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Who Should I Draft?

Kyle Tucker or Lance Lynn (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kyle Tucker
LF,RF - HOU
Kyle Tucker
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
5 of 9 experts
44%
Recommended by
4 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 63# 66
Best Rank# 28# 37
Worst Rank# 193# 123
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 35# 51
Best Rank# 29# 44
Worst Rank# 41# 58
   
Projections 
   
Runs87
Home Runs2729
RBI88
Stolen Bases20
Batting Avg.265
Strikeouts127206
Wins13
Saves0
ERA3.99
WHIP1.25
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 32# 108
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 29# 123
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 28# 54
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 46# 54
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 40# 54
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 41# 37
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 140# 108
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 167# 101
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 193# 40
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Kyle Tucker
LF,RF - HOU
Kyle Tucker
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs33
   
Home Runs913
   
RBI42
   
Stolen Bases8
   
Batting Avg.268
   
Strikeouts4689
   
Wins6
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.32
   
WHIP1.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Kyle Tucker
LF,RF - HOU
Kyle Tucker
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs87
   
Home Runs2729
   
RBI88
   
Stolen Bases20
   
Batting Avg.265
   
Strikeouts127206
   
Wins13
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.99
   
WHIP1.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Kyle Tucker
LF,RF - HOU
Kyle Tucker
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
News 
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Notes 
 Many expected Tucker to take off like a rocket once Yordan Alvarez wasn't ready to start the season on time, but it didn't happen right away. Perhaps he was still adjusting to big league pitching. Either way, over his final 140 plate appearances Tucker hit .317/.386/.619 to go along with seven homers and five stolen bases. Set to enter his age-24 campaign, Tucker has the power/speed combination fantasy players dream of.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Lynn turned in another stellar year in 2020, leading MLB with 84 innings pitched, striking out plenty of batters, and keeping his walk rate and overall numbers in check. But there are a few warning signs under the hood, including his 4.19 FIP, his 4.34 xFIP, and his career-high 79.4% LOB rate. Of bigger concern is his trade to the White Sox and hitter-friendly Guaranteed Rate Field, particularly because Lynn had a 38.3% fly-ball rate in 2019 and a 42.3% fly-ball rate last year. That led to the worst HR/9 rate of his career and second-worst HR/FB rate (13.8%) in 2020. Countering those troublesome warning signs, however, is the fact that he'll be caught by perhaps the best pitch framer in baseball in Yasmani Grandal, and that will generally help with his numbers which, again, were excellent last year. Add it all up and Lynn's ERA should likely increase simply because of the additional home runs he'll allow if he can't turn around his trend in fly-ball rate, but Grandal's presence and Lynn's general aptitude on the mound should allow for another strong season and make him worthy of a selection as an SP2.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros