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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2021 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Max Fried Note
Max Fried photo 24. Max Fried
Ian Anderson Note
Ian Anderson photo 32. Ian Anderson
Charlie Morton Note
Charlie Morton photo 36. Charlie Morton
Morton's 2020 numbers were poor, without question. He was limited to just 38 regular season innings because of a shoulder injury, and pitched to a 4.74 ERA and 1.39 WHIP. His velocity was way down early in the season (when he got hit hard) and trickled up after he returned, but he got back to his normal 95 MPH fastball in the postseason and totaled a 2.70 ERA. Now 37 and with the Braves, the question is whether fantasy managers can write off Morton's down 2020 season considering his sterling post-season, or whether his age and injury history means they should avoid him. In reality, the answer is neither. Morton should still have gas left in the tank considering his playoff run, but should only be drafted as a value, meaning no earlier than a low-end SP3. Grab him there, at which point the risk-reward balance should reach an equilibrium.
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Mike Soroka Note
Mike Soroka photo 42. Mike Soroka
Drew Smyly Note
Drew Smyly photo 90. Drew Smyly
Kyle Wright Note
Kyle Wright photo 134. Kyle Wright
Tyler Matzek Note
Tyler Matzek photo 142. Tyler Matzek
Bryse Wilson Note
Bryse Wilson photo 186. Bryse Wilson
Touki Toussaint Note
Touki Toussaint photo 219. Touki Toussaint
Sean Newcomb Note
Sean Newcomb photo 223. Sean Newcomb