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2021 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 30 First Basemen

The Fake Teams writers rank the first base position for 2021.

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Positional weeks are upon us here at Fake Teams, and here’s the schedule if you’ve missed it:

2021 Positional Weeks

Position Week
Position Week
Catcher Jan 25 - Jan 29
First Base Feb 1 - Feb 5
Second Base Feb 8 - Feb 12
Third Base Feb 15 - Feb 19
Shortstop Feb 22 - Feb 26
Outfield Mar 1 - Mar 5
Starters Mar 8 to Mar 12
RPs/Draft Guide Mar 15 - Mar 19

Last week was a catcher-centric affair, but this week we are moving onto greener pastures. So without much ado—and maybe the slightest bit of fanfare—what follows is our most recent pass at the top 30 first basemen for fantasy baseball in 2021.

Be sure to roast the worst rankings in the comments!

Top 40 First Basemen for 2021

PLAYER TEAM HEATH MARK GARRETT JOE ANDRES Avg Rank
PLAYER TEAM HEATH MARK GARRETT JOE ANDRES Avg Rank
Freddie Freeman ATL 1 1 2 1 1 1.2
Cody Bellinger LAD 2 2 1 2 2 1.8
D.J. LeMahieu NYY 3 4 3 5 4 3.8
Pete Alonso NYM 6 3 4 4 5 4.4
Jose Abreu CWS 4 9 5 7 3 5.6
Matt Olson OAK 9 5 8 6 6 6.8
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 5 6 11 3 11 7.2
Luke Voit NYY 7 7 7 11 7 7.8
Anthony Rizzo CHC 11 12 9 8 8 9.6
Paul Goldschmidt STL 8 10 6 13 12 9.8
Max Muncy LAD 10 8 13 18 10 11.8
Dominic Smith NYM 14 16 10 15 9 12.8
Eric Hosmer SD 13 13 14 12 13 13.0
Alec Bohm PHI 12 17 15 9 14 13.4
Josh Bell WAS 15 11 12 17 23 15.6
Christian Walker ARZ 19 19 17 10 21 17.2
Rhys Hoskins PHI 18 15 24 14 15 17.2
Mike Moustakas CIN 16 21 19 16 19 18.2
Jake Cronenworth SDP 21 14 21 22 20 19.6
Carlos Santana KC 24 20 16 24 16 20.0
Ryan Mountcastle BAL 17 18 25 26 22 21.6
Miguel Sano MIN 25 22 23 27 17 22.8
Jared Walsh LAA 20 28 18 25 30 24.2
Trey Mancini BAL 22 23 27 30 25 25.4
Hunter Dozier KC 23 27 31 37 18 27.2
Rowdy Tellez TOR 30 30 34 21 27 28.4
Nate Lowe TEX 32 31 22 19 33 27.4
Evan White SEA 28 26 38 20 31 28.6
Jeimer Candelario DET 26 36 28 32 29 30.2
Andrew Vaughn CWS 27 24 30 33 38 30.4
Ryan McMahon COL 33 25 26 29 41 30.8
Yuli Gurriel HOU 35 41 33 23 28 32.0
Tommy La Stella SF 31 43 29 41 26 34.0
Bobby Dalbec BOS 41 37 32 28 37 35.0
Renato Nunez FA 40 29 35 49 24 35.4
Jesus Aguilar MIA 36 39 36 35 36 36.4
Brandon Belt SF 38 38 43 31 32 36.4
Garrett Cooper MIA 39 33 40 38 35 37.0
Joey Votto CIN 37 32 39 34 40 36.4
Colin Moran PIT 29 40 41 40 39 37.8