Fantasy Baseball Talk ; Wander Franco 2020 Outlook NOTICE: No Bench Coach Discussion in This Forum. Rays' Wander Franco: Expected to be in player pool 06/26/2020 • by RotoWire Staff Rays' Wander Franco: Chances for '20 debut mixed
section: | slug: rays-wander-franco-chances-for-20-debut-mixed | sport: baseball | route: article_single_fantasy | So which sleepers should you snatch in your draft? Sign in to follow this . Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. You want instant gratification, and we're here to provide it by spotlighting the prospects ready to help your team from Opening Day. And if you time his ascension right, he just might be the biggest reason you capture the crown this season. Franco has shown the potential to be a rare five tool talent at a premier defensive position.
1 Fantasy prospect, though he did go there in a recent mock we did, Visit SportsLine now to get rankings for every single position, all from the model that called Kenta Maeda's huge breakout last season, Forgotten First Halves of 2019; Jeff McNeil Deep Dive (04/06 Fantasy Baseball Podcast), 2019 Stats (A, A+): 114 G, .327/.398/.487, 9 HR, 43 XBH, 18 SB (56.3%), 11.3 BB%, 7.1% K%, Career: 175 G, .336/.405/.523, 20 HR, 71 XBH, 22 SB (56.4%), 10.8 BB%, 7.0 K%.
The elite prospect's chances of seeing big-league action in 2020 even if the season would have unfolded as planned may have been relatively remote, considering he's yet to take an at-bat above the High-A level. 1:15 pm ET, Fantasy Baseball: Four Key Prospects heading into 2020. The consensus top prospect in baseball, Wander Franco could make an impact in the majors as soon as 2020, despite the fact that he just turned 19. But the way you value 2020's top prospects depends on your willingness to play the waiting game. He's been a force of nature offensively, he plays a premium defensive position very well, and my degree of confidence in his ability to do both in perpetuity is high because that's all Franco has ever done." Dominate your Fantasy Baseball draft with our free Draft Kit, which gives you must-have sleepers, breakouts, busts, and rankings. He walked almost twice as much as he struck out while slashing .339/.408/.464 at High-A as an 18-year-old, so he could make quick work of Double-A and Triple-A pitching. – Eric Longenhagen, FanGraphs.com. But the way you value 2020's top prospects depends on your willingness to play the waiting game. His durability may be in question after he surrendered most of 2019 to injury, but he debuted strong and already has a rotation spot to lose.". Most everyone believes Rays infielder Wander Franco will be a future star, but for those in redraft leagues -- ones in which only the 2020 campaign matters -- his value seems to be rather minute. This is going to be a common topic for the Rays this spring and throughout the season, and the team's brass is not shying away from the notion that the game's top prospect could debut in his age-19 season. "What Dylan's done up to this point has been amazing," Cardinals President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak said, per KMOX's Tom Ackerman. He's exciting. He's probably not a second-round Dynasty pick in startups yet — though he did go there in a recent mock we did — but anything after that is probably fair game. The 21-year-old Carlson has posted a .323 batting average (.432 on-base percentage) with four extra-base hits in 11 games. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Baseball Today Newsletter" newsletter. It all starts with the hit tool, highlighted by that absolutely absurd strikeout rate. Inside journey of Steelers' Chase Claypool, from Canada to NFL record books, Week 6 Love/Hate: Reinvent your fantasy football season with a new format, Everton, Liverpool, VAR serve up Merseyside derby with everything ... except fans, Passan: MLB's most wonderful 2020 playoffs moment? I agree CBS Sports can email me the "2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit" and other Fantasy promotions. Not at all. 6-keys: media/fantasynews/mlb/reg/free/stories. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. He has a consensus ETA of 2021, so Franco will likely take 2020 to develop in the minors before making his mark on … "Three-plus pitches. Most everyone believes Rays infielder Wander Franco will be a future star, but for those in redraft leagues -- ones in which only the 2020 campaign matters -- his value seems to be rather minute. The White Sox silenced all service time concerns with Luis Robert's promotion by inking him to a six-year, $50 million deal in January. He's new. By brockpapersizer, September 20 in Fantasy Baseball Talk. Followers 0. All Rights Reserved. Fantasy Impact