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The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019  

Kyle Chorpening
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List Rules Vote up the players that you think will be a MVP-caliber addition to your fantasy clubhouse. Vote down the players you think are potential busts.

Opening Day 2019 is around the corner, and while MLB managers focus on setting their roster and choosing an opening day starter, fantasy baseball managers have their eyes set on crafting the perfect team dominate all summer long. Now that fans have had a chance to see how teams like the Bryce Harper-enhanced Philadelphia Phillies and the reigning champion Boston Red Sox look in spring training, they have a clearer idea of which players are primed for a breakout year.

For fantasy managers, the difference between a championship trophy and a last-place tattoo can come down to the guys they draft at the start of the season. There are plenty of players that experts and sabermetricians think are sure things in 2019, but there will inevitably be some busts in ESPN's top 50 fantasy baseball players. These players have a lot more work to do if they want to be considered amongst the best baseball players of all time, but one elite season is all it takes to live on in personal fantasy baseball infamy. 

1
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Outfielder
2
Christian Yelich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Outfielder
3
Cody Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
First baseman
4
Nolan Arenado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Third baseman
5
Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
6
Freddie Freeman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
First baseman
7
Mookie Betts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Mookie Betts Outfield
8
Ronald Acuna Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Ronald Acuna Jr.
9
Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Second baseman
10
José Altuve is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Second baseman
11
Alex Bregman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Third baseman
12
Max Scherzer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Pitcher
13
Trevor Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Shortstop
14
Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Pitcher
15
Jacob deGrom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Pitcher
16
Francisco Lindor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Shortstop
17
J. D. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Designated hitter, outfielder
18
Anthony Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
First baseman
19
Kris Bryant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Third baseman
20
Paul Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
First baseman
21
Gerrit Cole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Pitcher
22
Charlie Blackmon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder
23
Aaron Judge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Aaron Judge Outfielder
24
Anthony Rendon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Third baseman
25
Carlos Correa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50 Most Valuable MLB Players For Fantasy Baseball In 2019
Shortstop