Here are the position-by-position rankings for 6/4 (previous rank listed in parentheses):

Catchers

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1. Geovany Soto, Cubs (5)

2. Brian McCann, Braves (1)

3. Russell Martin, Dodgers (6)

4. Joe Mauer, Twins (3)

5. Bengie Molina, Giants (4)

6. Jason Varitek, Red Sox (9)

7. Victor Martinez, Indians (2)

8. Chris Snyder, Diamondbacks (NR)

9. Dioner Navarro, Rays (NR)

10. Ivan Rodriguez, Tigers (11)

11. A.J. Pierzynski, White Sox (10)

12. Yadier Molina, Cardinals (NR)

13. Miguel Olivo, Royals (NR)

14. Ryan Doumit, Pirates (8)

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15. Jorge Posada, Yankees (7)

Quick take: In his rookie season, Soto has become one of the better offensive catchers in the major leagues. Through Tuesday, he is hitting .293 with 10 home runs, 39 RBIs and 23 runs scored. Martinez needs to get healthy and find his power stroke or he will be one of the biggest busts of the season. Doumit and Posada will return from injuries this week, so make sure they're back in your lineup.

First basemen

1. Lance Berkman, Astros (2)

2. Albert Pujols, Cardinals (1)

3. Derrek Lee, Cubs (3)

4. Adrian Gonzalez, Padres (10)

5. Justin Morneau, Twins (5)

6. Ryan Howard, Phillies (6)

7. Prince Fielder, Brewers (7)

8. Mark Teixeira, Braves (9)

9. Miguel Cabrera, Tigers (NR)

10. Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox (12)

11. Joey Votto, Reds (NR)

12. Conor Jackson, Diamondbacks (NR)

13. James Loney, Dodgers (13)

14. Carlos Pena, Rays (4)

15. Mike Jacobs, Marlins (NR)

Quick take: Berkman is a strong candidate for National League MVP this season. He is hitting .382 with 17 home runs, 48 RBIs, 57 runs scored and 10 stolen bases through Tuesday. Pujols, Lee and Gonzalez are all having excellent seasons as well. Cabrera was the No. 8 third baseman in the previous rankings, but he's now playing first base in Detroit, so the change has been reflected.

Second basemen

1. Chase Utley, Phillies (1)

2. Dan Uggla, Marlins (7)

3. Ian Kinsler, Rangers (6)

4. Brandon Phillips, Reds (2)

5. Brian Roberts, Orioles (3)

6. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox (14)

7. Kelly Johnson, Braves (12)

8. Orlando Hudson, Diamondbacks (9)

9. Rickie Weeks, Brewers (8)

10. Robinson Cano, Yankees (5)

11. Jose Lopez, Mariners (11)

12. Akinori Iwamura, Rays (NR)

13. Mark DeRosa, Cubs, (NR)

14. Placido Polanco, Tigers (NR)

15. Kazuo Matsui, Astros (NR)

Quick take: Since the beginning of the season, Utley has shown why he is the best second baseman in the major leagues. He is leading the major leagues with 21 home runs through Tuesday. Utley is hitting .325 with 53 RBIs and 49 runs scored. Uggla is also having an outstanding season. He is hitting .302 with 18 home runs and 41 RBIs. Grab Iwamura if you're looking for a second baseman that is probably available in your league.

Shortstops

1. Hanley Ramirez, Marlins (1)

2. Jose Reyes, Mets (4)

3. Miguel Tejada, Astros (3)

4. Jimmy Rollins, Phillies (2)

5. Michael Young, Rangers (8)

6. Stephen Drew, Diamondbacks (15)

7. Derek Jeter, Yankees (5)

8. Edgar Renteria, Tigers (10)

9. Jhonny Peralta, Indians (12)

10. Yunel Escobar, Braves (6)

11. Cristian Guzman, Nationals (NR)

12. Orlando Cabrera, White Sox (11)

13. Rafael Furcal, Dodgers (7)

14. J.J. Hardy, Brewers (NR)

15. Bobby Crosby, Athletics (NR)

Quick take: Ramirez and Reyes have both been solid in multiple categories this season. Rollins has bounced back nicely from his injury and Tejada is showing that he's still one of the best offensive shortstops in the major leagues. Furcal had good numbers until he was injured last month. Keep an eye on him to make sure he's healthy when he finally returns from the disabled list.

Third basemen

1. Chipper Jones, Braves (3)

2. David Wright, Mets (2)

3. Alex Rodriguez, Yankees (1)

4. Aramis Ramirez, Cubs (10)

5. Garrett Atkins, Rockies (11)

6. Mike Lowell, Red Sox (NR)

7. Adrian Beltre, Mariners (13)

8. Alex Gordon, Royals (6)

9. Evan Longoria, Rays (15)

10. Carlos Guillen, Tigers (NR)

11. Troy Glaus, Cardinals (NR)

12. Edwin Encarnacion, Reds (NR)

13. Joe Crede, White Sox (NR)

14. Kevin Kouzmanoff, Padres (NR)

15. Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals (12)

Quick take: Will Jones be able to finish the 2008 season with a batting average above .400? Even if he doesn't, Jones is still proving that he's one of the best options at third base. Wright, Rodriguez and Ramirez are all producing as expected. Longoria has cooled off slightly after a solid debut. Zimmerman may fall completely off the radar if the injury to his shoulder proves to be serious.

Outfielders

1. Josh Hamilton, Rangers (17)

2. Manny Ramirez, Red Sox (3)

3. Alfonso Soriano, Cubs (21)

4. Magglio Ordonez, Tigers (8)

5. Ryan Braun, Brewers (27)

6. Pat Burrell, Phillies (NR)

7. Carlos Lee, Astros (4)

8. Nate McLouth, Pirates (30)

9. Carl Crawford, Rays (9)

10. B.J. Upton, Rays (12)

11. Ichiro Suzuki, Mariners (15)

12. Jason Bay, Pirates (NR)

13. Vladimir Guerrero, Angels (2)

14. Adam Dunn, Reds (29)

15. Carlos Quentin, White Sox (NR)

16. Jacoby Ellsbury, Red Sox (NR)

17. Bobby Abreu, Yankees (19)

18. Carlos Beltran, Mets (7)

19. Grady Sizemore, Indians (5)

20. Torii Hunter, Angels (16)

21. Matt Holliday, Rockies (1)

22. Nick Markakis, Orioles (11)

23. Chris Young, Diamondbacks (28)

24. Corey Hart, Brewers (25)

25. Curtis Granderson, Tigers (NR)

26. Hideki Matsui, Yankees (NR)

27. Justin Upton, Diamondbacks (14)

28. Jeff Francoeur, Braves (22)

29. Hunter Pence, Astros (NR)

30. Ryan Church, Mets (NR)

Quick take: Hamilton has been a big surprise for the fantasy owners that selected him this year. Ramirez, Soriano and Ordonez are all meeting expectations. Braun doesn't seem to be suffering any problems from his shift to the outfield. Ellsbury leads the major leagues in stolen bases. Guerrero, Sizemore and Markakis have not lived up to expectations so far in 2008.

Starting pitchers

1. Brandon Webb, Diamondbacks (1)

2. Johan Santana, Mets (3)

3. Carlos Zambrano, Cubs (7)

4. Roy Halladay, Blue Jays (11)

5. Cliff Lee, Indians (NR)

6. Cole Hamels, Phillies (8)

7. Josh Beckett, Red Sox (9)

8. Dan Haren, Diamondbacks (4)

9. Scott Kazmir, Rays (NR)

10. Edinson Volquez, Reds (NR)

11. Tim Lincecum, Giants (28)

12. C.C. Sabathia, Indians (10)

13. James Shields, Rays (25)

14. Chien-Ming Wang, Yankees (13)

15. Aaron Harang, Reds (5)

16. Ben Sheets, Brewers (6)

17. Ervin Santana, Angels (NR)

18. Adam Wainwright, Cardinals (30)

19. John Maine, Mets (NR)

20. Javier Vazquez, White Sox (15)

21. Jake Peavy, Padres (2)

22. Roy Oswalt, Astros (27)

23. Erik Bedard, Mariners (26)

24. Tim Hudson, Braves (16)

25. Jered Weaver, Angels (18)

26. Gavin Floyd, White Sox (NR)

27. Fausto Carmona, Indians (17)

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28. Justin Verlander, Tigers (20)

29. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Red Sox (14)

30. Brett Myers, Phillies (21)

Quick take: Webb is still the best pitcher in the major leagues. Halladay keeps piling up the complete games and Lee has been the biggest surprise so far this season. Sabathia and Verlander haven't been as dominant as last season, but there is still plenty of time for them to turn it around. Peavy, Carmona and Matsuzaka will need to come back strong from injuries in order to make their fantasy owners happy.

Relief pitchers

1. Jonathan Papelbon, Red Sox (1)

2. Francisco Rodriguez, Angels (5)

3. Mariano Rivera, Yankees (3)

4. Joe Nathan, Twins (4)

5. Jose Valverde, Astros (14)

6. Brad Lidge, Phillies (NR)

7. Bobby Jenks, White Sox (2)

8. George Sherrill, Orioles (7)

9. Kerry Wood, Cubs (NR)

10. Francisco Cordero, Reds (9)

11. Billy Wagner, Mets (11)

12. B.J. Ryan, Blue Jays (NR)

13. Brandon Lyon, Diamondbacks (NR)

14. Takashi Saito, Dodgers (15)

15. Jon Rauch, Nationals (NR)

Quick take: Sherrill has been one of the biggest surprises among closers this season. He has gotten plenty of save opportunities so far in 2008. Papelbon, Rodriguez and Rivera continue to prove that they are the safest bets to close out games. Lidge has returned to his dominating form. Ryan seems to be fully recovered from his surgery. Rauch is filling in nicely for the Nationals.

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