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2020 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 75 Outfielders (Updated)

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Refreshing the outfield ranks for the 60-game sprint.

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Our first pass in the outfield ranks came in late February. My, that was a simpler time. One of the only things we had to worry about was a tie between Charlie Blackmon and Kris Bryant. Those were the good old days, man.

Updated Top 75 Outfielders

RANK PLAYER TEAM Early Rank Heath Mark Garrett New Avg
RANK PLAYER TEAM Early Rank Heath Mark Garrett New Avg
1 Mike Trout LAA 1 1 1 1 1.00
2 Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL 2 2 3 2 2.25
3 Christian Yelich MIL 3 3 2 3 2.75
4 Cody Bellinger LAD 4 4 4 4 4.00
5 Mookie Betts LAD 5 5 5 5 5.00
6 Juan Soto WAS 6 6 7 6 6.25
7 Bryce Harper PHI 7 8 6 7 7.00
8 J.D. Martinez BOS 8 9 8 8 8.25
9 Starling Marte ARI 10 7 10 10 9.25
10 Ketel Marte ARI 11 11 11 9 10.50
11 Austin Meadows TAM 12 10 14 12 12.00
12 Aaron Judge NYY 9 15 9 16 12.25
13 George Springer HOU 15 12 17 11 13.75
14 Charlie Blackmon COL 13 16 13 14 14.00
15 Kris Bryant CHC 13 13 12 19 14.25
16 Eloy Jimenez CWS 16 14 15 18 15.75
17 Tommy Pham SD 17 18 16 24 18.75
18 Giancarlo Stanton NYY 19 21 20 20 20.00
19 Ramon Laureano OAK 18 19 18 26 20.25
20 Jorge Soler KC 21 22 22 17 20.50
21 Marcell Ozuna ATL 22 23 27 13 21.25
22 Victor Robles WAS 20 17 21 28 21.50
23 Joey Gallo TEX 24 24 24 15 21.75
24 Luis Robert CWS 23 20 23 23 22.25
25 Jeff McNeil NYM 26 26 26 21 24.75
26 Nick Castellanos CIN 29 25 30 22 26.50
27 Michael Conforto NYM 25 29 25 29 27.00
28 Eddie Rosario MIN 27 31 35 25 29.50
29 Franmil Reyes CLE 34 30 28 27 29.75
30 Whit Merrifield KC 31 28 31 32 30.50
31 Michael Brantley HOU 28 34 32 30 31.00
32 Kyle Schwarber CHC 34 32 34 33 33.25
33 Max Kepler MIN 32 33 37 31 33.25
34 Oscar Mercado CLE 34 27 33 41 33.75
35 Andrew Benintendi BOS 33 37 29 43 35.50
36 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR 38 36 43 34 37.75
37 Kyle Tucker HOU 39 48 38 39 41.00
38 David Dahl COL 43 38 45 44 42.50
39 Andrew McCutchen PHI 40 45 50 36 42.75
40 Justin Upton LAA 48 44 36 46 43.50
41 Garrett Hampson COL 46 47 42 40 43.75
42 Danny Santana TEX 44 49 46 37 44.00
43 J.D. Davis NYM 41 40 39 57 44.25
44 Lorenzo Cain MIL 45 43 47 42 44.25
45 Willie Calhoun TEX 47 51 48 35 45.25
46 Byron Buxton MIN 51 35 50 45.33
47 Bryan Reynolds PIT 49 41 41 52 45.75
48 Scott Kingery PHI 54 46 38 46.00
49 Adam Eaton WAS 42 42 49 56 47.25
50 Mark Canha OAK 52 53 51 45 50.25
51 Hunter Dozier KC 56 39 58 51.00
52 Shin-Soo Choo TEX 49 52 57 47 51.25
53 Yasiel Puig FA 37 50 40 79 51.50
54 Joc Pederson LAD 52 57 44 54 51.75
55 Alex Verdugo BOS 58 54 48 53.33
56 Mallex Smith SEA 55 58 49 54.00
57 Nick Senzel CIN 61 56 52 61 57.50
58 Avisail Garcia MIL 58 55 58 62 58.25
59 Brian Anderson MIA 57 59 56 68 60.00
60 Ryan Braun MIL 67 60 55 60.67
61 Jon Berti MIA 66 62 55 60 60.75
62 Dylan Carlson STL 84 61 51 65.33
63 A.J. Pollock LAD 65 91 54 53 65.75
64 Shogo Akiyama CIN 64 68 66 66.00
65 Nomar Mazara CWS 69 63 70 67.33
66 Hunter Renfroe TAM 60 92 59 59 67.50
67 Austin Riley ATL 62 73 53 85 68.25
68 Randal Grichuk TOR 71 72 63 68.67
69 Mike Yastrzemski SF 77 69 65 70.33
70 Austin Hays BAL 75 64 73 70.67
71 Ian Happ CHC 85 65 67 72.33
72 Jo Adell LAA 68 83 60 80 72.75
72 Kole Calhoun ARI 74 76 71 73.67
74 Wil Myers SD 76 81 64 73.67
75 David Peralta ARI 70 75 77 74.00

In today’s pass we have rectified Bryant vs. Blackmon, with Blackmon ahead by a hair. For what it’s worth, recent ADP data at the NFBC has Blackmon at 59 and Bryant at 62...so the savviest drafters around view this as a close debate.

Another early (three-way) tie was Oscar Mercado vs. Kyle Schwarber vs. Franmil Reyes. Currently we have Franmil (OF29), Schwarber (OF32), and Mercado (OF34). For what it’s worth at the NFBC, these guys are separated by about 20 picks, with Franmil leading the charge. I’m not sure why my counterparts here at Fake Teams aren’t enamored with Mercado like I am. I get pushing the Franimal up a bit this year, as he’s clearly a guy who could lead the league in home runs in a shortened season. But can you say the same for Kyle Schwarber? In that scenario, I’ll lean towards Mercado’s speed every time.

Another early tie was Bryan Reynolds vs. Shin-Soo Choo. I’m happy to see that we’ve rectified that, with Reynolds (OF47) now leading the way over Choo (OF52). We’ll have to ask Garrett why he’s suppressing Reynolds a bit—I think Reynolds belongs safely in that Dahl-McCutchen-Upton area, and I’d definitely take him over Garrett Hampson. You can’t bank on anybody not named Story-Arenado-Blackmon in Coors. Sorry friends. Don’t go chasin’ waterfalls.

Other random thoughts...

Aaron Judge held on at OF12 due to Mark keeping him at 9th. It’s tough to argue against given Judge’s talent, but it still feels a bit risky given his struggles to stay healthy.

There were some risers...

Ian Happ - OF85 to OF71
Austin Hays - OF75 to OF70
Mike Yastrzemski - OF77 to OF69
Dylan Carlson - OF84 to OF62
Jon Berti - OF66 to OF61
Ryan Braun - OF67 to OF60
Hunter Dozier - OF56 to OF51
Byron Buxton - OF51 to OF46
Garrett Hampson - OF46 to OF41
Justin Upton - OF48 to OF40
David Dahl - OF43 to OF38
Franmil Reyes - OF34 to OF29

And some fallers...

Adam Eaton - OF42 to OF49 (Mark and Garrett, what is wrong with you both)
Yasiel Puig - OF37 to OF53
Hunter Renfroe - OF60 to OF66
Austin Riley - OF62 to OF67
David Peralta - OF70 to OF75

I can’t explain all of those. Some are just corrections that should have been made in the first place. Others are a result of news and/or a shortened year, with Puig being the best example. That’s a tough pick to make right now given that he doesn’t have a team to play with currently.

What say you all? Where are we way off the mark?