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Who Should I Draft?

Ramon Laureano or Tim Anderson (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
30 of 46 experts
35%
Recommended by
16 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 58# 63
Best Rank# 28# 31
Worst Rank# 95# 102
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 101# 103
Best Rank# 75# 90
Worst Rank# 110# 121
   
Projections 
   
Runs3031
Home Runs88
RBI2625
Stolen Bases66
Batting Average.275.281
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 49# 50
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 51# 79
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 53# 83
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 28# 39
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 61# 65
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 56# 71
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 59# 66
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 57# 62
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 56# 58
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 39# 69
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 78# 102
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 50# 72
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 56# 66
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 55# 78
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 59# 73
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 51# 61
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63# 76
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 58# 69
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 62# 66
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 64# 76
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 48# 66
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 46# 69
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 60# 66
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 63# 80
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 54# 65
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 42# 63
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 66# 72
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 38# 42
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 47# 67
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 46# 51
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 33# 31
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 54# 44
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 56# 32
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 58# 48
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 58# 37
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 60# 54
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 61# 59
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 61# 57
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63# 51
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 69# 66
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 69# 66
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 72# 49
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 73# 48
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 74# 67
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 87# 38
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 95# 63
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats434498
   
Runs7981
   
Hits124167
   
Singles71117
   
Doubles2932
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs2418
   
RBI6756
   
Stolen Bases1317
   
Caught Stealing25
   
Walks2715
   
Strikeouts123109
   
Batting Average.286.335
   
On Base Pct.338.357
   
Slugging Pct.518.508
   
On-base Plus Slugging.856.865
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats184214
   
Runs3031
   
Hits5160
   
Singles3140
   
Doubles1112
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs88
   
RBI2625
   
Stolen Bases66
   
Caught Stealing22
   
Walks159
   
Strikeouts5351
   
Batting Average.275.281
   
On Base Pct.329.309
   
Slugging Pct.472.450
   
On-base Plus Slugging.801.759
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Ramon Laureano
CF,RF - OAK
Ramon Laureano
Tim Anderson
SS - CWS
Tim Anderson
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
Fluke. That's the best word to use to describe Anderson's 2019 season. Now, do I think he'll be bad in 2020? No, I don't. But, there's no chance Anderson leads the league in batting average again. Anderson is a career .276 hitter, and he hit .335 last year. If you look at his xBA, though, it was .294, making his gap between his expected average and actual average the fourth-largest in baseball. To be fair, .294 is one hell of a mark, but looking around .270-.280 is more realistic for Anderson. He'll be leading off for a great lineup, so his runs should be high, but looking at his exit velocity (36th percentile) and hard hit rate (39th percentile), we should temper expectations of a 20-homer season. It hurts Anderson that he plays shortstop, which along with third base, is the deepest position in fantasy this year. He's an easy fade this year given the other options at the position.
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
Anderson missed 40 games last year but still nearly went 20/20 with 81 runs. If that was all, it would have been a killer season but he also happened to bat .335 for the Sox. We can expect that to drop to near or even below .300 this year but that is still a great buy around the 8th round.
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
Likely won't come close to hitting .335 again but 25 homers and 25 steals are within reach
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros