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Who Should I Draft?

DJ LeMahieu or Jeff McNeil (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Jeff McNeil
2B,3B,LF,RF - NYM
Jeff McNeil
Expert
Recommendation
89%
Recommended by
40 of 45 experts
11%
Recommended by
5 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 50# 67
Best Rank# 26# 38
Worst Rank# 78# 114
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 58# 86
Best Rank# 54# 78
Worst Rank# 63# 106
   
Projections 
   
Runs3329
Home Runs77
RBI2625
Stolen Bases23
Batting Average.301.301
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 65# 114
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 56# 68
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 54# 56
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 66# 81
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 77# 81
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 51# 72
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 58# 67
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 70# 76
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 57# 64
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 48# 76
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 48# 63
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 59# 68
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 62
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 40# 51
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 58# 62
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 53# 89
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 46# 56
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 37# 77
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 49# 74
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 38# 57
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 36# 81
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 47# 68
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 46# 64
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 59# 64
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 58# 62
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 27# 55
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 43# 64
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 56# 58
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 41# 59
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 62
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 56# 65
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 60# 65
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 48# 60
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 54# 55
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 56# 77
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 55
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 37
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 50# 70
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 78# 82
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 48# 59
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 44# 38
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 54# 52
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 56# 55
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 57# 55
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 64# 63
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Jeff McNeil
2B,3B,LF,RF - NYM
Jeff McNeil
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats602510
   
Runs10983
   
Hits197163
   
Singles136101
   
Doubles3338
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs2623
   
RBI10275
   
Stolen Bases55
   
Caught Stealing26
   
Walks4635
   
Strikeouts9075
   
Batting Average.327.320
   
On Base Pct.375.386
   
Slugging Pct.518.533
   
On-base Plus Slugging.893.920
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Jeff McNeil
2B,3B,LF,RF - NYM
Jeff McNeil
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats210195
   
Runs3329
   
Hits6359
   
Singles4438
   
Doubles1113
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs77
   
RBI2625
   
Stolen Bases23
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks1814
   
Strikeouts3429
   
Batting Average.301.301
   
On Base Pct.354.348
   
Slugging Pct.456.483
   
On-base Plus Slugging.811.831
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Jeff McNeil
2B,3B,LF,RF - NYM
Jeff McNeil
News 
  Mets leadoff man Jeff McNeil went 2-for-3 in Wednesday's win versus the Cardinals, along with an RBI and scoring a pair of runs.
Jarod Rupp
Thu, Mar 12th
  Mets utilityman Jeff McNeil went 2-or-3 with two doubles and a run scored in Wednesday's win over the Cardinals.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
  Jeff McNeil went 2-for-3 on Tuesday versus Miami.
Jarod Rupp
Wed, Mar 4th
Notes 
 There's a fallacy out there that when players leave Coors Field, their production and subsequent fantasy value dips. DJ LeMahieu disproved that in 2019, as he had the best numbers of his career. There aren't a lot of question marks with his peripherals, but the main hesitation that fantasy managers should have with LeMahieu is that 2019 was his clear outlier. With the multi-position eligibility, he's worth grabbing at this point in hopes for a repeat or at least close to a repeat for his on-pace numbers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Jeff McNeil feels like a late breakout player, but he just turned 28 years old. But one thing we know we need to judge players on is the entirety of their work, not just their most recent performance. With McNeil, if you look at his minor league numbers, you have to wonder if the power he showcased (23 home runs) - in a season where everyone else was hitting home runs - is for real. If it's not, he's a replaceable player, even at his premium position.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 LeMahieu may have been the most shocking breakout last year, moving from a .276 hitter with limited power at Coors to all of a sudden 26 HRs, 102 RBIs and a .327 BA away from Coors. You can expect some regression but his 2019 campaign was just too great to discount him in the 6th or 7th round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
There were many skeptics after McNeil's strong rookie performance but it now clear that he is a hitter through and through. He'll again compete for the batting crown and seems likely to his 20+ homers once agin for the Mets this season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
  Will boost your average, will be a solid contributor elsewhere, and has position flexibility. Very solid pick at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy