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San Francisco Giants 2020 Fantasy Baseball Preview

by Michael Waterloo | @MichaelWaterloo | Featured Writer
Apr 16, 2020

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Welcome back to our 2020 team-by-team previews. Today we will be checking out one of the worst teams in terms of fantasy production this year, the San Francisco Giants.

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Starting Lineup

1 Brandon Crawford SS
2 Evan Longoria 3B
3 Brandon Belt 1B
4 Buster Posey C
5 Mike Yastrzemski RF
6 Alex Dickerson LF
7 Mauricio Dubon 2B
8 Billy Hamilton CF


Quick notes: This offense is terrible. Buster Posey is the only player going inside of the top-250 in FantasyPros’ ADP. The next highest player taken is Mike Yastrzemski at 295. The Giants are committed to playing Mauricio Dubon, so he’s worth a flier toward the end of drafts.

Pitching Rotation

1 Johnny Cueto R
2 Jeff Samardzija R
3 Kevin Gausman R
4 Drew Smyly L
5 Andrew Suarez R


Quick notes: Like the offense, there’s not much of value here. There’s still upside with Kevin Gausman — if you really, really try hard enough to find it — and Jeff Samardzija, if healthy, can be an innings eater for you. That’s really it.


Quick notes: Rinse and repeat with the rest of the team. Tony Watson is good, but he could be dealt at the trade deadline.


Other Helpful Fantasy Info

  • Park Factor: 87.8 for runs, 68.3 for homers, 102.9 for singles, 95.9 for doubles, 128.9 for triples
  • Green Light Rating: Unknown (new manager, LOW in Philadelphia)
  • Likeliest 2020 roster moves: Selling off veteran contracts for prospects.
  • Bold Fantasy Prediction: Joey Bart replaces Buster Posey as the everyday catcher in August.
  • Bland Fantasy Prediction: No Giants players finishes inside the top 300 on any fantasy player rater.

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