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Who Should I Draft?

Juan Soto or Trevor Story (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Juan Soto
LF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
6 of 6 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 5# 7
Best Rank# 3# 6
Worst Rank# 7# 11
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 5# 11
Best Rank# 4# 10
Worst Rank# 6# 12
   
Projections 
   
Runs113102
Home Runs3734
RBI11490
Stolen Bases1326
Batting Average.314.285
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 7# 8
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 3# 11
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 5# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 5# 7
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 3# 6
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 5# 7
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Juan Soto
LF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats154235
   
Runs3941
   
Hits5468
   
Singles2740
   
Doubles1413
   
Triples04
   
Home Runs1311
   
RBI3728
   
Stolen Bases615
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks4124
   
Strikeouts2863
   
Batting Average.351.289
   
On Base Pct.490.355
   
Slugging Pct.695.519
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.185.874
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Juan Soto
LF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats516586
   
Runs113102
   
Hits162167
   
Singles8991
   
Doubles3436
   
Triples36
   
Home Runs3734
   
RBI11490
   
Stolen Bases1326
   
Caught Stealing47
   
Walks11058
   
Strikeouts114171
   
Batting Average.314.285
   
On Base Pct.435.349
   
Slugging Pct.588.532
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.023.881
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Juan Soto
LF - WSH
Juan Soto
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
News 
 Juan Soto agreed to a one-year, $8.5 million deal with the Nationals to avoid arbitration.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Jan 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
 
 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 - BettingPros