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Who Should I Draft?

Gleyber Torres or Lance Lynn (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
5 of 9 experts
44%
Recommended by
4 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 66# 57
Best Rank# 37# 36
Worst Rank# 123# 116
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 51# 70
Best Rank# 44# 66
Worst Rank# 58# 75
   
Projections 
   
Runs84
Home Runs2931
RBI92
Stolen Bases6
Batting Avg.277
Strikeouts206123
Wins13
Saves0
ERA3.99
WHIP1.25
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 108# 116
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 54# 71
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 54# 71
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 37# 69
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 54# 74
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 40# 36
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 101# 36
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 108# 40
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 123# 74
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs17
   
Home Runs133
   
RBI16
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.243
   
Strikeouts8928
   
Wins6
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.32
   
WHIP1.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs84
   
Home Runs2931
   
RBI92
   
Stolen Bases6
   
Batting Avg.277
   
Strikeouts206123
   
Wins13
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.99
   
WHIP1.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
News 
  Gleyber Torres agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with the Yankees and avoided arbitration.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Jan 15th
Notes 
 Lynn turned in another stellar year in 2020, leading MLB with 84 innings pitched, striking out plenty of batters, and keeping his walk rate and overall numbers in check. But there are a few warning signs under the hood, including his 4.19 FIP, his 4.34 xFIP, and his career-high 79.4% LOB rate. Of bigger concern is his trade to the White Sox and hitter-friendly Guaranteed Rate Field, particularly because Lynn had a 38.3% fly-ball rate in 2019 and a 42.3% fly-ball rate last year. That led to the worst HR/9 rate of his career and second-worst HR/FB rate (13.8%) in 2020. Countering those troublesome warning signs, however, is the fact that he'll be caught by perhaps the best pitch framer in baseball in Yasmani Grandal, and that will generally help with his numbers which, again, were excellent last year. Add it all up and Lynn's ERA should likely increase simply because of the additional home runs he'll allow if he can't turn around his trend in fly-ball rate, but Grandal's presence and Lynn's general aptitude on the mound should allow for another strong season and make him worthy of a selection as an SP2.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros