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Who Should I Draft?

Mookie Betts or Christian Yelich (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Mookie Betts
CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
49 of 52 experts
6%
Recommended by
3 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 5
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 10# 19
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 3# 6
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 3# 6
   
Projections 
   
Runs3944
Home Runs1311
RBI3832
Stolen Bases87
Batting Average.315.297
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 4
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 1# 4
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 3# 5
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 2# 5
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 4# 5
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 2# 6
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 8
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 3# 5
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 5
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 10# 19
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 3
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 1# 5
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 2# 5
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 1# 4
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 3# 5
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 1# 11
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 4
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 2# 3
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 1# 4
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 3# 5
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 2# 6
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 1# 3
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 3# 5
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 3# 5
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 3# 5
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 2# 4
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 2# 4
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 9
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 1# 4
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 2# 6
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 2# 3
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 2# 7
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 1# 3
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 5
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 1# 4
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 3# 5
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 1# 4
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 4
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 3# 4
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 4# 5
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 3# 5
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 3# 6
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 1# 5
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 3# 9
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 3# 8
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 3# 10
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 2# 4
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 4# 3
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 4# 3
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 4# 3
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Mookie Betts
CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats489597
   
Runs100135
   
Hits161177
   
Singles85103
   
Doubles2940
   
Triples35
   
Home Runs4429
   
RBI9780
   
Stolen Bases3016
   
Caught Stealing23
   
Walks8097
   
Strikeouts118101
   
Batting Average.329.297
   
On Base Pct.429.392
   
Slugging Pct.671.526
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.100.918
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Mookie Betts
CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats202210
   
Runs3944
   
Hits6462
   
Singles3736
   
Doubles1214
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1311
   
RBI3832
   
Stolen Bases87
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks3031
   
Strikeouts4936
   
Batting Average.315.297
   
On Base Pct.402.387
   
Slugging Pct.574.528
   
On-base Plus Slugging.977.915
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Christian Yelich
LF,RF - MIL
Christian Yelich
Mookie Betts
CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
News 
 Christian Yelich went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Brewers 3-0 loss to the Dodgers on Thursday.
Jon Mathisen
Fri, Oct 2nd
Mookie Betts, along with Freddie Freeman and Manny Machado was named as a finalist for the 2020 NL MVP award
Brad Camara
Mon, Nov 2nd
 Christian Yelich went 1-for-5 with a home run and two walks in both games of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 26th
Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, and two runs scored in the Dodgers 3-1 win over the Rays to clinch their first World Series championship since 1988.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 28th
 Christian Yelich went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Wednesday's 6-1 loss to the Reds.
Brad Camara
Thu, Sep 24th
Mookie Betts went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two stolen bases in the Dodgers 6-2 win over the Rays in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 24th
 Christian Yelich went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's 9-5 win over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 19th
Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored, two stolen bases, and a walk in the Dodgers 8-3 win over the Rays in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 21st
 Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with a solo home run, one walk and three runs scored in Wednesday's 18-3 win over the Cardinals.
Brad Camara
Wed, Sep 16th
Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored, and a stolen base as the Dodgers took Game 5 of the NLCS with a 7-3 win over the Braves on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Oct 17th
Notes 
 The late start to the season helps Yelich and his managers, as his knee is no longer a concern. There's a care to be made for taking him anywhere from first to fifth overall, but his production over the past few years doesn't lie. He'll give you a .300 average with double-digit homers and steals in a solid lineup.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Betts looks like a very safe, conservative 25/25 2020 OF in LAD. Leaving Fenway Park won't be a huge hit to the HR totals but with only 60 games, every lost HR matters more. Betts could be statistically better than Story/Lindor and Turner but it's a close call. Take the SS' ahead of the OF and go with the SB potential of Turner before Betts.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Yelich followed up his preposterous 2018 season with an even better one in 2019, batting .329 with 44 home runs and 30 steals in just 130 games. His ridiculous 35% HR/FB rate regressed as expected, but only to a still nonsensical 32.8%, best in MLB. The issue with Yelich for 2020 has nothing to do with his talent, but is instead all about the fractured kneecap that prematurely ended his season. He's reportedly on track to be ready by Opening Day, but there's obviously a modicum of risk to factor in.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Jeter Downs. Alex Verdugo. Betts will be tied to these players moving forward, and he has 60 games to show the Dodgers and the Dodger faithful that he was worth it. Betts could be the top player in fantasy by season's end, and it shouldn't surprise you.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Appears to be fully healthy entering spring training
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
After weeks of rumors, Betts was finally traded to the Dodgers, but the move shouldn't impact his value much. His plate appearances and home runs, because of the less hitter-friendly parks in his new division, may downgrade his numbers ever so slightly. But Betts has essentially averaged a .305-120-30-95-25 line over his past four seasons. Even with a minor drop, he'll still earn his top-five draft position.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Hit .295 with a .915 OPS, 29 homers, 16 steals, and 135 runs in a "down season"
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros