There’s an fascinating side to the second base place in fantasy baseball as soon as once more this season. It’s a side that units it aside from most, if not all, the opposite positions drafters must fill once they’re on the clock.
You see, quite a lot of the larger names and extra helpful fantasy property at second base even have eligibility at yet another place — and at instances even a couple of. Take our consensus top-ranked second baseman for 2023, Los Angeles Dodgers star, Mookie Betts.
We all know Betts primarily performs within the outfield for the Dodgers, the place he can put that cannon of an arm and athleticism to work. Right underneath Betts within the rankings is the Texas Rangers’ big-ticket 2022 signing, Marcus Semien — who additionally qualifies at shortstop. Andres Gimenez, a budding star for the Cleveland Guardians, additionally qualifies at shortstop.
[2023 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: C | 1B | 2B | 3B | SS | OF | SP | RP]
All of that is to say, there’s quite a lot of worth in deciding on a top-ranked second baseman whom you do not have to maintain caught IN the 2B spot in your fantasy roster.
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Of course, that is to not say that there additionally is not worth in getting a conventional, one-position second baseman in 2023 both. Jose Altuve (nonetheless getting it finished at age 32) and Ozzie Albies symbolize elite choices up the center. Both of them solely play at 2B, however cannot say you are actually at a loss with both of them for those who draft them, are you able to?
Ozzie Albies is without doubt one of the high single-position second basemen in fantasy. (Photo by David J. Griffin/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Images)
Second base could be one of many weaker positions in fantasy if we’re going by star energy alone, however like all of the others, there’s worth to be discovered.
Whatever route you are taking to draft your second basemen in 2023, our positional rankings can assist you make the only option potential all through the method. Check them out under:
2023 Fantasy Baseball Rankings powered by FantasyProfessionals