Skip to main content

Who Should I Draft?

Gleyber Torres or Ketel Marte (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
32 of 45 experts
29%
Recommended by
13 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 26# 31
Best Rank# 17# 20
Worst Rank# 50# 79
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 29# 40
Best Rank# 24# 34
Worst Rank# 30# 44
   
Projections 
   
Runs3131
Home Runs139
RBI3429
Stolen Bases23
Batting Average.279.303
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 37
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 29
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 34# 38
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 20# 34
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 24# 25
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 41
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 17# 75
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 23# 29
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 30# 38
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 28# 34
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 25# 30
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 30
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 27# 30
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 20# 29
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 25# 26
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 18# 65
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 26# 30
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 17# 27
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 31# 38
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 27# 30
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 18# 28
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 28
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 27# 32
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 23# 30
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 32# 39
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 28# 39
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 33
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 33# 42
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 32# 36
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 40# 54
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 26# 33
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 25# 79
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 24# 20
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 26# 22
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 26# 23
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 28# 26
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 29# 28
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 29# 22
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 31# 26
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 31# 29
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 25
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 37# 33
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 40# 32
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 48# 36
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 50# 45
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats546569
   
Runs9697
   
Hits153187
   
Singles89110
   
Doubles2636
   
Triples09
   
Home Runs3832
   
RBI9192
   
Stolen Bases510
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks4853
   
Strikeouts12986
   
Batting Average.280.329
   
On Base Pct.338.389
   
Slugging Pct.537.592
   
On-base Plus Slugging.875.981
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats203209
   
Runs3131
   
Hits5763
   
Singles3438
   
Doubles1013
   
Triples03
   
Home Runs139
   
RBI3429
   
Stolen Bases23
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks1920
   
Strikeouts4933
   
Batting Average.279.303
   
On Base Pct.342.365
   
Slugging Pct.515.516
   
On-base Plus Slugging.857.881
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
News 
There are no recent news for these players
Notes 
 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
With second base being as weak as it is, it's kind of shocking that Ketel Marte is going this low in drafts. Sure, the breakout was out of nowhere - despite being a popular breakout pick for three years in a row - but he actually was stronger down the stretch than he was in the first half, and there are very few concerns with his underlying numbers. A change to the baseball could see his home runs come down, but not enough so that he won't return draft-day value.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 As a 22-year-old, Gleyber managed 38 homers, 96 runs and 91 RBIs with a .280 batting average. There is still room for more growth and it would no surprise if he became an MVP candidate this year as a 23-year-old. There isn't enough speed to make him the top fantasy second basemen yet though.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Marte suddenly went from being a career .263 hitter with 22 home runs in 1,548 plate appearances to batting .329 with 32 home runs in 628 plate appearances. And while he made many overall gains, such as a massive increase in launch angle, his expected batting average was just .299 and that .030 difference was 10th-highest in MLB. He also upped his pull percentage by a significant amount, and pulled all but one of his home runs, which should be something that pitchers can exploit in 2020. Buy some of the gains, but consider Marte closer to a .290-25 type of hitter.
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
There is no one who will deny the likelihood that Marte's .329 batting average drops this year but we are still talking about a kid who hit 32 homers with 10 steals last year. As we've seen with Jose Ramirez and J.D. Martinez, these breakout stars can sometimes even further improve.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
  In the Era of the Juiced ball (and I am sure some juiced bodies too) I am not buying Marte's 2019 power surge and he doesn't run as much as you might think he does. I am not paying for 30 home runs and 10 stolen bases when regression suggests 15-20 HRs and five SBs. Marte won't fall this far and I am fine with that. I will be owning ZERO shares of the 2019 shocker of the year in Fantasy baseball.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Marte earned every bit of his 32 HRs last year. His average is almost certain to come down a bit, but his breakout was real, and similar numbers are certainly not out of reach. He is being discounted out of fear for massive regression. I am happy to take the discount.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy