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Who Should I Draft?

Matt Olson or Giancarlo Stanton (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
29 of 52 experts
44%
Recommended by
23 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 43# 44
Best Rank# 19# 14
Worst Rank# 102# 389
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 61# 67
Best Rank# 42# 45
Worst Rank# 71# 83
   
Projections 
   
Runs3031
Home Runs1314
RBI3636
Stolen Bases01
Batting Average.258.271
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 47# 67
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 47# 62
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 69
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 37# 47
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 19# 52
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 53
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 45
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 42# 45
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 41# 42
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 50
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 39# 43
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 56
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 24# 33
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 55
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 25# 49
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 44# 389
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 50
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 45
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 48
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 50
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 62
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 31# 42
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 51
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 48# 67
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 61# 71
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 32# 53
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 68# 76
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 57
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 32# 65
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 33# 27
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 26
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 35# 32
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 41# 31
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 41# 31
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 30
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 42# 28
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 42# 33
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 44# 31
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 44
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 47# 30
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 48# 33
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 48# 23
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 49# 43
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 49# 35
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 50# 22
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 50# 33
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 48
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 59# 38
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 80# 21
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 87# 14
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 61
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 102# 77
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats48359
   
Runs738
   
Hits12917
   
Singles6711
   
Doubles263
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs363
   
RBI9113
   
Stolen Bases00
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks5112
   
Strikeouts13824
   
Batting Average.267.288
   
On Base Pct.351.403
   
Slugging Pct.545.492
   
On-base Plus Slugging.896.894
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats198178
   
Runs3031
   
Hits5148
   
Singles2825
   
Doubles109
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs1314
   
RBI3636
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks2423
   
Strikeouts5861
   
Batting Average.258.271
   
On Base Pct.337.354
   
Slugging Pct.505.557
   
On-base Plus Slugging.841.911
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Giancarlo Stanton
LF,RF - NYY
Giancarlo Stanton
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
Gincarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Wednesday’s 8-4 loss to the Rays in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Brad Camara
Thu, Oct 8th
 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
Giancarlo Stanton went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and four RBI in Tuesday's 7-5 loss to the Rays in Game 2 of the ALDS.
Brad Camara
Wed, Oct 7th
 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
Giancarlo Stanton went 1-for-4 with grand slam and one walk in Monday's 9-3 Game 1 win over the Rays.
Brad Camara
Tue, Oct 6th
 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
Giancarlo Stanton hit his second homer in as many games as the Yankees beat the Indians 10-9 in Game of the Wild Card Round to advance to the ALDS.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Oct 1st
 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
Giancarlo Stanton hit a solo homer in the Yankees' 12-3 Game 1 win over the Indians on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 30th
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
How should you approach Giancarlo Stanton in the draft? Look, there's no denying his talent, but has any player snake-bitten fantasy managers as often as Stanton has? He's worth the gamble here, but you're still in the early part of your draft where you're building your foundation. You don't want your foundation to come with built-in cracks.
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
Stanton's Grade-1 hamstring strain was going to keep him out of action for Opening Day, but he now should be ready to go whenever the season begins. Stanton will always be an injury risk, but for now, view him as a healthy option heading into the season. His power potential therefore makes him an option in Round 3 or 4, depending on your risk tolerance.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Hit 36 homers in just 127 games last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
A massive injury risk as always but ADP leaves plenty of room for upside
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros