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Who Should I Draft?

Matt Olson or Eugenio Suarez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Expert
Recommendation
54%
Recommended by
28 of 52 experts
46%
Recommended by
24 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 43# 45
Best Rank# 19# 16
Worst Rank# 102# 94
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 61# 70
Best Rank# 42# 66
Worst Rank# 71# 89
   
Projections 
   
Runs3032
Home Runs1314
RBI3637
Stolen Bases01
Batting Average.258.268
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 44# 45
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 47# 74
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 57
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 37# 44
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 19# 37
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 45
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 50
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 41# 47
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 48
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 39# 56
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 48
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 24# 38
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 48# 94
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 49# 51
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 25# 48
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 41# 51
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 35# 38
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 39
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 61
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 70
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 50# 60
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 44
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 42# 44
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 59# 61
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 31# 41
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 32# 52
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 54
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 32# 37
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 33# 25
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 36
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 23
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 41# 40
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 29
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 42# 41
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 42# 16
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 44# 38
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 40
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 34
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 47# 41
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 39
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 47# 41
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 48# 35
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 48# 42
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 49# 45
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 50# 39
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 39
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 61# 47
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 68# 57
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 80# 56
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 87# 52
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 38
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 102# 67
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats483575
   
Runs7387
   
Hits129156
   
Singles6783
   
Doubles2622
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs3649
   
RBI91103
   
Stolen Bases03
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks5170
   
Strikeouts138189
   
Batting Average.267.271
   
On Base Pct.351.358
   
Slugging Pct.545.572
   
On-base Plus Slugging.896.930
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats198198
   
Runs3032
   
Hits5153
   
Singles2830
   
Doubles109
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs1314
   
RBI3637
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks2426
   
Strikeouts5861
   
Batting Average.258.268
   
On Base Pct.337.352
   
Slugging Pct.505.523
   
On-base Plus Slugging.841.875
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
News 
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the A's 9-7 victory over the Astros in Game 3 of the ALDS on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 7th
Eugenio Suarez went 2-for-5 with a double and in two RBI in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Twins.
Brad Camara
Sun, Sep 27th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, two runs scored, and a walk as the A's fell to the Astros 10-5 in Game 1 of the ALDS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Oct 5th
Eugenio Suarez went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Brewers.
Brad Camara
Thu, Sep 24th
 Matt Olson went a combined 3-for-6 with three singles in Oakland's doubleheader against the Mariners on Saturday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Sep 27th
Eugenio Suarez went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk in Monday's 6-3 win over the Brewers.
Brad Camara
Tue, Sep 22nd
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and three strikeouts as the A's blanked the Giants 6-0 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Sep 19th
Reds 3B Eugenio Suarez has returned from paternity leave.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Sep 18th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and two strikeouts in the A's 3-1 win over the Rockies on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 16th
Eugenio Suarez was absent from the Cincinnati Reds line-up on Tuesday because of the impending birth of his child. He can miss up to two more games while on paternity leave but COVID-19 safety protocols could delay his return even further. Aristides Aquino was recalled in a corresponding move.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Wed, Sep 16th
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
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
 If chasing upside, I prefer Olson to Rizzo. If Olson stays healthy, I can see a HR title type year.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
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
 Hit 36 homers in just 127 games last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Belted 49 homers a year ago. Monitor spring shoulder injury
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros