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Who Should I Draft?

Mike Clevinger or Patrick Corbin (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mike Clevinger
SP - CLE
Mike Clevinger
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
29 of 43 experts
33%
Recommended by
14 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 11# 14
Best Rank# 4# 7
Worst Rank# 378# 44
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 32# 36
Best Rank# 29# 29
Worst Rank# 51# 53
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7878
Wins55
Saves00
ERA3.453.78
WHIP1.181.25
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 20
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 19# 44
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 11# 18
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 25
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 16
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 11# 14
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 6# 12
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 12# 14
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 14# 21
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 9# 16
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 13
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 13# 32
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 8# 11
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 7# 13
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 6# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 8# 10
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 9# 12
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 22# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 6# 13
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 9# 13
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 9# 14
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 14
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 10# 20
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 4# 20
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 8# 26
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 6# 14
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 13# 14
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 7# 15
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 9# 11
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 11
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 8
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 13# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 14# 11
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 14# 12
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 15# 13
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 18# 7
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 18# 10
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 19# 11
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 20# 13
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 22# 20
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 26# 10
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 33# 8
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 378# 21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Mike Clevinger
SP - CLE
Mike Clevinger
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2133
   
Games Started2133
   
Innings Pitched126.0202.1
   
Wins1314
   
Losses47
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed96169
   
Earned Runs3873
   
Home Runs Allowed1024
   
Strikeouts169238
   
Walks3770
   
ERA2.713.25
   
WHIP1.061.18
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Mike Clevinger
SP - CLE
Mike Clevinger
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1112
   
Games Started1112
   
Innings Pitched65.070.8
   
Wins55
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5465
   
Earned Runs2530
   
Home Runs Allowed99
   
Strikeouts7878
   
Walks2223
   
ERA3.453.78
   
WHIP1.181.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Mike Clevinger
SP - CLE
Mike Clevinger
Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
News 
 Indians pitching coach Carl Willis says Mike Clevinger (knee) has been able to field his position during summer camp.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 6th
Patrick Corbin threw 43 pitches in an intrasquad game on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jul 12th
 Mike Clevinger (knee) is "doing well," per Indians' manager Terry Francona.
Brad Camara
Thu, Apr 16th
Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed three earned runs on four hits and one walk while striking out five or three innings in Thursday's Spring Training outing against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 5th
 Mike Clevinger (knee) threw a bullpen session on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Mar 9th
 
 Mike Clevinger (knee) threw from 150 feet on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Mar 3rd
 
 The Indians announced Friday that Mike Clevinger (knee) is expected to return to Major League game activity in six to eight weeks.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Feb 14th
 
Notes 
 As Frank Stampfl pointed out on Twitter, in 16 starts from July 2 to September 24, Clevinger put up the following numbers: a 1.76 ERA, 2.98 xFIP, 1.02 WHIP, 11.82 K/9, 2.21 BB/9, 15.4% SwStr, 66.9% F-strike, and 32.2% O-swing. That's an ace, and that's what Clevinger was being drafted as ... until he got hurt ... again. It's up to you as a fantasy manager to decide if the high ceiling is worth the low floor (hurt) or not.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Why is Patrick Corbin being underrated? Sure, his 2018 season raised eyebrows in a contract year, but he backed it up in 2019, which typically silences the critics. Instead, you're getting a safe - albeit with limited No. 1 upside potential - ace in the fifth round. Take it the value and run. Corbin allows you to either load up with hitters early on and have him as your fallback option, or he allows you to have two aces to give you a leg-up on your competition.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Clevinger sustained a partial medial meniscus tear in his left knee on February 14th and underwent surgery. Although his 6-8 week timetable made it highly unlikely that he'd be back for Opening Day, the postponement of the season means that Clevinger should be ready to go when the bell rings. That should make him a top-12 pitcher at worst.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Corbin largely followed up on his breakout 2018 season with the Nationals last year, again reaching the 200-inning plateau and pitching to a low-3.00 ERA. He continued to lean heavily on his outstanding slider, against which batters hit just .158. His walk rate and strikeout rate rose and fell just a tad from his peak, a trend that fantasy owners can expect to continue. But Corbin's baseline is excellent and even with further slow decline in skills, he should be an outstanding starter for a fantasy rotation.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 One of my favorite pitchers in the league, but beginning the season hurt is never a good thing as you never know if and when he will be back healthy. Risky pick at ADP.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
About as consistent as you can get. Tremendous option if you decide to go hitter-hitter or even hitter-hitter-hitter to start.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy