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Who Should I Draft?

Tommy Pham or Victor Robles (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Tommy Pham
Tommy Pham
Victor Robles
Victor Robles
Recommended by
34 of 45 experts
Recommended by
11 of 45 experts
ECR# 45# 54
Best Rank# 31# 13
Worst Rank# 71# 110
Composite# 78# 77
Best Rank# 63# 70
Worst Rank# 108# 89
Home Runs86
Stolen Bases711
Batting Average.280.263
Injury Alert--
Expert Ranks 
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 57# 66
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 32# 55
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 42# 51
Site Projections
# 36# 41
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 37# 47
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 46# 61
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 41# 56
Fantasy Team Advice
# 43# 55
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 46# 59
Andrew Gould
# 47# 55
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 46# 54
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 55
Chris Meaney
# 43# 75
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 42# 56
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 38# 44
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 34# 72
Mario Mergola
# 57# 110
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 46# 61
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 53# 56
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 51# 68
Bill Dubiel
# 50# 69
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 60
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 49# 73
Donkey Teeth
# 48# 55
Andrew Seifter
# 48# 61
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 43# 48
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 46# 72
Ariel Cohen
# 44# 45
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 47# 51
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 37# 60
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 37# 55
Carmen Maiorano
# 31# 39
George Kurtz
# 45# 61
Nate Miller
# 37# 58
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 39# 37
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 50# 49
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 52# 13
Chris Mitchell
# 56# 16
Nick Mariano
# 57# 56
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 57# 49
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 60# 17
Bobby Sylvester
# 61# 54
Dan Harris
# 64# 62
Pierre Camus
# 71# 50
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 71# 54
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Tommy Pham
Tommy Pham
Victor Robles
Victor Robles
2019 Stats 
At Bats567546
Home Runs2117
Stolen Bases2528
Caught Stealing49
Batting Average.275.255
On Base Pct.370.326
Slugging Pct.452.419
On-base Plus Slugging.822.745
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Tommy Pham
Tommy Pham
Victor Robles
Victor Robles
2020 Projections 
At Bats179201
Home Runs86
Stolen Bases711
Caught Stealing24
Batting Average.280.263
On Base Pct.370.310
Slugging Pct.465.420
On-base Plus Slugging.836.731
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Tommy Pham
Tommy Pham
Victor Robles
Victor Robles
 OF Tommy Pham has tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
Nationals manager Dave Martinez spoke with reporters on Wednesday and hinted that he would like to keep Trea Turner and Adam Eaton together at the top of the Washington lineup, with Soto batting third. This would mean that Victor Robles, who had been getting a look at batting leadoff, would drop back down in the order.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 12th
 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
Nationals outfielder Victor Robles went 1-for-2 with a walk, a run scored, and a stolen base in Saturday's win over the New York Mets.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 8th
 Tommy Pham (elbow, side) could be ready to play the outfield by next Wednesday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
Nationals outfielder Victor Robles injured himself on a throw last week and has not appeared in a game since, but he has been hitting in the cages and could return to game action as early as this weekend, according to Pete Kerzel of
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
 Tommy Pham (side) is expected to serve as the Padres' DH in Saturday's matchup against the Reds.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Feb 27th
 Tommy Pham did not play in Tuesday's spring training game against the Athletics due to side soreness.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Feb 26th
 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
There's a lot of talk around Victor Robles' lack of exit velocity in his first season, and it's warranted. Same with the discussion around his expected stats. That's also warranted. But do you know what he does give you? He gives you elite speed that you need, and he's not a zero in batting average or power. He went 17/28 last year, and that's in a bad year when the peripherals didn't look good. Imagine what he can do if he shows the plus-hit tool that he showed in the minors.
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
Robles did not help from a batting average standpoint but he is still young enough that progress can be expected. Where he did help, however, was on the basepaths with nearly 30 steals to go with 86 runs. He has sufficient power and should grow into more so his seventh-round ADP seems perfect.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
  Starling Marte upside without the draft day sizzle. 2020 is going to be a breakout year for the 5-tool "Dude." If he makes more consistent contact he can be a 30/40 monster. Don't pay for THAT, but dream on it. Huge upside here. One of the more overlooked and underrated Fantasy OF's in the game.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
  Robles is only ranked this high because of his power/speed combo but I do not see myself owning very many shares this season. His counting stats were decent in 2019 but his underlying stats were pretty atrocious. He hit the ball very softly and struck out far too often for a guy you would like to see batting at the top end of the lineup. Has the potential to turn it around, but I am not expecting it this season.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy