Similar to having quality starting pitching, understanding hitter trends and setting your lineup with the best hitters is essential to winning in fantasy baseball. If you have a player that has been stuck in a slump over the past week (or month), consider adding a streaking hitter who is hot until your star finds his groove.
Fantasy Baseball Dugout’s Week 18 Cheat Sheet is designed to give you a full view of the top hitters, by position, in fantasy baseball. Below you will find a breakdown of the top statistical hitters, by position, over the past 7 days, 30 days, and the entire season. Statistics are listed based on a standard 5×5 league (batting average, runs scored, home runs, RBI, stolen bases).
Conor Jackson of the Arizona Diamondbacks is the top hitter in fantasy baseball over the past week. He’s batting .560 with 9 runs scored, 3 homeruns, 8 RBI, and 1 stolen base in the past 7 days of competition.
- 7 Days: Ryan Doumit, Pittsburgh Pirates (.429/5/1/8/2)
- 30 Days: Brian McCann, Atlanta Braves (.314/11/6/18/2)
- Season: McCann, Braves (.302/46/20/63/3)
- 7 Days: Jackson, Diamondbacks (.560/9/3/8/1)
- 30 Days: Carlos Delgado, New York Mets (.357/20/9/23/0)
- Season: Lance Berkman, Houston Astros (.344/85/22/76/15)
- 7 Days: Jeff Baker, Colorado Rockies (.435/8/2/4/1)
- 30 Days: Howie Kendrick, Anaheim Angels (.360/17/3/18/4)
- Season: Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers (.331/90/14/62/25)
- 7 Days: Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers (.538/5/5/10/0)
- 30 Days: David Wright, New York Mets (.310/25/5/19/5)
- Season: Braun, Brewers (.303/60/29/81/9)
- 7 Days: Geoff Blum, Houston Astros (.500/3/3/8/0)
- 30 Days: J.J. Hardy, Milwaukee Brewers (.387/22/9/22/1)
- Season: Hanley Ramirez, Florida Marlins (.300/84/24/47/25)
- 7 Days: Shane Victorino, Philadelphia Phillies (.560/7/3/6/3)
- 30 Days: Matt Holliday, Colorado Rockies (.374/23/8/23/6)
- Season: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers (.300/65/24/103/7)