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Who Should I Draft?

Nate Pearson or Jon Lester (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Jon Lester
SP - CHC
Jon Lester
Expert
Recommendation
55%
Recommended by
21 of 38 experts
45%
Recommended by
17 of 38 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 134# 140
Best Rank# 67# 55
Worst Rank# 327# 273
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 294# 290
Best Rank# 244# 273
Worst Rank# 361# 369
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts2554
Wins24
Saves00
ERA4.824.76
WHIP1.381.44
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 107# 115
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 97
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 94# 129
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 140
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 105# 160
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 90
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 75
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 88# 165
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 105
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 111# 162
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 67# 123
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 112# 176
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 107
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 113# 273
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 114# 162
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 129
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 117
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 122# 151
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 107# 198
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 93
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 147# 163
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 141# 135
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 153# 137
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 156# 146
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 157# 154
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 174# 155
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 183# 129
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 327# 127
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 55
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 99
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 111
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 115
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 117
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 123
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 125
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 128
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 143
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 144
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Jon Lester
SP - CHC
Jon Lester
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played31
   
Games Started31
   
Innings Pitched172.1
   
Wins13
   
Losses10
   
Saves0
   
Blown Saves0
   
Holds0
   
Hits Allowed205
   
Earned Runs85
   
Home Runs Allowed26
   
Strikeouts165
   
Walks52
   
ERA4.46
   
WHIP1.50
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Jon Lester
SP - CHC
Jon Lester
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played611
   
Games Started611
   
Innings Pitched26.361.8
   
Wins24
   
Losses14
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed2868
   
Earned Runs1433
   
Home Runs Allowed510
   
Strikeouts2554
   
Walks921
   
ERA4.824.76
   
WHIP1.381.44
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Nate Pearson
SP - TOR
Nate Pearson
Jon Lester
SP - CHC
Jon Lester
News 
 Nate Pearson did not factor into the decision during Thursday's loss to the Braves, allowing three runs on two hits and three walks while striking out five over five innings.
John Aubin
Fri, Aug 7th
Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic is reporting that this weekend’s series (August 7th-August 9th) between the Cardinals and Cubs has been postponed due to additional positive COVID-19 tests.
Brad Camara
Fri, Aug 7th
 Nate Pearson allowed two hits and two walks while striking out five across five scoreless innings Wednesday against the Nationals. He did not factor into the decision.
John Aubin
Thu, Jul 30th
Mark Saxson of the Athletic is reporting that Friday’s scheduled game between the Cubs and Cardinals has been postponed due to more positive tests.
Brad Camara
Fri, Aug 7th
 Nate Pearson will be called up to start Wednesday against the Nationals, Jamie Campbell of Sportsnet reports.
John Aubin
Mon, Jul 27th
Jon Lester allowed one run on four hits and one walk while striking out four across six innings in Sunday's 2-1 victory over the Pirates. He did not factor into the decision.
Brad Camara
Mon, Aug 3rd
 Nate Pearson will be called up on July 29, one week into the regular season. The Blue Jays will get an additional year of service time.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Wed, Jul 22nd
Jon Lester (1-0) allowed no hits and one walk while striking out one in five scoreless innings in Monday's 8-7 win over the Reds. He earned his first win of the season.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jul 28th
 Nate Pearson struck out three over two scoreless innings on Saturday against the Red Sox.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Mar 7th
Jon Lester is scheduled to start the Cubs’ fourth game of the season.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jul 21st
Notes 
 Nate Pearson could wind up as one of the biggest "winners" of a shortened 2020 season. Toronto has incentive to put their best team on the field due to the expanded playoffs and Pearson is undoubtedly one of the club's best pitchers. A first-round pick in 2017, Pearson finally stayed healthy last year and wowed the minor leagues with a triple-digit fastball and some electric secondary offerings. If Toronto commits to using him consistently he'll be "must add" in all formats.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
See Cueto, Johnny. Lester is no more than a streaming option.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros