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Who Should I Draft?

Mike Trout or Trevor Story (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mike Trout
CF - LAA
Mike Trout
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
47 of 50 experts
6%
Recommended by
3 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 5# 8
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 10# 13
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 5# 13
Best Rank# 3# 11
Worst Rank# 6# 15
   
Projections 
   
Runs111100
Home Runs4333
RBI10987
Stolen Bases1125
Batting Average.291.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 8
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 7
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 5# 9
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 2# 9
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 5# 6
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 5# 8
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 6# 8
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 1# 6
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 8
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 5# 8
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 6# 9
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 6# 9
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 5# 7
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 5# 8
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 3# 11
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 5# 9
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 3# 8
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 5# 11
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 4# 7
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 5# 9
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 1# 7
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 4# 7
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 4# 7
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 5# 9
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 6# 10
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 5# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 5# 13
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 5# 9
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 5# 7
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 7
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 7# 9
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 5# 8
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 5# 8
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 3# 11
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 5# 7
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 2# 8
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 2# 8
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 2# 9
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 3# 8
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 4# 7
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 5# 8
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 5# 9
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 5# 12
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 5# 8
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 5# 9
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 6# 9
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 7# 6
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 8# 5
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 10# 9
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Mike Trout
CF - LAA
Mike Trout
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats199235
   
Runs4141
   
Hits5668
   
Singles2840
   
Doubles913
   
Triples24
   
Home Runs1711
   
RBI4628
   
Stolen Bases115
   
Caught Stealing13
   
Walks3524
   
Strikeouts5663
   
Batting Average.281.289
   
On Base Pct.390.355
   
Slugging Pct.603.519
   
On-base Plus Slugging.993.874
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Mike Trout
CF - LAA
Mike Trout
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats520588
   
Runs111100
   
Hits149164
   
Singles7489
   
Doubles2736
   
Triples46
   
Home Runs4333
   
RBI10987
   
Stolen Bases1125
   
Caught Stealing37
   
Walks11158
   
Strikeouts141170
   
Batting Average.291.281
   
On Base Pct.418.346
   
Slugging Pct.602.529
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.020.875
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Mike Trout
CF - LAA
Mike Trout
Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
News 
 Mike Trout is absent from Wednesday's lineup against the Astros.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, May 12th
Trevor Story went 2-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base in Friday's win over the Reds.
Brad Camara
Sat, May 15th
 Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with a single, a triple, one RBI, and one stolen base in Friday's 9-2 win over the Dodgers.
Jack Mannis
Sat, May 8th
Rockies SS Trevor Story is absent from Thursday’s lineup against the Reds.
Brad Camara
Thu, May 13th
 Mike Trout went 1-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk, and two strikeouts on Tuesday.
Jack Mannis
Wed, May 5th
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 2-for-3 with two singles and a walk in Game 1 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Padres. He added one RBI and scored once himself.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, May 12th
 Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with a home run, a single, two RBIs, and one walk in a Halos' victory over the Mariners on Saturday.
Jack Mannis
Sun, May 2nd
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Sunday's 2-0 loss to the Cardinals. He also stranded a pair of runners while batting out of the leadoff spot.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, May 9th
 Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with a single, a double, and two runs scored in Friday's loss to the Mariners.
Jack Mannis
Sat, May 1st
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story had a big day at the plate on Tuesday. He went 2-for-3 with two singles and a walk in the first game, then followed that up with a 2-for-4 showing in Game 2, adding a single, double, and two RBI.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, May 5th
Notes 
 For one of the first times since he took the league by storm, Trout is not the consensus top pick this year. It's hardly his fault, though it's fair to point out some of the negatives with his 2020 season. He batted a career-low .281, and posted his worst walk- and strikeout-rates since 2015. He also stole only one base. But Trout's move down the overall baseball rankings is due more to his competition for the top spot, rather than his numbers. He was still among the league leaders in quality of contact and every expected statcast metric, and was on pace to hit 50 home runs over the course of a full season. Trout is entering his age-30 season, so although we've seen him rebound from poor stolen base years before, it now seems unlikely that he'll ever get back to much past low-double digits. That keeps him out of the top spot in rotisserie rankings, but his incredibly high floor makes him a top-five overall draft pick.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Story had his usual stellar year in 2020, putting up strong overall numbers and offering a rare power and speed combination. As usual, he greatly outperformed his expected statistics, but that's been the norm for Story throughout his career and isn't all that unexpected since he plays in Colorado. Story is entering his walk year, so the chances of a trade, which would diminish his value, remain a possibility. But there are few safer players in the game as of this moment, and he's a locked-in first round pick. The only question surrounding Story is whether he or Trea Turner should be the first shortstop selected in drafts.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 You won't find a safer first-round investment in all of fantasy baseball. However, entering Trout's age-29 season, it's now fair to consider several others worthy of the No. 1 overall pick come draft day. The biggest argument against Trout is a lack of stolen base upside. Trout swiped just one bag during the abbreviated 2020 campaign. Still, the well-rounded power and on-base skills aren't going anywhere just yet.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros