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Who Should I Draft?

Nick Madrigal or Travis d'Arnaud (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Travis d'Arnaud
C,1B - ATL
Travis d'Arnaud
Nick Madrigal
2B - CWS
Nick Madrigal
Expert
Recommendation
76%
Recommended by
16 of 21 experts
24%
Recommended by
5 of 21 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 100# 113
Best Rank# 49# 63
Worst Rank# 221# 165
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 135# 207
Best Rank# 120# 171
Worst Rank# 158# 280
   
Projections 
   
Runs5462
Home Runs195
RBI7050
Stolen Bases117
Batting Average.269.297
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 108# 142
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 103# 117
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 49# 96
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 98# 165
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 94# 139
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 99# 125
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 102# 111
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 101# 104
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 102# 111
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 102# 110
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 83# 113
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 121# 134
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 90# 153
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 84# 98
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 91# 128
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 104# 119
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 103# 63
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 128# 98
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 151# 100
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 221# 114
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 132# 114
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Travis d'Arnaud
C,1B - ATL
Travis d'Arnaud
Nick Madrigal
2B - CWS
Nick Madrigal
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats165103
   
Runs198
   
Hits5335
   
Singles3632
   
Doubles83
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs90
   
RBI3411
   
Stolen Bases12
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks164
   
Strikeouts507
   
Batting Average.321.340
   
On Base Pct.386.376
   
Slugging Pct.533.369
   
On-base Plus Slugging.919.745
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Travis d'Arnaud
C,1B - ATL
Travis d'Arnaud
Nick Madrigal
2B - CWS
Nick Madrigal
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats404497
   
Runs5462
   
Hits108146
   
Singles69113
   
Doubles1924
   
Triples02
   
Home Runs195
   
RBI7050
   
Stolen Bases117
   
Caught Stealing17
   
Walks3631
   
Strikeouts10640
   
Batting Average.269.297
   
On Base Pct.327.334
   
Slugging Pct.455.385
   
On-base Plus Slugging.781.719
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Travis d'Arnaud
C,1B - ATL
Travis d'Arnaud
Nick Madrigal
2B - CWS
Nick Madrigal
News 
  Chicago White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal is expected to be ready to play in Cactus League games by early March.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Feb 17th
  White Sox 2B Nick Madrigal (shoulder) resumed baseball activities on Monday and plans to be ready for Opening Day.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jan 5th
Notes 
 It took a long time but d'Arnaud has finally developed into one of the best hitting catchers in the game, as he was projected to be. It's difficult to quite buy what we saw last year, considering d'Arnaud's batting average (.321) and slugging percentage (.533) were miles ahead of his career marks, and even the numbers that he had put up in recent seasons. With that said, he'll bat in the middle of a strong Braves lineup and be presented with plenty of RBI opportunities, so 15 home runs with 55 RBI should be considered the floor for a healthy d'Arnaud. Those numbers aren't just passable, they're extremely strong for a catcher in fantasy, and he should be drafted as a relatively strong first catcher in mixed leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros