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Who Should I Draft?

Dinelson Lamet or Max Fried (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Fried
SP - ATL
Max Fried
Dinelson Lamet
SP - SD
Dinelson Lamet
Expert
Recommendation
76%
Recommended by
38 of 50 experts
24%
Recommended by
12 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 27# 40
Best Rank# 17# 19
Worst Rank# 61# 262
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 64# 106
Best Rank# 55# 71
Worst Rank# 89# 113
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts159169
Wins129
Saves00
ERA3.823.42
WHIP1.271.11
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 40# 42
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 47
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 22# 53
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 28# 38
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 25# 62
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 33# 37
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 45# 57
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 21# 31
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 23# 44
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 31# 33
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 30# 50
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 35
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 23# 64
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 29# 54
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 30# 55
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 26# 43
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 22# 54
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 22# 62
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 25# 39
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 21# 55
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 29# 43
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 19# 52
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 28# 43
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 32# 56
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 19
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 26# 37
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 23# 36
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 23# 33
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 22# 24
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 29# 34
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 31# 56
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 33# 39
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 21# 38
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 28# 47
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 27# 39
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 47# 262
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 23# 37
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 30# 66
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 21# 20
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 39# 22
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 31# 22
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 27# 23
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 40# 25
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 31# 27
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 46# 29
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 33# 30
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 61# 31
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 52# 32
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 34# 33
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 39# 37
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Max Fried
SP - ATL
Max Fried
Dinelson Lamet
SP - SD
Dinelson Lamet
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played1112
   
Games Started1112
   
Innings Pitched56.269.0
   
Wins73
   
Losses01
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4239
   
Earned Runs1416
   
Home Runs Allowed25
   
Strikeouts5093
   
Walks1920
   
ERA2.252.09
   
WHIP1.090.86
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Max Fried
SP - ATL
Max Fried
Dinelson Lamet
SP - SD
Dinelson Lamet
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2924
   
Games Started2924
   
Innings Pitched161.3130.4
   
Wins129
   
Losses76
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed153101
   
Earned Runs6849
   
Home Runs Allowed1817
   
Strikeouts159169
   
Walks5244
   
ERA3.823.42
   
WHIP1.271.11
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Max Fried
SP - ATL
Max Fried
Dinelson Lamet
SP - SD
Dinelson Lamet
News 
 The Braves have officially activated starter Max Fried from the 10-day injured list. He's been out since April 14th with a hamstring injury.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, May 5th
Dinelson Lamet gave up no runs in 2 innings pitched in the Padres' loss to the Pirates on Tuesday. Lamet gave up 4 hits in the short outing.
Matt Flipi
Wed, May 5th
 Braves LHP Max Fried (hamstring) will return from the injured list to start on Wednesday against the Nationals.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, May 2nd
San Diego Padres RHP Dinelson Lamet, who's been on the injured list with right forearm tightness, has been activated and will start on Tuesday vs. the Pirates.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, May 4th
 Braves LHP Max Fried (hamstring) threw a bullpen on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 26th
After a short stint on the IL for right forearm tightness, it appears Lamet is very close to making his return. Rumors are swirling that he may be back to start Sunday's contest versus San Francisco.
Liam Gibney
Wed, Apr 28th
 Braves LHP Max Fried (hamstring) remains day-to-day, according to manager Brian Snitker.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 21st
Padres pitcher Dinelson Lamet (forearm) is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Wednesday.
Brad Camara
Tue, Apr 27th
 The Braves placed LHP Max Fried on the 10-day injured list with a strained hamstring.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 14th
Padres' SP Dinelson Lamet has been placed on the 10-day IL with right forearm tightness.
Jack Mannis
Thu, Apr 22nd
Notes 
 In many ways, Fried regressed during his 2020 season. His strikeout rate dropped, his walk rate increased, and his xFIP and SIERA jumped significantly. Nevertheless, thanks to his ability to limit hard contact (his 83.4 MPH average exit velocity and 23.8% hard hit rate allowed were among the best in MLB) led to a massive drop in BABIP allowed, and kept both his ERA and WHIP in check. It's hard to buy a pitcher without an elite strikeout rate whose underlying numbers don't fully support his gains. Nevertheless, Fried was an elite prospect playing on an excellent team, and is just 27 years old. Don't pay for last year's numbers, but don't run away from him in drafts either.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Lamet had a dominant curveball in 2019 which he threw 31.7% of the time. Batters hit just .105 against it that year with a .193 wOBA. But Lamet ditched it entirely in 2020, and instead replaced it by greatly upping his slider usage, from 12.2% in 2019 to 53.4% in 2020. And somehow, his slider was even better than his curveball ever was. Batters hit 0.80 against it with a .120 slugging percentage and a .141 wOBA. It was, simply put, the best pitch in baseball last year. Unfortunately, Lamet's arm couldn't hold up to the stress, and he missed the end of the regular season and the playoffs because of an elbow injury. He underwent PRP therapy on his elbow in October and is progressing well, but the Padres' focus on adding starting pitching this offseason suggests that they are not expecting to have Lamet for the full season. Monitor his health this spring, but understand that even if he begins the year healthy, there are plenty of injury concerns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros