2014 Shortstop Rankings

RotoAce’s fantasy baseball rankings and projections for the top 40 shortstops.

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TIER 1 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
1. Troy Tulowitzki, Col 29 579 .301 86 27 95 2 .376 .535 .911 10.4 14.8
2. Hanley Ramirez, LAD 30 574 .288 78 23 81 14 .352 .494 .846 8.4 17.5
TIER 2 Age PA BA R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
3. Jean Segura, Mil 24 621 .282 72 10 56 39 .325 .402 .727 5.2 13.2
4. Ian Desmond, Was 28 631 .275 74 19 75 20 .326 .443 .769 6.5 21.2
5. Jose Reyes, Tor 30 489 .291 65 9 45 24 .347 .434 .781 7.9 9.6
6. Elvis Andrus, Tex 25 677 .277 90 4 63 36 .341 .362 .703 8.1 13.5
7. Everth Cabrera, SD 27 647 .264 82 5 43 48 .341 .353 .694 9.5 18.6
8. Ben Zobrist, TB 32 672 .269 83 15 73 10 .356 .427 .783 11.3 14.3
TIER 3 Age PA BA R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
9. Starlin Castro, ChC 24 649 .281 70 11 61 16 .321 .405 .726 5.1 15.1
10. Brad Miller, Sea 24 604 .275 72 14 65 13 .335 .421 .756 8.5 15.4
11. Andrelton Simmons, Atl 24 616 .267 71 14 64 11 .323 .409 .732 6.9 8.9
12. Asdrubal Cabrera, Cle 28 602 .262 67 15 67 9 .323 .408 .731 7.4 18.8
13. J.J. Hardy, Bal 31 638 .257 69 22 73 1 .303 .419 .722 5.8 13.7
14. Jed Lowrie, Oak 29 564 .273 66 14 66 1 .333 .421 .754 8.2 14.6
15. Xander Bogaerts, Bos* 21 554 .268 65 14 65 5 .342 .437 .779 9.2 20.3
16. Alexei Ramirez, ChW 32 635 .275 68 9 57 20 .311 .378 .689 4.2 10.9
TIER 4 Age PA BA R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
17. Jonathan Villar, Hou 22 525 .246 60 7 45 34 .317 .358 .675 8.5 26.4
18. Jimmy Rollins, Phi 35 631 .249 68 10 53 20 .315 .367 .682 8.8 13.6
19. Jhonny Peralta, StL 31 557 .278 60 13 63 3 .331 .414 .745 7.7 19.5
20. Erick Aybar, LAA 30 579 .276 69 7 57 16 .312 .389 .701 4.3 11.1
21. Chris Owings, Ari 22 468 .272 47 7 46 14 .302 .389 .691 3.9 20.1
22. Zack Cozart, Cin 28 589 .254 60 13 58 4 .292 .389 .681 4.7 16.7
23. Stephen Drew, FA 31 524 .254 59 12 56 4 .331 .407 .738 10.1 23.7
24. Derek Jeter, NYY 39 486 .281 58 6 43 5 .336 .375 .741 7.1 13.5
TIER 5 Age PA BA R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
25. Alcides Escboar, KC 27 582 .255 55 4 48 26 .294 .344 .638 4.3 13.2
26. Jordy Mercer, Pit 27 453 .268 47 9 49 6 .324 .402 .726 6.6 17.4
27. Dee Gordon, LAD 25 335 .247 33 0 23 27 .304 .308 .612 7.3 20.1
28. Javier Baez, ChC* 21 251 .245 30 12 35 6 .294 .434 .728 5.4 27.9
29. Yunel Escobar, TB 31 563 .258 62 9 54 4 .332 .366 .698 9.3 12.6
30. Pedro Florimon, Min 27 472 .225 48 8 44 15 .285 .329 .614 7.3 25.2
31. Brandon Crawford, SF 27 570 .251 51 9 52 2 .313 .364 .677 7.9 17.9
TIER 6 Age PA BA R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
32. Rafael Furcal, Mia 36 403 .255 45 5 31 10 .321 .351 .672 8.3 11.2
33. Mike Aviles, Cle 33 369 .253 44 8 43 8 .288 .373 .661 4.1 12.5
34. Francisco Lindor, Cle* 20 148 .259 17 1 12 5 .317 .349 .666 7.3 15.6
35. Adeiny Hechavarria, Mia 24 561 .242 39 5 45 12 .287 .329 .616 5.5 16.6
36. Didi Gregorius, Ari 24 383 .251 37 5 35 1 .309 .359 .668 7.2 15.1
37. Maicer Izturis, Tor 33 409 .254 39 4 37 7 .313 .352 .665 7.1 10
38. Eduardo Nunez, NYY 26 227 .261 22 3 21 12 .311 .367 .678 6.5 14.3
39. Addison Russell, Oak 20 101 .241 12 2 10 3 .305 .354 .659 7.3 25.5
40. Ruben Tejada, NYM 24 315 .261 29 0 24 3 .319 .336 .655 7.1 11.7

*Expected to gain qualification here early in the season

Others

Daniel Descalso, StL; Cliff Pennington, Ari; Tyler Greene, Atl; Clint Barmes, Pit; Eduardo Escobar, Min; Brendan Ryan, NYY; Nick Punto, Oak; Arismendy Alcantara, ChC; Jose Iglesias, Det; Zach Walters, W