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Who Should I Draft?

Ken Giles or Brandon Workman (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ken Giles
RP - TOR
Ken Giles
Brandon Workman
RP - BOS
Brandon Workman
Expert
Recommendation
79%
Recommended by
34 of 43 experts
21%
Recommended by
9 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 41# 55
Best Rank# 29# 31
Worst Rank# 89# 77
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 128# 141
Best Rank# 106# 125
Worst Rank# 142# 167
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts3130
Wins11
Saves1111
ERA3.123.56
WHIP1.101.25
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 45# 60
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 60# 62
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 44# 64
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 29# 47
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 57# 65
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 30# 42
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 37# 65
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 49# 62
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 38# 59
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 41# 56
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 46# 65
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 35# 48
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 44# 64
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 43# 60
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 48# 55
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 46# 64
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 35# 77
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 30# 72
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 35# 54
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 64
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 37# 68
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 51# 73
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 38# 64
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 45# 76
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 49# 65
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 38# 54
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 34# 65
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 57
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 37# 47
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 58# 73
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 38# 66
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 50# 69
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 50# 61
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 41# 52
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 40# 39
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 47# 46
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 47# 31
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 48# 35
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 52# 46
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 55# 52
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 55# 49
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 56# 55
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 89# 35
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ken Giles
RP - TOR
Ken Giles
Brandon Workman
RP - BOS
Brandon Workman
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played5373
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched53.272.3
   
Wins210
   
Losses31
   
Saves2316
   
Blown Saves16
   
Holds015
   
Hits Allowed3629
   
Earned Runs1115
   
Home Runs Allowed51
   
Strikeouts83104
   
Walks1745
   
ERA1.871.88
   
WHIP1.001.03
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ken Giles
RP - TOR
Ken Giles
Brandon Workman
RP - BOS
Brandon Workman
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2324
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched22.523.6
   
Wins11
   
Losses11
   
Saves1111
   
Blown Saves04
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed1818
   
Earned Runs89
   
Home Runs Allowed33
   
Strikeouts3130
   
Walks611
   
ERA3.123.56
   
WHIP1.101.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ken Giles
RP - TOR
Ken Giles
Brandon Workman
RP - BOS
Brandon Workman
News 
 Ken Giles pitched a scoreless inning and struck out one batter on Wednesday in the Blue Jays' Grapefruit League win over the Orioles.
John Aubin
Thu, Mar 12th
Brandon Workman struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 inning Sunday in Grapefruit League play as the Red Sox defeated the Braves by a 4-2 score.
John Aubin
Mon, Mar 2nd
  Red Sox interim manager Ron Roenicke says Brandon Workman will be the team's closer to begin the 2020 season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Feb 12th
Notes 
 Giles is the perfect candidate for your first closer if you don't want to invest heavily into the top guys. He has no competition in the pen in Toronto.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Workman is another guy who seems like a safe bet as an RP 2, but let's not totally ignore Matt Barnes.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Giles may have had the quietest 1.87 ERA and 1.00 WHIP in the history of baseball. Add to that a a 14.09/9 strikeout rate and Giles was one of the best relievers in baseball in 2019. He'll be a free agent after this year so it seems unlikely he holds down the closer's role in Toronto all year. But he'll certainly help your overall numbers in the first half of the season at least.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Workman was never the guy for the Red Sox . . . until one day he just was. When he finally locked down the closer's role, he was fantastic, striking out batters at will and pitching to a 1.88 ERA. His WHIP hovered near 1.00 despite the fact that he walked more than 5.5 batters per nine innings, a feat which he's unlikely to duplicate. In short, while Workman will close for the Red Sox, he'll need to improve his control in order to hold the job for the whole year.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros