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Who Should I Draft?

Archie Bradley or Daniel Bard (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Archie Bradley
RP - PHI
Archie Bradley
Daniel Bard
RP - COL
Daniel Bard
Expert
Recommendation
60%
Recommended by
27 of 45 experts
40%
Recommended by
18 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 117# 118
Best Rank# 65# 65
Worst Rank# 158# 297
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 256# 255
Best Rank# 191# 232
Worst Rank# 285# 308
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6962
Wins43
Saves1220
ERA3.864.40
WHIP1.281.38
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 109
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 119# 120
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 108# 110
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 97
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 104
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 110# 141
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 65
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 119# 123
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 113
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 113
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 92# 297
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 100# 121
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 158
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 115# 117
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 131# 137
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 133# 145
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 88# 93
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 107# 118
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 107# 111
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 111# 134
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 124# 180
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 116# 129
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 104# 116
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 77# 109
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 104
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 83# 119
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 82# 128
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 103# 102
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 108# 91
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 111# 95
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 118# 105
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 123# 91
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 124# 95
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 125# 65
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 128# 122
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 132# 114
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 140# 99
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 141# 111
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 74
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 83
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 96
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 99
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 106
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 113
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 118
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Archie Bradley
RP - PHI
Archie Bradley
Daniel Bard
RP - COL
Daniel Bard
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played1623
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched18.025.1
   
Wins24
   
Losses02
   
Saves66
   
Blown Saves10
   
Holds22
   
Hits Allowed1722
   
Earned Runs610
   
Home Runs Allowed12
   
Strikeouts1827
   
Walks310
   
ERA2.953.65
   
WHIP1.091.30
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Archie Bradley
RP - PHI
Archie Bradley
Daniel Bard
RP - COL
Daniel Bard
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played6255
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched63.258.4
   
Wins43
   
Losses33
   
Saves1220
   
Blown Saves54
   
Holds133
   
Hits Allowed5955
   
Earned Runs2729
   
Home Runs Allowed88
   
Strikeouts6962
   
Walks2226
   
ERA3.864.40
   
WHIP1.281.38
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Archie Bradley
RP - PHI
Archie Bradley
Daniel Bard
RP - COL
Daniel Bard
News 
 Phillies reliever Archie Bradley earned his second save of the season in Thursday's win over the Nationals, allowing two hits and an unearned run in an inning of work.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Fri, Aug 6th
Rockies reliever Daniel Bard allowed three runs during the ninth inning of Sunday's game against the Giants. He retired just two batters in the effort. His final line included one hit, two walks, two strikeouts, and the loss. Colorado ultimately fell to San Francisco by a score of 6-2.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Sep 26th
 Phillies reliever Archie Bradley allowed one earned run on two hits and one walk over an inning of work on Monday but ended up with a win.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Jul 27th
Rockies reliever Daniel Bard was summoned from the bullpen to pitch the eighth inning of a 2-2 game against the Dodgers on Saturday. He ultimately allowed three runs on two hits and two walks, all while failing to retire a batter. He was hit with the loss as Colorado ultimately fell to Los Angeles by a score of 5-2.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Aug 29th
 Phillies reliever Archie Bradley allowed one run on one hit, no walks, and no strikeouts to earn his first save of the season in Sunday's win over the Mets.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Jun 28th
Rockies closer Daniel Bard allowed a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Cubs on Monday evening. His final line included two hits, two runs, and one strikeout over 0.1 innings of work. The veteran reliever was hit with the loss as Colorado ultimately fell to Chicago by a score of 6-4.
Andersen Pickard
Tue, Aug 24th
 Archie Bradley has been reinstated from the injured list.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 18th
Rockies closer Daniel Bard was called upon to pitch the ninth inning of a 2-2 game against the Diamondbacks on Saturday evening. He preserved the tie, allowing zero runs and one hit while striking out one batter. The right-hander was credited with the win following Elias Diaz's walk-off homer in the bottom of the frame. Colorado ultimately defeated Arizona by a score of 5-2.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Aug 22nd
 Phillies right-handed pitcher Archie Bradley, who has been out since April 11th with an oblique injury, is targeting a return on May 18th. This date corresponds with when the team returns home from its nine-game road trip.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, May 6th
Rockies closer Daniel Bard allowed one hit while tossing a scoreless ninth inning against the Padres on Wednesday. He struck out one batter and earned the save as Colorado ultimately defeated San Diego by a score of 7-5.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Aug 18th
Notes 
 Bradley joined the Phillies on a one-year deal after a successful 2020 season with Arizona and Philadelphia. He performed admirably over the past two seasons as the Diamondbacks' closer, and last year put up a very solid 2.95 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, and 24.7% strikeout rate. The Phillies were open about their desire to add some velocity to their bullpen and Bradley does just that. But although Joe Girardi has indicated he'd like set roles for the Phillies' bullpen, those roles may not be decided until close to the end of spring training. Bradley is worth drafting, but only late, as he may go back to his former role as a setup man.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Bard comes into 2021 as the Rockies' presumptive closer, after he came out of a two-year retirement to pitch in the majors for the first time since 2013. Bard's control problems, which derailed his career, were largely solved, and his 3.65 ERA and 1.30 WHIP were more than passable for a Colorado closer. Mychal Givens remains, and Scott Oberg will try to pitch effectively after undergoing thoracic outlet surgery, but if Bard can maintain his control, he'll likely earn and hold the closer's job.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros