Computer Advice on Who to Draft: Christian Yelich, Ronald Acuna, or Aaron Judge?

The computer is constantly updating fantasy baseball projections and in our most recent update for outfielders Aaron Judge is the seventh best. Christian Yelich and Ronald Acuna are projected to finish above him. Mike Trout and Mookie Betts are our top ranked outfielders. If you are looking to take a catchers high in the draft the projection recommends Jacob Realmuto and Gary Sanchez. If you use high draft picks at these positions and are looking for quality starting shortstops then consider Jorge Polanco or Adalberto Mondesi. Below are our top rated position players based on the projected total fantasy points. We also have their fantasy projection per game. In cases where a player is a free agent we have their team from the 2018 season.

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Top 60 Outfielders

With 498 total projected fantasy points Aaron Judge is ranked as the #7 outfielder. Last season, he finished as the #32 ranked player so we are projecting a big improvement in 2020. Nick Markakis is not projected to be as good in 2019 (#27) as he was in 2018 where he finished as the #9 outfielder. With 394 total projected fantasy points he is still likely a solid fantasy outfielder.

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M. Trout (LAA) FP 616 | 4.1W. Myers (SD) FP 427 | 3R. Grichuk (TOR) FP 375 | 2.7
M. Betts (BOS) FP 589 | 3.8A. Pollock (LAD) FP 426 | 3.3R. Braun (MIL) FP 375 | 2.7
B. Harper (PHI) FP 552 | 3.7D. Peralta (ARI) FP 421 | 2.9S. Schebler (CIN) FP 372 | 2.7
C. Yelich (MIL) FP 534 | 3.5A. McCutchen (PHI) FP 420 | 2.9H. Renfroe (SD) FP 372 | 2.7
R. Acuna (ATL) FP 525 | 3.5L. Cain (MIL) FP 415 | 2.8E. Inciarte (ATL) FP 372 | 2.5
R. Hoskins (PHI) FP 507 | 3.4O. Herrera (PHI) FP 400 | 2.6D. Dahl (COL) FP 367 | 2.7
A. Judge (NYY) FP 498 | 3.4N. Markakis (ATL) FP 394 | 2.7K. Calhoun (LAA) FP 366 | 2.7
G. Springer (HOU) FP 488 | 3.2N. Mazara (TEX) FP 393 | 2.9G. Polanco (PIT) FP 366 | 3
A. Benintendi (BOS) FP 485 | 3.2J. Gallo (TEX) FP 391 | 2.8J. Bradley (BOS) FP 366 | 2.6
C. Blackmon (COL) FP 484 | 3.1L. Martin (CLE) FP 389 | 2.8A. Duvall (ATL) FP 363 | 2.4
J. Soto (WAS) FP 476 | 3.3C. Stewart (DET) FP 389 | 2.7B. Zobrist (CHC) FP 363 | 2.8
M. Brantley (HOU) FP 461 | 3.2S. Piscotty (OAK) FP 387 | 2.8J. Heyward (CHC) FP 362 | 2.6
M. Haniger (SEA) FP 447 | 3M. Conforto (NYM) FP 386 | 2.8M. Kepler (MIN) FP 356 | 2.8
S. Marte (PIT) FP 440 | 2.9C. Dickerson (PIT) FP 384 | 2.7J. Winker (CIN) FP 355 | 2.6
T. Pham (TB) FP 438 | 3.2B. Anderson (MIA) FP 382 | 2.5M. Smith (SEA) FP 352 | 2.6
N. Castellanos (DET) FP 437 | 3Y. Puig (CIN) FP 381 | 2.8B. Gardner (NYY) FP 350 | 2.7
A. Hicks (NYY) FP 436 | 3.2H. Pence (TEX) FP 380 | 2.8A. Hays (BAL) FP 344 | 2.7
J. Upton (LAA) FP 431 | 2.8A. Eaton (WAS) FP 380 | 2.8A. Jones (ARI) FP 344 | 2.5
M. Ozuna (STL) FP 431 | 2.9K. Schwarber (CHC) FP 379 | 2.6S. Souza (ARI) FP 343 | 2.5
E. Rosario (MIN) FP 429 | 3.1B. Nimmo (NYM) FP 378 | 2.7J. Reddick (HOU) FP 341 | 2.7

Top 30 Catchers

With 204 total projected fantasy points Chance Sisco is ranked as the #30 catcher. He only played in 62 games last season so it's not a surprise to see his projected rank greatly improved vs last season. One player who is expected to slip in the fantasy catcher rankings is Chris Iannetta who last season was #16 but is projected to be #20 this season. With 236 total projected fantasy points he is still likely a solid fantasy catcher.

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J. Realmuto (PHI) FP 402 | 3.2O. Narvaez (SEA) FP 274 | 2.8F. Mejia (SD) FP 230 | 2.2
G. Sanchez (NYY) FP 401 | 2.9D. Jansen (TOR) FP 271 | 2.4M. Maldonado (KC) FP 230 | 1.8
B. Posey (SF) FP 368 | 2.5W. Castillo (CHW) FP 264 | 2.2C. Rupp (DET) FP 229 | 2.4
Y. Molina (STL) FP 361 | 2.8T. Barnhart (CIN) FP 251 | 2.2J. Lucroy (LAA) FP 226 | 2.3
W. Ramos (NYM) FP 360 | 2.9Mitch Garver (MIN) FP 246 | 2.6A. Hedges (SD) FP 219 | 2.7
Willson Contreras (CHC) FP 347 | 2.5Y. Gomes (WAS) FP 245 | 2.2T. Flowers (ATL) FP 219 | 2.2
F. Cervelli (PIT) FP 325 | 2.6K. Suzuki (WAS) FP 240 | 3C. Vazquez (BOS) FP 216 | 2.2
R. Chirinos (HOU) FP 314 | 2.9M. Zunino (TB) FP 236 | 2.1J. Mathis (TEX) FP 207 | 2.1
W. Astudillo (MIN) FP 294 | 2.7A. Barnes (LAD) FP 236 | 2.3J. Alfaro (MIA) FP 205 | 2
Y. Grandal (MIL) FP 275 | 2.5C. Iannetta (COL) FP 236 | 2.4C. Sisco (BAL) FP 204 | 2.1

Top 30 Shortstops

Tim Beckham is projected to average 2.28 fantasy points per game and his projected total of 296 points is good enough to be ranked #28 at his position. He only played in 96 games last season so it's not a surprise to see his projected rank greatly improved vs last season. One player who is expected to slip in the fantasy shortstop rankings is Marcus Semien who last season was #10 but is projected to be #19 this season. With 351 total projected fantasy points he is still likely a solid fantasy shortstop.

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F. Lindor (CLE) FP 549 | 3.5J. Polanco (MIN) FP 393 | 2.6A. Rosario (NYM) FP 336 | 2.4
M. Machado (SD) FP 483 | 3.1A. Mondesi (KC) FP 390 | 2.9W. Adames (TB) FP 335 | 2.6
X. Bogaerts (BOS) FP 471 | 3P. DeJong (STL) FP 390 | 2.7B. Crawford (SF) FP 333 | 2.4
T. Story (COL) FP 461 | 3.2A. Simmons (LAA) FP 386 | 2.9A. Diaz (HOU) FP 329 | 2.9
J. Profar (OAK) FP 452 | 3.2C. Taylor (LAD) FP 386 | 2.6J.T. Riddle (MIA) FP 307 | 2.2
T. Turner (WAS) FP 445 | 3.1E. Andrus (TEX) FP 371 | 2.5O. Arcia (MIL) FP 302 | 2
C. Correa (HOU) FP 436 | 2.9Lourdes Gurriel (TOR) FP 366 | 2.4D. Swanson (ATL) FP 298 | 2.2
J. Segura (PHI) FP 432 | 2.8T. Anderson (CHW) FP 355 | 2.4T. Beckham (SEA) FP 296 | 2.3
J. Peraza (CIN) FP 414 | 2.8M. Semien (OAK) FP 351 | 2.4S. Kingery (PHI) FP 295 | 2.1
C. Seager (LAD) FP 405 | 2.8N. Ahmed (ARI) FP 344 | 2.4J. Mercer (DET) FP 294 | 2.1

Top 30 First Basemen / Designated Hitters

With 450 total projected fantasy points Max Muncy is ranked as the #10 1B/DH. We are projecting an improvement versus last season's final ranking (#16 in 2018). One player who is expected to slip in the fantasy 1B/DH rankings is Edwin Encarnacion who last season was #12 but is projected to be #21 this season. With 395 total projected fantasy points he is still clearly worth a roster spot and will contribute.

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J. Martinez (BOS) FP 555 | 3.8G. Stanton (NYY) FP 444 | 3E. Encarnacion (SEA) FP 395 | 2.6
P. Goldschmidt (STL) FP 539 | 3.4E. Hosmer (SD) FP 431 | 2.7J. Smoak (TOR) FP 392 | 2.7
A. Rizzo (CHC) FP 510 | 3.3R. O'Hearn (KC) FP 426 | 3M. Olson (OAK) FP 391 | 2.7
K. Davis (OAK) FP 488 | 3.2C. Santana (CLE) FP 425 | 3.3Jose Martinez (STL) FP 390 | 2.9
J. Votto (CIN) FP 476 | 3.2C. Bellinger (LAD) FP 425 | 2.9R. Zimmerman (WAS) FP 389 | 2.8
F. Freeman (ATL) FP 474 | 3.1J. Aguilar (MIL) FP 419 | 3J. Choi (TB) FP 378 | 2.8
M. Carpenter (STL) FP 470 | 3.2L. Voit (NYY) FP 408 | 3.4B. Belt (SF) FP 363 | 2.8
N. Cruz (MIN) FP 467 | 3.4J. Bell (PIT) FP 400 | 2.7K. Morales (TOR) FP 356 | 2.6
J. Abreu (CHW) FP 458 | 3.2S. Choo (TEX) FP 398 | 2.8C. Cron (MIN) FP 354 | 2.9
M. Muncy (LAD) FP 450 | 3.2Y. Gurriel (HOU) FP 398 | 2.9I. Desmond (COL) FP 354 | 2.4

Top 30 Second Basemen

The #21 ranked second baseman is Jeff McNeil with a projection of 344 total fantasy points. He only played in 63 games last season so it's not a surprise to see his projected rank greatly improved vs last season. Cesar Hernandez is not projected to be as good in 2019 (#11) as he was in 2018 where he finished as the #7 second baseman. With 398 total projected fantasy points he is still likely a solid fantasy second baseman.

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J. Altuve (HOU) FP 517 | 3.3C. Hernandez (PHI) FP 398 | 2.7J. McNeil (NYM) FP 344 | 2.5
J. Baez (CHC) FP 475 | 3.3G. Torres (NYY) FP 384 | 2.7S. Castro (MIA) FP 340 | 2.4
W. Merrifield (KC) FP 464 | 3.1K. Marte (ARI) FP 378 | 2.6J. Panik (SF) FP 335 | 2.6
S. Gennett (CIN) FP 439 | 3.1J. Wendle (TB) FP 364 | 2.7A. Frazier (PIT) FP 334 | 2.8
R. Cano (NYM) FP 437 | 2.9D. Descalso (CHC) FP 363 | 2.8N. Goodrum (DET) FP 334 | 2.8
A. Cabrera (TEX) FP 429 | 2.8J. Lowrie (NYM) FP 360 | 2.5J. Villar (BAL) FP 325 | 2.2
D. Murphy (COL) FP 413 | 2.8Y. Moncada (CHW) FP 360 | 2.4I. Kinsler (SD) FP 323 | 2.3
O. Albies (ATL) FP 403 | 2.8D. LeMahieu (NYY) FP 357 | 2.9D. Gordon (SEA) FP 320 | 2.1
B. Dozier (WAS) FP 399 | 3J. Schoop (MIN) FP 351 | 2.9D. Travis (TOR) FP 318 | 2.3
R. Odor (TEX) FP 398 | 2.7L. Urias (SD) FP 351 | 2.4K. Wong (STL) FP 317 | 2.4

Top 30 Third Basemen

With 440 total projected fantasy points Josh Donaldson is ranked as the #9 third baseman. He only played in 52 games last season so it's not a surprise to see his projected rank greatly improved vs last season. One player who is expected to slip in the fantasy third baseman rankings is Johan Camargo who last season was #11 but is projected to be #22 this season. With 333 total projected fantasy points he is still clearly worth a roster spot and will contribute.

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J. Ramirez (CLE) FP 584 | 3.8M. Franco (PHI) FP 414 | 2.8C. Moran (PIT) FP 338 | 2.5
A. Bregman (HOU) FP 555 | 3.7V. Guerrero Jr. (TOR) FP 408 | 2.8Johan Camargo (ATL) FP 333 | 2.7
A. Rendon (WAS) FP 521 | 3.5Miguel Andujar (NYY) FP 399 | 3.1R. Nunez (BAL) FP 311 | 2.3
N. Arenado (COL) FP 519 | 3.3T. Shaw (MIL) FP 396 | 3M. Sano (MIN) FP 308 | 2.8
K. Bryant (CHC) FP 484 | 3.1R. Devers (BOS) FP 388 | 2.6D. Freese (LAD) FP 306 | 3.2
E. Suarez (CIN) FP 456 | 3.1E. Longoria (SF) FP 386 | 2.5P. Wisdom (TEX) FP 306 | 2.7
J. Turner (LAD) FP 448 | 3E. Escobar (ARI) FP 365 | 2.7K. Seager (SEA) FP 305 | 2.4
M. Chapman (OAK) FP 441 | 3J. Lamb (ARI) FP 358 | 2.4B. Drury (TOR) FP 305 | 2.2
J. Donaldson (ATL) FP 440 | 3J. Candelario (DET) FP 352 | 2.6M. Duffy (TB) FP 304 | 2.5
M. Moustakas (MIL) FP 425 | 3.1Z. Cozart (LAA) FP 350 | 2.9T. Frazier (NYM) FP 299 | 2.6