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Top Pick '09

Congratulations to Albert Pujols, who bested Hanley Ramirez with 58 percent of the final vote in the inaugural Top Pick race. Full story »

2009 fantasy baseball

Fantasy Poll

Top Pick '09 Finalists

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    Albert Pujols, Top Pick '09 winner

    2008: .357 AVG, 37 HR, 116 RBIs, 7 SB

    Last season's NL MVP is a virtual lock for a .300 batting average, 30 homers and 100 RBIs.

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    Hanley Ramirez, second place

    2008: .301 AVG, 33 HR, 125 R, 35 SB

    Hanley is already the game's top five-category threat; just wait until he reaches his prime.

Top Pick '09 Runners-up

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    Ryan Braun

    2008: .285 AVG, 37 HR, 106 RBIs, 14 SB

    Back-to-back dazzling campaigns have the Brewers phenom thinking NL MVP in Year 3.

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    Miguel Cabrera

    2008: .292 AVG, 37 HR, 127 RBIs, 85 R

    Fully adjusted to the AL, the sweet-swinging Tiger is on track for a new set of career highs.

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    Josh Hamilton

    2008: .304 AVG, 32 HR, 130 RBIs, 9 SB

    The Texas-sized thoroughbred is poised to make another push for the AL Triple Crown.

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    Ryan Howard

    2008: .251 AVG, 48 HR, 146 RBIs, 105 R

    The game's premier slugger has averaged 51 homers and 143 RBIs over the past three years.

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    Tim Lincecum

    2008: 18-5, 2.62 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 265 Ks

    After racking up 18 wins and 265 Ks in '08, Tiny Tim is ready to make another Cy Young run.

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    Grady Sizemore

    2008: .268 AVG, 33 HR, 90 RBIs, 38 SB

    Forget about 30/30 -- Cleveland's all-world center fielder could make a run at 40/40.

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    Mark Teixeira

    2008: .308 AVG, 33 HR, 121 RBIs, 102 R

    A sixth straight 30-homer, 100-RBI effort is well within reach for the newest Bronx Bomber.

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    David Wright

    2008: .302 AVG, 33 HR, 124 RBIs, 15 SB

    Mr. Wright has topped .300, 30 home runs, 100 RBIs and 100 runs in back-to-back years.