We reach the end of the position player portion of the “it’s never too early” series. Right field is a little more stable than center field was, but we also have some instances where some players will be eligible at multiple outfield spots. We also have some infielders that we’ve mentioned before that are also eligible in the outfield. Check your league rules and check the overall rankings to see where you want to slot certain guys. I’ve tried to put guys where it makes the most sense positionally. Often times, fantasy rankings make more sense in other slots.
In terms of the rankings themselves, the methodologies often dictate where players will be slotted. If you take a three or five year average it will give you fairly stable numbers, but players that are on the rise or on the decline might be ranked inappropriately. The experts often go with where they think a guy is going in lieu of where he has been. A balanced approach is often best in general. [Read more…]