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Who Should I Draft?

Kevin Gausman or Sixto Sanchez (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kevin Gausman
SP,RP - SF
Kevin Gausman
Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
32 of 51 experts
37%
Recommended by
19 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 48# 53
Best Rank# 17# 27
Worst Rank# 111# 115
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 137# 136
Best Rank# 127# 107
Worst Rank# 160# 153
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts174115
Wins108
Saves00
ERA3.983.77
WHIP1.221.22
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-MiLB
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 53
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 48# 65
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 64# 108
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 33# 42
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 48# 53
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 41# 48
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 73
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 32# 59
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 17# 59
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 46# 62
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 45# 47
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 21# 67
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 53# 56
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 52
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 49# 52
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 43# 52
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 45# 115
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 38# 49
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 57# 66
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 33# 52
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 45
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 45# 55
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 49# 52
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 34# 63
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 33# 50
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 38# 75
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 47# 77
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 41# 54
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 44# 50
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 35# 57
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 55# 71
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 24# 89
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 38
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 45# 41
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 49# 39
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 50# 46
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 51# 47
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 52# 42
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 54# 46
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 54# 40
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 55# 50
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 56# 50
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 58# 55
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 59# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 60# 39
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 70# 47
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 70# 27
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 74# 45
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 74# 42
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 85# 50
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 111# 87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Kevin Gausman
SP,RP - SF
Kevin Gausman
Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played127
   
Games Started107
   
Innings Pitched60.339.0
   
Wins33
   
Losses32
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5036
   
Earned Runs2415
   
Home Runs Allowed83
   
Strikeouts7933
   
Walks1611
   
ERA3.623.46
   
WHIP1.111.21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Kevin Gausman
SP,RP - SF
Kevin Gausman
Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2923
   
Games Started2923
   
Innings Pitched161.4128.7
   
Wins108
   
Losses97
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed152120
   
Earned Runs7154
   
Home Runs Allowed2116
   
Strikeouts174115
   
Walks4436
   
ERA3.983.77
   
WHIP1.221.22
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Kevin Gausman
SP,RP - SF
Kevin Gausman
Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
News 
 RHP Kevin Gausman took a no-decision on Tuesday when he allowed four runs on nine hits with three strikeouts across four innings in the Giants' 6-5 win over the Padres.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 22nd
Marlins top prospect RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 5th
 RHP Kevin Gausman took the loss on Thursday when he allowed four runs on eight hits with one walk and seven strikeouts over five innings in the Giants' 7-4 loss to the Padres.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 16th
Marlins starting pitcher Sixto Sánchez began throwing at 120-feet.
Corbin Young
Tue, Jun 22nd
 Kevin Gausman allowed three runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out nine across six innings during Saturday's 15-4 win over the Cubs.
Andy Zimmerman
Sat, Sep 11th
Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has resumed throwing on flat ground from 60 feet.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jun 11th
 RHP Kevin Gausman picked up his 13th win of the season on Monday when he allowed three runs on five hits with one walk and nine strikeouts over seven innings as the Giants took down the Rockies 10-5.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Sep 6th
Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has been cleared to resume throwing.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jun 8th
 RHP Kevin Gausman received a no-decision on Wednesday when he surrendered two runs on four hits with a walk and seven strikeouts over five innings pitched as the Giants lost to the Brewers by a score of 5-2.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 2nd
Sixto Sanchez threw a bullpen session on Friday but later felt discomfort in his injured shoulder, so the Marlins shut him down for a couple of days.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Tue, Jun 1st
Notes 
 Gausman had the best season of his career with the Giants last season, and accepted a qualifying offer to remain in San Francisco. Gausman not only put up an impressive 3.62 ERA, but he upped his strikeout rate by about nine points to 32.2%. He saw a nice velocity bump on his fastball and leaned into his excellent splitter a bit more than usual. The downside for Gausman is that he really is mostly a fastball/splitter pitcher, meaning that when his splitter isn't working, he's likely to get hit hard. But, we've now at least seen the upside over a full season, and he's a pretty ideal SP4/SP5 if you can get him in that range.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Sanchez built on his strong 2019 season in Double-A with an excellent seven-start stretch in the majors, during which he put up a 3.46 ERA and 1.21 WHIP. Sanchez throws really hard (his fastball velocity is in the 98th percentile), but he doesn't put up a ton of strikeouts, either in the minors or during his stint in the majors last year. But his outstanding changeup (.148 BAA, .148 slugging against, .158 wOBA against) keeps hitters off balance, and allows him to avoid giving up too much hard contact. Combine that with his well above-average control and his almost comical ability to avoid giving up home runs, and you have a quality pitcher who can slide into the middle of your staff.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros