Fantasy Baseball: 2010 Top 25 Outfielder Rankings

Jan 21, 2010

Here’s an early look at Outfielder Rankings.

1.  Ryan Braun – Power, Average, Speed. He’s got it all.
2.  Matt Holliday – I love that he re-signed with St. Louis where he hit .353 with 42 runs, 13 HRs, and 55 RBIs in 63 games. 
3.  Matt Kemp – Has a legitimate chance at a 30-30 season.
4.  Grady Sizemore – Now that he’s healthy, Sizemore should  be one of the best dual threats again. Another 30-30 candidate.
5.  Justin Upton – Really blossomed last year. He should continue to grow into an elite  outfielder.
6.  Jacoby Ellsbury – His SBs put you in the driver seat of the SB category.
7.  Andre Ethier – He’s been raking for a year and a half. At 28 he should be just getting started.
8.  Carl Crawford – Another guy who can give you a leg up in the SB category.

9.  Jayson Werth – Big slugger that picks up SBs.
10.  Jason Bay – The move to the Mets should hurt his power numbers, but his RBI production shouldn’t suffer with Jose Reyes and David Wright.
11.  Manny Ramirez – I’m prediction Manny Being Manny is more about hitting than being a distraction in 2010.
12.  Curtis Granderson – Playing in Yankee Stadium a 30-30 season should be within reach.
13.  Nick Markakis – If he can get his power numbers up, he could move up this list.
14.  Adam Dunn – If his average can remain in order, Dunn will be a nice option as the power numbers are always there.
15.  Ichiro Suzuki – He’ll give you a big lift in average. He doesn’t steal or score runs like he used to, but is still a high-end option.
16.  Bobby Abreu – He’s easy to overlook, but he’s virtually a lock for a .290, 100 Run, 15 HR, 100 RBI, 20 SB season.
17.  Carlos Lee – Another .300, 25 HR, 100 RBI season is very likely.
18.  Adam Lind – I fear the fluke factor with Lind, but he should be a nice power source once again.
19.  Nelson Cruz – Displayed both power and speed. Needs to get his average up.
20. Josh Hamilton – He has a lot of question marks, but if he can rebound to anywhere near his 2008 form, he’ll be a steal.
21.  Carlos Quentin – Ditto.
22.  Shane Victorino – He should score a bunch of runs and steal a bunch of bases.
23.   B.J. Upton – One of the most disappointing players last year, but still managed to swipe 42 bags. Has the talent to climb into the top 10 or 15.
24.  Raul Ibanez – Injuries caught up with him, but he was playing at an MVP level for the bulk of the first half.

25.  Adam Jones – Injuries caught up with Jones as well. Has the potential to blow up in 2010.

Also check out:

2010 Top 15 First Basemen
2010 Top 15 Second Basemen

2010 Top 15 Third Basemen

2010 Top 15 Shortstops

2010 Top 15 Catchers

2010 2011 Top 11 Designated Hitters
2010 Top 25 Starting Pitchers
2010 Top 15 Closers

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Paul
    April 8th, 2010 at 12:56 pm #

    Where is Vernon Wells on this list?

    He is probably going to be near the top in HR, RBI

  2. LestersLegends
    April 8th, 2010 at 12:57 pm #

    He’s not. I didn’t expect him to get off to such a fine start. I still don’t think he’ll finish as a top 25 OF come season end.

  3. Shroom
    March 30th, 2011 at 9:02 pm #

    what about andrew McCutchen

  4. LestersLegends
    March 30th, 2011 at 9:17 pm #

    Those are last year’s rankings.

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