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Who Should I Draft?

Kenley Jansen or Taylor Rogers (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
Expert
Recommendation
70%
Recommended by
30 of 43 experts
30%
Recommended by
13 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 33# 37
Best Rank# 14# 18
Worst Rank# 53# 66
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 98# 102
Best Rank# 86# 94
Worst Rank# 118# 125
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts2830
Wins11
Saves1311
ERA3.773.11
WHIP1.091.11
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 51
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 44
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 26# 47
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 40# 54
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 14# 18
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 48
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 24# 29
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 45
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 53# 57
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 42# 43
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 40# 41
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 33# 36
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 29# 34
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 30# 36
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 36# 40
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 33# 38
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 31# 43
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 31# 43
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 41# 50
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 29# 44
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 42# 66
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 36# 39
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 36# 46
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 45
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 36# 40
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 34# 37
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 46# 53
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 26# 46
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 36# 37
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 39# 48
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 28# 27
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 35# 33
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 38# 27
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 39# 29
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 40# 34
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 40# 37
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 36
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 40
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 46# 36
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 47# 41
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 47# 36
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 50# 42
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 51# 41
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played6260
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched63.069.0
   
Wins52
   
Losses34
   
Saves3330
   
Blown Saves86
   
Holds010
   
Hits Allowed5158
   
Earned Runs2620
   
Home Runs Allowed98
   
Strikeouts8090
   
Walks1611
   
ERA3.712.61
   
WHIP1.061.00
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2424
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched23.724.8
   
Wins11
   
Losses11
   
Saves1311
   
Blown Saves32
   
Holds11
   
Hits Allowed2021
   
Earned Runs109
   
Home Runs Allowed43
   
Strikeouts2830
   
Walks66
   
ERA3.773.11
   
WHIP1.091.11
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
News 
 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 
 He's not the dominant force of yesteryear, but he's still a safe saves source in the shortened season.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Rogers seems to have the trust of the Twins, and with them being the favorites in the AL Central, expect a ton of save opportunities.
Michael Waterloo - 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
Rogers didn't have the Twins' closer role at the outset of the season, but he proved himself as Minnesota's best reliever pretty quickly. He built on his strong gains in 2018, further upping his strikeout rate and lowering his walk rate. He likely won't see all of the save chances this year for the Twins, but he should lead the way in opportunities. That, along with his strong overall numbers, makes him a reliever to target in fantasy.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros