Memoir Baseball OF Rankings: Outfield Tiers, Sleepers, Draft Draw

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Outfield is as soon as extra one of account baseball’s deepest positions. There is no scarcity of prime-tier stars and bright sleepers, and also you don’t in actual fact desire any trend of draft formulation when drawing advance this space. There are outfielders value drafting early, within the center rounds, and slow, and also you are going to be in a space to search out energy hitters, energy-tempo contributors, and excessive-moderate guys. Which capability that of this, our OF rankings need to no longer be looked at as a strict recordsdata for drafting, as your picks after the foremost 10-15 players will within the waste advance down to class needs. 

The stop 5 outfielders in our rankings will most likely advance off the board within the foremost round. From there, it’s somebody’s wager as to how issues will play out. Private desire will play a astronomical role within the state whereby players are drafted. We imperfect some younger players admire Trent Grisham greater than most sites, and we moreover seem to own extra admire for enormous-time sluggers admire Jorge Soler and Joey Gallo. Your draft formulation could well perchance push you towards greater-moderate, extra versatile players as an different. As we said within the intro, that’s perfectly dazzling, but it with out a doubt could well result in wild differences in our rankings and your astronomical board.

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That is acceptable the scheme it goes at this space, but one thing we would warning towards is relying too worthy on final year’s stats when hanging collectively your rankings. All of us know final year was uncommon one, and there own been quite a bit of hitters who uncharacteristically struggled in their shrimp action. In the occasion that they dealt with even one injury on prime of the dearth of games, that could perchance vastly skew their final stat line. Conversely, we own viewed no longer most likely players own an ethical 60 games before falling off within the final 100 games before. Avid gamers did no longer own the likelihood to tumble off final year, making it seem admire they had been/are greater than they are with out a doubt.

That is obviously ethical for all people, but with outfield being the deepest offensive space, there are extra examples. Moreover, even in three-OF leagues, it’s easy to tumble motivate on drafting an OF while you are going to be in a space to’t gain players you admire at other positions, which continually leads to overdrafting outfielders. Whereas you are going to be in a space to’t basically put collectively for particular scenarios, you are going to be in a space to continually remind yourself to focal level on greater than appropriate final year and which stats you want. That ought to quiet allow you attach collectively the most total, successfully-rounded outfield and retain some distance from overdrafting ability busts.

We will be updating the OF rankings throughout the spring, so test motivate for the latest player dash. Please stamp that these rankings are compiled as if all players are exclusively eligible at OF. Some players, similar to Whit Merrifield or Ketel Marte, would be ranked greater total thanks to their multi-space eligibility.

Memoir Baseball OF Rankings: Outfield Tiers, Sleepers, Draft Draw

Rankings in step with 5×5 H2H leagues with Rs, HRs, RBIs, SBs, and Batting Moderate as hitting lessons. 

Living eligibility in step with Yahoo’s default settings

= player no longer eligible at a space on draft day but anticipated to play there throughout the season

Incorrect Player (bats) Age (as of 4/1) Crew Other Pos. Tier
1 Juan Soto (L) 22 Nationals 1
2 Ronald Acuna Jr. (R) 23 Braves 1
3 Mookie Betts (R) 28 Dodgers 1
4 Christian Yelich (L) 29 Brewers 1
5 Mike Trout (R) 29 Angels 1
6 Cody Bellinger (L) 25 Dodgers 1B 2
7 Bryce Harper (L) 28 Phillies 2
8 Luis Robert (R) 23 White Sox 2
9 Kyle Tucker (L) 24 Astros 2
10 Trent Grisham (L) 24 Padres 2
11 Aaron Take (R) 28 Yankees 2
12 George Springer (R) 31 Blue Jays 2
13 Eloy Jimenez (R) 24 White Sox 2
14 J.D. Martinez (R) 33 Crimson Sox 2
15 Marcell Ozuna (R) 30 Braves 2
16 Yordan Alvarez (L) 23 Astros 2
17 Jorge Soler (R) 29 Royals 2
18 Charlie Blackmon (L) 34 Rockies 2
19 Joey Gallo (L) 27 Rangers 3
20 Whit Merrifield (R) 32 Royals 2B 3
21 Starling Marte (R) 32 Marlins 3
22 Franmil Reyes (R) 25 Indians 3
23 Cut Castellanos (R) 29 Reds 3
24 Michael Conforto (L) 28 Mets 3
25 Giancarlo Stanton (R) 31 Yankees 3
26 AJ Pollock (L) 33 Dodgers 3
27 Kyle Lewis (R) 25 Mariners 3
28 Eddie Rosario (L) 29 Indians 3
29 Brandon Lowe (L) 26 Rays 1B, 2B 3
30 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (R) 27 Blue Jays 2B 3
31 Randy Arozarena (R) 26 Rays 4
32 Mike Yastrzemski (L) 30 Giants 4
33 Austin Meadows (L) 25 Rays 4
34 Victor Robles (R) 23 Nationals 4
35 Tommy Pham (R) 33 Padres 4
36 Wil Myers (R) 30 Padres 1B 4
37 Cavan Biggio (L) 25 Blue Jays 2B, 3B 4
38 Byron Buxton (R) 27 Twins 4
39 Cut Senzel (R) 25 Reds 4
40 Kris Bryant (R) 29 Cubs 3B 4
41 Ketel Marte (S) 27 D-backs 2B, SS 4
42 Michael Brantley (L) 33 Astros 4
43 Jeff McNeil (L) 28 Mets 2B, 3B 4
44 Ian Happ (S) 26 Cubs 2B, 3B 4
45 Trey Mancini (R) 29 Orioles 1B 5
46 Max Kepler (L) 28 Twins 5
47 Ryan Mountcastle (R) 24 Orioles 1B 5
48 Dominic Smith (L) 25 Mets 1B 5
49 Anthony Santander (S) 26 Orioles 5
50 Teoscar Hernandez (R) 28 Blue Jays 5
51 Cut Solak (R) 25 Rangers 2B, 3B 5
52 Dylan Moore (R) 28 Mariners 2B, 3B, SS 5
53 Austin Riley (R) 23 Braves 3B 5
54 J.D. Davis (R) 27 Mets 3B 5
55 Hunter Renfroe (R) 29 Crimson Sox 5
56 Kyle Schwarber (L) 28 Nationals 5
57 Joc Pederson (L) 28 Cubs 1B 5
58 Clint Frazier (R) 26 Yankees 5
59 Aaron Hicks (S) 31 Yankees 5
60 Alex Verdugo (L) 24 Crimson Sox 5
61 Ramon Laureano (R) 26 A’s 5
62 Leody Taveras (S) 22 Rangers 5
63 Kole Calhoun (L) 33 D-backs 6
64 Randal Grichuk (R) 29 Blue Jays 6
65 Mitch Haniger (R) 30 Mariners 6
66 Corey Dickerson (R) 31 Marlins 6
67 Andrew McCutchen (R) 34 Phillies 6
68 Andrew Benintendi (L) 26 Royals 6
69 Jesse Winker (L) 27 Reds 6
70 Justin Upton (R) 33 Angels 6
71 Willie Calhoun (L) 26 Rangers 6
72 Victor Reyes (S) 26 Tigers 6
73 Tommy Edman (S) 25 Cardinals 3B, SS, OF 6
74 Manuel Margot (R) 26 Rays 6
75 Garrett Hampson (R) 26 Rockies 2B, SS 6
76 Brandon Belt (L) 32 Giants 1B 6
77 Hunter Dozier (R) 29 Royals 1B, 3B 6
78 Dylan Carlson (S) 22 Cardinals 6
79 Austin Hays (R) 25 Orioles 6
80 Adam Eaton (L) 32 White Sox 6
81 Lorenzo Cain (R) 34 Brewers 6
82 Raimel Tapia (L) 27 Rockies 7
83 Gregory Polanco (L) 29 Pirates 7
84 Avisail Garcia (R) 29 Brewers 7
85 David Peralta (L) 33 D-backs 7
86 David Dahl (L) 27 Rangers 7
87 Brand Canha (R) 32 A’s 1B 7
88 Brandon Nimmo (L) 28 Mets 7
89 Brian Anderson (R) 27 Marlins 3B 7
90 Sam Hilliard (L) 27 Rockies 7
91 Stephen Piscotty (R) 30 A’s 7
92 Bryan Reynolds (S) 26 Pirates 7
93 Jon Berti (R) 30 Marlines 2B, 3B, SS 7
94 Garrett Cooper (R) 30 Marlins 1B 8
95 Chris Taylor (R) 30 Dodgers 2B, SS 8
96 Aristides Aquino (R) 26 Reds 8
97 Jason Heyward (L) 31 Cubs 8
98 Kevin Kiermaier (L) 30 Rays 8
99 Harrison Bader (R) 26 Cardinals 8
100 Dee Contemporary-Gordon (L) 32 Reds 2B, SS* 8
101 Oscar Mercado (R) 26 Indians 8
102 Daulton Varsho (L) 24 D-backs C 8
103 Jo Adell (R) 21 Angels 8
104 Yoshi Tsutsugo (L) 29 Rays 3B 8
105 Josh Naylor (L) 23 Indians 8
106 Jarred Kelenic (L) 21 Mariners 8
107 Cedric Mullins (S) 26 Orioles 9
108 Alex Kirilloff (L) 23 Twins 9
109 Alex Dickerson (L) 30 Giants 9
110 Cristian Pache (R) 22 Braves 9
111 Jurickson Profar (S) 27 Padres 2B 9
112 Scott Kingery (R) 26 Phillies 2B 9
113 Tyler O’Neill (R) 25 Cardinals 9
114 Roman Quinn (S) 27 Phillies 9
115 Michael Chavis (R) 25 Crimson Sox 1B, 2B 9
116 Mauricio Dubon (R) 26 Giants 2B, SS 9
117 Myles Straw (R) 26 Astros 9
118 Shogo Akiyama (L) 32 Reds 9
119 Robbie Grossman (S) 31 Tigers 9
120 Jake Fraley (L) 25 Mariners 9

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