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John Means

John Means

SP - BAL

Age: 27College: West VirginiaBats: LThrows: L

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #80
Best / Worst #43 / #145
ADP #222

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Means's 4.53 ERA and grotesque home run rate are probably going to scare the casual fantasy manager away, but there is a ton to like about him heading into 2021. First, Means had a weird year last season, as he dealt with arm fatigue early and then his father passed away, so his schedule was certainly thrown up into the air at the start. Probably because of those difficulties, his outstanding changeup wasn't effective earlier in the season, but it was back to being his money pitch by season's end. Add to that Means' increase in velocity, his strong finish (1.52 ERA, 30 strikeouts over his last four starts), and his excellent command, and there's a breakout waiting to happen, despite the tough division.

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John Means ends 2020 on a high note

John Means started Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, giving up one run on a solo homer to Cavan Biggio. He finished the day allowing just that one hit, a walk, and struck out nine over six innings. The Orioles lost, 5-2, dropping Means's record to 2-4.

Fantasy Impact

Means was on his revenge tour in September, allowing one run in every start since September 2nd. He finishes 2020 with a 4.53 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, and 42 strikeouts in 43 and 2/3 innings. He will likely be drafted around the same spot that he was last year.

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12-Team Mock Draft: Early Pick (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
You can't go wrong with any of the top-five hitting studs to start a 2021 fantasy baseball draft.
by Andrew Gould in Fantasy1 wk ago
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#207#119#32227
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #273#208#4533
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021 Season)
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
2928910000152.31527829391304.641.25
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018BAL100003.1655100.00425.0013.501.80
2019BAL312712110155138686223385.9712119.003.601.14
2020BAL101024043.23622221273.984223.864.530.98
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sat, Sep 26@ TOR-L6.01111191.500.33
Sun, Sep 20vs. TB-W6.231110121.590.53
Sun, Sep 13@ NYY--6.05111141.501.00
Tue, Sep 8@ NYM-W6.03111151.500.67
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ BOS2:10pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ BOS1:10pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ BOS1:10pm
Mon, Apr 5th@ NYY6:35pm
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