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Who Should I Draft?

Michael Pineda or Griffin Canning (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Michael Pineda
SP - MIN
Michael Pineda
Griffin Canning
SP - LAA
Griffin Canning
Expert
Recommendation
86%
Recommended by
18 of 21 experts
14%
Recommended by
3 of 21 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 87# 97
Best Rank# 57# 88
Worst Rank# 120# 180
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 226# 384
Best Rank# 209# 240
Worst Rank# 284# 368
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts129139
Wins98
Saves00
ERA4.324.35
WHIP1.261.31
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 103# 108
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 84# 98
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 67# 180
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 84# 95
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 75# 97
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 82# 115
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 120# 145
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 93# 96
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 83# 97
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 86# 96
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 83# 121
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 84# 106
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 92# 134
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 103# 128
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 87# 112
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 77# 89
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 57# 92
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 88# 97
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 98# 88
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 105# 95
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 106# 89
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Michael Pineda
SP - MIN
Michael Pineda
Griffin Canning
SP - LAA
Griffin Canning
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played511
   
Games Started511
   
Innings Pitched27.356.2
   
Wins22
   
Losses03
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed2554
   
Earned Runs1025
   
Home Runs Allowed08
   
Strikeouts2556
   
Walks723
   
ERA3.383.99
   
WHIP1.201.37
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Michael Pineda
SP - MIN
Michael Pineda
Griffin Canning
SP - LAA
Griffin Canning
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2525
   
Games Started2525
   
Innings Pitched139.6138.3
   
Wins98
   
Losses78
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed142130
   
Earned Runs6767
   
Home Runs Allowed2322
   
Strikeouts129139
   
Walks3451
   
ERA4.324.35
   
WHIP1.261.31
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Michael Pineda
SP - MIN
Michael Pineda
Griffin Canning
SP - LAA
Griffin Canning
News 
There are no recent news for these players
Notes 
  It's mostly about health with Canning, who offers a great deal of stability when he's on the mound. You can expect at worst a low 4.00 ERA, about a 1.30 WHIP, and roughly a strikeout per inning. But he did close last season notably strong, pitching to a 3.14 ERA, and a 1.19 WHIP, with a 14.5% swinging strike rate and a 10.4 K/9 mark over his final five starts. That's probably his ceiling, but it shows what he's capable of when he is healthy and gets into a groove. He's a fine pick at his cost (which is minimal), but bake in some injury risk.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros