Third Base Fantasy Baseball Rankings for 2018

RotoAce provides detailed third base fantasy baseball rankings broken into tiers, along with 2018 projections for all of the major statistical categories.

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2018 THIRD BASE RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS

TIER 1 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
1. Nolan Arenado, Col 26 667 .298 102 38 117 3 .363 .576 .939 9.2 15.4
2. Kris Bryant, ChC 26 675 .290 111 34 109 7 .397 .546 .943 13.4 20.6
3. Manny Machado, Bal 25 664 .290 101 37 106 7 .348 .536 .874 8.0 16.1
4. Josh Donaldson, Tor 32 633 .280 106 36 107 4 .388 .546 .934 14.3 20.1
5. Jose Ramirez, Cle 25 671 .305 97 23 95 17 .363 .504 .867 8.5 10.2
TIER 2 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
6. Alex Bregman, Hou 24 655 .282 90 23 88 15 .352 .478 .830 8.9 15.3
7. Joey Gallo, Tex 24 623 .229 97 42 109 6 .345 .521 .866 14.2 33.5
8. Kyle Seager, Sea 30 632 .267 83 27 92 3 .340 .473 .813 9.4 16.2
9. Anthony Rendon, Was 27 600 .286 81 22 88 6 .379 .486 .865 12.3 15.9
10. Jake Lamb, Ari 27 620 .252 82 28 92 5 .346 .482 .828 12.1 24.0
11. Mike Moustakas, KC 29 569 .268 77 30 89 0 .326 .494 .820 7.0 15.7
12. Miguel Sano, Min 24 530 .257 78 31 89 0 .347 .514 .861 11.8 32.6
13. Travis Shaw, Mil 27 607 .258 75 27 87 6 .332 .464 .796 9.4 23.2
14. Nick Castellanos, Det 26 607 .273 77 24 88 4 .327 .489 .816 7.0 21.9
15. Eugenio Suarez, Cin 26 628 .258 80 25 86 6 .350 .453 .793 11.5 22.5
TIER 3 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
16. Adrian Beltre, Tex 38 557 .291 73 22 82 1 .357 .480 .837 8.7 13.4
17. Rafael Devers, Bos 21 549 .285 74 21 81 5 .341 .488 .829 7.5 21.2
18. Maikel Franco, Phi 25 565 .264 69 25 79 1 .319 .469 .788 7.0 15.3
19. Evan Longoria, SF 32 622 .267 73 22 85 3 .323 .458 .781 6.8 17.8
20. Matt Chapman, Oak 24 611 .234 79 29 87 5 .311 .464 .775 10.1 28.4
21. Justin Turner, LAD 33 400 .296 58 15 57 2 .380 .491 .871 9.9 13.2
22. Jedd Gyorko, SL 29 519 .257 64 23 72 4 .326 .455 .781 9.0 21.7
23. Todd Frazier, NYM 32 589 .227 72 27 80 6 .323 .439 .762 11.3 21.8
24. Tim Beckham, Bal* 28 553 .255 65 18 64 7 .308 .423 .731 6.5 28.1
TIER 4 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
25. Josh Harrison, Pit 30 590 .277 69 11 56 13 .325 .408 .733 4.8 15.9
26. Eduardo Nunez, Bos 30 363 .294 43 10 45 16 .327 .447 .774 4.2 13.3
27. Ryon Healy, Sea 26 469 .265 56 19 63 0 .302 .452 .754 4.7 22.8
28. Asdrubal Cabrera, NYM 32 528 .264 58 15 60 3 .328 .421 .749 8.2 17.1
29. Jeimer Candelario, Det 24 562 .262 61 15 65 0 .335 .417 .752 9.4 21.1
30. Eduardo Escobar, Min 29 576 .258 60 15 61 5 .311 .419 .730 6.8 19.0
31. Wilmer Flores, NYM 26 419 .272 49 17 46 1 .319 .459 .778 6.0 14.6
32. Colin Moran, Pit 25 455 .267 50 14 55 1 .327 .422 .749 7.8 20.5
TIER 5 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
33. Yolmer Sanchez, ChW 25 511 .255 50 11 52 8 .305 .384 .689 5.9 20.6
34. Derek Dietrich, Mia 28 500 .253 54 14 57 1 .338 .425 .763 8.1 21.5
35. Matt Davidson, ChW 27 534 .211 57 23 67 0 .271 .397 .668 7.0 36.1
36. Yangervis Solarte, Tor 30 400 .269 47 13 50 2 .329 .442 .771 7.5 12.3
37. Brandon Drury, NYY* 25 416 .264 44 13 51 2 .311 .429 .740 5.8 19.7
38. Jose Reyes, NYM 34 391 .250 43 9 37 13 .310 .391 .701 7.8 15.5
39. Gleyber Torres, NYY* 21 248 .260 30 7 28 8 .329 .402 .731 8.9 22.5
39. Logan Forsythe, LAD* 31 495 .243 52 14 54 4 .335 .392 .727 10.9 23.2
40. Matt Duffy, TB* 27 431 .266 44 8 45 7 .319 .389 .708 6.6 15.9
41. Chase Headley, SD 33 437 .252 41 10 44 4 .329 .376 .705 9.5 22.6
42. Luis Valbuena, LAA 32 434 .228 50 18 57 0 .320 .426 .746 11.5 24.8
43. Martin Prado, Mia 34 424 .273 45 7 42 1 .324 .392 .716 6.5 13.4
44. Miguel Andujar, NYY 23 256 .272 30 8 29 2 .320 .441 .761 6.1 16.3
TIER 6 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
45. Nick Senzel, Cin 22 117 .275 14 2 15 2 .333 .453 .786 7.5 21.8
46. J.D. Davis, Hou 24 143 .246 19 6 20 1 .306 .442 .748 7.0 27.8
47. Cheslor Cuthbert, KC 25 354 .254 38 10 39 1 .313 .412 .725 7.2 19.5
48. Christian Arroyo, TB 22 340 .260 33 7 35 3 .304 .384 .688 5.3 17.9
49. Cory Spangenberg, SD 27 270 .258 28 6 27 6 .317 .397 .714 7.1 23.7
50. Hernan Perez, Mil 27 216 .258 24 5 24 8 .293 .400 .693 4.6 19.2
51. Johan Camargo, Atl 24 465 .265 43 8 48 1 .305 .393 .698 5.0 18.4
52. Rio Ruiz, Atl 23 248 .229 24 7 26 1 .308 .378 .686 9.8 26.0
53. David Freese, Pit 34 251 .254 26 6 28 0 .339 .392 .731 9.6 25.7
54. Brian Anderson, Mia 24 222 .250 22 6 25 0 .315 .403 .718 7.7 22.3
55. Christian Villanueva, SD 26 239 .233 27 8 32 1 .290 .406 .696 6.8 22.7
56. Sean Rodriguez, Pit 32 227 .225 23 8 26 1 .294 .390 .684 7.5 30.8
57. Ryan Schimpf, TB 29 125 .193 13 5 15 1 .288 .397 .685 10.8 33.5
58. Yunel Escobar, FA 35 236 .281 27 3 21 1 .342 .404 .746 7.8 14.1
59. Trevor Plouffe, Tex 31 181 .239 18 5 19 0 .294 .398 .692 8.5 23.9
60. Greg Garcia, SL 28 211 .252 21 2 19 3 .342 .346 .688 11.0 20.4
61. Pablo Sandoval, SF 31 164 .249 16 4 18 0 .300 .397 .697 6.1 18.9
62. Sheldon Neuse, Oak 23 81 .245 8 2 8 1 .294 .377 .671 6.0 26.5

* expected to earn 3B qualification requirements