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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2022 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Eduardo Escobar Note
Eduardo Escobar photo 25. Eduardo Escobar
Escobar rarely gets much love from fantasy managers, probably because everything under the hood doesn't usually support his numbers. He almost always outperforms his expected statistics, and he offers no help in batting average or steals. But he does have plenty of pop (53 homers over his last two full seasons, at least 21 in each of his last four), and he's been a plus in runs scored and RBI despite playing on mediocre teams. He'll now be the everyday third baseman for the Mets, so managers can enjoy his dual eligibility, and his placement in the middle of a strong lineup should keep all his counting stats afloat. There's not a ton of upside with Escobar, but there's a high floor.
27 weeks ago
Jeff McNeil Note
Jeff McNeil photo 28. Jeff McNeil
McNeil's 2019 power outburst looks like a total anomaly, as he hit just seven home runs last year. His usual reliable batting average bottomed out to just .251 as he played through injury, but most of his underlying metrics looked strong. He'll rarely strike out, but there's just not that much that he can offer given his lack of power and speed. Worse still, he'll likely now bat in the bottom third of the Mets' batting order with the team's additions. There's little reason to consider McNeil in any capacity this year unless he somehow finds his power stroke.
26 weeks ago
Luis Guillorme Note
Luis Guillorme photo 107. Luis Guillorme
Yolmer Sanchez Note
Yolmer Sanchez photo 139. Yolmer Sanchez
Travis Blankenhorn Note
Travis Blankenhorn photo 147. Travis Blankenhorn