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Who Should I Draft?

Liam Hendriks or Kenley Jansen (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Liam Hendriks
RP - OAK
Liam Hendriks
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
34 of 52 experts
35%
Recommended by
18 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 32
Best Rank# 17# 13
Worst Rank# 55# 64
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 93# 92
Best Rank# 84# 86
Worst Rank# 115# 110
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts3428
Wins11
Saves1214
ERA3.053.51
WHIP1.091.06
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 31# 42
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 45
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 36# 42
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 38# 40
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 35# 38
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 39
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 35# 64
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 29# 39
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 31# 38
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 30# 33
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 17# 41
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 29# 37
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 23# 34
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 26# 46
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 27# 40
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 34# 38
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 27# 30
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 38# 39
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 34# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 32# 33
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 33# 44
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 27# 31
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 51
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 29
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 26# 27
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 25# 37
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 25# 34
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 25# 50
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 30# 32
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 46# 50
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 34# 42
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 44# 46
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 32# 36
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 30# 35
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 25# 24
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 27# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 31# 30
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 32# 17
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 35# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 35# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 32
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 35# 33
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 35# 28
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 36# 33
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 37# 26
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 39# 36
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 42# 30
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 42# 37
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 43# 22
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 47# 23
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 48# 32
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 55# 39
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Liam Hendriks
RP - OAK
Liam Hendriks
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played7562
   
Games Started20
   
Innings Pitched85.163.0
   
Wins45
   
Losses43
   
Saves2533
   
Blown Saves78
   
Holds80
   
Hits Allowed6151
   
Earned Runs1726
   
Home Runs Allowed59
   
Strikeouts12480
   
Walks2116
   
ERA1.803.71
   
WHIP0.961.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Liam Hendriks
RP - OAK
Liam Hendriks
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2523
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched25.123.3
   
Wins11
   
Losses11
   
Saves1214
   
Blown Saves53
   
Holds11
   
Hits Allowed2019
   
Earned Runs99
   
Home Runs Allowed34
   
Strikeouts3428
   
Walks76
   
ERA3.053.51
   
WHIP1.091.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Liam Hendriks
RP - OAK
Liam Hendriks
Kenley Jansen
RP - LAD
Kenley Jansen
News 
 Liam Hendriks picked up his third save In Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Mariners striking out three and allowing one hit.
Aaron Hudson
Sun, Aug 2nd
Kenley Jansen struck out two batters and hit another in a scoreless ninth inning Sunday against Arizona, earning his second save of the season.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Aug 2nd
 Liam Hendriks came on in the tenth inning to preserve a one run lead earning his second save of the year, he threw one inning striking out one.
Aaron Hudson
Sun, Aug 2nd
Kenley Jansen walked two and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning of a tie game Wednesday against the Astros.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Jul 30th
 Liam Hendriks got the save in Sunday’s 6-4 win over the Angels working 1.1 innings, striking out one and allowing no hits or walks.
Aaron Hudson
Sun, Jul 26th
Kenley Jansen allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday to record his first save of the season in a win over the Astros.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Jul 29th
 Liam Hendriks blew his first save chance of the year giving up a game tying home run in the ninth inning of last nights extra innings win. He pitched one inning giving up two hits, an earned run, and two walks to go with two strikeouts.
Aaron Hudson
Sat, Jul 25th
Kenley Jansen struck out one batter in a perfect ninth inning against the Giants on Sunday.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Jul 27th
 Liam Hendriks struck out two Giants in his one inning of work in Monday’s exhibition game.
Aaron Hudson
Tue, Jul 21st
Kenley Jansen told reporters Sunday that he thinks he will be ready for Opening Day on July 23. He tested positive for COVID-19 and recently returned to camp.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Mon, Jul 13th
Notes 
 The A's haven't had the same reliever lead them in saves in back-to-back seasons since Grant Balfour in 2012.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Jansen finally reported to camp on Sunday, July 12, and revealed that he was delayed because he had tested positive for COVID-19. Dave Roberts stated that he expected Jansen to be ready for the regular season, which means he can be drafted as a top-10 closer.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 If Hendriks' 2019 performance doesn't convince you to wait on closers, nothing will. An afterthought in drafts pitching behind Blake Treinen, Hendriks not only took the closer's role for the A's but also developed into one of the best relievers in the game. A velocity bump made his fastball nearly unhittable and he rarely gave up home runs. He'll be given the chance to repeat his performance, but whether he can is an entirely open question.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
He's not the dominant force of yesteryear, but he's still a safe saves source in the shortened season.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros