Fantasy Baseball 2014: Top 10 First Basemen Heading Into Week 5

Top 10 First Basemen Heading Into Week 5

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Week four of the MLB season is now over and it looks like this season is going to be full of surprises. With fantasy owners looking for top players to pick up at each position, who are the top 10 first basemen from week four?

10. Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays

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10. Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays

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People have been waiting for Edwin Encarnacion to break out in 2014 and week four was a pretty good start.

Week 4 Stats: .286 AVG, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 2 Runs, .375 OBP

9. Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals

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9. Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals

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Adam LaRoche will need to step up now that Bryce Harper is out of the lineup for a while.

Week 4 Stats: .350 AVG, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 4 Runs, .435 OBP

8. Chris Carter, Houston Astros

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8. Chris Carter, Houston Astros

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The Houston Astros are one of the worst teams in MLB right now, but Chris Carter has shown that there is still some life in the organization.

Week 4 Stats: .300 AVG, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 Runs, .417 OBP

7. Adam Dunn, Chicago White Sox

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7. Adam Dunn, Chicago White Sox

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Adam Dunn hasn't always been known as a player who hits for average, but he has been doing just that lately.

Week 4 Stats: .353 AVG, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 5 Runs, .389 OBP

6. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

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6. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels

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Ever since Albert Pujols hit his 500th home run, it seems like he hasn't been able to miss anything at the plate.

Week 4 Stats: .348 AVG, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 6 Runs, .423 OBP

5. Mike Napoli, Boston Red Sox

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5. Mike Napoli, Boston Red Sox

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The Boston Red Sox have struggled a bit to start the season but are starting to get back on track. Mike Napoli is a guy who is starting to turn things around as well.

Week 4 Stats: .421 AVG, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 Runs, .500 OBP

4. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

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4. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

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Cabrera got off to one of the worst starts of his career in 2014. After starting the season batting around .200, the former Triple Crown winner turned things around in week four.

Week 4 Stats: .409 AVG, 1 HR, 8 RBI, 3 Runs, .409 OBP

3. Justin Morneau, Colorado Rockies

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3. Justin Morneau, Colorado Rockies

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Justin Morneau is starting to get his swing back and fantasy owners everywhere who gave him a chance are rejoicing.

Week 4 Stats: .385 AVG, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 3 Runs, .407 OBP

2. Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers

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2. Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Adrian Gonzalez is one of the best hitters in baseball and the Dodgers have been lucky to get a steal when they dealt for him from Boston a couple years ago.

Week 4 Stats: .386 AVG, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 4 Runs, .435 OBP

1. Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox

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1. Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox

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Jose Abreu has become one of the best rookies in the first month of play in MLB history. Racking up 10 home runs in one month is quite a feat.

Week 4 Stats: .345 AVG, 5 HR, 14 RBI, 7 Runs, .367 OBP

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