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Who Should I Draft?

Steven Matz or Michael Kopech (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Steven Matz
SP - NYM
Steven Matz
Michael Kopech
SP - CWS
Michael Kopech
Expert
Recommendation
87%
Recommended by
41 of 47 experts
13%
Recommended by
6 of 47 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 96
Best Rank# 81
Worst Rank# 158
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 282
Best Rank# 275
Worst Rank# 301
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts5113
Wins31
Saves00
ERA4.506.38
WHIP1.351.93
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert-RST
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 110
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 88
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 110
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 104# 105
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 154
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 111
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 105
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 97
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 119
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 97
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 104
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 97# 103
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 110
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 102
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 102
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 95
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 91# 142
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 101
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 95
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 97# 103
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 104# 105
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 158
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 109# 129
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 81# 88
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 118
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 93
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 121
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 96
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 104# 105
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 110
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 88
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 103
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 106
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 112
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 105
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 89
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 84
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 155
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 91# 181
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 98# 104
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 100
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 96# 93
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 105# 101
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 106# 101
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 116# 90
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 123# 105
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 85
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Steven Matz
SP - NYM
Steven Matz
Michael Kopech
SP - CWS
Michael Kopech
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played32
   
Games Started30
   
Innings Pitched160.1
   
Wins11
   
Losses10
   
Saves0
   
Blown Saves0
   
Holds1
   
Hits Allowed163
   
Earned Runs75
   
Home Runs Allowed27
   
Strikeouts153
   
Walks52
   
ERA4.21
   
WHIP1.34
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Steven Matz
SP - NYM
Steven Matz
Michael Kopech
SP - CWS
Michael Kopech
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played104
   
Games Started104
   
Innings Pitched56.012.0
   
Wins31
   
Losses31
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed5617
   
Earned Runs289
   
Home Runs Allowed94
   
Strikeouts5113
   
Walks197
   
ERA4.506.38
   
WHIP1.351.93
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Steven Matz
SP - NYM
Steven Matz
Michael Kopech
SP - CWS
Michael Kopech
News 
 Mets starter Steven Matz allowed eight earned runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out five over 4 1/3 innings in Monday's loss to the Washington Nationals.
Mike Maher
Tue, Aug 11th
RHP Michael Kopech (personal) opted out of playing during the 2020 season Friday.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 10th
 Steven Matz fell to 0-2 on Tuesday in Washington, giving up five runs on seven hits in three innings pitched.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Aug 5th
Michael Kopech is still away from White Sox summer camp as of Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Jul 8th
 Mets starter Steven Matz allowed three earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three over 5 1/3 innings in Thursday's loss to the Boston Red Sox.
Mike Maher
Fri, Jul 31st
Michael Kopech has received permission to attend to a personal matter and has not yet reported to Chicago. Kopech is healthy, but does not have a timetable to return.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Jul 3rd
 Mets starter Steven Matz allowed one earned run on two hits and one walk while striking out seven over six innings in a no-decision against the Braves on Saturday.
Mike Maher
Sat, Jul 25th
White Sox GM Rick Hahn says Michael Kopech is someone "who can make a significant impact" over the course of 60 games.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 25th
 Mets starter Steven Matz did not allow a baserunner while striking out three over three innings in Saturday's matchup against the Washington Nationals.
Mike Maher
Sun, Mar 8th
Michael Kopech looked phenomenal in his Cactus League debut on Tuesday, tossing a perfect inning that included one strikeout.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Mar 10th
Notes 
 Let's not do this again with Matz, OK?
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Sorry to be that guy, but Kopech just seems built for the late innings instead of as a starter. While this year won't dictate that, expect the White Sox to use Kopech sparingly out of the bullpen instead of every fifth day.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Matz is what is he is at this point. He'll likely give you around a 4.00 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP, and short of a strikeout per inning. With the Mets' addition of Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha, Matz's rotation spot could be in jeopardy unless he gets traded. For now, assume he'll get a starting spot, and draft him in NL-only formats.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros