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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
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
47 of 50 experts
6%
Recommended by
3 of 50 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
   
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
SS - WSH
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
SS - WSH
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
SS - WSH
Trea Turner
News 
 In Sunday's 3-0 win, Juan Soto went hitless in three at-bats with one walk. Soto's five-game hit streak also ended on Sunday.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 16th
Trea Turner hit his 8th double of the season and went 3-for-4 with one RBI. He raised his batting average to .329 on the season.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 16th
 Juan Soto went 2-for-4 with two RBI and one walk on Saturday. Soto extended his five-game hit streak.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 16th
Trea Turner went 2-for-4 with two runs, one RBI, and one walk on Saturday. He hit his 7th double and drove in his 19th RBI on the season.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 16th
 In Friday's 17-2 blowout win against the Diamondbacks, Juan Soto went 1-for-5 with one run scored, one RBI, and one walk. Soto has a hit in four straight games.
Corbin Young
Sat, May 15th
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner crushed his ninth home run of the season. He went 2-for-5 with one home run, one run, and three RBI.
Corbin Young
Sat, May 15th
 In Thursday's 5-1 win against the Phillies, Juan Soto scored two runs and went 1-for-4. Soto has a hit in three straight games.
Corbin Young
Thu, May 13th
Trea Turner's five-game hit streak ends on Thursday. He went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Thu, May 13th
 Nationals star Juan Soto went 1-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout. He has a hit in back-to-back games since returning from the injured list.
Corbin Young
Wed, May 12th
In Wednesday's 5-2 loss against the Phillies, Trea Turner went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts. Turner extended his five-game hit streak.
Corbin Young
Wed, May 12th
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