Ottoneu Top 100 Starting Pitchers for 2020

Using a format similar to the one Justin Mason recently posted for 2020 Roto player rankings, below is the 2020 ranking of the Top 100 Starting Pitchers for Ottoneu fantasy baseball.  Ottoneu leagues are auction style, but with no salaries listed (league dependent), think of these lists as simplified “snake draft” rankings (“which player would I take before the next”), or a value ranking of players above replacement level for 2020. Players with multi-position eligibility may receive a slight bump in value (2020 positions listed).  You can reference average Ottoneu player salaries here, but keep in mind these salaries fluctuate throughout the winter as rosters shape up towards today’s keeper deadline for all leagues.

Previous 2020 Ottoneu rankings:

First Base

Third Base

Middle Infielders

Shortstop

Second Base

Outfield

Since a majority of Ottoneu leagues are points leagues (pitching based on linear weights), WHIP and Wins are less of a factor here than in traditional rotisserie rankings.  Even if you don’t play Ottoneu, this list might be a good proxy for sabermetric leagues, so keep that context in mind as you review. “P/IP” represents the projected points per innings pitched from Steamer projections and their estimated innings total.

If I’ve missed an important player, or you believe I’ve wildly over or under-valued someone, please let me know in the comments and I’ll be sure to update.

Ottoneu 2020 Top 100 SP
Rank Player POS Steamer IP P/IP
1 Jacob deGrom SP 205 5.64
2 Gerrit Cole SP 202 5.64
3 Max Scherzer SP 202 5.59
4 Justin Verlander SP 204 5.28
5 Stephen Strasburg SP 200 4.98
6 Walker Buehler SP 194 5.07
7 Blake Snell SP 179 5.16
8 Charlie Morton SP 192 5.06
9 Mike Clevinger SP 197 4.92
10 Shane Bieber SP 198 4.81
11 Jack Flaherty SP 192 4.94
12 Patrick Corbin SP 192 4.88
13 Luis Castillo SP 190 4.66
14 Lucas Giolito SP 191 4.24
15 Noah Syndergaard SP 195 4.68
16 Chris Sale SP 177 5.68
17 Yu Darvish SP 185 4.89
18 Tyler Glasnow SP 163 5.02
19 Luis Severino RP 168 4.40
20 Clayton Kershaw SP 202 4.68
21 Lance Lynn SP 192 4.37
22 Aaron Nola SP 198 4.65
23 Chris Paddack SP 166 4.53
24 Shohei Ohtani Util/SP 110 4.88
25 Mike Soroka SP 189 4.11
26 Brandon Woodruff SP 183 4.47
27 Sonny Gray SP 175 4.50
28 Zack Wheeler SP 189 4.19
29 Carlos Carrasco SP/RP 173 4.60
30 Zack Greinke SP 199 3.85
31 James Paxton SP 183 4.58
32 Max Fried SP 172 4.67
33 Corey Kluber SP 187 4.13
34 Trevor Bauer SP 200 4.69
35 Jose Berrios SP 198 3.85
36 Zac Gallen SP 145 4.33
37 Jake Odorizzi SP 172 3.73
38 German Marquez SP 187 4.32
39 Frankie Montas SP 186 4.15
40 Dinelson Lamet SP 162 4.91
41 Marcus Stroman SP 179 4.25
42 David Price SP 164 4.17
43 Eduardo Rodriguez SP 193 4.16
44 Robbie Ray SP 174 4.45
45 Madison Bumgarner SP 199 3.83
46 Hyun-Jin Ryu SP 186 3.90
47 Mike Minor SP 201 3.54
48 Lance McCullers Jr. RP 156 4.64
49 Andrew Heaney SP 168 4.35
50 Dustin May SP/RP 107 4.10
51 Jesus Luzardo SP/RP 149 4.28
52 Joe Musgrove SP 179 4.03
53 Matthew Boyd SP 183 4.10
54 Chris Archer SP 180 4.31
55 Carlos Martinez RP 78 4.49
56 A.J. Puk SP/RP 117 4.16
57 Kenta Maeda SP/RP 130 4.40
58 Luke Weaver SP 134 4.16
59 Julio Urias SP/RP 139 4.28
63 Garrett Richards SP/RP 165 4.44
60 Jon Gray SP 186 4.15
61 Mitch Keller SP 140 4.39
62 Masahiro Tanaka SP 180 3.45
64 Sean Manaea SP 162 3.50
65 Griffin Canning SP 135 4.01
66 Miles Mikolas SP 192 3.92
67 Joey Lucchesi SP 185 3.86
68 Cole Hamels SP 164 4.11
69 Steven Matz SP 159 3.90
70 Jose Quintana SP 177 3.80
71 Dallas Keuchel SP 197 3.48
72 Jose Urquidy SP 168 3.76
73 Michael Kopech RP 91 3.71
74 Caleb Smith SP 179 3.71
75 Anthony DeSclafani SP 153 3.84
76 Spencer Turnbull SP 139 3.68
77 Ross Stripling SP/RP 80 4.53
78 Kyle Gibson SP/RP 174 3.70
79 Sandy Alcantara SP 188 3.37
80 Aaron Civale SP 148 3.16
81 MacKenzie Gore SP 18 3.84
82 Brendan McKay SP 87 4.39
83 Yonny Chirinos SP/RP 130 3.78
84 Mike Foltynewicz SP 181 3.45
85 Dylan Bundy SP 178 3.79
86 Kevin Gausman SP/RP 155 4.19
87 Johnny Cueto SP/RP 182 3.96
88 Matt Shoemaker SP 136 3.16
89 Tyler Beede SP 73 4.05
90 Adrian Houser SP/RP 155 3.85
91 Pablo Lopez SP 157 4.00
92 Chris Bassitt SP 129 3.93
93 Nathan Eovaldi SP/RP 148 4.05
94 Nate Pearson SP 1 6.80
95 Dylan Cease SP 108 3.75
96 Mike Fiers SP 188 2.82
97 Brad Keller SP 182 3.35
98 Kyle Wright SP/RP 46 4.10
99 Wade Miley SP 147 3.59
100 Kyle Hendricks SP 179 3.81
Pitching in Ottoneu points leagues is based on linear weights.

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Trey is a 20+ year fantasy veteran and an early adopter of Ottoneu fantasy sports. He currently administers the Ottoneu community, a network of ~1,200 fantasy baseball and football fans talking sports daily. More resources here: http://community.ottoneu.com

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Bartolo Colon
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Bartolo Colon

Good to see that Nate Pearson will get one monster inning!

LightenUpFG
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Somewhere Kyle Hendricks is wondering if he should even suit up at all if some kid can best his 179 innings with just that monster inning.