Opening Day Rankings 2009

C

1. Russell Martin, LAD
2. Brian McCann, ATL
3. Geovany Soto, CHC
4. Ryan Doumit, PIT
5. Victor Martinez, CLE
6. Joe Mauer, MIN
7. Chris Ianetta, COL
8. Mike Napoli, LAA
9. Jorge Posada, NYY
10. Ramon Hernandez, CIN
11. Bengie Molina, SF
12. Chris Snyder, ARZ
13. AJ Pierzynski, CWS
14. Kelly Shoppach, CLE
15. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, TEX
16. Matt Wieters, BAL
17. John Baker, FLA
18. Dioner Navarro, TB
19. Kenji Johjima, SEA
20. Ivan Rodriguez, HOU
21. Kurt Suzuki, OAK
22. Miguel Olivo, KC
23. Yadier Molina, STL
24. Jesus Flores, WAS
25. Carlos Ruiz, PHI
26. Gerald Laird, DET
27. Nick Hundley, SD
28. Rod Barajas, TOR
29. Jason Varitek, BOS
30. Taylor Teagarden, TEX
1B
1. Albert Pujols, STL
2. Miguel Cabrera, DET
3. Ryan Howard, PHI
4. Mark Teixeira, NYY
5. Lance Berkman, HOU
6. Prince Fielder, MIL
7. Justin Morneau, MIN
8. Kevin Youkilis, BOS
9. Adrian Gonzalez, SD
10. Joey Votto, CIN
11. Derrek Lee, CHC
12. Carlos Pena, TB
13. Conor Jackson, ARZ
14. Carlos Delgado, NYM
15. Pablo Sandoval, SF
16. Paul Konerko, CWS
17. James Loney, LAD
18. Adam LaRoche, PIT
19. Todd Helton, COL
20. Mike Jacobs, KC
21. Casey Kotchman, ATL
22. Ryan Garko, CLE
23. Hank Blalock, TEX
24. Lyle Overbay, TOR
25. Nick Johnson, WAS
26. Kendry Morales, LAA
27. Russell Branyan, SEA
28. Travis Ishikawa, SF
29. Gaby Sanchez, FLA
30. Kevin Millar, TOR
2B
1. Chase Utley, PHI
2. Dustin Pedroia, BOS
3. Ian Kinsler, TEX
4. Brandon Phillips, CIN
5. Alexei Ramirez, CWS
6. Brian Roberts, BAL
7. Dan Uggla, FLA
8. Robinson Cano, NYY
9. Howie Kendrick, LAA
10. Jose Lopez, SEA
11. Mark DeRosa, CLE
12. Rickie Weeks, MIL
13. Placido Polanco, DET
14. Kelly Johnson, ATL
15. Mark Ellis, OAK
16. Kazuo Matsui, HOU
17. Orlando Hudson, LAD
18. Felipe Lopez, ARZ
19. Mike Fontenot, CHC
20. Emmanuel Burriss, SF
21. Chris Getz, CWS
22. Freddy Sanchez, PIT
23. Alexi Casilla, MIN
24. Aaron Hill, TOR
25. Clint Barmes, COL
26. Akinori Iwamura, TB
27. Luis Castillo, NYM
28. Asdrubal Cabrera, CLE
29. Emilio Bonifacio, FLA
30. Ronnie Belliard, WAS
3B
1. David Wright, NYM
2. Evan Longoria, TB
3. Aramis Ramirez, CHC
4. Alex Rodriguez, NYY
5. Chipper Jones, ATL
6. Chris Davis, TEX
7. Garrett Atkins, COL
8. Adrian Beltre, SEA
9. Ryan Zimmerman, WAS
10. Chone Figgins, LAA
11. Edwin Encarnacion, CIN
12. Alex Gordon, KC
13. Jorge Cantu, FLA
14. Mark Reynolds, ARZ
15. Melvin Mora, BAL
16. Kevin Kouzmanoff, SD
17. Ian Stewart, COL
18. Carlos Guillen, DET
19. Joe Crede, MIN
20. Mike Lowell, BOS
21. Josh Fields, CWS
22. Troy Glaus, STL
23. Casey Blake, LAD
24. Ty Wigginton, BAL
25. Bill Hall, MIL
26. Pedro Feliz, PHI
27. Scott Rolen, TOR
28. Andy LaRoche, PIT
29. Eric Chavez, OAK
30. David Freese, STL
SS
1. Hanley Ramirez, FLA
2. Jose Reyes, NYM
3. Jimmy Rollins, PHI
4. Derek Jeter, NYY
5. Rafael Furcal, LAD
6. Troy Tulowitzki, COL
7. Stephen Drew, ARZ
8. JJ Hardy, MIL
9. Michael Young, TEX
10. Jhonny Peralta, CLE
11. Miguel Tejada, HOU
12. Mike Aviles, KC
13. Orlando Cabrera, OAK
14. Jed Lowrie, BOS
15. Yunel Escobar, ATL
16. Ryan Theriot, CHC
17. Jason Bartlett, TB
18. Elvis Andrus, TEX
19. Edgar Renteria, SF
20. Khalil Greene, STL
21. Christian Guzman, WAS
22. Erick Aybar, LAA
23. Yuniesky Betancourt, SEA
24. Alex Gonzalez, CIN
25. Nick Punto, MIN
26. Brandon Wood, LAA
27. Cesar Izturis, BAL
28. David Eckstein, SD
29. Jack Wilson, PIT
30. Maicer Izturis, LAA
LF
1. Ryan Braun, MIL
2. Alfonso Soriano, CHC
3. Matt Holliday, OAK
4. Carlos Lee, HOU
5. Manny Ramirez, LAD
6. Carl Crawford, TB
7. Jason Bay, BOS
8. Carlos Quentin, CWS
9. Ryan Ludwick, STL
10. Adam Dunn, WAS
11. Raul Ibanez, PHI
12. Johnny Damon, NYY
13. Pat Burrell, TB
14. Delmon Young, MIN
15. Adam Lind, TOR
16. Shin-Soo Choo, CLE
17. Chase Headley, SD
18. David DeJesus, KC
19. Fred Lewis, SF
20. Travis Snider, TOR
21. Eric Byrnes, ARZ
22. Ryan Spilborghs, COL
23. Chris Dickerson, CIN
24. Ben Francisco, CLE
25. David Murphy, TEX
26. Felix Pie, BAL
27. Juan Pierre, LAD
28. Daniel Murphy, NYM
29. Josh Willingham, WAS
30. Mark Teahen, KC
31. Nick Swisher, NYY
32. Marcus Thames, DET
33. Reed Johnson, CHC
34. Gary Matthews Jr., LAA
35. Fernando Tatis, NYM
CF
1. Grady Sizemore, CLE
2. Josh Hamilton, TEX
3. Carlos Beltran, NYM
4. Matt Kemp, LAD
5. Nate McLouth, PIT
6. BJ Upton, TB
7. Curtis Granderson, DET
8. Jacoby Ellsbury, BOS
9. Shane Victorino, PHI
10. Torii Hunter, LAA
11. Vernon Wells, TOR
12. Chris Young, ARZ
13. Lastings Milledge, WAS
14. Rick Ankiel, STL
15. Mike Cameron, MIL
16. Adam Jones, BAL
17. Cameron Maybin, FLA
18. Carlos Gomez, MIN
19. Coco Crisp, KC
20. Willy Taveras, CIN
21. Dexter Fowler, COL
22. Aaron Rowand, SF
23. Michael Bourn, HOU
24. Jordan Schafer, ATL
25. Franklin Gutierrez, SEA
26. Kosuke Fukudome, CHC
27. Ryan Sweeney, OAK
28. Jody Gerut, SD
29. Colby Rasmus, STL
30. Brett Gardner, NYY
31. Andrew McCutchen, PIT
32. Jerry Owens, CWS
33. Ryan Freel, BAL
34. Carlos Gonzalez, COL
35. Jerry Hairston Jr., CIN
RF
1. Nick Markakis, BAL
2. Alex Rios, TOR
3. Magglio Ordonez, DET
4. Ichiro Suzuki, SEA
5. Corey Hart, MIL
6. Hunter Pence, HOU
7. B
obby Abreu, LAA
8. Jermaine Dye, CWS
9. Jay Bruce, CIN
10. Justin Upton, ARZ
11. Brad Hawpe, COL
12. Andre Ethier, LAD
13. Milton Bradley, CHC
14. Jayson Werth, PHI
15. Nelson Cruz, TEX
16. Elijah Dukes, WAS
17. Randy Winn, SF
18. JD Drew, BOS
19. Jeff Francoeur, ATL
20. Ryan Church, NYM
21. Jeremy Hermida, FLA
22. Seth Smith, COL
23. Denard Span, MIN
24. Cody Ross, FLA
25. Travis Buck, OAK
26. Skip Schumaker, STL
27. Matt Joyce, TB
28. Mike Cuddyer, MIN
29. Brian Giles, SD
30. Chris Duncan, STL
31. Brandon Moss, PIT
32. Wladimir Balentien, SEA
33. Nate Schierholtz, SF
34. Gabe Gross, TB
35. Geoff Jenkins, PHI
DH
1. David Ortiz, BOS
2. Vladimir Guerrero, LAA
3. Jim Thome, CWS
4. Aubrey Huff, BAL
5. Travis Hafner, CLE
6. Hideki Matsui, NYY
7. Billy Butler, KC
8. Jason Giambi, OAK
9. Luke Scott, BAL
10. Jose Guillen, KC
11. Jack Cust, OAK
12. Jason Kubel, MIN
13. Juan Rivera, LAA
14. Garret Anderson, ATL
15. Ken Griffey Jr., SEA
16. Jeff Clement, SEA
17. Gary Sheffield, NYM
18. Eric Hinske, PIT
19. Wily Aybar, TB
20. Rocco Baldelli, BOS
21. Kila Ka’aihue, KC
22. Cliff Floyd, SD
23. David Dellucci, CLE
24. Jonny Gomes, CIN
25. Matt Stairs, PHI
26. Chris Carter, BOS
27. Frank Catalanotto, TEX
28. Chris Shelton, SEA
29. Craig Monroe, PIT
30. Randy Ruiz, MIN
SP
1. Johan Santana, NYM
2. Tim Lincecum, SF
3. CC Sabathia, NYY
4. Brandon Webb, ARZ
5. Jake Peavy, SD
6. Roy Halladay, TOR
7. Cole Hamels, PHI
8. Dan Haren, ARZ
9. Roy Oswalt, HOU
10. John Lackey, LAA
11. Francisco Liriano, MIN
12. James Shields, TB
13. Felix Hernandez, SEA
14. Cliff Lee, CLE
15. Yovani Gallardo, MIL
16. Josh Beckett, BOS
17. Scott Kazmir, TB
18. Chad Billingsley, LAD
19. Daisuke Matsuzaka, BOS
20. Adam Wainwright, STL
21. Joba Chamberlain, NYY
22. Zack Greinke, KC
23. Rich Harden, CHC
24. Jon Lester, BOS
25. AJ Burnett, NYY
26. Chris Carpenter, STL
27. Edinson Volquez, CIN
28. Carlos Zambrano, CHC
29. Scott Baker, MIN
30. Matt Cain, SF
31. Ervin Santana, LAA
32. Ricky Nolasco, FLA
33. Kevin Slowey, MIN
34. Matt Garza, TB
35. Ted Lilly, CHC
36. Max Scherzer, ARZ
37. Justin Verlander, DET
38. Josh Johnson, FLA
39. Aaron Harang, CIN
40. Ryan Dempster, CHC
41. Javier Vazquez, ATL
42. John Danks, CWS
43. Erik Bedard, SEA
44. Derek Lowe, ATL
45. Brett Myers, PHI
46. Randy Johnson, SF
47. Clayton Kershaw, LAD
48. Gil Meche, KC
49. Chien-Ming Wang, NYY
50. David Price, TB
51. Johnny Cueto, CIN
52. Jered Weaver, LAA
53. Chris Volstad, FLA
54. Ubaldo Jimenez, COL
55. John Smoltz, BOS
56. Jair Jurrjens, ATL
57. Gavin Floyd, CWS
58. Oliver Perez, NYM
59. Chris Young, SD
60. Hiroki Kuroda, LAD
61. Armando Galarraga, DET
62. Jeremy Guthrie, BAL
63. Wandy Rodriguez, HOU
64. Fausto Carmona, CLE
65. Kelvim Escobar, LAA
66. Manny Parra, MIL
67. John Maine, NYM
68. Justin Duchscherer, OAK
69. Andy Sonnanstine, TB
70. Mike Pelfrey, NYM
71. Rick Porcello, DET
72. Jonathan Sanchez, SF
73. Mark Buehrle, CWS
74. Jordan Zimmerman, WAS
75. Ian Snell, PIT
76. Andy Pettitte, NYY
77. Kenshin Kawakami, ATL
78. Brett Anderson, OAK
79. Joe Saunders, LAA
80. Nick Blackburn, MIN
81. Anibal Sanchez, FLA
82. Kyle Lohse, STL
83. Trevor Cahill, OAK
84. Sean Marshall, CHC
85. Brad Penny, BOS
86. Bronson Arroyo, CIN
87. Joe Blanton, PHI
88. Paul Maholm, PIT
89. Clay Buchholz, BOS
90. Jesse Litsch, TOR
91. Dana Eveland, OAK
92. Tim Wakefield, BOS
93. Randy Wolf, LAD
94. John Lannan, WAS
95. Kyle Davies, KC
96. Andrew Miller, FLA
97. Aaron Cook, COL
98. Sean Gallagher, OAK
99. Jamie Moyer, PHI
100. James McDonald, LAD
RP
1. Jonathan Papelbon, BOS
2. Joe Nathan, MIN
3. Francisco Rodriguez, NYM
4. Mariano Rivera, NYY
5. Brad Lidge, PHI
6. Joakim Soria, KC
7. Bobby Jenks, CWS
8. Jonathan Broxton, LAD
9. Jose Valverde, HOU
10. Kerry Wood, CLE
11. BJ Ryan, TOR
12. Brian Fuentes, LAA
13. Matt Capps, PIT
14. Francisco Cordero, CIN
15. Brandon Morrow, SEA
16. Kevin Gregg, CHC
17. Brad Ziegler, OAK
18. Brian Wilson, SF
19. Heath Bell, SD
20. Trevor Hoffman, MIL
21. Joel Hanrahan, WAS
22. Chad Qualls, ARZ
23. Mike Gonzalez, ATL
24. Huston Street, COL
25. Frank Francisco, TEX
26. Jason Motte, STL
27. Matt Lindstrom, FLA
28. Troy Percival, TB
29. Fernando Rodney, DET
30. George Sherrill, BAL
31. Carlos Marmol, CHC
32. Dan Wheeler, TB
33. Chris Ray, BAL
34. JJ Putz, NYM
35. Jose Arredondo, LAA
36. Takashi Saito, BOS
37. Manny Corpas, COL
38. Rafael Soriano, ATL
39. Joey Devine, OAK
40. Leo Nunez, FLA
41. Rafael Betancourt, CLE
42. Brandon Lyon, DET
43. Chris Perez, STL
44. Grant Balfour, TB
45. Hideki Okajima, BOS
46. Carlos Villanueva, MIL
47. Hong-Chih Kuo, LAD
48. Scot Shields, LAA
49. Jon Rauch, ARZ
50. JP Howell, TB