Who Should I Draft?

Mike Foltynewicz or Rick Porcello (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mike Foltynewicz
SP - ATL
Mike Foltynewicz
Rick Porcello
SP - BOS
Rick Porcello
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
42 of 59 experts
29%
Recommended by
17 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 55# 62
Best Rank# 15# 37
Worst Rank# 102# 145
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 112# 148
Best Rank# 99# 135
Worst Rank# 136# 158
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts158173
Wins1013
Saves00
ERA3.654.12
WHIP1.241.23
   
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# 51# 53
   
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# 60# 67
   
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# 37# 91
   
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# 54# 62
   
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# 15# 50
   
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# 71# 121
   
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  Mike Foltynewicz
SP - ATL
Mike Foltynewicz
Rick Porcello
SP - BOS
Rick Porcello
2018 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3133
   
Games Started3133
   
Innings Pitched183.0191.2
   
Wins1317
   
Losses107
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed130177
   
Earned Runs5891
   
Home Runs Allowed1727
   
Strikeouts202190
   
Walks6848
   
ERA2.854.28
   
WHIP1.081.18
   
  Mike Foltynewicz
SP - ATL
Mike Foltynewicz
Rick Porcello
SP - BOS
Rick Porcello
2019 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2532
   
Games Started2532
   
Innings Pitched150.4187.4
   
Wins1013
   
Losses810
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed132186
   
Earned Runs6186
   
Home Runs Allowed1927
   
Strikeouts158173
   
Walks5445
   
ERA3.654.12
   
WHIP1.241.23
   
  Mike Foltynewicz
SP - ATL
Mike Foltynewicz
Rick Porcello
SP - BOS
Rick Porcello
News 
 Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz tossed eight shutout innings in Friday's win over the Giants, allowing three hits and one walk while striking out seven.
Mike Maher
Sat, Sep 21st
Rick Porcello allowed three hits and struck out six over six scoreless innings Friday against the Rays. He didn't factor into the decision.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 21st
 Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz allowed one earned run on three hits and no walks while striking out seven over seven innings in Monday's win over the Phillies.
Mike Maher
Tue, Sep 10th
Rick Porcello gave up six runs in four innings against the Yankees on Sunday, allowing seven hits and striking out one batter.
John Aubin
Mon, Sep 9th
 Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz tossed five shutout innings in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays, allowing two hits and three walks while striking out two. The win brings him to 5-5 on the season.
Mike Maher
Wed, Sep 4th
Rick Porcello allowed six earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out five across four innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Twins.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 4th
 Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz allowed two earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three over 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Mike Maher
Thu, Aug 29th
Rick Porcello earned the win against Colorado on Tuesday, pitching five innings and giving up two runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out five.
John Aubin
Wed, Aug 28th
 Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz allowed one earned run on two hits and two walks while striking out seven over seven innings in a no-decision against the Mets on Friday.
Mike Maher
Sat, Aug 24th
Rick Porcello took the loss Wednesday, giving up three runs on three hits and four walks over five innings while striking out three as the Red Sox fell 5-2 to the Phillies.
John Aubin
Thu, Aug 22nd
Notes 
 A relative afterthought in many 2018 drafts, Foltynewicz fastened a 2.85 ERA and 202 strikeouts in 183 frames. Deploying fewer sinkers and more sliders helped unlock his upside, but beware paying full freight for an encore. A substandard 3.34 BB/9 could cause more trouble if a .253 BABIP rises near his .303 career norm. This was a case of not paying for the career year before elbow soreness threatened his wipe out multiple April starts.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
 
 After posting an ERA north of 4.00 in each of his first three seasons, Foltynewicz put up a shiny 2.85 ERA in 2018. Part of that was due to a fortunate BABIP allowed of just .251, but he also earned some of the gain by boosting his K/9 rate from 8.36 to 9.93. While some regression should be expected, the bigger concern is that Folty has complained of elbow soreness this spring and may not be ready for Opening Day. That above all else should give fantasy owners pause.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros