The exhibition season might only be two weeks old, but on-field performance and injuries have already provided a shakeup among fantasy rankings at multiple positions heading into the regular season.

Whether it’s someone looking to rebound from a dismal 2013 season, a youngster trying to make his mark or a veteran that is a consistently underrated contributor, there’s no shortage of players that have opened eyes—and raised their fantasy stock—so far this spring.

Granted, a strong showing in the spring doesn’t necessarily translate into guaranteed success during the regular season, but it certainly doesn’t hurt a player’s chances of being a legitimate fantasy option for owners looking for value.

How do we quantify value?

Aside from the numbers, we’ll look at a player’s average draft position in standard leagues on and, their outlook for the regular season and, in some cases, what the decision-makers on their respective clubs have to say about their prospects for 2014.

Which players are quickly rising on draft boards around the world? Let’s take a look.


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