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Fantasy Baseball Stats: Daily All-Stars from April 3


Unlike Wednesday, Thursday’s fantasy baseball stats were dominated by the hitters.

So, who were the top performers?

 

Daily Fantasy Baseball MVP

Todd Frazier — Cincinnati Reds

Todd Frazier: April 3

H/AB
R
HR
RBI
SB
2/52240

The Cardinals and Reds finally gave us a game that you’d expect with those kind of hitters on both rosters. While the Cards won the game, Frazier produced the best output of any player, getting the absolute most out of his two hits.

If Frazier finally finds a consistent hitting stroke, he’ll be an awfully dangerous fantasy third baseman. That, combined with the already dangerous bats of Joey Votto and Jay Bruce, would make the Reds a serious offensive force.

 

Daily Honorable Mentions

1. Aaron Hill – Arizona Diamondbacks

Aaron Hill: April 3

H/AB
R
HR
RBI
SB
3/42011

Like all of the other Diamondbacks hitters not named Paul Goldschmidt, Hill’s been a bit hit-or-miss in the early season. But on Thursday, he was a big contributor to their offense, and to his fantasy owners.

Hill’s always had great power. The questions about his fantasy value have always centered around his health, and the rest of the game. Seeing him contribute in a big way without a long ball is definitely a good sign.

 

2. Chris Colabello — Minnesota Twins

Chris Colabello: April 3

H/AB
R
HR
RBI
SB
2/50060

Plenty of guys contributed in more categories, by six RBI is just way too many to ignore here. Six!

Not to toot my own horn here, but yesterday I predicted that Josh Willingham and Joe Mauer would have a good game, as they both had good history against Jose Quintana. They went a combined 3-for-7, which I’d call a good day. I certainly wouldn’t have predicted that those two would do so well but drive in zero of the Twins 10 runs.

He seems to still be stuck in a DH with Jason Kubel so I’m not sure there’s long term value. But he’s hitting well early on. He had great minor league numbers and is definitely a guy to monitor in the event that he sees more consistent playing time.

 

3. Ryan Zimmerman — Washington Nationals

Ryan ZImmerman: April 3

H/AB
R
HR
RBI
SB
4/51120

This spot was between Zimmerman and Angel Pagan, who had a very similar stat-line to Zimmerman. Zimmerman had the extra hit, Pagan had the extra RBI, which one was better?

In the end, Zimmerman got the nod, mostly because he’s owned in more leagues. Obviously that’s not a huge factor but when it’s a virtual tie, the guy who impacted fantasy baseball stats a little more gets the nod.

 

Tags: Aaron Hill Chris Colabello MLB Ryan Zimmerman Todd Frazier