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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Jose Altuve Note
Jose Altuve photo 6. Jose Altuve
Altuve had a rough 2020 season (like most Astros offensive players), but it was particularly drastic for him. After batting .298 (which was low for him) with 31 home runs in 2019, he batted just .219 with five home runs last year, and he struck out more than he ever had before. But, like his counterpart in the middle infield, Carlos Correa, Altuve had a strong postseason, slashing .375/.500/.720 with five home runs. It's reasonable to write off Altuve's regular season as a slump that he would have broken out of in light of his postseason, though with just eight steals combined over his previous two seasons, stolen bases may not be a big part of his game going forward (though his sprint speed is still excellent). Expect a bounce-back campaign in most categories, and take the undervalued Altuve as a solid starting second baseman.
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Aledmys Diaz Note
Aledmys Diaz photo 80. Aledmys Diaz
Robel Garcia Note
Robel Garcia photo 118. Robel Garcia
Alex De Goti Note
Alex De Goti photo 149. Alex De Goti