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Who Should I Draft?

Matt Chapman or Nick Castellanos (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
Expert
Recommendation
54%
Recommended by
25 of 46 experts
46%
Recommended by
21 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 58# 62
Best Rank# 39# 37
Worst Rank# 109# 97
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 90# 87
Best Rank# 73# 75
Worst Rank# 99# 115
   
Projections 
   
Runs3532
Home Runs1210
RBI3331
Stolen Bases11
Batting Average.260.288
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 51# 66
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 45# 64
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 46# 58
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 40# 75
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 44# 65
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 57# 64
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 53# 61
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 61# 67
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 56# 61
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 60# 61
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 61# 62
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 51# 57
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 59# 63
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 55# 59
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 59# 73
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 51# 52
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 55# 56
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 64# 65
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 39# 57
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 48# 59
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 64# 69
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 63# 67
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 62
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 51# 60
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 58# 87
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 43# 41
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 49# 38
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 51# 46
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 52# 37
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 53# 48
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 55# 54
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 55# 52
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 58# 52
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 59# 50
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 60# 55
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 60# 58
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 62# 47
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 62# 53
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 54
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 64# 60
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 67# 65
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 69# 60
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 70# 50
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 84# 59
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 84# 57
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 109# 97
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats583615
   
Runs102100
   
Hits144178
   
Singles6990
   
Doubles3658
   
Triples33
   
Home Runs3627
   
RBI9173
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing12
   
Walks7341
   
Strikeouts147143
   
Batting Average.247.289
   
On Base Pct.340.337
   
Slugging Pct.504.525
   
On-base Plus Slugging.845.863
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats207207
   
Runs3532
   
Hits5460
   
Singles2733
   
Doubles1316
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1210
   
RBI3331
   
Stolen Bases11
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks2516
   
Strikeouts5750
   
Batting Average.260.288
   
On Base Pct.339.339
   
Slugging Pct.505.513
   
On-base Plus Slugging.843.853
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Chapman
3B - OAK
Matt Chapman
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
News 
 Matt Chapman took Walker Buehler deep in the first inning against the Dodgers on Thursday. He went 1-for-2 overall, adding a walk.
Aaron Hudson
Thu, Mar 5th
Nick Castellanos told the Cincinnati Enquirer that he doesn't want to DH for the Reds this season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
  Nick Castellanos (illness) is expected to play Thursday in the Reds' Cactus League game against the Brewers.
Brad Camara
Wed, Mar 4th
  Free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos has agreed to a deal with the Cincinnati Reds, according to a report from MLB insider Jon Heyman. It is expected to be a multi-year deal.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Jan 27th
  The Rangers remain 'active' in pursuit of free agent Nicholas Castellanos.
Blaine Blontz
Tue, Jan 14th
  Jon Morosi of MLB.com writes the Rangers are seen as a finalist to sign free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jan 6th
Notes 
 If we are looking at real baseball, Matt Chapman is one of the 10 best players in the league. If we are looking at fantasy with OBP, Chapman gets a boost in value. Neither of those are the case here, as Chapman's average keeps him out of the elite options at third base. What he'll give you is solid production, and if he takes the next step in batting average, he's top 5 at the position. As of now, though, at a deep position, he's a top 12 guy who gives you what a lot of players give you."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
We know that lineup protection doesn't actually exist, but leaving Comerica Park for Wrigley Field finally allowed Nick Castellanos to produce like the player we had hoped to see for years. Now, in Cincinnati, Castellanos goes to an even better ballpark, where he should be among the league leaders in doubles. The Cincy outfield is crowded, but Castellanos is locked into an everyday role. Draft him with confidence this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 If fantasy were real life, Chapman might be the second best third basemen in the league but fantasy accounts for average instead of OBP and his 1 steal won't help much. Rather, he is big power guy with runs, homers and not much else to help your fantasy team.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Castellanos' numbers were continually deflated batting in the middle of a bad Tigers lineup and in a home park that greatly depressed power numbers. A move to Cincinnati should be just what the doctor ordered, and allow Castellanos to continue to build on his monster finish with the Cubs last year. While he may not hit the 50 homers he was on pace for with the Cubs or total the same 1.000 OPS, his numbers should look much closer to his 2019 second half than his first.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 A nice fall-back option if you miss out on the first couple waves of third basemen
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Castellanos hit 25+ homers with a .290 BA again last season, and this year he'll get a sizeable ballpark factor upgrade so those numbers could both take another jump. No, he won't steal bases, but he is durable so you can bet the runs and RBIs will total 160+ for the fourth straight season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
  Landed in a great spot for fantasy upside
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros