2020 Top 20 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers
Greg Jewett gives his Top-20 fantasy baseball sleepers for the 2020 MLB season.
With the inundation of analytics along with the volume of preseason articles, the term sleeper loses some of its luster. For the purposes of this article, a sleeper will be identified as a player capable of being more valuable than his preseason average draft position (ADP), one who could return early round value or one who may fly below the radar prior to live drafts. In an effort to canvas all positions and using two industry mocks as a guide, here’s 20 players who possess the skills to outperform their present price point.
Carson Kelly - Arizona Diamondbacks
From May fourth to the end of the season, among all catchers with at least 200 plate appearances, Carson Kelly owned the best on-base plus slugging percentage (.887), the second highest on-base percentage (.373) and finished second in slugging percentage (.514). Last season, Kelly racked up 37 extra-base hits of his 77 over 365 plate appearances with 18 home runs and 47 RBI in 111 games. Everyone’s going...