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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Ramirez or Bryce Harper (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
Expert
Recommendation
89%
Recommended by
40 of 45 experts
11%
Recommended by
5 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 17
Best Rank# 7# 10
Worst Rank# 22# 36
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 18# 21
Best Rank# 16# 18
Worst Rank# 23# 26
   
Projections 
   
Runs3336
Home Runs1114
RBI3539
Stolen Bases95
Batting Average.280.268
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 25
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 9# 24
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 19
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 18
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 14# 23
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 15
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 15# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 16
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 16
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 16
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 18
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 14# 17
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 12# 18
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 17
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 14# 18
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 11# 17
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 23
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 22# 36
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 18
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 15# 23
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 15# 19
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 10# 19
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 18
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 16
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 17# 20
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 7# 16
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 10# 13
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 11# 20
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 17
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 20
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 10# 16
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 12# 17
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 18
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 20
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 17
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 10# 19
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 14# 18
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 11# 15
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 9# 10
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 14
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 15# 14
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 15# 13
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 16
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 17# 12
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats482573
   
Runs6898
   
Hits123149
   
Singles6477
   
Doubles3336
   
Triples31
   
Home Runs2335
   
RBI83114
   
Stolen Bases2415
   
Caught Stealing43
   
Walks5299
   
Strikeouts74178
   
Batting Average.255.260
   
On Base Pct.327.372
   
Slugging Pct.479.510
   
On-base Plus Slugging.806.882
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats197193
   
Runs3336
   
Hits5552
   
Singles2926
   
Doubles1411
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs1114
   
RBI3539
   
Stolen Bases95
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks2538
   
Strikeouts2961
   
Batting Average.280.268
   
On Base Pct.362.390
   
Slugging Pct.520.528
   
On-base Plus Slugging.882.918
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Bryce Harper
RF - PHI
Bryce Harper
News 
 Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in an 8-5 loss to the Cubs on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Mar 8th
Bryce Harper (toe) suffered a bruised left big toe after getting hit by a pitch on Tuesday and will return to the field on Friday.
Brad Camara
Tue, Mar 10th
  Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper was removed from Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Twins after being hit by a pitch in the right foot.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 10th
  Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 1-for-3 with a double, two runs scored, a walk, an RBI, and two stolen bases in Saturday's win over the Red Sox. The steals were his second and third of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 8th
  Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and a walk in Thursday's win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The homer was his third of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 5th
  Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper went 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBI in Wednesday's win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The home runs were his first two of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
Notes 
 We've seen the absolute floor and absolute ceiling for Ramírez in 2019, and man, was it the tell of two seasons for him. Even with the early-season struggles, Ramírez posted a 23-homer, 24-steal season. Just because he struggled in the first part of the 2019 season doesn't mean he'll struggle in the first part of this season, but it also doesn't mean that he'll post the numbers that he posted in the latter months of the 2019 season. Still, the production is worth the slight risk.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
By this point, we all know the answer to the Mike Trout vs. Harper discussion, but that doesn't mean that Harper still isn't one hell of a player. Was he pressing early in Philadelphia with the pressure of a new contract in a new city? I think he was, as his second-half numbers show quite the turnaround, especially with his strikeout rate. His xBA and xwOBA also indicate that Harper underperformed last season. It should surprise no one if Harper were to contend for an MVP this season. He should be bumped up higher in OBP leagues.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Ramirez's overall 2019 season was obviously subpar, as much as a 23-homer, 24-steal year can be. He batted just .218 in the first half with a mere seven home runs, and his fantasy value was saved only by his 18 first-half steals. But he looked closer to his old self in the second half, batting .327 with an 1.105 OPS. Whether it was him trying to do too much in the first half or something related to his newborn child (his surge happened to coincide with his return from paternity leave), Ramirez's return to normalcy in the second half should give you plenty of confidence in his 2020 outlook.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Unlike Aaron Judge, who is also going at the end of the second round, Harper has only missed 8 games in the last two seasons. He might not have as much power or the reliable batting average, but there is something to be said for health and the extra 10 steals.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Ramirez is certainly an interesting case because he only finished 15th among fantasy third basemen in 2019 but finished the year so strong that many are remembering why he was a first round pick to begin with. Ramirez is a near-ock to go 20/20 again but with upside for that majestic 40/35 season with a strong average.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Harper is almost a lock for 30 home runs and double-digit steals. He hasn't been Mike Trout's equal, as many expected after the High School SI cover, but that doesn't mean he isn't an elite Fantasy player. His ADP doesn't reflect how high his floor is or the potential for a 40/20 season. 2020 is a big year for Harper in the Philly Band Box.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Strange 2019 and yet still a very productive one. 25/15/.280 feels like his Floor with 30/25/.300 as a reachable Ceiling. Safe and yet elite. That pushes him this high and justifiably higher for owners that aren't buying into the idea that SP is thin and needs to be poached earlier than in past years.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Not a big fan of Harper (He is overrated), but he does have some big time potential going into his second year in Philly. If he gets his average up to 280+ he should be a high end five category contributor.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy