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Who Should I Draft?

Julio Urias or Kirby Yates (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
49 of 50 experts
2%
Recommended by
1 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 45
Best Rank# 21
Worst Rank# 81
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 118
Best Rank# 111
Worst Rank# 131
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts12958
Wins93
Saves018
ERA3.762.73
WHIP1.190.87
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 44
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 45
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 29
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 55
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 32
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 37
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 49
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 33
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 53
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 70
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 50
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 50
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 49# 66
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 81
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 64
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 33
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 50
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 27
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 45
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 49
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 36
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 36
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 72
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 52
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 33
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 42
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 40
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 31
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 67
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 42
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 43# 109
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 48
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 44
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 42
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 63
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 46
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 48
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 50
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 48
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 47
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 70
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 39
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 56
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 49
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 21
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 47
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 44
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 40
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 60# 55
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played116
   
Games Started100
   
Innings Pitched55.14.1
   
Wins30
   
Losses01
   
Saves02
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed457
   
Earned Runs206
   
Home Runs Allowed51
   
Strikeouts458
   
Walks184
   
ERA3.2712.46
   
WHIP1.152.54
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3333
   
Games Started230
   
Innings Pitched128.242.0
   
Wins93
   
Losses52
   
Saves018
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds10
   
Hits Allowed11127
   
Earned Runs5413
   
Home Runs Allowed175
   
Strikeouts12958
   
Walks4210
   
ERA3.762.73
   
WHIP1.190.87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Julio Urias
SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
News 
 LHP Julio Urias earned his third win of the season on Tuesday when he surrendered just one hit and one walk with 11 strikeouts over seven innings in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Mariners.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Apr 20th
The Blue Jays transferred Kirby Yates (elbow) to the 60-day injured list Sunday.
Brad Camara
Sun, Apr 4th
 LHP Julio Urias was handed a no-decision on Thursday when he surrendered five runs (four earned) on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts over six innings in the Dodgers 7-5 win over the Rockies.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Apr 16th
Blue Jays RHP Kirby Yates underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 25th
 LHP Julio Urias picked up his second win of the season when he allowed three runs on nine hits with three strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings in a 9-5 win over the Nationals on Saturday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Apr 11th
Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is “most likely” heading for season-ending Tommy John surgery, according to general manager Ross Atkins.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 23rd
 Julio Urias picked up the win vs. the Rockies on Sunday when he surrendered just one run on three hits with six strikeouts and one walk over seven innings in the Dodgers 4-2 win.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Apr 5th
Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is dealing with a major injury. The right-hander was diagnosed with a flexor-pronator strain in his right arm and is expected to miss multiple weeks.
Andersen Pickard
Mon, Mar 22nd
 Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says LHP Julio Urias will start the team's fourth game of the season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Mar 27th
Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker says the closer role is Kirby Yates' "job to lose."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 19th
Notes 
 Urias had an interesting season (other than his postseason, which was dominant). His numbers overall were very solid, with a 3.27 ERA and 1.15 WHIP. But his strikeout rate dipped dramatically as a full-time starter, and his SIERA (4.88) and xFIP (5.06) suggest he got lucky. But the bottom line is that Urias is excellent at limiting hard contact, and he's allowed just a .257 BABIP over the last two seasons, which should keep his ERA in check. The Dodgers' rotation is overflowing, so it's possible they continue to limit Urias's innings. But for now, he should be considered an SP3, and as his playoffs showed, there's plenty of room for growth with his strikeout numbers.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Yates was poised to be a major bounceback candidate after signing with the Blue Jays, but a flexor-pronator strain in his right arm is going to cost him multiple weeks, and potentially the year as he may need Tommy John surgery. This comes after he missed almost the entire 2020 season and had surgery in August to remove bone chips from his elbow. At this point, expect him to miss the year and don't bother drafting him in redraft formats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros