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Who Should I Draft?

Tommy Pham or Eugenio Suarez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Tommy Pham
LF,CF,DH - SD
Tommy Pham
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Expert
Recommendation
53%
Recommended by
24 of 45 experts
47%
Recommended by
21 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 44# 45
Best Rank# 31# 16
Worst Rank# 71# 94
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 78# 75
Best Rank# 63# 66
Worst Rank# 108# 90
   
Projections 
   
Runs3030
Home Runs813
RBI2436
Stolen Bases71
Batting Average.280.272
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 52# 74
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 57
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 42# 44
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 36# 69
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 37# 45
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 41# 50
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 43# 48
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 46# 49
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 46# 48
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 51
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 42# 54
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 38# 94
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 34# 51
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 46# 51
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 61
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 49# 70
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 48# 74
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 43# 52
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 49# 62
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 37# 38
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 31# 38
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 39# 47
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 37# 52
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 50# 54
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 37# 29
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 43# 38
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 44# 34
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 45# 41
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 46# 44
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 46# 16
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 47# 43
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 48# 39
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 50# 40
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 51# 44
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 53# 39
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 54# 43
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 56# 51
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 57# 50
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 57# 40
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 57# 23
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 59# 45
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 61# 36
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 64# 54
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 71# 24
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 71# 39
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Tommy Pham
LF,CF,DH - SD
Tommy Pham
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats567575
   
Runs7787
   
Hits156156
   
Singles10083
   
Doubles3322
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs2149
   
RBI69103
   
Stolen Bases253
   
Caught Stealing42
   
Walks8170
   
Strikeouts123189
   
Batting Average.275.271
   
On Base Pct.370.358
   
Slugging Pct.452.572
   
On-base Plus Slugging.822.930
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Tommy Pham
LF,CF,DH - SD
Tommy Pham
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats179192
   
Runs3030
   
Hits5052
   
Singles3229
   
Doubles99
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs813
   
RBI2436
   
Stolen Bases71
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2625
   
Strikeouts4559
   
Batting Average.280.272
   
On Base Pct.370.355
   
Slugging Pct.465.524
   
On-base Plus Slugging.836.879
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Tommy Pham
LF,CF,DH - SD
Tommy Pham
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
News 
 OF Tommy Pham has tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
3B Eugenio Suarez is a “100 percent healthy.” said Reds’ manager David Bell.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
 Tommy Pham went 0-for-3 with a strikeout as the DH in Monday's 14-2 loss to the Dodgers.
Steven Boysko - The Leadoff Batter
Tue, Mar 10th
Reds GM Dick Williams says Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) is "100 percent".
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 4th
 Tommy Pham (elbow, side) could be ready to play the outfield by next Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
Eugenio Suarez is fully recovered from his swimming injury in January, and is full-go for whenever the 2020 season will begin.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Thu, May 21st
 Tommy Pham (side) is expected to serve as the Padres' DH in Saturday's matchup against the Reds.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Feb 27th
Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) took some swings in the batting cage on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
 Tommy Pham did not play in Tuesday's spring training game against the Athletics due to side soreness.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Feb 26th
Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) has begun light throwing workouts at Reds camp.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 27th
Notes 
 You really need to try to remember that Pham is already 32 because of the late start he got to his career. While he's been a top fantasy contributor for the past three years, he's at the age where skills tend to fall off. If you look at Pham's batted ball data, he still has a high exit velocity and hard-hit rate (both 82nd percentile), and his sprint speed and xOBA and xBA are all great and above average, respectively. But there are signs that a decline could take place, making him a guy you could be over-drafting at 83rd overall. He recorded the lowest launch angle of his career in 2019, which resulted in the fourth-highest groundball rate in the big leagues. What's more, he also was 128th in baseball in Brls/BBE%, tied with the likes of Adalberto Mondesi, Travis d'Arnaud, Maikel Franco, and Andrew Benintendi. Take into account his batted ball profile and his age, seeing the loss of a handful of steals and homers could make him a pick you regret, especially when you see names like Nelson Cruz, Eddie Rosario, Matt Chapman, and Nick Castellanos going after him.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Eugenio Suarez has often been one of the most overlooked players in fantasy, but now, it seems like there's risk with the profile. Not only is he coming back from a shoulder injury, but you're banking on a pace of 45-plus home runs again to provide the value you need. He's essentially empty power, as he doesn't hit for a good average, nor will he still bases for you. The position is deep enough that you can move past Suarez and his red flags.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Pham may not be the biggest name in baseball but by now, we should know he is going to give fantasy owners 20 homers, 20 steals and a strong batting average with loads of runs. He offers similar expectations to Austin Meadows but four rounds later.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Few hitters benefited as much from the postponement of the season as did Suarez, whose shoulder woes made his availability for Opening Day questionable. He'll now likely be at or close to full strength when the season begins. Whether he can repeat his near-50 homer performance is another question (he likely can't), but you should draft him as you would few to no health concerns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  This is your reminder that Suarez hit 49 home runs last season. He, of course, ended up with 100+ RBIs for the second straight season too, and his batting average won't even kill you. The fact that you can get him a round or two after Kris Bryant is absolute gold.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros