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Who Should I Draft?

Brandon Woodruff or Tyler Glasnow (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon Woodruff
SP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
Expert
Recommendation
86%
Recommended by
44 of 51 experts
14%
Recommended by
7 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 15
Best Rank# 4# 9
Worst Rank# 27# 39
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 37# 49
Best Rank# 32# 40
Worst Rank# 50# 54
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts191196
Wins1111
Saves00
ERA3.453.53
WHIP1.131.15
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 19
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 19
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 15
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 12# 39
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 12# 22
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 10# 11
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 13# 15
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 13# 16
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 13# 17
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 13# 15
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 9# 29
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 13# 17
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 13# 15
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 14
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 9# 14
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 13# 15
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 17
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 8# 13
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 17
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 12# 17
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 11# 15
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 4# 18
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 13# 15
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 17
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 9# 14
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 13# 16
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 19
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 17# 27
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 14
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 13# 15
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 9# 13
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 10# 14
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 8# 15
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 14# 17
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 13# 16
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 16# 21
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 14# 18
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 13# 19
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 11# 16
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 15
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 13# 28
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 13# 16
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 14# 20
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 10# 14
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 9
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 11# 10
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 15# 10
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 12
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 19# 16
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 19# 13
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 27# 26
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Brandon Woodruff
SP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played1311
   
Games Started1311
   
Innings Pitched74.257.0
   
Wins35
   
Losses51
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5543
   
Earned Runs2526
   
Home Runs Allowed911
   
Strikeouts9191
   
Walks1822
   
ERA3.054.08
   
WHIP0.991.13
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Brandon Woodruff
SP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3028
   
Games Started2928
   
Innings Pitched165.5150.1
   
Wins1111
   
Losses87
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed141118
   
Earned Runs6359
   
Home Runs Allowed2020
   
Strikeouts191196
   
Walks4655
   
ERA3.453.53
   
WHIP1.131.15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Brandon Woodruff
SP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
News 
 Brandon Woodruff (9-10) took the loss Tuesday against the Cardinals, allowing one run on two hits across six innings. He walked one and struck out 10.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Sep 22nd
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
Brad Camara
Wed, Aug 4th
 Brandon Woodruff (9-9) took the loss Wednesday against the Tigers, allowing three runs on four hits across six innings. He walked one and struck out seven.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Sep 15th
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, according to ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sat, Jul 31st
 The Brewers have scratched pitcher Brandon Woodruff from his start on Saturday due to a stomach bug. Eric Lauer will take the mound instead. Meanwhile, Woodruff's start has been moved back to Wednesday.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Sep 11th
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow (elbow) played light catch on Thursday.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 15th
 Brandon Woodruff (9-8) took the loss Monday against the Phillies, allowing four runs on nine hits across six innings. He walked one and struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Sep 6th
The Rays transferred RHP Tyler Glasnow (elbow) to the 60-day injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 17th
 Brandon Woodruff (9-7) earned the victory Tuesday against the Giants, allowing one run on five hits across six innings. He walked three and struck out eight.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Sep 1st
Rays RHP Tyler Glasnow (elbow) underwent an MRI on Tuesday, which revealed a partial UCL tear as well as a flexor strain. He was placed on the 10-day injured list with no timetable for a return.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jun 15th
Notes 
 There were some skeptics after Woodruff succeeded in 2019 based largely on one pitch - his devastating fastball - but he put those concerns to rest in 2020. His ERA (3.05) and WHIP (0.99) were incredibly strong, particularly when you consider that he struck out more than 11 batters per nine innings. Woodruff's fastball hits rests at 96 MPH and is one of the better pitches in baseball, but his slider and changeup both made strides last year. The Brewers are reportedly planning to add about 100 innings to their starter's workloads last season, so pencil Woodruff in for roughly 175 extremely strong frames. You can survive with him as your fantasy ace, though he's best as an incredibly strong number 2.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Glasnow is really a fascinating case study. He followed up an incredible 60-inning stretch in 2019 (1.78 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, 33% strikeout rate) with a bit of a step back last year (4.08 ERA and 1.13 WHIP). But his xFIP in 2020 (2.75) was actually lower than in 2019 (2.94), and his strikeout rate jumped to a whopping 38.2%. The real issue for Glasnow is that he's a two-pitch pitcher, and although both his fastball and curveball are outstanding, they need to be superb at all times for him to have a dominant season. And last year, they were both just a bit worse than the season prior, particularly his fastball. With enormous strikeout upside and a spot in the rotation of one of the best and most pitching-savvy teams in the Rays, Glasnow makes a fine SP2 for a fantasy team. But his injury history, and his lack of a third pitch, make him a bit riskier than others going in his range.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Woodruff's 2020 season ranked in the 90th percentile in both xERA and xwOBA. He rates out well according to both FIP and Baseball Savant. It's fair to call him a good-to-great starting pitcher. The question becomes what kind of workload can we expect from Milwaukee's No. 1? Woodruff logged 73 2/3 innings last summer after posting a career-high 121 2/3 frames in 2019. The Brewers plan to add on 100 innings to each of their SP's workloads from last year. If you believe Woodruff will hold up then he's a wildly exciting SP2 in fantasy.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros
Glasnow is a classic risk-reward fantasy selection where he's being drafted. A prominent strikeout artist, he has completed six full innings in just 9-of-23 regular season starts since joining the Rays. A two-pitch pitcher, Glasnow is literally un-hittable when he's "on." However, when you have just two pitches, batters can more easily guess what's coming. This is what led to the 27-year-old giving up 11 homers in 2020. The strikeouts are nice but it feels like there's too much potential downside when considering his current ADP.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros