Orioles Kevin Gausman Breakout in 2nd half is worth reaching for a bit in upcoming drafts.
Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval Resumed switch hitting, and looks to be in better shape coming into 2017. Kung fu panda will never be confused with Billy Blanks in terms of physical fitness. Young enough that it’s not out of the realm of possibility that he bounces back.
White Sox OF Avisail Garcia Having a good spring so far, should pencil in as White Sox everyday RF. Post hype sleeper could be a late round lottery ticket.
Indians SP Carlos Carrasco This past season, he posted a 3.32 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 150/34 K/BB ratio across 146 1/3 innings (25 starts). If he can stay healthy, he offers fantasy upside galore.
Tigers OF Justin Upton Tied a career high 31 ding dongs despite down year. 5 straight seasons of declining OBP’s with last years bottoming out at .310 OBP. Upton should slide in drafts but not too far. He’s still young enough to adjust.
Astros 3B/1B Yulieski Gurriel Cuban hitter got his feet wet last season with Astros. Move to 1B full time gives him dual position eligibility. Solid all around hitter.
Royals OF Jorge Soler 25 yr old was never able to put it together in Chicago. A change of scenery and regular playing time could be just what the doctor ordered. Kaufman stadium may run on Soler Power at times this season.
Angels 2B Danny Espinosa 20 plus bombs with 2B/SS eligibility makes Espinosa worth a late pick for those looking for power.
Twins 1B Joe Mauer Production at this stage doesn’t match the contract as Mauer is one of the most overpaid players in all of baseball. However that shouldn’t matter to fantasy owners. A .363 OBP can be used by all fantasy owners.
Yankees DH Matt Holliday With OF/1B eligibility Batman will hold more value due to his multiple position eligibility. The plan is for Holliday to serve as the Yankees DH. The time off the field may help Holliday to stay fresh for a full season.
Athletics SP Jharel Cotton Pitched well late last season after coming over in trade from the Dodgers. Cotton has the stuff to pitch anywhere, but pitching half of his games in Oakland is an added bonus.
Mariners SP Felix Hernandez Stock is sliding with fantasy owners as his velocity goes down. King Felix knows how to pitch and while maybe no longer a 1st rd pick at some point will be a value pick.
Rays SP Jake Odorizzi Peripherals last season were terrific, pitched well enough to certainly win more games. On a good club would have won more than 10 games.
Rangers LF Jurickson Profar Durability has cut short Profar’s career to date. Multiple position eligibility with the hope that he’s finally health may be worth the risk. Remember Profar is only 24 years old.
Blue Jays SP Francisco Liriano I believe Liriano bounces back pitching in meaningful games in Toronto. Worth a late pick to fill out your rotation.