MLB Draft First Round Recap; RBI and Wins Sleepers (06/11 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
Today on the show we're recapping the first round of the MLB Draft with R.J. Anderson of CBSsports.com but first, Rob Manfred said there will 100% be a baseball season in 2020! How does R.J. evaluate first overall pick Spencer Torkelson (2:33 )? Who's his MLB comp and when should we expect him in the majors? ... Austin Martin was regarded by many as a top-two player. Why did he fall to the fifth pick (7:00 )? What's his long-term outlook? ... The Orioles surprised many by taking Heston Kjerstad second overall (11:33 ). Who is his MLB comp and can he be fast-tracked to the majors? ... Max Meyer was the first pitcher off the board to the Miami Marlins (13:48 ). Long-term is he a starter or reliever? ... Why is Garrett Crochet the ultimate risk-reward pick (16:05 )? ... Was Asa Lacy the best pitcher in the draft (18:32 )? ... Who is the comp for Emerson Hancock (20:17 )? ... Who were some of the steals who went later in the first round (26:39 )? ... When it comes to sleepers for RBI, many are tied to home runs (32:15 ). Basically draft all Yankees. ... What things correlate most with wins for starting pitchers (43:05 )? Why are we targeting Twins, Masahiro Tanaka, and Jose Urquidy? ... Email us at email@example.com.
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