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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Eduardo Rodriguez Note
Eduardo Rodriguez photo 73. Eduardo Rodriguez SP
Rodriguez missed the entire 2020 season because of serious complications from a heart conditions caused by COVID-19, but he looks to be healthy heading into 2021. Assuming he doesn't have any setbacks, he should be considered one of the safest pitchers in the game. You know what you're going to get from Rodriguez: an ERA around 4.00, a WHIP around 1.30, and solid strikeouts. Those numbers won't wow you, but Rodriguez has consistently limited hard contact throughout his career, so he should retain what amounts to a fairly high floor. Plus, the usual innings concerns shouldn't be as much of a factor for him, considering nearly every pitcher has similar concerns after 2020. For a late-round pitcher, he's hardly an upside play, but he should be someone you can stick in the back end of your rotation and not think much about it.
37 weeks ago
Tarik Skubal Note
Tarik Skubal photo 123. Tarik Skubal SP
Spencer Turnbull Note
Spencer Turnbull photo 145. Spencer Turnbull SP
Casey Mize Note
Casey Mize photo 158. Casey Mize SP
Gregory Soto Note
Gregory Soto photo 183. Gregory Soto RP
Bryan Garcia Note
Bryan Garcia photo 190. Bryan Garcia RP
Garcia is the favorite for the closer's role in Detroit, but don't be fooled by his 1.66 ERA last year, as it came with a 5.74 xFIP and a 4.98 K/9 mark. His minor league career has been fairly stellar (2.50 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 11.5 K/9), and he has extensive experience as a closer from both college and the minors. If you're drafting a Tigers reliever, it should be Garcia, but only at a bargain-basement price.
37 weeks ago
Matt Manning Note
Matt Manning photo 227. Matt Manning SP
Jose Cisnero Note
Jose Cisnero photo 287. Jose Cisnero RP
Tyler Alexander Note
Tyler Alexander photo 305. Tyler Alexander SP,RP
Joe Jimenez Note
Joe Jimenez photo 317. Joe Jimenez RP
Jacob Barnes Note
Jacob Barnes photo 401. Jacob Barnes RP
Michael Fulmer Note
Michael Fulmer photo 495. Michael Fulmer SP
Joey Wentz Note
Joey Wentz photo 522. Joey Wentz SP
Nolan Blackwood Note
Nolan Blackwood photo 759. Nolan Blackwood RP
Nivaldo Rodriguez Note
Nivaldo Rodriguez photo 836. Nivaldo Rodriguez RP
David McKay Note
David McKay photo 846. David McKay RP
Will Vest Note
Will Vest photo 848. Will Vest RP
Jason Foley Note
Jason Foley photo 858. Jason Foley RP
Kyle Funkhouser Note
Kyle Funkhouser photo 873. Kyle Funkhouser RP
Rony Garcia Note
Rony Garcia photo 887. Rony Garcia RP