2019 MLB Draft Guide: Targeting Multi-Position Players
Greg Jewett explains the value and why you should target MLB players who qualify at multiple positions in the 2018 fantasy baseball season.
While sifting through this year’s potential sleepers and breakouts, crafting a deep roster will also be pivotal to fantasy baseball success. One very overlooked category, players with multiple eligibility. Especially with the implementation of the 10-day disabled list. In 2016, disabled list appearances spiked to a record high 571 only to be eclipsed by a staggering 659 instances in 2017 culminating in 699 last year.
It comes with little surprise the Dodgers led the majors with 38 disabled list moves, which seems outlier high, but the major league average of 23.3 moves per team means injuries will be coming. Or teams manipulating workloads via trips to the disabled list. This trickle down effect can force fantasy owners into some tough decisions on how to salvage their lineup and with roster resolution. It can foster an atmosphere of fantasy owners having to use up valuable FAAB resources or waiver claims to find a reasonable replacement. Depending on the depth of a league or...