Baseball Draft Kit: Build a winning team

Whether you’re a first-time player or returning for another year of fun and competition of fantasy baseball, we’re here to help everyone get ready to draft.

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Before making 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 three great options for you:

Mock draft lobby: Practice makes perfect

Sign up for a league and plan your draft

We also have Season 2 of the Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Podcast, so subscribe now and never miss an episode.

With the season delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic, we put together the latest information and updates here for fantasy leagues.

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

2020 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Overall top 300

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

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

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

Ranking the closers: Bullpen tiers for fantasy draft season

American League Previews: AL West | AL Central | AL East

National League Previews: NL West | NL Central | NL East

The safest first-round draft picks you can make

ADP Analysis: Five undervalued hitters | Five underrated pitchers

The Case for the No. 1 Pick: Mike Trout | Ronald Acuna Jr. | Christian Yelich

Fantasy Power Rankings

No. 30 – Giants | No. 29 – Mariners | No. 28 – Orioles | No. 27 – Tigers | No. 26 – Pirates | No . 25 – Marlins | No. 24 – Rangers | No. 23 Royals | No. 22 Diamondbacks

Draft Strategy

Who will benefit from a shortened 2020 season?

The players Scott Pianowski is fading this draft season

Sleepers: One hitter at each position | Arms to target | Post-hype sleepers

Boom-Or-Busts: Top risk-reward draft picks

Overvalued players: Alonso, Altuve lead hitters | Strasburg tops pitchers

Khris Davis headlines comeback players of 2020

Prospect Watch: 10 rookies to know

Key players who could gain multi-position eligibility

Seeking stolen bases: Grab some bags at a low cost

2020 Park Factors for every team: Are Astros in trouble?

Shopping at the fantasy baseball draft bargain bin

The players one writer is too terrified to draft

A look at an industry expert fantasy baseball draft

Tout Wars Auction Recap: Stars, scrubs, and a couple of Cubs

No stars, just talent: One expert’s auction review

Recapping the Yahoo Friends & Family Draft: Trout goes first

Fantasy impact of MLB offseason’s biggest moves

The top position battles to monitor

One expert builds the greatest fantasy team of the last 40 years

Player debates

Who should be the first pitcher off the board?

Yordan Alvarez vs. J.D. Martinez

Trea Turner vs. Trevor Story

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. vs. Kris Bryant

Expert Video Analysis

Good players to target from bad teams

Bo Bichette leads breakout candidates

Could Shohei Ohtani win MVP in 2020?

Luis Robert headlines rookies to watch in 2020

Rebound candidates: Who is set to bounce back?

Should you trust Astros hitters after the big scandal?

Roundtable: Three experts pick their top draft fade

Andy, Scott, and Dalton pick their top value players

How should you address stolen bases this season?

Mookie Betts and hitters in new places

Gerrit Cole and pitchers in new places

Closers deep dive: Hader in class of his own

Dynasty Discussion: Home run and value picks

First Round Pick-By-Pick Advice

First Pick | Second Pick | Third Pick | Fourth Pick | Fifth Pick | Sixth Pick

Seventh Pick | Eighth Pick | Ninth Pick | 10th Pick | 11th Pick | 12th Pick

Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Podcast

Should you draft Astros this season? | Jacob deGrom vs. Gerrit Cole | MLB futures bets | Players who will benefit from shortened season | Breaking down Auction Drafts | Short-season fantasy strategy