Third Base Rankings

Aug 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria (3) at bat against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

My top 25 third basemen are exactly the same as they appear in my 2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings.  A breakdown of all of the players below will be listed in subsequent articles.

A couple of the better third base eligible players are actually first basemen, but it is obvious that you should take advantage of their eligibility and slot them in the hot corner.  Beyond the players with multi-position eligibility, third base has quite a bit of power.

  1. #13 Anthony Rendon Washington Nationals (also 2B eligible)
  2. #17 Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays
  3. #18 Adrian Beltre Texas Rangers
  4. #29 Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies
  5. #36 Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays
  6. #45 Kyle Seager Seattle Mariners
  7. #58 Todd Frazier Cincinnati Reds (also 1B eligible)
  8. #63 Chris Davis Baltimore Orioles (also 1B eligible)
  9. #66 Carlos Santana Cleveland Indians (also 1B eligible)
  10. #95 David Wright New York Mets
  11. #118 Manny Machado Baltimore Orioles
  12. #133 Ryan Zimmerman Washington Nationals (also OF eligible)
  13. #139 Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs
  14. #159 Pablo Sandoval Boston Red Sox
  15. #163 Aramis Ramirez Milwaukee Brewers
  16. #182 Josh Harrison Pittsburgh Pirates (also OF eligible)
  17. #183 Matt Carpenter St. Louis Cardinals
  18. #191 Pedro Alvarez Pittsburgh Pirates
  19. #192 Xander Bogaerts Boston Red Sox (also SS eligible)
  20. #217 Nick Castellanos Detroit Tigers
  21. #218 Brett Lawrie Oakland A’s (also 2B eligible)
  22. #219 Trevor Plouffe Minnesota Twins
  23. #257 Chase Headley New York Yankees
  24. Not ranked Mike Moustakas Kansas City Royals
  25. Not ranked Lonnie Chisenhall Cleveland Indians