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Who Should I Draft?

Aaron Nola or Josh Hader (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Expert
Recommendation
70%
Recommended by
30 of 43 experts
30%
Recommended by
13 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 15# 19
Best Rank# 5# 6
Worst Rank# 29# 25
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 46# 56
Best Rank# 41# 44
Worst Rank# 69# 59
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7646
Wins41
Saves011
ERA3.932.87
WHIP1.250.96
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 19
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 8# 9
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 21
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 15# 21
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 13# 21
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 13# 18
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 20
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 17# 22
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 19# 21
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 16# 20
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 16# 20
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 13# 25
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 14# 25
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 13# 20
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 16# 21
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 14# 20
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 16# 23
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 21
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 21
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 18# 19
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 21
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 16# 22
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 17# 19
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 21
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 17# 23
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 12# 15
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 16# 21
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 20# 22
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 5# 23
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 16# 20
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 17# 9
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 10
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 16
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 20# 17
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 20# 18
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 20# 16
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 21# 13
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 21# 16
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 22# 12
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 22# 17
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 23# 6
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 27# 13
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 29# 9
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3461
   
Games Started340
   
Innings Pitched202.176.1
   
Wins123
   
Losses75
   
Saves037
   
Blown Saves07
   
Holds06
   
Hits Allowed17641
   
Earned Runs8722
   
Home Runs Allowed2715
   
Strikeouts229138
   
Walks8020
   
ERA3.872.62
   
WHIP1.270.81
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1224
   
Games Started120
   
Innings Pitched70.527.3
   
Wins41
   
Losses31
   
Saves011
   
Blown Saves03
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed6417
   
Earned Runs319
   
Home Runs Allowed104
   
Strikeouts7646
   
Walks259
   
ERA3.932.87
   
WHIP1.250.96
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
News 
 Aaron Nola has reported to Phillies camp and is taking part in team workouts.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
Josh Hader lost his arbitration case and will make $4.1 million in 2020.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Feb 14th
 Updating a previous item, Aaron Nola wasn't placed on the COVID-19 injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jul 4th
 
 Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports the Phillies placed Aaron Nola on the COVID-19 IL.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jul 4th
 
 Aaron Nola (illness) threw a 35-40 pitch bullpen on Thursday morning.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 12th
 
 Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola is expected to remain away from the team until at least Thursday due to the flu, but he could return and start on Friday if the next few days go as planned, according to The Athletic's Meghan Montemurro.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Mar 9th
 
Notes 
 Aaron Nola is one of the more polarizing players in fantasy baseball, but if you're looking for a dependable pitcher who can give you not just volume, but good volume, you shouldn't be too quick to discount what Nola brings to the table. He consistently goes six and seven innings, and he's one year removed from being a legitimate Cy Young candidate. If the baseball returns to its normal form, you should see Nola return to that Cy Young level, too.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
In a regular season, Hader would be the first reliever taken. However, with just 60 games this year and a less-than-good rotation, the Brewers could deploy Hader in a swing-man role in the seventh and eighth inning, and turn to Corey Knebel in the ninth.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Nola simply wasn't very good in 2019. His control took a major step back and batters consistently made better contact against him, particularly against his fastball. Whether it was an aberration for the youngster after two years of major growth, or whether perhaps Nola isn't as good as previously thought, is an open question. But given how drastically his control dipped, fantasy owners would be wise to give Nola somewhat of a pass for his 2019. He can't be drafted as an ace, but as a second starter? Go for it.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Hader throws his fastball about 83 percent of the time and batters just can't hit it. They bat .167 against with a miniscule .275 wOBA and there's just no reason to expect that to change. Thus, his nearly 50 percent strikeout rate is likely here to stay, and that makes Hader the top reliever to draft in fantasy, even if his occasional multi-inning role means he won't get every save chance.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros