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Who Should I Draft?

Patrick Corbin or Chris Paddack (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Chris Paddack
SP - SD
Chris Paddack
Expert
Recommendation
62%
Recommended by
32 of 52 experts
38%
Recommended by
20 of 52 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 14# 15
Best Rank# 7# 10
Worst Rank# 50# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 35# 53
Best Rank# 29# 49
Worst Rank# 53# 57
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7965
Wins54
Saves00
ERA3.833.77
WHIP1.261.13
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 13
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 7# 13
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 19# 24
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 9# 12
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 8# 15
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 16
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 50# 52
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 14# 17
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 13# 17
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 16
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 15
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 16# 38
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 12# 17
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 13# 15
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 16
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 15# 16
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 18
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 11# 18
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 11# 16
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 13# 26
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 25
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 19
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 17
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 15# 23
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 13# 20
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 20
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 13
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 20
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 15# 29
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 10# 19
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 18
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 13# 14
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 14# 12
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 15# 13
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 15# 10
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 15# 13
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 16# 15
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 18# 13
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 19# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 14
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 20# 15
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 20# 16
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 20# 17
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 21# 11
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 22# 14
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 23# 17
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 26# 19
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 13
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 27# 17
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 30# 13
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 32# 22
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 44# 10
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Chris Paddack
SP - SD
Chris Paddack
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3326
   
Games Started3326
   
Innings Pitched202.1141.3
   
Wins149
   
Losses77
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed169107
   
Earned Runs7352
   
Home Runs Allowed2423
   
Strikeouts238153
   
Walks7031
   
ERA3.253.33
   
WHIP1.180.98
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Chris Paddack
SP - SD
Chris Paddack
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1211
   
Games Started1211
   
Innings Pitched71.162.2
   
Wins54
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6655
   
Earned Runs3026
   
Home Runs Allowed99
   
Strikeouts7965
   
Walks2315
   
ERA3.833.77
   
WHIP1.261.13
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Chris Paddack
SP - SD
Chris Paddack
News 
 Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks while striking out eight over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision against the Yankees on Saturday.
Mike Maher
Mon, Jul 27th
Chris Paddack improved to 2-0 on Monday against the Dodgers, giving up three runs on five hits over six innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Aug 4th
 Patrick Corbin threw 43 pitches in an intrasquad game on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jul 12th
Chris Paddack received a no-decision on Wednesday against the Giants, throwing five innings of two-run ball while striking out six.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jul 30th
 Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed three earned runs on four hits and one walk while striking out five or three innings in Thursday's Spring Training outing against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mike Maher
Thu, Mar 5th
Chris Paddack earned the win on Opening Night against Arizona, tossing six scoreless innings while striking out four.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Jul 25th
  The Padres announced Chris Paddack will be the team’s Opening Day starter.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 20th
  Chris Paddack will make one more intrasquad start as a tune-up for the regular season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 13th
Notes 
 Strikeouts: they're addictive and why Corbin is higher on my list than maybe he deserves. His potential to get them. Nice schedule and park effects in the 60 game sprint structure of this season. Orioles, Mets, Marlins, Rays.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
Very good SP that could break out in 2020. 60 games rather than the long, drawn out grind of 162 could help establish him as one of the best in the business on the bump without having to prove he can maintain his Ace stuff over the durability test that is a full 162. I bet he is overdraft in 2021, but in 2020 he could be a #1.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Why is Patrick Corbin being underrated? Sure, his 2018 season raised eyebrows in a contract year, but he backed it up in 2019, which typically silences the critics. Instead, you're getting a safe - albeit with limited No. 1 upside potential - ace in the fifth round. Take it the value and run. Corbin allows you to either load up with hitters early on and have him as your fallback option, or he allows you to have two aces to give you a leg-up on your competition.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
The Padres actually managed to have Chris Paddack on an innings limit that didn't totally drive fantasy managers mad. He showed that he could hold up over the course of a full season, and he more than performed to the lofty expectations that were thrust upon him when he made the Padres Opening Day roster. Paddack is working on developing his curveball, and if he's able to throw that with more regularity, he's going to have three plus-pitches. We haven't even begun to see his upside."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Corbin largely followed up on his breakout 2018 season with the Nationals last year, again reaching the 200-inning plateau and pitching to a low-3.00 ERA. He continued to lean heavily on his outstanding slider, against which batters hit just .158. His walk rate and strikeout rate rose and fell just a tad from his peak, a trend that fantasy owners can expect to continue. But Corbin's baseline is excellent and even with further slow decline in skills, he should be an outstanding starter for a fantasy rotation.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Paddack earned his "biggest spring training breakout" award with an outstanding season, albeit one capped with an innings limit. The reins should be taken off a bit this year, which should allow Paddack to remain in a groove and build on his outstanding 2019 numbers. His fastball and changeup are simpy elite, and if he can continue to refine his curveball, he could develop into a true fantasy ace.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 About as consistent as you can get. Tremendous option if you decide to go hitter-hitter or even hitter-hitter-hitter to start.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Allowed more than two walks just twice in 26 starts, resulting in a 0.98 WHIP for the season
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 Has put up back-to-back seasons with 200 IP, 230+ strikeouts, and an ERA in the low 3s
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros