Mike Trout

With first pitch around the corner, seven of our top MLB writers have compiled their list of top 100 hitters for the 2020 MLB season. These rankings are based on standard roto scoring and can be used as a cheat sheet for your fantasy baseball drafts. Simply do a quick search by player, team or position. All seven writers submitted their top 100 and the composite rankings are listed below.


Meet Our Team of Writers

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Top 150

Steve Buchanan

Zach Thompson

Garion Thorne

Tim Finnegan

Greg Ehrenberg

Julian Edlow

Mike Barner



MLB RANKINGS SPOTLIGHT



1. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels – OF
2. Ronald Acuña Jr., Atlanta Braves – OF
3. Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers – OF
4. Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers – 1B,OF
5. Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers – OF
6. Trevor Story, Colorado Rockies – SS
7. Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies – 3B
8. Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians – SS
9. Juan Soto, Washington Nationals – OF
10. Trea Turner, Washington Nationals – SS
11. Alex Bregman, Houston Astros – 3B,SS
12. J.D. Martinez, Boston Red Sox – OF
13. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves – 1B
14. Anthony Rendon, Los Angeles Angels – 3B
15. José Ramírez, Cleveland Indians – 3B
16. Fernando Tatis Jr., San Diego Padres – SS
17. Bryce Harper, Philadelphia Phillies – OF
18. Pete Alonso, New York Mets – 1B
19. Rafael Devers, Boston Red Sox – 3B
20. Starling Marte, Arizona Diamondbacks – OF
21. Gleyber Torres, New York Yankees – 2B,SS
22. Javier Báez, Chicago Cubs – SS
23. Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies – OF
24. Yordan Alvarez, Houston Astros – OF
25. Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox – SS
26. George Springer, Houston Astros – OF
27. Jose Altuve, Houston Astros – 2B
28. Ozzie Albies, Atlanta Braves – 2B
29. Aaron Judge, New York Yankees – OF
30. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs – 3B,OF
31. Austin Meadows, Tampa Bay Rays – OF
32. Whit Merrifield, Kansas City Royals – 2B,OF
33. Ketel Marte, Arizona Diamondbacks – 2B,SS,OF
34. Keston Hiura, Milwaukee Brewers – 2B
35. Adalberto Mondesi, Kansas City Royals – SS
36. Manny Machado, San Diego Padres – 3B,SS
37. Paul Goldschmidt, St. Louis Cardinals – 1B
38. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs – 1B
39. DJ LeMahieu, New York Yankees – 1B,2B,3B
40. Jonathan Villar, Miami Marlins – 2B,SS
41. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Toronto Blue Jays – 3B
42. Eugenio Suárez, Cincinnati Reds – 3B
43. José Abreu, Chicago White Sox – 1B
44. J.T. Realmuto, Philadelphia Phillies – C
45. Nelson Cruz, Minnesota Twins – DH
46. Eloy Jiménez, Chicago White Sox – OF
47. Yoán Moncada, Chicago White Sox – 3B
48. Bo Bichette, Toronto Blue Jays – SS
49. Tommy Pham, San Diego Padres – OF
50. Giancarlo Stanton, New York Yankees – OF
51. Matt Olson, Oakland Athletics – 1B
52. Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers – OF
53. Victor Robles, Washington Nationals – OF
54. Josh Bell, Pittsburgh Pirates – 1B
55. Max Muncy, Los Angeles Dodgers – 1B,2B,3B
56. Jorge Soler, Kansas City Royals – OF
57. Jeff McNeil, New York Mets – 2B,3B,OF
58. Nick Castellanos, Cincinnati Reds – OF
59. Eddie Rosario, Minnesota Twins – OF
60. Josh Donaldson, Minnesota Twins – 3B
61. Marcus Semien, Oakland Athletics – SS
62. Matt Chapman, Oakland Athletics – 3B
63. Gary Sánchez, New York Yankees – C
64. Tim Anderson, Chicago White Sox – SS
65. Mike Moustakas, Cincinnati Reds – 2B,3B
66. Marcell Ozuna, Atlanta Braves – OF
67. Michael Conforto, New York Mets – OF
68. Carlos Correa, Houston Astros – SS
69. Eduardo Escobar, Arizona Diamondbacks – 2B,3B
70. Ramón Laureano, Oakland Athletics – OF
71. Andrew Benintendi, Boston Red Sox – OF
72. Trey Mancini, Baltimore Orioles – 1B,OF
73. Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies – 1B
74. Luis Robert, Chicago White Sox – OF
75. Michael Brantley, Houston Astros – OF
76. Yasmani Grandal, Chicago White Sox – C,1B
77. Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians – 1B
78. Max Kepler, Minnesota Twins – OF
79. Justin Turner, Los Angeles Dodgers – 3B
80. Willson Contreras, Chicago Cubs – C
81. Jorge Polanco, Minnesota Twins – SS
82. Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers – SS
83. Franmil Reyes, Cleveland Indians – OF
84. David Dahl, Colorado Rockies – OF
85. Miguel Sano, Minnesota Twins – 1B, 3B
86. Yuli Gurriel, Houston Astros – 1B,3B
87. Edwin Encarnación, Chicago White Sox – 1B
88. Mitch Garver, Minnesota Twins – C
89. Elvis Andrus, Texas Rangers – SS
90. Danny Santana, Texas Rangers – 1B,2B,3B,SS,OF
91. Kyle Schwarber, Chicago Cubs – OF
92. Oscar Mercado, Cleveland Indians – OF
93. Cavan Biggio, Toronto Blue Jays – 2B,OF
94. Amed Rosario, New York Mets – SS
95. Brandon Lowe, Tampa Bay Rays – 1B, 2B, OF
96. Paul DeJong, St. Louis Cardinals – SS
97. Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Toronto Blue Jays – 2B, OF
98. Justin Upton, Los Angeles Angels – OF
99. Will Smith, Los Angeles Dodgers – C
100. Bryan Reynolds, Pittsburgh Pirates – OF

Others to consider:

Gavin Lux, Los Angeles Dodgers – 2B
Lorenzo Cain, Milwaukee Brewers – OF
Didi Gregorius, Philadelphia Phillies – SS
Adam Eaton, Washington Nationals – OF
Daniel Murphy, Colorado Rockies – 1B
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels – OF
Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals – C
Luke Voit, New York Yankees – 1B
Ryan McMahon, Colorado Rockies – 1B, 2B, 3B
Aristides Aquino, Cincinnati Reds – OF
Khris Davis, Oakland Athletics – OF
Hunter Dozier, Kansas City Royals – 1B, 3B, OF
Tommy Edman, St. Louis Cardinals – 2B,3B,OF
Yasiel Puig – OF
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels – OF
Roughned Odor, Texas Rangers – 2B
Gio Urshela, New York Yankees – 3B
Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins – OF
Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers – OF
Jean Segura, Philadelphia Phillies – SS
Kevin Newman, Pittsburgh Pirates – 2B, SS
Willie Calhoun, Texas Rangers – OF
Garrett Hampson, Colorado Rockies – 2B, SS, OF
Kyle Tucker, Houston Astros – OF
Mallex Smith, Seattle Mariners – OF
Wilson Ramos, New York Mets – C
Willie Calhoun, Texas Rangers – OF
Scott Kingery, Philadelphia Phillies – 2B, 3B, SS, OF
Christian Vázquez, Boston Red Sox – C, 1B
Carson Kelly, Arizona Diamondbacks – C
Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals – C
J.D. Davis, New York Mets – 3B, OF
Andrew McCutchen, Philadelphia Phillies – OF
Alex Verdugo, Boston Red Sox – OF


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