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Here are the top 150 hitter rankings for December.

 

The list evaluates expected performance in 2014 and beyond. Slight bonuses are included for upside/youth and clear paths to playing time. Some players are penalized for injury history and age.  (Player age as of April 1, 2014)

 

 

2013 Name Team POS AGE Rating PREV Up/Down
1 Mike Trout LAA OF 22 98.78 1 0
2 Miguel Cabrera DET 1B/3B 30 98.03 2 0
3 Andrew McCutchen PIT OF 27 97.99 3 0
4 Bryce Harper WAS OF 21 96.03 4 0
5 Evan Longoria TB 3B 28 96.01 5 0
6 Carlos Gonzalez COL OF 28 95.99 6 0
7 Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B 26 95.44 7 0
8 Chris Davis BAL 1B/3B 28 95.33 8 0
9 Hanley Ramirez LAD SS/3B 30 95.18 9 0
10 Ryan Braun MIL OF 30 94.79 10 0
11 Robinson Cano NYY 2B 31 94.68 11 0
12 Troy Tulowitzki COL SS 29 94.52 12 0
13 David Wright NYM 3B 31 94.41 13 0
14 Giancarlo Stanton MIA OF 24 94.22 17 3
15 Joey Votto CIN 1B 30 94.15 14 -1
16 Manny Machado BAL SS/3B 21 94.11 15 -1
17 Adam Jones BAL OF 28 93.88 16 -1
18 Prince Fielder TEX 1B 29 93.22 18 0
19 Matt Kemp LAD OF 29 93.21 19 0
20 Dustin Pedroia BOS 2B 30 93.19 20 0
21 Jean Segura MIL SS 24 92.85 22 1
22 Buster Posey SF C 27 92.83 23 1
23 Eric Hosmer KC 1B 24 92.71 24 1
24 Jay Bruce CIN OF 26 92.63 25 1
25 Jose Reyes TOR SS 30 92.54 26 1
26 Adrian Beltre TEX 3B 34 92.48 27 1
27 Ian Desmond WAS 2B/SS 28 92.34 28 1
28 Jose Bautista TOR OF 33 92.22 29 1
29 Edwin Encarnacion TOR 1B 31 92.18 30 1
30 Ian Kinsler DET 2B 31 92.17 31 1
31 Brandon Phillips CIN 2B 32 92.11 32 1
32 Justin Upton ATL OF 26 91.79 33 1
33 Allen Craig STL 2B/OF 29 91.54 34 1
34 Joe Mauer MIN C/1B 30 91.36 35 1
35 Jacoby Ellsbury BOS OF 30 91.17 36 1
36 Ryan Zimmerman WAS 3B 29 91.09 37 1
37 Yoenis Cespedes OAK OF 28 90.56 39 2
38 Yasiel Puig LAD OF 23 90.38 21 -17
39 Shin-Soo Choo CIN OF 31 90.21 40 1
40 Alex Gordon KC OF 30 90.15 41 1
41 Jason Kipnis CLE 2B 26 90.11 42 1
42 Adrian Gonzalez LAD 1B/OF 31 89.82 43 1
43 Desmond Jennings TB OF 27 89.81 44 1
44 Austin Jackson DET OF 27 89.78 45 1
45 Matt Carpenter STL 1B/3B 28 89.63 38 -7
46 Billy Butler KC 1B 27 89.23 46 0
47 Yadier Molina STL C 31 89.17 47 0
48 Carlos Santana CLE C/1B 27 89.13 48 0
49 Matt Holliday STL OF 34 88.31 49 0
50 Carlos Gomez MIL OF 28 88.14 50 0
51 Matt Wieters BAL C 27 88.08 51 0
52 Freddie Freeman ATL 1B 24 87.03 52 0
53 Jason Heyward ATL OF 24 86.81 53 0
54 Wil Myers TB OF 23 86.45 58 4
55 Domonic Brown PHI OF 26 86.19 71 16
56 Albert Pujols LAA 1B 34 85.71 60 4
57 Jose Abreu CHW 1B 27 85.62 N/A N/A
58 Jose Altuve HOU 2B 23 85.21 56 -2
59 Starlin Castro CHI SS 24 84.33 61 2
60 Starling Marte PIT OF 25 84.22 62 2
61 Curtis Granderson NYY OF 33 84.09 57 -4
62 Martin Prado ARI 3B/OF 30 84.08 63 1
63 Ben Zobrist TB 2B/SS/OF 32 83.69 64 1
64 Brian McCann NYY C 30 83.44 65 1
65 David Ortiz BOS DH 38 83.21 66 1
66 Jimmy Rollins PHI SS 35 82.89 67 1
67 Everth Cabrera SD SS 27 82.61 68 1
68 Mike Napoli BOS C/1B 32 82.51 69 1
69 Anthony Rizzo CHC 1B 24 82.42 59 -10
70 Mark Teixeira NYY 1B 33 82.23 70 0
71 Dexter Fowler COL OF 28 82.18 72 1
72 Anthony Rendon WAS 2B/3B 23 81.65 75 3
73 Mark Trumbo LAA 1B/OF 28 81.52 73 0
74 Josh Hamilton LAA OF 32 81.44 74 0
75 Brett Lawrie TOR 3B 24 80.99 55 -20
76 Pablo Sandoval SF 3B 27 80.53 76 0
77 Chase Headley SD 3B 29 80.17 77 0
78 Jedd Gyorko SD 2B/3B 25 79.84 78 0
79 Elvis Andrus TEX SS 25 79.48 80 1
80 Hunter Pence SF OF 30 79.32 81 1
81 Pedro Alvarez PIT 3B 27 79.18 82 1
82 Salvador Perez KC C 23 79.03 83 1
83 Wilin Rosario COL C 25 78.81 54 -29
84 Aaron Hill ARI 2B 32 78.71 84 0
85 Carl Crawford LAD OF 32 78.58 94 9
86 Chase Utley PHI 2B 35 78.37 85 -1
87 Brett Gardner NYY OF 30 77.99 86 -1
88 Michael Bourn CLE OF 31 77.47 87 -1
89 Jayson Werth WAS OF 34 77.3 89 0
90 Kyle Seager SEA 2B/3B 26 77.21 90 0
91 Jed Lowrie OAK 2B/SS 29 77.19 91 0
92 Howie Kendrick LAA 1B/2B/OF 30 77.07 92 0
93 Christian Yelich MIA OF 22 77.06 108 15
94 Angel Pagan SF OF 32 77.01 79 -15
95 Brandon Belt SF 1B/OF 25 76.88 93 -2
96 Shane Victorino BOS OF 33 76.41 95 -1
97 Jurickson Profar TEX 2B/SS/3B 21 76.32 113 16
98 Carlos Beltran STL OF 36 76.21 96 -2
99 Alejandro De Aza CHW OF 29 76.19 97 -2
100 Alex Rios CWS OF 33 75.83 100 0
101 Mike Zunino SEA C 23 75.44 112 11
102 Kendrys Morales SEA 1B 30 75.33 101 -1
103 J.J. Hardy BAL SS 31 75.21 123 20
104 Asdrubal Cabrera CLE SS 28 75.18 103 -1
105 Andrelton Simmons ATL SS 24 74.99 104 -1
106 Nick Swisher CLE OF 33 74.32 105 -1
107 Michael Morse SEA OF 32 74.17 88 -19
108 Norichika Aoki MIL OF 32 74.09 98 -20
109 Billy Hamilton CIN OF 23 74.04 114 5
110 Aramis Ramirez MIL 3B 35 74.01 117 7
111 Oscar Taveras STL OF 21 73.82 132 21
112 Andre Ethier LAD OF 31 72.99 106 -6
113 Leonys Martin TEX OF 26 72.41 119 6
114 Brandon Moss OAK 1B 30 72.36 107 -7
115 Ryan Howard PHI 1B 34 72.17 109 -6
116 Jason Castro HOU C 26 71.89 124 8
117 Josh Donaldson OAK 3B 28 71.62 142 25
118 Jonathan Lucroy MIL C 27 71.54 111 -7
119 Michael Cuddyer COL 1B/OF 25 70.44 118 -1
120 Victor Martinez DET C 35 70.22 144 24
121 Melky Cabrera TOR OF 29 70.21 102 -19
122 B.J. Upton ATL OF 29 69.93 128 6
123 Nelson Cruz TEX OF 33 69.05 116 -7
124 Logan Morrison MIA 1B/OF 26 68.83 129 5
125 Adam Eaton ARI OF 25 68.41 130 5
126 Coco Crisp OAK OF 34 68.33 122 -4
127 Neil Walker PIT 2B 28 68.17 99 -28
128 Jonathan Villar HOU SS 22 68.04 134 6
129 Ben Revere PHI OF 25 68.01 127 -2
130 Erick Aybar LAA SS 30 67.82 126 -4
131 Torii Hunter DET OF 38 67.81 135 4
132 Stephen Drew BOS SS 30 67.79 136 4
133 Nate McLouth BAL OF 32 67.43 138 5
134 Wilson Ramos WAS C 26 67.31 139 5
135 Colby Rasmus TOR OF 27 67.29 125 -10
136 Matt Adams STL 1B 25 67.21 140 4
137 Dustin Ackley SEA 2B/OF 26 66.43 141 4
138 Will Middlebrooks BOS 3B 25 66.41 131 -7
139 Todd Frazier CIN 3B 28 66.01 110 -29
140 Mike Moustakas KC 3B 25 65.99 145 5
141 Nolan Arenado COL 3B 22 65.37 121 -20
142 Adam LaRoche WAS 1B 34 65.17 146 4
143 Adam Lind TOR 1B 30 65.06 120 -23
144 Chris Johnson ATL 3B 29 64.99 147 3
145 Ike Davis NYM 1B/OF 27 64.38 148 3
146 Alexander Guerrero FA SS 27 64.32 149 3
147 Jesus Montero SEA C 24 64.31 150 3
148 Justin Smoak SEA 1B 27 64.18 133 -15
149 Paul Konerko CWS 1B 38 64.17 143 -6
150 Jhonny Peralta STL SS 31 64.11 N/A N/A

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hockey said:

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Same title different sport! :) a piece for hockey with the same title would be invaluable smilies/smiley.gif (Keeper league hitters, that is)
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