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Who Should I Draft?

Freddie Freeman or Jose Abreu (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
43 of 45 experts
4%
Recommended by
2 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 46
Best Rank# 10# 22
Worst Rank# 47# 64
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 16# 74
Best Rank# 14# 70
Worst Rank# 19# 77
   
Projections 
   
Runs3429
Home Runs1211
RBI3737
Stolen Bases21
Batting Average.302.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 14# 44
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 17# 64
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 52
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 13# 56
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 12# 54
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 43
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 12# 63
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 12# 44
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 24# 44
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 13# 44
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 11# 47
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 49
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 40
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 43
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 12# 45
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 10# 47
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 50
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 11# 61
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 13# 53
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 12# 47
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 12# 58
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 41
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 11# 53
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 14# 42
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 19# 58
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 54
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 10# 42
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 13# 56
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 20# 57
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 12# 41
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 12# 39
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 51
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 12# 43
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 11# 47
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 11# 44
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 10# 41
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 11# 44
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 12# 49
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 48
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 12# 50
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 12# 40
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 27# 31
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 43
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 23# 22
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 47# 44
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats597634
   
Runs11385
   
Hits175179
   
Singles102107
   
Doubles3338
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs3833
   
RBI121122
   
Stolen Bases62
   
Caught Stealing32
   
Walks8736
   
Strikeouts127152
   
Batting Average.293.282
   
On Base Pct.387.329
   
Slugging Pct.546.502
   
On-base Plus Slugging.933.831
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats194208
   
Runs3429
   
Hits5958
   
Singles3433
   
Doubles1313
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1211
   
RBI3737
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks2714
   
Strikeouts4348
   
Batting Average.302.281
   
On Base Pct.388.327
   
Slugging Pct.548.504
   
On-base Plus Slugging.936.831
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
News 
 Freeman's wife, Chelsea, posted on Instagram that he has been feeling better since testing positive for the virus on Sunday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Wed, Jul 8th
 
 The Braves placed Freddie Freeman on the COVID-19 injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jul 5th
 
 1B Freddie Freeman has tested positive for Coronavirus, per Braves’ manager Brian Snitker.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jul 4th
 
 Freddie Freeman was scratched from Tuesday's lineup and should return Friday, according to manager Brian Snitker.
Steve Painter
Wed, Mar 11th
 
 Freddie Freeman was scratched from Tuesday's spring game against the Orioles for what the team said is a family matter.
Steve Painter
Tue, Mar 10th
 
Notes 
 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
How many guesses would it take you to land on Jose Abreu as the AL leader in RBIs in 2019? He's not a sexy player, and frankly, he never has been. But he's a consistent source of RBIs and his batting average bounced back after a down year in the category in 2018. Even if he doesn't drive in 123 runs again, he's in the best lineup of his career, and he's a lock as a top 10 first baseman.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 There's no reason to doubt Freeman's outstanding performance when healthy, but the fact that he's already dealing with elbow soreness after purportedly fighting through it last year is a bit discouraging. Unless Freeman's injury lingers deep into the spring, don't knock him too much, as his combination of batting average, power, and overall safety is rare. But for now, it's worth dropping him closer to the back end of the second round than the front.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Abreu outperformed Anthony Rizzo and Paul Goldschmidt last season, knocking 33 homers with 122 RBIs and a solid as always .282 BA. He hasn't slowed down one bit despite the age so you can rely on him to produce once again if you grab him in the 7th round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Freeman might not be the most exciting second round pick, but the floor over the past four years has been a .300 hitter with 90+ runs, 90+ RBIs and 25 homers. Last season he was at 113 runs, 38 HRs and 121 RBIs so it isn't like his ceiling is too bad either.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Super reliable option with a now improved lineup. Very safe and consistent pick at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  high GB EV, low GB pull, increased EV, barrel rate and hard-hit %
Al Melchior - The Athletic