2019 MLB Draft Guide: Does Draft Position Matter?
Sometimes you get to choose your draft position. Sometimes you don't. Does it matter where you draft? Of course it does and Howard Bender tells you exactly how and why it affects your fantasy baseball draft and strategies.
Whether you’re a novice to fantasy baseball or you’ve been playing for years, the question of where it is best to draft from in a particular season is a constant. And similar to the question of whether or not the first round matters, you’ll get that same crotchety response of “it doesn’t matter” from old-school analysts who feel they’re above basic strategy questions. They couldn’t be more wrong. Does draft position matter? Of course it does. Draft strategy isn’t just about deciding which players or positions to target in a particular round. There is a lot more to it.
Decades of playing this game affords you the knowledge and experience to successfully draft from any spot in the order, but if you haven’t been playing in 12 industry leagues for the last 10 or 20 years…guess what? You need a little guidance and that’s what Draft Guides are all about, right?
Even if you’ve been playing in the same league for the last five years, you may still have the question and it is...