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Who Should I Draft?

Chris Taylor or Ryan McMahon (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris Taylor
2B,3B,SS,LF,CF,RF - LAD
Chris Taylor
Ryan McMahon
2B,3B - COL
Ryan McMahon
Expert
Recommendation
74%
Recommended by
32 of 43 experts
26%
Recommended by
11 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 88# 98
Best Rank# 71# 78
Worst Rank# 159# 145
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 131# 161
Best Rank# 121# 149
Worst Rank# 172# 201
   
Projections 
   
Runs7877
Home Runs1924
RBI7384
Stolen Bases105
Batting Average.256.255
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 91# 125
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 76# 105
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 85# 103
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 87# 112
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 88# 98
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 92# 104
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 92# 114
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 71# 96
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 89# 100
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 86# 103
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 85# 107
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 88# 104
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 95# 110
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 90# 97
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 87# 104
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 90# 106
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 87# 100
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 84# 100
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 81# 124
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 102# 140
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 82# 95
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 97# 101
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 99# 118
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 86# 145
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 71# 90
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 99# 100
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 96# 101
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 77# 78
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 71# 85
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 81# 101
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 86# 90
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 81# 117
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 88# 87
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 88# 79
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 96# 90
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 96# 78
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 103# 86
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 109# 85
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 109# 108
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 111# 86
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 129# 98
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 148# 81
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 159# 138
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Chris Taylor
2B,3B,SS,LF,CF,RF - LAD
Chris Taylor
Ryan McMahon
2B,3B - COL
Ryan McMahon
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats506527
   
Runs9280
   
Hits129133
   
Singles8077
   
Doubles2532
   
Triples41
   
Home Runs2023
   
RBI7385
   
Stolen Bases136
   
Caught Stealing12
   
Walks6359
   
Strikeouts167147
   
Batting Average.255.252
   
On Base Pct.345.329
   
Slugging Pct.439.448
   
On-base Plus Slugging.784.777
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Chris Taylor
2B,3B,SS,LF,CF,RF - LAD
Chris Taylor
Ryan McMahon
2B,3B - COL
Ryan McMahon
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats491524
   
Runs7877
   
Hits126134
   
Singles7479
   
Doubles2829
   
Triples42
   
Home Runs1924
   
RBI7384
   
Stolen Bases105
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks5859
   
Strikeouts154158
   
Batting Average.256.255
   
On Base Pct.335.330
   
Slugging Pct.437.455
   
On-base Plus Slugging.772.785
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Chris Taylor
2B,3B,SS,LF,CF,RF - LAD
Chris Taylor
Ryan McMahon
2B,3B - COL
Ryan McMahon
News 
 The CT scan on Chris Taylor's left foot revealed a fracture and he is likely to go on the IL on Wednesday.
Dan Harris
Tue, Jul 5th
Ryan McMahon went 3-for-4 with three singles and a run scored in Tuesday’s 5-2 loss to the Dodgers.
Diego Sandoval
Wed, Jul 6th
 Chris Taylor is having a CT scan done on his foot Tuesday. He aggravated an existing injury during Monday's game.
Vince DiSilvio
Tue, Jul 5th
Ryan McMahon went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 9-3 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Diego Sandoval
Fri, Jul 1st
 Chris Taylor went 3-for-3 at the plate on Sunday, hitting two singles along with the game winning RBI double as the Dodgers beat the Braves 5-3 in extra innings.
Josh Thiessen
Mon, Jun 27th
Ryan McMahon went 2-for-5 with two singles and an RBI in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Marlins.
Diego Sandoval
Thu, Jun 23rd
 Chris Taylor went 3-for-5 at the plate on Tuesday, hitting two doubles along with a single, and striking out twice as the Dodgers went on to win over the Reds in a 8-2 game.
Josh Thiessen
Wed, Jun 22nd
Ryan McMahon went 3-for-4 with a solo home run, an RBI double and an RBI single in Tuesday's 9-8 loss to the Marlins.
Diego Sandoval
Wed, Jun 22nd
 Chris Taylor is in the Dodgers starting lineup Tuesday against the Angels.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Jun 14th
Ryan McMahon went 3-for-3 with a solo home run, two singles and a walk in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Padres.
Diego Sandoval
Sun, Jun 19th
Notes 
 Taylor had an excellent season, hitting 20 homers and stealing 13 bases while playing all over the diamond as usual. The Dodgers rewarded him with a four-year, $60 million deal, which pretty much guarantees that he'll find his way into the lineup nearly every day. He won't wow you in any category but given his position flexibility and placement in the best lineup in baseball, Taylor is an ideal player for any fantasy team who should offer similar numbers to last year.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
McMahon showed that his poor performance during the shortened 2020 season was an aberration, as his 2021 statline was nearly identical to the one he put up in 2019. His batting average (.254), OBP (.331) and slugging percentage (.449) were all within four points of his 2019 mark and his counting stats were similarly comparable. There's a chance that McMahon makes some gains this season - he's entering his "magical" age-27 season and he cut his strikeout rate to 24.7% last year. But, given how closely his last two full seasons have mirrored one another, you can likely bank on a .250-ish average, 24 home runs, 145 combined runs and RBI, and five steals. Draft him with those numbers in mind.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros