Just when it looked as though Bautista may be knocked out of the top spot as the best bat in the AL, he belted 3 homers in one game against the Twins. The season is a quarter of the way through, and the most prolific home run hitter in baseball right now is on pace for over 60 home runs. However, some of the best bats in the American League are creeping up in his rear view, vying for that top spot as the best bat in fantasy baseball. This is a list of the best hitters in the American League as of May 16th.
1) Jose Bautista – TOR (Last Week: 1)
Hot off of a game in which Bautista blasted 3 home runs, the most menacing right handed bat in the American League has opposing pitchers scratching their heads. (more…)