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Who Should I Draft?

Lance Lynn or Hyun-Jin Ryu (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Lance Lynn
SP - TEX
Lance Lynn
Hyun-Jin Ryu
SP - TOR
Hyun-Jin Ryu
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
29 of 43 experts
33%
Recommended by
14 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 35# 43
Best Rank# 23# 11
Worst Rank# 74# 74
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 116# 125
Best Rank# 107# 108
Worst Rank# 136# 136
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7457
Wins54
Saves00
ERA4.043.91
WHIP1.301.21
   
Misc 
   
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Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 49
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 29# 67
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 28# 41
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 31# 34
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 39# 52
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 34# 43
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 36# 48
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 38# 44
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 30# 44
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 43
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 39# 40
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 38# 43
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 42
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 38# 46
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 28# 74
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 36# 55
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 28# 62
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 32# 68
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 37# 49
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 35# 52
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 36# 47
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 53# 55
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 30# 49
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 30# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 23# 41
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 24# 42
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 29# 67
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 46# 55
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 42# 55
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 35# 34
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 35# 33
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 44# 43
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 29
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 45# 40
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 33
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 47# 43
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 48# 44
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 51# 35
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 52# 37
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 53# 48
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 53# 11
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 63# 30
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 74# 64
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Lance Lynn
SP - TEX
Lance Lynn
Hyun-Jin Ryu
SP - TOR
Hyun-Jin Ryu
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3329
   
Games Started3329
   
Innings Pitched208.1183.3
   
Wins1614
   
Losses115
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed195161
   
Earned Runs8549
   
Home Runs Allowed2117
   
Strikeouts246163
   
Walks5924
   
ERA3.672.41
   
WHIP1.221.01
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Lance Lynn
SP - TEX
Lance Lynn
Hyun-Jin Ryu
SP - TOR
Hyun-Jin Ryu
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1111
   
Games Started1111
   
Innings Pitched68.563.2
   
Wins54
   
Losses43
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6563
   
Earned Runs3127
   
Home Runs Allowed99
   
Strikeouts7457
   
Walks2414
   
ERA4.043.91
   
WHIP1.301.21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Lance Lynn
SP - TEX
Lance Lynn
Hyun-Jin Ryu
SP - TOR
Hyun-Jin Ryu
News 
 Lance Lynn struck out eight over six scoreless innings in a simulated game on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed 4 1/3 shutout innings and struck out four Monday as the Blue Jays beat the Rays 8-3.
John Aubin
Tue, Mar 10th
 The Rangers announced that Lance Lynn will be the team's Opening Day starter.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 25th
Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed one run and three hits over two innings during Thursday afternoon's game against the Twins. He also struck out a pair.
Andy Zimmerman
Thu, Feb 27th
Notes 
 If you're playing the volume game and quantity over quality, Lynn is your guys. What he did in 2019 seems legit, based on the numbers, but it's hard to shake what he's done over his career in comparison.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Look, the division is scary for a pitcher like Ryu who doesn't miss many bats, but he's going to be the workhorse that the Jays and your fantasy team need this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Lynn was truly phenomenal last season, turning his velocity gains into both an increase in strikeout rate and a massive drop in walk rate. Everything Lynn did in 2019 was backed up by his underlying metrics, so there's plenty of reason for optimism in 2020. But it's fair to consider how out of character Lynn's year was, an add just a wee bit of caution to your projections.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
When healthy, Ryu has quietly been one of the best pitchers in baseball since his 2013 debut. But his preposterous year last season was surprising even for him. Ryu had the lowest BABIP-allowed on groundballs (just .162) of any pitcher in baseball in 2019, which led to just a 1.01 WHIP. Now in Toronto, that number is sure to rise precipitously and obviously have a negative impact on Ryu's 2020 numbers. That impact has been baked into Ryu's ADP at this point, so you won't have to buy him at his 2019 numbers. Just be prepared for regression.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 If he can replicate his 2019 season he will be a tremendous value at ADP. A 200+ K pitcher with a strong ERA and Whip in the 9th-10th round is very alluring. Had an FIP even better than his ERA in 2019, so there is reason for optimism.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy