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The Fantasy Six Pack Hour: 2020 Second Base-Shortstop Preview

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Welcome to The Fantasy Six Pack Hour Podcast. A.J. Applegarth is here as co-host with me. This week we dive into the 2020 Second Base-Shortstop Preview to get you ready for the upcoming Fantasy Baseball season.

We welcome Fantasy Six Pack writer, Tyler Thompson, on the show to help us analyze the two positions. Tyler, among other things, helps out with the site’s Fantasy Baseball staff rankings. If you don’t already make sure you follow him on Twitter @therealwody.

Beers of the Week

We begin each show by letting you know what we are drinking. Feel free to share with us your favorites or your thoughts on our choices on Twitter @F6P_Joe and @AppleGarthAlgar.

Joe: Ballast Point Sculpin IPA
A.J.: Heavy Seas Night Swell Dark IPA

2020 Second Base-Shortstop Preview

Second Base

Draft Strategy

We go over our draft strategy for attacking the Second Base position in drafts this season.

Hot Topics/Questions

Tyler helps us answer the hottest topics regarding the Second Base position including:

  • Was last season an outlier for DJ LeMahieu or is there more to come as long as he is in pinstripes?
  • Ketel Marte broke out in a big way in 2019. Who can we expect in 2020?
  • What to expect from Jonathan Villar now that he is in Miami?
  • Keston Hirua made an instant impact in 2019. Does he continue to produce at a high-level?

Under-Rated/Over-Rated

We each give one under-rated and over-rated Second Baseman according to the current ADP.

First Base

Draft Strategy

We go over their draft strategy for attacking the Shortstop position in drafts this season.

Hot Topics/Questions

Tyler helps us answer the hottest topics regarding the Shortstop position including:

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. was amazing in 2019 and his ADP suggests people think he will repeat. What are realistic expectations?
  • Another youngster, Bo Bichette, also had success in 2019, his ADP is not near as high as Tatis, but still good. Who is better more long term?
  • Javier Baez declined in 2019, do we think he goes back to how he played in 2018 or is this more of what we will get?

Under-Rated/Over-Rated

We each give one under-rated and over-rated Shortstops according to the current ADP.


Check the rest of our 2020 Fantasy Baseball content from our great team of writers.

About Joe Bond

Not just another "Average Joe" when it comes to Fantasy Sports, he is the fantasy brain trust behind the FantasySixPack.net website. Joe is one of the Experts included in the FantasyPros Consensus Rankings for Football, Baseball and Basketball and finished well each year. You can find him on Twitter, @F6P_Joe, where he is waiting by the keyboard for your question.

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