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Who Should I Draft?

Josh Donaldson or Matt Chapman (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
Expert
Recommendation
64%
Recommended by
29 of 45 experts
36%
Recommended by
16 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 57# 60
Best Rank# 29# 39
Worst Rank# 116# 116
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 94# 90
Best Rank# 86# 70
Worst Rank# 97# 99
   
Projections 
   
Runs3336
Home Runs1312
RBI3433
Stolen Bases10
Batting Average.270.261
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 63
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 43# 45
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 96# 116
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 43# 44
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 53
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 58# 61
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 52# 56
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 55# 60
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 54# 60
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 49# 64
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 29# 84
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 54# 59
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 52# 55
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 46# 55
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 43# 58
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 59
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 48# 49
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 51
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 58# 70
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 44# 55
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 64
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 49# 57
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 62
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 68# 72
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 45# 63
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 44# 62
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 48# 51
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 49# 60
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 53# 58
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 41# 39
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 50# 46
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 51# 40
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 57# 52
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 59# 57
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 59# 51
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 61# 60
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 63# 59
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 64# 62
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 68# 67
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 72# 66
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 84# 62
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 85# 47
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 85# 55
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 90# 53
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 116# 84
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats549583
   
Runs96102
   
Hits142144
   
Singles7269
   
Doubles3336
   
Triples03
   
Home Runs3736
   
RBI9491
   
Stolen Bases41
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks10073
   
Strikeouts155147
   
Batting Average.259.247
   
On Base Pct.379.340
   
Slugging Pct.521.504
   
On-base Plus Slugging.900.845
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats186207
   
Runs3336
   
Hits5054
   
Singles2727
   
Doubles1113
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs1312
   
RBI3433
   
Stolen Bases10
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks3325
   
Strikeouts5357
   
Batting Average.270.261
   
On Base Pct.381.340
   
Slugging Pct.522.512
   
On-base Plus Slugging.902.851
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
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
Matt Chapman took Walker Buehler deep in the first inning against the Dodgers on Thursday. He went 1-for-2 overall, adding a walk.
Aaron Hudson
Thu, Mar 5th
 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
If we are looking at real baseball, Matt Chapman is one of the 10 best players in the league. If we are looking at fantasy with OBP, Chapman gets a boost in value. Neither of those are the case here, as Chapman's average keeps him out of the elite options at third base. What he'll give you is solid production, and if he takes the next step in batting average, he's top 5 at the position. As of now, though, at a deep position, he's a top 12 guy who gives you what a lot of players give you."
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
If fantasy were real life, Chapman might be the second best third basemen in the league but fantasy accounts for average instead of OBP and his 1 steal won't help much. Rather, he is big power guy with runs, homers and not much else to help your fantasy team.
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