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2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings - MLB First Base (1B)

Below you will find all of RotoBaller's 2018 fantasy baseball rankings for first base (1B) and the 2018 MLB season. All of RotoBaller's fantasy baseball rankings analysis, advice and articles related to the first base position appear here.

And be sure to read all of RotoBaller's 2018 fantasy baseball rankings articles & analysis and prepare for your drafts.

Our amazing team here at RotoBaller HQ has been putting together their staff rankings, and now they're all in one easy place. 2018 impact prospects, AL/NL only, dynasty prospects, keeper values and more. Let's win some leagues!

 

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2018 First Base (1B) Rankings Articles

RotoBaller Early Mock Draft Analysis (Rounds 3-10)

A group of 10 RotoBaller fantasy baseball experts recently came together to conduct a slow mock draft for the 2019 season. Was it way too early? That all depends on who is asking. But with it complete, we can start to look at where players ended up on the board. This is the first staff mock draft but will not be the last prior to the start of the MLB season. I'll take a look at rounds...continue reading

RotoBaller Early Mock Draft Analysis (Rounds 1-2)

I know what you are probably thinking as you click this link, who is doing fantasy baseball drafts in October and November?! Well, the answer to that is 10 Rotoballer Fantasy Baseball enthusiasts who are already longing for the long hot days of summer and the return of everyday baseball. This is the first of many staff mock drafts that you will see appearing on the site over the coming months. Today I am going to...continue reading

Is it Legit? Jesus Aguilar's Breakout Season

We continue with our next edition of "Is It Legit?" to discuss another surprising breakout performer from the 2018 MLB season in order to assess his value heading into 2019. With so many players seemingly becoming fantasy baseball darlings overnight, it can be challenging to sift through the multiple hype trains and determine which players are actually expected to produce similar, or even better, numbers the following year. Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar was...continue reading

Is it Legit? Luke Voit's Breakout Season

We continue with our next edition of "Is It Legit?" to discuss another surprising breakout performer from the 2018 MLB season in order to assess his value heading into 2019. With so many players seemingly becoming fantasy baseball darlings overnight, it can be challenging to sift through the multiple hype trains and determine which players are actually expected to produce similar, or even better, numbers the following year. Yankees first baseman Luke Voit was...continue reading

Is it Legit? Max Muncy's Breakout Season

Welcome to the third edition of our new weekly column "Is It Legit?" that will discuss breakout performers from the 2018 MLB season and how they should be valued heading into 2019. With so many players seemingly becoming fantasy baseball darlings overnight, it can be challenging to sift through the multiple hype trains and determine which players are actually expected to produce similar, or even better, numbers the following year. Perhaps the most notable breakout from 2018...continue reading

Updated First Base Rankings (May) - 2018 Fantasy Baseball

With a quarter of the regular season complete, it seems only appropriate to canvas things to update our perspective of how things have changed since the start of the season. Thus far, we have covered starting pitchers and relief pitchers. Today, let’s take time to look at the first baseman rankings. As a whole, first base has been a bit underwhelming at the top end. If you are resilient enough, there is plenty of value to...continue reading

First Base Prospect Rankings (May) - 2018 Impact Rookies

Well, fantasy owners it is that time of the year again.  A quarter of the season is done, and sample size is no longer an excuse for players and performance.  Time to ask who is off to a good start, and who has fallen behind the pack?  Today the focus is on first base prospects that owners should keep an eye on for this year and next. First base is a bit of a mixed bag in terms...continue reading

Top 30 Impact Rookies for Fantasy Leagues (Preseason)

Hello everyone, and welcome to my weekly Top-30 Fantasy Rankings for Impact Rookies! In this series, I will be going over the top prospects in baseball and discussing which ones figure to have an impact for the rest of this fantasy baseball season. This might be one of the most star studded prospect lists to come out of the preseason in my time writing these lists. There are so many upcoming rookies like ...continue reading

ADP Rankings Debate - Cody Bellinger vs. Freddie Freeman

As with a number of ADP debates, Cody Bellinger and Freddie Freeman both offer the skills for success in 2018. Each first baseman is going in the first two or three rounds of fantasy baseball drafts, but chances are you'll only be able to snag one. Which young slugger will deliver better value in 2018? Brant Chesser and Chris Doyle debate the draft value of each player in the next of...continue reading

Greg Bird Rankings Debate - Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

As we move closer and closer to the start of the regular season, our writers are still vigorously debating each other's preseason rankings. In this space, we'll hear from rankers with the biggest differences of opinion on a well-known player and have them defend their position against each other. Today, the subject of discussion is Yankees first baseman Greg Bird. Nick Mariano loves the profile, the park, and the lineup, while Kyle Bishop has serious concerns...continue reading

ADP Busts - 2017 Infield Breakouts to Avoid in 2018

Earlier this week, I took a look at four outfielders whose disappointing 2017 performances made them potential draft bargains for the 2018 fantasy baseball season. Today, we’re taking the opposite tack. Overpaying for last year’s breakout is one of the easiest – and costliest – mistakes a fantasy owner can make, and we’ve all fallen victim to the siren song of the post-breakout player a few times over the years. Here, then, are four infielders who...continue reading

First Base H2H Points Rankings - March Update

Welcome back RotoBallers. With the MLB season just a few short weeks a way, it's time to update our rankings and analysis to account for injuries, free agent signings, spring training risers/fallers and more. We kick off our updated March rankings today with the first base position. Bill Dubiel breaks down each tier and provides analysis for which players might be overvalued or undervalued in fantasy baseball drafts. The position is very strong at the top and...continue reading

Eric Hosmer Rankings Debate - Comparing RotoBaller's Rankers

We continue our long-running series of articles debating fantasy rankings with a player that has ignited a good amount of debate over the last few months within our rankers. RotoBaller's expert writers have come up with our consensus rankings for mixed leagues, but that doesn't mean we agreed on everything. In this space, we'll hear from rankers with the biggest differences of opinion on a well-known player and have them defend their position against each...continue reading

Top First Base Prospect Rankings - 2018 Impact Rookies for Fantasy Baseball

Welcome back, RotoBallers. I'll be breaking down impact prospects by position. Today I'm bringing you my top 10 first basemen - MLB prospect rankings for the 2018 fantasy baseball season. First base is always a challenging position to find rookie stars. It’s not every year a Cody Bellinger and Rhys Hoskins reach the majors. Most teams have a first baseman firmly entrenched at the position, and a lot of the...continue reading

Updated First Base Rankings - 2018 Fantasy Baseball

Welcome back RotoBallers. With the MLB season just a few short weeks a way, it's time to update our rankings and analysis to account for injuries, free agent signings, spring training risers/fallers and more. We kick off our updated March rankings today with the first base position. Harris breaks down each tier and provides analysis for which players might be overvalued or undervalued in fantasy baseball drafts. The position is very strong at the top and...continue reading

RotoBaller Industry Expert Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft

On Thursday, February 15th, we brought together an illustrious group of industry experts to take part in the RotoBaller Friends and Family mock draft. We'll be playing this out as a best ball league. Our participants represented sites like: Creative Sports (Lawr Michaels) Fangraphs (Alex Chamberlain) GuruElite (Ray Flowers) Fantasy Alarm (Howard Bender) CBS (Heath Cummings) RotoExperts (Scott...continue reading