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Who Should I Draft?

J.D. Martinez or Bryce Harper (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
Expert
Recommendation
77%
Recommended by
40 of 52 experts
23%
Recommended by
12 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 16
Best Rank# 6# 3
Worst Rank# 29# 24
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 21# 22
Best Rank# 16# 15
Worst Rank# 23# 25
   
Projections 
   
Runs3536
Home Runs1413
RBI4138
Stolen Bases14
Batting Average.304.267
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 15
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 23
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 18# 19
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 15# 18
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 19# 22
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 14# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 15# 16
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 10# 15
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 12# 17
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 15
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 18
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 12# 17
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 10# 14
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 22
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 13# 18
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 14# 16
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 16# 23
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 9# 12
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 10# 13
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 14# 18
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 13# 23
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 15
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 18
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 16
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 13# 16
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 15# 20
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 15
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 14# 19
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 13# 17
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 20
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 13# 18
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 12# 16
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 9# 12
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 18
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 13# 17
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 12# 20
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 14
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 12# 19
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 13# 18
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 6# 9
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 13# 12
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 16# 13
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 18# 15
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 18# 14
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 18# 14
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 14
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 18
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 19# 10
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 20# 16
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 22# 15
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 26# 3
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 29# 24
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats575573
   
Runs9898
   
Hits175149
   
Singles10477
   
Doubles3336
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs3635
   
RBI105114
   
Stolen Bases215
   
Caught Stealing03
   
Walks7299
   
Strikeouts138178
   
Batting Average.304.260
   
On Base Pct.383.372
   
Slugging Pct.557.510
   
On-base Plus Slugging.939.882
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats203194
   
Runs3536
   
Hits6252
   
Singles3527
   
Doubles1211
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs1413
   
RBI4138
   
Stolen Bases14
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2438
   
Strikeouts5360
   
Batting Average.304.267
   
On Base Pct.379.386
   
Slugging Pct.572.524
   
On-base Plus Slugging.951.910
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
News 
 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
Phillies manager Joe Girardi confirmed Wednesday that Bryce Harper has been dealing with a back injury "off and on" for 4-5 weeks.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 23rd
 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
Bryce Harper (back) is starting Monday against the Nationals.
Brad Camara
Mon, Sep 21st
 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
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left Sunday's loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with lower back stiffness, according to The Athletic's Meghan Montemurro.
Mike Maher
Sun, Sep 20th
 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
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 4-for-6 with a home run, two doubles, three runs scored, four RBI, and two walks across both games of Friday's doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Mike Maher
Sat, Sep 19th
 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
Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with two home runs and two walks in Thursday's loss to the New York Mets. The two homers give him 10 on the season.
Mike Maher
Fri, Sep 18th
Notes 
 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
Harper is a lock for 30 home runs and double-digit steals. He hasn't been Mike Trout's equal, as many expected after the High School SI cover, but that doesn't mean he isn't an elite Fantasy player. His ADP doesn't reflect how high his floor is or the potential for a 40/20 season. 2020 is a big year for Harper in the Philly Band Box.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Seems to be overlooked every season. High end contributor in every category except SBs. Super solid 2nd round pick.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
By this point, we all know the answer to the Mike Trout vs. Harper discussion, but that doesn't mean that Harper still isn't one hell of a player. Was he pressing early in Philadelphia with the pressure of a new contract in a new city? I think he was, as his second-half numbers show quite the turnaround, especially with his strikeout rate. His xBA and xwOBA also indicate that Harper underperformed last season. It should surprise no one if Harper were to contend for an MVP this season. He should be bumped up higher in OBP leagues.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 A safe, four-category stud that might be going at a slight discount
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Not a big fan of Harper (He is overrated), but he does have some big time potential going into his second year in Philly. If he gets his average up to 280+ he should be a high end five category contributor.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Lots of encouraging Statcast data suggesting he has room for growth in year two of Phillies tenure
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros