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Who Should I Draft?

Ozzie Albies or Javier Baez (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Javier Baez
2B,SS - DET
Javier Baez
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
43 of 43 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 14# 46
Best Rank# 7# 31
Worst Rank# 26# 78
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 20# 69
Best Rank# 17# 59
Worst Rank# 23# 136
   
Projections 
   
Runs10180
Home Runs2828
RBI9285
Stolen Bases1815
Batting Average.272.254
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL60-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 17# 49
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 43
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 15# 47
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 14# 60
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 15# 54
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 11# 46
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 11# 39
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 15# 41
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 14# 49
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 13# 40
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 16# 36
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 16# 48
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 15# 40
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 16# 78
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 16# 50
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 13# 54
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 42
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 7# 44
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 14# 41
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 10# 43
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 16# 44
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 14# 45
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 14# 45
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 11# 55
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 11# 45
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 14# 47
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 13# 49
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 15# 43
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 14# 46
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 14# 63
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 17# 41
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 18# 60
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 26# 39
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 40
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 10# 47
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 12# 63
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 9# 33
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 8# 55
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 14# 67
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 7# 46
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 15# 31
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 16# 45
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 45
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Javier Baez
2B,SS - DET
Javier Baez
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats629502
   
Runs10380
   
Hits163133
   
Singles8682
   
Doubles4018
   
Triples72
   
Home Runs3031
   
RBI10687
   
Stolen Bases2018
   
Caught Stealing45
   
Walks4728
   
Strikeouts128184
   
Batting Average.259.265
   
On Base Pct.311.319
   
Slugging Pct.488.494
   
On-base Plus Slugging.799.813
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Javier Baez
2B,SS - DET
Javier Baez
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats605558
   
Runs10180
   
Hits164142
   
Singles9485
   
Doubles3726
   
Triples63
   
Home Runs2828
   
RBI9285
   
Stolen Bases1815
   
Caught Stealing55
   
Walks4729
   
Strikeouts121183
   
Batting Average.272.254
   
On Base Pct.324.291
   
Slugging Pct.490.461
   
On-base Plus Slugging.814.752
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Javier Baez
2B,SS - DET
Javier Baez
News 
 Ozzie Albies underwent successful surgery on his fractured left foot on Wednesday.
Vince DiSilvio
Thu, Jun 16th
Javier Baez went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in a 5-1 win over Arizona on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Jun 25th
 The Braves have placed Ozzie Albies on the 60-day IL with a fractured left foot according to The Athletic’s David O’Brien.
Luke Monaldo
Tue, Jun 14th
Javier Baez went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in a 6-2 loss to the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Jun 22nd
 Ozzie Albies was removed from the game Monday with a fractured left foot.
Vince DiSilvio
Mon, Jun 13th
Javier Baez went 3-for-5 with a triple, a homer, two runs, and an RBI in a 5-4 loss to the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Jun 21st
 Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 with a grand slam on Saturday against the Pirates.
Dan Harris
Sat, Jun 11th
Javier Baez went 1-for-3 with a walk, a run, and two steals in a 7-3 win over the Rangers on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Jun 19th
 Braves 2B Ozzie Albies is not in Friday’s lineup in Colorado according to 92.9 The Game’s Grant McAuley.
Luke Monaldo
Fri, Jun 3rd
Javier Baez went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer in a 14-7 win over the Rangers on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Jun 18th
Notes 
 Ignoring the COVID-shortened 2020 season, Albies stands alone as the only player to score 100 runs, hit 20 home runs and steal 10 bases over each of the last three full seasons. He's a surefire five-category hitter coming into his prime. If Mookie Betts doesn't maintain 2B eligibility in your league, Albies is the No. 2 second baseman behind Trea Turner.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
The free-swinging middle infielder signed a six-year, $140 million contract with the Tigers. Baez led the NL with 184 strikeouts last year but also belted 31 homers, had 87 RBI and 80 runs, and batted a respectable .265. This is a strange, volatile skill set, but Baez can usually be counted on to provide help with the counting stats. He won't hurt you in leagues that use batting average, but his unwillingness to take a walk becomes a liability in OBP leagues.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros