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Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Grades & Start/Sit Advice: Week 1 (2024)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Grades & Start/Sit Advice: Week 1 (2024)

Welcome to Quick Grades. Or Start/Sit Grades. Whatever you want to call it, this is our weekly fantasy baseball article where we provide rankings and grades for all fantasy baseball-relevant players to help you set your weekly lineups. By leveraging our industry-leading projections and rankings from some of the most accurate fantasy baseball experts, we’re able to provide these custom player grades each week. We continue to tweak our process for this series each season to ensure the grades are as predictive and accurate as possible, and this has become an invaluable resource for fantasy managers who have to make difficult start/sit decisions each and every week. Check back each week for updated grades that take each player’s matchups and projected stats into consideration.

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Fantasy Baseball Weekly Player Rankings & Grades

Let’s take a look at our weekly rankings and grades for all fantasy-relevant players.

Name Team Position Score Grade
Julio Rodriguez SEA CF 100 A
Corbin Carroll ARI LF,CF,RF 100 A
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF 100 A
Adley Rutschman BAL C,DH 100 A
Shohei Ohtani LAD DH 100 A
Mookie Betts LAD 2B,SS,RF 100 A
Bobby Witt Jr. KC SS 100 A
Kyle Tucker HOU RF 98 A
Jose Ramirez CLE 3B,DH 97 A
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD RF 94 A
Juan Soto NYY LF 94 A
Freddie Freeman LAD 1B 94 A
Yordan Alvarez HOU LF,DH 91 A
J.T. Realmuto PHI C 91 A
Trea Turner PHI SS 90 A
Michael Harris II ATL CF 89 B
Luis Robert Jr. CWS CF 88 B
Matt Olson ATL 1B 87 B
Rafael Devers BOS 3B 87 B
Austin Riley ATL 3B 87 B
Randy Arozarena TB LF 86 B
Aaron Judge NYY CF,RF,DH 86 B
Will Smith LAD C 85 B
Francisco Lindor NYM SS 84 B
Mike Trout LAA CF 84 B
William Contreras MIL C,DH 83 B
Bryce Harper PHI 1B,DH 83 B
Ozzie Albies ATL 2B 83 B
Adolis Garcia TEX CF,RF 82 B
Nolan Jones COL 1B,LF,RF 82 B
Yainer Diaz HOU C,1B,DH 82 B
Bryan Reynolds PIT LF,CF 82 B
Christian Yelich MIL LF,DH 81 B
Corey Seager TEX SS 80 B
Gunnar Henderson BAL 3B,SS 80 B
Cody Bellinger CHC 1B,CF 80 B
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA CF 79 C
Marcus Semien TEX 2B 79 C
Kyle Schwarber PHI LF,DH 79 C
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B,DH 79 C
Pete Alonso NYM 1B 79 C
Elly De La Cruz CIN 3B,SS 79 C
Seiya Suzuki CHC RF 78 C
Evan Carter TEX LF 78 C
Manny Machado SD 3B,DH 78 C
CJ Abrams WSH SS 77 C
Ian Happ CHC LF 77 C
Riley Greene DET CF,RF 77 C
Willson Contreras STL C,DH 76 C
Cal Raleigh SEA C 76 C
George Springer TOR RF,DH 76 C
Spencer Steer CIN 1B,2B,3B,LF 76 C
Royce Lewis MIN 3B 76 C
Bo Bichette TOR SS 76 C
Salvador Perez KC C,1B,DH 76 C
Jose Altuve HOU 2B 76 C
Brandon Nimmo NYM LF,CF 76 C
Nick Castellanos PHI RF 75 C
Teoscar Hernandez LAD RF,DH 75 C
Jordan Walker STL LF,RF 75 C
Nico Hoerner CHC 2B,SS 74 C
James Outman LAD LF,CF 74 C
Masataka Yoshida BOS LF,DH 73 C
Christian Walker ARI 1B 73 C
Byron Buxton MIN DH 73 C
Paul Goldschmidt STL 1B,DH 73 C
Marcell Ozuna ATL LF,DH 73 C
Oneil Cruz PIT SS 73 C
Ha-Seong Kim SD 2B,3B,SS 73 C
Steven Kwan CLE LF 73 C
Sean Murphy ATL C 73 C
Gleyber Torres NYY 2B 72 C
Chas McCormick HOU LF,CF,RF 72 C
Jorge Soler SF RF,DH 72 C
Cedric Mullins II BAL CF 72 C
Gabriel Moreno ARI C 72 C
Francisco Alvarez NYM C 72 C
Alex Bregman HOU 3B 71 C
Josh Jung TEX 3B 71 C
Lane Thomas WSH CF,RF 71 C
Triston Casas BOS 1B 71 C
Logan O’Hoppe LAA C 70 C
Eloy Jimenez CWS RF,DH 70 C
Christopher Morel CHC 2B,CF,RF,DH 70 C
Jack Suwinski PIT LF,CF,RF 70 C
Jackson Chourio MIL CF 70 C
Jarren Duran BOS LF,CF 69 D
Kerry Carpenter DET LF,RF,DH 69 D
Bo Naylor CLE C 69 D
Xander Bogaerts SD SS 69 D
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. ARI LF,DH 69 D
Yandy Diaz TB 1B,3B 68 D
Ketel Marte ARI 2B 68 D
Spencer Torkelson DET 1B 68 D
Nolan Arenado STL 3B 68 D
Jonah Heim TEX C 68 D
Tyler O’Neill BOS LF,CF 68 D
Dansby Swanson CHC SS 68 D
Starling Marte NYM RF 68 D
Anthony Santander BAL 1B,RF,DH 68 D
Keibert Ruiz WSH C 67 D
Daulton Varsho TOR LF,CF 67 D
Christian Encarnacion-Strand CIN 1B,DH 67 D
Taylor Ward LAA LF 67 D
Bryson Stott PHI 2B 67 D
Jarred Kelenic ATL LF,CF,RF 67 D
Max Muncy LAD 3B 67 D
Mitch Garver SEA C,DH 67 D
Anthony Volpe NYY SS 67 D
Josh Naylor CLE 1B,DH 67 D
Henry Davis PIT RF 66 D
Giancarlo Stanton NYY RF,DH 66 D
Zack Gelof OAK 2B 66 D
Ceddanne Rafaela BOS SS,CF 66 D
Leody Taveras TEX CF 66 D
Brent Rooker OAK LF,RF,DH 66 D
Gavin Lux LAD 2B,LF,OF 66 D
Luis Campusano SD C 66 D
Jake Burger MIA 3B,DH 66 D
Trevor Story BOS SS 66 D
Alec Bohm PHI 1B,3B 66 D
Luis Arraez MIA 1B,2B 66 D
Thairo Estrada SF 2B,SS 66 D
Alex Kirilloff MIN 1B,LF,RF 65 D
Andres Gimenez CLE 2B 65 D
Austin Hays BAL LF,CF 65 D
Tyler Stephenson CIN C,DH 65 D
Jose Siri TB CF 65 D
Jung Hoo Lee SF CF,OF 65 D
Kris Bryant COL 1B,RF,DH 65 D
Max Kepler MIN RF 65 D
MJ Melendez KC C,LF,RF 64 D
Bryan De La Cruz MIA LF,RF 64 D
Will Benson CIN LF,RF 64 D
Willy Adames MIL SS 64 D
Alex Verdugo NYY RF 64 D
Victor Scott STL CF,OF 64 D
Harrison Bader NYM CF 64 D
Mitch Haniger SEA LF,RF 64 D
Alejandro Kirk TOR C 64 D
Ke’Bryan Hayes PIT 3B 64 D
Brendan Donovan STL 1B,2B,LF,RF 64 D
Elias Diaz COL C 64 D
Edouard Julien MIN 2B,DH 64 D
Nolan Gorman STL 2B,3B,DH 64 D
Sal Frelick MIL CF,RF 64 D
Parker Meadows DET CF 64 D
Jake Fraley CIN LF,RF,DH 64 D
Vinnie Pasquantino KC 1B 64 D
Ezequiel Tovar COL SS 63 D
Nelson Velazquez KC LF,RF 63 D
Rhys Hoskins MIL 1B 63 D
Jeff McNeil NYM 2B,LF,RF 63 D
Jeremy Pena HOU SS 63 D
Andrew Benintendi CWS LF 63 D
Matt Chapman SF 3B 62 D
Ryan Jeffers MIN C 62 D
Jeimer Candelario CIN 1B,3B 62 D
Andrew Vaughn CWS 1B 62 D
Ryan McMahon COL 2B,3B 62 D
Carlos Correa MIN SS 62 D
Joc Pederson ARI LF,DH 62 D
Isaac Paredes TB 1B,2B,3B 62 D
Matt Wallner MIN LF,RF 62 D
Shea Langeliers OAK C 62 D
Eugenio Suarez ARI 3B 61 D
Jesse Winker WSH DH 61 D
Brandon Drury LAA 1B,2B 61 D
Michael Conforto SF LF,RF 61 D
Brandon Marsh PHI LF,CF 61 D
Brenton Doyle COL CF 61 D
Alek Thomas ARI CF 61 D
Jake Rogers DET C 61 D
Maikel Garcia KC 3B,SS 61 D
Ryan Mountcastle BAL 1B,DH 61 D
Hunter Renfroe KC 1B,RF 60 D
Ramon Laureano CLE CF,RF 60 D
Ryan O’Hearn BAL 1B,RF 60 D
Jorge Polanco SEA 2B,3B 60 D
Mickey Moniak LAA LF,CF,RF 60 D
LaMonte Wade Jr. SF 1B,LF 60 D
Patrick Bailey SF C 60 D
Johan Rojas PHI CF 60 D
Nick Senzel WSH 3B,LF,CF,RF 60 D
Seth Brown OAK 1B,LF,RF 60 D
Anthony Rizzo NYY 1B 60 D
Charlie Blackmon COL RF,DH 60 D
Connor Wong BOS C 60 D
Mark Canha DET 1B,LF,RF,DH 60 D
Cavan Biggio TOR 1B,2B,3B,RF 60 D
Eddie Rosario WSH LF 59 F
Yan Gomes CHC C 59 F
Jonathan India CIN 2B 59 F
Jose Abreu HOU 1B 59 F
Josh Bell MIA 1B,DH 59 F
J.P. Crawford SEA SS 59 F
Rene Pinto TB C 59 F
Joey Gallo WSH 1B,CF,LF,RF 59 F
Zach Neto LAA SS 59 F
Brandon Lowe TB 2B 59 F
Ty France SEA 1B 58 F
Justin Turner TOR 1B,2B,3B,DH 58 F
Jordan Westburg BAL 2B,3B 58 F
Mike Yastrzemski SF LF,CF,RF 58 F
Richie Palacios TB LF,CF 58 F
Lawrence Butler OAK CF 58 F
Christian Bethancourt MIA C 58 F
Harold Ramirez TB LF,RF,DH 58 F
Colt Keith DET 2B,3B 58 F
Brice Turang MIL 2B,SS 58 F
Jesus Sanchez MIA LF,CF,RF 58 F
Kevin Kiermaier TOR CF 58 F
Isiah Kiner-Falefa TOR 3B,LF,CF 57 F
Gary Sanchez MIL C 57 F
Alec Burleson STL 1B,LF,RF,DH 57 F
Jake Cronenworth SD 1B,2B 57 F
Kyle Isbel KC CF 57 F
Michael Busch CHC 3B 57 F
Tim Anderson MIA SS 57 F
Jose Caballero TB 2B,SS 56 F
JJ Bleday OAK LF,CF,RF 56 F
Joey Meneses WSH 1B,DH 56 F
Michael A. Taylor PIT CF 56 F
Orlando Arcia ATL SS 56 F
Mike Tauchman CHC CF,RF 56 F
Oswaldo Cabrera NYY 2B,3B,SS,LF,RF 56 F
Brett Baty NYM 3B 56 F
Jason Heyward LAD CF,RF 56 F
Jurickson Profar SD LF 56 F
Nolan Schanuel LAA 1B 56 F
Avisail Garcia MIA LF,RF 55 F
Michael Toglia COL 1B,RF 55 F
Masyn Winn STL SS 55 F
Dominic Fletcher CWS CF,RF 55 F
Jared Walsh TEX 1B,RF 55 F
J.D. Davis OAK 1B,3B 55 F
Jake Meyers HOU CF 55 F
Brendan Rodgers COL 2B 55 F
Jose Trevino NYY C 55 F
Yoan Moncada CWS 3B 55 F
Jackson Merrill SD SS 55 F
Javier Baez DET SS 55 F
Geraldo Perdomo ARI 2B,3B,SS 54 F
Aaron Hicks LAA CF,LF,RF 54 F
Anthony Rendon LAA 3B 54 F
Andrew McCutchen PIT RF,DH 54 F
Ryan Noda OAK 1B 54 F
DJ Stewart NYM RF 54 F
Rowdy Tellez PIT 1B,DH 54 F
Luis Garcia WSH 2B 54 F
Carlos Santana MIN 1B 54 F
Will Brennan CLE LF,CF,RF 53 F
Dominic Canzone SEA LF,RF 53 F
Josh Rojas SEA 2B,3B 53 F
Nick Martini CIN LF 53 F
Joey Ortiz MIL 2B 52 F
Jared Triolo PIT 1B,2B,3B 52 F
Gio Urshela DET 1B,3B,SS 52 F
Brayan Rocchio CLE 3B,SS 51 F
Ramon Urias BAL 1B,2B,3B 51 F
Martin Maldonado CWS C 51 F
Nicky Lopez CWS 2B,3B,SS 50 F
Adam Frazier KC 2B,OF 50 F
Enmanuel Valdez BOS 2B 48 F
Tyler Freeman CLE 2B,3B,SS 48 F
Paul DeJong CWS SS 48 F
Nick Allen OAK SS 43 F

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