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Who Should I Draft?

Sixto Sanchez or Tyler Mahle (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Tyler Mahle
SP - CIN
Tyler Mahle
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
34 of 51 experts
33%
Recommended by
17 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 53# 56
Best Rank# 27# 36
Worst Rank# 115# 109
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 136# 173
Best Rank# 107# 162
Worst Rank# 153# 215
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts115155
Wins88
Saves00
ERA3.774.44
WHIP1.221.28
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertMiLB-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 53# 55
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 56
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 108# 109
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 42# 53
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 53# 55
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 48# 61
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 59# 72
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 47# 51
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 46# 82
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 50# 72
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 56# 64
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 55
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 52
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 52# 60
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 50# 72
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 42# 64
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 49# 76
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 47# 66
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 55# 56
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 45# 77
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 27# 65
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 52# 55
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 50# 97
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 40# 72
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 42# 65
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 47# 65
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 77# 103
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 50# 68
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 54# 57
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 54# 81
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 46# 52
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 50# 59
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 57# 80
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 39# 68
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 41# 36
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 52# 49
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 52# 51
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 55# 53
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 59# 52
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 62# 52
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 63# 50
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 65# 57
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 66# 63
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 67# 61
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 71# 68
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 73# 63
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 75# 68
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 87# 71
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 89# 36
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 115# 58
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 62
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Tyler Mahle
SP - CIN
Tyler Mahle
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played710
   
Games Started79
   
Innings Pitched39.048.3
   
Wins32
   
Losses22
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed3635
   
Earned Runs1521
   
Home Runs Allowed36
   
Strikeouts3360
   
Walks1121
   
ERA3.463.97
   
WHIP1.211.17
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Tyler Mahle
SP - CIN
Tyler Mahle
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2328
   
Games Started2327
   
Innings Pitched128.7143.4
   
Wins88
   
Losses79
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed120136
   
Earned Runs5471
   
Home Runs Allowed1624
   
Strikeouts115155
   
Walks3648
   
ERA3.774.44
   
WHIP1.221.28
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Sixto Sanchez
SP - MIA
Sixto Sanchez
Tyler Mahle
SP - CIN
Tyler Mahle
News 
 Marlins top prospect RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 5th
Tyler Mahle (12-5) earned the win Thursday against the Pirates, tossing six shutout innings while allowing five hits and one walk. He struck out four.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Sep 16th
 Marlins starting pitcher Sixto Sánchez began throwing at 120-feet.
Corbin Young
Tue, Jun 22nd
Tyler Mahle did not factor into the decision Friday against the Cardinals, allowing two runs on four hits in six innings. He walked two and struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Sep 11th
 Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has resumed throwing on flat ground from 60 feet.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jun 11th
Tyler Mahle (11-5) earned the win Saturday against the Tigers, allowing four runs on six hits across five innings. He walked five and struck out eight.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Sep 5th
 Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez (shoulder) has been cleared to resume throwing.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jun 8th
Tyler Mahle (10-5) took the tough-luck loss Sunday against the Marlins, allowing two runs on four hits across seven innings. He walked two and struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Aug 29th
 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
Tyler Mahle did not factor into the decision in Tuesday's loss to Milwaukee, allowing one run on five hits and one walk in 5.2 innings. He struck out eight.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Aug 25th
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
Mahle's solid 2020 season (3.59 ERA, 1.15 WHIP) will probably slip under the radar, but there are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about him with a guaranteed spot in the Reds rotation. His strikeout rate jumped to 30% on the back of a 4.4% increase in his swinging strike rate, and he had just a .188 expected batting average against, top 10% in the league. The biggest change for Mahle was that he brought back a slider that he had shelved entirely in 2019, and batters hit just .180 against the pitch with a .249 wOBA. He could do well to cut down on his walks a bit, but still, as a fifth starter for your fantasy team, there's plenty of potential for profit.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Tyler Mahle broke out in 2020, posting a 3.59 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 60 strikeouts across 47 2/3 innings. He added a slider to his pitch repertoire and upped his strike percentage to 29.6. The 26-year-old signed a one-year, $2.2 million contract with the Reds avoiding arbitration. Mahle will be a fixture in the Reds rotation and prove his breakout in 2020 was no fluke. He could be a mid-round bargain and a pitcher fantasy managers should be targeting in their upcoming drafts.
Brad Camara - FantasyPros