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2018 Fantasy Baseball Weekly Rankings: Second Basemen

Last update: 10/31/2017
*WHAT IS A SCOUTSCORE?
The development of *SCOUTscores* started with the theory around Average Player Scores. In today’s Fantasy Baseball market, it is extremely difficult to determine a baseball player’s value when drafting when you have multiple positions never mind multiple scoring categories. The average player theory is a way to compare players at similar positions. Once we have a baseline of the average player, we can determine which players have the biggest edge. The next step after establishing these scores at each position is then comparing the best option at other positions.

Each season the player pool changes. Some positions will have more depth and others will only have a couple of strong options. When a Fantasy owner is preparing to do his draft prep, he wants to find the hidden values at each position. By doing this, he can select the strongest options at the other positions early in the draft.

Scout Fantasy Sports has developed a way to determine each player’s value within each category relevant to their production. Hitters have five offensive categories (batting average, runs, home runs, RBI, and stolen bases). Pitchers also have five categories (wins, ERA, WHIP, strikeouts, and saves).

With these scores, a Fantasy owner can quickly look at stats to see which players have the most value either by last year’s stats or this year’s projections from any source. When using projections, a Fantasy owner’s success will only be as strong as his/her ability to interpret information. Finding the best source for that information is essential.

By using SCOUTscores, a Fantasy owner can easily see which players had the most value last season. It is really a tool that will help you when you are making future decisions. By understanding the player pool and each player's value within each category, a Fantasy owner can make better draft decisions. Here's a look at chart for both batters and pitchers to show power points gained or lost in each category within a league environment:

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Rank
Player
Pos.
Team
SS
1 Trea Turner 2B/SS/OF WAS 0.33
2 Jose Altuve 2B HOU 0.21
3 Dee Gordon 2B MIA 0.16
4 Brian Dozier 2B MIN 0.12
5 Anthony Rizzo 1B/2B CHC 0.10
6 Jean Segura 2B/SS SEA 0.10
7 Ian Kinsler 2B DET 0.09
8 Rougned Odor 2B TEX 0.09
9 Daniel Murphy 1B/2B WAS 0.06
10 Robinson Cano 2B SEA 0.01
11 D.J. LeMahieu 2B COL 0.01
12 Jonathan Schoop 2B BAL -0.01
13 Jose Ramirez 2B/3B/OF CLE -0.01
14 Matt Carpenter 1B/2B/3B STL -0.02
15 Dustin Pedroia 2B BOS -0.02
16 Chris Taylor 2B/SS LAD -0.02
17 Cesar Hernandez 2B PHI -0.08
18 Jose Peraza 2B/OF CIN -0.08
19 Javier Baez 2B/3B/SS CHC -0.09
20 Brandon Phillips 2B LAA -0.09
21 Cory Spangenberg 2B SD -0.10
22 Neil Walker 2B MIL -0.10
23 Yangervis Solarte 2B/3B SD -0.10
24 Ben Zobrist 2B/OF CHC -0.11
25 Kolten Wong 2B STL -0.13
26 Ozzie Albies 2B ATL -0.13
27 Joe Panik 2B SF -0.14
28 Scooter Gennett 2B CIN -0.16
29 Paul DeJong 2B/3B STL -0.16
30 Brad Miller 1B/2B/SS TB -0.16
31 Logan Forsythe 2B LAD -0.16
32 Ian Happ 2B/OF CHC -0.17
33 Derek Dietrich 2B MIA -0.21
34 Howie Kendrick 2B/OF WAS -0.23
35 Starlin Castro 2B NYY -0.23
36 Yolmer Sanchez 2B CWS -0.25
37 Whit Merrifield 2B KC -0.27
38 Jed Lowrie 2B OAK -0.27
39 Darwin Barney 2B TOR -0.28
40 Tim Beckham 2B/SS BAL -0.29