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Who Should I Draft?

Manny Machado or Bo Bichette (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Bo Bichette
SS - TOR
Bo Bichette
Expert
Recommendation
73%
Recommended by
33 of 45 experts
27%
Recommended by
12 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 37# 43
Best Rank# 19# 15
Worst Rank# 82# 77
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 57# 64
Best Rank# 40# 62
Worst Rank# 63# 91
   
Projections 
   
Runs3131
Home Runs128
RBI3625
Stolen Bases37
Batting Average.278.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 43# 52
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 61# 67
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 41# 43
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 19# 49
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 31# 52
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 35# 42
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 46
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 33# 52
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 40# 50
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 35# 46
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 36# 45
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 39
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 34# 50
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 40# 41
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 40# 48
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 50# 52
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 43# 45
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 45
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 33# 77
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 46
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 42# 49
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 35# 53
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 27# 38
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 47
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 46
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 32# 50
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 36# 52
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 33# 52
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 42# 56
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 26# 34
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 35# 54
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 39# 64
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 42# 48
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 39# 35
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 39# 36
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 40# 15
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 42# 35
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 42# 34
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 42# 32
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 42# 39
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 51# 25
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 54# 50
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 56# 22
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 65# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 82# 50
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Bo Bichette
SS - TOR
Bo Bichette
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats587196
   
Runs8132
   
Hits15061
   
Singles9532
   
Doubles2118
   
Triples20
   
Home Runs3211
   
RBI8521
   
Stolen Bases54
   
Caught Stealing34
   
Walks6514
   
Strikeouts12850
   
Batting Average.256.311
   
On Base Pct.334.359
   
Slugging Pct.462.571
   
On-base Plus Slugging.796.930
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Bo Bichette
SS - TOR
Bo Bichette
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats213204
   
Runs3131
   
Hits5957
   
Singles3534
   
Doubles1014
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs128
   
RBI3625
   
Stolen Bases37
   
Caught Stealing13
   
Walks2315
   
Strikeouts4347
   
Batting Average.278.281
   
On Base Pct.347.332
   
Slugging Pct.505.474
   
On-base Plus Slugging.852.806
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Bo Bichette
SS - TOR
Bo Bichette
News 
 Manny Machado singled on Monday in the Padres' 14-2 drubbing at the hands of the Dodgers.
Steven Boysko - The Leadoff Batter
Tue, Mar 10th
Bo Bichette hit his second home run of the spring in the Blue Jays' 9-0 defeat of the Phillies on Sunday in Grapefruit League play.
John Aubin
Mon, Mar 9th
 Manny Machado went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in Friday's 4-3 victory against Texas, dropping his spring average to .059.
Steven Boysko - The Leadoff Batter
Sat, Mar 7th
Bo Bichette went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in Sunday's game against the Pirates
Andy Zimmerman
Sun, Mar 1st
 Manny Machado played in his first spring game on Monday versus the Royals and wasted no time collecting his first home run.
Jarod Rupp
Tue, Feb 25th
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says he is leaning towards batting Bo Bichette leadoff again this year.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Feb 17th
Notes 
 You can't bank on the steals from Manny Machado anymore, and it's too hard to consider him an elite fantasy player after his well-known struggles out of Camden Yards. But you aren't paying for elite production here - you're paying for a bounce-back candidate who can give you first- to second-round production. The pressure is on the Padres' front office to win, so Machado is going to be surrounded by an even better offense in his second year in San Diego. Machado's 2019 was split into three good months and three really bad months. Bet on the talent in these situations ... at least for one more year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Everything that could go right, did go right for Bo Bichette in his rookie year in Toronto. Is he a .300 hitter? Probably not, but he'll hit around .285 with a power/speed combo that will play up in Toronto. Could there be an adjustment period in his second season? Sure, there could. Are there concerns that the performance wasn't legit? Not really, if you look at his prospect pedigree and his underlying numbers. The ceiling is sky-high here, and Bichette could be a top 5 shortstop off the board in 2021."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Machado now has five consecutive seasons with 30+ homers, 80+ runs and 80+ RBIs. Yes, he struggled last year in batting average but this is a durable player with a great floor and Round 1 upside should he decide to steal 15 bags again like we've seen a few times.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Like his father, the young Bichette is one heck of a hitter and he proved that by batting .311 with 11 homers in just 46 games last year. Over a full season, it would be no surprise if he morphed into a 30 homer threat with a quality batting average and all the runs and RBIs to accompany it.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 One of my favorite picks at ADP this season (also one of my highest owned players). Has played the most games of all players over the last five years so there is zero injury concern. He is a lock for 30+ HRs, his average should revert back to near his career avg (.279), and should be able to let loose a bit more after pressing a bit his first season in SD. Sign me up.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy