Fantasy Baseball Category Impact: Home Runs
Each week, Colby Conway provides in-depth analysis on specific category contributors who may be lingering on your waiver wire.
Chicks dig the long ball, and so do our fantasy teams! There are a few guys out there in free agency of your fantasy leagues that can certainly help add a few tallies in that statistical column. Regardless of what team these players are on, there is definitely value in the players below. Not every good home run hitter is in a great park, a la Khris Davis . Not every good home run hitter is on a great team, a la Giancarlo Stanton in Miami in recent years. Just crunch the numbers, and you’ll find your guys. Luckily, I did it for you.
Without further ado…..
Kevin Cron , 1B ARI – If Cron would qualify, his average exit velocity of 93.6 miles per hour would be the fifth highest in baseball, trailing only Joey Gallo , Nelson Cruz , Josh Bell and Christian Yelich . Ever heard of those guys? They are sluggers! That’s what Cron is. Since 2015, he’s hit 20 or more home runs at every stop, and he has six extra-base hits (2 home runs) with the Diamondbacks this season. Strikeouts are...