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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Altuve or Nick Castellanos (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nick Castellanos
RF - PHI
Nick Castellanos
Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
Expert
Recommendation
79%
Recommended by
34 of 43 experts
21%
Recommended by
9 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 31# 39
Best Rank# 15# 27
Worst Rank# 54# 64
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 47# 55
Best Rank# 44# 32
Worst Rank# 57# 69
   
Projections 
   
Runs93102
Home Runs3226
RBI9676
Stolen Bases37
Batting Average.282.274
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 35
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 35
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 33# 37
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 34# 64
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 24# 47
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 30# 35
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 32# 39
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 40
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 28# 34
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 31# 36
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 27# 51
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 32# 37
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 29# 39
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 27# 47
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 30# 44
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 42# 44
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 19# 39
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 30# 40
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 32# 38
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 36# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 36# 57
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 33# 40
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 27# 41
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 17# 52
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 37# 39
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 22# 44
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 30# 42
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 30# 39
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 15# 50
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 29# 35
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 29# 39
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 31# 47
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 38# 45
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 31# 37
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 34# 27
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 36# 29
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 29
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 39# 32
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 34# 33
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 54# 34
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 37# 34
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 47# 36
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 43# 40
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Nick Castellanos
RF - PHI
Nick Castellanos
Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats531602
   
Runs95117
   
Hits164166
   
Singles91102
   
Doubles3832
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs3431
   
RBI10083
   
Stolen Bases35
   
Caught Stealing13
   
Walks4166
   
Strikeouts12191
   
Batting Average.309.276
   
On Base Pct.362.348
   
Slugging Pct.576.487
   
On-base Plus Slugging.939.835
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Nick Castellanos
RF - PHI
Nick Castellanos
Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats575574
   
Runs93102
   
Hits162157
   
Singles91101
   
Doubles3830
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3226
   
RBI9676
   
Stolen Bases37
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks4558
   
Strikeouts14196
   
Batting Average.282.274
   
On Base Pct.333.340
   
Slugging Pct.518.464
   
On-base Plus Slugging.851.805
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Nick Castellanos
RF - PHI
Nick Castellanos
Jose Altuve
2B - HOU
Jose Altuve
News 
 Nick Castellanos went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI on Friday against the Mets.
Dan Harris
Sat, May 28th
Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Houston's 7-3 win over the Guardians.
Kendall Capps
Wed, May 25th
 Nick Castellanos went 0-for-3 with a run scored on Saturday against the Dodgers.
Dan Harris
Sat, May 21st
Jose Altuve continues to tear the cover off of the ball, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run, double and two runs scored.
Kendall Capps
Mon, May 23rd
 Nick Castellanos went 2-for-6 with a double, three RBI, and a stolen base on Friday against the Dodgers.
Dan Harris
Sat, May 14th
Jose Altuve picked up four more hits against the Rangers Thursday, finishing 4-for-5 with two doubles and a run scored.
Kendall Capps
Thu, May 19th
 Nick Castellanos went 1-for-3 with a solo home run on Tuesday against the Mariners.
Dan Harris
Wed, May 11th
Jose Altuve led off Wednesday's game vs. the Red Sox with a solo home run. He finished 1-for-4 with the home run and two strikeouts.
Kendall Capps
Thu, May 19th
 Nick Castellanos' initial X-rays were negative, according to Philadelphia Enquirer Phillies reporter Scott Lauber.
Kendall Capps
Fri, May 6th
Jose Altuve continued his torrid stretch, going 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored.
Kendall Capps
Mon, May 16th
Notes 
 "It's a deep drive to left field by Castellanos" has become baseball's best meme, which overshadows the fact that Castellanos has been one of baseball's most underrated power bats over the last half decade. The 29-year-old picked the perfect year to enter free agency, coming off a 2021 campaign with a .576 SLG% and a .938 OPS. The move to Philadelphia should be a good one, as it gives Castellanos a chance to bat cleanup directly behind Bryce Harper.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
After a forgettable short season in 2020, Altuve tied a career high with 31 home runs last year, scored a career-high 117 runs and had 83 RBI despite hitting in the leadoff spot. The peripherals suggest that Altuve's 2021 HR total was somewhat fluky and park-aided. Altuve used to be good for 30+ stolen bases a season, but he's had 11 SBs in his last two full seasons combined. The days of .300 batting averages may be gone, too. Altuve has been below .300 in each of the last three seasons and has batted .277 over that span. We should at least be able to count on a lot of runs with Altuve batting at the top of a stacked lineup, but the ceiling here isn't what it used to be. Exercise caution as Altuve enters his age-32 season.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros