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2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Josh Hader Note
Josh Hader photo 1. Josh Hader MIL
Hader wasn't quite as dominant as he had been the previous two years, largely due to a spike in walk rate and the slightest of declines in strikeout rate. But he still tallied 13 saves, third-best in baseball, and had a miniscule 0.95 WHIP. If you parse it closely, it was just a bizarre season for Hader, who didn't give up a run through his first nine appearances, but subsequently allowed four runs in an inning. He walked five batters in a game, but didn't allow a single walk in any game after that, a span of 11 appearances. In other words, there seems to be a lot of noise in Hader's "decline," which likely would have been ironed out over the course of a full season. Draft him as the top closer off the board with few concerns.
27 weeks ago
Liam Hendriks Note
Liam Hendriks photo 2. Liam Hendriks CWS
Hendriks showed last year that his 2019 breakout season was not a fluke, as he improved on just about all of his numbers. Not only did he put up 14 saves in the shortened season, but he dropped his ERA to 1.78, his WHIP to 0.67, and his walk rate to just 3.3%. In short, there's nothing negative you can possibly take away from his 2020 season. Despite moving to a worse park with the White Sox, Hendriks is, without question one of the top closers in fantasy, and should be either the first or second (behind only Josh Hader) relief pitcher drafted.
27 weeks ago
Aroldis Chapman Note
Aroldis Chapman photo 3. Aroldis Chapman NYY
Chapman missed time last year because he was diagnosed with COVID-19, but he was largely the same pitcher as always when he was on the mount. He struck out 22 batters in his 11 2/3 innings pitched and allowed just six hits. His velocity may be slightly below what it was at its peak, but it's still elite, and he appears to have plenty left in the tank heading into his age-33 season. He'll again close for one of the best teams in baseball, and although he's never had a 40-save season, he should easily surpass 30 and be one of the top closers drafted in fantasy.
27 weeks ago
Edwin Diaz Note
Edwin Diaz photo 4. Edwin Diaz NYM
Diaz's overall numbers bounced back in a monstrous way last season. He dropped his ERA from a bloated 5.59 in 2019 to a 1.75, and upped his strikeout rate to a career-best 45.5%. He was among the league leaders in nearly every expected statistic (batting average, slugging percentage wOBA, and ERA), and he cut his HR/9 rate from 2.33 to just 0.70. Diaz's walk rate actually regressed, however, as he issued free passes to nearly five batters per nine innings. That's not often a recipe for success from a closer, but Diaz can survive at that rate if he continues to keep the strikeouts up and limit the long balls. In the end, Diaz does carry some risk given his history, but he should be drafted as one of the upper echelon closers in the game, if not a touch behind the truly elite options.
27 weeks ago
Raisel Iglesias Note
Raisel Iglesias photo 5. Raisel Iglesias LAA
Iglesias bounced back from a sub-par 2019 to post an excellent 2020 season, with a 2.74 ERA, a 0.91 WHIP, and the lowest walk rate of his career. He'll now move to the Angels where he'll keep his role as a closer. Iglesias's numbers should be solid as usual, and his precise value should hinge on whether the Angels use him in more of a multi-inning role like the Reds historically did (which limited Iglesias's save totals), or deploy him as a more traditional ninth-inning option. Either way, Iglesias will be the Angels' stopper, and hence, should be drafted as a strong top-10 RP option.
27 weeks ago
Ryan Pressly Note
Ryan Pressly photo 6. Ryan Pressly HOU
Pressly had his usual solid season, but got the benefit of closing for the Astros after Roberto Osuna's injury. His numbers fell off a bit from the previous two years (his 1.33 WHIP was particularly out of character), but he will almost certainly rebound from the .365 BABIP he allowed. He's slated to again be the Astros' closer, and as such, should provide plenty of saves while giving fantasy managers positive value in ratios. That makes him one of the few reliable closers worth drafting at more than a late-round price.
27 weeks ago
Kenley Jansen Note
Kenley Jansen photo 7. Kenley Jansen LAD
It feels like Jansen has been on the verge of losing his job at several points over the last two seasons, but he continues to receive nearly every save opportunity for the Dodgers. But Jansen is far from the dominant reliever he was in his prime, as his patented cutter has gone from 94 MPH in 2016 to just 90.9 MPH last year. The Dodgers have plenty of depth behind Jansen, including Blake Treinen, Brusdar Graterol, Joe Kelly, and Corey Knebel, so Jansen's leash probably won't be all that long. At the same time, Jansen will certainly be the closer coming into the season and has a lengthy track record and a large contract. In today's day and age, that makes him a fairly desirable fantasy closer, despite the concerns.
27 weeks ago
Brad Hand Note
Brad Hand photo 8. Brad Hand NYM
Hand joins the Nationals on a one-year deal after Cleveland declined his option. His velocity declined a bit last season, but the league's collective lack of interest in Hand is surprising, given that he's coming off one of the best seasons of his career, led the league in saves, has been a top-10 reliever over the last five seasons, and is a lefty. Dave Martinez wants Hand to be the Nationals' closer based on his comments, but it's unclear whether he'll be the sole option. The Nationals barely have another lefty reliever in their bullpen, let alone a reliable one, so chances are that Hand will be deployed earlier in the game if the opposing team has multiple left-handed hitters due up. All that to say that Hand is a reliable reliever who you should draft for his overall numbers, but he may provide fewer saves than most traditional closers.
27 weeks ago
James Karinchak Note
James Karinchak photo 9. James Karinchak CLE
Karinchak is expected to be Cleveland's closer after Brad Hand moved on to the Nationals, though it's not a sure thing yet. Yes, he walks too many batters (5.33 per nine innings), but you can get away with it when you strike out nearly half the batters you face and hitters bat .151 against you overall. Karinchak has two absolutely devastating pitches: a mid-90's fastball (.184 batting average against, .151 xBA) and a power curveball (.140 batting average against, .114 xBA). Cleveland may not have a ton of success this year and hence save opportunities may be limited, but Karinchak can be a dominant fantasy reliever if he gets the job. Monitor reports out of the spring to see when and if Terry Francona formerly anoints him as the closer. If he does, he should vault to being a top-6 or 7 reliever.
27 weeks ago
Trevor Rosenthal Note
Trevor Rosenthal photo 10. Trevor Rosenthal OAK
After missing the 2018 season and most of the 2019 season, Rosenthal bounced back in a huge way last year. He stepped in as the Royals' closer, notching seven saves, and then was unhittable with the Padres after a mid-year trade. He parlayed his success into a one-year contract with the A's, where all signs point to him being the undisputed closer. Rosenthal was an outstanding reliever in his prime and once had back-to-back 45-save (or better) seasons. And his raw stuff looked excellent last year, as he totaled the best strikeout rate of his career. If he stays healthy, he has a shot at being a top-5 closer, but you can draft him a little later than that and likely make a profit.
27 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda Note
Kenta Maeda photo 11. Kenta Maeda MIN
Fantasy managers rejoiced when Maeda was traded from the Dodgers to the Twins, but he surpassed even the loftiest of expectations. In the short season, Maeda went 6-1 with a 2.70 ERA, a 0.73 WHIP, and a 32.3% strikeout rate. In addition to simply being let loose with his innings, Maeda made a tangible change to his pitch mix, throwing far fewer fastball and more sliders and changeups (though his fastball was as effective as it had ever been last year, too). Maeda surely won't be able to repeat his numbers from 2020, as he allowed just a .208 BABIP, had an 80.2% LOB rate, and benefited from being able to feast on solely the NL and AL Central lineups. But even with some regression, he should still be a rock solid SP2, and should be drafted as such.
27 weeks ago
Corbin Burnes Note
Corbin Burnes photo 12. Corbin Burnes MIL
Burnes's raw stuff was apparent to anyone who saw him pitch in 2019, but he simply couldn't stop giving up home runs (17 in 49 innings). The culprit was largely his four-seam fastball, which he threw more than half of the time and against which batters hit .425 with an .823 slugging percentage. In 2020, however, Corbin cut his four-seam fastball usage from 52.5% to just 2.5%. In its place, he relied heavily on a sinker and cutter, both of which worked better for the natural action on his pitches and which were highly effective. Considering that his slider, changeup, and curveball are also huge swing and miss pitches, Burnes's 36.7% strikeout rate from last year shouldn't be considered fluky. Even coming off a Cy Young-caliber season, there's still upside for the 26-year-old, and you should ignore entirely his 2019 disaster.
27 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel Note
Craig Kimbrel photo 13. Craig Kimbrel CWS
As a whole, Kimbrel's 2020 numbers were abysmal. A 5.28 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a walk rate of 17.4%. And yet, there were some encouraging signs. Not only did his strikeout rate bounce back to 40.6%, but he was actually an elite pitcher after his first four outings. How elite? He pitched to a 1.42 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP, and stuck out 53.1% of the batters he faced. It wasn't perfect, as Kimbrel still walked five batters per nine innings over that stretch. But he showed that he still has some has left in the tank. Although he never reclaimed the closer's job despite his strong finish, it's a good bet that the Cubs hand him the ninth-inning role to start, as they try to rebuild his trade value in the final year of his deal. That means Kimbrel should at least get save chances for the first several weeks of the season, and, as such, should be drafted as low-end second closer with just a modicum of upside.
27 weeks ago
Devin Williams Note
Devin Williams photo 14. Devin Williams MIL
You have to hand it to the Brewers - they produce relievers who put up historically great seasons. Williams wasn't just good in 2020 - he was truly beyond belief. A 0.33 ERA. One run and eight hits allowed in 27 innings. A 44% K-BB%. Williams has battled injuries for much of his career, but given what he did last year, he should be drafted among the elite fantasy relievers in the game. Even if he never gets a save chance with Josh Hader in front of him, his ratios make him more than worth it.
27 weeks ago
Rafael Montero Note
Rafael Montero photo 15. Rafael Montero HOU
Montero wound up closing for the Rangers and totaling eight saves in 2020, but it wasn't a particularly special season. His hard-hit rate and walk-rate increased from his strong 2019 season, and he totaled a 4.08 ERA. Now with Seattle, Montero's best asset may be his lack of competition for the closer's role, as Seattle has struggled for several seasons to find a reliable ninth-inning option. Draft Montero as a mid-tier closer, who you're taking more for his job security than his spectacular numbers.
27 weeks ago
Jesus Luzardo Note
Jesus Luzardo photo 16. Jesus Luzardo MIA
Luzardo's 2020 campaign wasn't terrible, but it certainly left fantasy managers wanting more. The strikeouts were there, but not quite at the level that was expected. He rarely went deep into games. And he was just more hittable than he ever was in the minors or in his brief time as a reliever in 2019. Luzardo throws four quality pitches and is working to improve his arsenal as we head into the 2021 season, so there's little reason to downgrade your opinion of him too much from where it was prior to the 2020 campaign because of one nine-start stretch. He's an incredibly high-upside pitcher who carries with him plenty of injury risk, and the combination leaves him as a solid SP3 for fantasy leagues.
27 weeks ago
Jordan Romano Note
Jordan Romano photo 17. Jordan Romano TOR
Romano is poised to serve as the Blue Jays' closer after Kirby Yates suffered an elbow injury which will cost him the season. Romano's stuff isn't special, but he had a very solid 2020 campaign, and should see plenty of save chances with Toronto, assuming he's officially named the closer. The relief pitcher landscape for fantasy gets cloudy quickly, so despite the lack of certainty, Romano makes a decent option for your second reliever. Bump him higher if he's officially named the closer before the season.
27 weeks ago
Will Smith Note
Will Smith photo 18. Will Smith ATL
Smith had a rough 2020 season, losing several weeks to a bout with COVID-19 and being far less effective than usual when he did pitch. His dominant slider just wasn't the same, as batters hit .263 (after never hitting better than .193) and tallied a .398 wOBA (after never totaling higher than .282) against it. But Brian Snitker appears to be willing to throw out Smith's poor season almost entirely. Although he hasn't named Smith the closer, he has professed his confidence in him, and there's been speculation from beat writers that Smith will ultimately win the role after a battle with Chris Martin and A.J. Minter. Draft Smith as the presumptive closer unless you hear otherwise from Braves camp.
27 weeks ago
Alex Colome Note
Alex Colome photo 19. Alex Colome MIN
Colome has been a quality major league reliever for year, but last year, managed to drop his ERA down to a silly 0.81 and his WHIP below 1.00 for the first time in his career. His success was largely on the back of increased movement on his cutter (which induced a ton of weak contact, but which was also less of a strikeout pitch, leading to a drop in strikeouts), as well as Yasmani Grandal's pitch-framing skills. He'll now move to Minnesota where he'll likely form some sort of committee with Taylor Rogers. He's worth drafting, but only very late, and with the expectation that he won't pile on a ton of saves.
27 weeks ago
Kevin Gausman Note
Kevin Gausman photo 20. Kevin Gausman SF
Gausman had the best season of his career with the Giants last season, and accepted a qualifying offer to remain in San Francisco. Gausman not only put up an impressive 3.62 ERA, but he upped his strikeout rate by about nine points to 32.2%. He saw a nice velocity bump on his fastball and leaned into his excellent splitter a bit more than usual. The downside for Gausman is that he really is mostly a fastball/splitter pitcher, meaning that when his splitter isn't working, he's likely to get hit hard. But, we've now at least seen the upside over a full season, and he's a pretty ideal SP4/SP5 if you can get him in that range.
27 weeks ago
Julio Urias Note
Julio Urias photo 21. Julio Urias LAD
Urias had an interesting season (other than his postseason, which was dominant). His numbers overall were very solid, with a 3.27 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. But his strikeout rate dipped dramatically as a full-time starter, and his SIERA (4.88) and xFIP (5.06) suggest he got lucky. But the bottom line is that Urias is excellent at limiting hard contact, and he's allowed just a .257 BABIP over the last two seasons, which should keep his ERA in check. The Dodgers' rotation is overflowing, so it's possible they continue to limit Urias's innings. But for now, he should be considered an SP3, and as his playoffs showed, there's plenty of room for growth with his strikeout numbers.
27 weeks ago
Richard Rodriguez Note
Richard Rodriguez photo 22. Richard Rodriguez ATL
So long as he remains with the Pirates, Rodriguez is likely to be the closer after locking down four saves last year. He's been a quality reliever for a few years in a row now, including last year when he put up a 2.70 ERA and a 0.86 WHIP with plenty of strikeouts. There's been speculation that the Pirates will look to deal Rodriguez before the season begins. But until and unless they do, he's a decent late-round selection who will likely total a handful of saves until he's inevitably dealt mid-season.
27 weeks ago
Taylor Rogers Note
Taylor Rogers photo 23. Taylor Rogers MIN
Rogers has been the reliever to roster in Minnesota for the past two seasons, but he's totaled just 39 saves over that span. Even with the shortened 2020 season, that's just not the total you want to see from a reliever if you're relying on him as an RP1, especially when the Twins as a team have totaled 92 saves over the last two years. Rogers's lack of saves is all about Rocco Baldelli's philosophy, rather than Rogers's lack of effectiveness (he's totaled a 2.80 ERA, a 1.04 WHIP, and a 10.8 K/9 over the last three years). Unfortunately, Baldelli is unlikely to abandon his committee approach with the additions of Alex Colome and Hansel Robles. Rogers is still a fine RP2, but certainly don't expect him to get every save chance in Minnesota.
27 weeks ago
Amir Garrett Note
Amir Garrett photo 24. Amir Garrett CIN
Garrett cut way down on his walks in 2020 and had the best season of his career, striking out 37.7% of the batters he faced. He also retired the first batter he faced in every inning, and completely dominated against left-handed hitters. He's in the mix to be the Reds' closer with Lucas Sims and Sean Doolittle, and he's been vocal about wanting the job. He's probably the first reliever to draft out of Cincinnati until there's some clarity, but it's far from a sure thing that he'll be the everyday closer.
27 weeks ago
Matt Barnes Note
Matt Barnes photo 25. Matt Barnes BOS
Barnes may begin the year as the closer, but it's hardly a guarantee that he'll keep the role. His walk rate has been above 13% for each of the last two seasons, and his WHIP is 1.38 over that span. Adam Ottavino, Darwinzon Hernandez, and Hirokazu Sawamura are in play to take over for Barnes if he struggles. For now, consider Barnes on the very tail end of draftable relievers in fantasy.
26 weeks ago
Jordan Hicks Note
Jordan Hicks photo 26. Jordan Hicks STL
Hicks is likely to serve as the Cardinals' closer this year if he can show that he has fully recovered from Tommy John surgery. He totaled 20 saves from 2018-2019 before hurting his elbow, and then opted out of last season, in part because of setbacks in his recovery. Early reports from the spring are promising, and it seems that the Cardinals want him and his 100+ MPH fastball to lead the way in the ninth inning. Monitor his health in the spring, but draft him late for now and expect saves so long as he is healthy.
27 weeks ago
Carlos Carrasco Note
Carlos Carrasco photo 27. Carlos Carrasco NYM
Carrasco suffered a serious hamstring strain in mid-March which is likely to keep him out 6-8 weeks. It's a devastating blow to the veteran who returned strong from his battle with leukemia in 2019 to post a 2.91 ERA and 1.21 WHIP in 2020. There was plenty to like about Carrasco in New York, including that the Mets will provide him with a better chance at wins, their infield defense should be above average, and Carrasco will play in a more favorable park. But at this point, he's nothing more than a bench starter for your fantasy team given his injury.
27 weeks ago
Hector Neris Note
Hector Neris photo 28. Hector Neris PHI
Neris has been named the Phillies' closer to start the season. Although he has been the Phillies' primary closer for the past four seasons, he's hardly been the model of efficiency. His ERA over those seasons is 3.01, 5.10, 2.93, and 4.57. And he surprisingly struggled with his control last year, seeking his BB/9 rate jump to 5.40 and his WHIP to 1.71. Neris's splitter is outstanding when it's on, but he has the tendency to get hit hard when it's not. With Archie Bradley and Jose Alvarado in tow, and Brandon Kintzler with the team on a minor league deal, Neris's leash will be short. Draft him as a low-end closer, but don't rush to do so.
26 weeks ago
Drew Pomeranz Note
Drew Pomeranz photo 29. Drew Pomeranz SD
Pomeranz likely would have, at the very least, factored into the closer's mix for San Diego prior to the Mark Melancon and Keone Kela signings. After finally switching into a full-time reliever role last year, Pomeranz shined, with a 1.45 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP, and a 39.7% strikeout rate. Although he may still be in line for save opportunities, the presence of Melancon, Kela, and Emilio Pagan muddy the waters. That's especially true given that Pomeranz is currently the only healthy and reliable left-hander in the bullpen. Pomeranz is worth a late selection until and unless Jayce Tingler declares that he's not an option for the ninth inning.
27 weeks ago
Giovanny Gallegos Note
Giovanny Gallegos photo 30. Giovanny Gallegos STL
Gallegos pitched well last year with the Cardinals despite seeing limited innings because of his difficulty in getting to the states in the middle of a pandemic. But he was effective when he pithed, and owns a career 3.06 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and 31.6% strikeout rate. The Cardinals want Jordan Hicks to be their closer, but Gallegos will undoubtedly be in the mix should Hick prove ineffective or suffer a setback in his return from Tommy John surgery.
27 weeks ago
Diego Castillo Note
Diego Castillo photo 31. Diego Castillo SEA
Greg Holland Note
Greg Holland photo 32. Greg Holland KC
Holland re-signed with the Royals after an outstanding season, during which he put up an ERA under 2.00 and a WHIP below 1.00 for the first time since 2014. He'll almost certainly begin the year as the closer, but he's unlikely to stay in the role for the entire season. Even if he's not dealt to a contender by the trade deadline, his walk rate is surely to be closer to the 5.3/9 innings that he put up his previous four seasons, rather than the 2.22 he managed last year. Draft Holland late as someone who can chip in saves early, but be prepared to hit the waiver wire later in the year.
27 weeks ago
Dustin May Note
Dustin May photo 33. Dustin May LAD
May has been named the Dodgers' fifth starter by Dave Roberts, a surprising twist given the presence of David Price and Tony Gonsolin. Given the Dodgers' depth and their history, it's unlikely that he'll remain in the rotation from start to finish, but if you haven't drafted yet, move him significantly higher on your board.
26 weeks ago
Anthony Bass Note
Anthony Bass photo 34. Anthony Bass MIA
Bass will likely be in the mix for saves with Yimi Garcia (and possibly Dylan Floro) after he signed a two-year deal with the Marlins. He lacks the typical strikeout stuff of most closers, but he's totaled 12 saves, a 3.54 ERA, and a 0.99 WHIP over the past two years. Bass is an extreme ground ball pitcher (62.3% ground ball rate last year), which is how he's able to survive without big time stuff. But Don Mattingly likely won't name a closer until the end of spring training, so draft Bass late for now, but have plenty of other bullpen options.
27 weeks ago
Joakim Soria Note
Joakim Soria photo 35. Joakim Soria TOR
The Diamondbacks gave Soria a one-year, $3.5 million deal after his successful stint with the A's. Soria fixed his home run problem from 2019, which was an outlier for his career anyway, and his 2020 numbers looked much more in line with his typical output. Soria hasn't been named the closer, but given that he has totaled at least 16 saves in eight separate seasons, it's a strong bet that he'll begin the year in the ninth inning. The Diamondbacks aren't expected to be competitive, so if you do draft him, bank on him being traded to another team, and into another role, by mid-season.
27 weeks ago
Elieser Hernandez Note
Elieser Hernandez photo 36. Elieser Hernandez MIA
Hernandez was excellent in his six starts last season, tallying a 3.16 ERA, a 1.01 WHIP, and a 32.1% strikeout rate. But he allowed a lot of hard contact along the way, including a 91.8 MPH average exit velocity (bottom three percent in the league). He worked on his changeup this offseason in an effort to add a reliable third pitch (he threw his fastball and slider 94% of the time last year), and it has gotten rave reviews in camp. He's fourth in the pecking order of the Marlins starters, but if his changeup can be an effective pitch, he might be the one to provide the most value given his extremely modest ADP.
27 weeks ago
Archie Bradley Note
Archie Bradley photo 37. Archie Bradley PHI
Bradley joined the Phillies on a one-year deal after a successful 2020 season with Arizona and Philadelphia. He performed admirably over the past two seasons as the Diamondbacks' closer, and last year put up a very solid 2.95 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, and 24.7% strikeout rate. The Phillies were open about their desire to add some velocity to their bullpen and Bradley does just that. But although Joe Girardi has indicated he'd like set roles for the Phillies' bullpen, those roles may not be decided until close to the end of spring training. Bradley is worth drafting, but only late, as he may go back to his former role as a setup man.
27 weeks ago
Emilio Pagan Note
Emilio Pagan photo 38. Emilio Pagan SD
Daniel Bard Note
Daniel Bard photo 39. Daniel Bard COL
Bard comes into 2021 as the Rockies' presumptive closer, after he came out of a two-year retirement to pitch in the majors for the first time since 2013. Bard's control problems, which derailed his career, were largely solved, and his 3.65 ERA and 1.30 WHIP were more than passable for a Colorado closer. Mychal Givens remains, and Scott Oberg will try to pitch effectively after undergoing thoracic outlet surgery, but if Bard can maintain his control, he'll likely earn and hold the closer's job.
27 weeks ago
Freddy Peralta Note
Freddy Peralta photo 40. Freddy Peralta MIL
Mark Melancon Note
Mark Melancon photo 41. Mark Melancon SD
Melancon had another fine year as the Braves' closer, and now joins the back end of the Padres bullpen. It's unclear if he'll serve as the closer, a Drew Pomeranz and Emilio Pagan also may have a claim to the role. Melancon is entering his age-36 season and his strikeout rate is mediocre at best. Although he is still performing well, his lack of pure stuff suggests that the wheels could come off at any moment. That said, he'll have plenty of value if he can earn the ninth-inning role, so monitor the reports out of spring, and draft him late until and unless he's officially ruled out for the role.
27 weeks ago
Chris Martin Note
Chris Martin photo 42. Chris Martin ATL
Ryan Yarbrough Note
Ryan Yarbrough photo 43. Ryan Yarbrough TB
Yarbrough doesn't get a ton of respect in the fantasy community because he doesn't strike out a ton of batters, but he's quietly put together an excellent career. He's practically a wizard at limiting hard contact (he has allowed an average exit velocity of 84.8 MPH and an average hard hit rate of 26.3%, both remarkably low numbers), and he rarely issues free passes or home runs. In other words, it's really difficult to string together big innings against Yarbrough, especially as he's continued to use his excellent changeup more and more. The Rays will probably let him go a little more this year with their rotation, but even if they keep his usage the same, he'll be an excellent addition to the back end of a fantasy staff.
27 weeks ago
Tony Gonsolin Note
Tony Gonsolin photo 44. Tony Gonsolin LAD
Gonsolin doesn't have a guaranteed spot in the Dodgers' rotation to start the season, and with the team signing Trevor Bauer, it's unclear just how much he'll start this season. His stuff doesn't blow you away, but he's got a 2.60 ERA and a 0.92 WHIP in 86.2 big league innings. And there were gains last year, as he cut his walk rate down and upped his strikeout rate. Gonsolin is an ideal candidate to have on your bench, because if he does get a spot in the rotation, he'll be a popular waiver wire add, and he can add value as a reliever in the meantime. So draft him late, and likely reap the rewards.
27 weeks ago
Nathan Eovaldi Note
Nathan Eovaldi photo 45. Nathan Eovaldi BOS
Pete Fairbanks Note
Pete Fairbanks photo 46. Pete Fairbanks TB
Yimi Garcia Note
Yimi Garcia photo 47. Yimi Garcia HOU
Garcia was the favorite for saves in Miami until the team signed Anthony Bass, and now his exact role in the bullpen is unclear. He struck out 31.7% of the batter he faced last year, and put up a 0.80 ERA and 0.93 WHIP. He's got more prototypical "closer's stuff" than Bass does, and he has a lengthy relationship with Don Mattingly dating back to their Dodgers days. Draft Garcia late and hope he wins the job, but make sure you have other options.
27 weeks ago
Jake McGee Note
Jake McGee photo 48. Jake McGee SF
Stefan Crichton Note
Stefan Crichton photo 49. Stefan Crichton ARI
Crichton filled in admirably for Archie Bradley after Bradley was traded last season. His strikeout numbers weren't particularly impressive, but he had a 2.42 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP, and tallied five saves. He doesn't have prototypical "closer's stuff," but he's more than capable of getting major league hitters out. The Diamondbacks signed Joakim Soria to a one-year deal (and added Tyler Clippard, too), so Crichton seems unlikely to begin the year as the closer, even though it's an open competition at the moment. He's not worth anything other than an extremely late-round pick as a speculative ninth-inning option.
27 weeks ago
Framber Valdez Note
Framber Valdez photo 50. Framber Valdez HOU
Valdez was shaping up to be a fine sleeper this year, after he had a highly successful stint in the Astros rotation last year. But he fractured his finger early in spring training and the expectation is that he'll miss significant time, though recent reports are far more optimistic than the initial season-ending variety. Drop him down a ton from where you initially had him ranked, but draft him toward the back end of your rotation where the risk/reward balance should equalize.
27 weeks ago
Adam Ottavino Note
Adam Ottavino photo 51. Adam Ottavino BOS
Tejay Antone Note
Tejay Antone photo 52. Tejay Antone CIN
Antone's role wasn't entirely clear at the outset of spring training, but he now looks destined for a starter's job, if he can stay healthy. With Sonny Gray and Wade Miley likely to begin the year on the IL, Antone should begin the year in the rotation, assuming he is healthy enough to do so. He's currently battling a groin strain, and his status is uncertain. When healthy, he's got a wipeout slider, enough to pile on the strikeouts, and has enough upside to be worth a late-round dart throw. Monitor his, Gray's, and Miley's health status closely heading into your drafts.
27 weeks ago
Nick Wittgren Note
Nick Wittgren photo 53. Nick Wittgren CLE
Kwang Hyun Kim Note
Kwang Hyun Kim photo 54. Kwang Hyun Kim STL
If you want upside with a late-round pitcher, you're looking in the wrong place with Kim. Although he put up a 1.62 ERA and 1.07 WHIP last year, his xFIP and SIERA were each about three runs higher than his ERA. He also struck out just 5.54 batters per nine innings, and never showed much strikeout potential in the KBO. That said, for a pitcher who is basically free in drafts, he offers some decent stability, and is worth taking late if you have an otherwise strong staff, particularly with strikeouts. Back tightness may put him on the IL to start the year, but there does not appear to be any long-term concerns.
27 weeks ago
Lucas Sims Note
Lucas Sims photo 55. Lucas Sims CIN
Sims had a fine 2020, going 3-0 with a 2.45 ERA a 0.94 WHIP, and plenty of strikeouts. He'll be in the mix for the Reds' closer job with Amir Garrett and Sean Doolittle, though his early bout with elbow soreness this spring doesn't help him. Monitor the reports out of spring training, but he's a late-round speculative draft pick at best at the moment.
27 weeks ago
Tanner Scott Note
Tanner Scott photo 56. Tanner Scott BAL
Seth Lugo Note
Seth Lugo photo 57. Seth Lugo NYM
Aaron Bummer Note
Aaron Bummer photo 58. Aaron Bummer CWS
Tanner Rainey Note
Tanner Rainey photo 59. Tanner Rainey WSH
Jake Diekman Note
Jake Diekman photo 60. Jake Diekman OAK
Trevor May Note
Trevor May photo 61. Trevor May NYM
Nick Anderson Note
Nick Anderson photo 62. Nick Anderson TB
Anderson has a partial tear of his elbow ligament and, although he won't need surgery, he is likely out until after the All-Star Break. Although he can be dominant when healthy, there's no reason to draft and stash him at this point, given that he won't even be the sole closer for the Rays if and when he returns.
26 weeks ago
A.J. Puk Note
A.J. Puk photo 63. A.J. Puk OAK
Ian Kennedy Note
Ian Kennedy photo 64. Ian Kennedy PHI
Alex Reyes Note
Alex Reyes photo 65. Alex Reyes STL
Blake Treinen Note
Blake Treinen photo 66. Blake Treinen LAD
Chad Green Note
Chad Green photo 67. Chad Green NYY
Emmanuel Clase Note
Emmanuel Clase photo 68. Emmanuel Clase CLE
Jose Alvarado Note
Jose Alvarado photo 69. Jose Alvarado PHI
Garrett Richards Note
Garrett Richards photo 70. Garrett Richards BOS
Gregory Soto Note
Gregory Soto photo 71. Gregory Soto DET
Rafael Dolis Note
Rafael Dolis photo 72. Rafael Dolis TOR
Carlos Martinez Note
Carlos Martinez photo 73. Carlos Martinez STL
Josh Staumont Note
Josh Staumont photo 74. Josh Staumont KC
Jose Quintana Note
Jose Quintana photo 75. Jose Quintana SF
Bryan Garcia Note
Bryan Garcia photo 76. Bryan Garcia DET
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.
27 weeks ago
Tyler Duffey Note
Tyler Duffey photo 77. Tyler Duffey MIN
Michael Lorenzen Note
Michael Lorenzen photo 78. Michael Lorenzen CIN
Garrett Crochet Note
Garrett Crochet photo 79. Garrett Crochet CWS
Sean Doolittle Note
Sean Doolittle photo 80. Sean Doolittle SEA
After missing most of 2020 with various injuries, Doolittle took a small one-year deal from the Reds in his hope of a bounceback season. He's been trending the wrong way for a couple of seasons now, but he did tally at least 24 saves in each season between 2017 and 2019. Doolittle is the only one in the Reds bullpen with much closing experience, so if he performs well this spring, he could win the ninth-inning job. But there's a ton of uncertainty, and given Doolittle's small contract, it's far from a sure thing that he sees any save opportunities in 2021.
27 weeks ago
Reyes Moronta Note
Reyes Moronta photo 81. Reyes Moronta SF
Brusdar Graterol Note
Brusdar Graterol photo 82. Brusdar Graterol LAD
Matt Bush Note
Matt Bush photo 83. Matt Bush TEX
Scott Barlow Note
Scott Barlow photo 84. Scott Barlow KC
Brandon Workman Note
Brandon Workman photo 85. Brandon Workman FA
Brent Suter Note
Brent Suter photo 86. Brent Suter MIL
Ross Stripling Note
Ross Stripling photo 87. Ross Stripling TOR
Brandon Kintzler Note
Brandon Kintzler photo 88. Brandon Kintzler FA
A.J. Minter Note
A.J. Minter photo 89. A.J. Minter ATL
Alex Wood Note
Alex Wood photo 90. Alex Wood SF
Mike Mayers Note
Mike Mayers photo 91. Mike Mayers LAA
Keone Kela Note
Keone Kela photo 92. Keone Kela SD
Adrian Morejon Note
Adrian Morejon photo 93. Adrian Morejon SD
Zack Britton Note
Zack Britton photo 94. Zack Britton NYY
Daniel Ponce de Leon Note
Daniel Ponce de Leon photo 95. Daniel Ponce de Leon FA
Matt Wisler Note
Matt Wisler photo 96. Matt Wisler TB
Joely Rodriguez Note
Joely Rodriguez photo 97. Joely Rodriguez NYY
Andrew Miller Note
Andrew Miller photo 98. Andrew Miller STL
Daniel Hudson Note
Daniel Hudson photo 99. Daniel Hudson SD
J.B. Wendelken Note
J.B. Wendelken photo 100. J.B. Wendelken ARI
Tyler Rogers Note
Tyler Rogers photo 101. Tyler Rogers SF
Adrian Houser Note
Adrian Houser photo 102. Adrian Houser MIL
Rowan Wick Note
Rowan Wick photo 103. Rowan Wick CHC
Yusmeiro Petit Note
Yusmeiro Petit photo 104. Yusmeiro Petit OAK
Jonathan Hernandez Note
Jonathan Hernandez photo 105. Jonathan Hernandez TEX
Roberto Osuna Note
Roberto Osuna photo 106. Roberto Osuna FA
Victor Gonzalez Note
Victor Gonzalez photo 107. Victor Gonzalez LAD
Tyler Matzek Note
Tyler Matzek photo 108. Tyler Matzek ATL
Cal Quantrill Note
Cal Quantrill photo 109. Cal Quantrill CLE
Mychal Givens Note
Mychal Givens photo 110. Mychal Givens CIN
Pedro Baez Note
Pedro Baez photo 111. Pedro Baez HOU
Alec Mills Note
Alec Mills photo 112. Alec Mills CHC
Kevin Ginkel Note
Kevin Ginkel photo 113. Kevin Ginkel ARI
Kyle Crick Note
Kyle Crick photo 114. Kyle Crick FA
Hunter Harvey Note
Hunter Harvey photo 115. Hunter Harvey BAL
Harvey strained his oblique in spring training and was placed on the 60-day IL, meaning he's unlikely to contribute as the Orioles' designated closer, which was unlikely anyway with Brandon Hyde as the manager. Harvey had a ton of buzz heading into last season, but a strained forearm ultimately limited him to just 8 2/3 innings. He's got a dominant fastball that can reach triple digits, but his injury history has been a roadblock to him becoming a regular and reliable reliever. Hyde likes to go by committee anyway, and Harvey's injury should give him the chance to do just that again. Perhaps spend a last-round pick on Harvey, but better yet, leave him undrafted.
28 weeks ago
Jonathan Loaisiga Note
Jonathan Loaisiga photo 116. Jonathan Loaisiga NYY
Lou Trivino Note
Lou Trivino photo 117. Lou Trivino OAK
Luis Patino Note
Luis Patino photo 118. Luis Patino TB
Will Harris Note
Will Harris photo 119. Will Harris WSH
Enoli Paredes Note
Enoli Paredes photo 120. Enoli Paredes HOU
Corey Knebel Note
Corey Knebel photo 121. Corey Knebel LAD
Evan Marshall Note
Evan Marshall photo 122. Evan Marshall CWS
Kyle Gibson Note
Kyle Gibson photo 123. Kyle Gibson PHI
Darren O'Day Note
Darren O'Day photo 124. Darren O'Day NYY
Matt Strahm Note
Matt Strahm photo 125. Matt Strahm SD
John Gant Note
John Gant photo 126. John Gant MIN
Sergio Romo Note
Sergio Romo photo 127. Sergio Romo OAK
Ryan Brasier Note
Ryan Brasier photo 128. Ryan Brasier BOS
Jesse Hahn Note
Jesse Hahn photo 129. Jesse Hahn KC
Cesar Valdez Note
Cesar Valdez photo 130. Cesar Valdez BAL
Dellin Betances Note
Dellin Betances photo 131. Dellin Betances NYM
Pierce Johnson Note
Pierce Johnson photo 132. Pierce Johnson SD
Codi Heuer Note
Codi Heuer photo 133. Codi Heuer CHC
Vince Velasquez Note
Vince Velasquez photo 134. Vince Velasquez SD
Michael Wacha Note
Michael Wacha photo 135. Michael Wacha TB
Austin Adams Note
Austin Adams photo 136. Austin Adams SD
Dylan Floro Note
Dylan Floro photo 137. Dylan Floro MIA
Connor Brogdon Note
Connor Brogdon photo 138. Connor Brogdon PHI
David Bednar Note
David Bednar photo 139. David Bednar PIT
Drew Rasmussen Note
Drew Rasmussen photo 140. Drew Rasmussen TB
Matt Foster Note
Matt Foster photo 141. Matt Foster CWS
Nick Pivetta Note
Nick Pivetta photo 142. Nick Pivetta BOS
Phil Maton Note
Phil Maton photo 143. Phil Maton HOU
Joe Jimenez Note
Joe Jimenez photo 144. Joe Jimenez DET
Andrew Chafin Note
Andrew Chafin photo 145. Andrew Chafin OAK
Cody Stashak Note
Cody Stashak photo 146. Cody Stashak MIN
Darwinzon Hernandez Note
Darwinzon Hernandez photo 147. Darwinzon Hernandez BOS
Ty Buttrey Note
Ty Buttrey photo 148. Ty Buttrey FA
Joe Smith Note
Joe Smith photo 149. Joe Smith SEA
Hansel Robles Note
Hansel Robles photo 150. Hansel Robles BOS
Collin McHugh Note
Collin McHugh photo 151. Collin McHugh TB
Jorge Alcala Note
Jorge Alcala photo 152. Jorge Alcala MIN
Jaime Barria Note
Jaime Barria photo 153. Jaime Barria LAA
Craig Stammen Note
Craig Stammen photo 154. Craig Stammen SD
David Phelps Note
David Phelps photo 155. David Phelps TOR
Luis Garcia Note
Luis Garcia photo 156. Luis Garcia HOU
Andres Munoz Note
Andres Munoz photo 157. Andres Munoz SEA
Tyler Clippard Note
Tyler Clippard photo 158. Tyler Clippard ARI
Felix Pena Note
Felix Pena photo 159. Felix Pena FA
Scott Oberg Note
Scott Oberg photo 160. Scott Oberg COL
Logan Allen Note
Logan Allen photo 161. Logan Allen CLE
Chase Anderson Note
Chase Anderson photo 162. Chase Anderson TEX
Shane Greene Note
Shane Greene photo 163. Shane Greene LAD
John Curtiss Note
John Curtiss photo 164. John Curtiss MIL
Tony Watson Note
Tony Watson photo 165. Tony Watson SF
Tommy Kahnle Note
Tommy Kahnle photo 166. Tommy Kahnle LAD
Anthony Misiewicz Note
Anthony Misiewicz photo 167. Anthony Misiewicz SEA
Aaron Loup Note
Aaron Loup photo 168. Aaron Loup NYM
Jairo Diaz Note
Jairo Diaz photo 169. Jairo Diaz COL
Edward Cabrera Note
Edward Cabrera photo 170. Edward Cabrera MIA
Chris Flexen Note
Chris Flexen photo 171. Chris Flexen SEA
Austin Adams Note
Austin Adams photo 172. Austin Adams FA
Miguel Castro Note
Miguel Castro photo 173. Miguel Castro NYM
Kendall Graveman Note
Kendall Graveman photo 174. Kendall Graveman HOU
Josh Sborz Note
Josh Sborz photo 175. Josh Sborz TEX
Chris Stratton Note
Chris Stratton photo 176. Chris Stratton PIT
Tyler Alexander Note
Tyler Alexander photo 177. Tyler Alexander DET
Austin Gomber Note
Austin Gomber photo 178. Austin Gomber COL
Jason Adam Note
Jason Adam photo 179. Jason Adam CHC
Shane McClanahan Note
Shane McClanahan photo 180. Shane McClanahan TB
Sam Selman Note
Sam Selman photo 181. Sam Selman LAA
Genesis Cabrera Note
Genesis Cabrera photo 182. Genesis Cabrera STL
Pedro Strop Note
Pedro Strop photo 183. Pedro Strop FA
Josh James Note
Josh James photo 184. Josh James HOU
Jose Cisnero Note
Jose Cisnero photo 185. Jose Cisnero DET
Taylor Hearn Note
Taylor Hearn photo 186. Taylor Hearn TEX
Keynan Middleton Note
Keynan Middleton photo 187. Keynan Middleton SEA
Cam Bedrosian Note
Cam Bedrosian photo 188. Cam Bedrosian PHI
Joe Kelly Note
Joe Kelly photo 189. Joe Kelly LAD
Kyle McGowin Note
Kyle McGowin photo 190. Kyle McGowin WSH
Aaron Sanchez Note
Aaron Sanchez photo 191. Aaron Sanchez FA
Trevor Cahill Note
Trevor Cahill photo 192. Trevor Cahill PIT
Duane Underwood Jr. Note
Duane Underwood Jr. photo 193. Duane Underwood Jr. PIT
Adam Kolarek Note
Adam Kolarek photo 194. Adam Kolarek OAK
Chaz Roe Note
Chaz Roe photo 195. Chaz Roe TB
Steve Cishek Note
Steve Cishek photo 196. Steve Cishek LAA
Michael Feliz Note
Michael Feliz photo 197. Michael Feliz OAK
Tyler Chatwood Note
Tyler Chatwood photo 198. Tyler Chatwood SF
Jeremy Jeffress Note
Jeremy Jeffress photo 199. Jeremy Jeffress FA
Justin Topa Note
Justin Topa photo 200. Justin Topa MIL
Clarke Schmidt Note
Clarke Schmidt photo 201. Clarke Schmidt NYY
Ryan Thompson Note
Ryan Thompson photo 202. Ryan Thompson TB
Robert Stephenson Note
Robert Stephenson photo 203. Robert Stephenson COL
Jeff Hoffman Note
Jeff Hoffman photo 204. Jeff Hoffman CIN
Yohan Ramirez Note
Yohan Ramirez photo 205. Yohan Ramirez SEA
Oliver Perez Note
Oliver Perez photo 206. Oliver Perez CLE
Blake Parker Note
Blake Parker photo 207. Blake Parker CLE
Josh Tomlin Note
Josh Tomlin photo 208. Josh Tomlin ATL
Steven Brault Note
Steven Brault photo 209. Steven Brault PIT
Cole Sulser Note
Cole Sulser photo 210. Cole Sulser BAL
Asa Lacy Note
Asa Lacy photo 211. Asa Lacy KC
Bud Norris Note
Bud Norris photo 212. Bud Norris FA
Brailyn Marquez Note
Brailyn Marquez photo 213. Brailyn Marquez CHC
Wander Suero Note
Wander Suero photo 214. Wander Suero WSH
Tyler Ivey Note
Tyler Ivey photo 215. Tyler Ivey HOU
Ryan Tepera Note
Ryan Tepera photo 216. Ryan Tepera CWS
Demarcus Evans Note
Demarcus Evans photo 217. Demarcus Evans TEX
Brennan Malone Note
Brennan Malone photo 218. Brennan Malone PIT
Cole Wilcox Note
Cole Wilcox photo 219. Cole Wilcox TB
Brad Peacock Note
Brad Peacock photo 220. Brad Peacock BOS
Trevor Richards Note
Trevor Richards photo 221. Trevor Richards TOR
Cody Reed Note
Cody Reed photo 222. Cody Reed TB
Jacob Webb Note
Jacob Webb photo 223. Jacob Webb ATL
Nick Margevicius Note
Nick Margevicius photo 224. Nick Margevicius SEA
Jose Urena Note
Jose Urena photo 225. Jose Urena DET
Blake Taylor Note
Blake Taylor photo 226. Blake Taylor HOU
Justin Wilson Note
Justin Wilson photo 227. Justin Wilson CIN
Tyler Kinley Note
Tyler Kinley photo 228. Tyler Kinley COL
Paul Fry Note
Paul Fry photo 229. Paul Fry BAL
Alex Young Note
Alex Young photo 230. Alex Young CLE
Carl Edwards Jr. Note
Carl Edwards Jr. photo 231. Carl Edwards Jr. CWS
Tim Hill Note
Tim Hill photo 232. Tim Hill SD
Grant Dayton Note
Grant Dayton photo 233. Grant Dayton ATL
Drew Steckenrider Note
Drew Steckenrider photo 234. Drew Steckenrider SEA
Kyle Zimmer Note
Kyle Zimmer photo 235. Kyle Zimmer KC
David Hale Note
David Hale photo 236. David Hale FA
Ryan Weathers Note
Ryan Weathers photo 237. Ryan Weathers SD
Matt Magill Note
Matt Magill photo 238. Matt Magill SEA
Richard Lovelady Note
Richard Lovelady photo 239. Richard Lovelady KC
Bryse Wilson Note
Bryse Wilson photo 240. Bryse Wilson PIT
Brett Martin Note
Brett Martin photo 241. Brett Martin TEX
Richard Bleier Note
Richard Bleier photo 242. Richard Bleier MIA
Tyler Webb Note
Tyler Webb photo 243. Tyler Webb STL
Hirokazu Sawamura Note
Hirokazu Sawamura photo 244. Hirokazu Sawamura BOS
Dillon Tate Note
Dillon Tate photo 245. Dillon Tate BAL
Alex Claudio Note
Alex Claudio photo 246. Alex Claudio BOS
Sean Newcomb Note
Sean Newcomb photo 247. Sean Newcomb ATL
Zack Godley Note
Zack Godley photo 248. Zack Godley FA
Caleb Thielbar Note
Caleb Thielbar photo 249. Caleb Thielbar MIN
Michael King Note
Michael King photo 250. Michael King NYY
Noe Ramirez Note
Noe Ramirez photo 251. Noe Ramirez ARI
Junior Guerra Note
Junior Guerra photo 252. Junior Guerra LAA
Ryne Stanek Note
Ryne Stanek photo 253. Ryne Stanek HOU
Lewis Thorpe Note
Lewis Thorpe photo 254. Lewis Thorpe MIN
Hunter Wood Note
Hunter Wood photo 255. Hunter Wood TEX
Daniel Norris Note
Daniel Norris photo 256. Daniel Norris MIL
Taylor Clarke Note
Taylor Clarke photo 257. Taylor Clarke ARI
Julian Merryweather Note
Julian Merryweather photo 258. Julian Merryweather TOR
Chasen Shreve Note
Chasen Shreve photo 259. Chasen Shreve PIT
Shawn Armstrong Note
Shawn Armstrong photo 260. Shawn Armstrong TB
Cole Irvin Note
Cole Irvin photo 261. Cole Irvin OAK
Ryan Helsley Note
Ryan Helsley photo 262. Ryan Helsley STL
Bryan Abreu Note
Bryan Abreu photo 263. Bryan Abreu HOU
Hector Rondon Note
Hector Rondon photo 264. Hector Rondon BOS
Jeurys Familia Note
Jeurys Familia photo 265. Jeurys Familia NYM
Rogelio Armenteros Note
Rogelio Armenteros photo 266. Rogelio Armenteros FA
JoJo Romero Note
JoJo Romero photo 267. JoJo Romero PHI
Robert Stock Note
Robert Stock photo 268. Robert Stock NYM
Brooks Raley Note
Brooks Raley photo 269. Brooks Raley HOU
Adam Plutko Note
Adam Plutko photo 270. Adam Plutko BAL
Heath Hembree Note
Heath Hembree photo 271. Heath Hembree NYM
Kyle Finnegan Note
Kyle Finnegan photo 272. Kyle Finnegan WSH
Wade Davis Note
Wade Davis photo 273. Wade Davis KC
Matt Andriese Note
Matt Andriese photo 274. Matt Andriese SEA
Brandon Finnegan Note
Brandon Finnegan photo 275. Brandon Finnegan CIN
Eric Yardley Note
Eric Yardley photo 276. Eric Yardley MIL
Nick Nelson Note
Nick Nelson photo 277. Nick Nelson NYY
Thomas Hatch Note
Thomas Hatch photo 278. Thomas Hatch TOR
Keury Mella Note
Keury Mella photo 279. Keury Mella PIT
Miguel Yajure Note
Miguel Yajure photo 280. Miguel Yajure PIT
Anthony Swarzak Note
Anthony Swarzak photo 281. Anthony Swarzak FA
Seranthony Dominguez Note
Seranthony Dominguez photo 282. Seranthony Dominguez PHI
Erik Swanson Note
Erik Swanson photo 283. Erik Swanson SEA
Ray Black Note
Ray Black photo 284. Ray Black MIL
Heath Fillmyer Note
Heath Fillmyer photo 285. Heath Fillmyer CLE
Sam Howard Note
Sam Howard photo 286. Sam Howard PIT
Jace Fry Note
Jace Fry photo 287. Jace Fry CWS
Marcus Walden Note
Marcus Walden photo 288. Marcus Walden CHC
Jacob Barnes Note
Jacob Barnes photo 289. Jacob Barnes TOR
Andrew Kittredge Note
Andrew Kittredge photo 290. Andrew Kittredge TB
Devin Smeltzer Note
Devin Smeltzer photo 291. Devin Smeltzer MIN
Angel Perdomo Note
Angel Perdomo photo 292. Angel Perdomo MIL
Gerardo Reyes Note
Gerardo Reyes photo 293. Gerardo Reyes LAA
Ranger Suarez Note
Ranger Suarez photo 294. Ranger Suarez PHI
Brandon Brennan Note
Brandon Brennan photo 295. Brandon Brennan BOS
J.P. Feyereisen Note
J.P. Feyereisen photo 296. J.P. Feyereisen TB
Jason Vargas Note
Jason Vargas photo 297. Jason Vargas FA
Jarlin Garcia Note
Jarlin Garcia photo 298. Jarlin Garcia SF
Ryan Borucki Note
Ryan Borucki photo 299. Ryan Borucki TOR
Luke Jackson Note
Luke Jackson photo 300. Luke Jackson ATL
Buck Farmer Note
Buck Farmer photo 301. Buck Farmer TEX
Paul Campbell Note
Paul Campbell photo 302. Paul Campbell MIA
Joe Ross Note
Joe Ross photo 303. Joe Ross WSH
Clayton Richard Note
Clayton Richard photo 304. Clayton Richard FA
Jasseel De La Cruz Note
Jasseel De La Cruz photo 305. Jasseel De La Cruz ATL
Jon Duplantier Note
Jon Duplantier photo 306. Jon Duplantier ARI
Ariel Jurado Note
Ariel Jurado photo 307. Ariel Jurado FA
Josh Taylor Note
Josh Taylor photo 308. Josh Taylor BOS
Dennis Santana Note
Dennis Santana photo 309. Dennis Santana TEX
Touki Toussaint Note
Touki Toussaint photo 310. Touki Toussaint ATL
Ryan Weber Note
Ryan Weber photo 311. Ryan Weber SEA
James Hoyt Note
James Hoyt photo 312. James Hoyt LAA
Adam Cimber Note
Adam Cimber photo 313. Adam Cimber TOR
Chris Devenski Note
Chris Devenski photo 314. Chris Devenski ARI
Luis Cessa Note
Luis Cessa photo 315. Luis Cessa CIN
Chris Mazza Note
Chris Mazza photo 316. Chris Mazza TB
Dan Winkler Note
Dan Winkler photo 317. Dan Winkler FA
Ryan Sherriff Note
Ryan Sherriff photo 318. Ryan Sherriff TB
Dillon Peters Note
Dillon Peters photo 319. Dillon Peters PIT
Derek Holland Note
Derek Holland photo 320. Derek Holland DET
Andrew Cashner Note
Andrew Cashner photo 321. Andrew Cashner FA
Yoan Lopez Note
Yoan Lopez photo 322. Yoan Lopez ATL
Jimmy Nelson Note
Jimmy Nelson photo 323. Jimmy Nelson LAD
Robert Gsellman Note
Robert Gsellman photo 324. Robert Gsellman NYM
Tommy Milone Note
Tommy Milone photo 325. Tommy Milone CIN
Ross Detwiler Note
Ross Detwiler photo 326. Ross Detwiler SD
Yency Almonte Note
Yency Almonte photo 327. Yency Almonte COL
Wes Benjamin Note
Wes Benjamin photo 328. Wes Benjamin TEX
Erick Fedde Note
Erick Fedde photo 329. Erick Fedde WSH
Edwin Jackson Note
Edwin Jackson photo 330. Edwin Jackson FA
Jorge Lopez Note
Jorge Lopez photo 331. Jorge Lopez BAL
Kodi Whitley Note
Kodi Whitley photo 332. Kodi Whitley STL
David Robertson Note
David Robertson photo 333. David Robertson TB
Jhoulys Chacin Note
Jhoulys Chacin photo 334. Jhoulys Chacin COL
Brad Wieck Note
Brad Wieck photo 335. Brad Wieck CHC
Anthony Kay Note
Anthony Kay photo 336. Anthony Kay TOR
Andre Scrubb Note
Andre Scrubb photo 337. Andre Scrubb HOU
Shaun Anderson Note
Shaun Anderson photo 338. Shaun Anderson SD
Nate Jones Note
Nate Jones photo 339. Nate Jones FA
Taylor Widener Note
Taylor Widener photo 340. Taylor Widener ARI
Casey Sadler Note
Casey Sadler photo 341. Casey Sadler SEA
Shun Yamaguchi Note
Shun Yamaguchi photo 342. Shun Yamaguchi FA
Brandon Bielak Note
Brandon Bielak photo 343. Brandon Bielak HOU
Mike Montgomery Note
Mike Montgomery photo 344. Mike Montgomery NYY
Sam Coonrod Note
Sam Coonrod photo 345. Sam Coonrod PHI
Glenn Sparkman Note
Glenn Sparkman photo 346. Glenn Sparkman FA
Travis Bergen Note
Travis Bergen photo 347. Travis Bergen TOR
Shelby Miller Note
Shelby Miller photo 348. Shelby Miller PIT
Jefry Rodriguez Note
Jefry Rodriguez photo 349. Jefry Rodriguez WSH
Jose De Leon Note
Jose De Leon photo 350. Jose De Leon BOS
Burch Smith Note
Burch Smith photo 351. Burch Smith OAK
Wade LeBlanc Note
Wade LeBlanc photo 352. Wade LeBlanc STL
Aaron Slegers Note
Aaron Slegers photo 353. Aaron Slegers TB
Wandy Peralta Note
Wandy Peralta photo 354. Wandy Peralta NYY
Mitch White Note
Mitch White photo 355. Mitch White LAD
Yoshi Hirano Note
Yoshi Hirano photo 356. Yoshi Hirano FA
Kelvin Herrera Note
Kelvin Herrera photo 357. Kelvin Herrera FA
Cam Hill Note
Cam Hill photo 358. Cam Hill CLE
Scott Alexander Note
Scott Alexander photo 359. Scott Alexander LAD
Daniel Mengden Note
Daniel Mengden photo 360. Daniel Mengden OAK
Colin Rea Note
Colin Rea photo 361. Colin Rea MIL
Austin Brice Note
Austin Brice photo 362. Austin Brice BOS
Riley Smith Note
Riley Smith photo 363. Riley Smith ARI
Roenis Elias Note
Roenis Elias photo 364. Roenis Elias SEA
Cionel Perez Note
Cionel Perez photo 365. Cionel Perez CIN
Dan Altavilla Note
Dan Altavilla photo 366. Dan Altavilla SD
Lucas Luetge Note
Lucas Luetge photo 367. Lucas Luetge NYY
Jeffrey Springs Note
Jeffrey Springs photo 368. Jeffrey Springs TB
Jose Alvarez Note
Jose Alvarez photo 369. Jose Alvarez SF
Carlos Estevez Note
Carlos Estevez photo 370. Carlos Estevez COL
Kyle Ryan Note
Kyle Ryan photo 371. Kyle Ryan CHC
Jake Newberry Note
Jake Newberry photo 372. Jake Newberry KC
Tommy Hunter Note
Tommy Hunter photo 373. Tommy Hunter TB
Caleb Baragar Note
Caleb Baragar photo 374. Caleb Baragar SF
Jonathan Holder Note
Jonathan Holder photo 375. Jonathan Holder CHC
Nik Turley Note
Nik Turley photo 376. Nik Turley CWS
Joe Palumbo Note
Joe Palumbo photo 377. Joe Palumbo TEX
Phillips Valdez Note
Phillips Valdez photo 378. Phillips Valdez BOS
Oliver Drake Note
Oliver Drake photo 379. Oliver Drake TB
Colten Brewer Note
Colten Brewer photo 380. Colten Brewer BOS
Joel Kuhnel Note
Joel Kuhnel photo 381. Joel Kuhnel CIN
John King Note
John King photo 382. John King TEX
Conner Menez Note
Conner Menez photo 383. Conner Menez SF
Jay Jackson Note
Jay Jackson photo 384. Jay Jackson SF
Tim Mayza Note
Tim Mayza photo 385. Tim Mayza TOR
Michel Baez Note
Michel Baez photo 386. Michel Baez SD
Patrick Murphy Note
Patrick Murphy photo 387. Patrick Murphy WSH
Anthony Banda Note
Anthony Banda photo 388. Anthony Banda PIT
John Brebbia Note
John Brebbia photo 389. John Brebbia SF
Nick Neidert Note
Nick Neidert photo 390. Nick Neidert MIA
Taylor Williams Note
Taylor Williams photo 391. Taylor Williams MIA
Travis Lakins Sr. Note
Travis Lakins Sr. photo 392. Travis Lakins Sr. BAL
Deolis Guerra Note
Deolis Guerra photo 393. Deolis Guerra OAK
Evan Phillips Note
Evan Phillips photo 394. Evan Phillips LAD
Alex Vesia Note
Alex Vesia photo 395. Alex Vesia LAD
Kent Emanuel Note
Kent Emanuel photo 396. Kent Emanuel HOU
Ryan Buchter Note
Ryan Buchter photo 397. Ryan Buchter FA
Zack Littell Note
Zack Littell photo 398. Zack Littell SF
Kyle Nelson Note
Kyle Nelson photo 399. Kyle Nelson CLE
Trevor Gott Note
Trevor Gott photo 400. Trevor Gott SF
Edubray Ramos Note
Edubray Ramos photo 401. Edubray Ramos TEX
Sam Delaplane Note
Sam Delaplane photo 402. Sam Delaplane SF
Tony Cingrani Note
Tony Cingrani photo 403. Tony Cingrani FA
Dillon Maples Note
Dillon Maples photo 404. Dillon Maples CHC
Zach Pop Note
Zach Pop photo 405. Zach Pop MIA
Ben Heller Note
Ben Heller photo 406. Ben Heller ARI
Arodys Vizcaino Note
Arodys Vizcaino photo 407. Arodys Vizcaino NYM
Joel Payamps Note
Joel Payamps photo 408. Joel Payamps KC
Nabil Crismatt Note
Nabil Crismatt photo 409. Nabil Crismatt SD
Brandon Morrow Note
Brandon Morrow photo 410. Brandon Morrow LAD
Jeremy Walker Note
Jeremy Walker photo 411. Jeremy Walker SF
Ryne Harper Note
Ryne Harper photo 412. Ryne Harper WSH
Nick Sandlin Note
Nick Sandlin photo 413. Nick Sandlin CLE
Drew Smith Note
Drew Smith photo 414. Drew Smith NYM
Dominic Leone Note
Dominic Leone photo 415. Dominic Leone SF
Bobby Wahl Note
Bobby Wahl photo 416. Bobby Wahl LAD
Tyler Zuber Note
Tyler Zuber photo 417. Tyler Zuber KC
Brad Boxberger Note
Brad Boxberger photo 418. Brad Boxberger MIL
Stephen Tarpley Note
Stephen Tarpley photo 419. Stephen Tarpley FA
Blaine Hardy Note
Blaine Hardy photo 420. Blaine Hardy MIL
Ryan Hendrix Note
Ryan Hendrix photo 421. Ryan Hendrix CIN
Alec Bettinger Note
Alec Bettinger photo 422. Alec Bettinger MIL
Adam Morgan Note
Adam Morgan photo 423. Adam Morgan CHC
Nick Tropeano Note
Nick Tropeano photo 424. Nick Tropeano LAD
Andrew Triggs Note
Andrew Triggs photo 425. Andrew Triggs FA
Nick Vincent Note
Nick Vincent photo 426. Nick Vincent MIN
Wyatt Mills Note
Wyatt Mills photo 427. Wyatt Mills SEA
Trevor Hildenberger Note
Trevor Hildenberger photo 428. Trevor Hildenberger SF
Colin Poche Note
Colin Poche photo 429. Colin Poche TB
DJ Johnson Note
DJ Johnson photo 430. DJ Johnson TB
Nick Ramirez Note
Nick Ramirez photo 431. Nick Ramirez SD
Pat Venditte Note
Pat Venditte photo 432. Pat Venditte MIA
Austin Pruitt Note
Austin Pruitt photo 433. Austin Pruitt MIA
Daniel Zamora Note
Daniel Zamora photo 434. Daniel Zamora SEA
Luis Avilan Note
Luis Avilan photo 435. Luis Avilan WSH
Ashton Goudeau Note
Ashton Goudeau photo 436. Ashton Goudeau COL
Trevor Megill Note
Trevor Megill photo 437. Trevor Megill CHC
Jerry Blevins Note
Jerry Blevins photo 438. Jerry Blevins NYM
Jalen Beeks Note
Jalen Beeks photo 439. Jalen Beeks TB
Steven Fuentes Note
Steven Fuentes photo 440. Steven Fuentes WSH
Seth Elledge Note
Seth Elledge photo 441. Seth Elledge STL
Corey Oswalt Note
Corey Oswalt photo 442. Corey Oswalt NYM
Victor Arano Note
Victor Arano photo 443. Victor Arano ATL
Reymin Guduan Note
Reymin Guduan photo 444. Reymin Guduan OAK
Edgar Santana Note
Edgar Santana photo 445. Edgar Santana ATL
Mike Morin Note
Mike Morin photo 446. Mike Morin MIA
Silvino Bracho Note
Silvino Bracho photo 447. Silvino Bracho SF
Brendan McCurry Note
Brendan McCurry photo 448. Brendan McCurry FA
Sean Reid-Foley Note
Sean Reid-Foley photo 449. Sean Reid-Foley NYM
Garrett Cleavinger Note
Garrett Cleavinger photo 450. Garrett Cleavinger LAD
Jeff Brigham Note
Jeff Brigham photo 451. Jeff Brigham MIA
Josh Smith Note
Josh Smith photo 452. Josh Smith NYY
Junior Fernandez Note
Junior Fernandez photo 453. Junior Fernandez STL
Humberto Castellanos Note
Humberto Castellanos photo 454. Humberto Castellanos ARI
Luke Farrell Note
Luke Farrell photo 455. Luke Farrell MIN
Fernando Abad Note
Fernando Abad photo 456. Fernando Abad BAL
Wei-Yin Chen Note
Wei-Yin Chen photo 457. Wei-Yin Chen FA
Jacob Rhame Note
Jacob Rhame photo 458. Jacob Rhame FA
Art Warren Note
Art Warren photo 459. Art Warren CIN
Branden Kline Note
Branden Kline photo 460. Branden Kline FA
Bernardo Flores Jr. Note
Bernardo Flores Jr. photo 461. Bernardo Flores Jr. COL
Fernando Romero Note
Fernando Romero photo 462. Fernando Romero FA
Hoby Milner Note
Hoby Milner photo 463. Hoby Milner MIL
Cory Gearrin Note
Cory Gearrin photo 464. Cory Gearrin MIN
Joey Gerber Note
Joey Gerber photo 465. Joey Gerber SEA
Francis Martes Note
Francis Martes photo 466. Francis Martes FA
Jeremy Beasley Note
Jeremy Beasley photo 467. Jeremy Beasley TOR
Dovydas Neverauskas Note
Dovydas Neverauskas photo 468. Dovydas Neverauskas FA
Jesse Chavez Note
Jesse Chavez photo 469. Jesse Chavez ATL
Wandisson Charles Note
Wandisson Charles photo 470. Wandisson Charles OAK
AJ Ramos Note
AJ Ramos photo 471. AJ Ramos LAA
Adam Warren Note
Adam Warren photo 472. Adam Warren NYY
A.J. Cole Note
A.J. Cole photo 473. A.J. Cole TOR
John Schreiber Note
John Schreiber photo 474. John Schreiber BOS
Dany Jimenez Note
Dany Jimenez photo 475. Dany Jimenez TOR
Aaron Barrett Note
Aaron Barrett photo 476. Aaron Barrett WSH
James Kaprielian Note
James Kaprielian photo 477. James Kaprielian OAK
Derek Law Note
Derek Law photo 478. Derek Law MIN
Mauricio Llovera Note
Mauricio Llovera photo 479. Mauricio Llovera PHI
Yennsy Diaz Note
Yennsy Diaz photo 480. Yennsy Diaz NYM
Brady Lail Note
Brady Lail photo 481. Brady Lail PHI
R.J. Alaniz Note
R.J. Alaniz photo 482. R.J. Alaniz CIN
Reggie McClain Note
Reggie McClain photo 483. Reggie McClain NYY
Hunter Strickland Note
Hunter Strickland photo 484. Hunter Strickland MIL
Ricardo Sanchez Note
Ricardo Sanchez photo 485. Ricardo Sanchez FA
Nolan Blackwood Note
Nolan Blackwood photo 486. Nolan Blackwood DET
Edwar Colina Note
Edwar Colina photo 487. Edwar Colina MIN
Neftali Feliz Note
Neftali Feliz photo 488. Neftali Feliz LAD
Brooks Kriske Note
Brooks Kriske photo 489. Brooks Kriske BAL
Gabriel Ynoa Note
Gabriel Ynoa photo 490. Gabriel Ynoa FA
Gabe Speier Note
Gabe Speier photo 491. Gabe Speier KC
Taylor Guilbeau Note
Taylor Guilbeau photo 492. Taylor Guilbeau FA
Sam Freeman Note
Sam Freeman photo 493. Sam Freeman FA
Ty Tice Note
Ty Tice photo 494. Ty Tice ARI
Matt Peacock Note
Matt Peacock photo 495. Matt Peacock ARI
Ben Taylor Note
Ben Taylor photo 496. Ben Taylor FA
Aaron Fletcher Note
Aaron Fletcher photo 497. Aaron Fletcher SEA
Anthony Castro Note
Anthony Castro photo 498. Anthony Castro TOR
Seth Frankoff Note
Seth Frankoff photo 499. Seth Frankoff FA
Nick Goody Note
Nick Goody photo 500. Nick Goody NYY
Ian Hamilton Note
Ian Hamilton photo 501. Ian Hamilton MIN
Eduard Bazardo Note
Eduard Bazardo photo 502. Eduard Bazardo BOS
Braden Shipley Note
Braden Shipley photo 503. Braden Shipley FA
Wily Peralta Note
Wily Peralta photo 504. Wily Peralta DET
Matt Hall Note
Matt Hall photo 505. Matt Hall FA
Johan Quezada Note
Johan Quezada photo 506. Johan Quezada STL
Jason Hammel Note
Jason Hammel photo 507. Jason Hammel FA
Yacksel Rios Note
Yacksel Rios photo 508. Yacksel Rios BOS
James Norwood Note
James Norwood photo 509. James Norwood SD
Spencer Patton Note
Spencer Patton photo 510. Spencer Patton TEX
Rico Garcia Note
Rico Garcia photo 511. Rico Garcia SF
Sterling Sharp Note
Sterling Sharp photo 512. Sterling Sharp MIA
Jose Quijada Note
Jose Quijada photo 513. Jose Quijada LAA
Edinson Volquez Note
Edinson Volquez photo 514. Edinson Volquez FA
Manuel Rodriguez Note
Manuel Rodriguez photo 515. Manuel Rodriguez CHC
Shane Carle Note
Shane Carle photo 516. Shane Carle ARI
Cody Carroll Note
Cody Carroll photo 517. Cody Carroll MIA
Enyel De Los Santos Note
Enyel De Los Santos photo 518. Enyel De Los Santos PIT
Jandel Gustave Note
Jandel Gustave photo 519. Jandel Gustave MIL
Kyle Keller Note
Kyle Keller photo 520. Kyle Keller PIT
Chad Sobotka Note
Chad Sobotka photo 521. Chad Sobotka MIL
Durbin Feltman Note
Durbin Feltman photo 522. Durbin Feltman BOS
David Hess Note
David Hess photo 523. David Hess TB
Nick Mears Note
Nick Mears photo 524. Nick Mears PIT
Clay Holmes Note
Clay Holmes photo 525. Clay Holmes NYY
Tyler Lyons Note
Tyler Lyons photo 526. Tyler Lyons NYY
Joe Mantiply Note
Joe Mantiply photo 527. Joe Mantiply ARI
Hector Perez Note
Hector Perez photo 528. Hector Perez CIN
Sam Gaviglio Note
Sam Gaviglio photo 529. Sam Gaviglio FA
Jesse Biddle Note
Jesse Biddle photo 530. Jesse Biddle ATL
Edgar Garcia Note
Edgar Garcia photo 531. Edgar Garcia MIN
Mike Kickham Note
Mike Kickham photo 532. Mike Kickham LAD
Sean Poppen Note
Sean Poppen photo 533. Sean Poppen ARI
Cy Sneed Note
Cy Sneed photo 534. Cy Sneed FA
Francisco Liriano Note
Francisco Liriano photo 535. Francisco Liriano FA
Austin Davis Note
Austin Davis photo 536. Austin Davis BOS
Seth Romero Note
Seth Romero photo 537. Seth Romero WSH
Jimmy Lambert Note
Jimmy Lambert photo 538. Jimmy Lambert CWS
Jordan Weems Note
Jordan Weems photo 539. Jordan Weems ARI
Tyler Bashlor Note
Tyler Bashlor photo 540. Tyler Bashlor FA
Jacob Waguespack Note
Jacob Waguespack photo 541. Jacob Waguespack TOR
Miguel Romero Note
Miguel Romero photo 542. Miguel Romero OAK
Phil Bickford Note
Phil Bickford photo 543. Phil Bickford LAD
Ian Gibaut Note
Ian Gibaut photo 544. Ian Gibaut MIN
Patrick Weigel Note
Patrick Weigel photo 545. Patrick Weigel MIL
Robinson Leyer Note
Robinson Leyer photo 546. Robinson Leyer MIN
Isaac Mattson Note
Isaac Mattson photo 547. Isaac Mattson BAL
Sal Romano Note
Sal Romano photo 548. Sal Romano FA
Jose Ruiz Note
Jose Ruiz photo 549. Jose Ruiz CWS
Juan Minaya Note
Juan Minaya photo 550. Juan Minaya MIN
Sam Clay Note
Sam Clay photo 551. Sam Clay WSH
Ramon Rosso Note
Ramon Rosso photo 552. Ramon Rosso PHI
Franklyn Kilome Note
Franklyn Kilome photo 553. Franklyn Kilome NYM
Juan Nicasio Note
Juan Nicasio photo 554. Juan Nicasio FA
Jake Faria Note
Jake Faria photo 555. Jake Faria FA
Dylan Covey Note
Dylan Covey photo 556. Dylan Covey BOS
Nestor Cortes Jr. Note
Nestor Cortes Jr. photo 557. Nestor Cortes Jr. NYY
Dakota Bacus Note
Dakota Bacus photo 558. Dakota Bacus WSH
Carlos Sanabria Note
Carlos Sanabria photo 559. Carlos Sanabria KC
Tommy Doyle Note
Tommy Doyle photo 560. Tommy Doyle COL
Nivaldo Rodriguez Note
Nivaldo Rodriguez photo 561. Nivaldo Rodriguez DET
Jose Alberto Rivera Note
Jose Alberto Rivera photo 562. Jose Alberto Rivera LAA
Rex Brothers Note
Rex Brothers photo 563. Rex Brothers CHC
Kohl Stewart Note
Kohl Stewart photo 564. Kohl Stewart CHC
Ian Krol Note
Ian Krol photo 565. Ian Krol DET
Brandon Waddell Note
Brandon Waddell photo 566. Brandon Waddell STL
Geoff Hartlieb Note
Geoff Hartlieb photo 567. Geoff Hartlieb BOS
Kyle Barraclough Note
Kyle Barraclough photo 568. Kyle Barraclough MIN
Albert Abreu Note
Albert Abreu photo 569. Albert Abreu NYY
Jose Mujica Note
Jose Mujica photo 570. Jose Mujica COL
David McKay Note
David McKay photo 571. David McKay DET
T.J. McFarland Note
T.J. McFarland photo 572. T.J. McFarland STL