Rankings

Initial Positional Rankings – 2017

Way too early, certain to change positional rankings for standard leagues.

Note: Rankings based mainly on currently available projections and a Z score formula.

First Base

1 Paul Goldschmidt
2 Anthony Rizzo
3 Miguel Cabrera
4 Joey Votto
5 Edwin Encarnacion
6 Daniel Murphy
7 Freddie Freeman
8 Jose Abreu
9 Wil Myers
10 Hanley Ramirez
11 Eric Hosmer
12 Carlos Santana
13 Albert Pujols
14 Chris Davis
15 Matt Carpenter
16 Adrian Gonzalez
17 Brandon Belt
18 Brad Miller
19 Tommy Joseph
20 C.J. Cron
21 Chris Carter
22 Lucas Duda
23 Mike Napoli
24 Ryan Zimmerman
25 Josh Bell
26 Justin Bour
27 Joe Mauer
28 Travis Shaw
29 Kennys Vargas
30 Mitch Moreland

Second Base

1 Jose Altuve
2 Trea Turner
3 Daniel Murphy
4 Rougned Odor
5 Robinson Cano
6 Dee Gordon
7 Brian Dozier
8 DJ LeMahieu
9 Ian Kinsler
10 Jean Segura
11 Dustin Pedroia
12 Jason Kipnis
13 Matt Carpenter
14 Ben Zobrist
15 Josh Harrison
16 Neil Walker
17 Javier Baez
18 Jonathan Schoop
19 Brandon Phillips
20 Joe Panik
21 Logan Forsythe
22 Starlin Castro
23 Cesar Hernandez
24 Devon Travis
25 Kolten Wong
26 Raul Mondesi
27 Jedd Gyorko
28 Howie Kendrick
29 Scooter Gennett
30 Ryan Schimpf

Third Base

1 Manny Machado
2 Kris Bryant
3 Nolan Arenado
4 Josh Donaldson
5 Jonathan Villar
6 Adrian Beltre
7 Kyle Seager
8 Anthony Rendon
9 Todd Frazier
10 Maikel Franco
11 Jose Ramirez
12 Alex Bregman
13 Evan Longoria
14 Justin Turner
15 Matt Carpenter
16 Eduardo Nunez
17 Mike Moustakas
18 Yulieski Gurriel
19 Miguel Sano
20 Jung Ho Kang
21 Jake Lamb
22 Javier Baez
23 Ryon Healy
24 Martin Prado
25 Hernan Perez
26 Nick Castellanos
27 Eugenio Suarez
28 Danny Valencia
29 Jedd Gyorko
30 Adonis Garcia

Shortstop

1 Manny Machado
2 Carlos Correa
3 Francisco Lindor
4 Jonathan Villar
5 Trevor Story
6 Xander Bogaerts
7 Corey Seager
8 Jean Segura
9 Aledmys Diaz
10 Tim Anderson
11 Eduardo Nunez
12 Elvis Andrus
13 Brad Miller
14 Marcus Semien
15 Troy Tulowitzki
16 Jose Peraza
17 Javier Baez
18 Addison Russell
19 Jorge Polanco
20 Alcides Escobar
21 Dansby Swanson
22 Didi Gregorius
23 Jose Iglesias
24 Brandon Crawford
25 Jedd Gyorko
26 Orlando Arcia
27 Andrelton Simmons
28 Ketel Marte
29 Asdrubal Cabrera
30 Zack Cozart

Catcher

1 Buster Posey
2 Gary Sanchez
3 Jonathan Lucroy
4 Salvador Perez
5 Evan Gattis
6 Willson Contreras
7 J.T. Realmuto
8 Stephen Vogt
9 Brian McCann
10 Russell Martin
11 Yasmani Grandal
12 Matt Wieters
13 Yadier Molina
14 Travis d’Arnaud
15 Yan Gomes
16 Welington Castillo
17 Wilson Ramos
18 Francisco Cervelli
19 Mike Zunino
20 Jose Lobaton
21 James McCann
22 Sandy Leon
23 Derek Norris
24 Devin Mesoraco
25 Tyler Flowers
26 Caleb Joseph
27 Cameron Rupp
28 Roberto Perez
29 Jason Castro
30 Tony Wolters

Outfield

1 Mike Trout
2 Mookie Betts
3 Bryce Harper
4 Kris Bryant
5 Charlie Blackmon
6 Giancarlo Stanton
7 Starling Marte
8 Trea Turner
9 Carlos Gonzalez
10 George Springer
11 Ryan Braun
12 Andrew McCutchen
13 Christian Yelich
14 Yoenis Cespedes
15 Nelson Cruz
16 J.D. Martinez
17 Gregory Polanco
18 Adam Jones
19 A.J. Pollock
20 Justin Upton
21 Kyle Schwarber
22 Lorenzo Cain
23 David Dahl
24 Khris Davis
25 Mark Trumbo
26 Marcell Ozuna
27 Billy Hamilton
28 Yasiel Puig
29 Jose Ramirez
30 Matt Kemp
31 Jose Bautista
32 Josh Reddick
33 Adam Eaton
34 Andrew Benintendi
35 Stephen Piscotty
36 Ian Desmond
37 Jackie Bradley Jr.
38 Kole Calhoun
39 Nomar Mazara
40 Miguel Sano
41 Michael Brantley
42 Hunter Pence
43 Melky Cabrera
44 Randal Grichuk
45 Dexter Fowler
46 Ben Zobrist
47 Jacoby Ellsbury
48 Odubel Herrera
49 Carlos Gomez
50 Ender Inciarte
51 Carlos Beltran
52 Rajai Davis
53 Shin-soo Choo
54 Adam Duvall
55 Jay Bruce
56 Max Kepler
57 Joc Pederson
58 Kevin Pillar
59 Denard Span
60 Yasmany Tomas
61 Curtis Granderson
62 Jason Heyward
63 Gerardo Parra
64 Corey Dickerson
65 Danny Valencia
66 Travis Jankowski
67 Byron Buxton
68 Alex Gordon
69 Cameron Maybin
70 Brett Gardner
71 Domingo Santana
72 Kevin Kiermaier
73 Tyler Naquin
74 Leonys Martin
75 Hernan Perez
76 Hyun Soo Kim
77 Matt Holliday
78 David Peralta
79 Willson Contreras
80 Nick Markakis
81 Avisail Garcia
82 Jarrod Dyson
83 Steven Souza Jr.
84 Jayson Werth
85 Aaron Altherr
86 Aaron Judge
87 Keon Broxton
88 Jose Peraza
89 Michael Saunders
90 Angel Pagan

Designated Hitter

1 Victor Martinez
2 Kendrys Morales
3 Pedro Alvarez
3 Dalton Pompey

Starting Pitcher

1 Clayton Kershaw
2 Max Scherzer
3 Noah Syndergaard
4 Madison Bumgarner
5 Corey Kluber
6 Chris Sale
7 David Price
8 Stephen Strasburg
9 Jon Lester
10 Johnny Cueto
11 Justin Verlander
12 Chris Archer
13 Carlos Carrasco
14 Yu Darvish
15 Jake Arrieta
16 Jacob deGrom
17 Dallas Keuchel
18 Carlos Martinez
19 Zack Greinke
20 Gerrit Cole
21 Masahiro Tanaka
22 Kyle Hendricks
23 Jose Quintana
24 Kenta Maeda
25 Danny Duffy
26 Michael Pineda
27 Danny Salazar
28 Cole Hamels
29 Rick Porcello
30 Matt Harvey
31 Aaron Nola
32 John Lackey
33 Felix Hernandez
34 Drew Smyly
35 Robbie Ray
36 Kevin Gausman
37 Aaron Sanchez
38 Jon Gray
39 Julio Teheran
40 Rich Hill
41 Steven Matz
42 Michael Fulmer
43 Marcus Stroman
44 Jeff Samardzija
45 Drew Pomeranz
46 Gio Gonzalez
47 Vince Velasquez
48 Carlos Rodon
49 Jerad Eickhoff
50 Sean Manaea
51 Anthony DeSclafani
52 Hisashi Iwakuma
53 Adam Wainwright
54 Collin mcHugh
55 Marco Estrada
56 Jake Odorizzi
57 Sonny Gray
58 J.A. Happ
59 David Phelps
60 Yordano Ventura
61 James Paxton
62 Matt Shoemaker
63 Matt Moore
64 Wei-Yin Chen
65 Alex Reyes
66 Taijuan Walker
67 Ian Kennedy
68 Tanner Roark
69 Jameson Taillon
70 Eduardo Rodriguez
71 Chris Tillman
72 Joe Ross
73 Jaime Garcia
74 Julio Urias
75 Nate Karns
76 Blake Snell
77 Michael Wacha
78 Jordan Zimmermann
79 Alex Cobb
80 Lance McCullers

Relief Pitcher

1 Dellin Betances
2 Kenley Jansen
3 Aroldis Chapman
4 Edwin Diaz
5 Craig Kimbrel
6 Zach Britton
7 Roberto Osuna
8 Ken Giles
9 Jeurys Familia
10 Andrew Miller
11 Seung Hwan Oh
12 Mark Melancon
13 Wade Davis
14 Shawn Kelley
15 Hunter Strickland
16 Raisel Iglesias
17 David Robertson
18 Carl Edwards Jr.
19 Alex Colome
20 Tony Watson
21 Cody Allen
22 Hector Neris
23 Tyler Thornburg
24 Sam Dyson
25 A.J. Ramos
26 Francisco Rodriguez
27 Adam Ottavino
28 Ryan Madson
29 Brandon Maurer
30 Arodys Vizcaino
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