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Who Should I Draft?

Mitch Garver or Buster Posey (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mitch Garver
C - MIN
Mitch Garver
Buster Posey
C,1B - SF
Buster Posey
Expert
Recommendation
84%
Recommended by
42 of 50 experts
16%
Recommended by
8 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 148# 169
Best Rank# 105# 136
Worst Rank# 285# 248
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 203# 253
Best Rank# 180# 229
Worst Rank# 260# 303
   
Projections 
   
Runs4744
Home Runs178
RBI4743
Stolen Bases02
Batting Average.242.266
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 115# 166
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 142
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 135# 178
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 105# 136
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 163# 206
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 146# 191
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 222# 248
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 145# 149
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 141# 157
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 144# 184
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 149# 179
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 154# 178
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 122
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 150# 179
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 160
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 132# 165
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 153# 175
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 133# 171
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 161# 179
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 168# 178
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 171# 199
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 143# 200
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 162# 228
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 117# 176
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 108# 180
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 150# 174
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 164# 187
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 164# 167
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 155
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 146# 185
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 160
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 134# 196
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 142# 161
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 139# 159
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 140# 169
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 132# 174
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 148# 166
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 149# 162
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 145# 171
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 141# 144
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 169# 206
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 149# 168
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 172# 141
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 176# 149
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 180# 164
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 180# 163
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 189# 174
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 245# 237
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 285# 215
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 224
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Mitch Garver
C - MIN
Mitch Garver
Buster Posey
C,1B - SF
Buster Posey
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats72
   
Runs8
   
Hits12
   
Singles9
   
Doubles1
   
Triples0
   
Home Runs2
   
RBI5
   
Stolen Bases0
   
Caught Stealing0
   
Walks7
   
Strikeouts37
   
Batting Average.167
   
On Base Pct.247
   
Slugging Pct.264
   
On-base Plus Slugging.511
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Mitch Garver
C - MIN
Mitch Garver
Buster Posey
C,1B - SF
Buster Posey
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats308381
   
Runs4744
   
Hits74100
   
Singles4171
   
Doubles1519
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs178
   
RBI4743
   
Stolen Bases02
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks3638
   
Strikeouts10066
   
Batting Average.242.266
   
On Base Pct.321.332
   
Slugging Pct.458.378
   
On-base Plus Slugging.779.711
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Mitch Garver
C - MIN
Mitch Garver
Buster Posey
C,1B - SF
Buster Posey
News 
 Mitch Garver was placed on the 10-day injured list on Friday with a lower back strain.
Ari Koslow
Fri, Aug 27th
Catcher Buster Posey went 0-for-3 in the Giants' 3-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Sep 20th
 Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 1-for-5 with a solo homer in a 5-4 win over the Astros on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Aug 7th
Catcher Buster Posey went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored as the Giants defeated the Padres 6-1 on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 15th
 Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in a 7-5 win over the Reds on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Aug 4th
Buster Posey is absent from the Giants' lineup on Wednesday against the Rockies.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 8th
 Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in a 6-5 loss to the Tigers on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Jul 28th
Catcher Buster Posey went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, a double, two runs scored, and two strikeouts as the Giants beat the Rockies 10-5 on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Sep 6th
 Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver went 2-for-3 with two solo homers in a 5-3 loss to the White Sox in Game 2 of a Monday doubleheader.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Jul 19th
Giants' catcher Buster Posey is not in the lineup for Sunday's matchup with the division rival Dodgers.
Jack Mannis
Sun, Sep 5th
Notes 
 As quickly as Garver exploded onto the scene in 2019 with 31 home runs in just 93 games, he disappeared last year, to the tune of a .167 batting average and two home runs with a 45.7% strikeout rate. An intercostal strain led to his shortened season and almost certainly affected his performance. He's been red hot in the spring thus far, and should be slowly moving up your draft board. If you're looking for a catcher who has the potential to finish within the top-5 but is being drafted only as a low-end starter, this is your guy.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Posey sat out the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the health of his adopted daughters, but he returns this year for what is almost certainly his final season with the Giants and perhaps his career. Posey is in his age-34 season, ancient for a catcher, and he's coming off two seasons during which he totaled a .741 OPS and a .688 OPS in 2018 and 2019 respectively. But he's healthy and appears refreshed, and the changes to Oracle Park last year should work in his benefit now. He's outside the top-12 catchers, but you can get away with him in a one-catcher league in a pinch.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros