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Who Should I Draft?

Kenley Jansen or Patrick Corbin (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Expert
Recommendation
51%
Recommended by
26 of 51 experts
49%
Recommended by
25 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 42# 44
Best Rank# 22# 17
Worst Rank# 68# 88
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 111# 125
Best Rank# 98# 95
Worst Rank# 122# 137
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts74192
Wins412
Saves300
ERA3.743.99
WHIP1.131.27
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 50
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 38# 48
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 44# 49
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 39# 51
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 27# 83
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 39# 42
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 44# 47
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 22# 43
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 27# 48
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 36# 55
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 42# 44
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 45# 62
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 50# 81
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 46# 61
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 47# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 38# 43
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 42# 46
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 27# 88
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 44# 54
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 41# 45
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 53# 55
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 42# 63
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 27# 40
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 43# 45
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 27# 65
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 43# 88
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 35# 17
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 38# 30
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 39# 36
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 41# 34
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 41# 39
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 41# 28
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 41# 38
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 42# 35
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 43# 37
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 46# 41
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 44
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 47# 31
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 47# 27
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 48# 39
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 49# 44
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 50# 26
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 50# 41
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 51# 39
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 52# 37
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 52# 35
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 53# 46
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 55# 23
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 56# 49
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 63# 55
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 68# 32
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2711
   
Games Started011
   
Innings Pitched24.066.3
   
Wins32
   
Losses17
   
Saves110
   
Blown Saves20
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed1885
   
Earned Runs834
   
Home Runs Allowed210
   
Strikeouts3360
   
Walks918
   
ERA2.964.66
   
WHIP1.111.57
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played6331
   
Games Started031
   
Innings Pitched60.9183.5
   
Wins412
   
Losses310
   
Saves300
   
Blown Saves100
   
Holds20
   
Hits Allowed52179
   
Earned Runs2581
   
Home Runs Allowed925
   
Strikeouts74192
   
Walks1754
   
ERA3.743.99
   
WHIP1.131.27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
News 
 RHP Kenley Jansen earned the save on Wednesday when he punched out three batters over a scoreless ninth inning in the Dodgers' 5-3 win over the D-Backs.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 16th
Patrick Corbin struggled once again versus the Rockies. Corbin gave up nine hits, six runs (five earned), and three walks with five strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Sat, Sep 18th
 Kenley Jansen locked it down in the ninth on Saturday, not allowing a single base runner while striking out one batter.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Sun, Sep 12th
Patrick Corbin went seven innings with a quality start. Corbin gave up four hits, two earned runs, and two walks with four strikeouts. He also earned the win to go 8-14 on the year.
Corbin Young
Sun, Sep 12th
 Kenley Jansen allowed one hit in the ninth, but escaped the inning and earned his 31st save of the year.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Sat, Sep 11th
Patrick Corbin threw a quality start yet allowed 11 hits against Mets on Monday. Corbin gave up three earned runs, one walk, and one home run with four strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Mon, Sep 6th
 RHP Kenley Jansen earned his 30th save of the season on Tuesday when he worked a scoreless ninth inning while punching out two batters in the Dodgers' 3-2 win over the Braves.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 1st
Patrick Corbin struggled and gave up six earned runs on Tuesday. Corbin allowed nine hits, four walks, and two home runs with four strikeouts in five innings pitched.
Corbin Young
Tue, Aug 31st
 RHP Kenley Jansen earned the save on Saturday when he punched out one batter over a scoreless ninth inning in the Dodgers' 5-2 win over Colorado.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Aug 29th
Patrick Corbin allowed six earned runs and took his 13th loss. Corbin also allowed four hits, two walks, and two home runs with three strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Thu, Aug 26th
Notes 
 It feels like Jansen has been on the verge of losing his job at several points over the last two seasons, but he continues to receive nearly every save opportunity for the Dodgers. But Jansen is far from the dominant reliever he was in his prime, as his patented cutter has gone from 94 MPH in 2016 to just 90.9 MPH last year. The Dodgers have plenty of depth behind Jansen, including Blake Treinen, Brusdar Graterol, Joe Kelly, and Corey Knebel, so Jansen's leash probably won't be all that long. At the same time, Jansen will certainly be the closer coming into the season and has a lengthy track record and a large contract. In today's day and age, that makes him a fairly desirable fantasy closer, despite the concerns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Corbin had a disastrous 2020 season, during which he went 2-7 with a 4.66 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP. His strikeout rate plummeted, and his velocity dropped significantly, with his fastball seeing a dip of almost two miles per hour. Corbin leans heavily into his slider, and he needs it to be pristine to be an effective pitcher. And although it wasn't a terrible pitch in 2020, the swinging strike rate on it dropped from 28.1% to 21.2%, and the whiff rate from 52% to just 38.2%. If the loss in velocity and effectiveness of his slider were entirely due to the oddities of the shortened season, then Corbin is going to be a major value in drafts this year. But if not, then his days as a "set it and forget it" starter are likely over. Monitor Corbin's performance this spring, particularly with his velocity. If it's back up to prior levels, then push him up your board significantly.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros