Who are the top 10 shortstops to own in fantasy baseball for 2019?
We continue with our fantasy baseball rankings for 2019 by finishing up around the infield with our top 10 shortstops to own for 2019. If you have missed any of our previous rankings, including prospects and sleepers, you can find it right here.
As with our other rankings, you can find their 2018 stats along with their 2019 Steamer projections to give you an idea of what kind of production you could expect if you select that player to your 2019 fantasy baseball roster.
We are in a golden age of shortstops, not only for fantasy baseball, but in baseball in general. Some of the biggest stars and best players in the game are playing shortstop right now. If you aren’t getting production from your shortstop on your fantasy roster, you’re really doing it wrong. There are plenty of options you can go with. Power. Speed. Both. You don’t necessarily have to spend a premium pick to get the sort of production you need out of the position either.
You may see some names that appeared on other lists,appear on this one. With all the defensive shifts employed in the game today, managers have changed who they use at shortstop, plus some of the injuries last season that gave other players shortstop eligibility for 2019. By midseason, you should see a top prospect or two come up and be options, plus some younger players trying to take that next step in their development and some players returning from injury.
So who are the top 10 shortstops to own for 2019? We’ll begin with a young player who got his chance to play every day towards the end of last season and displayed why he’d been a highly regarded prospect in his team’s system.