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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Kris Bryant Note
Kris Bryant photo 67. Kris Bryant 1B,3B,CF,LF,RF
Bryant had a terrible 2020 season, but it seems like fantasy managers are forgetting how consistent he's been. Over the last four seasons, he has a 162-game pace of a .278 average, 29 home runs, 112 run scored, 80 RBI, and five steals. His quality of contact was awful last season, but hard contact has never really been his calling card anyway, and he battled back and wrist injuries. Bryant doesn't deserve a mulligan entirely for last season, but give it minimal weight in your evaluation.
26 weeks ago
Mike Yastrzemski Note
Mike Yastrzemski photo 75. Mike Yastrzemski LF,CF,RF
Yastrzemski followed up his impressive 2019 season with an even better one last year, during which he slashed .297/.400/.568. His breakout has come extremely late - he'll be 31 years old by the end of the season - but he makes fairly solid contact and walks a ton. He's not going to hit .297 again - his xBA was just .254 and he had a .370 BABIP. But with the changes in Oracle Park leading to more power, he should be in line for at least a 20-homer season with decent counting stats. That's not sexy, but it's someone you can plug in as your fourth or fifth outfielder.
26 weeks ago
Alex Dickerson Note
Alex Dickerson photo 163. Alex Dickerson DH,LF
Buster Posey Note
Buster Posey photo 169. Buster Posey C,1B
Posey sat out the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the health of his adopted daughters, but he returns this year for what is almost certainly his final season with the Giants and perhaps his career. Posey is in his age-34 season, ancient for a catcher, and he's coming off two seasons during which he totaled a .741 OPS and a .688 OPS in 2018 and 2019 respectively. But he's healthy and appears refreshed, and the changes to Oracle Park last year should work in his benefit now. He's outside the top-12 catchers, but you can get away with him in a one-catcher league in a pinch.
26 weeks ago
Tommy La Stella Note
Tommy La Stella photo 174. Tommy La Stella 1B,2B,3B
Brandon Belt Note
Brandon Belt photo 179. Brandon Belt 1B,LF
Mauricio Dubon Note
Mauricio Dubon photo 192. Mauricio Dubon 2B,3B,CF,SS
Donovan Solano Note
Donovan Solano photo 224. Donovan Solano 2B,3B,SS
Austin Slater Note
Austin Slater photo 227. Austin Slater 1B,CF,DH,LF,RF
Evan Longoria Note
Evan Longoria photo 231. Evan Longoria 3B
Wilmer Flores Note
Wilmer Flores photo 239. Wilmer Flores 1B,2B,3B,DH
Brandon Crawford Note
Brandon Crawford photo 275. Brandon Crawford SS
Joey Bart Note
Joey Bart photo 292. Joey Bart C
Mike Tauchman Note
Mike Tauchman photo 315. Mike Tauchman LF,CF,RF
Curt Casali Note
Curt Casali photo 339. Curt Casali C
Chadwick Tromp Note
Chadwick Tromp photo 352. Chadwick Tromp C
Heliot Ramos Note
Heliot Ramos photo 377. Heliot Ramos CF
Marco Luciano Note
Marco Luciano photo 394. Marco Luciano SS
Darin Ruf Note
Darin Ruf photo 460. Darin Ruf 1B,LF,RF
Jaylin Davis Note
Jaylin Davis photo 475. Jaylin Davis RF
Thairo Estrada Note
Thairo Estrada photo 513. Thairo Estrada 2B,SS
Hunter Bishop Note
Hunter Bishop photo 517. Hunter Bishop CF
Luis Matos Note
Luis Matos photo 522. Luis Matos CF
Luis Toribio Note
Luis Toribio photo 556. Luis Toribio 3B,SS
Steven Duggar Note
Steven Duggar photo 572. Steven Duggar LF,CF,RF
Michael Reed Note
Michael Reed photo 634. Michael Reed LF,RF
Wyatt Mathisen Note
Wyatt Mathisen photo 637. Wyatt Mathisen 1B,3B
Braden Bishop Note
Braden Bishop photo 640. Braden Bishop CF,LF,RF
LaMonte Wade Jr. Note
LaMonte Wade Jr. photo 666. LaMonte Wade Jr. 1B,CF,LF,RF
Luis Alexander Basabe Note
Luis Alexander Basabe photo 690. Luis Alexander Basabe RF
Jason Vosler Note
Jason Vosler photo 700. Jason Vosler 3B
Luis Gonzalez Note
Luis Gonzalez photo 707. Luis Gonzalez CF