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Who Should I Draft?

Joey Gallo or Nick Castellanos (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
26 of 45 experts
42%
Recommended by
19 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 60# 62
Best Rank# 38# 37
Worst Rank# 122# 101
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 72# 87
Best Rank# 50# 75
Worst Rank# 117# 115
   
Projections 
   
Runs3231
Home Runs1510
RBI3431
Stolen Bases21
Batting Average.233.288
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 60# 66
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 47# 64
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 62# 75
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 57# 65
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 62# 64
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 51# 61
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 60# 67
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 49# 59
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 39# 52
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 57# 63
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 41# 59
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 38# 58
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 48# 54
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 47# 53
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 44# 60
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 43# 73
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 48# 50
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 52# 65
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 53# 56
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 50# 65
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 59# 60
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 60# 67
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 56
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 54# 60
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 52# 55
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 85# 87
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 55# 48
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 60# 55
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 60# 57
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 62# 52
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 63# 56
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63# 57
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 64# 47
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 65# 61
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 66# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 66# 62
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 67# 53
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 67# 62
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 67# 57
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 69# 37
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 71# 58
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 74# 46
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 78# 65
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 79# 42
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 122# 101
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats241615
   
Runs54100
   
Hits61178
   
Singles2390
   
Doubles1558
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs2227
   
RBI4973
   
Stolen Bases42
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks5241
   
Strikeouts114143
   
Batting Average.253.289
   
On Base Pct.389.337
   
Slugging Pct.598.525
   
On-base Plus Slugging.986.863
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats171207
   
Runs3231
   
Hits4060
   
Singles1633
   
Doubles816
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1510
   
RBI3431
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks3016
   
Strikeouts7551
   
Batting Average.233.288
   
On Base Pct.348.339
   
Slugging Pct.541.514
   
On-base Plus Slugging.888.854
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
News 
 Joey Gallo has tested negative twice since testing positive for COVID-19, and has returned to workouts.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Jul 10th
Nick Castellanos told the Cincinnati Enquirer that he doesn't want to DH for the Reds this season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
 Joey Gallo has been 'essentially asymptomatic' and feeling well, but has not been cleared to get on the field yet. He has to test negative one more time before returning.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Jul 10th
Nick Castellanos (illness) is expected to play Thursday in the Reds' Cactus League game against the Brewers.
Brad Camara
Wed, Mar 4th
 Joey Gallo tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
Free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos has agreed to a deal with the Cincinnati Reds, according to a report from MLB insider Jon Heyman. It is expected to be a multi-year deal.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Jan 27th
 OF Joey Gallo has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Mon, Jul 6th
The Rangers remain 'active' in pursuit of free agent Nicholas Castellanos.
Blaine Blontz
Tue, Jan 14th
  Jon Morosi of MLB.com writes the Rangers are seen as a finalist to sign free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jan 6th
Notes 
 Joey Gallo, even if he feels that the Rangers' new stadium will be a pitcher's park, still has to be one of the betting favorites every year to lead the league in home runs. The multi-position eligibility that Gallo brings makes him even more valuable, but beware that he will drain your batting average quite a bit. If he can hit around .260, he's going to be a really valuable asset. In OBP leagues, he's a top 50 player. If you're a betting person and want a dark horse MVP candidate, Gallo is your guy.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
We know that lineup protection doesn't actually exist, but leaving Comerica Park for Wrigley Field finally allowed Nick Castellanos to produce like the player we had hoped to see for years. Now, in Cincinnati, Castellanos goes to an even better ballpark, where he should be among the league leaders in doubles. The Cincy outfield is crowded, but Castellanos is locked into an everyday role. Draft him with confidence this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Gallo only played 70 games but still managed 22 homers, 54 runs scored and 49 RBIs. With a full season, you'd have to expect him to return to 40+ homers, but the big question is whether the batting average is worth the risk in the seventh round of drafts.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Castellanos' numbers were continually deflated batting in the middle of a bad Tigers lineup and in a home park that greatly depressed power numbers. A move to Cincinnati should be just what the doctor ordered, and allow Castellanos to continue to build on his monster finish with the Cubs last year. While he may not hit the 50 homers he was on pace for with the Cubs or total the same 1.000 OPS, his numbers should look much closer to his 2019 second half than his first.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Castellanos hit 25+ homers with a .290 BA again last season, and this year he'll get a sizeable ballpark factor upgrade so those numbers could both take another jump. No, he won't steal bases, but he is durable so you can bet the runs and RBIs will total 160+ for the fourth straight season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros