2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Miguel Andujar
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at New York Yankees utility-man Miguel Andujar to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2020 MLB season.
Coming into the 2020 season, Miguel Andújar was a potent bat for the Bronx Bombers, but without a real bonafide position. He’s a liability with the glove, and that might even be an understatement. He’s been working in the outfield, essentially to increase his chances of finding the field with more regularity in 2020 than anticipated. He was limited to just 12 games in 2019 before ultimately deciding to go under the knife to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder. He tried the rehab approach, but it didn’t work, leaving surgery as the final course of action. He’s recovered, and ready to make an impact for the Bronx Bombers in 2020, that’s if he can find the field.
Let’s go back to 2018, which is the last time we saw Andujar on a regular basis for the Yankees. Man, oh man, was he good. That year, he slashed .297/.328/.527 with 27 home runs and 92 RBI. His 89.2 average exit velocity is okay, but when you play in Yankee stadium, you don’t need a super high mark to leave the...