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Who Should I Draft?

Ramon Laureano or Jorge Soler (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
26 of 45 experts
42%
Recommended by
19 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 59# 60
Best Rank# 30# 28
Worst Rank# 92# 118
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 101# 83
Best Rank# 75# 62
Worst Rank# 109# 87
   
Projections 
   
Runs3030
Home Runs814
RBI2635
Stolen Bases61
Batting Average.275.261
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 54# 70
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 33# 71
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 51# 62
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 53# 72
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 30# 80
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 56# 60
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 56# 62
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 59# 65
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 57# 58
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63# 66
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 56# 60
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 39# 43
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 50# 118
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 56# 60
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 55# 57
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 59# 61
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 52# 62
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 63# 70
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 57# 91
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 50# 63
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 46# 54
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 54# 66
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 42# 48
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 41# 57
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 47# 59
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 46# 56
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 54# 28
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 58# 57
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 58# 54
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 60# 57
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 60# 59
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 61# 52
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 61# 52
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 61# 58
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 62# 59
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63# 51
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 63# 38
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 69# 64
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 69# 47
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 72# 56
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 73# 62
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 74# 57
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 78# 41
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 87# 66
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 92# 47
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats434589
   
Runs7995
   
Hits124156
   
Singles7174
   
Doubles2933
   
Triples01
   
Home Runs2448
   
RBI67117
   
Stolen Bases133
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2773
   
Strikeouts123178
   
Batting Average.286.265
   
On Base Pct.338.354
   
Slugging Pct.518.569
   
On-base Plus Slugging.856.922
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats185198
   
Runs3030
   
Hits5152
   
Singles3127
   
Doubles1111
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs814
   
RBI2635
   
Stolen Bases61
   
Caught Stealing20
   
Walks1526
   
Strikeouts5362
   
Batting Average.275.261
   
On Base Pct.329.345
   
Slugging Pct.472.520
   
On-base Plus Slugging.801.864
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Jorge Soler
RF,DH - KC
Jorge Soler
News 
 Ramon Laureano went 2-for-3 against the Dodgers on Thursday, batting fifth in the order.
Aaron Hudson
Fri, Mar 6th
 
Notes 
 Ramon Laureano just checks the boxes for what you want in a fantasy player. Power? Check. Speed? Check. Elite-level defense? Check. Outside of walks, Laureano is the total package that fantasy players look for. He's not elite in any category, but as long as he continues to run and have an elite line-drive rate, he'll be a must-start option throughout the season.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Was it a fluke season for Jorge Soler? Possibly, but being that he cracked out nearly 50 home runs while underperforming in his expected stats leads me to say no, it wasn't. You don't love the ballpark, nor do you love the rollercoaster career that he's had thus far, so you should take a few extra seconds before deciding if you want to take the chance on Soler or not. You need more power than ever to compete, and at 78th overall, the risk is already built-in for what could be league-leading power production.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Laureano was never a big-time prospect but he certainly put on a show in just 123 games last year, knocking 24 homers with 13 steals and a .286 batting average. Over a full season, he could potentially end up around 30/20 but he does come with some risk.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Soler did swat a ridiculous 48 homers with 117 RBIs and a decent batting average last year but let's not forget that he has missed considerable time due to injury every season prior. If he can stay healthy, that eighth round ADP will be a bargain, but it's a big if.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Power/Speed combo players are tremendous roto fantasy assets, but he is still young and had some very rough patches in 2019. Not buying into this breakout that some people are expecting. 20/20 is certainly viable, but there will be ups and downs.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
Great mid round target for HRs if falling behind. Should be a lock for 35+, new ball or not, as he earned his HRs in 2019.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy