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

Top 10 Third Basemen From Week 4

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Week four of the MLB season is in the books, so what can we expect from the top third basemen in week five? Fantasy owners will be looking for top third basemen to fill some needs and some of the guys on this list are available in many leagues. Hint: pick them up if they're available.

10. Nick Castellanos, Detroit Tigers

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10. Nick Castellanos, Detroit Tigers

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Nick Castellanos is one of the better young prospects in baseball and the Tigers are hoping he lives up to the hype a little more than he has.

Week 4 Stats: .250 AVG, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 3 Runs, .238 OBP

9. Juan Uribe, Los Angeles Dodgers

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9. Juan Uribe, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Juan Uribe seems to get younger and younger each week -- or at least play like it. The Dodgers' third baseman is one of the most reliable in baseball.

Week 4 Stats: .261 AVG, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 Run, .250 OBP

8. David Freese, Los Angeles Angels

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8. David Freese, Los Angeles Angels

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The Angels made the perfect move for David Freese this offseason and many people are now seeing why Los Angeles traded a promising young outfielder for the third baseman.

Week 4 Stats: .278 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 Runs, .333 OBP

7. Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals

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7. Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals

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Anthony Rendon will now need to step up since Bryce Harper is out with an injury.

Week 4 Stats: .280 AVG, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 5 Runs, 1 SB, .321 OBP

6. Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals

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6. Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals

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Matt Carpenter is great with the glove and the bat. Fantasy owners don't care much about the glove, so just know that his bat has carried him into this list where he should remain for some time.

Week 4 Stats: .310 AVG, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 5 Runs, .394 OBP

5. Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics

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5. Josh Donaldson, Oakland Athletics

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Josh Donaldson is the power-hitting third baseman that you would love to have on your team. If you want to make a move for a third baseman on the rise, pick up Donaldson.

Week 4 Stats: .296 AVG, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 5 Runs, .424 OBP

4. Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins

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4. Trevor Plouffe, Minnesota Twins

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Trevor Plouffe is looking to prove this season that he isn't just a one-year wonder after a solid 2013 season.

Week 4 Stats: .300 AVG, 0 HR, 4 RBI, 4 Runs, .417 OBP

3. Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies

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3. Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies

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Nolan Arenado is making consistent appearances on the top third basemen from each week lists and it's because he has a solid balance of contact and power -- oh yeah, and he plays in a great hitters park.

Week 4 Stats: .320 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 6 Runs, .370 OBP

2. Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays

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2. Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays

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The Toronto Blue Jays have a ton of solid key pieces -- it's only a matter of time before they make a deep run toward October.

Week 4 Stats: .333 AVG, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 4 Runs, .385 OBP

1. Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners

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1. Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners

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Kyle Seager had quite the breakout week in week four. Just check out these unbelievable numbers.

Week 4 Stats: .444 AVG, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 7 Runs, .500 OBP

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