Thursday, August 2, 2012

2012 MLB Top 25-Man Roster

By Rick Morris

We just posted our annual FDH Top 30 rankings for MLB (averaging one player per team).  This year, we are adding our ideal 25-man roster.

We’re taking the players from that list and others who just barely missed making the cut but who are needed to fill out all of the positions needed.

Player rankings from the Top 30 are listed in parentheses.  Those who weren’t in the Top 30 are represented with (NOT).

SS Troy Tulowitzki (15)
DH Carlos Gonzalez (8)
OF Ryan Braun (6)
OF Josh Hamilton (1)
OF Matt Kemp (2)
1B Joey Votto (4)
3B Miguel Cabrera (11)
C Buster Posey (NOT)
2B Robinson Cano (27)
SP Justin Verlander (3)

C Carlos Ruiz (NOT)
1B Albert Pujols (14)
2B Ian Kinsler (NOT)
SS Ian Desmond (SS)
3B Adrian Beltre (20)
OF Andrew McCutchen (10)

Clayton Kershaw (5)
Jered Weaver (7)
Matt Cain (9)
Stephen Strasburg (12)
Craig Kimbrel (13)
Chris Sale (16)
Johnny Cueto (17)
RA Dickey (19)
Cole Hamels (22)

Here are the players who were in the Top 30 who did not make this list:
Carlos Beltran (20)
Cliff Lee (23)
Gio Gonzalez (24)
Jose Bautista (25)
Paul Konerko (26)
Roy Halladay (28)
Adrian Gonzalez (29)
Mike Trout (30)

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