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Who Should I Draft?

Carlos Correa or Willson Contreras (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Carlos Correa
SS - HOU
Carlos Correa
Willson Contreras
C,DH - CHC
Willson Contreras
Expert
Recommendation
75%
Recommended by
15 of 20 experts
25%
Recommended by
5 of 20 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 73# 87
Best Rank# 53# 72
Worst Rank# 111# 204
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 123# 121
Best Rank# 103# 108
Worst Rank# 130# 137
   
Projections 
   
Runs7664
Home Runs2519
RBI8864
Stolen Bases23
Batting Average.267.257
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 65# 72
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 70# 82
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 69# 93
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 75# 86
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 83# 108
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 79# 126
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 69# 82
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 64# 90
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 79# 98
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 68# 76
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 74# 87
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 68# 204
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 56# 87
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 72# 80
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 53# 88
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 77# 75
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 83# 80
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 87# 83
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 95# 84
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 111# 74
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Carlos Correa
SS - HOU
Carlos Correa
Willson Contreras
C,DH - CHC
Willson Contreras
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats201189
   
Runs2237
   
Hits5346
   
Singles3929
   
Doubles910
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs57
   
RBI2526
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks1620
   
Strikeouts4957
   
Batting Average.264.243
   
On Base Pct.326.356
   
Slugging Pct.383.407
   
On-base Plus Slugging.709.763
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Carlos Correa
SS - HOU
Carlos Correa
Willson Contreras
C,DH - CHC
Willson Contreras
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats530421
   
Runs7664
   
Hits140107
   
Singles8665
   
Doubles2721
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs2519
   
RBI8864
   
Stolen Bases23
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks5946
   
Strikeouts134117
   
Batting Average.267.257
   
On Base Pct.338.328
   
Slugging Pct.465.448
   
On-base Plus Slugging.803.776
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Carlos Correa
SS - HOU
Carlos Correa
Willson Contreras
C,DH - CHC
Willson Contreras
News 
 Astros SS Carlos Correa says he isn't currently having extension talks with the team.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Feb 22nd
Willson Contreras agreed to a one-year, $6.65 million deal with the Cubs to avoid arbitration.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Jan 15th
 Astros GM James Click says the Astros and SS Carlos Correa are discussing a long-term contract extension.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Feb 7th
 
 SS Carlos Correa agreed to a one-year, $11.7 million contract with the Astros on Saturday.
Brad Camara
Sat, Feb 6th
 
Notes 
 There's still plenty of upside with Correa, as he showed when he hit 21 home runs and drove in 59 runs in just 75 games in 2019 and went on a postseason tear last year. But he's also one of the bigger injury risks in the game, given that he hasn't topped 109 games played since 2016. The steal potential that he showed early in his career is gone after he struggled with back issues, as he hasn't stolen more than three bases in any of his last four seasons. That leaves Correa as someone who will likely contribute, but not excel, in four areas. With his upside, there's still a lot to like about his fantasy outlook. But realistically, with a different name on the back of his jersey, he'd probably go several picks later than he does.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Contreras has established a pretty decent baseline for what fantasy managers can expect over the course of a full season. He'll likely give you a floor of 15 home runs and 110 combined runs and RBI, with upside for more. Those numbers don't sound impressive, but they're enough to make Contreras a top-five catcher easily. Given his safety, there's an argument to be made to take him as high as second overall at the position. But, even so, there's no need to select him before the eighth round or so, as there's not an appreciable difference in the production of the next seven or eight catchers beyond J.T. Realmuto.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros