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2022 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit

Everything you need to prepare for and dominate your fantasy baseball league this season, all in one place.

It’s official: With the lockout over and all 30 teams at camp and getting ready for the start of the 2022 MLB season, you are running out of time to prepare for your fantasy baseball campaign. Fortunately for you, SI Fantasy baseball gurus Shawn Childs and Jennifer Piacenti are cranking out all the rankings, strategies and news you will need to dominate in 2022.

This 2022 fantasy baseball draft kit will continue to evolve between now and Opening Day. We’ve already got dozens of stories to help you and we’re adding new content every day – so bookmark the page and come back often. We’ve got you covered!

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Player Rankings and Projections

Ranking the Top 400 Hitters (3/21)
Ranking Top 200 Starting Pitchers, Top 100 Relievers (3/22)
Five Who Can Benefit From Universal DH
2022 Fantasy Breakout Hitters
2022 Fantasy Breakout Pitchers
2022 Fantasy Comeback Players
Closer Report & Bullpen Depth Chart (4/7)

Fantasy Basics and Key Metrics

Fantasy Baseball Basics
Average Hit Rate Explained
Contact Batting Average Explained
Introduction to SIscores


Roster Churning to Maximize Productivity
Auction Draft Strategies
Draft Strategy: Hitters
Draft Strategy: Pitchers
PAPS Draft Strategy
BALC Draft Strategy
POSB Draft Strategy
Dual Aces Strategy
Closers & Saves Strategy

Positional ADP Reviews

First Basemen
Second Basemen
Third Basemen
Starting Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Draft Reviews

SI's Experts Mock Draft
LABR NL-Only Auction Draft Review
LABR AL-Only Auction Draft Review
Tout Wars Draft Review
Early ADP Data vs. SIscores: Hitters

News & Updates

Five Late-Round Sleepers: Pitchers
Five Late-Round Sleepers: Hitters
Notebook: Dom Smith, Justin Verlander Looking Good
Fantasy Impact: Fernando Tatis Jr. Injury
Free-Agent Risers and Fallers

Team Outlooks

AL EAST: Baltimore Orioles | Boston Red Sox | New York Yankees | Tampa Bay Rays | Toronto Blue Jays
AL CENTRAL: Chicago White Sox | Cleveland Guardians | Detroit Tigers | Kansas City Royals | Minnesota Twins
AL WEST: Houston Astros | Los Angeles Angels | Oakland A's | Seattle Mariners | Texas Rangers
NL EAST: Atlanta Braves | Miami Marlins | New York Mets | Philadelphia Phillies | Washington Nationals
NL CENTRAL: Chicago Cubs | Cincinnati Reds | Milwaukee Brewers | Pittsburgh Pirates | St. Louis Cardinals
NL WEST: Arizona Diamondbacks | Colorado Rockies | Los Angeles Dodgers | San Diego Padres | San Francisco Giants