Who Should I Draft?

Cesar Hernandez or Ketel Marte (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Cesar Hernandez
2B - PHI
Cesar Hernandez
Ketel Marte
2B,SS - ARI
Ketel Marte
Expert
Recommendation
83%
Recommended by
49 of 59 experts
17%
Recommended by
10 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 104# 143
Best Rank# 73# 92
Worst Rank# 272# 211
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 173# 250
Best Rank# 163# 209
Worst Rank# 199# 396
   
Projections 
   
Runs7872
Home Runs1112
RBI5358
Stolen Bases168
Batting Average.266.273
   
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Injury Alert-DTD
   
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Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 94# 119
   
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# 76# 136
   
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Yahoo! Sports
# 86# 140
   
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FullTime Fantasy
# 110# 135
   
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DailyOverlay
# 99# 144
   
Michael Beller
The Athletic
# 104# 127
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 110
   
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USA Today
# 107# 115
   
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RotoChamp
# 125# 181
   
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# 137# 164
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 134
   
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Brewer Rat
# 104# 148
   
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# 98# 150
   
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# 131# 163
   
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# 73# 149
   
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The Athletic
# 119# 133
   
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# 105# 107
   
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The Athletic
# 120# 135
   
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Expand The Boxscore
# 111# 151
   
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# 80# 131
   
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The Fake Baseball
# 110# 144
   
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# 74# 131
   
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Pitcher List
# 123# 124
   
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RotoBaller
# 95# 134
   
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RotoBaller
# 100# 159
   
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FantasyPros
# 117# 161
   
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# 137# 144
   
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# 104# 109
   
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# 104# 140
   
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# 86# 113
   
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# 103# 211
   
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Razzball
# 144# 174
   
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# 105# 138
   
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Fantasy Six Pack
# 103# 163
   
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# 106# 137
   
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Hail to Fantasy Football
# 112# 138
   
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# 106# 140
   
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BRoto Fantasy
# 84# 157
   
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BRoto Fantasy
# 107
   
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# 110# 136
   
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Pitcher List
# 103# 123
   
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The Fantasy Fix
# 89# 111
   
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# 118# 103
   
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# 124# 120
   
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# 125# 109
   
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The Athletic
# 130# 109
   
Heath Capps
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# 136# 125
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 146# 140
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 149# 115
   
Joe E Gentile
Fake Teams
# 150# 118
   
Al Melchior
The Athletic
# 154# 92
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 272# 201
   
  Cesar Hernandez
2B - PHI
Cesar Hernandez
Ketel Marte
2B,SS - ARI
Ketel Marte
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats605520
   
Runs9168
   
Hits153135
   
Singles12083
   
Doubles1526
   
Triples312
   
Home Runs1514
   
RBI6059
   
Stolen Bases196
   
Caught Stealing61
   
Walks9554
   
Strikeouts15579
   
Batting Average.253.260
   
On Base Pct.356.332
   
Slugging Pct.362.437
   
On-base Plus Slugging.718.768
   
  Cesar Hernandez
2B - PHI
Cesar Hernandez
Ketel Marte
2B,SS - ARI
Ketel Marte
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats543522
   
Runs7872
   
Hits145142
   
Singles11094
   
Doubles1928
   
Triples58
   
Home Runs1112
   
RBI5358
   
Stolen Bases168
   
Caught Stealing63
   
Walks7450
   
Strikeouts12580
   
Batting Average.266.273
   
On Base Pct.354.336
   
Slugging Pct.381.428
   
On-base Plus Slugging.736.763
   
  Cesar Hernandez
2B - PHI
Cesar Hernandez
Ketel Marte
2B,SS - ARI
Ketel Marte
News 
 Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's win over the Braves. The homer was his 12th of the season.
Mike Maher
Thu, Sep 19th
Ketel Marte has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his back and will be shut down for the rest of the season.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Sep 21st
 Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's loss to the Braves. The homer was his 10th of the season.
Mike Maher
Tue, Sep 10th
Ketel Marte went 1-for-4 with a double and a walk in the D'Backs' 4-3 loss to the Reds on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 14th
 Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez went 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI in Saturday's win over the Mets. The homer was his ninth of the season.
Mike Maher
Sun, Sep 8th
Ketel Marte hit his 32nd homer of the year in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Reds.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Sep 9th
 Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez went 1-for-4 in Friday's loss to the New York Mets.
Mike Maher
Sat, Aug 31st
Ketel Marte went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI as the D'Backs beat the Reds 7-5 on Friday night.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 7th
 Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez is not in the team's lineup on Monday for not hustling out a hit in Sunday's game against the Marlins. Scott Kingery will start at second base.
Mike Maher
Mon, Aug 26th
Ketel Marte went 3-for-4 with a grand slam in the D'Backs' 4-1 win over the Padres on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 5th
Notes 
 Hernandez may be about as boring as it gets, but you should be glad to welcome 15 homers, 20 steals and 90 runs onto your roster. That is the production he gave fantasy owners last year and you may want to keep in mind that he had a .294 batting average the two previous seasons.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
We have seen enough from Marte to know he will never produce useful batting averages or the speed he teased as a prospect. There is something to be said for an everyday player in terms of counting stats, but outside of that, he is replacement-level.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Here's a case of launch angle not always helping. Hernandez elevated his launch angle from 3.3 to 9.4, and the philosophy shift produced a career-high 15 homers. He also, however, batted .253 after back-to-back .294 campaigns. The drop could potentially cost the second baseman his spot atop a Philadelphia lineup that has added Jean Segura, Andrew McCutchen, J.T. Realmuto, and Bryce Harper. An extra handful of homers isn't worth the average sacrifice for fantasy investors either, so here's to Hernandez resetting his approach and going back to being an on-base machine who could easily score 100 runs if batting leadoff. Regardless of his plate approach, he has delivered 15-19 steals in each of the past four seasons, making him a steady middle-infield target.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
He didn't quite validate last spring's sleeper appeal, but Marte continued to flash the skills that should prompt drafters to give him another shot. Despite batting .260, he produced a noteworthy 85.9% contact rate while dropping his strikeout rate to 13.4%. He appeared to put it all together when hitting .296/.377/.464 after the All-Star break, and the speed remains existent if ever given the green light. He's a strong middle-infield target who will gain eligibility at center field.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros