Regan's Rumblings: Time To Focus On 2021?

Regan's Rumblings: Time To Focus On 2021?

This article is part of our Regan's Rumblings series.

I'm pretty disgusted at this point.

With both sides.

MLB had a once in a lifetime chance to recapture its former glory, and they are blowing it right before our very eyes. At this point, does anyone thinK we'll see baseball on July 4? I wish, but despite the recent proposals, I'm just not seeing it. An early July return would have baseball on track for nearly a month without the NBA or NFL. As a Dodgers fan, I wonder whether I'll ever see Mookie Betts in a Dodger uniform when it counts. We'll miss a full Year of Mike Trout's prime, and we'll have to wait an extra year to see the debuts of guys like Jo Adell and Nate Pearson.

That all aside, I'm going to discuss a few guys who could see their values take an uptick in 2021. Maybe you can grab them now in anticipation.

Matt Beaty, 3B, LAD

This one is a stretch, but there has been some speculation around the Dodgers NOT re-signing free-agent-to-be Justin Turner, whose contract expires this season. In that scenario (I DO think Turner probably re-signs), the Dodgers could shift Corey Seager to third base and Gavin Lux to shortstop (his natural position) and use Chris Taylor at second. Otherwise, perhaps the Dodgers turn over the job to Beaty, who hit .265/.317/.458 as a 26-year-old rookie in 2019. On the flip side, the Dodgers are in win-now mode, and it's unclear whether the lefty-swinger can

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only MLB Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire MLB fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Regan
David Regan is a six-time Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner, including the 2015 Baseball Article of the Year and the 2010 Baseball Writer of the Year.
The Z Files: Monitoring National League Camps
The Z Files: Monitoring National League Camps
Regan's Rumblings: Job Battles to Watch
Regan's Rumblings: Job Battles to Watch
Mound Musings: Life, the Universe and Everything
Mound Musings: Life, the Universe and Everything
The Z Files: Monitoring American League Camps
The Z Files: Monitoring American League Camps