2009 Roti Dollar Values


These are prices for standard single-league rotisserie leagues using a $260 budget and playing with five hitting and five pitching categories.

 Catcher TM $$ Notes
Joe Mauer MIN 23 Provides elite production even without much power
Victor Martinez CLE 18 Capable of rebounding from disappointing 2008
Mike Napoli LAA 12 Power potential offsets injury risk
Matt Wieters BAL 9 Next great fantasy catcher - ready to make an impact
Jorge Posada NYA 8 Will healthy shoulder trigger return to 2007 form?
Jeff Clement SEA 6 Top talent may be primed for breakout year.
A.J. Pierzynski CHA 5 Reliable source of solid mixed production
Dioner Navarro TB 5 Has contact skills to sustain 2008 production
Taylor Teagarden TEX 3 If he wins job, he's worth a look
Kelly Shoppach CLE 3 May not get chance to build on 2008 breakout with Martinez return
Jarrod Saltalamacchia TEX 2 Upside remains, but may not see regular playing time
Kurt Suzuki OAK 2 Provides durability, solid AVG
Miguel Olivo KCA 2 Has pop to make impact in everyday role
Kenji Johjima SEA 1 May not hold off Jeff Clement for much longer
Jason Varitek BOS 1 Once-dangerous option in serious decline
Gregg Zaun BAL 1 Will help keep job warm for Matt Wieters
Jeff Mathis LAA 1 Unlikely to usurp Mike Napoli for starting job
Brandon Inge DET 1 May not be revived by move to hot corner
Gerald Laird DET 1 Can count on everyday job with new team
Josh Bard BOS 1 Primed to bounce back from injury in 2008 - more time as Varitek falters
Max Ramirez TEX 1 May not have defensive skills to stick behind plate
Mike Redmond MIN 1 AVG capabilities limited in backup role
Rod Barajas TOR 1 May need to improve numbers to hold onto job
John Buck KCA 1 Value drops off with demotion to backup duty
Michael Barrett TOR 1 May be hard-pressed to regain relevance
Dusty Ryan DET 1 Young talent's path blocked in Detroit
Jose Molina NYA 1 Will return to backup duty
Shawn Riggans TB 1 Won't see enough playing time to merit attention
Kevin Cash NYA 1 Will have tough time earning playing time in the Bronx
Matt Treanor DET 1 Move to Motown doesn't enhance minimal fantasy value
George Kottaras BOS 1 Power prospect worth watching
J.P. Arencibia TOR 1 Offers big-time offensive potential behind plate
 Catcher TM $$ Notes
Brian McCann ATL 25 Fantasy's top backstop entering his prime years
Russell Martin LA 22 May need reduced workload to regain top form
Geovany Soto CHN 21 Reigning NL ROY verging on elite status as sophomore
Ryan Doumit PIT 18 Potential unquestioned, but needs to stay healthy
Bengie Molina SF 16 Consistent veteran showing no signs of slowing
Chris Iannetta COL 14 Carries impressive upside into first full season
Pablo Sandoval SF 12 Value boosted by catcher eligibility
John Baker FLA 4 Sleeper candidate could be this season's Ryan Doumit
Ramon Hernandez CIN 4 Could benefit from change of scenery
Yadier Molina STL 4 Developing into consistent option
Chris Snyder ARI 2 Will need to keep producing to hold off Miguel Montero
Ronny Paulino PHI 1 Likely headed for third-string role
David Ross ATL 1 Won't see much action behind Brian McCann
Brian Schneider NYM 1 Offers RBI Potential at bottom of stacked lineup
Paul Bako CHN 1 Veteran switch-hitter to backup Geovany Soto
Jason Kendall MIL 1 Diminshed production offsets durability
Nick Hundley SD 1 Has inside track on starting job
Mike Rivera MIL 1 Stuck behind durable Jason Kendall
Bryan Anderson STL 1 Stuck behind steady Yadier Molina
Ramon Castro NYM 1 Power bat limited in part-time role
Chris Coste PHI 1 Will see plenty of time vs. lefties
Brad Ausmus LA 1 Putt off retirement to mentor Russell Martin
J.R. Towles HOU 1 Provides sleeper potential after disappointing 2008
Miguel Montero ARI 1 Legitimate upside but stuck behind Chris Snyder
Yorvit Torrealba COL 1 Adjusting to backup role in Colorado
Wil Nieves WAS 1 Minimal upside after losing job to Jesus Flores
Jesus Flores WAS 1 Young Backstop still adjusting to bigs
Ryan Hanigan CIN 1 Opportunity limited by arrival of Ramon Hernandez
Lou Marson PHI 1 Phil's catcher of future may back up in 2009
Luke Carlin ARI 1 Minor league numbers suggest little upside
Paul Hoover PHI 1 Buried on depth chart
Angel Salome MIL 1 Good chance at midseason callup
Robinson Cancel NYM 1 Mets third-stringer won't see much action
Javier Valentin WAS 1 Will likely miss Great American Ball Park
Sal Fasano COL 1 Better known for mustache than production
Carlos Ruiz PHI 1 Disappointing 2008 results in 2009 timeshare - injury in WBC


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