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Who Should I Draft?

Bryce Harper or Freddie Freeman (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
Expert
Recommendation
52%
Recommended by
27 of 52 experts
48%
Recommended by
25 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 17# 16
Best Rank# 10# 3
Worst Rank# 52# 24
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 17# 22
Best Rank# 16# 15
Worst Rank# 22# 25
   
Projections 
   
Runs3436
Home Runs1113
RBI3638
Stolen Bases24
Batting Average.300.267
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 23
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 17# 24
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 19
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 13# 18
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 15
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 12# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 12# 16
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 18
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 22
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 12# 18
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 23
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 11# 12
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 11# 14
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 12# 18
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 12# 23
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 16
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 10# 16
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 13# 20
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 12# 19
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 20
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 15# 16
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 18
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 11# 20
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 19
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 12# 18
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 12# 15
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 14
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 22# 3
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 14# 9
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 29# 10
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 12
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 20# 12
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 15# 13
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 20# 13
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 14
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 17# 14
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 26# 14
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 30# 15
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 17# 15
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 23# 15
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 24# 15
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 25# 15
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 35# 16
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 21# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 23# 17
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 34# 17
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 29# 17
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 26# 17
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 19# 18
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 18
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 21# 18
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 52# 22
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats597573
   
Runs11398
   
Hits175149
   
Singles10277
   
Doubles3336
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs3835
   
RBI121114
   
Stolen Bases615
   
Caught Stealing33
   
Walks8799
   
Strikeouts127178
   
Batting Average.293.260
   
On Base Pct.387.372
   
Slugging Pct.546.510
   
On-base Plus Slugging.933.882
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats195194
   
Runs3436
   
Hits5852
   
Singles3427
   
Doubles1211
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs1113
   
RBI3638
   
Stolen Bases24
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks2738
   
Strikeouts4460
   
Batting Average.300.267
   
On Base Pct.386.386
   
Slugging Pct.535.524
   
On-base Plus Slugging.921.910
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
News 
 The Braves are looking to lock up 1B Freddie Freeman to a long-term contract extension.
Brad Camara
Tue, Oct 20th
Phillies manager Joe Girardi confirmed Wednesday that Bryce Harper has been dealing with a back injury "off and on" for 4-5 weeks.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 23rd
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-4 with two doubles, and two runs scored as the Braves fell to the Dodgers 7-3 in Game 5 of the NLCS on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 17th
Bryce Harper (back) is starting Monday against the Nationals.
Brad Camara
Mon, Sep 21st
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored in the Braves 10-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Oct 16th
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left Sunday's loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with lower back stiffness, according to The Athletic's Meghan Montemurro.
Mike Maher
Sun, Sep 20th
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored as the Braves took down the Dodgers 8-7 in Game 2 of the NLCS on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 14th
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 4-for-6 with a home run, two doubles, three runs scored, four RBI, and two walks across both games of Friday's doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Mike Maher
Sat, Sep 19th
 Freddie Freeman went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the Braves 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Oct 13th
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with two home runs and two walks in Thursday's loss to the New York Mets. The two homers give him 10 on the season.
Mike Maher
Fri, Sep 18th
Notes 
 Freeman tested positive for COVID-19 at the outset of renewed camp and has reportedly dealt with some difficult symptoms. It seems unlikely that he'll be able to begin the year with the Braves, though he is apparently on the road to recovery. When healthy, Freeman is a dynamic option, so long as he has recovered from the elbow soreness that plagued him in spring. Don't let Freeman slip too far, but he's out of the second round for now.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Harper is a lock for 30 home runs and double-digit steals. He hasn't been Mike Trout's equal, as many expected after the High School SI cover, but that doesn't mean he isn't an elite Fantasy player. His ADP doesn't reflect how high his floor is or the potential for a 40/20 season. 2020 is a big year for Harper in the Philly Band Box.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Freeman gets a boost in points leagues, but, he's a safe bet for production in the second round. Freeman allows you to lock up your first baseman and not have to worry about playing catch up there later in the draft. The only knock with taking Freeman is that you miss out on the power-speed threats and the top pitchers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
By this point, we all know the answer to the Mike Trout vs. Harper discussion, but that doesn't mean that Harper still isn't one hell of a player. Was he pressing early in Philadelphia with the pressure of a new contract in a new city? I think he was, as his second-half numbers show quite the turnaround, especially with his strikeout rate. His xBA and xwOBA also indicate that Harper underperformed last season. It should surprise no one if Harper were to contend for an MVP this season. He should be bumped up higher in OBP leagues.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Playing through an injury in September hurt overall numbers. Draft in the late-first.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Not a big fan of Harper (He is overrated), but he does have some big time potential going into his second year in Philly. If he gets his average up to 280+ he should be a high end five category contributor.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Lots of encouraging Statcast data suggesting he has room for growth in year two of Phillies tenure
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros