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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Ramirez or Rafael Devers (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
37 of 45 experts
18%
Recommended by
8 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 16
Best Rank# 7# 9
Worst Rank# 25# 35
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 18# 26
Best Rank# 16# 21
Worst Rank# 23# 27
   
Projections 
   
Runs3237
Home Runs1112
RBI3536
Stolen Bases103
Batting Average.282.298
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12# 15
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 9# 35
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 17
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 19
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 11# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 18
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 19
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 16
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 14# 16
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 12# 17
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 14# 15
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 11# 18
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 17
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 17# 22
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 22# 26
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 17
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 15# 17
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 15# 16
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 10# 17
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 10# 14
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 15
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 17# 18
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 7# 16
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 10# 19
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 11# 13
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 16
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 18
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 15# 23
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 12# 16
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 16
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 14# 19
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 28
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 10# 13
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 14# 19
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 11# 13
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 9# 24
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 13# 17
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 10# 9
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 10
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 15# 12
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 15# 9
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 17# 15
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 20
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 25# 22
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats482647
   
Runs68129
   
Hits123201
   
Singles64111
   
Doubles3354
   
Triples34
   
Home Runs2332
   
RBI83115
   
Stolen Bases248
   
Caught Stealing48
   
Walks5248
   
Strikeouts74119
   
Batting Average.255.311
   
On Base Pct.327.361
   
Slugging Pct.479.555
   
On-base Plus Slugging.806.916
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats201220
   
Runs3237
   
Hits5765
   
Singles3037
   
Doubles1416
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1112
   
RBI3536
   
Stolen Bases103
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks2618
   
Strikeouts3044
   
Batting Average.282.298
   
On Base Pct.365.350
   
Slugging Pct.521.534
   
On-base Plus Slugging.886.883
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Ramirez
3B - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
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
Rafael Devers launched his first home run of the spring on Sunday as the Red Sox beat the Braves 4-2 in Grapefruit League play.
John Aubin
Mon, Mar 2nd
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
This is why you don't give up on a player - and why you should bet on track record. After Devers' disappointing sophomore campaign, the price sunk on him in 2019 drafts. He responded to the tune of .311/.361/.555 with 32 home runs, 129 runs, 115 RBIs, and eight steals.
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
Believe it or not, Devers managed to finish at the number one fantasy third basemen last year over Rendon, Arenado and Bregman. Batting in the middle of Boston's great lineup afforded him 129 runs and 115 RBIs which went a long way, but he contributed in all five categories and is young enough that he might do even better in 2020.
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
 
 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