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Michael Brantley

Michael Brantley

LF,RF,DH - HOU

Age: 33Bats: LThrows: L

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #80
Best / Worst #46 / #99
ADP #133

Ownership

 
Yahoo
85%
 
ESPN
94%

Eligibility

Yahoo LF,RF
ESPN LF,DH
CBS DH
Expert Note
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After a few hours where it looked like Brantley was heading to the Blue Jays, he'll instead return to the Astros on a two-year contract. Despite his advancing age, Brantley remains one of the safest players in all of fantasy, batting at least .299 in each of the last six seasons in which he played at least 11 games. He both walked and struck out more than usual last season, but given that he played in just 46 games, there's little reason to draw any firm conclusions from that data. The bigger issue is that Brantley excels in only batting average, and although he'll offer something in each of the other four rotisserie categories, he won't be a difference-maker. Draft Brantley in the middle-to-later rounds if you need an average boost, but there's little upside.

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Michael Brantley inks two-year deal with the Astros (update)

The Astros have signed free agent OF Michael Brantley to a two-year, $32 million contract.

Fantasy Impact

Brantley reportedly signed a three-year deal with the Blue Jays earlier on Wednesday, but this report was refuted and remained a free agent. The 33-year-old OF ultimately returns to Houston on a two-year deal. Brantley was productive in a shortened 2020 campaign, slashing .300/.364/.476 over 187 plate appearances in 2020. Brantley’s fantasy value should remain the same now that he will remain with the Astros for the next two seasons.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#118#64#15821
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #171#105#1843
Projections
(2021 Season)
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Projections (2021 Season)
ABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
526751533321774487351.293.350.459.809
Stats
Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIP
2018CLE143570891763621776486012.309.364.468.832.319
2019HOU14857588179402229051663.311.372.503.875.320
2020HOU46170245115052217282.300.364.476.840.336
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPOPS
Sun, Sep 27@ TEX-2010000000.500.5001.000
Fri, Sep 25@ TEX-4000000110.000.200.200
Thu, Sep 24@ TEX-5120000000.400.400.800
Wed, Sep 23@ SEA-4000000010.000.000.000
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Pitcher
DateOppTimePitcherThrowsVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ OAK10:07pm
Fri, Apr 2nd@ OAK9:40pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ OAK4:07pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ OAK4:07pm
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