Archive for Rankings

Updated Rankings (June 5): Top 15 Second Basemen: Schoop Cracks The Top 10 & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are two months into the season so there have obviously been changes to our rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (Note: The number in parenthesis represents the player’s ranking in our previous rankings update, also all stats are through Friday):

1. Jose Altuve – Houston Astros (1)
2. Daniel Murphy – Washington Nationals (2)
3. Trea Turner – Washington Nationals (3)
4. Jose Ramirez – Cleveland Indians (5)
5. Matt Carpenter – St. Louis Cardinals (4)
6. Brian Dozier – Minnesota Twins (8)
7. Robinson Cano – Seattle Mariners (6)
8. Jonathan Schoop – Baltimore Orioles (15) Read more

Updated Rankings (June 3): Top 15 First Basemen: Thames Regressing, Smoak’s For Real & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are two months into the season so there have obviously been changes to our rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (Note: The number in parenthesis represents the player’s ranking in our previous rankings update):

1. Paul Goldschmidt – Arizona Diamondbacks (1)
2. Miguel Cabrera – Detroit Tigers (NR)
3. Anthony Rizzo – Chicago Cubs (2)
4. Joey Votto – Cincinnati Reds (4)
5. Daniel Murphy – Washington Nationals (9)
6. Edwin Encarnacion – Cleveland Indians (7)
7. Wil Myers – San Diego Padres (8) Read more

Updated Rankings (June 1): Top 15 Catchers: Lucroy & Contreras Plummet & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are two months into the season so there have obviously been changes to our rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (Note: The number in parenthesis represents the player’s ranking in our previous rankings update):

1. Buster Posey – San Francisco Giants (1)
2. Gary Sanchez – New York Yankees (NR)
3. J.T. Realmuto – Miami Marlins (2)
4. Salvador Perez – Kansas City Royals (8)
5. Brian McCann – Houston Astros (4)
6. Matt Wieters – Washington Nationals (7)
7. Yasmani Grandal – Los Angeles Dodgers (5)
8. Austin Hedges – San Diego Padres (9) Read more

Update Rankings (May 23): Top 30 Closers: Craig Kimbrel Among The Elite & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are nearly two months into the season so there have obviously been changes to our preseason rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand :

 

Tier 1 – The Elite
1. Kenley Jansen – Los Angeles Dodgers
2. Craig Kimbrel – Boston Red Sox

  • Did anyone think that Kimbrel would be able to turn back the clock and return to being one of the truly dominant relief pitchers in the game? The only numbers you need to know are 19.2 IP, 36 K, 2 BB.  You simply don’t get more dominant than out, and you could argue that he deserves the top spot in the rankings at this point.

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Update Rankings (May 8): Top 15 Shortstops: Don’t Downgrade Correa Too Far & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are over a month into the season so there have obviously been changes to our preseason rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (Note: The number in parenthesis represents the player’s ranking in our final draft guide update):

1. Manny Machado – Baltimore Orioles (1)
2. Trea Turner – Washington Nationals (NR)
3. Francisco Lindor – Cleveland Indians (3)
4. Carlos Correa – Houston Astros (2)
5. Corey Seager – Los Angeles Dodgers (6)
6. Xander Bogaerts – Boston Red Sox (5)
7. Jean Segura – Seattle Mariners (8) Read more

Update Rankings (May 4): Top 15 Third Basemen: Seagers Cracks Top 5, Ramirez Rising & More

by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We are about a month into the season so there have obviously been changes to our preseason rankings.  Who has shown signs of improving?  Who has struggled and thus has a cloudier outlook?  Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (Note: The number in parenthesis represents the player’s ranking in our final draft guide update):

1. Kris Bryant – Chicago Cubs (3)
2. Nolan Arenado – Colorado Rockies (1)
3. Manny Machado – Baltimore Orioles (4)
4. Matt Carpenter – St. Louis Cardinals (5)
5. Kyle Seager – Seattle Mariners (8)
6. Jose Ramirez – Cleveland Indians (13)
7. Anthony Rendon – Washington Nationals (6) Read more