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Who Should I Draft?

Shane Bieber or Gleyber Torres (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
36 of 55 experts
35%
Recommended by
19 of 55 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 33
Best Rank# 18# 7
Worst Rank# 60# 74
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 25# 28
Best Rank# 21# 25
Worst Rank# 30# 30
   
Projections 
   
Runs33
Home Runs1013
RBI36
Stolen Bases2
Batting Avg.279
Strikeouts8049
Wins5
Saves0
ERA3.65
WHIP1.14
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 31# 37
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 28# 29
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 42# 74
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 25# 42
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 41
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 30# 36
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 26# 32
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 18# 35
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 26# 42
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 28# 34
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 25# 34
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 27# 35
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 21# 35
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 51# 60
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 29# 59
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 30# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 23# 31
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 22# 26
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 24# 33
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 21# 56
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 27# 36
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 19# 37
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 27# 46
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 25# 35
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 32# 34
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 33
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 24# 32
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 22# 38
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 25# 45
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 30# 43
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 25# 41
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 27# 41
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 27# 36
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 34# 38
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 25# 34
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 23# 40
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 27# 26
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 29# 12
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 31# 28
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 31# 21
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 32# 22
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 33# 26
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 33# 31
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 34# 21
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 34# 22
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 35# 31
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 36# 34
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 45# 31
   
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 46# 45
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 50# 45
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 52# 50
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 53# 41
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 54# 49
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 60# 33
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 7
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2019 Stats 
   
   
Runs96
   
Home Runs3138
   
RBI91
   
Stolen Bases5
   
Batting Avg.280
   
Strikeouts259129
   
Wins15
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.28
   
WHIP1.05
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
2020 Projections 
   
   
Runs33
   
Home Runs1013
   
RBI36
   
Stolen Bases2
   
Batting Avg.279
   
Strikeouts8049
   
Wins5
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.65
   
WHIP1.14
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Shane Bieber
SP - CLE
Shane Bieber
Gleyber Torres
2B,SS - NYY
Gleyber Torres
News 
 Shan Bieber had his worst start of the season in the Indian's playoff opener against the Yankees, giving up seven runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 30th
Gleyber Torres went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run, one walk and a stolen base in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Rays in Game 4 of the ALDS.
Brad Camara
Fri, Oct 9th
 Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber allowed one unearned run over five innings in a 3-2 win over the White Sox on Wednesday. Bieber struck out 10 and walked three in the win.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 23rd
Gleyber Torres went 4-for-4 with a homer, a walk, three RBI, and three runs scored as the Yankees blew out the Indians 12-3 in Game 1 of the Wild Card Round.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Sep 30th
 Cleveland Indians right-hander Shane Bieber allowed three runs over 7 2/3 innings in a 10-3 win over the Tigers on Thursday. Bieber struck out 10 and walked two in the win.
Matthew Terelle
Thu, Sep 17th
Gleyber Torres went 0-for-3 with a walk and stole a base on Friday as the Yankees lost to the Marlins by a 4-3 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 26th
 Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber allowed three runs over seven innings in a 3-1 loss to the Twins on Friday. Bieber struck out eight and walked two.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Sep 12th
Gleyber Torres went 3-for-5 at the plate with a double, a run, and two RBI during Tuesday's 12-1 win over Toronto.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 23rd
 Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber threw five innings of one-run ball in a 4-1 win over the Brewers on Sunday. Bieber struck out 10 and walked one.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 6th
Gleyber Torres went 0-for-2 with two walks and two runs scored as the Yankees fell to the Blue Jays 11-5 on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Sep 22nd
Notes 
 Bieber may not be the most polarizing player in drafts this year, but it's hard to argue that he isn't the most polarizing pitcher. For every positive (peripherals were in line with his surface stats), that are concerns (he gets hit HARD). If you're a Bieber truther (Belieber, I guess), it's good value for him here as the ace of your staff. But if you have any pause about him at all, you should fade him and go with a safer option.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
2019 was an insane year by the ex-Cub who was traded for the ability to rent Aroldis Chapman. One of the worst trades in baseball history. This guy is a beast and 2020 could be the year he makes the case for being a Top 5 Fantasy pick going forward.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
 Bieber was simply fantastic in 2019 and gave you everything you want from a stud pitcher. He was second in the league innings, had a 3.28 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP, and was top-10 in strikeout and walk rates. He gave up his fair share of home runs but, overall, there are next to no complaint about Bieber. Draft him with confidence as a low-end ace.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
If you're taking Gleyber Torres as your second baseman, fine. No argument there. But if you're taking him as your shortstop, you're reaching. While young with a bright future ahead of him, thus far, he's proved to be a one-category standout with his power, and that's about it. He isn't bringing you the stolen bases or average that are needed to justify the cost with shortstop being so deep. Pass on him and fill another need."
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Figured out how to pitch to lefties last year. If that holds he'll once again be elite due to his exceptional command
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
Gleyber had a monster season in 2019 and will be only 23 years old in 2020. A lot of people are fading him this season and I don't understand that much. He will help you everywhere except SBs and has the room to improve his average as well.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
  A lot of 2019 production came versus Orioles. He'll play them just as often in 2020.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros