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Who Should I Draft?

Christian Yelich or Trea Turner (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Trea Turner
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
45 of 46 experts
2%
Recommended by
1 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 8
Best Rank# 1# 2
Worst Rank# 4# 20
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 3# 9
Best Rank# 3# 8
Worst Rank# 3# 15
   
Projections 
   
Runs3937
Home Runs137
RBI3726
Stolen Bases914
Batting Average.316.289
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 8
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 6
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 1# 6
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 3# 10
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 2# 8
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 7
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 3# 20
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 9
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 5
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 1# 15
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 3# 8
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 1# 8
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 8
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 9
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 2# 19
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 2# 7
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 3# 8
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 2# 19
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 3# 12
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 3# 8
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 3# 6
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 3# 8
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 3# 12
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 2# 8
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 1# 9
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 12
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 1# 6
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 2# 9
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 2# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 2# 6
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 1# 8
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 3# 8
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 8
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 3# 8
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 1# 10
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 3# 7
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 2# 7
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 3# 6
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 16
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 1# 6
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 3# 5
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 4# 8
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 3# 6
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 3# 8
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 4# 2
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Trea Turner
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats489521
   
Runs10096
   
Hits161155
   
Singles8594
   
Doubles2937
   
Triples35
   
Home Runs4419
   
RBI9757
   
Stolen Bases3035
   
Caught Stealing25
   
Walks8043
   
Strikeouts118113
   
Batting Average.329.298
   
On Base Pct.429.353
   
Slugging Pct.671.497
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.100.850
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Trea Turner
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats201216
   
Runs3937
   
Hits6462
   
Singles3740
   
Doubles1313
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs137
   
RBI3726
   
Stolen Bases914
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks3019
   
Strikeouts4946
   
Batting Average.316.289
   
On Base Pct.403.347
   
Slugging Pct.576.462
   
On-base Plus Slugging.979.809
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Trea Turner
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
News 
 Christian Yelich will make his spring debut Friday against the Giants.
Brad Camara
Fri, Mar 6th
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored, and a stolen base in Saturday's win over the New York Mets. The steal was his first of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 8th
 Christian Yelich signed a seven-year, $188.5 million extension with the Brewers on Thursday.
Brad Camara
Thu, Mar 5th
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Orioles. The double was his third already this Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 3rd
 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
Trea Turner went 1-for-2 with a double in Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Astros.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Feb 23rd
 Christian Yelich (knee) is expected to make his 2020 Cactus League debut late this week.
Brad Camara
Sun, Mar 1st
Nationals manager Dave Martinez says Trea Turner is a candidate to hit third for the Nationals this year.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jan 19th
 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
Turner is one of the biggest risers in a shortened season. His elite speed, which he showcased in the first week of the 2019 season before breaking his finger on a bunt attempt, is enough to win the category for you for the 60-game sprint. He's a non-zero in the other categories, too, which makes him a top target if you have the fifth pick.
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
It just feels like there's a 60-steal season waiting in Turner's future, and you simply can't say that about too many other players in the game at this point. With stolen bases as a whole on the decline, Turner has an absolute floor of 40 (barring injury) and a much higher ceiling. Add to that the fact that he should help fantasy owners in three other categories and be neutral in the fourth (RBI), and he should be taken in the first round of all rotisserie leagues.
Dan Harris - 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
Turner has struggled to stay healthy thus far but when he is on the field, there may be no better fantasy asset. He has the upside to hit 25 homers with 50 steals and a .300 batting average. There is virtually no chance he drops into the second round so grab him while you can.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Appears to be fully healthy entering spring training
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
40-50 Stolen Base potential is the reason Turner ranks higher than some others. Prioritizing stolen bases over home runs. Lindor is the safer selection and thats why, in a very close call, Turner ranks after Lindor but slightly ahead of Betts.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Still waiting for that one magical season where EVERYTHING comes together
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros