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Who Should I Draft?

Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rendon (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
Expert
Recommendation
69%
Recommended by
36 of 52 experts
31%
Recommended by
16 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 17# 18
Best Rank# 10# 7
Worst Rank# 52# 80
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 17# 20
Best Rank# 16# 19
Worst Rank# 22# 24
   
Projections 
   
Runs3435
Home Runs1111
RBI3638
Stolen Bases22
Batting Average.300.297
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 40
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 17# 32
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 15
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 12# 36
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 12# 17
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 22# 44
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 32
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 23# 80
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 16
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 12# 16
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 21# 28
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 14
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 11# 17
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 20# 21
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 12# 15
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 12# 14
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 19# 22
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 17
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 10# 24
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 13# 16
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 17# 41
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 12# 15
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 14
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 21# 23
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 15# 29
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 40
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 15# 23
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 14
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 11# 15
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 30
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 12# 15
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 12# 14
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 29# 38
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 16
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 14# 17
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 11# 7
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 13# 9
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 13
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 17# 13
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 20# 19
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 21
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 23# 20
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 24# 20
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 25# 16
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 26# 15
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 26# 12
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 29# 14
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 30# 28
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 34# 29
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 35# 13
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 52# 17
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats597545
   
Runs113117
   
Hits175174
   
Singles10293
   
Doubles3344
   
Triples23
   
Home Runs3834
   
RBI121126
   
Stolen Bases65
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks8780
   
Strikeouts12786
   
Batting Average.293.319
   
On Base Pct.387.412
   
Slugging Pct.546.598
   
On-base Plus Slugging.9331.010
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats195197
   
Runs3435
   
Hits5859
   
Singles3433
   
Doubles1214
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1111
   
RBI3638
   
Stolen Bases22
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks2726
   
Strikeouts4433
   
Batting Average.300.297
   
On Base Pct.386.380
   
Slugging Pct.535.534
   
On-base Plus Slugging.921.914
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
News 
 The Braves are looking to lock up 1B Freddie Freeman to a long-term contract extension.
Brad Camara
Tue, Oct 20th
Anthony Rendon did not play Saturday or during Sunday's season finale against the Dodgers.
Lucas Spence
Mon, Sep 28th
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-4 with two doubles, and two runs scored as the Braves fell to the Dodgers 7-3 in Game 5 of the NLCS on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 17th
Anthony Rendon went 1-for-3 with two RBI, a double, and two walks in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Sep 19th
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored in the Braves 10-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Oct 16th
Anthony Rendon snapped out of his recent mini-slump in style on Thursday when he drilled a two-run, first inning home run to center field off of Arizona starter Alex Young. Rendon later added a double and finished the night 2-for-4 with one run and 2 RBI.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Sep 18th
 Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored as the Braves took down the Dodgers 8-7 in Game 2 of the NLCS on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 14th
Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon went 0-for-5 on Wednesday night while chipping in an RBI groundout in a 9-6 loss to Arizona.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Sep 17th
 Freddie Freeman went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the Braves 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Oct 13th
Angels star third baseman Anthony Rendon went 1-for-2 with a single, two walks, and an RBI in Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Rangers.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Sep 10th
Notes 
 Freeman tested positive for COVID-19 at the outset of renewed camp and has reportedly dealt with some difficult symptoms. It seems unlikely that he'll be able to begin the year with the Braves, though he is apparently on the road to recovery. When healthy, Freeman is a dynamic option, so long as he has recovered from the elbow soreness that plagued him in spring. Don't let Freeman slip too far, but he's out of the second round for now.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
For years, Rendon was the poster boy for the most underrated player in fantasy. Coming off his career year, he's underrated no more. Now the price that you have to pay for him leaves very little room for a net gain, and in order for him to return a positive ROI, you need him to replicate his 2019 numbers, which were, by the way, career highs across the board, aside from stolen bases. He's also taking an L with the switch in ballparks in every major ballpark factor. The position is deep, and while Rendon is safe here, you're banking on a lot in order to get a solid return from your second-round pick.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Freeman gets a boost in points leagues, but, he's a safe bet for production in the second round. Freeman allows you to lock up your first baseman and not have to worry about playing catch up there later in the draft. The only knock with taking Freeman is that you miss out on the power-speed threats and the top pitchers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Rendon finally put it all together last year, setting career-highs in batting average (.319), home runs (34), runs scored (117), and RBI (126). He'll now move to Anaheim where he'll see a downgrade in park, but an upgrade in lineup by the sheer presence of Mike Trout. In the end, Rendon's move is a neutral one, and to the extent you trust him to stay healthy again, he's a rock-solid second round pick.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Playing through an injury in September hurt overall numbers. Draft in the late-first.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Great baseball player, contributes BA, which is rare these days, but no steals and one big career home run season? I am not buying in on 2020.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Come for the safe floor and hope he hits his ceiling batting behind Mike Trout
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros