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Who Should I Draft?

Brandon Woodruff or Brad Hand (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
Expert
Recommendation
72%
Recommended by
31 of 43 experts
28%
Recommended by
12 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 34
Best Rank# 21# 21
Worst Rank# 111# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 86# 111
Best Rank# 76# 92
Worst Rank# 90# 124
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6631
Wins41
Saves011
ERA4.033.51
WHIP1.261.19
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 31
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 36
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 27# 32
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 40
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 36
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 28# 52
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 34
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 35
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 52
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 22# 45
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 31
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 21# 29
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 44
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 29# 35
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 22# 34
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 34# 49
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 46
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 32# 44
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 46
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 23# 34
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 23# 41
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 26# 43
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 28# 35
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 26# 48
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 24# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 40
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 21# 45
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 44
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 27# 52
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 38# 45
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 24# 37
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 31# 30
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 34# 29
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 33
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 33
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 39# 26
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 44# 38
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 49# 21
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 49# 39
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 55# 30
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 56# 42
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 111# 26
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 39
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2260
   
Games Started220
   
Innings Pitched122.257.0
   
Wins116
   
Losses34
   
Saves034
   
Blown Saves05
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed10953
   
Earned Runs4921
   
Home Runs Allowed126
   
Strikeouts14384
   
Walks3018
   
ERA3.623.30
   
WHIP1.141.24
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1124
   
Games Started110
   
Innings Pitched62.523.0
   
Wins41
   
Losses31
   
Saves011
   
Blown Saves02
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed5920
   
Earned Runs289
   
Home Runs Allowed93
   
Strikeouts6631
   
Walks208
   
ERA4.033.51
   
WHIP1.261.19
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
News 
  Cleveland Indians closer Brad Hand threw a scoreless inning in an 11-7 Cactus League win over the Giants on Monday. Hand struck out one and walked one.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Mar 10th
Notes 
 Last year, fantasy managers were trying to decide between Freddy Peralta, Corbin Burnes and Brandon Woodruff. We know who the clear winner was. If Woodruff didn't miss time with an oblique injury, there's no telling how good he'd be. The Brewers bullpen will be relied upon heavily with their other starters, so expect Woodruff to be the go-to length pitcher for them this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
The only thing that would hurt Hand's value this year is if the Indians trade him away.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Woodruff earned his breakout 2019, relying on his elite fastball to limit hard contact and avoid big innings. His solid control allows him to keep the line moving, and the Brewers' strong lineup adds to his win potential. Although he missed a large chunk of the season due to injury, he should be ready to lead the Brewers rotation this year, and can and should be drafted as a strong second-tier starter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Hand didn't have a bad year by any means, but there were two major areas of decline. The first was a cratering of his ground ball rate, and the second was that batters simply hit his fastball much, much better than in previous years. Hand is a reliever, which means volatility, and his strikeout rate remains well above-average. But with just a club option left on his deal, he could be a candidate to be dealt if the Indians struggle out of the gate.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros