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Who Should I Draft?

Giovanny Gallegos or Joakim Soria (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joakim Soria
RP - TOR
Joakim Soria
Giovanny Gallegos
RP - STL
Giovanny Gallegos
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
28 of 50 experts
44%
Recommended by
22 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 108# 106
Best Rank# 71# 60
Worst Rank# 165# 136
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 247# 275
Best Rank# 213# 248
Worst Rank# 324# 287
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6673
Wins34
Saves188
ERA3.873.34
WHIP1.231.06
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 79# 108
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 78# 115
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 74# 136
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 96# 114
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 114
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 86
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 77# 109
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 92
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 84# 94
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 106# 107
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 83# 110
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 86
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 111# 112
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 94# 103
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 84# 94
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 99# 103
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 165
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 111# 120
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 113# 132
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 97
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 109# 110
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 100# 102
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 71# 85
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 77# 131
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 93# 100
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 110
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 105# 108
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 101
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 60
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 75# 63
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 91# 71
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 126# 76
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 82
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 95# 83
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 83
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 106# 86
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 90
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 91
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 102# 91
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 121# 92
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 97# 94
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 117# 97
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 100
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 108# 100
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 142# 102
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 103
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 127# 106
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 126# 107
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 112
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 117
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Joakim Soria
RP - TOR
Joakim Soria
Giovanny Gallegos
RP - STL
Giovanny Gallegos
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2216
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched22.115.0
   
Wins22
   
Losses22
   
Saves24
   
Blown Saves10
   
Holds41
   
Hits Allowed189
   
Earned Runs76
   
Home Runs Allowed11
   
Strikeouts2421
   
Walks104
   
ERA2.823.60
   
WHIP1.250.87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Joakim Soria
RP - TOR
Joakim Soria
Giovanny Gallegos
RP - STL
Giovanny Gallegos
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played6257
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched61.058.9
   
Wins34
   
Losses33
   
Saves188
   
Blown Saves81
   
Holds712
   
Hits Allowed5547
   
Earned Runs2622
   
Home Runs Allowed88
   
Strikeouts6673
   
Walks2016
   
ERA3.873.34
   
WHIP1.231.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Joakim Soria
RP - TOR
Joakim Soria
Giovanny Gallegos
RP - STL
Giovanny Gallegos
News 
 Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Joakim Soria (finger) was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with right middle finger inflammation.
Brad Camara
Thu, Aug 5th
Giovanny Gallegos pitched around a pair of walks to fire a scoreless inning on Sunday to secure his 14th save in a 4-2 win over the Cubs.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Sep 26th
 The Blue Jays acquired RHP Joakim Soria from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jul 30th
Giovanny Gallegos pitched another perfect inning with two more strikeouts on Friday to notch another save as he closed out the first game of a doubleheader against the Cubs.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Sep 25th
 RHP Joakim Soria worked a scoreless ninth inning, picking up a strikeout, in the Diamondbacks' 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Jul 21st
Giovanny Gallegos pitched a perfect inning with a pair of strikeouts to close out an 8-5 win over the Brewers on Thursday.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Sep 23rd
 RHP Joakim Soria earned the save on Monday when he scattered a pair of hits with two strikeouts over one inning in the D-Backs' 4-2 win over the Pirates.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Jul 20th
Giovanny Gallegos closed the door on the Cardinals 2-1 win over the Brewers on Tuesday, securing his 11th save of the season with a scoreless inning.
Lucas Spence
Tue, Sep 21st
 RHP Joakim Soria earned the save on Sunday when he came on in relief of starter Merrill Kelly in the ninth inning. He allowed one hit and struck out two over one inning in the D-Backs' 6-4 win over the Cubs.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Jul 19th
Giovanny Gallegos recorded another save for the Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, pitching a perfect inning with two strikeouts in an 8-7 win over the Padres.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Sep 19th
Notes 
 The Diamondbacks gave Soria a one-year, $3.5 million deal after his successful stint with the A's. Soria fixed his home run problem from 2019, which was an outlier for his career anyway, and his 2020 numbers looked much more in line with his typical output. Soria hasn't been named the closer, but given that he has totaled at least 16 saves in eight separate seasons, it's a strong bet that he'll begin the year in the ninth inning. The Diamondbacks aren't expected to be competitive, so if you do draft him, bank on him being traded to another team, and into another role, by mid-season.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Gallegos pitched well last year with the Cardinals despite seeing limited innings because of his difficulty in getting to the states in the middle of a pandemic. But he was effective when he pithed, and owns a career 3.06 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and 31.6% strikeout rate. The Cardinals want Jordan Hicks to be their closer, but Gallegos will undoubtedly be in the mix should Hick prove ineffective or suffer a setback in his return from Tommy John surgery.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros