2012 Fantasy Baseball Multi-Position Eligibility

Whether you are drafting in a high stakes fantasy baseball no trade league or you are playing in league with a liberal waiver wire policy, it is important to try and roster a couple of players on your team that qualify at more than one position. Having fantasy baseball players that can play more than one position makes it easier to manage your roster throughout the season for trading, dealing with injuries as well as making waiver wire pickups.

In order to take advantage of having these types of players on your roster, it pays to know the rules of your league for what the minimum numbers of games is the threshold for a player to qualify at a position. The standard in most fantasy baseball leagues is a 10 game or 20 game minimum. Here is a look at some of the top players that qualify at more than one position in 2012 and that can have help make life easier for you setting your lineup on a weekly basis.

10 Games:

Catchers:

Joe Mauer – C, 1B

First Basemen:

Mark Trumbo – 1B, OF
Aubrey Huff – 1B, OF

Second Basemen:

Howie Kendrick – 2B, 1B, OF
Maicer Izturis – 2B, SS, 3B
Tyler GreeneĀ  2B, SS, OF
DJ LeMahieu – 2B, SS
Mike Aviles – 2B, SS, 3B

Shortstops:

Trevor Plouffe – SS, 2B, OF

Third Basemen:

Michael Young – 3B, 1B, 2B
Scott Sizemore – 3B, 2B
Kyle Seager – 3B, 2B
Daniel Descalso – 3B, 2B, SS
Mark Teahen – 3B, 1B, OF

Outfielders:

Michael Cuddyer – OF, 1B, 2B
Nick Swisher – OF, 1B
John Mayberry – OF, 1B
Luke Scott – OF, 1B

20 Games:

Catchers:

Carlos Santana – C, 1B
Mike Napoli – C, 1B

First Basemen:

Mike Morse – 1B, OF
Lance Berkman – 1B, OF
Carlos Lee – 1B, OF
Mike Carp – 1B, OF
Mitch Moreland – 1B, OF
Edwin Encarnacion – 1B, 3B
Chris Davis – 1B, 3B

Second Basemen:

Ben Zobrist – 2B, OF
Howie Kendrick – 2B, 1B
Ryan Roberts – 2B, 3B
Daniel Murphy – 2B, 3B, 1B
Ryan Raburn – 2B, OF
Sean Rodriguez – 2B, SS, 3B
Maicer Izturis – 2B, 3B
Justin Tuner – 2B, SS
Skip Schumaker – 2B, OF
Robert Andino – 2B, SS, 3B
Mike Aviles – 2B, 3B
Jonathan Herrera – 2B, SS
Tyler Greene – 2B, SS
Adam Kennedy – 2B, 3B, 1B
Chris Nelson – 2B, 3B
Ramon Santiago – 2B, SS

Shortstops:

Emilio Bonifacio SS, 3B, OF
Jed Lowrie – SS, 3B
Alexi Casilla – SS, 2B
Jamey Carroll – SS, 2B
Ruben Tejada – SS, 2B
Willie Bloomquist – SS, OF
Ryan Theriot – SS, 2B

Third Basemen:

Jose Bautista – 3B, OF
Michael Young – 3B, 1B
Mary Reynolds – 3B, 1B
Martin Prado – 3B, OF
Ty Wigginton – 3B, 1B, OF

Outfielders:

Michael Cuddyer – OF, 1B
Lucas Duda – OF, 1B
Garrett Jones – OF, 1B
Juan Rivera – OF, 1B
Brandon Belt – OF, 1B

 

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