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New York Yankees 2020 Fantasy Baseball Preview

Apr 1, 2020

Giancarlo Stanton now has a chance to be ready by the delayed start to the season.

Welcome to our 2020 team previews – Yankees edition! You can find all of our 2020 fantasy baseball MLB team previews here.

The Yankees are one of the most interesting teams for fantasy purposes with a roster full of fantasy studs, but tons of injury risks and unknowns.

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Starting Lineup

# NAME POS
1 DJ LeMahieu 2B
2 Aaron Judge OF
3 Gleyber Torres SS
4 Giancarlo Stanton DH
5 Gary Sanchez C
6 Brett Gardner OF
7 Luke Voit 1B
8 Miguel Andujar OF
9 Gio Urshela 3B

 

  • Better in OBP formats: Judge, Stanton, Voit
  • Worse in OBP formats: Andujar, Urshela
  • Better than his ADP: Stanton (72), Voit (193), Andujar (193), Urshela (225)
  • Worse than his ADP: Torres (27)
  • Bench bat(s) worth rostering: Mike Tauchman, Mike Ford
  • Player(s) most likely to lose a starting spot: Gardner, Andujar

Quick notes: So much of this hinges on the availability of Judge and Stanton come Opening Day.

Pitching Rotation

# NAME R/L
1 Gerrit Cole R
2 James Paxton L
3 Masahiro Tanaka R
4 Jordan Montgomery L
5 J.A. Happ L

 

  • Better than his ADP: Paxton (150)
  • Worse than his ADP: None
  • Starter least likely to stick in the rotation: Montgomery
  • Non-starter most likely to enter the rotation: Jonathan Loaisiga

Quick notes: Paxton should be considered questionable for the Opening Day rotation.

Bullpen

Prospects

Other Helpful Fantasy Info

  • Park Factor: 98.5 for runs, 107.5 for homers, 100.6 for singles, 82.1 for doubles, 67.7 for triples
  • Green Light Rating: Low
  • Likeliest 2020 roster moves: Garcia gets a shot in the rotation, many trips to the IL.
  • Bold Fantasy Prediction: Stanton plays a full season and is once again a top-25 pick in 2021.
  • Bland Fantasy Prediction: Gerrit Cole fails to post a top-10 season at SP.

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