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Who Should I Draft?

C.J. Cron or Daniel Murphy (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  C.J. Cron
1B - DET
C.J. Cron
Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
24 of 43 experts
44%
Recommended by
19 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 129# 132
Best Rank# 67# 60
Worst Rank# 226# 194
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 247# 245
Best Rank# 184# 228
Worst Rank# 391# 325
   
Projections 
   
Runs2223
Home Runs106
RBI2927
Stolen Bases01
Batting Average.259.291
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 126# 165
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 110# 131
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 122# 131
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 67# 177
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 111# 132
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 122# 125
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 128# 129
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 115# 143
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 122
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 125# 131
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 119# 140
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 124# 165
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 115# 182
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 115# 128
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 124# 159
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 101# 110
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 122# 182
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 101# 115
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 119# 133
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 113# 131
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 116# 134
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 114# 164
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 177# 194
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 94# 119
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 111# 105
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 123# 114
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 126# 123
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 132# 124
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 135# 108
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 135# 60
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 135# 134
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 135# 134
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 136# 135
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 136# 130
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 141# 75
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 148# 104
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 152# 145
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 152# 138
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 159# 157
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 162# 130
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 201# 158
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 226# 113
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 121
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  C.J. Cron
1B - DET
C.J. Cron
Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats458438
   
Runs5156
   
Hits116124
   
Singles6775
   
Doubles2435
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs2513
   
RBI7978
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2932
   
Strikeouts10774
   
Batting Average.253.283
   
On Base Pct.311.332
   
Slugging Pct.469.457
   
On-base Plus Slugging.780.789
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  C.J. Cron
1B - DET
C.J. Cron
Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats176165
   
Runs2223
   
Hits4548
   
Singles2730
   
Doubles911
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs106
   
RBI2927
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks1213
   
Strikeouts4527
   
Batting Average.259.291
   
On Base Pct.307.343
   
Slugging Pct.479.475
   
On-base Plus Slugging.786.818
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  C.J. Cron
1B - DET
C.J. Cron
Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
News 
 Detroit Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer in a 13-9 win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Mar 4th
Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4 with two runs scored on Friday versus the Diamondbacks.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
Notes 
 With power being downplayed this year in a sprint of a season, Cron becomes more and more attractive as a late-round play if you wait at first base.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Let's not forget how good Murphy was prior to last season. He was a fourth-round pick in 2018. There's still potential here.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Cron had 30 homers in 2018 and followed it up with 25 last year despite just 125 games played. Should he see a full season of health, 35 or even 40 is a possibility but the cost is a medicore at best batting average.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Murphy didn't do all that much either of the last two seasons with just 12 and 13 homers plus 90 missed games combined, but his batting average has still be reliably good. If he can manage to stay healthy, .315 and 20 HRs is not out of the question.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Tremendous advanced statistics in 2019 shine a bright light on his 2020 outlook. Should play everyday in the heart of the Tigers lineup. Solid late round option.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
If your team is low on average, there is no better late round pick than Daniel Murphy. His ADP does not reflect his skill, it reflects his inability to stay healthy.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy