Who Should I Draft?

Mike Moustakas or Maikel Franco (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mike Moustakas
3B,DH - MIL
Mike Moustakas
Maikel Franco
3B - PHI
Maikel Franco
Expert
Recommendation
97%
Recommended by
57 of 59 experts
3%
Recommended by
2 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 75# 137
Best Rank# 37# 80
Worst Rank# 107# 197
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 139# 257
Best Rank# 105# 212
Worst Rank# 145# 384
   
Projections 
   
Runs7262
Home Runs3124
RBI8977
Stolen Bases21
Batting Average.260.258
   
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  Mike Moustakas
3B,DH - MIL
Mike Moustakas
Maikel Franco
3B - PHI
Maikel Franco
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats573433
   
Runs6648
   
Hits144117
   
Singles8277
   
Doubles3317
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs2822
   
RBI9568
   
Stolen Bases41
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks4929
   
Strikeouts10362
   
Batting Average.251.270
   
On Base Pct.315.314
   
Slugging Pct.459.467
   
On-base Plus Slugging.774.781
   
  Mike Moustakas
3B,DH - MIL
Mike Moustakas
Maikel Franco
3B - PHI
Maikel Franco
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats536504
   
Runs7262
   
Hits139130
   
Singles8081
   
Doubles2824
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs3124
   
RBI8977
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks4436
   
Strikeouts9580
   
Batting Average.260.258
   
On Base Pct.317.308
   
Slugging Pct.491.454
   
On-base Plus Slugging.807.762
   
  Mike Moustakas
3B,DH - MIL
Mike Moustakas
Maikel Franco
3B - PHI
Maikel Franco
News 
 Mike Moustakas went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Padres.
Connor Rooney
Tue, Sep 17th
The Phillies optioned Maikel Franco to Triple-A on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Aug 26th
 Mike Moustakas went 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in Saturday's win over the Cardinals.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Sep 15th
Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday, according to multiple reports. Infielder Brad Miller has been reinstated from the 10-day IL to take Franco's spot on the roster.
Mike Maher
Sun, Aug 4th
 Brewers third baseman Mike Moustakas went 3-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI, and a walk in Wednesday's win over the Marlins. The homers were his 32nd and 33rd of the season.
Mike Maher
Thu, Sep 12th
Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco went 1-for-5 with a run scored in Saturday's loss to the Braves.
Mike Maher
Sun, Jul 28th
 Mike Moustakas (hand) remains out of the lineup Saturday again the the Cubs.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 7th
Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco went 1-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored, and a walk in Friday's win over the Pirates.
Mike Maher
Sat, Jul 20th
 Mike Moustakas (wrist) is not in Friday's lineup against the Cubs.
Brad Camara
Fri, Sep 6th
Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk, and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Nationals. The homer was his 15th of the season.
Mike Maher
Mon, Jul 15th
Notes 
 Moustakas has been an excellent source of power for several years running now and doesn't have as much swing and miss in his game as you might imagine. Now that he qualifies at second base and is back in Milwaukee, there is a strong case for drafting him within the top 100 overall.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Franco has always had plenty of potential, but has yet to put it together for a full season. Over his final 350 at-bats last year, he was excellent and now that the Phillies bulked up their lineup, it is possible that Franco could break out for a .280, 25 homer, 100 RBI season.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Moustakas and Travis Shaw are similar players who will now share an infield in Milwaukee, with Moustakas currently penciled in at┬ásecond base after Shaw moved over there from third last year. Regardless of where they line up defensively, Shaw and Moustakas are both lefty sluggers who are good bets to deliver 30+ home runs and 90+ RBIs in the Miller Park bandbox. Neither is likely to be of much help in batting average or stolen bases, but they are useful players to own, especially considering they will have multi-position eligibility.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
 
 Moustakas rejoined the Brewers on his second straight one-year deal, so drafters might have missed their window to snag a power bat at a discount. He didn't fare any better with the Brewers (.256/.326/.441) than the Royals (.249/.309/.468), but a park and lineup upgrade should boost the third baseman's draft price. While the ultra-high launch angle limits his batting-average upside despite a career 15.6% strikeout rate, he'll broach another 30 long runs now that he's signed with time to get ready by Opening Day.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros