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Last year, Howie Kendrick reverted back to the player he has been for his entire career; good batting average, with decent number of runs/RBI and a good amount of steals. It’s clear that his power in 2011 (18 HR) was a fluke solely based on his 16.5% HR/FB rate, which is almost double his career rate of 8.9%.
He seems to have shaken the injury bug as he’s averaged a solid 148 games over the last three years and he’s probably a safe bet for double digit steals and home runs if he can continue that trend. Remember, you’re drafting Kendrick for his safety, not upside.
At a Glance
Neutral: SB, R, RBI, OBP
Weaknesses: HR, SLG, OPS
Best-case scenario: Brandon Phillips (CIN)
Likely scenario: Derek Jeter (NYY), Dustin Ackley (SEA), Neil Walker (PIT)
Worst-case scenario: Darwin Barney (CHC)
Howie Kendrick 2013 Fantasy Projection
We have Kendrick projected for another ho-hum season as we don’t see his power ever coming back again without a major change in...
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Position: Relief Pitcher Highest Level: Majors
Throws: Left Height: 6'2" Weight: 195 lbs.
Age: 26 Born: 8/18/86
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