2016 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Expert Consensus Ranking (55 of 55 Experts) - Updated 4/08
Rank Player (Team, Position) Overall Best Worst Avg Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
1 Clayton Kershaw (LAD, SP) DL60 5 1 1 1.0 0.0 42.0 +37.0
2 Max Scherzer (WSH, SP) 18 2 5 2.3 0.6 12.0 -6.0
3 Chris Sale (CWS, SP) 20 2 12 3.9 1.6 18.0 -2.0
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 33.0 +2.0
7 Jacob DeGrom (NYM, SP) 33 3 14 8.6 2.4 32.0 -1.0
8 Matt Harvey (NYM, SP) DL60 36 4 17 9.3 2.8 181.0 +145.0
9 Corey Kluber (CLE, SP) 35 4 17 9.5 2.4 25.0 -10.0
10 Zack Greinke (ARI, SP) 38 2 18 9.9 3.3 53.0 +15.0
11 Jose Fernandez (MIA, SP) 41 3 18 10.3 3.5 20.0 -21.0
12 Gerrit Cole (PIT, SP) 44 6 20 12.0 3.3 57.0 +13.0
13 Stephen Strasburg (WSH, SP) DL15 47 4 23 12.9 4.4 28.0 -19.0
14 Dallas Keuchel (HOU, SP) 48 6 28 14.5 3.4 94.0 +46.0
15 Chris Archer (TB, SP) 50 10 25 15.2 2.7 82.0 +32.0
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 84.0 +32.0
18 Noah Syndergaard (NYM, SP) 54 6 22 16.5 3.4 31.0 -23.0
19 Jon Lester (CHC, SP) 65 8 33 19.9 3.5 38.0 -27.0
20 Johnny Cueto (SF, SP) 67 11 30 21.0 3.5 39.0 -28.0
21 Sonny Gray (OAK, SP) DL15 72 14 47 22.2 6.0 124.0 +52.0
22 Cole Hamels (TEX, SP) 77 16 34 22.6 2.9 60.0 -17.0
23 Danny Salazar (CLE, SP) 79 15 42 24.1 4.6 65.0 -14.0
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 4.8 178.0 +87.0
26 Francisco Liriano (TOR, SP) 95 18 41 28.5 3.7 155.0 +60.0
27 Garrett Richards (LAA, SP) DL60 99 19 75 29.5 8.4 236.0 +137.0
28 Marcus Stroman (TOR, SP) 97 20 64 29.6 6.8 123.0 +26.0
29 Carlos Martinez (STL, SP) 109 19 70 31.6 9.6 72.0 -37.0
30 Michael Wacha (STL, SP) DL15 108 22 52 31.8 6.3 163.0 +55.0
31 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY, SP) 110 21 59 32.6 7.5 90.0 -20.0
32 Jordan Zimmermann (DET, SP) DL15 118 22 68 34.9 9.1 165.0 +47.0
33 Michael Pineda (NYY, SP) 121 19 60 35.1 7.6 176.0 +55.0
34 Jose Quintana (CWS, SP) 124 28 59 37.8 7.0 99.0 -25.0
35 Raisel Iglesias (SP,RP) 132 25 55 38.2 7.1 187.0 +55.0
36 Justin Verlander (DET, SP) 134 19 61 39.9 10.3 88.0 -46.0
37 Jake Odorizzi (TB, SP) 137 27 71 41.8 8.7 174.0 +37.0
38 Taijuan Walker (SEA, SP) 136 26 71 42.0 8.9 146.0 +10.0
39 Hisashi Iwakuma (SEA, SP) 141 29 66 42.7 7.9 157.0 +16.0
40 Lance McCullers (HOU, SP) DL15 139 22 67 43.2 10.1 166.0 +27.0
41 Jeff Samardzija (SF, SP) 142 23 80 43.5 10.7 139.0 -3.0
42 Drew Smyly (TB, SP) 150 24 75 44.1 9.2 152.0 +2.0
43 James Shields (CWS, SP) 147 30 68 44.1 9.1 211.0 +64.0
44 Collin McHugh (HOU, SP) 149 29 64 44.9 8.1 193.0 +44.0
45 Yu Darvish (TEX, SP) 148 22 98 44.4 13.3 112.0 -36.0
46 Steven Matz (NYM, SP) DL15 157 27 64 44.2 8.2 120.0 -37.0
47 Patrick Corbin (ARI, SP) 164 29 66 46.6 9.1 202.0 +38.0
48 Yordano Ventura (KC, SP) 162 31 66 48.1 8.0 235.0 +73.0
49 John Lackey (CHC, SP) DL15 165 33 96 49.4 9.6 136.0 -29.0
50 Shelby Miller (ARI, SP) MiLB 170 29 73 49.5 8.3 260.0 +90.0
51 Carlos Rodon (CWS, SP) 171 27 90 49.4 12.5 184.0 +13.0
52 Julio Teheran (ATL, SP) 177 34 77 51.1 8.4 130.0 -47.0
53 Luis Severino (NYY, SP) MiLB 185 33 75 51.6 9.5 234.0 +49.0
54 Scott Kazmir (LAD, SP) DL15 179 30 77 52.7 9.9 218.0 +39.0
55 Gio Gonzalez (WSH, SP) 186 32 79 54.5 7.7 200.0 +14.0
56 Wei-Yin Chen (MIA, SP) DL15 191 28 89 53.7 12.0 270.0 +79.0
57 Kyle Hendricks (CHC, SP) 196 21 70 55.2 9.8 125.0 -71.0
58 Mike Fiers (HOU, SP) 194 23 103 56.6 12.1 279.0 +85.0
59 Jason Hammel (CHC, SP) 208 46 97 61.6 11.9 154.0 -54.0
60 Jaime Garcia (STL, SP) 215 33 99 60.4 11.5 205.0 -10.0
61 Kenta Maeda (LAD, SP) MiLB 216 26 100 59.6 14.9 129.0 -87.0
62 Joe Ross (WSH, SP) DL15 229 35 90 61.9 12.6 223.0 -6.0
63 Clay Buchholz (BOS, SP,RP) 230 35 93 64.6 11.5 309.0 +79.0
64 Anibal Sanchez (DET, SP,RP) 238 43 87 67.0 9.0 311.0 +73.0
65 Ian Kennedy (KC, SP) 237 42 135 66.2 13.5 240.0 +3.0
66 Aaron Nola (PHI, SP) DL60 242 38 99 67.0 10.2 222.0 -20.0
67 Mike Leake (STL, SP) DTD 248 49 108 70.8 12.2 323.0 +75.0
68 Andrew Cashner (MIA, SP) DTD 252 48 93 70.7 9.5 331.0 +79.0
69 Jimmy Nelson (MIL, SP) 246 50 135 71.2 14.8 293.0 +47.0
70 Alex Wood (LAD, SP) DL60 253 54 94 70.1 9.9 340.0 +87.0
71 Andrew Heaney (LAA, SP) DL60 256 58 108 71.9 11.6 405.0 +149.0
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 11.3 280.0 +21.0
74 Eduardo Rodriguez (BOS, SP) DTD 268 42 122 75.8 14.5 373.0 +105.0
75 Kevin Gausman (BAL, SP,RP) 270 58 196 78.7 19.9 300.0 +30.0
76 Edinson Volquez (KC, SP) 276 60 120 78.1 11.1 320.0 +44.0
77 Matt Moore (SF, SP) 282 51 157 78.8 21.1 253.0 -29.0
78 Jerad Eickhoff (PHI, SP) 272 31 117 77.2 14.3 249.0 -23.0
79 Vincent Velasquez (PHI, SP,RP) 299 56 129 81.1 16.2 227.0 -72.0
80 Rick Porcello (BOS, SP) 284 59 132 82.4 15.5 195.0 -89.0
81 Nathan Eovaldi (NYY, SP) DL15 296 42 104 80.5 12.6 385.0 +89.0
82 Trevor Bauer (CLE, SP,RP) 289 56 120 81.9 13.9 257.0 -32.0
83 Jose Berrios (MIN, SP) MiLB 287 59 116 81.9 14.2 338.0 +51.0
84 Kyle Gibson (MIN, SP) 320 58 137 86.6 17.1 420.0 +100.0
85 Ervin Santana (MIN, SP) 317 69 116 84.7 10.7 334.0 +17.0
86 Rich Hill (LAD, SP) 304 58 125 85.2 16.5 201.0 -103.0
87 R.A. Dickey (TOR, SP) 298 59 143 87.8 19.6 531.0 +233.0
88 Nathan Karns (SEA, SP,RP) DL15 328 63 138 84.6 14.3 428.0 +100.0
89 Derek Holland (TEX, SP) 325 48 127 88.5 16.0 448.0 +123.0
90 Alexander Colome (TB, SP,RP) 318 59 154 83.4 22.2 219.0 -99.0
91 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD, SP) DL60 331 48 125 88.7 15.2 431.0 +100.0
92 Phil Hughes (MIN, SP) DL60 305 57 126 88.8 16.5    
93 J.A. Happ (TOR, SP) 322 61 119 88.2 15.7 224.0 -98.0
94 Wade Miley (BAL, SP) 344 68 119 91.5 14.3 436.0 +92.0
95 Erasmo Ramirez (TB, SP,RP) 403 63 127 90.0 16.0 481.0 +78.0
96 Alex Cobb (TB, SP) DL60 335 49 146 93.1 19.8 422.0 +87.0
97 Tyler Glasnow (PIT, SP) DL15 332 65 117 89.8 13.9 365.0 +33.0
98 Jesse Hahn (OAK, SP) DL15 313 38 129 91.1 21.0    
99 Hector Santiago (MIN, SP) DTD 334 59 125 95.8 18.4 393.0 +59.0
100 Aaron Sanchez (TOR, SP,RP) MiLB 354 42 163 96.0 25.4 199.0 -155.0
101 Robbie Ray (ARI, SP) 380 62 129 94.0 15.4 368.0 -12.0
102 Brandon Finnegan (CIN, SP,RP) 330 66 135 92.5 16.1 474.0 +144.0
103 Adam Conley (MIA, SP) DL15 377 67 123 91.2 17.3 319.0 -58.0
104 Lucas Giolito (WSH, SP) 419 72 149 97.1 17.9 417.0 -2.0
105 Jake Peavy (SF, SP,RP) DL15 343 66 134 96.8 16.6 490.0 +147.0
106 James Paxton (SEA, SP) 389 67 138 97.3 17.9 306.0 -83.0
107 Matt Shoemaker (LAA, SP) 347 53 150 101.5 24.6 286.0 -61.0
108 Tyler Duffey (MIN, SP) MiLB 381 69 129 99.7 20.3 391.0 +10.0
109 Taylor Jungmann (MIL, SP) MiLB 406 72 119 96.2 11.2 462.0 +56.0
110 Zack Wheeler (NYM, SP) DL60 413 71 147 100.7 18.8    
111 Doug Fister (HOU, SP,RP) 454 75 148 104.9 21.0 336.0 -118.0
112 Jonathon Niese (NYM, SP,RP) DL15 424 68 137 103.8 18.2 498.0 +74.0
113 Mat Latos (SP) FA 397 64 148 102.6 23.6    
114 Chris Tillman (BAL, SP) DL15 359 63 140 104.6 19.2 232.0 -127.0
115 Danny Duffy (KC, SP,RP) 399 70 157 104.6 24.4 246.0 -153.0
116 Kris Medlen (KC, SP,RP) DL60 460 79 137 101.2 15.7    
117 Drew Pomeranz (BOS, SP,RP) 416 72 142 106.8 23.0 194.0 -222.0
118 Julio Urias (LAD, SP) 405 74 156 108.5 27.2 361.0 -44.0
119 Yovani Gallardo (BAL, SP) 431 73 141 101.9 16.0 510.0 +79.0
120 Blake Snell (TB, SP) 396 70 121 97.3 15.7 363.0 -33.0
121 Bartolo Colon (NYM, SP) 358 66 134 99.5 18.6 374.0 +16.0
122 Josh Tomlin (CLE, SP) 415 73 142 103.7 17.9 327.0 -88.0
123 Chris Heston (SF, SP) DL60 440 78 160 107.4 22.2    
124 Daniel Norris (DET, SP) 468 64 135 106.2 16.7    
125 Ubaldo Jimenez (BAL, SP) 439 80 149 105.0 15.8    
126 Chris Young (KC, SP,RP) 386 49 197 113.3 42.3    
127 Tanner Roark (WSH, SP,RP) 412 67 153 110.0 23.4 244.0 -168.0
128 Archie Bradley (ARI, SP) 423 72 170 114.0 25.4 434.0 +11.0
129 Jered Weaver (LAA, SP) 417 63 156 114.3 27.1 523.0 +106.0
130 Drew Hutchison (PIT, SP) MiLB 426 69 158 112.9 23.1    
131 Homer Bailey (CIN, SP) 433 71 142 112.2 20.6 416.0 -17.0
132 Jesse Chavez (LAD, SP,RP) 382 69 135 108.1 21.8 449.0 +67.0
133 Tommy Milone (MIN, SP) DL15 457 71 154 110.9 28.0    
134 Chris Bassitt (OAK, SP,RP) DL60 434 73 158 114.7 23.5    
135 Shane Greene (DET, SP,RP) 392 52 100 83.7 22.4 454.0 +62.0
136 Rubby De La Rosa (ARI, SP) DL15 492 84 158 110.3 19.8    
137 Henderson Alvarez (OAK, SP) DL60 441 64 163 109.4 33.4    
138 Jonathan Gray (COL, SP) 505 88 155 114.9 21.9 303.0 -202.0
139 Cody Anderson (CLE, SP,RP) MiLB 408 62 139 105.2 24.7    
140 Jose De Leon (LAD, SP,RP) MiLB 449 77 162 122.0 33.3 450.0 +1.0
141 Adam Warren (NYY, SP,RP) 596 84 162 121.3 29.0    
142 John Lamb (CIN, SP) MiLB 541 88 151 114.3 19.4 509.0 -32.0
143 Matt Cain (SF, SP) DL15 517 76 157 124.2 21.5 432.0 -85.0
144 Jorge De La Rosa (COL, SP) 438 81 161 115.6 21.5 502.0 +64.0
145 Joe Kelly (BOS, SP) MiLB 471 91 171 120.2 24.0    
146 Chase Anderson (MIL, SP) 512 84 158 121.9 20.8 515.0 +3.0
147 Erik Johnson (SD, SP) DL60 503 89 149 118.5 25.6    
148 Tom Koehler (MIA, SP) 476 87 164 122.9 21.8 488.0 +12.0
149 CC Sabathia (NYY, SP) 536 83 150 127.3 22.8 438.0 -98.0
150 C.J. Wilson (LAA, SP) DL60 455 92 157 119.3 22.7    
151 Wily Peralta (MIL, SP) 573 86 162 131.6 22.5    
152 Robert Stephenson (CIN, SP) MiLB 579 91 153 120.6 20.5    
153 Henry Owens (BOS, SP) MiLB 508 90 180 129.0 27.6    
154 Tyler Skaggs (LAA, SP)   88 111 99.5 11.5 437.0  
155 Matthew Wisler (ATL, SP) 632 90 169 125.0 21.7 471.0 -161.0
156 Marco Gonzales (STL, SP) MiLB   90 128 109.0 19.0    
157 Bud Norris (LAD, SP,RP) 586 91 165 130.3 30.7    
158 Kendall Graveman (OAK, SP) 534 91 151 130.8 19.7 519.0 -15.0
159 Jeff Locke (PIT, SP,RP) 470 92 152 117.8 20.3    
160 Jeremy Hellickson (PHI, SP) 516 95 153 124.3 21.1 371.0 -145.0
161 Martin Perez (TEX, SP) 493 94 143 122.8 11.4 508.0 +15.0
162 Trevor May (MIN, SP,RP) DL15 548 94 143 118.2 18.7 427.0 -121.0
163 Nick Tropeano (LAA, SP) DL60 567 95 159 124.9 21.5 456.0 -111.0
164 Brett Anderson (LAD, SP) DL15 549 95 130 110.4 11.5 495.0 -54.0
165 Michael Fulmer (DET, SP) 600 97 163 139.7 30.2 203.0 -397.0
166 Alfredo Simon (CIN, SP) DL15 479 100 167 131.8 29.6    
167 Miguel Gonzalez (CWS, SP) DL15 472 102 148 125.3 16.4    
168 Dylan Bundy (BAL, SP,RP) 609 103 147 122.0 16.3 342.0 -267.0
169 Michael Foltynewicz (ATL, SP) 533 105 179 140.3 30.3 507.0 -26.0
170 Sean Manaea (OAK, SP) DL15 483 105 122 111.8 7.2 369.0 -114.0
171 Mike Minor (KC, SP) DL60 568 106 160 126.5 20.2 530.0 -38.0
172 Chad Bettis (COL, SP) 520 106 133 119.3 12.3 489.0 -31.0
173 Charlie Morton (PHI, SP) DL60 510 107 152 128.6 14.5    
174 Colby Lewis (TEX, SP) DL60 571 109 151 126.5 15.5 520.0 -51.0
175 Jarred Cosart (SD, SP) 495 111 136 124.2 10.6    
176 Tyler Lyons (STL, SP,RP) DL60 621 112 162 143.7 22.5    
177 Roenis Elias (BOS, SP) MiLB 563 115 144 125.5 10.2    
178 Scott Feldman (TOR, SP,RP) 491 119 146 136.7 12.5    
179 Jameson Taillon (PIT, SP) 644 126 176 145.5 15.2 345.0 -299.0
180 Mike Pelfrey (DET, SP) DL15 577 128 147 138.0 7.8    
181 Zach Davies (MIL, SP) 569 129 150 139.7 8.6 375.0 -194.0
182 Matt Garza (MIL, SP) 560 132 148 142.3 6.1 529.0 -31.0
183 Colin Rea (SD, SP) DL15 519 133 189 160.0 22.9    
184 Michael Lorenzen (CIN, SP,RP)   133 148 140.5 7.5    
185 John Danks (SP) FA 562 134 163 151.3 12.0    
186 Tyler Chatwood (COL, SP,RP) DL15 546 135 143 139.0 4.0 404.0 -142.0
187 Vance Worley (BAL, SP,RP) 631 138 168 153.0 15.0    
188 Robbie Erlin (SD, SP) DL60 653 140 187 158.8 17.6    
189 Ryan Vogelsong (PIT, SP,RP) 601 142 161 156.0 8.1    
190 Ivan Nova (PIT, SP,RP) DTD 639 144 172 152.5 11.5    
191 Brandon McCarthy (LAD, SP) DL15 625 146 160 154.0 5.9 470.0 -155.0
192 Kyle Zimmer (KC, SP,RP) MiLB 566 148 160 154.0 6.0    
193 Chi Chi Gonzalez (TEX, SP) MiLB 608 149 184 166.0 14.3    
194 Jordan Lyles (COL, SP,RP) 604 149 183 165.0 14.0    
195 Williams Perez (ATL, SP) DL15 630 150 166 156.3 6.9    
196 T.J. House (CLE, SP) MiLB 650 154 182 168.0 14.0    
197 Jon Moscot (CIN, SP) MiLB 602 161 188 174.5 13.5    
198 Ricky Nolasco (LAA, SP) 628 164 167 165.5 1.5 444.0 -184.0