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2019 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Catchers (Part 1)

The Fake Teams staff rank their Top 15 backstops for 2019.

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Today marks the beginning of our positional weeks coverage, which will essentially lead us into the MLB regular season. Follow along all week for catcher coverage, and make sure to keep coming back for more.

2019 MLB Positional Weeks Schedule

Position Dates
Position Dates
Catcher Jan 14 - Jan 18
First Base Jan 21 - Jan 25
Second Base Jan 28 - Feb 1
Shortstop Feb 4 - Feb 8
Third Base Feb 11 - Feb 15
Outfield Feb 18 - Feb 22
Starting Pitcher Feb 25 - Mar 1
Relief Pitchers Mar 4 - Mar 8
Fake Teams Draft Guide March 11th
Bold Predictions Week Mar 11 - Mar 15
FT and Friends Draft March 16th
Japan Opening Series Mar 20 - Mar 21
MLB Opening Day March 28

Part 1 of catchers is our Top 15. Part 1 is infinitely more interesting than Part 2 will be. And Part 1 ain’t pretty. Welcome to catchers!

Later today you can expect the “state of the position,” as well as some bold predictions for this wacky position. Be sure to answer the poll below, as we had a dead heat for our consensus No. 3 catcher...

Top 15 Catchers

Player Team Consensus Avg Rank Heath Punk Joe Scoby Zack Mark Matt
Player Team Consensus Avg Rank Heath Punk Joe Scoby Zack Mark Matt
J.T. Realmuto MIA 1.0 1.3 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
Gary Sanchez NYY 2.0 1.7 2 2 1 1 2 2 2
Wilson Ramos NYM 3.0 4.3 4 5 3 4 3 8 3
Willson Contreras CHC 3.0 4.3 6 3 4 3 5 4 5
Yasmani Grandal MIL 5.0 5.3 3 4 9 5 6 6 4
Salvador Perez KC 6.0 5.4 5 6 5 7 4 5 6
Buster Posey SFG 7.0 6.7 8 7 7 8 7 3 7
Yadier Molina STL 8.0 7.9 7 8 10 6 8 7 9
Danny Jansen TOR 9.0 11.3 12 10 8 16 11 12 10
Welington Castillo CWS 10.0 11.9 9 17 6 11 10 15 15
Mike Zunino TB 11.0 13.0 14 9 23 10 13 14 8
Francisco Mejia SDP 12.0 13.4 10 12 12 22 9 18 11
Tucker Barnhart CIN 13.0 15.6 18 14 22 13 21 9 12
Jorge Alfaro PHI 14.0 15.9 11 16 18 20 14 16 16
Francisco Cervelli PIT 15.0 16.4 17 11 29 9 15 13 21

Part 2 (16-30) of our catcher rankings will drop tomorrow. Yikes!

Poll

Which catcher would you rather draft?

This poll is closed

  • 55%
    Willson Contreras, Cubs (141 ADP)
    (140 votes)
  • 44%
    Wilson Ramos, Mets (135 ADP)
    (111 votes)
251 votes total Vote Now