Carlos Rodon pacing toward 2019 fantasy baseball success

Rodon offers significant reward with minimal risk. | Credit: Patrick Gorski/USA TODAY Sports

It hasn’t been smooth sailing on the South Side for Carlos Rodon, but fantasy owners who have been patient with the former top prospect are in position to be rewarded in 2019.

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Overlooked and underrated, Wil Myers offers top-24 upside

There are reasons to bet heavily on Myers in 2019. | Credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images

If health permits, Wil Myers can be one of 2019’s biggest game changers with legitimate 30-homer/30-steal potential.

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Jackie Bradley Jr. embarking on monster 2019 season

A 20-20 season is not out of reach for Jackie Bradley Jr. | Credit: AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Embodying the traditional characteristics of a “sleeper”, Jackie Bradley Jr. will go largely ignored in 2019 drafts before ending the season as a key piece of numerous title-contending fantasy teams.

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Zack Wheeler streaking into 2019 as fantasy baseball ace

Take the OVER on 200 strikeouts.

After finishing 2018 on a tear, Zack Wheeler will serve as an affordable top-of-the-rotation option for fantasy owners in 2019.

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Gary Sanchez outpaces J.T. Realmuto as top fantasy backstop

Wipe the slate clean for Sanchez and double down on 2019.

With J.T. Realmuto shipped to Philadelphia and Gary Sanchez coming off a rocky 2018, the latter will likely remain stuck behind the former in the majority of preseason rankings. It’s Sanchez, however, who deserves your nod as the top backstop off the board.

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Trade bolsters J.T. Realmuto’s case as top fantasy catcher

J.T. Realmuto’s stock spikes with his trade to the Phillies. | Credit: USA Today Images

Only minutes before the NBA trade deadline passed, it was the Philadelphia Phillies pulling off the highest profile trade of the day by acquiring catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins.

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Ronald Acuna Jr. gunning for fantasy baseball’s throne in 2019

Ronald Acuna joins the ranks of the elite in 2019. | Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

You’ll need to search far and wide to find someone who doesn’t have Mike Trout and Mookie Betts ranked Nos. 1 and 2. The fun starts for the souls who draw the No. 3 pick and the hand wringing that comes with it. There are number of safe, exciting and dynamic options to settle on after the first two selections fly off the board, but Ronald Acuna Jr. is the boldest.

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