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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2022 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Josh Hader Note
Josh Hader photo 1. Josh Hader
Every year, there are arguments about the value of closers. Fantasy managers who consistently win leagues say having one or two elite closers is a season maker. Fantasy managers who say closers are always available on the wire and to never draft one before the 12th round usually spend August and September complaining that they lost the league by a half-dozen points because of a lack of saves and a bloated WHIP. Hader isn't just a closer. His numbers are so spectacular in just one or two innings of work at a time that rostering him is like getting half a season of an ace starter while also getting 35 saves. His Ks can cover for your lower-tier starters who can't reach that baseline K/IP number you want, and his paper-thin WHIP can move the needle. If you're on the wrong end of the snake draft and he's there at the fifth-round/sixth-round turn, grab him and start the closer run.
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Pierce Johnson Note
Pierce Johnson photo 51. Pierce Johnson
Robert Suarez Note
Robert Suarez photo 55. Robert Suarez
Nick Martinez Note
Nick Martinez photo 95. Nick Martinez
Craig Stammen Note
Craig Stammen photo 105. Craig Stammen
Luis Garcia Note
Luis Garcia photo 133. Luis Garcia
Drew Pomeranz Note
Drew Pomeranz photo 145. Drew Pomeranz
Austin Adams Note
Austin Adams photo 155. Austin Adams
Ryan Weathers Note
Ryan Weathers photo 174. Ryan Weathers
Tim Hill Note
Tim Hill photo 193. Tim Hill
Reiss Knehr Note
Reiss Knehr photo 295. Reiss Knehr
Nabil Crismatt Note
Nabil Crismatt photo 333. Nabil Crismatt
Jose Castillo Note
Jose Castillo photo 417. Jose Castillo
Steven Wilson Note
Steven Wilson photo 426. Steven Wilson
Michel Baez Note
Michel Baez photo 445. Michel Baez
Ray Kerr Note
Ray Kerr photo 571. Ray Kerr