July Catcher Rankings

Posted: July 1, 2011 in Rankings

By David Kerr

Top 25 July Catcher Rankings

1. Victor Martinez, Tigers
2. Brian McCann, Braves
3. Carlos Santana, Indians
4. Alex Avila, Tigers
5. Miguel Montero, Diamondbacks
6. Joe Mauer, Twins
7. Matt Wieters, Orioles
8. Russell Martin, Yankees
9. Geovany Soto, Cubs
10. Chris Iannetta, Rockies
11. Yadier Molina, Cardinals
12. Mike Napoli, Rangers
13. A.J. Pierzynski, White Sox
14. J.P. Arencibia, Blue Jays
15. Jonathan Lucroy, Brewers
16. Jorge Posada, Yankees
17. Carlos Ruiz, Phillies
18. Kurt Suzuki, A’s
19. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox
20. Ramon Hernandez, Reds
21. Miguel Olivo, Mariners
22. Wilson Ramos, Nationals
23. John Buck, Marlins
24. Josh Thole, Mets
25. Ryan Hanigan, Reds

If you don’t have a top 10 catcher (especially in a 2 catcher league), it’s going to hurt looking at the box scores everyday. There is a huge drop off after my number 12 ranked player, Mike Napoli. If you own someone in the 15-25 range, it may be a good idea to try and trade for another catcher.

Be sure to watch tomorrow for my second base, third base, and shortstop rankings!

If you have any question’s or comments on my rankings please follow me on twitter by clicking the button below OR e-mailing me at askROTObaseball@yahoo.com. You can also send long form fantasy baseball question’s to that address and I will answer them.

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Comments
  1. Jp says:

    Good stuff!

    Would you use these rankings to evaluate trades and roster moves if you’re thinking for the rest of the season? Or are they just for July?

  2. Yes, you can use them to evaluate trades. You need to be careful because sometimes trades are based on needs. The rankings would be for July (reason Pujols was left off 1B rankings). Though, they won’t fluctuate too much until the end of the season. Thanks for reading!

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