2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Max Muncy
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Los Angeles Dodgers' infielder Max Muncy and lets fantasy baseball owners know what to expect from him during the 2020 MLB season.
Over the last two seasons, there are five players with at least 70 home runs, a .381 on-base percentage (OBP) and .388 wOBA. Two of the five are top-three picks. Three of those players are going in the first round, and four of the five are going within in the first two rounds of drafts, assuming we are conversing about 12-team formats. The other player is Los Angeles’ Max Muncy , who is going in the sixth or seventh rounds of most drafts. Here is the full list:
Muncy is coming off back-to-back years of 35 home runs, and last year, he parlayed 141 games into 101 runs scored, 98 RBI and a .251 batting average. He struck out less last year, and while some of his power peripherals (ISO, SLG) were down from the year before, his HR/FB went down and he traded some fly balls for ground balls, so that hurt a bit. Muncy already does a great job at avoiding soft contact, but his hard contact rate was slightly down from 2018.
Muncy is a heavy pull-hitter, and after a lengthier rap...