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Who Should I Draft?

Anthony DeSclafani or Ryan Yarbrough (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ryan Yarbrough
SP,RP - TB
Ryan Yarbrough
Anthony DeSclafani
SP - CIN
Anthony DeSclafani
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
28 of 48 experts
42%
Recommended by
20 of 48 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 97# 95
Best Rank# 65# 73
Worst Rank# 125# 138
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 223# 245
Best Rank# 219# 239
Worst Rank# 247# 283
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts4552
Wins33
Saves00
ERA4.294.57
WHIP1.241.30
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 89# 98
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 100# 106
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 68# 112
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 71
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 94# 102
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 91# 96
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 105# 125
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 100# 101
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 82# 99
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 87# 111
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 72# 120
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 67# 88
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 93# 94
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 96# 105
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 96# 105
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 97# 117
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 125# 130
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 97# 100
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 105
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 90# 108
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 82# 97
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 82# 97
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 85# 138
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 65# 82
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 83# 96
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 93# 105
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 95# 106
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 99
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 73
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 111# 83
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 87# 85
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 99# 89
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 102# 89
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 108# 91
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 91
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 93# 92
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 93# 92
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 96# 93
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 99# 94
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 95# 94
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 104# 95
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 108# 95
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 98
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 119# 99
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 124# 100
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 115# 105
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 111
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 123
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ryan Yarbrough
SP,RP - TB
Ryan Yarbrough
Anthony DeSclafani
SP - CIN
Anthony DeSclafani
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2831
   
Games Started1431
   
Innings Pitched142.1167.2
   
Wins119
   
Losses69
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed121151
   
Earned Runs6572
   
Home Runs Allowed1529
   
Strikeouts117167
   
Walks2049
   
ERA4.133.89
   
WHIP1.001.20
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ryan Yarbrough
SP,RP - TB
Ryan Yarbrough
Anthony DeSclafani
SP - CIN
Anthony DeSclafani
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1010
   
Games Started910
   
Innings Pitched52.554.5
   
Wins33
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5255
   
Earned Runs2528
   
Home Runs Allowed810
   
Strikeouts4552
   
Walks1316
   
ERA4.294.57
   
WHIP1.241.30
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ryan Yarbrough
SP,RP - TB
Ryan Yarbrough
Anthony DeSclafani
SP - CIN
Anthony DeSclafani
News 
 Ryan Yarbrough took the loss on Wednesday against the Red Sox, giving up five runs on eight hits over five innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Aug 6th
Anthony DeSclafani allowed three hits and no walks while striking out two through five scoreless innings in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Tigers. He did not factor into the decision.
Brad Camara
Sun, Aug 2nd
 Ryan Yarbrough took the loss on Thursday despite a valiant effort against the Braves, giving up two runs on two hits over 6 1/3 innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jul 31st
Anthony DeSclafani was placed on the injured list Thursday due to a teres major strain.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 23rd
 Ryan Yarbrough received a no-decision on Saturday against Toronto, allowing no runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jul 26th
 
 Ryan Yarbrough tossed 3 and 1/3 innings of shutout baseball in an intrasquad game Wednesday. He struck out three and allowed one hit.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Thu, Jul 9th
 
 Ryan Yarbrough was expected to enter the season as a traditional starting pitcher for the Rays prior to the delayed start to the season.
Blaine Blontz
Mon, Mar 23rd
 
Notes 
 Yarbrough is underrated in fantasy, but it may not be the best year to be invested in him with only 60 games.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
DeSclafani had a sub-4 ERA, and also a 9-plus K/9 and 10-plus SwStr% for the first time in his career. If he stumbles, Tyler Mahle is waiting in the wings.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Yarbrough relied on an opener plenty of times last year, and it helped his win potential, as he tallied 11 despite making just 14 starts. He greatly improved his control last year, leading to just a 1.00 WHIP, but his lack of strikeout upside and mediocre ERA should keep him as an option only in deeper mixed or AL-only leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Desclafani quietly had a decent season in 2019, with a 3.89 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP, and more than a strikeout per inning. But his FIP and xFIP suggested he was lucky, and he lacks the upside of other late-round starters. In deeper mixed leagues where your rotation is solid and you just want someone to not hurt you, Desclafani is your guy. Otherwise, go for a higher ceiling.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros