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Who Should I Draft?

Dansby Swanson or Tommy Pham (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Tommy Pham
CF,DH,LF - SD
Tommy Pham
Expert
Recommendation
62%
Recommended by
31 of 50 experts
38%
Recommended by
19 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 65# 68
Best Rank# 37# 33
Worst Rank# 130# 105
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 103# 134
Best Rank# 101# 118
Worst Rank# 114# 158
   
Projections 
   
Runs8776
Home Runs2118
RBI7866
Stolen Bases1119
Batting Average.258.267
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 73# 77
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 70# 82
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 37# 75
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 61# 71
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 56# 78
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 68# 70
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 63# 71
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 45# 76
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 61# 78
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 69# 70
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 48# 77
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 64# 90
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 69# 71
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 55# 94
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 62# 77
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 70# 87
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 53# 72
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 66# 74
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 56# 75
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 43# 74
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 52# 69
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 58# 67
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 70# 98
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 69# 73
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 69# 77
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 58# 65
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 84# 95
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 67# 70
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 46# 105
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 59# 76
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 67# 77
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 60# 59
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 65# 59
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 68# 65
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 69# 50
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 69# 55
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 69# 65
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 70# 65
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 72# 66
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 73# 53
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 73# 61
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 73# 64
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 78# 33
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 79# 74
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 82# 62
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 84# 67
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 86# 64
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 90# 73
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 114# 62
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 130# 55
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Tommy Pham
CF,DH,LF - SD
Tommy Pham
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats237109
   
Runs4913
   
Hits6523
   
Singles4018
   
Doubles152
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs103
   
RBI3512
   
Stolen Bases56
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks2215
   
Strikeouts7127
   
Batting Average.274.211
   
On Base Pct.345.312
   
Slugging Pct.464.312
   
On-base Plus Slugging.809.624
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Tommy Pham
CF,DH,LF - SD
Tommy Pham
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats562490
   
Runs8776
   
Hits144130
   
Singles8986
   
Doubles3122
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs2118
   
RBI7866
   
Stolen Bases1119
   
Caught Stealing35
   
Walks5767
   
Strikeouts153121
   
Batting Average.258.267
   
On Base Pct.327.356
   
Slugging Pct.437.431
   
On-base Plus Slugging.763.787
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Tommy Pham
CF,DH,LF - SD
Tommy Pham
News 
 Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's game against the Nats.
Steve Painter
Tue, Apr 6th
Tommy Pham went 1-4 with two strikeouts in the Padres' win over the Giants on Tuesday.
Matt Flipi
Wed, Apr 7th
 Dansby Swanson went 1-for-3 Sunday with a single and two strikeouts against the Phillies.
Steve Painter
Sun, Apr 4th
Tommy Pham went 1-3 with a walk and a stolen base in the Padres' loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Matt Flipi
Sun, Apr 4th
 Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson is back in the lineup on Tuesday after being scratched from Monday's Grapefruit League game with calf tightness.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Mar 30th
Padres OF Tommy Pham estimated he’s “80 percent physically” during his recovery from his November stabbing incident.
Brad Camara
Sun, Feb 28th
 Braves SS Dansby Swanson has been scratched from Monday's Grapefruit League contest due to calf tightness.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Mar 29th
Tommy Pham agreed to a one-year, $8.9 million deal with the Padres to avoid arbitration.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Jan 15th
 Dansby Swanson went 2-for-3 with a run scored Saturday against the Orioles in Grapefruit League action.
Steve Painter
Sun, Mar 28th
 
Notes 
 Swanson's four-year trend in OPS is .636, .699, .748, and finally .809 last season. There's little to dislike about his profile at this stage in his career. He makes consistently good contact, has improved his launch angle enough to where that contact translates into home runs, and his walk and strikeout rates are strong enough so that his batting average should remain a benefit to fantasy managers. He also ranked in the 90th percentile in sprint speed last season, so he should reach double digits in stolen bases this year, as he had done in the two years prior to 2020's shortened season. In short, Swanson's skill level and output should no longer be in doubt, and he makes a strong starting option at the shortstop position.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Pham had a terrible 2020 season, during which he slashed .211/.312/.312 and hit just three home runs. A broken hamate bone limited him to just 31 games, and to make matters worse, he was stabbed in the lower back during an altercation in the offseason. But even entering his age-33 season, there are reasons to be optimistic about his 2021 outlook. Pham had averaged roughly 22 home runs and 22 steals with a .284 batting average the three years prior to last, and he had the highest hard-hit rate of his career in 2020. Indeed, his expected batting average of .266 was 55 points higher than his actual average. There's reason to expect Pham to return to his 20-20 ways if he can remain healthy, and batting in a loaded Padres lineup, he should add plenty of counting stats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros