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Who Should I Draft?

Charlie Blackmon or Jose Altuve (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
27 of 43 experts
37%
Recommended by
16 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 23# 24
Best Rank# 10# 11
Worst Rank# 76# 55
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 30# 37
Best Rank# 29# 26
Worst Rank# 33# 44
   
Projections 
   
Runs8894
Home Runs2326
RBI7475
Stolen Bases125
Batting Average.304.301
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 28
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 27
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 21# 27
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 55
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 35
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 25# 28
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 23# 25
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 20# 24
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 21# 28
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 22# 23
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 16# 21
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 10# 14
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 23# 25
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 23# 25
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 21# 26
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 20# 27
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 18# 22
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 26# 29
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 29# 50
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 20# 23
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 25# 28
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 22# 25
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 16# 22
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 22# 27
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 22# 23
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 33# 34
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 33# 40
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 15# 11
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 13
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 26# 16
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 24# 19
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 23# 20
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 26# 22
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 25# 22
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 46# 22
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 28# 22
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 30# 25
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 26# 25
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 27# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 31# 26
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 37# 26
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 35# 28
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 76# 32
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats500580
   
Runs89112
   
Hits149183
   
Singles88102
   
Doubles2742
   
Triples37
   
Home Runs3132
   
RBI7486
   
Stolen Bases62
   
Caught Stealing55
   
Walks4140
   
Strikeouts82104
   
Batting Average.298.316
   
On Base Pct.353.366
   
Slugging Pct.550.578
   
On-base Plus Slugging.903.944
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats516518
   
Runs8894
   
Hits157156
   
Singles10192
   
Doubles2930
   
Triples36
   
Home Runs2326
   
RBI7475
   
Stolen Bases125
   
Caught Stealing43
   
Walks4743
   
Strikeouts82103
   
Batting Average.304.301
   
On Base Pct.362.354
   
Slugging Pct.500.533
   
On-base Plus Slugging.862.887
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
News 
 Jose Altuve went 0-for-3 in Monday's 2-1 Grapefruit League win over the Tigers.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Mar 9th
 
 Jose Altuve (illness) is expected to return to Grapefruit League action on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 4th
 
 Jose Altuve will not play in Tuesday’s game, he has the same illness that has been going around the Astros clubhouse and should be back soon.
Aaron Hudson
Tue, Mar 3rd
 
 Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports the Astros have come to terms on a two-year contract with manager Dusty Baker.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jan 29th
 
Notes 
 Altuve hit a career-high 31 homers last year but still only finished as the #10 fantasy second basemen because the steals have disappeared and his batting average has continued to drop. With that said, he has been so consistent for long enough that he may still be the top second basemen for 2020.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Blackmon had a rough spot in the season but still finished with 30+ homers, 110+ runs and a batting average north of .310. He is getting older and only stole 2 bags compared to the 43 fantasy owners got in 2015, but this still a great bat in the late third round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 There is a TON of upside potential for Altuve as much as 15 picks higher than where I am ranking him, but as I do my rankings I keep seeing players I would rather have and more and more doubts that Altuve will get back to stealing 20+ bases. Without those steals, the plus BA isn't enough to make me bite over the alternatives.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Perennially underrated, but his ADP makes sense due to his complete drop in SBs. Only stole 2 bags in 2019 after stealing double digits every year prior. This means you have to buy Blackmon with no help at SBs, which has never been the case. Also may take a hit in runs if Arenado does get traded.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 Scary drop in SBs and SB success rate. Average dropped under .300 for the first time since 2013. Exit Velocity and Hard hit % were below average so a significant drop in HRs can be assumed. Avoiding at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 
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