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Who Should I Draft?

Brandon Woodruff or Zack Wheeler (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Expert
Recommendation
70%
Recommended by
30 of 43 experts
30%
Recommended by
13 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 33
Best Rank# 21# 17
Worst Rank# 112# 68
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 86# 104
Best Rank# 76# 88
Worst Rank# 90# 115
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6664
Wins44
Saves00
ERA4.034.20
WHIP1.261.27
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 27# 50
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 28
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 27# 34
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 39
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 55
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 28# 34
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 31# 39
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 39
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 32
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 33
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 22# 33
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 28
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 21# 40
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 63
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 29# 37
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 22# 36
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 34# 47
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 38
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 32# 41
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 41
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 23# 59
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 23# 46
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 26# 41
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 28# 40
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 26# 46
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 24# 29
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 21# 31
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 68
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 27# 30
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 24# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 27
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 34# 17
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 31
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 30
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 38# 22
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 39# 37
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 44# 28
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 49# 30
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 49# 34
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 55# 33
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 56# 33
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 112# 38
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 41
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2231
   
Games Started2231
   
Innings Pitched122.2195.0
   
Wins1111
   
Losses38
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed109196
   
Earned Runs4985
   
Home Runs Allowed1222
   
Strikeouts143195
   
Walks3050
   
ERA3.623.92
   
WHIP1.141.26
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1111
   
Games Started1111
   
Innings Pitched62.565.8
   
Wins44
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5964
   
Earned Runs2831
   
Home Runs Allowed910
   
Strikeouts6664
   
Walks2019
   
ERA4.034.20
   
WHIP1.261.27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
News 
  Phillies manager Joe Girardi says there is a chance Zack Wheeler (paternity) might not be available for the start of the season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 6th
  Zack Wheeler could miss one or two starts at the beginning of the season with his wife expecting a baby sometime in July.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Jun 26th
  Phillies starter Zack Wheeler allowed one earned run on four hits and one walk while striking out six over four innings in Tuesday's win over the Minnesota Twins.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 10th
  Phillies starter Zack Wheeler allowed two earned runs on three hits and one walk while striking out two over 2 1/3 innings in Thursday's Spring Training outing against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 5th
  Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler allowed two earned runs on one hit and one walk while striking out two over two innings in his Spring debut with his new team on Saturday. Both runs came on a two-run homer off the bat of Toronto‚Äôs Danny Jansen.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 1st
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
Wheeler's had a fine career so far, and he parlayed a solid year with the Mets into a long-term deal with the Phillies. He's not that attractive of a fantasy asset, but he'll offer the volume you want this year.
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
Wheeler's numbers declined from his breakout 2018 season but, overall, there were plenty of gains. He upped his strikeout rate and velocity, cut his walk rate, and set a career high in innings. Now with the Phillies, he'll see a downgrade in park, but because he's been able to avoid home runs over the last two seasons, the move should not have too much of an impact. Wheeler probably won't develop into a fantasy ace, but he's, at worst, a strong third fantasy starter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros