Thursday, March 20, 2014

2014 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings

Starting pitching continues to get better and better each and every year. Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in the game as he posted a 1.83 ERA last season, but there are arguably 20-25 pitchers after him who are true aces.  There are a lot of young pitching that has come up in the past few seasons who are now considered top of the rotation guys and will no longer see an innings limit.  You also can't forget about Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who many think could challenge all pitchers for the Cy Young.  But do not over value pitching!  Remember, they pitch once every 5 days, while that 3rd OF and your SS play just about everyday!

Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy and Jarrod Parker will miss the 2014 season

Cole Hamels May Not Pich In April

Hisashi Iwakuma to miss 4-6 weeks:

The time off will set Iwakuma’s throwing program back significantly making it impossible for him to be ready for the beginning of the season. - Seattle Times


* - New Team
** - Sleeper


PlayerRank
Clayton Kershaw - LAD1
Yu Darvish - TEX2
Adam Wainwright - STL3
Max Scherzer - DET4
Stephen Strasburg - WSH5
Cliff Lee - PHI6
Felix Hernandez - SEA7
Chris Sale - CWS8
Madison Bumgarner - SF9
Jose Fernandez - MIA10
Justin Verlander - DET11
David Price - TB12
Anibal Sanchez - DET13
Zack Greinke - LAD14
Mat Latos - CIN15
Gio Gonzalez - WSH16
Jordan Zimmermann - WSH17
Homer Bailey - CIN18
James Shields - KC19
Matt Cain - SF20
Gerrit Cole - PIT21
Alex Cobb - TB22
Mike Minor - ATL23
Doug Fister *- WSH24
Cole Hamels - PHI25



PlayerRank
Hisashi Iwakuma - SEA26
Francisco Liriano - PIT27
Masahiro Tanaka *- NYY28
Julio Teheran - ATL29
Matt Moore - TB30
Shelby Miller - StL31
Justin Masterson - CLE32
Jered Weaver - LAA33
Michael Wacha - StL34
Johnny Cueto - CIN35
Hyun-Jin Ryu - LAD36
Jeff Samardzija - ChC37
Sonny Gray - OAK38
Jon Lester - BOS39
Tony Cingrani - CIN40
Hiroki Kuroda - NYY41
Danny Salazar - CLE42
Clay Buchholz - BOS43
Andrew Cashner - SD44
A.J. Burnett *- PHI45
CC Sabathia - NYY46
Chris Archer - TB47
C.J. Wilson - LAA48
R.A. Dickey - TOR49
Lance Lynn - StL50
Corey Kluber - CLE51
Ubaldo Jimenez *-BAL52
Matt Garza *- MIL53
Jake Peavy - BOS54
Marco Estrada - MIL55
Yovani Gallardo - MIL56
Dan Haren *- LAD57
Tim Lincecum - SF58
Patrick Corbin - ARI59
Ricky Nolasco *- MIN60
Ervin Santana *- ATL61
Jose Quintana - CWS62
Taijuan Walker - SEA63
Alex Wood - ATL64
Jonathon Niese - NYM65
John Lackey - BOS66
Zack Wheeler - NYM67
Ivan Nova - NYY68
Kevin Gausman - BAL69
Dan Straily - OAK70
Yordano Ventura **- KC71
Bartolo Colon - NYM72
Josh Johnson *- SD73
Jhoulys Chacin - COL74
Wei-Yin Chen - BAL75
Chris Tillman - BAL76
Tyson Ross - SD77
Wade Miley - ARI78
Michael Pineda **- NYY79
Dillon Gee - NYM80
Mike Leake - CIN81
Bronson Arroyo - ARI82
Drew Smyly - DET83
Ian Kennedy - SD84
Kyle Lohse - MIL85
Edwin Jackson - ChC86
Jaime Garcia **- StL87
Martin Perez - TEX88
Nathan Eovaldi - MIA89
Erasmo Ramirez - SEA90
Carlos Martinez - StL91
Hector Santiago - CWS92
Trevor Cahill - ARI93
Zach McAllister - CLE94
Scott Kazmir - OAK95
Rick Porcello - DET96
A.J. Griffin - OAK97
Travis Wood - CHC98
Archie Bradley - ARI99
James Paxton - SEA100

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