2011 MLB Player Values: AL Starting Pitchers

2011 MLB Player Values: AL Starting Pitchers

Concluding our values, here are the values and projections for the American League SP’s.  The values are a work in progress, and now that all positions are concluded, we will go back and update our spreadsheet.  The most recent version of the spreadsheet is here, but continue to check back because it will be updated regularly throughout spring training. 

  Player Tm Value IP’s W ERA K’s WHIP
1 Felix Hernandez SEA $32 210 16 3.00 210 1.10
2 CC Sabathia NYY $29 200 17 3.25 200 1.15
3 David Price TB $26 190 15 3.25 175 1.25
4 Justin Verlander DET $24 200 15 3.50 200 1.30
5 John Lester BOS $24 200 16 3.60 180 1.25
6 Jered Weaver LAA $22 200 13 3.50 170 1.25
7 Dan Haren LAA $22 210 12 3.60 170 1.20
8 Francisco Liriano MIN $18 180 12 3.40 170 1.25
9 John Danks CWS $18 190 12 3.70 170 1.35
10 Clay Buchholz BOS $18 200 13 3.80 160 1.30
11 Max Scherzer DET $17 190 12 3.90 180 1.35
12 Brett Anderson OAK $17 180 11 3.70 140 1.30
13 Trevor Cahill OAK $16 190 12 3.90 130 1.35
14 Colby Lewis TEX $16 190 12 3.80 150 1.30
15 Phil Hughes NYY $16 180 13 3.90 150 1.30
16 CJ Wilson TEX $15 170 11 3.90 150 1.25
17 Ricky Romero TOR $14 170 12 4.00 160 1.30
18 Josh Beckett BOS $13 190 12 4.10 170 1.35
19 Scott Baker MIN $13 180 12 4.20 130 1.30
20 Brandon Morrow TOR $13 180 10 4.20 170 1.35
21 Gio Gonzalez OAK $13 190 10 4.00 150 1.30
22 Brian Matusz BAL $12 180 10 4.10 150 1.30
23 John Lackey BOS $12 190 12 4.30 160 1.35
24 Jeff Niemann TB $12 180 10 4.30 140 1.35
25 Gavin Floyd CWS $11 180 11 4.40 140 1.35
26 Jeremy Hellickson TB $11 150 10 3.60 130 1.20
27 James Shields TB $11 190 11 4.40 140 1.35
28 Mark Buehrle CWS $10 200 11 4.40 120 1.35
29 Dallas Braden OAK $10 180 9 4.40 120 1.30
30 Ervin Santana LAA $10 170 10 4.30 130 1.35
31 Jeremy Guthrie BAL $9 180 10 4.50 120 1.30
32 Jake Peavy CWS $9 150 9 4.10 130 1.30
33 Kyle Drabek TOR $9 150 9 3.90 140 1.30
34 Michael Pineda SEA $9 150 8 4.10 150 1.35
35 Fausto Carmona CLE $8 180 9 4.40 140 1.35
36 AJ Burnett NYY $8 170 11 4.60 160 1.40
37 Wade Davis  TB $8 170 9 4.50 130 1.35
38 Edwin Jackson CWS $8 160 9 4.60 130 1.40
39 Jason Vargas SEA $7 170 8 4.60 110 1.35
40 Carlos Carrasco CLE $7 160 8 4.50 120 1.35
41 Brett Cecil TOR $7 170 8 4.50 120 1.40
42 Joel Pineiro LAA $7 160 8 4.50 100 1.35
43 Kevin Slowey MIN $7 170 8 4.50 100 1.35
44 Rich Harden OAK $7 150 8 4.60 120 1.40
45 Brandon Webb TEX $7 150 7 3.70 110 1.25
46 Justin Masterson CLE $6 160 7 4.50 110 1.35
47 Rick Porcello DET $6 150 8 4.60 100 1.35
48 Brian Duensing MIN $6 140 8 4.40 100 1.35
49 Doug Fister SEA $6 160 7 4.50 110 1.40
50 Eric Bedard SEA $6 130 7 4.10 100 1.25
51 D. Matsuzaka BOS $6 160 9 4.70 110 1.35
52 Brad Penny DET $6 160 8 4.40 110 1.35
53 Jake Arrieta BAL $5 160 7 4.60 100 1.40
54 Scott Kazmir LAA $5 160 8 4.70 110 1.40
55 Luke Hochevar KC $4 170 7 4.70 110 1.45
56 Nick Blackburn MIN $4 150 8 4.60 90 1.40
57 Tommy Hunter TEX $4 140 7 4.70 90 1.45
58 Chris Tillman BAL $4 150 7 4.80 100 1.50
59 Ivan Nova NYY $4 150 8 4.60 100 1.40
60 Luke French SEA $3 150 7 4.60 90 1.40