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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

Hitters

Player Team Positions AB R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
Ronald Acuna Jr. ATL RF 588 129 37 98 56 0.314 0.396 0.573 0.969
Bobby Witt Jr. KC SS 608 103 30 89 45 0.281 0.327 0.505 0.832
Julio Rodriguez SEA CF 599 102 32 91 33 0.283 0.34 0.509 0.848
Mookie Betts LAD 2B,RF 573 109 33 96 14 0.284 0.372 0.527 0.899
Corbin Carroll ARI LF,CF,RF 565 102 23 78 42 0.278 0.348 0.486 0.835
Kyle Tucker HOU RF 564 98 31 98 25 0.283 0.361 0.519 0.88
Freddie Freeman LAD 1B 586 103 26 96 15 0.304 0.383 0.509 0.892
Fernando Tatis Jr. SD RF 582 104 35 96 30 0.278 0.349 0.527 0.876
Aaron Judge NYY RF,DH 518 105 46 112 7 0.276 0.392 0.589 0.981
Juan Soto NYY LF 531 109 37 99 11 0.28 0.419 0.544 0.963
Shohei Ohtani LAD DH,SP 527 107 39 103 21 0.285 0.384 0.577 0.961
Trea Turner PHI SS 611 95 23 83 30 0.28 0.329 0.461 0.791
Jose Ramirez CLE 3B,DH 577 93 27 95 27 0.279 0.356 0.498 0.853
Matt Olson ATL 1B 562 102 41 111 2 0.267 0.365 0.539 0.904
Yordan Alvarez HOU LF,DH 513 99 39 107 1 0.298 0.391 0.592 0.983
Bryce Harper PHI 1B,DH 534 94 28 93 12 0.283 0.386 0.513 0.899
Austin Riley ATL 3B 591 98 37 106 2 0.279 0.343 0.531 0.874
Rafael Devers BOS 3B 578 94 35 102 4 0.283 0.351 0.53 0.881
Ozzie Albies ATL 2B 589 94 27 91 15 0.273 0.326 0.483 0.809
Francisco Lindor NYM SS 578 89 27 86 22 0.254 0.326 0.453 0.778
Corey Seager TEX SS 508 86 31 91 2 0.296 0.366 0.547 0.912
Pete Alonso NYM 1B 563 89 41 108 4 0.251 0.329 0.516 0.845
Marcus Semien TEX 2B 609 98 28 86 17 0.265 0.332 0.469 0.801
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. TOR 1B,DH 582 94 33 102 6 0.287 0.362 0.518 0.88
Luis Robert Jr. CWS CF 566 85 31 87 19 0.269 0.312 0.492 0.804

Pitchers

Player Team IP K W SV ERA WHIP HR G GS
Spencer Strider ATL 179.7 254 15 0 3.26 1.08 21 30 30
Gerrit Cole NYY 192 214 13 0 3.69 1.13 28 31 31
Corbin Burnes BAL 187.4 198 12 0 3.67 1.19 22 31 31
Zack Wheeler PHI 187.3 194 13 0 3.53 1.13 22 31 31
Kevin Gausman TOR 184 214 12 0 3.58 1.15 23 30 30
Luis Castillo SEA 187.7 198 12 0 3.64 1.18 23 31 31
George Kirby SEA 179.6 168 12 0 3.64 1.11 23 31 31
Pablo Lopez MIN 182.9 202 12 0 3.55 1.16 21 31 31
Zac Gallen ARI 185.6 190 12 0 3.78 1.19 22 31 31
Tyler Glasnow LAD 139.2 175 11 0 3.58 1.13 18 25 25
Yoshinobu Yamamoto LAD 162.6 169 12 0 3.83 1.17 21 28 28
Tarik Skubal DET 155.1 179 10 0 3.41 1.13 18 28 28
Logan Webb SF 190.4 168 12 0 3.5 1.2 16 31 31
Aaron Nola PHI 184.8 192 12 0 3.86 1.14 26 30 30
Devin Williams MIL 63.6 89 4 30 2.99 1.17 6 64 0
Freddy Peralta MIL 163.5 196 11 0 3.65 1.15 22 29 29
Josh Hader HOU 60.4 87 3 32 3.23 1.14 7 61 0
Framber Valdez HOU 182.9 183 13 0 3.47 1.23 16 30 30
Max Fried ATL 166.5 160 13 0 3.47 1.19 17 29 29
Edwin Diaz NYM 62.4 96 3 34 2.89 1.05 6 61 0
Emmanuel Clase CLE 66.1 63 3 33 2.98 1.1 5 65 0
Logan Gilbert SEA 180.8 176 11 0 3.96 1.18 26 31 31
Blake Snell 165.3 209 11 0 3.74 1.29 19 29 29
Jhoan Duran MIN 64.6 85 3 29 2.82 1.13 5 63 0
Zach Eflin TB 165.8 159 11 0 3.63 1.12 21 29 29


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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