Fantasy Baseball 2014: Top 25 Starting Pitchers Through One Month of Play

Top 25 Starting Pitchers After One Month

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After one month of play, it's time to look at which pitchers have been carrying some fantasy owner's teams. The guys on this list are most likely all owned, but there are a few that still haven't been picked up in a few leagues -- and that might need to change soon.

Let's take a look at the top 25 starting pitchers in fantasy leagues.

25. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals

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25. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 3-2
ERA: 2.91
Innings Pitched: 43.1
Strikeouts: 45
WHIP: 1.08

24. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

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24. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-1
ERA: 2.87
Innings Pitched: 37.2
Strikeouts: 42
WHIP: 1.25

23. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

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23. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-3
ERA: 2.55
Innings Pitched: 42.1
Strikeouts: 50
WHIP: 1.16

22. Jesse Chavez, Oakland Athletics

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22. Jesse Chavez, Oakland Athletics

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-1
ERA: 2.47
Innings Pitched: 43.2
Strikeouts: 44
WHIP: 1.03

21. Ervin Santana, Atlanta Braves

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21. Ervin Santana, Atlanta Braves

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 3-0
ERA: 2.41
Innings Pitched: 33.2
Strikeouts: 36
WHIP: 1.04

20. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

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20. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 5-1
ERA: 2.25
Innings Pitched: 40.0
Strikeouts: 23
WHIP: 1.25

19. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

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19. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-2
ERA: 1.80
Innings Pitched: 50.0
Strikeouts: 33
WHIP: 0.88

18. Jonathan Niese, New York Mets

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18. Jonathan Niese, New York Mets

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-2
ERA: 1.82
Innings Pitched: 39.2
Strikeouts: 30
WHIP: 1.01

17. Alfredo Simon, Cincinnati Reds

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17. Alfredo Simon, Cincinnati Reds

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 1.99
Innings Pitched: 40.2
Strikeouts: 22
WHIP: 0.96

16. Scott Feldman, Houston Astros

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16. Scott Feldman, Houston Astros

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-1
ERA: 1.69
Innings Pitched: 26.2
Strikeouts: 9
WHIP: 0.94

15. Dan Haren, Los Angeles Dodgers

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15. Dan Haren, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 2.68
Innings Pitched: 37.2
Strikeouts: 36
WHIP: 1.21

14. Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

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14. Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 5-1
ERA: 2.35
Innings Pitched: 38.1
Strikeouts: 47
WHIP: 1.12

13. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

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13. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 3-4
ERA: 2.59
Innings Pitched: 48.2
Strikeouts: 58
WHIP: 1.09

12. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

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12. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 3-1
ERA: 2.73
Innings Pitched: 46.1
Strikeouts: 53
WHIP: 1.10

11. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

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11. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-0
ERA: 2.53
Innings Pitched: 42.2
Strikeouts: 51
WHIP: 0.96

10. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

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10. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 5-2
ERA: 2.16
Innings Pitched: 50.0
Strikeouts: 46
WHIP: 0.94

9. Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals

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9. Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-1
ERA: 2.00
Innings Pitched: 37.2
Strikeouts: 341
WHIP: 1.03

8. A.J. Burnett, Philadelphia Phillies

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8. A.J. Burnett, Philadelphia Phillies

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 2-1
ERA: 2.06
Innings Pitched: 43.2
Strikeouts: 35
WHIP: 1.21

7. Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers

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7. Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 2.68
Innings Pitched: 37.2
Strikeouts: 36
WHIP: 1.21

6. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

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6. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-2
ERA: 1.99
Innings Pitched: 54.1
Strikeouts: 36
WHIP: 0.74

5. Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

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5. Sonny Gray, Oakland Athletics

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 1.91
Innings Pitched: 47.0
Strikeouts: 40
WHIP: 1.17

4. Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs

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4. Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 0-3
ERA: 1.62
Innings Pitched: 50.0
Strikeouts: 38
WHIP: 1.12

3. Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

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3. Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 1.74
Innings Pitched: 46.2
Strikeouts: 65
WHIP: 0.90

2. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers

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2. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 4-1
ERA: 1.72
Innings Pitched: 47.0
Strikeouts: 60
WHIP: 0.96

1. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

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1. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

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Stats after one month of play:

Record: 3-2
ERA: 1.31
Innings Pitched: 55.0
Strikeouts: 60
WHIP: 0.73

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