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These are our overall fantasy rankings for 2014 with full player profiles for each player. If you're looking for a straightforward list of the best players to draft, this is it.
If your league holds an auction draft, it can be hard to know how much to bid for each player. Our auction values solve that problem by providing dollar values to guide you.
Cheat sheets are a great way to see the whole picture quickly during your draft. These compact rankings are a great way to feel in control in the middle of a fast-paced draft.
We've done the hard work of projecting the stats (across many categories) of over a thousand MLB players so that you can know what to expect from a wide range of players in 2014.
Rookies and minor-leaguers are some of the best opportunities to grab some surplus value during your draft. Our prospect coverage will give you an advantage over the competition.
Our expert question and answer service essentially gives you personal access to your own team of fantasy baseball experts when you need them most. If you need help, just ask us.
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RotoWire's Fantasy Baseball Draft Software allows you to input the results of your draft as it happens and make adjustments to your strategy on the fly. All of the RotoWire projections are included and automatically updated throughout the pre-season in a downloadable PC-based application you can take to your draft.
Our custom rankings tools will help you find the best players to draft given your specific scoring settings. Our rankings section covers both points leagues and roto leagues.
Finding hidden gems can be the difference between landing in the middle of the pack and winning your league.
Staying constantly updated on the latest news is an important part of being a good fantasy player and our fantasy baseball player news and analysis is the class of the industry.
Drafting the right closers at the beginning of the year can save you a lot of waiver wire scrambling later on. With our closer news, you'll always be a step ahead when chasing saves.
Keeper/dynasty leagues are a unique challenge and require you to think in a different way. Our keeper rankings will give you a solid handle on each player's value.
A great player will do your team no good if he's buried on the depth chart. That's why staying informed about where each player is slotted on their team's depth chart is vital.
For some people, extensive fantasy baseball rankings can be hard to digest in the middle of a draft. Breaking the player rankings into tiers has proven to be one way to simplify things.
2014 Rankings by Position
Find out where Carlos Santana, Buster Posey, Matt Wieters, Wilin Rosario and other catchers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Joey Votto, Albert Pujols, Adrian Gonzalez, Paul Goldschmidt and other first basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Robinson Cano, Jason Kipnis, Chase Utley, Jose Altuve and other second basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Hanley Ramirez, Jose Reyes, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jean Segura and other shortstops are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Evan Longoria, David Wright, Pablo Sandoval, Brett Lawrie and other third basemen are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Ryan Braun, Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton, Jose Bautista and other outfielders are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Clayton Kershaw, Gerrit Cole, Matt Moore, Mike Minor and other starting pitchers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Find out where Aroldis Chapman, Greg Holland, Craig Kimbrel, Kenley Jansen and other relievers are ranked going into your fantasy draft.
Draft Strategy & Advice
Learn how to prepare for your draft, properly value players, and build your team on draft day.
In any given year, pitchers can pitch above or below their true skill set for many reasons – the defense behind them, luck on batted balls, and the quality of the team's bullpen to name a few.
Scouting baseball players is not an exact science. It is a combination of evaluating fundamentals, physical/mental makeup and approach. Building a fantasy roster includes many of the same factors.
Not every prospect is going to pan out. Before you take that flier on the next big lottery ticket, it helps to know how to slice through the hype.
Done right, keeper leagues can be a lot of fun, but it's important to plan ahead.
With the arrival of the Internet, real-time information and large databases, fantasy baseball has many different formats, rules and styles. If you're new to the game, learning the basics is key.
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2014 American League Team Previews (Coming Soon)
2014 National League Team Previews
Oscar Taveras gets on the field for his first game of the spring, Doug Fister has an MRI, and the Rangers still don't know who is going to close this season. Check out the first episode of the new RotoWire Fantasy Baseball Podcast!
While there wasn't a $40 hitter in the National League pool during Sunday's LABR auction, Paul Goldschmidt might be a steal for DVR at $33.
There's value to be had with Shelby Miller, whose draft-day value has been driven down by bad memories of last year.
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The RotoWire rankings crew takes their first crack at their Consolidated Top 350 MLB Rankings. Allen Craig is among those with the widest disparity in his ranking.
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Robinson Cano has 240 million reasons to smile in Seattle, but can he alone turn around the hopeless Mariners?
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Wil Myers was among the Helium Hitters in this year's AL LABR auction over the weekend. Jason Collette breaks down all sorts of data from the auction.
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Even a modest draft-day discount on Justin Verlander will prove valuable for fantasy owners this season.
Christian Yelich has hit at every level as a pro, but he seems to be flying under the radar in many drafts this spring. DVR and Bernie begin to share their sleepers and undervalued targets in the latest episode of Short Hops.
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We put out a wide variety of content throughout preseason, the regular season, playoffs, and the offseason.
These are the fantasy baseball columns you can expect to read on regular basis throughout the season:
Scouting/prospect info from Tory Hernandez.
David Regan's weekly MLB analysis.
Jeff Erickson and Chris Liss talk MLB.
Jason Collette's fantasy baseball analysis.
Expert baseball injury analysis.
Weekly look at AL free agent pickups.
Weekly look at NL free agent pickups.
Nick Shlain highlights top fantasy prospects.
Analysis of depth chart changes.
Hot/cold players in the minors.
Hot/cold baseball players weekly.
Examining hot-button pitchers.
Weekly pitcher rankings.
Jeff Erickson's look around the league.
Help for daily fantasy game players.
Daily overview to help set your lineup.
Keeper/dynasty league strategy and tactics.
Derek VanRiper's thoughts on the latest news.
Analysis of the latest MLB transactions.
Listen to Derek VanRiper & Bernie Pleskoff.
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