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Who Should I Draft?

Max Scherzer or Jacob deGrom (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
42 of 43 experts
2%
Recommended by
1 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 3# 50
Best Rank# 2# 5
Worst Rank# 7# 155
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 17# 67
Best Rank# 12# 42
Worst Rank# 19# 83
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts230162
Wins139
Saves00
ERA3.272.44
WHIP1.050.91
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 95
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 85
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 3# 5
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 5# 7
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 3# 51
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 4# 45
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 4# 21
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 6# 69
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 4
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 43
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 6
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 4# 57
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 4# 59
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 4# 41
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 3# 53
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 55
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 2# 79
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 3# 38
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 7# 66
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 7# 43
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 3# 44
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 6# 46
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 3# 52
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 7# 54
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 3# 39
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 5# 55
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 4# 23
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 5# 15
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 6# 18
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 5# 38
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 4# 68
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 54
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 6# 59
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 3# 155
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 3# 59
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 3# 57
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 4# 46
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 2# 46
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 5# 62
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 64
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 68
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 7# 5
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3015
   
Games Started3015
   
Innings Pitched179.292.2
   
Wins157
   
Losses42
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed11939
   
Earned Runs4911
   
Home Runs Allowed236
   
Strikeouts236146
   
Walks3611
   
ERA2.461.08
   
WHIP0.860.54
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
2022 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3019
   
Games Started3018
   
Innings Pitched180.7117.6
   
Wins139
   
Losses84
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed14380
   
Earned Runs6632
   
Home Runs Allowed2511
   
Strikeouts230162
   
Walks4627
   
ERA3.272.44
   
WHIP1.050.91
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Jacob deGrom
SP - NYM
Jacob deGrom
News 
 Mets SP Max Scherzer has been diagnosed with a "moderate to high-grade" oblique strain and will miss six-to-eight weeks, the team announced Thursday. Scherzer pulled himself from his start on Wednesday after experiencing "left side discomfort."
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, May 19th
Jacob deGrom underwent follow-up imaging Monday that revealed continued healing in the scapula.
Ari Koslow
Tue, May 17th
 Mets SP Max Scherzer has been diagnosed with an oblique injury and underwent an MRI on Thursday to evaluate the extent of the injury as reported by MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.
Luke Monaldo
Thu, May 19th
The New York Mets- St Louis Cardinals game has been postponed on Monday due to inclement weather.
Josh Thiessen
Mon, May 16th
 Max Scherzer was removed from Wednesday's start against the Cardinals with left side discomfort.
Dan Harris
Wed, May 18th
Jacob deGrom was transferred to the 60-day injured list by the Mets on Tuesday as he continues to deal with a shoulder injury.
Diego Sandoval
Tue, May 10th
 Max Scherzer removed himself from his Wednesday start during the sixth inning. He motioned to the dugout stating he was done after delivering a slider to Albert Pujols.
Jesse Garcia
Wed, May 18th
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom has been cleared to begin loading and strengthening his shoulder after the MRI and CT scan revealed "considerable healing of the stress fracture".
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Apr 26th
 Max Scherzer allowed one run on three hits and two walks over seven innings on Friday against the Mariners. He struck out seven and did not factor into the decision.
Dan Harris
Fri, May 13th
New York Mets ace Jacob DeGrom is slated for his next MRI on Monday, contrary to earlier reports.
Kendall Capps
Mon, Apr 25th
Notes 
 Eventually, his arm is just going to fall off, right? He's going to throw his 9 millionth inning, strike a guy out, remove his limb like something out of "Total Recall," put it on the mound and walk away into the sunset. Seems plausible, because there's no way that arm isn't bionic. The 37-year-old signed a three-year deal to return to the NL East and lead the Mets' rotation. He should be a lock for 200 IP and 250+ Ks. And his new home, Citi Field, is one of the most pitching-friendly parks in baseball. Scherzer probably isn't going to keep an ERA below 2.50, but somewhere around 2.70-2.80 will still make managers smile.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
The Mets' ace is a legit superstar ... when he plays. But now deGrom, who was already coming off injuries to his shoulder and UCL, is being shut down until at least the end of April with a scapular injury. If he returns to something close to full health at some point, he'll deliver a sub 2.50 ERA with piles of strikeouts and a miniscule WHIP. But it's probably wishful thinking to project deGrom for more than 100 innings in 2022.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros