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Who Should I Draft?

Joey Gallo or Dylan Carlson (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF,RF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Dylan Carlson
LF,CF,RF - STL
Dylan Carlson
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
18 of 22 experts
18%
Recommended by
4 of 22 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 90# 108
Best Rank# 67# 82
Worst Rank# 132# 140
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 144# 163
Best Rank# 129# 146
Worst Rank# 178# 185
   
Projections 
   
Runs8268
Home Runs3717
RBI9166
Stolen Bases612
Batting Average.219.250
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 114
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 94# 107
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 132
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 78# 95
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 75# 82
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 88# 104
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 67# 135
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 90# 113
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 89# 105
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 92# 106
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 87# 112
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 115# 123
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 72# 115
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 73# 136
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 83# 140
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 102# 128
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 96# 129
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 93# 103
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 97# 91
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 105# 90
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 107# 85
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 109# 102
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF,RF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Dylan Carlson
LF,CF,RF - STL
Dylan Carlson
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats193110
   
Runs2311
   
Hits3522
   
Singles1711
   
Doubles87
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs103
   
RBI2616
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks298
   
Strikeouts7935
   
Batting Average.181.200
   
On Base Pct.301.252
   
Slugging Pct.378.364
   
On-base Plus Slugging.679.616
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF,RF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Dylan Carlson
LF,CF,RF - STL
Dylan Carlson
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats503509
   
Runs8268
   
Hits108125
   
Singles4778
   
Doubles2328
   
Triples25
   
Home Runs3717
   
RBI9166
   
Stolen Bases612
   
Caught Stealing25
   
Walks8448
   
Strikeouts210132
   
Batting Average.219.250
   
On Base Pct.327.311
   
Slugging Pct.489.424
   
On-base Plus Slugging.816.735
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF,RF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Dylan Carlson
LF,CF,RF - STL
Dylan Carlson
News 
 Joey Gallo and the Rangers avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.2 million deal.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jan 15th
 
Notes 
 Gallo went from a big-time power hitter who would drain your batting average in 2017-2018, to a big-time power hitter who wouldn't crush your average in 2019, to a complete disaster in 2020. Gallo has actually been consistent against righties over the last several years, and the difference in his performance has been that he somehow destroyed lefties in 2019 (.333/.427/.747) and was worse than ever in 2020 (.143/.241/.386). The best bet is he's more like the 2017-2018 version of himself, and he'll likely put up a season where he hits around 40 home runs and bats in the low .200s. That's plenty valuable, and his ADP seems to be giving a ton of credit to his 2020 season. That leaves a lot of room for Gallo to outperform his draft position.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Carlson caught major buzz heading into the season last year as he looked likely to earn an everyday role in the outfield, but he sputtered for much of the season even when he did play, slashing just .200/.252/.364 with three home runs in 119 plate appearances. But he had a successful, albeit brief, post-season, and now again looks ready to claim a starting outfield spot for the Cardinals. Carlson is just 22 years old and has a strong minor-league track record. If he can hold down his spot, he has 25-15 potential, and should hit for a solid average. Given his age and his poor 2020 season, there's some obvious risk, but the draft capital necessary to get him on your team is not prohibitive, and his upside should make him a target in all formats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros