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Fantasy Baseball 2022 First Base Rankings

The first base position is simpler than most. Instead of focusing on roster construction and teams needs, you know what you are getting out of your first base position homers and RBI. As such we really prioritize power in these rankings. Both the universal DH and post-lockout player movement have opened up at-bats for a number of really interesting players so we have a lot to choose from here.

ADP Targets

Pete Alonso (46) offers a ton of pop and comes at a slight discount compared to Vladito and Matt Olson…. Rhys Hoskins (131) should be healthy to stat the year and will hit near the top of a lineup that added significant thumb in the offseason…  Joey Votto (127) continues to rake into his golden years… We’re willing to see if Luke Voit (242) can recapture the power stroke of 2020 as he moves to San Diego.

ADP Fades

I like Jared Walsh (112) as a player, but the price is too steep… DJ LaMahieu (118) just doesn’t fit the bill as a first baseman but can work fine as a roster piece to plug in elsewhere.

2022 First Base Rankings

RankNameTeam
Tier 1
1Vladimir Guerrero Jr.TOR
2Freddie FreemanLAD
Tier 2
3Matt OlsonATL
4Pete AlonsoNYM
5Paul GoldschmidtSTL
6Austin RileyATL
7Jose AbreuCWS
8Kris BryantCOL
9Kyle SchwarberPHI
10Rhys HoskinsPHI
11Josh BellWSH
12Joey VottoCIN
13Max MuncyLAD
Tier 3
14Luke VoitSD
15Jared WalshLAA
16Anthony RizzoNYY
17Trey ManciniBAL
18C.J. CronCOL
19Tyler StephensonCIN
20Ryan MountcastleBAL
21Jake CronenworthSD
22Miguel SanoMIN
Tier 4
23DJ LeMahieuNYY
24Mike MoustakasCIN
25Jonathan SchoopDET
26Brandon BeltSF
27Ty FranceSEA
28Yuli GurrielHOU
29Alex KirilloffMIN
30Dominic SmithNYM
31Frank SchwindelCHC
32Yasmani GrandalCWS
33Bobby DalbecBOS
34Christian WalkerARI
35Lourdes Gurriel Jr.TOR
36Nathaniel LoweTEX
37Spencer TorkelsonDET
38Patrick WisdomCHC
39Connor JoeCOL
40LaMonte Wade Jr.SF
41Rowdy TellezMIL
42Andrew VaughnCWS
43Jesus AguilarMIA
44Eduardo EscobarNYM
45Eric HosmerSD
46Bobby BradleyCLE
47Carlos SantanaKC

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