FANTASY BASEBALL 2020: OVERPAYS, BARGAINS & FAIR DEALS

I’m using Yahoo!’s list of auction prices and ADP and the players are not in any specific order. I’m not listing players going for a $1 unless they’re bargains.

HITTERS

FAIR DEALS

1. OF Ronald Acuna Jr., ATL

2. OF J.D. Martinez, BOS

3. 1B Freddie Freeman, ATL

4. 3B Nolan Arenado, COL

5. OF Bryce Harper, PHI

6. OF Joey Gallo, TEX

7. 1B Anthony Rizzo, CHC

8. OF George Springer, HOU

9. SS Trevor Story, COL

10. SS Xander Bogaerts, BOS

11. 1B Rhys Hoskins, PHI

12. OF Austin Meadows, TBR

13. OF Michael Conforto, NYM

14. SS Francisco Lindor, CLE

15. SS Javier Baez, CHC

16. 1B/3B Miguel Sano, MIN

17. 3B Manny Machado, SDP

18. SS Corey Seager, LAD

19. SS Marcus Semien, OAK

20. OF Starling Marte, ARI

21. 1B Jose Abreu, CWS

22. SS Jorge Polanco, MIN

23. OF Yasiel Puig, FA

24. 1B/3B Yuli Gurriel, HOU

25. OF Ramon Laureano, OAK

26. 3B/OF Hunter Dozier, KCR

27. 2B/OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr., TOR

28. 3B/OF Tommy Edman, STL

29. 2B/SS Jean Segura, PHI

30. SS Elvis Andrus, TEX

31. OF Eddie Rosario, MIN

FAIR DEALS WITH RISK

1. OF Mike Trout, LAA (his SB’s are going down and he’s been quietly injury-prone).

2. OF Christian Yelich, MIL (will he steal as many bases after his injury?)

3. OF Mookie Betts, LAD (his SB’s went down and he’s moving to a pitcher’s park).

4. 2B/SS Gleyber Torres, NYY (unimpressive Statcast metrics).

5. SS Fernando Tatis Jr., SDP (how will a normalized BABIP affect his production).

6. 3B Jose Ramirez, CLE (too inconsistent they last 2 seasons).

7. 1B/3B/OF Danny Santana, TEX (his BABIP was too high last season and he has no track record).

8. OF Aaron Judge, NYY (he’a again dealing with an injury).

BARGAINS

1. 3B Rafael Devers, BOS

2. 3B Jose Ramirez, CLE

3. 3B Justin Turner, LAD

4. OF Kyle Schwarber, CHC

5. OF Marcell Ozuna, ATL

6. 1B Edwin Encarnacion, CWS

7. OF Domingo Santana, CLE

8. 1B Christian Walker, ARI

9. 2B/OF Cavan Biggio, TOR

10. UTIL Khris Davis, OAK

11. C Omar Narvaez, MIL

12. SS Paul DeJong, STL

13. OF Justin Upton, LAA

14. OF Hunter Renfroe, TBR

15. 3B Miguel Andujar, NYY

16. OF Gregory Polanco, PIT

17. SS Tim Anderson, CWS

18. 1B/OF Wil Myers, SDP

19. 2B Rougned Odor, TEX

20. C Christian Vazquez, BOS

21. C Salvador Perez, KCR

22. 2B/SS/3B/OF Scott Kingery, PHI

22. OF Austin Hays, BAL

OVERPAYS/BUSTS

1. OF Juan Soto, WAS

2. 1B/OF Cody Bellinger, LAD (look at his second half of 2019 stats when his BABIP normalized)

3. SS/3B Alex Bregman, HOU

4. OF Yordan Alvarez, HOU

5. 3B Anthony Rendon, LAA

6. UTIL Nelson Cruz, MIN

7. 3B Josh Donaldson, MIN

8. 1B Josh Bell, PIT

9. OF Charlie Blackmon, COL

10. 3B/OF Kris Bryant, CHC

11. 1B Pete Alonso, NYM

12. OF Giancarlo Stanton, NYY

13. 1B/2B/3B Max Muncy, LAD

14. 2B Jose Altuve, HOU

15. 3B Eugenio Suarez, CIN

16. 2B/SS/OF Ketel Marte, ARI

17. 3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr., TOR

18. 1B Matt Olson, OAK

19. 1B Paul Goldschmidt, STL

20. OF Eloy Jimenez, CWS

21. OF Jorge Soler, KCR

22. UTIL Shohei Ohtani, LAA

23. 1B Carlos Santana, CLE

24. OF Tommy Pham, SDP

25. SS Carlos Correa, HOU

26. 3B Matt Chapman, OAK

27. 2B/3B/OF Jeff McNeil, NYM

28. 1B Luke Voit, NYY

29. OF Franmil Reyes, CLE

30. OF Alex Verdugo, BOS

31. OF David Dahl, COL

32. OF Nick Castellanos, CIN

33. C Mitch Garver, MIN

34. 2B Keston Hiura, MIL

35. OF Michael Brantley, HOU

36. 2B Ozzie Albies, ATL

37. 1B/OF Trey Mancini, BAL

38. OF Bryan Reynolds, PIT

39. SS Trea Turner, WAS

40. C Gary Sanchez, NYY

41. OF Max Kepler, MIN

42. C Yasmani Grandal, CWS

43. C Willson Contreras, CHC

44. 3B Yoan Moncada, CWS

45. 2B/3B Mike Moustakas, CIN

46. C J.T. Realmuto, PHI

47. OF Mallex Smith, SEA

48. 1B/2B/3B DJ LeMahieu, NYY

49. SS Bo Bichette, TOR

50. OF Andrew Benintendi, BOS

51. 1B/2B Ryan McMahon, COL

52. 2B Gavin Lux, LAD

53. 2B/3B Eduardo Escobar, ARI

54. 2B/OF Whit Merrifield, KCR

55. OF Nick Senzel, CIN

56. OF Victor Robles, WAS

57. C Will Smith, LAD

58. OF Lorenzo Cain, MIL

59. C Wilson Ramos, NYM

60. OF Luis Robert, CWS

61. 2B/OF Garrett Hampson, COL

62. 2B/SS/OF Jonathan Villar, MIA

63. OF Oscar Mercado, CLE

64. SS Amed Rosario, NYM

STARTING PITCHERS

FAIR DEALS

1. Jacob DeGrom, NYM

2. Shane Bieber, CLE

3. Patrick Corbin, WAS

4. Luis Castillo, CIN

5. Aaron Nola, PHI

6. Max Fried, ATL

7. Mike Soroka, ATL

8. Sonny Gray, CIN

9. Lance Lynn, TEX

10. Kyle Hendricks, CHC

11. Carlos Carrasco, CLE

12. David Price, LAD

FAIR DEALS WITH RISK

1. Stephen Strasburg, WAS (major injury risk).

2. Max Scherzer, WAS (4.81 ERA and 3.75 FIP in the second half last season plus age).

3. Yu Darvish, CHC (historically inconsistent and bad projections).

BARGAINS

1. Eduardo Rodriguez, BOS

2. Charlie Morton, TBR

3. Robbie Ray, ARI

4. Jake Odorizzi, MIN

5. Luke Weaver, ARI

6. Julio Urias, LAD

7. Carlos Martinez, STL

8. Garrett Richards, SDP

OVERPAYS/BUSTS

1. Gerrit Cole, NYY

2. Walker Buehler, LAD

3. Zack Greinke, HOU

4. Jose Berrios, MIN

5. Justin Verlander, HOU

6. Jack Flaherty, STL

7. Clayton Kershaw, LAD

8. Blake Snell, TBR

9. Noah Syndergaard, NYM

10. Mike Clevinger, CLE

11. Brandon Woodruff, MIL

12. Trevor Bauer, CIN

13. Zack Wheeler, PHI

14. Lucas Giolito, CWS

15. Kenta Maeda, MIN

16. Chris Paddack, SDP

17. Marcus Stroman, NYM

18. Corey Kluber, TEX

19. Hyun-Jin Ryu, TOR

20. Madison Bumgarner, ARI

21. Mike Minor, TEX

22. Mike Foltynewicz, ATL

23. Tyler Glasnow, TBR

24. Zac Gallen, ARI

25. Frankie Montas, OAK

26. Matthew Boyd, DET

27. Jesus Luzardo, OAK

28. Dinelson Lamet, SDP

29. James Paxton, NYY

30. A.J. Puk, OAK

RELIEF PITCHERS

FAIR DEALS

1. Taylor Rogers, MIN

2. Alex Colome, CWS

3. Brandon Workman, BOS

4. Hansel Robles, LAA

5. Joe Jimenez, DET

6. Keone Kela, PIT

7. Sean Doolittle, WAS

8. Will Smith, ATL

9. Wade Davis, COL

BARGAINS

1. Archie Bradley, ARI

2. Ian Kennedy, KCR

3. Jose LeClerc, TEX

4. Mark Melancon, ATL

5. Brandon Kintzler, MIA

6. Tony Watson, SFG

7. Yoshihisa Hirano, SEA

8. Hunter Harvey, BAL

9. Mychal Givens, BAL

10. Scott Oberg, COL

OVERPAYS/BUSTS

1. Roberto Osuna, HOU

2. Aroldis Chapman, NYY

3. Kenley Jansen, LAD

4. Kirby Yates, SDP

5. Josh Hader, MIL

6. Ken Giles, TOR

7. Edwin Diaz, NYM

8. Hector Neris, PHI

9. Liam Hendriks , OAK

10. Brad Hand, CLE

11. Raisel Iglesias, CIN

12. Craig Kimbrel, CHC

13. Nick Anderson, TBR

14. Giovanny Gallegos, STL

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