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Who Should I Draft?

Freddie Freeman or Jose Ramirez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Expert
Recommendation
53%
Recommended by
23 of 43 experts
47%
Recommended by
20 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 11# 13
Best Rank# 9# 7
Worst Rank# 27# 22
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 17# 19
Best Rank# 13# 16
Worst Rank# 19# 24
   
Projections 
   
Runs9082
Home Runs3027
RBI9487
Stolen Bases622
Batting Average.300.279
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 22
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 9# 17
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 12# 15
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 11# 14
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 14
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 14
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 12# 14
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 10# 11
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 13
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 11# 17
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 13# 22
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 12# 13
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 12# 15
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 15
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 14
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 10# 17
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 13# 17
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 16
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 12# 15
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 11# 12
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 10# 13
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 12# 14
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 13
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 11# 7
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 11# 10
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 11# 10
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 10
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 11# 10
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 12# 11
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 12# 11
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 12# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 12# 11
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 12# 11
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 11
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 13# 12
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 13# 12
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 14# 12
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 11
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 10
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 17# 9
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 19# 15
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 10
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 27# 9
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats597482
   
Runs11368
   
Hits175123
   
Singles10264
   
Doubles3333
   
Triples23
   
Home Runs3823
   
RBI12183
   
Stolen Bases624
   
Caught Stealing34
   
Walks8752
   
Strikeouts12774
   
Batting Average.293.255
   
On Base Pct.387.327
   
Slugging Pct.546.479
   
On-base Plus Slugging.933.806
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats513497
   
Runs9082
   
Hits154139
   
Singles8672
   
Doubles3335
   
Triples23
   
Home Runs3027
   
RBI9487
   
Stolen Bases622
   
Caught Stealing35
   
Walks7262
   
Strikeouts11373
   
Batting Average.300.279
   
On Base Pct.386.359
   
Slugging Pct.539.520
   
On-base Plus Slugging.925.878
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
News 
 Freddie Freeman was scratched from Tuesday's lineup and should return Friday, according to manager Brian Snitker.
Steve Painter
Wed, Mar 11th
Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in an 8-5 loss to the Cubs on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Mar 8th
 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
 
 Freddie Freeman (elbow) will return to the Braves lineup against the Phillies Monday.
Steve Painter
Mon, Mar 2nd
 
 Freddie Freeman (elbow) won't return to game action until next week, though general manager Alex Anthopolous reiterated that the Braves are not concerned about the injury.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Feb 26th
 
 Freddie Freeman will be scratched from Tuesday's spring training matchup against the Twins due to elbow inflammation.
Dave Kluge
Tue, Feb 25th
 
Notes 
 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
Ramirez's overall 2019 season was obviously subpar, as much as a 23-homer, 24-steal year can be. He batted just .218 in the first half with a mere seven home runs, and his fantasy value was saved only by his 18 first-half steals. But he looked closer to his old self in the second half, batting .327 with an 1.105 OPS. Whether it was him trying to do too much in the first half or something related to his newborn child (his surge happened to coincide with his return from paternity leave), Ramirez's return to normalcy in the second half should give you plenty of confidence in his 2020 outlook.
Dan Harris - 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
Ramirez is certainly an interesting case because he only finished 15th among fantasy third basemen in 2019 but finished the year so strong that many are remembering why he was a first round pick to begin with. Ramirez is a near-ock to go 20/20 again but with upside for that majestic 40/35 season with a strong average.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
  Strange 2019 and yet still a very productive one. 25/15/.280 feels like his Floor with 30/25/.300 as a reachable Ceiling. Safe and yet elite. That pushes him this high and justifiably higher for owners that aren't buying into the idea that SP is thin and needs to be poached earlier than in past years.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
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