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Most Accuracy Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections: Hitters (2024)

Most Accuracy Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections: Hitters (2024)

It can be helpful to get an early sense of where the experts stand in terms of initial fantasy baseball projections. Our consensus fantasy baseball projections include some of the most accurate experts in the fantasy baseball community. Let’s take a look at some of their fantasy baseball projections below. And you can create customized consensus fantasy baseball projections using the most accurate experts here.

2024 Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections

Player Team Positions R HR RBI SB AVG OBP H 2B BB SLG OPS
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF 126 37 99 55 0.313 0.395 183 35 80 0.571 0.966
Bobby Witt Jr. KC SS 102 29 87 44 0.282 0.327 169 34 41 0.507 0.834
Julio Rodriguez SEA CF 101 31 90 33 0.283 0.34 169 33 52 0.507 0.848
Mookie Betts LAD 2B,RF 107 33 98 13 0.285 0.373 161 35 80 0.531 0.905
Corbin Carroll ARI LF,CF,RF 101 22 76 42 0.279 0.35 155 32 60 0.486 0.836
Kyle Tucker HOU RF 98 30 95 24 0.282 0.36 159 34 69 0.515 0.875
Freddie Freeman LAD 1B 104 25 96 15 0.304 0.383 179 39 75 0.509 0.891
Aaron Judge NYY RF,DH 104 47 113 7 0.277 0.394 142 23 99 0.598 0.992
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD RF 102 35 97 30 0.278 0.35 159 33 63 0.528 0.878
Juan Soto NYY LF 107 36 98 10 0.278 0.417 148 27 126 0.54 0.957
Shohei Ohtani LAD DH,SP 105 39 103 21 0.289 0.388 148 28 83 0.587 0.974
Trea Turner PHI SS 96 23 84 30 0.28 0.329 171 34 45 0.462 0.792
Jose Ramirez CLE 3B,DH 92 27 94 27 0.277 0.354 160 36 68 0.496 0.85
Matt Olson ATL 1B 101 41 110 2 0.267 0.364 151 28 86 0.538 0.901
Yordan Alvarez HOU LF,DH 97 38 106 0 0.298 0.391 151 31 77 0.592 0.983
Bryce Harper PHI 1B,DH 94 28 91 12 0.283 0.386 150 33 89 0.51 0.896
Austin Riley ATL 3B 99 38 105 2 0.28 0.344 166 32 58 0.535 0.88
Rafael Devers BOS 3B 90 35 102 4 0.282 0.35 161 34 59 0.529 0.879
Corey Seager TEX SS 83 31 92 2 0.297 0.367 148 32 55 0.552 0.919
Ozzie Albies ATL 2B 92 27 90 16 0.272 0.324 159 34 45 0.481 0.805
Marcus Semien TEX 2B 97 28 88 16 0.264 0.332 160 34 61 0.47 0.801
Pete Alonso NYM 1B 88 41 107 4 0.252 0.33 142 24 65 0.516 0.846
Francisco Lindor NYM SS 90 28 85 22 0.254 0.325 147 28 61 0.454 0.78
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B,DH 93 33 100 6 0.288 0.362 168 33 67 0.516 0.878
Luis Robert Jr. CWS CF 86 30 83 19 0.27 0.313 150 31 35 0.494 0.807
Michael Harris II ATL CF 89 21 76 24 0.283 0.327 158 33 36 0.471 0.798
Gunnar Henderson BAL 3B,SS 87 26 80 12 0.26 0.334 143 29 61 0.47 0.804
Bo Bichette TOR SS 85 22 82 13 0.29 0.331 172 34 36 0.464 0.795
Jose Altuve HOU 2B 91 24 76 13 0.273 0.346 149 28 61 0.463 0.809
Randy Arozarena TB LF 90 25 76 29 0.26 0.335 144 28 63 0.454 0.789
Adolis Garcia TEX RF 89 33 92 15 0.243 0.304 138 28 51 0.471 0.776
Elly De La Cruz CIN 3B,SS 80 20 66 35 0.252 0.309 129 27 43 0.438 0.747
CJ Abrams WSH SS 80 16 61 37 0.254 0.293 143 28 31 0.404 0.697
Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B,DH 87 25 86 8 0.265 0.351 149 28 75 0.455 0.806
Manny Machado SD 3B,DH 79 29 89 7 0.268 0.337 143 25 56 0.483 0.82
Nolan Jones COL LF,RF 82 23 74 16 0.266 0.352 134 29 67 0.472 0.824
Mike Trout LAA CF 85 34 88 3 0.267 0.363 124 24 70 0.548 0.911
Cody Bellinger 1B,CF 78 23 77 18 0.257 0.321 133 27 48 0.454 0.775
Adley Rutschman BAL C,DH 77 18 71 2 0.271 0.363 140 29 75 0.439 0.802
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA CF 80 25 70 32 0.246 0.309 120 22 44 0.458 0.767
Matt McLain CIN 2B,SS 81 22 74 19 0.257 0.327 134 28 54 0.453 0.78
Royce Lewis MIN 3B 74 24 73 15 0.265 0.322 131 27 42 0.47 0.792
Christian Yelich MIL LF,DH 87 17 67 23 0.262 0.359 142 28 82 0.421 0.78
Oneil Cruz PIT SS 79 23 71 24 0.248 0.316 126 25 50 0.445 0.761
Josh Lowe TB RF,DH 68 17 63 24 0.249 0.308 122 29 42 0.419 0.728
Nico Hoerner CHC 2B,SS 82 9 61 33 0.284 0.333 164 27 43 0.393 0.726
Christian Walker ARI 1B 81 28 91 6 0.254 0.327 141 29 60 0.463 0.79
Kyle Schwarber PHI LF,DH 94 41 105 3 0.225 0.345 121 21 99 0.498 0.843
J.T. Realmuto PHI C 71 20 68 16 0.258 0.314 122 24 38 0.452 0.766
Alex Bregman HOU 3B 89 23 84 2 0.264 0.359 147 31 82 0.451 0.811
Bryan Reynolds PIT LF 84 23 84 8 0.271 0.341 154 30 60 0.459 0.8
Gleyber Torres NYY 2B 83 24 79 14 0.27 0.337 150 27 56 0.452 0.789
Will Smith LAD C 71 22 74 2 0.266 0.348 118 24 55 0.477 0.825
Triston Casas BOS 1B 75 26 79 1 0.25 0.347 124 25 74 0.462 0.808
Nolan Arenado STL 3B 74 25 87 4 0.258 0.316 145 28 47 0.449 0.764
William Contreras MIL C,DH 74 21 75 4 0.268 0.34 139 27 57 0.448 0.789
Ha-Seong Kim SD 2B,3B,SS 75 15 59 25 0.244 0.321 129 26 59 0.387 0.708
Spencer Torkelson DET 1B 79 27 85 3 0.245 0.324 135 30 64 0.456 0.78
Josh Jung TEX 3B 75 26 83 4 0.257 0.307 141 28 39 0.457 0.763
George Springer TOR RF,DH 78 21 70 13 0.257 0.326 133 24 53 0.435 0.762
Xander Bogaerts SD SS 80 18 75 10 0.278 0.344 155 31 55 0.438 0.782
Nick Castellanos PHI RF 76 24 87 7 0.261 0.307 150 32 38 0.451 0.757
Ketel Marte ARI 2B 84 21 81 7 0.273 0.348 149 33 62 0.464 0.811
Seiya Suzuki CHC RF 78 22 76 10 0.272 0.351 138 29 62 0.466 0.817
Yandy Diaz TB 1B 78 17 70 2 0.288 0.373 149 27 70 0.448 0.821
Spencer Steer CIN 1B,3B,LF 71 20 74 8 0.254 0.324 130 29 53 0.437 0.761
Evan Carter TEX LF 75 16 61 18 0.253 0.334 125 27 60 0.42 0.754
Jordan Walker STL RF 67 16 64 10 0.265 0.324 129 26 42 0.428 0.752
Dansby Swanson CHC SS 84 25 84 13 0.259 0.327 149 29 57 0.446 0.773
Bryson Stott PHI 2B 77 13 65 23 0.267 0.322 150 29 45 0.403 0.725
Lane Thomas WSH RF 76 21 69 15 0.247 0.303 135 29 44 0.425 0.728
Andres Gimenez CLE 2B 78 16 65 29 0.263 0.307 140 27 34 0.421 0.727
Josh Naylor CLE 1B,DH 68 21 83 8 0.278 0.334 141 28 42 0.462 0.796
Teoscar Hernandez LAD RF,DH 76 26 83 8 0.264 0.313 135 27 36 0.48 0.792
Anthony Santander BAL RF,DH 76 29 86 3 0.247 0.307 136 28 48 0.459 0.766
Zack Gelof OAK 2B 71 18 61 19 0.239 0.305 125 27 50 0.403 0.708
Vinnie Pasquantino KC 1B 70 19 74 2 0.275 0.351 136 31 57 0.464 0.815
Yainer Diaz HOU C,DH 57 20 66 1 0.272 0.305 115 22 20 0.468 0.773
Ian Happ CHC LF 80 20 75 11 0.252 0.343 138 30 76 0.426 0.768
Anthony Volpe NYY SS 74 19 63 23 0.234 0.3 120 27 49 0.409 0.709
Riley Greene DET CF 75 17 65 9 0.27 0.337 141 27 53 0.435 0.772
TJ Friedl CIN LF,CF 71 15 58 21 0.252 0.317 122 22 46 0.411 0.728
Esteury Ruiz OAK CF 63 7 33 51 0.246 0.292 109 22 28 0.36 0.652
Cedric Mullins II BAL CF 75 19 63 29 0.245 0.307 125 25 46 0.418 0.725
Luis Arraez MIA 2B 73 7 67 5 0.317 0.369 177 30 46 0.421 0.79
Jorge Soler SF RF,DH 76 31 83 1 0.246 0.332 121 23 64 0.48 0.812
Marcell Ozuna ATL DH 74 30 83 1 0.255 0.322 124 22 48 0.487 0.809
Masataka Yoshida BOS LF,DH 70 15 70 4 0.287 0.347 146 30 46 0.444 0.79
Cal Raleigh SEA C 60 26 72 1 0.225 0.294 102 22 45 0.453 0.748
Christian Encarnacion-Strand CIN 1B,DH 56 21 67 2 0.264 0.312 107 20 29 0.474 0.787
Salvador Perez KC C,1B,DH 61 26 82 0 0.254 0.287 128 23 23 0.454 0.74
Sean Murphy ATL C 65 21 66 0 0.256 0.333 105 23 47 0.47 0.803
Max Muncy LAD 3B 78 29 82 2 0.227 0.342 103 20 80 0.467 0.808
James Outman LAD CF 70 18 62 11 0.227 0.308 104 21 53 0.406 0.714
Rhys Hoskins MIL 1B 74 27 80 4 0.24 0.335 117 26 69 0.462 0.797
Chas McCormick HOU LF,CF,RF 67 19 61 14 0.248 0.32 111 18 47 0.422 0.742
Willson Contreras STL C,DH 65 20 65 6 0.258 0.335 107 21 48 0.464 0.799
Francisco Alvarez NYM C 56 23 65 2 0.227 0.301 95 17 44 0.435 0.736
Alec Bohm PHI 1B,3B 70 16 74 4 0.273 0.322 149 27 40 0.419 0.741
Nolan Gorman STL 2B,DH 67 26 76 6 0.235 0.31 109 21 50 0.456 0.766


What is Fantasy Baseball?

Fantasy baseball is an online game where participants act as managers of virtual baseball teams based on real-life Major League Baseball (MLB) players. The performance of these players in actual games determines the results in the fantasy league. It’s a blend of skill, strategy, and a little bit of luck, akin to the real-world decisions team managers must make.

Basic Strategy for Fantasy Baseball Success

1. Understand Your League’s Format and Scoring

Before drafting your team, it’s essential to understand the scoring system and rules of your specific league, as this will influence your drafting and management strategy. Knowing whether you’re in a points-based, category-based, or head-to-head league will guide you in selecting players whose strengths align with the scoring system.

2. Drafting Your Team Wisely

A solid draft is the foundation of a successful season. Here are a few tips for the drafting phase:

  • Balanced Team: Ensure you have a balanced team with a mix of power hitters, average hitters, speedsters, starting pitchers, and relievers.
  • Position Scarcity: Be aware of the depth of talent at each position. Some positions, like shortstop, may have fewer high-quality players, making it beneficial to draft a top player at that position early.
  • High-Floor Players: Early in the draft, focus on players with a proven track record of consistency.
  • Upside Picks: In the later rounds, look for “upside” players. These are athletes who have the potential to outperform their draft position.

3. In-Season Management

  • Stay Active: Constantly look for ways to improve your team through waivers, trades, and free-agent pickups.
  • Mind the Matchups: Pay attention to player matchups, platoon splits, and ballparks. Starting a pitcher in a hitter-friendly park, for example, can be risky.
  • Injury Management: Stay on top of player injuries and have backups ready for your key players.


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