Fantasy Baseball 2014: Top 25 Starting Pitchers From the Month of May

Top 25 Fantasy Starting Pitchers From May

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With another month in the books, it seems like the MLB season is just flying by. Before we know it, it will be October and the World Series will unfold before our eyes. Fantasy owners are hoping the season doesn't quite fly by because the whole thrill of fantasy baseball is setting a lineup every day.

Let's take a look at the top 25 starting pitchers for fantasy baseball in May and who you should make a move to acquire.

25. Henderson Alvarez, Miami Marlins

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25. Henderson Alvarez, Miami Marlins

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 1
ERA: 2.61
Strikeouts: 18
WHIP: 1.19
Innings Pitched: 31.0

24. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

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24. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 2.43
Strikeouts: 31
WHIP: 1.00
Innings Pitched: 37.0

23. John Lackey, Boston Red Sox

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23. John Lackey, Boston Red Sox

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 2.56
Strikeouts: 29
WHIP: 1.26
Innings Pitched: 31.2

22. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

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22. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.55
Strikeouts: 35
WHIP: 0.88
Innings Pitched: 35.1

21. Kyle Lohse, Milwaukee Brewers

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21. Kyle Lohse, Milwaukee Brewers

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.51
Strikeouts: 25
WHIP: 0.95
Innings Pitched: 43.0

20. Ryan Vogelsong, San Francisco Giants

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20. Ryan Vogelsong, San Francisco Giants

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.29
Strikeouts: 34
WHIP: 1.12
Innings Pitched: 39.1

19. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

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19. Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.25
Strikeouts: 42
WHIP: 0.75
Innings Pitched: 44.0

18. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

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18. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.21
Strikeouts: 40
WHIP: 0.93
Innings Pitched: 40.2

17. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

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17. Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 2.62
Strikeouts: 32
WHIP: 1.17
Innings Pitched: 34.1

16. Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros

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16. Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 2.14
Strikeouts: 34
WHIP: 0.84
Innings Pitched: 46.1

15. Tyson Ross, San Diego Padres

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15. Tyson Ross, San Diego Padres

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 2.08
Strikeouts: 38
WHIP: 1.15
Innings Pitched: 39.0

14. Jorge De La Rosa, Colorado Rockies

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14. Jorge De La Rosa, Colorado Rockies

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 1.23
Strikeouts: 16
WHIP: 0.77
Innings Pitched: 22.0

13. Anibal Sanchez, Detroit Tigers

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13. Anibal Sanchez, Detroit Tigers

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 1.77
Strikeouts: 17
WHIP: 0.84
Innings Pitched: 20.1

12. Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins

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12. Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 1.74
Strikeouts: 30
WHIP: 0.94
Innings Pitched: 38.0

11. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

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11. Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 5
ERA: 3.20
Strikeouts: 52
WHIP: 1.14
Innings Pitched: 39.1

10. Jered Weaver, Los Angeles Angels

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10. Jered Weaver, Los Angeles Angels

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 2.76
Strikeouts: 29
WHIP: 1.04
Innings Pitched: 42.1

9. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

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9. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 2.63
Strikeouts: 30
WHIP: 1.09
Innings Pitched: 37.2

8. Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians

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8. Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 2.09
Strikeouts: 60
WHIP: 0.98
Innings Pitched: 43.0

7. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

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7. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 5
ERA: 2.08
Strikeouts: 48
WHIP: 0.85
Innings Pitched: 39.0

6. Josh Beckett, Los Angeles Dodgers

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6. Josh Beckett, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 3
ERA: 1.97
Strikeouts: 27
WHIP: 1.06
Innings Pitched: 32.0

5. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

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5. Mark Buehrle, Toronto Blue Jays

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 5
ERA: 1.96
Strikeouts: 23
WHIP: 1.14
Innings Pitched: 41.1

4. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

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4. Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 5
ERA: 1.88
Strikeouts: 42
WHIP: 0.98
Innings Pitched: 43.0

3. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

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3. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 4
ERA: 1.66
Strikeouts: 50
WHIP: 0.95
Innings Pitched: 38.0

2. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

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2. Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 1.14
Strikeouts: 19
WHIP: 1.04
Innings Pitched: 31.2

1. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

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1. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

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Stats from the month of May:

Wins: 2
ERA: 0.50
Strikeouts: 23
WHIP: 0.22
Innings Pitched: 18.0

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