Fantasy Baseball: Value RBI Options

Mar 10, 2010

Maybe you went with Tim Lincecum early. That’s OK. That doesn’t mean you can’t make up the lost RBIs from not taking a bopper. Here are some value picks to help you out.

Bobby Abreu, OF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Abreu does it all. He’s reach 100+ RBIs in seven straight years.

Jorge Cantu, 1B/3B, Florida Marlins
Solid corner infield option. Has averaged 97.5 RBIs the past two season.

Vladimir Guerrero, DH, Texas Rangers
If Vlad can get OF eligibility, it will help his value even more. Regardless, the move to Texas should pay dividends for those willing to take a chance on him.

Kevin Kouzmanoff, 3B, Oakland A’s
Kouzmanoff quietly has averaged 86 RBIs the past two years. Great option for a backup third baseman or for your corner infield slot.

Jason Kubel, DH/OF, Minnesota Twins
Don’t overlook Kubel because he’s a DH. He can flat out hit.

Adam LaRoche, 1B, Arizona Diamondbacks
He’s averaged 86.5 RBIs the past four years. He’s a notoriously slow starter, but when the weather heats up so does LaRoche.

James Loney, 1B, Los Angeles Dodgers
Power isn’t his game, but Loney has 90 RBIs in each of the past two years. He’s a nice late value for your corner infield slot.

Ryan Ludwick, OF, St. Louis Cardinals
He’s overlooked, especially with Matt Holiday in the lineup, but Ludwick has 113 and 97 RBIs the past two seasons.

Carlos Pena, 1B, Tampa Bay Rays
The average will scare people off, but rest assured there are 100+ RBIs in that bat.

Jhonny Peralta, 3B/SS, Cleveland Indians
Nice option for MI or as a backup at 3B and SS. Peralta has averaged 78 RBIs the past five years, and 86 the past two.

Carlos Quentin, OF, Chicago White Sox
The main question will be his health. If he can stay healthy, which has been a concern for Quentin, he should give you around 100 RBIs.

Cody Ross, OF, Florida Marlins
Ross had 90 RBIs last year for the Marlins. More of the same is likely.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. RJMUZ
    March 10th, 2010 at 7:48 pm #

    How about Aubrey Huff here? Even not playing a lot the end of last year he’s averaged about 88 RBI’s the past three years and should get opportunities to drive in runs with the Giants in ’10 and a bit of a value in most drafts

  2. LestersLegends
    March 10th, 2010 at 7:50 pm #

    Good choice RJMUZ.

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