2020 Top 20 Fantasy Baseball Busts
Howard Bender offers up his Top-20 fantasy baseball busts for the 2020 MLB season.
The can’t all be winners, can they? Of course not. It just doesn’t work that way. As Crash Davis once opined to Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh, “Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes, it rains.” Well the same goes for your fantasy baseball drafts.
If you’re new to the fantasy baseball world, any seasoned veteran can tell you that, no matter how much research you do, some players just don’t pan out the way you hoped. Maybe there was an injury you didn’t see coming or a free agent who just never took to his change of scenery, we’ve all seen our fair share of fantasy baseball busts. However, “bust” is a relative term when it comes to fantasy.
Labeling a player as a bust doesn’t mean he was a complete disaster. It simply means he did not return the value expected from where he was drafted. If your first-round pick stays healthy all season and fails to return anything more than sixth or seventh-round value, he’s a bust. If your first-round pick tears his ACL in April,...