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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes

Ryan Yarbrough Note
Ryan Yarbrough photo 43. Ryan Yarbrough
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.
19 weeks ago
Pete Fairbanks Note
Pete Fairbanks photo 46. Pete Fairbanks
Nick Anderson Note
Nick Anderson photo 61. Nick Anderson
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.
19 weeks ago
Matt Wisler Note
Matt Wisler photo 94. Matt Wisler
Luis Patino Note
Luis Patino photo 116. Luis Patino
Michael Wacha Note
Michael Wacha photo 133. Michael Wacha
Drew Rasmussen Note
Drew Rasmussen photo 138. Drew Rasmussen
Collin McHugh Note
Collin McHugh photo 149. Collin McHugh
Shane McClanahan Note
Shane McClanahan photo 178. Shane McClanahan
Chaz Roe Note
Chaz Roe photo 193. Chaz Roe
Ryan Thompson Note
Ryan Thompson photo 200. Ryan Thompson
Cole Wilcox Note
Cole Wilcox photo 217. Cole Wilcox
Cody Reed Note
Cody Reed photo 220. Cody Reed
Shawn Armstrong Note
Shawn Armstrong photo 258. Shawn Armstrong
Andrew Kittredge Note
Andrew Kittredge photo 288. Andrew Kittredge
J.P. Feyereisen Note
J.P. Feyereisen photo 294. J.P. Feyereisen
Chris Mazza Note
Chris Mazza photo 314. Chris Mazza
Ryan Sherriff Note
Ryan Sherriff photo 316. Ryan Sherriff
Jeffrey Springs Note
Jeffrey Springs photo 366. Jeffrey Springs
Tommy Hunter Note
Tommy Hunter photo 371. Tommy Hunter
Oliver Drake Note
Oliver Drake photo 377. Oliver Drake
Colin Poche Note
Colin Poche photo 427. Colin Poche
DJ Johnson Note
DJ Johnson photo 428. DJ Johnson
Jalen Beeks Note
Jalen Beeks photo 437. Jalen Beeks
Brian Moran Note
Brian Moran photo 617. Brian Moran