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Who Should I Draft?

Aaron Judge or Gleyber Torres (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Aaron Judge
CF,DH,RF - NYY
Aaron Judge
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
34 of 51 experts
33%
Recommended by
17 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 33# 36
Best Rank# 24# 16
Worst Rank# 51# 63
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 44# 57
Best Rank# 40# 54
Worst Rank# 52# 67
   
Projections 
   
Runs9282
Home Runs3530
RBI8589
Stolen Bases46
Batting Average.263.273
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 29
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 29# 50
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 36# 63
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 41# 50
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 42
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 37# 41
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 44# 50
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 35# 48
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 35# 36
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 35# 37
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 36# 44
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 35# 46
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 34# 38
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 31# 32
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 33# 45
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 44# 56
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 31# 40
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 31# 47
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 32# 38
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 32# 39
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 39# 46
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 36# 50
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 48
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 35# 47
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 38# 39
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 34# 45
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 29# 36
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 35# 44
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 32# 54
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 27# 43
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 32# 40
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 34# 38
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 38# 45
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 41# 49
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 24# 22
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 26# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 27# 19
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 30# 22
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 30# 28
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 33# 27
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 33# 28
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 34# 21
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 36# 21
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 36# 32
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 37# 35
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 38# 34
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 40# 39
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 41# 22
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 45# 32
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 50# 38
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 51# 27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Aaron Judge
CF,DH,RF - NYY
Aaron Judge
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats101136
   
Runs2317
   
Hits2633
   
Singles1422
   
Doubles38
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs93
   
RBI2216
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks1022
   
Strikeouts3228
   
Batting Average.257.243
   
On Base Pct.336.356
   
Slugging Pct.555.368
   
On-base Plus Slugging.891.724
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Aaron Judge
CF,DH,RF - NYY
Aaron Judge
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats476533
   
Runs9282
   
Hits123144
   
Singles6687
   
Doubles2126
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs3530
   
RBI8589
   
Stolen Bases46
   
Caught Stealing32
   
Walks7860
   
Strikeouts167124
   
Batting Average.263.273
   
On Base Pct.368.347
   
Slugging Pct.528.494
   
On-base Plus Slugging.896.841
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Aaron Judge
CF,DH,RF - NYY
Aaron Judge
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
News 
 Aaron Judge went 1-for-4 with a walk and drove in a run on Sunday as the Yankees beat the Rays by a 1-0 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Oct 3rd
Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Monday that Gleyber Torres is "probably" going to hit leadoff in the Yankees Wild Card game against Boston on Tuesday.
Ari Koslow
Mon, Oct 4th
 Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with two solo home runs and a walk Thursday in a win against the Blue Jays by a 6-2 score.
John Aubin
Fri, Oct 1st
Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 and hit a home run and drove in two runs as the Yankees beat the Red Sox on Friday by an 8-3 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 25th
 Aaron Judge went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, two RBI, two runs scored, and a pair of walks during Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 29th
Gleyber Torres went 1-for-3 with a double, drove in a run, and scored two runs on Wednesday as the Yankees beat the Rangers.
John Aubin
Thu, Sep 23rd
 Aaron Judge went 0-for-3 with a walk and scored a run on Saturday as the Yankees beat the Red Sox by a 5-3 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 26th
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk in Monday's 4-3 win over Texas.
John Aubin
Tue, Sep 21st
 Aaron Judge went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and drove in three on Tuesday as the Yankees defeated the Rangers by a 7-1 score.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 22nd
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-4 and scored a run on Saturday as the Yankees beat the Mets by an 8-7 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 12th
Notes 
 Judge missed about half of the regular season last year with a calf strain, though he still hit for plenty of power when he was in the lineup. He walked and struck out a bit less than usual, but trying to glean anything from a 28-game sample, given Judge's history, is silly. When he's in the lineup, you know you'll get a ton of power and runs scored with a passable average. The key is "when he's in the lineup," however, as injuries have forced Judge to miss significant time over the last three seasons. So long as you factor that into your draft price and select him as an OF2, you'll be happy with the production.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Torres missed some time with quad and hamstring strains last season, but his year was an absolute disaster even without it. He batted just .243 and hit a mere three home runs in 160 plate appearances. The culprit was that he was reportedly out of shape, a byproduct of the long layoff between the original spring training and when baseball resumed months later. There's every reason to buy into the excuse given Torres' track record, especially since he bounced back a bit in September and October with an .842 OPS. Expect more typical numbers from Torres this year, meaning around a .270 average, 30 home runs, and plenty of counting stats. Given his ADP, he's likely to be a bargain this year.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros