2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Dee Gordon
Colby COnway takes an in-depth look at Mariners second baseman Dee Gordon and lets fantasy owners know what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
Dee Gordon was one of a few players in general with sizable stolen base upside that didn’t pan out in 2018 and because of that, Gordon’s average draft position (ADP) is much lower in 2019 than it has been in recent years. This, FA Nation, provides the opportunity for a unique opportunity to draft a player that could hit .280 and steal upwards of 50 bases for our fantasy squads. It’s not even that a few things have to go right for Gordon, but more so that he just returns to his career averages for most of his marks. There were some rather significant outliers for Gordon, and just getting on base more will provide more opportunities to aggregate the counting stats, run and stolen bases, for which fantasy owners rely on Gordon.
Take a look at some of Gordon’s marks in 2018, compared to his career averages, and you will just how statistically significant his 2018 was, primarily for the worst.
It’s not even as simple as the fact that his numbers slightly regressed across...