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2021 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 30 Catchers

The lads make an early pass at catcher rankings for 2021.

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You may think fantasy baseball season is over, but it’s not! It never stops. Yours truly has already participated in the #2earlymocks and the RotoFanatic October mock draft. I mean, it’s not even November, and that’s two practice rounds in the books! Hopefully you can benefit from some of our degenerate natures.

As for catchers, we all know it’s J.T. Realmuto’s world and every other catcher is just living in it. But those other catchers are people, too. We can’t all have Realmuto, after all.

As always, we’d love to have you haggle with us. Tell us why your guy is too high or too low...

Early Top 30 Catchers

PLAYER NAME TEAM HEATH 2EM MARK GARRETT ANDRES Avg Rank
PLAYER NAME TEAM HEATH 2EM MARK GARRETT ANDRES Avg Rank
J.T. Realmuto PHI 1 1 1 1 1 1
Salvador Perez KC 3 3 2 2 3 2.6
Will Smith LAD 2 2 5 6 2 3.4
Yasmani Grandal CWS 4 4 3 4 5 4
Willson Contreras CHC 5 5 6 3 4 4.6
Travis d'Arnaud ATL 6 6 7 5 6 6
Gary Sanchez NYY 10 7 4 7 9 7.4
Austin Nola SD 9 9 9 9 7 8.6
Christian Vazquez BOS 8 8 8 10 11 9
Sean Murphy OAK 7 10 10 11 10 9.6
Mitch Garver MIN 11 13 11 8 8 10.2
James McCann CWS 12 12 14 12 12 12.4
Daulton Varsho ARZ 13 11 12 19 13 13.6
Carson Kelly ARZ 15 18 13 18 17 16.2
Max Stassi LAA 18 15 19 14 15 16.2
Jorge Alfaro MIA 16 21 18 15 16 17.2
Danny Jansen TOR 14 17 15 30 14 18
Pedro Severino BAL 25 16 16 13 22 18.4
Wilson Ramos NYM 19 19 20 16 21 19
Joey Bart SF 23 14 17 24 23 20.2
Buster Posey SF 22 20 21 21 19 20.6
Tom Murphy SEA 17 29 22 22 18 21.6
Yadier Molina STL 20 23 27 20 20 22
Sam Huff TEX 24 22 28 17 24 23
Chance Sisco BAL 26 26 23 26 25.25
Omar Narvaez MLW 21 36 24 25 26.5
Alejandro Kirk TOR 25 29 27
Francisco Mejia SD 29 28 25 28 27.5
Adley Rutschman BAL 33 29 25 29
Tyler Stephenson CIN 30 31 26 30 29.25

I’d say I’m fond of paying up for Realmuto or Salvador Perez. After that it’s probably going to be tons of Austin Nola, Christian Vazquez, Sean Murphy, Mitch Garver. I’ll happily double-tap in that area if those guys aren’t being drafted aggressively. If I’m taking shots late, I’ll keep hoping Danny Jansen is a thing with that power in that park. Tom Murphy and Omar Narvaez are veteran bats that I like to rebound, too.

Who do you like or not like? Let’s haggle!