Skip to main content

Who Should I Draft?

DJ LeMahieu or Yoan Moncada (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Yoan Moncada
3B,DH - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
49 of 51 experts
4%
Recommended by
2 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 24# 53
Best Rank# 13# 25
Worst Rank# 53# 99
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 25# 95
Best Rank# 21# 68
Worst Rank# 29# 106
   
Projections 
   
Runs9982
Home Runs2123
RBI7778
Stolen Bases68
Batting Average.307.259
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 33# 64
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 45
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 15# 52
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 38# 99
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 33# 35
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 35# 51
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 27# 48
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 13# 60
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 29# 80
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 26# 55
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 25# 55
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 18# 48
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 22# 60
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 26# 67
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 21# 50
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 22# 62
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 59
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 23# 57
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 22# 55
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 26# 58
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 22# 41
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 28# 61
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 20# 58
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 21# 42
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 24# 57
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 15# 57
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 55
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 17# 50
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 25# 32
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 16# 86
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 26# 43
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 24# 53
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 22# 52
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 37# 58
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 25# 67
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 34# 81
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 60
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 23# 37
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 27# 56
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 19# 74
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 21# 36
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 15# 70
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 16# 77
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 21# 53
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 25# 55
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 36# 67
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 26# 48
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 23# 57
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 27# 48
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 39# 26
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 53# 25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Yoan Moncada
3B,DH - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats195200
   
Runs4128
   
Hits7145
   
Singles4928
   
Doubles108
   
Triples23
   
Home Runs106
   
RBI2724
   
Stolen Bases30
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks1828
   
Strikeouts2172
   
Batting Average.364.225
   
On Base Pct.421.320
   
Slugging Pct.590.385
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.011.705
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Yoan Moncada
3B,DH - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats579555
   
Runs9982
   
Hits176142
   
Singles12485
   
Doubles2929
   
Triples35
   
Home Runs2123
   
RBI7778
   
Stolen Bases68
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks4963
   
Strikeouts87182
   
Batting Average.307.259
   
On Base Pct.361.335
   
Slugging Pct.474.453
   
On-base Plus Slugging.835.789
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Yoan Moncada
3B,DH - CWS
Yoan Moncada
News 
 DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-4 with a walk, double, and scored a run as the Yankees lost to the Indians on Sunday by an 11-3 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 19th
Yoan Moncada actually had two hits on the day, finishing 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the fourth inning to tie the game.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Thu, Sep 16th
 DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored Tuesday in the win against the Orioles.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 15th
Yoan Moncada went 3-for-5 on Tuesday night, hitting two doubles along with a single and scoring once. He would also strike out once.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Wed, Sep 8th
 DJ LeMahieu went 1-for-3 with a walk on Friday night as the Yankees lost to the Mets by a 10-3 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 11th
Yoan Moncada was just 1-for-4, striking out three times. But his sole hit was a big one, as it drove in Chicago's only run.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Thu, Aug 26th
 DJ LeMahieu went 1-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs on Friday as the Yankees defeated the Orioles in 11 innings.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 4th
Yoan Moncada went 3-for-5 in total, singling each time while also scoring a run.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Wed, Aug 25th
 DJ LeMahieu went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI, and scored two runs on Monday night as the Yankees lost to the Angels by an 8-7 score.
John Aubin
Tue, Aug 31st
Yoan Moncada finished the day 2-for-4 with two base hits while also scoring a run on Monday. He'd also strike out twice.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Tue, Aug 24th
Notes 
 LeMahieu will return to the Yankees on a six-year deal, and that is great news for fantasy managers. Since he's been New York, he's provided elite all-around production, most notably in batting average, where he has batted .336. He's blossomed into a 25-home run hitter with plenty of runs and RBI, and a handful of steals that chip in with the category. Add to that LeMahieu's multi-position eligibility and he is a huge asset to every fantasy team. With nothing in his profile to suggest a skills decline, he should be drafted before the third round is out in every fantasy league.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
If you're looking for reasons to throw out a player's 2020 season, Moncada's battle with COVID-19 offers you just that for him. His quality of contact dropped like a stone, he struck out a ton, and he went back to his old passive approach, rather than the aggressive one that had led to such gains in 2019. Moncada detailed his struggles after suffering from the virus, so it's a legitimate excuse and surely led to his struggles. Moncada is likely to hit about 25 home runs, and help you everywhere except perhaps batting average (though his .315 mark in 2019 shows his upside). Although he won't be a superstar, at a third base position that gets shallow quicker than expected, he makes a fine option you can wait on but who will offer plenty of production.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 One of my biggest fades this season. DJL is great, but is more of a real life player than he is a fantasy player. Not reaching for him at his ceiling.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Moncada had a very rough 2019 after dealing with Covid, and now is dealing with some arm soreness. Luckily the injury does not seem to bad. His ADP has dropped several rounds since last season and if he gets back into form, he will make those who passed on him look silly. He is not someone I am targeting in every single draft because spring training injuries are tough to gauge, but I have my fair share of Moncada.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 Over the past two season "DJL" has posted a 183 wRC+ while playing at home compared to a 112 figure on the road. Of course, it's always helpful to be hitting in Yankee Stadium. This makes the fact that he re-signed with the Yankees an important one. LeMahieu is going to keep playing half of his games inside Yankee Stadium. The first modern player to win batting titles in both leagues, LeMahieu's presence on the Yankees means that he's the No. 1 fantasy second baseman for this fantasy writer.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros