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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
43 of 50 experts
14%
Recommended by
7 of 50 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--
   
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
   
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 allowed one earned run on three hits and one walk while striking out six across six innings Tuesday against the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Apr 14th
Tyler Glasnow recorded seven strikeouts over five innings giving up one run on two hits on Saturday in a win over the Yankees by a 6-3 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Apr 17th
 Brandon Woodruff allowed one hit and struck out eight over seven innings in Wednesday's win over the Cubs. He did not factor in the decision.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Apr 7th
Tyler Glasnow picked up the win Monday, allowing two hits and a walk over 7 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out a career-high 14 in a 1-0 victory over the Rangers.
John Aubin
Tue, Apr 13th
 Brandon Woodruff allowed three earned runs over four innings in a no-decision against the Twins on Thursday. He allowed six hits and two walks, while striking out five.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Apr 1st
Glasnow allowed one earned run on four hits while walking two and striking out nine across six innings Tuesday against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision.
John Aubin
Wed, Apr 7th
 Brandon Woodruff has been named the Brewers' Opening Day starter against the Twins.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 18th
Rays starter Tyler Glasnow says he will make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Red Sox. There was never too much concern, but it was a storyline worth monitoring ever since he suffered back tightness on Opening Day against the Marlins.
Andersen Pickard
Mon, Apr 5th
 Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff is facing live hitters on Thursday.
AJ Schullo
Thu, Mar 4th
Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow tossed six scoreless innings in a no-decision against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday, but he dealt with back tightness that limited his ability to hit, run, and field his position.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Apr 1st
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