Posted: Fri February 15, 2013 3:44PM; Updated: Fri February 15, 2013 3:41PM
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Fantasy baseball 2013 preview: Expert mock draft

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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun could be the first player selected in many fantasy baseball drafts.
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Not content with one-stop shopping come fantasy draft time? Eager to see what the wider fantasy baseball community has to say? You've come to the right place. Before pitchers and catchers reported, 15 of the nation's top fantasy baseball analysts got together for a draft that began via e-mail in mid-January and lasted three weeks.

The results of the 23-round, 15-team, standard-Rotisserie draft are listed below and can serve as a rough guideline for how drafts will unfold this spring. Spring training will surely bring changes -- already, St. Louis' Chris Carpenter (shoulder) has gone from a 10th-round pick to a bust.

We selected 14 hitters (five outfielders, two catchers and one each at first base, second base, third base, shortstop, corner man [1B/3B], middle man [2B/SS] and DH [any hitter]) and nine pitchers (any number of starters versus relievers). We assumed the standard categories for hitting (average, homers, RBI, runs and stolen bases) and pitching (wins, ERA, strikeouts, WHIP and saves).

The participants and draft order:

1. Jeff Erickson, Rotowire
2. Will Carroll, Bleacher Report
3. Derek Van Riper, Rotowire
4. Eric Mack, SI.com
5. Derek Carty, DerekCarty.com
6. Todd Zola, Mastersball.com
7. Steve Gardner, USAToday.com
8. Lawr Michaels, Mastersball.com
9. David Gonos, DavidGonos.com
10. Joe Sheehan, JoeSheehan.com
11. Jason Collette, BaseballProspectus.com
12. Zach Steinhorn, Mastersball.com
13. Ray Flowers, BaseballGuys.com
14. Nando DiFino, CBSSports.com
15. Cory Schwartz, MLB.com

2013 fantasy baseball expert mock draft
RoundPickWriterPlayerPositionTeam
11EricksonRyan BraunOFBrewers
12CarrollMike TroutOFAngels
13VanRiperMiguel Cabrera3BTigers
14MackMatt KempOFDodgers
15CartyRobinson Cano2BYankees
16ZolaAndrew McCutchenOFPirates
17GardnerJoey Votto1BReds
18MichaelsCarlos GonzalezOFRockies
19GonosAlbert Pujols1BAngels
110SheehanBuster PoseyC/1BGiants
111ColletteGiancarlo StantonOFMarlins
112SteinhornPrince Fielder1BTigers
113FlowersClayton KershawSPDodgers
114DiFinoEvan Longoria3BRays
115SchwartzTroy TulowitzkiSSRockies
21SchwartzBryce HarperOFNationals
22DiFinoJosh HamiltonOFAngels
23FlowersJustin VerlanderSPTigers
24SteinhornJustin UptonOFBraves
25ColletteJose ReyesSSBlue Jays
26SheehanIan Kinsler2BRangers
27GonosFelix HernandezSPMariners
28MichaelsJason HeywardOFBraves
29GardnerDustin Pedroia2BRed Sox
210ZolaAdrian Beltre3BRangers
211CartyJose BautistaOFBlue Jays
212MackStephen StrasburgSPNationals
213VanRiperDavid PriceSPRays
214CarrollBrandon Phillips2BReds
215EricksonEdwin Encarnacion1BBlue Jays
31EricksonCurtis GrandersonOFTigers
32CarrollYu DarvishSPRangers
33VanRiperDavid Wright3BMets
34MackStarlin CastroSSCubs
35CartyCliff LeeSPPhillies
36ZolaCole HamelsSPPhillies
37GardnerHanley RamirezSS/3BDodgers
38MichaelsRyan Zimmerman3BNationals
39GonosJacoby EllsburyOFRed Sox
310SheehanAdam JonesOFOrioles
311ColletteB.J. UptonOFBraves
312SteinhornMatt HollidayOFRockies
313FlowersJay BruceOFReds
314DiFinoJered WeaverSPAngels
315SchwartzYoenis CespedesOFAthletics
41SchwartzPaul Goldschmidt1BDiamondbacks
42DiFinoMark Teixeira1BYankees
43FlowersAdrian Gonzalez1B/OFDodgers
44SteinhornJimmy RollinsSSPhillies
45ColletteAllen Craig1B/OFCardinals
46SheehanBilly Butler1BRoyals
47GonosElvis AndrusSSRangers
48MichaelsBen Zobrist2B/SS/OFRays
49GardnerAramis Ramirez3BCubs
410ZolaShin-Soo ChooOFReds
411CartyMatt CainSPGiants
412MackCraig KimbrelRPBraves
413VanRiperMadison BumgarnerSPGiants
414CarrollMark Trumbo1B/OFAngels
415EricksonChase Headley3BPadres
51EricksonJason Kipnis2BIndians
52CarrollBrett Lawrie3BBlue Jays
53VanRiperAdam WainwrightSPCardinals
54MackJoe MauerC/1BTwins
55CartyZack GreinkeSPDodgers
56ZolaYadier MolinaCCardinals
57GardnerCC SabathiaSPYankees
58MichaelsMatt MooreSPRays
59GonosMichael BournOFIndians
510SheehanAlex GordonOFRoyals
511ColletteGio GonzalezSPNationals
512SteinhornIan DesmondSSNationals
513FlowersPablo Sandoval3BGiants
514DiFinoAsdrubal CabreraSSIndians
515SchwartzCarlos SantanaCIndians
61SchwartzMelky CabreraOFBlue Jays
62DiFinoMat LatosSPReds
63FlowersMatt WietersCOrioles
64SteinhornJonathan PapelbonRPPhillies
65ColletteR.A. DickeySPBlue Jays
66SheehanJason MotteRPCardinals
67GonosRoy HalladaySPPhillies
68MichaelsErick AybarSSAngels
69GardnerChris SaleSPWhite Sox
610ZolaJose Altuve2BAstros
611CartyMike NapoliC/1BRed Sox
612MackFreddie Freeman1BBraves
613VanRiperAaron Hill2BDiamondbacks
614CarrollMax ScherzerSPTigers
615EricksonKris MedlenSPBraves
71EricksonJohnny CuetoSPReds
72CarrollDerek JeterSSYankees
73VanRiperCorey HartOF/1BBrewers
74MackAlex RiosOFWhite Sox
75CartyPaul Konerko1BWhite Sox
76ZolaJordan ZimmermannSPNationals
77GardnerMartin Prado3B/OFDiamondbacks
78MichaelsEric Hosmer1BRoyals
79GonosHunter PenceOFGiants
710SheehanAustin JacksonOFTigers
711ColletteYovanni GallardoSPBrewers
712SteinhornDesmond JenningsOFRays
713FlowersNelson CruzOFRangers
714DiFinoRickie Weeks2BBrewers
715SchwartzJames ShieldsSPRoyals
81SchwartzBrandon MorrowSPBlue Jays
82DiFinoJon LesterSPRed Sox
83FlowersCarl CrawfordOFDodgers
84SteinhornDan HarenSPNationals
85ColletteVictor MartinezCIndians
86SheehanBrett AndersonSPAthletics
87GonosC.J. WilsonSPAngels
88MichaelsTim LincecumSPGiants
89GardnerJosh WillinghamOFTwins
810ZolaAnthony Rizzo1BCubs
811CartyAngel PaganOFGiants
812MackAroldis ChapmanSPReds
813VanRiperMiguel MonteroCDiamondbacks
814CarrollManny Machado3BOrioles
815EricksonFernando RodneyRPRays
91EricksonDanny Espinosa2B/SSNationals
92CarrollMariano RiveraRPYankees
93VanRiperCarlos BeltranOFCardinals
94MackDavid Freese3BCardinals
95CartyMike MorseOFNationals
96ZolaKyle Seager3BMariners
97GardnerSalvador PerezCRoyals
98MichaelsMatt HarveySPMets
99GonosWilin RosarioCRockies
910SheehanSergio RomoRPGiants
911ColletteNorichika AokiOFBrewers
912SteinhornHiroki KurodaSPYankees
913FlowersShane VictorinoOFRed Sox
914DiFinoChase Utley2BPhillies
915SchwartzHoward Kendrick2BAngels
101SchwartzGreg HollandRPRoyals
102DiFinoRyan Howard1BPhillies
103FlowersNick MarkakisOFOrioles
104SteinhornWill Middlebrooks3BRed Sox
105ColletteRafael SorianoRPNationals
106SheehanMike Moustakas3BRoyals
107GonosNeil Walker2BPirates
108MichaelsMatt HarrisonSPRangers
109GardnerDavid OrtizDHRed Sox
1010ZolaDoug FisterSPTigers
1011CartyJoe NathanRPRangers
1012MackKendrys Morales1BMariners
1013VanRiperIke Davis1BMets
1014CarrollChris CarpenterSPCardinals
1015EricksonChris Davis1B/OFOrioles
111EricksonJesus MonteroCMariners
112CarrollA.J. PierzynskiCRangers
113VanRiperJayson WerthOFNationals
114MackJosh JohnsonSPBlue Jays
115CartyBrian McCannCBraves
116ZolaAlexei RamirezSSWhite Sox
117GardnerAndre EthierOFDodgers
118MichaelsJ.P. ArencibiaCBlue Jays
119GonosJ.J. PutzRPDiamondbacks
1110SheehanCameron MaybinOFTigers
1111ColletteTodd Frazier1B/3BReds
1112SteinhornDan Uggla2BBraves
1113FlowersAlcides EscobarSSBrewers
1114DiFinoIchiro SuzukiOFYankees
1115SchwartzIan KennedySPDiamondbacks
121SchwartzTom WilhelmsenRPMariners
122DiFinoMatt GarzaSPCubs
123FlowersJosh RutledgeSSRockies
124SteinhornAnibal SanchezSPTigers
125ColletteCoco CrispOFAthletics
126SheehanTrevor CahillSPDiamondbacks
127GonosPedro Alvarez3BPirates
128MichaelsBen RevereOFPhillies
129GardnerJeff SamardzijaSPCubs
1210ZolaAddison ReedRPWhite Sox
1211CartyJ.J. HardySSOrioles
1212MackNick SwisherOFIndians
1213VanRiperJonathan LucroyCBrewers
1214CarrollStarling MarteOFPirates
1215EricksonJon NieseSPMets
131EricksonGrant BalfourRPAthletics
132CarrollJean SeguraSSBrewers
133VanRiperJohn AxfordRPBrewers
134MackJim JohnsonRPOrioles
135CartyRafael BetancourtRPRockies
136ZolaJake PeavySPWhite Sox
137GardnerMike MinorSPBraves
138MichaelsJonathan BroxtonRPReds
139GonosJoel HanrahanRPRed Sox
1310SheehanJarrod ParkerSPAthletics
1311ColletteOmar Infante2BTigers
1312SteinhornHuston StreetRPPadres
1313FlowersJason GrilliRPPirates
1314DiFinoKevin Youkilis1B/3BYankees
1315SchwartzLorenzo CainOFRoyals
141SchwartzKenley JansenRPDodgers
142DiFinoRickey RomeroSPBlue Jays
143FlowersAdam LaRoche1BNationals
144SteinhornRyan DoumitC/OFTwins
145ColletteAlexei OgandoSPRangers
146SheehanJeremy HellicksonSPRays
147GonosRyan DempsterSPRed Sox
148MichaelsA.J. EllisCDodgers
149GardnerChris PerezRPIndians
1410ZolaTorii HunterOFTigers
1411CartyA.J. BurnettSPPirates
1412MackJustin Morneau1BTwins
1413VanRiperAlejandro DeAzaOFTigers
1414CarrollLance LynnSPCardinals
1415EricksonMike CuddyerOF/1BRockies
151EricksonRyan VogelsongSPGiants
152CarrollJuan PierreOFMarlins
153VanRiperStephen DrewSSRed Sox
154MackHomer BaileySPReds
155CartyDustin Ackely2BMariners
156ZolaSteve CishekRPMarlins
157GardnerEverth CabreraSSPadres
158MichaelsJosh ReddickOFAthletics
159GonosCarlos MarmolRPCubs
1510SheehanAndrelton SimmonsSSBraves
1511ColletteJed LowrieSSAthletics
1512SteinhornJason KubelOFDiamondbacks
1513FlowersTim HudsonSPBraves
1514DiFinoDayan ViciedoOFWhite Sox
1515SchwartzCarlos GomezOFBrewers
161SchwartzMarco EstradaSPBrewers
162DiFinoAdam EatonOFDiamondbacks
163FlowersBrett GardnerOFYankees
164SteinhornShaun MarcumSPMets
165ColletteGlenn PerkinsRPTwins
166SheehanDexter FowlerOFRockies
167GonosColby RasmusOFBlue Jays
168MichaelsErnesto FrieriRPAngels
169GardnerCasey JanssenRPBlue Jays
1610ZolaTommy HansonSPAngels
1611CartyMichael BrantleyOFIndians
1612MackJarrod SaltalamacchiaCRed Sox
1613VanRiperDerek HollandSPRangers
1614CarrollLance Berkman1BRangers
1615EricksonAlex AvilaCTigers
171EricksonAlfonso SorianoOFCubs
172CarrollBruce RondonRPTigers
173VanRiperTyler Colvin1B/OFRockies
174MackChris YoungOFAthletics
175CartyBrandon LeagueRPDodgers
176ZolaRussell MartinCPirates
177GardnerDavid MurphyOFRangers
178MichaelsMark Reynolds1BOrioles
179GonosWil MyersOFRays
1710SheehanYunel EscobarSSRays
1711ColletteAlex CobbSPRays
1712SteinhornEdwin JacksonSPCubs
1713FlowersJohn JasoCAthletics
1714DiFinoEmilio BonifacioOFBlue Jays
1715SchwartzCarlos RuizCPhillies
181SchwartzGordon Beckham2BWhite Sox
182DiFinoJosh BeckettSPDodgers
183FlowersJames McDonaldSPPirates
184SteinhornBrandon Belt1BGiants
185ColletteRyan LudwickOFReds
186SheehanWellington CastilloCCubs
187GonosJhonny PeraltaSSTigers
188MichaelsSteve Lombardozzi2B/OFNationals
189GardnerWade MileySPDiamondbacks
1810ZolaErasmo RamirezSPMariners
1811CartyDenard SpanOFNationals
1812MackZack CozartSSReds
1813VanRiperPhil HughesSPYankees
1814CarrollJordan Pacheco1B/3BRockies
1815EricksonKyuji FujikawaRPCubs
191EricksonJustin RuggianoOFMarlins
192CarrollJurickson ProfarSSRangers
193VanRiperMark MelanconRPPirates
194MackRyan MadsonRPAngels
195CartyJavier VazquezSPFree agent
196ZolaWil VenableOFPadres
197GardnerAdam Dunn1BWhite Sox
198MichaelsCarlos QuentinOFPadres
199GonosClay BuchholzSPRed Sox
1910SheehanTrevor BauerSPIndians
1911ColletteMike FiersSPBrewers
1912SteinhornJon JayOFCardinals
1913FlowersWandy RodriguezSPPirates
1914DiFinoTyler FlowersCWhite Sox
1915SchwartzGarrett Jones1B/OFPirates
201SchwartzBrandon McCarthySPDiamondbacks
202DiFinoA.J. GriffinSPAthletics
203FlowersMarco Scutaro2B/SSGiants
204SteinhornCody RossOFDiamondbacks
205ColletteJeff Keppinger1B/2B/3BWhite Sox
206SheehanMichael Young1B/3BPhillies
207GonosRyan LavarnwayCRed Sox
208MichaelsDan StrailySPAthletics
209GardnerJason VargasSPAngels
2010ZolaMaicier Izturis2B/3B/SSBlue Jays
2011CartyChris Carter1BAstros
2012MackDrew StubbsOFIndians
2013VanRiperBilly HamiltonSSReds
2014CarrollDylan BundySPOrioles
2015EricksonMatt Carpenter1B/3B/OFCardinals
211EricksonCory LuebkeSPPadres
212CarrollBronson ArroyoSPReds
213VanRiperChris TillmanSPOrioles
214MackEdinson VolquezSPPadres
215CartyCarlos Pena1BAstros
216ZolaDillon GeeSPMets
217GardnerMichael SaundersOFMariners
218MichaelsTrevor RosenthalRPCardinals
219GonosAdam Lind1BBlue Jays
2110SheehanTyler SkaggsSPDiamondbacks
2111ColletteDevin MesoracoCReds
2112SteinhornFrank FranciscoRPMets
2113FlowersSean MarshallRPReds
2114DiFinoHisashi IwakumaSPMariners
2115SchwartzJosh Donaldson3BAthletics
221SchwartzJaime GarciaSPCardinals
222DiFinoJason CastroCAstros
223FlowersDavid RobertsonRPYankees
224SteinhornChris IannettaCAngels
225ColletteKoji UeharaRPRed Sox
226SheehanVinny PestanoRPIndians
227GonosJeff NiemannSPRays
228MichaelsAndres TorresOFGiants
229GardnerRob BrantlyCMarlins
2210ZolaJeff FrancoeurOFRoyals
2211CartyChris CapuanoSPDodgers
2212MackKyle LohseSPFree agent
2213VanRiperJunichi TazawaRPRed Sox
2214CarrollGerald LairdCBraves
2215EricksonDaniel Murphy2BMets
231EricksonWei-Yen ChenSPOrioles
232CarrollGerritt ColeSPPirates
233VanRiperMitch Moreland1BRangers
234MackJemile Weeks2BAthletics
235CartyAlberto Callaspo3BAngels
236ZolaJustin MaxwellOFAstros
237GardnerBrandon BeachySPBraves
238MichaelsMark BuehrleSPBlue Jays
239GonosMatt JoyceOFRays
2310SheehanJarrod DysonOFRoyals
2311ColletteLogan Morrison1B/OFMarlins
2312SteinhornJohan SantanaSPMets
2313FlowersBobby ParnellRPMets
2314DiFinoDrew SmylySPTigers
2315SchwartzNolan ReimoldOFOrioles
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