2019 MLB Draft Guide: Injuries to Monitor
Michael Stein takes you through the injuries with the greatest impact heading into the 2018 MLB season and how fantasy baseball owners should handle them on Draft Day.
There is a plethora of information to analyze and study when preparing for fantasy baseball drafts. But in order for players to accumulate statistics that make GMs salivate at the thought of drafting, they must stay healthy enough to stay on the field. Injuries are guaranteed to happen throughout the season and every GM is susceptible to the same risk. However, there are some players who are more injury-prone than others. In addition, there are some players who missed a significant amount of time in 2017 and now present an elevated risk heading into 2018. So once you are done crunching numbers, make sure you spend some time calibrating your rankings taking into account the injury factor.
Noah Syndergaard (SP-NYM)
Heading into 2017, Noah Syndergaard was one of the heavy favorites to win the National League CY Young Award. He was coming off his first full season in the big leagues in 2016, going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 218 strikeouts in 183.2 innings in...