Fantasy Baseball 2014: Preseason Top 100 Starting Pitchers

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We're almost a full week into February. The NFL season is completely over and we're less than two months away from the start of MLB season, and (most likely) an even shorter distance away from your fantasy baseball draft.

I spent the entire month of January reviewing, projecting and ranking batters -- if you haven't had a chance to check any of it out yet, you can find links to all my articles if you click my name up above -- and now that February is here, it's time to move onto the pitchers.

In front of you now are my rankings and projections for the top 100 starting pitchers entering the 2014 season. Just like I did with the batters, my pitchers are ranked mathematically. I compare how they project versus the league average for each of the four standard roto categories and with some quick math (it's just (projection-league average), standard deviation, and then ERA and WHIP are also weighted based on the number of innings a player is projected to pitch), each player is given a value score for each category. After I get a players' score for all four categories I add them up and that gives me a players projected overall value.

Oh, and one last thing … Clayton Kershaw is really, really good. I have never been an advocate of using a first-round pick on a pitcher, but this year I believe a strong argument can be made for drafting Kershaw third overall.

Billy Moy is a Fantasy Sports writer at RantSports.com. You can follow him on Twitter @william_moy6, "Like" him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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100. Wei-Yin Chen, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 137 Innings, 7 Wins, 4.07 ERA, 104 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.27 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

99. Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 174 Innings, 12 Wins, 5.17 ERA, 135 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.11 ERA, 119 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

98. Jonathon Niese, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 143 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.71 ERA, 105 Ks, 1.44 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.98 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

97. Taijuan Walker, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 15 Innings, 1 Win, 3.60 ERA, 12 Ks, 1.00 WHIP

2014 Projection: 155 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.06 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.42 WHIP

96. Bronson Arroyo, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 202 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.79 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.24 ERA, 120 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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95. Mike Leake, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 192.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.37 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

94. Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins

2013 Statistics: 145.2 Innings, 4 Wins, 5.19 ERA, 121 Ks, 1.46 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

93. Michael Pineda, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: N/A (Injured)

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.07 ERA, 129 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

92. Bud Norris, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 176.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.18 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.49 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.23 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

91. Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies

2013 Statistics: 197.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 137 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

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90. Bartolo Colon, New York Mets

2013 Season: 190.1 Innings, 18 Wins, 2.65 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.95 ERA, 109 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

89. Hector Santiago, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 149 Innings, 4 Wins, 3.56 ERA, 137 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.09 ERA, 140 Ks, 1.38 WHIP

88. Josh Beckett, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 43.1 Innings, 0 Wins, 5.19 ERA, 41 Ks, 1.50 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.88 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

87. Dillon Gee, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 199 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

86. Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 47.2 Innings, 3 Wins, 5.66 ERA, 49 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.72 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

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85. Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 64 Innings, 5 Wins, 2.67 ERA, 67 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.96 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

84. Ryan Dempster, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 171.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.57 ERA, 157 Ks, 1.45 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.15 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.38 WHIP

83. James Paxton, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 24 Innings, 3 Wins, 1.50 ERA, 21 Ks, 0.92 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.80 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

82. Zack Wheeler, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 100 Innings, 7 Wins, 3.42 ERA, 84 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.98 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

81. Scott Feldman, Houston Astros

2013 Statistics: 181.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.86 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.18 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

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80. Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 206.1 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.71 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.31 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

79. Josh Johnson, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 81.1 Innings, 2 Wins, 6.20 ERA, 83 Ks, 1.66 WHIP

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

78. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

2013 Statistics: 203.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.15 ERA, 139 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.13 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

77. Jaime Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 55.1 Innings, 5 Wins, 3.58 ERA, 43 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.65 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

76. Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 30 Innings, 2 Wins, 4.50 ERA, 23 Ks, 1.03 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.81 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

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75. Jose Quintana, Chicago White Sox

2013 Statistics: 200 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.51 ERA, 164 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

74. Ubaldo Jimenez, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 182.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.30 ERA, 194 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.05 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

73. Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 128.2 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.22 ERA, 101 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.01 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

72. Edwin Jackson, Chicago Cubs

2013 Statistics: 175.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.98 ERA, 135 Ks, 1.46 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.92 ERA, 148 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

71. Jake Peavy, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 144.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.17 ERA, 121 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.02 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

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70. Dan Straily, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 152.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.96 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.04 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

69. Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 177 Innings, 13 Wins, 4.32 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.82 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

68. Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 77.2 Innings, 3 Wins, 3.13 ERA, 77 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

67. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 131.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 95 Ks, 1.19 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.59 ERA, 113 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

66. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 185.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.20 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

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65. Ervin Santana, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 211 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.24 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.13 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

64. Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 108.1 Innings, 12 Wins, 1.74 ERA, 96 Ks, 1.02 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

63. Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 147.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.85 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.85 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

62. Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 158 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.04 ERA, 162 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.88 ERA, 156 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

61. Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 150.1 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.29 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.94 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

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60. Ricky Nolasco, Minnesota Twins

2013 Statistics: 199.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.70 ERA, 165 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.95 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

59. Jarrod Parker, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 197 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 134 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

58. Ivan Nova, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 139.1 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 116 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

57. Matt Garza, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 155.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.82 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.66 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

56. Yovani Gallardo, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 180.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.18 ERA, 144 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.90 ERA, 169 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

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55. Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 202.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.55 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.83 ERA, 144 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

54. Kyle Lohse, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 198.2 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.35 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.89 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

53. Dan Haren, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 169.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.67 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.90 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

52. Marco Estrada, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 128 Innings, 7 Wins, 3.87 ERA, 118 Ks, 1.08 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 156 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

51. A.J. Griffin, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.83 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.89 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

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50. Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 52 Innings, 2 Wins, 3.12 ERA, 65 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.74 ERA, 174 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

49. Ian Kennedy, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 181.1 Innings, 7 Wins, 4.91 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.87 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

48. Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 201.2 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.77 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

47. CC Sabathia, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 211 Innings, 14 Wins, 4.78 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 174 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

46. Francisco Liriano, Pittsburgh Pirates

2013 Statistics: 161 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.02 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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45. Tony Cingrani, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 104.2 Innings, 7 Wins, 2.92 ERA, 120 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.74 ERA, 194 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

44. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 64.2 Innings, 4 Wins, 2.78 ERA, 65 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

43. Jered Weaver, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 154.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.27 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.81 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

42. Andrew Cashner, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.09 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

41. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 60.2 Innings, 5 Wins, 2.82 ERA, 51 Ks, 1.05 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.34 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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40. C.J. Wilson, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 212.1 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.39 ERA, 188 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.80 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

39. Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates

2013 Statistics: 117.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.22 ERA, 100 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

38. Patrick Corbin, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 208.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.41 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.56 ERA, 158 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

37. Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs

2013 Statistics: 213.2 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.34 ERA, 214 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.75 ERA, 201 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

36. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 213.1 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.75 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.77 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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35. Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 197.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.37 ERA, 193 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.72 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

34. A.J. Burnett, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 191 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.30 ERA, 209 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.48 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

33. Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 193 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.45 ERA, 195 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

32. John Lackey, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 189.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

31. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: N/A (Played in Japan)

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.63 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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30. Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 192 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

29. Kris Medlen, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 197 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.11 ERA, 157 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

28. Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 204.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.21 ERA, 181 Ks, 1.09 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.64 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

27. Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 209 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.12 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.61 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

26. Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 173.1 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.06 ERA, 169 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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25. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 195.2 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 192 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.46 ERA, 196 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

24. Hiroki Kuroda, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 201.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.31 ERA, 150 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 153 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

23. R.A. Dickey, Toronto Blue Jays

2013 Statistics: 224.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 4.21 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.67 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

22. Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 143.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 2.76 ERA, 134 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.24 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

21. Mat Latos, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 210.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.16 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.44 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

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20. Doug Fister, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 208.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.67 ERA, 159 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projections: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.29 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

19. Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 219.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.66 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.01 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.19 WHIP

18. Jordan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 213.1 Innings, 19 Wins, 3.25 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.09 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.38 ERA, 159 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

17. Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

2013 Statistics: 172.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 2.19 ERA, 187 Ks, .98 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.18 WHIP

16. Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 184.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.00 ERA, 158 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.34 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

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15. Anibal Sanchez, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 182 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.57 ERA, 202 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.38 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

14. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 214.1 Innings, 21 Wins, 2.90 ERA, 240 Ks, 0.97 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.60 ERA, 222 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

13. James Shields, Kansas City Royals

2013 Statistics: 228.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.15 ERA, 196 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 230 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.54 ERA, 210 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

12. Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies

2013 Statistics: 220 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.60 ERA, 202 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 215 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.42 ERA, 203 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

11. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 218.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.46 ERA, 217 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 220 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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10. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 183 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 191 Ks, 1.05 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.05 ERA, 205 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

9. Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 177.2 Innings, 15 Wins, 2.63 ERA, 148 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.08 ERA, 191 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

8. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 201.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 2.77 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.03 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.09 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

7. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

2013 Statistics: 214.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.07 ERA, 226 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.17 ERA, 212 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

6. David Price, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 186.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.33 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.06 ERA, 193 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

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5. Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies

2013 Statistics: 222.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.87 ERA, 222 Ks, 1.01 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.11 ERA, 215 Ks, 1.08 WHIP

4. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

2013 Statistics: 209.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 2.83 ERA, 277 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 253 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

3. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 204.1 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.04 ERA, 216 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 235 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 232 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 241.2 Innings, 19 Wins, 2.94 ERA, 219 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 225 Innings, 17 Wins, 2.88 ERA, 207 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 236 Innings, 16 Wins, 1.83 ERA, 232 Ks, 0.92 WHIP

2014 Projection: 230 Innings, 19 Wins, 2.39 ERA, 235 Ks, 1.00 WHIP

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Top 100 Starting Pitchers

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We're almost a full week into February. The NFL season is completely over and we're less than two months away from the start of MLB season, and (most likely) an even shorter distance away from your fantasy baseball draft.

I spent the entire month of January reviewing, projecting and ranking batters -- if you haven't had a chance to check any of it out yet, you can find links to all my articles if you click my name up above -- and now that February is here, it's time to move onto the pitchers.

In front of you now are my rankings and projections for the top 100 starting pitchers entering the 2014 season. Just like I did with the batters, my pitchers are ranked mathematically. I compare how they project versus the league average for each of the four standard roto categories and with some quick math (it's just (projection-league average), standard deviation, and then ERA and WHIP are also weighted based on the number of innings a player is projected to pitch), each player is given a value score for each category. After I get a players' score for all four categories I add them up and that gives me a players projected overall value.

Oh, and one last thing … Clayton Kershaw is really, really good. I have never been an advocate of using a first-round pick on a pitcher, but this year I believe a strong argument can be made for drafting Kershaw third overall.

Billy Moy is a Fantasy Sports writer at RantSports.com. You can follow him on Twitter @william_moy6, "Like" him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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100. Wei-Yin Chen, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 137 Innings, 7 Wins, 4.07 ERA, 104 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.27 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

99. Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 174 Innings, 12 Wins, 5.17 ERA, 135 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.11 ERA, 119 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

98. Jonathon Niese, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 143 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.71 ERA, 105 Ks, 1.44 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.98 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

97. Taijuan Walker, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 15 Innings, 1 Win, 3.60 ERA, 12 Ks, 1.00 WHIP

2014 Projection: 155 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.06 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.42 WHIP

96. Bronson Arroyo, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 202 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.79 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.24 ERA, 120 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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95. Mike Leake, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 192.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.37 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

94. Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins

2013 Statistics: 145.2 Innings, 4 Wins, 5.19 ERA, 121 Ks, 1.46 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

93. Michael Pineda, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: N/A (Injured)

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.07 ERA, 129 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

92. Bud Norris, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 176.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.18 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.49 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.23 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

91. Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies

2013 Statistics: 197.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.08 ERA, 137 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

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90. Bartolo Colon, New York Mets

2013 Season: 190.1 Innings, 18 Wins, 2.65 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.95 ERA, 109 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

89. Hector Santiago, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 149 Innings, 4 Wins, 3.56 ERA, 137 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 4.09 ERA, 140 Ks, 1.38 WHIP

88. Josh Beckett, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 43.1 Innings, 0 Wins, 5.19 ERA, 41 Ks, 1.50 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.88 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

87. Dillon Gee, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 199 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

86. Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 47.2 Innings, 3 Wins, 5.66 ERA, 49 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.72 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

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85. Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 64 Innings, 5 Wins, 2.67 ERA, 67 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.96 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

84. Ryan Dempster, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 171.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.57 ERA, 157 Ks, 1.45 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.15 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.38 WHIP

83. James Paxton, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 24 Innings, 3 Wins, 1.50 ERA, 21 Ks, 0.92 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.80 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

82. Zack Wheeler, New York Mets

2013 Statistics: 100 Innings, 7 Wins, 3.42 ERA, 84 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.98 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.39 WHIP

81. Scott Feldman, Houston Astros

2013 Statistics: 181.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.86 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.18 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

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80. Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles

2013 Statistics: 206.1 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.71 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.31 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

79. Josh Johnson, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 81.1 Innings, 2 Wins, 6.20 ERA, 83 Ks, 1.66 WHIP

2014 Projection: 140 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

78. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

2013 Statistics: 203.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.15 ERA, 139 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.13 ERA, 122 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

77. Jaime Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 55.1 Innings, 5 Wins, 3.58 ERA, 43 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.65 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

76. Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 30 Innings, 2 Wins, 4.50 ERA, 23 Ks, 1.03 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.81 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

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75. Jose Quintana, Chicago White Sox

2013 Statistics: 200 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.51 ERA, 164 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

74. Ubaldo Jimenez, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 182.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.30 ERA, 194 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 4.05 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

73. Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 128.2 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.22 ERA, 101 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.01 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

72. Edwin Jackson, Chicago Cubs

2013 Statistics: 175.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.98 ERA, 135 Ks, 1.46 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.92 ERA, 148 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

71. Jake Peavy, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 144.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.17 ERA, 121 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.02 ERA, 133 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

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70. Dan Straily, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 152.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.96 ERA, 124 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.04 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

69. Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 177 Innings, 13 Wins, 4.32 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.82 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

68. Alex Wood, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 77.2 Innings, 3 Wins, 3.13 ERA, 77 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

2014 Projection: 150 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 142 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

67. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 131.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 95 Ks, 1.19 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.59 ERA, 113 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

66. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 185.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.20 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.99 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

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65. Ervin Santana, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 211 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.24 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.13 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

64. Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 108.1 Innings, 12 Wins, 1.74 ERA, 96 Ks, 1.02 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 132 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

63. Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 147.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.85 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.85 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

62. Scott Kazmir, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 158 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.04 ERA, 162 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.88 ERA, 156 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

61. Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 150.1 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.29 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.94 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

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60. Ricky Nolasco, Minnesota Twins

2013 Statistics: 199.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.70 ERA, 165 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.95 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

59. Jarrod Parker, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 197 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 134 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

58. Ivan Nova, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 139.1 Innings, 9 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 116 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

2014 Projection: 170 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

57. Matt Garza, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 155.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.82 ERA, 136 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 160 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.66 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

56. Yovani Gallardo, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 180.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 4.18 ERA, 144 Ks, 1.36 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.90 ERA, 169 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

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55. Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 202.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.55 ERA, 147 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.83 ERA, 144 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

54. Kyle Lohse, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 198.2 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.35 ERA, 125 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.89 ERA, 126 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

53. Dan Haren, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 169.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.67 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.90 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

52. Marco Estrada, Milwaukee Brewers

2013 Statistics: 128 Innings, 7 Wins, 3.87 ERA, 118 Ks, 1.08 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.76 ERA, 156 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

51. A.J. Griffin, Oakland Athletics

2013 Statistics: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.83 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.89 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

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50. Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 52 Innings, 2 Wins, 3.12 ERA, 65 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 165 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.74 ERA, 174 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

49. Ian Kennedy, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 181.1 Innings, 7 Wins, 4.91 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.40 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.87 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

48. Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 201.2 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.97 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.77 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

47. CC Sabathia, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 211 Innings, 14 Wins, 4.78 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.93 ERA, 174 Ks, 1.30 WHIP

46. Francisco Liriano, Pittsburgh Pirates

2013 Statistics: 161 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.02 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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45. Tony Cingrani, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 104.2 Innings, 7 Wins, 2.92 ERA, 120 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.74 ERA, 194 Ks, 1.27 WHIP

44. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 64.2 Innings, 4 Wins, 2.78 ERA, 65 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

43. Jered Weaver, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 154.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.27 ERA, 117 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.81 ERA, 146 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

42. Andrew Cashner, San Diego Padres

2013 Statistics: 175 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.09 ERA, 128 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

41. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 60.2 Innings, 5 Wins, 2.82 ERA, 51 Ks, 1.05 WHIP

2014 Projection: 175 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.34 ERA, 143 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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40. C.J. Wilson, Los Angeles Angels

2013 Statistics: 212.1 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.39 ERA, 188 Ks, 1.34 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.80 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.37 WHIP

39. Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates

2013 Statistics: 117.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.22 ERA, 100 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 160 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

38. Patrick Corbin, Arizona Diamondbacks

2013 Statistics: 208.1 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.41 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.56 ERA, 158 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

37. Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs

2013 Statistics: 213.2 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.34 ERA, 214 Ks, 1.35 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.75 ERA, 201 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

36. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 213.1 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.75 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.29 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.77 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

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35. Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 197.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 4.37 ERA, 193 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.72 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

34. A.J. Burnett, Free Agent

2013 Statistics: 191 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.30 ERA, 209 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 190 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.48 ERA, 179 Ks, 1.32 WHIP

33. Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians

2013 Statistics: 193 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.45 ERA, 195 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.33 WHIP

32. John Lackey, Boston Red Sox

2013 Statistics: 189.1 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.52 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.62 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

31. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: N/A (Played in Japan)

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.63 ERA, 163 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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30. Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 192 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 154 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.26 WHIP

29. Kris Medlen, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 197 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.11 ERA, 157 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 152 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

28. Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves

2013 Statistics: 204.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.21 ERA, 181 Ks, 1.09 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.64 ERA, 178 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

27. Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 209 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.12 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.61 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

26. Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 173.1 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.06 ERA, 169 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.49 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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25. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 195.2 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 192 Ks, 1.25 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.46 ERA, 196 Ks, 1.28 WHIP

24. Hiroki Kuroda, New York Yankees

2013 Statistics: 201.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.31 ERA, 150 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.47 ERA, 153 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

23. R.A. Dickey, Toronto Blue Jays

2013 Statistics: 224.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 4.21 ERA, 177 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.67 ERA, 171 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

22. Alex Cobb, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 143.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 2.76 ERA, 134 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 185 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.24 ERA, 170 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

21. Mat Latos, Cincinnati Reds

2013 Statistics: 210.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.16 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.21 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.44 ERA, 187 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

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20. Doug Fister, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 208.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.67 ERA, 159 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projections: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.29 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

19. Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 219.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.66 ERA, 185 Ks, 1.01 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.36 ERA, 167 Ks, 1.19 WHIP

18. Jordan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 213.1 Innings, 19 Wins, 3.25 ERA, 161 Ks, 1.09 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.38 ERA, 159 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

17. Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

2013 Statistics: 172.2 Innings, 12 Wins, 2.19 ERA, 187 Ks, .98 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.18 WHIP

16. Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 184.1 Innings, 8 Wins, 4.00 ERA, 158 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.34 ERA, 175 Ks, 1.17 WHIP

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15. Anibal Sanchez, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 182 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.57 ERA, 202 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.38 ERA, 198 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

14. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 214.1 Innings, 21 Wins, 2.90 ERA, 240 Ks, 0.97 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.60 ERA, 222 Ks, 1.20 WHIP

13. James Shields, Kansas City Royals

2013 Statistics: 228.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.15 ERA, 196 Ks, 1.24 WHIP

2014 Projection: 230 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.54 ERA, 210 Ks, 1.23 WHIP

12. Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies

2013 Statistics: 220 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.60 ERA, 202 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

2014 Projection: 215 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.42 ERA, 203 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

11. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

2013 Statistics: 218.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.46 ERA, 217 Ks, 1.31 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.57 ERA, 220 Ks, 1.22 WHIP

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10. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

2013 Statistics: 183 Innings, 8 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 191 Ks, 1.05 WHIP

2014 Projection: 180 Innings, 13 Wins, 3.05 ERA, 205 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

9. Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 177.2 Innings, 15 Wins, 2.63 ERA, 148 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

2014 Projection: 195 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.08 ERA, 191 Ks, 1.16 WHIP

8. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

2013 Statistics: 201.1 Innings, 13 Wins, 2.77 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.03 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.09 ERA, 199 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

7. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

2013 Statistics: 214.1 Innings, 11 Wins, 3.07 ERA, 226 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 205 Innings, 14 Wins, 3.17 ERA, 212 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

6. David Price, Tampa Bay Rays

2013 Statistics: 186.2 Innings, 10 Wins, 3.33 ERA, 151 Ks, 1.10 WHIP

2014 Projection: 210 Innings, 16 Wins, 3.06 ERA, 193 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

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5. Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies

2013 Statistics: 222.2 Innings, 14 Wins, 2.87 ERA, 222 Ks, 1.01 WHIP

2014 Projection: 220 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.11 ERA, 215 Ks, 1.08 WHIP

4. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

2013 Statistics: 209.2 Innings, 13 Wins, 2.83 ERA, 277 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 200 Innings, 15 Wins, 3.00 ERA, 253 Ks, 1.14 WHIP

3. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

2013 Statistics: 204.1 Innings, 12 Wins, 3.04 ERA, 216 Ks, 1.13 WHIP

2014 Projection: 235 Innings, 17 Wins, 3.10 ERA, 232 Ks, 1.15 WHIP

2. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

2013 Statistics: 241.2 Innings, 19 Wins, 2.94 ERA, 219 Ks, 1.07 WHIP

2014 Projection: 225 Innings, 17 Wins, 2.88 ERA, 207 Ks, 1.11 WHIP

1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

2013 Statistics: 236 Innings, 16 Wins, 1.83 ERA, 232 Ks, 0.92 WHIP

2014 Projection: 230 Innings, 19 Wins, 2.39 ERA, 235 Ks, 1.00 WHIP

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