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Who Should I Draft?

J.D. Martinez or Charlie Blackmon (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
Expert
Recommendation
96%
Recommended by
43 of 45 experts
4%
Recommended by
2 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 14# 27
Best Rank# 6# 14
Worst Rank# 29# 69
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 22# 36
Best Rank# 17# 34
Worst Rank# 23# 44
   
Projections 
   
Runs3637
Home Runs1410
RBI4130
Stolen Bases12
Batting Average.310.307
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 31
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 27
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 18# 25
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 15# 27
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 22# 55
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 14# 26
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 15# 20
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 18# 55
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 9# 28
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 13# 25
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 13# 34
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 24
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 28
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 13# 22
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 13# 23
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 16# 32
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 9# 21
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 6# 14
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 14# 25
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 13# 22
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 10# 25
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 15# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 32
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10# 26
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 27
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 13# 22
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 15# 29
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 13# 37
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 69
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 14# 19
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 13# 23
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 28
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 18# 28
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 13# 25
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 14# 25
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 19
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 12# 22
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 9# 50
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 12# 22
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 13# 27
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 18# 23
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 17# 34
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 18# 40
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 20# 16
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 29# 22
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats575580
   
Runs98112
   
Hits175183
   
Singles104102
   
Doubles3342
   
Triples27
   
Home Runs3632
   
RBI10586
   
Stolen Bases22
   
Caught Stealing05
   
Walks7240
   
Strikeouts138104
   
Batting Average.304.316
   
On Base Pct.383.366
   
Slugging Pct.557.578
   
On-base Plus Slugging.939.944
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats202203
   
Runs3637
   
Hits6362
   
Singles3637
   
Doubles1212
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs1410
   
RBI4130
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2417
   
Strikeouts5341
   
Batting Average.310.307
   
On Base Pct.384.359
   
Slugging Pct.580.539
   
On-base Plus Slugging.964.898
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Charlie Blackmon
CF,RF - COL
Charlie Blackmon
News 
 J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 with three-run home run in Wednesday's spring game against the Tigers.
John Aubin
Thu, Mar 5th
Charlie Blackmon is still at home recovering from COVID-19.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Mon, Jul 6th
  OF Charlie Blackmon (COVID-19) will not be available for the Rockies when summer camp opens on Saturday.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
  OF Charlie Blackmon, Phillip Diehl and Ryan Castellini tested positive for Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jun 23rd
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
Coors Field. That's the driving force for Charlie Blackmon right now. Gone are the days of 20 steals. Hell, gone are the days of double-digit steals as he stole just two bases in 2019. It makes sense, of course, since he's 34 years old. He's a boring, relatively safe player right now, but not everyone mid-30s player is David Ortiz or Nelson Cruz. The drop off could happen this year for Blackmon where he gives you an empty average, and that's it."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Martinez won't steal any bases but with 40 homers, 100+ RBIs and a .300 batting average every year, fantasy owners are getting an absolute steal at any point in the second round of drafts. Don't be scared off by his dip in production, as underlying metrics suggest he was among the most unlucky hitters in baseball.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Blackmon had a rough spot in the season but still finished with 30+ homers, 110+ runs and a batting average north of .310. He is getting older and only stole 2 bags compared to the 43 fantasy owners got in 2015, but this still a great bat in the late third round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Seems to be overlooked every season. High end contributor in every category except SBs. Super solid 2nd round pick.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Perennially underrated, but his ADP makes sense due to his complete drop in SBs. Only stole 2 bags in 2019 after stealing double digits every year prior. This means you have to buy Blackmon with no help at SBs, which has never been the case. Also may take a hit in runs if Arenado does get traded.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy