2018 Fantasy Baseball ROS Rankings

Expert Consensus Ranking (16 of 16 Experts) -
Rank Player (Team, Position) Notes
1 Mike Trout (LAA - CF,DH) 1 4 1.1 0.3 1.0
Just when you thought Trout couldn't get any better, he takes his game to the next level. His current pace is a line of .336-138-57-114-29, which is, to put it mildly, absurd. He's hitting the ball harder than ever, he's maintained his drop in strikeout rate, and he's taking a free pass whenever it's offered. He's in a tier unto himself, and could be in line for an historic season.
2 Mookie Betts (BOS - CF,RF) 1 19 2.9 1.6 10.0 +8.0
Betts showed last year that even in a down season, he can still be a valuable contributor to a fantasy season. So it's not a surprise that when he puts together a strong season, he becomes one of, if not the single best player in fantasy. Betts' current pace is .355-172-62-124-14, and he's even missed a few games due to injury. As crazy as it might seem, he is putting up numbers that rival Mike Trout's ridiculous paces. Betts is likely to regress somewhat, but it's seems unlikely, absent a major injury, that he'll finish outside the top-5 by the end of the season.
3 Nolan Arenado (COL - 3B) 2 12 5.1 1.7 3.0
Arenado is about as consistent a player as there is in fantasy. Sure, he's both walking and striking out a bit more than he usually does, but the rest of his numbers are right in line with his past few seasons, all of which have been utterly elite. A lack of stolen bases is the only thing keeping Arenado from being in the discussion for the best player in all of fantasy.
4 Max Scherzer (WSH - SP) 2 15 7.6 2.7 11.0 +7.0
Like a fine wine, Scherzer gets better with age. He's putting up some of the best numbers of his career through the first third of the season, with a 1.92 ERA and 36.7% strikeout percentage. The nine wins certainly don't hurt, either. The veteran looks well on his way to yet another 200-plus inning season of utter dominance, and neither his age nor his workload appears to be able to stand in his way.
5 Jose Altuve (HOU - 2B) 2 24 8.2 6.8 2.0 -3.0
Altuve is doing his typical solid work, hitting for an elite batting average while scoring and driving in runs at an excellent pace. But, through May 6, he has just two home runs and one steal on the season. There's no reason to expect Altuve to take a significant dip in power after hitting 24 home runs in each of the past two seasons, but the drop in steals is a bit worrisome. Like his teammate George Springer, Altuve may have recognized that with an incredibly strong offense behind him, he simply doesn't need to steal to generate runs. Altuve should be a top fantasy player once again, but his lack of stolen bases may be a sign of things to come.
6 Manny Machado (SD - 3B,SS) 4 24 9.9 3.1 16.0 +10.0
It isn't recommended that you sell Machado high at this point. He is in a contract year and realizing his potential so this is likely not a fluke. Ride the improvement the rest of the season.
7 J.D. Martinez (BOS - LF,RF,DH) 4 22 10.1 6.0 24.0 +17.0
It should be no surprise that Martinez is having such a tremendous season, he batted over .300 each of the past three seasons with more HR/PA than Giancarlo Stanton last year. As it stands now, he may be a top 5 fantasy baseball player overall.
8 Bryce Harper (CF,RF) FA 4 22 10.5 5.0 7.0 -1.0
Harper began the year on fire before a lack of lineup help led to him seeing fewer and fewer pitches to hit, and his numbers dropping significantly. A move to the leadoff spot toward the beginning of May seems to have rejuvenated Harper, and he should continue to produce elite numbers as the Nationals get healthier as the season progresses. He'll likely eventually be moved from the leadoff spot, but for now, enjoy the boost in runs scored. There's little to worry about with the slugger.
9 Jose Ramirez (CLE - 2B,3B) 2 41 11.2 7.3 21.0 +12.0
After a brief slow start, Ramirez came on with a vengeance, showing that not only was last year's improvement not a fluke, but he was only going to get better. In addition to maintaining (and actually improving) his power stroke, Ramirez has upped his walk rate to an impressive 12.1% and cut his strikeout rate. He has firmly established himself as an elite fantasy player, and any remote concerns about his seemingly out of nowhere surge last year should be put to rest.
10 Freddie Freeman (ATL - 1B) 3 20 11.4 2.8 19.0 +9.0
So long as Freeman doesn't end up with a flukey injury again this season, he should now be regarded as the top fantasy first basemen ahead of Rizzo, Votto and even Goldschmidt. Freeman should end with near 35 homers, 10 steals and a batting average well over .300.
11 Charlie Blackmon (COL - CF) 7 27 12.5 4.0 9.0 -2.0
Blackmon has been nowhere near as useful this season as last year, but that doesn't mean his career is on the downward. There is still a chance he performs as the top overall fantasy baseball player over the second half just like he did for all of 2017.
12 Paul Goldschmidt (STL - 1B) 6 29 12.6 4.7 8.0 -4.0
Goldschmidt has quietly gotten off to an extraordinarily slow start this year, with just a .744 OPS through May 11. He's batting just .218 on the season and, most noticeably, has a 30.2% strikeout rate, significantly up from his 22.4% career mark. The humidor is certainly having an effect, but four home runs and 12 RBI as we approach the quarter-pole of the season is a little ridiculous. There's no reason to think that Goldschmidt has suddenly lost it as an elite hitter, and chances are there is an enormous hot streak coming. There's little reason to be concerned.
13 Chris Sale (BOS - SP) 5 250 12.9 4.1 12.0 -1.0
 
14 Corey Kluber (CLE - SP) 4 24 13.4 4.6 14.0
What is there to say about Kluber at this point? If you draft him, you can feel pretty confident you're getting a sub-3.00 ERA, a sub-1.00 WHIP, plenty of strikeouts, and around 18 wins. The presence of Max Scherzer and perhaps Justin Verlander is the only thing keeping Kluber from being considered the consensus number one pitcher in all of fantasy. If you own him, just enjoy the 200-plus innings of elite production you should receive this year.
15 Francisco Lindor (CLE - SS) 3 30 13.4 6.2 22.0 +7.0
Despite not hitting for much power in the minors, Lindor has changed his game in the majors. After hitting 33 home runs in 2017, he's on pace to easily surpass that number though almost a third of the season. His drastic jump in strikeout rate (18.5% through Memorial Day weekend) suggests that his .290 batting average may be due for some regression, but make no mistake - he's a legitimate power-hitting shortstop and perhaps the best option at the position.
16 Trea Turner (WSH - SS) 4 25 14.4 4.9 4.0 -12.0
Turner hasn't been the top five fantasy player many expected, but he may still finish with 20 homers and 40 steals, which clearly makes him no slouch. If he wants to return top 20 value, however, we will need to see the batting average soar over the second-half.
17 Giancarlo Stanton (NYY - LF,RF,DH) 4 32 15.0 5.8 6.0 -11.0
Stanton has been a disappointment, but don't forget that Manny Machado and Anthony Rizzo had terrible starts to their 2017 seasons before bouncing back in a major way. Stanton will too so do not sell him low.
18 Carlos Correa (HOU - SS) 6 59 21.1 11.9 15.0 -3.0
Correa wasn't doing a ton before he went on the DL, but keep in mind that he has MVP type upside at the plate. He should not be sold low and if you do not own him, don't hesitate to feel out the other owner to see if you can land him at a discount.
19 Aaron Judge (NYY - RF,DH) 7 166 22.7 10.2 18.0 -1.0
Those worried that Judge's 2017 season was a mirage should be relaxed by this point. Everything he did last year, he's repeating this year, and if anything, he's only getting better, cutting his strikeout rate by a few percentage points. Absent an injury, Judge should be a lock for a 120-40-120 season, and will likely be considered an elite fantasy talent for the rest of his career.
20 Joey Votto (CIN - 1B) 9 86 22.9 6.7 17.0 -3.0
Votto's power hasn't quite picked up this season, as he is on pace for fewer than 20 homers. keep in mind, however, that he is notoriously a tremendous second-half player. You may be able to get him at a discount on the trade market.
21 Justin Verlander (HOU - SP) 8 65 24.1 10.0 36.0 +15.0
In a long and illustrious career, at age-35, Verlander is simply better than he's ever been. He's essentially been unhittable for the first two months of the season, pitching to an insanely minuscule 1.08 ERA and a 0.71 WHIP, with the best strikeout and walk rates of his career. The Astros have some magic dust, that's for sure, and although there's bound to be some regression, it's hard not to be bullish on Verlander having a career year at this point.
22 Jacob deGrom (NYM - SP) 3 41 26.9 7.4 33.0 +11.0
deGrom avoided what looked to be a major injury after he hyperextended his elbow, but returned shortly thereafter and looks as dominant as ever. He's taken his game to the next level, pitching to a 1.75 ERA, a 1.01 WHIP, and an impressive 69 strikeouts in 51 1/3 innings through May 19. There are trade rumors abound, but regardless of where deGrom lands, he should continue to be an elite fantasy starter for the remainder of the season.
23 Anthony Rizzo (CHC - 1B) 16 43 26.9 7.0 20.0 -3.0
Don't panic and sell Rizzo for half of what he is worth. Just take a look at how his season started last year and where his final numbers ended up and you'll feel significantly better about his slow start in 2018.
24 Kris Bryant (CHC - 3B,RF) 11 86 27.4 16.3 13.0 -11.0
Bryant has not exactley been bad, but based on where fantasy owners selected him, they have to be kicking themselves. You'd have to think he will pick up some more homers in the second half, but even then he would still finish below 25.
25 George Springer (HOU - CF,RF,DH) 20 59 27.9 6.8 28.0 +3.0
Springer has been a disappointment to fantasy owners so you may be able to pick him up via trade before your league's deadline. While he might not hit 35 homers or bat .270, his second half expectactions are still that of a top 12 fantasy outfielder.
26 Luis Severino (NYY - SP) 11 69 28.9 9.6 34.0 +8.0
 
27 Clayton Kershaw (LAD - SP) 3 64 29.1 14.6 5.0 -22.0
Kershaw returned relatively quickly from his biceps injury, and pitched effectively against the Phillies, albeit with limited velocity. Immediately after the start, it was reported that he had back pain, and he was placed on the 10-day disabled list the next day. He's expected to miss more than a month, and, considering he has battled back injuries for several seasons, there's little to give fantasy owners confidence. There's not much you can do with Kershaw at this point - just hope that he returns and pitches well. But his long-term stock needs to be dropped significantly at this point, in light of his continued injury struggles.
28 Andrew Benintendi (BOS - LF,CF) 10 75 29.3 11.6 40.0 +12.0
Benintendi seems to be the only Boston hitter who isn't off to a great start. He will eventually get his numbers back on track, however, so don't start getting the idea to sell him.
29 Starling Marte (PIT - CF) 17 65 32.9 6.6 52.0 +23.0
Marte has hit the DL with an oblique strain and will likely miss a few weeks as a result. He has been phenomenal this season as part of the surprisingly great Pirates' offense. Expect more of the same when he returns.
30 Noah Syndergaard (NYM - SP) 15 64 36.6 8.3 27.0 -3.0
 
31 Christian Yelich (MIL - LF,CF,RF) 17 57 36.9 9.8 48.0 +17.0
Yelich may not be the greatest source of power, but he will finish the season with both 20 homers and 20 steals while batting over .300 and scoring over 100 runs. That is a top 10 outfielder without question and there is no sign of regression coming.
32 Cody Bellinger (LAD - 1B,CF) 23 77 38.6 9.1 26.0 -6.0
Bellinger has not had the most impressive start to the season, and while there is something to the sophomore slump theory, it is more likely that Bellinger will just heat up as the weather does. As of Mid-May, he is among the best buy-low candidates in all of fantasy baseball.
33 Alex Bregman (HOU - 3B,SS) 15 81 39.0 17.3 39.0 +6.0
After starting incredibly slow for the second year in a row, Bregman has begun to turn his season around of late. He is among the best buy-low candidates in fantasy baseball right now and we can expect somewhere in the neighborhood of a 20/20 season with a useful batting average.
34 Brian Dozier (WSH - 2B) 26 99 40.1 13.3 31.0 -3.0
Dozier is off to a rough start in 2018, with just a .698 OPS through late May. There are certainly some disconcerting signs, such as a drop in his hard contact rate and a spike in his soft contact rate. But really, this is nothing new for Dozier, who has a career .748 OPS in the first half and an .813 OPS in the second half. His strikeout rate is actually down and his walk rate remains right in line with his career norms. In other words, despite the slow start, it's a good bet that Dozier will once again have a big second half and finish with his typical numbers.
35 Rhys Hoskins (PHI - 1B,LF) 27 70 41.4 9.0 42.0 +7.0
Hoskins has been nowhere close to the same player we saw at stretches in the second half last season. Rather, the batting average is lackluster and the power is merely mediocre. This is more in line with what you ought to expect the remainder of the season.
36 Anthony Rendon (WSH - 3B) 24 73 43.6 9.3 44.0 +8.0
Rendon has been missing time with a toe injury, but with the Nationals placing him on the DL, it seems as though they will not allow the issue to linger. Perhaps you can buy him low with his owner probably panicked.
37 Nelson Cruz (MIN - DH) 14 72 43.8 10.9 54.0 +17.0
Cruz is no longer at the top of his game, but that doesn't mean he has fallen off the table like Jose Bautista and others did. Rather, Cruz should still hit 35 homers with near 100 RBIs and a decent bating average.
38 Justin Upton (LAA - LF,DH) 37 73 45.0 6.5 47.0 +9.0
Upton doesn't have much help in the Angels lineup outside of Trout and he won't help you in batting average at all, but chances are, you will gladly take 35 homers and 90 RBIs. That is what Upton should give you for this final stat-line this year.
39 Stephen Strasburg (WSH - SP) 21 79 45.4 16.5 25.0 -14.0
 
40 Dee Gordon (SEA - 2B,CF) 31 90 45.9 13.2 30.0 -10.0
Gordon is finally starting to bounce back, now bringing the average up to .280. By the end of the year, it may approach .300, which with 40+ steals would make him an excellent fantasy middle infielder, just not quite as much as we were all expecting.
41 Khris Davis (OAK - LF,DH) 30 70 47.3 9.0 63.0 +22.0
Davis has the low batting average, like always, but is somehow on pace for 50 homers and 140 RBIs. Neither of those numbers will likely hold, but it goes without saying that he has been an incredibly useful fantasy asset thus far.
42 Carlos Carrasco (CLE - SP) 31 109 47.6 11.8 35.0 -7.0
 
43 Gerrit Cole (HOU - SP) 15 139 48.2 30.1 76.0 +33.0
Even those hoping that Cole would take the next step with the Astros couldn't have seen this coming. His ERA has dropped dramatically from both his 2017 numbers and his career rate, and his strikeout percentage has gone through the roof. As expected, Cole has started to throw his fastball less, and it has made the rest of his pitches even more effective. He's in the early Cy Young conversation, for sure, and, at the very least, his fantasy owners are bound to make a big profit if he stays healthy.
44 Aaron Nola (PHI - SP) 24 97 48.7 16.2 60.0 +16.0
 
45 Zack Greinke (ARI - SP) 29 98 49.1 11.4 43.0 -2.0
 
46 Ozzie Albies (ATL - 2B) 24 113 49.6 18.1 118.0 +72.0
Albies was a favorite breakout candidate by many in the fantasy, and while it looks great so far, he is almost certainly not going to keep up Carlos Correa type numbers for the full season. Expect him to fall back quite a bit, and maximize on his trade value if you are able.
47 Gary Sanchez (NYY - C,DH) 23 129 50.1 29.2 23.0 -24.0
Although Sanchez is on the DL and hitting like garbage so far this season, the catcher position is such a wasteland in fantasy that he may still be the top catcher for the remainder of the season. Continue to start him regardless of your league settings when he returns.
48 Edwin Encarnacion (SEA - 1B,DH) 23 84 51.9 13.7 46.0 -2.0
Typically, it makes no sense to sell a star who started their season slowly, but in this particular case it may actually be reasonable. At his old age, there is no guarantee he will bounceback so don't hesitate to feel out the trade market to see what you might be able to get.
49 Lorenzo Cain (MIL - CF) 33 82 54.4 11.2 81.0 +32.0
Cain may remarkably finish the season with fewer than 50 RBIs and his 15 homer pace isn't anything to write home about, but he has been tremendous in the other three primary categories and for that, he should be regarded as a top 20 fantasy outfielder for now.
50 Jean Segura (PHI - SS) 35 122 57.4 13.1 74.0 +24.0
The batting average has been exceptional from Segura and he may challenge for the league lead by the end of the season if he keeps it up. A 25 stolen base pace doesn't hurt either. At this rate, he looks to be a top 50 fantasy pick in next season's drafts.
51 Marcell Ozuna (STL - LF) 32 96 58.4 17.8 45.0 -6.0
As the weather heats up, so too will Ozuna's bat. Don't be quick to try getting rid of him via trade. However, if you don't own him, now is the time to try to pounce on a disappointed owners misfortune.
52 Craig Kimbrel (RP) FA 33 115 59.6 16.4 51.0 -1.0
 
53 James Paxton (NYY - SP) 35 110 59.6 15.5 70.0 +17.0
 
54 A.J. Pollock (LAD - CF) 25 132 60.9 21.2 66.0 +12.0
Pollock will miss around six weeks thanks to a thumb injury sustained from diving. This might be your opportunity to acquire a player who was on pace for a 40/35 season before the injury. He is among the top 15 fantasy players when he is healthy.
55 Madison Bumgarner (SF - SP) 33 160 67.1 30.7 41.0 -14.0
 
56 Tommy Pham (TB - LF,CF) 37 184 68.8 43.4 62.0 +6.0
Just because Pham is off to a killer start doesn't mean it is wise to sell him. This is what he did last year as well and he received MVP votes as a result. Get used to seeing Pham as one of the best fantasy outfielders in baseball.
57 Kenley Jansen (LAD - RP) 35 113 69.1 20.5 37.0 -20.0
Jansen is not going to lose his job so don't go picking up Josh Fields. You ought to be concerned, however, as his terrible performance may be a sign of something wrong with his arm. Sell him now if you still can for a good price.
58 Xander Bogaerts (BOS - SS) 47 109 70.4 11.9 71.0 +13.0
Many expected Bogaerts to be among the top players at the position this season, and while he hasn't been bad, there is no question that several have passed him up. If 2018 drafts were today, he'd merely be a fringe top 100 pick.
59 Javier Baez (CHC - 2B,3B,SS) 12 193 72.9 35.5 126.0 +67.0
We've been waiting for the breakout for a few seasons and when it finally seemed like it might never come, Baez decided to break out. What he has been doing so far appears to be legitimate so don't attempt to sell him high.
60 Ronald Acuna (ATL - LF,CF) 23 147 73.0 31.2 108.0 +48.0
Acuna has not been the world beater since his call up that everyone expected. He certainly hasn't been terrible, but if he continues to slide backward, be ready to make a trade offer to a disappointed owner. He's got loads of value the remainder of the season.
61 Travis Shaw (MIL - 1B,3B,2B) 58 131 76.9 12.3 84.0 +23.0
The batting average is merely mediocre for Shaw this season, but when he is on pace for 90 RBIs, 80 runs and 30 homers, you can forgive him for a minor annoyance in one category. His second half is likely to look similar to what we've seen so far.
62 Wil Myers (SD - 3B,LF,RF) 44 136 77.4 23.9 64.0 +2.0
It's been a lost year so far for Myers, who has already been on the disabled list twice, and remains there with an oblique injury. The Padres have had a rough season but they've discovered a few bats that could make the offense passable once Myers returns, and could provide him with more runs and RBI opportunities. If he gets healthy soon, expect him to produce solid numbers the rest of the season, as was initially expected.
63 Edwin Diaz (NYM - RP) 35 178 79.2 20.5 91.0 +28.0
 
64 Aroldis Chapman (NYY - RP) 34 146 79.6 28.3 65.0 +1.0
 
65 Josh Donaldson (ATL - 3B,DH) 26 196 80.6 38.0 29.0 -36.0
Eventually Donaldson will be back on the field, likely by early August, and when he does return, don't expect the .230 batting average to continue. More likely, he will return to being a tremendous offensive asset, but maybe a step below what we've been used to seeing.
66 Nicholas Castellanos (DET - RF) 62 122 81.4 12.5 115.0 +49.0
Castellanos may not be in a good lineup, but his batted ball rates have been incredible. He may be worth acquiring via trade before the weather heats up and all these balls fly out of the yard.
67 Trevor Story (COL - SS) 31 162 82.1 31.0 110.0 +43.0
Story is not hitting for much in the way of batting average, but he is on pace for a 30/30 season which would be tremendous for a shortstop. Fantasy owners can deal with a batting average in the 240s with that kind of power/speed combo.
68 Daniel Murphy (COL - 1B,2B) 38 145 85.4 25.0 79.0 +11.0
Daniel Murphy is back in the bigs now and is struggling but it shouldn't last too long. If you are in need of a middle infielder, put a feeler out there for Murphy, who his owner might not remember is Jose Altuve minus the steals in fantasy baseball.
69 Andrew McCutchen (PHI - LF,RF) 53 127 86.3 23.4 78.0 +9.0
McCutchen has been a tremendous disappointment this season with a sub-standard batting average and lack of both steals and power. He may kick it into gear to close to season like we saw last year but he may not be a top 100 fantasy player any more.
70 Whit Merrifield (KC - 1B,2B,CF,RF,DH) 56 156 86.4 20.8 73.0 +3.0
It doesn't seem as though Merrifield will lead the league in stealing again this year, but 30 is a possibility, which paired with a .300 average and plenty of runs makes him a top 100 fantasy asset, just as he was expected to be heading into drafts.
71 Carlos Martinez (STL - SP) 37 223 87.5 47.7 53.0 -18.0
 
72 Eric Hosmer (SD - 1B) 39 154 88.5 32.3 83.0 +11.0
Hosmer has been quite literally the worst offensive player in baseball for an extended period. He will surely turn it around, but is nowhere close to where he once was. He is on the fringe of being drop-worthy at this point.
73 Jose Berrios (MIN - SP) 40 399 88.9 35.1 95.0 +22.0
Berrios had four terrible starts and still somehow has a WHIP under 1.00. He will kill your team every now and then, but he is also on the verge of becoming a true ace. Don't be afraid to start him each time out. It will pay off in the long run.
74 Eugenio Suarez (CIN - 3B) 35 192 89.5 39.3 191.0 +117.0
Suarez has been one of the biggest breakout players over the last calendar year. This season, he is on pace for well over 100 RBIs, 30 homers and is batting .312. Whatever you do, don't even consider selling him high, since this is where his value will likely stay.
75 Mike Moustakas (MIL - 3B,DH) 47 124 90.8 21.5 130.0 +55.0
While Moose isn't hitting for average, the power has shown up once again and he should end north of 30 homers. There is a chance for quite a bit more, however, if he were to be dealt at the deadline to a team with a ballpark more conducive to homers than Kansas City.
76 Trevor Bauer (CLE - SP) 30 162 90.9 38.4 129.0 +53.0
 
77 Blake Snell (TB - SP) 39 297 91.5 49.2 181.0 +104.0
 
78 Didi Gregorius (NYY - SS) 53 136 94.1 22.1 112.0 +34.0
Gregorius has taken significant steps forward over his last 50 games, and the power seems legitimately here to stay. With that said, he still has some work to do before he catches the Seagers and Lindors of the first tier.
79 Charlie Morton (TB - SP) 37 176 94.9 40.4 176.0 +97.0
 
80 Chris Archer (PIT - SP) 51 182 96.9 34.9 55.0 -25.0
 
81 Dallas Keuchel (SP) FA 47 307 99.2 21.1 56.0 -25.0
 
82 Robbie Ray (ARI - SP) 49 191 99.6 27.6 50.0 -32.0
Ray owners have been worried that even when Ray returns from his oblique injury that he will struggle again. The reason he was struggling, however, may have been because he was pitching through it. Try to buy low now before he bounces back.
83 Patrick Corbin (WSH - SP) 45 233 102.1 48.9 224.0 +141.0
 
84 Ender Inciarte (ATL - CF) 63 141 103.1 20.2 135.0 +51.0
Don't look now, but Ender is on pace for 15 homers and (jaw hits the floor) 70 stolen bases. All of this while batting a measly .264. That could very well improve to near .300 and when it does, Ender may just end up stealing near 80 bags.
85 Mitch Haniger (SEA - CF,RF) 55 212 104.1 48.1 228.0 +143.0
Haniger is beginning to slow down, but still on pace to hit 40 homers and bat near .300. Both should continue to see some regression, but there is no denying the fact that he is among the most improved hitters in baseball this season.
86 Michael Brantley (HOU - LF,DH) 54 226 104.6 40.1 235.0 +149.0
While it never seems to last long, Brantley is healthy and when he is healthy, he should be owned in every league. He is a good bet to bat over .300 with both a hint of power and speed.
87 Jonathan Schoop (MIN - 2B) 33 287 106.1 72.1 59.0 -28.0
Now that Schoop is back from injury, he should yet again be regarded as a top 100 overall player for the rest of the season. Sure, he has struggled in every part of the game, but that 13 homer pace is likely to end up around 25 with a respectable batting average.
88 DJ LeMahieu (NYY - 2B) 56 159 110.4 26.5 117.0 +29.0
LeMahieu was working on an outstanding season before a hamstring injury sidelined him and then a thumb injury knocked him out of action for the foreseeable future. The thumb sprain (with a small fracture) should likely keep LeMahieu out until about mid-June, but the second baseman has established himself as a must-start option upon his return. Chipping in with his usual solid batting average and runs scored production, an increased fly-ball percentage had helped LeMahieu hit five home runs in just 32 games. In other words, he was well on his way toward besting his career-best 11 long-balls, while also maintaining the rest of his numbers. Expect him to come back strong when the time comes.
89 Willson Contreras (CHC - C) 68 175 111.5 24.8 58.0 -31.0
Contreras, like most of the Cubs hitters, has started off the season slowly, batting just .230 with one home run through May 7. But, also as with most Cubs hitters, there's little to worry about. Contreras's hard-contact rate is down, but that's likely just the result of a small sample size. He's lowered his strikeout rate to 18.1% and significantly decreased his ground ball rate. That should mean that better things are ahead for Contreras as the weather warms up, with more power and home runs specifically to come.
90 Joey Gallo (TEX - 1B,LF,CF,RF) 75 167 112.6 26.7 98.0 +8.0
If you are disappointed in what Gallo has done so far (.213 BA and 7 HR) then you clearly didn't know who he was when you drafted him. This 50 home run pace might stick for the season and I'll be no one will complain about his crummy batting average when that comes to pass.
91 Masahiro Tanaka (NYY - SP) 55 179 112.8 28.4 85.0 -6.0
 
92 Jose Quintana (CHC - SP) 54 186 114.0 34.0 68.0 -24.0
 
93 Kyle Hendricks (CHC - SP) 59 192 114.7 24.3 105.0 +12.0
 
94 Lance McCullers (HOU - SP) 69 209 114.7 39.1 120.0 +26.0
 
95 Justin Turner (LAD - 3B) 47 340 115.3 35.6 93.0 -2.0
Turner is back with the Dodgers and batting in the middle of the order. This is no longer a top-tier offense like we've grown used to seeing, but he can still produce plenty of runs to go along with what will likely be one of the best batting averages in baseball.
96 Odubel Herrera (PHI - CF) 50 189 117.6 32.2 211.0 +115.0
Herrera has been unbelievable this season with a .361 batting average. That is almost certainly going to come down, but the power and speed may both improve too, leaving Herrera as a sure-fire top 80 fantasy player at this point.
97 Nomar Mazara (TEX - RF) 68 184 118.0 29.8 159.0 +62.0
Mazara is gearing up for a comeback in a few weeks and when he returns, fantasy owners will get a four category contributor that can be played as a fourth outfielder every time he faces a right-handed pitcher.
98 Elvis Andrus (TEX - SS) 48 190 119.4 29.7 67.0 -31.0
Andrus is among the top buy low candidates. Granted, he is on the disabled list for another month or two, but based on how he began his season, you may find his owner to be impatient and far underestimate what he should do the remainder of the season.
99 Jake Arrieta (PHI - SP) 76 209 122.6 25.3 88.0 -11.0
 
100 Scooter Gennett (CIN - 2B) 43 310 122.8 63.6 200.0 +100.0
Scooter is back to pummeling baseballs after a difficult start. He is now batting well over .300 and on pace for 30 homers on the season. At this point, he needs to be owned and started in every league.
101 Carlos Santana (CLE - 1B,3B) 55 185 122.8 31.5 153.0 +52.0
You may not be impressed by Santa's lackluster batting average, but he is on pace for 25+ homers and nearly 100 RBIs and runs, so don't think for one second about moving him to your bench or even dropping him.
102 Felipe Vazquez (PIT - RP) 65 178 122.8 22.1 96.0 -6.0
 
103 Raisel Iglesias (CIN - RP) 77 173 124.3 21.5 109.0 +6.0
 
104 J.T. Realmuto (PHI - C,1B) 41 235 125.6 40.7 122.0 +18.0
Realmuto missed the first two weeks or so with an injury, but he's been better than he's ever been since his return. As of May 7, he is significantly outperforming his career-best marks in batting average (.328), OBP (.403), slugging percentage (.547), walk rate (8.2%), and strikeout rate (11%). The fact that he's doing all this with essentially zero protection in the lineup only makes it all that more impressive. Realmuto is a prime candidate to be dealt at the trade deadline, and if he goes to a more hitter-friendly venue, he should perhaps overtake Buster Posey as the No. 2 catcher in fantasy.
105 David Price (BOS - SP) 44 201 126.1 31.2 92.0 -13.0
There will always be injury concerns with Price, as is common with pitchers as they age. With that said, he just twirled a complete game with 8 strikeouts and clearly has enough left in the tank that you ought to hang onto him for now.
106 Matt Carpenter (STL - 1B,2B,3B) 19 370 126.4 68.2 136.0 +30.0
Carpenter is hitting with a career-best hard hit rate, but that's about the only positive takeaway from his season. His 27.9% strikeout rate is easily a career high, and despite hitting the ball in the air more, he has just three home runs. That's resulted in a .145 batting average (based on a .183 BABIP) and Carpenter losing playing time. He's too talented a player to continue
107 Cody Allen (LAA - RP) 100 164 126.7 16.9 87.0 -20.0
 
108 Matt Olson (OAK - 1B) 49 166 126.8 25.0 127.0 +19.0
Olson started heating up a few weeks ago and is now entirely on fire. He leads all of baseball in hard-hit percentage and could very well end the season with 40+ homers. Granted, the batting average won't be useful, but it should end up north of .230.
109 Alex Wood (CIN - SP) 72 222 128.9 30.4 103.0 -6.0
 
110 Rafael Devers (BOS - 3B) 57 138 108.0 22.4 99.0 -11.0
Devers is on the DL for an unknown period of time, but based on how the Red Sox are playing and his tremendous upside, it seems likely they will give him plenty of time to get to 100% before returning. Don't be shocked if he misses most of August before getting back to Boston.
111 Jon Lester (CHC - SP) 95 223 130.6 24.9 94.0 -17.0
 
112 Justin Smoak (TOR - 1B,DH) 66 200 131.9 31.7 143.0 +31.0
Clearly what happened last season with Smoak's stats was a fluke, as he has proven substantial regression. He isn't the worst depth bat, but could certainly be unowned in standard sized leagues without regret.
113 Sean Doolittle (WSH - RP) 63 249 132.6 41.8 111.0 -2.0
 
114 Miles Mikolas (STL - SP) 74 309 132.6 64.7 300.0 +186.0
When Mikolas came over, there were plenty of question marks, but he has passed the test with flying colors. The only question now is whether he will make the all-star team or not.
115 Brad Hand (CLE - RP) 64 208 133.1 34.0 125.0 +10.0
 
116 Jameson Taillon (PIT - SP) 69 272 134.8 35.2 187.0 +71.0
 
117 Kyle Schwarber (CHC - LF) 76 193 135.4 29.3 152.0 +35.0
Schwarber is back to a crummy batting average after showing some life earlier in the year. He is still hitting dingers, however, and could end the season with around 35 plus 80/80 RBIs and runs. That is a combo any owner would be glad to have in their lineup every day.
118 Rougned Odor (TEX - 2B,DH) 66 216 137.8 49.7 100.0 -18.0
Odor may be continuing his struggles from last season, but he is nowhere close to being worthy of a drop. Last season his batting average was terrible, but middle infielders who hit 30 homers and steal 15 bases don't grow on trees.
119 Wade Davis (COL - RP) 103 223 138.8 21.1 107.0 -12.0
 
120 Yasiel Puig (CIN - RF) 71 196 140.2 36.5 101.0 -19.0
Puig is back on the DL, but should return shortly. When he does, expect much of the same, where he contributes in all five categories, but is merely mediocre in each one.
121 Blake Treinen (OAK - RP) 66 247 141.9 52.6 169.0 +48.0
 
122 Shin-Soo Choo (TEX - LF,RF,DH) 62 208 141.9 31.2 253.0 +131.0
Choo has been exceptional this season as we have seen for months at a time during his career. He will almost certainly not continue his current pace, however, so don't buy him as a top 20 outfielder, but if you own him, perhaps you can find a buyer who believes in him.
123 Ryan Braun (MIL - 1B,LF) 51 197 121.2 48.9 113.0 -10.0
Braun has not contributed this season as much as he has in past seasons, but he still provides enough power and speed to warrant owning in an injury-riddled league.
124 Mike Clevinger (CLE - SP) 58 262 143.6 52.4 180.0 +56.0
 
125 Jose Martinez (STL - 1B,RF) 58 321 148.4 77.8 289.0 +164.0
If you were wondering if Martinez is the real deal, look no further than his batted ball data, which is among the elite hitters in baseball since he joined the Cardinals last season. You may actually still be able to trade for him at a discount compared to what he is worth.
126 David Peralta (ARI - LF) 73 237 151.1 32.7 261.0 +135.0
Peralta has bounced back well this year, batting .288 and on pace for 30 homers. He doesn't offer much else and shouldn't be played versus lefties, but is a reliable fifth outfielder for now.
127 Adrian Beltre (3B,DH) FA 66 232 132.1 40.3 142.0 +15.0
Beltre is out again with another injury, and while he will return eventually, we ought to expect another soft-tissue DL stint at some point. His power seems to have disappeared, and while he will still be a source of batting average, we can't rely on him as a top 100 fantasy player any more.
128 Kyle Seager (SEA - 3B) 67 242 132.5 47.9 116.0 -12.0
Seager was so reliable and consistent for years, but at this point, it seems as though he won't return to that type of production. He is still worthy of a start every week, but it is time we admit that he is no longer a top 100 fantasy baseball player.
129 Ian Desmond (COL - 1B,LF) 37 277 135.9 61.7 123.0 -6.0
Desmond may only be batting .175, but we have seen enough of him throughout his career to know that won't stick. The average will jump and 25 to 30 HR with about a dozen steals is a solid bet for his final line.
130 Gleyber Torres (NYY - 2B,SS) 59 340 156.4 68.2 281.0 +151.0
Now that Torres is called up, he should be owned in every single league. He's got a Michael Brantley type of offensive game to him, but will qualify at 2B, 3B and SS before long unlike Brantley. Torres may be a top 100 pick next season.
131 J.A. Happ (NYY - SP) 92 252 156.9 32.5 232.0 +101.0
 
132 Dylan Bundy (BAL - SP) 75 254 157.5 39.7 183.0 +51.0
Bundy is so inconsistent thus far, and it seems as though he will be a frusterating one to own, but don't give up hope after three consecutive bad starts, it likely just means a handful of dominant ones are coming.
133 Rich Hill (LAD - SP) 53 272 157.8 39.7 128.0 -5.0
You couldn't sell Hill and his 6.20 ERA for anything right now, and it wouldn't be wise to buy someone with so many question marks. Chances are, however, that he will post a great stretch of three or four starts at some point. When he does, you'll have a chance to sell high and should take advantage of it.
134 Cesar Hernandez (PHI - 2B) 86 282 157.9 50.3 271.0 +137.0
Year in and year out, Hernandez goes overlooked in fantasy baseball and this season is no different. He is on pace for 15 homers and 25 steals with a quality batting average and well over 100 runs. Don't hesitate to start him, and if you are able, put in a trade offer in case his owner is sleeping.
135 Rick Porcello (BOS - SP) 84 334 161.1 33.7 210.0 +75.0
 
136 Justin Bour (LAA - 1B) 90 281 162.1 53.6 184.0 +48.0
While you might not want to play Bour every day, he is an excellent streamer against almost any righty pitcher, or if you have deeper benches, you can use him in those situations so no one else can beat you to the punch.
137 Zack Godley (ARI - SP) 94 302 162.8 35.6 106.0 -31.0
 
138 Adam Jones (CF,DH) FA 69 229 146.6 43.7 124.0 -14.0
If Jones gets traded, we would likely see a big boost in runs and RBIs, as Baltimore's offense is just too lousy to support him in those categories. Otherwise, he remains a mediocre fourth outfielder in fantasy leagues.
139 Adam Eaton (WSH - LF,RF) 78 249 168.1 45.9 144.0 +5.0
It is now to the point where Eaton has been back long enough that we should have seen power or speed if it was going to come. Granted, he will still be a significant help in terms of batting average while scoring some runs, but is no longer a top 100 overall player.
140 Jack Flaherty (STL - SP) 56 458 168.8 84.0 335.0 +195.0
When Alex Reyes was announced a starter upon his return, it seemed that Flaherty would be sent back down, but he is just pitching too well to lose his job. At this point, it seems that Luke Weaver is on the chopping block at that Flaherty will stay in the rotation.
141 Tim Anderson (CWS - SS) 80 270 151.1 43.5 222.0 +81.0
Tim Anderson is not only stealing bases at an elite clip, but he has had a bit of a power surge this season. It has come at the expensive of his batting average, but with his 20 HR, 50 SB rate, Anderson has become a top 10 fantasy shortstop.
142 Chris Taylor (LAD - 2B,SS,LF,CF) 84 263 170.9 44.2 104.0 -38.0
Taylor has not been as solid fantasy wise as last year, but the Dodgers still have him batting lead-off and are clearly expecting the numbers to bounceback toward where they were last season.
143 Michael Conforto (NYM - LF,CF,RF) 105 171 151.9 14.9 192.0 +49.0
Conforto is nowhere near who he once was. Perhaps the shoulder is still an issue, but whatever it is, he can't be rostered until he starts batting .250 or hitting homers.
144 Luis Castillo (CIN - SP) 118 248 172.6 34.5 102.0 -42.0
Don't look now, but Castillo has now gone 18 innings with a 3.00 ERA and 22 strikeouts over his past three starts. The underlying numbers indicated that this was inevitable, so don't think of it as a fluke. In fact, you may still be able to buy him as a discount considering his ERA is still 6.02. He is a top 35 pitcher the rest of the way with considerable upside.
145 Corey Knebel (MIL - RP) 79 339 173.9 63.2 72.0 -73.0
 
146 Andrelton Simmons (LAA - SS) 57 269 175.1 39.2 223.0 +77.0
Not only is Simmons the best defender in all of baseball, but his offense has developed into a strong second-tier type of player. He is on pace for 15 homers and 20 steals to go with a tremendous batting average. That .342 line won't keep up all year, but .300 is a legitimate possibility.
147 Brett Gardner (NYY - LF,CF) 125 228 158.2 27.5 173.0 +26.0
Gardner isn't much help in any one category, but if you need a warm body while one of your fantasy starters is on the bench, he is useful enough in all five categories to warrant a roster spot.
148 Evan Gattis (DH) FA 52 297 179.2 61.5 145.0 -3.0
Gattis entered the season looking like one of the few reliable options at catcher, particularly because he was likely to be the nearly everyday DH. But he has performed even worse than the most pessimistic expectations, batting a mere .187 with an abysmal .275 slugging percentage through May 7. Gattis's strikeout rate (30%) and soft contact rate (26.2%) are abysmal, particularly compared to his career marks, and there doesn't seem to be any turnaround in sight. He's still young and talented enough to turn things around, but he's far from a must-own player at this point, even at a terrible position.
149 Yoan Moncada (CWS - 2B) 111 242 161.3 37.0 151.0 +2.0
Moncada's surface level statistics are not where fantasy owners would want them to be, but he has the highest average exit velocity in all of baseball. Hang onto him and if you can, buy him low before the numbers begin to catch up to the batted ball data.
150 Sean Newcomb (ATL - SP) 72 366 182.2 75.3 353.0 +203.0
Newcomb has been sensational, especially over his last three scoreless starts. You may be tempted to "sell high" on him at this point, but it is not exactly a move we stand behind. What you are seeing of Newcomb is more than likely the real deal. He is a top 25 starting pitcher and should be regarded as such on the trade market.
151 Kenta Maeda (LAD - SP) 122 237 184.1 33.8 193.0 +42.0
 
152 Bradley Boxberger (KC - RP) 132 482 185.6 45.9 272.0 +120.0
Boxberger was in a three-man competition for the Diamondbacks' closer's role in Spring Training, won the job, and hasn't looked back. With Archie Bradley content in his setup role, Boxberger has thrived as the closer, putting up the best ERA of his career thus far. He has shown no chinks in the armor, and should continue to pile up saves for the foreseeable future.
153 Jeurys Familia (NYM - RP) 91 273 185.7 37.4 162.0 +9.0
 
154 Matt Kemp (CIN - LF,RF) 80 461 186.4 54.0 297.0 +143.0
Kemp won't hit 30 homers anymore and the speed is completely gone, but batting .280+ is definitely in the cards. With that said, if you own him, don't hesitate to see what you can get for him on the trade market.
155 Jonathan Gray (COL - SP) 122 311 188.9 55.3 160.0 +5.0
 
156 Aaron Hicks (NYY - CF) 78 269 190.0 53.2 237.0 +81.0
 
157 Gio Gonzalez (SP) FA 94 304 190.3 43.3 138.0 -19.0
 
158 Billy Hamilton (KC - CF) 69 265 173.0 63.8 69.0 -89.0
Hamilton has been so bad that even the lowly Reds have him batting 9th. If he continues at this rate, which is in the realm of possibilities, Hamilton may finally lose his starting job. You can't drop him yet, but try to sell him if you are still able.
159 Ryan Zimmerman (WSH - 1B) 87 235 152.5 45.2 150.0 -9.0
Zimmerman has started the season with lousy statistics, but his batted ball rates are through the roof. This tells us that his numbers will emerge sooner or later. Don't give up on him yet. As long as he stays hea;thy, he should be owned and started everywhere.
160 Juan Soto (WSH - LF) 39 198 100.7 52.2    
After a scorching start, Soto has slowed down a bit. Still, he is batting over .300 as a teenager with a pro-rated 25 homer, 85/85 RBI/run pace. He should still fade a little more, but is no doubt a top 30 fantasy outfielder already and destined to be one of the best in baseball someday soon.
161 Matt Chapman (OAK - 3B) 84 277 193.3 58.0 312.0 +151.0
Many expected Chapman to hit north of 30 homers, but at this rate, he would be lucky to surpass 20. That won't cut it, nor will his 55 RBI pace and .250 average. If you are desperate, he isn't a bad option, but chances are, your waiver wire has stronger choices at the hot corner.
162 Nick Markakis (ATL - RF) 43 380 180.6 96.7 411.0 +249.0
While Markakis may still be batting over .300, he has come crashing back down to earth over the past month. He can still be started in every league, but is no longer a top 30 fantasy outfielder.
163 Cole Hamels (CHC - SP) 107 300 199.7 46.8 186.0 +23.0
It seemed for a while that Hamels' career might be on the last wheel, but he appears to have reinvented himself this year. He looks terrific so this shouldn't be regarded as some short-term fluke.
164 Salvador Perez (KC - C,DH) 117 366 199.7 57.9 114.0 -50.0
Salvador Perez is a top five fantasy hitter now that he has returned from his trip to the disabled list. You can expect him to continue contributing in the power department this season.
165 Arodys Vizcaino (ATL - RP) 150 266 199.9 33.7 161.0 -4.0
 
166 Wilson Ramos (NYM - C,DH) 139 355 203.6 55.1 178.0 +12.0
Ramos got off to a terrible start in 2018, but a hot stretch in late-April turned his season around. As of May 7, he's sitting with a .964 OPS and an increased walk rate of 7.1%. In a year where there is a true dearth of reliable options at catcher, Ramos has firmly established himself as a solid starter in all leagues, who should provide plus value so long as he remains healthy.
167 Corey Dickerson (PIT - LF,DH) 104 267 187.9 42.9 218.0 +51.0
Dickerson has been an easy player to overlook since he left Colorado for some reason, but the matter of the fact is that he has continued to produce. He may not swat 30 homers, but the batting average will be around .300 and he has sufficient power and speed.
168 Josh Hader (MIL - RP) 80 401 207.1 85.0 264.0 +96.0
Hader has no chance at getting save opportunities because the Brewers insist on using him in the Andrew Miller role. With that being said, he needs to be owned and used in every league, as he offers virtually the same profile as Miller.
169 Luke Weaver (ARI - SP) 130 305 191.9 47.4 119.0 -50.0
It seemed for a while as though Weaver might be destined for the bullpen with Wainwright returning and Reyes coming shortly. Now that Waino is out for 60 days and Weaver is pitching better, he ought to still be owned in very single league.
170 Josh Bell (PIT - 1B) 97 268 174.3 54.9 185.0 +15.0
Although Bell has shown enough flashes for fantasy owners to keep an eye on him, the production has been downright awful with a subpar batting average and virtually no power. For now, he ought to remain a free agent.
171 Yadier Molina (STL - C) 78 336 211.9 41.2 157.0 -14.0
Despite some warning signs, like his career-worst walk and strikeout rates, Molina was having a fine season overall, with six home runs and two steals in his first 30 games. Unfortunately, a painful and grotesque sounding injury to his groin will sideline him for at least a month, derailing yet another promising season. There is a dearth of reliable catching options and, given Molina's pedigree and overall durability, fantasy owners should continue to stash him in their DL spots. Chances are, he'll be a top-10 catcher over the second half of the season. But men everywhere should pour one out for Molina, whose ability to walk off the field after the injury is perhaps one of the most impressive feats in human history.
172 Jesus Aguilar (MIL - 1B) 66 220 129.8 41.3 613.0 +441.0
You may not have noticed, but Aguilar has quietly been one of the best hitters in the National League. His OPS is nearing 1.000 and while statcast data indicates some regression, even a large drop off would leave him as a surefire fantasy starter.
173 Max Muncy (LAD - 1B,2B,3B) 67 209 131.0 53.7    
Muncy has cooled down, but still has an absurd 15 homers in 157 at bats thus far. He ought to be started every day regardless of the matchup unless he turns into a dud for a full month. At this point, there is just too much potential to bench him.
174 Nick Pivetta (PHI - SP) 93 417 214.8 84.4 475.0 +301.0
 
175 Shohei Ohtani (LAA - DH) 71 332 180.7 61.9 90.0 -85.0
 
176 Ian Happ (CHC - 3B,LF,CF,RF) 99 254 182.2 46.4 134.0 -42.0
Many are likely wondering if Happ should be dropped, but the answer is a definite no. He has been losing some playing time to Albert Almora, but that shouldn't last long. He has tremendous power and should contribute across the board.
177 Yulieski Gurriel (HOU - 1B,3B,DH) 80 286 200.8 36.3 257.0 +80.0
By this point, we know Gourriel won't help much in the power department, but a .300+ batting average and plenty of runs and RBIs to accompany it is a more than sufficient combination.
178 Delino DeShields (TEX - CF) 100 260 182.7 35.1 165.0 -13.0
 
179 Mike Foltynewicz (ATL - SP) 37 497 209.0 115.3 327.0 +148.0
 
180 Marcus Semien (OAK - SS) 152 245 204.8 24.7 244.0 +64.0
Semien hasn't exactly hit for the same pop as we grew used to seeing, but his batting average has improved in what seems to be a trade-off. He is still a solid source of power and speed, plus this improved A's offense will provide your fantasy lineup plenty of runs and RBIs from Semien.
181 Paul DeJong (STL - SS) 121 294 186.8 48.0 155.0 -26.0
DeJong was hitting for a ton of power (roughly a 40-homer pace), but will be sidelined indefinitely with a fractured hand. His long-term value was a little questionable anyway given his strikeout rate, though there was little reason to question his power. DeJong is worthy stash in rotisserie leagues with multiple DL spots, but he's likely going to miss at least a month or more with his hand injury, making him droppable if you need the room.
182 Walker Buehler (LAD - SP) 74 364 205.8 59.2 376.0 +194.0
What we are seeing from Buehler is the real deal. He may not pitch 150 innings, but when he goes, he is a top 25 pitcher with the eventual upside to compete for Cy Young awards. He should be started regardless of the matchup or ballpark.
183 Roberto Osuna (HOU - RP) 80 296 172.1 70.0 77.0 -106.0
Osuna was having another fantastic season before he was arrested on charges of assault and placed on administrative leave. As of the end of May, his status is completely up in the air, but it seems unlikely that he will pitch again anytime soon. He's still worth owning if you have a deep bench, but expect a lengthy suspension at this point.
184 Yonder Alonso (CWS - 1B) 87 261 193.6 39.1 248.0 +64.0
Alonso has slowed down from what we saw last season, but has enough power and a decent enough batting average to justify owning if you are in a tough spot from injuries.
185 Kevin Gausman (ATL - SP) 155 334 226.8 47.0 202.0 +17.0
 
186 Robinson Cano (NYM - 2B) 35 375 173.5 97.8 75.0 -111.0
After breaking his hand, we sound after found out that Cano was dropping his appeal for an 80 game suspension. If you can afford to hold him on the DL for that long, he will have 40 games of quality baseball for you at the end of the season.
187 Byron Buxton (MIN - CF) 55 257 174.6 39.7 61.0 -126.0
Prior to his trip to the DL for migraines, Buxton was off to a dreadful start at the plate but on pace for well over 40 stolen bases. So long as he can get healthy and maintain his health, he should be a top 80 fantasy player.
188 Yasmani Grandal (MIL - C) 80 401 214.2 64.5 250.0 +62.0
Grandal was expected to split time with Austin Barnes but Yasmani was so good at plate in Spring Training that he appears to have won the job outright. It has only helped that Grandal has been the best offensive catcher thus far.
189 Ian Kinsler (SD - 2B) 83 258 199.3 36.2 167.0 -22.0
The batting average is dreadful, but Kinsler is offering both power and speed to offset the difficulties getting on base. He is by no means an ideal starting second basemen in fantasy, but you could certainly do worse.
190 Ken Giles (TOR - RP) 88 242 180.9 32.7 97.0 -93.0
 
191 Ross Stripling (LAD - SP,RP) 78 360 181.5 79.9 734.0 +543.0
 
192 Keone Kela (PIT - RP) 93 320 221.8 54.5 326.0 +134.0
 
193 Manuel Margot (SD - CF) 118 321 222.5 59.0 156.0 -37.0
Now that Margot is off the DL, we can expect to see his batting average climb to well above .135. He offers both power and speed upside, but no one will blame you if you cut ties with him for now.
194 Max Kepler (MIN - CF,RF) 158 284 222.8 29.9 307.0 +113.0
Kepler has had an impressive start to the season and it may only be the beginning of a real breakout. Kepler has great tools and has yet to realize his full potential.
195 Brandon Nimmo (NYM - LF,CF,RF) 86 438 224.7 91.3 517.0 +322.0
Nimmo was sensational to begin the season, but has cooled off. In OBP leagues, he is still a must-start every day, but as it is now in standard leagues, he is a middle of the road in all five categories so you can take him or leave him.
196 Shane Greene (DET - RP) 171 331 239.5 41.8 214.0 +18.0
 
197 Stephen Piscotty (OAK - RF) 146 289 227.2 33.1 275.0 +78.0
The overall numbers for Piscotty at this point in the season haven't been great, but over the past month, he has kicked it into gear and may just stick here with a strong batting average and a sufficient number of homers, RBIs and runs.
198 Miguel Andujar (NYY - 3B,DH) 68 345 210.9 72.2 340.0 +142.0
When Andujar was called up, it seemed like only a matter of time before Torres took his job, but he is absolutely mashing and until that changes, he's got the job on lock down. Grab him now if he is still available.
199 Chase Anderson (MIL - SP) 111 299 227.2 42.6 171.0 -28.0
 
200 Eduardo Escobar (ARI - 3B,SS) 73 356 212.5 76.1 352.0 +152.0
Escobar developed power this season and may just finish the year with 25 homers and a bunch of RBIs to go with it. The underlying metrics do not suggest that this is a fluke, so don't hesitate to start him with confidence as the batting average is sufficient too.
201 Avisail Garcia (TB - RF) 105 301 194.9 52.0 199.0 -2.0
 
202 Adam Duvall (ATL - 1B,LF) 124 253 196.9 28.8 154.0 -48.0
 
203 Eric Thames (MIL - 1B,LF,RF) 134 251 216.1 24.4 209.0 +6.0
While Thames hasn't been as superb as last season, he is still a worthwhile player to roster in standard leagues. He should end up with 20+ homers, double digit steals and a mediocre batting average.
204 Asdrubal Cabrera (TEX - 2B,3B,SS) 144 364 234.8 67.3 333.0 +129.0
You can say what you want about Cabrera's hot start, but we have seen him long enough in the bigs to know that he is not a .320 hitter. The 25 homer pace might be legitimate, but that batting average is going to come down before long.
205 Tanner Roark (CIN - SP) 106 343 248.7 40.1 226.0 +21.0
 
206 Greg Bird (NYY - 1B) 138 310 204.3 49.9 177.0 -29.0
Bird is rehabbing now and should be back with the big league club by June. When he returns to the lineup, he has significant potential, but it may be wise to sell him as soon as he starts raking, considering he hasn't been able to stay healthy for even a few months at any point in his career.
207 Sonny Gray (CIN - SP) 167 298 222.6 36.8 121.0 -86.0
 
208 Trey Mancini (BAL - 1B,LF) 112 271 189.4 41.5 174.0 -34.0
Mancini has taken a far enough step backwards this season that he is at risk of losing his starting job on the Orioles. That should tell you everything you need to know about his fantasy status.
209 C.J. Cron (MIN - 1B,DH) 88 301 215.4 56.1 406.0 +197.0
Cron has substantial power and should have no trouble finishing the year with over 30 homers. With that said, the batting average is a touch below par so he isn't a sure-fire starter in every league.
210 Jonathan Villar (BAL - 2B,SS) 67 317 232.8 60.6 195.0 -15.0
Villar's speed hasn't been as impressive two date as it was two years ago when he stole 60+ bags, but the batting average is where we were hoping it would be and 30+ steals and double digit homers would put him well beyond his ADP expected value.
211 Ryon Healy (SEA - 1B) 123 267 215.8 37.9 240.0 +29.0
It may not exactly be exciting to own and roster Healy, but he should hit 30 homers this season with 80 RBIs and the .240 batting average isn't low enough to justify leaving him on the waiver wire. If you need some power, don't hesitate to add him.
212 Miguel Sano (MIN - 1B,3B,DH) 57 398 215.9 104.6 86.0 -126.0
Sano has missed significant time with a hamstring injury, but was on about a 40-homer pace before he got hurt. The problem was that Sano's already abysmal strikeout rate had risen to a downright silly 40%, which is a bit surprising considering that he looked to be cutting down on his strikeouts in Spring Training. Assuming he can get that number back to his career rate of closer to 36%, his batting average should increase greatly, as a correction in BABIP (.300 in 2018, .358 career) should similarly be coming.
213 Blake Parker (MIN - RP) 114 313 247.8 49.2 245.0 +32.0
 
214 Maikel Franco (PHI - 3B) 151 353 215.9 54.1 238.0 +24.0
It seemed like it might never happen, but Franco's bat has finally woken up over the past month to a clip of batting .360 with an OPS over 1.000. It may not be here to stay, but if he is somehow available in your league, act now before it is too late.
215 Steven Souza (ARI - RF) 121 254 216.3 37.6 208.0 -7.0
 
216 Teoscar Hernandez (TOR - LF,RF) 170 308 217.6 40.9 421.0 +205.0
Teoscar is one of these old Astros' prospects who raked in the minors and never received enough attention. He can stick in the big leagues as a fringe fantasy outfielder in the mold of a Jackie Bradley.
217 Andrew Miller (STL - RP) 143 301 218.5 38.9 168.0 -49.0
 
218 Carlos Gonzalez (RF) FA 154 324 236.7 34.6 246.0 +28.0
Don't be so quick to give up on Car-Go. Keep in mind that he was a top 50 pick in fantasy drafts last year for a reason. Plus, he heated up over the second-half last year to bat over .300. We ought to expect something similar from the Rockies' outfielder in 2018.
219 Eduardo Rodriguez (BOS - SP) 104 389 251.3 65.1 308.0 +89.0
 
220 Fernando Rodney (OAK - RP) 171 294 238.1 33.1 215.0 -5.0
 
221 Jose Peraza (CIN - SS) 126 282 221.5 51.4 230.0 +9.0
You won't be jumping for joy if Peraza is on your fantasy team, but he is certainly doing his part with a 30 steals pace, solid .290 average and plenty of runs. Continue to start him with confidence the rest of the year.
222 Vince Velasquez (PHI - SP) 137 376 264.9 66.3 379.0 +157.0
 
223 Jay Bruce (SEA - 1B,RF) 106 286 201.8 54.0 148.0 -75.0
This season, Bruce has seen his power entirely disappear. Without that, he offers virtually nothing in fantasy leagues because his batting average is a big negative.
224 Jed Lowrie (NYM - 2B,3B) 100 421 222.6 72.6 437.0 +213.0
Lowrie is not a star, nor are his numbers sustainable over a full year. It is possible, of course, that he is in fact much better than he has been in the past. If you can, sell him high while he is still mashing.
225 Bud Norris (RP) FA 93 324 239.5 49.2 519.0 +294.0
Greg Holland is back and pitching much better all of a sudden, but so long as Norris continues to excel as the Cardinals closer, there is no reason to expect them to give the job back to Holland.
226 Jeimer Candelario (DET - 3B) 105 373 254.7 59.3 339.0 +113.0
The underlying numbers indicate that Candelario has much more to offer than his subpar batting average. Add in the mediocre power he offers and you've got a waiver wire option if your usual third basemen goes to the DL or isn't doing the job well enough.
227 Josh Reddick (HOU - LF,RF) 142 300 225.5 39.8 267.0 +40.0
 
228 Tyler Skaggs (LAA - SP) 111 415 248.8 87.3 413.0 +185.0
You may be wondering if Skaggs is a fluke or due for regression. The answers are no and no. This is a former top 10 prospect with plenty of skill. He may never be a Cy Young contender, but we may be looking at a very good #2.
229 Julio Teheran (ATL - SP) 189 333 253.6 38.9 203.0 -26.0
 
230 Brad Brach (CHC - RP) 212 363 267.3 40.3 198.0 -32.0
 
231 Zach Britton (NYY - RP) 152 361 256.2 46.9 283.0 +52.0
Britton is available in 50% of leagues right now. If this is your league, stop what you are doing and pick him up now. He is among the best DL stashes in fantasy baseball and will be back before you know it.
232 Tyson Ross (DET - SP) 103 366 245.7 67.4 482.0 +250.0
Many were wondering when Ross started pitching well if it was a fluke with his inevitable demise on the way. It was a correct question, but Ross has answered it with a resounding "no". It seems as though we can trust him at this point.
233 Evan Longoria (SF - 3B) 93 347 230.5 69.2 189.0 -44.0
You may feel tempted to drop Longoria as he is having a rough go to begin his season and is obviously toward the end of his career, but he has been so good for so long that you've got to give him at least until Memorial Day.
234 Brandon Crawford (SF - SS) 185 373 276.8 63.3 287.0 +53.0
Crawford was struggling for quite some time and even dropped in a number of leagues as a result, but he suddenly hit a hot streak and now sees a batting average over .290. While that may not stay for long, the power should begin to return as ballparks start heating up over the summer.
235 Andrew Heaney (LAA - SP) 96 383 212.3 69.9 425.0 +190.0
 
236 Carlos Rodon (CWS - SP) 120 342 233.5 67.3 418.0 +182.0
 
237 Starlin Castro (MIA - 2B) 173 299 235.0 36.8 280.0 +43.0
While the power isn't quite what we've seen in the past from Castro, his batting average is above .290 and the homers/RBIs could see a major uptick if the Marlins deal him to a team with a much better offensive ballpark than Miami.
238 Kyle Gibson (MIN - SP) 114 490 259.9 105.3 473.0 +235.0
You may feel hesitant to believe in what Gibson has done this far, and who could blame you after a handful of mediocre years to start his career. All of the underlying numbers indicate that he production this far has been the real deal. He is a top 50 SP from this point on.
239 Jackie Bradley (BOS - CF,RF) 178 390 268.8 54.9 241.0 +2.0
 
240 Domingo Santana (SEA - RF) 90 382 218.3 96.3 89.0 -151.0
Santana has been among the most frusterating players to own thus far and has even been dropped in a bunch of leagues. If he is available in yours, don't hesitate to spend the number one waiver wire priority on him, as he is a near-lock to hit 25 HR with near 10 SB and a quality batting average.
241 Jake Junis (KC - SP) 126 377 271.3 56.9 366.0 +125.0
 
242 Hector Neris (PHI - RP) 167 266 221.0 31.6 149.0 -93.0
Neris wasn't having a great season, but was generally effective as the closer before Gabe Kapler decided that he wanted to mix it up in the ninth inning. Since that time, Neris has still been called upon in the ninth inning, but so have several other relievers, and this seems to be the rare case where a manager truly wants go with a committee approach. It's certainly conceivable that Neris will get the job back, but at this point, there's no real reason to hold him if you're in a roster crunch.
243 Todd Frazier (NYM - 3B) 176 323 242.7 34.3 239.0 -4.0
Frazier is expected to come off the DL within the next few weeks, but when he does, don't scramble to pick him up. Not only is the batting average a disaster, but his power has apparently disappeared off the face of the earth. Just wait and see with him at this point.
244 Michael Taylor (WSH - CF) 180 318 244.1 29.6 229.0 -15.0
 
245 Yangervis Solarte (SF - 2B,3B,SS) NRI 142 365 246.2 61.6 298.0 +53.0
Solarte may be a no-name player to you, but most hitters formerly from the Padres are until they make their way into a hitter's park like Toronto. The power is for real and here to stay so feel free to scoop him up if you need an infielder.
246 Drew Pomeranz (SF - SP) 197 310 246.7 34.9 197.0 -49.0
 
247 Mike Zunino (TB - C) 201 367 264.8 54.9 175.0 -72.0
Zunino is starting to heat up, and while the batting average is never going to be sufficient, the power will make up for it enough that he warrants being owned in 12 or 14 team leagues.
248 Chris Devenski (HOU - RP) 142 317 249.2 49.8 270.0 +22.0
Devenski won't finish the season with 20 saves, but he should get more than a handful plus all of the help he offers in the ratio categories and strikeouts. He ought to be owned in every league.
249 Kyle Barraclough (WSH - RP) 151 367 251.0 71.1 346.0 +97.0
Barraclough has not been the best reliever in baseball, but he may be the next in line to get a closers job. Ziegler is not pitching all that well and Barraclough may be the best reliever in the Marlins' pen.
250 Addison Russell (CHC - SS) RST 199 280 251.9 18.7 243.0 -7.0
Addison Russell has not had a great offensive start to his season with just 1 homer and 1 steal through 40 games. Both of those numbers should rise, however, so don't be so quick to release him quite yet.
251 Kevin Pillar (TOR - CF) 159 353 252.1 48.6 321.0 +70.0
 
252 Joey Lucchesi (SD - SP) 164 443 283.9 64.4 817.0 +565.0
 
253 Eduardo Nunez (BOS - 2B,3B) 116 360 270.4 58.2 133.0 -120.0
 
254 Mitch Moreland (BOS - 1B) 157 413 259.6 77.1 436.0 +182.0
Moreland will never hit 40 homers or bat .300, but as it stands now, he may just be headed to the all-star game in July. The Red Sox' first basemen is a quality fantasy asset through and through so don't go selling high on him or panicking if he has a slump.
255 Kevin Kiermaier (TB - CF) 142 446 263.5 86.8 170.0 -85.0
 
256 Matt Davidson (TEX - 1B,3B,DH) NRI 132 360 276.4 52.3 386.0 +130.0
Davidson has cooled down, especially of late, but you shouldn't even be contimplating him as a drop option. He is still on pace for 45 homers and 100 RBIs. You can deal with a sub-par batting average with that type of power.
257 Scott Kingery (PHI - 3B,SS) 135 347 263.5 45.3 247.0 -10.0
Kingery has been downright dreadful after a nice start. At this point, it seems like only a matter of time before he is sent back to the minor leagues to figure out his issues. You can safely drop Kingery in standard leagues at this point.
258 Dellin Betances (NYY - RP) 157 320 266.2 38.7 254.0 -4.0
 
259 Josh Harrison (DET - 2B) 137 435 255.0 72.5 269.0 +10.0
 
260 Marwin Gonzalez (MIN - 1B,2B,SS,LF) 101 456 301.2 78.2 131.0 -129.0
Marwin was a major surprise last season, but has been useless for fantasy teams this year despite his multi-position eligibility. Leave him on the waivers for now.
261 Archie Bradley (ARI - RP) 174 405 287.3 51.1 188.0 -73.0
 
262 Jason Kipnis (CLE - 2B,CF,DH) 188 289 260.0 31.9 206.0 -56.0
Kipnis is worth owning when he is hot, and as it stands now, he is seeing the ball extremely well at the plate. Don't hesitate, however, to drop him as soon as he starts to fade again, because it seems to be inevitable.
263 Scott Schebler (CIN - CF,RF) 202 319 262.1 33.5 311.0 +48.0
 
264 Randal Grichuk (TOR - CF,RF) 116 350 267.4 41.4 285.0 +21.0
Grichuk is batting under .100 and you might be disgusted with him as a result, but if you take one look at his batted ball data, you'll quickly realize that he is worth picking up right now because a resurgence is on the way any day now.
265 Kole Calhoun (LAA - RF) 112 425 283.7 75.8 262.0 -3.0
 
266 Jacob Faria (TB - SP) 161 385 284.3 48.6 216.0 -50.0
Faria is struggling with his command enough that his season-long ERA is now above 5.00. There will be some great starts mixed in between, but for now, he needs to be regarded as a streamer only until he straightens those issues out.
267 Seranthony Dominguez (PHI - SP,RP) 127 253 192.8 42.9    
 
268 Alex Colome (CWS - RP) 168 375 226.9 71.2 137.0 -131.0
Colome should straighten out his ratios a bit in the coming weeks and his job is safe, but there is still a possibility that the Rays trade him to be the setup man for some other team before long.
269 Francisco Cervelli (PIT - C) 157 399 286.7 72.9 444.0 +175.0
 
270 Kendrys Morales (TOR - 1B,DH) 153 428 288.5 72.0 313.0 +43.0
Morales is nothing special in any one category, but he also won't kill you in batting average and has enough power to justify owning if you are desperate.
271 Hunter Strickland (SEA - RP) 164 455 298.4 88.2 676.0 +405.0
Strickland has pitched well enough that he just might keep the job when Melancon comes back off the DL. Don't count on it, but hang onto him until he officially loses the closer role.
272 Reynaldo Lopez (CWS - SP) 207 379 296.8 52.5 409.0 +137.0
Lopez has been unbelievable over the first quarter of the season. While he hasn't yet slowed down, all underlying factors indicate that we can expect some jumps north in the ratio department. With that said, he is without a doubt a quality pitcher and should not be cut if he begins to struggle for a stretch.
273 Joakim Soria (OAK - RP) 153 337 286.6 35.3 303.0 +30.0
 
274 Mark Melancon (SF - RP) 216 368 287.9 46.5 172.0 -102.0
 
275 Marco Gonzales (SEA - SP) 154 474 258.1 94.5 467.0 +192.0
 
276 Dansby Swanson (ATL - SS) 99 382 290.1 64.4 310.0 +34.0
Swanson is a plenty talented player, but the offensive side of his game hasn't showed up quite yet so be careful to not add him based on name alone. He is only worth rostering in NL-only leagues or if you are deseperate.
277 Freddy Peralta (MIL - SP) 151 311 223.7 50.7    
You saw Peralta's debut with 13 strikeouts, and while he was phenomenal in the minor leagues (160 Ks in 120 IP last season), there are some concerns as well. He could stand to improve his command a great deal. Think of him as a rookie year Jose Berrios. Loads of potential, but more than likely a disaster waiting to happen.
278 Mallex Smith (SEA - LF,CF,RF) 131 349 274.4 54.6 317.0 +39.0
Mallex is a reliable source for batting average, runs and especially stolen bases so long as Keirmaier is out of the Rays' lineup. He stole as many as 80 bases in the minor leagues one season.
279 Orlando Arcia (MIL - SS) 144 336 254.0 43.8 205.0 -74.0
 
280 Ryan McMahon (COL - 1B,2B,3B) 186 395 275.4 48.8 349.0 +69.0
McMahon has struggled in his few opportunities, but if he should finally get everyday chances, he would be a top 200 fantasy player. Right this moment, he is playing more terrible baseball in the minors, however, so it doesn't seem likely to happen this season.
281 Chad Green (NYY - RP) 195 404 292.9 50.9 278.0 -3.0
Chad Green is right up there with the best relief pitchers in baseball. He doesn't offer anything in terms of saves, but needs to be owned and used in every league.
282 Shane Bieber (CLE - SP) 125 337 229.0 59.0    
 
283 Steven Matz (NYM - SP) 187 459 310.3 71.6 299.0 +16.0
 
284 Lance Lynn (TEX - SP) 201 366 278.6 43.8 219.0 -65.0
 
285 David Dahl (COL - LF,CF,RF) 201 405 297.2 50.3 266.0 -19.0
Dahl is not playing against lefties, but versus righties, the Rockies have him batting in the middle of the order. I shouldn't need to tell you that this is extremely promising for a former top prospect who can contribute in all five categories. He needs to be owned in every league.
286 Aaron Sanchez (TOR - SP) 238 354 297.2 38.4 179.0 -107.0
 
287 Hyun-Jin Ryu (LAD - SP) 150 392 301.0 66.8 343.0 +56.0
 
288 A.J. Minter (ATL - RP) 121 387 267.4 93.7 328.0 +40.0
Vizcaino may only have one save to his name, but he has been quite good for the Braves thus far. Minter may have more upside, but until the job is lost, you can expect Minter to remain as a non-closer.
289 Amed Rosario (NYM - SS) 211 342 303.3 29.7 277.0 -12.0
 
290 Welington Castillo (CWS - C) 194 362 271.6 54.1 196.0 -94.0
Castillo's PED-related suspension effectively ends his chance at contributing to a fantasy team this season. Once an underrated fantasy catcher, he'll now give his owners less than half a season of solid, but unspectacular, production. Move on in all leagues.
291 Jake Odorizzi (MIN - SP) 179 448 309.1 68.0 255.0 -36.0
 
292 Brad Peacock (HOU - RP,SP) 219 444 310.0 64.9 249.0 -43.0
Don't be so quick to give up on Peacock, just because he isn't starting doesn't mean he isn't extremely useful. Relievers who pile up the Ks and help in both ratio categories while qualifying as a starting pitcher are a rare breed.
293 Chris Davis (BAL - 1B) 169 285 250.8 33.4 207.0 -86.0
Not only is Chris Davis having a dreadful season, but he is quite literally producing the single worst season in major league history. Do not even consider picking him up for a second.
294 Joc Pederson (LAD - LF,CF) 192 366 308.7 40.9 369.0 +75.0
 
295 Brian McCann (ATL - C) 240 388 296.0 48.5 221.0 -74.0
 
296 Hector Rondon (HOU - RP) 163 392 256.2 70.7 644.0 +348.0
 
297 Jake Bauers (CLE - 1B,LF) 107 286 225.8 49.0 584.0 +287.0
If you think Carlos Santana is worth owning, then you ought to scoop up Jake Bauers, who should be virtually the same type of fantasy player. The batting average isn't great, but he'll help in three other categories.
298 Lewis Brinson (MIA - CF) 214 432 302.4 61.7 260.0 -38.0
 
299 Matt Adams (WSH - 1B,LF) 192 355 261.5 55.5 578.0 +279.0
Matt Adams is tearing the cover off again, but don't think for one second that we haven't seen this act multiple times before. Adams has proven to be one of the streakiest hitters in baseball. If you have him, sell him now before his fantasy stock inevitably comes crashing back down to earth.
300 Willie Calhoun (TEX - LF) 158 384 302.6 52.9 294.0 -6.0
Calhoun was expected by many to begin the season in the big leagues, but that wasn't in the cards. With how he has been playing in the minors, it may not be until the all-star break when we finally get to see him in Arlington.
301 Sergio Romo (MIA - SP,RP) 149 427 265.2 110.1 645.0 +344.0
 
302 Jedd Gyorko (STL - 2B,3B) 176 455 291.9 77.3 345.0 +43.0
Jedd Gyorko was passed up by Jose Martinez in Spring Training, but that doesn't mean he is out for the count. Rather, he is getting plenty of at-bats all over the infield and just might take over full-time at 2nd base if Kolten Wong continues to struggle.
303 Tim Beckham (SEA - 3B,SS) 165 365 290.1 65.5 291.0 -12.0
 
304 Dustin Fowler (OAK - CF) 223 490 327.8 77.7 449.0 +145.0
 
305 David Robertson (PHI - RP) 188 458 331.1 69.1 265.0 -40.0
 
306 Aaron Altherr (PHI - CF,RF) 223 352 298.7 32.3 295.0 -11.0
 
307 Trevor Cahill (LAA - SP) 206 338 278.5 41.3 637.0 +330.0
 
308 Fernando Romero (MIN - SP,RP) 193 375 279.5 70.3 828.0 +520.0
 
309 Greg Holland (ARI - RP) 187 364 279.8 55.6 194.0 -115.0
Even if Greg Holland begins pitching well again at some point, there is no expecation that Bud Norris is going to just hand over the closer job. Think of Holland as a long shot at getting double-digit saves this season.
310 Ketel Marte (ARI - 2B,SS) 231 450 319.5 62.1 331.0 +21.0
 
311 Lucas Giolito (CWS - SP) 162 454 306.1 63.9 213.0 -98.0
 
312 Nate Jones (CWS - RP) 251 411 329.3 46.8 306.0 -6.0
 
313 Albert Almora (CHC - CF) 228 397 317.8 56.8 474.0 +161.0
Almora likely won't play every day, but if he continues hitting at the current clip, Maddon will have to find a way to get him in the lineup. If he becomes a full-time starter, Almora would need to be owned everywhere.
314 Robinson Chirinos (HOU - C) 232 408 318.1 45.7 290.0 -24.0
 
315 Austin Meadows (TB - LF,CF,RF) 149 261 213.5 40.7 488.0 +173.0
 
316 Jorge Polanco (MIN - SS) 176 398 318.3 69.5 354.0 +38.0
Polanco is done with his suspension and while he hasn't gotten the power going quite yet, it will come in time and he needs to be owned in every league. He is a five-tool contributor and was brilliant over the second half last year.
317 Harrison Bader (STL - LF,CF,RF) 101 408 258.4 100.8 621.0 +304.0
 
318 Will Smith (SF - RP) 152 294 222.8 52.7    
 
319 Joe Jimenez (DET - RP) 195 409 291.5 65.4 495.0 +176.0
 
320 Jason Heyward (CHC - CF,RF) 263 395 336.2 40.3 384.0 +64.0
 
321 Domingo German (NYY - SP,RP) 172 463 275.4 99.4    
 
322 German Marquez (COL - SP) 152 446 316.1 73.4 357.0 +35.0
 
323 Marco Estrada (OAK - SP) 152 382 327.6 42.6 282.0 -41.0
 
324 Nick Williams (PHI - LF,RF) 248 435 330.9 56.5 323.0 -1.0
Williams is finally playing everyday but the results have not been what fantasy owners hoped for. Still, he is one to keep an eye on as he can provide production in four categories once he heats up.
325 Matt Shoemaker (TOR - SP) 237 317 276.6 34.3 385.0 +60.0
 
326 Jordan Hicks (STL - RP) 182 348 278.4 63.1 623.0 +297.0
 
327 Zach Eflin (PHI - SP,RP) 147 242 182.3 42.4    
 
328 Denard Span (LF) FA 214 327 279.2 43.2 494.0 +166.0
 
329 Nathan Eovaldi (BOS - SP) 136 466 255.0 134.1 464.0 +135.0
 
330 Tyler Anderson (COL - SP) 188 488 316.0 97.4 471.0 +141.0
 
331 Luke Gregerson (STL - RP) 178 362 305.7 33.1 284.0 -47.0
 
332 Alex Cobb (BAL - SP) 226 377 323.3 30.3 233.0 -99.0
 
333 Carlos Gomez (RF) FA 244 415 336.3 42.9 325.0 -8.0
 
334 Jonathan Lucroy (LAA - C) 245 423 336.3 52.9 220.0 -114.0
Lucroy might not have power or the RBIs and runs that come with it, but he won't kill you in batting average and you can't say that about the garbage that is sitting out there on waiver wires at the position.
335 Lucas Duda (1B,DH) FA 242 398 308.2 52.0 393.0 +58.0
 
336 Tyler Glasnow (TB - SP,RP) 124 369 288.2 61.5 417.0 +81.0
Glasnow has had a few implosions, but he still needs to be owned if you've got fairly deep bench. His upside is through the roof and let's not forget that he was the best pitcher in the minors last season. It may only be a matter of time until he rejoins the Pirates rotation where he could take off.
337 Joe Panik (SF - 2B) 214 395 327.9 47.3 320.0 -17.0
 
338 Ryan Tepera (TOR - RP) 173 402 312.2 64.9 664.0 +326.0
 
339 Mike Minor (TEX - SP) 241 403 328.7 48.7 329.0 -10.0
 
340 Adam Ottavino (NYY - RP) 188 413 258.3 91.7 836.0 +496.0
Ottavino has been a dominator thus far, but let's try not to get too excited about a non-closer in Coors Field. The strikeouts might stick around, but those ratios are about to take a beating one of these days.
341 Cameron Bedrosian (LAA - RP) 202 343 313.8 29.5 273.0 -68.0
 
342 Cameron Maybin (SF - LF,CF,RF) NRI 244 434 333.1 56.8 319.0 -23.0
 
343 Kyle Freeland (COL - SP) 170 405 267.3 86.5 610.0 +267.0
 
344 Brad Ziegler (RP) RET 276 351 320.3 23.6 301.0 -43.0
 
345 Jose Pirela (SD - 1B,2B,LF,RF) 227 399 335.1 42.5 400.0 +55.0
 
346 Tyler Mahle (CIN - SP) 228 481 344.0 64.4 416.0 +70.0
 
347 Austin Hedges (SD - C) 256 397 301.4 50.8 279.0 -68.0
 
348 Kirby Yates (SD - RP) 133 457 330.7 115.0 472.0 +124.0
 
349 Neil Walker (MIA - 1B,2B,3B) 253 388 324.0 42.4 342.0 -7.0
With Gleyber Torres now up in the majors for the Yankees, Walker has minimal fantasy appeal. Torres can play shortstop and third base as well, but with the way Didi and Andujar are hitting, Walker is the odd man out.
350 Addison Reed (MIN - RP) 281 409 338.3 32.9 274.0 -76.0
 
351 Mike Leake (SEA - SP) 218 372 304.6 53.8 336.0 -15.0
 
352 Hanley Ramirez (1B,DH) FA 219 372 275.8 60.0 276.0 -76.0
Hanley is killing the baseball right now and while that may last while he is on the field, it seems to be only a matter of time before he suffers another injury setback. He is among the top sell-high candidates right now.
353 Alen Hanson (SF - 2B,3B,SS,LF) 248 295 276.0 18.0 816.0 +463.0
 
354 Raul Adalberto Mondesi (KC - 2B,SS) 95 474 316.0 128.4 465.0 +111.0
 
355 Tyler Chatwood (CHC - SP) 213 368 325.3 23.7 231.0 -124.0
 
356 Colin Moran (PIT - 1B,3B) 267 487 336.3 74.5 415.0 +59.0
 
357 Junior Guerra (MIL - SP,RP) 181 470 289.3 116.4 799.0 +442.0
 
358 Drew Steckenrider (MIA - RP) 203 342 285.5 55.2 426.0 +68.0
 
359 Nicholas Kingham (PIT - SP) 192 434 290.0 101.1    
 
360 Anthony DeSclafani (CIN - SP) 221 371 316.2 52.0 460.0 +100.0
 
361 Robert Gsellman (NYM - RP) 217 273 248.0 23.3 660.0 +299.0
 
362 Alexander Claudio (MIL - RP) 254 351 319.2 28.1 268.0 -94.0
 
363 Mychal Antonio Givens (BAL - RP) 157 410 319.6 56.0 392.0 +29.0
 
364 CC Sabathia (NYY - SP) 170 390 320.2 64.4 305.0 -59.0
 
365 Jurickson Profar (OAK - 1B,2B,3B,SS) 184 477 315.0 123.1 599.0 +234.0
 
366 Jerad Eickhoff (PHI - SP) 233 485 353.0 81.0 410.0 +44.0
 
367 Brian Anderson (MIA - 3B,RF) 216 406 302.8 75.9 576.0 +209.0
 
368 Kurt Suzuki (WSH - C) 262 402 328.2 54.0 347.0 -21.0
Suzuki was better at-bat for at-bat than Gary Sanchez last season. With more playing time, he would very clearly be a top 10 fantasy catcher.
369 Curtis Granderson (MIA - LF,RF,DH) NRI 227 433 357.3 35.6 408.0 +39.0
 
370 Trevor Williams (PIT - SP) 167 387 308.0 90.1 422.0 +52.0
 
371 Freddy Galvis (TOR - SS) 315 379 346.5 23.6 412.0 +41.0
 
372 Tom Murphy (COL - C) 174 468 321.0 106.5 553.0 +181.0
Murphy was just called up by the Rockies after dominating Triple-A. It seems as though he is going to be the full-time starter, and with a bat like his in Coors, that could give fantasy owners a top-five offensive catcher. Add him now before it is too late.
373 C.J. Edwards (CHC - RP) 229 413 366.4 28.9 356.0 -17.0
 
374 Tyler Clippard (RP) FA 231 453 318.0 86.6    
 
375 Chris Iannetta (COL - C) 258 406 310.8 58.3    
Iannetta has been lousy offensively despite playing his home games in Coors Field. It may only be a matter of time until he loses his job to Tom Murphy.
376 Wily Peralta (KC - RP) 197 202 199.5 2.5    
 
377 Devon Travis (TOR - 2B) 270 399 348.5 40.5 364.0 -13.0
 
378 Ivan Nova (CWS - SP) 301 455 354.7 49.8 341.0 -37.0
 
379 Mark Reynolds (COL - 1B) NRI 218 362 276.3 61.9 447.0 +68.0
Reynolds isn't playing every day, and may find even more trouble getting playing time when Zimmerman returns, but the bat has been superb and warrants a pickup just in case he catches a break.
380 Felix Hernandez (SEA - SP) 207 453 355.0 49.7 252.0 -128.0
 
381 Derek Fisher (HOU - LF,CF) 263 427 316.5 65.6 414.0 +33.0
 
382 Trevor Hildenberger (MIN - RP) 191 496 304.3 136.3 550.0 +168.0
 
383 Gerardo Parra (SF - LF,RF) NRI 145 411 352.0 46.1 419.0 +36.0
 
384 Hunter Pence (TEX - LF,RF) NRI 245 429 319.3 77.7 375.0 -9.0
 
385 Joe Mauer (1B,DH) FA 251 377 339.2 31.2 387.0 +2.0
 
386 Hunter Renfroe (SD - LF,RF) 278 426 364.6 42.8 355.0 -31.0
 
387 Jhoulys Chacin (MIL - SP) 292 457 347.4 58.3 363.0 -24.0
 
388 Travis Jankowski (SD - LF,CF,RF) 212 387 286.0 74.0    
 
389 Tucker Barnhart (CIN - C) 244 392 320.8 60.8 372.0 -17.0
 
390 Dominic Leone (STL - RP) 236 348 291.0 45.7 259.0 -131.0
 
391 Scott Alexander (LAD - RP) 208 433 294.7 98.9 749.0 +358.0
 
392 Jorge Alfaro (MIA - C) 306 444 361.2 49.5 293.0 -99.0
 
393 Matt Harvey (LAA - SP) 220 416 345.4 67.5 288.0 -105.0
 
394 Jose Bautista (3B,LF,RF) FA 252 483 344.3 90.9 362.0 -32.0
 
395 Austin Hays (BAL - CF,RF) 283 452 368.5 57.2 399.0 +4.0
 
396 Mike Fiers (OAK - SP) 211 271 241.0 30.0 603.0 +207.0
 
397 Victor Martinez (DH) FA 308 386 332.0 31.4 462.0 +65.0
 
398 J.P. Crawford (SEA - 3B,SS) 270 479 374.5 56.7 338.0 -60.0
 
399 Zach Davies (MIL - SP) 186 447 358.6 50.1 258.0 -141.0
 
400 Kyle Tucker (HOU - LF) 162 418 308.7 107.8 570.0 +170.0
If Tucker were playing every day, he would be a top 35 fantasy outfielder for the rest of the season, as he should contribute right away in all five categories. The Astros are easing him into things, however, so while he is certainly worth owning, it may be more of a waiting game for now.
401 Derek Dietrich (CIN - 1B,LF) NRI 263 478 365.4 70.9 546.0 +145.0
Dietrich surely is not the most sexy fantasy player to own, but he will always help in batting average and stolen bases while he has actually improved the power enough to contribute there as well.
402 Nicky Delmonico (CWS - LF) 219 469 352.0 90.4 485.0 +83.0
 
403 Ryan Madson (RP) FA 299 374 341.3 29.8 373.0 -30.0
 
404 Johan Camargo (ATL - 3B,SS) 266 445 347.3 70.1 499.0 +95.0
 
405 Eloy Jimenez (CWS - LF,RF) 260 263 261.5 1.5 404.0 -1.0
 
406 Jose Alvarado (TB - RP) 166 359 262.5 96.5 829.0 +423.0
 
407 Forrest Whitley (HOU - SP) NRI 221 448 324.7 93.7 583.0 +176.0
 
408 Jaime Barria (LAA - SP) 234 292 263.0 29.0    
 
409 Chris Owings (KC - 2B,3B,CF,RF) 274 447 377.0 62.8 315.0 -94.0
 
410 Yandy Diaz (TB - 3B) 262 269 265.5 3.5 582.0 +172.0
 
411 Brandon Drury (TOR - 2B,3B) 308 468 369.2 55.7 332.0 -79.0
 
412 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (TOR - 3B) NRI 268 489 344.0 102.6 559.0 +147.0
It is only a matter of time before young Vlad is called up. He may be just a baby, but should contribute in all five categories immediately so don't hesitate to own him now and wait it out if you've got a bench spot available to wait for his debut.
413 Yolmer Sanchez (CWS - 2B,3B) 339 440 375.5 32.6 442.0 +29.0
 
414 Tyler Flowers (ATL - C) 266 404 363.6 50.5 334.0 -80.0
 
415 Mac Williamson (SF - LF) 261 484 345.3 98.8 791.0 +376.0
 
416 Ben Zobrist (CHC - 2B,LF,RF) 247 402 325.3 63.3 365.0 -51.0
Despite his advanced age, Zobrist is still playing almost everyday and remains competent in fantasy baseball. He still won't provide much of anything in terms of homers or steals, but the batting average, runs and RBIs are enough to warrant a roster spot.
417 Clayton Richard (TOR - SP) 312 483 365.0 68.9 536.0 +119.0
 
418 Sam Dyson (SF - RP) 338 464 382.5 39.9 481.0 +63.0
 
419 Jeremy Jeffress (MIL - RP) 206 361 283.5 77.5    
 
420 Brad Miller (1B,2B,SS,DH) DFA 299 494 392.2 78.8 440.0 +20.0
 
421 Daniel Mengden (OAK - SP) 319 450 373.0 44.7 431.0 +10.0
 
422 Francisco Mejia (SD - C,DH) 315 394 361.3 30.2 361.0 -61.0
 
423 Yoshihisa Hirano (ARI - RP) 320 489 389.0 59.2 407.0 -16.0
 
424 Logan Forsythe (2B,3B) FA 293 465 375.0 61.0 378.0 -46.0
 
425 Yan Gomes (WSH - C) 285 332 308.5 23.5 443.0 +18.0
 
426 Austin Jackson (CF) FA 196 482 372.0 125.7 658.0 +232.0
 
427 Tony Watson (SF - RP) 263 488 384.3 80.2 452.0 +25.0
 
428 Kolten Wong (STL - 2B) 307 460 377.5 56.1 405.0 -23.0
 
429 Willy Adames (TB - 2B,SS) 233 396 314.5 81.5 573.0 +144.0
 
430 Matt Albers (MIL - RP) 294 491 394.8 80.2    
 
431 Erasmo Ramirez (SEA - SP) FA 278 359 318.5 40.5 551.0 +120.0
 
432 Mikie Mahtook (DET - LF,RF) 271 428 356.0 64.8 454.0 +22.0
 
433 Jason Vargas (NYM - SP) 295 346 320.5 25.5 344.0 -89.0
 
434 Jacob Barnes (MIL - RP) 293 487 376.7 81.4 616.0 +182.0
 
435 Austin Barnes (LAD - C,2B) 244 472 393.0 47.7 227.0 -208.0
 
436 Lonnie Chisenhall (PIT - RF) 286 459 387.8 69.1 470.0 +34.0
 
437 Ian Kennedy (KC - SP) 294 450 388.0 65.3 479.0 +42.0
 
438 Steven Wright (BOS - SP,RP) 326 330 328.0 2.0 523.0 +85.0
 
439 Jon Jay (CWS - LF,CF,RF,DH) 236 457 376.3 99.6 686.0 +247.0
 
440 Jim Johnson (RP) FA 297 367 332.0 35.0 654.0 +214.0
 
441 Matt Joyce (OAK - LF) MiLB 300 495 388.3 80.7 564.0 +123.0
 
442 Chris Stratton (SF - SP) 276 462 396.2 39.4 423.0 -19.0
 
443 Seth Lugo (NYM - SP,RP) 302 420 368.7 49.4 575.0 +132.0
 
444 Victor Robles (WSH - RF) 329 356 342.5 13.5 322.0 -122.0
Robles is on the DL for now, but when he returns, you'd have to think he will get a quick call-up to the MLB level to replace Adam Eaton. Robles may not have the upside of Ronald Acuna, but he is every bit as polished and capable of producing in all five categories.
445 Aledmys Diaz (HOU - 3B,SS) 311 376 343.5 32.5 509.0 +64.0
Diaz is by no means a safe bet considering how lousy his numbers were last season. With that being said, he offers power and batting average upside that is uncommon for middle infielders making him worth monitoring as a potential pickup.
446 Mike Montgomery (CHC - SP,RP) 326 426 371.7 41.3 401.0 -45.0
 
447 Mark Canha (OAK - 1B,LF,CF,RF) 268 430 349.0 81.0    
 
448 Anthony Swarzak (SEA - RP) 325 414 372.0 36.5 480.0 +32.0
 
449 Franmil Reyes (SD - LF,RF) 275 422 348.5 73.5    
 
450 Brandon Finnegan (CIN - SP) 344 358 351.0 7.0 513.0 +63.0
 
451 Pat Neshek (PHI - RP) 330 374 352.0 22.0 446.0 -5.0
 
452 Keon Broxton (NYM - CF) 282 464 373.0 91.0 358.0 -94.0
 
453 Josh Tomlin (MIL - SP,RP) NRI 326 380 353.0 27.0 491.0 +38.0
 
454 Dan Vogelbach (SEA - 1B,DH) 343 414 382.0 29.4 606.0 +152.0
 
455 Dixon Machado (MIA - 2B) NRI 343 380 361.5 18.5 642.0 +187.0
 
456 James McCann (CWS - C) 330 436 386.7 43.6 314.0 -142.0
 
457 Russell Martin (LAD - C,3B) 366 492 414.0 47.1 302.0 -155.0
 
458 Amir Garrett (CIN - RP) 368 466 403.3 44.4 540.0 +82.0
 
459 Chase Headley (3B) FA 332 473 402.5 70.5 395.0 -64.0
 
460 Jaime Garcia (SP) FA 333 498 415.5 82.5 448.0 -12.0
 
461 Alex Gordon (KC - LF,CF) 333 437 385.0 52.0 597.0 +136.0
 
462 Will Harris (HOU - RP) 340 433 386.5 46.5 451.0 -11.0
 
463 Collin McHugh (HOU - RP,SP) 346 449 414.7 48.6 382.0 -81.0
 
464 Tyler Lyons (PIT - RP) MiLB 350 423 386.5 36.5 390.0 -74.0
 
465 Yonny Chirinos (TB - SP,RP) 361 497 434.8 49.7 806.0 +341.0
 
466 Dillon Peters (LAA - SP) 365 470 417.5 52.5 626.0 +160.0
 
467 Pedro Baez (LAD - RP) 374 419 396.5 22.5 694.0 +227.0
 
468 Luis Valbuena (1B,3B) RET 378 427 402.5 24.5 515.0 +47.0
 
469 Ben Gamel (MIL - LF,RF) 385 430 414.5 17.4 459.0 -10.0
 
470 Steve Cishek (CHC - RP) 393 424 409.7 12.8 572.0 +102.0
 
471 Alcides Escobar (SS,CF) FA 393 412 402.5 9.5 497.0 +26.0
 
472 Brandon Maurer (PIT - RP) NRI 383 441 412.0 29.0 656.0 +184.0
 
473 Jacoby Jones (DET - LF,CF) 385 442 413.5 28.5    
 
474 Carson Fulmer (CWS - SP) 385 439 412.0 27.0 554.0 +80.0
 
475 Juan Minaya (CWS - RP) 395 447 421.0 26.0 371.0 -104.0
 
476 Jordy Mercer (DET - SS) 397 437 417.0 20.0 516.0 +40.0
 
477 Brandon Kintzler (CHC - RP) 400 485 442.5 42.5 398.0 -79.0
 
478 Alex Avila (ARI - C) 400 445 422.5 22.5 324.0 -154.0
Avila is struggling quite a bit and isn't playing every day. He is not ownable outside of 2-catcher leagues.
479 Wei-Yin Chen (MIA - SP) 412 500 456.0 44.0 810.0 +331.0
 
480 Seung-Hwan Oh (COL - RP) 414 430 422.0 8.0 403.0 -77.0
 
481 Hernan Perez (MIL - 2B,3B,SS,LF,RF) 471 475 473.0 2.0 350.0 -131.0
 
482 Adam Frazier (PIT - 2B,LF,RF) 480 492 486.0 6.0 496.0 +14.0