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Who Should I Draft?

A.J. Puk or Caleb Smith (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Caleb Smith
RP,SP - ARI
Caleb Smith
A.J. Puk
RP - OAK
A.J. Puk
Expert
Recommendation
55%
Recommended by
16 of 29 experts
45%
Recommended by
13 of 29 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 144# 153
Best Rank# 78# 100
Worst Rank# 299# 270
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 335# 386
Best Rank# 279# 351
Worst Rank# 449# 421
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts14389
Wins75
Saves00
ERA4.573.96
WHIP1.291.30
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL10
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 116
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 150
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 101# 168
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 127# 154
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 78
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 95
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 130
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 139
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 131# 150
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 143
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 124# 262
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 141# 146
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 105# 165
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 106
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 117# 132
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 144# 156
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 100
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 299# 106
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 163# 111
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 130
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 148# 141
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 149# 143
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 157# 143
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 158# 143
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 155# 145
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 148
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 149
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 159
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 270
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Caleb Smith
RP,SP - ARI
Caleb Smith
A.J. Puk
RP - OAK
A.J. Puk
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played5
   
Games Started4
   
Innings Pitched14.2
   
Wins0
   
Losses0
   
Saves0
   
Blown Saves0
   
Holds0
   
Hits Allowed6
   
Earned Runs4
   
Home Runs Allowed3
   
Strikeouts15
   
Walks12
   
ERA2.57
   
WHIP1.29
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Caleb Smith
RP,SP - ARI
Caleb Smith
A.J. Puk
RP - OAK
A.J. Puk
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2635
   
Games Started2612
   
Innings Pitched132.479.3
   
Wins75
   
Losses84
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds02
   
Hits Allowed11670
   
Earned Runs6735
   
Home Runs Allowed2511
   
Strikeouts14389
   
Walks5533
   
ERA4.573.96
   
WHIP1.291.30
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Caleb Smith
RP,SP - ARI
Caleb Smith
A.J. Puk
RP - OAK
A.J. Puk
News 
 Diamondbacks pitcher Caleb Smith is being moved from the starting rotation to the bullpen, according to manager Torey Lovullo.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Apr 7th
Athletics pitcher A.J. Puk (biceps) has yet to resume throwing off a mound.
Brad Camara
Tue, Apr 20th
 Caleb Smith took the loss on Saturday when he surrendered four runs (three earned) on five hits with four strikeouts and three walks over just three innings as the D-Backs were blanked by the Padres 7-0.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Apr 4th
A.J. Puk started throwing up to 90 feet for a second time. According to manager Bob Melvin, Puk isn't close to returning quite yet.
Corbin Young
Thu, Apr 15th
 Caleb Smith had three strikeouts with one walk over three scoreless innings vs. the San Francisco Giants on Monday in Cactus League play.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Mar 8th
The Athletics have placed left-handed reliever A.J. Puk on the 10-day injured list with a strained left bicep. The move is retroactive to April 7th.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, Apr 8th
 Arizona Diamondbacks starter Caleb Smith was rocked by the Padres on Tuesday when he allowed six runs on four hits while striking out one and walking a pair over two innings of work.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Mar 2nd
A.J. Puk threw 3.1 shutout innings in long relief Monday against the Dodgers, allowing just one hit with four strikeouts and three walks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Apr 6th
 Diamondbacks lefty Caleb Smith is once again working on developing a curve this offseason.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Feb 21st
The A's recalled LHP A.J. Puk from their alternate training site.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 5th
Notes 
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