Fantasy Baseball First Half RPV

Using relative position value,  (Fantasy Points-Position Average)/Position Average, we can calculate just how valuable players have been for fantasy baseball owners this season, at each position. 

I found RPV thanks to Joe Pisapia (@JoePisapia17)

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Top 12 Starting Pitchers (845.2 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/IP IP K BB ERA RPV
Justin Verlander HOU 936.0 6.82 137.2 172 24 2.29 11%
Chris Sale BOS 936.0 7.26 129.0 188 31 2.23 11%
Max Scherzer WAS 921.0 6.86 134.2 182 34 2.41 9%
Trevor Bauer CLE 918.0 6.75 136.1 175 42 2.31 9%
Gerrit Cole HOU 859.0 6.71 128.1 177 45 2.52 2%
Aaron Nola PHI 843.0 6.53 129.0 131 35 2.30 0%
Jacob deGrom NYM 840.5 6.83 123.1 149 30 1.68 -1%
Luis Severino NYY 828.0 6.46 128.1 144 32 2.31 -2%
Corey Kluber CLE 810.0 6.08 133.2 132 17 2.76 -4%
Patrick Corbin ARI 784.0 6.42 122.1 149 35 3.24 -7%
James Paxton SEA 740.5 6.22 119.1 155 33 3.70 -12%
Blake Snell TB 726.5 6.11 119.0 134 47 2.27 -14%
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SP 13-24 (642.5 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/IP IP K BB ERA RPV
Jose Berrios MIN 717.5 5.65 127.1 127 29 3.68 12%
Zack Greinke ARI 679.5 5.61 121.2 124 23 3.18 6%
Charlie Morton HOU 677.0 6.04 112.1 146 45 2.96 5%
Mike Clevinger CLE 672.5 5.51 122.0 118 40 3.47 5%
Miles Mikolas STL 663.5 5.57 119.1 83 20 2.79 3%
Lance McCullers HOU 633.0 5.65 112.1 119 43 3.77 -1%
Kyle Gibson MIN 618.5 5.37 115.2 114 46 3.42 -4%
Sean Manaea OAK 615.0 4.99 123.2 83 24 3.42 -4%
Mike Foltynewicz ATL 615.0 6.08 101.2 120 42 2.66 -4%
Marco Gonzales SEA 615.0 5.44 113.1 98 22 3.41 -4%
Rick Porcello BOS 607.0 5.06 120.0 115 31 4.13 -6%
Dallas Keuchel HOU 596.5 4.89 122.1 93 33 3.75 -7%
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SP 25-36 (573.4 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/IP IP K BB ERA RPV
Ross Stripling LAD 588.5 6.19 95.1 108 14 2.08 3%
Tyler Anderson COL 581.0 5.13 113.2 108 38 3.72 1%
James Shields CHW 580.0 4.60 126.0 92 49 4.43 1%
J.A. Happ TOR 577.5 5.30 109.0 121 35 4.29 1%
Kyle Freeland COL 576.0 5.00 115.2 92 38 3.11 0%
Clayton Richard SD 573.5 4.63 124.0 92 47 4.43 0%
Jhoulys Chacin MIL 571.5 4.97 115.0 88 47 3.68 0%
Carlos Carrasco CLE 570.0 5.58 102.2 112 23 4.12 -1%
Eduardo Rodriguez BOS 567.0 5.44 104.2 110 32 3.44 -1%
Tyler Skaggs LAA 567.0 5.79 98.0 105 28 2.57 -1%
Jameson Taillon PIT 564.5 5.33 106.0 103 30 3.91 -2%
Alex Wood LAD 564.5 5.37 105.2 94 20 3.92 -2%
Top 12 Catchers (381.1 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
J.T. Realmuto MIA 473.9 1.56 303 12 0.226 0.383 24%
Willson Contreras CHC 469.6 1.38 341 7 0.170 0.356 23%
Wilson Ramos TB 443.4 1.41 315 14 0.191 0.358 16%
Buster Posey SF 424.9 1.25 339 5 0.120 0.339 11%
Yasmani Grandal LAD 421.0 1.38 306 13 0.213 0.352 10%
Evan Gattis HOU 413.0 1.29 320 19 0.249 0.329 8%
Francisco Cervelli PIT 340.5 1.45 235 9 0.217 0.366 -11%
Yadier Molina STL 323.3 1.29 251 13 0.200 0.336 -15%
Tucker Barnhart CIN 320.0 0.98 327 5 0.105 0.304 -16%
Yan Gomes CLE 314.9 1.16 271 10 0.190 0.316 -17%
John Hicks DET 314.5 1.19 264 9 0.163 0.331 -17%
Robinson Chirinos TEX 314.1 1.19 263 11 0.209 0.325 -18%
Top 12 First Basemen (582.7 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Freddie Freeman ATL 721.4 7.67 420 16 0.218 0.390 24%
Paul Goldschmidt ARI 694.3 7.31 417 21 0.253 0.388 19%
Joey Votto CIN 648.3 6.82 422 9 0.152 0.384 11%
Matt Carpenter STL 610.7 6.86 378 19 0.266 0.379 5%
Jesus Aguilar MIL 583.1 6.70 316 24 0.324 0.412 0%
Whit Merrifield KC 567.4 6.24 403 5 0.127 0.357 -3%
Justin Smoak TOR 546.0 6.20 368 16 0.239 0.366 -6%
Max Muncy LAD 540.0 7.30 279 22 0.333 0.415 -7%
Cody Bellinger LAD 536.8 5.65 388 17 0.236 0.343 -8%
Brandon Belt SF 523.8 6.47 345 13 0.193 0.365 -10%
Rhys Hoskins PHI 517.3 6.02 370 14 0.204 0.356 -11%
Carlos Santana PHI 503.4 5.30 407 14 0.187 0.328 -14%
Top 12 Second Basemen (603.4 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Jose Ramirez CLE 857.2 2.05 419 29 0.327 0.418 42%
Jose Altuve HOU 668.6 1.54 434 9 0.139 0.374 11%
Ozzie Albies ATL 616.6 1.43 432 20 0.235 0.352 2%
Matt Carpenter STL 610.7 1.62 378 19 0.266 0.379 1%
Javier Baez CHC 607.8 1.67 365 19 0.274 0.365 1%
Scooter Gennett CIN 605.8 1.56 389 16 0.195 0.376 0%
Jed Lowrie OAK 590.4 1.45 406 16 0.207 0.367 -2%
Whit Merrifield KC 567.4 1.41 403 5 0.127 0.357 -6%
Cesar Hernandez PHI 555.1 1.31 423 8 0.111 0.343 -8%
Max Muncy LAD 540.0 1.94 279 22 0.333 0.415 -11%
Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 524.8 1.38 380 17 0.209 0.352 -13%
Chris Taylor LAD 496.7 1.27 392 11 0.201 0.341 -18%
Top 12 Third Basemen (665.4 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Jose Ramirez CLE 857.2 2.05 419 29 0.327 0.418 29%
Manny Machado BAL/LAD 745.7 1.81 413 24 0.260 0.388 12%
Alex Bregman HOU 736.8 1.70 434 20 0.251 0.399 11%
Freddie Freeman ATL 721.4 1.72 420 16 0.218 0.390 8%
Nolan Arenado COL 718.2 1.82 395 23 0.274 0.408 8%
Eugenio Suarez CIN 625.6 1.80 348 19 0.262 0.406 -6%
Nicholas Castellanos DET 623.7 1.52 409 15 0.212 0.372 -6%
Matt Carpenter STL 610.7 1.62 378 19 0.266 0.379 -8%
Javier Baez CHC 607.8 1.67 365 19 0.274 0.365 -9%
Scooter Gennett CIN 605.8 1.56 389 16 0.195 0.376 -9%
Jed Lowrie OAK 590.4 1.45 406 16 0.207 0.367 -11%
Brian Anderson MIA 541.9 1.28 424 8 0.140 0.348 -19%
Top 12 Shortstops (601.5 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Francisco Lindor CLE 758.3 1.72 442 25 0.271 0.386 26%
Manny Machado BAL/LAD 745.7 1.81 413 24 0.260 0.388 24%
Alex Bregman HOU 736.8 1.70 434 20 0.251 0.399 22%
Trevor Story COL 674.7 1.67 405 20 0.262 0.384 12%
Javier Baez CHC 607.8 1.67 365 19 0.274 0.365 1%
Xander Bogaerts BOS 544.5 1.56 348 16 0.252 0.372 -9%
Trea Turner WAS 543.6 1.26 431 11 0.135 0.329 -10%
Jean Segura SEA 534.7 1.34 399 7 0.135 0.350 -11%
Asdrubal Cabrera NYM 524.8 1.38 380 17 0.209 0.352 -13%
Eduardo Escobar MIN 520.8 1.39 376 14 0.236 0.345 -13%
Didi Gregorius NYY 520.0 1.34 389 17 0.211 0.337 -14%
Brandon Crawford SF 506.8 1.36 372 10 0.170 0.339 -16%
Top 12 Outfielders (696.1 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Mike Trout LAA 901.2 2.11 428 25 0.296 0.424 29%
Mookie Betts BOS 827.1 2.33 355 23 0.332 0.463 19%
J.D. Martinez BOS 782.6 1.97 397 29 0.316 0.428 12%
Aaron Judge NYY 729.8 1.73 423 25 0.268 0.396 5%
Shin-soo Choo TEX 697.4 1.68 416 18 0.216 0.396 0%
Andrew Benintendi BOS 679.5 1.68 405 14 0.220 0.384 -2%
Nick Markakis ATL 634.8 1.52 419 10 0.164 0.370 -9%
Eddie Rosario MIN 631.8 1.58 401 19 0.226 0.370 -9%
Giancarlo Stanton NYY 625.3 1.50 416 23 0.240 0.361 -10%
Nicholas Castellanos DET 623.7 1.52 409 15 0.212 0.372 -10%
Bryce Harper WAS 614.3 1.48 414 23 0.254 0.342 -12%
Scooter Gennett CIN 605.8 1.56 389 16 0.195 0.376 -13%
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OF 13-24 (547.1 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
Charlie Blackmon COL 598.2 1.47 406 19 0.210 0.366 9%
Mitch Haniger SEA 588.3 1.47 399 18 0.217 0.361 8%
Whit Merrifield KC 567.4 1.41 403 5 0.127 0.357 4%
Justin Upton LAA 542.3 1.34 404 19 0.193 0.343 -1%
David Peralta ARI 542.2 1.43 378 16 0.212 0.355 -1%
Brian Anderson MIA 541.9 1.28 424 8 0.140 0.348 -1%
Max Muncy LAD 540.0 1.94 279 22 0.333 0.415 -1%
Michael Brantley CLE 538.5 1.45 372 12 0.185 0.365 -2%
Cody Bellinger LAD 536.8 1.38 388 17 0.236 0.343 -2%
Khris Davis OAK 523.9 1.40 373 21 0.255 0.350 -4%
Brandon Belt SF 523.8 1.52 345 13 0.193 0.365 -4%
Lorenzo Cain MIL 522.4 1.49 351 8 0.133 0.368 -5%
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OF 25-36 (506.8 avg)
Player Team FPts FP/PA PA HR ISO WOBA RPV
George Springer HOU 519.1 1.20 431 15 0.167 0.329 2%
Christian Yelich MIL 517.5 1.45 357 11 0.167 0.359 2%
Rhys Hoskins PHI 517.3 1.40 370 14 0.204 0.356 2%
Starling Marte PIT 513.0 1.46 351 13 0.195 0.347 1%
Andrew McCutchen SF 513.0 1.25 409 9 0.151 0.339 1%
Odubel Herrera PHI 506.8 1.29 393 16 0.185 0.340 0%
Jose Martinez STL 502.8 1.42 355 13 0.180 0.365 -1%
Matt Olson OAK 501.7 1.26 397 19 0.209 0.332 -1%
Nomar Mazara TEX 501.3 1.29 388 15 0.178 0.339 -1%
Kris Bryant CHC 496.9 1.49 333 10 0.202 0.369 -2%
Chris Taylor LAD 496.7 1.27 392 11 0.201 0.341 -2%
Kyle Schwarber CHC 496.0 1.55 321 18 0.249 0.353 -2%
Pitching Scoring System
  • IP - 7.5
  • SO - 2
  • H - (-2.5)
  • HR - (-7.5)
  • BB - (-3)
  • HBP - (-3)
Hitting Scoring System
  • AB (-1)
  • 1B - 5.6
  • 2B - 8.5
  • 3B - 11.3
  • HR - 15
  • SB - 2.5
  • CS - (-3)
  • BB - 3.5
  • HBP - 3.5
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