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Due to Scoresheet’s relatively early keeper deadline, we wanted to share our full keeper rankings in advance of our regular fantasy position-by-position coverage. Check out our 2016 Keeper Rankings for our advice on which veteran players to keep, and balance that knowledge against the output of the forthcoming Player Forecast Manager and advice from the Scoresheet Talk forum.

As always, keep in mind that these are mere suggestions, and for the average team at that. This spreadsheet should be treated like reading someone else’s answers before taking a test. You will always be the best arbiter for who to keep on your team—but we’re happy to help in any way we can. Feel free to ask us any thorny questions by email at scoresheet@baseballprospectus.com, or better yet, in the comments below, and we or the great BP comment horde will likely come back to you with advice.

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jj0501
2/15
Thanks for getting this completed. As always, there are
some thought provoking rankings in here. Sad to see a couple of my keeper choices below the line but, of course, the choices for anyone must be viewed in team context. Sometimes all you need is someone to hold down a position or pile up a bunch of average-ish innings. (Spoken as a
proud Kyle Gibson and Chase Headley owner).

I'm looking forward to your thoughts on standard league on new x-overs. There doesn't appear to be any consensus at this point, especially in the AL.
jtwalsh
2/17
Thank you for the hard work putting this together.
bhacking
2/19
A possible suggestion for next year would be a keeper list of minor leaguers. I threw DJ Peterson back into the pool this year for example and that was as tough a decision as my top 13 keepers.
dmairs
2/20
Great work once again guys. I might be mistaken, but last year did you not rank all the players. This year, it appears as if the players below the cut line are ranked by SS number and not what appears to be preference.
dfloren1
2/22
I notice that Frazier seems to be getting more love than Cole Hamels or Jordan Zimmerman in your AL keeper rankings. Does this have to do with relative weakness at 3B? All the drafts I've seen so far in Scoresheet show those starters being picked before the 3d sacker. Thoughts?