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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Max Fried Note
Max Fried photo 34. Max Fried SP,RP
Ian Anderson Note
Ian Anderson photo 39. Ian Anderson SP
Charlie Morton Note
Charlie Morton photo 53. Charlie Morton SP
Morton's 2020 numbers were poor, without question. He was limited to just 38 regular season innings because of a shoulder injury, and pitched to a 4.74 ERA and 1.39 WHIP. His velocity was way down early in the season (when he got hit hard) and trickled up after he returned, but he got back to his normal 95 MPH fastball in the postseason and totaled a 2.70 ERA. Now 37 and with the Braves, the question is whether fantasy managers can write off Morton's down 2020 season considering his sterling post-season, or whether his age and injury history means they should avoid him. In reality, the answer is neither. Morton should still have gas left in the tank considering his playoff run, but should only be drafted as a value, meaning no earlier than a low-end SP3. Grab him there, at which point the risk-reward balance should reach an equilibrium.
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Mike Soroka Note
Mike Soroka photo 63. Mike Soroka SP
Chris Martin Note
Chris Martin photo 82. Chris Martin RP
Drew Smyly Note
Drew Smyly photo 127. Drew Smyly SP
Will Smith Note
Will Smith photo 136. Will Smith RP
Tyler Matzek Note
Tyler Matzek photo 174. Tyler Matzek SP
Kyle Wright Note
Kyle Wright photo 191. Kyle Wright SP
Bryse Wilson Note
Bryse Wilson photo 267. Bryse Wilson SP
A.J. Minter Note
A.J. Minter photo 270. A.J. Minter RP