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Who Should I Draft?

Rafael Devers or Anthony Rendon (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
Expert
Recommendation
55%
Recommended by
29 of 53 experts
45%
Recommended by
24 of 53 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 15# 18
Best Rank# 7# 7
Worst Rank# 63# 80
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 26# 20
Best Rank# 20# 19
Worst Rank# 27# 24
   
Projections 
   
Runs3835
Home Runs1211
RBI3738
Stolen Bases32
Batting Average.294.297
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertDTD-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 14# 20
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 14# 40
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 9# 36
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 15# 32
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 20
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 14# 28
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 10# 80
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13# 16
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 15# 16
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 13# 28
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 12# 17
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 19# 21
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 14# 16
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 17# 20
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 12# 22
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 17
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 15# 24
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 14# 41
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 14# 29
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 16# 19
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 15# 23
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 7# 29
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 17# 40
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 14# 23
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 14# 15
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 13# 30
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 13# 14
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 21# 38
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 16# 17
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 15# 14
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 16# 14
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 17# 14
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 17# 15
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 17# 13
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 17# 15
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 17# 16
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 17# 15
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 17# 14
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 17# 16
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 17# 12
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 18# 13
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 18# 17
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 18# 16
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 14
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 18# 13
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 19# 15
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 19# 15
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 19# 9
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 22# 7
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 26# 21
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 29# 17
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 35# 32
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 63# 44
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats647545
   
Runs129117
   
Hits201174
   
Singles11193
   
Doubles5444
   
Triples43
   
Home Runs3234
   
RBI115126
   
Stolen Bases85
   
Caught Stealing81
   
Walks4880
   
Strikeouts11986
   
Batting Average.311.319
   
On Base Pct.361.412
   
Slugging Pct.555.598
   
On-base Plus Slugging.9161.010
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats219197
   
Runs3835
   
Hits6459
   
Singles3633
   
Doubles1614
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs1211
   
RBI3738
   
Stolen Bases32
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks1826
   
Strikeouts4533
   
Batting Average.294.297
   
On Base Pct.346.380
   
Slugging Pct.532.534
   
On-base Plus Slugging.879.914
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Rafael Devers
3B - BOS
Rafael Devers
Anthony Rendon
3B - LAA
Anthony Rendon
News 
 Rafael Devers (ankle) remains absent from Tuesday's lineup against the Rays.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Aug 11th
Anthony Rendon went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and two walks in Monday's 10-9 win over the Athletics.
Dave Kluge
Tue, Aug 11th
 Rafael Devers is absent from Monday's lineup against the Rays due to a sore ankle.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Aug 10th
Anthony Rendon went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Rangers.
Dave Kluge
Sat, Aug 8th
 Rafael Devers went 1-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run Sunday in the 5-3 win against the Blue Jays.
John Aubin
Sun, Aug 9th
Anthony Rendon went 1-for-4 with a double and two walks in Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Astros.
Dave Kluge
Mon, Aug 3rd
 Rafael Devers went 0-for-4 at the plate with two strikeouts in the loss against the Blue Jays on Saturday by a 2-1 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Aug 9th
Anthony Rendon (oblique) is in the Angels' lineup for Tuesday's matchup with the Mariners.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 28th
 Rafael Devers went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 9-7 loss to the Yankees.
John Aubin
Mon, Aug 3rd
Angels manager Joe Maddon expects Anthony Rendon (oblique) to return to the lineup on Tuesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 27th
Notes 
 8 SBs in 2019 were a surprise. Don't expect it or even considerate them for 2020 in only 60 games. He may have another gear after 30+ in 2019, that's an impressive piece of machinery if he gets there.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
For years, Rendon was the poster boy for the most underrated player in fantasy. Coming off his career year, he's underrated no more. Now the price that you have to pay for him leaves very little room for a net gain, and in order for him to return a positive ROI, you need him to replicate his 2019 numbers, which were, by the way, career highs across the board, aside from stolen bases. He's also taking an L with the switch in ballparks in every major ballpark factor. The position is deep, and while Rendon is safe here, you're banking on a lot in order to get a solid return from your second-round pick.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 This is why you don't give up on a player - and why you should bet on track record. After Devers' disappointing sophomore campaign, the price sunk on him in 2019 drafts. He responded to the tune of .311/.361/.555 with 32 home runs, 129 runs, 115 RBIs, and eight steals.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Rendon finally put it all together last year, setting career-highs in batting average (.319), home runs (34), runs scored (117), and RBI (126). He'll now move to Anaheim where he'll see a downgrade in park, but an upgrade in lineup by the sheer presence of Mike Trout. In the end, Rendon's move is a neutral one, and to the extent you trust him to stay healthy again, he's a rock-solid second round pick.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Hit .311 with 32 homers, 115 RBI, 129 runs scored, and even eight steals as a 22-year-old in 2019
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Great baseball player, contributes BA, which is rare these days, but no steals and one big career home run season? I am not buying in on 2020.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Come for the safe floor and hope he hits his ceiling batting behind Mike Trout
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros