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Who Should I Draft?

Ozzie Albies or Ketel Marte (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
33 of 52 experts
37%
Recommended by
19 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 26# 28
Best Rank# 19# 19
Worst Rank# 54# 79
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 36# 39
Best Rank# 31# 32
Worst Rank# 39# 44
   
Projections 
   
Runs3533
Home Runs89
RBI2930
Stolen Bases53
Batting Average.287.296
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 19# 27
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 23# 38
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 26# 34
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 40# 44
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 33# 41
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 24# 75
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 22# 26
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 21# 28
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 26# 33
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 30# 33
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 20# 26
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 26# 30
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 21# 31
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 19# 24
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 22# 24
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 20# 26
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 29# 34
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 27# 30
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 24# 29
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 19# 32
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 27# 33
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 21# 38
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 22# 39
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 21# 26
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 19# 33
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 29# 34
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 41# 54
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 21# 29
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 31# 33
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 26# 28
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 22# 79
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 22# 23
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 22# 27
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 25# 20
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 25# 23
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 26# 25
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 27# 20
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 27# 22
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 28# 22
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 29# 28
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 29# 28
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 29# 23
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 29# 25
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 30# 19
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 32# 28
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 34# 32
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 36# 33
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 38# 34
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 38# 30
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 38# 36
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 42# 33
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 54# 36
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats640569
   
Runs10297
   
Hits189187
   
Singles114110
   
Doubles4336
   
Triples89
   
Home Runs2432
   
RBI8692
   
Stolen Bases1510
   
Caught Stealing42
   
Walks5453
   
Strikeouts11286
   
Batting Average.295.329
   
On Base Pct.352.389
   
Slugging Pct.500.592
   
On-base Plus Slugging.852.981
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats220210
   
Runs3533
   
Hits6362
   
Singles3938
   
Doubles1413
   
Triples23
   
Home Runs89
   
RBI2930
   
Stolen Bases53
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks1720
   
Strikeouts3933
   
Batting Average.287.296
   
On Base Pct.339.358
   
Slugging Pct.482.505
   
On-base Plus Slugging.820.863
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ozzie Albies
2B - ATL
Ozzie Albies
Ketel Marte
2B,SS,OF - ARI
Ketel Marte
News 
 Ozzie Albies went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Braves topped the Dodgers 8-7 in Game 2 of the NLCS on Tuesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 14th
Ketel Marte went 2-for-3 with a double, two-run single, and a sacrifice fly in Sunday's win over Colorado.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Sep 28th
 Ozzie Albies went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI as the Braves topped the Dodgers 5-1 in Game 1 of the NLCS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Oct 13th
The Diamondbacks activated Ketel Marte (wrist) off the 10-day IL.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Sep 22nd
 Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Marlins. The homer was his sixth of the season.
Mike Maher
Wed, Sep 23rd
Ketel Marte (wrist) is scheduled to take batting practice on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 19th
 Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI in Friday's win over the New York Mets. The homers were his fourth and fifth of the season.
Mike Maher
Sat, Sep 19th
Ketel Marte went 4-for-5 with a double, a home run, and two RBI in Friday's win over the Giants.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Sep 5th
 Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies went 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, a walk, and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Nationals. The homer was his third of the season.
Mike Maher
Mon, Sep 14th
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says Ketel Marte will see time in center field moving forward.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 2nd
Notes 
 Even with youth on Albies' side, he's a rather boring pick here, but boring can be good - especially at the position. But, at a third-round cost, he doesn't really stand out in any category. You're banking on the .295 average being more legitimate than the .261 average in 2018 and hoping that he steals mid-teens bases again."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
With second base being as weak as it is, it's kind of shocking that Ketel Marte is going this low in drafts. Sure, the breakout was out of nowhere - despite being a popular breakout pick for three years in a row - but he actually was stronger down the stretch than he was in the first half, and there are very few concerns with his underlying numbers. A change to the baseball could see his home runs come down, but not enough so that he won't return draft-day value.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 A useful, across-the-board contributor who just turned 23 years old
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Marte suddenly went from being a career .263 hitter with 22 home runs in 1,548 plate appearances to batting .329 with 32 home runs in 628 plate appearances. And while he made many overall gains, such as a massive increase in launch angle, his expected batting average was just .299 and that .030 difference was 10th-highest in MLB. He also upped his pull percentage by a significant amount, and pulled all but one of his home runs, which should be something that pitchers can exploit in 2020. Buy some of the gains, but consider Marte closer to a .290-25 type of hitter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  In the Era of the Juiced ball (and I am sure some juiced bodies too) I am not buying Marte's 2019 power surge and he doesn't run as much as you might think he does. I am not paying for 30 home runs and 10 stolen bases when regression suggests 15-20 HRs and five SBs. Marte won't fall this far and I am fine with that. I will be owning ZERO shares of the 2019 shocker of the year in Fantasy baseball.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Marte earned every bit of his 32 HRs last year. His average is almost certain to come down a bit, but his breakout was real, and similar numbers are certainly not out of reach. He is being discounted out of fear for massive regression. I am happy to take the discount.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  Advanced stats back up last year's breakout
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros