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Who Should I Draft?

Pete Alonso or Tyler Glasnow (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Pete Alonso
1B,DH - NYM
Pete Alonso
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
Expert
Recommendation
61%
Recommended by
34 of 56 experts
39%
Recommended by
22 of 56 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 46# 50
Best Rank# 27# 21
Worst Rank# 79# 115
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 46# 49
Best Rank# 43# 40
Worst Rank# 53# 54
   
Projections 
   
Runs90
Home Runs4220
RBI105
Stolen Bases2
Batting Avg.250
Strikeouts166196
Wins11
Saves0
ERA3.53
WHIP1.15
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-IL60
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 39# 62
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 48# 66
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 44# 115
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 27# 74
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 30# 61
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 31# 80
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 34# 68
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 44# 47
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 48# 53
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 49# 51
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 53# 93
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 54# 55
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 49# 52
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 50
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 46# 54
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 48# 55
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 49# 53
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 49# 50
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 46
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 50
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 43# 46
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 49# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 44# 62
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 53# 86
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 38# 46
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 40# 49
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 52
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 39# 64
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 33# 54
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 47# 50
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 50# 98
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 46# 78
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 48# 55
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 57# 61
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 46# 42
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 46# 39
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 47# 41
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 49# 45
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 49# 47
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 49# 46
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 50# 46
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 50# 21
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 50# 40
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 50# 47
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 51# 37
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 45
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 52# 34
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 53# 49
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 54# 48
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 56# 47
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 57# 34
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 58# 51
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 59# 49
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 60# 58
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 62# 41
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 79# 72
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Pete Alonso
1B,DH - NYM
Pete Alonso
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
2020 Stats 
   
   
Runs31
   
Home Runs1611
   
RBI35
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.231
   
Strikeouts6191
   
Wins5
   
Saves0
   
ERA4.08
   
WHIP1.13
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Pete Alonso
1B,DH - NYM
Pete Alonso
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs90
   
Home Runs4220
   
RBI105
   
Stolen Bases2
   
Batting Avg.250
   
Strikeouts166196
   
Wins11
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.53
   
WHIP1.15
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Pete Alonso
1B,DH - NYM
Pete Alonso
Tyler Glasnow
SP - TB
Tyler Glasnow
News 
 Pete Alonso went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in the Mets 12-5 loss Wednesday.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Thu, Sep 23rd
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.
Brad Camara
Wed, Aug 4th
 Pete Alonso went 0-for-3 with one walk, and one strikeout in the Mets win on Sunday.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Mon, Sep 20th
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, according to ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sat, Jul 31st
 Pete Alonso went 2-for-4 with two runs, three RBIs, one walk, and two homers as the Mets beat the Marlins 9-4 Tuesday. They're one game over .500 and only 3.5 back of the second wildcard.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Wed, Sep 8th
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow (elbow) played light catch on Thursday.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 15th
 Pete Alonso went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, but the Mets lost 4-3 Monday. They're 69-69 this season.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Tue, Sep 7th
The Rays transferred RHP Tyler Glasnow (elbow) to the 60-day injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 17th
 Pete Alonso went 2-for-4 with one run scored, one strikeout, one single, one home run, and two RBIs. However, the Mets lost 3-2 and are now 61-66 this season.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Fri, Aug 27th
Rays RHP Tyler Glasnow (elbow) underwent an MRI on Tuesday, which revealed a partial UCL tear as well as a flexor strain. He was placed on the 10-day injured list with no timetable for a return.
Brad Camara
Tue, Jun 15th
Notes 
 Alonso didn't quite follow up his incredible 2019 season last year, but he certainly wasn't terrible. The vast majority of his underlying statcast data and metrics looked similar, and he mostly just didn't make quite as consistently hard contact as he did the previous year. Alonso is never going to help you in batting average, but you should expect 40 home runs and 100 RBI this year and for the foreseeable future. With such a high floor, Alonso makes a more than adequate starting first baseman in mixed leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Glasnow is really a fascinating case study. He followed up an incredible 60-inning stretch in 2019 (1.78 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, 33% strikeout rate) with a bit of a step back last year (4.08 ERA and 1.13 WHIP). But his xFIP in 2020 (2.75) was actually lower than in 2019 (2.94), and his strikeout rate jumped to a whopping 38.2%. The real issue for Glasnow is that he's a two-pitch pitcher, and although both his fastball and curveball are outstanding, they need to be superb at all times for him to have a dominant season. And last year, they were both just a bit worse than the season prior, particularly his fastball. With enormous strikeout upside and a spot in the rotation of one of the best and most pitching-savvy teams in the Rays, Glasnow makes a fine SP2 for a fantasy team. But his injury history, and his lack of a third pitch, make him a bit riskier than others going in his range.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 As good a bet as anyone to lead the majors in homeruns, Alonso is a very, very solid 1B option. May not fit the build for every team, but he is someone you build around in your draft.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Glasnow is a classic risk-reward fantasy selection where he's being drafted. A prominent strikeout artist, he has completed six full innings in just 9-of-23 regular season starts since joining the Rays. A two-pitch pitcher, Glasnow is literally un-hittable when he's "on." However, when you have just two pitches, batters can more easily guess what's coming. This is what led to the 27-year-old giving up 11 homers in 2020. The strikeouts are nice but it feels like there's too much potential downside when considering his current ADP.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros