2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Mike Moustakas
Greg Jewett takes an in-depth look at Milwaukee Brewers 3B Mike Moustakas and lets fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
While the arrival of Mike Moustakas did not move the fantasy needle last year, his re-signing with the team could be very intriguing for 2019. Not only will Moustakas get a full season to in Miller Park, he also turned in career highs in fly ball percentage and hard hit rates last year. If one needs illustration, Christian Yelich escaped Miami and exploded last year using Milwaukee’s home park to his advantage. This bodes well for Moustakas who hit 38 home runs in 2017 while with the Royals.
As for last year, Moustakas appeared in 152 games with 66 runs, 28 home runs, 95 RBI, four stolen bases and a .251/.315/.459 slash line. After his trade to the Brewers, Moustakas played in 54 games with 12 doubles, eight home runs and increased his slash to .256/.326/.441 in 195 at-bats. Over the last two years, Moustakas owns a .262/.315/.489 line, which represents a solid baseline to build around in fantasy at third base. He’s also hit 66 home runs with 180 RBI and a .228 isolated...