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Who Should I Draft?

Patrick Corbin or Zack Greinke (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Zack Greinke
SP - HOU
Zack Greinke
Expert
Recommendation
74%
Recommended by
32 of 43 experts
26%
Recommended by
11 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 14# 17
Best Rank# 7# 6
Worst Rank# 44# 29
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 35# 48
Best Rank# 29# 42
Worst Rank# 53# 66
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts7868
Wins55
Saves00
ERA3.773.88
WHIP1.251.15
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 17
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 7# 16
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 8# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 20
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 16# 17
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 14# 20
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 12# 18
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 14# 17
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 20
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 21# 24
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13# 17
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 13# 20
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 11# 15
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 10# 19
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 13# 19
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 20
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 29
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 13# 23
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 13# 15
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 14# 17
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 12# 20
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 19
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 11# 21
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 18# 27
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 10# 18
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 14# 15
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 14# 17
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 15# 19
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 13# 14
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 11# 25
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 17# 11
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 18# 17
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 19# 18
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 20# 13
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 20# 15
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 21# 6
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 26# 10
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 27# 16
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 30# 19
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 32# 9
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 44# 15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Zack Greinke
SP - HOU
Zack Greinke
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3333
   
Games Started3333
   
Innings Pitched202.1209.2
   
Wins1418
   
Losses75
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed169176
   
Earned Runs7371
   
Home Runs Allowed2421
   
Strikeouts238187
   
Walks7030
   
ERA3.253.06
   
WHIP1.180.99
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Zack Greinke
SP - HOU
Zack Greinke
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1211
   
Games Started1211
   
Innings Pitched70.671.6
   
Wins55
   
Losses33
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6567
   
Earned Runs3031
   
Home Runs Allowed911
   
Strikeouts7868
   
Walks2315
   
ERA3.773.88
   
WHIP1.251.15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Patrick Corbin
SP - WSH
Patrick Corbin
Zack Greinke
SP - HOU
Zack Greinke
News 
 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 - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 5th
Zack Greinke pitched four innings on Monday against the Tigers, giving up one run on four hits while striking out two.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Mar 9th
  Zack Greinke threw three shutout innings on Wednesday versus the Marlins.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 4th
  Zack Greinke allowed an unearned run over two innings as the Astros beat the Marlins on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Feb 28th
  Zack Greinke arrived to Astros spring training on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Feb 23rd
Notes 
 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
One of these years, it's going to happen. Zack Greinke is going to get rocked as his velocity continues to decline. There's little upside here, with more downside that the end is here at age 36. Greinke has been the model of consistency, but at a position where strikeouts are the most valuable result that a pitcher can give you, Greinke doesn't help you at all. If you're looking at pure volume in a short season, he's worth the pick here.
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
Greinke didn't see the patented Astros bump after a mid-season trade, as his overall numbers actually declined a bit after his move from the Diamondbacks. His ERA and WHIP remain outstanding, but his strikeout rate continues to decline, such that it now actively does not help fantasy owners. Still, he's nearly a lock for 200 innings, plenty of wins, and solid peripherals, making him a fine addition to any fantasy staff. But with his advancing age, don't bank on him necessarily being a top-20 pitcher.
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