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Who Should I Draft?

Max Muncy or Yoan Moncada (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Expert
Recommendation
89%
Recommended by
40 of 45 experts
11%
Recommended by
5 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 39# 64
Best Rank# 18# 20
Worst Rank# 71# 96
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 68# 66
Best Rank# 63# 61
Worst Rank# 106# 79
   
Projections 
   
Runs3234
Home Runs1012
RBI2933
Stolen Bases41
Batting Average.280.256
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 64
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 73
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 18# 72
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 38# 39
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 65# 82
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 61
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 40# 92
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 43# 66
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 70
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 62# 68
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 42# 65
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 40# 60
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 47
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 61
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 42
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 46# 65
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 29# 56
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 71# 96
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 42# 64
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40# 45
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 51# 52
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 54# 70
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 50# 56
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 75
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 36# 79
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 61
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 56
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 44# 91
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 31# 65
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 73
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 61
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 52# 69
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 31# 67
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 45# 48
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 46# 83
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 46# 74
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 42# 71
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 34# 56
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 69
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 30# 44
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 52# 20
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 45# 44
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 55# 45
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 51# 50
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 61# 59
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats511487
   
Runs83101
   
Hits161123
   
Singles9765
   
Doubles3422
   
Triples51
   
Home Runs2535
   
RBI7999
   
Stolen Bases104
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks4090
   
Strikeouts154149
   
Batting Average.315.253
   
On Base Pct.367.375
   
Slugging Pct.548.518
   
On-base Plus Slugging.915.893
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats202176
   
Runs3234
   
Hits5645
   
Singles3325
   
Doubles128
   
Triples20
   
Home Runs1012
   
RBI2933
   
Stolen Bases41
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2032
   
Strikeouts6455
   
Batting Average.280.256
   
On Base Pct.345.369
   
Slugging Pct.495.498
   
On-base Plus Slugging.840.867
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
News 
 Yoan Moncada was held out of team workouts on Monday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
Max Muncy did not participate in Monday's intrasquad game due to a bruised finger.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 7th
 Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports the White Sox and Yoan Moncada are in agreement on a five-year extension that includes a club option.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 5th
Max Muncy says he worked hard this off-season to improve against offspeed pitches.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Apr 11th
  The Dodgers have given Max Muncy a three-year extension worth $26 million with a $13 million club option for 2023. The move buys out his arbitration years plus one year of free agency with the option.
Aaron Hudson
Thu, Feb 6th
Notes 
 Yoan Moncada is going to have a high BABIP, but a .406 BABIP even for Moncada is high, and it's a big reason for his .315 batting average in 2019, which is the clear outlier of his albeit young career so far. Moncada saw his strikeout rate go down in 2019 to 27.5%, but his walk rate also decreased from 2018. For a player who has a 70 speed tool, his high for steals in a season in the big leagues is 12. The way the White Sox are with their approach to steals is a reason that you shouldn't expect Moncada, Luis Robert, or Tim Anderson to carry you in those categories. At a deep position, you can easily pivot away from Moncada at this price point.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
With the three positions he plays, it's worth wondering why Max Muncy isn't going even earlier? Sure, he's a late-career breakout, but he repeated his 2018 success in 2019, and the Dodgers are going to have him locked into their everyday lineup. In OBP leagues, he's more valuable, as his average leaves much to be desired, but even if he repeats his 2018 and 2019 numbers again in 2020, he's worth the cost.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 The former top overall prospect had a heck of a season in 2019 but his .400 BABIP is almost certainly not going to repeat in 2020. Even still, this young stud has room for more growth and could provide 30 homers plus 10 steals for fantasy owners.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Muncy now has 70 homers over the last two seasons and while fantasy owners know he won't be a source of help in the batting average department, he still managed 100+ runs because of the 90 walks. Multi-position eligibility certainly doesn't hurt either.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Moncada has imperfections but I can't help but dream on the tools. He is a physical freak with flaws that have prevented him from fully realizing his ability. I will continue to push him higher up my rankings than others do until I finally no longer can justify doing it. 2B/3B eligibility in leagues where he qualifies that way makes it that much easier to buy into the upside.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 
 High upside pick, well worth his ADP. Broke out last season and is still only 24 years old. Has good a shot as anyone to jump into the top two rounds next season.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy