First Base Fantasy Baseball Rankings for 2017

RotoAce provides detailed fantasy baseball rankings broken into tiers, along with 2017 projections for all of the major statistical categories.

2017 FANTASY BASEBALL FIRST BASE RANKINGS AND PROJECTIONS

TIER 1 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
1. Paul Goldschmidt, Ari 29 665 .299 101 29 106 22 .411 .529 .940 15.8 21.8
2. Miguel Cabrera, Det 33 661 .312 95 31 105 0 .391 .541 .932 11.3 16.9
3. Anthony Rizzo, ChC 27 660 .285 94 32 108 5 .387 .534 .921 11.7 16.2
4. Joey Votto, Cin 33 655 .311 99 26 94 5 .431 .512 .943 17.7 18.4
TIER 2 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
5. Edwin Encarnacion, Cle 34 632 .261 88 33 105 2 .355 .504 .859 12.2 18.8
6. Freddie Freeman, Atl 27 674 .285 92 29 101 4 .384 .511 .895 12.9 22.4
7. Jose Abreu, ChW 30 644 .288 86 28 96 0 .351 .492 .843 7.1 19.5
8. Daniel Murphy, Was 32 623 .311 77 18 80 5 .358 .484 .842 6.2 9.9
TIER 3 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
9. Wil Myers, SD 26 629 .259 84 25 84 18 .341 .454 .795 10.5 22.7
10. Chris Davis, Bal 31 648 .241 97 39 105 2 .344 .494 .838 12.6 31.7
11. Hanley Ramirez, Bos 33 585 .282 78 25 92 6 .353 .490 .843 9.1 18.6
12. Eric Hosmer, KC 27 663 .284 85 24 91 5 .349 .464 .813 8.9 18.1
13. Carlos Santana, Cle 30 676 .251 95 27 88 6 .367 .460 .827 15.2 16.4
14. Matt Carpenter, SL 31 659 .270 96 21 82 2 .373 .475 .848 13.4 19.1
15. Ian Desmond, Col* 31 552 .279 70 21 78 16 .335 .464 .799 7.1 24.1
TIER 4 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
16. Eric Thames, Mil* 30 586 .262 78 26 88 8 .336 .479 .815 9.5 24.3
17. Albert Pujols, LAA 37 585 .263 70 26 84 3 .321 .457 .778 7.5 12.5
18. Tommy Joseph, Phi 25 564 .261 71 27 83 1 .315 .475 .790 6.3 20.3
19. Adrian Gonzalez, LAD 34 612 .269 68 20 80 0 .339 .432 .771 8.9 18.7
20. Brandon Belt, SF 28 631 .269 72 18 77 3 .369 .453 .821 13.2 23.4
21. Mike Napoli, Tex 35 581 .241 75 26 81 3 .339 .439 .778 12.2 28.5
22. Brad Miller, TB 27 614 .252 71 20 75 7 .321 .435 .756 8.9 22.1
23. Justin Bour, Mia 28 534 .267 68 23 77 0 .343 .464 .807 9.9 19.1
24. Greg Bird, NYY 24 508 .264 67 22 74 0 .345 .477 .822 10.3 23.1
25. Lucas Duda, NYM 31 539 .247 68 23 75 0 .345 .453 .798 11.4 22.9
26. Brandon Moss, KC 33 538 .237 67 25 74 1 .318 .448 .766 9.4 28.1
TIER 5 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
27. Josh Bell, Pit 24 549 .279 66 15 68 3 .363 .430 .793 11.1 14.3
28. C.J. Cron, LAA 27 489 .266 58 19 66 3 .311 .459 .770 5.3 18.8
29. Kennys Vargas, Min 26 486 .246 61 20 66 0 .334 .444 .778 11.2 28.1
30. Yulieski Gurriel, Hou* 32 505 .278 58 15 63 4 .321 .434 .755 5.8 12.3
31. Steve Pearce, Tor 33 446 .269 57 18 62 0 .351 .467 .818 10.1 19.4
32. Ryan Zimmerman, Was 32 478 .253 56 17 63 3 .311 .436 .747 7.8 21.1
33. Mitch Moreland, Bos 31 491 .252 54 17 65 1 .316 .429 .745 7.4 23.4
34. Travis Shaw, Mil 26 473 .251 53 17 59 3 .318 .439 .757 8.4 23.8
35. A.J. Reed, Hou 23 374 .246 51 16 55 0 .339 .463 .802 10.7 25.9
36. Dan Vogelbach, Sea 24 386 .250 48 14 51 0 .343 .427 .770 11.9 23.1
TIER 6 Age PA Avg. R HR RBI SB OBP SLG OPS BB% K%
37. Byung-Ho Park, Min 30 311 .239 42 16 41 1 .326 .449 .775 8.6 29.5
38. Chris Carter, Mil 30 346 .221 45 20 52 2 .318 .471 .799 11.5 32.3
39. Joe Mauer, Min 33 563 .271 67 10 58 2 .364 .391 .755 12.4 16.3
40. Logan Morrison, TB 29 444 .245 50 14 50 4 .321 .417 .738 9.2 18.9
41. David Freese, Pit 33 497 .261 51 12 55 1 .335 .393 .728 8.4 24.5
42. Justin Smoak, Tor 30 469 .231 48 15 55 0 .318 .389 .707 10.6 27.6
43. Yonder Alonso, Oak 29 486 .265 49 9 52 3 .332 .392 .724 8.8 13.3
44. Marwin Gonzalez, Hou 28 328 .261 33 7 33 6 .303 .392 .695 4.7 21.1
* expected to earn 1B qualification requirements