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Who Should I Draft?

Corey Seager or Luis Castillo (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Luis Castillo
SP - CIN
Luis Castillo
Expert
Recommendation
61%
Recommended by
34 of 56 experts
39%
Recommended by
22 of 56 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 27# 31
Best Rank# 13# 18
Worst Rank# 53# 58
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 26# 27
Best Rank# 22# 24
Worst Rank# 38# 38
   
Projections 
   
Runs95
Home Runs2921
RBI99
Stolen Bases3
Batting Avg.290
Strikeouts111216
Wins13
Saves0
ERA3.52
WHIP1.18
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 40
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 41# 58
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 34# 45
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 48
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 24# 26
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 31# 33
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 17# 35
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 24# 26
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 22# 56
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 34# 37
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 29# 36
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 13# 36
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 29# 37
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 27
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 23# 34
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 36# 39
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 24# 29
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 24# 39
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 21# 24
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 27# 46
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 27# 29
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 25
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 25# 29
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 22# 23
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 20# 53
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 22# 47
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 27# 33
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 33# 41
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 17# 41
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 34# 42
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 28# 29
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 25# 26
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 33# 47
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 17# 50
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 22# 18
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 23# 20
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 26# 24
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 25
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 29# 22
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 29# 23
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 29# 21
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 29# 20
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 30# 26
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 34# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 34# 24
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 34# 25
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 35# 22
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 36# 34
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 36# 23
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 37# 33
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 37# 32
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 40# 31
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 40# 36
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 46# 44
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 48# 38
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 53# 42
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Luis Castillo
SP - CIN
Luis Castillo
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs38
   
Home Runs155
   
RBI41
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.307
   
Strikeouts3789
   
Wins4
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.34
   
WHIP1.23
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Luis Castillo
SP - CIN
Luis Castillo
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs95
   
Home Runs2921
   
RBI99
   
Stolen Bases3
   
Batting Avg.290
   
Strikeouts111216
   
Wins13
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.52
   
WHIP1.18
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Luis Castillo
SP - CIN
Luis Castillo
News 
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 3-for-4 with two solo home runs and a double as the Dodgers pounded the Padres 8-3 on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Oct 1st
Luis Castillo did not factor into the decision Friday against the Pirates, allowing one run on six hits in 5.1 innings. He walked three and struck out five.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Oct 1st
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, two runs scored, three RBI, and a strikeout in the Dodgers' 11-9 win over the Padres on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 30th
Luis Castillo will make his next scheduled start Friday the Cincinnati Reds announced.
Chris Schommer
Mon, Sep 27th
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 4-for-5 with two RBI as the Dodgers beat the Rockies 7-5 in extra-innings on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 23rd
Luis Castillo (8-16) took the loss Thursday against the Nationals, allowing two runs on three hits across six innings. He walked three and struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Sep 23rd
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 2-for-3 with two singles and a walk as the Dodgers lost to the Reds 3-1 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Sep 18th
Luis Castillo (8-15) earned the win Friday against the Dodgers, tossing six shutout innings while allowing five hits and two walks. He struck out 10.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Sep 17th
 Corey Seager went 1-for-4 on the day, hitting a solo shot to open the scoring for the Dodgers in the fourth inning.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Mon, Sep 13th
Luis Castillo did not factor into the decision in Saturday's loss to the Cardinals, allowing four runs on eight hits across seven innings. He walked one and struck out five.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Sep 11th
Notes 
 2020 was essentially a perfect season for Seager. More than a year removed from Tommy John surgery, he morphed into the player that most people expected him to be at this stage of his career. Seager increased his barrel rate from 7.3% to 15.8%, his average exit velocity from 88.8 MPH to 93.2 MPH, and his hard hit percentage from 38.2% to a remarkable 55.9%. Seager's 2020 season does not look fluky, but rather the product of a highly-touted prospect being fully recovered from injury and entering his prime. Seager may not reach the nearly 50-homers he was on pace to hit last year, but a 30-homer season with above a .300 average is well within reach. In other words, his performance over the shortened season is not one to write off.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Castillo turned in another excellent season last year, cutting his walk rate and striking out batters at a higher rate than he ever had in his career. His WHIP increased to a career-worst 1.23, but that was largely due to bad luck, as batters hit .232 against him despite an expected batting average of just .212. Nevertheless, Castillo kept runs off the board, largely because he was able to avoid home runs (just five in 70 innings) and limit free passes. Castillo is capable of fronting a fantasy pitching staff, though he's more of a low-end ace, and there are plenty of trade rumors following him around. But, given his reliable production and increased strikeout rate the past two seasons, he can be drafted with confidence.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Seager appears to be all the way back from an injury-riddled 2018 campaign that saw him undergo elbow and hip surgeries. He was fantastic last summer, posting an exciting stat line with even more impressive numbers under the hood. Seager hit .307 but had an xBA of .330. He slugged .585 but had an xSLG of .653. Currently tearing the cover off the ball this spring, he's a first-round caliber bat who often slips to the third and fourth rounds of most drafts.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros
 
 Has as good a chance as anyone to be in first round 2022 draft conversations next season, as long as he can stay healthy. A true superstar breakout is on the horizon.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy