4 36.8
151 Greg Holland (COL, RP) 386 102 156 125.4 16.4
152 Drew Storen (CIN, RP) 369 99 190 133.8 37.1
153 Matt Bush (TEX, RP) 395 95 168 137.9 22.4
154 David Phelps (MIA, SP,RP) 363 103 171 137.6 23.9
155 Matthew Strahm (KC, SP,RP) 372 95 146 128.4 15.9
156 Daniel Hudson (PIT, RP) 334 74 217 153.3 48.2
157 Corey Knebel (MIL, RP) 348 66 195 143.2 43.2
158 Adam Conley (MIA, SP) 418 117 164 135.8 16.7
159 Huston Street (LAA, RP) 353 83 186 143.9 31.3
160 Sean Doolittle (OAK, RP) 388 84 175 136.9 30.6
161 Luis Severino (NYY, SP,RP) 397 115 166 139.4 20.1
162 Santiago Casilla (OAK, RP) 417 100 180 129.0 30.4
163 Alex Wood (LAD, SP,RP) 393 106 188 144.3 26.9
164 Hector Rondon (CHC, RP) 442 70 219 150.9 38.5
165 Scott Kazmir (LAD, SP) MiLB 396 105 182 142.8 20.2
166 Glen Perkins (MIN, RP) DTD 401 105 228 153.6 47.1
167 Darren O'Day (BAL, RP) 420 78 257 155.0 75.2
168 Steven Wright (BOS, SP,RP) MiLB 402 104 165 138.7 21.5
169 Ty Blach (SF, P,SP) 366 102 196 140.0 37.2
170 Koji Uehara (CHC, RP) 368 69 250 159.5 90.5
171 Robert Gsellman (NYM, SP) 432 122 177 146.7 19.7
172 Ryan Dull (OAK, RP) 446 111 220 158.3 32.5
173 Shelby Miller (ARI, SP) 392 115 183 157.1 22.4
174 Mike Fiers (HOU, SP) 403 119 181 152.3 18.9
175 Mauricio Cabrera (ATL, RP) 438 124 193 152.8 26.4
176 Brad Brach (BAL, RP) 508 98 223 170.5 38.5
177 Felipe Rivero (PIT, RP) 389 99 244 177.7 59.8
178 Tyler Chatwood (COL, SP) 405 99 199 160.8 30.4
179 Will Harris (HOU, RP) 400 106 233 165.8 42.4
180 Grant Dayton (LAD, RP) 354 120 237 159.8 45.4
181 Trevor Rosenthal (STL, RP) 577 105 224 179.0 44.5
182 Miguel Gonzalez (CWS, SP) 412 113 203 165.6 31.9
183 Reynaldo Lopez (WSH, SP,RP) 399 112 192 168.2 28.1
184 Archie Bradley (ARI, SP) 422 119 174 154.6 17.0
185 Kevin Quackenbush (SD, RP) 398 115 299 207.0 92.0
186 Clay Buchholz (PHI, SP,RP) 493 136 172 158.0 14.1
187 Ricky Nolasco (LAA, SP) 423 133 172 156.3 13.6
188 Kendall Graveman (OAK, SP) 437 127 196 170.2 24.1
189 Luke Gregerson (HOU, RP) 421 131 227 176.0 33.2
190 Derek Law (SF, RP)   135 262 198.5 63.5
191 CC Sabathia (NYY, SP) 484 138 188 168.0 17.7
192 Hunter Strickland (SF, RP) 520 139 241 183.3 42.7
193 Brandon McCarthy (LAD, SP,RP) MiLB 444 141 192 159.5 19.4
194 Brad Ziegler (MIA, RP) 465 141 198 165.8 19.2
195 Josh Tomlin (CLE, SP) 468 147 167 155.0 8.0
196 Chad Green (NYY, SP) DL60 499 147 189 171.5 17.1
197 Joe Blanton (LAD, RP)   148 294 221.0 73.0
198 Seth Lugo (NYM, SP,RP) 470 149 191 168.3 17.3
199 Andrew Bailey (LAA, RP) 464 150 242 188.3 39.1
200 Homer Bailey (CIN, SP) DL60 488 152 176 163.2 9.5
201 Keone Kela (TEX, RP) 467 153 325 239.0 86.0
202 Anthony Cingrani (CIN, RP) 485 154 243 188.7 38.9
203 Pedro Baez (LAD, RP)   154 229 191.3 30.6
204 Edinson Volquez (MIA, SP) 541 154 186 174.6 11.4
205 Jimmy Nelson (MIL, SP) 474 156 195 178.7 16.5
206 Zack Wheeler (NYM, SP) 478 156 167 160.0 4.2
207 Charlie Morton (HOU, SP) 574 157 191 178.8 13.0
208 Liam Hendriks (OAK, RP) 477 158 335 221.7 80.3
209 Alex Meyer (LAA, SP,RP)   158 256 207.0 49.0
210 Pedro Strop (CHC, RP) 383 159 322 240.5 81.5
211 Matt Boyd (DET, SP,RP) 495 159 184 167.7 11.6
212 Chad Kuhl (PIT, SP) 536 159 181 173.8 7.7
213 Josh Hader (MIL, SP) 494 159 178 170.0 8.0
214 Mychal Antonio Givens (BAL, RP)   161 235 198.0 37.0
215 Matthew Wisler (ATL, SP,RP) 496 161 201 182.3 16.4
216 Francis Martes (HOU, SP,RP) NRI 502 164 206 185.0 21.0
217 R.A. Dickey (ATL, SP) 515 164 188 171.3 9.9
218 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI, SP) NRI 518 166 333 249.5 83.5
219 Colby Lewis (TEX, SP)   166 203 184.5 18.5
220 Ryan Buchter (SD, RP)   167 232 199.5 32.5
221 Nathan Karns (KC, SP,RP) 511 167 181 174.0 5.7
222 Jacob Barnes (MIL, RP)   168 252 210.0 42.0
223 Steve Cishek (SEA, RP) DTD 553 169 238 196.0 30.1
224 Will Smith (SF, RP)   170 254 212.0 42.0
225 Jake McGee (COL, RP)   171 231 201.0 30.0
226 Ariel Miranda (SEA, SP,RP) 522 171 202 187.3 12.0
227 Martin Perez (TEX, SP) 524 173 204 188.5 15.5
228 Brett Cecil (STL, RP)   174 291 232.5 58.5
229 Doug Fister (HOU, SP) 537 174 253 213.5 39.5
230 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD, SP) 530 174 200 184.2 9.5
231 Jonathan Papelbon (RP) FA   175 247 211.0 36.0
232 Brad Hand (SD, RP) 554 175 222 193.0 20.7
233 Patrick Corbin (ARI, SP,RP) 532 175 197 184.8 7.1
234 Nick Tropeano (LAA, SP) 535 176 275 225.5 49.5
235 Blake Treinen (WSH, RP) 538 177 213 189.7 16.5
236 Hector Santiago (MIN, SP) 555 177 201 187.0 10.2
237 Andrew Cashner (TEX, SP) 578 178 204 191.7 10.7
238 James Shields (CWS, SP) 559 178 194 184.0 7.1
239 Jhoulys Chacin (SD, SP,RP) MiLB 562 179 200 189.5 10.5
240 Chad Bettis (COL, SP)   179 197 188.0 9.0
241 Pat Neshek (PHI, RP)   180 342 261.0 81.0
242 Juan Nicasio (PIT, SP,RP)   181 239 210.0 29.0
243 Matt Garza (MIL, SP) 575 182 302 242.0 60.0
244 Wade Miley (BAL, SP) MiLB   183 282 220.3 43.9
245 Tyler Clippard (NYY, RP)   186 273 229.5 43.5
246 Carlos Estevez (COL, RP) 563 187 320 253.5 66.5
247 Michael Lorenzen (CIN, RP) 564 187 221 197.5 13.8
248 Anibal Sanchez (DET, SP,RP) 568 187 210 198.5 11.5
249 Bradley Boxberger (TB, RP)   189 225 203.7 15.4
250 Fernando Salas (NYM, RP)   192 343 267.5 75.5
251 Dan Otero (CLE, RP)   194 318 256.0 62.0
252 Jake Barrett (ARI, RP)   194 226 206.0 14.2
253 Justin Wilson (DET, RP)   199 287 243.0 44.0