Fantasy Baseball: 2010 Top 20 Catcher Rankings
Time for my second look at my catcher rankings.
1. Joe Mauer – Added power to an already impressive arsenal.
2. Victor Martinez – Should send Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia home a ton of times this year.
4. Matt Wieters – Lived up to the hype. Could challenge for the #2 spot. He’s that good.
5. Miguel Montero – I expect him to build on a strong second half (.316 with 39 runs, 11 HRs, 40 RBIs).
6. Geovany Soto – He’s in terrific shape (click to see his profile). I expect him to bounce back. He’s too good of a hitter not to.
7. Kurt Suzuki – Quietly one of the better fantasy catchers in the league.
8. Jorge Posada – Still has some magic in his bat.
9. Yadier Molina – Quietly averaging 55 RBIs the past two years while hitting .298.
10. Mike Napoli – Good option for power.
11. Russell Martin – His value went South, but still is a starting option.
12. Ryan Doumit – Always an injury concern, but he can truly hit.
13. Chris Iannetta – In a time share with Miguel Olivo, but a solid #2 fantasy catcher.
14. Bengie Molina – Molina still has some life in his bat, but Buster Posey will likely steal some ABs.
15. A.J. Pierzynski – He won’t wow you with his numbers, but he should give you a nice average with decent HR and RBI totals.
16. John Baker – Nice average. Some pop. RBI potential.
17. Carlos Santana – He likely won’t start with the Indians, but should deliver when he gets the call.
18. Carlos Ruiz – His average is terrible, but he’ll drive in some runs for you.
19. Kelly Shoppach – Has some pop in his bat. Could move up the rankings or easily replaced. Nice late round option.
20. Jesus Flores – He’ll split time with Ivan Rodriguez, but this young catcher has plenty of potential.
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