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Who Should I Draft?

Matt Olson or DJ LeMahieu (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
32 of 45 experts
29%
Recommended by
13 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 41# 50
Best Rank# 21# 26
Worst Rank# 94# 78
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 61# 57
Best Rank# 42# 54
Worst Rank# 70# 63
   
Projections 
   
Runs3134
Home Runs147
RBI3727
Stolen Bases02
Batting Average.262.300
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL10
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 65
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 46# 55
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 47# 54
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 66
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 37# 54
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 77
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 42# 51
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 58
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 47# 57
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 41# 48
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 44# 48
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 59
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 40# 44
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 24# 40
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 40# 58
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 48# 53
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 31# 37
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 41# 49
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 35# 47
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 34# 46
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 43# 59
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 58
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 38# 65
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 39# 61
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 35# 41
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 42# 56
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 51# 60
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 56
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 56
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 32# 50
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 66# 78
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 48
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 27
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 32
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 47# 37
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 47# 36
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 49# 46
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 50# 43
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 38
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 54# 26
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 55# 48
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 61# 57
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 64# 56
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 68# 67
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 94# 45
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats483602
   
Runs73109
   
Hits129197
   
Singles67136
   
Doubles2633
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs3626
   
RBI91102
   
Stolen Bases05
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks5146
   
Strikeouts13890
   
Batting Average.267.327
   
On Base Pct.351.375
   
Slugging Pct.545.518
   
On-base Plus Slugging.896.893
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats198203
   
Runs3134
   
Hits5261
   
Singles2842
   
Doubles1011
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs147
   
RBI3727
   
Stolen Bases02
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2317
   
Strikeouts5833
   
Batting Average.262.300
   
On Base Pct.340.353
   
Slugging Pct.514.456
   
On-base Plus Slugging.855.809
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
DJ LeMahieu
1B,2B,3B - NYY
DJ LeMahieu
News 
 Matt Olson went 0-for-2 with a walk in Thursday’s match up with the Dodgers. He is hitting .125 with a .550 OPS so far this spring.
Aaron Hudson
Fri, Mar 6th
The Yankees officially placed LeMahieu on the 10-day IL following his COVID-19 diagnosis on Saturday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Wed, Jul 8th
  2B DJ LeMahieu has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Sat, Jul 4th
Notes 
 Remember when a broken hamate bone was supposed to zap power? Matt Olson laughed at that notion, as he still hit 36 home runs last season after suffering the injury in the first week of the season. Olson is a popular target in the industry, and it makes sense, given his job security, power, and production. There are concerns about his home ballpark and his numbers against lefties, but if you miss out on the first wave of first basemen, this is your last chance to grab a true contender to finish top three at the position.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
There's a fallacy out there that when players leave Coors Field, their production and subsequent fantasy value dips. DJ LeMahieu disproved that in 2019, as he had the best numbers of his career. There aren't a lot of question marks with his peripherals, but the main hesitation that fantasy managers should have with LeMahieu is that 2019 was his clear outlier. With the multi-position eligibility, he's worth grabbing at this point in hopes for a repeat or at least close to a repeat for his on-pace numbers.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 After two years of a low BABIP, Olson's BA finally jumped to .267. It isn't probable he will offer more than that but fantasy owners know 50 HRs and 120 RBIs is truly within reach if he doesn't miss a full month this season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
LeMahieu may have been the most shocking breakout last year, moving from a .276 hitter with limited power at Coors to all of a sudden 26 HRs, 102 RBIs and a .327 BA away from Coors. You can expect some regression but his 2019 campaign was just too great to discount him in the 6th or 7th round.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 If chasing upside, I prefer Olson to Rizzo. If Olson stays healthy, I can see a HR title type year.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy