Well folks, I have to tell you, this year's crop of pitching is very enticing...the goat as you know, is not thrilled in the least bit with the position players, maybe im used to the over-inflated steroid numbers, maybe or just maybe the goat always thinks their is scarcity in hitting stats...whatever the situation, here is my breakdown of my top 36 starters and top 20 Relievers..





 Clayton Kershaw (in his own category)


Felix Hernandez

Mad Max Scherzer

Felix Hernandez

Matt Harvey

Chris Sale

Adam Wainwright

David Price

Stephen Strasbourg

Corey Kluber

John Lester

M. Tanaka

Jonny Cueto

Zach Grienke

Cole Hamels

Jacob deGrom

J. Zimmerman

Alex Cobb

Jeff Samardzija

Julio Teheran

James Shields

Alex Wood

Jake Arrieta

Sonny Gray

H. Iwakuma

Geritt Cole

Michael Wacha

Gio Gonzalez

Jered Weaver

Collin McHugh

Garrett Richards

H. Ryu

Scott Kazmir

Matt Latos

Michael Pineda

Doug Fister





Greg Holland

Aroldis Chapman

Craig Kimbrel


Dellin Betances

Huston Street

Kenley Jansen

Mark Melancon

Zach Britton

Drw Storen

David Robertsen

Sean Doolittle

steve Cishek

Koji Uehara

Jonathan Papeljohn

Joaquin Benoit

Glen Perkins

Luke Gregersen

Andrew Miller

Brett Cecil

Joe Nathan



...please note, the goat never, ever drafts a top closer...rather settling for bottom feeders.you would be surprised how effective that strategy could be..

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