Final 2011 Starting Pitcher Rankings

These rankings are probably the most difficult to come up with. A lot of my dollar values are based on counting stats, so pitchers like Jordan Zimmerman, who is going to be on an innings limit, are affected. The dollar values may seem low outside of the top ten, but that is a reflection of how deep the starting pitcher pool is and how you are much more likely to find a replacement level player at this position than just about any other. Also, you may notice the exclusion of certain pitchers who excelled in 2010 (C.J. Wilson, Carl Pavano and Fausto Carmona, for example). You are seeing this right, as I expect regression in their numbers toward or below the replacement level. I will be doing a separate post about these types of pitchers — as well as possible $1 bargains — later in the week. 

1 Roy Halladay $28
2 Felix Hernandez $27
3 Jon Lester $27
4 Tim Lincecum $25
5 Francisco Liriano $24
6 Clif Lee $24
7 CC Sabathia $21
8 Clayton Kershaw $21
9 Cole Hamels $21
10 Zack Greinke $21
11 Josh Johnson $21
12 Mat Latos $19
13 Tommy Hanson $18
14 Jered Weaver $18
15 Dan Haren $16
16 Roy Oswalt $16
17 Justin Verlander $16
18 David Price $15
19 Chris Carpenter $14
20 Ubaldo Jimenez $14
21 Chad Billingsley $14
22 Yovani Gallardo $13
23 Max Scherzer $13
24 Colby Lewis $12
25 Brandon Morrow $12
26 Matt Cain $11
27 Wandy Rodriguez $10
28 Jhoulys Chacin $9
29 Jonathan Sanchez $9
30 Clay Buchholz $8
31 John Danks $8
32 Jeremy Hellickson $8
33 Daniel Hudson $8
34 Ricky Nolasco $7
35 Brett Anderson $7
36 Jorge De La Rosa $6
37 Ryan Dempster $6
38 Madison Bumgarner $6
39 Hiroki Kuroda $6
40 Phil Hughes $6
41 Shaun Marcum $6
42 Ricky Romero $6
43 Josh Beckett $6
44 Brian Matusz $6
45 Ted Lilly $6
46 Matt Garza $4
47 Edinson Volquez $4
48 Wade Davis $4
49 Brett Myers $4
50 James Shields $3
51 Johnny Cueto $3
52 Tim Hudson $3
53 Trevor Cahill $3
54 Javier Vasquez $2
55 Gavin Floyd $1
56 Homer Bailey $1
57 Travis Wood $1
58 Jamie Garcia $1
59 Scott Baker $1
60 Carlos Zambrano $1
61 Kevin Slowey $1
62 Joel Pineiro $1
63 Bud Norris $1
64 R.A. Dickey $1
65 Mark Buehrle $1
66 Jason Hammel $1
67 R.A. Dickey $1
68 Jake Peavy $1
69 John Lackey $1
70 Ervin Santana $1
71 Mike Minor $1
72 Gio Gonzalez $1
73 Jordan Zimmermann $1
74 Mike Pelfrey $1
75 Eric Bedard $1