Who Should I Draft?

Eugenio Suarez or Miguel Andujar (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Miguel Andujar
3B,DH - NYY
Miguel Andujar
Expert
Recommendation
93%
Recommended by
52 of 56 experts
7%
Recommended by
4 of 56 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 35# 67
Best Rank# 25# 46
Worst Rank# 65# 110
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 55# 79
Best Rank# 52# 66
Worst Rank# 57# 88
   
Projections 
   
Runs8376
Home Runs3024
RBI9586
Stolen Bases43
Batting Average.268.285
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 52# 54
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 37# 60
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 64# 80
   
Brad Richter
Going For 2
# 36# 54
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 28# 55
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 56
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 31# 66
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 57# 58
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 38# 53
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 60
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 31# 77
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 37# 64
   
Eno Sarris
The Athletic
# 28# 62
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 50# 61
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 42# 70
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 53# 110
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 55
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 35# 48
   
Nando Di Fino
The Athletic
# 29# 75
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 37# 57
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 37# 62
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 30# 63
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 65# 71
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 47# 60
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 60# 74
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 30# 55
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 32# 50
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 41# 64
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 31# 57
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 47
   
Justin Klein
The Fake Baseball
# 48# 60
   
Chris Meyers
Athlon Sports
# 35# 58
   
Paul Sporer
FanGraphs
# 54
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 35# 66
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 31# 63
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 29# 60
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 32# 61
   
Justin Mason
FanGraphs
# 35# 76
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 36# 49
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 31# 59
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 29# 68
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 30# 49
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 43# 103
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 36# 64
   
Brandon 'B_Don' Myers
Razzball
# 35# 54
   
Kyle Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners
# 35# 64
   
Jacob Gibbs
SportsLine
# 42# 63
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 50# 59
   
Joe E Gentile
Fake Teams
# 30# 68
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 42# 52
   
Austin Bristow II
Pitcher List
# 25# 88
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 39# 53
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 48# 46
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 52# 47
   
Al Melchior
The Athletic
# 56# 52
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 57# 52
   
  Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Miguel Andujar
3B,DH - NYY
Miguel Andujar
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats527573
   
Runs7983
   
Hits149170
   
Singles9194
   
Doubles2247
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3427
   
RBI10492
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks6425
   
Strikeouts14297
   
Batting Average.283.297
   
On Base Pct.366.328
   
Slugging Pct.526.527
   
On-base Plus Slugging.892.855
   
  Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Miguel Andujar
3B,DH - NYY
Miguel Andujar
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats547543
   
Runs8376
   
Hits146155
   
Singles8992
   
Doubles2637
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3024
   
RBI9586
   
Stolen Bases43
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks6628
   
Strikeouts14391
   
Batting Average.268.285
   
On Base Pct.347.320
   
Slugging Pct.488.497
   
On-base Plus Slugging.835.817
   
  Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Miguel Andujar
3B,DH - NYY
Miguel Andujar
News 
 Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-4 with an RBI in the Reds' 3-2 win over the Astros on Monday.
Elliott Baas
Mon, Jun 17th
Miguel Andujar has opted to get shoulder surgery to repair his torn labrum. He will have season-ending surgery on Monday.
Dan Harris
Wed, May 15th
 Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the Reds' 7-2 win over the Indians on Wednesday.
Elliott Baas
Wed, Jun 12th
Andujar's MRI came back "about identical" to the one he had the first week of April, according to manager Aaron Boone. The third baseman is expected to decide within the next 24 hours whether he will have surgery.
James Bisson
Tue, May 14th
 Eugenio Suarez went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts in the Reds' 4-2 loss to the Phillies on Friday.
Elliott Baas
Sat, Jun 8th
Manager Aaron Boone acknowledged that Miguel Andujar (shoulder) could require season-ending surgery after the third baseman was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports.
John Aubin
Tue, May 14th
 Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez is starting at third base and batting third for Friday's matchup against the Washington Nationals.
Mike Maher
Fri, May 31st
The Yankees placed Miguel Andujar on the 10-day IL with a right labrum tear.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, May 13th
 Eugenio Suarez left Wednesday's game versus the Pirates after getting hit by a pitch on the hand.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, May 29th
Andujar will likely be placed on the 10-day IL either Monday or Tuesday, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said prior to Monday's game against Baltimore.
James Bisson
Mon, May 13th
Notes 
 In the first half last year, Suarez was sensational, hitting 19 homers with 71 RBIs while batting .312. The second half wasn't as pretty, so we may see him take a step back in 2019, but you can still bank on 30+ homers and around 100 RBIs with a decent batting average
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Andujar flew under the radar until his major breakout last season. We've seen players like that face major challenges in their sophomore campaign so beware of the risk associated with picking him, but as we've seen, the upside is tantalizing and may prove well worth a mid-round pick.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Suarez was among the league leaders in hard contact rate last season, and the result was a career high .283 batting average, 34 home runs, and 104 RBIs. His BABIP and HR/FB rate were both a little inflated, so some regression should be expected to his average and power output. Look for him to hit closer to his .264 career mark, while hitting around 30 homers and again driving in plenty of runs in an improved Reds lineup.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
Andujar's rookie season went as well as even the most optimistic Yankees fan could have hoped. His .297/83/27/92/2 line was good enough to make him the seventh-most valuable third baseman in standard 5x5 leagues. The 27 home runs feels like a high water mark, at least for this stage of his career, and the batting average in particular is probably due for a bit of a correction, although he can still be above average there thanks to some pretty good contact skills. Fantasy owners should expect last season's production as a best case scenario for Andujar, and be satisfied if he approaches a .280 average and 25 HRs, as most of the projection systems expect.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
 One of the game's most underappreciated stars, Suarez leveraged a massive hard-hit uptick into a career-high 34 homers. Yet his fly-ball rate (37.1%) stayed exactly the same as 2017, when he circled the bases 26 times. He's likely to split the difference, and a subpar second half (.245/.322/.463) will only fuel more skepticism. Yet it'd be foolish to ignore the other MVP-caliber half (.312/.399/.574). The 27-year-old third baseman could still offer a .275 average with around 30 homers and strong counting numbers around pick 50.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
Right out of the gate, Andujar provided a rare blend of elite contact (.297 BA) and power (27 HRs) for the Yankees. A 4.1% walk rate is far from ideal, and atrocious defense at third base limits his real-life value. Neither flaw hurt his five-by-five worth last season, but beware paying the Yankee Tax on a youngster who may have peaked early. Statcast's .319 xwOBA hints at some potential sophomore regression.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros