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Who Should I Draft?

Josh Donaldson or Joey Gallo (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
Expert
Recommendation
69%
Recommended by
31 of 45 experts
31%
Recommended by
14 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 57# 59
Best Rank# 29# 38
Worst Rank# 116# 122
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 94# 72
Best Rank# 86# 50
Worst Rank# 97# 117
   
Projections 
   
Runs3332
Home Runs1315
RBI3434
Stolen Bases12
Batting Average.270.234
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 59# 60
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 43# 47
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 50# 71
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 96# 122
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 51# 62
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 43# 57
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 59# 62
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 51
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 58# 60
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 52# 64
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 55# 65
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 54# 63
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 49# 59
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 29# 67
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 54# 57
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 46# 48
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 43# 47
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 48# 66
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 62
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 58# 78
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 44# 53
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 50
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 41# 60
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 49# 53
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 57# 69
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 67
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 45# 60
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 44# 56
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 48# 54
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 49# 52
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 53# 85
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 43
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 52# 41
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 61# 38
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 55
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 60
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 63# 48
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 68# 59
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 68# 52
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 72# 44
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 84# 64
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 85# 65
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 85# 39
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 90# 55
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 116# 49
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats549241
   
Runs9654
   
Hits14261
   
Singles7223
   
Doubles3315
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs3722
   
RBI9449
   
Stolen Bases44
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks10052
   
Strikeouts155114
   
Batting Average.259.253
   
On Base Pct.379.389
   
Slugging Pct.521.598
   
On-base Plus Slugging.900.986
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats186172
   
Runs3332
   
Hits5040
   
Singles2716
   
Doubles118
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs1315
   
RBI3434
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks3331
   
Strikeouts5376
   
Batting Average.270.234
   
On Base Pct.381.351
   
Slugging Pct.522.544
   
On-base Plus Slugging.902.895
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Joey Gallo
LF,CF - TEX
Joey Gallo
News 
 Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a double in a 7-6 spring training loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Mar 9th
Joey Gallo tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
 Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a run scored in a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.
Michael Felner
Thu, Mar 5th
OF Joey Gallo has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Mon, Jul 6th
 Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports Josh Donaldson is in agreement with the Twins on a four-year contract.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jan 14th
 
Notes 
 Josh Donaldson showed that he wasn't quite done yet, as he had a big prove-it year in Atlanta after missing chunks of two straight seasons in 2017 and 2018. Donaldson had his elite plate discipline and power all season, and now he enters a lineup that led baseball in home runs last year. What's not to love? Well, we can't really ignore that he missed those two large chunks because of injury, especially with a 34-year-old. Between the chance of injuries popping up again and just really an overall decline in the skill set due to his age, there are yellow - not red - flags when considering Donaldson.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Joey Gallo, even if he feels that the Rangers' new stadium will be a pitcher's park, still has to be one of the betting favorites every year to lead the league in home runs. The multi-position eligibility that Gallo brings makes him even more valuable, but beware that he will drain your batting average quite a bit. If he can hit around .260, he's going to be a really valuable asset. In OBP leagues, he's a top 50 player. If you're a betting person and want a dark horse MVP candidate, Gallo is your guy.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Donaldson played it right, betting on himself with a one-year deal and turning in a patented monstrous power season with the Braves. He'll now move on to the Twins where you can expect more of the same. Not only do the Twins boast one of the best all-around lineups in baseball, but park factors actually favor Target Field over Truist Park for home runs and doubles. Expect a repeat of 2019, with perhaps a little more.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Gallo only played 70 games but still managed 22 homers, 54 runs scored and 49 RBIs. With a full season, you'd have to expect him to return to 40+ homers, but the big question is whether the batting average is worth the risk in the seventh round of drafts.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Yes, Donaldson hit 37 homers last year with 90+ runs and 90+ RBIs but this is a player who missed 160 games over the prior two seasons and won't offer average or steals to counteract the injury risk. With that said, his upside looks nice in the 9th round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros