Fred Zinkie: I believe Perez should be drafted in mixed leagues on the expectation of 10 homers and 25-30 steals.
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@rangersfantasyb: What can I expect out of Junior Guerra?
Zinkie: I'm expecting an ERA around 3.75 and a WHIP around 1.28. Overall, a mix-and-match option in most mixed leagues.
Top 2017 fantasy second basemen
Zinkie on top fantasy second basemen picks for 2017
MLB.com fantasy writer Fred Zinkie shares his thoughts on the top picks for second basemen in fantasy leagues for 2017
@pcurran22: I have Jason Kipnis in a keeper league. Should I be worried about his shoulder injury?
Zinkie: At this point, you don't need to worry about injuries for players who were healthy last season and are expected to be ready for Opening Day.
@texhonkey: I have Byron Buxton on my bench. Should I drop him for Jarrod Dyson, Domingo Santana, Mitch Haniger or Jorge Soler?
Zinkie: You should definitely keep Buxton. His upside for 2017 is tremendous.
@CubbyNole: How high do you see Hunter Renfroe going in 12-team drafts?
Zinkie: He's a fine later-round pick, but I wouldn't draft him earlier than the rounds when you fill your bench.
Top fantasy relievers
Zinkie discusses top fantasy closer options
MLB.com fantasy writer Fred Zinkie breaks down which closers fantasy owners should consider drafting
@rj_kruszynski: What is the deepest position this year?
Zinkie: Third base is really deep. Middle-infield spots are also deeper than usual.
@JoeIannacone: Who would you keep out of Jose Altuve or Mookie Betts?
Zinkie: I would keep Betts. But Altuve is very close to Betts in keeper value.
@nickdoehrmann: Would you keep Alex Bregman or David Dahl in 10-team league?
Zinkie: I would keep Bregman. Beyond possibly having a better skill set, his role is more secure.
@FClefAce: Should Mike Trout be the first pick in all leagues?
Zinkie: Pretty much. He should go first in all roto leagues. It's fine to consider Clayton Kershaw in a head-to-head league.
Top fantasy outfielders for 2017
Zinkie breaks down his top 2017 fantasy outfielders
MLB.com fantasy writer Fred Zinkie discusses his top outfield options for 2017
@nmach10: In a points league, what is your theory on drafting closers?
Zinkie: I usually get one top-10 closer and the rest of my relievers near the end of the draft.
@theginganinja18: Do you think Bryce Harper will bounce back to top-five form? If so, is he worth taking in the first 10 picks of a mixed-league draft?
Zinkie: I believe there is a solid chance he can be a top-five player this year. He belongs late in the first round of '17 drafts.
@kjsull: Do you prefer Jonathan Lucroy or Gary Sanchez?
Zinkie: I prefer Lucroy. His consistency is underrated. I expect him to be slightly better than Sanchez.
@ajba2710: Should I keep Kyle Schwarber or Tyler Glasnow?
Zinkie: Schwarber. Unless the value is significantly different, you keep the hitter.
Top fantasy first basemen
Zinkie breaks down the top fantasy first basemen
MLB.com fantasy writer Fred Zinkie takes a look at some of the top first basemen to look for in fantasy
@BPlim2: What are your predictions for Marcus Stroman?
Zinkie: I'm expecting an ERA around 3.70 and a WHIP around 1.22. He's a mid-rotation starter in mixed leagues.
@calebccox: Which Mets starter would you target in a draft?
Zinkie: Based on ADP, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are great targets. Overall, Noah Syndergaard should be the most valuable.
@jpabloff92: Who do you expect to be the best rookies this season?
Zinkie: Andrew Benintendi, Dansby Swanson, Yoan Moncada, Jharel Cotton, Glasnow.
@alexgalan_18: In a dynasty league, would you draft Carlos Correa or Corey Seager?
Zinkie: I'll take Correa. They are both great and should be first-round picks in a dynasty league.
Safe first round fantasy picks
Zinkie discusses his safe first round fantasy picks
MLB.com fantasy writer Fred Zinkie mentions Mike Trout, Jose Altuve and Nolan Arenado as his safe picks in the first round of fantasy drafts
@einstein2u: Do you see a breakout coming for Javier Baez?
Zinkie: I do not. I expect that his playing time will continue to be erratic this season.
@dnbjames34: Should I keep Trea Turner or Starling Marte?
Zinkie: Definitely Turner. He could be special this season.
@GeekyBaseball: Is Michael Conforto worth a late-round draft pick?
Zinkie: Yes, in 15-team leagues. Not yet in shallower formats.
@skinny_vinnie: Why does Danny Salazar fly under the radar?
Zinkie: Injury concerns are holding down his value. Also, he has had bouts of inconsistency.
@RyonBizark: What do you expect from Ryon Healy this season? Zinkie: I'm expecting him to hit .270 with 20 homers this season.