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Who Should I Draft?

Roberto Osuna or Brad Hand (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Roberto Osuna
RP - HOU
Roberto Osuna
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
Expert
Recommendation
91%
Recommended by
39 of 43 experts
9%
Recommended by
4 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 26# 33
Best Rank# 12# 21
Worst Rank# 45# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 82# 111
Best Rank# 72# 92
Worst Rank# 97# 124
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts2731
Wins11
Saves1311
ERA3.203.52
WHIP1.031.17
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 26# 33
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 30# 35
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 22# 39
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 30# 33
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 14# 21
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 37# 40
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 23# 26
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 52
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 27# 30
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 25# 33
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 26# 35
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 19# 37
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 29# 45
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 27# 33
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 29# 31
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 12# 29
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 28# 44
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 27# 35
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 24# 34
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 33# 49
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 24# 29
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 24# 26
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 38# 39
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 35# 46
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 18# 44
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 22# 44
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 31# 34
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 25# 41
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 35# 43
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 33
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 27# 51
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 23# 42
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 40
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 23# 45
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 36# 44
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 38# 52
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 25# 42
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 36# 45
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 26# 37
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 35# 29
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 36# 32
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 37# 35
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 41# 38
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Roberto Osuna
RP - HOU
Roberto Osuna
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played6660
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched65.257.0
   
Wins46
   
Losses34
   
Saves3834
   
Blown Saves65
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4553
   
Earned Runs1921
   
Home Runs Allowed86
   
Strikeouts7384
   
Walks1218
   
ERA2.633.30
   
WHIP0.881.24
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Roberto Osuna
RP - HOU
Roberto Osuna
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2323
   
Games Started00
   
Innings Pitched23.123.2
   
Wins11
   
Losses11
   
Saves1311
   
Blown Saves32
   
Holds11
   
Hits Allowed1920
   
Earned Runs89
   
Home Runs Allowed33
   
Strikeouts2731
   
Walks58
   
ERA3.203.52
   
WHIP1.031.17
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Roberto Osuna
RP - HOU
Roberto Osuna
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
News 
 Roberto Osuna tossed a scoreless inning in Wednesday's 6-2 Grapefruit League loss to the Nationals.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Mar 11th
Cleveland Indians closer Brad Hand threw a scoreless inning in an 11-7 Cactus League win over the Giants on Monday. Hand struck out one and walked one.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Mar 10th
 Roberto Osuna struck out three while allowing three unearned runs in an inning of work on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Mar 8th
 
Notes 
 If you want to invest in a closer but don't want one of the top-priced guys, you could do far worse than Roberto Osuna, who is my No. 1 reliever. He's done that thing that managers love where he's "proven himself" able to handle the late-inning work, and he pitches for one of the best teams in the league, which means the saves should be there. This is a great spot to dip your toes into the saves category.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
The only thing that would hurt Hand's value this year is if the Indians trade him away.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Osuna may not be quite the pitcher he was in his absolute prime, but he's not far off. He has yet to have a season in the majors with a WHIP above 1.00, and his strikeout rate has rebounded to above-average, if not elite, levels. He has immense job security on an excellent team and should once again provide all the numbers you could want from a closer. Draft him with confidence.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Hand didn't have a bad year by any means, but there were two major areas of decline. The first was a cratering of his ground ball rate, and the second was that batters simply hit his fastball much, much better than in previous years. Hand is a reliever, which means volatility, and his strikeout rate remains well above-average. But with just a club option left on his deal, he could be a candidate to be dealt if the Indians struggle out of the gate.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros