ALTERNATIVE: 2018 Points leagues draft guide—Hitters

In preparing for our annual Points Leagues draft guide, we found a startling revelation: outside of catcher, outfielders represent the scarcest batting position in five-outfielder leagues. It seems the power explosion of 2017 resulted more from infielders while the increased emphasis on defensive outfield speed has kept outfielder power numbers normalized.

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