Justin Mason’s Top 121 Starting Pitchers

Over the next ten days, I will release the rest of my positional ranks for the 2019 season. ADP is from NFBC sorted by 1/1/2019 through 2/7/19

Justin Mason’s Top 121 Starting Pitchers
My Rank Player Team Pos SP ADP ADP Min Pick Max Pick Difference
1 Scherzer, Max WAS P 1 6.55 3 12 0
2 deGrom, Jacob NYM P 2 11.77 8 19 0
3 Verlander, Justin HOU P 4 22.74 14 39 -1
4 Sale, Chris BOS P 3 16.54 9 30 1
5 Cole, Gerrit HOU P 7 27.74 16 36 -2
6 Kluber, Corey CLE P 6 23.68 14 40 0
7 Severino, Luis NYY P 10 36.79 26 51 -3
8 Nola, Aaron PHI P 5 23.09 12 31 3
9 Snell, Blake TB P 8 29.07 3 40 1
10 Bauer, Trevor CLE P 9 34.62 27 45 1
11 Carrasco, Carlos CLE P 11 36.87 27 52 0
12 Buehler, Walker LAD P 12 38.02 21 53 0
13 Kershaw, Clayton LAD P 13 38.06 25 52 0
14 Taillon, Jameson PIT P 17 61.09 49 83 -3
15 Syndergaard, Noah NYM P 14 41.79 30 54 1
16 Paxton, James NYY P 16 56.33 41 77 0
17 Flaherty, Jack STL P 21 66.02 49 101 -4
18 Clevinger, Mike CLE P 19 65.15 41 87 -1
19 Martinez, Carlos STL P 33 127.13 95 158 -14
20 Greinke, Zack ARZ P 20 65.39 45 94 0
21 Corbin, Patrick WAS P 15 50.11 34 74 6
22 Strasburg, Stephen WAS P 18 62.41 44 99 4
23 Berrios, Jose MIN P 23 78.73 62 103 0
24 Wheeler, Zack NYM P 26 94.51 67 126 -2
25 Price, David BOS P 28 98.62 72 130 -3
26 Marquez, German COL P 25 84.83 49 127 1
27 Castillo, Luis CIN P 29 112.78 82 144 -2
28 Heaney, Andrew LAA P 44 165.28 130 196 -16
29 Foltynewicz, Mike ATL P 24 82.54 59 114 5
30 Bumgarner, Madison SF P 22 76.06 46 117 8
31 Mikolas, Miles STL P 27 95.05 64 133 4
32 Morton, Charlie TB P 32 122.73 86 158 0
33 Pivetta, Nick PHI P 40 155.88 126 182 -7
34 Freeland, Kyle COL P 38 153.94 114 209 -4
35 Tanaka, Masahiro NYY P 36 136.91 108 168 -1
36 Darvish, Yu CHC P 42 157.06 120 191 -6
37 Hendricks, Kyle CHC P 31 120.21 72 158 6
38 Hamels, Cole CHC P 37 148.94 106 197 1
39 Ray, Robbie ARZ P 30 120.01 81 149 9
40 Gausman, Kevin ATL P 53 199.32 145 238 -13
41 Nelson, Jimmy MLW P 71 250.99 188 306 -30
42 Skaggs, Tyler LAA P 63 230.77 129 281 -21
43 Eovaldi, Nathan BOS P 45 165.51 108 213 -2
44 Stripling, Ross LAD P 62 227.46 183 294 -18
45 Wood, Alex CIN P 61 225.72 171 295 -16
46 Quintana, Jose CHC P 51 187.4 151 227 -5
47 Lester, Jon CHC P 50 186.06 132 229 -3
48 Keuchel, Dallas HOU P 49 180.56 142 218 -1
49 James, Josh HOU P 54 201.43 146 279 -5
50 Whitley, Forrest HOU P 65 238.63 151 315 -15
51 Glasnow, Tyler TB P 46 166.82 120 201 5
52 Happ, J.A. NYY P 35 136.54 100 162 17
53 Gray, Jon COL P 55 201.83 166 254 -2
54 Godley, Zack ARZ P 66 245.8 160 314 -12
55 Gibson, Kyle MIN P 73 271.55 183 356 -18
56 Luzardo, Jesus OAK P 68 246.85 186 322 -12
57 Bieber, Shane CLE P 39 155.61 112 190 18
58 Rodriguez, Eduardo BOS P 41 156.35 131 218 17
59 Archer, Chris PIT P 34 134.41 99 172 25
60 Wacha, Michael STL P 77 278.66 150 339 -17
61 Rodon, Carlos CWS P 79 281.99 146 385 -18
62 Maeda, Kenta LAD P 60 222.82 102 304 2
63 Hill, Rich LAD P 47 173.77 119 237 16
64 Ryu, Hyun-Jin LAD P 52 187.74 146 239 12
65 Reyes, Alex STL P 57 203.8 144 287 8
66 Lopez, Reynaldo CWS P 70 250.88 174 321 -4
67 Soroka, Mike ATL P 83 298.09 225 393 -16
68 Samardzija, Jeff SF P 121 475.88 256 460 -53
69 Toussaint, Touki ATL P 91 330.21 212 416 -22
70 Fulmer, Michael DET P 90 327.32 267 389 -20
71 Kikuchi, Yusei SEA P 48 174.1 96 300 23
72 Teheran, Julio ATL P 81 286.4 210 368 -9
73 Bundy, Dylan BAL P 82 290.01 172 375 -9
74 Porcello, Rick BOS P 43 159.37 128 210 31
75 Chacin, Jhoulys MLW P 67 246.38 160 322 8
76 Lucchesi, Joey SD P 56 202.8 162 251 20
77 Musgrove, Joe PIT P 64 233.22 172 295 13
78 Woodruff, Brandon MLW P 94 348.39 266 414 -16
79 Sanchez, Anibal WAS P 78 279.93 174 354 1
80 Newcomb, Sean ATL P 58 211.07 152 297 22
81 Weaver, Luke ARZ P 84 306.32 226 379 -3
82 Arrieta, Jake PHI P 59 218.21 162 285 23
83 Williams, Trevor PIT P 74 272.23 210 345 9
84 Minor, Mike TEX P 89 326.99 230 402 -5
85 McHugh, Collin HOU P 69 248.12 145 450 16
86 Gonzales, Marco SEA P 75 274.73 230 326 11
88 Junis, Jake KC P 87 319.79 249 375 1
89 Anderson, Chase MLW P 105 401.76 298 463 -16
90 Peralta, Freddy MLW P 96 350.98 233 415 -6
91 Harvey, Matt LAA P 95 349.38 268 474 -4
92 Eflin, Zach PHI P 93 341.57 254 376 -1
93 Gonzalez, Gio MLW P 111 436.56 310 498 -18
94 Urias, Julio LAD P 80 282.01 137 362 14
95 Matz, Steven NYM P 72 254.76 203 324 23
95 Roark, Tanner CIN P 107 405.98 293 497 -12
96 Lynn, Lance TEX P 113 438.72 292 512 -17
97 Rodriguez, Dereck SF P 85 316.76 213 415 12
98 Lugo, Seth NYM P 122 481.57 303 528 -24
99 Boyd, Matthew DET P 86 317.83 241 393 13
100 Sanchez, Aaron TOR P 102 386.94 275 449 -2
101 DeSclafani, Anthony CIN P 104 399.28 259 453 -3
102 Duffy, Danny KC P 117 445.33 302 523 -15
103 Richards, Trevor MIA P 116 442.99 318 548 -13
104 Holland, Derek SF P 97 364.39 284 460 7
105 Strahm, Matt SD P 120 468.63 274 584 -15
106 Velasquez, Vince PHI P 100 376.63 292 404 6
107 Allen, Logan SD P 148 594.93 385 623 -41
108 Lauer, Eric SD P 149 596.61 315 654 -41
109 Reid-Foley, Sean TOR P 164 643.07 425 652 -55
110 Faria, Jacob TB P 169 662.13 490 646 -59
111 Gray, Sonny CIN P 76 277.24 202 356 35
112 Fiers, Mike OAK P 88 322.55 254 393 24
113 Miley, Wade HOU P 140 560.98 326 659 -27
114 Gohara, Luiz ATL P 147 591.56 369 589 -33
115 Wright, Kyle ATL P 159 630.23 364 695 -44
116 Straily, Dan MIA P 163 642.7 382 613 -47
117 Cahill, Trevor LAA P 99 374.23 251 537 18
118 Odorizzi, Jake MIN P 101 378.33 278 458 17
119 Puk, AJ OAK P 155 617.29 315 716 -36
120 Estrada, Marco OAK P 171 663.59 372 745 -51
121 Keller, Brad KC P 118 456.18 340 532 3

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Justin is the co-host on The Sleeper and The Bust Podcast and writes for Rotographs covering the Roto Riteup as well as random topics that float into his juvenile brain. In addition to his work at Rotographs, Justin is the lead fantasy writer/analyst and co-owner for FriendswithFantasyBenefits.com, owner of The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, and a fantasy football and baseball writer for Fantasy Alarm. He is also a certified addiction treatment counselor. Follow Justin on Twitter @JustinMasonFWFB.

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Interesting list, what do you see in Carlos Martinez and Andrew Heaney to boost them up so high?