Tristan's rankings are based upon a standard, mixed Rotisserie league with 5x5 scoring. Position eligibility is determined based upon a minimum of 20 games, otherwise the position the player appeared at most in 2011. Players' listed ages are as of April 1, 2012. Player Rater rankings are only for the listed position, and include only players who qualify at that position for 2012.
Tristan H. Cockcroft's Top 8 Designated Hitters
Tristan H. Cockcroft is a fantasy baseball analyst for ESPN.com and a two-time champion of the League of Alternative Baseball Reality (LABR) experts league. You can e-mail him here, or follow him on Twitter @SultanofStat.