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Most Accurate Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections: Outfielders (2024)

Most Accurate Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections: Outfielders (2024)

It can be helpful to get an early sense of where the experts stand in terms of initial fantasy baseball projections. Our consensus fantasy baseball projections include some of the most accurate experts in the fantasy baseball community. Let’s take a look at some of their fantasy baseball projections below. And you can create customized consensus fantasy baseball projections using the most accurate experts here.

2024 Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections

Player Team Positions AB R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF 586 126 37 99 55 0.313 0.395 0.572 0.967
Julio Rodriguez SEA CF 597 101 31 90 33 0.283 0.34 0.507 0.847
Corbin Carroll ARI LF,CF,RF 555 101 22 76 42 0.279 0.35 0.487 0.837
Mookie Betts LAD 2B,RF 567 107 33 98 13 0.285 0.374 0.532 0.906
Kyle Tucker HOU RF 563 98 30 96 24 0.282 0.36 0.515 0.875
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD RF 573 102 35 97 30 0.278 0.35 0.529 0.878
Aaron Judge NYY RF,DH 511 104 47 113 7 0.278 0.395 0.6 0.995
Juan Soto NYY LF 530 107 36 98 10 0.278 0.416 0.54 0.957
Yordan Alvarez HOU LF,DH 507 96 38 106 0 0.298 0.391 0.592 0.983
Luis Robert Jr. CWS CF 554 86 30 83 19 0.27 0.313 0.494 0.807
Michael Harris II ATL CF 556 89 21 76 24 0.284 0.327 0.471 0.798
Randy Arozarena TB LF 555 90 25 76 30 0.26 0.335 0.454 0.79
Adolis Garcia TEX RF 570 89 33 92 15 0.243 0.304 0.472 0.776
Nolan Jones COL LF,RF 504 82 23 74 16 0.267 0.352 0.473 0.825
Mike Trout LAA CF 463 84 34 88 3 0.267 0.363 0.549 0.912
Cody Bellinger CHC 1B,CF 524 79 23 78 18 0.257 0.321 0.455 0.776
Jazz Chisholm Jr. MIA CF 489 80 25 70 33 0.246 0.309 0.458 0.767
Christian Yelich MIL LF,DH 541 88 17 67 23 0.263 0.359 0.421 0.781
Josh Lowe TB RF,DH 492 68 17 63 24 0.249 0.309 0.42 0.728
Kyle Schwarber PHI LF,DH 539 94 41 105 3 0.225 0.345 0.498 0.843
Bryan Reynolds PIT LF 568 84 23 84 8 0.272 0.341 0.46 0.801
Nick Castellanos PHI RF 573 76 24 86 7 0.261 0.307 0.451 0.758
Seiya Suzuki CHC RF 510 78 22 76 10 0.272 0.351 0.466 0.817
George Springer TOR RF,DH 518 78 22 70 14 0.257 0.327 0.436 0.762
Spencer Steer CIN 1B,3B,LF 510 71 20 74 8 0.254 0.324 0.437 0.761
Jordan Walker STL RF 487 67 16 64 10 0.265 0.324 0.428 0.752
Evan Carter TEX LF 494 75 16 61 17 0.253 0.334 0.42 0.754
Lane Thomas WSH RF 547 76 21 69 15 0.247 0.303 0.425 0.728
Teoscar Hernandez LAD RF,DH 512 76 26 83 8 0.264 0.313 0.479 0.792
Anthony Santander BAL RF,DH 552 76 29 86 3 0.246 0.307 0.459 0.766
Ian Happ CHC LF 548 80 20 75 11 0.252 0.342 0.426 0.768
Riley Greene DET CF 523 76 17 65 9 0.27 0.337 0.435 0.772
Cedric Mullins II BAL CF 511 75 19 63 29 0.244 0.306 0.419 0.725
TJ Friedl CIN LF,CF 484 71 15 58 21 0.252 0.317 0.411 0.728
Jorge Soler SF RF,DH 490 75 30 82 1 0.246 0.332 0.477 0.809
Esteury Ruiz OAK CF 445 63 7 33 51 0.247 0.292 0.36 0.652
Jackson Chourio MIL CF 474 60 14 58 17 0.254 0.295 0.405 0.7
Masataka Yoshida BOS LF,DH 511 70 15 70 4 0.287 0.347 0.444 0.791
Chas McCormick HOU LF,CF,RF 451 68 19 62 15 0.249 0.321 0.424 0.745


What is Fantasy Baseball?

Fantasy baseball is an online game where participants act as managers of virtual baseball teams based on real-life Major League Baseball (MLB) players. The performance of these players in actual games determines the results in the fantasy league. It’s a blend of skill, strategy, and a little bit of luck, akin to the real-world decisions team managers must make.

Basic Strategy for Fantasy Baseball Success

1. Understand Your League’s Format and Scoring

Before drafting your team, it’s essential to understand the scoring system and rules of your specific league, as this will influence your drafting and management strategy. Knowing whether you’re in a points-based, category-based, or head-to-head league will guide you in selecting players whose strengths align with the scoring system.

2. Drafting Your Team Wisely

A solid draft is the foundation of a successful season. Here are a few tips for the drafting phase:

  • Balanced Team: Ensure you have a balanced team with a mix of power hitters, average hitters, speedsters, starting pitchers, and relievers.
  • Position Scarcity: Be aware of the depth of talent at each position. Some positions, like shortstop, may have fewer high-quality players, making it beneficial to draft a top player at that position early.
  • High-Floor Players: Early in the draft, focus on players with a proven track record of consistency.
  • Upside Picks: In the later rounds, look for “upside” players. These are athletes who have the potential to outperform their draft position.

3. In-Season Management

  • Stay Active: Constantly look for ways to improve your team through waivers, trades, and free-agent pickups.
  • Mind the Matchups: Pay attention to player matchups, platoon splits, and ballparks. Starting a pitcher in a hitter-friendly park, for example, can be risky.
  • Injury Management: Stay on top of player injuries and have backups ready for your key players.


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