Giancarlo Stanton Claims Honors on the National League Fantasy All-Star Team


Giancarlo Stanton takes home the honors on the National League Fantasy All-Star team. Stanton currently leads the NL in home runs with 21 and in runs batted in with 62. The Miami Marlins outfielder has done everything one player can do to help their team out.

Stanton ranks 11th in batting average, 4th in on base percentage, 2nd in base on balls and 4th in runs scored. Stanton has some competition as Troy Tulowitzki has put together the best start of his career together for the Colorado Rockies this season.

American League Fantasy All-Star Team:

Devin Mesoraco, Catcher: The Cinncinnati Reds catcher is hitting .313 with 15 home runs and 43 runs batted in.

Paul Goldschmidt, First Baseman: Goldschmidt ranks second in home runs, first in runs batted in and second in batting average of all first baseman in the National League.

Dee Gordon, Second Baseman: Gordon doesn’t hit for a lot of power, but makes up for it with his speed as he currently leads all of MLB with 42 stolen bases.

Troy Tulowitzki, Short Stop: Tulowitzki leads the Majors with a .348 batting average and only trails Anthony Rizzo and Stanton in the National League in home runs.

Todd Frazier, Third Baseman: The Reds third baseman has been a surprise this year hitting .289 with 17 home runs and 48 runs batted in.

Giancarlo Stanton, Outfielder:Stanton’s first half stats have him in line as the early favorite for the MVP Award. Stanton has been huge for fantasy owners leading all NL outfielders in home runs and runs batted in while batting over .300 for the season.

Andrew McCutchen, Outfielder: The NL Outfielder leader in batting average with a .319 only trails Hunter Pence for the most hits.

Charlie Blackmon, Outfielder: Blackmon has been consistent for fantasy owners hitting 13 home runs, driving in 49 runs and adding 16 stolen bases.

Clayton Kershaw, Starting Pitcher: Kershaw has been lights out over his past four starts, allowing zero runs in 32 innings with 44 strikeouts and four wins.

Adam Wainwright, Starting Pitcher: Wainwright has the lowest earned run average in all of baseball with a 1.79 and a NL high 11 wins.

Alfredo Simon, Starting Pitcher: The former bullpen arm is tied for the National League in wins with 11 making him a fantasy sleeper this season.

Johnny Cueto, Starting Pitcher: Cueto has the second most strikeouts in the National League and third lowest earned run average with a 2.03 in 19 starts this season.

Henderson Alvarez, Starting Pitcher: The Miami Marlins top starter this season after losing the teams ace has posted  a 6-3 record with a 2.27 earned run average.

Houston Street, Closer: Street has picked p 23 saves with only one blown save while only allowing four earned runs.

Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves: The Braves closer is currently tied with the NL lead in saves with 27 in 37 games itched.