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Who Should I Draft?

Jacob deGrom or J.D. Martinez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Expert
Recommendation
76%
Recommended by
42 of 55 experts
24%
Recommended by
13 of 55 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 16
Best Rank# 4# 6
Worst Rank# 53# 40
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 7# 21
Best Rank# 7# 16
Worst Rank# 12# 23
   
Projections 
   
Runs35
Home Runs814
RBI41
Stolen Bases1
Batting Avg.304
Strikeouts8553
Wins5
Saves0
ERA3.05
WHIP1.07
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 11# 18
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 14
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 22
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 15# 40
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 7# 23
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 8# 19
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 11# 23
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 15# 17
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 11# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 19
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 38
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 15
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 11# 14
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 10# 17
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 15
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 12# 17
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 10# 17
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 7# 23
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 10# 22
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 10# 12
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 11# 18
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 10# 17
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 12# 15
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 16
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 8# 19
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 4# 17
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 14# 19
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 6# 28
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 10# 18
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 9# 16
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 17
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 8# 17
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 8# 17
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 5# 16
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 11# 19
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 14# 19
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 9# 17
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 8# 15
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 11# 17
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 14# 22
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 17# 25
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 10# 22
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 9# 6
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 13# 8
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 13# 9
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 11
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 15# 13
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 15# 10
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 16# 12
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 18# 11
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 20# 12
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 22# 14
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 24# 21
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 24# 23
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 53# 35
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
2019 Stats 
   
   
Runs98
   
Home Runs1936
   
RBI105
   
Stolen Bases2
   
Batting Avg.304
   
Strikeouts255138
   
Wins11
   
Saves0
   
ERA2.43
   
WHIP0.97
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
2020 Projections 
   
   
Runs35
   
Home Runs814
   
RBI41
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.304
   
Strikeouts8553
   
Wins5
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.05
   
WHIP1.07
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
News 
 Mets starter Jacob deGrom allowed three earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out 10 over five innings in a no-decision against the Nationals in his final start of the season.
Mike Maher
Sun, Sep 27th
J.D. Martinez went 1-for-5 at the plate with a two-run home run in Sunday's 9-1 win over the Braves.
John Aubin
Mon, Sep 28th
 Mets starter Jacob deGrom allowed two earned runs on four hits and two walks while striking out 14 over seven innings in a loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Mike Maher
Tue, Sep 22nd
J.D. Martinez went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over Baltimore by an 8-3 score.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 23rd
 Mets ace Jacob deGrom (hamstring) is in line to start on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 19th
J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 at the plate on Saturday in the Red Sox’ shutout loss to the Yankees.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 20th
 Mets manager Luis Rojas says Jacob deGrom (hamstring) is day-to-day.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 17th
J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 at the plate with a homer and three RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Marlins by an 8-4 score.
John Aubin
Thu, Sep 17th
 Jacob deGrom was removed from Wednesday's start against the Phillies due to a hamstring spasm.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 16th
J.D. Martinez went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts on Saturday as the Red Sox lost to the Rays by a 5-4 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 13th
Notes 
 deGrom has been awesome, but 2020 is the year he regresses. If Scherzer wasn't showing signs of decline I would have him higher than the two-time Cy Young from NY, I value pitching more in the 60 game sprint than normal years, but I can't move deGrom up when I feel regression is on the way in 2020.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
J.D. Martinez was a first-round player in drafts last year, but as is the case with fantasy managers, there's a quick overreaction to a "down" year, which is why we see Martinez fall to the second round this year. Targeting bounce-back players at a value is vital to winning fantasy leagues. Martinez can give you first-round value, despite not having the steals or Mookie Betts in the lineup.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 In points leagues, you can make the case for deGrom first overall. In roto leagues, you can still make the case for him or Gerrit Cole earlier than here, but the name of the game this year is volume, and as great as deGrom is, you're looking at 13 starts or so max from him. Still, he's the best pitcher in the game, and if you want a leg-up on the rest of the league, this is a good spot to grab him.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Seems to be overlooked every season. High end contributor in every category except SBs. Super solid 2nd round pick.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 After winning his second consecutive Cy Young Award, deGrom has an obvious case to be the top pitcher taken in the game. Back-to-back season with a sub-2.50 ERA and sub-1.00 WHIP with at least 200 strikeouts makes deGrom perhaps the safest pitcher in the game, especially after three straight seasons of at least 200 innings pitched. The bugaboo for deGrom is his lack of wins - just 21 over the last two seasons despite historic numbers. But with the improved Mets bullpen, there's every reason to think deGrom can get back to the 15-win total he put up in 2017. It's him or Gerrit Cole for the top pitcher off the board and you can't go wrong.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
A safe, four-category stud that might be going at a slight discount
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 His age and lack of injury history might make him a safer bet than Verlander/Scherzer
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros