Batting 1.000: 2011 Fantasy Baseball Weekly Wheelhouse Rankings, First Base (1B)

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Batting 1.000: 2011 Fantasy Baseball Weekly Wheelhouse Rankings, First Base (1B)
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Paul Konerko continues to climb up the rankings since his resurgance and career year last season. Currently at #7, will he continue to outperform big names like Ryan Howard, Adam Dunn, Kevin Youkilis, and Justin Morneau?

Hitters are ranked for their expected performance from this point forward for this season in standard 5x5 leagues, not for statistics that have already been accrued. For other positional rankings check out:

SP/OF/SS/3B/2B/1B/C

Top 40 First Baseman:

1. Albert Pujols, STL

2. Joey Votto, CIN

3. Miguel Cabrera, DET

4. Adrian Gonzalez, BOS

5. Prince Fielder, MIL

6. Mark Teixeira, NYY

7. Paul Konerko, CHW

8. Ryan Howard, PHI

9. Adam Dunn, CHW

10. Kevin Youkilis, BOS

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Pensive Hosmer settles in at our #11 spot this week. Could he possibly crack the top-10 next week?

11. Eric Hosmer, KC -- In-Depth Fantasy Profile With Projections and Analysis

12. Lance Berkman, STL

13. Billy Butler, KC

14. Gaby Sanchez, FLA

15. Justin Smoak, SEA

16. Mitch Moreland, TEX

17. Adam Lind, TOR

18. Carlos Santana, CLE

19. Buster Posey, SF

20. Justin Morneau, MIN

21. Michael Young, TEX

22. Ike Davis, NYM

23. Mark Trumbo, ANA

24. Howard Kendrick, ANA

25. Alex Gordon, KC

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Smoak has fought his way to #15 and is starting to show signs of the elite prospect that bagged Cliff Lee, with even more HR Power than expected so far. Can he sustain his performance, or is he due for some regression?

26. Mike Napoli, TEX

27. Todd Helton, COL 

28. Carlos Lee, HOU

29. Matt LaPorta, CLE

30. Brett Wallace, HOU

31. Aubrey Huff, SF

32. Freddie Freeman, ATL

33. Garrett Jones, PIT

34. James Loney, LAD

35. Carlos Pena, CHC

36. Derrek Lee, BAL

37. Michael Cuddyer, MIN

38. Daric Barton, OAK

39. Adam LaRoche, WAS

40. Daniel Murphy, NYM

 

For more Weekly Wheelhouse Rankings check out:

Catcher

Second Base

Third Base


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