Top 30 1B keepers – 2013 edition

These rankings are based on projected cumulative value over the next 3 years. Minor league players have been excluded.

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Keeper Search: Yonder Alonso

As a lifelong Padres fan, this year is one that really tests how much of a fan you are. And it isn’t as much about the losses that are piling up as it is about the fact that there’s not much on this team to cheer for.

For all the great minor league talent San Diego has acquired recently, I’ve found that at the major league level the only hitter I actually look forward to watching is 1B Yonder Alonso. I had the opportunity to check out Alonso when the Padres were in D.C. to play the Nationals this week, and here are my thoughts on him as they relate to keeper leagues.

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Top 25 first base keepers

Other Top 25 lists: SP | OF | C

These rankings are based on projected cumulative value over the next 5 years.  Minor league players have been excluded.  Players who also qualify at a more-scarce position (2B, 3B, SS, C) have also been excluded and will be ranked at that more-scarce position.

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