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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Abreu or Kyle Tucker (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
Kyle Tucker
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Kyle Tucker
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
28 of 50 experts
44%
Recommended by
22 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 21# 23
Best Rank# 13# 12
Worst Rank# 38# 110
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 38# 35
Best Rank# 29# 30
Worst Rank# 39# 48
   
Projections 
   
Runs8688
Home Runs3326
RBI11191
Stolen Bases220
Batting Average.281.265
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 24# 30
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 23# 31
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 13# 28
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 20# 32
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 22# 23
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 20# 110
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 18# 22
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 19# 22
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 20# 23
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 22# 29
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 22# 33
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 20# 26
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 22# 23
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 26# 27
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 24# 27
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 16# 19
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 29# 37
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 25# 29
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 16# 24
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 20# 22
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 24# 30
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 26# 31
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 23# 25
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 14# 25
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 13# 22
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 16# 27
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 19# 26
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 17# 20
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 19# 18
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 20# 12
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 21# 14
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 21# 18
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 23# 20
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 23# 17
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 23# 21
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 24# 21
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 24# 23
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 25# 23
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 25# 20
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 22
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 26# 25
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 28# 17
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 28# 19
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 30# 15
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 31# 20
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 31# 22
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 31# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 33# 30
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 34# 33
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
Kyle Tucker
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Kyle Tucker
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats240209
   
Runs4333
   
Hits7656
   
Singles4229
   
Doubles1512
   
Triples06
   
Home Runs199
   
RBI6042
   
Stolen Bases08
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks1818
   
Strikeouts5946
   
Batting Average.317.268
   
On Base Pct.370.325
   
Slugging Pct.617.512
   
On-base Plus Slugging.987.837
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
Kyle Tucker
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Kyle Tucker
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats588554
   
Runs8688
   
Hits164146
   
Singles9483
   
Doubles3430
   
Triples17
   
Home Runs3326
   
RBI11191
   
Stolen Bases220
   
Caught Stealing15
   
Walks4151
   
Strikeouts141133
   
Batting Average.281.265
   
On Base Pct.328.327
   
Slugging Pct.511.484
   
On-base Plus Slugging.838.811
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
Kyle Tucker
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Kyle Tucker
News 
 White Sox 1B Jose Abreu is expected to miss this week's series against the Minnesota Twins.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, May 17th
Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker continues to swing a hot bat. The 24-year-old hit a two-run homer on Saturday, his seventh blast of the year. He also singled and struck out once.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, May 16th
 Jose Abreu went 2-for-4, was hit by a pitch and scored the game-winning run in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Mon, May 17th
Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in Wednesday's win over the Angels. This was the second straight game in which Tucker went yard. He also added a single and strikeout while finishing with two RBI, two runs, and two runners stranded.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, May 13th
 Jose Abreu was removed from Friday's game after colliding with Royals' Hunter Dozier.
Connor Rooney
Fri, May 14th
Shohei Ohtani was cruising on Tuesday, but Kyle Tucker was ready to intervene. The Houston outfielder launched a solo home run in the fifth inning that broke the scoreless tie.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, May 12th
 Jose Abreu went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and three runs scored during Tuesday’s 9-3 win against the Twins.
Brad Camara
Wed, May 12th
Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker went 2-for-3 with a walk, RBI triple, and three-run home run on Sunday. He left just one runner stranded and scored once.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, May 9th
 Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 9-3 with over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Mon, May 10th
Batting seventh and playing right field, Kyle Tucker contributed to the Astros' win over the Yankees. He went 0-for-2 but worked a pair of walks and scored twice.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, May 7th
Notes 
 For most players, fantasy managers need to consider whether to discount a highly out-of-character dip in their numbers given the shortened season. For Abreu, it's the opposite - whether fantasy managers should give credence to an outstanding MVP season, during which Abreu vastly outperformed his numbers from every other season of his career. Everything was good for Abreu in 2020, everything. He hit the ball harder than ever and consistently. He got on base more. He had career-high paces in every category. Abreu will be entering his age-34 season, so there's no way you should expect a repeat performance, but it's worth noting that he has increased his average exit velocity and hard-hit percentage in each of the last five seasons. Abreu's cost doesn't match his numbers last year, of course, but you'll still have to pay a hefty price in drafts. Given his safety and and his newly-discovered upside, however, it's worth it.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Tucker finally got regular playing time last year and it was mostly what fantasy owners had hoped for. Tucker didn't quite put up his gaudy numbers that he averaged in the minors, but he was on roughly a 25-20 pace while helping out in the other statistical categories. Tucker's batted ball profile didn't completely wow anyone last year, but given his performance, his prospect pedigree and minor-league track record, and his guaranteed spot in a strong lineup, fantasy managers should feel little concern about having Tucker be their first outfielder in fantasy.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Many expected Tucker to take off like a rocket once Yordan Alvarez wasn't ready to start the season on time, but it didn't happen right away. Perhaps he was still adjusting to big league pitching. Either way, over his final 140 plate appearances Tucker hit .317/.386/.619 to go along with seven homers and five stolen bases. Set to enter his age-24 campaign, Tucker has the power/speed combination fantasy players dream of.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros