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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Gerrit Cole Note
Gerrit Cole photo 1. Gerrit Cole NYY
There are really no words for what Cole was able to do last year. He built on the massive gains he made from his first year with the Astros and lowered his ERA, WHIP, and walk rate to miniscule levels while totaling an outrageous 326 strikeouts. He'll move to the Yankees now, which is a mild downgrade given that the Yankees may slightly limit his innings in light of their long-term investment in Cole and their bullpen, and the opposing offenses and ballparks in the AL East compared to the AL West. But Cole's fastball and slider are beyond elite, and he should be the top pitcher taken in fantasy drafts.
18 weeks ago
Jacob deGrom Note
Jacob deGrom photo 2. Jacob deGrom NYM
After winning his second consecutive Cy Young Award, deGrom has an obvious case to be the top pitcher taken in the game. Back-to-back season with a sub-2.50 ERA and sub-1.00 WHIP with at least 200 strikeouts makes deGrom perhaps the safest pitcher in the game, especially after three straight seasons of at least 200 innings pitched. The bugaboo for deGrom is his lack of wins - just 21 over the last two seasons despite historic numbers. But with the improved Mets bullpen, there's every reason to think deGrom can get back to the 15-win total he put up in 2017. It's him or Gerrit Cole for the top pitcher off the board and you can't go wrong.
18 weeks ago
Max Scherzer Note
Max Scherzer photo 3. Max Scherzer WSH
Scherzer struggled a bit through the first month of the season, but went on a patented run in May and June that made him look like the Scherzer of old. Unfortunately, a back injury largely derailed his second half, as he was limited to just over 20 innings over July and August. Scherzer is entering his age-36 season and is a max effort pitcher, so the fact that we finally saw a bit of a breakdown (Scherzer has reached at least 200 innings in his six previous seasons) is concerning. But his numbers are still elite and he should be taken as one of the first pitchers off the board despite the back scare.
18 weeks ago
Justin Verlander Note
Justin Verlander photo 4. Justin Verlander HOU
Verlander had groin surgery which will sideline him for several weeks. But given the postponement of the season, it seems unlikely to threaten Verlander's availability for Opening Day, whenever that may be. Although surgery is never a good sign, in the end, it's better for Verlander that he could get this out of the way now rather than have it linger. For now, keep him high on your draft boards.
18 weeks ago
Walker Buehler Note
Walker Buehler photo 5. Walker Buehler LAD
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.
18 weeks ago
Stephen Strasburg Note
Stephen Strasburg photo 6. Stephen Strasburg WSH
Strasburg reached the 200-inning plateau for the second time in his career, and set a career high in wins with 18. Other than staying completely healthy, however, his numbers looked pretty much as they always have - just below the truly elite pitchers, but worthy of coming from your ace. Don't be sucked in by his magical postseason (1.98 ERA, 0.94 WHIP). Draft Strasburg as a top-10 pitcher, but expect his usual low-3.00 ERA and solid all around numbers.
18 weeks ago
Shane Bieber Note
Shane Bieber photo 7. Shane Bieber CLE
Bieber was simply fantastic in 2019 and gave you everything you want from a stud pitcher. He was second in the league innings, had a 3.28 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP, and was top-10 in strikeout and walk rates. He gave up his fair share of home runs but, overall, there are next to no complaint about Bieber. Draft him with confidence as a low-end ace.
18 weeks ago
Jack Flaherty Note
Jack Flaherty photo 8. Jack Flaherty STL
If ever there were a tale of two halves, it was Flaherty's 2019 season. A 4.64 ERA with a 1.23 WHIP in the first half, followed by a preposterous 0.91 ERA and 0.71 WHIP in the second half. His strikeout rate jumped, his walk rate dropped, and he saw a gain of almost a mile per hour on his fastball. The real Flaherty likely lies somewhere in between his first and second halves, but that should be a top-10 pitcher in 2020.
18 weeks ago
Mike Clevinger Note
Mike Clevinger photo 9. Mike Clevinger SD
Clevinger sustained a partial medial meniscus tear in his left knee on February 14th and underwent surgery. Although his 6-8 week timetable made it highly unlikely that he'd be back for Opening Day, the postponement of the season means that Clevinger should be ready to go when the bell rings. That should make him a top-12 pitcher at worst.
18 weeks ago
Clayton Kershaw Note
Clayton Kershaw photo 10. Clayton Kershaw LAD
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.
18 weeks ago
Blake Snell Note
Blake Snell photo 11. Blake Snell TB
Snell's subpar season was limited to just 107 innings after he underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery. Although owners might want to shy away after last year, there were plenty of encouraging signs. His FIP and xFIP were roughly a run lower than his ERA, his 33.3% strikeout rate was actually an improvement on his breakout year, and batters continued to make incredibly weak contact. If healthy, he should return to dominance.
18 weeks ago
Charlie Morton Note
Charlie Morton photo 12. Charlie Morton TB
Morton only got better after leaving the Astros, setting career bests in innings pitched, ERA, WHIP, and strikeout percentage. Batters simply don't hit his curveball, which he throws more than a third of the time, and his fastball is nearly equally as effective. In a dynasty or keeper format, things may be different, as Morton speaks of retirement often. For this year, however, there is zero reason for concern.
18 weeks ago
Luis Castillo Note
Luis Castillo photo 13. Luis Castillo CIN
Regression just never really hit for Castillo last year, despite a walk rate of 10.1%, fourth-worst in the league among qualified pitchers. There's no doubting Castillo's stuff, particularly his devastating changeup, and the Reds should be more competitive than they have been in years. But he simply has to cut down on the free passes if he wants to build on his breakout 2019. There's every reason to think he will as he continue to grow as a pitcher, and should make a reliable second fantasy starter.
18 weeks ago
Patrick Corbin Note
Patrick Corbin photo 14. Patrick Corbin WSH
Corbin largely followed up on his breakout 2018 season with the Nationals last year, again reaching the 200-inning plateau and pitching to a low-3.00 ERA. He continued to lean heavily on his outstanding slider, against which batters hit just .158. His walk rate and strikeout rate rose and fell just a tad from his peak, a trend that fantasy owners can expect to continue. But Corbin's baseline is excellent and even with further slow decline in skills, he should be an outstanding starter for a fantasy rotation.
18 weeks ago
Lucas Giolito Note
Lucas Giolito photo 15. Lucas Giolito CWS
Giolito earned every bit of his breakout season, putting up an ERA that we nearly identical to his FIP and xFIP and a major gain in control. Most impressive for Giolito was his ability to limit contact on pitches in the strike zone - just 77.3%, second best in MLB behind Gerrit Cole. His raw stuff is elite, and another fantastic season should follow in 2020.
18 weeks ago
Chris Paddack Note
Chris Paddack photo 16. Chris Paddack SD
Paddack earned his "biggest spring training breakout" award with an outstanding season, albeit one capped with an innings limit. The reins should be taken off a bit this year, which should allow Paddack to remain in a groove and build on his outstanding 2019 numbers. His fastball and changeup are simpy elite, and if he can continue to refine his curveball, he could develop into a true fantasy ace.
18 weeks ago
Zack Greinke Note
Zack Greinke photo 17. Zack Greinke HOU
Greinke didn't see the patented Astros bump after a mid-season trade, as his overall numbers actually declined a bit after his move from the Diamondbacks. His ERA and WHIP remain outstanding, but his strikeout rate continues to decline, such that it now actively does not help fantasy owners. Still, he's nearly a lock for 200 innings, plenty of wins, and solid peripherals, making him a fine addition to any fantasy staff. But with his advancing age, don't bank on him necessarily being a top-20 pitcher.
18 weeks ago
Yu Darvish Note
Yu Darvish photo 18. Yu Darvish CHC
Darvish's season was a tale of two halves. He was utterly unplayable to begin the season, tallying a 1.56 WHIP through May and walking roughly six batters per nine innings. But Darvish pulled out of it and then some, walking only seven batters over his final 14 starts, during which he had a 2.95 ERA and 0.83 WHIP. Can you fully trust Darvish? Probably not? But should you expect him to pitch closer to his second half than his first? For sure.
18 weeks ago
Aaron Nola Note
Aaron Nola photo 19. Aaron Nola PHI
Nola simply wasn't very good in 2019. His control took a major step back and batters consistently made better contact against him, particularly against his fastball. Whether it was an aberration for the youngster after two years of major growth, or whether perhaps Nola isn't as good as previously thought, is an open question. But given how drastically his control dipped, fantasy owners would be wise to give Nola somewhat of a pass for his 2019. He can't be drafted as an ace, but as a second starter? Go for it.
18 weeks ago
Tyler Glasnow Note
Tyler Glasnow photo 20. Tyler Glasnow TB
Glasnow was limited to just 60 innings in 2019, but they were pretty glorious ones! His control, which had plagued him since coming to the majors, improved significantly, and his WHIP dropped to an impressive 0.89. He should be fully recovered from his forearm injury heading into the season and has the raw stuff to be a fantasy ace if he can avoid injury. There's risk with Glasnow, but it is worth taking.
18 weeks ago
Jose Berrios Note
Jose Berrios photo 21. Jose Berrios MIN
Berrios reached 200 innings but didn't really take the step forward that most fantasy owners had hoped for. His strikeout rate dropped, his WHIP increased, and batters made better contact. Still, Berrios was a pitcher who fantasy owners could start each and every time out, contributed well in wins, and rarely walked batters. When you add it all up, Berrios remains a starter that fantasy owners should covet, but perhaps temper expectations until he shows that he's ready to take that next step.
18 weeks ago
Trevor Bauer Note
Trevor Bauer photo 22. Trevor Bauer CIN
Bauer may be one of the most talented pitchers in baseball, but he has exactly one season with an ERA below 4.18, a WHIP below 1.25, or more than 12 wins. Even on an improved Cincinnati team, there's little reason to expect him to do much better than those numbers. Bauer will give you innings and plenty of strikeouts, but fantasy owners would do well to largely forget 2018, and draft him with closer to a 4.00 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in mind.
18 weeks ago
Corey Kluber Note
Corey Kluber photo 23. Corey Kluber TEX
Kluber showed some skills decline in 2018, but nothing could have prepared fantasy owners for the disaster that was 2019. He got off to a terrible start before a broken forearm ended his season. Now with the Rangers, Kluber will get a fresh start and look to rebuild some of his real and fantasy value. Throw out the 5.80 ERA and 1.65 WHIP from last year - Kluber hasn't declined to that extent. Expect him to provide very solid, albeit not pristine, numbers, if he can stay healthy.
18 weeks ago
Sonny Gray Note
Sonny Gray photo 24. Sonny Gray CIN
Gray talked about how he didn't like how the Yankees had forced him to use his slider and that he expected better results in 2019. Boy, did he get them with the Reds. His slider and curveball went from very good to great in 2019, and along with it improved all of his numbers. Armed now with a top-notch strikeout rate and peripherals that finally match his raw stuff, Gray should be drafted with confidence in 2020 as a reliable fantasy starter.
18 weeks ago
Brandon Woodruff Note
Brandon Woodruff photo 25. Brandon Woodruff MIL
Woodruff earned his breakout 2019, relying on his elite fastball to limit hard contact and avoid big innings. His solid control allows him to keep the line moving, and the Brewers' strong lineup adds to his win potential. Although he missed a large chunk of the season due to injury, he should be ready to lead the Brewers rotation this year, and can and should be drafted as a strong second-tier starter.
18 weeks ago
Lance Lynn Note
Lance Lynn photo 26. Lance Lynn TEX
Lynn was truly phenomenal last season, turning his velocity gains into both an increase in strikeout rate and a massive drop in walk rate. Everything Lynn did in 2019 was backed up by his underlying metrics, so there's plenty of reason for optimism in 2020. But it's fair to consider how out of character Lynn's year was, an add just a wee bit of caution to your projections.
18 weeks ago
Mike Soroka Note
Mike Soroka photo 27. Mike Soroka ATL
Soroka wasn't even necessarily supposed to begin 2019 in the Braves rotation but quickly developed into an ace. Although there's little reason to knock his year, his 7.32/9 strikeout rate ranked 49th out of 61 qualified starters. With an xFIP more than a run higher than his 2.68 ERA, there's every reason to expect regression. Still, there's room Soroka to continue to be an excellent fantasy option despite a step back, so don't avoid him during your draft.
18 weeks ago
Carlos Carrasco Note
Carlos Carrasco photo 28. Carlos Carrasco CLE
Carrasco was already dealing with plenty of question marks after losing much of last season to leukemia, and now has been diagnosed with a mild hip flexor. He's day-to-day but it's obviously not the start to the spring that Carrasco owners were hoping for. Continue to monitor his progress but he avoids setbacks, he represents a fairly steep bargain in fantasy drafts, given his past performance and the fact that last year can largely be written off to his illness.
18 weeks ago
Frankie Montas Note
Frankie Montas photo 29. Frankie Montas OAK
Montas was one of the best starters in baseball until his season ended prematurely thanks to a PED suspension. Before then, he had used added velocity and improved control to lower is ERA to 2.63 and tally nine wins in just 16 starts. There's always a question of how a player coming off a PED suspension will perform the following year but, for the most part, they are often able to maintain much of their performance. Draft Montas expecting solid overall numbers, though expect an ERA in the 3.00s, rather than the 2.00s.
18 weeks ago
Zack Wheeler Note
Zack Wheeler photo 30. Zack Wheeler PHI
Wheeler's numbers declined from his breakout 2018 season but, overall, there were plenty of gains. He upped his strikeout rate and velocity, cut his walk rate, and set a career high in innings. Now with the Phillies, he'll see a downgrade in park, but because he's been able to avoid home runs over the last two seasons, the move should not have too much of an impact. Wheeler probably won't develop into a fantasy ace, but he's, at worst, a strong third fantasy starter.
18 weeks ago
Hyun Jin Ryu Note
Hyun Jin Ryu photo 31. Hyun Jin Ryu TOR
When healthy, Ryu has quietly been one of the best pitchers in baseball since his 2013 debut. But his preposterous year last season was surprising even for him. Ryu had the lowest BABIP-allowed on groundballs (just .162) of any pitcher in baseball in 2019, which led to just a 1.01 WHIP. Now in Toronto, that number is sure to rise precipitously and obviously have a negative impact on Ryu's 2020 numbers. That impact has been baked into Ryu's ADP at this point, so you won't have to buy him at his 2019 numbers. Just be prepared for regression.
18 weeks ago
Zac Gallen Note
Zac Gallen photo 32. Zac Gallen ARI
Gallen was so absurdly dominant in Triple-A in 2019 that his MLB performance, while highly impressive, felt slightly disappointing. But his fastball, curveball, and changeup were all plus pitches in the majors, and there's every reason to expect him to continue to grow as a pitcher. There's somehow some question mark around his rotation spot, but cream usually rises to the top, and he should not only be one of the Diamondbacks' five starters, but he should excel. Expect excellent overall numbers and draft him accordingly.
18 weeks ago
Kyle Hendricks Note
Kyle Hendricks photo 33. Kyle Hendricks CHC
Hendricks can be dominant at times, but his lack of overpowering raw stuff means he has to be pinpoint with his control. When he's on, he can be unhittable, like when he led the league in getting hitters to swing at pitches outside the zone in the second half last year. But in the end, you know what Hendricks is going to give you. A sub-3.50 ERA, a sub-1.20 WHIP, and mediocre strikeout numbers. There's plenty of room for that on a fantasy team. But don't bank on much upside.
18 weeks ago
Madison Bumgarner Note
Madison Bumgarner photo 34. Madison Bumgarner ARI
Bumgarner's ERA approached 4.00 last year, but he stayed healthy all year and saw a velocity bump after two injury-plagued years. The move to Arizona is a downgrade considering the park change, but it's not quite as drastic as it would have been without the humidor. Still, Bumgarner's numbers were significantly worse away from Oracle Park last year (2.93 ERA at home, 5.29 away), so it's fair to exercise caution with Bumgarner. But, so long as you recognize him for what he is at this point in his career, he'll likely give you what you expect.
18 weeks ago
James Paxton Note
James Paxton photo 35. James Paxton NYY
Paxton will be out until at least early May (and likely longer) after undergoing a microscopic lumbar discectomy with removal of a peridiscal cyst in early February. Although his talent is undeniable, this is yet another in a long list of injuries for Paxton, who has eight injured list stints since the beginning of the 2014 season. While early May is the front end of the three to four month timetable, expect Paxton's absence to last until at least June and possibly longer if he has any setbacks.
18 weeks ago
Max Fried Note
Max Fried photo 36. Max Fried ATL
Fried's 2019 was positive, but his 4.02 ERA and 1.33 WHIP left a lot to be desired. His 17 wins and solid strikeout rate masked some of the issues, but he certainly doesn't look like a pitcher ready to jump into the upper echelon. Still, Fried's FIP and xFIP were lower than his ERA, and his expected stats showed he had some bad luck. Put it all together and Fried's a decent option with upside, but not one who you should expect to lead your fantasy rotation in 2020.
18 weeks ago
Dinelson Lamet Note
Dinelson Lamet photo 37. Dinelson Lamet SD
Lamet is a popular breakout candidate this year, after he returned from Tommy John surgery to throw 73 innings of solid baseball last year. Lamet is still much more potential than numbers - he hasn't dominated a level above A-ball and has questionable control. But his raw stuff, particularly his slider and curveball, are impressive, and he can miss bats with the best of them. They'll be no discount for Lamet this year, but if you're looking for upside, he's worth the gamble.
18 weeks ago
Eduardo Rodriguez Note
Eduardo Rodriguez photo 38. Eduardo Rodriguez BOS
Rodriguez has tested positive for COVID-19, and Ron Roenicke has admitted that it's unlikely the Red Sox will have him ready for Opening Day. He's reportedly asymptomatic, however, which hopefully means he'll be able to have two positive tests and return to the team sometime after the first few days.
11 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda Note
Kenta Maeda photo 39. Kenta Maeda MIN
Maeda should be the rare pitcher who benefits from a move to the American League. The Dodgers have moved him back and forth from the bullpen to the starting rotation to manipulate his innings and avoid paying him bonuses for years. Now, he should stick in the Twins' rotation, and approach the 175 innings he threw in 2016. Given that he had the highest swinging strike rate (14.6%) and chase rate (34.8%) of his career last year and will be moving to a division that saw three of the other four teams rank in the bottom seven in runs scored in 2019, consider the needle on Maeda moving up.
18 weeks ago
Matthew Boyd Note
Matthew Boyd photo 40. Matthew Boyd DET
Armed with a devastating slider into which he leaned heavily, Boyd had an impressive opening to his season, putting up gaudy strikeout numbers with impressive overall stats. Unfortunately, his ERA rose from 3.87 in the first half to 5.51 in the second half, with his WHIP coming along for the ride. An awful .318 BABIP on groundballs didn't help, but that number isn't all that surprising given the defense behind him. With almost no win potential, Boyd is more of a back-end-of-the-rotation fantasy starter.
18 weeks ago
Shohei Ohtani Note
Shohei Ohtani photo 41. Shohei Ohtani LAA
Ohtani didn't pitch at all in 2019 and likely won't do so until mid-May in 2020. But his bat looked just fine last year, proving that his 2018 skills he showed as a hitter were not a fluke. He'll likely settle back into a part-time DH role with the Angels, and if you can choose to deploy him as both a pitcher and a hitter in any given week, Ohtani should provide immense value as a fantasy player. Even if not, he should contribute on either end of the spectrum, so draft him with a high degree of confidence.
18 weeks ago
Julio Urias Note
Julio Urias photo 42. Julio Urias LAD
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.
18 weeks ago
Robbie Ray Note
Robbie Ray photo 43. Robbie Ray TOR
While the overall numbers fluctuate, Ray is largely the same guy he's always been. He's going to amass a ton of strikeouts and he's going to hand out free passes like a doctor handing out lollipops. It is just impossible to rely on a starter who can't top 175 innings or keep his WHIP below 1.33. Ray is certainly rosterable but close your eyes when he's pitching.
18 weeks ago
Jesus Luzardo Note
Jesus Luzardo photo 44. Jesus Luzardo OAK
Luzardo has tested positive for COVID-19, though there have been few details as to his reported symptoms (or lack thereof). A prime breakout candidate, especially given the delay and the lack of an innings limit, Luzardo's fantasy stock is now in a bit of a grey area. Monitor the reports but be prepared to knock him down a few pegs in your draft absent positive reports on his health.
11 weeks ago
Mike Minor Note
Mike Minor photo 45. Mike Minor OAK
The Rangers pushed Minor to reach 200 strikeouts and, although his 3.59 ERA shows he surpassed expectations, there was really fairly little to get excited about. Minor's FIP and xFIP were substantially higher than his ERA, his WHIP was mediocre, and his strikeout rate hardly impressed. He's a pitcher you draft to solidify the back end of your rotation, but nothing more.
18 weeks ago
Lance McCullers Jr. Note
Lance McCullers Jr. photo 46. Lance McCullers Jr. HOU
McCullers missed all of 2019 after undergoing Tommy John surgery but he should be ready to go this year. His devastating curveball keeps hitters off balance, and his ability to mix pitches is elite. There's risk from the injury and he may be rusty, but McCullers offers rare upside. He'll likely be on an innings limit this year, but that shouldn't come into play with the postponement of the season.
18 weeks ago
German Marquez Note
German Marquez photo 47. German Marquez COL
Although Marquez seemed like the rare pitcher who could conquer Coors Field, 2019 showed otherwise. Marquez pitched to a 3.67 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP on the road, but a 6.26 ERA and 1.55 WHIP at home. Can he overcome the thin air this year? It's possible, but history is littered with pitchers who managed to buck the trend for one year only to fail to do so again. Marquez has the skill, but his home park make it seem unlikely he can provide quality value.
18 weeks ago
Andrew Heaney Note
Andrew Heaney photo 48. Andrew Heaney LAA
Heaney's 14.2% swinging strike rate was elite last year. But, as usual, he just couldn't put it all together. There's a monster somewhere inside Heaney - a 3.50 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 200 strikeout season lurks within. But it's still a mystery as to whether fantasy owners will ever see it. Draft him for his potential and hope to see it this year, but don't bank on the production.
18 weeks ago
Jake Odorizzi Note
Jake Odorizzi photo 49. Jake Odorizzi MIN
Odorizzi just refused to fail last year, and he was a reliable pitcher all year long. His continued gains in strikeouts and drop in walks, to go along with his 15 wins, led to a remarkably profitable season. But his xFIP remained at 4.33 and Odorizzi just never felt quite like a pitcher who was going to dominate every time out. Fortunately, you don't have to pay for his 2019 numbers given his ADP, so draft him at his price without much worry.
18 weeks ago
Sean Manaea Note
Sean Manaea photo 50. Sean Manaea OAK
After various delays, Manaea made a successful return from shoulder surgery, winning four of his five starts and pitching to a sterling 1.21 ERA and 0.78 WHIP with solid strikeout numbers. The sample is too small to know if Manaea really took a step forward, particularly given his significantly higher FIP and xFIP. But it should give fantasy owners confidence that Manaea can contribute all year long to a fantasy rotation.
18 weeks ago
Joe Musgrove Note
Joe Musgrove photo 51. Joe Musgrove PIT
Musgrove started out the season hot but cratered in May, pitching to an 8.10 ERA in the month. His overall numbers (4.44 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) won't blow you away, but Musgrove saw major velocity gains on his fastball and cutter over the second half of the season. Wins will always be an issue but if he can continue to build on his velocity increases, he could find his way into being a back-end starter for your fantasy team.
18 weeks ago
Luke Weaver Note
Luke Weaver photo 52. Luke Weaver ARI
Weaver was having an excellent 2019 season before forearm tightness essentially ended his season. He opted to rehab it, which immediately places a cloud over his 2020 outlook given the uncertainty that comes along with such an injury. His best case scenario likely includes some sort of innings limit with solid, but perhaps not league-winning numbers. That's a pitcher to take in the mid-teens rounds and hope everything falls in place.
18 weeks ago
Masahiro Tanaka Note
Masahiro Tanaka photo 53. Masahiro Tanaka NYY
Tanaka had a bizarre year. On the negative side, his ERA soared to 4.45 and his WHIP and strikeout rate went to a career worst 1.24 and 7.37/9, respectively. Yet he slightly lowered his walk rate from the past two years, cut his HR/FB rate, and got batters to swing at pitches outside the zone more than almost any other pitcher in the second half of the season. At this point in his career, given his home park, there's little optimism that Tanaka can ever develop into the ace he appeared to be during his debut. Draft him as a back-end-of-the-rotation starter in deeper leagues but nothing more.
18 weeks ago
Mike Foltynewicz Note
Mike Foltynewicz photo 54. Mike Foltynewicz ATL
Foltynewicz was on nearly everyone's bust list, and his awful return from an injury only confirmed everyone's intuitions. But he really turned it on in the latter half of the season, pitching to a 2.65 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in the second half. No, he might not be the 2018 version of himself this year, but he certainly has more to offer than his overall 2019 numbers.
18 weeks ago
Carlos Martinez Note
Carlos Martinez photo 55. Carlos Martinez STL
Martinez's shoulder weakness pushed him to the bullpen, where he eventually successfully took over for Jordan Hicks as the closer for the Cardinals. His 2020 role remains in flux, as it appears he'll be given an opportunity to win back the starting role he so covets, but his success is far from assured. Martinez should provide value in the rotation or the bullpen, so given that you won't need to spend much draft capital to get him anyway, don't shy away.
18 weeks ago
Caleb Smith Note
Caleb Smith photo 56. Caleb Smith ARI
Smith really fell apart over the second half of the season, as his ERA was almost two runs higher than in his first half. His overall numbers seem pedestrian, but his strikeout rate and improving control offer upside. If he can control his home runs allowed, he should be able to provide enough value to warrant placement on a fantasy staff.
18 weeks ago
Mitch Keller Note
Mitch Keller photo 57. Mitch Keller PIT
Keller's time in the majors last year was . . . sub-optimal, to say the least. Other than his elite strikeout rate, pretty much nothing went right for the youngster in his brief time with the Pirates. But when your FIP is FOUR runs lower than your ERA, chances are pretty good you're due for a rebound. Keller has an excellent fastball with an above-average slider and a decent curveball, more than enough to succeed in getting major league hitters out. If he can manage to limit his awful first innings of games with more consistency, he could provide plenty of value.
18 weeks ago
Joey Lucchesi Note
Joey Lucchesi photo 58. Joey Lucchesi SD
Lucchesi's a fine pitcher, but he really only has two pitches - a fine fastball and an above-average changeup. Although he dabbles with a cutter, it's much more of a show-me pitch, and batters hit .291 last year against it anyway with an xBA of 3.10. It's unlikely he'll make many significant gains, but there's room on your roster for a low-4.00 ERA pitcher with nearly a strikeout per inning. Just make sure it's toward the back end of your rotation.
18 weeks ago
Jon Gray Note
Jon Gray photo 59. Jon Gray COL
It would be interesting to see what Gray could do on a team other than the Rockies, but at least we pretty much know what he'll do in Colorado. Pitch to around a 4.00-4.50 ERA, have a WHIP in the 1.35 range, and strike out a batter per inning. Forget about the magical growth we keep waiting for. Draft him at this numbers, which work in an NL-only or deeper mixed league.
18 weeks ago
Marcus Stroman Note
Marcus Stroman photo 60. Marcus Stroman NYM
Stroman had an excellent 2019 season, though he struggled somewhat after his trade to the Mets. The one thing missing, however, finally arrived, as his strikeout rate popped to over one per inning when he got to New York. After spending all offseason strengthening his core and now in a contract year, Stroman should be in a position to provide plenty of value pitching with a full year in the National League.
18 weeks ago
Dylan Bundy Note
Dylan Bundy photo 61. Dylan Bundy LAA
Ross Stripling Note
Ross Stripling photo 62. Ross Stripling TOR
Stripling may find his usual odd way into the Dodgers' rotation with David Price opting out. It's unclear whether he or Dustin May will grab the final spot, but given how he's performed when given the chance over the past several years, he's worth a shot as a late-round pick.
11 weeks ago
Dallas Keuchel Note
Dallas Keuchel photo 63. Dallas Keuchel CWS
Keuchel moves from the Braves to the White Sox, which, on the surface, seems like a negative move given the change in league and home park. But, he'll be paired with Yasmani Grandal, one of the best framing catchers in all of baseball, and that's a huge boon to a pitcher like Keuchel who relies on movement and called strikes as much as any pitcher. In addition, other than the Twins, the lineups in the AL Central are hardly imposing. Keuchel is more of a matchup-based starter at this point in his career anyway, and fantasy owners should still be able to pick and choose when to deploy him.
18 weeks ago
Rich Hill Note
Rich Hill photo 64. Rich Hill MIN
Hill is as predictable as they come nowadays. He'll give you outstanding innings with excellent strikeout numbers, but will top out at 135 innings and likely less. He'll likely be sidelined until June with his elbow injury but that may be just in time for the start of the season now. That should move Hill far up your draft boards, from afterthought to late-round sleeper.
18 weeks ago
Ryan Yarbrough Note
Ryan Yarbrough photo 65. Ryan Yarbrough TB
Yarbrough relied on an opener plenty of times last year, and it helped his win potential, as he tallied 11 despite making just 14 starts. He greatly improved his control last year, leading to just a 1.00 WHIP, but his lack of strikeout upside and mediocre ERA should keep him as an option only in deeper mixed or AL-only leagues.
18 weeks ago
Anthony DeSclafani Note
Anthony DeSclafani photo 66. Anthony DeSclafani CIN
Desclafani quietly had a decent season in 2019, with a 3.89 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP, and more than a strikeout per inning. But his FIP and xFIP suggested he was lucky, and he lacks the upside of other late-round starters. In deeper mixed leagues where your rotation is solid and you just want someone to not hurt you, Desclafani is your guy. Otherwise, go for a higher ceiling.
18 weeks ago
Yonny Chirinos Note
Yonny Chirinos photo 67. Yonny Chirinos TB
Chirinos' strikeout numbers won't help you, but his solid control allows him to limit the damage and keep his ERA and WHIP under control. He'll have a spot in the Rays' rotation once again, and is an unexciting, but fairly reliable option, for deeper and AL-only leagues.
18 weeks ago
Garrett Richards Note
Garrett Richards photo 68. Garrett Richards SD
Steven Matz Note
Steven Matz photo 69. Steven Matz NYM
Matz is what is he is at this point. He'll likely give you around a 4.00 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP, and short of a strikeout per inning. With the Mets' addition of Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha, Matz's rotation spot could be in jeopardy unless he gets traded. For now, assume he'll get a starting spot, and draft him in NL-only formats.
18 weeks ago
Jose Leclerc Note
Jose Leclerc photo 70. Jose Leclerc TEX
The Rangers signed Leclerc to be their closer but he just absolutely refused to hold down the job in 2019. Bouts of ineffectiveness were followed by dominant stretches in mop-up duty, which were again followed by failures in the ninth inning. Above everything else, Leclerc has to again get his walks below four per nine innings as he did in 2018. Absent that, even though he'll begin the year as the Rangers' closer, he'll unlikely end it that way.
18 weeks ago
Miles Mikolas Note
Miles Mikolas photo 71. Miles Mikolas STL
Mikolas took a step back from his stellar 2018 season, adding more than a run onto his ERA and 0.15 onto his WHIP. With an extremely low strikeout rate, his numbers (4.16 ERA, 1.22 WHIP) don't warrant a roster spot. Add to that his forearm injury that will likely sideline him into May, and Mikolas can be off the fantasy radar.
18 weeks ago
Josh James Note
Josh James photo 72. Josh James HOU
Jose Urquidy Note
Jose Urquidy photo 73. Jose Urquidy HOU
Urquidy seemingly has the fourth starter's role locked down, and he offers and intriguing pitch mix, with an above-average fastball and changeup, with a decent slider.It's unlikely that the soon to be 25-year-old will develop into a consistent fantasy starter given his inconsistency, but he certainly has enough upside, as he showed in the playoffs, to warrant rostering in all fantasy leagues.
18 weeks ago
Sandy Alcantara Note
Sandy Alcantara photo 74. Sandy Alcantara MIA
Alcantara is a weird case. He went on a massive run late in the season in 2019, relying on his outstanding sinker to dominate hitters. His secondary stuff seems good enough to succeed, and yet the Marlins do not seem particularly high on him. He's dealing wth a rough spring, and even at his best, he's never had a season with a WHIP under 1.32. There's upside, but don't necessarily bank on it.
18 weeks ago
Alex Wood Note
Alex Wood photo 75. Alex Wood LAD
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.
18 weeks ago
Ian Kennedy Note
Ian Kennedy photo 76. Ian Kennedy KC
Kennedy was an afterthought on draft day last year, but a run of save chances in the middle of the summer boosted him to 30 saves. His peripherals didn't hurt fantasy owners and his strikeout numbers were solid, making Kennedy the poster child for the "wait on saves" crowd. In the final year of his deal, he'll again open as the closer for the Royals, but his chances of being dealt mid-season are extremely high. Draft him, of course, but don't bank on much more than 15 saves or so.
18 weeks ago
Dustin May Note
Dustin May photo 77. Dustin May LAD
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.
11 weeks ago
Brendan McKay Note
Brendan McKay photo 78. Brendan McKay TB
McKay had a dominant, albeit brief, minor-league career, but struggled somewhat in his brief time in the majors last year. His solid control and excellent strikeout rate suggests he could eventually do big things in the majors, but considering he's battling a shoulder injury in the spring that stems from last year, he's highly unlikely to make the Rays' rotation out of camp. He's rosterable only in deeper and AL-only leagues.
18 weeks ago
Dylan Cease Note
Dylan Cease photo 79. Dylan Cease CWS
Griffin Canning Note
Griffin Canning photo 80. Griffin Canning LAA
Canning has UCL damage, and although Tommy John surgery isn't currently on the table, it certainly seems like a possibility. Despite his upside, with the developments, Canning shouldn't be drafted in fantasy leagues until one of the very last picks, if at all.
18 weeks ago
Jose Quintana Note
Jose Quintana photo 81. Jose Quintana CHC
Quintana went from a solid, low-3.00 ERA pitcher with the White Sox to an unreliable pitcher with over a 4.00 ERA in his time with the Cubs. His strikeout rate continues to trend down, and despite pitching at least 171 innings in each of the past seven seasons, he's never won more than 13 games. A low-upside, low-floor play, Quintana is just NL-only material.
18 weeks ago
Cole Hamels Note
Cole Hamels photo 82. Cole Hamels ATL
Hamels kept up his strikeout rate last year with the cubs, but his control waned, and he had the worst walk rate of his career. He's dealing with a shoulder injury in the spring and there's currently no timetable for his return. Add it all up and Hamels is only barely worth drafting until or unless we get some positive news.
18 weeks ago
Pablo Lopez Note
Pablo Lopez photo 83. Pablo Lopez MIA
Lopez pitched better than his 5.09 ERA from last year suggests, and he limits free passes well. But his middling strikeout rate and lack of dominant stuff caps his upside. As a late-round pitcher without a high ceiling, fantasy owners are probably better off looking elsewhere to fill out their pitching staffs.
18 weeks ago
Adrian Houser Note
Adrian Houser photo 84. Adrian Houser MIL
Houser has an elite fastball, which he relies on heavily and against which batters hit just .203 last season. Whether he can continue to succeed with just one very good pitch is an open question, but considering his FIP and xFIP fully supported his 3.72 ERA, it's entirely possible. Overall, Houser should provide strikeouts without hurting you elsewhere, so he's an ideal late-round add.
18 weeks ago
Marco Gonzales Note
Marco Gonzales photo 85. Marco Gonzales SEA
Nathan Eovaldi Note
Nathan Eovaldi photo 86. Nathan Eovaldi BOS
J.A. Happ Note
J.A. Happ photo 87. J.A. Happ NYY
Aaron Civale Note
Aaron Civale photo 88. Aaron Civale CLE
Civale's stuff isn't particularly impressive, but he has a good minor league track record and had an impressive 10-start audition last year. He won't wow you with strikeouts, and his ERA is likely to be a run and a half higher than his 2.34 mark from 2019, but he should provide innings that help in AL-only leagues.
18 weeks ago
Rick Porcello Note
Rick Porcello photo 89. Rick Porcello NYM
Porcello's move to the National League makes him somewhat intriguing. His middling strikeout rate (17.4% career) will likely take a jump, and his overall numbers should improve with a move out of the AL East. Even with improvement, however, there's a long way to go before Porcello is contributing to a fantasy team. His biggest asset - his ability to consistently throw innings - will be far less useful with the postponement of Opening Day. He's a late-round filler for a deep pitching staff but little more.
18 weeks ago
Jeff Samardzija Note
Jeff Samardzija photo 90. Jeff Samardzija SF
Samardzija had an impressive 3.52 ERA and 1.11 WHIP last year, but that's where the good news ended. His strikeout rate is at the point where it actively hurts fantasy owners, and his win potential is capped by pitching for the Giants. There are better pitchers to consider late in your draft.
18 weeks ago
Johnny Cueto Note
Johnny Cueto photo 91. Johnny Cueto SF
Cueto will get the Opening Day nod for the Giants, but he'll hardly be someone to target in fantasy. Putting aside the almost certin win problems he'll have in San Francisco, it's doubtful that the 34-year-old can contribute meaningfully elsewhere at this stage of his career. His career strikeout rate of 7.54/9 is a detriment in today's game, and at his advanced age, after pitching just 69 innings combined over the last two season, there's little reason to expect a return to peak form.
18 weeks ago
Kyle Gibson Note
Kyle Gibson photo 92. Kyle Gibson TEX
Chris Bassitt Note
Chris Bassitt photo 93. Chris Bassitt OAK
A.J. Puk Note
A.J. Puk photo 94. A.J. Puk OAK
Anibal Sanchez Note
Anibal Sanchez photo 95. Anibal Sanchez WSH
Kevin Gausman Note
Kevin Gausman photo 96. Kevin Gausman SF
Reynaldo Lopez Note
Reynaldo Lopez photo 97. Reynaldo Lopez CWS
Lopez's overall numbers are abysmal, and he earned them, to be sure. For one glorious month in July, however, Lopez showed his potential, pitchng to a 3.41 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP with a 4.25 K/BB ratio. Unfortunately, his success was short-lived, and he's shown nothing to suggest he's on the verge of figuring things out. In 15-team leagues, fantasy owners can take a shot for a bench role. But otherwise, move on.
18 weeks ago
Julio Teheran Note
Julio Teheran photo 98. Julio Teheran LAA
Jon Lester Note
Jon Lester photo 99. Jon Lester CHC
John Means Note
John Means photo 100. John Means BAL
Spencer Turnbull Note
Spencer Turnbull photo 101. Spencer Turnbull DET
Mike Fiers Note
Mike Fiers photo 102. Mike Fiers OAK
Dakota Hudson Note
Dakota Hudson photo 103. Dakota Hudson STL
Michael Pineda Note
Michael Pineda photo 104. Michael Pineda MIN
Pineda will miss the first 39 games of the 2020 season as he finishes serving his PED suspension. When he does pitch, he'll offer roughly a 4.00 ERA, a decent WHIP, and slightly below average strikeout numbers. On a good Minnesota team, wins may be his best attribute, but he's hardly a pitcher to target in fantasy.
18 weeks ago
MacKenzie Gore Note
MacKenzie Gore photo 105. MacKenzie Gore SD
Tanner Roark Note
Tanner Roark photo 106. Tanner Roark TOR
Justus Sheffield Note
Justus Sheffield photo 107. Justus Sheffield SEA
Nate Pearson Note
Nate Pearson photo 108. Nate Pearson TOR
Freddy Peralta Note
Freddy Peralta photo 109. Freddy Peralta MIL
Jordan Montgomery Note
Jordan Montgomery photo 110. Jordan Montgomery NYY
Jordan Yamamoto Note
Jordan Yamamoto photo 111. Jordan Yamamoto MIA
Josh Lindblom Note
Josh Lindblom photo 112. Josh Lindblom MIL
Matt Shoemaker Note
Matt Shoemaker photo 113. Matt Shoemaker TOR
Tyler Mahle Note
Tyler Mahle photo 114. Tyler Mahle CIN
Corbin Burnes Note
Corbin Burnes photo 115. Corbin Burnes MIL
Forrest Whitley Note
Forrest Whitley photo 116. Forrest Whitley HOU
Casey Mize Note
Casey Mize photo 117. Casey Mize DET
Matt Strahm Note
Matt Strahm photo 118. Matt Strahm SD
Yusei Kikuchi Note
Yusei Kikuchi photo 119. Yusei Kikuchi SEA
Diego Castillo Note
Diego Castillo photo 120. Diego Castillo TB
Spencer Howard Note
Spencer Howard photo 121. Spencer Howard PHI
Jordan Lyles Note
Jordan Lyles photo 122. Jordan Lyles TEX
Merrill Kelly Note
Merrill Kelly photo 123. Merrill Kelly ARI
Drew Pomeranz Note
Drew Pomeranz photo 124. Drew Pomeranz SD
Zach Plesac Note
Zach Plesac photo 125. Zach Plesac CLE
Jake Arrieta Note
Jake Arrieta photo 126. Jake Arrieta PHI
Ryan Helsley Note
Ryan Helsley photo 127. Ryan Helsley STL
Chad Green Note
Chad Green photo 128. Chad Green NYY
Hunter Harvey Note
Hunter Harvey photo 129. Hunter Harvey BAL
Harvey quietly dominated in his cup of coffee last year, hitting triple digits with his fastball and striking out batters with ease. Now, Brandon Hyde has all but said he'd like him to be in the closer's role, after starting out the spring strong. The Orioles will never provide a ton of save chances and, at this point, it's too early to know if Harvey will be the closer. But, he's certainly worth drafting for the potential at the end of your drafts.
18 weeks ago
Jakob Junis Note
Jakob Junis photo 130. Jakob Junis KC
Gio Gonzalez Note
Gio Gonzalez photo 131. Gio Gonzalez CWS
Vince Velasquez Note
Vince Velasquez photo 132. Vince Velasquez PHI
Wade Miley Note
Wade Miley photo 133. Wade Miley CIN
Brad Keller Note
Brad Keller photo 134. Brad Keller KC
Danny Duffy Note
Danny Duffy photo 135. Danny Duffy KC
Zach Eflin Note
Zach Eflin photo 136. Zach Eflin PHI
Homer Bailey Note
Homer Bailey photo 137. Homer Bailey MIN
Austin Voth Note
Austin Voth photo 138. Austin Voth WSH
Chase Anderson Note
Chase Anderson photo 139. Chase Anderson TOR
Zach Davies Note
Zach Davies photo 140. Zach Davies SD
Sean Newcomb Note
Sean Newcomb photo 141. Sean Newcomb ATL
Ryne Stanek Note
Ryne Stanek photo 142. Ryne Stanek MIA
Brad Peacock Note
Brad Peacock photo 143. Brad Peacock HOU
Taijuan Walker Note
Taijuan Walker photo 144. Taijuan Walker TOR
Adam Wainwright Note
Adam Wainwright photo 145. Adam Wainwright STL
Carlos Rodon Note
Carlos Rodon photo 146. Carlos Rodon CWS
Michael Fulmer Note
Michael Fulmer photo 147. Michael Fulmer DET
Eric Lauer Note
Eric Lauer photo 148. Eric Lauer MIL
Elieser Hernandez Note
Elieser Hernandez photo 149. Elieser Hernandez MIA
Trent Thornton Note
Trent Thornton photo 150. Trent Thornton TOR
Sixto Sanchez Note
Sixto Sanchez photo 151. Sixto Sanchez MIA
Nick Pivetta Note
Nick Pivetta photo 152. Nick Pivetta BOS
Martin Perez Note
Martin Perez photo 153. Martin Perez BOS
Framber Valdez Note
Framber Valdez photo 154. Framber Valdez HOU
Jonathan Loaisiga Note
Jonathan Loaisiga photo 155. Jonathan Loaisiga NYY
Drew Smyly Note
Drew Smyly photo 156. Drew Smyly SF
Trevor Richards Note
Trevor Richards photo 157. Trevor Richards TB
Alex Reyes Note
Alex Reyes photo 158. Alex Reyes STL
Patrick Sandoval Note
Patrick Sandoval photo 159. Patrick Sandoval LAA
Tony Gonsolin Note
Tony Gonsolin photo 160. Tony Gonsolin LAD
Trevor Williams Note
Trevor Williams photo 161. Trevor Williams PIT
Michael Wacha Note
Michael Wacha photo 162. Michael Wacha NYM
Kyle Wright Note
Kyle Wright photo 163. Kyle Wright ATL
Jose Urena Note
Jose Urena photo 164. Jose Urena MIA
Asher Wojciechowski Note
Asher Wojciechowski photo 165. Asher Wojciechowski BAL
Matt Manning Note
Matt Manning photo 166. Matt Manning DET
Brent Suter Note
Brent Suter photo 167. Brent Suter MIL
Kyle Freeland Note
Kyle Freeland photo 168. Kyle Freeland COL
Shun Yamaguchi Note
Shun Yamaguchi photo 169. Shun Yamaguchi TOR
John Gant Note
John Gant photo 170. John Gant STL
Randy Dobnak Note
Randy Dobnak photo 171. Randy Dobnak MIN
Daniel Ponce de Leon Note
Daniel Ponce de Leon photo 172. Daniel Ponce de Leon STL
Tyler Anderson Note
Tyler Anderson photo 173. Tyler Anderson SF
Daniel Norris Note
Daniel Norris photo 174. Daniel Norris DET
Robert Stephenson Note
Robert Stephenson photo 175. Robert Stephenson CIN
Bryse Wilson Note
Bryse Wilson photo 176. Bryse Wilson ATL
Scott Barlow Note
Scott Barlow photo 177. Scott Barlow KC
Jimmy Nelson Note
Jimmy Nelson photo 178. Jimmy Nelson LAD
Chad Kuhl Note
Chad Kuhl photo 179. Chad Kuhl PIT
Cam Bedrosian Note
Cam Bedrosian photo 180. Cam Bedrosian LAA
Justin Dunn Note
Justin Dunn photo 181. Justin Dunn SEA
Cal Quantrill Note
Cal Quantrill photo 182. Cal Quantrill CLE
Alex Young Note
Alex Young photo 183. Alex Young ARI
Jhoulys Chacin Note
Jhoulys Chacin photo 184. Jhoulys Chacin ATL
Tyler Skaggs Note
Tyler Skaggs photo 185. Tyler Skaggs FA
Brusdar Graterol Note
Brusdar Graterol photo 186. Brusdar Graterol LAD
Kendall Graveman Note
Kendall Graveman photo 187. Kendall Graveman SEA
Brent Honeywell Jr. Note
Brent Honeywell Jr. photo 188. Brent Honeywell Jr. TB
Brett Anderson Note
Brett Anderson photo 189. Brett Anderson MIL
Lucas Sims Note
Lucas Sims photo 190. Lucas Sims CIN
Noe Ramirez Note
Noe Ramirez photo 191. Noe Ramirez LAA
Darwinzon Hernandez Note
Darwinzon Hernandez photo 192. Darwinzon Hernandez BOS
Erik Swanson Note
Erik Swanson photo 193. Erik Swanson SEA
Tyler Chatwood Note
Tyler Chatwood photo 194. Tyler Chatwood CHC
Austin Adams Note
Austin Adams photo 195. Austin Adams FA
Bryan Abreu Note
Bryan Abreu photo 196. Bryan Abreu HOU
Miller Diaz Note
Miller Diaz photo 197. Miller Diaz ARI
Luis Patino Note
Luis Patino photo 198. Luis Patino SD
Jesse Chavez Note
Jesse Chavez photo 199. Jesse Chavez TEX
Alec Mills Note
Alec Mills photo 200. Alec Mills CHC
Logan Webb Note
Logan Webb photo 201. Logan Webb SF
Mark Rogers Note
Mark Rogers photo 202. Mark Rogers FA
Rogelio Armenteros Note
Rogelio Armenteros photo 203. Rogelio Armenteros HOU
Brady Singer Note
Brady Singer photo 204. Brady Singer KC
Derek Holland Note
Derek Holland photo 205. Derek Holland PIT
Clarke Schmidt Note
Clarke Schmidt photo 206. Clarke Schmidt NYY
Zack Godley Note
Zack Godley photo 207. Zack Godley BOS
Aaron Sanchez Note
Aaron Sanchez photo 208. Aaron Sanchez FA
Alex Cobb Note
Alex Cobb photo 209. Alex Cobb BAL
Junior Guerra Note
Junior Guerra photo 210. Junior Guerra ARI
Tarik Skubal Note
Tarik Skubal photo 211. Tarik Skubal DET
Edward Cabrera Note
Edward Cabrera photo 212. Edward Cabrera MIA
Ubaldo Jimenez Note
Ubaldo Jimenez photo 213. Ubaldo Jimenez FA
Mauricio Robles Note
Mauricio Robles photo 214. Mauricio Robles FA
Sam Gaviglio Note
Sam Gaviglio photo 215. Sam Gaviglio FA
Ian Anderson Note
Ian Anderson photo 216. Ian Anderson ATL
Mike Montgomery Note
Mike Montgomery photo 217. Mike Montgomery KC
Harold Ramirez Note
Harold Ramirez photo 218. Harold Ramirez FA
Andrew Kittredge Note
Andrew Kittredge photo 219. Andrew Kittredge TB
Adam Plutko Note
Adam Plutko photo 220. Adam Plutko CLE
Ivan Nova Note
Ivan Nova photo 221. Ivan Nova DET
Burch Smith Note
Burch Smith photo 222. Burch Smith OAK
Trevor Cahill Note
Trevor Cahill photo 223. Trevor Cahill SF
Jalen Beeks Note
Jalen Beeks photo 224. Jalen Beeks TB
Tyler Clippard Note
Tyler Clippard photo 225. Tyler Clippard MIN
Ranger Suarez Note
Ranger Suarez photo 226. Ranger Suarez PHI
Dereck Rodriguez Note
Dereck Rodriguez photo 227. Dereck Rodriguez DET
Zack Littell Note
Zack Littell photo 228. Zack Littell MIN
Enyel De Los Santos Note
Enyel De Los Santos photo 229. Enyel De Los Santos PHI
Touki Toussaint Note
Touki Toussaint photo 230. Touki Toussaint ATL
Shaun Anderson Note
Shaun Anderson photo 231. Shaun Anderson SF
Braden Shipley Note
Braden Shipley photo 232. Braden Shipley FA
Dean Kremer Note
Dean Kremer photo 233. Dean Kremer BAL
Brett Martin Note
Brett Martin photo 234. Brett Martin TEX
Antonio Senzatela Note
Antonio Senzatela photo 235. Antonio Senzatela COL
Logan Allen Note
Logan Allen photo 236. Logan Allen CLE
Ryan Weber Note
Ryan Weber photo 237. Ryan Weber BOS
Hector Velazquez Note
Hector Velazquez photo 238. Hector Velazquez HOU
Devin Smeltzer Note
Devin Smeltzer photo 239. Devin Smeltzer MIN
Jon Duplantier Note
Jon Duplantier photo 240. Jon Duplantier ARI
Felix Pena Note
Felix Pena photo 241. Felix Pena LAA
Jorge Guzman Note
Jorge Guzman photo 242. Jorge Guzman MIA
Kolby Allard Note
Kolby Allard photo 243. Kolby Allard TEX
Michael King Note
Michael King photo 244. Michael King NYY
Cristian Javier Note
Cristian Javier photo 245. Cristian Javier HOU
Jordan Romano Note
Jordan Romano photo 246. Jordan Romano TOR
Chris Stratton Note
Chris Stratton photo 247. Chris Stratton PIT
Wade LeBlanc Note
Wade LeBlanc photo 248. Wade LeBlanc BAL
Anthony Banda Note
Anthony Banda photo 249. Anthony Banda SF
Nick Margevicius Note
Nick Margevicius photo 250. Nick Margevicius SEA
Duane Underwood Jr. Note
Duane Underwood Jr. photo 251. Duane Underwood Jr. CHC
Glenn Sparkman Note
Glenn Sparkman photo 252. Glenn Sparkman KC
Jorge Lopez Note
Jorge Lopez photo 253. Jorge Lopez BAL
Andrew Triggs Note
Andrew Triggs photo 254. Andrew Triggs BOS
Triston McKenzie Note
Triston McKenzie photo 255. Triston McKenzie CLE
Corbin Martin Note
Corbin Martin photo 256. Corbin Martin ARI
Sean Reid-Foley Note
Sean Reid-Foley photo 257. Sean Reid-Foley TOR
Julian Merryweather Note
Julian Merryweather photo 258. Julian Merryweather TOR
Carson Fulmer Note
Carson Fulmer photo 259. Carson Fulmer PIT
David Peterson Note
David Peterson photo 260. David Peterson NYM
Jordan Holloway Note
Jordan Holloway photo 261. Jordan Holloway MIA
Jacob Waguespack Note
Jacob Waguespack photo 262. Jacob Waguespack TOR
Adrian Morejon Note
Adrian Morejon photo 263. Adrian Morejon SD
Thomas Pannone Note
Thomas Pannone photo 264. Thomas Pannone TOR
Daniel Gossett Note
Daniel Gossett photo 265. Daniel Gossett FA
Deivi Garcia Note
Deivi Garcia photo 266. Deivi Garcia NYY
Jake Faria Note
Jake Faria photo 267. Jake Faria FA
Tyler Alexander Note
Tyler Alexander photo 268. Tyler Alexander DET
Sterling Sharp Note
Sterling Sharp photo 269. Sterling Sharp WSH
Jordan Zimmermann Note
Jordan Zimmermann photo 270. Jordan Zimmermann DET
Kyle Hart Note
Kyle Hart photo 271. Kyle Hart BOS
Logan Gilbert Note
Logan Gilbert photo 272. Logan Gilbert SEA
Wilmer Font Note
Wilmer Font photo 273. Wilmer Font TOR
Andrew Suarez Note
Andrew Suarez photo 274. Andrew Suarez SF
Bo Takahashi Note
Bo Takahashi photo 275. Bo Takahashi ARI
Josh Rogers Note
Josh Rogers photo 276. Josh Rogers BAL
Jharel Cotton Note
Jharel Cotton photo 277. Jharel Cotton FA
Brian Johnson Note
Brian Johnson photo 278. Brian Johnson FA
Peter Lambert Note
Peter Lambert photo 279. Peter Lambert COL
Dylan Covey Note
Dylan Covey photo 280. Dylan Covey BOS
Jeff Hoffman Note
Jeff Hoffman photo 281. Jeff Hoffman COL
Dillon Tate Note
Dillon Tate photo 282. Dillon Tate BAL
Lewis Thorpe Note
Lewis Thorpe photo 283. Lewis Thorpe MIN
Jeff Brigham Note
Jeff Brigham photo 284. Jeff Brigham MIA
Jose Soriano Note
Jose Soriano photo 285. Jose Soriano LAA
Daniel Mengden Note
Daniel Mengden photo 286. Daniel Mengden OAK
Eric Pardinho Note
Eric Pardinho photo 287. Eric Pardinho TOR
Nick Neidert Note
Nick Neidert photo 288. Nick Neidert MIA
Jackson Kowar Note
Jackson Kowar photo 289. Jackson Kowar KC
Hunter Greene Note
Hunter Greene photo 290. Hunter Greene CIN
Pedro Avila Note
Pedro Avila photo 291. Pedro Avila SD
Nick Kingham Note
Nick Kingham photo 292. Nick Kingham TOR
Gregory Soto Note
Gregory Soto photo 293. Gregory Soto DET
Grant Holmes Note
Grant Holmes photo 294. Grant Holmes OAK
Jose Suarez Note
Jose Suarez photo 295. Jose Suarez LAA
Ryan Rolison Note
Ryan Rolison photo 296. Ryan Rolison COL
Jesse Hahn Note
Jesse Hahn photo 297. Jesse Hahn KC
Jose De Leon Note
Jose De Leon photo 298. Jose De Leon CIN
Jonathan Hernandez Note
Jonathan Hernandez photo 299. Jonathan Hernandez TEX
Wei-Yin Chen Note
Wei-Yin Chen photo 300. Wei-Yin Chen FA
Trey Supak Note
Trey Supak photo 301. Trey Supak MIL
Tucker Davidson Note
Tucker Davidson photo 302. Tucker Davidson ATL
Steven Brault Note
Steven Brault photo 303. Steven Brault PIT
Joe Palumbo Note
Joe Palumbo photo 304. Joe Palumbo TEX
Mike King Note
Mike King photo 305. Mike King NYY
Michael Baumann Note
Michael Baumann photo 306. Michael Baumann BAL
Zack Brown Note
Zack Brown photo 307. Zack Brown MIL
Anthony Kay Note
Anthony Kay photo 308. Anthony Kay TOR
James Kaprielian Note
James Kaprielian photo 309. James Kaprielian OAK
Clay Holmes Note
Clay Holmes photo 310. Clay Holmes PIT
Ryan Borucki Note
Ryan Borucki photo 311. Ryan Borucki TOR
Adonis Medina Note
Adonis Medina photo 312. Adonis Medina PHI
Keegan Akin Note
Keegan Akin photo 313. Keegan Akin BAL
Nik Turley Note
Nik Turley photo 314. Nik Turley PIT
JT Brubaker Note
JT Brubaker photo 315. JT Brubaker PIT
Yohander Mendez Note
Yohander Mendez photo 316. Yohander Mendez TEX
Austin Gomber Note
Austin Gomber photo 317. Austin Gomber STL
Josiah Gray Note
Josiah Gray photo 318. Josiah Gray LAD
Edinson Volquez Note
Edinson Volquez photo 319. Edinson Volquez TEX
Erick Fedde Note
Erick Fedde photo 320. Erick Fedde WSH
Franklyn Kilome Note
Franklyn Kilome photo 321. Franklyn Kilome NYM
James Marvel Note
James Marvel photo 322. James Marvel PIT
Dennis Santana Note
Dennis Santana photo 323. Dennis Santana LAD
Danny Salazar Note
Danny Salazar photo 324. Danny Salazar FA
Scott Moss Note
Scott Moss photo 325. Scott Moss CLE
Daulton Jefferies Note
Daulton Jefferies photo 326. Daulton Jefferies OAK
Conner Menez Note
Conner Menez photo 327. Conner Menez SF
Blake Taylor Note
Blake Taylor photo 328. Blake Taylor HOU
Jose Mujica Note
Jose Mujica photo 329. Jose Mujica COL
Cody Ponce Note
Cody Ponce photo 330. Cody Ponce PIT
Paul Blackburn Note
Paul Blackburn photo 331. Paul Blackburn OAK
Matt Moore Note
Matt Moore photo 332. Matt Moore FA
Shelby Miller Note
Shelby Miller photo 333. Shelby Miller MIL
Tommy Milone Note
Tommy Milone photo 334. Tommy Milone ATL
Matt Wisler Note
Matt Wisler photo 335. Matt Wisler MIN
Taylor Widener Note
Taylor Widener photo 336. Taylor Widener ARI
Alex Faedo Note
Alex Faedo photo 337. Alex Faedo DET
Patrick Weigel Note
Patrick Weigel photo 338. Patrick Weigel ATL
Bernardo Flores Jr. Note
Bernardo Flores Jr. photo 339. Bernardo Flores Jr. CWS
Luis Perdomo Note
Luis Perdomo photo 340. Luis Perdomo SD
Brandon Bielak Note
Brandon Bielak photo 341. Brandon Bielak HOU
Jaime Barria Note
Jaime Barria photo 342. Jaime Barria LAA
Fernando Romero Note
Fernando Romero photo 343. Fernando Romero MIN
Jefry Rodriguez Note
Jefry Rodriguez photo 344. Jefry Rodriguez CLE
Trevor Oaks Note
Trevor Oaks photo 345. Trevor Oaks SF
Robert Dugger Note
Robert Dugger photo 346. Robert Dugger MIA
Corey Oswalt Note
Corey Oswalt photo 347. Corey Oswalt NYM
Angel Perdomo Note
Angel Perdomo photo 348. Angel Perdomo MIL
David Hale Note
David Hale photo 349. David Hale PHI
Nestor Cortes Jr. Note
Nestor Cortes Jr. photo 350. Nestor Cortes Jr. SEA
Alvaro Seijas Note
Alvaro Seijas photo 351. Alvaro Seijas STL
Francisco Liriano Note
Francisco Liriano photo 352. Francisco Liriano FA
Tom Hatch Note
Tom Hatch photo 353. Tom Hatch TOR
Chance Adams Note
Chance Adams photo 354. Chance Adams KC
Jimmy Lambert Note
Jimmy Lambert photo 355. Jimmy Lambert CWS
T.J. Zeuch Note
T.J. Zeuch photo 356. T.J. Zeuch TOR
Chandler Shepherd Note
Chandler Shepherd photo 357. Chandler Shepherd FA
Andrew Cashner Note
Andrew Cashner photo 358. Andrew Cashner FA
Derek Law Note
Derek Law photo 359. Derek Law TEX
Tanner Anderson Note
Tanner Anderson photo 360. Tanner Anderson OAK
Taylor Cole Note
Taylor Cole photo 361. Taylor Cole LAA
Scott Blewett Note
Scott Blewett photo 362. Scott Blewett KC
Sean Gilmartin Note
Sean Gilmartin photo 363. Sean Gilmartin TB
David Hess Note
David Hess photo 364. David Hess BAL
Ashton Goudeau Note
Ashton Goudeau photo 365. Ashton Goudeau COL
Kohl Stewart Note
Kohl Stewart photo 366. Kohl Stewart BAL
Rico Garcia Note
Rico Garcia photo 367. Rico Garcia SF
Ryan Merritt Note
Ryan Merritt photo 368. Ryan Merritt TB
Manny Banuelos Note
Manny Banuelos photo 369. Manny Banuelos FA
Chi Chi Gonzalez Note
Chi Chi Gonzalez photo 370. Chi Chi Gonzalez COL
Phillips Valdez Note
Phillips Valdez photo 371. Phillips Valdez BOS
Matt Harvey Note
Matt Harvey photo 372. Matt Harvey KC
Michel Baez Note
Michel Baez photo 373. Michel Baez SD
Luke Bard Note
Luke Bard photo 374. Luke Bard LAA
Cy Sneed Note
Cy Sneed photo 375. Cy Sneed HOU
Tony Cingrani Note
Tony Cingrani photo 376. Tony Cingrani FA
Tim Melville Note
Tim Melville photo 377. Tim Melville FA
Dario Agrazal Note
Dario Agrazal photo 378. Dario Agrazal DET
Cole Irvin Note
Cole Irvin photo 379. Cole Irvin PHI
Ben Braymer Note
Ben Braymer photo 380. Ben Braymer WSH
Tyson Ross Note
Tyson Ross photo 381. Tyson Ross FA
Michael Rucker Note
Michael Rucker photo 382. Michael Rucker BAL
Huascar Ynoa Note
Huascar Ynoa photo 383. Huascar Ynoa ATL
J.B. Bukauskas Note
J.B. Bukauskas photo 384. J.B. Bukauskas ARI
Anthony Castro Note
Anthony Castro photo 385. Anthony Castro DET
Jerad Eickhoff Note
Jerad Eickhoff photo 386. Jerad Eickhoff TEX
Foster Griffin Note
Foster Griffin photo 387. Foster Griffin KC
Joey Wentz Note
Joey Wentz photo 388. Joey Wentz DET
Sam McWilliams Note
Sam McWilliams photo 389. Sam McWilliams TB
Genesis Cabrera Note
Genesis Cabrera photo 390. Genesis Cabrera STL
Wil Crowe Note
Wil Crowe photo 391. Wil Crowe WSH
Adbert Alzolay Note
Adbert Alzolay photo 392. Adbert Alzolay CHC
Taylor Clarke Note
Taylor Clarke photo 393. Taylor Clarke ARI
Tanner Houck Note
Tanner Houck photo 394. Tanner Houck BOS
Odrisamer Despaigne Note
Odrisamer Despaigne photo 395. Odrisamer Despaigne FA
Rony Garcia Note
Rony Garcia photo 396. Rony Garcia DET
Jason Vargas Note
Jason Vargas photo 397. Jason Vargas FA
Stephen Woods Note
Stephen Woods photo 398. Stephen Woods KC
Joel Payamps Note
Joel Payamps photo 399. Joel Payamps ARI
Sam Howard Note
Sam Howard photo 400. Sam Howard PIT
Colin Rea Note
Colin Rea photo 401. Colin Rea CHC
Mike Shawaryn Note
Mike Shawaryn photo 402. Mike Shawaryn FA
Walker Lockett Note
Walker Lockett photo 403. Walker Lockett SEA
Clay Buchholz Note
Clay Buchholz photo 404. Clay Buchholz FA
Clayton Richard Note
Clayton Richard photo 405. Clayton Richard CWS
Dillon Peters Note
Dillon Peters photo 406. Dillon Peters LAA
Sal Romano Note
Sal Romano photo 407. Sal Romano CIN
Aaron Brooks Note
Aaron Brooks photo 408. Aaron Brooks FA
Ryan Castellani Note
Ryan Castellani photo 409. Ryan Castellani COL
Taylor Hearn Note
Taylor Hearn photo 410. Taylor Hearn TEX
Reggie McClain Note
Reggie McClain photo 411. Reggie McClain PHI
Jorge Alcala Note
Jorge Alcala photo 412. Jorge Alcala MIN
Bud Norris Note
Bud Norris photo 413. Bud Norris FA
Ariel Jurado Note
Ariel Jurado photo 414. Ariel Jurado NYM
Kyle McGowin Note
Kyle McGowin photo 415. Kyle McGowin WSH
Melvin Adon Note
Melvin Adon photo 416. Melvin Adon SF
Ross Detwiler Note
Ross Detwiler photo 417. Ross Detwiler CWS
Devin Williams Note
Devin Williams photo 418. Devin Williams MIL
Ryan Carpenter Note
Ryan Carpenter photo 419. Ryan Carpenter DET
Marco Estrada Note
Marco Estrada photo 420. Marco Estrada OAK
Adalberto Mejia Note
Adalberto Mejia photo 421. Adalberto Mejia FA
Eric Skoglund Note
Eric Skoglund photo 422. Eric Skoglund KC
Chad Bettis Note
Chad Bettis photo 423. Chad Bettis FA
Sam Delaplane Note
Sam Delaplane photo 424. Sam Delaplane SEA
Cody Anderson Note
Cody Anderson photo 425. Cody Anderson FA
Elvis Luciano Note
Elvis Luciano photo 426. Elvis Luciano TOR
Travis Lakins Sr. Note
Travis Lakins Sr. photo 427. Travis Lakins Sr. BAL
Edwin Jackson Note
Edwin Jackson photo 428. Edwin Jackson ARI
Josh A. Smith Note
Josh A. Smith photo 429. Josh A. Smith MIA
Heath Fillmyer Note
Heath Fillmyer photo 430. Heath Fillmyer FA
Ervin Santana Note
Ervin Santana photo 431. Ervin Santana FA
Alec Hansen Note
Alec Hansen photo 432. Alec Hansen CWS
Jesus Tinoco Note
Jesus Tinoco photo 433. Jesus Tinoco COL
Daniel Bard Note
Daniel Bard photo 434. Daniel Bard COL
Thomas Eshelman Note
Thomas Eshelman photo 435. Thomas Eshelman BAL
Aaron Slegers Note
Aaron Slegers photo 436. Aaron Slegers TB
Drew Gagnon Note
Drew Gagnon photo 437. Drew Gagnon FA
Aaron Wilkerson Note
Aaron Wilkerson photo 438. Aaron Wilkerson MIL
Nick Tropeano Note
Nick Tropeano photo 439. Nick Tropeano PIT
JC Ramirez Note
JC Ramirez photo 440. JC Ramirez LAA
Wes Parsons Note
Wes Parsons photo 441. Wes Parsons COL
Keury Mella Note
Keury Mella photo 442. Keury Mella ARI
Marcos Diplan Note
Marcos Diplan photo 443. Marcos Diplan BAL
Yefry Ramirez Note
Yefry Ramirez photo 444. Yefry Ramirez FA
Alex McRae Note
Alex McRae photo 445. Alex McRae CWS
Ben Lively Note
Ben Lively photo 446. Ben Lively FA
Gabriel Ynoa Note
Gabriel Ynoa photo 447. Gabriel Ynoa FA
Cesar Valdez Note
Cesar Valdez photo 448. Cesar Valdez BAL
Nate Karns Note
Nate Karns photo 449. Nate Karns BAL
Dane Dunning Note
Dane Dunning photo 450. Dane Dunning CWS
Matt Koch Note
Matt Koch photo 451. Matt Koch ARI
Chase De Jong Note
Chase De Jong photo 452. Chase De Jong HOU
Tyler Ivey Note
Tyler Ivey photo 453. Tyler Ivey HOU
Anderson Espinoza Note
Anderson Espinoza photo 454. Anderson Espinoza SD
Jacob Nix Note
Jacob Nix photo 455. Jacob Nix SD
Beau Burrows Note
Beau Burrows photo 456. Beau Burrows DET
Pedro Payano Note
Pedro Payano photo 457. Pedro Payano FA
Matt Carasiti Note
Matt Carasiti photo 458. Matt Carasiti SEA
Hector Perez Note
Hector Perez photo 459. Hector Perez TOR
Dan Straily Note
Dan Straily photo 460. Dan Straily FA
Kyle Funkhouser Note
Kyle Funkhouser photo 461. Kyle Funkhouser DET
Mark Appel Note
Mark Appel photo 462. Mark Appel PHI
Vladimir Gutierrez Note
Vladimir Gutierrez photo 463. Vladimir Gutierrez CIN
Zac Lowther Note
Zac Lowther photo 464. Zac Lowther BAL
Brad Mills Note
Brad Mills photo 465. Brad Mills SEA
Kodi Medeiros Note
Kodi Medeiros photo 466. Kodi Medeiros CWS
Erasmo Ramirez Note
Erasmo Ramirez photo 467. Erasmo Ramirez NYM
Brock Stewart Note
Brock Stewart photo 468. Brock Stewart FA
Connor Joe Note
Connor Joe photo 469. Connor Joe LAD
Alex White Note
Alex White photo 470. Alex White FA
Ricardo Sanchez Note
Ricardo Sanchez photo 471. Ricardo Sanchez STL
Mitch White Note
Mitch White photo 472. Mitch White LAD
Jake Woodford Note
Jake Woodford photo 473. Jake Woodford STL
Stephen Gonsalves Note
Stephen Gonsalves photo 474. Stephen Gonsalves BOS
Andrew Moore Note
Andrew Moore photo 475. Andrew Moore SEA
Tony Santillan Note
Tony Santillan photo 476. Tony Santillan CIN
James Shields Note
James Shields photo 477. James Shields FA
Luis Ortiz Note
Luis Ortiz photo 478. Luis Ortiz BAL
Jeremy Hellickson Note
Jeremy Hellickson photo 479. Jeremy Hellickson FA
Luiz Gohara Note
Luiz Gohara photo 480. Luiz Gohara FA
Brett Graves Note
Brett Graves photo 481. Brett Graves MIA
Artie Lewicki Note
Artie Lewicki photo 482. Artie Lewicki ARI
Chris Ellis Note
Chris Ellis photo 483. Chris Ellis FA
Jimmy Yacabonis Note
Jimmy Yacabonis photo 484. Jimmy Yacabonis SEA
Rookie Davis Note
Rookie Davis photo 485. Rookie Davis FA
Luis Escobar Note
Luis Escobar photo 486. Luis Escobar FA