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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2022 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Liam Hendriks Note
Liam Hendriks photo 2. Liam Hendriks
He's been lights-out for three years now. Hendricks led the AL with 38 saves last year, finishing one save behind MLB leader Mark Melancon. And, man, did Hendricks earn those saves. In 71 innings, he had 113 strikeouts and gave up only seven walks. For a second straight year, he gave up fewer than six hits per nine innings. His combined WHIP over the past two years is 0.72. Hendricks' flyball rate crept above 50% last year, leading to 11 gopher balls, but that's a small blemish on an otherwise flawless profile. Invest confidently in one of the game's best closers.
11 weeks ago
Michael Kopech Note
Michael Kopech photo 14. Michael Kopech
There is no doubting Kopech's talent - he has an outstanding fastball and slider with a decent changeup - but it's more his role. He's had a tortured path to success, including undergoing Tommy John surgery and opting out of the 2020 season. But he was excellent last year, mostly in relief, and showed that he has the stuff to succeed in the majors. His role in 2022 is a bit undefined as of now, as the White Sox appear to want him in the rotation but state that he is behind the other starters. Given that he's thrown just 69.1 innings over the last two years, you'd be wise to pencil him in for about 130 innings and 20-25 starts. So long as you draft depth behind him, he should be a major asset this year.
8 weeks ago
Aaron Bummer Note
Aaron Bummer photo 81. Aaron Bummer
Kendall Graveman Note
Kendall Graveman photo 83. Kendall Graveman
Garrett Crochet Note
Garrett Crochet photo 97. Garrett Crochet
Joe Kelly Note
Joe Kelly photo 141. Joe Kelly
Reynaldo Lopez Note
Reynaldo Lopez photo 151. Reynaldo Lopez
Jose Ruiz Note
Jose Ruiz photo 238. Jose Ruiz
Ryan Burr Note
Ryan Burr photo 339. Ryan Burr
Rafael Dolis Note
Rafael Dolis photo 340. Rafael Dolis
Matt Foster Note
Matt Foster photo 369. Matt Foster
Bennett Sousa Note
Bennett Sousa photo 432. Bennett Sousa
Brody Koerner Note
Brody Koerner photo 515. Brody Koerner
Jonathan Stiever Note
Jonathan Stiever photo 547. Jonathan Stiever
Tyler Johnson Note
Tyler Johnson photo 556. Tyler Johnson
Yoan Aybar Note
Yoan Aybar photo 597. Yoan Aybar
Wes Benjamin Note
Wes Benjamin photo 603. Wes Benjamin
Scott Blewett Note
Scott Blewett photo 617. Scott Blewett
Kyle Crick Note
Kyle Crick photo 618. Kyle Crick
Anderson Severino Note
Anderson Severino photo 623. Anderson Severino
Brandon Finnegan Note
Brandon Finnegan photo 653. Brandon Finnegan