I must admit I was hoping Mike would go with a big leaguer so I could nab Franco here, and had I been able to walk away with a Franco-Robert combination with my back-to-back picks, I would’ve been thrilled. I know Robert faded down the stretch in 2020, but keep in mind that was just one bad month. Yes, there’s work to be done in terms of plate discipline, as his 32 percent strikeout rate was one of the highest in the big leagues, but I’m still a big believer in all of his offensive tools, not to mention his Gold Glove defense in center.
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