2019 Fantasy Baseball Rankings (NL)
Expert Consensus Ranking (59 of 62 Experts) -
|Rank||Player (Team, Position)||Notes|
|1||Nolan Arenado (COL - 3B)||2.0||+1.0||
Drafters know what they're getting in Arenado, who has batted no lower than .287 with at least 37 homers and 110 RBI in the last four years. He has played all but 16 games in those four seasons, making him a durable beacon of consistency worthy of a first-round selection. He signed an extension during the offseason, so investors no longer need to worry about a midseason trade removing him from Coors Field. A lack of steals is an unfortunate, but acceptable tradeoff for locking in bankable production at every other category.
|2||Max Scherzer (WSH - SP)||1.0||-1.0||
Looking for 18 wins, 220 innings and nearly 300 strikeouts? You can virtually lock it in with Scherzer. Not only that, be he has a 0.975 WHIP over the past six seasons. That is downright unfair. Don't hesitate to grab him late in the 1st round this year.
|3||Trea Turner (WSH - SS)||4.0||+1.0||
Fantasy owners may have been disappointed with Turner's performance last year, but he still averages 20 HR, 56 SB and 106 runs with a .289 average per 162 games. Only Rickey Henderson and Joe Morgan have matched those totals over a full season. Turner is an extraordinary fantasy baseball asset and well worth a top 15 pick
|4||Christian Yelich (MIL - LF,CF,RF)||3.0||-1.0||
There is no denying that Yelich was a first round value in 2018 and perhaps even the #1 fantasy asset thanks to a .326 average with 36 homers, 22 steals and 110+ runs and RBIs. These numbers blew away his career marks, however, so projection models all have him regressing to a high-end second round value this year
|5||Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL - LF,CF)||5.0||‐||
Acuna met the seismic hype, and then some, by hitting .293/.366/.552 with 26 homers and 16 steals in 111 sizzling rookie games. He flaunted his MVP ceiling by posting a .429 wOBA and 19 of those long balls after the All-Star break. Challenging Mike Trout as baseball's best player is a real ceiling he could reach as soon as 2019. Before drafting him accordingly, beware a 25.3 K% and 74.6% contact rate sending his average backyard in his age-21 season. He may also run less often in the leadoff role.
|6||Jacob deGrom (NYM - SP)||6.0||‐||
deGrom was magical in 2018 and while there is a chance that continues into this season, we have to remember that the two prior seasons, he carried a 3.32 ERA with just 382 Ks and 22 wins. While that makes for a useful pitcher, the risk of him returning to that leaves him below Sale and Scherzer's tier
|7||Bryce Harper (PHI - CF,RF)||7.0||‐||
Harper may have posted just a .249 batting average in 2018, but the rest of his fantasy production was tremendous, plus his underlying metrics indicate the average returning closer to the .270 mark in 2019. His fantasy value improved when he signed with Philly because their ballpark is great for lefties, but he is still just a 2nd round pick.
|8||Manny Machado (SD - 3B,SS)||8.0||‐||
Regardless of what you think about Machado, he has been a reliable force of nature the last few years and likely hasn't even come into his prime yet. The landing spot in San Diego isn't quite what you would think, as it has actually been a top half of the league ballpark for right-handed hitters since they moved their fences in. So don't hesitate to snag him at the end of the first round, as he seems destined for another 35+ homer, 90+ RBI, 90+ run season
|9||Trevor Story (COL - SS)||11.0||+2.0||
You can snag Story in the late second, or even third round despite the fact that he outproduced top-five pick, Francisco Lindor in BA, SB, RBI and was just one behind him in homers. There is more risk with Story, but his 2018 campaign was among the all-time greats for fantasy shortstops
|10||Paul Goldschmidt (STL - 1B)||10.0||‐||
Goldschmidt was incredible over his last 100 games, posting a .334/.424/.608 line. You may think his stats will take a big hit moving out of Chase Field, but with the humidor in place, it was actually among the worst park for hitters last season. In St. Louis, he should continue his run of 30+ homers, 95+ runs and a .290+ batting average
|11||Freddie Freeman (ATL - 1B)||12.0||+1.0||
First basemen isn't as deep as it once was so commodities like Freeman are well worth investing in toward the middle of the third round. He is a lock for 90 runs, 90 RBIs and a .300 batting average each year and that type of player doesn't grow on trees
|12||Charlie Blackmon (COL - CF)||14.0||+2.0||
While Blackmon wasn't the number one fantasy asset like in 2017, he still knocked 29 homers, led the league in runs and batted .291, and don't forget, that was a down year. If that is his floor, fantasy owners are getting a steal in the late 2nd round.
|13||Javier Baez (CHC - 2B,3B,SS)||9.0||-4.0||
Baez was excellent last year, hitting 34 homers with 21 steals, 101 runs and a league-leading 111 RBIs. While he is surely a star, every projection model sees those numbers regressing in 2019, especially his batting average which was propped up by a .347 BABIP
|14||Kris Bryant (CHC - 3B,RF)||17.0||+3.0||
Bryant missed 60 games last year and had his least efficient season of his career by quite a bit. There is some risk in drafting Bryant in the 3rd round, but he also comes with 40 homer upside, a batting average near .300 and both 100+ runs and RBIs
|15||Juan Soto (WSH - LF)||15.0||‐||
Soto was every bit as good as top-ten pick, Alex Bregman per plate appearance last season, but is going 20 picks later. Keep in mind, he accomplished that as a teenager. Don't hesitate to reach an entire round to grab him before he progresses even more
|16||Aaron Nola (PHI - SP)||13.0||-3.0||
Nola took another major leap forward last year, and while he may never be a 300 or even 250 strikeout guy like the handful of pitchers being drafted above him, 220+ with a sub 1.00 WHIP and 2.50 ERA will certainly warrant a third round pick
|17||Anthony Rizzo (CHC - 1B)||18.0||+1.0||
Rizzo took a major step backwards in the first half last year, but his final line of 25 homers, 101 RBIs and a .283 batting average ended up being about as good as his average season. We were drafting him in the 3rd round last year so don't hesitate to scoop him up for a discount this season
|18||Starling Marte (PIT - CF)||20.0||+2.0||
Marte bounced back from his 2017 suspension season with another big year. He stolen 33 bases, knocked 20 homers and batted a quality .277. While he may not swipe 45 bags anymore, that power/speed combo makes him well worth a fourth round pick in standard leagues
|19||Trevor Bauer (CIN - SP)||16.0||-3.0||
Prior to an injury in the second half, Bauer was among the top pitchers in baseball. He still struck out 221 batters in 175 innings, but with health, those numbers could easily climb to 270 in 215 innings
|20||Rhys Hoskins (PHI - 1B,LF)||21.0||+1.0||
Although his slugging percentage dropped from .618 to .496, Hoskins still popped 34 homers in his first full season. Boasting MLB's highest fly-ball rate (51.7%) and launch angle (22.6°) of all qualified hitters, drafters can expect more of the same. Yet it will come at the cost of batting average, and he'll only offer a handful of steals when pitchers aren't looking. Last year's 48th-ranked hitter on ESPN's Player Rater probably needs 40-plus homers to validate his hefty cost. At least he'll get plenty of RBI opportunities hitting alongside Bryce Harper.
|21||Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP)||19.0||-2.0||
Thor has elite stuff without a doubt, but the numbers haven't quite made it to the top tier of pitchers. Rather, he has just one season with 170 strikeouts and has yet to win 15 games. You may argue that a Cy Young is right around the corner, but we've been saying that for three years now and it is starting to look like we have another Strasburg on our hands
|22||Cody Bellinger (LAD - 1B,CF)||22.0||‐||
Last year was a major disappointment for Bellinger owners after he hit 39 homers in just 132 rookie games in 2017. He still managed to hit 25 bombs with 14 steals, however, so the floor is plenty high. At just 23 years old, we clearly haven't seen the best of Bellinger so don't be surprised if he breaks out for 50 bombs this year or next
|23||Walker Buehler (LAD - SP)||23.0||‐||
After tearing through the minors, Buehler pitcher pretty well for the Dodgers in the first half. Then a flip switched and he proceeded to become one of the top pitchers in baseball over the second half, posting a 2.03 ERA with 92 Ks and just a .165 BA allowed in 80 innings. Draft him accordingly
|24||Joey Votto (CIN - 1B)||27.0||+3.0||
Votto did not return second round value or even close to it last year, but his ADP should be around the fifth this year. You can expect his batting average to bounceback above .300, and don't forget that he had 94 HRs in the previous three years before his 12 in 2018
|25||Eugenio Suarez (CIN - 3B)||29.0||+4.0||
In the first half last year, Suarez was sensational, hitting 19 homers with 71 RBIs while batting .312. The second half wasn't as pretty, so we may see him take a step back in 2019, but you can still bank on 30+ homers and around 100 RBIs with a decent batting average
|26||Ozzie Albies (ATL - 2B)||30.0||+4.0||
Albies got off to a torrid start in his first full season in the Big Leagues, hitting nine home runs in April and heading into the All Star break with 20 HRs and nine steals. He struggled mightily in the second half of the season, but still finished as a top-three second basemen in standard 5x5 formats. There are some concerns that the Braves' acquisition of Josh Donaldson could push Albies down towards the bottom half of the lineup, hurting his counting stats and ability to steal bases, but it's also possible he'll stick in one of the first two lineup spots. Regardless, Albies has already proven he has 20-20 potential and should even be able to improve a bit on last season's .261 batting average.
|27||Jean Segura (PHI - SS)||33.0||+6.0||
It might not feel sexy drafting Segura, but you can expect a .300+ batting average and 20+ steals for the fourth consecutive season from him. If he finally plays a full season, we may be looking at a 20/30 year with a .310 batting average which would make Segura a top 25 fantasy asset
|28||Lorenzo Cain (MIL - CF)||32.0||+4.0||
Cain didn't experience the power growth that many were expecting when he moved from Kansas City to Milwaukee, and his fantasy value was somewhat lessened by an absurdly low RBI count (38). But he did hit north of .300 for the fourth time in five seasons and collected a career-high 30 stolen bases. It's probably time to accept that he is not going to be a 20 HR guy, but he doesn't need to be one to be a top-50 hitter in standard 5x5 leagues. And he could be even better than that if everything clicks and he goes .300-15-30 with over 100 runs scored.
|29||Tommy Pham (SD - LF,CF)||39.0||+10.0||
Despite playing 34 fewer games than Andrew Benintendi over the last two seasons, Pham has outplayed him from a fantasy perspective. Pham is being drafted four rounds later and is coming off one of the best second-halfs in the MLB
|30||Edwin Diaz (NYM - RP)||26.0||-4.0||
The Mets acquired Diaz to serve as their new closer, and he should be one of the first two closers off the board in all fantasy leagues following his dominant 2018 in Seattle.
|31||Daniel Murphy (COL - 1B,2B)||36.0||+5.0||
Murphy's overall stat line wasn't all that impressive last year, but once he was healthy in the second half, he returned to hittin .315 with a 25 HR pace. Move that to Coors Field and we may be looking at the NL Batting Champion with plenty of homers, RBI and runs. Be mindful that he rarely plays a full season, but when he is on the field we are looking at a top 30 fantasy asset
|32||Patrick Corbin (WSH - SP)||25.0||-7.0||
Corbin was an absolute monster last season, striking out 246 batters with a 1.05 WHIP and 3.15 ERA. Granted, those ratios are likely to jump, perhaps even half a run in ERA, but he should also add considerably to his 11 wins from 2018 now that he is in Washington
|33||Corey Seager (LAD - SS)||37.0||+4.0||
It can be easy to forget that as a rookie in 2016, Seager was not only the rookie of the year, but an MVP finalist. He was plenty useful in 2017 fantasy baseball too, but missed most of 2018 with Tommy John surgery and hip surgery. He should be ready to roll by opening day so while there is some risk, consider that he is still just 24 so we may not have seen his best yet
|34||Jack Flaherty (STL - SP)||31.0||-3.0||
Flaherty was absurdly good last season as a rookie and seemed to improve as the year went on, striking out 95 in 76 second half innings. With that said, his walk rate climbed to a dangerous 3.52 per nine innings by seasons end. He has the upside to strike out 240 batters, but there is some risk here as well
|35||Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP)||35.0||‐||
If you look at Taillon's second half, it may seem as though he broke out into an ace, but the underlying metrics tell a different story. Rather, he was propped up by a great deal of BABIP and HR/FB ratio luck. Most likely, he will continue to pitch like a good #3 this season for Pittsburgh.
|36||J.T. Realmuto (PHI - C,1B)||24.0||-12.0||
Realmuto's .277 batting average with 21 homers and 74 RBIs doesn't seem all that impressive, but the fact of the matter is that he blew the rest of the catcher scene away with those numbers. Realmuto is as safe as it comes at the position and should produce far above the lousy replacement level once again. This is especially true now that he has been traded to a great hitter's ballpark in Philly. Don't hesitate to reach for him so you don't get stuck with an awful catcher
|37||Matt Carpenter (STL - 1B,2B,3B)||34.0||-3.0||
Over the last five years, Carpenter has a remarkable 468 walks, which obviously has contributed to his 483 runs. In that time, his power has steadily improved, all the way to 36 homers last year, and while that total may not be repeatable, 30 homers with 100 runs makes him well worth a sixth round pick in 2019 fantasy leagues
|38||Kenley Jansen (LAD - RP)||38.0||‐||
Jansen has been so good for so long that you might automatically assume him to be the top closer once again in 2019, but last year, he was nowhere close to it. Rather, his ERA plummeted to 3.01 with "just" 82 Ks. You can still grab him among the top tier, but you shouldn't even be considering taking him in the first five or six rounds.
|39||Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP)||28.0||-11.0||
For the first time in a decade, there is quite a bit of risk with drafting Kershaw. He hasn't pitched 180 innings since 2015 and saw his strikeout rate plummet from 10.4 to 8.6 per nine innings. You can bank on top-notch ratios, but because of the innings a low strikeout totals and a potential shoulder injury, Kershaw has fallen into the third-tier of fantasy pitchers this year.
|40||Jesus Aguilar (MIA - 1B)||40.0||‐||
After hitting .265 with 16 HRs in 279 at-bats in 2017, Aguilar got the chance to be a full-time player in 2018, and took advantage to the sweet tune of a .274/80/35/108 line that made him a top-three first baseman in standard 5x5 roto leagues. Aguilar is a zero on the base paths and he strikes out too much to be of much help in batting average, either, but the power is very real and his run production numbers should continue to be excellent in a loaded lineup and great home park. Call Aguilar a HR/RBI specialist if you must, but at least recognize that he is one of the better HR/RBI specialists in the game.
|41||David Dahl (COL - LF,CF,RF)||48.0||+7.0||
There is plenty of reason to be excited about David Dahl, as his upside is a true five-category contributor. With that said, he has been among the most injury-prone players in baseball so even 400 plate appearances is no guarantee.
|42||Michael Conforto (NYM - LF,CF,RF)||54.0||+12.0||
We've seen enough of Conforto by now to know that the hype was overblown. Sure, he has had some extremely promising stretches, but over a full year of health in 2018, he wasn't as good as Randal Grichuk who is going over 100 picks later because of the difference in name value.
|43||Justin Turner (LAD - 3B)||45.0||+2.0||
Turner has played more than 130 games just once in his eight-year career, but he's been consistently excellent when he's on the field. If you pro-rate his stats over a full season, you are typically looking at 25 home runs and 90 RBIs. Most importantly, with a batting average of at least .312 in three of the last five seasons, Turner is on the very short list of players who are capable of winning the batting title. His value gets a big boost in leagues with daily lineups and/or multiple DL spots -- he is highly underrated in those formats.
|44||A.J. Pollock (LAD - CF)||46.0||+2.0||
Pollock was a fantasy monster in 2015, but then an elbow injury cost him almost the entire 2016 season and he hasn't been quite the same player since. A 20-20 season is in the realm of possibility here, and Pollock should score plenty of runs atop the Dodgers lineup as long as he can stay healthy. Just don't reach too early while dreaming of 2015.
|45||Andrew McCutchen (PHI - LF,RF)||68.0||+23.0||
McCutchen's strikeout rate has grown and his batting averaged has dipped over the last few seasons, but he has continued to be a very reliable source of 20+ homers, 10+ SBs, and solid run and RBI totals. Now, at age 32, he is finally set to play a full season in a hitter's park while surrounded by a potent lineup. McCutchen's numbers may fluctuate a bit based on where he ends up hitting in the lineup, but it's not unreasonable to expect his power and run production numbers to trend upward a bit in the best hitting environment of his long career.
|46||Wil Myers (SD - 3B,LF,RF)||50.0||+4.0||
Myers will play the outfield in San Diego this year, but will carry over third base eligibility from last season, making him one of the very few options for speed at 3B. He averaged 29 home runs and 24 stolen bases between 2016 and 2017, and was on pace to again go 20-20 last year if not for missing nearly half the season due to a host of different injuries. You can't expect Myers to do much better than his .253 career batting average, but his combination of power and speed makes him a sneaky contender to finish as a top-12 third baseman in roto/categories leagues if he can stay healthy.
|47||Zack Wheeler (PHI - SP)||42.0||-5.0||
Wheeler has had struggles staying on the field but even if we can get 120 innings of the way he pitched to close the season, he would prove well worth a mid-round pick's investment. He may be the breakout ace that no one in the industry seems to be talking about this year.
|48||Felipe Vazquez (PIT - RP) RST||43.0||-5.0||
Vazquez's surface numbers weren't quite as dominant last year as they were in 2017, but his FIP and xFIP were nearly identical, and his overall numbers as the Pirates' closer were still quite good. He should have plenty of job security after signing a four-year contract extension last year and is easily a top-10 fantasy closer this season.
|49||Robinson Cano (NYM - 2B)||52.0||+3.0||
Cano isn't nearly the player he once was, but he's proven over the last several seasons that he is still fully capable of hitting 20-25 HRs with a batting average north of .280. He is 36 years old and coming off of a PED suspension, so the risk for a collapse exists, but it's worth noting that he was actually better following the suspension last season. The move from Seattle to the Mets should be fairly neutral in terms of both ballpark and lineup.
|50||German Marquez (COL - SP)||41.0||-9.0||
Marquez had a terrific strikeout-to-walk ratio last season, but still finished with an ERA of 3.77, which feels like a best-case scenario for a pitcher who calls Coors Field home. Marquez should provide plenty of innings and strikeouts and his fair share of wins, but he's not likely to be of much help when it comes to ERA and WHIP.
|51||David Peralta (ARI - LF)||67.0||+16.0||
Peralta is a .293 career hitter, so it wasn't exactly a surprise that he hit .293 last year. What was shocking, however, was that he hit 30 home runs after never hitting more than 17 in any of his previous four Major League seasons. The power spike was backed up by a ton of hard contact, but his ground ball rate remained high, making a repeat quite unlikely. Buy Peralta for the batting average, and consider anything more than 20 home runs to be a bonus.
|52||Victor Robles (WSH - RF)||59.0||+7.0||
Robles has been somewhat overshadowed by Juan Soto in Washington, but he had success in a brief stint with the Nationals last year and looks poised to break out in 2019. The projection systems generally expect Robles to steal at least 25 bases with low-double digit home runs and a batting average in the .275 range, which would probably be enough to make Robles worth deploying immediately, even in three outfielder leagues.
|53||Jonathan Villar (MIA - 2B,SS)||44.0||-9.0||
Villar was Adalberto Mondesi version 1.0, posting an unreal .285-19 HRs-62 SBs line in 2016 before falling back to .241-11-23 in 2017. He split the difference last year, and with regular playing time ahead of him in Baltimore, he seems likely to post another .250-15-30 season. It's rarely pretty with Villar, but he could be a solid roto/categories league value going outside the top-100 picks in fantasy drafts.
|54||Miles Mikolas (STL - SP)||49.0||-5.0||
Mikolas had an incredible season in his first year back from pitching in Japan, posting a 2.83 ERA and 1.07 WHIP while winning 18 games for the Cardinals. His weak strikeout rate is a bit of a detriment in roto leagues with low innings caps, but it isn't too big a deal in points leagues. That said, he's due for a bit of a correction in his BABIP and HRs allowed, which should cause his ERA to rise at least into the mid-3.00s. He can still be a useful fantasy pitcher in most formats, but could be overvalued.
|55||Mike Moustakas (CIN - 3B,DH)||72.0||+17.0||
Moustakas has been an excellent source of power for several years running now and doesn't have as much swing and miss in his game as you might imagine. Now that he qualifies at second base and is back in Milwaukee, there is a strong case for drafting him within the top 100 overall.
|56||Sean Doolittle (WSH - RP)||51.0||-5.0||
Doolittle is firmly established as the Nationals' closer heading into 2019, and he's proven to be an elite one when healthy. Unfortunately, injuries have been a frequent concern for Doolittle, which helps explain why the Nationals acquired two other relievers with closing experience in Trever Rosenthal and Kyle Barraclough.
|57||Craig Kimbrel (CHC - RP)||47.0||-10.0||
Although still unsigned, it's safe to assume Kimbrel won't settle for a setup role. After all, no reliever in MLB history holsters a lower career FIP than his 1.96. Despite a concerning walk uptick (4.48 BB/9), he posted a 2.74 ERA with 96 strikeouts and 42 saves in 2018. Somewhat surprisingly, his ADP hasn't suffered from a disastrous postseason and drawn-out free agency. That should change now that he remains a free agent in mid-March. Drafters must now consider the higher the likelihood of a delayed or rusty start to the season. Or worse, maybe he actually follows through on his threat to sit out 2019.
|58||Max Muncy (LAD - 1B,2B,3B)||56.0||-2.0||
Muncy was 2nd in HR-rate among all MLB hitters last season. Granted, he slowed down toward the end of the year and his batting average wasn't ideal, but that type of power certainly warrants a top 100 pick. This is especially the case when he qualifies at second base and third base too.
|59||Robbie Ray (ARI - SP)||58.0||-1.0||
Ray took a big step backward last year in the ratios but still racked up 165 Ks in just over 120 innings pitcher. There is still upside for an ace pitcher here and the floor may be about what we got last year which didn't kill anyone's championship hopes. He makes for a quality mid-round pick.
|60||Luis Castillo (CIN - SP)||66.0||+6.0||
Castillo quickly became a darling of the analytics community last season but failed to meet the expectations of those who reached for him in fantasy. He is still plenty young and talented, however, so don't give up on him less the breakout comes a year later than everyone planned for.
|61||Kirby Yates (SD - RP)||55.0||-6.0||
Yates took over as the Padres' closer following the Brad Hand trade last July, and the team didn't skip a beat. Yates finished with an impressive 2.14 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 12.86 K/9, so he should return as the unquestioned 2019 closer barring a surprise acquisition. Yates' fantasy value also gets a bit of a boost from the Padres signing Manny Machado, as it decreases the likelihood of Yates getting dealt to a contender at the trade deadline.
|62||Josh Hader (MIL - RP)||53.0||-9.0||
Hader registered three fewer strikeouts (143) than Miles Mikolas last season and eight more than Kenley Jansen and Ken Giles combined. Although not Milwaukee's full-time closer, he notched 12 saves and six wins with a 2.43 ERA and 0.81 WHIP. He led all relievers in strikeout % (46.7) and swinging-strike rate (19.0%). As a result, he's an anomaly who should get drafted above middling closers even in standard five-by-five leagues. Despite his clear dominance, it's awfully tough paying such a steep price for a middle reliever who's no guarantee to vulture as many saves and wins. With a consensus ADP above Sean Doolittle, Kirby Yates, and Jose Leclerc, drafters should instead try to find the next Hader in the final rounds or on the waiver wire. This could all change, however, if injuries to Jeremy Jeffress and Corey Knebel clear a path to saves. (The Brewers have also been linked to Craig Kimbrel.) Hader is a top-five stud in saves-plus-holds format who'd garner that same elite status in all leagues if given the closer's role.
|63||Chris Archer (PIT - SP)||62.0||-1.0||
Archer has proven to be a pitcher who consistently posts a higher ERA than his advanced metrics suggest he deserves. At this point, we should no longer be expecting that to suddenly change. Until we see otherwise, expect Archer to post an ERA around 4.00, a WHIP in the 1.20s, and a fairly strong strikeout rate.
|64||Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP)||64.0||‐||
His success defies common convention, but how many times does Hendricks have to prove himself as a sustainable anomaly? He boasts a 3.07 career ERA in 789 innings, only once going over 3.45 (3.95 in 2015). He has made at least 30 starts in three of the last four seasons, and a stellar 5.4% walk rate led to a 1.15 WHIP in 2018. Despite his lacking velocity, The Professor typically records 160-170 strikeouts over a full season of work. He's a boring, but effective SP3 to pair with high-upside strikeout pitchers.
|65||Yu Darvish (CHC - SP)||74.0||+9.0||
Darvish missed most of the 2018 season due to elbow and triceps injuries, and he was clearly not himself for the 40 innings he was able to pitch. Health has been a constant concern for Darvish, but he's been a consistently dominant strikeout pitcher, and last year was the first time in his Major League career that he's had an ERA over 3.90 or WHIP above 1.28. His team context in Chicago remains great, so the chance of a big bounce back season is there if he can just stay off of the DL.
|66||Ender Inciarte (ATL - CF)||71.0||+5.0||
Inciarte is not the kind of player that fantasy managers drool over, but he is a strong bet to steal 20 bases and hit 10 home runs while batting close to .300. If he does that again, he'll be well worth starting in standard 12-team mixed leagues.
|67||Raisel Iglesias (CIN - RP)||63.0||-4.0||
New Reds manager David Bell has indicated that Iglesias is "going to pitch in the most important spots in the game," whether it is the ninth inning or earlier. Bell added that "[a] lot of times it's going to be in that closing role." In actuality, that may not be much of a change from past seasons for Iglesias, who has entered in the eighth inning in 43 of his 129 appearances (33 percent) over the last two seasons. He didn't amass more than 30 saves either year, but still finished as a top-12 reliever in standard 5
|68||Eric Hosmer (SD - 1B)||82.0||+14.0||
Hosmer was a wreck in the second half, posting a negative average launch angle. While that is no guarantee to be fixed, he is still a career .280 hitter with excellent durability and sufficient power. Eventually every player becomes a value and Hosmer's ADP may have fallen enough that it has become the case.
|69||Wade Davis (COL - RP)||60.0||-9.0||
You may feel comfortable with the fact that Wade Davis is incredible, but beware of Coors. The saves will come, but chances are high that his ratios will lag behind what you are looking for in a closer. At his current ADP, you will almost certainly be able to wait and snag a better option.
|70||Ryan Braun (MIL - 1B,LF)||91.0||+21.0||
Braun isn't often healthy, but when he is on the field, he has continued to rake over the last three years. In that time, his per 162 game average is 30 homers, 18 steals and a .279 batting average. If he can finally stay on the field, fantasy owners will hit the jackpot this year.
|71||Nick Pivetta (PHI - SP)||78.0||+7.0||
Pivetta's peripherals say that his ERA should have been much better than 4.77 last year, but he was victimized by a high BABIP, low strand rate, and lots and lots of home runs. This is an elite bat misser who has thrown fewer than 300 innings at the Major League level, so there is some breakout potential here. We'll learn this season whether Pivetta is ready to take a step forward or if he's the next in a line of pitchers who don't quite live up to their peripherals.
|72||Mike Foltynewicz (ATL - SP)||57.0||-15.0||
A relative afterthought in many 2018 drafts, Foltynewicz fastened a 2.85 ERA and 202 strikeouts in 183 frames. Deploying fewer sinkers and more sliders helped unlock his upside, but beware paying full freight for an encore. A substandard 3.34 BB/9 could cause more trouble if a .253 BABIP rises near his .303 career norm. This was a case of not paying for the career year before elbow soreness threatened his wipe out multiple April starts.
|73||David Robertson (PHI - RP)||75.0||+2.0||
Phillies manager Gabe Kapler refused to commit to a single closer in 2018, and that will reportedly happen again in 2019, even after Philadelphia spent $23 million this offseason to bring in Robertson on a two-year contract. Robertson and Seranthony Dominguez are the two logical candidates to share the closer's role, but further late-inning shenanigans simply can't be ruled out from Kapler.
|74||Cole Hamels (ATL - SP)||76.0||+2.0||
Hamels displayed all the signs of a pitcher in decline during his three seasons in Texas, but he rebounded nicely upon joining the Cubs at midseason last year. It's hard to know exactly what version of Hamels we'll get at this point, but being in the National League should help. It's not unreasonable to hope for a sub-4.00 ERA, a WHIP in the low 1.20s, and close to a strikeout per inning in 2019.
|75||Ian Desmond (COL - 1B,LF)||77.0||+2.0||
Desmond has now gone 20/20 in five of his last six healthy seasons. His .236 batting average isn't what you'd hope for, but keep in mind that he batted .285 and .274 the previous two seasons so he should jump back in 2019.
|76||Paul DeJong (STL - SS)||84.0||+8.0||
DeJong is one of the better power options at shortstop, but he doesn't project to be of any help in batting average or stolen bases, meaning he'll need a big boost in runs and RBIs to become interesting in standard 5x5 leagues.
|77||Willson Contreras (CHC - C)||61.0||-16.0||
Contreras was a major disappointment for fantasy owners in 2018 after starting off his career with 33 HRs, 109 RBIs and a .278 batting average through 629 at-bats in his first two years. He is still young, however, and expected to improve from last season.
|78||Jurickson Profar (SD - 1B,2B,3B,SS)||73.0||-5.0||
Profar finally got a full chance last year for Texas and posted 20 homers and 10 stolen bases. He takes a hit in projections moving from Texas to Oakland's ballpark, but keep in mind that he just turned 26 years old and very likely hasn't hit his prime yet.
|79||Amed Rosario (NYM - SS)||85.0||+6.0||
Rosario is a former top prospect but that doesn't mean he has much more upside with the bat that we have already seen early in his career. A dozen homers and a .260 batting average is likely his cap, but with 25 stolen bases, that makes for a decent depth piece.
|80||Adam Eaton (WSH - LF,RF)||98.0||+18.0||
If he stays healthy, Eaton could go down as one of 2018's biggest steals. Pun somewhat intended, as he swiped nine of 10 opportunities in just 95 games when not sidelined by an ankle injury. Probably more important to his stock, he hit .301 with a .394 OBP, giving him an average and OBP above .280 and .360, respectively, in each of the last five seasons. That could give him an opportunity to bat ahead of Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto atop Washington's lineup. If his body cooperates, he'd become 2019's Michael Brantley.
|81||Kenta Maeda (LAD - SP)||86.0||+5.0||
Over his first three seasons with the Dodgers, Maeda has finished as the SP19, SP33, and SP49 in standard 5x5 rotisserie leagues, despite averaging just 145 innings pitched per season. He is a good bet to again produce an ERA around 3.80, WHIP around 1.20, and better than a strikeout per inning. While it would be unwise to expect more than around 130 innings from Maeda this season, given how the Dodgers have handled Maeda and the rest of their pitching staff over the last couple years, he's proven he can be a solid mixed league asset even with a limited workload. He's particularly valuable in shallower leagues (10/12 team leagues with short benches) and leagues with multiple DL spots, since there will be decent fill-ins available for the starts he misses in those formats.
|82||Brandon Nimmo (NYM - LF,CF,RF)||83.0||+1.0||
The Mets finally found playing time for Nimmo, who responded in kind with 17 homers, nine steals, and the sixth-highest wRC+ (149) among all qualified hitters. Because of his stellar 15.0% walk rate, the Mets are likely to deploy him in the leadoff role (at least against righties) ahead of a refurbished lineup. He should deposit plenty of runs with 20-homer, 10-steal potential, but beware a low batting average because of his precise pickiness at the plate. A solid mid-draft investment in five-by-leagues, Nimmo's gold in OBP formats.
|83||Wilson Ramos (NYM - C,DH)||70.0||-13.0||
Ramos missed most of 2017 and struggled while he was healthy, but that seems to be the outlier, as he was tremendous in both 2016 and 2018, batting over .300 both seasons with plenty of power. Ramos is one of the safest fantasy catchers and may have as much upside as anyone besides Sanchez and Realmuto.
|84||Buster Posey (SF - C,1B)||65.0||-19.0||
Although Posey isn't likely a .300 hitter anymore, his .280s batting average is the equivilant of a .310 hitter when compared to the replacement-level at his position. Add in a dozen homers, if he can stay healthy this year, and you've got yourself a boring, yet extremely useful top 8 fantasy catcher.
|85||Kyle Schwarber (CHC - LF)||88.0||+3.0||
The experts (146) and ADP (179) are still dreaming of what Schwarber could be rather than accepting who he is: a left-handed Evan Gattis with more walks and strikeouts. Both burly sluggers, unfortunately, no longer have catcher eligibility. While Schwarber can contribute in OBP or OPS leagues, the career .228 hitter is an average liability who won't make up for the glaring liability if the Cubs keep limiting his playing time. If lucky, drafters will get a .240, 30-homer outfielder with more intriguing power bats (Hunter Renfroe, Justin Smoak, Jake Lamb, a much cheaper Jay Bruce or Randal Grichuk) still on the board. Drafters could stay in Chicago and take the same power gambit on Daniel Palka over 100 picks later.
|86||Jose Quintana (CHC - SP)||81.0||-5.0|
|87||Yadier Molina (STL - C)||69.0||-18.0||
Catcher's don't often get 450 trips to the plate, but Tadi has done it every year since 2008. As you can imagine, the runs and RBIs pile up with extra playing time, and it certainly helps that he increases your team's batting average and may add another 20 homers this season.
|88||Joey Lucchesi (SD - SP)||99.0||+11.0|
|89||Will Smith (ATL - RP)||102.0||+13.0||
Smith doesn't have much competition for saves at this point, but he hasn't exactly been the most durable reliever. More importantly, he will be a valuable trade chip mid-season as a lefty setup man, so take the saves while you can with Smith, but know they might not stick around all year.
|90||Ross Stripling (LAD - SP,RP)||95.0||+5.0||
Let's not forget how awesome Stripling was to start the season. He posted a 2.39 ERA with an MLB-high 11.38 BB/K ratio before the All-Star break. Despite finishing with a 3.02 ERA, he underperformed a .266 xwOBA that finished ninth among all starters. A potential top-25 starter if provided a secure job, he's instead a dicey top-50 choice with the Dodgers likely to give Kenta Maeda the fifth spot after Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Rich Hill, and Hyun-Jin Ryu. He'll earn some starts eventually, potentially to start the season if Kershaw (shoulder inflammation) and/or Buehler (arm) aren't ready, but Stripling may not significantly exceed last year's 122 innings. The skills make him worth a plunge at the right spot, especially with injuries already beginning to pile up for the NL champs.
|91||Jesse Winker (CIN - LF,RF)||92.0||+1.0|
|92||Chris Paddack (SD - SP)||112.0||+20.0||
One of this spring's trendiest risers, Paddack has turned heads with 20 strikeouts and two walks in 12.2 frames. This type of dominance is nothing new for the 6'4" righty, who registered an absurd 120 strikeouts to eight walks in 90 innings between Single-A and Double-A last season. After signing Manny Machado, the Padres may call up their prized prospect early in the season to prove they mean business. Yet Paddack assumed a limited workload last season after undergoing Tommy John in 2016, so he still may not toss more than 145 major league innings despite making the Opening Day roster. That's a problem to worry about later; the rookie needs to be owned in all leagues.
|93||Harrison Bader (STL - LF,CF,RF)||89.0||-4.0||
The latest byproduct of Cardinal Devil Magic, Bader broke out with 12 homers, 15 steals, and a 3.5 fWAR in 138 games. The WAR doesn't directly help fantasy investors, but stellar defense in center field should preserve a starting job on a crowded Cardinals roster with one corner-outfield spot left for Dexter Fowler, Tyler O'Neill, and Jose Martinez. A 29.3 K% and .220 xBA threaten his passable .264 batting average and said security, but there's also a high steals ceiling with last year's ninth-highest Statcast Sprint Speed Score (29.9 feet/second). Don't go overboard on his rookie success.
|94||Jon Gray (COL - SP)||93.0||-1.0||
Drafters would be forgiven for giving up on Gray, who continually fails to transfer his FIP (3.68) to a strong ERA (4.65). Coors can't take the full blame; he posted a 5.34 ERA on the road last season. Demoted during the season, he threw out a triumphant July return (1.66) by yielding 35 runs in his final 58.2 frames. With a four-seamer rocked to a career .326/.401/.512 slash line, Gray might never escape this purgatory, at least not with the Rockies. Then again, at least he's cheap now. Given the elite strikeout stuff, he might be worth a dart throw in shallower leagues. Investors, however, must be willing to pull the cord if his Jekyll and Hyde profile persists.
|95||Jordan Hicks (STL - RP)||90.0||-5.0||
Spring stats often get overblown, but how do you ignore someone throwing 103 mph and collecting eight strikeouts in his first 16 batters faced? Armed with what pitching coach Mike Maddux called "the best fastball I've ever seen," Hicks brandishes elite upside despite posting a middling 3.59 ERA and 7.4 K-BB% in his rookie season. Remember, the Cardinals bumped him up straight from Single-A, so the 22-year-old is still developing. He just may ascend into a top-shelf reliever as soon as this season, and it's possible that dominance would land him save opportunities. If opening 2019 as the Cardinals' closer, Hicks wields league-winning upside.
|96||Jake Arrieta (PHI - SP)||94.0||-2.0|
|97||Joe Musgrove (PIT - SP)||105.0||+8.0||
Despite his career 21.0% strikeout rate, Musgrove offers upside potential as a late-round flier. An 11.5% swinging-strike rate suggests he could fan more batters, especially if he maintains last summer's uptick in slider usage. He also wields excellent control, as shown by issuing just seven walks in 10 second-half starts. His .281 xwOBA matched that of Patrick Corbin, narrowly besting James Paxton and Pirates teammate Jameson Taillon. He has the makings of a sneaky SP3 who will only cost a bench pick.
|98||Eduardo Escobar (ARI - 3B,SS)||87.0||-11.0|
|99||Jon Lester (CHC - SP)||80.0||-19.0||
Jon Lester had 18 wins with a 3.32 ERA in 2018, so everyone seems to just assume he is still an ace. That couldn't be further from the truth, however. His skill-indicative ERA was 47th out of 57 qualified pitchers and he was a disaster in the second half. Like his former teammate, Jake Arrieta, things can fall apart quickly even for those who were once at the top of the game. He shouldn't be touched until at least the 13th round in a standard sized redraft league this year.
|100||Josh Bell (PIT - 1B)||119.0||+19.0||
Bell has shown us a .273 batting average before and another year he swatted 26 homers with 90 RBIs. Last year was a little bit in between, but he has the potential to do both one day and perhaps this year.
|101||Kyle Freeland (COL - SP)||79.0||-22.0|
|102||Odubel Herrera (PHI - CF)||109.0||+7.0|
|103||Fernando Tatis Jr. (SD - SS)||118.0||+15.0||
The Padres presented a pleasant surprise by including Tatis on their Opening Day roster. Arguably MLB's best prospect behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the 20-year-old shortstop batted .286/.355/.507 with 16 homers and steals apiece in 88 Double-A games last season. He also recorded a 27.7% strikeout rate, so expect some growing pains in his debut. An early slump could send him back to the minors, where Luis Urias will wait for another call-up. Like Yoan Moncada, Tatis could offer double-digit homers and steals with a low batting average, but he's certainly worth rostering just in case he breaks out sooner than expected.
|104||Pete Alonso (NYM - 1B,DH)||114.0||+10.0||
While Jed Lowrie and Todd Frazier both starting 2019 on the IL, Alonso forced the Mets' hand and won an Opening Day by displayed his Herculean power throughout spring training. The rookie could promptly crush 30 long balls if locked into the starting role all year. Their infield, however, could get crowded when Lowrie and Frazier return, so he may need to hit out of the gate to preserve a big league role.
|105||Andrew Miller (STL - RP)||108.0||+3.0||
Some are under the impression that Miller was signed to close in St. Louis, but the Cardinals have made it clear that Miller will be a multi-inning middle of the game type of beast like we saw in his Cleveland days. Rather, Jordan Hicks or potentially even Carlos Martinez will close. Regardless, Miller should be able to pile up the Ks and keep his ratios down enough to warrant a late-round pick.
|106||Garrett Hampson (COL - 2B,SS)||101.0||-5.0||
Entrenched in a heated battle for Colorado's second-base gig, Hampson has teased immense fantasy upside with three homers and five steals in his first 13 spring games. The career .315/.389/.457 minor league hitter has swiped 125 bases in three professional seasons, so he could be a major difference-maker if given the opportunity to start regularly while calling Coors Field home. Drafters still must be careful, as Ryan McMahon and Pat Valakia are also making compelling cases for playing time this spring. Hampson, however, would help fantasy investors the most, and thus warrants a late-round gamble.
|107||Corey Knebel (MIL - RP)||96.0||-11.0||
An intriguing bounce-back selection, Knebel is dealing with a UCL injury that has Brewers manager Craig Counsell concerned. Although one of the game's elite strikeout artists over the last two seasons, late drafters should avoid him in case the worst scenario is confirmed. Josh Hader could see more save opportunities, but the Brewers could still sign Craig Kimbrel or put someone else into the ninth-inning role so their best reliever can keep working in high-leverage spots.
|108||Tyler White (LAD - 1B)||128.0||+20.0||
White closed out the season on a terror for Houston, finishing with an .888 OPS. He likely will open the season as their DH and has a chance at breaking out, but may be pushed out of the lineup by Kyle Tucker if he slips up.
|109||Ketel Marte (ARI - 2B,SS)||117.0||+8.0||
We have seen enough from Marte to know he will never produce useful batting averages or the speed he teased as a prospect. There is something to be said for an everyday player in terms of counting stats, but outside of that, he is replacement-level.
|110||Gregory Polanco (PIT - RF)||113.0||+3.0|
|111||Sean Newcomb (ATL - SP)||107.0||-4.0|
|112||Matt Strahm (SD - SP,RP)||123.0||+11.0||
Strahm is the ultimate sleeper, as he is a great bet to post killer numbers if he beats out the odds and makes the Padres rotation. He has been a stud in the bullpen when healthy but may end up there once again.
|113||Carlos Martinez (STL - SP,RP)||97.0||-16.0||
Although prone to waning command on a start-to-start basis, Martinez had offered year-to-year consistency for three durable seasons before a shoulder injury limited him to 119.2 innings last season. He allowed three runs in 18.1 innings as a reliever down the stretch, which reportedly had the Cardinals considering a bullpen role even before shutting him down with a shoulder setback. The 27-year-old righty, who owns a career 3.37 ERA and 8.82 K/9, may no longer be available to open 2019 in the rotation. Daring drafters could snag him at an even cheaper price, but the health and usage risks alongside last year's 11.5% walk rate make him far from a lock to rebound.
|114||Hunter Strickland (WSH - RP)||110.0||-4.0||
Strickland recorded two saves before any other MLB team could win a game. Guess he's the 2019 fantasy MVP, right? Not quite, but this is a case that demands swift attention, as the Tokyo games confirmed his status as Seattle's closer. He also started 2018 strong in the same role for San Francisco before winding up with a 3.97 ERA and 1.41 WHIP, so don't get too carried away.
|115||Archie Bradley (ARI - RP)||104.0||-11.0||
Bradley looked like the overwhelming favorite to close in the desert, but the situation became considerably cloudier when the Diamondbacks signed Greg Holland in January. Manager Torey Lovullo now expects to have "a nice little competition" for the job. Bradley's ERA ballooned to 3.64 last season, but his xFIP and SIERA suggest he was pretty much the same pitcher as he was in 2017. He just stranded fewer baserunners and surrendered more home runs. Although unlikely to be nearly as dominant as he was in 2017, he should certainly be better than Holland.
|116||Nick Senzel (CIN - 2B,3B,CF)||103.0||-13.0||
Senzel can't catch a break. Shortly after getting optioned to Triple-A, he suffered a sprained ankle that will sideline him for a few weeks to start the season. That derails his chances of replacing the injured Scooter Gennett (groin) at second base. Most scouts believe the 23-year-old can make an immediate mark, but injuries and a crowded Reds lineup could continue to delay his anticipated debut. The latest setback makes it tougher to stash him in standard mixed leagues.
|117||Jake Lamb (ARI - 3B)||126.0||+9.0||
You may not feel great about drafting Lamb after his trainwreck 2018 season, but he is just one year removed from 30 homers and 105 RBIs so don't sleep on him bouncing back. With that said, the move to the humidor in Arizona makes it seem as though his ceiling is a bit lower than what we saw from him in 2017.
|118||Steven Matz (NYM - SP)||121.0||+3.0|
|119||Chris Taylor (LAD - 2B,SS,LF,CF)||106.0||-13.0||
The Dodgers will oddly relegate Taylor to a super-utility role after recording 7.9 fWAR over the last two years combined. Although he didn't fully repeat a breakout 2017, he was still a productive starter (113 wRC+, 3.1 WAR) in 2018. He's versatile enough to still play more often than not, and an injury (or poor performance from Enrique Hernandez as the full-time second baseman) could propel him right back into an everyday role. He's droppable in shallow mixed leagues with three starting outfielders and no corner/middle infielders, but everyone else should stand pat.
|120||Seranthony Dominguez (PHI - SP,RP)||120.0||‐||
The majority of Dominguez' appeal was ruined when the Phillies signed David Robertson, who will almost certainly be their closer. With that said, Dominguez should be a three-category monster and well worth owning even without the saves.
|121||Ryan McMahon (COL - 1B,2B,3B)||151.0||+30.0||
After hitting .424 with nine doubles and three homers in spring, McMahon made the Rockies' roster and Opening Day lineup. Also heavily hyped entering 2018, he managed a meager .232/.307/.683 slash line in 202 plate appearances. He'll also still have to compete with Garrett Hampson for playing time at second base, but all managers need to pay attention to a promising 24-year-old hitter who gets to play in Coors Field. The breakout may be coming a year later than anticipated.
|122||Julio Urias (LAD - SP)||127.0||+5.0|
|123||Alex Reyes (STL - SP)||122.0||-1.0||
Reyes threw all of four innings in his return from Tommy John surgery before suffering a shoulder injury that knocked him out for the rest of the 2018 season. He enters 2019 as a total wildcard who isn't likely to be in the Opening Day rotation, but the talent is obvious. He could easily be a huge difference-maker for fantasy owners in the season's second half, if not earlier.
|124||Nick Markakis (ATL - RF)||115.0||-9.0|
|125||Jose Martinez (STL - 1B,RF)||100.0||-25.0||
Martinez rakes, there is no doubt about that, but he also lost his path to playing time when Paul Goldschmidt was acquired this off-season. Now, he requires an injury to either Marcell Ozuna or Dexter Fowler/Tyler O'Neill to see more than 300 at-bats.
|126||Brandon Woodruff (MIL - SP,RP)||131.0||+5.0|
|127||Kike Hernandez (LAD - 1B,2B,SS,LF,CF,RF)||137.0||+10.0||
Hernandez's production has risen (67, 92, and 118 wRC+) along with playing time (244, 342, 462 PAs) over the past three seasons. The latter trend will at least continue, as he will open 2019 as the Dodgers' starting second baseman. He no longer needs to hide in a platoon after popping 12 homers and a 123 wRC+ against righties last season. His strikeouts also continue to decline, so the featured role could lead to a solid average with 20-25 homers. The 27-year-old is also eligible at least three positions (2B, SS, and OF), making him a useful spark plug to pluck off the waiver wire.
|128||Anibal Sanchez (WSH - SP)||140.0||+12.0|
|129||Jeff McNeil (NYM - 2B)||134.0||+5.0|
|130||Shane Greene (ATL - RP)||116.0||-14.0||
Although Greene had a rough 2018 season, he comes into this year as the expected closer for Detroit. Joe Jimenez might take over before long, but as long as Greene continues to offer saves and strikeouts, he deserves a roster spot.
|131||Sonny Gray (CIN - SP)||129.0||-2.0|
|132||Luke Weaver (ARI - SP)||150.0||+18.0|
|133||A.J. Minter (ATL - RP)||130.0||-3.0||
Minter was supposed to be in the heat of the competition for saves in Atlanta, and while that may happen down the road, an injury setback for him has handed the job over to Vizcaino. Unless you play in a deeper league, this should make Minter undraftable, but worth keeping an eye on in free agency.
|134||Evan Longoria (SF - 3B)||177.0||+43.0||
Longoria had a rough season for fantasy owners in 2018, but the batting average was held back by an abnormally low BABIP and his power was right on track for another 20 to 25 homers had he been healthy for the full season. In deeper leagues, his reliability is exactly what you should be targeting.
|135||Adam Frazier (PIT - 2B,LF,RF)||159.0||+24.0|
|136||Manuel Margot (SD - CF)||163.0||+27.0|
|137||Freddy Peralta (MIL - SP)||144.0||+7.0||
Despite finishing top 10 in both strikeouts per nine innings and batting average against, Peralta is somehow not a lock to make the Brewers' rotation. If he pitches well enough in spring training, we've got one of the favorite candidates to break out this season. He'll have to earn his shot first.
|138||Brandon Belt (SF - 1B,LF)||164.0||+26.0||
Belt still hasn't surpassed 20 homers in any season and over the last two seasons, his batting average has dropped down below .255. If he can stay healthy for once, however, Belt may reach 25 homers if he keeps up his HR-rate.
|139||Corbin Burnes (MIL - RP)||142.0||+3.0|
|140||Kevin Pillar (SF - CF) FA||149.0||+9.0|
|141||Jeremy Jeffress (MIL - RP) FA||136.0||-5.0||
Jeffress could again see save opportunities in Milwaukee this season, but Corey Knebel is the favorite to lead the closer committee. Regardless, Jeffress can help enough in other areas (Ks, ERA, WHIP) to be worth rostering in many formats even if he isn't closing. If you're skeptical, consider this: Josh Hader and Jeffress finished as the third and fourth most-valuable relievers in standard 5
|142||Jed Lowrie (NYM - 2B,3B)||133.0||-9.0||
Lowrie gave fantasy owners a surprising boost in power last season in Oakland and always offers a decent batting average. He might start the season on the DL with a knee injury, but once he returns, Lowrie should be owned in every league.
|143||Francisco Mejia (SD - C,DH)||111.0||-32.0||
Catcher is so bad that prospect pedigree has kept Mejia in top-10 consideration despite batting .176 (12-for-69) in the majors. Even his Triple-A production dipped (.279/.328/.426) after getting traded from Cleveland to San Diego, where Austin Hedges is still clamoring for reps behind the plate. Contact and power upside still makes the 23-year-old Mejia a viable dart throw for anyone who missed out on the big names. Those in one-catcher leagues, however, should move on quickly if he's not playing much in April.
|144||Brian Anderson (MIA - 3B,RF)||146.0||+2.0|
|145||Drew Steckenrider (MIA - RP)||147.0||+2.0||
The Marlins likely won't win 70 games, but even so, there will be saves to be found on the roster and Steckenrider is the early favorite to get the job done. How long the role stays his is anyone's guess, but saves are saves so add him late if you are desperate.
|146||Joc Pederson (LAD - LF,CF)||148.0||+2.0|
|147||Marcus Stroman (NYM - SP)||132.0||-15.0|
|148||Jeff Samardzija (SF - SP)||197.0||+49.0|
|149||Trevor Williams (PIT - SP)||139.0||-10.0|
|150||Lewis Brinson (MIA - OF)||193.0||+43.0|
|151||Tyler O'Neill (STL - LF,RF)||169.0||+18.0|
|152||Ian Happ (CHC - 3B,LF,CF,RF)||161.0||+9.0||
Surprisingly demoted to Triple-A, Happ will open 2019 on many waiver wires while working his way back to the majors. Despite his strikeout woes, the 24-year-old has displayed a strong batting eye and solid pop for the Cubs. There's a good chance he'll quickly work his way back to the bigs, so monitor closely in shallow leagues and keep him stashed in deeper formats.
|153||Matt Kemp (NYM - LF,RF) FA||138.0||-15.0|
|154||Franchy Cordero (SD - LF,CF)||190.0||+36.0|
|155||Vince Velasquez (PHI - SP)||180.0||+25.0|
|156||J.D. Davis (NYM - 1B,3B)||254.0||+98.0|
|157||Zach Eflin (PHI - SP,RP)||145.0||-12.0|
|158||Yan Gomes (WSH - C)||125.0||-33.0||
Gomes was one of only two catchers last year to bat .266 with 50+ runs scored. That may not feel like much, but the catching position is rough. He'll add 15 homers too, making him a top 10 fantasy catching option this year.
|159||Pablo Lopez (MIA - SP,RP)||218.0||+59.0|
|160||Caleb Smith (MIA - SP)||188.0||+28.0|
|161||Tucker Barnhart (CIN - C)||135.0||-26.0||
Barnhart doesn't have the best bat, but his elite defense will keep him on the field for nearly 500 at-bats again. In a killer Red's lineup, that should be plenty to get him the counting stats he needs to be draftable.
|162||Jorge Alfaro (MIA - C)||124.0||-38.0||
Alfaro is dealing with a knee issue that may keep him out at the start of the season, but he has so little competition in Miami that fantasy owners may still get 350 to 400 at-bats and the counting stats that go with it. Don't be surprised if he hits near his career .270 average once again either.
|163||Ian Kinsler (SD - 2B)||174.0||+11.0|
|164||Josh Harrison (PHI - 2B) NRI||210.0||+46.0|
|165||Touki Toussaint (ATL - SP)||155.0||-10.0|
|166||Scott Schebler (CIN - CF,RF)||176.0||+10.0|
|167||Raimel Tapia (COL - CF)||228.0||+61.0|
|168||Kyle Wright (ATL - SP)||184.0||+16.0|
|169||Kurt Suzuki (WSH - C)||168.0||-1.0||
Suzuki has been useful the last two seasons with a .276 batting average, 31 HRs and 100 RBIs in 623 at-bats, but his playing time is expected to take a hit as he likely backs up Yan Gomes in Washington. Even so, he is better than punting the position altogether.
|170||Keone Kela (PIT - RP)||172.0||+2.0||
Vasquez is the closer in Pittsburgh for now, but Kela has immense upside if he slips up or is injured so be sure to keep him on waiver wire speed dial.
|171||Bryse Wilson (ATL - SP)||215.0||+44.0|
|172||Yoenis Cespedes (NYM - LF)||198.0||+26.0|
|173||Pablo Reyes (PIT - RF)||315.0||+142.0|
|174||Dereck Rodriguez (SF - SP)||141.0||-33.0|
|175||Eric Lauer (MIL - SP)||212.0||+37.0|
|176||Steven Duggar (SF - CF,RF,DH)||216.0||+40.0|
|177||Nick Williams (PHI - LF,RF)||220.0||+43.0|
|178||Orlando Arcia (MIL - SS)||196.0||+18.0|
|179||Dansby Swanson (ATL - SS)||158.0||-21.0||
Swanson had another rough season for fantasy owners in 2018, batting .238, but he did manage 14 homers and 10 stolen bases in a shortened season and let's not forget that there is untapped potential here as well. He isn't the worst late-round flier.
|180||Freddy Galvis (CIN - SS)||251.0||+71.0|
|181||Omar Narvaez (MIL - C)||143.0||-38.0|
|182||Dexter Fowler (STL - RF)||213.0||+31.0|
|183||Tyler Anderson (SF - SP)||205.0||+22.0|
|184||Mike Leake (ARI - SP)||187.0||+3.0|
|185||Jay Bruce (PHI - 1B,RF)||153.0||-32.0|
|186||Luis Urias (MIL - 2B)||181.0||-5.0||
Urias will open in Triple-A after the Padres surprisingly gave his spot to uber-prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. As a contact-orientated hitter, Urias doesn't elicit as much excitement from a fantasy perspective. He's not a necessary stash in re-draft mixed leagues, but dynasty players should try to use the demotion as a buy-low opportunity.
|187||Merrill Kelly (ARI - P)||202.0||+15.0||
Kelly is a real player, believe it or not. The reason you haven't heard of him is because he has been playing in South Korea the last few years. You might not know it from looking, but his 3.60 ERA and 9.0 K/9 actually made him the most impressive pitcher in the KBO. The reason, of course, is that virtually every game in that league is played in a Coors Field like offensive environment. Kelly doesn't quite have the control of a Miles Mikolas, but he has better strikeout stuff and could be every bit the surprise off the waiver wire in April if he makes the rotation.
|188||Johnny Cueto (SF - SP)||157.0||-31.0|
|189||Jose Urena (MIA - SP)||199.0||+10.0|
|190||Albert Almora Jr. (CHC - CF)||191.0||+1.0|
|191||Adam Conley (MIA - RP)||244.0||+53.0|
|192||Mike Soroka (ATL - SP)||170.0||-22.0||
With five, yes FIVE, talented starting pitchers ready to make a rookie splash in Atlanta, projection models aren't too sure what to make of Soroka, but he is the most polished and we expect him to come out of Spring Training with a spot in the rotation. Soroka has premier command of his pitches, and while he isn't a big strikeout guy, we could be looking at a Kyle Hendricks like fantasy asset. That is someone you'll want to get your hands on if he emerges as the Braves #5 starter.
|193||Seth Lugo (NYM - SP,RP)||165.0||-28.0||
Lugo is one of those rare assets who qualifies as both a starting pitcher and reliever. Most likely, he will be used exclusively in the bullpen where he may pile up another 100 innings of stellar ratios.
|194||Tony Watson (SF - RP)||194.0||‐|
|195||Brandon Crawford (SF - SS)||154.0||-41.0||
Crawford is never going to steal bases or hit for a great average, but you can count on him to play 150 games which will add up in the RBIs and runs department, plus he is good for a dozen homers every year.
|196||Colin Moran (PIT - 1B,3B)||219.0||+23.0|
|197||Austin Barnes (LAD - C,2B)||152.0||-45.0|
|198||Carson Kelly (ARI - C)||209.0||+11.0|
|199||Alex Verdugo (LAD - LF,CF)||175.0||-24.0||
Now that the Dodgers signed A.J. Pollock, it seems unlikely that Verdugo will make an impact in the majors until June. When he does, we are looking at a startable fantasy outfielder, but he isn't quite worth drafting in standard leagues as a stash and hold.
|200||Mark Melancon (ATL - RP)||183.0||-17.0||
Will Smith is the closer for now in San Francisco but he hasn't been all that durable, plus he may be on the trade market before long as a coveted lefty setup man. Don't sleep on Melancon getting saves again within a few months.
|201||Austin Hedges (SD - C)||160.0||-41.0||
Hedges is no help in the batting average department, but he has enough power (32 homers in his last 700 at-bats) that he warrants a late-round pick if you still need a catcher. If he gets traded mid-season to clear up room for Mejia, Hedges could see a bump in his offensive production away from San Diego's ballpark.
|202||Sandy Alcantara (MIA - SP)||203.0||+1.0|
|203||Ryne Stanek (MIA - SP,RP)||281.0||+78.0|
|204||Jeurys Familia (NYM - RP)||173.0||-31.0||
The Mets added the best closer in baseball this off-season so Familia takes a step back, but if anything happens to Diaz, Familia is the clear closer-in-waiting and would be top 20 at the position right away.
|205||Jason Heyward (CHC - CF,RF)||189.0||-16.0|
|206||Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP)||185.0||-21.0|
|207||Brendan Rodgers (COL - SS)||206.0||-1.0||
With the Rockies signing Daniel Murphy, Ryan McMahon shifted over to second base. This puts Rodgers even further away from the bigs, which is saying something because Garrett Hampson was already ahead of him. As it is now, Rodgers doesn't even make sense as a stash and hold in standard sized leagues.
|208||Joe Kelly (LAD - RP)||182.0||-26.0|
|209||Mauricio Dubon (SF - SS)||329.0||+120.0|
|210||Dakota Hudson (STL - RP)||178.0||-32.0||
Hudson has quality stuff and produced for the Redbirds last season, but he is going to have a difficult time beating out both Alex Wainwright and Alex Reyes for the final spot in St. Louis' rotation. If it happens, he will be worth owning, but don't bank on it until we get more info.
|211||Johan Camargo (ATL - 3B,SS)||162.0||-49.0||
Camargo flew under the radar last season and somehow swatted 19 homers and batted .272 in a utility role. He should get back to those 450 at-bats this year thanks to all the positions he plays, and we know his bat can be trusted while he is in the lineup.
|212||Nick Ahmed (ARI - SS)||221.0||+9.0|
|213||Reyes Moronta (SF - RP)||292.0||+79.0|
|214||Seunghwan Oh (COL - RP) FA||166.0||-48.0|
|215||Darren O'Day (ATL - RP)||372.0||+157.0|
|216||Drew Pomeranz (SD - SP)||156.0||-60.0|
|217||Tyler Flowers (ATL - C)||200.0||-17.0|
|218||Adam Duvall (ATL - 1B,LF)||167.0||-51.0|
|219||Hernan Perez (MIL - 2B,3B,SS,LF,RF) FA||195.0||-24.0||
Although Perez likely won't steal 34 bases like we saw in 2016, he is a sufficient source of speed late into drafts with enough at-bats that he'll add counting stats. There won't be much in the way of power, but his batting average won't kill you either.
|220||Tyler Mahle (CIN - SP)||263.0||+43.0|
|221||Hector Neris (PHI - RP)||240.0||+19.0|
|222||Phillip Ervin (CIN - LF,RF)||269.0||+47.0|
|223||Scott Kingery (PHI - 3B,SS)||179.0||-44.0||
Kingery was dreadful last year. No one can deny that, but he is still young and offers 20/20 upside if his bat finds a way into the lineup at any number of positions. The is minimal risk at taking a chance on him late in drafts.
|224||Drew Anderson (PHI - SP,RP) FA||276.0||+52.0|
|225||Jesus Reyes (CIN - SP,RP) MiLB|
|226||Caleb Ferguson (LAD - SP,RP)||291.0||+65.0|
|227||Christian Walker (ARI - 1B)||239.0||+12.0|
|228||Michael A. Taylor (WSH - CF)||226.0||-2.0|
|229||Francisco Pena (SF - C) MiLB|
|230||Wei-Yin Chen (MIA - SP) FA||259.0||+29.0|
|231||Kolten Wong (STL - 2B)||201.0||-30.0|
|232||John Brebbia (STL - RP)||282.0||+50.0|
|233||Adolis Garcia (STL - RF)|
|234||Keston Hiura (MIL - 2B)||192.0||-42.0|
|235||Max Fried (ATL - SP,RP)||236.0||+1.0|
|236||Andrew Suarez (SF - SP)||229.0||-7.0|
|237||Andrew Knapp (PHI - C)||347.0||+110.0|
|238||Luke Gregerson (STL - RP) FA||313.0||+75.0|
|239||Zach Davies (SD - SP)||265.0||+26.0|
|240||Mark Reynolds (COL - 1B) FA||301.0||+61.0|
|241||Antonio Senzatela (COL - SP,RP)||241.0||‐|
|242||Nick Martini (CIN - LF)||295.0||+53.0|
|243||Pedro Baez (LAD - RP)||223.0||-20.0|
|244||Richard Rodriguez (PIT - P)|
|245||Jon Duplantier (ARI - SP)||266.0||+21.0|
|246||Michael Lorenzen (CIN - RP)||217.0||-29.0|
|247||Magneuris Sierra (MIA - CF,RF)||303.0||+56.0|
|248||Erik Gonzalez (PIT - 1B,2B,3B,SS)||280.0||+32.0|
|249||Curt Casali (CIN - C)||306.0||+57.0|
|250||Derek Dietrich (CIN - 1B,LF) MiLB||253.0||+3.0|
|251||Matt Andriese (ARI - SP,RP)||255.0||+4.0|
|252||Jake Faria (MIL - SP)||252.0||‐|
|253||Travis Jankowski (CIN - LF,CF,RF)||208.0||-45.0|
|254||Jose Castillo (SD - RP)||246.0||-8.0||
Castillo is out for the first two months, but if the Padres fall behind early and dangle Kirby Yates in trades like they've done with closers in the past, don't be surprised if Castillo takes over as a dominant second-half closer.
|255||Dinelson Lamet (SD - SP)||227.0||-28.0|
|256||Yairo Munoz (STL - 3B,SS,CF)||222.0||-34.0|
|257||Jose Osuna (PIT - 1B,3B,RF)||271.0||+14.0|
|258||Garrett Cooper (MIA - LF)||300.0||+42.0|
|259||Manny Pina (MIL - C)||171.0||-88.0|
|260||Tony Wolters (COL - C)||342.0||+82.0|
|261||David Bote (CHC - 2B,3B)||207.0||-54.0|
|262||Chris Stratton (PIT - SP)||289.0||+27.0|
|263||Wilmer Difo (WSH - 2B,3B)||247.0||-16.0|
|264||Justin Wilson (NYM - RP)|
|265||Victor Caratini (CHC - C,1B)||234.0||-31.0|
|266||Erick Fedde (WSH - SP)||288.0||+22.0|
|267||Kyle Crick (PIT - RP)||319.0||+52.0|
|268||Ray Black (MIL - RP)||314.0||+46.0|
|269||Adam Wainwright (STL - SP)||204.0||-65.0|
|270||John Gant (STL - SP,RP)||267.0||-3.0|
|271||Scott Alexander (LAD - RP)|
|272||Kyle Barraclough (SF - RP) MiLB||283.0||+11.0|
|273||Cody Reed (CIN - RP)||304.0||+31.0|
|274||Aramis Garcia (SF - C)||317.0||+43.0|
|275||Travis d'Arnaud (ATL - C)||270.0||-5.0|
|276||Brett Kennedy (SD - SP) MiLB|
|277||Austin Slater (SF - LF)||298.0||+21.0|
|278||Mitch Keller (PIT - SP)||232.0||-46.0|
|279||Amir Garrett (CIN - RP)||294.0||+15.0|
|280||Tony Kemp (CHC - LF,CF)||238.0||-42.0|
|281||Austin Dean (MIA - LF)||274.0||-7.0|
|282||Joe Ross (WSH - SP)||225.0||-57.0|
|283||Dylan Floro (LAD - SP,RP)|
|284||Roenis Elias (WSH - RP)||243.0||-41.0|
|285||Andrew Toles (LAD - CF) RST||237.0||-48.0|
|286||Trey Wingenter (SD - RP)||364.0||+78.0|
|287||Dominic Smith (NYM - 1B,LF)||257.0||-30.0|
|288||Carter Kieboom (WSH - SS)||287.0||-1.0|
|289||Alex Blandino (CIN - 2B,3B,SS) MiLB|
|290||Jharel Cotton (CHC - SP)||331.0||+41.0|
|291||Chris Shaw (SF - LF)||308.0||+17.0|
|292||Luis Perdomo (SD - SP)|
|293||Scott Oberg (COL - RP)||284.0||-9.0|
|294||Andrew Chafin (ARI - RP)|
|295||Jose Alvarez (PHI - RP)||286.0||-9.0|
|296||Williams Perez (STL - SP,RP) MiLB|
|297||Jake Marisnick (NYM - CF)||235.0||-62.0|
|298||Kevin Newman (PIT - SS)||277.0||-21.0|
|299||Enyel De Los Santos (PHI - SP)||258.0||-41.0|
|300||Victor Victor Mesa (MIA - OF) NRI||273.0||-27.0|
|301||Robert Gsellman (NYM - RP)||245.0||-56.0|
|302||Walker Lockett (NYM - SP,RP)|
|303||Tayron Guerrero (MIA - RP) DFA||332.0||+29.0|
|304||Chasen Shreve (NYM - RP) NRI|
|305||Yasmany Tomas (ARI - LF,RF) DFA||250.0||-55.0|
|306||Justin Shafer (CIN - RP)|
|307||Jose Quijada (MIA - P)|
|308||Kyle Keller (MIA - P)|
|309||Austin Riley (ATL - 3B)||233.0||-76.0|
|310||Jimmie Sherfy (ARI - RP)||379.0||+69.0|
|311||Ben Gamel (MIL - LF,RF)||230.0||-81.0|
|312||Daniel Ponce de Leon (STL - SP,RP)||272.0||-40.0|
|313||Robert Stephenson (CIN - SP)||256.0||-57.0|
|314||Jose De Leon (CIN - SP,RP)||323.0||+9.0|
|315||Alex McRae (PIT - SP,RP) MiLB|
|316||Corbin Martin (ARI - SP,RP)||383.0||+67.0|
|317||Jarlin Garcia (MIA - SP,RP)|
|318||Stephen Gonsalves (NYM - SP)||326.0||+8.0|
|319||Victor Arano (PHI - RP)||387.0||+68.0|
|320||Tyler Chatwood (CHC - SP)||311.0||-9.0|
|321||Dennis Santana (LAD - SP,RP)||290.0||-31.0|
|322||Jordan Yamamoto (MIA - SP)||396.0||+74.0|
|323||Corey Oswalt (NYM - SP,RP)||321.0||-2.0|
|324||Dominic Leone (STL - RP) FA||248.0||-76.0|
|325||Austin Voth (WSH - SP)|
|326||Sam Coonrod (SF - SP,RP)|
|327||J.B. Bukauskas (ARI - SP) MiLB||370.0||+43.0|
|328||Jesus Castillo (MIL - RP) NRI|
|329||Ranger Suarez (PHI - SP,RP)||392.0||+63.0|
|330||R.J. Alaniz (CIN - RP)|
|331||Logan Webb (SF - P)|
|332||Robert Stock (PHI - SP,RP)|
|333||Jeff Brigham (MIA - SP)|
|334||Giovanny Gallegos (STL - RP)|
|335||Taylor Widener (ARI - SP)||302.0||-33.0|
|336||Sal Romano (CIN - SP,RP)||262.0||-74.0|
|337||Taylor Clarke (ARI - SP)|
|338||Chris Martin (ATL - RP)||260.0||-78.0|
|339||Daniel Descalso (CHC - 1B,2B,3B)||231.0||-108.0|
|340||Grant Dayton (ATL - RP)|
|341||Duane Underwood Jr. (CHC - SP)|
|342||Brandon Finnegan (CIN - SP) MiLB|
|343||Esteban Quiroz (SD - SS) MiLB|
|344||J.T. Chargois (LAD - RP)|
|345||Troy Scribner (ARI - SP) MiLB|
|346||James Pazos (COL - RP)|
|347||Keibert Ruiz (LAD - C)||293.0||-54.0|
|348||Daniel Zamora (NYM - P)|
|349||P.J. Conlon (NYM - SP,RP) FA|
|350||Austin Gomber (STL - SP,RP)||296.0||-54.0|
|351||Yoan Lopez (ARI - RP)||330.0||-21.0|
|352||Trevor Oaks (SF - SP)|
|353||Brad Wieck (CHC - SP,RP)|
|354||Tyler Beede (SF - SP)||343.0||-11.0|
|355||Adam Kolarek (LAD - RP)|
|356||Yefry Ramirez (PIT - SP,RP) MiLB|
|357||Brett Graves (MIA - SP,RP) MiLB|
|358||Adrian Houser (MIL - RP)|
|359||Taylor Williams (MIL - RP)|
|360||Adam Morgan (PHI - RP)|
|361||Kyle McGrath (SD - RP) MiLB|
|362||Jeff Hoffman (COL - SP,RP)||380.0||+18.0|
|363||Tony Sipp (WSH - RP) FA||279.0||-84.0|
|364||Steven Brault (PIT - SP,RP)|
|365||Elieser Hernandez (MIA - SP,RP)|
|366||Paul Sewald (NYM - RP)|
|367||Ryan Meisinger (STL - RP) MiLB|
|368||Chad Sobotka (ATL - P)||366.0||-2.0|
|369||Jacob Rhame (NYM - RP)|
|370||Michael Feliz (PIT - RP)||335.0||-35.0|
|371||Joe McCarthy (SF - 1B,LF)|
|372||Austen Williams (WSH - P)|
|373||Jacob Nix (SD - SP) MiLB||351.0||-22.0|
|374||Kevin Kramer (PIT - 3B)|
|375||Roman Quinn (PHI - LF,CF)||211.0||-164.0|
|376||Carlos Estevez (COL - RP)|
|377||Austin Davis (PHI - RP)|
|378||Alex Dickerson (SF - LF,RF)|
|379||Jason Martin (PIT - LF,CF)|
|380||Wander Suero (WSH - SP,RP)|
|381||Aaron Loup (SD - RP) FA|
|382||Tyler Bashlor (NYM - RP)|
|383||Austin Brice (MIA - RP)|
|384||Matt Koch (ARI - SP,RP) MiLB||382.0||-2.0|
|385||Tim Locastro (ARI - CF)|
|386||Sam Howard (PIT - SP,RP)|
|387||A.J. Schugel (PIT - RP) MiLB|
|388||Austin Listi (PHI - OF) MiLB|
|389||Chih-Wei Hu (CHC - RP) MiLB||320.0||-69.0|
|390||Tyler Webb (STL - RP)||299.0||-91.0|
|391||Cole Tucker (PIT - SS)||337.0||-54.0|
|392||Tyler Kinley (MIA - RP)|
|393||Lane Thomas (STL - OF)||386.0||-7.0|
|394||Yonathan Daza (COL - CF,RF)|
|395||Chase Whitley (ATL - RP) MiLB|
|396||Merandy Gonzalez (STL - SP,RP) MiLB|
|397||Edmundo Sosa (STL - SS)||394.0||-3.0|
|398||Williams Jerez (PIT - RP) MiLB|
|399||Clay Holmes (PIT - SP,RP)|
|400||Luke Jackson (ATL - RP)|
|401||John Curtiss (PHI - RP) FA|
|402||Brett Cecil (STL - RP)||397.0||-5.0|
|403||Nick Rumbelow (NYM - RP) MiLB|
|404||Allen Webster (CHC - SP) MiLB||242.0||-162.0|
|405||Ben Meyer (MIA - P) MiLB|
|406||Alec Mills (CHC - SP,RP)||381.0||-25.0|
|407||Steven Okert (SF - RP) MiLB|
|408||Aaron Wilkerson (MIL - SP,RP) MiLB|
|409||Edward Paredes (PHI - RP) FA|
|410||Eric Stout (CIN - RP) MiLB|
|411||Matt Bowman (CIN - RP)|
|412||Kyle McGowin (WSH - SP,RP)|
|413||Nick Burdi (PIT - RP)||388.0||-25.0|
|414||Miguel Diaz (SD - RP) MiLB|
|415||Joey Krehbiel (ARI - RP) MiLB|
|416||D.J. Snelten (SF - RP) MiLB|
|417||Robby Scott (ARI - RP) MiLB|
|418||Keury Mella (CIN - RP) MiLB|
|419||Bryan Shaw (COL - RP)||312.0||-107.0|
|420||Braden Shipley (ARI - RP) MiLB|
|421||Javy Guerra (WSH - RP)|
|422||James Norwood (CHC - RP)|
|423||Pierce Johnson (SF - RP)|
|424||Trevor Gott (SF - RP)|
|425||Kyle Ryan (CHC - SP,RP)|
|426||Joe Harvey (COL - P)|
|427||Harrison Musgrave (COL - SP,RP) MiLB|
|428||Josh Lucas (WSH - RP) MiLB|
|429||Jackson Stephens (CIN - RP) MiLB|
|430||Chris Flexen (NYM - SP,RP)|
|431||Alec Asher (COL - SP,RP) MiLB|
|432||Wandy Peralta (SF - RP)|
|433||Anthony Garcia (SF - RF) MiLB|
|434||Miguel Rojas (MIA - 1B,3B,SS)||261.0||-173.0|
|435||David Freitas (MIL - C)||264.0||-171.0|
|436||Jose Siri (CIN - CF)|
|437||Justin Williams (STL - RF)|
|438||Ryan Lavarnway (CIN - C,1B) MiLB|
|439||Cristhian Adames (SF - 2B,3B,SS) MiLB|
|440||Noel Cuevas (COL - LF,RF) MiLB||345.0||-95.0|
|441||Braxton Lee (NYM - RF) MiLB|
|442||Chad Wallach (MIA - C)|
|443||Andrew Knizner (STL - C)||316.0||-127.0|
|444||Lane Adams (PHI - RF) MiLB|
|445||Ildemaro Vargas (ARI - 2B)|
|446||Johnny Field (CHC - LF,CF,RF) MiLB||393.0||-53.0|
|447||Stephen Vogt (ARI - C,1B)||278.0||-169.0|
|448||Pedro Alvarez (MIA - 3B,DH) NRI|
|449||Jacob Stallings (PIT - C)||325.0||-124.0|
|450||Ezequiel Carrera (LAD - LF,CF,RF) FA|
|451||Tomas Nido (NYM - C)||371.0||-80.0|
|452||Jacob Nottingham (MIL - C)||275.0||-177.0|
|453||Taylor Davis (CHC - 1B,3B) MiLB||359.0||-94.0|
|454||Nick Ciuffo (CIN - C) MiLB|
|455||Ty France (SD - 3B)||214.0||-241.0|
|456||Rocky Gale (LAD - C) MiLB|
|457||Raudy Read (WSH - C)|
|458||Luis Torrens (SD - C)|
|459||Adrian Gonzalez (NYM - 1B) FA||362.0||-97.0|
|460||Alex Jackson (ATL - C,RF)|
|461||Kyle Farmer (CIN - 3B)||334.0||-127.0|
|462||Josh Fuentes (COL - IF)|
|463||Greg Garcia (SD - 2B,3B,SS)|
|464||Kevin Cron (ARI - 1B)||297.0||-167.0|
|465||Blake Trahan (CIN - IF) MiLB|
|466||Mark Zagunis (CHC - RF) MiLB||310.0||-156.0|
|467||Tyrone Taylor (MIL - LF,CF,RF)|
|468||Rosell Herrera (MIA - 2B,3B,CF,RF) MiLB||384.0||-84.0|
|469||Drew Ferguson (SF - CF) MiLB|
|470||Drew Robinson (SF - 2B,CF) MiLB||268.0||-202.0|
|471||Michael Reed (SF - LF,CF) MiLB||327.0||-144.0|
|472||Mitch Walding (PHI - 3B) MiLB||378.0||-94.0|
|473||Andrew Stevenson (WSH - LF,RF)||377.0||-96.0|
|474||Adrian Sanchez (WSH - 2B)|
|475||Abiatal Avelino (SF - IF)|
|476||Ryder Jones (SF - 1B,3B) MiLB||346.0||-130.0|
|477||Corban Joseph (PIT - 1B,2B) MiLB|
|478||Connor Joe (SF - LF) MiLB|
|479||Luis Guillorme (NYM - 3B)||369.0||-110.0|
|480||Edwin Rios (LAD - 1B)||363.0||-117.0|
|481||Ramon Urias (STL - IF)|
|482||Matthew Szczur (ARI - LF,RF) MiLB|
|483||Gregorio Petit (PHI - 2B,SS) NRI|
|484||Andy Young (ARI - 2B)|
|485||Pedro Florimon (PHI - SS) MiLB|
|486||Eric Stamets (COL - SS) NRI||385.0||-101.0|
|487||Ke'Bryan Hayes (PIT - 3B)||309.0||-178.0|
|488||Bryan Reynolds (PIT - CF)|
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|Derrick Henry (TEN)||RB|
|Christian McCaffrey (CAR)||RB|
|Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)||RB|
|Nick Chubb (CLE)||RB|
|Leonard Fournette (JAC)||RB|
|Dalvin Cook (MIN)||RB|
|Aaron Jones (GB)||RB|
|Melvin Gordon (LAC)||RB|
|Alvin Kamara (NO)||RB|
|Le'Veon Bell (NYJ)||RB|
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|Saquon Barkley (NYG)||RB|
|Todd Gurley (LAR)||RB|
|Josh Jacobs (OAK)||RB|
|Davante Adams (GB)||WR|
|Mark Ingram (BAL)||RB|
|Michael Thomas (NO)||WR|
|Mike Evans (TB)||WR|
|Miles Sanders (PHI)||RB|
|Tyreek Hill (KC)||WR|
|Chris Carson (SEA)||RB|
|DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)||WR|
|Chris Godwin (TB)||WR|
|D.J. Moore (CAR)||WR|
|Phillip Lindsay (DEN)||RB|
|Julian Edelman (NE)||WR|
|Cooper Kupp (LAR)||WR|
|Devonta Freeman (ATL)||RB|
|Stefon Diggs (MIN)||WR|
|Joe Mixon (CIN)||RB|
|Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)||WR|
|Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)||LF,CF|
|Nolan Arenado (COL)||3B|
|Mookie Betts (BOS)||CF,RF|
|J.D. Martinez (BOS)||LF,RF|
|Trevor Story (COL)||SS|
|Justin Verlander (HOU)||SP|
|Cody Bellinger (LAD)||1B,CF|
|Trea Turner (WSH)||SS|
|Alex Bregman (HOU)||3B,SS|
|Jacob deGrom (NYM)||SP|
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|Max Scherzer (WSH)||SP|
|Francisco Lindor (CLE)||SS|
|Gerrit Cole (FA)||SP|
|Freddie Freeman (ATL)||1B|
|Javier Baez (CHC)||2B,3B|
|Charlie Blackmon (COL)||CF|
|Aaron Judge (NYY)||RF,DH|
|Juan Soto (WSH)||LF|
|Anthony Rendon (FA)||3B|
|Bryce Harper (PHI)||CF,RF|
|Jose Altuve (HOU)||2B|
|Xander Bogaerts (BOS)||SS|
|Starling Marte (PIT)||CF|
|Walker Buehler (LAD)||SP|
|Manny Machado (SD)||3B,SS|
|Anthony Rizzo (CHC)||1B|
|Kris Bryant (CHC)||3B,RF|
|Whit Merrifield (KC)||1B,2B|
|George Springer (HOU)||CF,RF|
|Paul Goldschmidt (STL)||1B|
|Anthony Davis (LAL)||PF,C|
|James Harden (HOU)||PG,SG|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)||SF,PF|
|Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)||C|
|Kevin Durant (BKN)||SF,PF|
|LeBron James (LAL)||SF,PF|
|Stephen Curry (GSW)||PG,SG|
|Nikola Jokic (DEN)||PF,C|
|Damian Lillard (POR)||PG|
|Russell Westbrook (HOU)||PG|
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|Victor Oladipo (IND)||PG,SG|
|Paul George (LAC)||SF,PF|
|Joel Embiid (PHI)||PF,C|
|Kawhi Leonard (LAC)||SG,SF|
|Chris Paul (OKC)||PG|
|Jimmy Butler (MIA)||SG,SF|
|Kemba Walker (BOS)||PG|
|Ben Simmons (PHI)||PG,SF|
|Kyrie Irving (BKN)||PG,SG|
|Jrue Holiday (NOR)||PG,SG|
|Rudy Gobert (UTH)||C|
|Andre Drummond (DET)||PF,C|
|John Wall (WAS)||PG|
|Kyle Lowry (TOR)||PG|
|Donovan Mitchell (UTH)||PG,SG|
|Khris Middleton (MIL)||SG,SF|
|Bradley Beal (WAS)||SG|
|Kevin Love (CLE)||PF,C|
|Draymond Green (GSW)||PF,C|
|LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)||PF,C|