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Who Should I Draft?

Corey Seager or Ozzie Albies (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Expert
Recommendation
70%
Recommended by
35 of 50 experts
30%
Recommended by
15 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 18# 20
Best Rank# 10# 17
Worst Rank# 37# 48
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 26# 36
Best Rank# 22# 30
Worst Rank# 38# 39
   
Projections 
   
Runs9593
Home Runs2924
RBI9981
Stolen Bases314
Batting Average.290.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 23# 25
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 17# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 20# 21
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 14# 48
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 19# 25
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 20# 24
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 10# 20
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 25# 28
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 14# 20
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 24
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 15# 20
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 16# 29
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 18# 21
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 14# 28
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 18# 21
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 19# 21
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 18# 21
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 21
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 28# 29
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 17
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 17# 18
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 15# 21
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 19# 24
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 13# 27
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 18
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 15# 24
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 19# 20
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 32# 36
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 23# 32
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 19# 29
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 14# 20
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 19# 20
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 15# 20
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 18# 21
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 14# 26
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 21# 18
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 22# 19
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 23# 17
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 24# 21
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 24# 19
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 24# 18
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 25# 20
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 21
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 25# 21
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 25# 18
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 25# 22
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 28# 21
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 29
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 33# 32
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 37# 26
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats212118
   
Runs3821
   
Hits6532
   
Singles3721
   
Doubles125
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs156
   
RBI4119
   
Stolen Bases13
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks175
   
Strikeouts3730
   
Batting Average.307.271
   
On Base Pct.358.307
   
Slugging Pct.585.466
   
On-base Plus Slugging.943.773
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats557577
   
Runs9593
   
Hits160161
   
Singles9297
   
Doubles3734
   
Triples25
   
Home Runs2924
   
RBI9981
   
Stolen Bases314
   
Caught Stealing14
   
Walks5443
   
Strikeouts111110
   
Batting Average.290.281
   
On Base Pct.353.332
   
Slugging Pct.521.482
   
On-base Plus Slugging.873.814
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Corey Seager
SS - LAD
Corey Seager
Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
News 
 Dodgers SS Corey Seager is absent from Wednesday's lineup against the Reds.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 28th
Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 in Wednesday's game against the Nationals.
Steve Painter
Wed, May 5th
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, a stolen base, and a walk in the Dodgers 5-3 loss to the Reds on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Apr 27th
Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's game against the Blue Jays.
Steve Painter
Fri, Apr 30th
 Corey Seager went 2-for-5 with two RBI in Saturday's win over the Padres.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Apr 25th
Ozzie Albies went 2-for-4 with a double and run scored in Thursday's game against the Cubs.
Steve Painter
Thu, Apr 29th
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Mariners on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Apr 20th
Ozzie Albies went 3-for-5 with a solo homer, double, and two runs scored in Wednesday's game against the Cubs.
Steve Painter
Wed, Apr 28th
 Shortstop Corey Seager went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and a walk in the Dodgers 4-3 loss to the Mariners on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Apr 20th
Ozzie Albies went 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored in Tuesday's game against the Cubs.
Steve Painter
Tue, Apr 27th
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
A wrist injury limited Albies to just 29 games last season, and affected his performance early in the year before he went on the IL. In other words, there's little reason to draw conclusions from anything he did last year, including his drop in walk rate and increase in strikeout rate. Albies had established a rough 24-15 baseline from 2018-2019, and at 24 years old, there's no reason to expect that floor to decrease. With his power and speed combination, and his locked in strong RBI and runs scored numbers batting near the top of the Braves' lineup, Albies should be either the first second baseman drafted or the second behind DJ LeMahieu, depending on how you want to build your team.
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