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Who Should I Draft?

Juan Soto or Trea Turner (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Juan Soto
LF,RF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trea Turner
2B,SS - LAD
Trea Turner
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
48 of 51 experts
6%
Recommended by
3 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4# 6
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 7# 19
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 4# 8
Best Rank# 3# 7
Worst Rank# 6# 9
   
Projections 
   
Runs111103
Home Runs3824
RBI11280
Stolen Bases1333
Batting Average.305.294
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 7
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 5
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 3# 6
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 6# 12
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 3# 7
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 4# 6
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 4# 5
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 4# 19
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 7
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 2# 9
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 2# 4
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 2# 5
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 4# 6
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 3# 8
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 2# 7
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 4# 6
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 6
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 4# 6
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 4# 9
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 5# 6
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 2# 6
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 2# 8
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 2# 6
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 3# 7
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 2# 6
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 4# 6
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 3# 6
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 4# 6
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 5# 6
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 6
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 4# 5
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 1# 7
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 2# 6
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 5# 8
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 4# 6
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 6
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 3# 6
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 5# 6
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 4# 6
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 4# 6
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 2# 6
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 1# 6
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 2# 5
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 5# 3
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 6# 3
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 7# 3
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Juan Soto
LF,RF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trea Turner
2B,SS - LAD
Trea Turner
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats154233
   
Runs3946
   
Hits5478
   
Singles2747
   
Doubles1415
   
Triples04
   
Home Runs1312
   
RBI3741
   
Stolen Bases612
   
Caught Stealing24
   
Walks4122
   
Strikeouts2836
   
Batting Average.351.335
   
On Base Pct.490.394
   
Slugging Pct.695.588
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.185.982
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Juan Soto
LF,RF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trea Turner
2B,SS - LAD
Trea Turner
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats534597
   
Runs111103
   
Hits161174
   
Singles86110
   
Doubles3434
   
Triples37
   
Home Runs3824
   
RBI11280
   
Stolen Bases1333
   
Caught Stealing48
   
Walks10953
   
Strikeouts119118
   
Batting Average.305.294
   
On Base Pct.424.353
   
Slugging Pct.586.493
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.011.846
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Juan Soto
LF,RF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trea Turner
2B,SS - LAD
Trea Turner
News 
 Juan Soto went hitless in four at-bats in the final regular-season game. Soto walked once and struck out three times.
Corbin Young
Sun, Oct 3rd
Second baseman Trea Turner went 2-for-3 with two home runs, five RBI, and one walk as the Dodgers beat the Brewers 8-6 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 2nd
 Juan Soto drove in the 95th RBI of the season after going hitless in three at-bats with one RBI and two strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Sat, Oct 2nd
Second baseman Trea Turner went 3-for-5 with a double, one RBI, one run scored, and a stolen base as the Dodgers beat the Padres 2-1 on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 29th
 Juan Soto walked four times yet went hitless against the Red Sox. Soto went hitless in one at-bat with one strikeout too.
Corbin Young
Fri, Oct 1st
Second baseman Trea Turner went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored, a walk, and a stolen base as the Dodgers took out the Rockies 7-5 on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 23rd
 Juan Soto hits his 94th RBI of the season after going 1-for-4 with one walk too.
Corbin Young
Wed, Sep 29th
Second baseman Trea Turner went 2-for-5 with a pair of singles, a stolen base, and a strikeout as the Dodgers beat the Reds 5-1 on Saturday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Sep 19th
 Juan Soto went hitless in four at-bats against the Rockies. Soto struck out once too.
Corbin Young
Tue, Sep 28th
Second baseman Trea Turner went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, two RBI, a walk, and two runs scored as the Dodgers beat the D-Back 8-4 on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 15th
Notes 
 There aren't enough superlatives in the English language to describe what Soto has done in his career given his young age. Had he merely repeated his incredible 2019 numbers last season, fantasy managers would have been ecstatic. Instead, he upped his walk rate from an elite 16.4% to a truly remarkable 20.9%, cut his strikeout rate down to just 14.3%, and batted .351. Soto does not have the speed or baserunning chops to steal 30 bases in a season, which is the only thing keeping him from being considered worthy of drafting first overall. But given what he's accomplished through his age-21 season, it's truly scary to think of how high his ceiling may be. Draft him as a top-five pick and enjoy the ridiculous production.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Turner was the best version of himself in 2020, slashing his strikeout rate to below 14% and setting career bests in batting average, OBP, slugging percentage, wOBA, and wRC+. Above all, Turner locks down two incredibly scarce categories for fantasy managers, stolen bases and batting average, while offering production in the other three hitting categories. Still just entering his age-28 season, Turner is in the prime of his career, and should continue to put up stellar numbers. He's a top-eight pick in rotisserie leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 There isn't a single negative thing to say about the second coming of Ted Williams. Soto get even better last year, his age-21 season, and wound up leading baseball in OBP. The fact that he was limited to 47 games wound up costing him NL MVP honors, as Soto was the best hitter in baseball on a per-game basis in 2020. The floor here is so high. Soto isn't a zero in stolen bases either. He swiped 12 in 2019 and six last summer.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros
2020 was the culmination of everything we've ever wanted out of Turner. Both the barrel rate and the line-drive rate jumped en route to a .335 batting average. Turner famously went without a stolen base for several weeks before finishing tied for fourth in the majors with 12 for the season. Perhaps 2020 was a two-month hot streak with the bat, but Turner's stolen base upside combined with even 80% of last year's gains make him an essential part of any roto strategy come draft day.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros