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Who Should I Draft?

Sandy Alcantara or Brendan McKay (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
Brendan McKay
SP - TB
Brendan McKay
Expert
Recommendation
54%
Recommended by
26 of 48 experts
46%
Recommended by
22 of 48 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 94# 98
Best Rank# 58# 70
Worst Rank# 255# 371
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 274# 259
Best Rank# 233# 228
Worst Rank# 307# 367
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts5240
Wins33
Saves00
ERA4.663.82
WHIP1.441.21
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10MiLB
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 87# 140
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 58# 122
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 76# 99
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 73# 95
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 172# 197
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 99# 106
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 65
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 104# 112
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 97# 99
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 99# 120
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 102# 371
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 100# 104
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 84
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 111# 160
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 110# 149
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 80# 100
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 91# 130
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 93# 94
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 124# 140
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 84# 104
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 109# 116
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 80# 82
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 95# 99
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 84# 92
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 84
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 104# 112
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 94# 92
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 96# 89
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 97# 93
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 99# 84
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 100# 97
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 101# 87
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 104# 98
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 104# 92
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 104# 93
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 107# 70
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 114# 95
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 115# 81
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 116# 109
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 116# 72
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 120# 115
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 124# 98
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 149# 141
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 154# 101
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 160# 105
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 213# 83
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 255# 108
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 104
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
Brendan McKay
SP - TB
Brendan McKay
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3213
   
Games Started3211
   
Innings Pitched197.249.1
   
Wins62
   
Losses144
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed17952
   
Earned Runs8527
   
Home Runs Allowed238
   
Strikeouts15156
   
Walks8116
   
ERA3.884.96
   
WHIP1.321.39
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
Brendan McKay
SP - TB
Brendan McKay
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played119
   
Games Started117
   
Innings Pitched66.637.2
   
Wins33
   
Losses52
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed6733
   
Earned Runs3516
   
Home Runs Allowed95
   
Strikeouts5240
   
Walks2912
   
ERA4.663.82
   
WHIP1.441.21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
Brendan McKay
SP - TB
Brendan McKay
News 
 MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that Sandy Alcantara is one of the 15 Marlins players to test positive for COVID-19.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 29th
Brendan McKay threw two simulated innings on Wednesday, but there is no timetable for him to return to the big-league club.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Wed, Aug 5th
 Sandy Alcantara picked up then win on Opening Night against the Phillies, allowing one earned run on three hits over 6 2/3 innings.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jul 24th
Rays pitcher Brendan McKay (illness) came out of his batting practice session healthy but will need some time before he is ready to pitch in a game, according to manager Kevin Cash.
Mike Maher
Sun, Aug 2nd
 Marlins manager Don Mattingly announced Sandy Alcantara as the team's Opening Day starter.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 15th
Brendan McKay has yet to appear at Rays summer camp.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Jul 12th
 Marlins starter Sandy Alcantara allowed one earned run on three hits and two walks while striking out four in Wednesday's win over the New York Yankees.
Mike Maher
Wed, Mar 11th
Brendan McKay (shoulder) has not been throwing off a mound since spring training was shut down.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, May 24th
 Marlins starter Sandy Alcantara allowed two earned runs on one hit and two walks while striking out three over 3 1/3 innings in Friday's start against the Washington Nationals.
Mike Maher
Sat, Mar 7th
Brendan McKay made his Grapefruit League debut on Friday against the Twins, striking out one over a scoreless inning of work.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
Notes 
 You'd like to see more swing and misses with Alcantara, but there's still upside there.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
McKay struggled in his first taste of the big leagues, but don't write him off. He has SP3 potential.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Alcantara is a weird case. He went on a massive run late in the season in 2019, relying on his outstanding sinker to dominate hitters. His secondary stuff seems good enough to succeed, and yet the Marlins do not seem particularly high on him. He's dealing wth a rough spring, and even at his best, he's never had a season with a WHIP under 1.32. There's upside, but don't necessarily bank on it.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
McKay had a dominant, albeit brief, minor-league career, but struggled somewhat in his brief time in the majors last year. His solid control and excellent strikeout rate suggests he could eventually do big things in the majors, but considering he's battling a shoulder injury in the spring that stems from last year, he's highly unlikely to make the Rays' rotation out of camp. He's rosterable only in deeper and AL-only leagues.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros