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Who Should I Draft?

Pete Alonso or Lance Lynn (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Pete Alonso
1B - NYM
Pete Alonso
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
6 of 9 experts
33%
Recommended by
3 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 52# 66
Best Rank# 35# 37
Worst Rank# 79# 123
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 54# 51
Best Rank# 53# 44
Worst Rank# 59# 58
   
Projections 
   
Runs90
Home Runs4229
RBI106
Stolen Bases2
Batting Avg.252
Strikeouts166206
Wins13
Saves0
ERA3.99
WHIP1.25
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 79# 108
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 50# 123
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 59# 108
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 51# 54
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 50# 54
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 35# 101
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 49# 40
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 61# 54
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 64# 37
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Pete Alonso
1B - NYM
Pete Alonso
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs31
   
Home Runs1613
   
RBI35
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.231
   
Strikeouts6189
   
Wins6
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.32
   
WHIP1.06
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Pete Alonso
1B - NYM
Pete Alonso
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs90
   
Home Runs4229
   
RBI106
   
Stolen Bases2
   
Batting Avg.252
   
Strikeouts166206
   
Wins13
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.99
   
WHIP1.25
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Pete Alonso
1B - NYM
Pete Alonso
Lance Lynn
SP - CWS
Lance Lynn
News 
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Notes 
  Lynn turned in another stellar year in 2020, leading MLB with 84 innings pitched, striking out plenty of batters, and keeping his walk rate and overall numbers in check. But there are a few warning signs under the hood, including his 4.19 FIP, his 4.34 xFIP, and his career-high 79.4% LOB rate. Of bigger concern is his trade to the White Sox and hitter-friendly Guaranteed Rate Field, particularly because Lynn had a 38.3% fly-ball rate in 2019 and a 42.3% fly-ball rate last year. That led to the worst HR/9 rate of his career and second-worst HR/FB rate (13.8%) in 2020. Countering those troublesome warning signs, however, is the fact that he'll be caught by perhaps the best pitch framer in baseball in Yasmani Grandal, and that will generally help with his numbers which, again, were excellent last year. Add it all up and Lynn's ERA should likely increase simply because of the additional home runs he'll allow if he can't turn around his trend in fly-ball rate, but Grandal's presence and Lynn's general aptitude on the mound should allow for another strong season and make him worthy of a selection as an SP2.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros