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Who Should I Draft?

George Springer or Tim Anderson (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
George Springer
CF,RF - TOR
George Springer
Expert
Recommendation
84%
Recommended by
42 of 50 experts
16%
Recommended by
8 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 27# 35
Best Rank# 15# 19
Worst Rank# 44# 58
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 45# 50
Best Rank# 41# 44
Worst Rank# 53# 52
   
Projections 
   
Runs93100
Home Runs2234
RBI7091
Stolen Bases186
Batting Average.289.275
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL10
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 40
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 30# 35
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 19# 39
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 33
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 25# 32
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 42# 54
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 41
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 25# 30
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 27# 37
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 25# 38
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 29# 32
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 31# 33
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 17# 30
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 20# 32
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 21# 48
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 19# 32
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 30# 31
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 19# 40
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 44# 58
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 25# 36
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 22# 38
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 26# 34
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 34# 40
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 28# 42
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 30# 34
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 22# 52
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 23# 37
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 24# 34
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 35
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 23# 32
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 22# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 24# 35
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 27# 40
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 30# 31
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 20# 28
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 21# 33
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 33# 34
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 25# 35
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 28# 32
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 24# 57
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 28# 58
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 22# 32
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 22# 19
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 27# 21
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 27# 25
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 31# 26
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 42# 29
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 30
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 32# 31
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 41# 34
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
George Springer
CF,RF - TOR
George Springer
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats208189
   
Runs4537
   
Hits6749
   
Singles4527
   
Doubles116
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs1014
   
RBI2132
   
Stolen Bases51
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks1024
   
Strikeouts5038
   
Batting Average.322.259
   
On Base Pct.358.355
   
Slugging Pct.529.534
   
On-base Plus Slugging.886.889
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
George Springer
CF,RF - TOR
George Springer
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats596534
   
Runs93100
   
Hits171145
   
Singles11485
   
Doubles3224
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs2234
   
RBI7091
   
Stolen Bases186
   
Caught Stealing53
   
Walks2767
   
Strikeouts141122
   
Batting Average.289.275
   
On Base Pct.320.357
   
Slugging Pct.464.517
   
On-base Plus Slugging.784.874
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
George Springer
CF,RF - TOR
George Springer
News 
 Tim Anderson went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 8-5 win over Cleveland.
Brad Camara
Wed, Apr 21st
The Blue Jays are “hopeful” OF George Springer (quad) will make his season debut for the upcoming series (April 23-25) against the Rays.
Brad Camara
Sat, Apr 17th
 Tim Anderson went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two stolen bases during Monday’s 11-4 loss to the Red Sox.
Brad Camara
Mon, Apr 19th
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer, who's dealing with a quad strain, took batting practice recently but won't join the Blue Jays on their upcoming road trip.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Apr 13th
 Tim Anderson went 3-for-4 with a solo home run during the White Sox’s 3-2 win in Game 1 of Sunday’s doubleheader.
Brad Camara
Sun, Apr 18th
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says George Springer's oblique injury has healed but that his quad remains day-to-day.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 12th
 Tim Anderson went 2-for-5 with a run scored in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Cleveland.
Brad Camara
Fri, Apr 16th
Blue Jays OF George Springer recently underwent an MRI that revealed a low-grade quad strain.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 8th
 The White Sox activated SS Tim Anderson (hamstring) from the 10-day injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 15th
Blue Jays OF George Springer felt quad tightness while running the bases and has been sent for an MRI.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Apr 7th
Notes 
 Anderson doesn't seem like he should be that valuable in fantasy. He doesn't have a ton of power, he rarely walks, and his quality of contact is nothing to write home about. But he's hit .335 and .322 the last two seasons, and although both numbers significantly surpass his xBA, it's clear that Anderson is going to be a plus value in that category. He won't excel in any other area, but he will chip in about 20 homers and 15-20 steals which, along with his batting average, makes him an excellent value given that his ADP is always in check.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Springer is dealing with a grade-2 oblique strain, and his status is in doubt for Opening Day, though the injury is not expected to keep him out for very long. When healthy, he's a dynamic player. Springer's batting average fell off a tad last year, but once he was past his wrist injury, he was explosive, batting .316 with a 1.033 OPS over the final month of the season. His expected statistics were excellent, as he ranked in the top eight percent of the league in xBA, xSLG, and xWOBA. Now with the Blue Jays and an extreme hitter's park (wherever the Blue Jay play this year), he should once again be in line for a stellar year. Home runs and runs scored should again be plentiful, making Springer a rock solid second outfielder in mixed leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros