While the official season might still be three weeks away, some of you in fantasy baseball world have already begun the arduous yet fruitful task of strategizing for your upcoming draft by poring over internet articles on various teams, checking out the prospect lists, and setting up unofficial draft needs and wants. Heck, maybe you’ve already had to cut some players or make some tough decisions to trim the fat from your squad in anticipation of the draft..
So, here on the precipice of Draft Night, you’ve come to the right place for news and an update on what the 2021 version of the Cubs might offer you and your fantasy squad. Just don’t bet your house on anything here, because, well – you know- baseball.
I’ll attempt to give you a rundown of all the different Cubs players (and their positions) who could help (or hurt) your fantasy squad and what you should be both looking for and steering clear of. And, while it is a shame that ace Yu Darvish is no longer with the North Siders, there are plenty of other options both amongst the pitching staff and position players. Or, you could do what the Cubs could not and hang on to Darvish since he’ll probably have a monster year for what should be a very successful Padres team.
Since we’re discussing pitching, let’s jump right into possible options for your rotation and bullpen.