Top 10 Left Fielders


K Zone Master Ranking Mike’s Ranking Ian’s Ranking Mojo’s Ranking
 1) Ryan Braun (MIL)  Christian Yelich (MIA)  Ryan Braun (MIL)  Ryan Braun (MIL)
 2) Christian Yelich (MIA)  Ryan Braun (MIL)  Yoenis Cespedes (NYM)  Yoenis Cespedes (NYM)
 3) Yoenis Cespedes (NYM)  Yoenis Cespedes (NYM)  Christian Yelich (MIA) Christian Yelich (MIA)
 4) Melky Cabrera (CWS)  Melky Cabrera (CWS)  Khris Davis (OAK) Melky Cabrera (CWS)
 5) Khris Davis (OAK)  Adam Duvall (CIN) Kyle Schwarber (CHC)  Khris Davis (OAK)
 6) Adam Duvall (CIN)  Angel Pagan (FA) Melky Cabrera (CWS)  Adam Duvall (CIN)
 7) Angel Pagan (FA)  Howie Kendrick (PHI)  Gregory Polanco (PIT)  Michael Saunders (PHI)
 8) Gregory Polanco (PIT)  Gregory Polanco (PIT) Adam Duvall (CIN)  Angel Pagan (FA)
 9) Kyle Schwarber (CHC)  Jayson Werth (WSH) Justin Upton (DET)  Jayson Werth (WSH)
 10) Jayson Werth (WSH)  Khris Davis (OAK)  Brett Gardner (NYY)  Justin Upton (DET)

Some Brief Words of Explanation: Left field has long been known as the powerful outfield position, and while it has received competition from right and center, left remains a power-centeric position. Since returning from a PED suspension, the former MVP has more than impressed. Last year, he hit .305 along with 30 longballs, 15 steals, and the name of #1 left fielder. Christian Yelich continues to improve a 25-year old five tool player, and ranks second. Yoenis Cespedes continues to hit for great power, and has even started to take walks last year, driving him to the third spot on the list. Doubles machine Melky Cabrera nearly hit .300 last year, and is ranked fourth. Often referred to as “Chris Davis with a K,” Khris Davis may be worthy of the title of dominant Davis at this point, after breaking out with Oakland breaking out with Oakland to hit 42 home runs. Another breakout power hitter, Adam Duvall, will enter his 2017 sophomore season with a 33-homer year under his belt. Free agent Angel Pagan is yet to find a major league club, despite the fact that the former .300 hitter put together a nice, 10/10 season in 2016 and being ranked 7th on this list. Gregory Polanco will go through a position change to LF in 2017, but is still expected to match the 20/20 numbers that earned him the eighth position. Rookie sensation Kyle Schwarber missed almost all of the 2016 season with a after an outfield collision, but put together an amazing postseason, and is expected to continue where he left off. He places ninth on the chart, carried there by Ian alone. The 37-year-old Jason Werth is far past his MVP-production days, but still crack the top 10 after hitting 21 home runs is a near fully healthy season. Among those who just missed are two potential Phillies left fielders, Howie Kendrick and Michael Saunders, and comeback candidate Justin Upton, who hopes his BA and OBP can rebound and give the Tigers the production they’re paying for.

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