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Who Should I Draft?

Kirby Yates or Nick Anderson (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nick Anderson
RP - TB
Nick Anderson
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
21 of 21 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 21 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 149
Best Rank# 45
Worst Rank# 321
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 201
Best Rank# 143
Worst Rank# 435
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts4858
Wins23
Saves518
ERA2.802.73
WHIP0.920.87
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL60IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 88
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 55
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 120
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 54# 66
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 321
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 81
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 183
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 59
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 121
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 182
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 197
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 153
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 219
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 48# 109
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 138
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 166
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 289
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 99
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 255
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 123
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 184
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Nick Anderson
RP - TB
Nick Anderson
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played196
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched16.14.1
   
Wins20
   
Losses11
   
Saves62
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds61
   
Hits Allowed57
   
Earned Runs16
   
Home Runs Allowed11
   
Strikeouts268
   
Walks34
   
ERA0.5512.46
   
WHIP0.492.54
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Nick Anderson
RP - TB
Nick Anderson
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2933
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched33.742.0
   
Wins23
   
Losses12
   
Saves518
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds40
   
Hits Allowed2327
   
Earned Runs1013
   
Home Runs Allowed45
   
Strikeouts4858
   
Walks810
   
ERA2.802.73
   
WHIP0.920.87
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Nick Anderson
RP - TB
Nick Anderson
Kirby Yates
RP - TOR
Kirby Yates
News 
 Rays pitcher Nick Anderson (elbow) has a partial tear of his elbow ligament and is expected to be out past the All-Star break.
Brad Camara
Thu, Mar 25th
The Blue Jays transferred Kirby Yates (elbow) to the 60-day injured list Sunday.
Brad Camara
Sun, Apr 4th
 Rays RHP Nick Anderson says he dealt with elbow soreness and inflammation earlier this spring.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 24th
Blue Jays RHP Kirby Yates underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 25th
  Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is “most likely” heading for season-ending Tommy John surgery, according to general manager Ross Atkins.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 23rd
  Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is dealing with a major injury. The right-hander was diagnosed with a flexor-pronator strain in his right arm and is expected to miss multiple weeks.
Andersen Pickard
Mon, Mar 22nd
  Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker says the closer role is Kirby Yates' "job to lose."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 19th
Notes 
 Anderson has a partial tear of his elbow ligament and, although he won't need surgery, he is likely out until after the All-Star Break. Although he can be dominant when healthy, there's no reason to draft and stash him at this point, given that he won't even be the sole closer for the Rays if and when he returns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Yates was poised to be a major bounceback candidate after signing with the Blue Jays, but a flexor-pronator strain in his right arm is going to cost him multiple weeks, and potentially the year as he may need Tommy John surgery. This comes after he missed almost the entire 2020 season and had surgery in August to remove bone chips from his elbow. At this point, expect him to miss the year and don't bother drafting him in redraft formats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros