This article is part of our Bernie on the Scene series.
In preparation for 2022 fantasy drafts and auctions, today I begin several "target" articles.
I will share my thoughts on a player from each National League club who could be a viable target for fantasy managers. It remains possible that any of these players could be traded before your draft. If that's the case, the new team they will be playing for really shouldn't matter.
National League Targets:
Alek Thomas, OF, Age: 21, Bats: Left
Given the lack of offense on the Diamondbacks, I think Thomas would be a good bet to get plenty of playing time in a weak D-Backs lineup.
Kyle Muller, LHP, Age 24
A huge, 6-7 lefty is always coveted by major league clubs. Muller has a big fastball that sits in the upper 90s. It would not surprise to see Muller pitching in Atlanta this coming season.
Brennan Davis, OF, Age: 22, Bats: Right
I'm very bullish on Davis, and at 6-4, 210 pounds, I think he has enough strength to become a better than average power hitting outfielder. They need him for their offense.
Hunter Greene, RHP, Age: 22
The Reds are looking to trade pitchers currently on their roster. That should open a spot for huge, 6-5, 230-pound Greene. He is their best prospect, and his time is coming this season.
Ryan Vilade, OF, Age: 22, Bats: Right
Vilade got a cup of coffee with the Rocks this past season. I think