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Who Should I Draft?

Joey Gallo or Dansby Swanson (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Joey Gallo
DH,LF,RF - NYY
Joey Gallo
Expert
Recommendation
74%
Recommended by
32 of 43 experts
26%
Recommended by
11 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 74# 83
Best Rank# 54# 58
Worst Rank# 110# 135
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 118# 151
Best Rank# 116# 112
Worst Rank# 144# 171
   
Projections 
   
Runs8388
Home Runs2539
RBI8191
Stolen Bases105
Batting Average.255.213
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL10
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 85# 101
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 73# 90
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 78# 84
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 79# 94
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 74# 82
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 76# 95
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 54# 118
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 68# 95
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 78# 79
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 77# 91
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 76# 90
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 73# 113
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 77# 92
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 61# 86
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 69# 100
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 84# 110
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 63# 66
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 66# 109
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 72# 83
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 76# 88
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 72# 86
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 58# 105
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 71# 93
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 69# 79
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 57# 64
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 75# 135
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 72# 79
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 85# 88
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 62# 66
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 61# 67
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 71# 88
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 127
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 59# 58
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 84# 68
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 101# 70
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 91# 77
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 82# 78
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 90# 81
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 96# 83
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 98# 84
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 87# 85
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 103# 100
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 110# 108
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Joey Gallo
DH,LF,RF - NYY
Joey Gallo
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats588498
   
Runs7890
   
Hits14699
   
Singles8447
   
Doubles3313
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs2738
   
RBI8877
   
Stolen Bases96
   
Caught Stealing30
   
Walks52111
   
Strikeouts167213
   
Batting Average.248.199
   
On Base Pct.311.351
   
Slugging Pct.449.458
   
On-base Plus Slugging.760.809
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Joey Gallo
DH,LF,RF - NYY
Joey Gallo
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats569491
   
Runs8388
   
Hits145105
   
Singles8646
   
Doubles3118
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs2539
   
RBI8191
   
Stolen Bases105
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks5299
   
Strikeouts158207
   
Batting Average.255.213
   
On Base Pct.317.346
   
Slugging Pct.442.483
   
On-base Plus Slugging.760.829
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Dansby Swanson
SS - ATL
Dansby Swanson
Joey Gallo
DH,LF,RF - NYY
Joey Gallo
News 
 Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 with two RBI and his sixth stolen base on Sunday against the Marlins.
Chris Clegg
Mon, May 23rd
The New York Yankees placed OF Joey Gallo and C Kyle Higashioka on the Covid-19 IL before their first game against the White Sox Sunday afternoon.
Kelly Kirby
Sun, May 22nd
 Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 but made his only hit count as it was a solo home run that led the Braves to victory over the Marlins on Friday.
Chris Clegg
Sat, May 21st
Yankees OF Joey Gallo is not in the starting lineup Thursday afternoon in Baltimore according to Newsday's Erik Boland.
Luke Monaldo
Thu, May 19th
 Dansby Swanson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's loss to the Padres.
Chris Clegg
Sun, May 15th
Joey Gallo went 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk, two RBIS and two runs scored in a 5-1 New York win in Chicago on Sunday.
Luke Monaldo
Mon, May 16th
 Dansby Swanson went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in Friday's loss to the Padres.
Chris Clegg
Sat, May 14th
Joey Gallo went 2-for-5 with a home run in a 10-4 Yankees win on Friday.
Luke Monaldo
Sat, May 14th
 Dansby Swanson went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and his third stolen base of the season in Sunday's win against the Brewers.
Chris Clegg
Sun, May 8th
Joey Gallo went 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk and a strikeout in a 2-1 Yankee loss in Toronto on Wednesday,
Luke Monaldo
Thu, May 5th
Notes 
 Swanson is the type of player that you're not excited to draft but who you know will give you reliable production. At this stage of his career, he's pretty much a .250-25-10 type of bat who should give you about 165 combined runs and RBI in a strong Braves lineup. There's been nearly no change to Swanson's underlying metrics and data over the last three seasons, and though he could show some growth as he moves into his late-20s, chances are that he just is who he is. And that's not necessarily a bad thing, especially since his price is always kept in check by his lack of excitement. If you miss out on the prime shortstops, he's a fine consolation prize late in drafts.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
It should tell you all you need to know about Gallo that he hit 38 home runs and scored 90 runs last season and baseball fans and fantasy players view his year as a disaster. Gallo basically did what he always did - he struck out a ton (34.6%), walked more than anyone not named Juan Soto (18%) and left the yard often. His sub-.200 batting average is just basically what Gallo is going to bring to the table unless he changes his approach or gets lucky, though the fact that he hit ground balls at an elevated clip didn't help much. He'll still be batting in the middle of a strong Yankees lineup, so if you can deal with the batting average hit, draft him for the homers and runs scored production.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros