Fantasy baseball roto mock draft reaction: To Trout or not to Trout

Fantasy baseball managers have a tough call to make early in drafts this season when it comes to the risk and reward of drafting one of the game's biggest stars. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The first thing one might notice when participating in any fantasy baseball mock draft on ESPN this month is that so many of the projected numbers, whether they are for hitters or pitchers, kind of look the same. Expectations for so many relevant hitters settle into the 8-10 home run range with three or four stolen bases -- and five wins is a nice, round number for top starting pitchers. Well, there is a good reason for that. Over six months, numbers change more, variance rises. The best players should produce the best numbers, in theory, given ample time. However, ample time is not what we have here.

Over two months, there is simply not enough time for