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Who Should I Draft?

Garrett Richards or Spencer Howard (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Spencer Howard
SP - PHI
Spencer Howard
Garrett Richards
SP - BOS
Garrett Richards
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
14 of 24 experts
42%
Recommended by
10 of 24 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 165# 170
Best Rank# 95# 105
Worst Rank# 344# 364
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 434# 448
Best Rank# 337# 363
Worst Rank# 407# 483
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts87111
Wins57
Saves00
ERA4.454.54
WHIP1.281.33
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertMiLB-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 109
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 160# 195
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 152
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 126# 142
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 145
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 170# 193
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 164# 171
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 105# 156
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 176# 256
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 95
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 165# 249
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 344# 364
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 145# 148
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 115
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 105
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 112
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 139
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 145
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 170# 152
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 225# 152
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 177# 160
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 184# 163
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 200# 193
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 222# 216
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Spencer Howard
SP - PHI
Spencer Howard
Garrett Richards
SP - BOS
Garrett Richards
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played614
   
Games Started610
   
Innings Pitched24.051.0
   
Wins12
   
Losses22
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed3047
   
Earned Runs1623
   
Home Runs Allowed67
   
Strikeouts2346
   
Walks1017
   
ERA5.924.03
   
WHIP1.641.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Spencer Howard
SP - PHI
Spencer Howard
Garrett Richards
SP - BOS
Garrett Richards
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2422
   
Games Started1522
   
Innings Pitched85.1114.6
   
Wins57
   
Losses57
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed80111
   
Earned Runs4258
   
Home Runs Allowed1417
   
Strikeouts87111
   
Walks2941
   
ERA4.454.54
   
WHIP1.281.33
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Spencer Howard
SP - PHI
Spencer Howard
Garrett Richards
SP - BOS
Garrett Richards
News 
 Phillies pitching prospect Spencer Howard is serving as the team's 27th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Apr 13th
Garrett Richards received a no-decision in Saturday's eventual win over the Orioles, allowing two runs on three hits over five innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Apr 11th
 Phillies president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski spoke to the media on Saturday and revealed that the team is not viewing young pitcher Spencer Howard as a traditional starter for the 2021 season. Dombrowski cited concerns about the young righty's workload, saying, "He’s healthy. The other day he threw great. But we’re going to increase his innings, and we have a limit there in our own minds." Howard was optioned to Triple-A on Friday.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 28th
Garrett Richards took the loss on Sunday against the Orioles, giving up six runs on seven hits over just two innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 5th
 Spencer Howard has been optioned to Triple A. Howard had been dealing with a back injury, and not pitched over the past week.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Mar 26th
RHP Garrett Richards signed a one-year, $10 million contract with the Red Sox.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Phillies starting pitcher Spencer Howard (back spasms) is not pitching in the next couple of days.
AJ Schullo
Wed, Mar 17th
Jon Morosi of MLB.com is reporting that the Red Sox and multiple teams are in active discussions with free agent RHP Garrett Richards.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jan 23rd
 Spencer Howard was scratched from his scheduled appearance Monday with back spasms.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Mar 15th
 
Notes 
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