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Who Should I Draft?

Matt Olson or Jose Abreu (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
34 of 52 experts
35%
Recommended by
18 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 43# 47
Best Rank# 19# 29
Worst Rank# 102# 64
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 61# 72
Best Rank# 42# 66
Worst Rank# 71# 81
   
Projections 
   
Runs3030
Home Runs1311
RBI3637
Stolen Bases01
Batting Average.258.280
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 44# 47
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 47# 64
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 52
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 37# 56
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 19# 32
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 43
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 42# 63
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 44
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 41# 46
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 41# 48
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 40
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 39# 57
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 24# 41
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 41
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 48# 50
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 49# 61
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 25# 37
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 44# 50
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 41# 47
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 58
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 35# 42
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 44
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 54
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 50# 56
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 50# 56
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 39
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 51
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 33# 44
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 31# 55
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 44
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 47# 50
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 32# 40
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 43
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 32# 46
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 29
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 42# 34
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 42# 40
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 44
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 40
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 47# 44
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 44
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 48# 46
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 48# 40
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 49# 44
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 59# 42
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 61# 48
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 68# 37
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 80# 47
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 87# 43
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 44
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 102# 63
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats483634
   
Runs7385
   
Hits129179
   
Singles67107
   
Doubles2638
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs3633
   
RBI91122
   
Stolen Bases02
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks5136
   
Strikeouts138152
   
Batting Average.267.282
   
On Base Pct.351.329
   
Slugging Pct.545.502
   
On-base Plus Slugging.896.831
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats198211
   
Runs3030
   
Hits5159
   
Singles2835
   
Doubles1012
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs1311
   
RBI3637
   
Stolen Bases01
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks2414
   
Strikeouts5848
   
Batting Average.258.280
   
On Base Pct.337.324
   
Slugging Pct.505.498
   
On-base Plus Slugging.841.822
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Jose Abreu
1B,DH - CWS
Jose Abreu
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
Jose Abreu went 1-for-5 with a double in the White Sox Game 3 Wild Card loss to the A's on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Oct 1st
 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
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a single in the White Sox 4-1 win over the A's in Game 1 of their Wild Card series.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Sep 29th
 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
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 0-for-3 with two walks and two strikeouts in a 10-8 loss to the Cubs on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Sep 28th
 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
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 5-3 loss to Cleveland on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 23rd
 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
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in a 5-0 win over the Reds on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 20th
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
Safe, reliable and consistent. Rendon has a slightly higher ceiling but only slightly without the track record of 30+ success. Abreu doesn't get the respect but he deserves your pick.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 If chasing upside, I prefer Olson to Rizzo. If Olson stays healthy, I can see a HR title type year.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
How many guesses would it take you to land on Jose Abreu as the AL leader in RBIs in 2019? He's not a sexy player, and frankly, he never has been. But he's a consistent source of RBIs and his batting average bounced back after a down year in the category in 2018. Even if he doesn't drive in 123 runs again, he's in the best lineup of his career, and he's a lock as a top 10 first baseman.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Hit 36 homers in just 127 games last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Super reliable option with a now improved lineup. Very safe and consistent pick at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Drove in 123 runs last year but RBIs can be fluky. Not really a standout player in any other way
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
  high GB EV, low GB pull, increased EV, barrel rate and hard-hit %
Al Melchior - The Athletic