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Who Should I Draft?

Ozzie Albies or Jose Abreu (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
25 of 50 experts
50%
Recommended by
25 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 21
Best Rank# 17# 13
Worst Rank# 48# 38
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 36# 38
Best Rank# 30# 29
Worst Rank# 39# 39
   
Projections 
   
Runs9386
Home Runs2433
RBI81111
Stolen Bases142
Batting Average.281.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 25# 24
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 32# 13
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 22# 20
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 48# 20
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 25# 18
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 24# 19
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 21# 20
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 28# 22
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 21# 20
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 29# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 28# 16
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 21# 20
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 21# 16
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 29# 24
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 21# 20
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 24# 23
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 27# 24
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 36# 21
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 32# 14
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 29# 23
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 20# 13
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 17# 16
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 20# 19
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 21# 19
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 26# 17
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 17# 34
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 18# 31
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 18# 25
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 18# 28
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 18# 28
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 18# 26
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 18# 31
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 19# 26
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 19# 21
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 20# 22
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 20# 24
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 20# 22
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 20# 23
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 20# 23
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 20# 33
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 21# 29
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 23
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 21# 22
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 21# 31
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 21# 24
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 21# 25
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 24# 26
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 25
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 26# 30
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 29# 38
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats118240
   
Runs2143
   
Hits3276
   
Singles2142
   
Doubles515
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs619
   
RBI1960
   
Stolen Bases30
   
Caught Stealing10
   
Walks518
   
Strikeouts3059
   
Batting Average.271.317
   
On Base Pct.307.370
   
Slugging Pct.466.617
   
On-base Plus Slugging.773.987
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats577588
   
Runs9386
   
Hits161164
   
Singles9794
   
Doubles3434
   
Triples51
   
Home Runs2433
   
RBI81111
   
Stolen Bases142
   
Caught Stealing41
   
Walks4341
   
Strikeouts110141
   
Batting Average.281.281
   
On Base Pct.332.328
   
Slugging Pct.482.511
   
On-base Plus Slugging.814.838
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Jose Abreu
1B - CWS
Jose Abreu
News 
 Ozzie Albies went 3-for-5 with a single, two doubles, and an RBI in Saturday's game against the Brewers.
Steve Painter
Sat, May 15th
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4, was hit by a pitch and scored the game-winning run in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Mon, May 17th
 Ozzie Albies went 1-for-5 with a solo homer against the Brewers Friday.
Steve Painter
Sat, May 15th
Jose Abreu was removed from Friday's game after colliding with Royals' Hunter Dozier.
Connor Rooney
Fri, May 14th
 Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 with a triple, RBI, and two runs scored in Sunday's game against the Phillies.
Steve Painter
Sun, May 9th
Jose Abreu went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and three runs scored during Tuesday’s 9-3 win against the Twins.
Brad Camara
Wed, May 12th
 Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 in Wednesday's game against the Nationals.
Steve Painter
Wed, May 5th
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 9-3 with over the Royals.
Brad Camara
Mon, May 10th
 Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's game against the Blue Jays.
Steve Painter
Fri, Apr 30th
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Tuesday's 9-0 win over the Reds.
Brad Camara
Wed, May 5th
Notes 
 A wrist injury limited Albies to just 29 games last season, and affected his performance early in the year before he went on the IL. In other words, there's little reason to draw conclusions from anything he did last year, including his drop in walk rate and increase in strikeout rate. Albies had established a rough 24-15 baseline from 2018-2019, and at 24 years old, there's no reason to expect that floor to decrease. With his power and speed combination, and his locked in strong RBI and runs scored numbers batting near the top of the Braves' lineup, Albies should be either the first second baseman drafted or the second behind DJ LeMahieu, depending on how you want to build your team.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
For most players, fantasy managers need to consider whether to discount a highly out-of-character dip in their numbers given the shortened season. For Abreu, it's the opposite - whether fantasy managers should give credence to an outstanding MVP season, during which Abreu vastly outperformed his numbers from every other season of his career. Everything was good for Abreu in 2020, everything. He hit the ball harder than ever and consistently. He got on base more. He had career-high paces in every category. Abreu will be entering his age-34 season, so there's no way you should expect a repeat performance, but it's worth noting that he has increased his average exit velocity and hard-hit percentage in each of the last five seasons. Abreu's cost doesn't match his numbers last year, of course, but you'll still have to pay a hefty price in drafts. Given his safety and and his newly-discovered upside, however, it's worth it.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros