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BackyardBaseball last won the day on July 8 2018

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  1. His statcast page is a mystery to me....amazing xba, xslg, xwoba...complete **** ev, hard hit%, bb%, k%, barrel%. dont get how that all adds up.
  2. Very sss but he had also caught a ton of attention as a sleeper going into last season because he had multiple pitches that graded out as elite. There was a simple case that if he changed up his pitch mix he could make massive gains and sure enough he did and the results show it. So it’s tough to say he was lucky and it’s tough to think he won’t continue to work off those same changes. He’s also not being drafted in the top 100, he’s in the low 100s which is where you want to be targeting high upside guys(or at least I do) and clearly he does have some high upside while also lacking a rock
  3. Just go look at his statcast page from last year...everything that matters(except bb%) was 80th percentile or better. Across the board results like that aren’t found on many pages. https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/savant-player/joe-musgrove-605397?stats=statcast-r-pitching-mlb
  4. He’s on basically every “bust” or “do not draft” list out there and it actually makes me think he’s gonna be a great buy if you’re drafting closer to the start of spring training. His adp and rankings seem to be around the 80s which clearly has his injury risk baked in as is and everyone’s still saying don’t draft. In a year where we can expect most starti pitchers to be on some innings restrictions I’d rather have 120-140 innings of Lamet than 140-160 innings of guys like Greinke, Hendricks or ryu. If it’s a points league or h2h I’d have a different take but for roto the 120 innings of lam
  5. This guy is going to be robbed of a landslide MVP because of the shortened season and the fact that his team sucks. 2nd place on most of these isn’t even close. Iso(1st) Avg(2nd) Slg(1st) OPS(1st) OPS+(1st) OBP(1st) Woba(1st) wrc+(1st) Hr, R, Rbi, war(Top 20 in 43 games)
  6. have you ever looked at the league leaders of the Florida state league? The only 3 guys above him in ops for 24,24 and 26 years old. Its a pitchers league and he was clearly one of the best hitters in the league. Garcia’s ranks 37 doubles(1st by 5) .280 avg(t-8th) .343 obp(9th) .436 slg(3rd) .779 ops(4th)
  7. My bad, I was never in for this, I just wanted to see you guys do a dynasty mock. wish I could but no time
  8. this is exactly what came to mind for me. Must have been one of my first years ever playing fantasy baseball and he carried me to a title.
  9. “Kapler evidently has received that message. Asked if he planned to use Posey at first base, Kapler said: “Not any time soon. It’s not a priority for us. Right now, Buster getting his reps in the batter’s box and behind home plate is where our focus is.”” not sure you should be banking on him playing much more than the standard catcher these days.
  10. It’s amazing how little support he has had from day one simply because he wasn’t a top prospect when he broke out in the majors. I mean it’s pathetic that Aristedes Aquino has more support for his “breakout” last year than olson has had for his career.
  11. Pretty sure that quote is from a year ago and since he didn’t really do anything special last year doubt anything drastically changes this year
  12. The problem with this thread is that everyone writes about 17-18 year olds more than ever after the rise of acuna/soto. The Uber talented youngsters primed to make a huge jump one rankings this year seem to be the following Dominguez(already over hyped) Erik Pena(next soto type) Orelvis Martinez(5 cat guy) Norlvis Marte(5 cat guy) Aaron Bracho(Soto type) Heriberto Hernandez(JD Martinez/Nelson Cruz type) All of these guys but heriberto are top 50 at least on most fantasy prospect lists. Heriberto gets knocked for s---y defense by most,
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