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Who Should I Draft?

Josh Hader or Aroldis Chapman (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Aroldis Chapman
RP - NYY
Aroldis Chapman
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
50 of 51 experts
2%
Recommended by
1 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 17# 29
Best Rank# 4# 15
Worst Rank# 27# 84
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 56# 73
Best Rank# 44# 64
Worst Rank# 56# 93
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts4629
Wins11
Saves1212
ERA2.782.83
WHIP0.961.12
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL10
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 40
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 38
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 9# 31
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 20# 24
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 21# 25
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 10# 15
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 22# 24
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 23
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 18# 22
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 57
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 18# 33
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 20# 33
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 19# 41
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 20# 23
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 4# 53
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 20# 34
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 22
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 20# 29
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 18# 36
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 25# 27
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 6# 17
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 20# 34
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 21# 29
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 21# 25
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 20# 25
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 23# 59
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 17# 21
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 16# 48
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 21# 24
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 9# 31
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 23# 30
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 20# 74
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 13# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 17# 35
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 21# 25
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 11# 32
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 20# 30
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 15# 53
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 15# 26
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 16# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 22# 27
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 19# 84
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 12# 29
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 12# 47
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 15# 32
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 21# 23
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 22# 33
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 27# 28
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 20# 23
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 19# 25
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 23# 19
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Aroldis Chapman
RP - NYY
Aroldis Chapman
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played6160
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched76.157.0
   
Wins33
   
Losses52
   
Saves3737
   
Blown Saves75
   
Holds60
   
Hits Allowed4138
   
Earned Runs2214
   
Home Runs Allowed153
   
Strikeouts13885
   
Walks2025
   
ERA2.622.21
   
WHIP0.811.11
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Aroldis Chapman
RP - NYY
Aroldis Chapman
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2420
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched27.319.6
   
Wins11
   
Losses11
   
Saves1212
   
Blown Saves32
   
Holds11
   
Hits Allowed1713
   
Earned Runs86
   
Home Runs Allowed42
   
Strikeouts4629
   
Walks109
   
ERA2.782.83
   
WHIP0.961.12
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Aroldis Chapman
RP - NYY
Aroldis Chapman
News 
 Josh Hader struck out one across a perfect inning to earn the save in Wednesday's 1-0 win over the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Thu, Aug 6th
Aroldis Chapman (illness) completed a bullpen session Saturday and is expected to face hitters this week, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
John Aubin
Sun, Aug 9th
 Josh Hader threw a perfect inning while striking out one to earn his first save of the season.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 30th
Aroldis Chapman (COVID-19) is set to throw another bullpen session on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Aug 6th
 Josh Hader lost his arbitration case and will make $4.1 million in 2020.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Feb 14th
Yankees manager Aaron Boone says he doesn't expect Aroldis Chapman (COVID-19) to be activated "anytime soon."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Aug 5th
  Aroldis Chapman (COVID-19) appears to be headed to the Yankees' alternate training site in Moosic, Pennsylvania.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Aug 3rd
  Aroldis Chapman (COVID-19) is set to throw a bullpen session on Monday in New York.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Aug 2nd
Notes 
 In a regular season, Hader would be the first reliever taken. However, with just 60 games this year and a less-than-good rotation, the Brewers could deploy Hader in a swing-man role in the seventh and eighth inning, and turn to Corey Knebel in the ninth.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
It was announced that Chapman tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, July 11th. With less than two weeks left until the regular season, it seems unlikely that he'll begin the year on the active roster. With that said, it remains unclear exactly how long he'll miss and given Chapman's potential, he shouldn't slip beyond the top 10 closers in drafts.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Hader throws his fastball about 83 percent of the time and batters just can't hit it. They bat .167 against with a miniscule .275 wOBA and there's just no reason to expect that to change. Thus, his nearly 50 percent strikeout rate is likely here to stay, and that makes Hader the top reliever to draft in fantasy, even if his occasional multi-inning role means he won't get every save chance.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Paying the premium for a closer isn't advised, because replicating that success from year to year - especially for breakout pitchers at the position - is tough to do. But when you have a closer who has been a top-tier option year after year, he's one of the few who are worth the investment. Chapman isn't the lights-out closer that he was in the past, but he's as safe of a bet that there is to finish top 3 at the position. That, alone, makes him worth the price.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 If you play in a league where saves are at a premium it make sense to be aggressive on Hader, who struck out 138 batters last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Not as dominant as he once was but closer role remains safe
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros