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Who Should I Draft?

Max Muncy or Kris Bryant (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
32 of 51 experts
37%
Recommended by
19 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 64# 67
Best Rank# 38# 45
Worst Rank# 93# 102
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 96# 114
Best Rank# 80# 95
Worst Rank# 101# 127
   
Projections 
   
Runs8989
Home Runs3025
RBI8875
Stolen Bases33
Batting Average.242.260
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 72# 88
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 63# 68
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 38# 72
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 75# 76
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 69# 77
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 59# 69
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 65# 91
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 48# 67
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 69# 73
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 64# 72
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 58# 68
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 63# 77
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 63# 69
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 62# 97
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 63# 74
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 48# 73
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 41# 67
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 56# 88
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 62# 71
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 66# 70
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 61# 77
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 70# 72
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 82# 92
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 59# 73
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 60# 63
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 66# 68
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 48# 68
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 45# 75
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 65# 66
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 70# 88
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 66# 71
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 93# 102
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 56# 45
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 62# 50
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 63# 60
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 63# 58
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 63# 60
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 65# 64
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 65# 63
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 66# 53
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 67# 60
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 75# 64
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 76# 72
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 77# 76
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 78# 61
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 80# 52
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 81# 76
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 81# 66
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 83# 81
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 85# 79
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 90# 73
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats203131
   
Runs3620
   
Hits3927
   
Singles2317
   
Doubles45
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs124
   
RBI2711
   
Stolen Bases10
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks3912
   
Strikeouts6040
   
Batting Average.192.206
   
On Base Pct.331.293
   
Slugging Pct.389.351
   
On-base Plus Slugging.720.644
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats486531
   
Runs8989
   
Hits117136
   
Singles6579
   
Doubles2029
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs3025
   
RBI8875
   
Stolen Bases33
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks9067
   
Strikeouts149147
   
Batting Average.242.260
   
On Base Pct.362.344
   
Slugging Pct.472.465
   
On-base Plus Slugging.834.809
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
News 
 First baseman Max Muncy went 1-for-4 with an RBI double, a run scored, and a strikeout as the Dodgers took down the Rockies 5-4 in extra-innings on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 22nd
Infielder/outfielder Kris Bryant went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and two walks as the Giants lost to the Padres 9-6 on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 16th
 Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Max Muncy suffered a right knee contusion during Wednesday's game against Arizona.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 16th
Kris Bryant (wrist) is hitting third and playing right field on Sunday against the Cubs.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 12th
 First baseman Max Muncy went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, two RBI, three runs scored, and a walk as the Dodgers beat the D-Backs 8-4 on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 15th
Giants INF/OF Kris Bryant had been playing with some recent discomfort in his wrist, so with the Giants having a sizeable lead, the team opted to remove him from Monday's game against the Rockies.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Tue, Sep 7th
 Max Muncy went 1-for-4 on the day, hitting a two-run homer to open the scoring and make it 2-0 Dodgers.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Sat, Sep 11th
Infielder/outfielder Kris Bryant went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a strikeout as the Giants lost to the Dodgers 6-1 on Satuday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Sep 5th
 First baseman Max Muncy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored as the Dodgers lost to the Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 8th
Third baseman Kris Bryant went 2-for-4 with a double and two strikeouts as the Giants lost to the Brewers by a score of 3-1 on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Aug 31st
Notes 
 Muncy's batting average dropped to a ridiculously low .192 last year, and there were two culprits. The first is that his line drive rate plummeted from 23.5% to just 13.8%, leading to far more ground balls. The second was that he simply didn't hit the ball as hard. His hard hit rate and average exit velocity fell, and his HR/FB rate dropped seven points. Muncy dealt with finger and elbow injuries, so those may account for his poor season, but even then he was on pace to reach the 30-homer plateau for a third straight year. Muncy has position eligibility galore, and at the weak second base position, so continue to draft him in the middle rounds as a cheap source of power who adds value thanks to his ability to play all around the infield for your fantasy team.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Bryant had a terrible 2020 season, but it seems like fantasy managers are forgetting how consistent he's been. Over the last four seasons, he has a 162-game pace of a .278 average, 29 home runs, 112 run scored, 80 RBI, and five steals. His quality of contact was awful last season, but hard contact has never really been his calling card anyway, and he battled back and wrist injuries. Bryant doesn't deserve a mulligan entirely for last season, but give it minimal weight in your evaluation.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Muncy's finger was hit by a pitch during summer camp. While he was able to play through it, the issue was a pain-tolerance one that bothered him all year long. The hard-hit rate and average exit velocity worsened, though his walk rate ranked in the 93rd percentile. This data backs up the idea that Muncy was simply playing through something. Adding to his bounce back case is a .203 BABIP from 2020, well below his career mark of .266.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros