Anthony Rizzo
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I present the Lester’s Legends 2017 fantasy baseball first baseman rankings.
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1. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
2. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks
3. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
4. Edwin Encarnacion, Cleveland Indians
5. Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
6. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves
7. Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox
8. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles
9. Wil Myers, San Diego Padres
10. Daniel Murphy, Washington Nationals
11. Hanley Ramirez, Boston Red Sox
12. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels
13. Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals
14. Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians
15. Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants

Season Totals: 134 Starts, 52-34, 779.2 IP, 649 Ks, 4.06 ERA (352 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (765 hits, 208 walks)

Martin Perez
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Martin Perez, Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays
Perez is 10-11 with a 4.37 ERA. He’s 8-3 at home with a 3.16 ERA.
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.Season Totals: 132 Starts, 51-34, 770.2 IP, 637 Ks, 4.06 ERA (348 Earned Runs), 1.24 WHIP (755 hits, 204 walks)

Matt Boyd
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Matt Boyd, Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves
Boyd is 6-5 with a 4.53 ERA. He’s 3-2 on the road with a 4.21 ERA. He’s 6-3 since the All-Star Break with a 3.86 ERA.
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Season Totals: 132 Starts, 51-34, 770.2 IP, 637 Ks, 4.06 ERA (348 Earned Runs), 1.24 WHIP (755 hits, 204 walks)

Carlos Rodon
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Carlos Rodon, Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
Rodon is 8-10 with a 4.08 ERA. Since the August 1st he’s 6-2 with a 3.12 ERA. He’s 2-1 against the Twins with a 4.32 ERA.
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Season Totals: 131 Starts, 51-34, 767.1 IP, 633 Ks, 4.08 ERA (348 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (754 hits, 204 walks)

Jeremy Hellickson
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Jeremy Hellickson, Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves
Hellickson is 12-10 with a 3.78 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP. He’s 6-4 with a 3.60 ERA since the All-Star Break. He’s 1-0 against Atlanta with a 4.08 ERA.
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Season Totals: 130 Starts, 51-34, 762.1 IP, 627 Ks, 4.11 ERA (348 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (750 hits, 203 walks)

Jason Vargas
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Jason Vargas, Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins
Vargas has yet to get a decision in two starts, but he does have a 3.86 ERA and a 0.86 WHIP in seven innings.  He’s a solid start against the Twins as they stare down a team record for losses in a season.
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Season Totals: 129 Starts, 51-34, 758.1 IP, 622 Ks, 4.12 ERA (347 Earned Runs), 1.26 WHIP (749 hits, 203 walks)

Jerad Eickhoff
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Jerad Eickhoff, Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves
Eickhoff is 11-14 with a 3.75 ERA. He’s 2-1 against Atlanta with a 1.88 ERA in 24 innings.
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Season Totals: 128 Starts, 51-33, 757.1 IP, 622 Ks, 4.10 ERA (345 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (745 hits, 203 walks)

Jaime Garcia
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Jaime Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds
Garcia is 10-12 with a 4.59 ERA. He’s 6-8 at home with a 4.30 ERA. He’s 1-1 against the Reds with a 4.34 ERA.
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Season Totals: 128 Starts, 51-33, 757.1 IP, 622 Ks, 4.10 ERA (345 Earned Runs), 1.25 WHIP (745 hits, 203 walks)

Ariel Miranda
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Ariel Miranda, Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins
Miranda is 5-1 with a 3.88 ERA. He is 4-0 in September with a 2.16 ERA.
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Season Totals: 126 Starts, 50-32, 746.1 IP, 613 Ks, 4.11 ERA (341 Earned Runs), 1.26 WHIP (737 hits, 202 walks)


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