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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Berrios or Corey Kluber (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Corey Kluber
SP - TEX
Corey Kluber
Expert
Recommendation
72%
Recommended by
31 of 43 experts
28%
Recommended by
12 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 24# 27
Best Rank# 13# 13
Worst Rank# 42# 48
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 70# 92
Best Rank# 59# 85
Worst Rank# 99# 111
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7165
Wins54
Saves00
ERA4.223.90
WHIP1.251.24
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 28
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 27
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 13# 16
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 26# 27
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 24# 33
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 35# 44
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 19# 44
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 28# 34
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 48
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 30# 38
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 24# 32
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 24# 27
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 25# 27
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 35# 37
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 23# 24
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 23# 38
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 19# 30
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 26# 28
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 28# 30
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 25
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 28# 35
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 19# 43
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 24# 32
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 41
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 23# 38
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 39# 42
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 25# 27
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 28# 29
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 32# 35
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 17# 29
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 22# 40
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 27# 25
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 29# 23
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 30# 18
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 30# 28
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 30# 24
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 32# 15
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 32# 20
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 34# 25
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 36# 13
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 36# 33
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 37# 25
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 30
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Corey Kluber
SP - TEX
Corey Kluber
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played327
   
Games Started327
   
Innings Pitched200.236.3
   
Wins142
   
Losses83
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed19445
   
Earned Runs8223
   
Home Runs Allowed264
   
Strikeouts19538
   
Walks5115
   
ERA3.685.80
   
WHIP1.221.68
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Corey Kluber
SP - TEX
Corey Kluber
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1211
   
Games Started1211
   
Innings Pitched72.264.0
   
Wins54
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6962
   
Earned Runs3428
   
Home Runs Allowed1110
   
Strikeouts7165
   
Walks2118
   
ERA4.223.90
   
WHIP1.251.24
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Corey Kluber
SP - TEX
Corey Kluber
News 
 Minnesota Twins right-hander Jose Berrios allowed three runs over 4 1/3 innings of work in a 3-2 spring loss to the Braves on Wednesday. He struck out five in the outing.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Mar 11th
 
 Jose Berrios will officially start Opening Day for the Twins, per manager Rocco Baldelli.
Brad Camara
Wed, Mar 11th
 
 Jose Berrios threw two scoreless frames in his Grapefruit League debut against the Blue Jays.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Feb 23rd
 
Notes 
 Is Jose Berrios overrated a little bit every year? Yeah, definitely. Berrios can be inconsistent from start to start, and you want more when you watch him pitch and he's on. That said, while he may not be an ace, he's one hell of an SP2 to have on your roster. You want guys who are going to give you 200 innings and a good strikeout rate. Berrios checks those boxes, even with the occasional bad start.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Is there a need to make a case against a 34-year-old pitcher? Typically, no, as you expect the end to be near. With Corey Kluber, not only is his age going against him, but he missed all but seven starts last season with a broken arm thanks to a come-backer. What's more, it's not like he was dominant in those starts (slow starter throughout his career, yada yada), but he posted a 5.80 ERA and was flipped for Emmanuel Clase and Delino DeShields in the off-season. This is one of the times where the real-life market for a player should impact your decision to take him in fantasy. His days of being an ace are over.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Berrios reached 200 innings but didn't really take the step forward that most fantasy owners had hoped for. His strikeout rate dropped, his WHIP increased, and batters made better contact. Still, Berrios was a pitcher who fantasy owners could start each and every time out, contributed well in wins, and rarely walked batters. When you add it all up, Berrios remains a starter that fantasy owners should covet, but perhaps temper expectations until he shows that he's ready to take that next step.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Kluber showed some skills decline in 2018, but nothing could have prepared fantasy owners for the disaster that was 2019. He got off to a terrible start before a broken forearm ended his season. Now with the Rangers, Kluber will get a fresh start and look to rebuild some of his real and fantasy value. Throw out the 5.80 ERA and 1.65 WHIP from last year - Kluber hasn't declined to that extent. Expect him to provide very solid, albeit not pristine, numbers, if he can stay healthy.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros