Simulated Top Five Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Mar 23, 2010

Operation Sports simulated a full season of Major League Baseball 2K10 from 2K Sports.

As you prepare for you fantasy drafts, here’s a look at the top ten at each position based upon their simulation.


Top 5 Catchers

1. Joe Mauer (MIN) (.321) 17 HR, 75 RBI, 66 R, 2 SB) 
2. Brian McCann (ATL) (.301) 28 HR, 102 RBI, 94 R, 3 SB)
3. Victor Martinez (BOS) (.292) 28 HR, 98 RBI, 75 R, 2 SB)
4. Jorge Posada (NYY) (.288) 25 HR, 76 RBI, 75 R, 0 SB)
5. Matt Wieters (BAL) (.277) 21 HR, 84 RBI, 84 R, 0 SB)

Top 5 First Basemen
1. Albert Pujols (STL) (.297) 40 HR, 123 RBI, 108 R, 10 SB)
2. Prince Fielder (MIL) (.327) 37 HR, 108 RBI, 99 R, 9 SB)
3. Adrian Gonzalez (SD) (.304) 40 HR, 99 RBI, 106 R, 2 SB)
4. Mark Teixeira (NYY) (.291) 36 HR, 100 RBI, 105 R, 0 SB) 
5. Kendry Morales (.276) 38 HR, 111 RBI, 96 R, 12 SB)

Top 5 Second Basemen
1. Chase Utley (PHI) (.307) 37 HR, 100 RBI, 104 R, 12 SB)
2. Ben Zobrist (TB) (.266) 32 HR, 99 RBI, 100 R, 9 SB)
3. Ian Kinsler (TEX) (.268) 32 HR, 104 RBI, 105 R, 30 SB)
4. Dustin Pedroia (BOS) (.279) 22 HR, 89 RBI, 85 R, 14 SB)
5. Gordon Beckham (CWS) (.263) 21 HR, 87 RBI, 69 R, 9 SB)

Top 5 Shortstops
1, Hanley Ramirez (FLO) (.311, 30 HR, 99 RBI, 103 R, 35 SB)
2. Troy Tulowitzki (COL) (.255) 34 HR, 107 RBI, 102 R, 6 SB) 
3. Jason Bartlett (TB) (.317, 18 HR, 74 RBI, 81 R, 32 SB)
4. Derek Jeter (NYY) (.290, 21 HR, 84 RBI, 99 R, 32 SB)
5. Alexei Ramirez (CHW) (.293, 20 HR, 74 RBI, 76 R, 13 SB)


Top 5 3Bs

1. Evan Longoria (TB) (.274, 34 HR, 107 RBI, 88 R, 11 SB)
2. Alex Rodriquez (NYY) (.285) 29 HR, 93 RBI, 88 R, 9 SB) 
3. Pablo Sandoval (SF) (.302, 27 HR, 89 RBI, 90 R, 4 SB)
4. David Wright (NYM) (.283) 20 HR, 91 RBI, 92 R, 32 SB)
5. Ryan Zimmerman (WAS) (.272, 26 HR, 86 RBI, 93 R, 2 SB)

Top 5 CFs
1. Torii Hunter (LAA) .277, 27 HR, 85 RBI, 88 R, 38 SB)
2. Matt Kemp (LAD) (.274) 23 HR, 74 RBI, 101 R, 34 SB) 
3. Grady Sizemore (CLE) (.245) 36 HR, 100 RBI, 107 R, 34 SB) 
4. Carlos Beltran (NYM) (.266, 19 HR, 76 RBI, 77 R, 30 SB)
5. Josh Hamilton (TEX) (.263, 25 HR, 83 RBI, 92 R, 6 SB)

Top 5 LFs
1. Jason Bay (NYM) (.290, 44 HR, 124 RBI, 106 R, 10 SB)
2. Carl Crawford (TB) (.264) 16 HR, 64 RBI, 104 R, 55 SB) 
3. Ryan Braun (MIL) (.278, 33 HR, 89 RBI, 110 R, 15 SB)
4. Manny Ramirez (LAD) (.309, 26 HR, 109 RBI, 91 R, 5 SB)
5. Jacoby Ellsbury (BOS) (.286, 11 HR, 66 RBI, 111 R, 58 SB)

Top 5 RFs
1. Ichiro (SEA) (.306, 11 HR, 67 RBI, 95 R, 37 SB)
2. Hunter Pence (HOU) (.285, 32 HR, 102 RBI, 99 R, 17 SB)
3. Andre Ethier (LAD) (.277, 32 HR, 94 RBI, 103 R, 6 SB)
4. Nick Markakis (BAL) (.304, 29 HR, 105 RBI, 96 R, 7 SB)
5. Nelson Cruz (TEX) (.254) 35 HR, 107 RBI, 87 R, 23 SB)

Top 5 SPs
1. Felix Hernandez (SEA) (17-10, 2.89 ERA, 214 K, 1.24 WHIP)
2. Roy Halladay (PHI) (16-10, 3.02 ERA, 180 K, 1.13 WHIP)
3. Zack Greinke (KC) (14-10, 3.21 ERA, 220 K, 1.15 WHIP)
4. Tim Lincecum (SF) (14-12, 2.97 ERA, 210 K, 1.17 WHIP)
5. Johan Santana (NYM) (15-10, 2.95 ERA, 198 K, 1.24 WHIP)

Top 5 Closers
1. Francisco Rodriguez (NYM) (39 Saves, 1.65 ERA, 55K, 1.00 WHIP)
2. Jonathan Broxton (LAD) (34 Saves, 1.82 ERA, 67 K, 1.04 WHIP)
3. Mariano Rivera (NYY) (36 Saves, 2.97 ERA, 53K, 1.19 WHIP)
4. Ryan Franklin (STL) (37 Saves, 3.29 ERA, 45K, 1.15 WHIP)
5. Jonathan Pabelbon (BOS) (33 Saves, 3.03 ERA, 57 K, 1.20 WHIP)

Go to Operation Sports to see the top ten rankings for each position.

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