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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Bryce Harper Note
Bryce Harper photo 20. Bryce Harper RF
Aaron Nola Note
Aaron Nola photo 69. Aaron Nola SP
Nola simply wasn't very good in 2019. His control took a major step back and batters consistently made better contact against him, particularly against his fastball. Whether it was an aberration for the youngster after two years of major growth, or whether perhaps Nola isn't as good as previously thought, is an open question. But given how drastically his control dipped, fantasy owners would be wise to give Nola somewhat of a pass for his 2019. He can't be drafted as an ace, but as a second starter? Go for it.
16 weeks ago
J.T. Realmuto Note
J.T. Realmuto photo 73. J.T. Realmuto C
Rhys Hoskins Note
Rhys Hoskins photo 99. Rhys Hoskins 1B
Zack Wheeler Note
Zack Wheeler photo 117. Zack Wheeler SP
Wheeler's numbers declined from his breakout 2018 season but, overall, there were plenty of gains. He upped his strikeout rate and velocity, cut his walk rate, and set a career high in innings. Now with the Phillies, he'll see a downgrade in park, but because he's been able to avoid home runs over the last two seasons, the move should not have too much of an impact. Wheeler probably won't develop into a fantasy ace, but he's, at worst, a strong third fantasy starter.
16 weeks ago
Brandon Workman Note
Brandon Workman photo 149. Brandon Workman RP
Workman was never the guy for the Red Sox . . . until one day he just was. When he finally locked down the closer's role, he was fantastic, striking out batters at will and pitching to a 1.88 ERA. His WHIP hovered near 1.00 despite the fact that he walked more than 5.5 batters per nine innings, a feat which he's unlikely to duplicate. In short, while Workman will close for the Red Sox, he'll need to improve his control in order to hold the job for the whole year.
16 weeks ago
Jean Segura Note
Jean Segura photo 151. Jean Segura 2B,3B,SS
You know who didn't love stolen bases? Gabe Kapler. You know who isn't the manager of the Phillies anymore? Gabe Kapler. Segura's numbers stayed relatively consistent last year, except his stolen base totals dropped from the 20-30 range to just 10. But with Kapler out of town, there's every reason to expect the 30-year-old Segura to return to being a 20-steal player with a plus batting average who will chip in everywhere. With dual-eligibility coming, Segura shouldn't be forgotten on draft day.
16 weeks ago
Hector Neris Note
Hector Neris photo 154. Hector Neris RP
Neris tested positive for COVID-19 but is back in camp and looks good to go for the regular season. He morphed into a reliable option in the ninth inning for the Phillies last year, and should be so again assuming his health permits.
10 weeks ago
Didi Gregorius Note
Didi Gregorius photo 167. Didi Gregorius SS
Andrew McCutchen Note
Andrew McCutchen photo 171. Andrew McCutchen LF
McCutchen's career with the Phillies was off to a promising start until he tore his ACL running the bases. Although the Phillies were only "hopeful" for April, it now seems likely that McCutchen will be ready for the start of the season. When healthy, McCutchen has developed into a low-batting average, solid overall contributor, and he can still help fantasy owners in 2020. Far from a star, but draftable.
16 weeks ago
Scott Kingery Note
Scott Kingery photo 208. Scott Kingery 2B,3B,CF
Kingery has reported to camp after initially dealing with COVID-19. He says that he's still dealing with his recovery, including some shortness of breath, but it appears likely that he'll be ready to go when the season begins.
10 weeks ago
Spencer Howard Note
Spencer Howard photo 379. Spencer Howard SP
Vince Velasquez Note
Vince Velasquez photo 414. Vince Velasquez SP,RP
Jay Bruce Note
Jay Bruce photo 424. Jay Bruce LF,RF
Zach Eflin Note
Zach Eflin photo 434. Zach Eflin SP
Jake Arrieta Note
Jake Arrieta photo 448. Jake Arrieta SP
Adam Haseley Note
Adam Haseley photo 537. Adam Haseley CF,LF
David Robertson Note
David Robertson photo 548. David Robertson RP
Odubel Herrera Note
Odubel Herrera photo 559. Odubel Herrera CF
Jose Alvarez Note
Jose Alvarez photo 656. Jose Alvarez RP
Alec Bohm Note
Alec Bohm photo 657. Alec Bohm 3B
Roman Quinn Note
Roman Quinn photo 668. Roman Quinn CF
Adam Morgan Note
Adam Morgan photo 685. Adam Morgan RP
Blake Parker Note
Blake Parker photo 693. Blake Parker RP
Ranger Suarez Note
Ranger Suarez photo 728. Ranger Suarez RP
Jonathan Lucroy Note
Jonathan Lucroy photo 735. Jonathan Lucroy C
David Phelps Note
David Phelps photo 770. David Phelps RP
Heath Hembree Note
Heath Hembree photo 786. Heath Hembree RP
Enyel De Los Santos Note
Enyel De Los Santos photo 816. Enyel De Los Santos RP
Victor Arano Note
Victor Arano photo 817. Victor Arano RP
Andrew Knapp Note
Andrew Knapp photo 867. Andrew Knapp C
Tommy Hunter Note
Tommy Hunter photo 912. Tommy Hunter RP
David Hale Note
David Hale photo 1023. David Hale RP
Deolis Guerra Note
Deolis Guerra photo 1057. Deolis Guerra RP
Greg Bird Note
Greg Bird photo 1075. Greg Bird 1B
Cole Irvin Note
Cole Irvin photo 1167. Cole Irvin RP
Garrett Cleavinger Note
Garrett Cleavinger photo 1210. Garrett Cleavinger RP
Reggie McClain Note
Reggie McClain photo 1215. Reggie McClain RP
JD Hammer Note
JD Hammer photo 1261. JD Hammer RP
Trevor Kelley Note
Trevor Kelley photo 1298. Trevor Kelley RP
Anthony Swarzak Note
Anthony Swarzak photo 1305. Anthony Swarzak RP
Kyle Garlick Note
Kyle Garlick photo 1379. Kyle Garlick LF
Arquimedes Gamboa Note
Arquimedes Gamboa photo 1416. Arquimedes Gamboa SS
Mickey Moniak Note
Mickey Moniak photo 1493. Mickey Moniak CF
Phil Gosselin Note
Phil Gosselin photo 1495. Phil Gosselin LF
Nick Martini Note
Nick Martini photo 1508. Nick Martini LF
Mikie Mahtook Note
Mikie Mahtook photo 1531. Mikie Mahtook CF
Ronald Torreyes Note
Ronald Torreyes photo 1543. Ronald Torreyes SS