Fantasy baseball rankings: Top 200 overall players for the 2023 MLB season

Whether we're in for six more weeks of winter weather or not, spring training will be here soon. That means camps will be opening, players will begin hitting and pitching, and of course ... fantasy baseball managers will be getting ready for drafts.

To get you ready for the upcoming season, USA TODAY Sports has put together an early list of the top overall players for 2023.

What does this list tell us? For starters, anyone with a combination of power and speed will be highly valued. The top five players on our list are elite contributors in all five of the standard hitting categories. Not so coincidentally, they're also the top five in average draft position (according to drafts already conducted by the NFBC).

As for how our top 200 shakes out by position, there are 119 hitters, 80 pitchers and one Shohei Ohtani.

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New Phillies shortstop Trea Turner has won a batting title and led the NL in stolen bases twice.
New Phillies shortstop Trea Turner has won a batting title and led the NL in stolen bases twice.  

Fantasy baseball Top 200 rankings

Positions based on 20-game eligibility from last season

Rank    Player    Pos

1.    Trea Turner, Phillies    SS/2B

2.    Aaron Judge, Yankees    OF

3.    Ronald Acuña Jr., Braves    OF

4.    Jose Ramirez, Guardians    3B

5.    Julio Rodriguez, Mariners    OF

6.    Juan Soto, Padres    OF

7.    Shohei Ohtani, Angels    DH/SP

8.    Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays    1B

9.    Yordan Alvarez, Astros    OF

10.    Freddie Freeman, Dodgers    1B

11.    Kyle Tucker, Astros    OF

12.    Mookie Betts, Dodgers    OF

13.    Bo Bichette, Blue Jays    SS

14.    Manny Machado, Padres    3B

15.    Corbin Burnes, Brewers    SP

16.    Mike Trout, Angels    OF

17.    Gerrit Cole, Yankees    SP

18.    Rafael Devers, Red Sox    3B

19.    Pete Alonso, Mets    1B

20.    Paul Goldschmidt, Cardinals    1B

21.    Francisco Lindor, Mets    SS

22.    Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres    SS/OF

23.    Bobby Witt Jr., Royals    SS/3B

24.    Sandy Alcantara, Marlins    SP

25.    Jacob deGrom, Rangers    SP

26.    Spencer Strider, Braves    SP

27.    Marcus Semien, Rangers    2B

28.    Austin Riley, Braves    3B

29.    J.T. Realmuto, Phillies    C

30.    Jose Altuve, Astros    2B

31.    Justin Verlander, Mets    SP

32.    Nolan Arenado, Cardinals    3B

33.    Aaron Nola, Phillies    SP

34.    Brandon Woodruff, Brewers    SP

35.    Edwin Diaz, Mets    RP

36.    Michael Harris II, Braves    OF

37.    Luis Robert, White Sox    OF

38.    Shane McClanahan, Rays    SP

39.    Randy Arozarena, Rays    OF

40.    Emmanuel Clase, Guardians    RP

41.    Max Scherzer, Mets    SP

42.    Will Smith, Dodgers    C

43.    Kevin Gausman, Blue Jays    SP

44.    Shane Bieber, Guardians    SP

45.    Carlos Rodon, Yankees    SP

46.    Dylan Cease, White Sox    SP

47.    Matt Olson, Braves    1B

48.    Adolis Garcia, Rangers    OF

49.    Josh Hader, Padres    RP

50.    Cedric Mullins, Orioles    OF

Rank    Player    Pos

51.    Adley Rutschman, Orioles    C

52.    Corey Seager, Rangers    SS

53.    Max Fried, Braves    SP

54.    Kyle Schwarber, Phillies    OF

55.    Xander Bogaerts, Padres    SS

56.    Dansby Swanson, Cubs    SS

57.    Teoscar Hernandez, Mariners    OF

58.    Yu Darvish, Padres    SP

59.    Joe Musgrove, Padres    SP

60.    Daulton Varsho, Blue Jays    C/OF

61.    Ryan Pressly, Astros    RP

62.    Zack Wheeler, Phillies    SP

63.    George Springer, Blue Jays    OF

64.    Alek Manoah, Blue Jays    SP

65.    Julio Urias, Dodgers    SP

66.    Jazz Chisholm, Marlins    2B

67.    Luis Castillo, Mariners    SP

68.    Salvador Perez, Royals    C

69.    Cristian Javier, Astros    SP

70.    Jordan Romano, Blue Jays    RP

71.    Alex Bregman, Astros    3B

72.    Starling Marte, Mets    OF

73.    Eloy Jimenez, White Sox    OF

74.    Andres Gimenez, Guardians    2B

75.    Raisel Iglesias, Braves    RP

76.    Ozzie Albies, Braves    2B

77.    Zac Gallen, Diamondbacks    SP

78.    Byron Buxton, Twins    OF

79.    Tim Anderson, White Sox    SS

80.    Wander Franco, Rays    SS

81.    Tommy Edman, Cardinals    2B/SS

82.    Tyler Glasnow, Rays    SP

83.    Ryan Helsley, Cardinals    RP

84.    Bryan Reynolds, Pirates    OF

85.    Felix Bautista, Orioles    RP

86.    Corbin Carroll, Diamondbacks    OF

87.    Devin Williams, Brewers    RP

88.    Camilo Doval, Giants    RP

89.    Willson Contreras, Cardinals    C

90.    Framber Valdez, Astros    SP

91.    Triston McKenzie, Guardians    SP

92.    Alejandro Kirk, Blue Jays    C

93.    Jose Abreu, Astros    1B

94.    Carlos Correa, Twins    SS

95.    Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers    SP

96.    Jeremy Peña, Astros    SS

97.    Nestor Cortes, Yankees    SP

98.    Logan Gilbert, Mariners    SP

99.    Gunnar Henderson, Orioles    3B

100.    Logan Webb, Giants    SP

Rank    Player    Pos

101.    Vinnie Pasquantino, Royals    1B

102.    Blake Snell, Padres    SP

103.    Kenley Jansen, Red Sox    RP

104.    Oneil Cruz, Pirates    SS

105.    Hunter Greene, Reds    SP

106.    Freddy Peralta, Brewers    SP

107.    Tyler O'Neill, Cardinals    OF

108.    MJ Melendez, Royals    C/OF

109.    Robbie Ray, Mariners    SP

110.    Clay Holmes, Yankees    RP

111.    Willy Adames, Brewers    SS

112.    C.J. Cron, Rockies    1B

113.    Max Muncy, Dodgers    2B/3B

114.    Rhys Hoskins, Phillies    1B

115.    Alexis Diaz, Reds    RP

116.    Jeff McNeil, Mets    2B/OF

117.    Amed Rosario, Guardians    SS

118.    Luis Severino, Yankees    SP

119.    David Bednar, Pirates    RP

120.    Nick Castellanos, Phillies    OF

121.    Anthony Santander, Orioles    OF

122.    Nathaniel Lowe, Rangers    1B

123.    Sean Murphy, Braves    C

124.    Ryan Mountcastle, Orioles    1B

125.    George Kirby, Mariners    SP

126.    Lance Lynn, White Sox    SP

127.    Taylor Ward, Angels    OF

128.    Eugenio Suarez, Mariners    3B

129.    Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees    OF

130.    Sonny Gray, Twins    SP

131.    Joe Ryan, Twins    SP

132.    Jhoan Duran, Twins    RP

133.    Matt Chapman, Blue Jays    3B

134.    Tyler Stephenson, Reds    C

135.    Jordan Montgomery, Cardinals    SP

136.    Seiya Suzuki, Cubs    OF

137.    Harrison Bader, Yankees    OF

138.    Andres Muñoz, Mariners    RP

139.    Scott Barlow, Royals    RP

140.    Lance McCullers, Astros    SP

141.    Ian Happ, Cubs    OF

142.    Brandon Drury, Angels    1B/2B/3B

143.    Gleyber Torres, Yankees    2B

144.    William Contreras, Brewers    C

145.    Steven Kwan, Guardians    OF

146.    Jake McCarthy, Diamondbacks    OF

147.    Bryce Harper, Phillies    DH

148.    Kyle Wright, Braves    SP

149.    Alec Bohm, Phillies    3B

150.    Kris Bryant, Rockies    OF

Rank    Player    Pos

151.    Vaughn Grissom, Braves    2B

152.    Danny Jansen, Blue Jays    C

153.    Lucas Giolito, White Sox    SP

154.    Alex Verdugo, Red Sox    OF

155.    Anthony Rizzo, Yankees    1B

156.    Chris Bassitt, Blue Jays    SP

157.    Christian Walker, Diamondbacks    1B

158.    Luis Arraez, Marlins    1B/2B

159.    Andrew Vaughn, White Sox    1B/OF

160.    Chris Sale, Red Sox    SP

161.    Jose Miranda, Twins    1B/3B

162.    Adalberto Mondesi, Red Sox    SS

163.    Tony Gonsolin, Dodgers    SP

164.    Brady Singer, Royals    SP

165.    Ke'Bryan Hayes, Pirates    3B

166.    Josh Bell, Guardians    1B

167.    Josh Rojas, Diamondbacks    2B/3B

168.    Reid Detmers, Angels    SP

169.    Brandon Nimmo, Mets    OF

170.    Nico Hoerner, Cubs    SS

171.    Ketel Marte, Diamondbacks    2B

172.    Kodai Senga, Mets    SP

173.    Cody Bellinger, Cubs    OF

174.    Christian Yelich, Brewers    OF

175.    Dustin May, Dodgers    SP

176.    Whit Merrifield, Blue Jays    2B/OF

177.    Jeffrey Springs, Rays    SP

178.    Cal Raleigh, Mariners    C

179.    Seranthony Dominguez, Phillies    RP

180.    Jesus Luzardo, Marlins    SP

181.    Ty France, Mariners    1B

182.    Hunter Renfroe, Angels    OF

183.    DJ LeMahieu, Yankees    1B/2B/3B

184.    Drew Rasmussen, Rays    SP

185.    Pablo Lopez, Twins    SP

186.    Jonathan India, Reds    2B

187.    Luis Garcia, Astros    SP

188.    Lourdes Gurriel, Diamondbacks    OF

189.    Travis d'Arnaud, Braves    C

190.    Jack Flaherty, Cardinals    SP

191.    Charlie Morton, Braves    SP

192.    Ryan McMahon, Rockies    3B

193.    Paul Sewald, Mariners    RP

194.    Mitch Haniger, Mariners    OF

195.    Patrick Sandoval, Angels    SP

196.    Riley Greene, Tigers    OF

197.    Grayson Rodriguez, Orioles    SP

198.    Nathan Eovaldi, Rangers    SP

199.    Jose Leclerc, Rangers    RP

200.    Anthony Rendon, Angels    3B

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Fantasy baseball: Updated Top 200 player rankings for 2023 MLB season


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