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Major League Baseball 2020 Mock Draft


The 2020 MLB amateur draft takes place later tonight and it will be unlike any draft we’ve seen.

With owners crying poor and minor league systems set to be permanently compressed, the draft has been slashed from the normal 40 rounds to just five — although teams will be able to sign undrafted players as free agents for no more than $20,000.  This means we will likely see a lot of high school players opt for the college or junior college routes and some college juniors opt for a senior year — although the pandemic has also put college programs at risk.

This draft, with only five rounds, will put a huge amount of pressure on scouting directors and their departments to get it right. In past drafts, you could find gems in later rounds to help offset the sting of swinging-and-missing on a first or second-round pick. This may be less likely to happen now. The one bit of good news for MLB teams is that this is a fairly deep draft — especially on the college side.

 

The 2020 MLB Mock Draft

Today, we’re looking at the players I would select based on true baseball talent — not just from a fantasy perspective although in truth there isn't a huge divide from the two perspectives. I’ve spent weeks pouring over video, scouting reports, and data to make my selections for each team as if I were their scouting directors. Next week, we’ll take a look at how the first round actually played out and how those choices could impact the players’ future fantasy values.

I’ve been mock drafting ahead of the amateur draft for well over 10 years now. The 2011 draft was one of my strongest when I advocated for Gerrit Cole first overall, followed by Anthony Rendon and then Trevor Bauer. I broke with the industry consensus in 2012 — along with the Astros, as it turned out — and selected Carlos Correa first overall. Kris Bryant was another great added with the first pick in 2013 as the Astros real pick — Mark Appel — was a huge miss. Below, I’ll list the players I selected in both the 2018 and the 2019 mock drafts.

Below, you'll also see the players that were selected by myself for the listed teams during the 2018 and 2019 mock drafts. It's a fun little way to see how well I've helped (or hurt) your favorite teams over the past three years.

 

1. Detroit Tigers: Zac Veen, OF, Florida HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Casey Mize and J.J. Bleday

Let’s shake up things right off the bat. Veen has an advanced bat for his age and projects to hit for both power and average. I love his low-maintenance but potent swing and his 6-foot-4, 190-pound frame, which has room to add additional muscle. I was a huge fan of both Jarred Kelenic and Corbin Carroll in the last two drafts but Veen could be even better. Because he’s not the consensus best player, I can likely save some money for the Tigers with this pick to help with the other four rounds and still deliver the top option much as I did for Houston in 2012 with Carlos Correa.

 

2. Baltimore Orioles: Austin Martin, OF/3B, Vanderbilt U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Mason Denaburg and Andrew Vaughn

Martin reminds me of Bo Bichette at the plate and with his confidence in the field. He should hit for average, add more home-run muscle as he matures thanks to impressive bat speed, and will also provide some steals. I love the way he attacks the ball and he has been a very good amateur player for a long time. He’d be an exciting player for Baltimore to build around.

 

3. Miami Marlins: Asa Lacy, LHP, Texas A&M U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Jordyn Adams and CJ Abrams

Lacy is a big, strong left-handed starter with power stuff and a chance for four better-than-average offerings. He has an easy delivery and should have better than average command and control in time. His delivery is impressive for someone that throws as hard as he does. There is frontline starter potential here.

 

4. Kansas City Royals: Spencer Torkelson, 1B, Arizona State U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Matthew Liberatore and Adley Rutschman

As the draft approaches, Torkelson is expected to go first overall but I have my reservations — although I didn't hesitate to take right-handed college first baseman in Andrew Vaughn — first overall in my mock draft last year. Torkelson is more physical than Vaughn and has more raw power but he’s also not nearly as natural a hitter. I also fear that the Arizona State slugger will have a significant amount of swing and miss. With everyone, including the bat boys, hitting for power in the MLB these days, Torkelson slides a bit for me because his greatest tool is not as special as it once would have been and I’ll favor more well-rounded players ahead of him. But he’s excellent value at No. 4.

 

5. Toronto Blue Jays: Max Meyer, RHP, U Minnesota

2018 and 2019 Picks: Logan Gilbert and George Kirby

Things start to get a little harder here because there are a few players that I like at No. 5. I’m torn between Nick Gonzales and Meyer here but I’ll opt for the arm. He’s a smallish right-hander but athletic with a solid delivery. He has power stuff into the upper 90s on his heater with a plus slider. Meyer was previously a college reliever so he needs to build up stamina and improve his changeup. He has room on his frame to get even stronger. It was a different front office but the Jays have had success with a smallish right-hander (Marcus Stroman).

 

6. Seattle Mariners: Nick Gonzales, 2B, New Mexico State U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Jarred Kelenic and Kody Hoese

Things line up nicely for me to deliver and an excellent bat to the Mariners for a third straight year. Gonzales plays in New Mexico so the stats are inflated by a great hitting environment but even if you let the air out of them, they’re impressive. In 16 college games before the pandemic hit, Gonzales had 12 home runs, a 1.765 OPS, 21-10 BB-K and a .448 batting average. He has a great eye and the ability to hit for a high average. He’s perhaps Nick Madrigal without the speed but a little more gap power.

 

7. Pittsburgh Pirates: Pete Crow-Armstrong, OF, California HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Grayson Rodriguez and Nick Lodolo

This is where my run on the second tier of prep outfielders (aka post-Zac Veen) starts. Crow-Armstrong reminds me of Alex Verdugo. He takes a lot of pitches, isn’t afraid to work the count and uses the whole field. He’s not a huge player right now and has lots of room to add good weight/muscle to help answer some of the questions about how much power he’ll hit for. There is lots of time for him to mature and he’s sure to stick in center field.

 

8. San Diego Padres: Robert Hassell, OF, Tennessee HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Nick Madrigal and Matthew Allan

For me, Hassell and Pete Crow-Armstrong are very close in terms of potential as they both have a chance to be above-average hitters but both come with questions about future power output. There is room to add a lot of muscle to Hassell’s thin frame so I think the power will eventually play. He has a little less speed than his fellow prospect whom I took above. He’s another player with a very low-maintenance but potent swing.

 

9. Colorado Rockies: Austin Hendrick, OF, Pennsylvania HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Lenny Torres and Alek Manoah

Hendrick has one of the most powerful bats in the draft with excellent bat speed and he already has a mature frame -- he looks more like a college hitter than a prep bat. My concerns come from the swing-and-miss in his game, as well as the modest quality of pitching he’s faced while growing up in Pennsylvania. I’ll take hit tool over a power tool most days so Hendrick falls a bit in the prep outfielder ranks for me but is still good value here and could really thrive in Colorado.

 

10. Los Angeles Angels: Emerson Hancock, RHP, U Georgia

2018 and 2019 Picks: Noah Naylor and Anthony Volpe

This is quite a slide for Hancock, who is widely considered the second-best college arm. But it's also a great pick for the Angels, an organization that desperately needs impact arms. However, I don’t love his arm action or arm slot. He has some power to his fastball and slider but the former offering gets hit more than you’d like to see. A low arm slot like this can lead to issues against left-handers but Emerson has a very good changeup which helps to combat that concern. He also has a chance for above-average command/control.

 

11. Chicago White Sox: Reid Detmers, LHP, U Louisville

2018 and 2019 Picks: Alec Bohm and Bobby Witt Jr.

He's not flashy but Detmers is a perfectly good college pitcher. His lack of premium fastball velocity and fly-ball tendencies make him a bigger risk for me than perhaps some other scouting directors. With that said, he’s expected to be a very reliable No. 3/4 starter in the Majors and has the makeup and drive to move quickly. He could end up with plus command/control. Prior to the pandemic halt, Detmers had a K-BB of 48-6 in 22 innings over four starts.

 

12. Cincinnati Reds: Mick Abel, RHP, Oregon HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Carter Stewart and Josh Jung

The first prep arm off the board for me is not from one of the warm-weather hotbeds but from Oregon. Abel has an enviable pitcher’s frame at 6-foot-5, 195 pounds and he has excellent athleticism. He’s flashed the ability to hit 96-97 mph but works more in the 92-94 mph range which is fine — he has room to add muscle/weight to his frame.

 

13. San Francisco Giants: Jared Kelley, RHP, Texas HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Brady Singer and Corbin Carroll

Kelley is more physically mature than Abel above and has less projection. He slips one slot down for me because he lacks a quality break ball and it’s hard to just pick up a feel for spinning the ball. Still, he has a power fastball that can hit the upper 90s and potentially-plus changeup. He should also have above-average to plus command and control in time. I think he'll make it work as a starter even if his third offering in fringe-average but he could be a downright dominant high-leverage reliever as a backup plan.

 

14. Texas Rangers: Nick Bitsko, RHP, Pennsylvania HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Nolan Gorman and Riley Greene

Bitsko committed a year early so he’s one of the youngest arms in the draft. He has a great pitcher’s frame and already stands 6-foot-4. He can dial his heater up to 96-97 mph and also features a power, high-spin-rate curveball. There is some effort to his delivery, which could hurt his command/control and add some durability concerns but the talent is too much to ignore.

 

15. Philadelphia Phillies: Jordan Walker, 3B, George HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Joey Bart and Brennan Malone

I really like Walker and think he deserves to be a first-rounder even if he’s being ranked as more of a supplemental first or second-round selection by others. The teenager is already 6-foot-5 but is very athletic for his size and should hit for a ton of power as he matures. He’s also a surprisingly good hitter for his age. I'm all in here.

 

16. Chicago Cubs: Tyler Soderstrom, 3B/C, California HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Blaine Knight and Braden Shewmake

I might have Soderstrom ranked higher if I thought he could catch. His bat will likely develop quicker than his defense so I’d pick him here and move him to third base while giving him some additional reps at catcher to see if he can be a solid third-string option -- or how the electronic strike zone might play out and make catcher defense less important. He has plus power potential. He has a bit of a longer swing so there will likely be some swing-and-miss here.

 

17. Boston Red Sox: Bobby Miller, RHP, U Louisville

2018 and 2019 Picks: Adam Kloffenstein

A teammate of Reid Detmers, Miller is another sure-fire first-rounder for me. He has a great pitcher’s frame at 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds. He can dial his heater up into the mid-to-upper 90s and it could produce good ground-ball numbers. He also has a power slider but will need a reliable changeup/splitter to combat left-handed hitters given his low arm slot. There is reliever risk here or I'd have him ranked higher.

 

18. Arizona Diamondbacks: Garrett Crochet, LHP, U Tennessee

2018 and 2019 Picks: J.T. Ginn, Daniel Espino, and Michael Busch

Crochet is a lefty that can really throw heat. The 6-foot-6 hurler can touch 100 mph and also showcases an intriguing slider. Crochet also has good control but less impressive command. He’s down a bit for me due to a modest college results and some injury concerns (He missed time with a shoulder problem).

 

19. New York Mets: Cole Wilcox, RHP, U Georgia

2018 and 2019 Picks: Jonathan India and Brett Baty

I really liked Wilcox in his senior year of high school but he slid was down the real draft because he wasn’t signable away from his college commitment. He hasn’t advanced as much as I had hoped since then and I had concerns with his inability to throw consistent strikes in his sophomore season (although he had a K-BB of 32-2 in four starts in 2020). He still has a power repertoire but there is a risk that he ends up as a high-leverage reliever.

 

20. Milwaukee Brewers: Garrett Mitchell, OF, UCLA

2018 and 2019 Picks: Jeremiah Jackson and Seth Johnson

This feels like a solid landing spot for the athletic Mitchell. He more of a pull approach than I like to see from a player with modest present power so I worry about how well he'll hit in pro ball. The type-1 diabetes has some teams concerned but it doesn’t worry me given how strong medical teams have become for pro sports teams. Mitchell has plus-plus speed, excellent center-field defence and could hit for more power with tweaks to his swing. But he’s also a little more raw and with more risk than your typical college outfielder.

 

21. St. Louis Cardinals: Austin Wells, C/OF, U Arizona

2018 and 2019 Picks: Cole Wilcox and Spencer Jones

Wells has a chance to be a solid hitter with above-average power. He’s also shown a willingness to take a walk and could produce good on-base numbers. He’s had some elbow issues which have lessened the value in his arm and his changes of sticking behind the plate are low. He may be OK in a corner outfield spot and the Cardinals definitely don't need more catching depth. I'm still bummed that last year's pick, Spencer Jones, opted for college rather than beginning his pro career.

 

22. Washington Nationals: Ed Howard, SS, Illinois HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Alek Thomas and Kyren Paris

An excellent defensive shortstop, Howard also has a quick bat but his swing gets long, which limits his offensive potential. He also has just modest in-game pop at this time but he has a build that hints at more pop to come once he adds additional muscle. He doesn’t come from a big hotbed so he could really blossom once he hits pro ball as he’s reportedly a smart player with good instincts.

 

23. Cleveland Indians: Bryce Jarvis, RHP, Duke U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Seth Beer and Bryson Stott

Jarvis works with a very quick tempo and is fun to watch. He’s added velocity in the last year and now works in the mid-90s. He could eventually have three above-average offerings although the movement in his delivery could keep him from ever having more than average command/control.

 

24. Tampa Bay Rays: Daniel Cabrera, OF, Louisiana State U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Shane McClanahan and Quinn Priester

Cabrera has excellent balance and quick hands, which should help him hit for a high average in pro ball. There are some questions about how much power he’ll hit for but I think he’ll get to at least enough to generate 15-20 home runs. He has limited defensive value and is probably a long-term left-fielder.

 

25. Atlanta Braves: Jared Jones, RHP, California HS

2018 and 2019 Picks: Jackson Kowar, Jackson Rutledge and Shea Langeliers

An ultra-athletic, two-way prep player, Jones’ future is on the mound even if he stands just 6-foot-1. The right-hander can work into the upper 90s with a potentially above-average slider. There is definite effort is his delivery which could prevent him from ever having more than average command/control. Focusing on just pitching could help him really take off and the Braves organization could really help him tap into his full potential on the mound.

 

26. Oakland Athletics: Jared Shuster, LHP, Wake Forest U

2018 and 2019 Picks: Travis Swaggerty and Keoni Cavaco

Shuster is a strong-bodied lefty who should be able to provide lots of innings in the middle of a starting rotation. His track record of statistical success is limited but he’s seen a jump in velocity (now sits mid-90s) and improved control with an easy delivery. He also has an excellent changeup with swing-and-miss potential and a developing breaking ball. In the back-end of the first round I feel safe in taking him with the belief the improvements are permanent.

 

27. Minnesota Twins: Cade Cavalli, RHP, U Oklahoma

2018 and 2019 Picks: Steele Walker and Hunter Bishop

Cavalli has an impressive pitcher’s frame and premium velocity. He could also eventually end up with four better-than-average offerings. His control has really improved but his command is a work-in-progress and he allows more hits and misses fewer bats than you’d like to see.

 

28. New York Yankees: Heston Kjerstad, OF, U Arkansas

2018 and 2019 Picks: Greyson Jenista and Matthew Lugo

Teams are reportedly drawn to Kjerstad’s plus power but I don’t like his swing or set up at all. He also strikes out a lot — 63 times in 63 games as a sophomore — and just doesn’t look like a natural hitter. There is power here but not enough to entice me with a high pick but the Yankees have a track record of success when it comes to helping hitters make adjustments and unleashing their full potentials.

 

29. Los Angeles Dodgers: Carmen Mlodzinski, RHP, U South Carolin

2018 and 2019 Picks: Nander De Sedas and J.J. Goss

Mlodzinski is such a wildcard. He looks great on the mound but has had uneven results throughout his college career — and he missed much of his sophomore season due to a foot injury. This right-hander has a solid 93-94 mph fastball with lots of sink and a solid cutter/slider. He was excellent in last summer’s Cape Cod League. He has a solid delivery and his stuff really moves when he’s on his game.

 

Comp Round A

30. Baltimore Orioles: Patrick Bailey, C, North Carolina State U

31. Pittsburgh Pirates: Gage Workman, 3B/SS, Arizona State U

32. Kansas City Royals: Nick Loftin, SS, Baylor U

33. Arizona Diamondbacks: Tanner Burns, RHP, Auburn U

34. San Diego Padres: Isaiah Greene, OF, California HS

35. Colorado Rockies: Clayton Beeter, RHP, Texas Tech U

36. Cleveland Indians: Slade Cecconi, RHP, U Miami

37. Tampa Bay Rays: David Calabrese, OF, Ontario (Canada) HS

72. Houston Astros (First pick due to sign-stealing penalties): JT Ginn, RHP, Mississippi State U (Ryan Rolison and Jimmy Lewis)

Ginn was a surefire first-rounder coming out of high school for me, even if that wasn’t the consensus. The Dodgers took him at the back end of the first but failed to sign him. He looked good in college before getting hurt and requiring Tommy John surgery. With advancements in the surgery and success rates, he’s still a potential option for me at the end of the first given his power stuff. As a freshman, this draft-eligible sophomore posted a K-BB of 103-18 in 80.1 innings. He’s a potential steal here if he’ll agree to the money available. Another injured hurler, prep pitcher Daxton Fulton, would be considered here if signable.




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The more data we get as the season goes on, the better equipped we are to interpret matchups and make informed decisions. Then Week 6 comes along and blows it all to hell. The unpredictability of sports is what keeps us intrigued, as frustrating as it may be at times. Numbers are supposedly to be... Read More


Top 10 Fantasy Football Busts for Week 7

It's Week 7 and we are officially halfway through the fantasy regular season. With fingers crossed that the season continues to operate with minimal disruption, we can allow football to the forefront of our minds as it appears all games will be played as scheduled this week. Assuming that's the case, fantasy GMs rostering Ravens,... Read More


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Week 6 in the NFL brought what may be one of the cleanest weeks of action to begin the season. With no catastrophic injuries affecting teams for the remainder of the year, the play on the field seemed to settle in as the more well-known players performed up to par. With big weeks from Derrick... Read More


Updated Week 7 PPR Rankings (Top 400)

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Wide Receiver Snap Counts and Target Trends - Week 6 Analysis

Your wide receivers remain essential components toward your primary goal of securing league championships. As this unique regular season continues to unfold, an expanding assortment of tools is available that can provide you with an extensive level of knowledge regarding this critical position. Those results are contained in this weekly statistical breakdown of multiple categories,... Read More


Week 7 IDP Rankings, Streamers, and Notes

The big IDP news of the week happened just this Thursday morning, as our rankings were being finalized. It was pretty big news, too. Yannick Ngakoue was traded to the Baltimore Ravens! Let’s discuss just how big this news is, and whether it’s good or bad for his short and long term fantasy prospects, shall... Read More


Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings

Below you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football rankings, tiers, player news and stats for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. Our Ranking Wizard displays our staff's rankings for various league formats, all in one easy place. Here's what you'll find: Weekly PPR Rankings Weekly Half-PPR Rankings Weekly Standard Rankings Dynasty League Rankings  ... Read More


Fantasy Football Trade Targets - Week 7

The fantasy trade market is always a fun one to evaluate. Articles like this are essentially glorified "Who's Hot and Who's Not" pieces but the tables are turned to where sometimes, you want to trade for those that are cold and trade away those hot. Now, six weeks into the season, we have several big-name players underperforming... Read More


Re-Evaluating the Rookie Running Back Class of 2020

We're six weeks into the 2020 NFL season and are starting to get some good ideas of what usage patterns are looking like. Which means we probably have enough data now to start to re-evaluate where certain players stand in relation to other players. For example, we've got a better idea of how this year's... Read More


WR/CB Matchups to Target and Avoid - Week 7

The CB Matchup Chart has been a helpful resource all season, specifically in Week 6. Last week's article was predictive in forecasting boom games for Julio Jones, Justin Jefferson, and Christian Kirk. It also predicted let-downs from Robby Anderson, Cooper Kupp, and Mike Evans. This week's chart will give the most accurate landscape of CB matchups yet,... Read More


Pivot Plays and Post-Waiver Pickups - Week 7

Things are starting to get difficult for fantasy football managers. Indianapolis, Minnesota, Miami and Baltimore all have the week off, so fantasy managers are already playing shorthanded. Fielding a full lineup is going to be tough as it is if you have a few injuries. If one of your key guys is listed as questionable... Read More


Week 7 Stream Team - Shallow and Deep-League Pickups

Welcome to Week 7 of the NFL season. Each week we will be providing streamer advice for all of those who need it, which is pretty much anyone and everyone. Streaming players with the best matchups each week as well as during your stud's bye weeks is an integral part of winning a fantasy championship... Read More


Lies, Damned Lies, and Fantasy Football Statistics (Week 7)

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The King's Week 7 Fantasy Football Lineup Rankings (Premium Content)

Welcome back, RotoBallers!  Below you will find my Week 7 fantasy football lineup rankings. The ranks are available in PPR, Half PPR and Standard formats. They will be updated as needed, so make sure to check back for the latest versions. Skill Position analysis is primarily based on the PPR ranks. The rankings are powered by... Read More


Slow Starters Ready to Break Out in Fantasy?

We are now more than a third of the way into the fantasy football season and a seemingly clearer picture is available across the landscape. After a pandemic-shortened offseason and lack of preseason exposure, there were plenty of worries headed into the first month specifically. Thus far, one of the most prevalent topics with regards... Read More


Fantasy Football Warning Signals for Week 7

The warning signals get brighter by the week since we have more data to work from. The larger the sample size the easier it is for us to connect the dots from the latest trends. Football is a game of small samples and many variables, making it one of the hardest sports to predict. How... Read More


How to Value Clyde Edwards-Helaire with Le'Veon Bell in KC

Clyde Edwards-Helaire or Jonathan Taylor? Coming into the season this was the biggest question for fantasy GMs, both dynasty managers who were thinking long-term and redraft managers who wanted to know who would be better for this season. There were many different theories and believe me when I say, both sides thought they were 100%... Read More


NextGen Stats - Quarterback Breakdowns and Takeaways

It's been a month since the last time we took a look at our beloved quarterbacks. Numbers are numbers, and numbers don't lie. You can twist them, but looking at them objectively, numbers say that no matter what, rushing the ball is almost always a worse option than passing it in today's game. That's why... Read More


Fantasy Football Risers and Fallers - Week 7

Whether due to their own play, the play of others, or injuries, players' stock increases and decreases on a weekly basis. Perhaps more than any other, the NFL is a league that experiences ups and downs at a rapid pace. With only 16 games, there’s little room for error and seemingly endless opportunities for improvement.... Read More


Coaching Matters: Offenses That Will Improve From Week 6

This series continues into its sixth week of where I dive into offensive areas that will improve or decline based on coaching in order to glean insight as to fantasy football value. In Week 6, we saw performances such as Ryan Tannehill throwing for 364 passing yards, the Houston Texans running backs combining for 66 rushing yards, and the New... Read More


Tape Tells All: D'Andre Swift's Week 6 Performance

Welcome to another edition of Tape Tells All. I've been thinking of rebranding as just TAPE. All-Caps like that. Probably wouldn't be a good idea for SEO purposes, right? Anyways, this week we'll be discussing Detroit Lions rookie running back D'Andre Swift. Swift set a lot of career highs this week, with bests in carries... Read More


Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups & Adds

Week 6 was like the 2020 of fantasy football weeks. All those great matchups meant nothing, those studs let you down, and your bench likely went crazy. The good news is that we didn't have any season-ending injuries to running backs or games canceled due to COVID, so in retrospect maybe we shouldn't complain. The... Read More


FAB Bidding - Week 7 Waiver Wire Targets

Whether it's injuries, bye-week blues, or simply poor performance, we've got the waiver-wire cure...but it just might cost you! Alongside our famous waiver wire pickups list and our weekly waiver wire columns by position, this column focuses on suggested waiver wire bidding percentages for fantasy football owners in leagues using a Free Agent Budget (FAB). In... Read More


Waiver Wire Express - Week 7 Lightning Round

Week 6 was relatively healthy and had no coronavirus delays, so let's just take a moment to bask in that. That said, we still saw Miles Sanders (knee) and Zach Ertz (ankle) go down, while Mark Ingram (ankle) has a bye to get healthy. Week 7 byes are Baltimore, Indianapolis, Miami, and Minnesota. Let's get... Read More


Running Back Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 7

Fantasy GMs are to be commended for rising to the unique challenges that have unfolded during this regular season. Injuries to critical players is an unwelcome reality that occurs every year. This is also the case for backs that were expected to operate as RB1s, but have been relegated to committees. However, this season has... Read More


Wide Receiver Waiver Wire Pickups - Week 7

Six weeks of NFL football are behind us, aside from a pair of Monday games, including a late afternoon game between the Bills and the Chiefs. In terms of wide receiver production this week, we didn't have the huge breakouts like we had in Week 5. Chase Claypool didn't score four touchdowns. In fact, only... Read More


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