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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Jose Berrios Note
Jose Berrios photo 21. Jose Berrios
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.
27 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda Note
Kenta Maeda photo 39. Kenta Maeda
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.
27 weeks ago
Michael Pineda Note
Michael Pineda photo 104. Michael Pineda
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.
27 weeks ago
Randy Dobnak Note
Randy Dobnak photo 171. Randy Dobnak
Devin Smeltzer Note
Devin Smeltzer photo 239. Devin Smeltzer
Lewis Thorpe Note
Lewis Thorpe photo 283. Lewis Thorpe
Matt Wisler Note
Matt Wisler photo 335. Matt Wisler
Fernando Romero Note
Fernando Romero photo 343. Fernando Romero
Derek Law Note
Derek Law photo 359. Derek Law
Jorge Alcala Note
Jorge Alcala photo 412. Jorge Alcala