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July Outfielder Rankings

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Welcome to the July outfielder rankings. Players are ranked based on how I believe they will perform in 5x5 leagues over the remainder of the season. Along with the position rankings, you'll soon find a fully updated top 300 list.

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Outfielder Rankings



Dropping off: Angel Pagan (No. 39), Chris Coghlan (No. 100), A.J. Pollock (No. 103), Brennan Boesch (No. 107), Jackie Bradley Jr. (No. 119), Craig Gentry (No. 121), Anthony Gose (No. 124), Oscar Taveras (No. 126), Jimmy Paredes (No. 127), Rick Ankiel (No. 129)

  • The top two was easy, but the third spot in the outfield rankings was up for grabs with Braun out. I decided to go with Upton, despite his two-month slump, since I still think he has the most upside of the rest of the outfielders. McCutchen has, predictably, slowed down as a basestealer and still isn't excelling offensively. Adam Jones may have been the safest choice in that spot, but I don't think he has as much upside as Upton. Ellsbury is running mad, but he's a three-category player these days. Harper's knee is a concern. Bautista and Cespedes aren't hitting for average right now.
  • I'll give Domonic Brown some credit: despite a mid-month slump, he ended up finishing June at .278-6-21 and he even stole five bases. He has eight stolen bases in his last 40 games after collecting five in his previous 189 games as a major leaguer.
  • Puig comes in at No. 33. Some will say it's too low, I'm sure. Maybe most will say it. It's hard to argue with 44 hits in 101 at-bats, seven of them home runs. There are holes to be exposed, though. Regardless, he wouldn't seem to be at much risk of losing playing time to Crawford in the short term, and that's more bad news for Ethier. The hope is that Crawford (hamstring) will come off the DL on Friday.
  • Given Francoeur's habit of catching fire for his new teams, I considered moving him up this month. Then again, there's no guarantee that anyone is going to want him after the Royals eventually complete the process the releasing him.
RankOutfieldTeam2013MayJune
1 Mike Trout Angels 1 1 1
2 Carlos Gonzalez Rockies 3 3 3
3 Justin Upton Braves 6 5 4
4 Andrew McCutchen Pirates 12 8 5
5 Adam Jones Orioles 13 9 7
6 Jacoby Ellsbury Red Sox 9 7 8
7 Bryce Harper Nationals 5 4 6
8 Jose Bautista Blue Jays 7 11 9
9 Giancarlo Stanton Marlins 8 16 18
10 Yoenis Cespedes Athletics 11 10 10
11 Carlos Gomez Brewers 46 28 13
12 Jay Bruce Reds 17 18 16
13 Shin-Soo Choo Reds 23 12 11
14 Matt Holliday Cardinals 15 14 14
15 Jason Heyward Braves 10 15 17
16 Alex Gordon Royals 16 13 12
17 Alex Rios White Sox 18 17 15
18 Domonic Brown Phillies 61 63 27
19 Starling Marte Pirates 42 21 19
20 Austin Jackson Tigers 22 19 22
21 Hunter Pence Giants 28 26 20
22 Michael Cuddyer Rockies 43 30 30
23 Nelson Cruz Rangers 36 32 29
24 Josh Hamilton Angels 21 29 21
25 Matt Kemp Dodgers 4 6 24
26 Carl Crawford Dodgers 25 20 23
27 Ryan Braun Brewers 2 2 2
28 B.J. Upton Braves 19 24 33
29 Desmond Jennings Rays 20 22 25
30 Dexter Fowler Rockies 40 25 26
31 Michael Bourn Indians 29 33 31
32 Carlos Beltran Cardinals 41 39 37
33 Yasiel Puig Dodgers 127 NR 97
34 Nate McLouth Orioles 87 51 32
35 Josh Reddick Athletics 32 36 38
36 Jayson Werth Nationals 30 37 40
37 Ichiro Suzuki Yankees 14 31 54
38 Curtis Granderson Yankees 31 27 41
39 Nick Markakis Orioles 24 38 28
40 Torii Hunter Tigers 27 23 34
41 Mark Trumbo Angels 58 40 35
42 Coco Crisp Athletics 66 53 44
43 Brett Gardner Yankees 38 44 45
44 Alejandro De Aza White Sox 48 43 48
45 Wil Myers Rays 92 81 65
46 Gerardo Parra Diamondbacks 73 64 52
47 Michael Brantley Indians 39 46 46
48 Alfonso Soriano Cubs 45 47 47
49 Norichika Aoki Brewers 57 50 50
50 Ben Revere Phillies 34 45 67
51 Shane Victorino Red Sox 59 56 60
52 Melky Cabrera Blue Jays 26 42 36
53 Josh Willingham Twins 50 48 53
54 Leonys Martin Rangers 70 84 74
55 Daniel Nava Red Sox 123 87 51
56 Nate Schierholtz Cubs 97 78 76
57 Eric Young Jr. Mets 96 94 94
58 Raul Ibanez Mariners 128 NR 96
59 Kyle Blanks Padres 161 NR 125
60 Jarrod Dyson Royals 103 95 98
61 Andre Ethier Dodgers 33 41 43
62 Nick Swisher Indians 60 58 55
63 Michael Morse Mariners 35 35 42
64 Matt Joyce Rays 72 70 63
65 Will Venable Padres 55 61 56
66 Denard Span Nationals 52 54 59
67 Dayan Viciedo White Sox 51 62 62
68 Colby Rasmus Blue Jays 68 74 68
69 Rajai Davis Blue Jays 98 93 101
70 Lorenzo Cain Royals 64 52 49
71 David Murphy Rangers 53 66 58
72 Jason Kubel Diamondbacks 56 59 66
73 Delmon Young Phillies 76 68 71
74 Michael Saunders Mariners 75 55 64
75 Chris Young Athletics 65 67 70
76 Jon Jay Cardinals 44 57 61
77 Carlos Quentin Padres 71 83 84
78 Drew Stubbs Indians 83 79 80
79 Aaron Hicks Twins 62 71 69
80 Adam Eaton Diamondbacks 78 72 86
81 Chris Denorfia Padres 110 92 79
82 Andy Dirks Tigers 74 82 75
83 Peter Bourjos Angels 63 65 57
84 Cody Ross Diamondbacks 69 69 73
85 Marcell Ozuna Marlins NR 116 92
86 Marlon Byrd Mets 107 97 90
87 Seth Smith Athletics 104 76 81
88 Oswaldo Arcia Twins 212 99 108
89 Jason Bay Mariners 117 98 89
90 Corey Dickerson Rockies 224 NR NR
91 Christian Yelich Marlins 84 86 85
92 Justin Ruggiano Marlins 95 88 95
93 Mike Carp Red Sox 132 100 109
94 David Lough Royals 210 NR NR
95 Lucas Duda Mets 93 77 82
96 Juan Pierre Marlins 49 49 72
97 David DeJesus Cubs 77 80 83
98 Travis Snider Pirates 94 96 91
99 Luke Scott Rays 3 DH 3 DH 3 DH
100 Ryan Ludwick Reds 82 109 113
101 Scott Hairston Cubs 100 107 114
102 Vernon Wells Yankees 88 60 78
103 Justin Maxwell Astros 89 106 99
104 Jordan Schafer Braves 175 NR 120
105 Julio Borbon Cubs 124 111 117
106 Jeff Francoeur Royals 85 89 102
107 Chris Heisey Reds 99 101 115
108 Nolan Reimold Orioles 80 85 105
109 Avisail Garcia Tigers 136 NR 93
110 Jonny Gomes Red Sox 81 91 111
111 Gregor Blanco Giants 116 110 122
112 Franklin Gutierrez Mariners 67 75 87
113 Scott Van Slyke Dodgers 219 NR 106
114 John Mayberry Jr. Phillies 109 108 123
115 J.D. Martinez Astros 133 NR 104
116 Jeff Baker Rangers 170 NR 118
117 Logan Schafer Brewers 131 NR NR
118 Matt Tuiasosopo Tigers 197 NR NR
119 Chris Dickerson Orioles 129 115 88
120 Cameron Maybin Padres 54 73 77
121 Casper Wells White Sox 120 118 130
122 Andres Torres Giants 135 NR NR
123 J.B. Shuck Angels 188 NR NR
124 Roger Bernadina Nationals 101 NR 116
125 Tyler Colvin Rockies 102 103 128
126 Xavier Paul Reds 168 NR 112
127 Zoilo Almonte Yankees 250 NR NR
128 Brandon Barnes Astros 185 117 NR
129 Brian Bogusevic Cubs 187 NR NR
130 Andrew Brown Mets 172 NR NR
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