Shortstop Fantasy Baseball Rankings For 2019

RotoAce provides detailed shortstop fantasy baseball rankings, broken into tiers, along with 2019 projections. We feel tiers are important, because if you use these lists during your draft, it’s easier to determine which player is more important to grab first. We also provide projections that go beyond standard 5×5 leagues, so that you can use these rankings and projections in leagues with expanded categories like walk and strikeout percentages, on-base percentage, slugging and OPS.

2019 SHORTSTOP RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS

TIER 1 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
1. Francisco Lindor, Cle 25 696 .286 117 32 96 20 .356 .515 .871 9.3 13.5
2. Trea Turner, Was 25 669 .285 99 18 75 45 .348 .453 .801 8.3 17.5
3. Manny Machado, SD 26 649 .288 96 33 101 8 .349 .523 .872 8.9 15.9
4. Alex Bregman, Hou 25 675 .286 102 28 102 12 .379 .514 .893 12.0 12.8
5. Trevor Story, Col 26 621 .274 91 32 103 19 .339 .527 .866 8.3 26.2
6. Javier Baez, ChC 26 649 .275 85 30 99 17 .321 .494 .815 5.5 25.2
TIER 2 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
7. Xander Bogaerts, Bos 26 631 .290 84 22 93 10 .361 .485 .846 9.2 17.1
8. Corey Seager, LAD 24 650 .293 104 24 84 3 .366 .484 .850 9.8 17.5
9. Carlos Correa, Hou 24 597 .276 84 26 93 6 .359 .491 .850 11.3 20.2
10. Adalberto Mondesi, KC 23 615 .257 72 21 73 45 .295 .445 .740 4.7 24.9
11. Gleyber Torres, NYY 22 590 .273 81 24 87 10 .345 .469 .814 9.2 21.9
12. Jean Segura, Phi 29 646 .284 80 14 63 20 .334 .417 .751 5.6 13.5
13. Jorge Polanco, Min 25 658 .282 89 14 66 15 .338 .426 .764 7.5 16.2
TIER 3 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
14. Tim Anderson, CWS 25 620 .254 67 20 72 25 .293 .414 .707 4.8 24.2
15. Jose Peraza, Cin 24 640 .285 65 10 64 24 .327 .400 .727 4.7 11.3
16. Amed Rosario, NYM 23 568 .264 62 12 60 25 .305 .406 .711 5.2 19.8
17. Andrelton Simmons, LAA 29 612 .281 66 12 67 12 .332 .404 .736 6.7 9.2
18. Lourdes Gurriel, Tor 25 554 .273 75 17 57 6 .310 .427 .737 4.4 20.7
19. Marcus Semien, Oak 28 631 .254 72 19 72 14 .322 .418 .740 9.0 18.9
20. Paul DeJong, SL 25 564 .256 71 24 82 1 .318 .464 .782 7.0 24.6
21. Ketel Marte, Ari 25 608 .275 75 13 59 8 .340 .434 .774 8.6 14.2
22. Chris Taylor, LAD 28 588 .251 71 15 62 11 .325 .414 .739 8.9 26.7
23. Eduardo Escobar, Ari 30 563 .258 64 19 70 3 .319 .443 .762 7.7 20.1
24. Willy Adames, TB 23 614 .254 68 14 63 10 .328 .390 .718 9.5 25.8
25. Jurickson Profar, Oak 26 545 .259 66 14 62 7 .336 .429 .765 8.9 14.9
TIER 4 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
26. Elvis Andrus, Tex 30 580 .270 65 10 61 12 .323 .405 .728 6.8 14.9
27. Asdrubal Cabrera, Tex 33 533 .267 66 17 66 1 .327 .446 .773 7.5 18.9
28. Didi Gregorius, NYY 29 270 .269 33 10 37 3 .322 .448 .770 6.6 12.7
29. Marwin Gonzalez, FA 30 515 .261 57 16 63 4 .328 .430 .758 8.5 21.7
30. Fernando Tatis Jr., SD 20 386 .244 45 13 46 14 .307 .423 .730 7.6 27.6
31. Orlando Arcia, Mil 24 525 .252 49 10 53 12 .299 .371 .670 5.9 20.0
32. Brandon Crawford, SF 32 590 .255 60 14 61 4 .323 .398 .721 8.6 19.7
33. Dansby Swanson, Atl 25 520 .248 54 13 57 9 .321 .396 .717 9.2 20.6
TIER 5 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
34. Hernan Perez, Mil 28 428 .254 44 11 48 13 .293 .398 .691 4.9 19.8
35. Scott Kingery, Phi 24 436 .251 44 11 46 12 .301 .389 .690 6.1 22.6
36. Enrique Hernandez, LAD 27 450 .251 55 17 56 3 .334 .449 .783 10.7 19.6
37. Nick Ahmed, Ari 29 552 .242 53 13 57 6 .298 .396 .694 6.8 19.7
38. Erik Gonzalez, Pit 27 412 .255 40 8 42 8 .291 .380 .671 4.2 25.3
39. J.P. Crawford, Sea 24 444 .231 46 10 44 6 .321 .382 .703 10.8 22.1
40. Jordy Mercer, Det 32 426 .252 45 9 43 2 .319 .388 .707 8.0 18.2
41. Addison Russell, ChC 25 342 .248 37 8 39 2 .323 .396 .719 8.9 21.4
42. Freddy Galvis, Tor 29 374 .245 38 7 38 6 .295 .377 .672 6.3 20.5
TIER 6 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
43. Daniel Robertson, TB 25 335 .247 37 7 34 2 .341 .387 .728 10.8 22.8
44. J.T. Riddle, Mia 27 427 .247 38 9 41 1 .291 .375 .666 5.8 19.6
45. Yairo Munoz, SL 24 233 .262 24 6 26 4 .318 .402 .720 6.7 19.7
46. Jose Iglesias, FA 29 365 .262 35 4 35 9 .305 .370 .675 4.8 11.8
47. Kevin Newman, Pit 25 253 .260 22 2 23 8 .302 .350 .652 5.2 14.8
48. Brock Holt, Bos 30 255 .259 29 4 26 4 .338 .376 .714 9.7 19.7
49. Troy Tulowitzki, NYY 34 222 .254 26 9 29 0 .314 .423 .737 7.3 19.1
TIER 7 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
50. Bo Bichette, Tor 21 101 .273 14 2 12 3 .322 .429 .751 6.4 18.6
51. Brendan Rodgers, Col 22 96 .267 12 2 12 1 .315 .435 .750 5.1 19.9
52. Miguel Rojas, Mia 30 287 .261 25 4 26 3 .312 .365 .677 5.9 12.9
53. Tim Beckham, Sea 29 222 .239 22 6 24 2 .296 .392 .688 6.6 27.3
54. Tyler Saladino, Mil 29 187 .230 18 4 18 4 .292 .352 .644 7.3 24.2
55. Aledmys Diaz, Hou 28 125 .264 15 4 16 1 .311 .435 .746 5.8 14.7
56. Ehire Adrianza, Min 29 230 .255 22 2 21 4 .311 .352 .663 7.2 19.9
57. Richie Martin, Bal 24 190 .239 18 2 17 5 .299 .341 .640 6.9 19.1
58. Charlie Culberson, Atl 29 152 .242 15 3 16 2 .293 .377 .670 6.0 24.8
59. Adeiny Hechavarria, NYM 29 176 .254 17 2 17 1 .294 .358 .652 5.2 17.5
60. Jorge Mateo, Oak 23 41 .217 4 0 3 3 .265 .334 .599 5.6 29.1
61. Yu Chang, Cle 23 63 .215 5 0 6 1 .281 .363 .644 7.5 30.5

* expected to earn SS qualification requirements