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Second base rankings for 2020 fantasy baseball

Major League Baseball will return for a 60-game season and we’re here with our 2020 second base fantasy baseball rankings to help you prepare.

Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees scores during the first inning of a spring training game Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field on March 4, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Welcome to the 2020 MLB season! It’s here? Well, a version of baseball is hopefully here for 60 regular season games. There’s still a month to go until the first games are played which is plenty of time for the earth to be taken over by the Cat-faced Dog People of Centauri 37. But, we will continue to act like baseball and more importantly, fantasy baseball will happen.

A 60 game season with players possibly missing time due to being quarantined, could be a huge dumpster barge fire. But here at DraftKings Nation, we are the positive, happy people! Let’s do this thing!

Second base isn’t deep, but it’s not as shallow as it looks at first glance. The trouble is, the position is weaker at the top than other positions. Jose Altuve remains my No. 1, but it’s a close cal with Gleyber Torres, as Altuve’s stolen base numbers have dropped while injuries have popped up more often.

I will likely be looking toward Ketel Marte if I get a second basemen early-ish, as I like his recent trajectory, but I won’t reach for the position, as there’s not much reason to. Sleepers abound for second base, with players like Scott Kingery, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Tommy Edman, Ian Happ and so-on and on.

Second base rankings for 2020 fantasy baseball

Rank Player Team Positions
Rank Player Team Positions
1 Jose Altuve HOU 2B
2 Gleyber Torres NYY 2B,SS
3 Ozzie Albies ATL 2B
4 Ketel Marte ARI 2B,SS,OF
5 Keston Hiura MIL 2B
6 Yoan Moncada CWS 2B,3B
7 Whit Merrifield KC 2B,CF,RF
8 Jonathan Villar MIA 2B,SS
9 Max Muncy LAD 1B,2B,3B
10 DJ LeMahieu NYY 1B,2B,3B
11 Jeff McNeil NYM 2B,3B,LF,RF
12 Mike Moustakas CIN 2B,3B
13 Eduardo Escobar ARI 2B,3B,SS
14 Cavan Biggio TOR 2B,RF
15 Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR 2B,SS,LF
16 Danny Santana TEX 1B,2B,3B,SS,LF,CF,RF
17 Tommy Edman STL 2B,3B,SS,RF
18 Gavin Lux LAD 2B,SS
19 Scott Kingery PHI 2B,3B,SS,LF,CF
20 Brandon Lowe TB 1B,2B
21 Kevin Newman PIT 2B,SS
22 Ryan McMahon COL 1B,2B,3B
23 Kolten Wong STL 2B
24 Daniel Murphy COL 1B,2B
25 Rougned Odor TEX 2B
26 Cesar Hernandez CLE 2B
27 Nick Senzel CIN 2B,CF
28 Starlin Castro WSH 2B,3B
29 Nick Solak TEX 2B,3B,DH
30 Garrett Hampson COL 2B,SS,CF
31 Luis Arraez MIN 2B,3B,LF
32 Michael Chavis BOS 1B,2B,3B
33 Tommy La Stella LAA 2B,3B
34 Jonathan Schoop DET 2B
35 Robinson Cano NYM 2B
36 Howie Kendrick WSH 1B,2B,3B
37 Nick Madrigal CWS 2B,SS
38 Jon Berti MIA 2B,3B,SS,CF
39 Hanser Alberto BAL 2B,3B,SS
40 Ian Happ CHC 2B,3B,LF,CF
41 Niko Goodrum DET 1B,2B,SS,LF,CF,RF
42 Mauricio Dubon SF 2B,SS
43 Dee Gordon SEA 2B
44 Luis Urias MIL 2B,SS
45 Jurickson Profar SD 2B,SS,LF
46 Travis Shaw TOR 2B,3B