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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Shohei Ohtani Note
Shohei Ohtani photo 50. Shohei Ohtani SP,DH
Ohtani didn't pitch at all in 2019 and likely won't do so until mid-May in 2020. But his bat looked just fine last year, proving that his 2018 skills he showed as a hitter were not a fluke. He'll likely settle back into a part-time DH role with the Angels, and if you can choose to deploy him as both a pitcher and a hitter in any given week, Ohtani should provide immense value as a fantasy player. Even if not, he should contribute on either end of the spectrum, so draft him with a high degree of confidence.
27 weeks ago
Hansel Robles Note
Hansel Robles photo 66. Hansel Robles RP
The regression never came for Robles last year, as he somehow managed to avoid walks despite struggling with them his entire career. He'll enter the year as the Angels' closer but it's a big gamble to think lightning will strike twice with such a mercurial pitcher. The safer bet is that Robles' walk and home run rates will return to his career levels, making him a closer unlikely to hold his job all year.
27 weeks ago
Andrew Heaney Note
Andrew Heaney photo 68. Andrew Heaney SP
Heaney's 14.2% swinging strike rate was elite last year. But, as usual, he just couldn't put it all together. There's a monster somewhere inside Heaney - a 3.50 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 200 strikeout season lurks within. But it's still a mystery as to whether fantasy owners will ever see it. Draft him for his potential and hope to see it this year, but don't bank on the production.
27 weeks ago
Dylan Bundy Note
Dylan Bundy photo 88. Dylan Bundy SP
Griffin Canning Note
Griffin Canning photo 104. Griffin Canning SP
Canning has UCL damage, and although Tommy John surgery isn't currently on the table, it certainly seems like a possibility. Despite his upside, with the developments, Canning shouldn't be drafted in fantasy leagues until one of the very last picks, if at all.
27 weeks ago
Ty Buttrey Note
Ty Buttrey photo 167. Ty Buttrey RP
Patrick Sandoval Note
Patrick Sandoval photo 237. Patrick Sandoval SP
Noe Ramirez Note
Noe Ramirez photo 273. Noe Ramirez SP,RP
Keynan Middleton Note
Keynan Middleton photo 279. Keynan Middleton RP
Matt Andriese Note
Matt Andriese photo 327. Matt Andriese RP
Felix Pena Note
Felix Pena photo 415. Felix Pena SP,RP
Gerardo Reyes Note
Gerardo Reyes photo 428. Gerardo Reyes RP
Jose Suarez Note
Jose Suarez photo 445. Jose Suarez SP
Thomas Pannone Note
Thomas Pannone photo 455. Thomas Pannone SP,RP
Justin Anderson Note
Justin Anderson photo 503. Justin Anderson RP
Jaime Barria Note
Jaime Barria photo 513. Jaime Barria SP,RP
Mike Mayers Note
Mike Mayers photo 515. Mike Mayers RP
Jose Soriano Note
Jose Soriano photo 522. Jose Soriano SP
Taylor Cole Note
Taylor Cole photo 603. Taylor Cole SP,RP
Kyle Keller Note
Kyle Keller photo 616. Kyle Keller RP
Jose Quijada Note
Jose Quijada photo 622. Jose Quijada RP
Dillon Peters Note
Dillon Peters photo 629. Dillon Peters SP,RP
Luke Bard Note
Luke Bard photo 642. Luke Bard SP,RP
Hoby Milner Note
Hoby Milner photo 717. Hoby Milner RP