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Who Should I Draft?

Francisco Lindor or Matt Olson (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Olson
1B - ATL
Matt Olson
Francisco Lindor
SS - NYM
Francisco Lindor
Expert
Recommendation
95%
Recommended by
41 of 43 experts
5%
Recommended by
2 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 29
Best Rank# 10# 18
Worst Rank# 32# 48
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 23# 51
Best Rank# 20# 38
Worst Rank# 37# 61
   
Projections 
   
Runs9890
Home Runs4126
RBI11484
Stolen Bases314
Batting Average.267.257
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 27
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 27
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 25# 29
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 26# 29
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 19# 30
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 24# 39
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 21# 27
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 22# 29
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 22# 24
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 20# 26
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 22
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 21# 25
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 24# 30
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 13# 48
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 25# 29
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 22# 31
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 20# 23
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 19# 29
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 24# 37
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 26# 47
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 20# 28
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 24# 29
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 15# 18
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 18# 26
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 29# 31
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 18# 41
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 22# 32
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 20# 42
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 20# 45
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 20# 32
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 19# 20
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 22# 40
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 37
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 21# 23
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 23# 48
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 27# 34
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 10# 20
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 18# 27
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 32# 41
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 22# 29
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 27# 31
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 29# 25
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 29# 27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - ATL
Matt Olson
Francisco Lindor
SS - NYM
Francisco Lindor
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats565452
   
Runs10173
   
Hits153104
   
Singles7966
   
Doubles3515
   
Triples03
   
Home Runs3920
   
RBI11163
   
Stolen Bases410
   
Caught Stealing14
   
Walks8858
   
Strikeouts11396
   
Batting Average.271.230
   
On Base Pct.372.322
   
Slugging Pct.540.409
   
On-base Plus Slugging.911.732
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - ATL
Matt Olson
Francisco Lindor
SS - NYM
Francisco Lindor
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats553567
   
Runs9890
   
Hits147146
   
Singles7789
   
Doubles2928
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs4126
   
RBI11484
   
Stolen Bases314
   
Caught Stealing15
   
Walks8262
   
Strikeouts136110
   
Batting Average.267.257
   
On Base Pct.362.331
   
Slugging Pct.542.451
   
On-base Plus Slugging.904.782
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - ATL
Matt Olson
Francisco Lindor
SS - NYM
Francisco Lindor
News 
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's win against the Padres.
Chris Clegg
Sat, May 14th
Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with a solo home run on Wednesday against the Giants.
Dan Harris
Wed, May 25th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with an RBI double on Wednesday against the Red Sox.
Dan Harris
Thu, May 12th
Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, a three-RBI triple and an RBI sacrifice fly in Tuesday's 13-12 loss to the Giants.
Diego Sandoval
Wed, May 25th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-2 with two walks and a big three-run home run in game one of a doubleheader against the Mets on Tuesday.
Chris Clegg
Tue, May 3rd
Francisco Lindor went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a stolen base on Thursday against the Cardinals.
Dan Harris
Thu, May 19th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a double and a walk in Wednesday's extra-inning loss to the Cubs.
Chris Clegg
Thu, Apr 28th
Francisco Lindor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run on Sunday against the Mariners.
Dan Harris
Sun, May 15th
 Matt Olson went 1-4 but drove in two runs in Friday's 3-0 win against the Marlins.
Chris Clegg
Sat, Apr 23rd
Francisco Lindor went 2-for-5 with his fourth stolen base of the season on Tuesday against the Nationals.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 10th
Notes 
 The Braves' new slugger posted career highs across the board last season - 39 HRs, 111, RBI, 101 runs and a .271 BA - and as he enters his age-28 season, he should be in his prime. The elite power is here to stay, and after batting .195 in the shortened 2020 season, Olson made huge strides in his contact rate (80%) last year and batted a very respectable .271. Going from Oakland to the Braves' friendlier ballpark could spike his HR total. Olson is a worthy power anchor.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
Lindor melted like hot butter under the New York spotlight. Last year's $341 million free agent signing was - how do we put this nicely? - awful. Simply awful. There was no pop in his bat, as evidenced by a career-low SLG%. He struck out 96 times in only 125 games, well above his career average, and became an albatross on Mets owner Steve Cohen's hopes and dreams. Lindor is the biggest boom-or-bust top-50 player in the game. If you believe last year was an aberration, snap him up in the late third or early fourth round. If you believe the Mets are going to regret backing up the Brinks truck for a player on an early decline, let someone else get saddled by a name that may well be better than the stats.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros