Who Should I Draft?

Amed Rosario or Andrelton Simmons (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Amed Rosario
SS - NYM
Amed Rosario
Andrelton Simmons
SS - LAA
Andrelton Simmons
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
42 of 59 experts
29%
Recommended by
17 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 98# 114
Best Rank# 78# 76
Worst Rank# 180# 176
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 172# 221
Best Rank# 141# 162
Worst Rank# 191# 252
   
Projections 
   
Runs6969
Home Runs1111
RBI5668
Stolen Bases2312
Batting Average.262.283
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 109# 171
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 116# 120
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 107# 114
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 104# 129
   
Michael Beller
The Athletic
# 95# 109
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 95# 130
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 78# 106
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 86# 154
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 121# 150
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 102# 107
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 117# 121
   
Al Melchior
The Athletic
# 99# 123
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 122# 135
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 122# 170
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 99# 104
   
Nando Di Fino
The Athletic
# 93# 148
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 98# 108
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 85# 109
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 86# 103
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 97# 125
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 108# 116
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 103# 130
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 99# 105
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 82# 124
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 90# 173
   
Paul Sporer
FanGraphs
# 113# 124
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 97# 142
   
Justin Mason
FanGraphs
# 88# 126
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 89# 176
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 108# 115
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 129# 153
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 95# 116
   
Brandon 'B_Don' Myers
Razzball
# 87# 111
   
Kyle Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners
# 98# 114
   
Jacob Gibbs
SportsLine
# 99# 111
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 136# 160
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 85# 120
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 108# 119
   
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 99# 122
   
Joe E Gentile
Fake Teams
# 84# 123
   
Austin Bristow II
Pitcher List
# 82# 111
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 87# 112
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 87# 76
   
Justin Klein
The Fake Baseball
# 100# 77
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 102# 97
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 107# 102
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 109# 100
   
Eno Sarris
The Athletic
# 109# 100
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 110# 103
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 115# 106
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 116# 115
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 125# 124
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 132# 110
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 139# 124
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 141# 111
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 142# 113
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 145# 86
   
Brad Richter
DailyOverlay
# 150# 79
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 180# 112
   
  Amed Rosario
SS - NYM
Amed Rosario
Andrelton Simmons
SS - LAA
Andrelton Simmons
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats554554
   
Runs7668
   
Hits142162
   
Singles99120
   
Doubles2626
   
Triples85
   
Home Runs911
   
RBI5175
   
Stolen Bases2410
   
Caught Stealing112
   
Walks2935
   
Strikeouts11944
   
Batting Average.256.292
   
On Base Pct.295.337
   
Slugging Pct.381.417
   
On-base Plus Slugging.676.754
   
  Amed Rosario
SS - NYM
Amed Rosario
Andrelton Simmons
SS - LAA
Andrelton Simmons
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats562565
   
Runs6969
   
Hits147160
   
Singles103116
   
Doubles2628
   
Triples83
   
Home Runs1111
   
RBI5668
   
Stolen Bases2312
   
Caught Stealing103
   
Walks3039
   
Strikeouts12055
   
Batting Average.262.283
   
On Base Pct.299.329
   
Slugging Pct.394.406
   
On-base Plus Slugging.693.735
   
  Amed Rosario
SS - NYM
Amed Rosario
Andrelton Simmons
SS - LAA
Andrelton Simmons
News 
 Mets shortstop Amed Rosario went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in Monday's loss to the Miami Marlins. The homer was his 15th of the year.
Mike Maher
Tue, Sep 24th
Andrelton Simmons went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Astros.
Brad Camara
Sun, Sep 29th
 Mets shortstop Amed Rosario went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's win over the Reds. The homer was his 14th of the season.
Mike Maher
Sat, Sep 21st
Andrelton Simmons went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Astros.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 21st
 Mets shortstop Amed Rosario went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Rockies. The homer was his 13th of the season.
Mike Maher
Wed, Sep 18th
Andrelton Simmons went 1-for-3 in Thursday's 9-1 loss to the Yankees.
Brad Camara
Fri, Sep 20th
 Mets shortstop Amed Rosario went 1-for-3 with a run scored, a walk, and a stolen base in Wednesday's win over the Diamondbacks. The steal was his 17th of the season.
Mike Maher
Thu, Sep 12th
Andrelton Simmons went 1-for-4 in Friday's 11-4 loss to the Rays.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 14th
 Mets shortstop Amed Rosario went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Monday's win over the Diamondbacks.
Mike Maher
Tue, Sep 10th
Andrelton Simmons went 1-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a stolen base in Tuesday’s 7-5 loss to the Athletics.
Brad Camara
Wed, Sep 4th
Notes 
 Rosario is a former top prospect but that doesn't mean he has much more upside with the bat that we have already seen early in his career. A dozen homers and a .260 batting average is likely his cap, but with 25 stolen bases, that makes for a decent depth piece.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
It is too bad we can't track web gems for fantasy baseball because Simmons just isn't as valuable in fantasy. Despite the lack of power, he doesn't offer some value in the fact that he should hit in the .280s with double-digit steals and near 70 runs scored.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Rosario's speed may top out at around 25 stolen bases, his plate discipline is poor. He isn't a standout in any other offensive category at the moment, so he will need to develop some more power to even become a Tim Anderson-kind of performer. That said, he was a highly-regarded prospect and is just 23 years old, so we can't rule out a big step forward. He's not an awful pick if you're looking for an upside selection to stash on your bench early in the season.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
Simmons is the very definition of a boring draft pick, but he's finished as top-12 shortstop in roto/categories leagues in two of the last three seasons. He will provide a solid batting average and should chip in some steals as well.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
 Rosario was only 22 years old when everyone started losing faith. After failing to immediately become the next Francisco Lindor, he came to life by batting .284 with five homers and 15 steals over the final two months. He spent most of that stretch atop the Mets' lineup, a distinction he likely won't reclaim now that walks machine Brandon Nimmo can set the table for Jed Lowrie, Robinson Cano, Wilson Ramos, and Michael Conforto. Getting shunned to the bottom of the batting order is the only reason not to go all in on Rosario, a former top prospect who could still deliver 10 homers and 25 steals with a higher ceiling.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
Simmons gets slept on because he doesn't stuff a single category, but don't overlook his contact skills. His microscopic 7.3% strikeout rate bested all qualified hitters last season, resulting in a .292 batting average. Yet a rise in value hit rate (10.3%) led xStats to ascribe an even higher .313 xBA. Having stolen 19 bases in 2017, last year's 10 represents a floor rather than the ceiling. He's a boring player to roster during the season, but he'll end up delivering a positive ROI with a high average flanked by around 10 homers and 10-15 steals.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros