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Who Should I Draft?

Max Scherzer or Blake Snell (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Blake Snell
SP - TB
Blake Snell
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
39 of 39 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 39 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 3# 10
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 7# 377
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 14# 40
Best Rank# 13# 35
Worst Rank# 16# 56
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts240194
Wins1412
Saves00
ERA3.073.34
WHIP1.011.17
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 16
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 8
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 2# 14
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 3# 20
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 4# 8
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 1# 37
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 4# 9
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 10
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 20
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 4# 10
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 1# 9
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 3# 9
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 10
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 5# 9
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 3# 16
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 3# 9
   
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Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 4# 20
   
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Sporfolio
# 3# 377
   
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Athlon Sports
# 4# 10
   
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Pitcher List
# 4# 25
   
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RotoBaller
# 5# 9
   
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RotoBaller
# 7# 11
   
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FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 10
   
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Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 3# 10
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 3# 16
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 3# 7
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 3# 5
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 10
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 5# 7
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 4# 11
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 3# 8
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 3# 14
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 3# 9
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 4# 11
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 3# 15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Blake Snell
SP - TB
Blake Snell
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2723
   
Games Started2723
   
Innings Pitched172.1107.2
   
Wins116
   
Losses78
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed14496
   
Earned Runs5651
   
Home Runs Allowed1814
   
Strikeouts243147
   
Walks3340
   
ERA2.924.29
   
WHIP1.031.27
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Blake Snell
SP - TB
Blake Snell
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2828
   
Games Started2828
   
Innings Pitched182.5154.4
   
Wins1412
   
Losses78
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed142122
   
Earned Runs6257
   
Home Runs Allowed2318
   
Strikeouts240194
   
Walks4358
   
ERA3.073.34
   
WHIP1.011.17
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Blake Snell
SP - TB
Blake Snell
News 
 Max Scherzer told reporters that he is dealing with some discomfort in his right side.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Mar 10th
Blake Snell (elbow) says he will be ready for the start of the 2020 season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Mar 21st
 Nationals starter Max Scherzer allowed two earned runs on five hits and one walk while striking out five over 3 1/3 innings in Tuesday's win over the Orioles.
Mike Maher
Tue, Mar 3rd
Blake Snell (elbow) will likely pitched in a simulated game on Saturday as opposed to starting against the Blue Jays.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 11th
 Max Scherzer pitched two scoreless innings while allowing a hit and a walk and striking out two, in his unofficial spring training debut against the Astros.
Christian Vicino
Tue, Feb 25th
Blake Snell struggled on Monday against the Blue Jays, allowing four runs on four walks while recording just one out.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Mar 9th
 Max Scherzer is expected to start the Nationals' Grapefruit League opener on Saturday versus the Astros.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 20th
Blake Snell (elbow) has been confirmed as the Rays' starter for Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Blue Jays.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Mar 8th
  Blake Snell (elbow) is on track to pitch Monday against the Blue Jays.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Mar 7th
Notes 
 Scherzer struggled a bit through the first month of the season, but went on a patented run in May and June that made him look like the Scherzer of old. Unfortunately, a back injury largely derailed his second half, as he was limited to just over 20 innings over July and August. Scherzer is entering his age-36 season and is a max effort pitcher, so the fact that we finally saw a bit of a breakdown (Scherzer has reached at least 200 innings in his six previous seasons) is concerning. But his numbers are still elite and he should be taken as one of the first pitchers off the board despite the back scare.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Snell's subpar season was limited to just 107 innings after he underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery. Although owners might want to shy away after last year, there were plenty of encouraging signs. His FIP and xFIP were roughly a run lower than his ERA, his 33.3% strikeout rate was actually an improvement on his breakout year, and batters continued to make incredibly weak contact. If healthy, he should return to dominance.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Skipping at ADP due to age and first time injury concerns in 2019.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 
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