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Who Should I Draft?

Keone Kela or Brandon Woodruff (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Keone Kela
RP - PIT
Keone Kela
Expert
Recommendation
95%
Recommended by
42 of 44 experts
5%
Recommended by
2 of 44 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 76
Best Rank# 21# 47
Worst Rank# 110# 122
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 86# 192
Best Rank# 76# 174
Worst Rank# 91# 232
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6425
Wins41
Saves08
ERA3.973.50
WHIP1.261.17
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 24# 113
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 79
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 92
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 27# 87
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 48# 51
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 27# 47
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 74
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 28# 80
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 31# 85
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 71
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 29# 73
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 49
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 22# 113
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 26# 76
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 115
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 21# 55
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 90
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 29# 82
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 22# 74
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 34# 79
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 34# 84
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 38# 104
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 48# 52
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 71
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 32# 76
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 24# 67
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 25# 122
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 26# 67
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 26# 99
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 99
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 28# 95
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 22# 58
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 25# 87
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 29# 96
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 31# 96
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 21# 76
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 78
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 27# 87
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 56# 96
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 44# 73
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 38# 83
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 24# 74
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 110# 59
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 65
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Keone Kela
RP - PIT
Keone Kela
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2232
   
Games Started220
   
Innings Pitched122.230.3
   
Wins112
   
Losses30
   
Saves01
   
Blown Saves04
   
Holds06
   
Hits Allowed10919
   
Earned Runs497
   
Home Runs Allowed123
   
Strikeouts14333
   
Walks3011
   
ERA3.622.12
   
WHIP1.141.01
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Keone Kela
RP - PIT
Keone Kela
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1121
   
Games Started110
   
Innings Pitched60.621.2
   
Wins41
   
Losses31
   
Saves08
   
Blown Saves03
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed5717
   
Earned Runs278
   
Home Runs Allowed83
   
Strikeouts6425
   
Walks208
   
ERA3.973.50
   
WHIP1.261.17
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Brandon Woodruff
SP,RP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff
Keone Kela
RP - PIT
Keone Kela
News 
  Keone Kela has yet to see the field at summer camp for undisclosed reasons, per Pirates’ manager Derek Shelton.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 9th
  Keone Kela (illness) is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Thursday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 20th
  Keone Kela was confirmed as the Pirates' closer entering opening day by the team's manager Derek Shelton.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Feb 12th
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
As of July 11th, Kela has not reported to camp. It's unclear if he is dealing with COVID-19 or when he is planning to report, if at all. Kela is an above-average major league reliever and will start the year as the Pittsburgh closer if healthy. But for now, drop him down your draft board a few spots.
Dan Harris - 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
He's probably going to be traded, but he'll give you cheap saves until then.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 3.01 FIP suggests he has room to improve if he can stay healthy
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros