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2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings: Cueto No!

2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings
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Another week, another edition of the 2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings.

First off, I want to apologize for the slightly late post this week. Our site was down for a while, but now that it is fixed the So-Called Fantasy Experts are ready to once again put out high-quality Fantasy content for our readers.

We have just entered August which means we have passed the non-waiver trade deadline. It was a pretty fun deadline, and there were plenty of players that went from teams who are out of contention to contenders.

These players, such as Sonny Gray, Yu Darvish and Melky Cabrera (just to name a few off of the top of my head) all received a nice boost to their Fantasy value now that they are playing for a better team. However, those are not the only reasons why a player’s stock could be up this week. In fact, only one of my three players in the “Stock Up” section were given their boost due to a trade, even though I could have chosen plenty more if I wanted to.

Besides that, I don’t believe there is much else to say about this week in baseball, so let’s get into the rankings.

2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings

Stock Up

Raisel Iglesias, SP/RP, Cincinnati Reds

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I give in. I had been keeping Iglesias off of these rankings for so long because the Reds have been struggling, and that has led to Iglesias not having a great amount of save opportunities. However, the Reds realized that so they found alternative ways to get him into the game, and he has been great. His 1.95 ERA with over 10 K/9 is useful for any Fantasy team, even if he only has 17 saves.

Domingo Santana, RF, Milwaukee Brewers

Domingo Santana has been one of the main reasons that the Brewers have been so unexpectedly good this season. The reason for him rising in this week’s rankings is not due to a recent spike in performance, but rather due to the fact that he is continuously proving that he can sustain this high level of performance through the second half of the season. His .285 batting average, 18 home

His .285 batting average, 18 home runs, and 57 RBI have made him one of this year’s biggest breakout stars, and he continues to fly under the radar in the eyes of all owners, except the ones who own him.

Jonathan Lucroy, C, Colorado Rockies

Alright, Jonathan, I am giving you one last chance for this year.

Jonathan Lucroy has been one of the best offensive catchers in the league for quite some time now. However, this year has been quite the opposite for him. He has struggled mightily all year, and after many weeks of advising people to stick with him, I pretty much gave up on the year.

That is until he was traded to the Colorado Rockies. Could a move to Coors Field be what he needs to turn it around? It certainly can’t hurt, and it also doesn’t hurt that he will now be playing in a stacked offensive lineup. If you have a chance to buy low on him, I would do it now.

 

Stock Down

Johnny Cueto, SP, San Francisco Giants

Johnny Cueto has officially made history by becoming the first player in the history of these rankings to be included in the “Stock Down” section for back-to-back weeks. I already mentioned in last week’s 2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings that Cueto’s performance this year was well below his standards and that it was finally time to stop giving him the benefit of the doubt. Now you can add the fact that he experienced forearm tightness during a rehab start. Cueto no!

2017 Rest-Of-The-Season Rankings

RankNameTeamPositions
1Mike TroutLAACF
2Bryce HarperWSHRF
3Paul GoldschmidtARI1B
4Nolan ArenadoCOL3B
5Jose AltuveHOU2B
6Mookie BettsBOSRF
7Charlie BlackmonCOLCF
8Clayton KershawLADSP
9Joey VottoCIN1B
10Max ScherzerWSHSP
11Daniel MurphyWSH1B,2B
12Aaron JudgeNYYRF,DH
13Chris SaleBOSSP
14Kris BryantCHC1B,3B,LF,RF
15Anthony RizzoCHC1B,2B
16Corey SeagerLADSS
17Dallas KeuchelHOUSP
18George SpringerHOUCF,RF
19Ryan ZimmermanWSH1B
20Corey KluberCLESP
21Zack GreinkeARISP
22Buster PoseySFC,1B
23Stephen StrasburgWSHSP
24Jean SeguraSEA2B,SS
25Dee GordonMIA2B
26Robinson CanoSEA2B
27Ryan BraunMILLF
28Jacob deGromNYMSP
29Miguel CabreraDET1B,DH
30Josh DonaldsonTOR3B
31Miguel SanoMIN1B,3B,RF,DH
32Xander BogaertsBOSSS
33Freddie FreemanATL1B,3B
34Giancarlo StantonMIARF
35Cody BellingerLAD1B,LF
36Nelson CruzSEARF,DH
37Manny MachadoBAL3B,SS
38Brian DozierMIN2B
39Trea TurnerWSH2B,SS,CF
40Kenley JansenLADRP
41Yu DarvishLADSP
42Carlos CarrascoCLESP
43Carlos MartinezSTLSP
44Michael FulmerDETSP
45Elvis AndrusTEXSS
46Marcell OzunaMIALF,CF,RF
47Jose RamirezCLE2B,3B,LF
48Khris DavisOAKLF,DH
49Billy HamiltonCINCF
50Edwin EncarnacionCLE1B,DH
51Christian YelichMIALF,CF
52Chris ArcherTBSP
53Alex WoodLADSP,RP
54Robbie RayARISP
55Salvador PerezKCC,DH
56Jon LesterCHCSP
57David PriceBOSSP
58Gerrit ColePITSP
59Jay BruceNYM1B,RF
60Craig KimbrelBOSRP
61Lance McCullersHOUSP
62Marcus StromanTORSP
63Wil MyersSD1B,RF
64A.J. PollockARICF
65Francisco LindorCLESS
66J.T. RealmutoMIAC
67James PaxtonSEASP
68Greg HollandCOLRP
69Jake ArrietaCHCSP
70Justin VerlanderDETSP
71Jason VargasKCSP
72Ervin SantanaMINSP
73Jose QuintanaCHCSP
74Madison BumgarnerSFSP
75Justin TurnerLAD3B
76Travis ShawMIL1B,3B
77Justin SmoakTOR1B
78Zach BrittonBALRP
79Jake LambARI3B
80Eduardo NunezBOS3B,SS,LF
81Zack CozartCINSS
82Jonathan VillarMIL2B,3B,SS
83Eric ThamesMIL1B,LF,RF
84Jose PerazaCIN2B,SS,LF,CF
85Jose AbreuCWS1B,DH
86Matt CarpenterSTL1B,2B,3B
87Corey DickersonTBLF,DH
88Justin UptonDETLF,CF
89J.D. MartinezARIRF
90Mark ReynoldsCOL1B
91Yasmani GrandalLADC
92Luis SeverinoNYYSP,RP
93Gio GonzalezWSHSP
94Noah SyndergaardNYMSP
95Ivan NovaPITSP,RP
96Zack GodleyARISP,RP
97Cole HamelsTEXSP
98Jose BerriosMINSP
99Drew PomeranzBOSSP
100Eric HosmerKC1B
101Yonder AlonsoOAK1B
102Chris DavisBAL1B
103Jose BautistaTORRF,DH
104Kyle SeagerSEA3B
105Wade DavisCHCRP
106Anthony RendonWSH3B
107Aroldis ChapmanNYYRP
108Yoenis CespedesNYMLF,CF
109DJ LeMahieuCOL2B
110Adrian BeltreTEX3B,DH
111Adam DuvallCINLF,RF
112Gary SanchezNYYC,DH
113Michael BrantleyCLELF
114Matt KempATLLF,RF,DH
115Gregory PolancoPITLF,RF,CF
116Domingo SantanaMILRF
117Lorenzo CainKCCF,RF
118Alexander ColomeTBRP
119Kenneth GilesHOURP
120Dustin PedroiaBOS2B
121Avisail GarciaCWSLF,RF,DH
122Cody AllenCLERP
123Ender InciarteATLLF,CF
124Scott ScheblerCINLF,CF,RF
125Edwin DiazSEARP
126Mark MelanconSFRP
127Raisel IglesiasCINSP,RP
128Cesar HernandezPHI2B
129Michael ConfortoNYMLF,CF,RF
130Eugenio SuarezCIN3B
131Adam JonesBALCF
132Ian DesmondCOL1B,LF,CF
133Mark TrumboBALRF,DH
134Danny DuffyKCSP,RP
135Lance LynnSTLSP
136Johnny CuetoSFSP
137Jimmy NelsonMILSP
138Sonny GrayNYYSP
139Evan LongoriaTB3B,DH
140Carlos GonzalezCOLRF
141Chris OwingsARI2B,SS,CF,RF
142Kendrys MoralesTOR1B,RF,DH
143Andrew BenintendiBOSLF,CF
144Jonathan SchoopBAL2B
145Chris TaylorLAD2B,3B,SS,LF,CF
146Yasiel PuigLADRF
147Trey ManciniBAL1B,LF,DH
148Starling MartePITLF,CF
149Carlos CorreaHOUSS
150Didi GregoriusNYYSS
151Yasmany TomasARILF,RF
152Willson ContrerasCHCC,LF
153Andrew McCutchenPITCF,RF
154Mike MoustakasKC3B,DH
155Seung-Hwan OhSTLRP
156Kelvin HerreraKCRP
157Dylan BundyBALSP,RP
158Rick PorcelloBOSSP
159Masahiro TanakaNYYSP
160Julio TeheranATLSP
161Kyle HendricksCHCSP
162Albert PujolsLAA1B,DH
163Carlos SantanaCLE1B,RF,DH
164Starlin CastroNYY2B
165Kevin PillarTORCF
166Ian KinslerDET2B
167David PeraltaARILF,RF
168Rougned OdorTEX2B
169Jonathan LucroyCOLC,1B,DH
170Brandon PhillipsATL2B
171Matt AdamsATL1B,LF
172Jacoby EllsburyNYYCF,DH
173Nomar MazaraTEXLF,RF,DH
174Andrew MillerCLERP
175Joey GalloTEX1B,3B,LF
176Yangervis SolarteSD2B,3B,1B
177Odubel HerreraPHICF
178Corey KnebelMILRP
179Ben ZobristCHC2B,LF,RF,1B
180Roberto OsunaTORRP
181Brian McCannHOUC,DH
182Sean ManaeaOAKSP
183Marwin GonzalezHOU1B,2B,3B,SS,LF
184Brett GardnerNYYLF,CF
185Matt WietersWSHC
186Hanley RamirezBOS1B,DH
187Brandon CrawfordSFSS
188Cameron MaybinLAALF,CF,RF
189Addison RussellCHCSS
190Yadier MolinaSTLC
191Kole CalhounLAARF
192Melky CabreraKCLF,DH
193Stephen PiscottySTLCF,RF
194Troy TulowitzkiTORSS
195Todd FrazierNYY1B,3B,DH
196Tanner RoarkWSHSP
197Logan MorrisonTB1B
198Felipe RiveroPITRP
199Felix HernandezSEASP
200Trevor StoryCOLSS

 

 

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