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With the season delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic,
we put together the latest information and updates here for fantasy leagues. Note: This page will be updated as we continue to preview the upcoming season. 2020 Fantasy Baseball Rankings Overall top 300 Position-by-Position: [ C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP ] Positional Previews: [ C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP ] Player values by position: Corner Infielders | Catchers | Middle Infielders | Starting Pitchers | Outfielders Ranking the closers: Bullpen tiers for fantasy draft season American League Previews: AL West | AL Central | AL East National League Previews: NL West | NL Central | NL East The safest first-round draft picks you can make ADP Analysis: Five undervalued hitters | Five underrated pitchers The Case for the No. 1 Pick: Mike Trout | Ronald Acuna Jr. | Christian Yelich Fantasy Power Rankings No. 30 Giants | No. 29 Mariners | No. 28 Orioles | No. 27 Tigers | No. 26 Pirates | No . 25 Marlins | No. 24 Rangers | No. 23 Royals | No. 22 Diamondbacks | No. 21 Blue Jays | No. 20 Rockies | No. 19 Reds | No. 18 Rays | No. 17 Cardinals | No. 16 Phillies | No. 15 Brewers | No. 14 Red Sox | No. 13 Angels | No. 12 Athletics | No. 11 White Sox | No. 10 Mets | No. 9 Cubs | No. 8 Padres | No. 7 Twins | No. 6 Cleveland | No. 5 Nationals | No. 4 Atlanta | No. 3 Yankees | No. 2 Astros | No. 1 Dodgers Draft Strategy Who will benefit from a shortened 2020 season? The players Scott Pianowski is fading this draft season Who will repeat their success: Home Runs | Stolen Bases | Saves Sleepers: One hitter at each position | Arms to target | Post-hype sleepers Boom-Or-Busts: Top risk-reward draft picks Overvalued players: Alonso, Altuve lead hitters | Strasburg tops pitchers Khris Davis headlines comeback players of 2020 Prospect Watch: 10 rookies to know Key players who could gain multi-position eligibility Seeking stolen bases: Grab some bags at a low cost 2020 Park Factors for every team: Are Astros in trouble? Shopping at the fantasy baseball draft bargain bin The players one writer is too terrified to draft A look at an industry expert fantasy baseball draft Tout Wars Auction Recap: Stars, scrubs, and a couple of Cubs No stars, just talent: One expert’s auction review Recapping the Yahoo Friends & Family Draft: Trout goes first Fantasy impact of MLB offseason’s biggest moves The top position battles to monitor One expert builds the greatest fantasy team of the last 40 years Player debates Who should be the first pitcher off the board? Yordan Alvarez vs. J.D. Martinez Trea Turner vs. Trevor Story Vladimir Guerrero Jr. vs. Kris Bryant Expert Video Analysis Could enticement of Joe Berrios’ upside burn fantasy gamers? What could no home games mean for Rockies players? How high should you draft Mookie Betts? What do we make of Yu Darvish’s second-half surge in 2019? Is Javier Baez actually a fantasy draft steal? Should you fade Anthony Rendon in 2020? Will Bryce Harper ever return to MVP form? Good players to target from bad teams Bo Bichette leads breakout candidates Could Shohei Ohtani win MVP in 2020? Luis Robert headlines rookies to watch in 2020 Rebound candidates: Who is set to bounce back? Should you trust Astros hitters after the big scandal? Roundtable: Three experts pick their top draft fade Andy, Scott, and Dalton pick their top value players How should you address stolen bases this season? Mookie Betts and hitters in new places Gerrit Cole and pitchers in new places Closers deep dive: Hader in class of his own Story continues