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Fantasy Baseball Player Notes

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Notes
Corey Kluber Note
Corey Kluber photo 23. Corey Kluber
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.
22 weeks ago
Lance Lynn Note
Lance Lynn photo 26. Lance Lynn
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.
22 weeks ago
Jose Leclerc Note
Jose Leclerc photo 70. Jose Leclerc
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.
22 weeks ago
Kyle Gibson Note
Kyle Gibson photo 92. Kyle Gibson
Jordan Lyles Note
Jordan Lyles photo 122. Jordan Lyles
Jesse Chavez Note
Jesse Chavez photo 199. Jesse Chavez
Brett Martin Note
Brett Martin photo 234. Brett Martin
Kolby Allard Note
Kolby Allard photo 243. Kolby Allard
Jonathan Hernandez Note
Jonathan Hernandez photo 299. Jonathan Hernandez
Joe Palumbo Note
Joe Palumbo photo 304. Joe Palumbo
Yohander Mendez Note
Yohander Mendez photo 316. Yohander Mendez
Edinson Volquez Note
Edinson Volquez photo 319. Edinson Volquez
Derek Law Note
Derek Law photo 359. Derek Law
Jerad Eickhoff Note
Jerad Eickhoff photo 386. Jerad Eickhoff
Taylor Hearn Note
Taylor Hearn photo 410. Taylor Hearn