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Who Should I Draft?

Trevor Bauer or Yu Darvish (2021)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Trevor Bauer
SP - FA
Trevor Bauer
Yu Darvish
SP - SD
Yu Darvish
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
3 of 6 experts
50%
Recommended by
3 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 5# 6
Best Rank# 5# 4
Worst Rank# 10# 9
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 15# 16
Best Rank# 15# 16
Worst Rank# 15# 18
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts237213
Wins1313
Saves00
ERA3.573.49
WHIP1.171.14
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertFA-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 10# 7
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 5# 4
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 6# 5
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 5# 6
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 6# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 8# 9
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Trevor Bauer
SP - FA
Trevor Bauer
Yu Darvish
SP - SD
Yu Darvish
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played1112
   
Games Started1112
   
Innings Pitched73.176.1
   
Wins58
   
Losses43
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed4159
   
Earned Runs1417
   
Home Runs Allowed95
   
Strikeouts10093
   
Walks1714
   
ERA1.732.01
   
WHIP0.790.96
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Trevor Bauer
SP - FA
Trevor Bauer
Yu Darvish
SP - SD
Yu Darvish
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3130
   
Games Started3130
   
Innings Pitched196.9179.6
   
Wins1313
   
Losses108
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed163151
   
Earned Runs7870
   
Home Runs Allowed2724
   
Strikeouts237213
   
Walks6754
   
ERA3.573.49
   
WHIP1.171.14
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Trevor Bauer
SP - FA
Trevor Bauer
Yu Darvish
SP - SD
Yu Darvish
News 
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Notes 
  After a career year in 2020, Darvish moves to San Diego in a trade that shouldn't affect his strong 2021 outlook all that much. Despite his advancing age, Darvish built on the gains he had made over the second half of 2019, finishing with a 2.01 ER, a 0.96 WHIP, and a 31.3% strikeout rate. Darvish's walk rate has declined to a level once thought unattainable for the veteran, a mere 4.7%, which was in the top 8% of MLB in 2020. Although he'll be entering his age-35 season, there's simply nothing in Darvish's numbers, metrics, or statcast data that points to a decline. If you are desperate to find a negative, it's a move from the weak-hitting NL Central to the much stronger NL West, but that's hardly a reason to avoid Darvish. Draft him as an easy top-10 starter, and more like a top-5 option.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  In his first eight starts of 2019, Darvish allowed 33 free passes in 36 2/3 innings. Since then he has given up just 37 walks in 218 (!!) innings pitched. The key has been getting away from a slider he couldn't locate, combined with increased usage of his cutter. One of many offseason additions for the Padres this year, Darvish is a no-brainer, top-six SP entering 2021.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros