Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Adam Dunn is one of the most polarizing players in fantasy baseball, which is not to say that he is one of the great players, but I don’t think there is anyone out there who can have so much value in one league and then be almost worthless in another. Let me explain. If we were to lay out the prototypical Dunn season we would have 80-85 R, 40 HR, 95-100 RBI and a low .200′s BA. We’ve talked in the past how batting average isn’t worth worrying about in head-to-head leagues and you can work around it in roto leagues. In those leagues Dunn will be a bargain because plenty of owners are scared off by his horrible average. However, in points leagues where you are penalized for strikeouts Dunn loses so much value that I would probably stay away from him altogether. Just for perspective, last year Dunn struck out a ridiculous 222 times! Luckily for those in points leagues, he also walked a ridiculous amount (108 BB). But even by getting almost half of those points back his remaining -114 p...
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