Fantasy Baseball 2014: Tiered 3B Rankings

Tiered 3B Ranks

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Over the next few days, I'll be releasing my tiered positional ranks (with my 2014 projections included). The purpose of these ranks is to show readers where there are major talent drop-offs within each position. For third baseman, there are eight tiers; Miguel Cabrera stands alone in the top tier and the drop-off from him to tier No. 2 is substantial.

Tier 8

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Tier 8

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40. E. Chavez, ARI
34 R, 11 HR, 35 RBI, 0 SB, .271 AVG

39. M. Aviles, CLE
40 R, 7 HR, 41 RBI, 10 SB, .251 AVG

38. D. LeMahieu, COL
38 R, 2 HR, 29 RBI, 12 SB, .288 AVG

Tier 8 Cont'd

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Tier 8 Cont'd

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37. M. Reynolds, MIL
49 R, 19 HR, 53 RBI, 2 SB, .220 AVG

36. A. Callaspo, OAK
46 R, 6 HR, 45 RBI, 3 SB, .268 AVG

35. E. Nunez, NYY
41 R, 4 HR, 31 RBI, 19 SB, .269 AVG

Tier 7

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Tier 7

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34. L. Chisenhall, CLE
48 R, 16 HR, 49 RBI, 3 SB, .257 AVG

33. M. Moustakas, KC
53 R, 15 HR, 56 RBI, 4 SB, .247 AVG

32. T. Plouffe, MIN
58 R, 17 HR, 55 RBI, 2 SB, .238 AVG

Tier 7 Cont'd

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Tier 7 Cont'd

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31. J. Uribe, LAD
51 R, 15 HR, 58 RBI, 4 SB, .247 AVG

30. J. Iglesias, DET
61 R, 6 HR, 46 RBI, 8 SB, .269 AVG

29. K. Johnson, NYY
59 R, 17 HR, 55 RBI, 12 SB, .226 AVG

Tier 7 Cont'd

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Tier 7 Cont'd

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28. J. Francisco, MIL
46 R, 21 HR, 69 RBI, 1 SB, .234 AVG

27. M. Davidson, CHW
56 R, 20 HR, 57 RBI, 1 SB, .239 AVG

26. C. Asche, PHI
51 R, 16 HR, 55 RBI, 8 SB, .251 AVG

Tier 6

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Tier 6

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25. D. Freese, LAA
55 R, 12 HR, 65 RBI, 2 SB, .277 AVG

24. C. Johnson, ATL
51 R, 13 HR, 70 RBI, 3 SB, .274 AVG

23. B. Lawrie, TOR
60 R, 14 HR, 51 RBI, 12 SB, .270 AVG

Tier 6 Cont'd

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Tier 6 Cont'd

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22. N. Castellanos, DET
66 R, 14 HR, 66 RBI, 6 SB, .259 AVG

21. M. Dominguez, HOU
60 R, 21 HR, 80 RBI, 0 SB, .249 AVG

20. N. Arenado, COL
69 R, 14 HR, 67 RBI, 1 SB, .275 AVG

Tier 5

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Tier 5

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19. X. Bogaerts, BOS
72 R, 17 HR, 72 RBI, 8 SB, .255 AVG

18. C. Headley, SD
69 R, 13 HR, 73 RBI, 13 SB, .267 AVG

17. T. Frazier, CIN
68 R, 23 HR, 78 RBI, 5 SB, .250 AVG

16. M. Machado, BAL
74 R, 15 HR, 60 RBI, 5 SB, .286 AVG

Tier 5 Cont'd

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Tier 5 Cont'd

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15. J. Gyorko, SD
71 R, 26 HR, 72 RBI, 1 SB, .256 AVG

14. W. Middlebrooks, BOS
60 R, 25 HR, 82 RBI, 6 SB, .253 AVG

13. P. Sandoval, SFG
61 R, 17 HR, 78 RBI, 1 SB, .290 AVG

Tier 4

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Tier 4

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12. M. Prado, ARI
72 R, 13 HR, 70 RBI, 8 SB, .299 AVG

11. K. Seager, SEA
80 R, 22 HR, 72 RBI, 11 SB, .261 AVG

10. P. Alvarez, PIT
67 R, 35 HR, 93 RBI, 2 SB, .244 AVG

Tier 4 Cont'd

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Tier 4 Cont'd

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9. R. Zimmerman, WAS
76 R, 23 HR, 74 RBI, 5 SB, .283 AVG

8. J. Donaldson, OAK
77 R, 21 HR, 79 RBI, 6 SB, .280 AVG

Tier 3

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Tier 3

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7. D. Wright, NYM
71 R, 19 HR, 71 RBI, 17 SB, .291 AVG

6. A. Ramirez, MIL
72 R, 21 HR, 82 RBI, 3 SB, .295 AVG

5. E. Longoria, TB
77 R, 28 HR, 89 RBI, 2 SB, .279 AVG

4. M. Carpenter, STL
114 R, 11 HR, 72 RBI, 3 SB, .298 AVG

Tier 2

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Tier 2

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3. E. Encarnacion, TOR
84 R, 31 HR, 97 RBI, 9 SB, .274 AVG

2. A. Beltre, TEX
88 R, 29 HR, 99 RBI, 1 SB, .304 AVG

Tier 1

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Tier 1

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1. M. Cabrera, DET
108 R, 39 HR, 127 RBI, 3 SB, .326 AVG


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