Preseason Ranks: Starting Pitcher

Preseason Ranks: Starting Pitcher
By Yahoo! Sports Staff
March 10, 2008

Rankings: 1B | 2B | 3B | SS | C | OF | SP | RP

The following list comprises the fantasy baseball top 80 starting pitcher rankings of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert for the '08 season. The list is ordered by the overall top 80 composite ranking of the four experts, with the remaining players that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

2008 Starting Pitcher Rankings
 
Brandon
Funston

Matt
Buser

Brad
Evans

Andy
Behrens

Composite
Ranking
Johan Santana 1 1 1 1 1
Jake Peavy 2 2 2 2 2
Erik Bedard 3 4 3 3 3
Brandon Webb 5 3 5 5 4
Josh Beckett 4 6 4 6 5
C.C. Sabathia 6 5 6 4 6
Cole Hamels 7 7 9 7 7
John Smoltz 8 12 7 8 8
John Lackey 10 8 8 11 9
Justin Verlander 11 13 10 9 10
Chris Young 9 11 12 13 11
Dan Haren 14 10 11 10 11
Aaron Harang 12 9 15 12 13
Scott Kazmir 16 16 16 14 14
Roy Oswalt 15 14 19 16 15
Felix Hernandez 13 21 18 15 16
Tim Lincecum 17 17 17 17 17
Carlos Zambrano 20 20 14 20 18
Roy Halladay 21 15 20 21 19
Rich Hill 23 19 13 22 19
James Shields 19 18 23 25 21
Javier Vazquez 22 23 24 18 22
Daisuke Matsuzaka 18 26 25 19 23
Francisco Liriano 25 22 21 24 24
Matt Cain 24 24 26 23 25
Brett Myers 26 25 28 26 26
Fausto Carmona 29 27 29 31 27
Chad Billingsley 28 39 22 28 28
Yovani Gallardo 27 29 36 27 29
Ben Sheets 34 30 31 32 30
Ted Lilly 33 33 27 35 31
Ian Snell 30 36 30 33 32
John Maine 37 28 32 34 33
Pedro Martinez 31 37 35 29 34
Dustin McGowan 32 34 44 30 35
A.J. Burnett 38 31 37 36 36
Adam Wainwright 35 35 34 42 37
Brad Penny 36 43 33 39 38
Jered Weaver 39 40 38 37 39
Oliver Perez 43 32 41 41 40
Jeremy Bonderman 40 42 39 38 41
Phil Hughes 42 53 46 40 42
Tom Gorzelanny 46 48 42 45 42
Kelvim Escobar 49 38 47 48 44
Tim Hudson 44 51 45 43 45
Jeff Francis 48 46 40 49 45
Joe Blanton 50 44 43 46 47
Derek Lowe 45 41 55 44 48
Clay Buchholz 41 50 49 47 49
Chien-Ming Wang 55 45 57 55 50
Bronson Arroyo 57 49 53 54 51
Scott Baker 61 47 59 51 52
Rich Harden 51 57 61 53 53
Zack Greinke 54 58 50 61 54
Randy Johnson 47 62 52 64 55
Dontrelle Willis 60 59 48 60 56
Hiroki Kuroda 53 67 51 57 57
Shaun Marcum 52 52 75 50 58
Matt Garza 58 56 54 62 59
Greg Maddux 59 66 58 52 60
Mark Buehrle 65 54 62 56 61
Ian Kennedy 56 55 68 67 62
Andy Pettitte 64 71 60 63 63
Gil Meche 66 60 63 72 64
Jon Lester 67 69 71 59 65
Barry Zito 72 68 65 65 66
Jeremy Guthrie 69 61 73 71 67
Ubaldo Jimenez 70 80 72 58 68
Micah Owings 63 64 66 69
Jon Garland 73 77 80 73 70
Kevin Slowey 62 77 66 71
Franklin Morales 71 69 70 72
Homer Bailey 79 56 75 72
Randy Wolf 77 75 70 74
Orlando Hernandez 78 70 80 75
Tom Glavine 74 67 76
Dave Bush 78 64 77
Andy Sonnanstine 76 69 78
Boof Bonser 75 74 79
John Patterson 74 76 80
Tim Wakefield 76 74 80
Chris Carpenter 72 79
Scott Olsen 80 77
Brian Bannister 63
Chuck James 65
Carlos Villanueva 68
Andrew Miller 68
Wandy Rodriguez 73
Shawn Hill 76
Ervin Santana 78
Luke Hochevar 78
Jake Westbrook 79
Daniel Cabrera 79

Rankings based on a standard, 5x5 (BA, HR, RBI, R, SB) league format

Updated on Monday, Mar 10, 2008 8:22 pm, EDT

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