2019 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Victor Robles
Greg Jewett takes a closer look at Washington Nationals rookie outfielder Victor Robles and lets fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2019 MLB season.
A gruesome elbow injury forced Victor Robles to miss most of last year and opened the door for a different Washington prospect, Juan Soto , to breakout. One year later, with Bryce Harper departed, it lines up to be Robles turn. He’s been raking this spring with a robust .340 average, .992 on-base plus slugging percentage, two home runs, 10 RBI and seven stolen bases in eight attempts across 62 plate appearances.
Robles only appeared in 40 games at Triple-A last season with 25 runs, two home runs, 10 RBI and 14 stolen bases. He slashed .278/.356/.486 but shined in his small sample in the majors with three home runs, three stolen bases, a .237 isolated power and a .288/.348/.525 line.
Between two levels in 2017, Robles flashed his upside with 10 home runs, 47 RBI and 27 stolen bases while hitting .300/.382/.493 in 430 at-bats. For his career in the minors, Robles owns a .300/.392/.457 line with 28 home runs and 129 stolen bases. His burgeoning power along with his speed...