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Trea Turner, Bo Bichette, Fernando Tatis Jr. a tier above all at SS

Bo Bichette

Bo Bichette

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As we inch closer to the start of the 2023 MLB season, now is the perfect time for fantasy managers to assess positional tiers in order to gain an understanding of where to find value, which players can become five-category gold and who to steer clear from in drafts. With our all-new 2023 Rotoworld Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide, you can stay ahead of your league mates and knock your fantasy draft out of the park.

Our goal is to provide the tools you need to prepare for every draft ahead of the 2023 season. Whether you land the No. 1 overall pick or the last pick, our draft guide can assist your fantasy championship quest from day one through the playoffs with an array of useful tools for a variety of formats. From in-depth player profiles to player rankings and projections, managers can feel confident navigating the 2023 fantasy landscape.

This sneak peek at the 2023 Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide features the full Tier One and Tier Three at shortstop with statistical projections, fantasy points analysis and much more. Our experts have provided key insights that are crucial to understanding the positional landscape for various scoring formats.

Take a look:

Tier One

Trea Turner - PHI

Bo Bichette - TOR

Fernando Tatis Jr. - SD

shortstop tier one

shortstop tier one

Tier One analysis

This group comes with the potential for five-category gold. Turner is the no-doubt slam dunk No. 1 option at the shortstop position going into his first season with Philadelphia, though Bichette came on strong down the stretch last year to justify his lofty draft position. Tatis is only going to miss a few weeks as he completes his PED suspension, so be careful about pushing him too far down in your rankings.

Tier Three

Amed Rosario - CLE

Nico Hoerner - CHI

Dansby Swanson - CHI

Jeremy Peña - HOU

Ezequiel Tovar - COL

Javier Baez - DET

Xander Bogaerts - SD

CJ Abrams - WSH

shortstop tier three

shortstop tier three

Tier three analysis

It’s getting somewhat murkier at this point, though multiple names from this group make for respectable fantasy shortstops. Swanson and Bogaerts both stand out after their big-money contracts during the offseason. Pena had an up-and-down rookie season, but his stock is on the upswing after an impressive performance during the Astros’ World Series run. Tovar and Abrams provide reason for excitement as they embark on their first full seasons in the majors.

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