MLB Fantasy Baseball: Players Eligible at Multiple Positions

Adam BernacchioAnalyst IIIFebruary 21, 2011

ST. PETERSBURG - SEPTEMBER 24:  Infielder Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays turns a double play as Ichiro Suzuki #51 of the Seattle Mariners is out at second during the game at Tropicana Field on September 24, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
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When picking your fantasy team it’s always important to consider drafting players who are eligible at multiple positions. These players will give your team depth and flexibility in case of an injury.

Here are 24 players who qualify at multiple positions you might consider drafting in 2011. Please note numbers next to players name do not reflect a ranking.

Numbers in parenthesis reflect how many games the player played at the position in 2010.

1. Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays

Positions Eligible – OF (114), 3B (48)

Most Value – 3B

2. Adam Lind, Toronto Blue Jays

Positions Eligible – OF (16), 1B (11)

Most Value – OF

3. Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays

Positions Eligible – 1B (15), 2B (58), OF (121)

Most Value – 2B

4. Martin Prado, Atlanta Braves

Positions Eligible – 2B (98), 3B (43), 1B (5)

Most Value – 2B

5. Victor Martinez, Detroit Tigers

Positions Eligible – C (110), 1B (14)

Most Value – C

6. Jhonny Peralta, Detroit Tigers

Positions Eligible – 3B (100), SS (46)

Most Value – SS

7. Omar Infante, Florida Marlins

Positions Eligible – 2B (67), 3B (32), SS (19), OF (21)

Most Value – 2B, SS

8. Michael Cuddyer, Minnesota Twins

Positions Eligible – 1B (87), OF (68), 3B (14)

Most Value – 3B

9. Mark Reynolds, Baltimore Orioles

Positions Eligible – 3B (142), 1B (5)

Most Value – 3B

10. Mark DeRosa, San Francisco Giants

Positions Eligible – 2B (7), OF (21)

Most Value – 2B

11. Matt LaPorta, Cleveland Indians

Positions Eligible – 1B (93), OF (7)

Most Value – OF

12. Bill Hall, Houston Astros

Positions Eligible – OF (71), 2B (51), 3B (5)

Most Value – 2B

13. Carlos Lee, Houston Astros

Positions Eligible – OF (133), 1B (20

Most Value – OF

14. Mike Aviles, Kansas City Royals

Positions Eligible – 2B (87), SS (13), 3B (5)

Most Value – 2B

15. Luke Scott, Baltimore Orioles

Positions Eligible – 1B (19), OF (14)

Most Value – OF

16. Ty Wigginton, Colorado Rockies

Positions Eligible – 1B (98), 2B (40), 3B (22)

Most Value – 2B

17. Nick Swisher, New York Yankees

Positions Eligible – OF (144), 1B (7)

Most Value – OF

18. Placido Polanco, Philadelphia Phillies

Positions Eligible – 3B (131), 2B (12)

Most Value – 2B

19. Garrett Jones, Pittsburgh Pirates

Positions Eligible – 1B (110), OF (49)

Most Value – OF

20. Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants

Positions Eligible – 1B (11), 3B (148)

Most Value – 3B

21. Aubrey Huff, San Francisco Giants

Positions Eligible – 1B (114), OF (80)

Most Value – OF

22. Mike Napoli, Texas Rangers

Positions Eligible – 1B (70), C (66)

Most Value – C

23. Juan Uribe, Los Angeles Dodgers

Positions Eligible – 3B (35), 2B (24), SS (110)

Most Value – SS

24. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

Positions Eligible - C (91), 1B (30)

Most Valuable - C


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