Week 6 Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings (5/6-5/12)

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Week 6 Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings

AdamJones
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

There have been a handful of superstars that have simply had miserable starts to the 2013 fantasy baseball season. In fantasy, there is nothing worse than starting a player on a cold streak, because a player going 0-20 in a week can be devastating for fantasy owners.

Los Angeles Angels OF Josh Hamilton has been downright awful this season. The superstar is only hitting .208 and has just two home runs with nine RBIs. Needless to say, Hamilton has not lived up to par this season, so expect him to be missing from any fantasy player rankings until he starts to come around.

On the other side of the coin, there are several young players that are playing too well to think about benching. Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado was moved over to the hot corner before the start of the season, but he has played outstanding this fantasy season. He has climbed up the rankings in recent weeks and will no doubt be one of the most reliable starters at third.

Also San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford and Milwaukee Brewers SS Jean Segura are also tearing up the fantasy world this season. Both players were severely ignored this off-season, but have since become All-Star options at the position.

To help you fill out your lineup this week, here are my complete Week 6 fantasy baseball player rankings.

Adam McGill is the Senior Fantasy Sports Writer at Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @adammcgill83, like him on Facebook, or add him to you networks on Google here or here.

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Week 6 Catcher Rankings

MattWieters
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

1. Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians

2. Mike Napoli, Boston Red Sox

3. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

4. Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles

5. John Buck, New York Mets

6. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

7. J. P. Arencibia, Toronto Blue Jays

8. Wilin Rosario, Colorado Rockies

9. Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

10. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks

11. Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

12. Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals

13. Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals

14. Chris Iannetta, Los Angeles Angels

15. A. J. Pierzynski, Texas Rangers

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Week 6 First Base Rankings

FreedieFreeman
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

1. Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers

2. Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds

3. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

4. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks

5. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

6. Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers

7. Mark Trumbo, Los Angeles Angels

8. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

9. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles

10. Mark Reynolds, Cleveland Indians

11. Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays

12. Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

13. Allen Craig, St. Louis Cardinals

14. Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins

15. Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox

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Week 6 Second Base Rankings

RickieWeeks
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

1. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees

2. Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers

3. Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Reds

4. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

5. Jose Altuve, Houston Astros

6. Howard Kendrick, Los Angeles Angels

7. Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays

8. Rickie Weeks, Milwaukee Brewers

9. Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians

10. Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves

11. Daniel Murphy, New York Mets

12. Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies

13. Danny Espinosa, Washington Nationals

14. Mark Ellis, Los Angles Dodgers

15. Omar Infante, Detroit Tigers

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Week 6 Shortstop Rankings

BrandonCrawford
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

1. Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies

2. Jean Segura, Milwaukee Brewers

3. Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

4. Alcides Escobar, Kansas City Royals

5. Jed Lowrie, Oakland Athletics

6. Elvis Andrus, Texas Rangers

7. Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs

8. Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies

9. Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals

10. Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres

11. Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves

12. Didi Gregorious, Arizona Diamondbacks

13. Josh Rutledge, Colorado Rockies

14. Pete Kozma, St. Louis Cardinals

15. Zack Cozart, Cincinnati Reds

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Week 6 Third Base Rankings

MannyMachado
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

1. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

2. David Wright, New York Mets

3. Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

4. Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants

5. Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles

6. Martin Prado, Arizona Diamondbacks

7. Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds

8. Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics

9. Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers

10. Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates

11. Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners

12. Will Middlebrooks, Boston Red Sox

13. Michael Young, Philadelphia Phillies

14. Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins

15. Lonnie Chisenhall, Cleveland Indians

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Week 6 Outfield Rankings

AndrewMcCutchen
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

1. Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves

2. Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

3. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

4. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers

5. Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles

6. Dexter Fowler, Colorado Rockies

7. Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee Brewers

8. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

9. Shin-Soo Choo, Cincinnati Reds

10. Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox

11. Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals

12. Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers

13. Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics

14. Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals

15. Nelson Cruz, Texas Rangers

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Week 6 Starter Rankings

ClayBuchholz
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

1. Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox – (5/6) (5/11)

2. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants – (5/6) (5/11)

3. Matt Harvey, New York Mets – (5/7) (5/12)

4. Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies – (5/6) (5/11)

5. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox – (5/6) (5/12)

6. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers – (5/11)

7. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers - (5/11)

8. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angels Dodgers – (5/8)

9. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners – (5/8)

10. Hiroki Kuroda, New York Yankees – (5/7) (5/12)

11. Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants – (5/10)

12. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals – (5/11)

13. Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays – (5/8)

14. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals – (5/12)

15. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers - (5/10)

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Week 6 Closer Rankings

CraigKimbrel

1. Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves

2. Rafael Soriano, Washington Nationals

3. Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh Pirates

4. Sergio Romo, San Francisco Giants

5. Brandon League, Los Angeles Dodgers

6. Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles

7. Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

8. Rafael Betancourt, Colorado Rockies

9. Tom Wilhelmsen, Seattle Mariners

10. Jim Henderson, Milwaukee Brewers

11. Addison Reed, Chicago White Sox

12. Huston Street, San Diego Padres

13. Casey Janssen, Toronto Blue Jays

14. Joe Nathan, Texas Rangers

15. Glen Perkins, Minnesota Twins

1 of 9

Week 6 Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings

AdamJones
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

There have been a handful of superstars that have simply had miserable starts to the 2013 fantasy baseball season. In fantasy, there is nothing worse than starting a player on a cold streak, because a player going 0-20 in a week can be devastating for fantasy owners.

Los Angeles Angels OF Josh Hamilton has been downright awful this season. The superstar is only hitting .208 and has just two home runs with nine RBIs. Needless to say, Hamilton has not lived up to par this season, so expect him to be missing from any fantasy player rankings until he starts to come around.

On the other side of the coin, there are several young players that are playing too well to think about benching. Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado was moved over to the hot corner before the start of the season, but he has played outstanding this fantasy season. He has climbed up the rankings in recent weeks and will no doubt be one of the most reliable starters at third.

Also San Francisco Giants SS Brandon Crawford and Milwaukee Brewers SS Jean Segura are also tearing up the fantasy world this season. Both players were severely ignored this off-season, but have since become All-Star options at the position.

To help you fill out your lineup this week, here are my complete Week 6 fantasy baseball player rankings.

Adam McGill is the Senior Fantasy Sports Writer at Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @adammcgill83, like him on Facebook, or add him to you networks on Google here or here.

2 of 9

Week 6 Catcher Rankings

MattWieters
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

1. Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians

2. Mike Napoli, Boston Red Sox

3. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

4. Matt Wieters, Baltimore Orioles

5. John Buck, New York Mets

6. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

7. J. P. Arencibia, Toronto Blue Jays

8. Wilin Rosario, Colorado Rockies

9. Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

10. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks

11. Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers

12. Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals

13. Wilson Ramos, Washington Nationals

14. Chris Iannetta, Los Angeles Angels

15. A. J. Pierzynski, Texas Rangers

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Week 6 First Base Rankings

FreedieFreeman
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

1. Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers

2. Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds

3. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

4. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks

5. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

6. Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers

7. Mark Trumbo, Los Angeles Angels

8. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

9. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles

10. Mark Reynolds, Cleveland Indians

11. Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays

12. Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies

13. Allen Craig, St. Louis Cardinals

14. Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins

15. Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox

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Week 6 Second Base Rankings

RickieWeeks
Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

1. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees

2. Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers

3. Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati Reds

4. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

5. Jose Altuve, Houston Astros

6. Howard Kendrick, Los Angeles Angels

7. Ben Zobrist, Tampa Bay Rays

8. Rickie Weeks, Milwaukee Brewers

9. Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians

10. Dan Uggla, Atlanta Braves

11. Daniel Murphy, New York Mets

12. Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies

13. Danny Espinosa, Washington Nationals

14. Mark Ellis, Los Angles Dodgers

15. Omar Infante, Detroit Tigers

5 of 9

Week 6 Shortstop Rankings

BrandonCrawford
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

1. Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies

2. Jean Segura, Milwaukee Brewers

3. Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

4. Alcides Escobar, Kansas City Royals

5. Jed Lowrie, Oakland Athletics

6. Elvis Andrus, Texas Rangers

7. Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs

8. Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies

9. Ian Desmond, Washington Nationals

10. Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres

11. Andrelton Simmons, Atlanta Braves

12. Didi Gregorious, Arizona Diamondbacks

13. Josh Rutledge, Colorado Rockies

14. Pete Kozma, St. Louis Cardinals

15. Zack Cozart, Cincinnati Reds

6 of 9

Week 6 Third Base Rankings

MannyMachado
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

1. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

2. David Wright, New York Mets

3. Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

4. Pablo Sandoval, San Francisco Giants

5. Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles

6. Martin Prado, Arizona Diamondbacks

7. Todd Frazier, Cincinnati Reds

8. Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics

9. Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers

10. Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates

11. Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners

12. Will Middlebrooks, Boston Red Sox

13. Michael Young, Philadelphia Phillies

14. Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins

15. Lonnie Chisenhall, Cleveland Indians

7 of 9

Week 6 Outfield Rankings

AndrewMcCutchen
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

1. Justin Upton, Atlanta Braves

2. Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

3. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

4. Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers

5. Adam Jones, Baltimore Orioles

6. Dexter Fowler, Colorado Rockies

7. Carlos Gomez, Milwaukee Brewers

8. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

9. Shin-Soo Choo, Cincinnati Reds

10. Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox

11. Carlos Beltran, St. Louis Cardinals

12. Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers

13. Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics

14. Matt Holliday, St. Louis Cardinals

15. Nelson Cruz, Texas Rangers

8 of 9

Week 6 Starter Rankings

ClayBuchholz
Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

1. Clay Buchholz, Boston Red Sox – (5/6) (5/11)

2. Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants – (5/6) (5/11)

3. Matt Harvey, New York Mets – (5/7) (5/12)

4. Cliff Lee, Philadelphia Phillies – (5/6) (5/11)

5. Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox – (5/6) (5/12)

6. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers – (5/11)

7. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers - (5/11)

8. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angels Dodgers – (5/8)

9. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners – (5/8)

10. Hiroki Kuroda, New York Yankees – (5/7) (5/12)

11. Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants – (5/10)

12. Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals – (5/11)

13. Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays – (5/8)

14. Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals – (5/12)

15. Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers - (5/10)

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Week 6 Closer Rankings

CraigKimbrel

1. Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves

2. Rafael Soriano, Washington Nationals

3. Jason Grilli, Pittsburgh Pirates

4. Sergio Romo, San Francisco Giants

5. Brandon League, Los Angeles Dodgers

6. Jim Johnson, Baltimore Orioles

7. Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

8. Rafael Betancourt, Colorado Rockies

9. Tom Wilhelmsen, Seattle Mariners

10. Jim Henderson, Milwaukee Brewers

11. Addison Reed, Chicago White Sox

12. Huston Street, San Diego Padres

13. Casey Janssen, Toronto Blue Jays

14. Joe Nathan, Texas Rangers

15. Glen Perkins, Minnesota Twins


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