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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Ramirez or Fernando Tatis Jr. (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Expert
Recommendation
73%
Recommended by
33 of 45 experts
27%
Recommended by
12 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 15
Best Rank# 7# 6
Worst Rank# 22# 31
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 18# 19
Best Rank# 16# 14
Worst Rank# 23# 32
   
Projections 
   
Runs3334
Home Runs1111
RBI3528
Stolen Bases98
Batting Average.280.283
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 9# 21
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 16
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 16
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 14
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 11
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 21
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 17
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 13# 20
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 12# 15
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 17
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 11# 13
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 15
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 16
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 15# 16
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 15# 24
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 10# 14
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 16
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 15# 31
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 21
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 7# 14
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 10# 20
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 11# 24
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 14
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 15# 17
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 11# 17
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 12# 13
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 17
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 27
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 10# 20
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 14# 20
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 11# 20
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 9# 11
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 20
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 10
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 10
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 10
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 14# 6
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 14# 10
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 15# 8
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 11
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 17# 10
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 14
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 17# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 16
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 22# 11
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats482334
   
Runs6861
   
Hits123106
   
Singles6465
   
Doubles3313
   
Triples36
   
Home Runs2322
   
RBI8353
   
Stolen Bases2416
   
Caught Stealing46
   
Walks5230
   
Strikeouts74110
   
Batting Average.255.317
   
On Base Pct.327.379
   
Slugging Pct.479.590
   
On-base Plus Slugging.806.969
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats197204
   
Runs3334
   
Hits5558
   
Singles2935
   
Doubles149
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs1111
   
RBI3528
   
Stolen Bases98
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks2619
   
Strikeouts3063
   
Batting Average.280.283
   
On Base Pct.362.344
   
Slugging Pct.520.507
   
On-base Plus Slugging.882.851
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Fernando Tatis Jr.
SS - SD
Fernando Tatis Jr.
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
Fernando Tatis Jr. missed a second day of summer camp due to a headache. He has tested negative for the Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 10th
  Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) is starting in Monday's Cactus League matchup against the Dodgers, leading off and playing shortstop.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Mar 9th
  Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) returned to action at Padres camp on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Mar 7th
  Fernando Tatis Jr. (illness) returned to the Padres' spring training facility Thursday, but will need a few more days to recover before rejoining the team's lineup in game action.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Mar 5th
  Padres GM A.J. Preller says the team has no plans to move Fernando Tatis Jr. to center field.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 13th
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
Fernando Tatis Jr. is one of the more polarizing players for draft season. When we revisit this article next year, we'll either be looking at Tatis as a top-five pick or as a source of debate over how far he should fall after his disappointing second year in the bigs. We know the differential with his expected stats, but do we talk about his plate discipline enough? He had a 29.6 K% last year, with only an 8 BB%. The walk rate is passable, but if Tatis keeps striking out at that rate, it's going to hurt his overall game. Suddenly, you're looking at a guy with 180 strikeouts who's hitting .260. The power/speed combo that he brings is nice, but you can get similar production later in the draft waiting on someone like Bo Bichette, who has a much safer floor for batting average.
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
Tatis was sensational in his half of season with 22 homers, 16 steals and a .317 batting average but every underlying metric available to us screams significant regression. He is a strong source of power and speed but expect the BA to plummet.
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
This is high for such a young player with so little track record, but dual-threat HR/SB guys are running out at this stage in drafts. 20/20/.280 is a lock, 25/25/310 is possible and he qualifies at SS. I can't justify drafting a Non-Base stealing bat ahead of Tatis when he should provide 15-20 bases falling out of bed even if he was to miss 20 or so games due to injury. The floor is too high.
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