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2021 Baseball ROS Rankings (AL)

Expert Consensus Ranking (17 of 17 Experts) -

Rank Player (Team, Position) Notes
1 Gerrit Cole (NYY - SP) 2.0 +1.0
 
2 Jose Ramirez (CLE - 3B,DH) 4.0 +2.0
 
3 Bo Bichette (TOR - DH,SS) 6.0 +3.0
 
4 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (TOR - 1B,3B,DH) 22.0 +18.0
 
5 Rafael Devers (BOS - 3B) 15.0 +10.0
 
6 Kyle Tucker (HOU - LF,RF,DH) 12.0 +6.0
 
7 Whit Merrifield (KC - 2B,CF,RF) 16.0 +9.0
 
8 Xander Bogaerts (BOS - SS) 10.0 +2.0
 
9 Jose Abreu (CWS - 1B,DH) 13.0 +4.0
 
10 Lucas Giolito (CWS - SP) 5.0 -5.0
 
11 Aaron Judge (NYY - CF,DH,RF) 17.0 +6.0
 
12 Yordan Alvarez (HOU - LF,DH) 34.0 +22.0
 
13 Alex Bregman (HOU - 3B,SS) 11.0 -2.0
 
14 J.D. Martinez (BOS - LF,RF,DH) 41.0 +27.0
 
15 Tim Anderson (CWS - SS) 18.0 +3.0
 
16 Lance Lynn (CWS - SP) 23.0 +7.0
 
17 George Springer (TOR - CF,DH,RF) 21.0 +4.0
 
18 Matt Olson (OAK - 1B) 36.0 +18.0
 
19 Randy Arozarena (TB - DH,LF,RF) 26.0 +7.0
 
20 DJ LeMahieu (NYY - 1B,2B,3B) 7.0 -13.0
 
21 Jose Altuve (HOU - 2B) 39.0 +18.0
 
22 Liam Hendriks (CWS - RP) 24.0 +2.0
 
23 Jose Berrios (TOR - SP) 33.0 +10.0
 
24 Shohei Ohtani (LAA - SP,DH) 60.0 +36.0
 
25 Giancarlo Stanton (NYY - DH,LF,RF) 46.0 +21.0
 
26 Austin Meadows (TB - DH,LF,RF) 37.0 +11.0
 
27 Teoscar Hernandez (TOR - CF,DH,LF,RF) 35.0 +8.0
 
28 Shane Bieber (CLE - SP) 3.0 -25.0
 
29 Salvador Perez (KC - C,DH) 38.0 +9.0
 
30 Hyun Jin Ryu (TOR - SP) 28.0 -2.0
 
31 Brandon Lowe (TB - 1B,2B,LF,RF) 29.0 -2.0
 
32 Adalberto Mondesi (KC - 3B,SS) 9.0 -23.0
 
33 Alex Verdugo (BOS - LF,CF,RF) 52.0 +19.0
 
34 Byron Buxton (MIN - CF) 51.0 +17.0
 
35 Yoan Moncada (CWS - 3B) 42.0 +7.0
 
36 Aroldis Chapman (NYY - RP) 30.0 -6.0
 
37 Ryan Pressly (HOU - RP) 45.0 +8.0
 
38 Michael Brantley (HOU - LF,RF,DH) 54.0 +16.0
 
39 Lance McCullers Jr. (HOU - SP) 48.0 +9.0
 
40 Matt Chapman (OAK - 3B) 43.0 +3.0
 
41 Franmil Reyes (CLE - RF,DH) 58.0 +17.0
 
42 Luis Robert (CWS - CF) 14.0 -28.0
 
43 Cedric Mullins II (BAL - CF) 195.0 +152.0
 
44 Joey Gallo (NYY - CF,DH,LF,RF) 50.0 +6.0
 
45 Trey Mancini (BAL - 1B,DH,LF,RF) 57.0 +12.0
 
46 Ryan Mountcastle (BAL - 1B,DH,LF) 61.0 +15.0
 
47 Gleyber Torres (NYY - 2B,SS) 25.0 -22.0
 
48 John Means (BAL - SP) 97.0 +49.0
 
49 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (TOR - 1B,2B,DH,LF) 40.0 -9.0
 
50 Wander Franco (TB - 3B,SS) 117.0 +67.0
 
51 Frankie Montas (OAK - SP) 67.0 +16.0
 
52 Jared Walsh (LAA - 1B,RF) 90.0 +38.0
 
53 Framber Valdez (HOU - SP,RP) 81.0 +28.0
 
54 Mitch Haniger (SEA - CF,DH,RF) 95.0 +41.0
 
55 Luke Voit (NYY - 1B,DH) 31.0 -24.0
 
56 Josh Donaldson (MIN - 3B,DH) 73.0 +17.0
 
57 Chris Sale (BOS - SP) 112.0 +55.0
 
58 Eloy Jimenez (CWS - DH,LF) 47.0 -11.0
 
59 Cavan Biggio (TOR - 2B,3B,RF) 27.0 -32.0
 
60 Sean Manaea (OAK - SP) 96.0 +36.0
 
61 Carlos Santana (KC - 1B,DH) 89.0 +28.0
 
62 Aaron Civale (CLE - SP) 79.0 +17.0
 
63 Yuli Gurriel (HOU - 1B,3B) 114.0 +51.0
 
64 Eduardo Rodriguez (DET - SP) 83.0 +19.0
 
65 Zach Plesac (CLE - SP) 32.0 -33.0
 
66 Emmanuel Clase (CLE - RP) 205.0 +139.0
 
67 Max Kepler (MIN - CF,RF) 69.0 +2.0
 
68 Shohei Ohtani (LAA - DH)    
 
69 Gio Urshela (NYY - 3B,SS) 62.0 -7.0
 
70 James Karinchak (CLE - RP) 44.0 -26.0
 
71 Chris Bassitt (OAK - SP) 71.0
 
72 Craig Kimbrel (CWS - RP) 65.0 -7.0
 
73 Adolis Garcia (TEX - CF,DH,LF,RF)    
 
74 Jarred Kelenic (SEA - CF,LF) 82.0 +8.0
 
75 Alek Manoah (TOR - SP) 302.0 +227.0
 
76 Shane McClanahan (TB - SP,RP) 255.0 +179.0
 
77 Luis Garcia (HOU - RP,SP)    
 
78 Andrew Vaughn (CWS - 1B,LF,RF) 91.0 +13.0
 
79 Anthony Santander (BAL - CF,DH,LF,RF) 63.0 -16.0
 
80 Jordan Romano (TOR - RP) 80.0
 
81 Jorge Polanco (MIN - 2B,SS) 100.0 +19.0
 
82 Andrew Benintendi (KC - LF,CF) 99.0 +17.0
 
83 Dylan Cease (CWS - SP) 143.0 +60.0
 
84 Matt Barnes (BOS - RP) 92.0 +8.0
 
85 Yasmani Grandal (CWS - C,1B) 49.0 -36.0
 
86 Jose Urquidy (HOU - SP) 78.0 -8.0
 
87 Isiah Kiner-Falefa (TEX - C,3B,SS) 123.0 +36.0
 
88 Nathaniel Lowe (TEX - 1B) 169.0 +81.0
 
89 Nick Solak (TEX - 2B,3B,LF,CF) 75.0 -14.0
 
90 Triston McKenzie (CLE - SP) 76.0 -14.0
 
91 Jameson Taillon (NYY - SP) 77.0 -14.0
 
92 Jasson Dominguez (NYY - CF) 190.0 +98.0
 
93 Miguel Sano (MIN - 1B,3B,DH) 74.0 -19.0
 
94 Paul Sewald (SEA - RP)    
 
95 Randal Grichuk (TOR - CF,DH,RF) 102.0 +7.0
 
96 Gary Sanchez (NYY - C) 53.0 -43.0
 
97 Julio Rodriguez (SEA - RF) 129.0 +32.0
 
98 Spencer Torkelson (DET - 1B,3B) MiLB 186.0 +88.0
 
99 Andres Gimenez (CLE - 2B,3B,SS) 72.0 -27.0
 
100 Bobby Witt Jr. (KC - SS) MiLB 155.0 +55.0
 
101 Adley Rutschman (BAL - C) MiLB 170.0 +69.0
 
102 Casey Mize (DET - SP) 154.0 +52.0
 
103 Nathan Eovaldi (BOS - SP,RP) 105.0 +2.0
 
104 Triston Casas (BOS - 1B,3B) MiLB 323.0 +219.0
 
105 Brandon Marsh (LAA - CF,RF) 247.0 +142.0
 
106 Jeter Downs (BOS - SS) 236.0 +130.0
 
107 Spencer Howard (TEX - SP) 172.0 +65.0
 
108 Tarik Skubal (DET - SP) 126.0 +18.0
 
109 Jordan Montgomery (NYY - SP) 98.0 -11.0
 
110 Nolan Jones (CLE - 3B) 246.0 +136.0
 
111 Garrett Crochet (CWS - RP) 147.0 +36.0
 
112 Logan Gilbert (SEA - SP) 187.0 +75.0
 
113 Michael Kopech (CWS - RP,SP) 132.0 +19.0
 
114 David Fletcher (LAA - 2B,3B,SS,LF) 87.0 -27.0
 
115 Christian Vazquez (BOS - C,1B) 66.0 -49.0
 
116 Yermin Mercedes (CWS - C,DH)    
 
117 Vidal Brujan (TB - 2B) 242.0 +125.0
 
118 Matt Manning (DET - SP) 211.0 +93.0
 
119 Clarke Schmidt (NYY - P,RP,SP) MiLB 243.0 +124.0
 
120 Daniel Lynch (KC - SP) 253.0 +133.0
 
121 Josh Lowe (TB - 3B,CF) 271.0 +150.0
 
122 Hunter Renfroe (BOS - CF,LF,RF) 166.0 +44.0
 
123 Taylor Trammell (SEA - CF,LF) 184.0 +61.0
 
124 Jordan Balazovic (MIN - SP) 298.0 +174.0
 
125 Ty France (SEA - 1B,2B,3B,DH) 106.0 -19.0
 
126 Deivi Garcia (NYY - SP) MiLB 141.0 +15.0
 
127 Josh Jung (TEX - 3B) MiLB 245.0 +118.0
 
128 Jarren Duran (BOS - CF) 244.0 +116.0
 
129 Andrew Kittredge (TB - SP,RP) 272.0 +143.0
 
130 Tanner Houck (BOS - RP,SP) 146.0 +16.0
 
131 Hector Neris (HOU - RP) 131.0
 
132 Cristian Javier (HOU - RP,SP) 88.0 -44.0
 
133 Brendan McKay (TB - SP,DH) 258.0 +125.0
 
134 Kris Bubic (KC - RP,SP) 203.0 +69.0
 
135 Rafael Montero (HOU - RP) 68.0 -67.0
 
136 Isaac Paredes (DET - 2B,3B) 241.0 +105.0
 
137 Jonathan Schoop (DET - 1B,2B,DH) 167.0 +30.0
 
138 A.J. Puk (OAK - RP) 179.0 +41.0
 
139 Dylan Moore (SEA - 2B,3B,SS,LF,RF) 59.0 -80.0
 
140 Sam Huff (TEX - C) 148.0 +8.0
 
141 Jeimer Candelario (DET - 1B,3B) 124.0 -17.0
 
142 Jackson Kowar (KC - SP) 293.0 +151.0
 
143 Austin Hays (BAL - CF,LF,RF) 111.0 -32.0
 
144 Amed Rosario (CLE - CF,SS) 171.0 +27.0
 
145 Marco Gonzales (SEA - SP) 64.0 -81.0
 
146 Yusniel Diaz (BAL - CF,RF) 307.0 +161.0
 
147 Bobby Dalbec (BOS - 1B,3B) 107.0 -40.0
 
148 Robbie Grossman (DET - DH,LF,RF) 182.0 +34.0
 
149 Diego Castillo (SEA - SP,RP) 110.0 -39.0
 
150 Akil Baddoo (DET - CF,LF) 221.0 +71.0
 
151 Drew Steckenrider (SEA - RP)    
 
152 Dane Dunning (TEX - SP) 149.0 -3.0
 
153 Myles Straw (CLE - SS,CF) 128.0 -25.0
 
154 Tanner Scott (BAL - RP) 165.0 +11.0
 
155 Hunter Dozier (KC - 1B,3B,DH,LF,RF) 93.0 -62.0
 
156 Taylor Rogers (MIN - RP) 85.0 -71.0
 
157 Ryan Yarbrough (TB - SP,RP) 108.0 -49.0
 
158 Adam Frazier (SEA - 2B,LF) 150.0 -8.0
 
159 Domingo German (NYY - SP) 101.0 -58.0
 
160 Brady Singer (KC - SP) 119.0 -41.0
 
161 Justus Sheffield (SEA - RP,SP) 127.0 -34.0
 
162 Justin Upton (LAA - LF) 160.0 -2.0
 
163 Cal Quantrill (CLE - SP,RP) 194.0 +31.0
 
164 Mike Minor (KC - SP) 125.0 -39.0
 
165 James Kaprielian (OAK - RP,SP)    
 
166 Trevor Larnach (MIN - LF,RF) 263.0 +97.0
 
167 Kike Hernandez (BOS - 2B,SS,LF,CF,RF) 151.0 -16.0
 
168 Jake Odorizzi (HOU - SP) 121.0 -47.0
 
169 Abraham Toro (SEA - 2B,3B,DH) 280.0 +111.0
 
170 Joey Wendle (TB - 2B,3B,SS) 159.0 -11.0
 
171 Dallas Keuchel (CWS - SP) 70.0 -101.0
 
172 Jo Adell (LAA - LF,RF) 175.0 +3.0
 
173 Spencer Patton (TEX - RP)    
 
174 Pete Fairbanks (TB - RP) 162.0 -12.0
 
175 Willi Castro (DET - 2B,3B,LF,SS) 104.0 -71.0
 
176 Joe Barlow (TEX - RP)    
 
177 Logan Allen (CLE - SP,RP) 240.0 +63.0
 
178 Daulton Jefferies (OAK - RP,SP) 210.0 +32.0
 
179 Mitch Garver (MIN - C) 86.0 -93.0
 
180 Chad Green (NYY - SP,RP) 138.0 -42.0
 
181 Dean Kremer (BAL - SP) 227.0 +46.0
 
182 Lou Trivino (OAK - RP) 276.0 +94.0
 
183 Luis Patino (TB - RP,SP) 168.0 -15.0
 
184 Nate Pearson (TOR - RP,SP) 115.0 -69.0
 
185 Leody Taveras (TEX - CF) 103.0 -82.0
 
186 Kendall Graveman (CWS - RP) 264.0 +78.0
 
187 Luis Arraez (MIN - 2B,3B,LF) 144.0 -43.0
 
188 Elvis Andrus (OAK - SS) 142.0 -46.0
 
189 Jonathan Loaisiga (NYY - SP,RP) 250.0 +61.0
 
190 Bobby Bradley (CLE - 1B,DH) 275.0 +85.0
 
191 Yandy Diaz (TB - 1B,3B) 219.0 +28.0
 
192 Griffin Canning (LAA - SP) 122.0 -70.0
 
193 Brad Keller (KC - SP) 137.0 -56.0
 
194 Gregory Soto (DET - SP,RP) 161.0 -33.0
 
195 Ross Stripling (TOR - SP,RP) 202.0 +7.0
 
196 Luis Severino (NYY - RP,SP) 152.0 -44.0
 
197 Noah Syndergaard (LAA - SP) 109.0 -88.0
 
198 Willie Calhoun (TEX - LF,DH) 177.0 -21.0
 
199 Max Stassi (LAA - C) 176.0 -23.0
 
200 Matthew Boyd (DET - SP) 116.0 -84.0
 
201 Eric Haase (DET - C,DH,LF)    
 
202 Mike Zunino (TB - C) 233.0 +31.0
 
203 Nicky Lopez (KC - 2B,SS) 268.0 +65.0
 
204 Josh Staumont (KC - RP) 173.0 -31.0
 
205 DJ Stewart (BAL - DH,LF,RF) 239.0 +34.0
 
206 Bailey Ober (MIN - SP)    
 
207 Chris Flexen (SEA - SP,RP) 226.0 +19.0
 
208 Nick Pivetta (BOS - SP,RP) 215.0 +7.0
 
209 Manuel Margot (TB - LF,CF,RF) 118.0 -91.0
 
210 Bradley Zimmer (CLE - CF,LF,RF) 277.0 +67.0
 
211 Michael Fulmer (DET - RP,SP) 266.0 +55.0
 
212 Scott Barlow (KC - RP) 234.0 +22.0
 
213 Tucker Barnhart (DET - C) 212.0 -1.0
 
214 Cole Irvin (OAK - SP,RP) 254.0 +40.0
 
215 Danny Jansen (TOR - C) 157.0 -58.0
 
216 Victor Reyes (DET - CF,LF,RF) 120.0 -96.0
 
217 Cole Sulser (BAL - RP)    
 
218 Alejandro Kirk (TOR - C) 133.0 -85.0
 
219 Michael A. Taylor (KC - LF,CF,RF) 224.0 +5.0
 
220 Jose Iglesias (BAL - 2B,DH,SS) 158.0 -62.0
 
221 Tom Murphy (SEA - C) 156.0 -65.0
 
222 J.P. Crawford (SEA - SS) 191.0 -31.0
 
223 Jose Cisnero (DET - RP) 281.0 +58.0
 
224 Ryan Jeffers (MIN - C) 174.0 -50.0
 
225 Aaron Bummer (CWS - RP) 139.0 -86.0
 
226 Tyler Duffey (MIN - RP) 136.0 -90.0
 
227 Jake Fraley (SEA - CF,LF,RF) 288.0 +61.0
 
228 Kevin Kiermaier (TB - CF) 217.0 -11.0
 
229 Miguel Cabrera (DET - 1B,DH) 163.0 -66.0
 
230 Francisco Mejia (TB - C) 198.0 -32.0
 
231 Kolby Allard (TEX - RP,SP) 315.0 +84.0
 
232 Cal Raleigh (SEA - C) 327.0 +95.0
 
233 Paul Fry (BAL - RP)    
 
234 Chas McCormick (HOU - CF,LF,RF) 303.0 +69.0
 
235 Jordan Luplow (TB - 1B,CF,LF,RF) 329.0 +94.0
 
236 Mike Mayers (LAA - RP) 196.0 -40.0
 
237 Randy Dobnak (MIN - RP,SP) 189.0 -48.0
 
238 Martin Maldonado (HOU - C) 145.0 -93.0
 
239 Chris Archer (TB - SP) MiLB 153.0 -86.0
 
240 Dillon Tate (BAL - RP) 324.0 +84.0
 
241 Chase Anderson (TEX - SP,RP) MiLB 284.0 +43.0
 
242 Franchy Cordero (BOS - 1B,LF,RF) MiLB 185.0 -57.0
 
243 Julian Merryweather (TOR - SP,RP) 297.0 +54.0
 
244 Nick Anderson (TB - RP) 84.0 -160.0
 
245 Taylor Ward (LAA - CF,LF,RF) 279.0 +34.0
 
246 J.P. Feyereisen (TB - RP)    
 
247 Reynaldo Lopez (CWS - RP,SP) 273.0 +26.0
 
248 Jonah Heim (TEX - C) 259.0 +11.0
 
249 Oscar Mercado (CLE - LF,CF,RF) 197.0 -52.0
 
250 Kyle Higashioka (NYY - C) 193.0 -57.0
 
251 Ji-Man Choi (TB - 1B) 180.0 -71.0
 
252 Renato Nunez (BAL - 1B,3B,DH) 181.0 -71.0
 
253 Drew Rasmussen (TB - RP,SP) 333.0 +80.0
 
254 Zack Collins (CWS - C,DH) 216.0 -38.0
 
255 Josh Fleming (TB - RP,SP) 204.0 -51.0
 
256 Miguel Andujar (NYY - 3B,LF) 232.0 -24.0
 
257 Edward Olivares (KC - LF,CF,RF) 238.0 -19.0
 
258 Brent Rooker (MIN - DH,LF,RF) 261.0 +3.0
 
259 Pedro Baez (HOU - RP) 287.0 +28.0
 
260 Darwinzon Hernandez (BOS - RP) 262.0 +2.0
 
261 Keegan Akin (BAL - RP,SP) 231.0 -30.0
 
262 Jason Castro (HOU - C) 235.0 -27.0
 
263 Luis Torrens (SEA - 1B,C,DH) 201.0 -62.0
 
264 Ryan Brasier (BOS - RP)    
 
265 Jose Trevino (TEX - C) 220.0 -45.0
 
266 Enoli Paredes (HOU - RP) MiLB 230.0 -36.0
 
267 Justin Dunn (SEA - SP) 225.0 -42.0
 
268 Chad Pinder (OAK - 2B,3B,LF,RF) 237.0 -31.0
 
269 Brent Honeywell Jr. (OAK - SP) 251.0 -18.0
 
270 Joe Jimenez (DET - RP) 249.0 -21.0
 
271 Daz Cameron (DET - CF,RF) 301.0 +30.0
 
272 Ryan O'Hearn (KC - 1B,DH,RF) 317.0 +45.0
 
273 Christian Arroyo (BOS - 2B,3B) 300.0 +27.0
 
274 Tony Kemp (OAK - 2B,LF,CF) 286.0 +12.0
 
275 Matt Wisler (TB - SP,RP) 228.0 -47.0
 
276 Adam Engel (CWS - CF,RF) 267.0 -9.0
 
277 Alex Claudio (BOS - RP) MiLB    
 
278 Jake Cave (MIN - LF,CF,RF) 278.0
 
279 Bryan Garcia (DET - RP) 183.0 -96.0
 
280 Lewis Thorpe (MIN - RP,SP)    
 
281 Kohei Arihara (TEX - SP) MiLB 209.0 -72.0
 
282 Josh James (HOU - RP) 299.0 +17.0
 
283 Kevin Plawecki (BOS - C) 260.0 -23.0
 
284 Austin Hedges (CLE - C) 283.0 -1.0
 
285 Jake Rogers (DET - C)    
 
286 Trent Thornton (TOR - RP,SP) 349.0 +63.0
 
287 Alex Young (CLE - SP,RP) MiLB 213.0 -74.0
 
288 Brandon Brennan (BOS - RP) MiLB    
 
289 Ryan Borucki (TOR - RP) 347.0 +58.0
 
290 Grayson Greiner (DET - C)    
 
291 Jaime Barria (LAA - SP,RP) 265.0 -26.0
 
292 Erik Swanson (SEA - SP,RP)    
 
293 Anthony Kay (TOR - RP,SP) 337.0 +44.0
 
294 Seth Brown (OAK - 1B,LF,RF) 295.0 +1.0
 
295 Devin Smeltzer (MIN - SP,RP) MiLB 342.0 +47.0
 
296 Michael King (NYY - SP,RP)    
 
297 Wes Benjamin (TEX - RP) MiLB    
 
298 Kyle Cody (TEX - RP,SP) MiLB 248.0 -50.0
 
299 Shaun Anderson (TOR - SP,RP)    
 
300 Reese McGuire (TOR - C)    
 
301 Mike Montgomery (NYY - SP,RP) MiLB    
 
302 Daniel Johnson (CLE - LF,RF) MiLB 269.0 -33.0
 
303 Sandy Leon (CLE - C,RP) NRI    
 
304 Jorge Mateo (BAL - 2B,CF,LF,SS) 314.0 +10.0
 
305 Richie Martin (BAL - SS)    
 
306 Brett Phillips (TB - CF,LF,RF)    
 
307 Tyler Wade (LAA - 2B,3B,CF,LF,SS) 199.0 -108.0
 
308 Luis Rengifo (LAA - 2B,3B,RF,SS) 344.0 +36.0