Week 5 Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings (May 2-8)

By Adam McGill

The first month of the fantasy baseball season is officially in the books. Some guys are on the rise, while others are quickly plummeting in standard formats. So to help you set your final lineup, here are the complete player rankings for Week 5 of the fantasy baseball season.

Week 5 Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings (May 2-8)
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Catcher

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1. Buster Posey, SF 2. Brian McCann, NYY 3. Welington Castillo, ARI 4. Jonathan Lucroy, MIL 5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, DET 6. Russell Martin, TOR 7. Salvador Perez, KC 8. Devin Mesoraco, CIN 9. Yasmani Grandal, LAD 10. Stephen Vogt, OAK

Catcher

1. Buster Posey, SF 2. Brian McCann, NYY 3. Welington Castillo, ARI 4. Jonathan Lucroy, MIL 5. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, DET 6. Russell Martin, TOR 7. Salvador Perez, KC 8. Devin Mesoraco, CIN 9. Yasmani Grandal, LAD 10. Stephen Vogt, OAK

First Base

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1. Paul Goldschmidt, ARI 2. Anthony Rizzo, CHC 3. Joey Votto, CIN 4. Miguel Cabrera, DET 5. Jose Abreu, CHW 6. Chris Davis, BAL 7. Edwin Encarnacion, TOR 8. Freddie Freeman, ATL 9. Prince Fielder, TEX 10. Adrian Gonzalez, LAD

First Base

1. Paul Goldschmidt, ARI 2. Anthony Rizzo, CHC 3. Joey Votto, CIN 4. Miguel Cabrera, DET 5. Jose Abreu, CHW 6. Chris Davis, BAL 7. Edwin Encarnacion, TOR 8. Freddie Freeman, ATL 9. Prince Fielder, TEX 10. Adrian Gonzalez, LAD

Second Base

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1. Jose Altuve, HOU 2. Robinson Cano, SEA 3. Ian Kinsler, DET 4. Neil Walker, NYM 5. Matt Carpenter, STL 6. Brian Dozier, MIN 7. Dustin Pedroia, BOS 8. Rougned Odor, TEX 9. Jason Kipnis, CLE 10. Anthony Rendon, WSH

Second Base

1. Jose Altuve, HOU 2. Robinson Cano, SEA 3. Ian Kinsler, DET 4. Neil Walker, NYM 5. Matt Carpenter, STL 6. Brian Dozier, MIN 7. Dustin Pedroia, BOS 8. Rougned Odor, TEX 9. Jason Kipnis, CLE 10. Anthony Rendon, WSH

Shortstop

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1. Carlos Correa, HOU 2. Troy Tulowitzki, TOR 3. Xander Bogaerts, BOS 4. Trevor Story, COL 5. Francisco Lindor, CLE 6. Jean Segura, ARI 7. Alcides Escobar, KC 8. Brandon Crawford, SF 9. Elvis Andrus ,TEX 10. Jordy Mercer, PIT

Shortstop

1. Carlos Correa, HOU 2. Troy Tulowitzki, TOR 3. Xander Bogaerts, BOS 4. Trevor Story, COL 5. Francisco Lindor, CLE 6. Jean Segura, ARI 7. Alcides Escobar, KC 8. Brandon Crawford, SF 9. Elvis Andrus ,TEX 10. Jordy Mercer, PIT

Third Base

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1. Josh Donaldson, TOR 2. Manny Machado, BAL 3. Nolan Arenado, COL 4. Todd Frazier, CHW 5. Adrian Beltre, TEX 6. Eduardo Nunez, STL 7. Kris Bryant, CHC 8. Maikel Franco, PHI 9. David Wright, NYM 10. Matt Carpenter, STL

Third Base

1. Josh Donaldson, TOR 2. Manny Machado, BAL 3. Nolan Arenado, COL 4. Todd Frazier, CHW 5. Adrian Beltre, TEX 6. Eduardo Nunez, STL 7. Kris Bryant, CHC 8. Maikel Franco, PHI 9. David Wright, NYM 10. Matt Carpenter, STL

Outfield

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1. Bryce Harper, WSH 2. Mike Trout, LAA 3. Giancarlo Stanton, MIA 4. Starling Marte, PIT 5. Jose Bautista, TOR 6. Andrew McCutchen, PIT 7. Michael Conforto, NYM 8. George Springer, HOU 9. Mookie Betts, BOS 10. Yoenis Cespedes, NYM

Outfield

1. Bryce Harper, WSH 2. Mike Trout, LAA 3. Giancarlo Stanton, MIA 4. Starling Marte, PIT 5. Jose Bautista, TOR 6. Andrew McCutchen, PIT 7. Michael Conforto, NYM 8. George Springer, HOU 9. Mookie Betts, BOS 10. Yoenis Cespedes, NYM

Starting Pitcher

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1. Clayton Kershaw, LAD 2. Noah Syndergaard, NYM 3. Matt Harvey, NYM 4. Jose Fernandez, MIA 5. Chris Sale, CHW 6. Madison Bumgarner, SF 7. Jacob deGrom, NYM 8. Max Scherzer, WSH 9. Zack Greinke, ARI 10. David Price, BOS

Starting Pitcher

1. Clayton Kershaw, LAD 2. Noah Syndergaard, NYM 3. Matt Harvey, NYM 4. Jose Fernandez, MIA 5. Chris Sale, CHW 6. Madison Bumgarner, SF 7. Jacob deGrom, NYM 8. Max Scherzer, WSH 9. Zack Greinke, ARI 10. David Price, BOS

Closer

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1. Wade Davis, KC 2. Kenley Jansen, LAD 3. Craig Kimbrel, BOS 4. Jeurys Familia, NYM 5. Mark Melancon, PIT 6. Trevor Rosenthal, STL 7. Hector Rondon, CHC 8. Zach Britton, BAL 9. David Robertson, CHW 10. Jonathan Papelbon, WSH

Closer

1. Wade Davis, KC 2. Kenley Jansen, LAD 3. Craig Kimbrel, BOS 4. Jeurys Familia, NYM 5. Mark Melancon, PIT 6. Trevor Rosenthal, STL 7. Hector Rondon, CHC 8. Zach Britton, BAL 9. David Robertson, CHW 10. Jonathan Papelbon, WSH

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