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2010 Fantasy Preview: NL-Only Outfielders
03/23/2010 12:00 PM ET
Below is a chart of every AL catcher covered in MLB.com's 2010 Fantasy Preview, a rundown that includes established big leaguers and up-and-coming prospects.

The list features dollar values compiled by our MLB.com staff based on standard 23-man, $260, 5x5 NL-league play. We included projected stats for the 2009 season as well as a one-liner prediction that encapsulates every player's value in 10 words or fewer. This page will be updated throughout the spring to reflect the impact of inevitable transactions, injuries and changing job situations.

An indispensable part of the draft-day kit, the cheat sheet can make the difference between winning and losing your fantasy league. With quick-hitting rankings and forecasts, it'll help you keep the remaining players on the board in order as the draft wears on. The last thing you want to be doing is flipping through some magazine when it's your turn to pick.

So play fair, but don't forget your cheat sheet when you head to your draft.

Stats listed are 2010 projections.    
NL-only rankings: C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP        Go to: Mixed OF | AL OF

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MLB.com
 Outfielders TM $$ Avg R HR RBI SB Notes
Ryan Braun MIL 44 .312 115 37 117 18 Great park, great hitter ... what's not to love?
Matt Kemp LAD 41 .295 100 27 93 33 Multi-talented star emerging as perennial 30/30 threat.
Justin Upton ARI 36 .273 91 28 93 25 Electric 22-year-old set to join league's elite.
Matt Holliday STL 33 .307 96 26 104 12 Trade to STL rebuilt stellar reputation.
Andre Ethier LAD 27 .289 92 27 101 5 Has cemented status as legit bopper.
Jason Bay NYM 27 .272 95 30 108 11 Move to Citi Field won't hurt power too much.
Jayson Werth PHI 27 .264 97 29 90 16 Good bet to sustain breakout '09 production.
Manny Ramirez LAD 25 .292 86 26 89 1 Still one of game's most feared sluggers.
Adam Dunn WSH 23 .247 83 40 104 2 Bank on usual 40 HR, 100 RBIs.
Carlos Lee HOU 21 .297 83 25 100 5 Expect 100 RBIs from consistent run producer.
Hunter Pence HOU 20 .297 88 28 87 14 Still room for improvement for five-category producer.
Andrew McCutchen PIT 20 .288 93 16 69 29 Dynamic youngster capable of 20/20 campaign.
Raul Ibanez PHI 19 .269 87 26 89 2 Move to PHI certainly agreed with veteran slugger.
Shane Victorino PHI 18 .296 108 11 60 30 Ideal No. 2-type OF with all-category production.
Alfonso Soriano CHC 18 .268 75 24 77 14 Knocked from upper echelon following disappointing '09.
Carlos Beltran NYM 18 .283 92 23 94 23 Risky option after offseason surgery.
Michael Bourn HOU 18 .272 90 5 43 50 Speedster's stock on rise thanks to refined plate skills.
Nate McLouth ATL 17 .260 87 20 81 21 Lowered production at Turner Field a red flag for '10.
Jay Bruce CIN 17 .268 79 29 88 6 Youngster makes for classic post-hype sleeper.
Carlos Gonzalez COL 17 .277 80 22 83 20 Youth, tools, Coors Field home address spells success.
Nyjer Morgan WSH 17 .297 83 3 41 47 50 SB well within reach of WSH sparkplug.
Chris Coghlan FLA 16 .309 90 12 61 18 Reigning NL ROY set for more success.
Brad Hawpe COL 16 .278 76 23 89 1 Slugger needs to bounce back from second-half dropoff.
Ryan Ludwick STL 16 .262 74 24 90 4 In prime spot for 100 RBIs behind Pujols, Holliday.
Corey Hart MIL 16 .271 78 20 80 17 Disappointing '09 paves way for draft-day bargain.
Dexter Fowler COL 15 .286 91 5 50 24 Athletic switch-hitter set to unleash all five tools.
Jason Heyward ATL 14 .294 81 16 71 8 Five-tool prospect ready to shine.
Kyle Blanks SD 13 .260 73 23 81 2 Sleeper power source even at PETCO.
Cody Ross FLA 13 .261 70 25 84 3 Streaky hacker provides cheap pop.
Drew Stubbs CIN 13 .261 71 8 52 27 Speedster set to take over CF job on full-time basis.
Mark DeRosa SF 12 .268 78 21 72 4 Versatile vet may be headed for decline.
Marlon Byrd CHC 10 .280 68 16 76 6 Don't expect repeat of '09 numbers.
Colby Rasmus STL 10 .258 77 20 69 10 Young stud ready to build on strong debut campaign.
Chris Young ARI 10 .244 76 21 66 14 Faded prospect must build on late '09 form.
Josh Willingham WSH 9 .256 72 23 77 2 Unheralded bopper offers solid late-round production.
Jeff Francoeur NYM 9 .271 74 18 77 5 Regained some lost luster following '09 trade to NYM.
Garrett Jones PIT 9 .256 58 23 70 6 Late bloomer may not sustain '09 production level.
Carlos Gomez MIL 9 .259 65 7 52 31 Speedster to benefit from fresh start, everyday job.
Cameron Maybin FLA 8 .282 72 13 50 13 Talented youngster will get another crack at CF job.
Matt Diaz ATL 8 .288 68 16 60 10 Can hit, but starting opportunity no sure thing.
Daniel Murphy NYM 8 .285 62 13 68 4 Scrappy hitter delivers enough for NL-only play.
Scott Hairston SD 7 .274 61 20 72 8 One of few who thrive at PETCO.
Chase Headley SD 7 .279 67 14 70 8 Former top prospect has hot corner locked up.
Skip Schumaker STL 7 .305 84 5 41 6 Solid tablesetter's value helped by mulit-position eligibility.
Kosuke Fukudome CHC 6 .263 76 11 56 8 Showed more consistency in '09.
Lastings Milledge PIT 6 .275 63 15 61 20 Toolsy 24-year-old should get starting chance.
Seth Smith COL 5 .286 55 13 52 3 Facing 4th-OF role to begin '09.
Will Venable SD 5 .253 60 17 58 7 In line for starting job following late power surge in '09.
Emilio Bonifacio FLA 5 .266 59 0 19 18 One-dimensional speedster lacks plate discipline.
Aaron Rowand SF 4 .257 58 14 60 3 Diminishing skills won't help in shallow formats.
Melky Cabrera ATL 3 .277 61 10 58 11 Everyday PT no guarantee in new home.
Xavier Nady CHC 3 .276 45 14 51 1 Injury-prone vet to handle backup role with CHC.
Conor Jackson ARI 3 .277 49 10 52 2 Everyday job no sure thing at this point.
Nate Schierholtz SF 3 .280 50 10 52 5 Hot start to '09 eclipsed by second-half swoon.
Jordan Schafer ATL 3 .259 48 10 45 9 May not be much room available in ATL OF.
John Bowker SF 2 .258 39 12 46 1 Power bat helps chances of earning PT.
Fred Lewis SF 2 .259 49 5 24 11 Speedster locked in battle for PT in SF.
Jamey Carroll LAD 1 .269 50 3 39 7 Dependable utility man often finds way into lineup.
Gerardo Parra ARI 1 .282 46 3 43 11 Overlooked talent faces stiff competition in ARI OF.
Ryan Church PIT 1 .271 38 5 35 5 Window closing for injury-plagued veteran.
Ryan Roberts ARI 1 .270 38 5 33 6 Likely pushed to backup role following arrival of Johnson.
Willie Harris WSH 1 .233 45 5 24 9 Offers NL-only value with 2B eligibility.
Jerry Hairston Jr. SD 1 .258 46 8 31 9 Highly versatile but inconsistent.
Chris Dickerson CIN 1 .267 42 7 31 12 Offers modest power/speed potential with everyday job.
Omar Infante ATL 1 .280 38 3 31 3 Veteran to back up at multiple positions.
Brandon Moss PIT 1 .253 40 5 34 0 Part-timer could serve as primary backup in thin OF.
Gary Matthews NYM 1 .246 37 6 39 4 Despite new locale, veteran backup still in decline.
Fernando Tatis NYM 1 .258 34 9 38 3 Set to reprise utility role with NYM.
Wladimir Balentien CIN 1 .253 39 11 42 3 Must work on plate discipline before getting more AB.
Ryan Spilborghs COL 1 .284 38 6 35 8 Pushed aside by emergence of Gonzalez, Fowler.
Delwyn Young PIT 1 .279 32 4 38 2 Value diminished by arrival of Iwamura.
Jody Gerut MIL 1 .240 43 7 41 4 Won't deliver much pop in limited time.
Brian Giles LAD 1 .261 37 4 29 1 Not much left at this stage of former All-Star's career.
Gregor Blanco ATL 1 .265 33 2 20 10 Looking to stick as backup in ATL OF.
Reed Johnson LAD 1 .270 32 3 25 3 Once again limited to 4th-OF role.
Ben Francisco PHI 1 .265 38 10 36 5 Powerful youngster blocked by All-Star OF trio in PHI.
Laynce Nix CIN 1 .255 33 8 38 1 Offers cheap late-round pop in NL-only formats.
Jim Edmonds MIL 1 .252 30 9 29 1 Veteran slugger looking to return in backup role.
Eugenio Velez SF 1 .278 30 2 20 15 Needs PT to take advantage of SB capabilities.
Aaron Cunningham SD 1 .268 26 4 24 5 Youngster could claim backup role.
Joe Inglett MIL 1 .283 24 3 20 4 Not much PT available in MIL.
Jerry Owens WSH 1 .261 28 3 17 12 Speedster could reemerge with new club.
Sam Fuld CHC 1 .282 33 2 12 8 Has speed, on-base skills, but not steady PT.
Angel Pagan NYM 1 .258 34 3 24 5 Solid '09 could result in increased role for NYM.
Tony Gwynn SD 1 .267 31 1 17 8 Slap-hitter relegated to backup duty.
Josh Anderson CIN 1 .270 27 1 12 18 Speed demon provides SB jolt in limited time.
Andres Torres SF 1 .262 34 4 19 10 Career part-timer set for same role in '10.
Matt Stairs SD 1 .217 22 7 23 0 Aging bopper offers little help in PETCO.
Trent Oeltjen MIL 1 .244 30 4 26 4 Long-time Minor Leaguer set for backup duty in MIL.
Micah Hoffpauir CHC 1 .278 24 8 32 1 No clear path to everyday role for career reserve.
Fernando Martinez NYM 1 .252 23 4 21 4 Top farmhand not quite ready for impact.
Eric Hinske ATL 1 .246 25 6 23 2 Will provide left-handed thump off bench.
Alfredo Amezaga LAD 1 .240 21 1 11 5 Continued knee troubles suggest diminshed SB totals.
Justin Maxwell WSH 1 .240 28 4 22 11 Likely to bide time on pine for most of season.
Dewayne Wise PHI 1 .253 23 5 19 4 Not much daylight in PHI OF.
Darnell McDonald CIN 1 .261 19 4 18 5 Veteran unlikely to earn significant AB.
Tyler Colvin CHC 1 .252 21 4 18 3 Talented youngster likely ticketed for Triple-A to begin '10.
Chris Duncan WSH 1 .234 9 2 15 0 Hard to ignore worsening trends.
Frank Catalanotto MIL 1 .270 13 1 12 1 Limited to pinch-hitting duties at this point in career.