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Who Should I Draft?

Alex Bregman or Starling Marte (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Alex Bregman
3B,SS - HOU
Alex Bregman
Starling Marte
CF - OAK
Starling Marte
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
36 of 51 experts
29%
Recommended by
15 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 25# 28
Best Rank# 13# 18
Worst Rank# 46# 56
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 34# 53
Best Rank# 27# 42
Worst Rank# 45# 58
   
Projections 
   
Runs9685
Home Runs2919
RBI9571
Stolen Bases524
Batting Average.281.278
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 30
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 26# 27
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 20# 23
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 22# 34
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 30# 41
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 20# 28
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 27# 33
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 24# 44
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 17# 27
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 32# 37
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 30# 31
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 18# 30
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 30# 35
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 32
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 25# 33
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 18# 19
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 19# 29
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 30# 32
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 19# 30
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 13# 47
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 26# 34
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 22# 27
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 19# 27
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 21# 27
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 29
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 26# 28
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 14# 44
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 20# 23
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 17# 56
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 24# 33
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 27
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 20# 39
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 25# 35
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 18# 31
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 26# 30
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 16# 32
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 18
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 24# 20
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 25# 24
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 27# 23
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 21
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 30# 29
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 36# 30
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 37# 28
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 37# 32
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 39# 28
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 43# 35
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 44# 23
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 45# 29
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 46# 26
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 46# 44
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Alex Bregman
3B,SS - HOU
Alex Bregman
Starling Marte
CF - OAK
Starling Marte
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats153228
   
Runs1936
   
Hits3764
   
Singles1843
   
Doubles1214
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs66
   
RBI2227
   
Stolen Bases010
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks2412
   
Strikeouts2641
   
Batting Average.242.281
   
On Base Pct.350.340
   
Slugging Pct.451.430
   
On-base Plus Slugging.801.770
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Alex Bregman
3B,SS - HOU
Alex Bregman
Starling Marte
CF - OAK
Starling Marte
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats538568
   
Runs9685
   
Hits149157
   
Singles80104
   
Doubles3630
   
Triples24
   
Home Runs2919
   
RBI9571
   
Stolen Bases524
   
Caught Stealing27
   
Walks9131
   
Strikeouts86112
   
Batting Average.281.278
   
On Base Pct.386.316
   
Slugging Pct.517.445
   
On-base Plus Slugging.903.761
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Alex Bregman
3B,SS - HOU
Alex Bregman
Starling Marte
CF - OAK
Starling Marte
News 
 Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 with a solo homer against the Rays on Tuesday evening. He also struck out twice in the effort. Houston ultimately defeated Tampa Bay by a score of 4-3.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Sep 29th
Starling Marte went 2-for-5 with one RBI and one run in the Athletics 10-4 loss on Saturday against Houston.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Oct 3rd
 Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 2-for-4 with a single and solo home run against the Athletics on Sunday. He also walked once in the effort. Houston ultimately fell to Oakland by a score of 4-3.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Sep 26th
Starling Marte went 0-for-5 with one RBI and two strikeouts in the Athletics 4-3 win on Sunday against Houston.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Sep 26th
 Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 with a single against the Angels on Thursday evening. Houston ultimately fell to Los Angeles by a score of 3-2.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Sep 24th
Starling Marte went 1-for-5 with one RBI and two strikeouts in the Athletics 2-1 win on Saturday against Houston.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Sep 26th
 Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 1-for-3 with a single against the Diamondbacks on Saturday. He also drew a pair of walks in the effort. Houston ultimately fell to Arizona by a score of 6-4 in 10 innings.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Sep 19th
Starling Marte went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs in the Athletics 14-2 win on Friday against Houston.
Ari Koslow
Sat, Sep 25th
 Astros third baseman Alex Bregman went 2-for-3 with a single and two-run homer against the Rangers on Monday evening. He also walked and struck out in the effort. Houston ultimately defeated Texas by a score of 15-1.
Andersen Pickard
Tue, Sep 14th
Starling Marte went 1-for-4 with one strikeout in the Athletics 4-1 loss against the Marinrs on Wednesday.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Sep 23rd
Notes 
 2020 was just a bad season for Bregman, plain and simple. He missed time with a hamstring injury, and generally regressed in every major statistical category. Considering that Bregman will be just 27 years old on Opening Day and had batted .291 with 72 home runs combined over the previous two seasons, fantasy managers can probably just throw out most of what they saw from him in 2020. He'll continue to be an upper echelon option at third base and considering his strong walk and strikeout rates, an even better one in points leagues. He's been battling a hamstring issue for most of camp, but as of now, he doesn't look like he'll miss much, if any, time, so draft him accordingly.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Marte's getting a little old for a player to rely on for stolen bases, and although fantasy managers need to start lowering their expectations as he enters his age-32 season, there should be enough left in the tank for him to be productive. He ranked in the top 11% in sprint speed last year and was caught stealing just twice in 10 attempts. The quality of his contact declined fairly significantly, however, and considering he now plays in Miami, anything more than 15 home runs should be considered gravy. But he'll likely continue to chip in for all five rotisserie categories and be an asset in both stolen bases and batting average, two difficult categories to fill. Again, temper expectations a bit against his historical production, but fantasy managers can still draft him with confidence.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 60 game season and people forget how good Bregman is. Such an easy pick at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy