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Who Should I Draft?

Keston Hiura or Max Muncy (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Keston Hiura
2B - MIL
Keston Hiura
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
44 of 45 experts
2%
Recommended by
1 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 34# 64
Best Rank# 19# 20
Worst Rank# 67# 96
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 49# 66
Best Rank# 42# 61
Worst Rank# 67# 79
   
Projections 
   
Runs3134
Home Runs1112
RBI3133
Stolen Bases51
Batting Average.283.256
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 27# 64
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 32# 73
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 49# 72
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 31# 39
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 40# 59
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 24# 82
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 36# 61
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 30# 92
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 33# 66
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 39# 70
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 40# 68
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 38# 65
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 41# 60
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 33# 47
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 31# 61
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 36# 42
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 34# 65
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 55# 56
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 19# 96
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 35# 64
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 36# 44
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 37# 45
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 44# 52
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 40# 70
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 42# 56
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 75
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 29# 79
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 40# 61
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 50
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 29# 56
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 37# 91
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 37# 65
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 31# 73
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 25# 61
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 69
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 40# 67
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 39# 45
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 38# 48
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 67# 83
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 41# 74
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 36# 71
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 55# 56
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 39# 69
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 38# 44
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 39# 20
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Keston Hiura
2B - MIL
Keston Hiura
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats314487
   
Runs51101
   
Hits95123
   
Singles5165
   
Doubles2322
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs1935
   
RBI4999
   
Stolen Bases94
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks2590
   
Strikeouts107149
   
Batting Average.303.253
   
On Base Pct.368.375
   
Slugging Pct.570.518
   
On-base Plus Slugging.938.893
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Keston Hiura
2B - MIL
Keston Hiura
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats199176
   
Runs3134
   
Hits5645
   
Singles3225
   
Doubles128
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs1112
   
RBI3133
   
Stolen Bases51
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks1532
   
Strikeouts6155
   
Batting Average.283.256
   
On Base Pct.334.369
   
Slugging Pct.516.498
   
On-base Plus Slugging.850.867
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Keston Hiura
2B - MIL
Keston Hiura
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
News 
  Max Muncy did not participate in Monday's intrasquad game due to a bruised finger.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
  Max Muncy says he worked hard this off-season to improve against offspeed pitches.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Apr 11th
  The Dodgers have given Max Muncy a three-year extension worth $26 million with a $13 million club option for 2023. The move buys out his arbitration years plus one year of free agency with the option.
Aaron Hudson
Thu, Feb 6th
Notes 
 Keston Hiura was my favorite player to go after in 2018 first-year player drafts who wasn't named Shohei Ohtani. Yes, more than Luis Robert. I compared him at the time to prime Dustin Pedroia but with more power. Hiura's early returns were better than I had imagined. He's in the perfect ballpark, and he's at the shallowest position outside of catcher to justify this ranking - even with the high strikeout marks. Hiura is going to be a top-three second baseman in fantasy for the next decade."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
With the three positions he plays, it's worth wondering why Max Muncy isn't going even earlier? Sure, he's a late-career breakout, but he repeated his 2018 success in 2019, and the Dodgers are going to have him locked into their everyday lineup. In OBP leagues, he's more valuable, as his average leaves much to be desired, but even if he repeats his 2018 and 2019 numbers again in 2020, he's worth the cost.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 In his first year with the big league club, Hiura was every bit as good as advertised, going for 19 homers, 9 steals and a .303 BA in just half a season. We could very well see him among the top three in the position by year's end, but he isn't quite as safe as any of the options above him.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Muncy now has 70 homers over the last two seasons and while fantasy owners know he won't be a source of help in the batting average department, he still managed 100+ runs because of the 90 walks. Multi-position eligibility certainly doesn't hurt either.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Keston Hiura is one of my most owned players and one of my favorite picks at ADP this season. You are getting what I call the "Sophomore Discount," which is when rookies blow up on to the scene and people are hesitant to fully buy into it. Hiura is a pure hitter, hits the ball ridiculously hard, and will bat in the heart of a solid lineup. Sign me up as he has clear 30/15 upside and room for more.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy