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Who Should I Draft?

Alek Manoah or Edwin Diaz (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Edwin Diaz
RP - NYM
Edwin Diaz
Alek Manoah
SP - TOR
Alek Manoah
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
28 of 43 experts
35%
Recommended by
15 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 32
Best Rank# 16# 20
Worst Rank# 71# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 87# 88
Best Rank# 63# 73
Worst Rank# 98# 99
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts96167
Wins411
Saves320
ERA3.203.84
WHIP1.131.19
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 32
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 26# 33
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 30# 31
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 28# 29
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 28# 31
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 25# 36
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 29# 34
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 25# 35
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 30# 32
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 32
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 29# 36
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 25# 32
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 31# 39
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 30# 39
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 24# 33
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 26# 33
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 29# 30
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 23# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 37
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 22# 37
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 29# 52
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 28# 30
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 16# 45
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 28# 33
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 41# 44
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 23# 34
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 46
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 40
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 31# 20
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 71# 22
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 27# 22
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 26# 23
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 39# 23
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 29# 23
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 32# 24
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 33# 26
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 45# 28
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 30# 29
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 39# 31
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 34# 32
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 36# 33
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 55# 33
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 41# 34
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Edwin Diaz
RP - NYM
Edwin Diaz
Alek Manoah
SP - TOR
Alek Manoah
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played6320
   
Games Started020
   
Innings Pitched63.3112.1
   
Wins59
   
Losses62
   
Saves320
   
Blown Saves60
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4377
   
Earned Runs2440
   
Home Runs Allowed312
   
Strikeouts89127
   
Walks2340
   
ERA3.453.22
   
WHIP1.051.05
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Edwin Diaz
RP - NYM
Edwin Diaz
Alek Manoah
SP - TOR
Alek Manoah
2022 Projections 
   
   
Games Played6627
   
Games Started027
   
Innings Pitched65.5152.4
   
Wins411
   
Losses37
   
Saves320
   
Blown Saves80
   
Holds10
   
Hits Allowed49127
   
Earned Runs2365
   
Home Runs Allowed721
   
Strikeouts96167
   
Walks2554
   
ERA3.203.84
   
WHIP1.131.19
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Edwin Diaz
RP - NYM
Edwin Diaz
Alek Manoah
SP - TOR
Alek Manoah
News 
 Edwin Diaz struck out three in a perfect ninth inning on Saturday against the Mariners, earning his eighth save.
Dan Harris
Sun, May 15th
Alek Manoah allowed three runs (one earned) on five hits over six innings on Sunday against the Rays. He struck out four and took the loss, falling to 4-1.
Dan Harris
Sun, May 15th
 Edwin Diaz allowed one run and struck out two in one inning of work on Thursday against the Nationals.
Dan Harris
Thu, May 12th
Alek Manoah allowed two runs on five hits and a walk over five innings on Sunday against the Guardians. He struck out three and did not factor into the decision.
Dan Harris
Sun, May 8th
 Edwin Diaz allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning on Tuesday against the Nationals. He struck out one and earned his seventh save.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 10th
Alek Manoah allowed one run on three hits and a walk over six innings on Tuesday against the Yankees. He struck out seven and did not factor into the decision.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 3rd
 Edwin Diaz pitched a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts on Thursday against the Phillies to earn his sixth save of the season.
Dan Harris
Thu, May 5th
Alek Manoah (3-0) allowed a pair of runs on seven hits over six innings. He struck out five and didn't issue any walks in the 3-2 win over the Astros.
Brad Richter
Sun, Apr 24th
 Edwin Diaz allowed one hit and struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Braves to earn his fifth save of the season.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 3rd
Alek Manoah pitched six innings of two-run ball with six strikeouts and two walks against Oakland on Sunday.
Chris Clegg
Mon, Apr 18th
Notes 
 If you like your closers to deliver saves with a side of anxiety, Diaz is your guy. He gets the job done, but it won't always be pretty. The Mets have tried to overhaul their team this offseason, so Diaz should be in position to save more games in 2022 than in 2021. The flamethrower is an elite strikeout option at the position. When the closer run starts, Diaz is a relatively safe top-10 choice at the position.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
Manoah was largely as advertised last year with Toronto, pitching to a 3.22 ERA and 1.05 WHIP. His fastball (.288 wOBA) and slider (.238 wOBA) were a deadly combination, though he's probably going to need to continue to develop his changeup to truly excel as a starter. With that said, Manoah is just 24 years old and already boasts two elite pitches with a solid MLB season under his belt. He may pitch in a tough division and a hitter-friendly ballpark, but given his pedigree and potential for more, he's someone to draft as a high-end No. 3 starter with little hesitation.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros