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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Berrios or Sonny Gray (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Sonny Gray
SP - CIN
Sonny Gray
Expert
Recommendation
75%
Recommended by
39 of 52 experts
25%
Recommended by
13 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 23# 27
Best Rank# 13# 16
Worst Rank# 42# 81
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 75# 98
Best Rank# 59# 83
Worst Rank# 84# 109
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7166
Wins54
Saves00
ERA4.163.96
WHIP1.251.28
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 32
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 29
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 13# 81
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 25# 27
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 24# 28
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 32# 44
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 19# 22
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 28# 36
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 14# 42
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 24# 49
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 21# 31
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 21# 30
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 23# 26
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 24# 28
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 37# 60
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 27# 30
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 30# 38
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 37# 43
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 24# 26
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 36# 39
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 17# 36
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 18# 26
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 26# 30
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 30# 37
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 32# 33
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 26# 33
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 26
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 18# 27
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 31# 45
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 24# 26
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 38
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 23# 36
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 24# 25
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 22# 31
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 25# 30
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 28# 33
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 32# 39
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 14# 41
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 22# 29
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 21# 19
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 23# 22
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 25# 16
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 27# 16
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 27# 20
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 28# 27
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 29# 18
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 32# 29
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 33# 20
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 35# 29
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 38# 20
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 41# 28
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 31
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Sonny Gray
SP - CIN
Sonny Gray
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3231
   
Games Started3231
   
Innings Pitched200.2175.1
   
Wins1411
   
Losses88
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed194122
   
Earned Runs8256
   
Home Runs Allowed2617
   
Strikeouts195205
   
Walks5168
   
ERA3.682.87
   
WHIP1.221.08
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Sonny Gray
SP - CIN
Sonny Gray
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1211
   
Games Started1211
   
Innings Pitched72.462.5
   
Wins54
   
Losses43
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6956
   
Earned Runs3328
   
Home Runs Allowed108
   
Strikeouts7166
   
Walks2124
   
ERA4.163.96
   
WHIP1.251.28
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Berrios
SP - MIN
Jose Berrios
Sonny Gray
SP - CIN
Sonny Gray
News 
 Minnesota Twins right-hander Jose Berrios pitched well in a 7-3 win over the Pirates on Tuesday. Berrios allowed just one run over six innings while striking out six and walking three.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Aug 4th
Sonny Gray (3-0) allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and two walks while striking out eight across six innings in Monday's 3-2 win over the Indians.
Brad Camara
Tue, Aug 4th
 Minnesota Twins right-hander Jose Berrios allowed just two runs over five innings of work in a 2-0 loss to Cleveland on Thursday. Berrios struck out six and allowed three hits.
Matthew Terelle
Fri, Jul 31st
Sonny Gray (2-0) allowed two runs (zero earned) on one hit and one walk while striking out 11 across six 2/3 innings in Wednesday's 12-7 win over the Cubs.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 30th
 Minnesota Twins right-hander Jose Berrios allowed five runs over four innings in a 10-5 win over the White Sox on Opening Day. Berrios struck out one and allowed seven hits in the no-decision.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Jul 25th
Sonny Gray (1-0) allowed one run on three hits while striking out nine across six innings in Friday's 7-1 win over the Tigers. He earned his first win of the season.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jul 25th
 Jose Berrios will be the Twins’ Opening Day starter on July 24th against the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 17th
Reds manager David Bell announced Sonny Gray would be his Opening Day starter.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 8th
 Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said Jose Berrios "couldn't look any better" after Friday's sim game.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jul 4th
Sonny Gray (elbow) is scheduled to make his first start of the Spring Wednesday against the Mariners.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Feb 24th
Notes 
 One of my more underrated SP. I see 200ks in a 162 season but I don't think he has that next, elite gear - 240+ and so while I love owning shares of Berrios, I can only rank him so high. Great park, winning team, reliable and durable. Very safe SP and should be easy to own and worth reaching for if you need to.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Sonny Gray was a favorite of many heading into 2019, as the thought was that he'd have positive regression from leaving New York. Boy, did he ever. The results look pretty legitimate, but don't forget that we've done this same song and dance with Gray twice, where he's disappointed managers in a big way after his big 2015 and 2017 seasons. If you can get Gray as your SP3, you're in good shape, but if you're counting on him to lead your staff, start planning for 2021.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 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
Gray talked about how he didn't like how the Yankees had forced him to use his slider and that he expected better results in 2019. Boy, did he get them with the Reds. His slider and curveball went from very good to great in 2019, and along with it improved all of his numbers. Armed now with a top-notch strikeout rate and peripherals that finally match his raw stuff, Gray should be drafted with confidence in 2020 as a reliable fantasy starter.
Dan Harris - 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
My 2019 Charlie Morton (Favorite pitcher at ADP) goes to Sonny Gray. Gray had a huge breakout season in 2019 for Cincinnati and we have seen him be successful in the past. Even if he does regress, I do not expect it to be major regression, making him a great pick at his current ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 Has yet to develop into his ace potential but is a solid SP3 for now
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Quietly put up a 2.87 ERA with over 200 strikeouts in first season with the Reds
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros