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Who Should I Draft?

Gleyber Torres or Charlie Blackmon (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
Expert
Recommendation
62%
Recommended by
32 of 52 experts
38%
Recommended by
20 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 25# 27
Best Rank# 7# 15
Worst Rank# 57# 59
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 28# 37
Best Rank# 25# 35
Worst Rank# 30# 45
   
Projections 
   
Runs3335
Home Runs1310
RBI3629
Stolen Bases22
Batting Average.279.303
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 26
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 29
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 20# 25
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 24# 27
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 23# 54
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 55
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 17# 26
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 7# 17
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 57
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 29# 58
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 23# 29
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 20# 25
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 25# 34
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 26# 29
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 25# 32
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 25# 26
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 17# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 20# 30
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 27
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 27# 29
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 33# 43
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 24# 36
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 28
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 24# 38
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 26# 45
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 26# 59
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 16# 28
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 30# 37
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 26# 27
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 11# 53
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 26# 40
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 30# 44
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 24# 22
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 25# 22
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 26# 16
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 26# 24
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 26# 25
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 27# 24
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 24
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 28# 24
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 29# 23
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 31# 20
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 31# 19
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 31# 22
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 33# 29
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 34# 22
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 36# 31
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 40# 22
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 40# 22
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 43# 40
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 48# 21
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 57# 15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats546580
   
Runs96112
   
Hits153183
   
Singles89102
   
Doubles2642
   
Triples07
   
Home Runs3832
   
RBI9186
   
Stolen Bases52
   
Caught Stealing25
   
Walks4840
   
Strikeouts129104
   
Batting Average.280.316
   
On Base Pct.338.366
   
Slugging Pct.537.578
   
On-base Plus Slugging.875.944
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats203198
   
Runs3335
   
Hits5760
   
Singles3435
   
Doubles1012
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs1310
   
RBI3629
   
Stolen Bases22
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks1916
   
Strikeouts4940
   
Batting Average.279.303
   
On Base Pct.341.355
   
Slugging Pct.512.534
   
On-base Plus Slugging.854.889
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
News 
 Gleyber Torres went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run, one walk and a stolen base in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Rays in Game 4 of the ALDS.
Brad Camara
Fri, Oct 9th
Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in the Rockies' 10-3 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 27th
 Gleyber Torres went 4-for-4 with a homer, a walk, three RBI, and three runs scored as the Yankees blew out the Indians 12-3 in Game 1 of the Wild Card Round.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 30th
Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored as the Rockies beat the Giants 7-2 on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Sep 22nd
 Gleyber Torres went 0-for-3 with a walk and stole a base on Friday as the Yankees lost to the Marlins by a 4-3 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 26th
Charlie Blackmon went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in the Rockies' 3-1 loss to the A's on Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 17th
 Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 at the plate with a double, a run, and two RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over Toronto.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 23rd
Charlie Blackmon belted a walk-off grand slam in the Rockies' 8-4 win over the Angels on Friday night.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 12th
 Gleyber Torres went 0-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored as the Yankees fell to the Blue Jays 11-5 on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Sep 22nd
Charlie Blackmon singled twice in four at bats as the Rockies fell to the Padres 5-3 on Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 10th
Notes 
 2019 was an insane year by the ex-Cub who was traded for the ability to rent Aroldis Chapman. One of the worst trades in baseball history. This guy is a beast and 2020 could be the year he makes the case for being a Top 5 Fantasy pick going forward.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Decline. The steals are gone, the BA is next followed by the HR last and that's because the Coors effect buoys many a mediocre slugger. Late bloomer whose decline has been slow but consistent.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 If you're taking Gleyber Torres as your second baseman, fine. No argument there. But if you're taking him as your shortstop, you're reaching. While young with a bright future ahead of him, thus far, he's proved to be a one-category standout with his power, and that's about it. He isn't bringing you the stolen bases or average that are needed to justify the cost with shortstop being so deep. Pass on him and fill another need."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Blackmon was one of the first players who was known to test positive for COVID-19. As of July 10, he still had not yet reported to Rockies camp. Given the lack of input into Blackmon's situation, it's certainly possible that he'll be healthy and ready to go by the time the season starts. But, for now, drop him at least a round or two in your rankings until you hear more.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Gleyber had a monster season in 2019 and will be only 23 years old in 2020. A lot of people are fading him this season and I don't understand that much. He will help you everywhere except SBs and has the room to improve his average as well.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Coors Field. That's the driving force for Charlie Blackmon right now. Gone are the days of 20 steals. Hell, gone are the days of double-digit steals as he stole just two bases in 2019. It makes sense, of course, since he's 34 years old. He's a boring, relatively safe player right now, but not everyone mid-30s player is David Ortiz or Nelson Cruz. The drop off could happen this year for Blackmon where he gives you an empty average, and that's it."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 A lot of 2019 production came versus Orioles. He'll play them just as often in 2020.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Perennially underrated, but his ADP makes sense due to his complete drop in SBs. Only stole 2 bags in 2019 after stealing double digits every year prior. This means you have to buy Blackmon with no help at SBs, which has never been the case. Also may take a hit in runs if Arenado does get traded.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Four category stud playing in Coors Field is once again being underrated
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros