Fantasy Fox: Top 120 hitters right now

Here’s my current listing of the top 120 hitters in five-category leagues (homers, RBI, runs, steals, batting average).

These rankings shall remain fluid throughout the regular season … which, thankfully, begins in less than two weeks.

For injury reasons, neither Mark Teixeira nor Alex Rodriguez made the original cut.

To view the updated countdown of the top 120 pitchers (starters/relievers), click here.


1. OF Mike Trout, Angels
2. 3B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
3. OF Ryan Braun, Brewers
4. OF Matt Kemp, Dodgers
5. OF Andrew McCutchen, Pirates
6. 1B Joey Votto, Reds
7. 2B Robinson Cano, Yankees
8. 1B Albert Pujols, Angels
9. OF Josh Hamilton, Angels
10. OF Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
11. 1B Prince Fielder, Tigers
12. OF Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies
13. OF Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
14. SS Troy Tulowitzki, Rockies
15. OF Justin Upton, Braves
16. 3B Adrian Beltre, Rangers
17. 3B David Wright, Mets
18. SS Jose Reyes, Blue Jays
19. 1B Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays
20. C/1B Buster Posey, Giants
21. 3B Evan Longoria, Rays
22. OF Matt Holliday, Cardinals
23. 1B Adrian Gonzalez, Dodgers
24. 2B Ian Kinsler, Rangers
25. OF Adam Jones, Orioles
26. OF Bryce Harper, Nationals
27. 2B Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox
28. 3B Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals
29. 1B Billy Butler, Royals
30. SS Starlin Castro, Cubs
30a. 3B Aramis Ramirez, Brewers


31. 1B Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks
32. 2B Jason Kipnis, Indians
33. OF Yoenis Cespedes, Athletics
34. SS Ian Desmond, Nationals
35. 2B Aaron Hill, Diamondbacks
36. 1B Freddie Freeman, Braves
37. OF Jason Heyward, Braves
38. OF Alex Rios, White Sox
39. OF Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox
40. SS Jimmy Rollins, Phillies
41. OF Jay Bruce, Reds
42. OF Austin Jackson, Tigers
43. OF B.J. Upton, Braves
44. 1B/OF Mark Trumbo, Angels
45. C/1B Joe Mauer, Twins
46. 2B Brandon Phillips, Reds
47. SS/3B Hanley Ramirez, Dodgers (thumb injury prompts drop)
48. OF Alex Gordon, Royals
49. 1B Eric Hosmer, Royals
50. 3B/OF Martin Prado, Diamondbacks
51. C/1B Victor Martinez, Tigers
52. SS Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians
53. 3B Pablo Sandoval, Giants
54. OF Michael Bourn, Indians
55. 2B/SS/OF Ben Zobrist, Rays
56. 1B/OF Allen Craig, Cardinals
57. SS Alcides Escobar, Royals
58. OF Desmond Jennings, Rays
59. 1B Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
60. OF Melky Cabrera, Blue Jays


61. 3B Brett Lawrie, Blue Jays
62. 3B Chase Headley, Padres (fingers crossed on a May 1 return)
63. C Yadier Molina, Cardinals
64. 1B Paul Konerko, White Sox
65. SS Derek Jeter, Yankees
66. 1B Ryan Howard, Phillies
67. C/1B Carlos Santana, Indians
68. 1B Adam LaRoche, Nationals
69. OF Josh Willingham, Twins
70. SS Elvis Andrus, Rangers
71. OF Shin-Soo Choo, Reds
72. C Miguel Montero, Diamondbacks
73. 3B Mike Moustakas, Royals
74. 1B Ike Davis, Mets
75. 1B/OF Chris Davis, Orioles
76. 3B David Freese, Cardinals
77. C Wilin Rosario, Rockies
78. 2B Jose Altuve, Astros
79. 2B Dan Uggla, Braves
80. OF Angel Pagan, Giants
81. OF Carlos Gomez, Brewers
82. 2B Neil Walker, Pirates
83. C/1B Mike Napoli, Red Sox
84. 3B Will Middlebrooks, Red Sox
85. OF Jayson Werth, Nationals
86. C Matt Wieters, Orioles
87. 1B/DH Adam Dunn, White Sox
88. 2B Rickie Weeks, Brewers
89. 3B Kyle Seager, Mariners
90. SS Josh Rutledge, Rockies (future star should have 2B eligibility by April 20)


91. 2B Chase Utley, Phillies
92. 2B/SS Danny Espinosa, Nationals
93. OF Andre Ethier, Dodgers
94. OF Hunter Pence, Giants
95. 1B Justin Morneau, Twins
96. OF Torii Hunter, Tigers
97. C Salvador Perez, Royals
98. 3B Pedro Alvarez, Pirates
99. OF Nelson Cruz, Rangers
100. OF Norichika Aoki, Brewers
101. 1B/OF Nick Swisher, Indians
102. SS Erick Aybar, Angels
103. SS J.J. Hardy, Orioles
104. 1B/OF Kendrys Morales, Mariners
105. OF Curtis Granderson, Yankees (an injury-related steal)
106. OF Dexter Fowler, Rockies
107. OF Carlos Beltran, Cardinals
108. 3B Todd Frazier, Reds
109. C Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers
110. OF Josh Reddick, Athletics
111. OF Domonic Brown, Phillies
112. 3B Manny Machado, Orioles
113. 1B/OF Corey Hart, Brewers (should be back in the lineup by May 1)
114. 2B/3B Jedd Gyorko, Padres (do not complete a 25-rounder without him)
115. 2B Howard Kendrick, Angels
116. 1B/3B Jordan Pacheco, Rockies
117. 2B/3B Chris Nelson, Rockies
118. SS Andrelton Simmons, Braves
119. C Brian McCann, Braves
120. C Jesus Montero, Mariners

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