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Who Should I Draft?

Jacob deGrom or Shane Bieber (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
10 of 10 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 10 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1# 3
Best Rank# 1# 2
Worst Rank# 2# 3
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 7# 8
Best Rank# 6# 5
Worst Rank# 8# 9
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts252245
Wins1415
Saves00
ERA2.903.23
WHIP1.051.08
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 3
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 3
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 1# 3
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 2# 3
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 1# 3
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 1# 2
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 1# 3
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played1212
   
Games Started1212
   
Innings Pitched68.277.2
   
Wins48
   
Losses21
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4746
   
Earned Runs1814
   
Home Runs Allowed77
   
Strikeouts104122
   
Walks1821
   
ERA2.381.63
   
WHIP0.960.87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3131
   
Games Started3131
   
Innings Pitched196.7197.6
   
Wins1415
   
Losses88
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed154167
   
Earned Runs6371
   
Home Runs Allowed2326
   
Strikeouts252245
   
Walks5247
   
ERA2.903.23
   
WHIP1.051.08
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
News 
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Notes 
 deGrom barely missed out on winning his third straight Cy Young Award last year, but it was yet another dominant season. For the third straight year, he came in with a WHIP under 1.00, an ERA under 2.50, and a strikeout percentage above 31%. deGrom is getting up there in age, but it's worth remembering that he has fewer miles on his arm than most pitcher entering their age-33 season, given that he didn't transition to pitching until late in his college career and missed significant time with injuries during his time in the minors. deGrom has shown no decline in his game, and should hopefully (finally) begin to pile on more wins this year pitching for a better team in front of an improved bullpen. He should be the first or second starting pitcher taken and is an obvious first-round pick.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Bieber took the huge gains he had made in 2019 and kicked the into hyperdrive en route to a Cy Young season. He had a miniscule 1.63 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP, and took his strikeout percentage to 41.1%, which ranked first among qualified starters. Everything was exceptional for Bieber, as he held batters to just a .167 batting average, barely allowed home runs, and earned eight wins in just 12 starts. He may struggle to again find wins given the Indians' depleted lineup, but there is nothing else to think twice about with Bieber. He's part of the ultra-elite tier in starting pitching with Jacob deGrom and Gerrit Cole, and should be a first-round selection.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros