Fantasy Baseball: 2019 SS Rankings

Nationals Trea Turner

2019 may finally be the year of the shortstop! After many years of terrible positional depth and limited top end talent the position finally is among the strongest. Part of that is due to the decline of first base and second base. However, it also partly due to a wave of excited young players with hitting upside in the last few years. The other great thing about shortstop is that it has become a place where you can find pretty much any skill set. We have our speed guys, our power guys and even some who will hit for a decent average. No longer is this the position you dread to draft!

The top-12 feels especially strong, with all 12 being in contention for top-100 picks on most sites. The injury to Francisco Lindor has meant that Trea Turner currently stands out above the rest. However, he is closely followed by a group which contains the likes of Javier Baez, Manny Machado, Alex Bregman, Trevor Story and Lindor himself. Those six have somewhat distanced themselves. They reside in a tier that you are having to commit to in the first couple of rounds.

Following that six the position kind of comes in dribs and drabs. You have the speedster Adalberto Mondesi, and the young players with a little less shine on them than a couple of years ago, Carlos Correa, Corey Seager and Xander Bogaerts. Jean Segura and Gleybar Torres generally make up the consensus top-12. After that things get a little bit more questionable and it becomes a case of picking your poison, and being willing to sacrifice some stats to get others. There are still some solid names out there but they do not have the razz-ma-tazz of the top-12.

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Without further ado let’s take a look at the 2019 fantasy baseball shortstop rankings for roto leagues.

PlayerTeamOther PostionsKyle's RanksBen's RanksCombined Ranks
Trea TurnerWSH111
Francisco LindorCLE222
Javier BaezCHC2B/3B333
Manny MachadoSD454.5
Alex BregmanHOU3B544.5
Trevor StoryCOL666
Adalberto MondesiKC777
Carlos CorreaHOU888
Xander BogaertsBOS9109.5
Corey SeagerLAD12910.5
Gleyber TorresNYY2B101211
Jean SeguraPHI111111
Tim AndersonCWS131313
Jurickson ProfarOAK1B/3B141615
Paul DeJongSTL161415
Elvis AndrusTEX151716
Jose PerazaCIN171516
Marcus SemienOAK181918.5
Andrelton SimmonsLAA192019.5
Amed RosarioNYM211819.5
Willy AdamesTB222121.5
Eduardo EscobarARI3B202623
Lourdes Gurriel Jr.TOR2B242223
Jorge PolancoMIN232524
Marwin GonzalezMIN1B/2B/OF262425
Ketel MarteARI2B272325
Chris TaylorLADOF252726
Asdrubal CabreraTEX2B/3B282828
Didi GregoriusNYY293130
Garrett HampsonCOL322930.5
Brandon CrawfordSF303231
Orlando ArciaMIL333031.5
Dansby SwansonATL313332

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