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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Ramirez or Kris Bryant (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Kris Bryant
3B,LF,RF - CHC
Kris Bryant
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
54 of 54 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 54 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 11# 35
Best Rank# 5# 21
Worst Rank# 21# 60
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 18# 45
Best Rank# 15# 38
Worst Rank# 23# 55
   
Projections 
   
Runs3537
Home Runs1111
RBI3531
Stolen Bases92
Batting Average.280.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 22
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 31
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 9# 60
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 41
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 39
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 13# 48
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 11# 56
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 35
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 15# 39
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 34
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 11# 45
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 24
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 11# 32
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 13# 35
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 13# 33
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 12# 35
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 5# 35
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 11# 32
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 32
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 14# 21
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 11# 35
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 30
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 17# 33
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 9# 57
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 15# 33
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 15# 33
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 13# 41
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 10# 37
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 54
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 11# 43
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 33
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 56
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 17# 37
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 10# 32
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 10# 47
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 13# 36
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 10# 47
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 37
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 7# 34
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 14# 57
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 9# 30
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 11# 21
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 11# 36
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 47
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 12# 32
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 49
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 9# 27
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 10# 40
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 14# 55
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 11# 38
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 9# 30
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 29
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 11# 36
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Kris Bryant
3B,LF,RF - CHC
Kris Bryant
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats482543
   
Runs68108
   
Hits123152
   
Singles6485
   
Doubles3335
   
Triples31
   
Home Runs2331
   
RBI8377
   
Stolen Bases244
   
Caught Stealing40
   
Walks5274
   
Strikeouts74145
   
Batting Average.255.280
   
On Base Pct.327.380
   
Slugging Pct.479.519
   
On-base Plus Slugging.806.900
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Kris Bryant
3B,LF,RF - CHC
Kris Bryant
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats203202
   
Runs3537
   
Hits5757
   
Singles3032
   
Doubles1413
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1111
   
RBI3531
   
Stolen Bases92
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2628
   
Strikeouts3054
   
Batting Average.280.281
   
On Base Pct.362.369
   
Slugging Pct.519.508
   
On-base Plus Slugging.882.877
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Kris Bryant
3B,LF,RF - CHC
Kris Bryant
News 
 Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 1-for-3 with a run and a steal in a 4-1 loss to the Twins on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Aug 1st
Kris Bryant went 2-for-3 with a home run, double and a walk in Monday's 2-0 win over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Tue, Aug 4th
 Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run in a 2-0 win over the Twins on Thursday.
Matthew Terelle
Fri, Jul 31st
Kris Bryant (illness) returned to the Cubs' lineup on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Aug 3rd
 Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 3-for-5 with two homers and four RBI in a 9-2 win over the Royals on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Jul 26th
Kris Bryant (illness) is out of the lineup Sunday.
Brad Camara
Sun, Aug 2nd
 Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs scored in a 5-3 exhibition win over the Pirates on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Jul 22nd
3B/OF Kris Bryant was scratched from Saturday’s game against the Pirates due to gastrointestinal issues.
Brad Camara
Sat, Aug 1st
 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
Kris Bryant went 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in Friday's 6-3 win over the Pirates.
Brad Camara
Sat, Aug 1st
Notes 
 Strange 2019 and yet still a very productive one. 25/15/.280 feels like his Floor with 30/25/.300 as a reachable Ceiling in a standard 162 game year. Adjust the math for 60 and you got a Top 10 dual-threat guy. 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
With Kris Bryant's profile, it's hard to justify taking him this high when there are guys who can give you the same production at the position later in the draft. The return to 31 home run was nice, yes, but his batted ball data points to that being the near-ceiling for Bryant in terms of home runs. For all of his accolades and loaded offenses that he's been in, he's only produced more than 100 RBIs once in his career.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 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
Bryant is an excellent player, of course, but his fourth round ADP is a classic case of the name driving the price. He should hit .275 with 30 homers if he stays healthy, but you can find that out of Eddie Rosario and several others a few rounds later.
Bobby Sylvester - 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
One of my biggest fades this season. Advanced stats say he did not earn all of his HRs or his batting average, he has missed time each of the last two seasons, his SB upside is limited, and he he is in the middle of whirling trade rumors. Hard pass.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 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
28-year-old had a fine 2019 season but are we sure there is still a lot of upside with his bat? Statcast says he may have even overachieved last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 Followed his terrible slump with a terrific stretch and then an injury
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
appears due for BA regression
Al Melchior - The Athletic