2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Miguel Andujar
Greg Jewett takes a closer look at New York Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar and tells fantasy baseball owners what they can expect during the 2019 MLB season.
Not only did Miguel Andújar prove to be a bargain in fantasy last year, he put himself in the Rookie of the Year conversation. Andujar appeared in 149 games with 83 runs, 27 home runs, 92 RBI, two stolen bases and a .297/.328/.527 slash line. He tied the American League record with 47 doubles as a rookie matching Fred Lynn’s total back in 1975. Andujar’s 76 extra-base hits led all rookies last year. He also finished first among major league rookies in hits (170), doubles, RBI and multi-hit games (53) while tying for first in home runs. For good measure, Andujar finished second in runs and RBI.
Beneath Andjuar’s surface statistics, he recorded a .230 isolated power hitting line drives over 20-percent of the time, a 35.8 fly ball percentage, 15.7 home run per fly ball rate, pulled the ball 47.5-percent of his batted balls and a had a 36-percent hard hit rate. Andujar finished with a 4.1 walk percentage versus a 16 percent strikeout rate. He proved to be aggressive with a 39.4...