The shortstop place has gotten deeper for fantasy baseball homeowners during the last couple of seasons.
With the inflow of recent gamers and veterans stepping up, fantasy baseball homeowners have a deeper pool of shortstops to select from. There’s no have to draft one early simply to fill the place with the depth. You possibly can wait till spherical 10 to draft a viable possibility.
Relying in your place within the draft and the way you need to construct your workforce, you’ll seemingly draft a shortstop within the second spherical. Francisco Lindor, Trevor Story and Alex Bregman stands out as the solely first-round picks with a pair extra falling to the second spherical.
The highest guys will price a fairly penny. Guys like Tim Anderson, Marcus Semien and Elvis Andrus shall be obtainable to you after spherical eight, a minimum of, after you draft your workforce’s anchors. Both approach, you gained’t have something to fret about on the shortstop place.
In contrast to my rankings in 12 months’s previous, this listing goes to incorporate gamers that qualify at shortstop, based mostly on ESPN’s fantasy baseball necessities. Meaning every participant has to have performed a minimum of 20 video games on the place within the prior season. This would be the similar for each different place going ahead.
I’ve ranked 30 shortstop and broke them into 5 tiers. There wasn’t sufficient to distinguish some gamers to make a sixth tier as I did with first base. Most fantasy homeowners will personal two shortstops, a starter and a backup. Going previous 30 wouldn’t make a lot sense, particularly when the highest eight or 10 choices are stars.
So, with that out of the best way, let’s get this slide present began. Listed below are my 2020 fantasy baseball tiered rankings for shortstop.