Adam Dunn’s 2011 season was quite possibly one of the most shocking and disappointing fantasy seasons I’ve ever witnessed. His 2011 season was as useful as a square wheel. He was traditionally bankable for 35-40 homers and 110-120 RBI a season. What did we get last year?
Well, Dunn put up the following numbers in 2011: .159 AVG, 11 HR, 42 RBI, 36 runs, .569 OPS. Those who had the misfortune of owning him last year may now take a needed moment of silence.
Dunn’s previous career lows weren’t even that dreadful. His previous low in homers was 26, and that was in 114 games. His lowest RBI total was 57 and his lowest average was .215. And as for lowest prior career OPS, it was .819 in 2003. His season wasn’t just bad, it was historically horrendous.
So, what does that mean for Dunn’s status entering 2012? Surely you should stay away, right? I am not of that school of thought when it comes to him this year. The truth is, if you can get him at a bargain, in the 15th round or later, then...