CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
Click here to log in Click here for forgotten password Click here to subscribe
<< Previous Article
Baseball Therapy: Let'... (05/16)
<< Previous Column
Fantasy Article Deep League Report: We... (05/11)
Next Column >>
Fantasy Article Deep League Report: We... (05/24)
Next Article >>
What You Need to Know:... (05/17)

May 17, 2017

Deep League Report

Week 7

by Scooter Hotz


The hitting options in this week’s Deep League Report are thin, especially in the AL. The pitching is pretty interesting, though, particularly on the AL side, where there are several relievers with double-digit K/9 potential. Beyond that, there’s a recently traded outfielder who’s been getting a lot of playing time in his new home, a hitter on the wrong side of a platoon who hasn’t been good since 2015 and a starting pitcher filling in on a team that’s close to a lock for the playoffs. OK, no more spoilers. Just keep reading.

AL-only position players

Michael Freeman—Mariners

He has very little power, never hitting double-digit home runs in a season throughout his professional career. Freeman has shown a knack for posting .300-plus batting averages in the high minors over the past few seasons, though, including .404/.451/.553 line at Triple-A Tacoma this season. He can steal a few bases, too, although his speed now is more of the 10-12 stolen bases per full-season variety, down from the 25-30 steal seasons he posted in High A and Double A a few years ago. He hasn’t done much with the bat so far in his 55 major-league plate appearances, but with Robinson Cano banged up, he could be in line for a little more playing time than he would be otherwise.

The rest of this article is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber?

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or use the buttons to the right to subscribe and get access to the best baseball content on the web.


Cancel anytime.


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!

Already a subscriber? Click here and use the blue login bar to log in.

0 comments have been left for this article.

<< Previous Article
Baseball Therapy: Let'... (05/16)
<< Previous Column
Fantasy Article Deep League Report: We... (05/11)
Next Column >>
Fantasy Article Deep League Report: We... (05/24)
Next Article >>
What You Need to Know:... (05/17)

RECENTLY AT BASEBALL PROSPECTUS
Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 22
What You Need to Know: The 10-Run Rule
Short Relief: Physical Base Coaching, Shorts...
Premium Article Weekly Wrap: June 23, 2017
Premium Article Cheese in the Kitchen: California Dreamin'
Premium Article The View From Behind The Backstop: Don't Lea...
Cold Takes: Shadows Stretching Across the Fi...

MORE FROM MAY 17, 2017
Let It Eat: The Worst Hitter From Each Team ...
Premium Article Rubbing Mud: Marcell Ozuna is Obliterating t...
Short Relief: How to Keep Score and Analyze ...
Premium Article The Call-Up: Bradley Zimmer
Premium Article Notes from the Field: May 17, 2017
What You Need to Know: Finally we can party ...
Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of May 16

MORE BY SCOOTER HOTZ
2017-05-31 - Fantasy Article Updating the Tiers: Second Base
2017-05-24 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 8
2017-05-19 - Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Home League Temperature C...
2017-05-17 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 7
2017-05-11 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 6
2017-05-03 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 5
2017-04-26 - Premium Article The Call-Up: Cody Bellinger
More...

MORE DEEP LEAGUE REPORT
2017-06-14 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 11
2017-06-07 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 10
2017-05-24 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 8
2017-05-17 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 7
2017-05-11 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 6
2017-05-03 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 5
2017-04-26 - Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 4
More...