2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Mitch Garver
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Mitch Garver and lets fantasy baseball owners know what to expect from the Minnesota Twins catcher during the 2020 MLB season.
Minnesota Twins backstop Mitch Garver displayed some nice pop last year, and that is probably an understatement. In 93 games last year, he hit .273 with an impressive 32 home runs. He’s always had the propensity to be a nice power bat overall, not even just for a catcher, as he hit 16 home runs in Single-A back in 2014, and he smacked 17 four-baggers in 88 games at the Triple-A level. Garver is an intriguing fantasy asset here in 2020, because he carries elite upside at a position that needs it, and he has the potential to lead the position in home runs, while coming substantially after some of his biggest competitors within that one category. However, Minnesota has a lot of bodies that they could fill in, but at least at the start of the year, Garver should be “the man” and given every opportunity to be a workhorse behind the dish. Perhaps the bigger question, is what kind of numbers can we expect from Garver offensively?
First and foremost, the power is legit. Hitting 32 home...