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Who Should I Draft?

Jose Ramirez or Shane Bieber (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Jose Ramirez
3B,DH - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
28 of 56 experts
50%
Recommended by
28 of 56 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 11# 12
Best Rank# 7# 4
Worst Rank# 22# 16
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 10# 9
Best Rank# 10# 8
Worst Rank# 12# 10
   
Projections 
   
Runs97
Home Runs3324
RBI101
Stolen Bases24
Batting Avg.279
Strikeouts94243
Wins15
Saves0
ERA3.18
WHIP1.05
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 12
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 11# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 12# 9
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 22# 10
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 11# 4
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 5
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 11# 10
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 12# 8
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 10# 9
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 11# 10
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 16# 10
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 10
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 10# 9
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 11# 10
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 10# 8
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 10
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 10# 8
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 14# 11
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 8
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 11# 10
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 12# 11
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 10# 7
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 16# 9
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 12# 7
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 14# 13
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 10# 8
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 13# 10
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 10# 9
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 7# 10
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 8
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 7# 11
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 7# 12
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 7# 16
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 7# 14
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 8# 14
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 8# 11
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 9
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 8# 16
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 9# 11
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 9# 10
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 9# 13
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 9# 11
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 9# 11
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 9# 16
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 10# 11
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 10# 13
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 10# 11
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 10# 13
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 10# 11
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11# 13
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 11# 14
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 11# 12
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 11# 12
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 12
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 11# 12
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 16
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Jose Ramirez
3B,DH - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs45
   
Home Runs177
   
RBI46
   
Stolen Bases10
   
Batting Avg.292
   
Strikeouts43122
   
Wins8
   
Saves0
   
ERA1.63
   
WHIP0.87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Jose Ramirez
3B,DH - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs97
   
Home Runs3324
   
RBI101
   
Stolen Bases24
   
Batting Avg.279
   
Strikeouts94243
   
Wins15
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.18
   
WHIP1.05
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Jose Ramirez
3B,DH - CLE
Jose Ramirez
Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
News 
 Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez went 2-for-5 with a run, three RBI, and a steal in a 9-6 win over the Rangers on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Oct 2nd
Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber allowed one run in three innings in a 6-1 win over the Royals on Thursday. Bieber struck out one and scattered four hits.
Matthew Terelle
Fri, Oct 1st
 Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez went 0-for-4 with an RBI in a 10-5 loss to the Royals on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Thu, Sep 30th
Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber threw three scoreless innings in a 1-0 loss to the White Sox on Friday. He struck out three and did not allow a hit.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Sep 25th
 Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a homer, two runs, three RBI, and a steal in a 6-0 win over the White Sox on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Sep 25th
Shane Bieber will make his return and start on Friday against the White Sox. The reigning AL Cy Young winner has been out since June 13th.
Kamran Hoda
Wed, Sep 22nd
 Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with two singles in a 1-0 loss to the White Sox on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Sep 25th
Indians RHP Shane Bieber (shoulder) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 12th
 Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez went 4-for-4 with a homer, four runs, and three RBI in an 11-1 win over the Yankees on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 19th
Indians pitcher Shane Bieber threw a “36-pitch up-and-down bullpen session yesterday,” according to Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Aug 28th
Notes 
 If you throw out the first half of his 2019 season, then Ramirez has been a dominant force in fantasy baseball for the last five years. He was as good as ever in 2020, setting career highs in slugging percentage (.607), wOBA (.415) and wRC+ (164). To the extent there are question marks about Ramirez, they're about his supporting cast, as Cleveland's lineup should be one of the weaker ones in the league now that the team has jettisoned Francisco Lindor. But a hitter's lineup is often overvalued by fantasy managers, particularly with a player like Ramirez who adds in value with stolen bases. He comes with little to no risk, and should be the first third baseman drafted, and a first round pick, in all formats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Bieber took the huge gains he had made in 2019 and kicked the into hyperdrive en route to a Cy Young season. He had a miniscule 1.63 ERA and a 0.87 WHIP, and took his strikeout percentage to 41.1%, which ranked first among qualified starters. Everything was exceptional for Bieber, as he held batters to just a .167 batting average, barely allowed home runs, and earned eight wins in just 12 starts. He may struggle to again find wins given the Indians' depleted lineup, but there is nothing else to think twice about with Bieber. He's part of the ultra-elite tier in starting pitching with Jacob deGrom and Gerrit Cole, and should be a first-round selection, especially since he seems to have had no ill effects from his battle with COVID-19.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros