Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings: SP

2019 Season, Updated Mar 28

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These 2019 fantasy baseball rankings are based on Last Player Picked dollar value calculations using Draft Buddy projections, (which are Steamer projections applying our own playing time adjustments). League settings are 15-team NFBC 5x5 Roto format, starting 14 hitters and 9 pitchers. Expect ranking updates through Spring Training to Opening Day due to projection and playing time changes.

Starting Pitcher
Rank Name 5X5 ADP1 Comment
Tier 1
1 Jacob deGrom, NYM $42 1.10
2 Max Scherzer, WAS $42 1.03
Tier 2
3 Chris Sale, BOS $35 1.11
4 Justin Verlander, HOU $34 2.04
Tier 3
5 Corey Kluber, CLE $27 2.11
6 Carlos Carrasco, CLE $26 3.03
7 Gerrit Cole, HOU $26 2.06
8 Blake Snell, TB $25 2.14
Tier 4
9 James Paxton, NYY $22 4.05
10 Walker Buehler, LAD $21 3.07
11 Aaron Nola, PHI $21 2.10
12 Clayton Kershaw, LAD $20 5.10
13 Noah Syndergaard, NYM $20 3.05
14 Trevor Bauer, CLE $19 2.12
15 Luis Severino, NYY $18 7.08
16 Patrick Corbin, WAS $18 4.01
Tier 5
17 Stephen Strasburg, WAS $16 4.09
18 Charlie Morton, TB $14 8.08
19 Jack Flaherty, STL $13 4.02
20 Chris Archer, PIT $13 9.09
21 Yu Darvish, CHC $13 9.12
22 Rich Hill, LAD $13 14.15
23 Chris Paddack, SD $12 12.04
Tier 6
24 German Marquez, COL $11 5.15
25 Robbie Ray, ARI $10 8.12
26 Shane Bieber, CLE $10 8.15
27 Zack Wheeler, NYM $10 6.02
28 Masahiro Tanaka, NYY $10 9.03
29 Hyun-Jin Ryu, LAD $10 12.01
30 Jameson Taillon, PIT $10 4.07
31 David Price, BOS $9 7.06
32 Luis Castillo, CIN $9 8.14
33 Ross Stripling, LAD $9 12.13
34 Kenta Maeda, LAD $8 12.15
35 Mike Clevinger, CLE $8 4.08
36 Nathan Eovaldi, BOS $8 11.15
37 Diego Castillo, TB $8 28.11
38 Alex Reyes, STL $8 19.02
39 Madison Bumgarner, SF $8 7.12
40 Joey Lucchesi, SD $8 12.09
41 Zack Greinke, ARI $7 5.03
42 Nick Pivetta, PHI $7 9.15
43 Jose Quintana, CHC $7 13.03
44 Cole Hamels, CHC $7 10.14
45 Miles Mikolas, STL $7 7.04
46 Mike Foltynewicz, ATL $7 11.07
Tier 7
47 Andrew Heaney, LAA $6 19.09
48 Tyler Glasnow, TB $6 11.11
49 Robbie Erlin, SD $6 32.07
50 Kyle Hendricks, CHC $5 9.10
51 Danny Salazar, CLE $5 37.09
52 Ryne Stanek, TB $5 39.02
53 Eduardo Rodriguez, BOS $5 10.11
54 J.A. Happ, NYY $5 9.14
55 Joe Musgrove, PIT $5 13.11
56 Julio Urias, LAD $4 16.06
57 Steven Matz, NYM $3 16.03
58 Rick Porcello, BOS $3 11.08
59 Kevin Gausman, ATL $3 17.10
60 Tyler Skaggs, LAA $3 16.12
61 Seth Lugo, NYM $3 32.12
62 Jose Berrios, MIN $3 5.02
63 Jon Gray, COL $3 13.02
64 Dallas Keuchel, FA $2 16.13
65 Michael Pineda, MIN $2 19.07
66 Max Fried, ATL $2 27.13
67 Sergio Romo, MIA $2 21.11
68 Sonny Gray, CIN $2 17.09
70 Caleb Smith, MIA $2 22.01
71 Jake Junis, KC $2 22.03
72 Andrew Suarez, SF $2 40.10
Tier 8
74 Carlos Martinez, STL $1 21.14
77 Brent Honeywell, TB $1 32.11
78 Jimmy Nelson, MIL $1 22.13
79 Anibal Sanchez, WAS $1 18.08
80 Derek Holland, SF $1 24.10
81 Luke Weaver, ARI $0 18.07
83 Jake Arrieta, PHI $0 14.02
84 Trevor Richards, MIA -$0 20.10
85 Wei-Yin Chen, MIA -$0 45.07
86 Anthony DeSclafani, CIN -$0 25.15
87 Jeff Samardzija, SF -$1 24.09
88 Yonny Chirinos, TB -$1 29.07
89 Bryse Wilson, ATL -$1 28.04
92 Dinelson Lamet, SD -$1 40.13
93 Vince Velasquez, PHI -$1 24.13
94 Pablo Lopez, MIA -$1 23.07
97 Nick Kingham, PIT -$1 34.13
98 Danny Duffy, KC -$2 33.15
99 Jason Vargas, NYM -$2 35.14
100 Mike Minor, TEX -$2 23.15
101 John Gant, STL -$2 40.11
103 Eric Lauer, SD -$2 25.10
105 Sean Newcomb, ATL -$2 19.06
106 Michael Wacha, STL -$2 17.15
108 Jesus Luzardo, OAK -$2 24.05
109 Freddy Peralta, MIL -$2 20.08
110 Trevor Cahill, LAA -$2 24.14
111 Domingo German, NYY -$2 20.15
112 Alex Wood, CIN -$2 21.10
113 Jon Lester, CHC -$2 14.12
116 Marco Gonzales, SEA -$2 17.03
118 Chris Stratton, LAA -$3 44.11
119 Mike Soroka, ATL -$3 30.07
121 Adam Wainwright, STL -$3 30.04
122 Kyle Gibson, MIN -$3 18.09
128 Framber Valdez, HOU -$3 38.05
Tier 9
133 Mike Montgomery, CHC -$4 43.04
137 Forrest Whitley, HOU -$4 19.05
140 Fernando Romero, MIN -$4 47.10
141 Taijuan Walker, ARI -$4 39.12
143 Zach Eflin, PHI -$4 19.08
144 Brett Anderson, OAK -$4 41.07
145 Taylor Widener, ARI -$4 43.11
146 A.J. Puk, OAK -$4 38.06
148 Marcus Stroman, TOR -$5 20.03
151 Matt Shoemaker, TOR -$5 30.02
152 Logan Allen, SD -$5 36.05
159 Tyler Anderson, COL -$5 27.10
162 Zack Godley, ARI -$5 17.05
164 Jon Duplantier, ARI -$5 41.14
165 Yusei Kikuchi, SEA -$5 12.10
166 Sean Manaea, OAK -$5 39.01
170 Dereck Rodriguez, SF -$5 23.01
175 Luis Cessa, NYY -$5 32.02
177 Kyle Wright, ATL -$5 25.06
179 Jharel Cotton, OAK -$5 47.03
185 Felix Pena, LAA -$5 30.01
187 Chase Anderson, MIL -$5 31.09
199 Ryan Yarbrough, TB -$6 26.06
200 Dylan Cease, CWS -$6 37.15
203 Nathan Karns, BAL -$6 44.12
204 Jerad Eickhoff, PHI -$6 36.09
205 Touki Toussaint, ATL -$6 24.15
212 Sean Reid-Foley, TOR -$6 43.06
214 Joe Ross, WAS -$6 37.05
219 Drew Pomeranz, SF -$6 27.07
221 Tanner Roark, CIN -$7 24.08
229 Drew Smyly, TEX -$7 29.02
231 Jacob Faria, TB -$7 45.05
232 Tyler Chatwood, CHC -$7 44.14
234 Tyler Mahle, CIN -$7 34.03
236 Mitch Keller, PIT -$7 36.10
240 Jose Urena, MIA -$8 26.08
241 CC Sabathia, NYY -$8 31.01
246 Matt Harvey, LAA -$8 25.08
248 Cal Quantrill, SD -$8 44.06
Tier 10
255 Wade Miley, HOU -$9 23.12
256 Gio Gonzalez, NYY -$9 28.12
257 Lance Lynn, TEX -$9 27.06
258 Dylan Bundy, BAL -$9 22.11
260 Jeremy Hellickson, WAS -$9 28.07
261 Zach Davies, MIL -$9 39.08
263 Jordan Lyles, PIT -$10 37.14
264 Matthew Boyd, DET -$10 20.06
265 Daniel Mengden, OAK -$10 40.01
268 Justus Sheffield, SEA -$10 28.08
270 Frankie Montas, OAK -$10 29.09
272 Carlos Rodon, CWS -$10 21.01
273 Jhoulys Chacin, MIL -$11 17.07
274 Martin Perez, MIN -$11 30.03
275 Mike Fiers, OAK -$11 26.01
276 Sandy Alcantara, MIA -$11 32.05
278 Jaime Barria, LAA -$11 31.14
281 Shelby Miller, TEX -$11 41.12
282 Wade LeBlanc, SEA -$11 32.08
283 Julio Teheran, ATL -$12 17.14
284 Jake Odorizzi, MIN -$12 26.10
287 James Shields, FA -$12 44.13
288 Kyle Freeland, COL -$12 12.02
290 Trevor Williams, PIT -$13 20.13
292 Clay Buchholz, TOR -$13 33.04
293 Ryan Borucki, TOR -$13 38.11
294 Brad Keller, KC -$13 26.13
295 Mike Leake, SEA -$13 33.06
Tier 11
298 Ivan Nova, CWS -$15 33.13
299 Jordan Zimmermann, DET -$15 33.07
300 Jorge Lopez, KC -$15 45.02
301 Felix Hernandez, SEA -$15 42.03
302 Alex Cobb, BAL -$16 33.08
303 Reynaldo Lopez, CWS -$16 20.07
304 Aaron Sanchez, TOR -$17 22.12
305 Matt Moore, DET -$17 45.06
306 Edinson Volquez, TEX -$17 46.10
307 Ervin Santana, CWS -$18 35.12
Tier 12
308 Marco Estrada, OAK -$20 35.09
309 Tyson Ross, DET -$24 36.01
Tier 13
310 Lucas Giolito, CWS -$25 30.11

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