Over the last week we have been ranking the NL East to find out who has the best player at each position. Today we continue our series by ranking NL East right fielders.
Throughout this week, we have begun our preview of the National League East in 2016 by seeing which team has the best players at each position. In doing so, we hope to determine the overall strength of each team in the NL East to get a sense of how the division will play out in 2016. Keep in mind, if a player is fifth on a list, the team gets one point and if the player is first, that team gets five points. The points will be used in our final NL East ranking.
We have already looked at third base, center field, and shortstop. Today we’ll continue our rankings with right field — one of the strongest positions for the NL East.
While the NL East was probably the weakest division in the NL last season and isn’t expected to be much better going into 2016, there’s no denying that there’s plenty of star power among the five teams in the division. Whether it’s starting pitching, young talent or explosive offense, the division has players at several positions that are as good as any in the game. Of the positions where the NL East shines, perhaps none is better than right field.
Without further ado, lets take a look at where the five teams rank when it comes to right fielders, starting with No. 5: