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Who Should I Draft?

Marcell Ozuna or J.T. Realmuto (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Marcell Ozuna
LF - ATL
Marcell Ozuna
J.T. Realmuto
C - PHI
J.T. Realmuto
Expert
Recommendation
61%
Recommended by
28 of 46 experts
39%
Recommended by
18 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 50# 53
Best Rank# 28# 23
Worst Rank# 89# 111
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 100# 54
Best Rank# 65# 47
Worst Rank# 111# 64
   
Projections 
   
Runs3029
Home Runs119
RBI3628
Stolen Bases33
Batting Average.276.276
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 83# 111
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 50# 53
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 53# 55
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 38
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 37# 82
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 53# 55
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 52# 53
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 52# 68
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 48# 49
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 63# 87
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 32# 38
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 53# 55
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 57# 63
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 38# 65
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 57# 78
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 46# 52
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 62
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 34# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 45# 51
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 33# 52
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 29# 48
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 43# 53
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 63# 75
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 28# 70
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 43# 59
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 48# 52
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 46# 66
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 57# 67
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 35# 23
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 45# 37
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 46# 40
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 54# 37
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 55# 53
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 57# 24
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 57# 52
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 59# 53
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 61# 52
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 61# 58
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 62# 55
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 63# 52
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 63# 53
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 67# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 67# 50
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 72# 43
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 81# 32
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 89# 46
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Marcell Ozuna
LF - ATL
Marcell Ozuna
J.T. Realmuto
C - PHI
J.T. Realmuto
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats485538
   
Runs8092
   
Hits118148
   
Singles6584
   
Doubles2336
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs2925
   
RBI8983
   
Stolen Bases129
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks6241
   
Strikeouts114123
   
Batting Average.243.275
   
On Base Pct.330.328
   
Slugging Pct.474.493
   
On-base Plus Slugging.804.820
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Marcell Ozuna
LF - ATL
Marcell Ozuna
J.T. Realmuto
C - PHI
J.T. Realmuto
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats198184
   
Runs3029
   
Hits5551
   
Singles3430
   
Doubles911
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs119
   
RBI3628
   
Stolen Bases33
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks2015
   
Strikeouts4642
   
Batting Average.276.276
   
On Base Pct.343.329
   
Slugging Pct.494.482
   
On-base Plus Slugging.837.811
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Marcell Ozuna
LF - ATL
Marcell Ozuna
J.T. Realmuto
C - PHI
J.T. Realmuto
News 
 Andy Slater of Fox Sports 640 South Florida reports that Marcell Ozuna suffered a small facial laceration after this wife allegedly hit him with a soap dish.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jun 5th
J.T. Realmuto told reporters Thursday that extension talks with the Phillies have not progressed since the shutdown.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jul 9th
 New Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna went hitless again on Tuesday and is now 0-for-11 with six strikeouts to start the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 3rd
Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Minnesota Twins. The homer was his second of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 11th
 Marcell Ozuna agreed to a one-year, $18 million contract with the Braves on Tuesday.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jan 21st
Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto went 3-for-3 with a home run in Wednesday's win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The homer was his first of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
Notes 
 Marcell Ozuna bet on himself with a one-year contract in Atlanta, and as a fantasy. manager, you should, too. Ozuna was the poster boy for being unlucky in 2019, especially with his BABIP driving down his average. His batted ball data was still fantastic, and he offered double-digit steals, surprisingly. If Ozuna repeats his batted-ball numbers, he'll no longer need to bet on himself with a one-year deal, and you'll see his price surge in 2021 drafts."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Look, we get it. No one really wants to draft a catcher. And for those of you in two-catcher leagues (first off, stop), no one wants to draft two catchers. But if you decide that you want to have an advantage at the position, it makes sense to take J.T. Realmuto here because of the overall production he'll bring and the added volume of games he'll play in his second season in Philadelphia. If there are no other players you like on the board and you feel like you can get adequate value at the other positions later, go ahead and click the draft button.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Ozuna didn't have a terrible 2019, but his .241 batting average and injuries certainly put a damper on his year. And although he was due for a rebound anyway (his .259 BABIP was preposterously low), moving to the Braves on a one-year deal should be just what the doctor ordered. Not only will he be batting in the middle of an incredible strong lineup. but he'll also be playing in a much more favorable home park. With plenty of motivation as he looks for a multi-year deal, expect a big season from Ozuna.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Realmuto didn't quite live up to the lofty expectations last year but still managed to finish as the top catcher in fantasy baseball. He is a near-lock to again lead the position in steals and runs while providing 20+ homers, 75+ RBI and a solid batting average. His ceiling might not be as high as Gary Sanchez, but you know you are drafting a sure-fire top 100 player with Realmuto.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Ozuna had a down year thanks to some injuries he played through, but this is still a bat that should hit 35 homers with 100 RBIs in Atlanta's lineup if he can stay healthy throughout the year. In fact, last year he even stole a dozen bases despite missing 30 games.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Didn't live up to the hype in year one with Phillies but played far better in the second half
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 A steal at current ADP. He hits the ball ridiculously hard and is entering a stacked lineup. Not to mention the handful of SBs he'll get for you. Sign me up.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 
 Has underperformed his Statcast metrics for two straight seasons
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros