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Who Should I Draft?

Kenley Jansen or Brandon Woodruff (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Expert
Recommendation
72%
Recommended by
31 of 43 experts
28%
Recommended by
12 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 32
Best Rank# 21# 12
Worst Rank# 111# 53
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 86# 97
Best Rank# 76# 86
Worst Rank# 90# 116
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6629
Wins41
Saves013
ERA4.033.68
WHIP1.261.06
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 42
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 35
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 44
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 27# 40
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 38
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 28# 53
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 31# 42
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 40
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 33
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 45
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 22# 46
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 30
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 21# 38
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 47
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 29# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 22# 33
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 34# 47
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 51
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 29
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 23# 41
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 23# 34
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 26# 39
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 28# 31
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 26# 40
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 24# 36
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 33
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 21# 50
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 40
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 27# 46
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 38# 39
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 24# 35
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 49# 12
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 22
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 111# 24
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 26
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 56# 26
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 32# 28
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 55# 29
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 34# 31
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 39# 31
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 44# 36
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 36
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 49# 41
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2262
   
Games Started220
   
Innings Pitched122.263.0
   
Wins115
   
Losses33
   
Saves033
   
Blown Saves08
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed10951
   
Earned Runs4926
   
Home Runs Allowed129
   
Strikeouts14380
   
Walks3016
   
ERA3.623.71
   
WHIP1.141.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1123
   
Games Started110
   
Innings Pitched62.523.6
   
Wins41
   
Losses31
   
Saves013
   
Blown Saves03
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed5919
   
Earned Runs2810
   
Home Runs Allowed94
   
Strikeouts6629
   
Walks206
   
ERA4.033.68
   
WHIP1.261.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
News 
  RHP Kenley Jansen hasn’t reported to summer camp yet, said Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts.
Brad Camara
Sun, Jul 5th
  Kenley Jansen has retired all nine batters he's faced this spring, and has struck out six. Jansen is throwing fewer cutters this spring and is instead focusing on mixing his fastball and slider.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Mar 2nd
  Kenley Jansen made his second spring outing while continuing to look impressive with increased velocity. Jansen was sitting 93 MPH and touched 94 MPH. His velocity has dipped over the past two seasons which resulted in a meager 14.5% HR/FB.
Matthew Davis
Wed, Feb 26th
Notes 
 Last year, fantasy managers were trying to decide between Freddy Peralta, Corbin Burnes and Brandon Woodruff. We know who the clear winner was. If Woodruff didn't miss time with an oblique injury, there's no telling how good he'd be. The Brewers bullpen will be relied upon heavily with their other starters, so expect Woodruff to be the go-to length pitcher for them this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
He's not the dominant force of yesteryear, but he's still a safe saves source in the shortened season.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Woodruff earned his breakout 2019, relying on his elite fastball to limit hard contact and avoid big innings. His solid control allows him to keep the line moving, and the Brewers' strong lineup adds to his win potential. Although he missed a large chunk of the season due to injury, he should be ready to lead the Brewers rotation this year, and can and should be drafted as a strong second-tier starter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
It feels like we've seen the last of Jansen as an elite closer, as continued velocity declines and struggles with control led to his worst season as a professional. His overall numbers from 2019, other than his bloated ERA, remain fine, but this is not the Jansen that was once the top reliever taken in fantasy circles. It seems clear that Dave Roberts lost a little faith in Jansen last year and with a World Series or bust mentality, don't expect the leash to be overly long. Still, beggars can't be choosers with closer, and Jansen's contract and lengthy pedigree still keep him as a borderline top-10 reliever.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros