2019 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep

Check out our best draft articles by topic category.

Must-Reads | StrategyProspectsMock Drafts | Profiles | Dynasty | Draft Kit


Must-Reads

Ranking Closer Situations
Looking at all 30 teams and their current bullpen situations

Bobby Sylvester’s Top 250 Players
The latest overall and positional  rankings from FantasyPros expert, Bobby Sylvester

Position-by-Position Primer
C | 1B | 2B | OF
Preview each position with in-depth breakdowns of who to keep your eye on

Targets by Category
AVG/OBP | HR | RunsRBIs

MLB Park Factors
Insight into which ballparks can help or hurt you in fantasy

10 Players to Watch in Spring Training
The experts identify which players need to be paid attention to during spring

9 Hitters & Pitchers Being Undervalued Early On
Fantasy experts provide analysis on early consensus rankings and name who’s being undervalued

10 Hitters & Pitchers Being Overvalued Early On
The experts named hitters and pitchers that are overvalued in the consensus rankings

Top Offseason Risers
Fantasy experts name which hitters & pitchers benefitted the most from the offseason

Top Offseason Fallers
Fantasy experts name which hitters & pitchers lost the most value from the offseason

8 Hitters & Pitchers who will Disappoint
Fantasy experts name which hitters & pitchers are overpriced and will ultimately disappoint owners

Pitchers with Dual Eligibility
Starting Pitchers | Relief Pitchers
These pitchers can give you that extra boost in production with their dual-eligibility

Post-Hype Sleepers
These seven names are being slept on after not living up to expectations in the past

Stolen Base Primer
Insight into which teams and managers are the best to target for steals

Innings Limits to Monitor
These pitchers could see fewer innings to produce due to injury concerns

Position Scarcity Guide
A guide to what positions you should attack at different points in the draft

Player Targets in Points vs. Roto Leagues
View players that will provide greater benefits in each particular league configuration

Auction Draft Tips ($)
Detailed step by step guide of how to prepare for and win your auction draft.

Understanding & Using Advanced Stats
Breaking down sabermetrics and advanced stats into easy to understand tools to help you win

Breakout Hitters & Pitchers
Hitters | Pitchers
Players who have a legitimate shot at being major fantasy contributors in 2019

5 Young Players w/ Big Hype
See how to approach these shiny new toys this draft season

Analysis of Second-Half Performers
A lowdown on what to expect from players who performed well in the second half of 2018

Drafting Elite Middle Relief Pitchers
Advice on how to approach your draft when targeting elite middle relief pitchers

Overvaluing Innings Pitched
Insight into why pitchers who go deep don’t automatically equal value

Strategy

10 Mistakes Not to Repeat from Last Year
Reminders on what not to do compared to last season

Marmol Draft Strategy
A strategy that employs setup men instead of closers

10 Tips to Dominate your Snake Draft
Advice on what you should do to prepare for your snake draft in order to dominate

Targeting Hitters Early
Insight into what the pros are of targeting hitters early

Targeting Pitchers Early
Insight into what the pros are of targeting pitchers early

Punting Categories
Learn how and when to punt categories

Categories League Tips
Guide on how to prepare for a categories league format

Points League Tips
Guide on how to prepare for a points league format

Categories vs. Points Strategy

Roto vs. Head-to-Head Strategy

Head-to-Head Points League Tips
Guide on how to approach a head-to-head league format with points scoring

Auction Draft Tips ($)
Detailed step by step guide of how to prepare for and win your auction draft

Drafting Elite Middle Relief Pitchers
Advice on how to approach your draft when targeting elite middle relief pitchers

Draft Preparation for the 2019 Season
A look into potential changes baseball could face in 2019 and how to attack the draft

Trading Away Top Prospects
Insight into why trading away top prospects is a good strategy in dynasty

Prospects

Bobby Sylvester’s Top 500 Prospects Worldwide ($)
Rundown of the top 500 prospects across the globe

Top Rookies to Target
Seven players who could make an impact on fantasy teams this year

Top 5 Prospect by Position
View which prospects at each position are the best for fantasy purposes

25 Prospects with Redraft League Impact
See which prospects have the potential to be impact players for redraft leagues

10 Off-the-Radar Impact Rookies
A list of rookies who could make an impression on fantasy rosters for 2019

33 Prospects to Watch for 2020 ($)
A look at prospects who should see their stock rise by the end of the season

Top MLB Amateur Prospects($)
A look at 10 players who have a great shot at being top 100 prospects by 2020

Top MLB International Prospects ($)
These prospects from overseas could be the next Shohei Ohtani

Mock Drafts

Early 12-Team Roto Expert Mock Draft (Standard 5×5 Scoring)
Analysis of a mock draft composed of experts from around the industry using standard 5×5 roto settings.

10-Team AL Only Mock Draft

10-Team NL Only Mock Draft

Mock Draft Analysis by Draft Position (12-Team Roto)
3rd | 5th | 6th | 10th | 11th

Profiles

Aaron Judge
Alex Bregman
Alex Wood
Andrew McCutchen
Anthony Rendon
Carlos Santana
Domingo Santana
Edwin Diaz
J.D. Martinez
J.T. Realmuto
James Paxton
Jean Segura
Josh Donaldson
Juan Soto
Jurickson Profar
Manny Machado
Paul Goldschmidt
Robinson Cano
Sonny Gray
Trea Turner
Trevor Story
Yasiel Puig
Yusei Kikuchi

Dynasty

Bobby Sylvester’s Top 400 Dynasty Rankings

Rebuilding a Dynasty Roster
Advice on how to plan the future for your team

Top 20 First-year Player Draft Rankings
Prepare for your dynasty rookie draft with our first-year-player rankings

9 Prospects to Target in Dynasty
A look at prospects who won’t require heavy costs in the trade market

Post-Hype Dynasty Targets
A look at which previously hyped players you should still consider drafting

5 Players to Sell After Career Years
Get the most out of these five players by trading them away at their peak value

4 Veterans to Trade Away
Consider trading these vets away while you still can

Trading Away Top Prospects
Insight into why trading away top prospects is a good strategy in dynasty

Deep Prospects to Remember
These prospects are not household names but could contribute this season

33 Prospects to Watch for 2020 ($)
A look at prospects who should see their stock rise by the end of the season

Top MLB Amateur Prospects ($)
A look at 10 players who have a great shot at being top 100 prospects by 2020

Top MLB International Prospects ($)
These prospects from overseas could be the next Shohei Ohtani