2019 MLB Draft Guide: Surprising Stats to Know
Brandon Marianne Lee loves her stats and jumps into the MLB fray with a look at some surprising stats from each team and what fantasy baseball owners need to know.
It’s Brandon. Yes, I’m still here! I’m all over your computer during football season, but I thought it was important to pop up while we’re all gearing up for baseball season to give you some stats that caught my eye.
Enjoy! And then get back to your spreadsheets!
Last season, A.J. Pollock posted a slash line of .266/.330/.471 with 14 home runs and 20 stolen bases despite missing 50 games with a groin injury. Still, 2017 was one of only three seasons wherein Pollock played over 100 games. All those seasons were odd years, meaning this 30-year-old has never played in 100+ games in back-to-back seasons.
The switch-hitting Johan Camargo hit just four home runs over 241 at-bats his rookie season, but against southpaws he put up a .403/.434/.694 slash line. Camargo is the front-runner for the Braves’ third base job, but Atlanta has a lot of depth at the position.
Since 1913 only three...