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Washington Nationals 2020 Fantasy Baseball Preview

Apr 3, 2020

Trea Turner has the potential to be a top-five hitter this season in fantasy.

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Welcome back to our MLB 2020 team previews! We’ll be talking about the defending World Champion Washington Nationals in this post. Let’s get into it.

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Starting Lineup

# NAME POS
1 Trea Turner SS
2 Adam Eaton OF
3 Starlin Castro 2B
4 Juan Soto OF
5 Eric Thames 1B
6 Victor Robles OF
7 Yan Gomes C
8 Carter Kieboom 3B

 

Quick notes: Probable platoon at first base between Thames and Ryan Zimmerman, and a bit of a logjam at second base with Castro, Kendrick, and Asdrubal Cabrera.

Pitching Rotation

# NAME R/L
1 Max Scherzer R
2 Stephen Strasburg R
3 Patrick Corbin L
4 Anibal Sanchez R
5 Joe Ross R

 

Bullpen

Quick notes: This is one of the shakiest closer situations in the league as Doolittle lost the job for some time last year.

Prospects

Other Helpful Fantasy Info

  • Park Factor: 109.6 for runs, 115.8 for homers, 107.7 for singles, 115.5 for doubles, 77.4 for triples (league average = 100)
  • Green Light Rating: High
  • Likeliest 2020 roster moves: Lots of platooning, some shuffling at the back end of the rotation and in the bullpen.
  • Bold Fantasy Prediction: Trea Turner is a top 5 overall hitter this year.
  • Bland Fantasy Prediction: Only Turner and Soto prove to be worth starting every day in fantasy.

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