Drew Mendoza
22-Year-Old Third Baseman3B
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Drew Mendoza in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Ready to show rebuilt swing
3BWashington Nationals  A
April 6, 2020
Mendoza has completely changed his swing mechanics since college to get to the ball quicker, Byron Kerr of MASN Sports reports.
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A third-round pick in 2019, Mendoza had tried to become more of a power hitter at Florida State, but the result was a slow, uppercut swing path that had a lot of holes in it. Since being drafted, however, he's worked hard with Nats coaches to tighten his mechanics. "He doesn't have to try to create the loft anymore," minor-league hitting instructor Troy Gingrich said last week. "It actually allows him to see the ball longer because he knows the strike zone very well. So if he is shorter to the ball and quicker, he can actually see the ball deeper, make better decisions. Now he can just let it happen naturally." Mendoza only hit four homers in 55 games during his debut at Low-A, a disappointing display given his 6-5 frame, but his 34:57 BB:K showed promise. If the 22-year-old can begin to add game power to his patience, his fantasy stock would soar.
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Solid start to pro career
3BWashington Nationals  A
July 27, 2019
Mendoza went 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBI for Low-A Hagerstown on Friday.
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Joins Washington's draft class
3BWashington Nationals  A
June 4, 2019
The Nationals have selected Mendoza with the No. 94 overall pick in the 2019 first-year player draft.
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