FantasyPros Baseball Podcast: Mock Draft w/ Middle Round Picks

Mar 13, 2018

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Welcome to another episode of the FantaysPros Baseball Podcast. The show is hosted by our own Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypros). He’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will provide insight throughout the baseball season.

We’re kicking off the week with a mock draft and this time, we’re starting from the middle picks at 5 and 7. Joining us for some fun is FantasyPros writer Chris Bragg (@LooseMoose6). As with any draft, practice makes better and with the season approaching quickly, it’s best to get an idea of how each draft might shake out. Before we get into the picks (10:19), there have finally been some more free agent signings. Naturally, we’re discussing Jake Arrieta’s new team (1:57), Lance Lynn’s one-year deal (4:19), Jonathan Lucroy joining the A’s (5:40), and Neil Walker adding to the Yankees’ already strong team (7:35). We then go pick-by-pick explaining our rationale. Find out how Bobby and Chris end up going two different directions with strategy.

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2Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
3Todd Gurley (LAR)RB
4Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
5Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
6Michael Thomas (NO)WR
7Antonio Brown (PIT)WR
8Jordan Howard (CHI)RB
9Kareem Hunt (KC)RB
10James Conner (PIT)RB
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14Tevin Coleman (ATL)RB
15Julio Jones (ATL)WR
16Giovani Bernard (CIN)RB
17Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
18Carlos Hyde (CLE)RB
19Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
20Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
21Travis Kelce (KC)TE
22JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
23Davante Adams (GB)WR
24Mike Evans (TB)WR
25Lamar Miller (HOU)RB
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27A.J. Green (CIN)WR
28Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
29Rob Gronkowski (NE)TE
30Stefon Diggs (MIN)WR
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6Bryce Harper (WSH)CF,RF
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12Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
13Paul Goldschmidt (ARI)1B
14Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
15Trea Turner (WSH)SS
16Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
17Carlos Correa (HOU)SS
18Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
19Joey Votto (CIN)1B
20Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B,2B
21Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
22Chris Sale (BOS)SP
23Clayton Kershaw (LAD)SP
24George Springer (HOU)CF,RF
25Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
26Luis Severino (NYY)SP
27Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
28Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
29Starling Marte (PIT)LF,CF
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