2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

ECR™ | Expert Consensus Ranking

Starting Pitchers Rankings: Consensus of 55 Experts
Rank Player (team, position) Overall Best Worst Avg Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP) DL15 5 1 1 1.0 0.0 40.0 +35.0
2 Max Scherzer (WSH - SP) 18 2 5 2.3 0.6 13.0 -5.0
3 Chris Sale (CWS - SP) 20 2 12 3.9 1.6 17.0 -3.0
4 Jake Arrieta (CHC - SP) 23 2 10 4.2 1.9 15.0 -8.0
5 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP) 29 2 11 5.6 1.8 14.0 -15.0
6 David Price (BOS - SP) 31 3 16 7.6 2.8 37.0 +6.0
7 Jacob DeGrom (NYM - SP) 33 3 14 8.6 2.4 36.0 +3.0
8 Matt Harvey (NYM - SP) DL15 36 4 17 9.3 2.8    
9 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP) 35 4 17 9.5 2.4 29.0 -6.0
10 Zack Greinke (ARI - SP) DL15 38 2 18 9.9 3.3 47.0 +9.0
11 Jose Fernandez (MIA - SP) 41 3 18 10.3 3.5 22.0 -19.0
12 Gerrit Cole (PIT - SP) 44 6 20 12.0 3.3 62.0 +18.0
13 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP) 47 4 23 12.9 4.4 21.0 -26.0
14 Dallas Keuchel (HOU - SP) 48 6 28 14.5 3.4 80.0 +32.0
15 Chris Archer (TB - SP) 50 10 25 15.2 2.7 94.0 +44.0
16 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP) 53 6 54 15.9 6.2 48.0 -5.0
17 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP) 52 8 25 16.0 2.9 88.0 +36.0
18 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP) 54 6 22 16.5 3.4 28.0 -26.0
19 Jon Lester (CHC - SP) 65 8 33 19.9 3.5 41.0 -24.0
20 Johnny Cueto (SF - SP) 67 11 30 21.0 3.5 39.0 -28.0
21 Sonny Gray (OAK - SP) 72 14 47 22.2 6.0 91.0 +19.0
22 Cole Hamels (TEX - SP) 77 16 34 22.6 2.9 54.0 -23.0
23 Danny Salazar (CLE - SP) 79 15 42 24.1 4.6 49.0 -30.0
24 Adam Wainwright (STL - SP) 82 15 36 24.2 4.3 122.0 +40.0
25 Tyson Ross (SD - SP) DL15 91 18 43 27.0 4.8 182.0 +91.0
26 Francisco Liriano (PIT - SP) 95 18 41 28.5 3.7 156.0 +61.0
27 Garrett Richards (LAA - SP) DL60 99 19 75 29.5 8.4    
28 Marcus Stroman (TOR - SP) 97 20 64 29.6 6.8 140.0 +43.0
29 Carlos Martinez (STL - SP) 109 19 70 31.6 9.6 68.0 -41.0
30 Michael Wacha (STL - SP) 108 22 52 31.8 6.3 139.0 +31.0
31 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) 110 21 59 32.6 7.5 77.0 -33.0
32 Jordan Zimmermann (DET - SP) DL15 118 22 68 34.9 9.1 141.0 +23.0
33 Michael Pineda (NYY - SP) 121 19 60 35.1 7.6 174.0 +53.0
34 Jose Quintana (CWS - SP) 124 28 59 37.8 7.0 89.0 -35.0
35 Raisel Iglesias (SP,RP) 132 25 55 38.2 7.1 202.0 +70.0
36 Justin Verlander (DET - SP) 134 19 61 39.9 10.3 79.0 -55.0
37 Jake Odorizzi (TB - SP) 137 27 71 41.8 8.7 188.0 +51.0
38 Taijuan Walker (SEA - SP) DL15 136 26 71 42.0 8.9 144.0 +8.0
39 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA - SP) 141 29 66 42.7 7.9 160.0 +19.0
40 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP) 139 22 67 43.2 10.1 121.0 -18.0
41 Jeff Samardzija (SF - SP) 142 23 80 43.5 10.7 131.0 -11.0
42 Drew Smyly (TB - SP) 150 24 75 44.1 9.2 154.0 +4.0
43 James Shields (CWS - SP) 147 30 68 44.1 9.1 209.0 +62.0
44 Collin McHugh (HOU - SP) 149 29 64 44.9 8.1 199.0 +50.0
45 Yu Darvish (TEX - SP) 148 22 98 44.4 13.3 133.0 -15.0
46 Steven Matz (NYM - SP) 157 27 64 44.2 8.2 119.0 -38.0
47 Patrick Corbin (ARI - SP) 164 29 66 46.6 9.1 207.0 +43.0
48 Yordano Ventura (KC - SP) 162 31 66 48.1 8.0 237.0 +75.0
49 John Lackey (CHC - SP) 165 33 96 49.4 9.6 128.0 -37.0
50 Shelby Miller (ARI - SP) MiLB 170 29 73 49.5 8.3 247.0 +77.0
51 Carlos Rodon (CWS - SP) DL15 171 27 90 49.4 12.5 192.0 +21.0
52 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP) DTD 177 34 77 51.1 8.4 108.0 -69.0
53 Luis Severino (NYY - SP) 185 33 75 51.6 9.5 239.0 +54.0
54 Scott Kazmir (LAD - SP) 179 30 77 52.7 9.9 215.0 +36.0
55 Gio Gonzalez (WSH - SP) 186 32 79 54.5 7.7 203.0 +17.0
56 Wei-Yin Chen (MIA - SP) DL15 191 28 89 53.7 12.0 259.0 +68.0
57 Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP) 196 21 70 55.2 9.8 120.0 -76.0
58 Mike Fiers (HOU - SP) 194 23 103 56.6 12.1 275.0 +81.0
59 Jason Hammel (CHC - SP) 208 46 97 61.6 11.9 170.0 -38.0
60 Jaime Garcia (STL - SP) 215 33 99 60.4 11.5 216.0 +1.0
61 Kenta Maeda (LAD - SP) 216 26 100 59.6 14.9 134.0 -82.0
62 Joe Ross (WSH - SP) DL15 229 35 90 61.9 12.6 208.0 -21.0
63 Clay Buchholz (BOS - SP,RP) 230 35 93 64.6 11.5 292.0 +62.0
64 Anibal Sanchez (DET - SP,RP) 238 43 87 67.0 9.0 296.0 +58.0
65 Ian Kennedy (KC - SP) 237 42 135 66.2 13.5 264.0 +27.0
66 Aaron Nola (PHI - SP) 242 38 99 67.0 10.2 166.0 -76.0
67 Mike Leake (STL - SP) 248 49 108 70.8 12.2 306.0 +58.0
68 Andrew Cashner (MIA - SP) 252 48 93 70.7 9.5 321.0 +69.0
69 Jimmy Nelson (MIL - SP) 246 50 135 71.2 14.8 278.0 +32.0
70 Alex Wood (LAD - SP) DL60 253 54 94 70.1 9.9 307.0 +54.0
71 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) DL60 256 58 108 71.9 11.6    
72 Marco Estrada (TOR - SP,RP) 261 37 129 72.0 12.8 228.0 -33.0
73 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP) 259 53 109 73.8 11.3 285.0 +26.0
74 Eduardo Rodriguez (BOS - SP) 268 42 122 75.8 14.5 339.0 +71.0
75 Kevin Gausman (BAL - SP,RP) 270 58 196 78.7 19.9 284.0 +14.0
76 Edinson Volquez (KC - SP) 276 60 120 78.1 11.1 303.0 +27.0
77 Matt Moore (TB - SP) 282 51 157 78.8 21.1 266.0 -16.0
78 Jerad Eickhoff (PHI - SP) 272 31 117 77.2 14.3 242.0 -30.0
79 Vincent Velasquez (PHI - SP,RP) 299 56 129 81.1 16.2 196.0 -103.0
80 Rick Porcello (BOS - SP) 284 59 132 82.4 15.5 223.0 -61.0
81 Nathan Eovaldi (NYY - SP) 296 42 104 80.5 12.6 357.0 +61.0
82 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP,RP) 289 56 120 81.9 13.9 240.0 -49.0
83 Jose Berrios (MIN - SP) MiLB 287 59 116 81.9 14.2 312.0 +25.0
84 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP) 321 58 137 86.6 17.1 390.0 +69.0
85 Ervin Santana (MIN - SP) 317 69 116 84.7 10.7 350.0 +33.0
86 Rich Hill (OAK - SP) DTD 304 58 125 85.2 16.5 165.0 -139.0
87 R.A. Dickey (TOR - SP) 298 59 143 87.8 19.6 499.0 +201.0
88 Nathan Karns (SEA - SP,RP) 329 63 138 84.6 14.3 395.0 +66.0
89 Derek Holland (TEX - SP) DL60 326 48 127 88.5 16.0 409.0 +83.0
90 Alexander Colome (TB - SP,RP) 318 59 154 83.4 22.2 256.0 -62.0
91 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) DL15 332 48 125 88.7 15.2 398.0 +66.0
92 Phil Hughes (MIN - SP) DL60 305 57 126 88.8 16.5    
93 J.A. Happ (TOR - SP) 323 61 119 88.2 15.7 254.0 -69.0
94 Wade Miley (SEA - SP) DL15 346 68 119 91.5 14.3 402.0 +56.0
95 Erasmo Ramirez (TB - SP,RP) 406 63 127 90.0 16.0 423.0 +17.0
96 Alex Cobb (TB - SP) DL60 336 49 146 93.1 19.8 389.0 +53.0
97 Tyler Glasnow (PIT - SP) DL15 333 65 117 89.8 13.9 332.0 -1.0
98 Jesse Hahn (OAK - SP) MiLB 313 38 129 91.1 21.0    
99 Hector Santiago (LAA - SP) 335 59 125 95.8 18.4 366.0 +31.0
100 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP,RP) 356 42 163 96.0 25.4 186.0 -170.0
101 Robbie Ray (ARI - SP) 383 62 129 94.0 15.4 417.0 +34.0
102 Brandon Finnegan (CIN - SP,RP) 331 66 135 92.5 16.1 436.0 +105.0
103 Adam Conley (MIA - SP) 379 67 123 91.2 17.3 311.0 -68.0
104 Lucas Giolito (WSH - SP) MiLB 422 72 149 97.1 17.9 383.0 -39.0
105 Jake Peavy (SF - SP) 345 66 134 96.8 16.6 462.0 +117.0
106 James Paxton (SEA - SP) 392 67 138 97.3 17.9 320.0 -72.0
107 Matt Shoemaker (LAA - SP) 349 53 150 101.5 24.6 267.0 -82.0
108 Tyler Duffey (MIN - SP) 384 69 129 99.7 20.3 358.0 -26.0
109 Taylor Jungmann (MIL - SP) MiLB 409 72 119 96.2 11.2 420.0 +11.0
110 Zack Wheeler (NYM - SP) DL60 416 71 147 100.7 18.8 464.0 +48.0
111 Doug Fister (HOU - SP,RP) 457 75 148 104.9 21.0 369.0 -88.0
112 Jonathon Niese (PIT - SP) 427 68 137 103.8 18.2 480.0 +53.0
113 Mat Latos (SP) FA 400 64 148 102.6 23.6    
114 Chris Tillman (BAL - SP) 361 63 140 104.6 19.2 206.0 -155.0
115 Danny Duffy (KC - SP,RP) 402 70 157 104.6 24.4 268.0 -134.0
116 Kris Medlen (KC - SP,RP) DL60 463 79 137 101.2 15.7    
117 Drew Pomeranz (BOS - SP,RP) 419 72 142 106.8 23.0 167.0 -252.0
118 Julio Urias (LAD - SP) MiLB 408 74 156 108.5 27.2 325.0 -83.0
119 Yovani Gallardo (BAL - SP) 434 73 141 101.9 16.0 477.0 +43.0
120 Lance Lynn (STL - SP) DL60 340 38 53 45.5 7.5    
121 Blake Snell (TB - SP) 399 70 121 97.3 15.7 351.0 -48.0
122 Bartolo Colon (NYM - SP) 360 66 134 99.5 18.6 373.0 +13.0
123 Josh Tomlin (CLE - SP) 418 73 142 103.7 17.9 277.0 -141.0
124 Chris Heston (SF - SP) DL60 443 78 160 107.4 22.2    
125 Daniel Norris (DET - SP) DL15 471 64 135 106.2 16.7    
126 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL - SP) 442 80 149 105.0 15.8    
127 Chris Young (KC - SP,RP) 389 49 197 113.3 42.3    
128 Tanner Roark (WSH - SP,RP) 415 67 153 110.0 23.4 255.0 -160.0
129 Archie Bradley (ARI - SP) 426 72 170 114.0 25.4 372.0 -54.0
130 Jered Weaver (LAA - SP) 420 63 156 114.3 27.1 484.0 +64.0
131 Drew Hutchison (TOR - SP) MiLB 429 69 158 112.9 23.1    
132 Homer Bailey (CIN - SP) 436 71 142 112.2 20.6    
133 Jesse Chavez (TOR - SP,RP) 385 69 135 108.1 21.8 410.0 +25.0
134 Tommy Milone (MIN - SP) MiLB 460 71 154 110.9 28.0    
135 Chris Bassitt (OAK - SP,RP) DL60 437 73 158 114.7 23.5    
136 Shane Greene (DET - SP,RP) 395 52 100 83.7 22.4 415.0 +20.0
137 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI - SP) DL15 495 84 158 110.3 19.8    
138 Henderson Alvarez (OAK - SP) DL60 444 64 163 109.4 33.4    
139 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP) 508 88 155 114.9 21.9 298.0 -210.0
140 Cody Anderson (CLE - SP) 411 62 139 105.2 24.7    
141 Jose De Leon (LAD - SP,RP) MiLB 452 77 162 122.0 33.3 411.0 -41.0
142 Mark Buehrle (SP) 380 78 87 82.5 4.5    
143 Adam Warren (NYY - SP,RP) 599 84 162 121.3 29.0    
144 John Lamb (CIN - SP) MiLB 544 88 151 114.3 19.4 472.0 -72.0
145 Matt Cain (SF - SP) 520 76 157 124.2 21.5 400.0 -120.0
146 Jorge De La Rosa (COL - SP) 441 81 161 115.6 21.5 457.0 +16.0
147 Joe Kelly (BOS - SP) 474 91 171 120.2 24.0    
148 Chase Anderson (MIL - SP) 515 84 158 121.9 20.8 479.0 -36.0
149 Erik Johnson (SD - SP) DL15 506 89 149 118.5 25.6    
150 Tom Koehler (MIA - SP) 479 87 164 122.9 21.8 460.0 -19.0
151 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP) 539 83 150 127.3 22.8 403.0 -136.0
152 C.J. Wilson (LAA - SP) DL60 458 92 157 119.3 22.7    
153 Wily Peralta (MIL - SP) MiLB 576 86 162 131.6 22.5    
154 Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP) MiLB 582 91 153 120.6 20.5    
155 Henry Owens (BOS - SP) MiLB 511 90 180 129.0 27.6    
156 Tyler Skaggs (LAA - SP)   88 111 99.5 11.5 452.0  
157 Matthew Wisler (ATL - SP) MiLB 635 90 169 125.0 21.7 433.0 -202.0
158 Marco Gonzales (STL - SP) MiLB   90 128 109.0 19.0    
159 Bud Norris (LAD - SP,RP) 589 91 165 130.3 30.7    
160 Kendall Graveman (OAK - SP) 537 91 151 130.8 19.7 482.0 -55.0
161 Jeff Locke (PIT - SP) 473 92 152 117.8 20.3    
162 Jeremy Hellickson (PHI - SP) 519 95 153 124.3 21.1 397.0 -122.0
163 Martin Perez (TEX - SP) 496 94 143 122.8 11.4 471.0 -25.0
164 Trevor May (MIN - SP,RP) 551 94 143 118.2 18.7 394.0 -157.0
165 Nick Tropeano (LAA - SP) DL15 570 95 159 124.9 21.5 416.0 -154.0
166 Brett Anderson (LAD - SP) DL60 552 95 130 110.4 11.5    
167 Michael Fulmer (DET - SP) 603 97 163 139.7 30.2 195.0 -408.0
168 Alfredo Simon (CIN - SP) DL15 482 100 167 131.8 29.6    
169 Miguel Gonzalez (CWS - SP) 475 102 148 125.3 16.4    
170 Dylan Bundy (BAL - SP,RP) 612 103 147 122.0 16.3    
171 Michael Foltynewicz (ATL - SP) 536 105 179 140.3 30.3 465.0 -71.0
172 Sean Manaea (OAK - SP) DL15 486 105 122 111.8 7.2 347.0 -139.0
173 Mike Minor (KC - SP) DL60 571 106 160 126.5 20.2 495.0 -76.0
174 Chad Bettis (COL - SP) 523 106 133 119.3 12.3 481.0 -42.0
175 Charlie Morton (PHI - SP) DL60 513 107 152 128.6 14.5    
176 Colby Lewis (TEX - SP) DL60 574 109 151 126.5 15.5 483.0 -91.0
177 Jarred Cosart (SD - SP) 498 111 136 124.2 10.6    
178 Tyler Lyons (STL - SP,RP) 624 112 162 143.7 22.5    
179 Roenis Elias (BOS - SP) MiLB 566 115 144 125.5 10.2    
180 Scott Feldman (HOU - SP,RP) 494 119 146 136.7 12.5    
181 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP) 647 126 176 145.5 15.2 349.0 -298.0
182 Mike Pelfrey (DET - SP) 580 128 147 138.0 7.8    
183 Zach Davies (MIL - SP) 572 129 150 139.7 8.6 367.0 -205.0
184 Matt Garza (MIL - SP) 563 132 148 142.3 6.1 493.0 -70.0
185 Colin Rea (MIA - SP) 522 133 189 160.0 22.9    
186 Michael Lorenzen (CIN - SP,RP)   133 148 140.5 7.5    
187 John Danks (SP) FA 565 134 163 151.3 12.0    
188 Tyler Chatwood (COL - SP,RP) 549 135 143 139.0 4.0 374.0 -175.0
189 Vance Worley (BAL - SP,RP) 634 138 168 153.0 15.0    
190 Robbie Erlin (SD - SP) DL60 656 140 187 158.8 17.6    
191 Ryan Vogelsong (PIT - SP,RP) DL60 604 142 161 156.0 8.1    
192 Ivan Nova (NYY - SP,RP) 642 144 172 152.5 11.5    
193 Brandon McCarthy (LAD - SP) 628 146 160 154.0 5.9 494.0 -134.0
194 Kyle Zimmer (KC - SP,RP) MiLB 569 148 160 154.0 6.0    
195 Chi Chi Gonzalez (TEX - SP) MiLB 611 149 184 166.0 14.3    
196 Jordan Lyles (COL - SP,RP) 607 149 183 165.0 14.0    
197 Williams Perez (ATL - SP) DL15 633 150 166 156.3 6.9    
198 T.J. House (CLE - SP) MiLB 653 154 182 168.0 14.0    
199 Jon Moscot (CIN - SP) MiLB 605 161 188 174.5 13.5    
200 Ricky Nolasco (MIN - SP) 631 164 167 165.5 1.5 407.0 -224.0