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2021 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 40 shortstops

The Fake Teams writers rank the shortstop position for fantasy baseball in 2021.

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It’s an entire week devoted to shortstops, so it’s sure to have some fireworks. We begin said week, as always, with a refreshed pass at our rankings for 2021 fantasy baseball.

There’s room for haggling in the comments—and we’ll be unpacking these guys all week—but one short story is that this is apparently not a site where we are fond of Adalberto Mondesi’s volatility...

Top 40 Shortstops for 2021

RANK PLAYER NAME TEAM HEATH MARK ANDRES JOE GARRETT Avg Rank
RANK PLAYER NAME TEAM HEATH MARK ANDRES JOE GARRETT Avg Rank
1 Fernando Tatis Jr. SDP 1 4 1 1 1 1.6
2 Trea Turner WAS 2 3 2 2 2 2.2
3 Trevor Story COL 3 2 3 3 3 2.8
4 Francisco Lindor NYM 5 1 4 4 4 3.6
5 Xander Bogaerts BOS 6 5 5 5 7 5.6
6 Corey Seager LAD 8 6 6 6 6 6.4
7 Bo Bichette TOR 4 7 8 7 8 6.8
8 Gleyber Torres NYY 10 8 7 9 10 8.8
9 Tim Anderson CWS 7 11 11 12 5 9.2
10 Adalberto Mondesi KC 9 11 12 8 9 9.8
11 Carlos Correa HOU 13 9 9 11 12 10.8
12 Javier Baez CHC 11 12 10 10 11 10.8
13 Dansby Swanson ATL 12 13 13 14 13 13
14 Tommy Edman STL 15 15 17 13 14 14.8
15 Didi Gregorius PHI 16 14 14 17 15 15.2
16 Marcus Semien TOR 14 17 16 16 16 15.8
17 Jake Cronenworth SD 25 10 20 15 17 17.4
18 Chris Taylor LAD 19 21 19 21 19 19.8
19 David Fletcher LAA 21 22 24 19 28 22.8
20 Ha-seong Kim SD 26 34 15 18 21 22.8
21 Jorge Polanco MIN 20 18 18 39 20 23
22 Paul DeJong STL 18 27 23 23 24 23
23 Andres Gimenez CLE 17 19 35 25 23 23.8
24 Willy Adames TB 22 23 22 24 32 24.6
25 Amed Rosario CLE 29 24 21 20 33 25.4
26 Mauricio Dubon SF 23 26 25 28 29 26.2
27 Jonathan Villar NYM 27 16 34 40 25 28.4
28 Isiah Kiner-Falefa TEX 24 36 27 33 27 29.4
29 Joey Wendle TB 37 28 31 26 26 29.6
30 Willi Castro DET 28 30 26 42 22 29.6
31 Elvis Andrus OAK 30 29 29 34 35 31.4
32 Nico Hoerner CHC 41 25 32 22 39 31.8
33 Wander Franco TB 40 20 38 44 18 32
34 JP Crawford SEA 32 31 30 32 37 32.4
35 Andrelton Simmons MIN 35 37 36 27 34 33.8
36 Miguel Rojas MIA 33 35 33 37 31 33.8
37 Niko Goodrum DET 31 39 37 35 30 34.4
38 Luis Urias MLW 34 41 28 31 40 34.8
39 Nick Ahmed ARI 36 40 29 36 35.25
40 Jose Iglesias LAA 38 38 43 30 38 37.4