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Who Should I Draft?

Ronald Acuna Jr. or Mookie Betts (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mookie Betts
2B,CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
Ronald Acuna Jr.
DH,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Expert
Recommendation
74%
Recommended by
32 of 43 experts
26%
Recommended by
11 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 12
Best Rank# 4# 4
Worst Rank# 15# 35
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 11# 13
Best Rank# 6# 11
Worst Rank# 14# 29
   
Projections 
   
Runs115106
Home Runs3035
RBI8382
Stolen Bases1623
Batting Average.281.283
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 15
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 16
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 8# 11
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 8# 20
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 12# 14
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 8# 12
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 15# 34
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 7# 15
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 7# 8
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 7# 12
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 7# 8
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 7# 14
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 14
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 6# 12
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 9# 11
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 7# 12
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 7# 12
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 7# 14
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 11# 13
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 8# 10
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 9# 14
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 9# 11
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 6# 8
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 7# 13
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 7# 13
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 9# 13
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 14# 35
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 4# 31
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 10# 11
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 7# 12
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 10# 12
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 12
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 8# 4
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 15# 5
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 11# 6
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 7
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 13# 8
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 9# 8
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 11# 9
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 10# 9
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 12# 9
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 14# 10
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 14# 11
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Mookie Betts
2B,CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
Ronald Acuna Jr.
DH,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats465297
   
Runs9372
   
Hits12284
   
Singles6740
   
Doubles2919
   
Triples31
   
Home Runs2324
   
RBI5852
   
Stolen Bases1017
   
Caught Stealing56
   
Walks6849
   
Strikeouts8685
   
Batting Average.262.283
   
On Base Pct.366.394
   
Slugging Pct.486.596
   
On-base Plus Slugging.852.990
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Mookie Betts
2B,CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
Ronald Acuna Jr.
DH,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
2022 Projections 
   
   
At Bats564472
   
Runs115106
   
Hits158133
   
Singles9270
   
Doubles3426
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs3035
   
RBI8382
   
Stolen Bases1623
   
Caught Stealing57
   
Walks7974
   
Strikeouts103140
   
Batting Average.281.283
   
On Base Pct.369.380
   
Slugging Pct.508.568
   
On-base Plus Slugging.878.948
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Mookie Betts
2B,CF,RF - LAD
Mookie Betts
Ronald Acuna Jr.
DH,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
News 
 Los Angeles Dodgers RF Mookie Betts went 3-for-4 at the plate on Tuesday, hitting a double, a single, and a 2-run homer in the Dodgers' 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, May 17th
Ronald Acuña Jr. went 2-for-4 with a double and his seventh steal on Friday against the Marlins.
Chris Clegg
Sat, May 21st
 Los Angeles Dodgers RF Mookie Betts went 1-for-4 at the plate on Monday, hitting an RBI single, and walking once in the Dodgers' 5-4 win over the Diamondbacks.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, May 17th
Atlanta Braves RF Ronald Acuña Jr. will be back in the Braves lineup on Tuesday for their game against the Brewers.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, May 17th
 Los Angeles Dodgers RF Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 at the plate on Sunday, hitting a solo homer along with an RBI double, and striking out once in the Dodgers' 5-4 win over the Phillies.
Josh Thiessen
Mon, May 16th
Ronald Acuna is not in the starting lineup for the Braves Monday for the fifth straight game due to his lingering groin injury.
Scott Youngson - FantasyPros
Mon, May 16th
 Los Angeles Dodgers RF Mookie Betts went 1-for-4 at the plate on Saturday, hitting a leadoff home run, and striking out once in the Dodgers' 8-3 loss to the Phillies.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, May 15th
Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker shared the news that Ronald Acuña Jr. will be day to day and not need a stint on the injured list.
Jesse Garcia
Sat, May 14th
 Los Angeles Dodgers RF Mookie Betts went 2-for-6 at the plate on Friday, hitting a double along with a single, and striking out twice in the Dodgers' 12-10 loss.to the Phillies.
Josh Thiessen
Sat, May 14th
Braves manager Brian Snitker said that OF Ronald Acuna Jr. will have an MRI on Saturday. He is still experiencing soreness in his groin.
Vince DiSilvio
Sat, May 14th
Notes 
 If Betts is healthy, he's an automatic NL MVP candidate. He played through back and hip injuries last year that limited his effectiveness. Reports are that Betts is healthy and ready to resume his spot amongst the game's elite. If he has 2B eligibility in your league, he's even more valuable. If Betts slides to 8, 9, 10 in the first round, snatch him up. If he adds 20 steals to his usually impressive R/HR/RBI tallies, he's going to be in the running for the overall No. 1 player at season's end.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
In any other year, Acuna, Jr. is an easy top-five pick. The five-category star is a set-it-and-forget-it roster heavyweight. But coming off a gruesome mid-summer ACL tear, he's likely to miss most of April and possibly some of May, and Acuna is unlikely to wreak havoc on the basepaths for the first couple months. He's going to rake once he's healthy, but you might want to pass on Acuna unless you get a significant discount on him.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros