The average scoring by position was calculated by taking the top 10 at C, 1B, 2B, 3B and SS while OF and SP were based on the top 30.

Players that are eligible for multiple position were only counted once - so Hanley Ramirez was counted as a 1B not an OF, Eugenio Suarez at 3B not SS, etc..

The most glaring observation is that Buster Posey, the top catcher at 104 points, has scored below the average at every other position.  I am not sure why people believe in drafting catchers early, but this is a good example of why it's not worth it.  There is also a very small difference between Posey and J.T. Realmuto, the 10th best catcher.

RPV (Fantasy Points-Top 10 Avg)/Top 10 Avg

CTeamPointsRPV1BTeamPointsRPV
Buster PoseySF10415%Anthony RizzoCHC16326%
Yadier MolinaSTL966%Brandon BeltSF1386%
Francisco CervelliPIT966%David OrtizBOS1386%
Welington CastilloARI955%Chris CarterMIL1376%
Jonathan LucroyMIL944%Edwin EncarnacionTOR127-2%
Brian McCannNYY89-2%Wil MyersSD123-5%
John JasoPIT86-5%Chris DavisBAL121-7%
Salvador PerezKC84-7%Paul GoldschmidtARI120-7%
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaDET84-7%Victor MartinezDET116-10%
J.T. RealmutoMIA77-15%Hanley RamirezBOS113-13%

2BTeamPointsRPV3BTeamPointsRPVSSTeamPointsRPV
Jose AltuveHOU17737%Josh DonaldsonTOR17029%Trevor StoryCOL15738%
Robinson CanoSEA15117%Nolan ArenadoCOL16929%Aledmys DiazSTL12813%
Daniel MurphyWAS1344%Manny MachadoBAL1396%Xander BogaertsBOS12712%
Dustin PedroiaBOS128-1%Kris BryantCHC1321%Carlos CorreaHOU1162%
Ben ZobristCHC125-3%Nick CastellanosDET123-6%Francisco LindorCLE108-5%
Ian KinslerDET124-4%Eugenio SuarezCIN121-8%Corey SeagerLAD105-7%
Rougned OdorTEX119-8%Matt CarpenterSTL121-8%Jordy MercerPIT102-10%
Jean SeguraARI114-12%Travis ShawBOS116-12%Yunel EscobarLAA99-13%
Neil WalkerNYM112-13%Kyle SeagerSEA113-14%Zack CozartCIN97-15%
Logan ForsytheTB109-16%Todd FrazierCWS109-17%Jonathan VillarMIL96-15%

OFTeamPointsRPVOF2TeamPointsRPVOF3TeamPointsRPV
Bryce HarperWAS15713%Giancarlo StantonMIA1317%Colby RasmusHOU1174%
Dexter FowlerCHC1477%Mark TrumboBAL1263%Andrew McCutchenPIT1163%
Mike TroutLAA1413%Matt KempSD1252%Denard SpanSF1152%
Hunter PenceSF1413%George SpringerHOU1241%Nick MarkakisATL1142%
Jose BautistaTOR1391%Michael ConfortoNYM1230%Ian DesmondTEX1131%
Yoenis CespedesNYM136-1%Carlos GonzalezCOL122-1%Yasmany TomasARI1120%
Mookie BettsBOS136-1%Christian YelichMIA121-2%Jay BruceCIN111-1%
Stephen PiscottySTL133-3%Gerardo ParraCOL121-2%Nelson CruzSEA110-2%
Ryan BraunMIL132-4%Odubel HerreraPHI119-3%Angel PaganSF108-4%
Gregory PolancoPIT132-4%Starling MartePIT117-5%Curtis GrandersonNYM107-5%

SPTeamPointsRPVSP2TeamPointsRPVSP3TeamPointsRPV
Jake ArrietaCHC155.513%Marcus StromanTOR1223%Drew SmylyTB114.93%
Chris SaleCWS152.211%Corey KluberCLE1212%Michael WachaSTL114.22%
Clayton KershawLAD1498%Aaron NolaPHI1191%Tanner RoarkWAS113.21%
Stephen StrasburgWAS146.57%Tyler ChatwoodCOL118.91%Carlos MartinezSTL112.41%
Jose QuintanaCWS133.9-3%Jimmy NelsonMIL118.70%Edinson VolquezKC112.21%
Jon LesterCHC132-4%Rick PorcelloBOS117.4-1%Masahiro TanakaNYY110.7-1%
J.A. HappTOR129.9-6%Vincent VelasquezPHI116.7-1%Rich HillOAK110.5-1%
Johnny CuetoSF127.7-7%Aaron SanchezTOR116.2-2%Colby LewisTEX110.5-1%
Jordan ZimmermannDET125.5-9%Madison BumgarnerSF115.9-2%Steven WrightBOS108.7-3%
Jeff SamardzijaSF122.9-11%Max ScherzerWAS115.5-2%Kenta MaedaLAD108-3%

Scoring:

Hitters
Singles - 1pt
Doubles - 2pts
Triples - 3pts
Home runs - 2pts
RBI - 2pts
Runs Scored - 2pts
Walks - 1pt
Stolen Bases - 1pt

Pitchers
Quality Start - 5pts
Win - 5pts
Inning Pitch - 2pts
Strikeout - .5pt
ER - (1pt)

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