The following 2013 fantasy baseball designated hitter rankings were originally published on February 21, 2013. Because the fantasy baseball designated hitter / utility player is such a niche position on a fantasy baseball roster, only a few players exist. Thus our pool of sleepers is limited to only a few.
2013 Fantasy Rankings: C | 1B | 2B | SS | 3B | OF | SP | RP
Adam Dunn, CHI - For a guy that went undrafted in the majority of drafts last season, Dunn, despite his battle with the Mendoza Line, provided a decent haul in 41 homers, 96 RBI and 87 runs. Owners remain skeptical, however, due to the Big Donkey's infamous 2011 campaign (.159/.292/.277, 11 homers in 122 games). Two retorts to this trepidation: the disappointing output was fueled by premature return from emergency appendectomy and before 2011 Dunn averaged 40 jacks, 101 RBI, 94 runs and a .381 OBP in the previous seven seasons. His raking, or lack thereof, depreciates his value in average leagues, but for thos...