Fantasy Baseball Player Projections: Hitters

2020 Season, Updated Jul 21

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These 2020 fantasy baseball projections are by Ariel Cohen and used as a basis for our updated 60-game season rankings.

Name 5X5 PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
1. Christian Yelich, MIL [OF] $42 241 206 39 64 12 1 13 38 31 49 9 2 .311 .401 .568 .969
2. Ronald Acuna, ATL [OF] $41 248 218 41 62 10 1 14 35 25 63 12 4 .284 .358 .532 .890
3. Cody Bellinger, LAD [OF|1B] $39 237 203 41 59 12 1 15 41 32 46 5 2 .291 .387 .581 .968
4. Mookie Betts, LAD [OF] $34 248 213 45 62 14 1 11 31 31 35 7 2 .291 .381 .521 .902
5. Juan Soto, WAS [OF] $33 243 202 39 59 12 1 13 40 39 48 3 1 .292 .407 .554 .961
6. Mike Trout, LAA [OF] $33 210 167 37 50 9 1 14 34 38 43 5 1 .299 .429 .617 1.046
7. J.D. Martinez, BOS [OF|DH] $32 231 203 35 61 12 1 14 40 24 52 1 0 .300 .374 .576 .950
8. Nolan Arenado, COL [3B] $32 239 212 36 63 12 1 13 42 23 37 1 1 .297 .366 .547 .913
9. Francisco Lindor, CLE [SS] $32 251 226 39 65 14 1 12 34 20 36 8 2 .288 .346 .518 .864
10. Rafael Devers, BOS [3B] $31 239 220 39 65 15 1 12 38 17 45 2 2 .295 .346 .536 .882
11. Jose Ramirez, CLE [3B] $31 237 208 35 57 14 1 11 36 25 30 10 3 .274 .352 .510 .862
12. J.T. Realmuto, PHI [C] $30 208 189 31 52 11 1 9 29 14 42 3 1 .275 .325 .487 .812
13. Trea Turner, WAS [SS] $29 239 218 37 63 12 2 7 26 19 46 15 3 .289 .346 .459 .805
14. Alex Bregman, HOU [SS|3B] $28 245 203 40 59 13 1 12 38 36 31 2 1 .291 .397 .542 .939
15. Bryce Harper, PHI [OF] $28 240 199 37 52 11 0 13 38 37 60 5 1 .261 .377 .513 .890
16. Trevor Story, COL [SS] $27 235 212 36 59 13 2 12 35 20 64 7 2 .278 .341 .528 .869
17. Freddie Freeman, ATL [1B] $26 221 191 33 57 12 1 11 35 27 42 2 1 .298 .385 .545 .930
18. George Springer, HOU [OF] $25 234 203 39 56 9 1 12 33 26 47 2 1 .276 .358 .507 .865
19. Anthony Rendon, LAA [3B] $25 233 201 35 58 13 1 11 37 27 33 1 1 .289 .373 .527 .900
20. Starling Marte, ARI [OF] $25 221 204 33 58 11 2 8 27 11 39 10 3 .284 .321 .475 .796
21. Pete Alonso, NYM [1B] $24 240 208 34 53 10 1 16 40 25 62 0 0 .255 .335 .543 .878
22. Ozzie Albies, ATL [2B] $24 246 226 36 66 14 2 8 30 17 40 7 2 .292 .342 .478 .820
23. Javier Baez, CHC [SS] $24 230 215 35 59 13 2 11 36 12 62 5 2 .274 .313 .507 .820
24. Fernando Tatis Jr., SD [SS] $23 228 204 35 56 10 2 10 29 19 64 9 3 .275 .336 .490 .826
25. Jose Altuve, HOU [2B] $23 231 208 35 63 12 1 9 30 19 33 4 2 .303 .361 .500 .861
26. Xander Bogaerts, BOS [SS] $23 236 209 34 61 14 1 10 36 23 42 2 1 .292 .362 .512 .874
27. Eloy Jimenez, CWS [OF] $22 224 206 31 58 10 1 13 35 14 52 0 0 .282 .327 .529 .856
28. Paul Goldschmidt, STL [1B] $22 240 207 34 56 10 1 12 34 30 58 2 1 .271 .363 .502 .865
29. Austin Meadows, TB [OF|DH] $22 212 191 30 54 11 2 11 29 18 45 5 2 .283 .344 .534 .878
30. Eddie Rosario, MIN [OF] $22 214 202 31 57 11 1 11 34 10 35 2 1 .282 .316 .510 .826
31. Anthony Rizzo, CHC [1B] $22 232 197 33 56 11 1 10 34 26 32 2 1 .284 .368 .503 .871
32. Kris Bryant, CHC [3B|OF] $21 240 205 37 56 12 1 11 31 28 54 2 1 .273 .361 .502 .863
33. Jose Abreu, CWS [1B|DH] $21 235 214 30 60 12 1 11 37 13 49 1 0 .280 .322 .500 .822
34. Marcell Ozuna, ATL [OF] $21 222 200 30 54 9 1 11 35 20 45 3 1 .270 .336 .490 .826
35. Nicholas Castellanos, CIN [OF] $20 236 217 33 61 15 1 10 33 16 53 1 0 .281 .330 .498 .828
36. Gleyber Torres, NYY [SS|2B] $20 227 204 33 56 10 0 12 35 19 49 2 1 .275 .336 .500 .836
37. Manny Machado, SD [SS|3B] $20 243 218 31 59 10 1 12 36 23 43 3 1 .271 .340 .491 .831
38. Ketel Marte, ARI [2B|OF] $20 233 211 33 62 12 3 9 29 20 32 4 1 .294 .355 .507 .862
39. Gary Sanchez, NYY [C] $20 170 150 24 36 6 0 11 28 16 45 0 0 .240 .313 .500 .813
40. Eugenio Suarez, CIN [3B] $20 228 198 31 52 9 1 13 36 25 60 1 1 .263 .345 .515 .860
41. Josh Bell, PIT [1B] $20 229 197 31 54 12 1 11 37 29 43 0 0 .274 .367 .513 .880
42. Josh Donaldson, MIN [3B] $19 228 191 33 50 10 0 12 35 34 53 1 1 .262 .373 .503 .876
43. Willson Contreras, CHC [C] $19 188 165 23 43 9 1 8 26 18 44 1 1 .261 .333 .473 .806
44. Keston Hiura, MIL [2B] $19 228 207 31 57 12 1 10 32 16 62 5 2 .275 .327 .488 .815
45. Nelson Cruz, MIN [DH] $19 205 179 29 50 8 0 13 37 20 49 0 0 .279 .352 .542 .894
46. Matt Olson, OAK [1B] $19 229 201 31 51 10 0 14 37 24 58 0 0 .254 .333 .512 .845
47. Giancarlo Stanton, NYY [OF,DH] $19 201 174 30 45 8 0 13 35 22 59 1 0 .259 .342 .529 .871
48. Victor Robles, WAS [OF] $19 226 200 30 53 12 2 6 25 14 47 12 4 .265 .313 .435 .748
49. Aaron Judge, NYY [OF] $19 202 167 33 44 8 1 12 30 31 62 2 1 .263 .379 .539 .918
50. Charlie Blackmon, COL [OF] $19 201 182 33 54 11 2 9 27 15 36 1 1 .297 .350 .527 .877
51. Yasmani Grandal, CWS [C|1B] $19 198 167 25 40 7 0 9 27 29 47 1 1 .240 .352 .443 .795
52. Mitch Garver, MIN [C] $18 165 145 24 37 8 1 9 24 17 39 0 0 .255 .333 .510 .843
53. Adalberto Mondesi, KC [SS] $18 210 195 27 49 10 3 6 25 10 59 18 4 .251 .288 .426 .714
54. Franmil Reyes, CLE [OF|DH] $18 211 189 28 50 8 0 14 33 19 58 0 0 .265 .332 .529 .861
55. Tommy Pham, SD [OF|DH] $18 214 185 30 51 9 1 7 25 25 45 8 2 .276 .362 .449 .811
56. Michael Brantley, HOU [OF|DH] $17 220 199 29 59 12 1 7 30 17 24 2 1 .296 .352 .472 .824
57. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR [3B|DH] $17 226 203 28 59 12 1 9 33 20 36 0 0 .291 .354 .493 .847
58. Yoan Moncada, CWS [3B] $17 222 199 32 54 11 1 9 28 20 63 4 2 .271 .338 .472 .810
59. Tim Anderson, CWS [SS] $17 227 216 32 60 12 1 7 26 8 51 8 2 .278 .304 .440 .744
60. Andrew Benintendi, BOS [OF] $17 237 208 32 57 14 2 7 28 24 47 5 2 .274 .349 .462 .811
61. Matt Chapman, OAK [3B] $17 240 211 35 53 13 1 12 34 25 57 0 0 .251 .331 .493 .824
62. Marcus Semien, OAK [SS] $17 246 218 36 59 13 1 9 28 25 40 4 2 .271 .346 .463 .809
63. Bo Bichette, TOR [SS] $16 230 211 32 58 15 1 8 26 16 47 7 3 .275 .326 .469 .795
64. Jeff McNeil, NYM [2B|3B|OF] $16 230 208 32 61 13 1 8 27 15 30 3 1 .293 .341 .481 .822
65. Yordan Alvarez, HOU [DH] $16 190 165 28 46 9 0 12 33 23 47 1 0 .279 .367 .552 .919
66. Jorge Soler, KC [OF|DH] $16 223 194 29 49 10 0 13 33 25 60 1 1 .253 .338 .505 .843
67. Rhys Hoskins, PHI [1B] $16 242 201 33 48 10 1 13 35 36 57 1 1 .239 .354 .493 .847
68. Kyle Schwarber, CHC [OF] $16 210 181 29 46 9 1 13 32 26 56 1 1 .254 .348 .530 .878
69. Carlos Santana, CLE [1B|DH] $16 239 200 33 52 10 1 10 33 36 36 1 0 .260 .373 .470 .843
70. Michael Conforto, NYM [OF] $16 213 182 30 47 9 1 11 31 27 51 2 1 .258 .354 .500 .854
71. Ramon Laureano, OAK [OF] $15 205 185 30 49 10 1 8 26 15 53 6 2 .265 .320 .459 .779
72. Mike Moustakas, CIN [2B|3B] $15 229 206 30 53 10 0 12 36 19 38 1 0 .257 .320 .481 .801
73. Joey Gallo, TEX [OF] $15 198 166 30 38 8 1 14 32 29 74 2 1 .229 .344 .542 .886
74. Whit Merrifield, KC [2B|OF] $15 237 218 31 62 13 2 5 24 16 40 8 3 .284 .333 .431 .764
75. Wilson Ramos, NYM [C] $15 170 155 18 43 6 0 6 23 13 26 0 0 .277 .333 .432 .765
76. Jorge Polanco, MIN [SS] $14 240 216 33 61 13 2 7 29 20 40 2 1 .282 .343 .458 .801
77. Yuli Gurriel, HOU [3B|1B] $14 214 199 27 57 12 1 7 31 11 25 1 1 .286 .324 .462 .786
78. Max Kepler, MIN [OF] $14 221 194 33 49 11 1 10 30 23 37 1 1 .253 .332 .474 .806
79. Max Muncy, LAD [2B|3B|1B] $14 219 184 34 46 8 1 11 33 32 56 1 1 .250 .361 .484 .845
80. Bryan Reynolds, PIT [OF] $13 225 202 30 58 12 1 6 26 19 49 2 1 .287 .348 .446 .794
81. Salvador Perez, KC [C,DH] $13 177 166 19 41 8 0 8 24 6 36 0 0 .247 .273 .440 .713
82. Carlos Correa, HOU [SS] $13 210 183 29 49 10 0 10 33 23 47 1 0 .268 .350 .486 .836
83. Jonathan Villar, MIA [SS|2B] $13 226 204 29 52 9 1 6 21 19 60 13 3 .255 .318 .397 .715
84. Justin Turner, LAD [3B] $13 198 172 28 49 9 0 8 27 19 29 1 0 .285 .356 .477 .833
85. DJ LeMahieu, NYY [2B|3B|1B] $13 215 196 32 58 9 1 6 25 16 31 2 1 .296 .349 .444 .793
86. Oscar Mercado, CLE [OF] $13 221 199 29 52 11 1 6 23 15 42 8 3 .261 .313 .417 .730
87. Edwin Encarnacion, CWS [1B|DH] $13 198 171 28 42 7 0 12 33 23 44 0 0 .246 .335 .497 .832
88. Eduardo Escobar, ARI [2B|3B] $13 233 212 30 55 11 2 10 34 17 45 1 1 .259 .314 .472 .786
89. Danny Santana, TEX [OF|1B] $12 199 184 27 46 10 2 8 26 10 57 7 3 .250 .289 .457 .746
90. David Dahl, COL [OF] $12 184 168 26 47 10 2 8 25 13 48 3 1 .280 .331 .506 .837
91. Lourdes Gurriel, TOR [OF] $12 199 186 26 49 10 1 9 28 9 46 3 1 .263 .297 .473 .770
92. Will Smith, LAD [C] $12 157 137 20 32 6 0 7 23 15 41 1 0 .234 .309 .431 .740
93. Christian Vazquez, BOS [C] $12 165 153 19 40 8 0 5 19 10 31 2 1 .261 .307 .412 .719
94. Luis Robert, CWS $12 205 190 27 50 10 2 8 26 11 55 7 3 .263 .303 .463 .766
95. Paul DeJong, STL [SS] $12 235 210 31 52 11 1 11 32 19 56 2 1 .248 .310 .467 .777
96. Miguel Sano, MIN [3B] $12 191 167 28 40 8 0 13 31 22 68 0 0 .240 .328 .521 .849
97. Khris Davis, OAK [DH] $11 219 195 29 47 8 0 13 35 19 61 0 0 .241 .308 .482 .790
98. Avisail Garcia, MIL [OF|DH] $11 195 179 24 49 8 1 8 27 12 46 3 1 .274 .319 .464 .783
99. Elvis Andrus, TEX [SS] $11 235 218 29 58 12 1 5 24 14 36 9 3 .266 .310 .399 .709
100. Corey Seager, LAD [SS] $11 203 182 29 51 12 1 8 29 18 37 1 0 .280 .345 .489 .834