This article is part of our Oak's Corner series.
The Week That Was
Somehow, after this weekend, we only have two weeks left in the season. While I'm still focused on this season because movement in the standings is still all over the place, as we near the end of the season and I shut down the baseball for a little while until 2021 draft prep, I like to take a look at some players who are going to be interesting in next year's drafts. The 2021 draft season will be unlike any other for those who do projections, write articles or plays in competitive leagues. We usually have a long grind of a season where great players routinely rise to the top and we have a large sample of plate appearances or innings pitched to judge and evaluate players.
With this 60-game season, we will have some breakouts who would have fallen flat the final four months, and we'll have players who just never got it going who would have hit a crazy hot streak in a regular season to fix that season line quickly. This week, I'm looking at a few players who have struggled in this short season to see if they'll be good buy lows next year or whether their issues are something to worry about. I'm also going to pick guys I haven't looked at recently or guys who suffered serious injuries (or dealt with Covid), so J.D. Martinez and Matt Olson will be spared from me talking about their 2020 stat lines for