2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Max Muncy
Colby Conway takes a closer look at Los Angeles Dodgers super-utilityman Max Muncy and tells fantasy baseball owners what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
If you didn’t know the name Max Muncy before the 2018 season, you probably were in the majority, for the most part, but everyone knows his name now! Despite hitting more than 20 home runs in just one minor league season (21 home runs in 93 games at A+), Muncy absolutely erupted for 35 long balls in 137 games for the Dodgers last season. His .263 average was pretty solid as well, leading to a solid 5.2 WAR for the season. At 28 years old, with a less than stellar track record of power production, sans the 2018 campaign, the question with Muncy heading into 2019 is whether or not the power is real, and sustainable, this season. For the answer to that question, you’ll need to keep reading! No spoilers!
In previous stints at the big league level, Muncy hit three home runs in 45 games back in 2015 with the Athletics, and followed that up with two round-trippers in 51 games the following season out in Oakland. The other tidbit from those two seasons is the fact that he hit .206 and...