$260 Salary Cap, 12 Team, Standard 5x5 scoring catagories - Updated 3/31

 Catchers Team $$ Notes
Victor Martinez CLE 23 Gets his days off at 1b, Still has room to improve.
Russell Martin LAD 22 Clearly the best of the NL
Joe Mauer MIN 21 Uber talented , could hit .320 with 15 HR, 90 RBIs and 12 SBs
Brian McCann ATL 16 Should bounce back from year of missed expectations.
Jorge Posada NYY 13 Last year will be hard to match, still a nice bat at catcher
Kenji Johjima SEA 12 Underrated talent, just puts up solid numbers and very durable
Bengie Molina SF 11 Solid hitting consistent catcher gives you your $$ worth
Ramon Hernandez BAL 10 Reports have him in much better shape, prepping for next contract?
Geovany Soto CHC 10 Was never really considered a prospect before, may disappoint
Carlos Ruiz PHI 10 Will see increased at bats in a great offense
J.R. Towles HOU 8 Has nice upside, and having a good spring
Ivan Rodriguez DET 8 Plays everyday in a monster line up. Only 9 walks in 502 abs last year!
A.J. Pierzynski CWS 7 Dissappointed last season, but is a safe way to spend $$
Josh Bard SD 6 Solid all around, should improve after first full season
Gerald Laird TEX 6 up Has won starting job in Texas, can put up decent numbers
Mike Napoli LAA 5 Mathis figures to steal some PT if he slumps.
Jason Varitek BOS 5 Steady if unspectacular production
Paul Lo Duca WAS 5 Not what he used to be, still capable of serviceable numbers.
Yorvit Torrealba COL 4 Still the starter, but he will not help you much.
Ronny Paulino PIT 4 May not be able to repeat last season
Jarrod Saltalamacchia TEX 3 Like we have been saying, he has been sent to AAA to catch
Yadier Molina STL 3 Showed nice improvement last year and will get lots of work.
Kurt Suzuki OAK 3 Really played pretty well in his debut last year, should get close to 500 abs
Dioner Navarro TB 2 One of our sleepers last year came on late, could suprise
Brian Schneider NYM 1 Change of scenery could help, but injuries have taken toll.
John Buck KC 1 AWOOGA, AWOOGA - Your batting average is sinking.
Chris Snyder ARI 1 Would benefit from an increase in at bats, may not happen
Ryan Doumit PIT 1 Could be the most oft injured player. He or Chris Snelling
Mike Rabelo FLA 1 Could be good enough with the bat to have some value.
Jason Kendall MIL 1 Has really been awful the past few years.
Chris Iannetta COL 1 Needs to show he can hit above AAA.
Gregg Zaun TOR 1 Barajas gives Jays a viable alternative, 350 at bats seems about right

 First Base TM $$ Notes
Ryan Howard PHI 36 After big win in arbitration, he could be in for monster season.
Albert Pujols STL 35 Elbow injury is a big reason to pause before blowing $40
Prince Fielder MIL 28 Pure Power is fun to watch, no reason to think it will not continue
Mark Teixeira ATL 26 People forget about how big of a bust he was for most of 07
Victor Martinez CLE 23 Catcher eligibility makes him top choice here
Justin Morneau MIN 25 Deep first base pool downgrades him a little. Nice power
Carlos Guillen DET 24 Still has SS eligibility so pay for him as your SS.
Lance Berkman HOU 23 Imagine what he could do with a fast start.
Adrian Gonzalez SD 22 Puts up great numbers in a lousy hitters park.
Derrek Lee CHC 22 Last years numbers seem to be the new norm
Carlos Pena TB 22 Hot spring has us thinking he could be quite a value pick
Todd Helton COL 21 Can help your power numbes and your average, a nice combo
Paul Konerko CWS 20 Q. Bad season or player in decline? - A. Both
Nick Swisher CWS 20 Not sure how he will get along with Crazy Ozzie, but should be solid.
James Loney LAD 17 Had a great if not overlooked rookie season, expect some improvements
Carlos Delgado NYM 17 Works as hard as anyone, hard to imagine two bad years in a row.
Ryan Garko CLE 16 RBI Totals will improve and should continue to progress
Casey Kotchman LAA 16 Sweet swinger has put many issues behine, could make big jump
Conor Jackson ARI 15 One considered a can't miss prospect, the time is now.
Alex Gordon KC 14 Dissapointed in debut, should come at a discount, worth the gamble
Kevin Youkilis BOS 12 Good for runs and avg. Continues to fade during second half
Mike Jacobs FLA 10 Has beeon somewhat of a disappointment so far.
Daric Barton* * OAK 9 Love, Love his upside, **may only be DH eligible - 18 games at 1B
Adam LaRoche PIT 7 He needs to build on the momentum of last years second half surge.
Richie Sexson SEA 7 Mariners tried to trade him for a bag of chips but found no takers
Aubrey Huff BAL 6 By the time he starts hitting you will be planning for fantasy football.
Ben Broussard TEX 6 Looks like he will be everyday 1b for Texas, huge upside.
Nick Johnson WAS 6 up Well on his way to claiming starting job, nice sleeper if healthy
Jorge Cantu FLA 6 up Is now the starting 3b for Marlins, bat has some life in it.
Nomar Garciaparra LAD 5 Will face stiff competion for playing time, but should get 350 hollow at bats.
Scott Hatteberg CIN 5 First Base job looks like it is his.
Brad Wilkerson SEA 4 If healthy will play everyday for M's. Will make nice value pick.
Joey Votto CIN 4 Poor spring has him all but out of the 1b mix
Jason Giambi NYY 4 Will have to find ABs, Feel like he could blow up at any second.
Lyle Overbay TOR 3 When healthy he can hit, probably not worth the risk.
Mike Lamb MIN 3 Should play everday at 3b for Twins, could be a nice value pick at 3b
Jarrod Saltalamacchia TEX 3 Watch how spring traing goes, could move way up or way down
Dmitri Young WAS 2 down Not very consistent over his career, don't count on him, losing 1b job
Kevin Millar BAL 2 Gets plenty of AB's good filler if you miss on the big boys.
Dan Ortmeier SF 1 Could win first base job if Aurilla moves to third.
Rich Aurilia SF 1 May slide over to third base where he would be a little more valuable

 Second Base Team $$ Notes
Chase Utley PHI 32 No reason not to bid him up, as consistent as they come.
Brandon Phillips CIN 26 We pumped him last year and he did not disappoint.
B.J. Upton TB 25 Second base eligibility is huge, primed to be amoung fantasy elite
Brian Roberts BAL 22 Offers lots of speed and decent all around numbers
Ian Kinsler TEX 21 Close to putting it all together, some risks, but lots of upside
Robinson Cano NYY 21 Streaky hitter who offers no speed at a speed position
Howie Kendrick LAA 20 Should bounce back from finger injuries, could top this list in 09
Rickie Weeks MIL 19 We've been waiting for that huge year, this could be it.
Kelly Johnson ATL 17 Future star now fully recovered from 2006 Tommy John surgery
Freddy Sanchez PIT 17 Power stroke starting to come around, look for a nice jump up in 08
Ty Wigginton HOU 17 Figures to get plenty of AB's, offers nice pop at second base.
Dan Uggla FLA 15 Gives you some pop from 2b, where it is hard to find.
Placido Polanco DET 15 Coming off career year, was only a $7 or $8 player coming into 07
Ryan Theriot CHC 14 Could approach 30 steals as everyday SS
Luis Castillo NYM 14 Should benefit from full season away from the Metrodome.
Orlando Hudson ARI 13 Year after year, he just puts up the numbers you pay for.
Asdrubal Cabrera CLE 12 Plays with lots of confidence, handled lots of pressure last year.
Jeff Kent LAD 11 Can still hit, but at 40, age is now becoming a big factor
Dustin Pedroia BOS 11 Nice rookie campaign, may slide back a bit
Aaron Hill TOR 10 Quietly had a real nice season, good value
Yunel Escobar ATL 9 Have to see how he will hold up over full season after jus 319 abs in 07
Ronnie Belliard WAS 9 d Underrated talent who will enjoy the new ballpark in DC, should start.
Mark Ellis OAK 8 Has some power, but the A's are rebuilding.
Tadahito Iguchi SD 7 Ballpark effects aside, Iguchi is a good hitter, especially in the clutch.
Jose Lopez SEA 6 Death of Brother may have lead to slump last year. Nice value
Brendan Harris MIN 5 Only has to beat out Punto for a starting job. He can hit.
Eugenio Velez SF 5 up Has 118 steals last two years. Will get plenty of AB's with Frandsen out.
Jayson Nix COL 5 A former prospect , he may be ready to start 7 years later. Good speed
Mark Grudzielanek KC 4 Consistent and productive, makes a great low cost option.
Kazuo Matsui HOU 4 Coming off career season, Has bust written all over him
Mark DeRosa CHC 3 Has been playing over his head for a few years now.
Erick Aybar LAA 3 Starting to heat up, defense is still an issue.
Adam Kennedy STL 3 Can't get much wose than last year, Can It?
Alexei Ramirez CWS 3 up Should start in CF on opening day and his stock is rising fast.
Felipe Lopez WAS 2 May be riding the pine to start the season..
Ray Durham SF 2 Nearing the end of the line, doubt he has enough left for bad team
Kevin Frandsen SF 2 Goog shot at starting 3b job makes him worth watching.
Esteban German KC 1 Will get 300+ at bats and should run more under new manager
Brendan Ryan STL 1 Steals make hm worth considering.
Ryan Raburn DET 1 Tigers play their players so he may not see many chances.
Mike Fontenot CHC 1 Failed to build on hot start last year, will have hard time finding 200 at bats.
Jamey Carroll CLE 1 Should be Tribes primary bench player.
Alexi Casilla MIN 1 No place to play, has some speed.
Josh Wilson PIT 1 Should get some AB's at third base
Alfredo Amezaga FLA 1 Things getting crowded in FLA
Josh Barfield CLE 1 Fantasy season killer, I am not bitter
Omar Infante ATL 1 Has been a while since he had regular AB's
Marcus Giles COL 1 Former All-Star looking to bounce back at Coors.
Danny Richar CWS 1 down Now out for 2 months, safe to forget about him unitl after break
Alex Cora BOS 1 Has lots a value if you collect awful utility players.
Willie Bloomquist SEA 1 Mike Hargrove's little buddy on his own now.
Alberto Callaspo KC 1 Should start next year for KC, has a little keeper value
Chris Burke ARI 1 Has potential to deliver solid numbers in part-time role.
Nick Punto MIN 1 Funny watching his little Piranah commercials while he hits .210
Eugenio Velez SF 1 Headed for AAA but blazing speedster with 118 steals last two years.
Kevin Frandsen SF 0 b Out for season with Achilles injury

 Shortstops TM $$ Notes
Jose Reyes NYM 38 119 rns, 12 HRs 57 Rbi 78 SB .280 avg. is a bad season? Will learn from 07
Hanley Ramirez FLA 37 I wonder if the Red Sox are sorry they traded him?
Jimmy Rollins PHI 35 How good are the NL shortstops? Rollins is third?
Troy Tulowitzki COL 28 Just outside the elite, but should join them this year with great power.
Carlos Guillen DET 24 Makes for a great SS, Health is always a concern with him
Derek Jeter NYY 24 Is he on the down side of the mountain? - He is durable at least
Rafael Furcal LAD 23 Will come cheaper after last years debacle.
Miguel Tejada HOU 22 Has been in delcine for a while now, not worth the risk at these prices.
Michael Young TEX 22 Off year last year maybe a sign of trouble.
J.J. Hardy MIL 20 Hits in nice lineup and still room for improvement.
Khalil Greene SD 18 With some luck could go 100, 30, 100, but the average needs work
Edgar Renteria DET 18 Was a bust in his last stint in the AL, should fare better in Motown.
Jhonny Peralta CLE 17 Really faded last year, a bit to inconsistent to spend big $$ on
Orlando Cabrera CWS 16 Will like playing in Chicago, Nice solid player.
Ryan Theriot CHC 15 Could approach 30 steals as everyday SS .
Julio Lugo BOS 14 Needs to do better than last years debacle, he is capable of doing it.
Yuniesky Betancourt SEA 11 Good solid stats on the cheap, should run more this year.
Yunel Escobar ATL 10 Gets his chance to play everyday.
Stephen Drew ARI 9 Coming off disappointing season, not sure he will improve all that much
Brendan Harris MIN 5 Should start at 2b for Twins
Jason Bartlett TB 5 Twins were happy to get rid of him, not much upside here.
Juan Uribe CWS 4 Look like he will be starting at 2b.
David Eckstein TOR 3 No sure how he will hold up on that Toronto turf
Bobby Crosby OAK 3 Maybe last chance for him, has become a batting average cancer
Erick Aybar LAA 3 Has struggled with the glove, not what the Angels need at SS.
Felipe Lopez WAS 2 May be riding the pine to start the season..
Maicer Izturis LAA 2 Betting he gets most of the PT as Short
Alex Gonzalez CIN 2 Out with compression fracture in left knee.
Kevin Frandsen SF 2 In mix for 3b job, worth watching
Jack Wilson PIT 2 Can play in spurts, not for a season.
Omar Vizquel SF 1 Let's see how he comes back from knee surgery
Jeff Keppinger CIN 1 Nice on base guy who could shine with look he is going to get.
Adam Everett MIN 1 Will probably hit around or under .240
Clint Barmes COL 1 In competition with Jayson Nix for 2b job, we like Nix
Donnie Murphy OAK 1 If you back up Bobby Crosby, you better be ready to play
Luis Hernandez BAL 1 Can you believe he may be a starter. Could be worst starter in AL.
Tony Pena Jr. KC 1 Showed some improvement, but does nothing well.
Marco Scutaro TOR 1 Will not play much for the Jays
John McDonald TOR 1 Mercifully for Jays fans his reign at short is over.
Freddy Bynum BAL 1 Outside chance to win SS job in Balt.
Alfredo Amezaga FLA 1 Getting crowded in FLA
Cesar Izturis STL 1 Horrific bat for a starter, the few runs and rbi's not worth damage to average


 Third Base TM $$ Notes
Alex Rodriguez NYY 41 He alwaysdelivers the goods, Worth the extra $ or two.
David Wright NYM 40 Outstanding talent still improving. As safe of a $40 pick as you will find.
Ryan Braun MIL 35 Going to be hard to do it again, sophomore jinx lurks.
Miguel Cabrera DET 33 Brings his big bat to the AL, may struggle with the adjustment early
Aramis Ramirez CHC 29 Seems to go through long dry spells, but numbers end up great.
Chone Figgins LAA 28 Blazing hot down the stretch and may come at a slight discount
Garrett Atkins COL 25 Wil build on last year, still has room to get better.
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 22 New ballpark and enthusiasm for team will help a lot.
Chipper Jones ATL 20 We don't like taking chances with players with his injury history.
Mike Lowell BOS 20 Solid old pro has it back on track.
Edwin Encarnacion CIN 17 This is the year he puts it all together, will be a nice value
Adrian Beltre SEA 17 Not one of our favorites, but he does put up respectable numbers
Troy Glaus STL 15 37, 38, and 20 HR's (injured) last 3 years. An undervalued bat who will like grass.
Alex Gordon KC 13 Wil come cheaper than last year, nice play at third base.
Ty Wigginton HOU 12 Figures to get plenty of AB's, offers nice pop at second base.
Hank Blalock TEX 11 Looks to be back at full strength, faces little competition for PT
Joe Crede CWS 9ff As of right now, he will be starting on opening day.
Akinori Iwamura TB 9 Expect a much better season this year, nice pick here
Kevin Kouzmanoff SD 8 With Chase Headley around, he can not slump
Scott Rolen TOR 8 down Has fractured finger and torn off nail, will miss a few weeks.
Andy LaRoche LAD 7 Will Miss 8-10 weeks with thumb injury
Casey Blake CLE 6 Quietly puts up decent numbers and is in no danger of losing PT.
Pedro Feliz PHI 6 Will hit 20+ HRs hitting 7th in the best offense in the NL. Could have a career year.
Yunel Escobar ATL 5 Gets his chance to play everyday.
Evan Longoria TB 5 down Rumours about him starting at AAA are starting to pick up steam
Mark Reynolds ARI 4 Drop him way down if you count strikeouts.
Melvin Mora BAL 4 The Orioles are going to be awful, not a real motivated player
Nomar Garciaparra LAD 4 Will face stiff competion for playing time, but should get 350 hollow at bats.
Jack Hannahan OAK 3 up Will start at 3b for the foreseeable future, with serviceable stats
Jose Bautista PIT 3 Offers some power and looks to build on gains made in 07
Mark DeRosa CHC 3 Has been playing over his head for a few years now
Eric Chavez OAK 3 down Has been shut-down indefinitely, Stay away
Chad Tracy ARI 2 Looks like he will back up Reynolds, worth a bench spot.
Willy Aybar TB 2 up If Longoria is sent down,  will start 3b, no power or speed but hits for avg.
Rich Aurilia SF 2 May slide over to third base where he would be a little more valuable
Mike Lamb MIN 2 May play everyday in inept offense.
Maicer Izturis LAA 2 Could win opening day SS job.
Josh Fields CWS 1 down His ticket to Charlotte has been punched, may be in AAA for a while
Chase Headley SD 1 Not much value in back up role.
Jeff Keppinger CIN 1 Nice on base guy who could shine with look he is going to get.
Andy Marte CLE 1 Former uber prospect falling on hard times
Brandon Wood LAA 1 Going to start practicing at short, could be interesting move.
Brandon Inge DET 1 Needs a trade and will probably get it.


 Outfield TM $$ Notes
Matt Holliday COL 40 A fantastic player who plays hard all the time in a hitters paradise.
Carl Crawford TB 37 The guy plays hard, and the Rays will be better, much better.
Carlos Lee HOU 33 Reliably delivers big numbers.
Ichiro Suzuki SEA 32 He will run much more this year, and provides huge boost to BA
Grady Sizemore CLE 30 He seemed to flatten out last year, never misses a game.
Alfonso Soriano CHC 29 May come at a discount after a disappointing season.  Finger inury a concern
Vladimir Guerrero LAA 29 Battled some injuries last year, and may still have some issues.
Hunter Pence HOU 26 Announced his arrival last year, should put up great numbers across the board
Magglio Ordonez DET 25 Not sure I want to spend $30+ on a guy due to get hurt.
B.J. Upton TB 25 Great value with 2nd base eligibility, room to improve.
Lance Berkman HOU 24 Imagine what he could do with a fast start.
Carlos Beltran NYM 24 Bid your money and cross your fingers, looks like a injury waiting to happen
Alex Rios TOR 24 Coming into his own, could play with a little more energy
Nick Markakis BAL 24 Probably most underrated player in MLB. Puts up great numbers.
Torii Hunter LAA 23 Big $$ for Torii, but we think he will enjoy his new environment.
Matt Kemp LAD 23 Could hit 25 HRs and Swipe 25 Bags while batting well over .300 = Stud
Curtis Granderson DET 23 vv Will likely miss first month of season with broken finger
Adam Dunn CIN 23 Just put the 40+ homers in your stats and just don't look at your average.
Manny Ramirez BOS 22 Should rebound from sub-par season,
Corey Hart MIL 21 Last year is about as good as it gets, not that that is all that bad.
Chris Young ARI 21 Good counting stats come at the expense of your average
Jason Bay PIT 20 Former top 5 outfielder fell off a cliff last year due to injuris, has to improve.
Delmon Young MIN 20 Pure hitter who is only going to get better, much better.
Eric Byrnes ARI 20 Last season really came out of nowhere, don't expect that again.
Brad Hawpe COL 19 If he could only hit lefties.
Bobby Abreu NYY 19 Slow start to last year, and is clearly in decline
Willy Taveras COL 19 In a great spot to use his speed.
Shane Victorino PHI 18 Turned on the jets last year, At the golden age of 27
Nick Swisher CWS 18 Free wheeling ways may not play in ChiTown
Vernon Wells TOR 18 Falling faster than google stock price
Juan Pierre LAD 17 vv Might get squeezed out of some playing time, will see less ab's in 08
Jermaine Dye CWS 17 Needs to get off to good start, can be huge when motivated
Hideki Matsui NYY 17 May still have some lingering injury issues - beware
Andruw Jones LAD 16 Will improve on last years nosedive.
Jeff Francoeur ATL 16 Slight drop in power a little bit of a concern
Rick Ankiel STL 15 Good source of power, should hit at least 30 HR with everyday job.
Jacoby Ellsbury BOS 15 Great keeper, can he do it over a full season? Having bad spring.
Carlos Gomez MIN 15 up Has won CF job, could swipe 50+ bags
Jeremy Hermida FLA 15 vv Career been slow to come around but has huge upside may start on DL
Johnny Damon NYY 15 He will still get plenty of AB's with Matsui possibly DH'ing
Justin Upton ARI 14 Upside get your upside, big things are expected this year from Upton.
Ken Griffey Jr. CIN 14 Reports have him being in great shape, perhaps he can put one more big year up
Michael Bourn HOU 14 Has fantastic speed and could steal 40 bags
Pat Burrell PHI 13 Fan favorite in Philadelphia, NOT
Josh Hamilton TEX 13 Needs good start against lefties to avoid being platooned
Aaron Rowand SF 13 Change in ballparks and teammates will really hurt
Raul Ibanez SEA 13 Play him and forget him, he just puts up steady numbers
Adam Jones BAL 12 Golden boy was not that impressive in Seattle
Jose Guillen KC 11 May have 15 games suspension reduced or eliminated
Josh Willingham FLA 11 Needs to take it up to the next leve, he has the talent.
Chris Duncan STL 11 Struggles against lefties may limit his upside.
Gary Matthews Jr. LAA 11 Will get plenty of AB's in a potent lineup, a good buy at these levels.
Mike Cameron MIL 11 25 game suspension hurts.
Melky Cabrera NYY 11 Will play everday in CF for the Potent Yanks, good effort player.
Corey Patterson CIN 11 cp Bruce being sent down means he will get lots of time in CF
David DeJesus KC 10 Last year was a step backwards, clearly is not a leadoff hitter.
Felix Pie CHC 10 Youngster continues to develop
Lastings Milledge WAS 10 Has the ability to be a 5 catagory player, shoul hit in 2 hole.
Nate McLouth PIT 9 mm It's over he will start and makes a nice value play.
Jonny Gomes TB 9 jgome With Baldelli out of the picture, his value gets a real nice boost.
Michael Cuddyer MIN 9 Needs to be better than last year. Not much upside
Kosuke Fukudome CHC 9 These Japanese imports are hard to gauge, but not really worth the ris.
J.D. Drew BOS 8 That did not go well, can't get much worse, can he?
Mark Teahen KC 8 Not much power from a corner outfield position.
Franklin Gutierrez CLE 8 Should put up some nice numbers with everyday gig.
Travis Buck OAK 7 Nice talented player, Has a pain threshold of 1
Ben Broussard TEX 7 Will play everyday at 1st - Nice sleeper who could be had on the cheap
Jerry Owens CWS 7 down Will start the season on DL, gives others a shot to take his job.
Marlon Byrd TEX 7 Rangers still trying to trade him, if not he will play plenty
Geoff Jenkins PHI 6 Ballpark change alone will help improve him power numbers
Jason Kubel MIN 6 Just does not look like a big time player, pass
Brad Wilkerson SEA 6 Sneaky pick who figures to play everday, may kill your BA however.
Ryan Freel CIN 5 Super Sub still gets his stats.
Colby Rasmus STL 5 Should be 4th OF for Cards
Barry Bonds FA 5 Should catch on as a DH in AL at some point.
Xavier Nady PIT 5 Needs to stay on field, something he has issues with.
Jack Cust OAK 5 Classic drop-off player, will not come close to last years numbers
Coco Crisp BOS 4 Should be traded by opening day.
Matt Diaz ATL 4 For some reason, never gets much respect from MLB brass.
Emil Brown OAK 4 May well end up the everyday right fielder for the A's
Matt Stairs TOR 4 Will start vs. righties, so he could have some value again.
Jose Bautista PIT 4 Offers some power and looks to build on gains made in 07
Jay Bruce CIN 4 vv Sent to AAA with have to wait for next shot. Still a great keeper
Scott Hairston SD 4 Has good power, but needs to start hot to keep his job.
Austin Kearns WAS 4 Always have to worry about the injuries with him
Bill Hall MIL 3 Been getting worse 3 years running, needs to stop the bleeding.
Randy Winn SF 3 Amazing how he only plays for half a season almost every year.
Carlos Quentin CWS 3 Career could take a turn for the better in Chicago.
Garret Anderson LAA 3 Will see less at bats than he is used to, good for Halos
Milton Bradley TEX 3 Emotional and Physical disaster
David Dellucci CLE 3 Figures to get 400 AB's as part of platoon with Michaels.
Elijah Dukes WAS 2 ed Pena's injury opens door for at leas 2 months playing time.
Dave Roberts SF 2 At age 35 his skills are in major decline, can still run however.
Carlos Gonzalez OAK 2 Has the most upside of the 3 A's CF prospects.
Jim Edmonds SD 2 Could he have picked a worse ballpark. Out for at least first month.
Wily Mo Pena WAS 2 vv Oblique strain will cost him 2 months. Ouch.
Cameron Maybin FLA 2 vv Great keeper has been sent to AAA, should be back in June
Dan Ortmeier SF 2 Could win first base job if Aurilla moves to third.
Josh Fields CWS 1 down His ticket to Charlotte has been punched, may be in AAA for a while
Moises Alou NYM 1 If he is healthy he can still hit. But he is not healthy and will miss at least April
Chris Denorfia OAK 1 Could platoon with Ryan Sweeny in CF in crowded OF
Frank Catalanotto TEX 1 Will see platoon time at DH
Brain Anderson CWS 1 Mega Bust from 06 has earned a shot at platooning in CF
Cliff Floyd TB 1 Part of confusing mass in crowded Tampa situation
Andre Ethier LAD 1 Needs a place to play.
Jay Payton BAL 1 Will get AB's has uses as your #5 OF
Juan Rivera LAA 1 Solid+ player who will be lucky to start 2 games a week.
Matt Murton CHC 1 A trade seems to be possible, it would help his value.
Rajai Davis SF 1 Platoon player with some value for his speed.
Joey Gathright KC 1 If he ever gets regular playing time and runs he would be huge
Reggie Willits LAA 1 All dressed up and no place to play.
Luke Scott BAL 1 May become a regular for horrific ball club.
Jason Michaels CLE 1 Will play vs. lefties and get 200 AB's - Pass
Craig Monroe MIN 1 May ended up being released in Spring Training.
Ryan Church NYM 1 4th outfielder on a solid club,
Brian Giles SD 1 Knee surgery makes him a player to avoid at his age.
Jayson Werth PHI 1 Will not get many chances to string together a run.
Ryan Spilborghs COL 1 No regular work on loaded team.
Jacque Jones DET 1 Still cabable of decent stats, will sit vs. lefties.
Ben Francisco CLE 1 Will need more than 1 injury to have value
Marcus Thames DET 1 Platoons with J. Jones,
Mark Kotsay ATL 1 The Athletics were wise to dump him, bad player, alwasy hurt.
Ryan Raburn DET 1 Offers more offense than most utilitymen.
Tike Redman BAL 1 Best defensive CF the O's have, thats not good.
Nyjer Morgan PIT 1 bnm Lost battle for CF job, may be on way to AAA .
Rocco Baldelli TB 1 Starting season on DL, may be done for season, career.
 DH TM $$ Notes
David Ortiz BOS 34 Big Pappi will be back to his old self agains this year.
Travis Hafner CLE 19 No buying the down year excuse, he looked very vulnerable
Billy Butler KC 17 Dude can rake, should come back with fine season
JIm Thome CWS 16 Can still hit 40 bombs if his back holds up.
Gary Sheffield DET 15 Sheff is 39 years old, Inuries are piling up.
Frank Thomas TOR 12 If he can stay healthy he can put up some great #'s That's a big if.
Jason Giambi NYY 5 Injuries, playing time, steriods, all reasons to pass.
Jose Vidro SEA 3 32 extra base hits in 548 at bats is horrific production from a DH
Mike Sweeny OAK 1 Will try not to get hurt while sitting on Oakland bench


 Starters TM $$ Notes
Johan Santana NYM 36 He may disappoint a little this year, league switch, NY media, etc.
Jake Peavy SD 34 Just reaching his peak at age 26, is sitting on big season.
Brandon Webb ARI 31 Is on a roll with improving ball club behind him.
Josh Beckett BOS 28 Back becoming a concern. May miss the opener at least
C.C. Sabathia CLE 28 Managed to stay injury free last year, can he go 400+ without getting hurt
Dan Haren ARI 27 Makes a great 1-2 punch with Webb.
Cole Hamels PHI 26 Has some of the best stuff in the game. Starting to whine about $$
Aaron Harang CIN 26 Underrated pitcher, who works in awful pitchers park.
Justin Verlander DET 25 Figures to take next step, could be great for a long time.
Erik Bedard SEA 25 Not quite as consistent as others at the top, still a stud.
Felix Hernandez SEA 24 Just 21 years old, most guys his age are in AA, Huge upside
Fausto Carmona CLE 24 Tremendously underrated, has a devastating sinker, on the improve.
Matt Cain SF 23 Only 23 years old, he has great stuff, run support will be an issue.
Roy Oswalt HOU 23 Improved offense should offset drop in K rate.
Tim Lincecum SF 23 Minor league numbers suggest he is something special, ready to roll
Ian Snell PIT 23 Will probably blame his teammates if he goes for under $20
Roy Halladay TOR 22 K rates are way down, but he is great for wins and ratios.
Carlos Zambrano CHC 22 Innings are starting to pile up, due for a breakdown.
Yovani Gallardo MIL 22 kaz Knee surgery will delay start of phenom's season. Will miss most of April
Rich Hill CHC 21 Has had some control issues in the spring, good source of K's
Daisuke Matsuzaka BOS 21 Should be better with a year to settle in. Expect lots of K's
Ben Sheets MIL 20 When he is healthy, he is one of the elite. Arm is still sound.
Scott Kazmir TB 20 down Has not pitched in a month going to miss several starts
John Smoltz ATL 20 Will start the season on DL, may miss a start or two
John Lackey LAA 19 lack Will miss at least six weeks of the season if not more
Pedro Martinez NYM 19 Has had plenty of time to recover from surgery and could pull out a big year.
Brett Myers PHI 19 Back to familiar role of starter.
Javier Vazquez CWS 19 Up and down seasons, not worth risking big $ on.
Chris Young SD 18 Needs to shake injury bug, his body build might make that difficult.
Jeff Francis COL 18 Coors Field not the band box it used to be.
James Shields TB 16 Not as high on him as others, still a nice if unspectacular arm.
Chien-Ming Wang NYY 16 Needs to miss more bats. Sooner or later balls will find holes.
A.J. Burnett TOR 16 Not exactly what you would call a warrior.
Phil Hughes NYY 16 May be the real ace of the Yankees already.
Chad Billingsley LAD 15 Great talent still a year away from full potential
Zack Greinke KC 14 Has the physical skills,electric stuff,  huge upside.
Jered Weaver LAA 14 Decent arm, not great, will give you a good season.
Francisco Liriano MIN 14 down Will make 2 minor league starts and if all goes well we be called up
Ted Lilly CHC 13 Seems to have solved control issues.
Joe Blanton OAK 13 Will not hurt you in any catagories, wins may be hard to come by.
Jeremy Bonderman DET 11 Career spiraling downward, needs to turn it around now.
Matt Garza TB 10 Once considered an elite prospect, is way undervalued.
Bronson Arroyo CIN 10 Has got plenty of talent, should be better this season.
Dustin McGowan TOR 9 Had a better whip than Roy Halladay last year.
Tim Hudson ATL 9 Good ratios but lacking in strikeouts.
Oliver Perez NYM 9 Don't watch him pitch if you own him, unless you enjoy high stress levels.
Joba Chamberlain NYY 8 down He is going to the pen and may start later, value takes a hit.
John Maine NYM 8 Figures to be someone who may regress a bit.
Rich Harden OAK 8 Still worth throwing a few dollars at, clearly not interested in competing
Brad Penny LAD 8 Numbers don't usually live up to what is paid for him.
Derek Lowe LAD 7 Good pick, you get your money's worth from him.
Greg Maddux SD 7 Going to give it another go at age 41
Scott Baker MIN 7 Started to put it together at the end of last year with a 1 hitter.
Adam Wainwright STL 7 Started rolling in second half last year, can keep it going.
Dontrelle Willis DET 6 down Has been demoted to #5 and pitching horribly
Chuck James ATL 6 Could surprise after dealing with should issues last season.
Gil Meche KC 6 Doubt he can do it two years in a row.
Barry Zito SF 6 His big curveball is not that effective anymore. Getting pounded this spring
Dave Bush MIL 5 Seems like he has been on the verge for a long time now.
Randy Johnson ARI 5 Been a money pit the last few seasons.
Johnny Cueto CIN 5 w Sensational spring has him in line to make the rotation, nice upside here.
Kevin Slowey MIN 4 No exactly a flamethrower, he may struggle this year.
Jair Jurrjens ATL 4 up Has taken the lead in the battle for the 5th starter job.
Ian Kennedy NYY 4 Is in the rotation, nice sleeper
Shaun Marcum TOR 4 No way he does it two years in a row.
Franklin Morales COL 4 Talented lefty, should be able to build on the post-season.
Jon Garland LAA 4 Solid numbers that should improve in pitchers park.
Mike Hampton ATL 4 Injury risk abounds, but reports having him throwing very well.
Ubaldo Jimenez COL 3 Added some weight in the offseason to improve stamina.
Andy Pettitte NYY 3 On the downside for sure, going to be hard to improve
Ervin Santana LAA 3 Hard to figure with his stuff, clearly much better than Joe Saunders.
Curt Schilling BOS 3 Out at least half the season.
Boof Bonser MIN 3 Lost weight this off season and will improve
Kyle Lohse STL 3 w In a good spot to be a useful fantasy option
Mark Buehrle CWS 3 Becoming an innings eater type pitcher
Ryan Dempster CHC 2 Is locked into a rotation spot to start the season
Jason Schmidt LAD 2 Many questions about his health, see how the spring shakes out.
Micah Owings ARI 2 Should improve in second full season
Kelvim Escobar LAA 2 down Has suffered another set back, Season/Career may be over.
Carlos Villanueva MIL 2 Suprise release of Vargas gives him rotation spot for now.
Doug Davis ARI 2 Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer, if all goes well may miss 5 weeks
Jake Westbrook CLE 2 Underrated starter figures to win 14 games or so.
Tom Gorzelanny PIT 2 Has not come along as quickly as projected
Nate Robertson DET 2 Has had terrible luck the last few years, nice end of draft option.
Joe Saunders LAA 2 gg Not a great arm, but injuries have increased his value
Cliff Lee CLE 2 vbg #5 spot in rotation is now his
Homer Bailey CIN 2 dd May have pitched his way out of rotation, all the way to AAA
Braden Looper STL 1 So so ratios and second full season in rotation likely equal trouble.
Wandy Rodriguez HOU 1 Pretty pedestrian stats. Gets a bit whipy.
Jon Lester BOS 1 Figures to be behind Buchholz for #5 job
Paul Byrd CLE 1 Should pile up wins with the potent Tribe offense backing him up
Mike Mussina NYY 1 Falling apart in a hurry.
Anthony Reyes STL 1 Wow that did not go well.
Hiroki Kuroda LAD 1 Extreme ground ball pitcher will need solid play from his D
John Patterson WAS 1 Signed with Texas, will be sent to AAA
Chris Carpenter STL 1 Probably will not be back until August, worth using a bench spot on, keeper
Justin Duchscherer OAK 1 Great stuff, will he be able to do it as a starter? We think so.
Tim Wakefield BOS 1 Usually gets drafted for $5 and is worth a lot more. His WHIP is decent
Jarrod Washburn SEA 1 With a few breaks here and there he could get plenty of wins.
Clay Buchholz BOS 1 dd Rumors have him going to AAA
Carlos Silva SEA 1 His try not to strike anyone out approach may work in Seattle
Kenny Rogers DET 1 Can he do it 1 more time, with a year off it is very possible.
Jon Lieber CHC 1 Out of rotation, will be in pen
Jose Contreras CWS 1 Had some personal issues last year, could bounce back.
Randy Wolf SD 1 Coming off shoulder surgery, with very average stuff. pass
Brian Bannister KC 1 Nice pick-up for Royals, has some talent and is worthy of roster spot.
Joel Pineiro STL 1 Has always had a good arm. Dealing with shoulder issues
Andrew Miller FLA 1 Top prospect's career going the wrong way in a hurry.
Kyle Kendrick PHI 1 Really bailed the Phils out last year. Should be good for 10 or more wins.
John Danks CWS 1 A breakout is always possible, not likely.
Jeremy Guthrie BAL 1 Does not have the pedigree to back up last years numbers.
Jamie Moyer PHI 1 Could win some games without killing your ratios.
Kevin Millwood TEX 1 Due to pull on of those seasons out of his $@%*
Jeff Suppan MIL 1 Decent chance to post some wins.
Mark Prior SD 1 Placed on 60 day DL, Should be back in late May or early June.
Andy Sonnanstine TB 1 Finished strong last year and will be in vastly improved rotation
Orlando Hernandez NYM 1 Velocity way down, stay far far away
Tom Glavine ATL 1 Leaving NY might have been a bad idea.
Scott Olsen FLA 1 Wheels came off the wagon last year.
Edinson Volquez CIN 1 Electric arm, has won a spot in the rotation
Aaron Cook COL 1 Abundance of grounders keeps him relevant.
Matt Morris PIT 1 Will not have the benefit of AT&T park working in his favor.
Shawn Hill WAS 1 Has the stuff, needs to keep himself on the mound.
Dana Eveland OAK 1 up Word has it, he is in at #5. Former prospect could be a nice sleeper.
Jason Jennings TEX 1 Having nice spring but career numbers are terrible.
Mark Hendrickson FLA 1 Don't buy into hot spring, he may pitch will for a month or two then dump him
Adam Loewen BAL 1 I would probably wait a year for him
Jason Bergmann WAS 1 Chance to rack up some K's
Chad Gaudin OAK 1 Will miss a start or 2, #4 for A's
Gavin Floyd CWS 1 Former top prospect running out of time. Now a journeyman


 Relievers TM $$ Notes
J.J. Putz SEA 30 Throwing as well as anyone for improving club.
Jonathan Papelbon BOS 29 Sometimes the kid gloves thing gets a little annoying.
Francisco Rodriguez LAA 29 Lost in arbitration, showing some chinks.
Takashi Saito LAD 27 Fantastic ratios make him one of the elite.
Joe Nathan MIN 27 Steady, Twins will not win as many games in brutal division
Mariano Rivera NYY 25 Should get more opps this year, last year was odd.
Rafael Soriano ATL 24 Ready to roll in first full season as closer
Bobby Jenks CWS 22 Is now among the elite, still worry about injury with him.
Billy Wagner NYM 21 Injuries are starting to pile up, and numbers are slipping.
Manny Corpas COL 21 Should do just fine in first full season as closer.
Matt Capps PIT 20 Save Ops may be hard to come by, but he slams the door.
Huston Street OAK 20 Was not pitching that well before getting hurt.
Jose Valverde HOU 19 Will have a hard time matching last years numbers.
Francisco Cordero CIN 19 Hurt by move to smaller ballpark.
Brad Lidge PHI 18 Placed on 15 day DL, can return on 4/5 so he will not miss much time.
Jason Isringhausen STL 17 Team and pitcher in decline.
Trevor Hoffman SD 16 Back for yet another season.
Joakim Soria KC 16 Cool customer on the mound, can really pitch.
Kevin Gregg FLA 15 Has a live arm, needs to cut down on the BB's
Kerry Wood CHC 14 w Calling him the winner of Closer battle, could be rather effective.
Eric Gagne MIL 14 Serious questons about his effectiveness.
Joe Borowski CLE 13 With all the great arms the Indians have, they use this guy?
Troy Percival TB 13 Adds much needed depth to Tampa pen, can still bring it.
George Sherrill BAL 11 up Has been announced as closer. Saves are Saves
Brian Wilson SF 10 Has the arm and the job, just needs a better team.
C.J. Wilson TEX 10 up Will open the season as Rangers closer, should do fine.
Chad Cordero WAS 10 down Uh-Oh already held out of opener, DL stint may be coming.
Joba Chamberlain NYY 9 May end up in rotation. Still has value in relief role.
B.J. Ryan TOR 9 down Will start seaon on DL and should miss most of April
Brandon Lyon ARI 7 down Getting pounded in the spring - 12 runs in 6 2/3 innings could be in trouble
Todd Jones DET 7 down 24+ ERA in spring inspires little confidence. Tigers pen is awful
Tony Pena ARI 6 w Brandon Lyon's spring meltdown may make him closer soon.
Jeremy Accardo TOR 6 w Will close for at least the month of April possibly longer.
Jon Rauch WAS 5 w With Cordero down, he is worth grabbing asap
Carlos Marmol CHC 5 down Best reliever on the Cubs, may have to wait behind Wood.
Joaquin Benoit TEX 4 Will probably have to wait behind CJ Wilson
Pat Neshek MIN 4 The Twins may move Nathan at deadline, making him a nice keeper
Kerry Wood CHC 4 Marmol likely to win closer job, but we will be watching.
Al Reyes TB 3 Pitched well for most of last season, will get some save opps.
Hideki Okajima BOS 3 Nice ratios and gets a good amount of innings.
Jonathan Broxton LAD 3 Takashi Saito will need to be injured for a shot, still worth a spot.
Masahide Kobayashi CLE 3 Possibly could take over closers role if Borowski blows up.
Eddie Guardado TEX 3 Wilson's biceps tendinitis may open the door.
Fernando Rodney DET 2 Will start season on DL
Chad Qualls ARI 2 Good rations make him a good use of roster spot.
Jamie Walker BAL 2 d Looks like he has fallen behind Sherrill
Rafael Betancourt CLE 2 Should be closer for the Indians, will have to wait.
Kazuo Fukumori TEX 2 dd May find himself in the closer mix before long.
Cla Meredith SD 1 06 looks more and more like a fluke.
Alan Embree OAK 1 Old timer still pitches well
Octavio Dotel CWS 1 Part of improved Sox pen, #3 in line for saves.
Derrick Turnbow MIL 1 Even if Gagne struggles, doubt the Brewers would turn to him.
Kevin Correia SF 1 Might land rotation spot after promising audition.
Brian Fuentes COL 1 Has no chance to reclaim the job.
Heath Bell SD 1 Will fill in when Trevor Hoffman rests.
Bob Howry CHC 1 Not pitching well in attempt to win the closer job.
Scot Shields LAA 1 Coming off one of his worst seasons, throws many many innings
Rafael Perez CLE 1 Had break through year, will get plenty of work.
David Riske MIL 1 Most likely to take over if Gagne flops.
Joel Zumaya DET 1 Stash him away as a great keeper, will close next year.
Brandon Morrow SEA 1 Heading to Pen with Bedard signing, good keeper
Chad Bradford BAL 1 Not going to close



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