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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Charlie Morton Note
Charlie Morton photo 12. Charlie Morton
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.
26 weeks ago
Mike Soroka Note
Mike Soroka photo 27. Mike Soroka
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.
26 weeks ago
Max Fried Note
Max Fried photo 36. Max Fried
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.
26 weeks ago
Sean Newcomb Note
Sean Newcomb photo 141. Sean Newcomb
Drew Smyly Note
Drew Smyly photo 156. Drew Smyly
Kyle Wright Note
Kyle Wright photo 163. Kyle Wright
Bryse Wilson Note
Bryse Wilson photo 176. Bryse Wilson
Jhoulys Chacin Note
Jhoulys Chacin photo 184. Jhoulys Chacin
Ian Anderson Note
Ian Anderson photo 216. Ian Anderson
Touki Toussaint Note
Touki Toussaint photo 230. Touki Toussaint
Tucker Davidson Note
Tucker Davidson photo 302. Tucker Davidson
Patrick Weigel Note
Patrick Weigel photo 338. Patrick Weigel
Huascar Ynoa Note
Huascar Ynoa photo 383. Huascar Ynoa