Fantasy Baseball 2013: Relief Pitcher Rankings

March 25, 2013

I have Storen and Soriano high because whoever closes will do great and whoever sets up could be a closer on almost any other team in baseball.

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1

Craig Kimbrel

1

20

2

Mariano Rivera

1

18

3

Fernando Rodney

1

17

4

Jason Motte

2

15

5

Drew Storen

2

13

6

Jim Johnson

2

12

7

Joel Hanrahan

2

11

8

Rafael Soriano

2

11

9

Huston Street

3

10

10

Jon Paplebon

3

9

11

Joe Nathan

3

8

12

John Axford

3

8

13

Sergio Romo

3

7

14

Chris Perez

3

7

15

JJ Putz

3

6

16

Steve Cishek

4

6

17

Ryan Madson

4

5

18

Greg Holland

4

5

19

Jon Broxton

4

4

20

Brandon League

4

4

21

Addison Reed

4

4

22

Grant Balfour

5

3

23

Tom Wilhelmsen

5

3

24

Glen Perkins

5

3

25

Bruce Rondon

5

3

26

Jason Grilli

5

3

27

Casey Janseen

5

3

28

Carlos Marmol

5

2

29

Frank Francisco

5

2

30

Ernesto Frieri

5

2

31

Jose Veras

5

2

32

Brian Wilson

5

2

33

Jose Valverde

5

2

34

Sean Marshall

5

2

35

Ryan Cook

5

1

36

Joakim Soria

5

1

37

Sergio Santos

5

1

38

Kyuji Fujikawa

5

1

39

Rafael Bentancourt

5

1

40

Kenley Jansen

5

1

41

Vinnie Pestano

5

1

42

Tyler Clippard

5

1

43

Luke Gregerson

5

1

44

Joaquin Benoit

5

1

45

Phil Coke

6

0

46

David Hernandez

6

0

47

Santaigo Cassia

6

0

48

Bobby Parnell

6

0

49

Jake Mcgee

6

0

50

Joel Peralta

6

0

51

Kelvin Herrera

6

0

52

Tim Collins

6

0

53

Aaron Crow

6

0

54

David Robertson

6

0

55

Brad Ziegler

6

0

56

Heath Bell

6

0

57

Joba Chamberlin

6

0

58

Scott Downs

6

0

59

Alfredo Aceves

6

0

60

Sean Doolittle

6

0

61

Wilton Lopez

6

0

62

Steve Delabar

6

0

63

Octavio Dotel

6

0

64

Antonio Bastardo

6

0

65

Trevor Rosenthal

6

0

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Fantasy Baseball 2013: Third Base Rankings

March 22, 2013
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1 Miguel Cabrera 44 1
2 Evan Longoria 32 2
3 David Wright 30 2
4 Adrain Beltre 29 2
5 Ryan Zimmerman 26 2
6 Pablo Sandoval 22 3
7 Chase Headley 22 3
8 Aramis Ramirez 20 3
9 Brett Lawrie 19 3
10 David Freese 17 4
11 Mike Moustakas 16 4
12 Michael Young 13 4
13 Will Middlebrooks 13 4
14 Martin Prado 12 4
15 Kyle Seager 11 4
16 Kevin Youkilis 10 5
17 Manny Machado 10 5
18 Todd Frazier 10 5
19 Pedro Alvarez 9 5
20 Chris Johnson 8 5
21 Alberto Callaspo 7 5
22 Lonnie Chisenhall 7 5
23 Josh Donaldson 6 5
24 Luis Cruz 6 5
25 Jordan Pacheco 5 5
26 Matt Carpetner 5 5
27 Trevor Plouffe 4 6
28 Mike Olt 4 6
29 Juan Francisco 3 6
30 Ian Stewart 3 6
31 Josh Vitters 2 6
32 Alex Rodriguez 2 6
33 Eric Chavez 2 6
34 Jedd Gyorko 2 6
35 Greg Dobbs 1 6
36 Placido Polanco 1 6
37 Wilson Betemit 1 6
38 Kevin Frandsen 0 6
39 Luis Valbuena 0 6
40 Zack Cox 0 7
41 Taylor Green 0 7
42 Matt Dominguez 0 7
43 Nolan Arrenado 0 7
44 Anthony Rendon 0 7
45 Brent Lillibridge 0 7

Fantasy Baseball 2013: Shortstop Rankings

March 20, 2013

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1

Troy Tulowitzki

36

1

2

Jose Reyes

34

1

3

Hanley Ramirez

31

1

4

Starlin Castro

27

2

5

Elvis Andrus

24

2

6

Ian Desmond

19

2

7

Asdrubal Cabrera

17

2

8

Jimmy Rollins

17

2

9

Derek Jeter

15

2

10

Alcides Escobar

14

3

11

Alexei Ramirez

12

3

12

JJ Hardy

11

3

13

Zack Cozart

10

4

14

Jhonny Peralta

10

4

15

Erick Aybar

10

4

16

Andrelton Simmons

6

4

17

Stephen Drew

5

4

18

Yunel Escobar

5

4

19

Jean Segura

5

4

20

Evereth Cabrera

5

4

21

Jed Lowrie

5

4

22

Dee Gordon

3

5

23

Cliff Pennington

2

5

24

Brandon Crawford

2

5

25

Mike Aviles

2

5

26

Sean Rodriguez

1

5

27

Ruben Tejada

1

6

28

Hiroyuki Nakajima

2

6

29

Eduardo Nunez

1

6

30

Pete Kozma

1

6

31

Alex Gonzalez

1

6

32

Brian Doizer

1

6

33

Adieny Hechevarria

1

6

34

Clint Barmas

1

6

35

Brendan Ryan

0

6

36

Jason Donald

0

6

37

Willie Bloomquist

0

7

38

Nick Franklin

0

7

39

Ronny Cedeno

0

7

40

Rafael Furcal

0

7


Fantasy Baseball 2013: Second Base Rankings

March 19, 2013

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1

Robinson Cano

36

1

2

Ian Kinsler

30

2

3

Brandon Phillips

28

2

4

Dustin Pedroia

27

2

5

Ben Zobrist

25

2

6

Chase Utley

19

2

7

Jason Kipnis

19

3

8

Aaron Hil

18

3

9

Jose Altuve

16

3

10

Howie Kendrick

14

3

11

Dan Uggla

12

3

12

Rickie Weeks

11

3

13

Emilio Bonifacio

11

3

14

Neil Walker

9

4

15

Danny Espinosa

8

4

16

Kelly Johnson

8

4

17

Omar Infante

7

4

18

Dustin Ackley

7

4

19

Daniel Murphy

7

4

20

Marco Scutaro

6

4

21

Josh Rutledge

5

4

22

Gordon Beckham

4

5

23

Donovan Solano

3

5

24

Brian Roberts

3

5

25

Jeff Keppinger

3

5

26

Darwin Barney

3

5

27

Jemile Weeks

2

5

28

Johnny Giavotella

2

5

29

Jurickson Profar

2

5

30

Chris Nelson

2

5

31

Steve Lombardozzi

1

5

32

Ryan Roberts

1

5

33

Mark Ellis

1

6

34

Logan Forsythe

1

6

35

Macier Iztures

1

6

36

Ryan Theriot

1

6

37

Alexi Cassia

0

7

38

Tyler Greene

0

7

39

Jamey Carroll

0

7

40

DJ LaMahieu

0

7

41

Alexi Amarista

0

7

42

Skip Schumaker

0

7

43

Jimmy Padres

0

7

44

Pedro Ciriaco

0

7

45

Chris Getz

0

7


2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Base

March 18, 2013

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1

Joey Votto

36

1

2

Prince Fielder

34

1

3

Albert Pujols

33

1

4

Adrian Gonzalez

30

1

5

Billy Butler

28

2

6

Edwin Encarnacion

26

2

7

Freddie Freeman

22

2

8

Paul Konerko

19

3

9

Adam LaRoche

19

3

10

Anthony Rizzo

18

3

11

Paul Goldschmidt

16

3

12

Eric Hosmer

15

4

13

Ryan Howard

14

4

14

Allen Craig

14

4

15

Mark Teixeira

12

4

16

Ike Davis

11

4

17

Justin Morneau

11

4

18

Corey Hart

10

4

19

Brandon Belt

10

5

20

Brandon Moss

9

5

21

Kendrys Morales

9

5

22

Lance Berkman

8

5

23

Chris Davis

8

5

24

Garrett Jones

8

5

25

Mark Reynolds

7

5

26

Chris Parmelee

7

5

27

Chris Carter

6

5

28

Justin Smoak

5

5

29

Mitch Moreland

5

5

30

Tyler Colvin

4

5

31

Brett Wallace

4

5

32

Carlos Pena

3

6

33

James Loney

2

6

34

Yonder Alonso

2

6

35

Adam Lind

2

6

36

Todd Helton

1

6

37

Gaby Sanchez

1

6

38

Casey Kotchman

1

7

39

Tyler Moore

1

7

40

Darin Ruf

1

7

41

Mike Adams

1

7

42

Ty Wiggington

0

7

43

Brett Pill

0

7

44

Mike Carp

0

7

45

Daric Barton

0

7


2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Catcher

March 17, 2013

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1

Buster Posey

28

1

2

Joe Mauer

23

1

3

Yadier Molina

21

2

4

Matt Wieters

19

2

5

Victor Martinez

16

2

6

Mike Napoli

14

2

7

Carlos Santana

13

2

8

Miguel Montero

12

2

9

Wilin Rosario

11

3

10

Jesus Montero

9

3

11

Brian McCann

8

3

12

AJ Pierzynski

9

3

13

Salvador Perez

8

3

14

Alex Avila

6

3

15

Jon Lucroy

5

3

16

Ryan Doumit

4

4

17

Carlos Ruiz

4

4

18

JP Arenciba

4

4

19

Jarrod Saltalamcchia

4

4

20

Wilson Ramos

3

4

21

Russell Martin

3

4

22

Wellington Castillo

2

4

23

Rob Brantly

2

4

24

Kurt Suzuki

1

5

25

Devin Mesoraco

1

5

26

John Jaso

1

5

27

Chris Iannetta

1

5

28

AJ Ellis

1

5

29

Tyler Flowers

1

5

30

Derek Norris

1

5

31

Geovany Soto

1

5

32

Jason Castro

1

5

33

John Buck

1

5

34

Martin Malandonado

1

6

35

Yasmani Grandal

1

6

36

David Ross

0

6

37

Ramon Hernandez

0

6

38

Ryan Hanigan

0

6

39

Brayan Pena

0

6

40

Travis D’arnaud

0

6

41

George Kottaras

0

6

42

Jose Molina

0

6

43

Michael McKenry

0

7

44

Hector Sanchez

0

7

45

Nick Hundley

0

7


Ranking Week 4’s Two Start Pitchers

April 22, 2012
  1. Matt Cain at CIN (Latos), SD (Richard)
  2. Madison Bumgarner at NYM (Santana), SD (Bass)
  3. Gio Gonzalez at SD (Richard), at LAD (TBD)
  4. David Price LAA (Santana), at TEX (Holland)
  5. Jon Lester at MIN (Marquis), at CWS (Peavy)
  6. Zack Grienke HOU (Harrell), at STL (Garcia)
  7. Jordan Zimmermann at SD (Richard), at LAD (Capuano)
  8. Bartolo Colon CWS (Peavy), at BAL (Hunter)
  9. Matt Garza STL (Garcia), at PHI (Kendrick)
  10. Jaime Garcia at CHC (Garza), MIL (Greinke)
  11. Johan Santana SF (Bumgarner), at COL (Guthrie)
  12. Derek Holland NYY (Kuroda), TB (Price)
  13. Mark Buehrle at NYM (Dickey), ARI (TBD)
  14. Mat Latos SF (Cain), HOU (Harrell)
  15. Brandon Morrow at KC (Chen), SEA (Millwood)
  16. Max Scherzer SEA (Vargas), at NYY (Kuroda)
  17. Jake Peavy at OAK (Colon), BOS (Lester)
  18. Ervin Santana at TB (Price), at CLE (Lowe)
  19. Jair Jurrjens at LAD (Capuano), PIT (McDonald)
  20. Josh Beckett at MIN (Swarzark), at CWS (Floyd)
  21. Jason Vargas at DET (Scherzer), at TOR (Alvarez)
  22. Chris Capuano ATL (Jurrjens), WAS (Zimmermann)
  23. Henderson Alvarez at BAL (Hunter), SEA (Vargas)
  24. Gavin Floyd at OAK (Milone), BOS (Beckett)
  25. Hiroki Kuroda at TEX (Holland), DET (Scherzer)
  26. Kyle Kendrick at ARI (Miley), CHC (Garza)
  27. RA Dickey MIA (Buehrle), at COL (Moyer)
  28. Jonathan Sanchez at CLE (Lowe), at MIN (Marquis)
  29. Bruce Chen TOR (Morrow), at MIN (Liriano)
  30. Clayton Richard WAS (Zimmermann), at SF (Cain)
  31. James McDonald COL (Moyer), at ATL (Jurrjens)
  32. Jason Marquis BOS (Lester), KC (Sanchez)
  33. Tommy Hunter TOR (Alvarez), OAK (Colon)
  34. Jamie Moyer at PIT (McDonald), NYM (Dickey)
  35. Derek Lowe KC (Sanchez), LAA (Santana)
  36. Lucas Harell at MIL (Greinke), at CIN (Latos)

Numbers 1-14 are go’s for sure, numbers 15-24 are okay bets, and 25-30 only if you need it, rest are no goes.

Thanks to Yahoo Sports for the list and matchups