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Who Should I Draft?

Sandy Alcantara or Lucas Giolito (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Lucas Giolito
SP - CWS
Lucas Giolito
Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
Expert
Recommendation
74%
Recommended by
32 of 43 experts
26%
Recommended by
11 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 13
Best Rank# 4# 7
Worst Rank# 24# 39
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 35# 38
Best Rank# 25# 32
Worst Rank# 39# 48
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts217178
Wins1312
Saves00
ERA3.723.69
WHIP1.141.20
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 10
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 9
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 12# 13
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 10# 21
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 8# 11
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 10# 16
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 9# 15
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 9# 13
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 11# 14
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 12# 13
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 11# 12
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 9# 39
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 10# 13
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 9# 13
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 16
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 5# 10
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 11# 13
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 12# 13
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 7# 22
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 13# 18
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 8# 15
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 9# 12
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 13# 17
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 24# 32
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 10# 12
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 13# 28
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 9# 11
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 10# 16
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 4# 20
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 9
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 13# 7
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12# 8
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 9# 8
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 14# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 14# 10
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 12# 10
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 11# 10
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 11# 10
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 14# 11
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 12# 11
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 18# 13
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Lucas Giolito
SP - CWS
Lucas Giolito
Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3133
   
Games Started3133
   
Innings Pitched179.2206.2
   
Wins119
   
Losses915
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed145170
   
Earned Runs7072
   
Home Runs Allowed2721
   
Strikeouts201201
   
Walks5250
   
ERA3.533.15
   
WHIP1.101.07
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Lucas Giolito
SP - CWS
Lucas Giolito
Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
2022 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3131
   
Games Started3131
   
Innings Pitched185.3190.3
   
Wins1312
   
Losses910
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed151170
   
Earned Runs7778
   
Home Runs Allowed2722
   
Strikeouts217178
   
Walks5959
   
ERA3.723.69
   
WHIP1.141.20
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Lucas Giolito
SP - CWS
Lucas Giolito
Sandy Alcantara
SP - MIA
Sandy Alcantara
News 
 Lucas Giolito allowed seven hits, two earned runs, while walking two batters and striking out seven in five innings pitched to earn a no-decsion against the Kansas City Royals.
Nate Lowenthal
Thu, May 19th
Sandy Alcantara worked eight strong innings in Monday's 8-2 win over the Nationals, allowing only one run on three hits and a walk while striking out five.
Nate Miller
Mon, May 16th
 Lucas Giolito told reporters Tuesday that he will start on Wednesday against the Royals.
Ari Koslow
Tue, May 17th
Sandy Alcantara worked seven innings in Wednesday's 11-3 win over the Diamondbacks, allowing just one run on two hits and three walks while triking out six.
Nate Miller
Wed, May 11th
 As announced by the team prior Friday evening's game, Lucas Giolito has been placed on the COVID-19 Related Injured List.
Andy Zimmerman
Fri, May 13th
Sandy Alcantara allowed five runs on six hits and four walks over 5 2/3 innings on Sunday against the Mariners. He struck out six and took the loss, falling to 2-1.
Dan Harris
Sun, May 1st
 Lucas Giolito earned the win over Cleveland allowing six hits (including a home run), one earned run while striking out five batters and walking two in seven innings.
Nate Lowenthal
Tue, May 10th
Sandy Alcantara allowed one run on six hits and three walks over six innings on Tuesday against the Nationals. He struck out five and earned the win, moving to 2-0.
Dan Harris
Wed, Apr 27th
 Lucas Giolito allowed three hits, three earned runs while striking out 10 batters and walking two in the win over the Cubs.
Nate Lowenthal
Wed, May 4th
Sandy Alcantara pitched eight shutout innings, allowing just four hits and one walk on Wednesday against the Cardinals. He struck out six and did not factor into the decision.
Dan Harris
Wed, Apr 20th
Notes 
 Giolito doesn't have pinpoint control, and he gives up his fair share of gopher balls, but those are relatively minor warts on an otherwise sterling profile. He's finished 16th, 4th and 16th in strikeouts over the last three seasons. His worst batting average against over that span is .217. Giolito had a 3.53 ERA last year, but it would have been 3.17 if the Red Sox hadn't shelled him for seven runs in one inning in a disastrous Patriots' Day start. At 27, Giolito is entering the prime of his career, and he should benefit from playing on a good team in a soft division.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
For three straight years, this talented youngster has cut down on his walk rate and increased his strikeout rate. Those are the kinds of year-over-year rate improvements fantasy managers want to see from their SP2 or SP3. There's no reason to believe Alcantra can't be even better this year, building on his 3.19 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 201 Ks in 205 IP from last season. At 26, he's coming into his prime. If Alcantrara continues to improve, he could easily finish as a top-10 starter.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros