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Who Should I Draft?

Josh Donaldson or Jorge Soler (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
Expert
Recommendation
62%
Recommended by
28 of 45 experts
38%
Recommended by
17 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 57# 60
Best Rank# 29# 28
Worst Rank# 116# 118
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 93# 83
Best Rank# 86# 62
Worst Rank# 98# 87
   
Projections 
   
Runs3330
Home Runs1214
RBI3435
Stolen Bases11
Batting Average.266.261
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 61# 70
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 43# 62
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 50# 72
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 51# 59
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 43# 60
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 56
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 58# 62
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 50# 65
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 55# 58
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 58# 66
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 29# 41
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 85# 118
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 54# 60
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 46# 61
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 43# 62
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 51
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 48# 70
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 91
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 58# 63
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 44# 54
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 57
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 44# 62
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 57# 66
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 52
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 45# 66
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 44# 64
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 48# 59
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 53# 56
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 41# 38
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 49# 28
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 52# 47
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 59# 52
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 59# 57
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 60# 58
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 61# 57
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 63# 54
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 64# 47
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 68# 57
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 68# 59
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 72# 57
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 73# 48
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 84# 43
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 90# 71
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 96# 80
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 116# 60
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats549589
   
Runs9695
   
Hits142156
   
Singles7274
   
Doubles3333
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs3748
   
RBI94117
   
Stolen Bases43
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks10073
   
Strikeouts155178
   
Batting Average.259.265
   
On Base Pct.379.354
   
Slugging Pct.521.569
   
On-base Plus Slugging.900.922
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats188198
   
Runs3330
   
Hits5052
   
Singles2727
   
Doubles1111
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs1214
   
RBI3435
   
Stolen Bases11
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks3326
   
Strikeouts5362
   
Batting Average.266.261
   
On Base Pct.376.345
   
Slugging Pct.515.520
   
On-base Plus Slugging.891.864
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
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
 
 Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a run scored in a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.
Michael Felner
Thu, Mar 5th
 
 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
Was it a fluke season for Jorge Soler? Possibly, but being that he cracked out nearly 50 home runs while underperforming in his expected stats leads me to say no, it wasn't. You don't love the ballpark, nor do you love the rollercoaster career that he's had thus far, so you should take a few extra seconds before deciding if you want to take the chance on Soler or not. You need more power than ever to compete, and at 78th overall, the risk is already built-in for what could be league-leading power production.
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
Soler did swat a ridiculous 48 homers with 117 RBIs and a decent batting average last year but let's not forget that he has missed considerable time due to injury every season prior. If he can stay healthy, that eighth round ADP will be a bargain, but it's a big if.
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
Great mid round target for HRs if falling behind. Should be a lock for 35+, new ball or not, as he earned his HRs in 2019.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy