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2015 Top 10 MLB First Basemen

The 2015 top 10 MLB first basemen features a list of who we think are the best players in all of baseball at the position.  Our list includes a 2015 predictions rating the player on a scale of 30.

10. Carlos Santana, Cleveland Indians
Contact 6/10
Power 6/10
Fielding 7/10
Total 19/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 156 .253 658 550 80 139 35 1 24 83 102 108 .371 .451
2014 152 .231 660 541 68 125 25 0 27 85 113 124 .365 .427

9. Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays 
Contact 6/10
Power 9/10
Fielding 5/10
Total 20/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 137 .255 568 479 84 122 30 0 38 101 79 83 .363 .555
2014 128 .268 542 477 75 128 27 2 34 98 62 82 .354 .547

8. Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers
Contact 7/10
Power 6/10
Fielding 9/10
Total 22/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 160 .272 700 624 97 170 38 0 22 102 66 109 .340 .439
2014 159 .276 660 591 83 163 41 0 27 116 56 112 .335 .482

7. Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Angels
Contact 7/10
Power 7/10
Fielding 8/10
Total 22/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 157 .300 684 619 95 186 40 0 32 108 52 78 .355 .520
2014 159 .272 695 633 89 172 37 1 28 105 48 71 .324 .466

6. Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs
Contact 7/10
Power 8/10
Fielding 7/10
Total 22/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 145 .284 630 545 77 155 36 1 32 86 70 124 .362 .530
2014 140 .286 616 524 89 150 28 1 32 78 73 116 .386 .527

5. Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox
Contact 8/10
Power 9/10
Fielding 7/10
Total 22/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 148 .297 636 573 82 170 33 1 40 110 48 136 .360 .567
2014 145 .317 622 556 80 176 35 2 36 107 51 131 .383 .581

4. Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
Contact 9/10
Power 6/10
Fielding 8/10
Total 23/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 160 580 701 .310 101 180 38 1 22 88 115 128 .425
2014 62 272 220 .255 32 56 16 0 6 23 47 49 .390 .409

3. Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

Contact 8/10
Power 7/10
Fielding 9/10
Total 23/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 162 .311 710 604 101 188 45 3 26 115 93 128 .405 .522
2014 162 .288 708 607 93 175 43 4 18 78 90 145 .386 .461

2. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks
Contact 7/10
Power 8/10
Fielding 8/10
Total 23/10

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 138 .297 632 553 98 164 42 1 25 97 72 122 .376 .505
2014 109 .300 479 406 75 122 39 1 19 69 64 110 .396 .542

1. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
Contact 10/10
Power 9/10
Fielding 6/10
Total 25/30

Year G BA PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO OBP SLG
2015 Projected 158 .332 678 590 106 196 46 0 38 128 79 101 .398 .603
2014 159 .313 685 611 101 191 52 1 25 109 60 117 .371 .524

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