Thursday, October 4, 2012

Fantasy Baseball 2012 - Second Base Rankings (End of Season Update)

  • If Cano had a better start tot he season he might have challenged Miguel Cabrera for MVP rights
  • Gotta love Old Man Scutaro having such a great season
  • Props to Aaaron Hill on a solid season even though we doubted him all season long
How Fantasy Points Are Scored:
Singles - 1pt
Doubles - 2pts
Triples - 3pts
Homeruns - 2pts
RBI - 2pts
Runs Scored - 2pts
Walks - 1pt
Stolen Bases - 1pt

Pre Season RankEnd of Season RankNameTeamFantasy Points
11Robinson CanóNYY741
132Aaron HillARI688
33Ian KinslerTEX674
64Ben ZobristTB659
165Jason KipnisCLE618
206Marco ScutaroSF608
87Dan UgglaATL589
28Dustin PedroiaBOS583
49Brandon PhillipsCIN582
510Rickie WeeksMIL579
1811Danny EspinosaWAS547
2412José AltuveHOU523
1513Daniel MurphyNYM518
714Dustin AckleySEA515
1015Howie KendrickLAA495
1416Omar InfanteDET490
917Neil WalkerPIT489
1118Kelly JohnsonTOR461
2119Darwin BarneyCHC453
2520Gordon BeckhamCWS452

All Star Break

Jason Kipnis and Jose Altuve have really made a name for themselves in the first half.  Many of aren't surprised by Kipnis but Altuve, on the Astros, is really proving to be a top notch 2B in fantasy.  Daniel Murphy would be even higher on this list if he figured out how to hit the long ball.  he does have 3 HRs but 2 of them came in one game.  Of these 10 guys I want to say that Aaron Hill will be the one not on this list come September.  Just can't see him keeping the average anywhere near .300.


Pre Season RankAll Star RankNameTeamG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS Fantasy Points
11Robinson CanóNYY853325710426120513153110.3130.3740.5780.953400
32Ian KinslerTEX843626310126394131501560.2790.3410.4420.783396
163Jason KipnisCLE83329539183114933572010.2770.3450.4190.765373
64Ben ZobristTB82289507218411375651960.2490.3710.4530.825348
85Dan UgglaATL84294536515012455599020.2210.3510.3950.746343
136Aaron HillARI82313399421511402549720.3000.3550.5050.860326
97Neil WalkerPIT8330942902106413270720.2910.3570.4170.774322
48Brandon PhillipsCIN78304448513110481738500.2800.3220.4280.750316
249José AltuveHOU79317489620452717451550.3030.3440.4380.783311
1510Daniel MurphyNYM8431232922323432040610.2950.3350.4100.746298
Excludes: Asdrubal Cabrera (SS)
Kyle Seager (3B)

Preseason Ranking

 
Projected Starting Second Basemen courtesy of MLB Depth Charts
** - Breakout Season Candidate

Chase Utley will miss the beginning of the season and there is no timetable set for his return.  Freddy Galvis will man second base until then!

Who Would You Rather Have? Rickie Week vs Jemile Weeks

NameTeamPreseason
Ranking
Robinson CanóNYY1
Dustin PedroiaBOS2
Ian KinslerTEX3
Brandon PhillipsCIN4
Rickie WeeksMIL5
Ben ZobristTB6
Dustin Ackley**SEA7
Dan UgglaATL8
Neil WalkerPIT9
Howie KendrickLAA10


NameTeamPreseason
Ranking
Kelly JohnsonTOR11
Jemile WeeksOAK12
Aaron HillARI13
Omar InfanteMIA14
Daniel MurphyNYM15
Jason Kipnis**CLE16
Danny EspinosaWAS17
Orlando HudsonSD18
Marco ScutaroCOL19
Darwin BarneyCHC20
Daniel DescalsoSTL21
Robert AndinoBAL22
Alexi CassilaMIN23
Jose AltuveHOU24
Gordon BeckhamCWS25
Johnny Giavotella**KC26
Freddy GalvisPHI27
Mark EllisLAD28
Ryan RaburnDET29
Freddy SanchezSF30

Stats from last season
  • Just 5 second basmen hit over .300 and that includes Daniel Murphy and Jemile Weeks
    • 9 others hit over .275
  • 8 second basemen hit 20+ HRs
    • 10 others hit at least 10
  • Robinson Cano(118) was the only second basmen to drive in over 91 runs
    • Just 6 others drove in over 75
  • 10 second basemen struck out at least 100 times
    • Just 3 walked 75+ times
  • 8 second basemen hit at least 30 doubles
  • 6 second basemen stole 20+ bags
    • 5 others stole at least 15
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