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Who Should I Draft?

Charlie Morton or Aaron Nola (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Charlie Morton
SP - TB
Charlie Morton
Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
Expert
Recommendation
79%
Recommended by
41 of 52 experts
21%
Recommended by
11 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 19
Best Rank# 7# 8
Worst Rank# 44# 40
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 46# 47
Best Rank# 42# 41
Worst Rank# 58# 60
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7776
Wins54
Saves00
ERA3.413.93
WHIP1.171.26
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 16
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 15
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 9# 40
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 15# 17
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 14# 16
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 8# 25
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 16
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 11# 22
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 13# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 10# 31
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 14# 15
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 29
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 12# 15
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 12# 20
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 19# 23
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 13# 31
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 12# 19
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 14# 16
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 7# 19
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 18# 22
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 29
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 11# 24
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 16
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 21# 29
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 7# 18
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 17# 24
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 11# 19
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 14# 16
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 12# 24
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 7# 18
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 8# 27
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 24
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 10# 20
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 10# 25
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 22
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 10# 17
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 10# 12
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 12# 16
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 11# 20
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 16
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 12# 21
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 13
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 15# 13
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 16# 15
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 15
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 17# 14
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 18# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 19
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 21# 14
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 22# 8
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 33# 8
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 44# 16
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Charlie Morton
SP - TB
Charlie Morton
Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3334
   
Games Started3334
   
Innings Pitched195.3202.1
   
Wins1612
   
Losses67
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed154176
   
Earned Runs6687
   
Home Runs Allowed1527
   
Strikeouts240229
   
Walks5780
   
ERA3.053.87
   
WHIP1.081.27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Charlie Morton
SP - TB
Charlie Morton
Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1112
   
Games Started1112
   
Innings Pitched66.670.8
   
Wins54
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5664
   
Earned Runs2531
   
Home Runs Allowed79
   
Strikeouts7776
   
Walks2225
   
ERA3.413.93
   
WHIP1.171.26
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Charlie Morton
SP - TB
Charlie Morton
Aaron Nola
SP - PHI
Aaron Nola
News 
 Charlie Morton improved to 1-1 on Tuesday against the Red Sox, allowing one run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Aug 5th
The Phillies announced that Aaron Nola will start on Tuesday against the Yankees.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Aug 3rd
 Charlie Morton rebounded from an ugly first start of the year to throw five innings of two-run ball while striking out seven on Wednesday against the Braves.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jul 30th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola allowed four earned runs on five hits and one walk while striking out seven over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Marlins on Friday.
Mike Maher
Sat, Jul 25th
 Charlie Morton was hit hard in Friday's loss to the Blue Jays, giving up six runs on seven hits over four innings.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jul 24th
Aaron Nola will start on Opening Day versus the Marlins.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 20th
 Rays manager Kevin Cash indicated that Charlie Morton will likely be the team's Opening Day starter next Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jul 18th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola tossed five shutout innings in a win over the Nationals in Saturday's spring training matchup, allowing just one hit and one walk while striking out four.
Mike Maher
Sun, Jul 19th
 Rays manager Kevin Cash says Charlie Morton threw five innings in an off-site workout on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 13th
Aaron Nola has reported to Phillies camp and is taking part in team workouts.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
Notes 
 He's no longer Ground Chuck, as the Astros and Rays were able to tap into the electric stuff that Morton has. It's hard to argue with the success that he's had over the past few seasons, but what hurts Morton - and fantasy managers - is that the breakout came late in his career. He's 35, and he said he "fully expects" to hang up his cleats at the end of his current contract. If he's the same pitcher as he has been the past few years, you're getting a steal here. But age and durability concerns have to be on your mind if you draft him.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
I expect more but 200K potential in a 162 season still gets my attention. I am higher than most on Nola but I see potential here.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Morton only got better after leaving the Astros, setting career bests in innings pitched, ERA, WHIP, and strikeout percentage. Batters simply don't hit his curveball, which he throws more than a third of the time, and his fastball is nearly equally as effective. In a dynasty or keeper format, things may be different, as Morton speaks of retirement often. For this year, however, there is zero reason for concern.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Aaron Nola is one of the more polarizing players in fantasy baseball, but if you're looking for a dependable pitcher who can give you not just volume, but good volume, you shouldn't be too quick to discount what Nola brings to the table. He consistently goes six and seven innings, and he's one year removed from being a legitimate Cy Young candidate. If the baseball returns to its normal form, you should see Nola return to that Cy Young level, too.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Had the best season of his career in 2019. If he comes close to matching it his ADP will make him a big-time value
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Nola simply wasn't very good in 2019. His control took a major step back and batters consistently made better contact against him, particularly against his fastball. Whether it was an aberration for the youngster after two years of major growth, or whether perhaps Nola isn't as good as previously thought, is an open question. But given how drastically his control dipped, fantasy owners would be wise to give Nola somewhat of a pass for his 2019. He can't be drafted as an ace, but as a second starter? Go for it.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Started slow and finished poorly. However, if you're a believer you can cling to a four-month stretch where Nola posted a 2.96 ERA with 10.2 K/9
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros