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Who Should I Draft?

Kyle Hendricks or Matthew Boyd (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kyle Hendricks
SP - CHC
Kyle Hendricks
Matthew Boyd
SP - DET
Matthew Boyd
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
27 of 43 experts
37%
Recommended by
16 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 45# 52
Best Rank# 22# 34
Worst Rank# 67# 82
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 144# 154
Best Rank# 131# 133
Worst Rank# 152# 164
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts5473
Wins44
Saves00
ERA4.094.35
WHIP1.231.23
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 30# 60
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 52# 74
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 39# 58
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 24# 71
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 44# 53
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 48# 59
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 38# 49
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 45# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 53# 62
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 40# 55
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 41# 55
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 63# 82
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 22# 61
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 48# 56
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 44# 53
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 54# 71
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 67# 73
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 24# 63
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 51# 57
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 47# 51
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 60
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 43# 52
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 43# 53
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 24# 74
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 50# 61
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 48# 59
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 52# 58
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 37
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 43# 34
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 43# 41
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 48# 38
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 49# 35
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 50# 45
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 50
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 54# 53
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 54# 49
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 57# 50
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 58# 54
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 58# 47
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 59# 39
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 62# 57
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 64# 53
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 66# 61
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Kyle Hendricks
SP - CHC
Kyle Hendricks
Matthew Boyd
SP - DET
Matthew Boyd
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3032
   
Games Started3032
   
Innings Pitched177.0185.2
   
Wins119
   
Losses1012
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed168178
   
Earned Runs6894
   
Home Runs Allowed1939
   
Strikeouts150238
   
Walks3250
   
ERA3.464.56
   
WHIP1.131.23
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Kyle Hendricks
SP - CHC
Kyle Hendricks
Matthew Boyd
SP - DET
Matthew Boyd
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1111
   
Games Started1111
   
Innings Pitched66.065.9
   
Wins44
   
Losses44
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6662
   
Earned Runs3032
   
Home Runs Allowed912
   
Strikeouts5473
   
Walks1620
   
ERA4.094.35
   
WHIP1.231.23
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Kyle Hendricks
SP - CHC
Kyle Hendricks
Matthew Boyd
SP - DET
Matthew Boyd
News 
 Kyle Hendricks allowed one run on two hits and one walk while striking out four across four innings in Saturday‚Äôs Cactus League Game against Cleveland.
Brad Camara
Sun, Mar 8th
 
 Kyle Hendricks tossed three perfect innings while striking out three in Monday's 9-4 Cactus League win over the Angels.
Brad Camara
Tue, Mar 3rd
 
Notes 
 His value is greater this year with the ability to eat innings, especially now that Joe Maddon is gone. Still, he leaves little room for error with how he pitches.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Alex Fast loves Matthew Boyd, so I, in turn, love Matthew Boyd. He's in a fantastic park, but he still gave up far too many homers and won't win many games with the Tigers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Hendricks can be dominant at times, but his lack of overpowering raw stuff means he has to be pinpoint with his control. When he's on, he can be unhittable, like when he led the league in getting hitters to swing at pitches outside the zone in the second half last year. But in the end, you know what Hendricks is going to give you. A sub-3.50 ERA, a sub-1.20 WHIP, and mediocre strikeout numbers. There's plenty of room for that on a fantasy team. But don't bank on much upside.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Armed with a devastating slider into which he leaned heavily, Boyd had an impressive opening to his season, putting up gaudy strikeout numbers with impressive overall stats. Unfortunately, his ERA rose from 3.87 in the first half to 5.51 in the second half, with his WHIP coming along for the ride. An awful .318 BABIP on groundballs didn't help, but that number isn't all that surprising given the defense behind him. With almost no win potential, Boyd is more of a back-end-of-the-rotation fantasy starter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  If the ball gets dejuiced, there may be no player more positively impacted than Matt Boyd. Boyd was destroyed by the long ball in 2019, and if he can cut that rate in half or even by a quarter, we may have a solid SP2 for fantasy purposes.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy