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Most Accurate Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections (2024)

Most Accurate Fantasy Baseball Draft Projections (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

Hitter Projections

Player Team Positions AB R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SO SLG OPS
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF 586 126 37 99 55 0.313 0.395 106 0.571 0.966
Bobby Witt Jr. KC SS 599 102 29 87 44 0.282 0.327 119 0.507 0.834
Julio Rodriguez SEA CF 597 101 31 90 33 0.283 0.34 155 0.507 0.848
Mookie Betts LAD 2B,RF 567 107 33 98 13 0.285 0.373 102 0.531 0.905
Corbin Carroll ARI LF,CF,RF 555 101 22 76 42 0.279 0.35 130 0.486 0.836
Kyle Tucker HOU RF 563 98 30 95 24 0.282 0.36 93 0.515 0.875
Freddie Freeman LAD 1B 589 104 25 96 15 0.304 0.383 106 0.509 0.891
Aaron Judge NYY RF,DH 514 104 47 113 7 0.277 0.394 167 0.598 0.992
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD RF 573 102 35 97 30 0.278 0.35 146 0.528 0.878
Juan Soto NYY LF 530 107 36 98 10 0.278 0.417 109 0.54 0.957
Shohei Ohtani LAD DH,SP 513 105 39 103 21 0.289 0.388 140 0.587 0.974
Trea Turner PHI SS 610 96 23 84 30 0.28 0.329 134 0.462 0.792
Jose Ramirez CLE 3B,DH 576 92 27 94 27 0.277 0.354 72 0.496 0.85
Matt Olson ATL 1B 565 101 41 110 2 0.267 0.364 148 0.538 0.901
Yordan Alvarez HOU LF,DH 507 97 38 106 0 0.298 0.391 116 0.592 0.983
Bryce Harper PHI 1B,DH 532 94 28 91 12 0.283 0.386 133 0.51 0.896
Austin Riley ATL 3B 591 99 38 105 2 0.28 0.344 157 0.535 0.88
Rafael Devers BOS 3B 570 90 35 102 4 0.282 0.35 118 0.529 0.879
Corey Seager TEX SS 499 83 31 92 2 0.297 0.367 91 0.552 0.919
Ozzie Albies ATL 2B 584 92 27 90 16 0.272 0.324 109 0.481 0.805
Marcus Semien TEX 2B 606 97 28 88 16 0.264 0.332 111 0.47 0.801
Pete Alonso NYM 1B 563 88 41 107 4 0.252 0.33 138 0.516 0.846
Francisco Lindor NYM SS 576 90 28 85 22 0.254 0.325 126 0.454 0.78
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B,DH 583 93 33 100 6 0.288 0.362 96 0.516 0.878
Luis Robert Jr. CWS CF 554 86 30 83 19 0.27 0.313 156 0.494 0.807

Pitcher Projections

Player Team IP K W SV ERA WHIP ER H BB HR GS
Spencer Strider ATL 181.7 254 15 0 3.28 1.08 66 136 61 21 30
Gerrit Cole NYY 197.5 222 14 0 3.62 1.12 79 171 51 28 31
Corbin Burnes BAL 192.5 205 12 0 3.65 1.18 78 169 59 23 31
Zack Wheeler PHI 192.1 197 13 0 3.53 1.13 75 172 46 22 31
Kevin Gausman TOR 188 217 13 0 3.45 1.14 72 165 50 23 31
Luis Castillo SEA 191.3 202 13 0 3.6 1.18 77 168 58 24 31
Pablo Lopez MIN 188.9 209 13 0 3.51 1.15 74 166 51 22 31
George Kirby SEA 186.4 177 12 0 3.6 1.11 75 176 30 24 31
Zac Gallen ARI 191.6 197 13 0 3.73 1.19 80 175 52 23 31
Tyler Glasnow LAD 146.2 184 11 0 3.49 1.13 57 119 45 18 25
Yoshinobu Yamamoto LAD 175 187 12 0 3.87 1.17 75 157 48 24 28
Tarik Skubal DET 162.9 187 11 0 3.38 1.13 61 140 44 18 28
Aaron Nola PHI 190.6 198 12 0 3.85 1.14 82 176 42 27 31
Logan Webb SF 196.3 176 12 0 3.46 1.19 75 191 43 17 31
Devin Williams MIL 63.7 88 4 31 2.97 1.18 21 45 30 6 0
Framber Valdez HOU 191.1 192 14 0 3.39 1.22 72 172 62 17 30
Max Fried ATL 174.8 167 13 0 3.47 1.2 67 167 43 18 29
Josh Hader HOU 61 87 3 32 3.21 1.16 22 44 27 7 0
Freddy Peralta MIL 164.8 197 11 0 3.69 1.16 68 134 57 22 29
Edwin Diaz NYM 62.8 96 4 34 2.75 1.05 19 44 22 6 0
Logan Gilbert SEA 185.5 184 12 0 3.85 1.16 79 172 43 26 31
Blake Snell 164.4 207 11 0 3.58 1.27 65 131 78 19 29
Emmanuel Clase CLE 66 67 4 34 3.05 1.13 22 58 16 5 0
Kodai Senga NYM 178.4 206 12 0 3.72 1.27 74 150 77 21 29
Zach Eflin TB 174.7 169 12 0 3.64 1.13 71 165 32 22 30


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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