February Rankings – Shortstops

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:

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.

Key:

  • 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

Previous rankings:

February SS Rankings
# NAME Paul S Brad Mike Jeff Al Justin AVG Adj. AVG Split
1 Manny Machado 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.0 1.0 0
2 Carlos Correa 2 3 3 2 2 3 2.5 2.5 1
3 Corey Seager 5 2 2 7 3 2 3.5 3.0 5
4 Jonathan Villar 3 5 4 4 4 5 4.2 4.3 2
5 Trevor Story 4 4 6 3 5 6 4.7 4.8 3
6 Xander Bogaerts 7 6 7 5 8 4 6.2 6.3 4
7 Francisco Lindor 6 7 5 6 7 7 6.3 6.5 2
8 Jean Segura 8 8 9 8 6 8 7.8 8.0 3
9 Jose Peraza 11 10 8 11 19 9 11.3 10.3 11
10 Aledmys Diaz 12 9 12 13 9 18 12.2 11.5 9
11 Addison Russell 10 12 17 16 10 10 12.5 12.0 7
12 Elvis Andrus 9 15 10 14 11 16 12.5 12.5 7
13 Troy Tulowitzki 13 13 14 17 13 12 13.7 13.3 5
14 Eduardo Nunez 14 20 11 12 12 13 13.7 12.8 9
15 Marcus Semien 15 14 18 9 16 11 13.8 14.0 9
16 Brad Miller 17 16 15 10 14 15 14.5 15.0 7
17 Tim Anderson 16 24 19 15 18 19 18.5 18.0 9
18 Dansby Swanson 18 11 13 19 17 35 18.8 16.8 24
19 Brandon Crawford 19 18 23 25 20 14 19.8 20.0 11
20 Asdrubal Cabrera 21 23 22 21 15 21 20.5 21.3 8
21 Didi Gregorius 20 21 20 18 22 22 20.5 20.8 4
22 Javier Baez 22 19 26 28 24 20 23.2 23.0 9
23 Matt Duffy 23 25 21 30 21 26 24.3 23.8 9
24 Jedd Gyorko 24 32 32 26 23 17 25.7 26.3 15
25 Orlando Arcia 29 26 27 22 26 24 25.7 25.8 7
26 Alcides Escobar 27 30 16 24 32 27 26.0 27.0 16
27 Jose Reyes 25 17 29 31 33 32 27.8 29.3 16
28 Zack Cozart 28 22 28 35 34 23 28.3 28.3 13
29 Jorge Polanco 35 37 25 20 27 29 28.8 29.0 17
30 Jose Iglesias 30 31 34 27 30 34 31.0 31.3 7
31 Andrelton Simmons 31 39 30 23 28 38 31.5 31.8 16
32 Jhonny Peralta 26 38 24 33 38 31 31.7 32.0 14
33 Danny Espinosa 40 34 33 32 25 33 32.8 33.0 15
34 Ketel Marte 32 29 39 39 37 25 33.5 34.3 14
35 Freddy Galvis 39 28 40 39 31 30 34.5 34.8 12
36 Chris Owings 33 27 36 39 36 36 34.5 35.3 12
37 Jurickson Profar 34 36 41 39 39 28 36.2 37.0 13
38 Nick Franklin 37 33 48 29 35 42 37.3 36.8 19
39 J.J. Hardy 41 43 38 34 29 42 37.8 38.8 14
40 Raul Mondesi 36 44 31 37 39 42 38.2 38.5 13

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Seager is the 7th SS in Jeffs rankings!?? I’ll have whatever he’s smoking