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Who Should I Draft?

Jesus Luzardo or Julio Urias (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jesus Luzardo
SP,RP - OAK
Jesus Luzardo
Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
Expert
Recommendation
77%
Recommended by
33 of 43 experts
23%
Recommended by
10 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 55# 59
Best Rank# 22# 14
Worst Rank# 359# 88
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 115# 146
Best Rank# 91# 137
Worst Rank# 127# 156
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts4953
Wins33
Saves00
ERA3.834.07
WHIP1.261.28
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 61# 71
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 39# 66
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 45# 53
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 80# 88
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 48
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 69# 75
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 46# 63
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 47# 53
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 53# 60
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 41# 56
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 56# 67
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 85# 88
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 59# 76
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 57# 60
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 53# 62
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 41# 57
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 45# 68
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 46# 66
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 42# 46
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 22# 50
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 43# 60
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 39# 49
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 55# 73
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 74# 76
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 47# 50
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 45# 49
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 52# 62
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 73
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 54# 70
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 58# 72
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 56# 61
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 63
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 45
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 37# 36
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 50# 49
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 54# 27
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 55# 31
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 58# 39
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 59# 58
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 60# 49
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 65# 57
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 66# 61
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 359# 14
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jesus Luzardo
SP,RP - OAK
Jesus Luzardo
Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played637
   
Games Started08
   
Innings Pitched12.080.2
   
Wins04
   
Losses03
   
Saves24
   
Blown Saves01
   
Holds27
   
Hits Allowed559
   
Earned Runs222
   
Home Runs Allowed17
   
Strikeouts1685
   
Walks327
   
ERA1.502.49
   
WHIP0.671.08
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jesus Luzardo
SP,RP - OAK
Jesus Luzardo
Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1011
   
Games Started99
   
Innings Pitched49.150.5
   
Wins33
   
Losses22
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4645
   
Earned Runs2123
   
Home Runs Allowed77
   
Strikeouts4953
   
Walks1619
   
ERA3.834.07
   
WHIP1.261.28
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jesus Luzardo
SP,RP - OAK
Jesus Luzardo
Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
News 
 A's manager Bob Melvin says Jesus Luzardo (COVID-19) is "itching to get back and is feeling good."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 13th
Julio Urias allowed two unearned runs in two-thirds of an inning Monday against the Reds. He allowed one hit, one walk, and struck out one.
Connor Rooney
Tue, Mar 3rd
 A's manager Bob Melvin says Jesus Luzardo has still not been cleared to rejoin team workouts.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 13th
Julio Urias will be in the Dodgers' starting rotation to begin the 2020 regular season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Feb 22nd
 Jesus Luzardo has tested positive for Coronavirus and will self isolate for 14 days per the MLB protocols.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jul 7th
 
 A's manager Bob Melvin says Jesus Luzardo's status to join team workouts is still "pending."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 6th
 
 Jesus Luzardo was fantastic on Saturday, striking out eight batters in just 3 1/3 innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Mar 8th
 
Notes 
 Luzardo has tested positive for COVID-19, though there have been few details as to his reported symptoms (or lack thereof). A prime breakout candidate, especially given the delay and the lack of an innings limit, Luzardo's fantasy stock is now in a bit of a grey area. Monitor the reports but be prepared to knock him down a few pegs in your draft absent positive reports on his health.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
UrĂ­as is the biggest faller for me, as he was a Top 100 player in my initial rankings. It's hard to trust the Dodgers to send Urias out there every fifth day for a full workload. It's time to buy in dynasty leagues.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 It's not if Luzardo will pitch any innings for the A's this year, it's how how many? With the short season, will he be limited to four- to five-inning outings? He's a wild card with a bright future.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Dodgers confirmed he was their fifth starter in ST 1.0
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 I want to move Lazardo further up these rankings because of his lights-out arsenal and pitching in Oakland helps those ratio's, but rookie innings limits are real and I am concerned that he won't pitch enough to reach his enormous ceiling. Guarantee me 210 innings pitched and he is a Top 40 Pick for me. I expect more like 130-150 and with some rookie struggles, that drops him down significantly. 2021 he will be hotter than Walker Buehler was.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Urias will begin the year in the Dodgers rotation, so the biggest hurdle to him having major fantasy value this year has been cleared. His ability to miss bats is elite and although he's struggled with control a bit in the majors, he has all the tools to succeed. There's plenty of upside, so if you have a solid base for your pitching staff, don't hesitate to pull the trigger a little early.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Should be elite whenever he pitches. It's fair to wonder how deep he pitches into games and how many starts he ultimately makes
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros