Fantasy Baseball 2021 Draft Kit: Rankings, sleepers, and more!

Whether you’re a first-time player or returning for another season of fantasy baseball fun and competition, the Yahoo Fantasy crew is here to help get everyone ready to draft.

Before you get on the clock and make your picks, we’ve rounded up all our advice in one place to make it easier to prep for your draft and come out on top. When you feel like you’re ready to put your knowledge to use, we have a couple of great options for you:

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Editor’s Note: This page will be updated as we continue to preview the upcoming MLB season.

2021 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Overall top 300

Position-by-Position: [C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP]

Cheat sheet: Overall Top-40 breakdown

Positional Previews: [C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP]

Player draft values by position: Corner Infielders | Middle Infielders | Starting Pitchers | Outfielders | Catchers | Relievers

Best option for saves on each MLB team

Draft-worthy prospects to consider

American League Draft Targets: AL West | AL Central | AL East


National League Draft Targets: NL West | NL Central | NL East

The safest first-round draft picks you can make

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit (Photo by Michael Wagstaffe/Yahoo Sports)
2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit (Photo by Michael Wagstaffe/Yahoo Sports)

Draft Strategy

Predictions: American League / National League | Long-shot Lounge 2021 | Player most like to...

Last-minute tips for final draft weekend

Relievers to add before Opening Day

Quick tips to be successful in your draft

Busts: Players one analyst is fading in 2021 drafts | One player to fade from each team

Sleepers: One from every team | A deep, late-round option from every team | Post-hype options | Pitchers | Hitters

What lessons did we learn from Spring Training that can be applied to drafts?


ADP analysis: Hitters one analyst likes more or less | Pitchers to target or fade

Polarizing players: Hitters | Pitchers

Players one analyst thinks we should go out of our way to draft

Which stars are set to bounce back in 2021?

Overrated, underrated, and safest picks: Rounds 1-3 | 4-6 | 7-10

Overvalued players: Hitters | Pitchers

Seeking stolen bases: Grab some bags in the late rounds

2021 Park Factors for every team

Fantasy implications of MLB deadening baseballs in 2021

One analyst's ridiculous draft strategy for a wild league

Yahoo Friends and Family draft: Steals, reaches and top takeaways

Lessons learned from LABR fantasy draft


Tout Wars draft results: What can happen if you go SP-SP with your first two picks | Rate this analyst's team

Fantasy impact of MLB offseason’s biggest moves

Video Analysis

What to do in the first round: 1st pick | 2nd pick | 3rd pick | 4th pick | 5th pick | 6th pick | 7th pick | 8th pick | 9th pick | 10th pick | 11th pick | 12th pick

Who should be the No. 1 pick in drafts?

Who deserves to be the top pitcher in drafts, Jacob deGrom or Gerrit Cole?

DJ Lemahieu leads 2021 fantasy draft fades

C.J. Cron headlines top draft sleepers

Fantasy baseball pitching strategy for 2021 drafts

The top breakout candidates to target in 2021 drafts

Who are the top bounce-back candidates to consider in drafts?


Cy Young and MVP futures picks

Best divisional bets: American League | National League

And more to come!