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Who Should I Draft?

Manny Machado or Eugenio Suarez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Expert
Recommendation
69%
Recommended by
31 of 45 experts
31%
Recommended by
14 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 37# 45
Best Rank# 19# 16
Worst Rank# 82# 94
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 58# 75
Best Rank# 40# 66
Worst Rank# 63# 90
   
Projections 
   
Runs3130
Home Runs1213
RBI3636
Stolen Bases31
Batting Average.277.272
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 43# 45
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 40# 74
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 41# 44
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 56# 69
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 19# 45
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 35# 50
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 43
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 33# 48
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 40# 49
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 35# 43
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 36# 48
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 51
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 37# 54
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 42# 94
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 42# 51
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 40# 51
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 50
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 33# 36
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 61
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 51# 70
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 39# 54
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 27# 74
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 52
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 32# 44
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 42# 62
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 33# 38
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 26# 47
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 35# 41
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 39# 52
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 42# 51
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 42# 54
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 31# 16
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 35# 24
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 39# 29
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 40# 23
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 41# 34
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 42# 38
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 42# 39
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 39
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 43# 40
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 50# 44
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 54# 40
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 61# 57
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 65# 39
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 82# 38
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats587575
   
Runs8187
   
Hits150156
   
Singles9583
   
Doubles2122
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3249
   
RBI85103
   
Stolen Bases53
   
Caught Stealing32
   
Walks6570
   
Strikeouts128189
   
Batting Average.256.271
   
On Base Pct.334.358
   
Slugging Pct.462.572
   
On-base Plus Slugging.796.930
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats213192
   
Runs3130
   
Hits5952
   
Singles3529
   
Doubles109
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1213
   
RBI3636
   
Stolen Bases31
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks2325
   
Strikeouts4359
   
Batting Average.277.272
   
On Base Pct.346.355
   
Slugging Pct.504.524
   
On-base Plus Slugging.850.879
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Manny Machado
3B,SS - SD
Manny Machado
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
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
3B Eugenio Suarez is a “100 percent healthy.” said Reds’ manager David Bell.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
 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
Reds GM Dick Williams says Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) is "100 percent".
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 4th
 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
Eugenio Suarez is fully recovered from his swimming injury in January, and is full-go for whenever the 2020 season will begin.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Thu, May 21st
  Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) took some swings in the batting cage on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
  Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) has begun light throwing workouts at Reds camp.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 27th
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
Eugenio Suarez has often been one of the most overlooked players in fantasy, but now, it seems like there's risk with the profile. Not only is he coming back from a shoulder injury, but you're banking on a pace of 45-plus home runs again to provide the value you need. He's essentially empty power, as he doesn't hit for a good average, nor will he still bases for you. The position is deep enough that you can move past Suarez and his red flags.
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
Few hitters benefited as much from the postponement of the season as did Suarez, whose shoulder woes made his availability for Opening Day questionable. He'll now likely be at or close to full strength when the season begins. Whether he can repeat his near-50 homer performance is another question (he likely can't), but you should draft him as you would few to no health concerns.
Dan Harris - 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
This is your reminder that Suarez hit 49 home runs last season. He, of course, ended up with 100+ RBIs for the second straight season too, and his batting average won't even kill you. The fact that you can get him a round or two after Kris Bryant is absolute gold.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros