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Who Should I Draft?

Fernando Tatis Jr. or Gleyber Torres (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
43 of 45 experts
4%
Recommended by
2 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 15# 28
Best Rank# 6# 17
Worst Rank# 31# 59
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 19# 29
Best Rank# 14# 24
Worst Rank# 32# 31
   
Projections 
   
Runs3433
Home Runs1113
RBI2836
Stolen Bases82
Batting Average.284.277
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 18
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 22
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 21# 34
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 16# 20
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 16# 24
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 6# 59
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 10# 27
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 8# 17
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 14# 31
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 11# 34
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 21# 30
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 17# 28
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 21# 25
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 15# 27
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 27
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 10# 20
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 14# 28
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 15# 25
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 14# 48
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 11# 18
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 16# 26
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 16# 24
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 14# 31
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 16# 27
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 21# 26
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 14# 40
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 10# 27
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 14# 22
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 20# 31
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 24# 33
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 14# 29
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 24
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 17# 26
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 20# 33
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 13# 32
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 17# 32
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 10# 40
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 27# 37
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 20# 31
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 20# 26
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 20# 29
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 11# 25
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 20# 26
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 24# 17
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 31# 18
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats334546
   
Runs6196
   
Hits106153
   
Singles6589
   
Doubles1326
   
Triples60
   
Home Runs2238
   
RBI5391
   
Stolen Bases165
   
Caught Stealing62
   
Walks3048
   
Strikeouts110129
   
Batting Average.317.280
   
On Base Pct.379.338
   
Slugging Pct.590.537
   
On-base Plus Slugging.969.875
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats204203
   
Runs3433
   
Hits5856
   
Singles3533
   
Doubles910
   
Triples30
   
Home Runs1113
   
RBI2836
   
Stolen Bases82
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks1819
   
Strikeouts6250
   
Batting Average.284.277
   
On Base Pct.344.340
   
Slugging Pct.513.514
   
On-base Plus Slugging.857.854
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
News 
 Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) is starting in Monday's Cactus League matchup against the Dodgers, leading off and playing shortstop.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Mar 9th
 
 Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) returned to action at Padres camp on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Mar 7th
 
 Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) returned to the Padres' spring training facility Thursday, but will need a few more days to recover before rejoining the team's lineup in game action.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Mar 5th
 
 Padres GM A.J. Preller says the team has no plans to move Fernando Tatis Jr. to center field.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 13th
 
Notes 
 Fernando Tatis Jr. is one of the more polarizing players for draft season. When we revisit this article next year, we'll either be looking at Tatis as a top-five pick or as a source of debate over how far he should fall after his disappointing second year in the bigs. We know the differential with his expected stats, but do we talk about his plate discipline enough? He had a 29.6 K% last year, with only an 8 BB%. The walk rate is passable, but if Tatis keeps striking out at that rate, it's going to hurt his overall game. Suddenly, you're looking at a guy with 180 strikeouts who's hitting .260. The power/speed combo that he brings is nice, but you can get similar production later in the draft waiting on someone like Bo Bichette, who has a much safer floor for batting average.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
If you're taking Gleyber Torres as your second baseman, fine. No argument there. But if you're taking him as your shortstop, you're reaching. While young with a bright future ahead of him, thus far, he's proved to be a one-category standout with his power, and that's about it. He isn't bringing you the stolen bases or average that are needed to justify the cost with shortstop being so deep. Pass on him and fill another need."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Tatis was sensational in his half of season with 22 homers, 16 steals and a .317 batting average but every underlying metric available to us screams significant regression. He is a strong source of power and speed but expect the BA to plummet.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
As a 22-year-old, Gleyber managed 38 homers, 96 runs and 91 RBIs with a .280 batting average. There is still room for more growth and it would no surprise if he became an MVP candidate this year as a 23-year-old. There isn't enough speed to make him the top fantasy second basemen yet though.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 This is high for such a young player with so little track record, but dual-threat HR/SB guys are running out at this stage in drafts. 20/20/.280 is a lock, 25/25/310 is possible and he qualifies at SS. I can't justify drafting a Non-Base stealing bat ahead of Tatis when he should provide 15-20 bases falling out of bed even if he was to miss 20 or so games due to injury. The floor is too high.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Gleyber had a monster season in 2019 and will be only 23 years old in 2020. A lot of people are fading him this season and I don't understand that much. He will help you everywhere except SBs and has the room to improve his average as well.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy