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Who Should I Draft?

Giancarlo Stanton or Anthony Rizzo (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Anthony Rizzo
1B - CHC
Anthony Rizzo
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Expert
Recommendation
73%
Recommended by
30 of 41 experts
27%
Recommended by
11 of 41 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 32# 48
Best Rank# 20# 22
Worst Rank# 55# 394
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 58# 73
Best Rank# 36# 61
Worst Rank# 66# 92
   
Projections 
   
Runs8677
Home Runs2735
RBI9188
Stolen Bases52
Batting Average.286.268
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 31# 33
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 43# 67
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 43# 62
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 69
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 34# 47
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 39# 58
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 20# 53
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 25# 33
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 36# 45
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 45# 66
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 31# 35
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 33# 45
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 33# 65
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 35# 41
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 27# 43
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 394
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 40# 53
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 35# 44
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 37# 79
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 34# 42
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 34# 67
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 34# 48
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 34# 76
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 30# 57
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 32# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 56
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 35# 66
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 28# 71
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 41# 53
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 30# 76
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 52# 22
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 55# 27
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 41# 28
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 30
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 34# 30
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 33# 31
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 33# 32
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 34# 33
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 41# 33
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 35# 33
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 39# 33
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Anthony Rizzo
1B - CHC
Anthony Rizzo
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats51259
   
Runs898
   
Hits15017
   
Singles9111
   
Doubles293
   
Triples30
   
Home Runs273
   
RBI9413
   
Stolen Bases50
   
Caught Stealing20
   
Walks7112
   
Strikeouts8624
   
Batting Average.293.288
   
On Base Pct.405.403
   
Slugging Pct.520.492
   
On-base Plus Slugging.924.894
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Anthony Rizzo
1B - CHC
Anthony Rizzo
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats516439
   
Runs8677
   
Hits148117
   
Singles8858
   
Doubles2921
   
Triples31
   
Home Runs2735
   
RBI9188
   
Stolen Bases52
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks7056
   
Strikeouts86149
   
Batting Average.286.268
   
On Base Pct.372.351
   
Slugging Pct.503.557
   
On-base Plus Slugging.875.908
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Anthony Rizzo
1B - CHC
Anthony Rizzo
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
News 
 Anthony Rizzo (blister) played first base and hit second on Saturday against the Reds, going 0-for-2 with a run scored.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Sun, Mar 8th
Regarding outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters "if we were to start Spring Training games up tomorrow, he’d probably be ready to go."
Blaine Blontz
Tue, Mar 24th
 Anthony Rizzo was scratched from Thursday's spring game against the Rangers due to a blister.
Brad Camara
Thu, Mar 5th
Giancarlo Stanton with a calf injury took swings on the field at the Yankees' spring-training complex Wednesday.
Craig Rosenkrantz
Sun, Mar 22nd
 Anthony Rizzo is primarily expected to bat second for the Cubs in 2020.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 20th
Giancarlo Stanton (calf) took on-field batting practice at Yankees camp on Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 18th
  Giancarlo Stanton with a calf injury could be ready to play by the start of the regular season.
Craig Rosenkrantz
Wed, Mar 18th
  Giancarlo Stanton (calf) could be ready to play by the start of the regular season, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
John Aubin
Tue, Mar 17th
Notes 
 We've never seen Rizzo hit 35 homers or bat .300 but his production has been so steady that fantasy owners can be certain they'll get 25 homers with 80+ runs, 90+ RBIs and a batting average north of .275. That makes him a worthwhile 4th or 5th round pick.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Stanton's Grade-1 hamstring strain was going to keep him out of action for Opening Day, but he now should be ready to go whenever the season begins. Stanton will always be an injury risk, but for now, view him as a healthy option heading into the season. His power potential therefore makes him an option in Round 3 or 4, depending on your risk tolerance.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 About as safe as you can get. Great pick if you take risks elsewhere.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Stanton missed virtually the entire season but let's not forget that he only missed 7 games in the prior two years and combined for 97 homers, 232 RBIs and 225 runs scored. Don't be mistaken, this is still one of the best hitters in baseball. With that said, he is already dealing with another injury.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
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Frank Stampfl - RotoExperts
 
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