Fantasy baseball: How to mock draft like a pro

Use mock drafts to determine when to draft a steal maven like Seattle Mariners center fielder Mallex Smith. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

One of the best ways to prepare for your fantasy baseball season is to do some mock drafts, which are essentially practice drafts that you can do for free anytime on ESPN.

Because of the delay to the 2020 season, mock drafting can be taken to the next level. Here are some tips so you're more than passing time when mocking.

Find a group of serious drafters

Obviously, mock drafting