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Who Should I Draft?

Sixto Sanchez or Shohei Ohtani (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
33 of 51 experts
35%
Recommended by
18 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 53# 54
Best Rank# 27# 14
Worst Rank# 115# 120
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 136# 154
Best Rank# 107# 88
Worst Rank# 153# 184
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts11596
Wins86
Saves00
ERA3.774.23
WHIP1.221.36
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertMiLB-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 53# 68
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 120
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 108
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 42# 71
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 53# 54
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 48# 76
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 73# 103
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 59# 80
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 47# 53
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 46# 71
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 67# 82
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 50# 62
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 56# 63
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 64
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 54
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 52# 66
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 50# 60
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 52# 54
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 42# 72
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 49# 64
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 47# 50
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 55# 66
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 55# 113
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 45# 55
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 27# 58
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 52# 57
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 40# 53
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 42# 47
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 58
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 54# 62
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 46# 93
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 50# 54
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 39# 55
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 41# 31
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 50# 49
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 50# 48
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 52# 46
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 54# 38
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 57# 33
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 59# 40
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 62# 56
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 63# 57
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 65# 60
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 66# 36
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 71# 63
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 75# 14
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 77# 15
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 87# 56
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 89# 72
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 115# 22
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 49
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played72
   
Games Started72
   
Innings Pitched39.02.2
   
Wins30
   
Losses21
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed363
   
Earned Runs157
   
Home Runs Allowed30
   
Strikeouts333
   
Walks118
   
ERA3.4637.80
   
WHIP1.216.60
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2336
   
Games Started2318
   
Innings Pitched128.786.9
   
Wins86
   
Losses75
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed12076
   
Earned Runs5441
   
Home Runs Allowed1614
   
Strikeouts11596
   
Walks3642
   
ERA3.774.23
   
WHIP1.221.36
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
News 
 Marlins top prospect RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 5th
Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-4 with a home run, an RBI, and two runs scored in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.
Liam Gibney
Wed, Sep 22nd
 Marlins starting pitcher Sixto Sánchez began throwing at 120-feet.
Corbin Young
Tue, Jun 22nd
Shohei Ohtani went eight innings, allowed five hits, two earned runs, three walks, and struck out ten in Sunday’s no-decision.
Liam Gibney
Mon, Sep 20th
 Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has resumed throwing on flat ground from 60 feet.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jun 11th
The Angels announced Shohei Ohtani will pitch on Sunday against the A's.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Sep 17th
 Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has been cleared to resume throwing.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jun 8th
Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Thursday’s 9-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.
Liam Gibney
Fri, Sep 17th
 Sixto Sanchez threw a bullpen session on Friday but later felt discomfort in his injured shoulder, so the Marlins shut him down for a couple of days.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Tue, Jun 1st
Shohei Ohtani connected for his league leading 44th home run on Friday. He went 1-for-1 with a home run and two walks in Friday's loss. On the flip side, he pitched 3.1 innings, allowed nine hits, six earned runs, and struck out one.
Liam Gibney
Sat, Sep 11th
Notes 
 Sanchez built on his strong 2019 season in Double-A with an excellent seven-start stretch in the majors, during which he put up a 3.46 ERA and 1.21 WHIP. Sanchez throws really hard (his fastball velocity is in the 98th percentile), but he doesn't put up a ton of strikeouts, either in the minors or during his stint in the majors last year. But his outstanding changeup (.148 BAA, .148 slugging against, .158 wOBA against) keeps hitters off balance, and allows him to avoid giving up too much hard contact. Combine that with his well above-average control and his almost comical ability to avoid giving up home runs, and you have a quality pitcher who can slide into the middle of your staff.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Depending on your league settings, Ohtani has the potential to be a dominant force in 2021. There has never been any doubt about his talent, and he looks fantastic in the spring, hitting home runs at will and pumping in high-90s fastballs when on the mound. He's been batting on days he pitches, and Joe Maddon has suggested that he's going to throw out the old rules that led to Ohtani's decreased playing time. If you can move him between hitter and pitcher on a daily basis, then move him up your board significantly. Even if not, he should provide plenty of value when healthy as either a hitter or a pitcher, so make sure he's on your radar as you move into the double-digit rounds.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros