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Who Should I Draft?

J.D. Martinez or Freddie Freeman (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
26 of 52 experts
50%
Recommended by
26 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 17
Best Rank# 6# 10
Worst Rank# 29# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 21# 17
Best Rank# 16# 16
Worst Rank# 23# 22
   
Projections 
   
Runs3534
Home Runs1411
RBI4136
Stolen Bases12
Batting Average.304.300
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 15
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 29# 17
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 18# 12
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 15# 13
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 22# 14
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 14# 12
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 15# 12
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 26# 22
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 11
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 13# 12
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 16# 12
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 18# 11
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 14# 12
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 13# 12
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 11
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 13# 10
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 15# 13
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 17
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 14# 12
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 12
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 16# 15
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 15# 12
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 12# 11
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 13# 12
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 18# 12
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 18# 11
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 6# 14
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 23
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 9# 14
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 9# 11
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 10# 24
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 10# 20
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 10# 26
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 17
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 23
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 12# 23
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 25
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 12# 29
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 12# 15
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 12# 14
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 19
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 13# 34
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 13# 21
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 13# 26
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 13# 20
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 14# 21
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 15
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 19# 52
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 29
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 19# 29
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 20# 35
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats575597
   
Runs98113
   
Hits175175
   
Singles104102
   
Doubles3333
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3638
   
RBI105121
   
Stolen Bases26
   
Caught Stealing03
   
Walks7287
   
Strikeouts138127
   
Batting Average.304.293
   
On Base Pct.383.387
   
Slugging Pct.557.546
   
On-base Plus Slugging.939.933
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats203195
   
Runs3534
   
Hits6258
   
Singles3534
   
Doubles1212
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1411
   
RBI4136
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2427
   
Strikeouts5344
   
Batting Average.304.300
   
On Base Pct.379.386
   
Slugging Pct.572.535
   
On-base Plus Slugging.951.921
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  J.D. Martinez
LF,RF,DH - BOS
J.D. Martinez
Freddie Freeman
1B - ATL
Freddie Freeman
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
The Braves are looking to lock up 1B Freddie Freeman to a long-term contract extension.
Brad Camara
Tue, Oct 20th
 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
Freddie Freeman went 2-for-4 with two doubles, and two runs scored as the Braves fell to the Dodgers 7-3 in Game 5 of the NLCS on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 17th
 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
Freddie Freeman went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored in the Braves 10-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 4 of the NLCS on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Oct 16th
 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
Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, and two runs scored as the Braves took down the Dodgers 8-7 in Game 2 of the NLCS on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 14th
 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
Freddie Freeman went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the Braves 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Oct 13th
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
Freeman tested positive for COVID-19 at the outset of renewed camp and has reportedly dealt with some difficult symptoms. It seems unlikely that he'll be able to begin the year with the Braves, though he is apparently on the road to recovery. When healthy, Freeman is a dynamic option, so long as he has recovered from the elbow soreness that plagued him in spring. Don't let Freeman slip too far, but he's out of the second round for now.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Seems to be overlooked every season. High end contributor in every category except SBs. Super solid 2nd round pick.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Freeman gets a boost in points leagues, but, he's a safe bet for production in the second round. Freeman allows you to lock up your first baseman and not have to worry about playing catch up there later in the draft. The only knock with taking Freeman is that you miss out on the power-speed threats and the top pitchers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 A safe, four-category stud that might be going at a slight discount
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Playing through an injury in September hurt overall numbers. Draft in the late-first.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros