MLB Positional Power Rankings

We’ve put together a list of the best players at each position. We generally did 5 each for most positions and some honorable mentions if we felt worthy. For the outfield and starting pitching we did a few more since each position has a multitude of depth.

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Catcher

  1. Buster Posey
  2. Yadier Molina
  3. Jonathan Lucroy
  4. Salvador Perez
  5. Brian McCann

Honorable Mention: Matt Weiters

First Base

  1. Miguel Cabrera
  2. Paul Goldschmidt
  3. Adrian Gonzalez
  4. Edwin Encarnacion
  5. Anthony Rizzo

Honorable Mention: Joey Votto

Second Base

  1. Robinson Cano
  2. Dustin Pedroia
  3. Jose Altuve
  4. Dee Gordon
  5. Daniel Murphy

Honorable Mention: Brandon Phillips

Shortstop

  1. Troy Tulowitzki
  2. Andrelton Simmons
  3. Jose Reyes
  4. Starlin Castro
  5. Ian Desmond

Honorable Mention: Jhonny Peralta

Third Base

  1. Adrian Beltre
  2. David Wright
  3. Josh Donaldson
  4. Manny Machado
  5. Anthony Rendon

Honorable Mention: Nolan Arenado

Outfield

  1. Mike Trout
  2. Giancarlo Stanton
  3. Andrew McCutchen
  4. Adam Jones
  5. Jose Bautista
  6. Jose Abreu
  7. Yasiel Puig
  8. Carlos Gonzalez
  9. Michael Brantley
  10. Bryce Harper

Honorable Mentions: Jacoby Ellsbury & Nelson Cruz

Starting Pitchers

Clayton Kershaw – Matt Harvey – Felix Hernandez – Jose Fernandez – Masahiro Tanaka – Yu Darvish – Madison Bumgarner – Johnny Cueto – Adam Wainwright – David Price – Max Scherzer – Chris Sale – Jeff Samardzija – Jon Lester –  Zack Greinke – Stephen Strasburg – Jordan Zimmerman – Cole Hamels – Corey Kluber – Julio Teheran

Honorable Mentions: James Shields – Jared Weaver – Garrett Richards – Hisashi Iwakuma – Jacob DeGrom

Closers

  1. Craig Kimbrel
  2. Greg Holland
  3. Aroldis Chapman
  4. David Robertson
  5. Francisco Rodriguez
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