2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Victor Robles
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Nationals OF Victor Robles in order to tell fantasy baseball owners what to expect from him during the 2020 MLB season.
All the hype surrounding a young, toolsy outfielder in Washington paid off in 2019, as Victor Robles slashed .255/.326/.419 with 17 home runs, 28 stolen bases, and scored 86 runs in 155 games played. He posted a 2.5 WAR and .317 wOBA last year, and heading into 2020, Robles is a nice power-speed combo guy that could break the threshold and join the 20/20 club in, you guessed it, 2020! As a youngster in the minors, he gained notable pedigree for being a speed guy, but there was always that potential to increase his lackluster numbers in the power department. In 384 career minor league games he hit 28 home runs, and he already has 20 home runs in 189 games with the Washington Nationals. Robles was one of just five players in all of baseball to have at least 17 home runs and 28 stolen bases last year, but is he capable of jumping to 20/20, or even 25/25? Let’s take a look….
Robles is incredibly fast, as validated by his 95th percentile sprint speed, per Baseball Savant, but there...