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Who Should I Draft?

Christian Walker or Willie Calhoun (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian Walker
1B - ARI
Christian Walker
Willie Calhoun
LF - TEX
Willie Calhoun
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
30 of 54 experts
44%
Recommended by
24 of 54 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 110# 114
Best Rank# 78# 54
Worst Rank# 240# 207
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 203# 179
Best Rank# 189# 170
Worst Rank# 297# 218
   
Projections 
   
Runs2724
Home Runs99
RBI2725
Stolen Bases21
Batting Average.252.265
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 122# 166
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 96# 127
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 144# 207
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 80# 87
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 78# 86
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 94# 105
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 110# 126
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 107# 135
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 124
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 109# 148
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 113# 114
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 128# 178
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 120# 132
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 116# 148
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 82# 149
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 94# 132
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 101# 125
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 118# 132
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 117# 121
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 82# 153
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 122# 131
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 117# 168
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 119# 142
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 116# 166
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 99# 193
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 131# 135
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 86# 97
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 123# 127
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 113# 119
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 95# 131
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 83# 54
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 103# 92
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 109# 103
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 111# 96
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 112# 108
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 115# 100
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 115# 100
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 117# 81
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 118# 103
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 118# 103
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 118# 97
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 119# 102
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 119# 116
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 120# 112
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 120# 109
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 121# 106
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 123# 93
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 124# 99
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 130# 89
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 131# 97
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 138# 114
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 240# 135
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 108
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 115
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Christian Walker
1B - ARI
Christian Walker
Willie Calhoun
LF - TEX
Willie Calhoun
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats529309
   
Runs8651
   
Hits13784
   
Singles8148
   
Doubles2614
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs2921
   
RBI7348
   
Stolen Bases80
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks6723
   
Strikeouts15553
   
Batting Average.259.272
   
On Base Pct.348.326
   
Slugging Pct.476.528
   
On-base Plus Slugging.825.854
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Christian Walker
1B - ARI
Christian Walker
Willie Calhoun
LF - TEX
Willie Calhoun
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats178166
   
Runs2724
   
Hits4544
   
Singles2626
   
Doubles99
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs99
   
RBI2725
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks1914
   
Strikeouts5330
   
Batting Average.252.265
   
On Base Pct.324.322
   
Slugging Pct.461.474
   
On-base Plus Slugging.785.796
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Christian Walker
1B - ARI
Christian Walker
Willie Calhoun
LF - TEX
Willie Calhoun
News 
 Christian Walker played the hero on Friday going 2-for-4 with a run scored and a bases-clearing double as the Diamondbacks came from behind to beat the Dodgers 5-3 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Aug 1st
Willie Calhoun is concerning Rangers manager Chris Woodward as he's mired in an 0-for-11 slump to start the season. The concern is over any potential trauma Calhoun may have after suffering a broken jaw in Spring Training.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Jul 29th
 Christian Walker is not in the D-backs on Sunday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Jul 26th
Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun is not in the lineup for the team's opener against the Colorado Rockies but is expected to serve as the team's designated hitter on Saturday, reports Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Twitter.
Mike Maher
Fri, Jul 24th
 Christian Walker went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the San Diego Padres.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Jul 26th
Willie Calhoun will likely avoid the IL and serve as a pinch-hitter to begin the season per Rangers manager Chris Woodward.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Jul 19th
 Christian Walker (groin) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Friday's loss to the Padres.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Jul 25th
Willie Calhoun has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 hip flexor strain.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 15th
 Walker stayed behind as team left for California and faced live pitching on Wednesday as he recovers from groin injury.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Thu, Jul 23rd
Willie Calhoun (hip) was sent for an MRI on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 14th
Notes 
 First base seems to be Walker's job to lose. He was buried for the longest time before emerging in Arizona that we have to give him another shot for a full season to see if he's legitimate or not.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Calhoun was going to start the season on the IL, but the late start has him ready for Opening Day. He's the rare power hitter who doesn't strike out.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Walker finished as a top 15 first basemen with a near-identical stat-line to Paul Goldschmidt. He slowed down in the second half and the batting average won't be useful but unless Seth Beer forces Arizona's hand, Walker should again get 25+ homers for fantasy owners this year.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Calhoun suffered a fractured jaw on March 8th, but he'll benefit from the postponement of the season. Given the speculation that the season may not begin until June, that leaves Calhoun with plenty of time to get ready. With a high batting average floor and decent power, Calhoun makes a stable add to a fantasy outfield.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Nice late round 1B or CI option. Hits the ball very hard so the power should remain.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Calhoun has a smaller frame but his bat is loud, as evidenced by the 21 homers he hit in just half a season. In fact, he batted .272 with 99 RBIs + runs as well so don't be shocked if it jumps to 35/90/90 over the course of a full season. Calhoun is a serious breakout candidate.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros