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Who Should I Draft?

Giancarlo Stanton or Victor Robles (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Victor Robles
CF,RF - WSH
Victor Robles
Expert
Recommendation
61%
Recommended by
28 of 46 experts
39%
Recommended by
18 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 47# 55
Best Rank# 23# 13
Worst Rank# 394# 110
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 73# 78
Best Rank# 55# 70
Worst Rank# 84# 88
   
Projections 
   
Runs3229
Home Runs146
RBI3624
Stolen Bases110
Batting Average.274.262
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 68
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 47# 51
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 33# 61
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 45# 56
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 35# 55
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 32# 59
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 44# 54
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 50# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 33# 75
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 33# 44
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 43# 72
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 31# 61
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 48# 56
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 33# 68
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 28# 69
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 27# 55
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 28# 54
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 30# 60
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 44# 73
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 33# 55
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 29# 62
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 23# 62
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 48# 54
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 43# 51
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 44# 51
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 51# 55
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 30# 61
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 53# 58
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 53# 47
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 53# 43
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 54# 50
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 55# 51
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 56# 49
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 57# 49
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 60# 35
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 61# 60
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 62# 13
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 67# 52
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 67# 49
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 67# 48
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 69# 55
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 71# 37
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 76# 38
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 76# 16
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 76# 72
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 394# 110
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Victor Robles
CF,RF - WSH
Victor Robles
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats59546
   
Runs886
   
Hits17139
   
Singles1186
   
Doubles333
   
Triples03
   
Home Runs317
   
RBI1365
   
Stolen Bases028
   
Caught Stealing09
   
Walks1235
   
Strikeouts24140
   
Batting Average.288.255
   
On Base Pct.403.326
   
Slugging Pct.492.419
   
On-base Plus Slugging.894.745
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Victor Robles
CF,RF - WSH
Victor Robles
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats179200
   
Runs3229
   
Hits4953
   
Singles2534
   
Doubles912
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs146
   
RBI3624
   
Stolen Bases110
   
Caught Stealing04
   
Walks2314
   
Strikeouts6249
   
Batting Average.274.262
   
On Base Pct.357.310
   
Slugging Pct.558.422
   
On-base Plus Slugging.915.732
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Victor Robles
CF,RF - WSH
Victor Robles
News 
 Giancarlo Stanton took part in baserunning drills with the Yankees on Tuesday, Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
John Aubin
Wed, Jul 15th
Victor Robles is expected to be at camp on Wednesday or Thursday. Robles and Soto have been quarantining in accordance with Washington, DC's rules.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Tue, Jul 14th
 Giancarlo Stanton, who started at designated hitter and batted cleanup in Monday's intrasquad game, said his calf feels 100 percent healthy, Marly Rivera of ESPN reports.
John Aubin
Tue, Jul 7th
Nationals manager Dave Martinez spoke with reporters on Wednesday and hinted that he would like to keep Trea Turner and Adam Eaton together at the top of the Washington lineup, with Soto batting third. This would mean that Victor Robles, who had been getting a look at batting leadoff, would drop back down in the order.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 12th
 Yankees GM Brian Cashman says Giancarlo Stanton (calf) could be ready to DH by Opening Day.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jun 30th
Nationals outfielder Victor Robles went 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and a stolen base in Saturday's win over the New York Mets.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
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
Nationals outfielder Victor Robles injured himself on a throw last week and has not appeared in a game since, but he has been hitting in the cages and could return to game action as early as this weekend, according to Pete Kerzel of MASNSports.com
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
 Giancarlo Stanton with a calf injury took swings on the field at the Yankees' spring-training complex Wednesday.
Craig Rosenkrantz
Sun, Mar 22nd
 
Notes 
 How should you approach Giancarlo Stanton in the draft? Look, there's no denying his talent, but has any player snake-bitten fantasy managers as often as Stanton has? He's worth the gamble here, but you're still in the early part of your draft where you're building your foundation. You don't want your foundation to come with built-in cracks.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
There's a lot of talk around Victor Robles' lack of exit velocity in his first season, and it's warranted. Same with the discussion around his expected stats. That's also warranted. But do you know what he does give you? He gives you elite speed that you need, and he's not a zero in batting average or power. He went 17/28 last year, and that's in a bad year when the peripherals didn't look good. Imagine what he can do if he shows the plus-hit tool that he showed in the minors.
Michael Waterloo - 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
Robles did not help from a batting average standpoint but he is still young enough that progress can be expected. Where he did help, however, was on the basepaths with nearly 30 steals to go with 86 runs. He has sufficient power and should grow into more so his seventh-round ADP seems perfect.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 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
Starling Marte upside without the draft day sizzle. 2020 is going to be a breakout year for the 5-tool "Dude." If he makes more consistent contact he can be a 30/40 monster. Don't pay for THAT, but dream on it. Huge upside here. One of the more overlooked and underrated Fantasy OF's in the game.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 A massive injury risk as always but ADP leaves plenty of room for upside
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Robles is only ranked this high because of his power/speed combo but I do not see myself owning very many shares this season. His counting stats were decent in 2019 but his underlying stats were pretty atrocious. He hit the ball very softly and struck out far too often for a guy you would like to see batting at the top end of the lineup. Has the potential to turn it around, but I am not expecting it this season.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Nationals are talking about having him hit leadoff this season
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros