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Who Should I Draft?

Christian Yelich or J.D. Martinez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
46 of 46 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 13
Best Rank# 1# 6
Worst Rank# 4# 29
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 3# 22
Best Rank# 3# 16
Worst Rank# 3# 23
   
Projections 
   
Runs3935
Home Runs1314
RBI3741
Stolen Bases91
Batting Average.316.306
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 12
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 16
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 1# 29
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 3# 18
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 2# 15
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 4# 19
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 22
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 3# 14
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 15
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 17
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 1# 9
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 3# 13
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 1# 12
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 14
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 14
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 2# 13
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 2# 14
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 3# 16
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 2# 9
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 3# 6
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 3# 14
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 3# 13
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 3# 10
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 3# 15
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 2# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 1# 6
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 13
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 1# 13
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 2# 15
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 2# 13
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 2# 18
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 1# 14
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 3# 13
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 13
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 3# 18
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 1# 12
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 3# 14
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 2# 15
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 3# 14
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 12
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 1# 7
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 3# 12
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 4# 13
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 4# 18
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 3# 17
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 3# 18
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats489575
   
Runs10098
   
Hits161175
   
Singles85104
   
Doubles2933
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs4436
   
RBI97105
   
Stolen Bases302
   
Caught Stealing20
   
Walks8072
   
Strikeouts118138
   
Batting Average.329.304
   
On Base Pct.429.383
   
Slugging Pct.671.557
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.100.939
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats201202
   
Runs3935
   
Hits6462
   
Singles3735
   
Doubles1312
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1314
   
RBI3741
   
Stolen Bases91
   
Caught Stealing20
   
Walks3024
   
Strikeouts4953
   
Batting Average.316.306
   
On Base Pct.403.381
   
Slugging Pct.576.574
   
On-base Plus Slugging.979.955
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
News 
 Christian Yelich will make his spring debut Friday against the Giants.
Brad Camara
Fri, Mar 6th
J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 with three-run home run in Wednesday's spring game against the Tigers.
John Aubin
Thu, Mar 5th
 Christian Yelich signed a seven-year, $188.5 million extension with the Brewers on Thursday.
Brad Camara
Thu, Mar 5th
 
 Outfielder Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers are close to an agreement on a new contract worth more than $200 million, according to a report from MLB insider Ken Rosenthal.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 3rd
 
 Christian Yelich (knee) is expected to make his 2020 Cactus League debut late this week.
Brad Camara
Sun, Mar 1st
 
 Christian Yelich told reporters that he's good to go and feeling great, adding that he should be ready to go for the start of Spring Training.
Blaine Blontz
Sat, Jan 11th
 
Notes 
 The late start to the season helps Yelich and his managers, as his knee is no longer a concern. There's a care to be made for taking him anywhere from first to fifth overall, but his production over the past few years doesn't lie. He'll give you a .300 average with double-digit homers and steals in a solid lineup.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
J.D. Martinez was a first-round player in drafts last year, but as is the case with fantasy managers, there's a quick overreaction to a "down" year, which is why we see Martinez fall to the second round this year. Targeting bounce-back players at a value is vital to winning fantasy leagues. Martinez can give you first-round value, despite not having the steals or Mookie Betts in the lineup.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Yelich followed up his preposterous 2018 season with an even better one in 2019, batting .329 with 44 home runs and 30 steals in just 130 games. His ridiculous 35% HR/FB rate regressed as expected, but only to a still nonsensical 32.8%, best in MLB. The issue with Yelich for 2020 has nothing to do with his talent, but is instead all about the fractured kneecap that prematurely ended his season. He's reportedly on track to be ready by Opening Day, but there's obviously a modicum of risk to factor in.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Martinez won't steal any bases but with 40 homers, 100+ RBIs and a .300 batting average every year, fantasy owners are getting an absolute steal at any point in the second round of drafts. Don't be scared off by his dip in production, as underlying metrics suggest he was among the most unlucky hitters in baseball.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Although Trout and Acuna were both phenomenal last year, it was Yelich who finished as the #1 fantasy player in baseball. Despite missing 30 games, he still hit 44 homers with 30 steals and a .329 batting average. Don't be shocked if he goes 50/30 with a batting crown this year.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Seems to be overlooked every season. High end contributor in every category except SBs. Super solid 2nd round pick.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 Appears to be fully healthy entering spring training
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
A safe, four-category stud that might be going at a slight discount
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros