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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Walker Buehler Note
Walker Buehler photo 5. Walker Buehler SP
A 5.22 ERA in April scared fantasy owners, but Buehler quickly recovered from the Dodgers' ill-planned "ease into the year" plan. He looked precisely like the pitcher his fantasy owners had hoped for after that, ending the year with a 3.26 ERA and 1.04 WHIP with a 29.2% strikeout rate. His meager five percent walk rate was one of the best in the league, and with an incredibly strong offense behind him once again, Buehler should excel in all four of the starting pitching categories in 2020. Have no concerns.
21 weeks ago
Clayton Kershaw Note
Clayton Kershaw photo 10. Clayton Kershaw SP
Peak Kershaw may be gone, but the version that remains is pretty darn good himself. Kershaw passed 175 innings pitched for the first time since 2015 despite starting the season on the IL, and although his ERA crept above 3.00 for the first time since 2008, his overall numbers remain elite. With strong win potential always present, Kershaw is a fine second starter on your staff. But his days of carrying a fantasy team are behind him.
21 weeks ago
Kenley Jansen Note
Kenley Jansen photo 32. Kenley Jansen RP
Jansen finally reported to camp on Sunday, July 12, and revealed that he was delayed because he had tested positive for COVID-19. Dave Roberts stated that he expected Jansen to be ready for the regular season, which means he can be drafted as a top-10 closer.
14 weeks ago
Julio Urias Note
Julio Urias photo 64. Julio Urias SP,RP
Urias will begin the year in the Dodgers rotation, so the biggest hurdle to him having major fantasy value this year has been cleared. His ability to miss bats is elite and although he's struggled with control a bit in the majors, he has all the tools to succeed. There's plenty of upside, so if you have a solid base for your pitching staff, don't hesitate to pull the trigger a little early.
21 weeks ago
Dustin May Note
Dustin May photo 102. Dustin May RP,SP
May has solid raw stuff and did well in a 34-inning cameo with the Dodgers last year. With David Price opting out of the season, May has a chance to slide into the fifth spot in the rotation and contribute. He's a late-round pick with upside.
14 weeks ago
Alex Wood Note
Alex Wood photo 115. Alex Wood SP,RP
Wood will be in the Dodgers' rotation to start the year, and there's some reason for optimism. After an offseason spent with Driveline Baseball, Wood saw a velocity bump in the spring, and that usually portends better things for the veteran throughout his career. Don't go crazy with Wood, but he's fine as a late-round pick with upside.
21 weeks ago
Blake Treinen Note
Blake Treinen photo 148. Blake Treinen RP
Pedro Baez Note
Pedro Baez photo 182. Pedro Baez RP
Tony Gonsolin Note
Tony Gonsolin photo 233. Tony Gonsolin SP
Joe Kelly Note
Joe Kelly photo 255. Joe Kelly RP
Brusdar Graterol Note
Brusdar Graterol photo 259. Brusdar Graterol RP,SP
Jimmy Nelson Note
Jimmy Nelson photo 260. Jimmy Nelson RP
Adam Kolarek Note
Adam Kolarek photo 367. Adam Kolarek RP
Dylan Floro Note
Dylan Floro photo 442. Dylan Floro RP
Jake McGee Note
Jake McGee photo 457. Jake McGee RP
Josiah Gray Note
Josiah Gray photo 466. Josiah Gray SP
Caleb Ferguson Note
Caleb Ferguson photo 480. Caleb Ferguson RP
Dennis Santana Note
Dennis Santana photo 517. Dennis Santana RP
Scott Alexander Note
Scott Alexander photo 546. Scott Alexander RP
Josh Sborz Note
Josh Sborz photo 614. Josh Sborz RP
Edubray Ramos Note
Edubray Ramos photo 718. Edubray Ramos RP
Reymin Guduan Note
Reymin Guduan photo 862. Reymin Guduan RP
Connor Joe Note
Connor Joe photo 897. Connor Joe LF
Mitch White Note
Mitch White photo 900. Mitch White SP
Victor Gonzalez Note
Victor Gonzalez photo 917. Victor Gonzalez SP,RP