Who Should I Draft?

Daniel Murphy or Rougned Odor (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
Rougned Odor
2B,DH - TEX
Rougned Odor
Expert
Recommendation
91%
Recommended by
51 of 56 experts
9%
Recommended by
5 of 56 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 42# 69
Best Rank# 21# 40
Worst Rank# 92# 123
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 67# 133
Best Rank# 59# 108
Worst Rank# 100# 148
   
Projections 
   
Runs8183
Home Runs2227
RBI8380
Stolen Bases414
Batting Average.311.250
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 35# 58
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 34# 73
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 67
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 37# 44
   
Brad Richter
Going For 2
# 21# 84
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 56# 115
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 47# 74
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 58# 76
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 29# 123
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 52# 65
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 50# 55
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 45# 62
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 68# 69
   
Al Melchior
The Athletic
# 34# 49
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 45# 87
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 48# 94
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 33# 49
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 38# 47
   
Nando Di Fino
The Athletic
# 58# 106
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 44# 54
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 44# 75
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 42# 75
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 39# 52
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 48# 70
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 64
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 38# 63
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 45# 63
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 44# 70
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 35# 66
   
Justin Klein
The Fake Baseball
# 47# 80
   
Chris Meyers
Athlon Sports
# 45# 69
   
Paul Sporer
FanGraphs
# 24
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 42# 72
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 55# 79
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 46# 70
   
Justin Mason
FanGraphs
# 40# 65
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 76
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 43# 63
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 38# 81
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 49# 70
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 62# 97
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 26# 56
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 46# 77
   
Brandon 'B_Don' Myers
Razzball
# 55# 57
   
Kyle Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners
# 50# 68
   
Jacob Gibbs
SportsLine
# 47# 73
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 41# 76
   
Joe E Gentile
Fake Teams
# 33# 86
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 37# 67
   
Austin Bristow II
Pitcher List
# 38# 79
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 37# 74
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 43# 40
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 44# 42
   
Eno Sarris
The Athletic
# 59# 46
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 86# 69
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 92# 69
   
  Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
Rougned Odor
2B,DH - TEX
Rougned Odor
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats328474
   
Runs4076
   
Hits98120
   
Singles7177
   
Doubles1523
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs1218
   
RBI4263
   
Stolen Bases312
   
Caught Stealing012
   
Walks2043
   
Strikeouts40127
   
Batting Average.299.253
   
On Base Pct.336.327
   
Slugging Pct.454.424
   
On-base Plus Slugging.791.751
   
  Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
Rougned Odor
2B,DH - TEX
Rougned Odor
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats529567
   
Runs8183
   
Hits165142
   
Singles10585
   
Doubles3528
   
Triples33
   
Home Runs2227
   
RBI8380
   
Stolen Bases414
   
Caught Stealing19
   
Walks4142
   
Strikeouts69139
   
Batting Average.311.250
   
On Base Pct.360.302
   
Slugging Pct.517.451
   
On-base Plus Slugging.876.753
   
  Daniel Murphy
1B,2B - COL
Daniel Murphy
Rougned Odor
2B,DH - TEX
Rougned Odor
News 
 Daniel Murphy went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the Rockies' 8-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jun 19th
Rougned Odor went 1-for-4 with a home run on Tuesday against Cleveland.
Kamran Hoda
Wed, Jun 19th
 Daniel Murphy went 1-for-6 with a double and two RBI in the Rockies' 16-12 loss to the Padres on Friday night.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jun 15th
Rougned Odor went 1-for-2 with three walks, a home run, four RBI, and one run scored.
Kamran Hoda
Sat, Jun 15th
 Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the Rockies' 10-3 win over the Cubs on Tuesday evening.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jun 12th
Rougned Odor went 1-for-4 with a walk, double, one RBI, and one run scored against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Kamran Hoda
Wed, Jun 12th
 Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in Friday's 5-1 win over the Mets.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jun 8th
Rougned Odor went 1-for-6 with two walks, a single, and one run scored on Saturday against Oakland.
Kamran Hoda
Sun, Jun 9th
 Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI as the Rockies fell to the Cubs 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jun 4th
Rougned Odor went 1-for-4 with a double and one RBI on Sunday against Kansas City.
Kamran Hoda
Mon, Jun 3rd
Notes 
 Murphy's overall stat line wasn't all that impressive last year, but once he was healthy in the second half, he returned to hittin .315 with a 25 HR pace. Move that to Coors Field and we may be looking at the NL Batting Champion with plenty of homers, RBI and runs. Be mindful that he rarely plays a full season, but when he is on the field we are looking at a top 30 fantasy asset
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
After back-to-back 30 HR campaigns, Odor managed to hit just 18 in 129 games last year, but there is little in his batted ball profile to suggest the power drop-off will be permanent. Of greater concern is the fact that Odor's strikeout rate has increased significantly over the last two seasons, and his stolen base success rate plummeted last season. Odor is certainly capable of producing a .250-30-15 season, but that outcome feels a little closer to his ceiling than his floor at this point. Still, unless he gets the red light on the base paths, Odor is a solid bet to again finish among the top-12 second basemen in standard 5x5 leagues.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
 Murphy took a long time to return from microfracture knee surgery in 2018, but it was worth the wait for his fantasy owners, as he produced a .299/40/12/42/3 line over 328 at-bats from June on. He's always been a good hitter, but has blossomed into a truly potent fantasy asset over the last three seasons, demonstrating the ability to knock 25 home runs with a batting average well north of .300. And that was before he played his home games at Coors Field, where he owns a .330 lifetime batting average. Murphy may be discounted in drafts on account of his increasing age, but it would not be shocking if he finished as a top-20 overall hitter in his first season in Colorado.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
Despite fewer games over the last three years, Odor has 10 more homers than Javier Baez and is neck and neck with him in steals, runs and RBIs. There is a considerable difference in BA, but in terms of batted ball data, Baez was hardly above Odor in xBA last season so you may be getting a tremendous value in the 9th or 10th round of drafts this season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Murphy's draft stock hasn't soared nearly enough for a career .299/.344/.458 hitter moving to Coors Field. One of baseball's top sluggers in 2016 and 2017, his 2018 returns were contaminated by a brutal return from offseason knee injury. From July 1 onward, removing 15 games from his 91-game season, he batted .317/.355/.493 with 12 homers. Steamer's projected .307 average and 22 homers seem more than reasonable with the Rockies, and he's capable of bringing home another batting title.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
Odor settled for 18 homers in 129 games after offering 33 and 30 long balls in the last two seasons, respectively. Yet he made demonstrative improvements as an actual player, upping his wOBA from .272 to .325 and fWAR from -1.2 to 2.5. A more selective approach led to a career-high 8.0% walk rate and a respectable .253 batting average. He should at least rebound closer to 25 homers, but there's some concern that Texas throws up a red (or at least yellow) light after getting caught in half of his 24 steals attempts. He's still only 25, so it's worth the gamble beyond the top-100 picks if searching for a power-speed punch.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros