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Who Should I Draft?

Diego Castillo or Nate Pearson (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Diego Castillo
SP,RP - TB
Diego Castillo
Expert
Recommendation
61%
Recommended by
14 of 23 experts
39%
Recommended by
9 of 23 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 104# 108
Best Rank# 54# 59
Worst Rank# 216# 146
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 229# 255
Best Rank# 199# 230
Worst Rank# 299# 322
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts10071
Wins64
Saves012
ERA4.473.30
WHIP1.331.21
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 76# 94
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 103# 105
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 79# 132
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 101# 113
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 101
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 94# 114
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 94# 112
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 109
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 99# 102
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 54# 107
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 98# 135
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 81# 146
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 98
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 95# 116
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 118# 59
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 151# 63
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 196# 70
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 88# 82
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 104# 99
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 100# 99
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 216# 101
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 108
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 133
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Diego Castillo
SP,RP - TB
Diego Castillo
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played522
   
Games Started40
   
Innings Pitched18.022.1
   
Wins13
   
Losses00
   
Saves04
   
Blown Saves02
   
Holds05
   
Hits Allowed1412
   
Earned Runs124
   
Home Runs Allowed53
   
Strikeouts1623
   
Walks1311
   
ERA6.001.66
   
WHIP1.501.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Diego Castillo
SP,RP - TB
Diego Castillo
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2063
   
Games Started201
   
Innings Pitched102.363.0
   
Wins64
   
Losses63
   
Saves012
   
Blown Saves06
   
Holds010
   
Hits Allowed9551
   
Earned Runs5123
   
Home Runs Allowed187
   
Strikeouts10071
   
Walks4125
   
ERA4.473.30
   
WHIP1.331.21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Diego Castillo
SP,RP - TB
Diego Castillo
News 
 Blue Jays top prospect has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 groin strain.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 4th
 
Notes 
 Pearson gained a ton of buzz early in spring training last year, but wound up pitching just 18 innings overall while battling elbow soreness. The stuff is there, without question. His fastball reaches triple digits, his slider is dominant, and his curveball and changeup are far above average. There's always a bit more uncertainty with young power pitchers, particularly when they've had elbow injuries like Pearson has. And, after trading for Steven Matz, the Blue Jays have plenty of rotation depth and shouldn't feel pressured into putting Pearson into their rotation if he struggles in the spring. But the capital necessary to acquire him is minimal, and there are few pitchers who match his upside, making him a fine, late-round dart throw.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros