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Baseball's Best Leadoff Hitters

Fantasy Baseball's Best Leadoff Hitters
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The Houston Astros have moved Jose Altuve to third in the batting order, where he is thriving.  Altuve is hitting .431 over 65 ABs with a .500 OBP and .646 SLG!  Fantasy baseball owners are getting more out of their 5'6 2B than every before.

Matt Carpenter hit 28 HRs in 2015 and is proving that his power surge was no fluke.  He is already half way there this season, with 5 more HRs in June giving him 14 on the year.  Carpenter owned a .358/.490/.679 triple slash out of the leadoff spot for the St. Louis Cardinals in June.

Fantasy owners that held onto/acquired Jean Segura got the most of him in June.  A .414 OBP led to 19 runs scored and seven stolen bases.  He had drawn just five walks all year before drawing 15 base on balls in June.

Baseball's Best Cleanup Hitters

After struggling to start the season in the middle of the Baltimore Orioles lineup, Adam Jones has thrived in the leadoff spot.  He hit .316 in June, with 11 home runs and five doubles!  The hot stick led to 29 runs scored and 27 runs batted in, giving him 50 runs and RBI on the year.

Mookie Betts77344369991841667542151120.288416
Matt Carpenter6825631377245145247505700.301373
Ian Kinsler7331234292152146346225880.295373
Jean Segura7331534398164546342045130.311320
Charlie Blackmon6125628978132124842254260.305318
Dexter Fowler612362816819374128356160.288279
Zack Cozart6426328570191114230173910.266264
Denard Span722973387410343528324580.249260
Jose Altuve4417620558180939272421150.330256
Curtis Granderson6726730861114133722336620.228246
Odubel Herrera59229261727163821283880.314241
Jon Jay642682877924023523156220.295238
Jacoby Ellsbury6324828266115332222434130.266235
Yunel Escobar682733008518033320203600.311232
Chase Utley622482796511253824225410.262232
Jonathan Villar4719121860101531202460220.314225
Adam Eaton61242281639532419263850.260202
John Jaso582162456213242620243300.287199
Adam Jones321351494360113231102510.319197
Eduardo Nunez43190200626183019722130.326196
Logan Forsythe481902105715262718174640.300193
Coco Crisp431801964514242725142530.250188
George Springer35148172385182823213330.257179
Rajai Davis381561734081726211343140.256178
Alcides Escobar60260277659202117941100.250173
Nori Aoki50201233445312710222940.219156
Carlos Santana35137163327062316262130.234152
Ben Revere421791953932122131219100.218139
Ichiro Suzuki271151294250022714840.365123
Rougned Odor2812713133815201512130.260122

Stats via FanGraphs

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