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May Designated Hitter Rankings

Monday, May 02, 2011


Welcome to the May rankings. Players are ranked based on how much value I believe they'll provide in 5x5 leagues over the rest of the season. Along with the position rankings, you'll find a fully updated top 250 list.

Click to see other May rankings:
Top 250 | SP | RP | OF | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | C | DH

Designated Hitters


  • With Adam Lind, Luke Scott, Dan Johnson and Eric Chavez all qualifying at positions, it's just an eight-man list at DH.

  • Hafner is off to a great start, but now he's absent from Cleveland's lineup due to an ankle problem. He can't even stay healthy as a DH, so he's not really worth holding on to in mixed leagues.


  • DH Rankings

    RankDesignated HitterTeamApril
    1 Vladimir Guerrero Orioles 1
    2 David Ortiz Red Sox 3
    3 Travis Hafner Indians 8
    4 Jack Cust Mariners 5
    5 Jim Thome Twins 6
    6 Hideki Matsui Athletics 7
    7 Nick Johnson Indians 9
    8 Jake Fox Orioles 10



    Matthew Pouliot is the Executive Editor of RotoWorld.com and has been doing the site's baseball projections for the last 10 years. Follow him on Twitter at matthewpouliot.
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