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Who Should I Draft?

Tarik Skubal or Will Smith (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Will Smith
RP - ATL
Will Smith
Tarik Skubal
SP - DET
Tarik Skubal
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
16 of 17 experts
6%
Recommended by
1 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 109# 131
Best Rank# 41# 93
Worst Rank# 170# 174
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 294# 389
Best Rank# 164# 268
Worst Rank# 238# 363
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts76126
Wins36
Saves180
ERA3.404.59
WHIP1.111.31
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 97# 108
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 78
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 100# 122
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 41# 154
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 118# 138
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 109
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 90# 116
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 160# 174
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 68# 110
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 59# 136
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 56# 111
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 100# 104
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 56# 113
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 98
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 113
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 119
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 170# 93
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Will Smith
RP - ATL
Will Smith
Tarik Skubal
SP - DET
Tarik Skubal
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played188
   
Games Started07
   
Innings Pitched16.132.2
   
Wins21
   
Losses24
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves10
   
Holds60
   
Hits Allowed1128
   
Earned Runs820
   
Home Runs Allowed79
   
Strikeouts1837
   
Walks411
   
ERA4.505.63
   
WHIP0.941.22
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Will Smith
RP - ATL
Will Smith
Tarik Skubal
SP - DET
Tarik Skubal
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played6122
   
Games Started022
   
Innings Pitched58.8116.6
   
Wins36
   
Losses38
   
Saves180
   
Blown Saves80
   
Holds90
   
Hits Allowed46107
   
Earned Runs2260
   
Home Runs Allowed919
   
Strikeouts76126
   
Walks1945
   
ERA3.404.59
   
WHIP1.111.31
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Will Smith
RP - ATL
Will Smith
Tarik Skubal
SP - DET
Tarik Skubal
News 
 Braves manager Brian Snitker says the team might use 2-3 guys to close, but also said he has "every confidence in the world" that Will Smith could do it if needed.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 18th
 
Notes 
 Smith had a rough 2020 season, losing several weeks to a bout with COVID-19 and being far less effective than usual when he did pitch. His dominant slider just wasn't the same, as batters hit .263 (after never hitting better than .193) and tallied a .398 wOBA (after never totaling higher than .282) against it. But Brian Snitker appears to be willing to throw out Smith's poor season almost entirely. Although he hasn't named Smith the closer, he has professed his confidence in him, and there's been speculation from beat writers that Smith will ultimately win the role after a battle with Chris Martin and A.J. Minter. Draft Smith as the presumptive closer unless you hear otherwise from Braves camp.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros