February Rankings – First Basemen

We’re going position by position this week and next with our initial roll out of rankings. We will update these in March based on Spring Training activity and injuries.

We’re using Yahoo! eligibility requirements which is 5 starts or 10 appearances. These rankings assume the standard 5×5 categories and a re-draft league. If we forgot someone, please let us know in the comments and we’ll make sure he’s added for the updates. If you have questions for a specific ranker on something he did, let us know in the comments. We can also be reached via Twitter:

  • Paul Sporer
  • Jeff Zimmerman
  • Mike Podhorzer
  • Brad Johnson
  • Justin Mason
  • Al Melchior
  • There will be differences, sharp differences, within the rankings. The rankers have different philosophies when it comes to ranking, some of which you’re no doubt familiar with through previous iterations. Of course the idea that we’d all think the same would be silly because then what would be the point of including multiple rankers?! Think someone should be higher or lower? Make a case. Let us know why you think that. The chart is sortable. If a ranker didn’t rank someone that the others did, he was given that ranker’s last rank +1.

  • AVG– just the average of the seven ranking sets
  • AVG– the average minus the high and low rankings
  • SPLIT– the difference between the high and low rankings
  • February 1B Rankings
    # NAME Paul S Brad Mike Jeff Al Justin AVG Adj. AVG Split
    1 Paul Goldschmidt 1 2 1 1 1 1 1.2 1.0 1
    2 Kris Bryant 2 1 3 4 2 3 2.5 2.5 3
    3 Anthony Rizzo 4 3 4 3 3 2 3.2 3.3 2
    4 Miguel Cabrera 3 4 2 2 4 4 3.2 3.3 2
    5 Joey Votto 5 5 5 13 5 6 6.5 5.3 8
    6 Freddie Freeman 7 7 6 5 6 8 6.5 6.5 3
    7 Edwin Encarnacion 6 8 9 7 8 5 7.2 7.3 4
    8 Daniel Murphy 8 6 8 12 7 10 8.5 8.3 6
    9 Jose Abreu 10 10 7 11 12 9 9.8 10.0 5
    10 Hanley Ramirez 9 12 11 9 13 11 10.8 10.8 4
    11 Chris Davis 17 13 12 8 9 20 13.2 12.8 12
    12 Wil Myers 11 9 21 14 15 12 13.7 13.0 12
    13 Mark Trumbo 16 19 16 6 10 17 14.0 14.8 13
    14 Todd Frazier 15 17 10 10 19 14 14.2 14.0 9
    15 Buster Posey 13 15 14 28 11 7 14.7 13.3 21
    16 Matt Carpenter 12 11 15 25 17 16 16.0 15.0 14
    17 Carlos Santana 18 16 23 16 16 13 17.0 16.5 10
    18 Eric Hosmer 20 21 20 17 18 18 19.0 19.0 4
    19 Jonathan Lucroy 14 14 30 35 14 15 20.3 18.3 21
    20 Albert Pujols 23 24 17 18 21 21 20.7 20.8 7
    21 Adrian Gonzalez 21 18 22 27 23 22 22.2 22.0 9
    22 Adam Duvall 28 28 13 20 24 31 24.0 25.0 18
    23 Brandon Belt 27 27 19 30 20 23 24.3 24.3 11
    24 Victor Martinez 22 23 24 19 29 33 25.0 24.5 14
    25 Kendrys Morales 19 20 25 26 26 34 25.0 24.3 15
    26 Matt Holliday 24 29 27 22 25 27 25.7 25.8 7
    27 Brad Miller 26 25 28 21 27 29 26.0 26.5 8
    28 Tommy Joseph 30 30 26 15 30 41 28.7 29.0 26
    29 Mike Napoli 29 31 38 29 22 24 28.8 28.3 16
    30 Eric Thames 25 22 18 51 23 37 29.3 26.8 33
    31 Lucas Duda 33 33 43 24 35 26 32.3 31.8 19
    32 Chris Carter 31 32 55 23 41 25 34.5 32.3 32
    33 Javier Baez 34 26 42 43 44 19 34.7 36.3 25
    34 Justin Bour 32 41 32 37 31 36 34.8 34.3 10
    35 Jedd Gyorko 38 37 46 39 34 30 37.3 37.0 16
    36 Mitch Moreland 39 40 34 36 36 40 37.5 37.8 6
    37 Brandon Moss 37 43 40 32 42 38 38.7 39.3 11
    38 Yulieski Gurriel 36 44 33 31 46 44 39.0 39.3 15
    39 Hernan Perez 46 35 45 49 32 28 39.2 39.5 21
    40 C.J. Cron 35 36 44 51 37 35 39.7 38.0 16
    41 Josh Bell 43 50 31 45 45 32 41.0 41.3 19
    42 Howie Kendrick 47 34 29 38 49 53 41.7 42.0 24
    43 Travis Shaw 44 49 36 42 38 46 42.5 42.5 13
    44 Ryan Zimmerman 41 42 52 33 39 50 42.8 43.0 19
    45 Kennys Vargas 40 58 39 34 51 39 43.5 42.3 24
    46 Steve Pearce 42 38 50 51 43 42 44.3 44.3 13
    47 Joe Mauer 53 56 35 50 48 48 48.3 49.8 21
    48 Adam Lind 48 45 51 41 51 54 48.3 48.8 13
    49 Danny Valencia 45 46 58 47 50 45 48.5 47.0 13
    50 A.J. Reed 56 47 62 51 33 52 50.2 51.5 29

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