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Who Should I Draft?

Trevor Story or Cody Bellinger (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Cody Bellinger
1B,CF,RF - LAD
Cody Bellinger
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
42 of 51 experts
18%
Recommended by
9 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 8# 12
Best Rank# 5# 5
Worst Rank# 13# 25
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 13# 15
Best Rank# 11# 12
Worst Rank# 15# 19
   
Projections 
   
Runs100100
Home Runs3337
RBI87106
Stolen Bases2514
Batting Average.281.279
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 13
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 11
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 9# 11
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 9# 10
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 6# 10
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 8# 9
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 8# 13
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 6# 24
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 16
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 8# 12
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 9# 13
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 7# 12
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 8# 11
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 9# 11
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 12
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 8# 12
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 11# 13
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 7# 11
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 9# 12
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 7# 9
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 7# 11
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 7# 12
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 9# 25
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 10# 12
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 8# 12
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 9# 11
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 7# 12
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 7# 10
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 13
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 9# 13
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 8# 12
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 8# 12
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 7# 13
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 8# 12
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 5# 12
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 9# 17
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 8# 14
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 7# 17
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 8# 20
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 9# 12
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 8# 14
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 9# 12
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 6# 5
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 8# 7
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 9# 8
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 9# 7
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 9# 7
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 11# 9
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 11# 8
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 12# 10
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 13# 12
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Cody Bellinger
1B,CF,RF - LAD
Cody Bellinger
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats235213
   
Runs4133
   
Hits6851
   
Singles4029
   
Doubles1310
   
Triples40
   
Home Runs1112
   
RBI2830
   
Stolen Bases156
   
Caught Stealing31
   
Walks2430
   
Strikeouts6342
   
Batting Average.289.239
   
On Base Pct.355.333
   
Slugging Pct.519.455
   
On-base Plus Slugging.874.789
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Cody Bellinger
1B,CF,RF - LAD
Cody Bellinger
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats588552
   
Runs100100
   
Hits164153
   
Singles8981
   
Doubles3631
   
Triples64
   
Home Runs3337
   
RBI87106
   
Stolen Bases2514
   
Caught Stealing74
   
Walks5882
   
Strikeouts170123
   
Batting Average.281.279
   
On Base Pct.346.373
   
Slugging Pct.529.546
   
On-base Plus Slugging.875.919
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Trevor Story
SS - COL
Trevor Story
Cody Bellinger
1B,CF,RF - LAD
Cody Bellinger
News 
 Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 1-for-4 with a single and walk against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday. He also logged an RBI and stolen base in the effort. Colorado ultimately defeated Arizona by a score of 9-7.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Oct 2nd
Cody Bellinger headed to the injured list once again. The Dodgers scratched Bellinger from Tuesday's lineup after undergoing further tests.
Corbin Young
Wed, Sep 22nd
 Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 2-for-4 with a solo homer against the Nationals on Tuesday. He also logged a double in the effort. Colorado ultimately defeated Washington by a score of 3-1.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Sep 29th
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Cody Bellinger has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his left ribs.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 18th
 Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 0-for-5 against the Giants on Friday evening. He struck out a total of three times in the effort. Colorado ultimately fell to San Francisco by a score of 7-2.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Sep 25th
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Cody Bellinger will receive a few days off to "work through some things."
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 11th
 Rockies shortstop Trevor Story went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles against the Nationals on Sunday. He also struck out once and stole second base. Colorado ultimately fell to Washington by a score of 3-0.
Andersen Pickard
Mon, Sep 20th
Outfielder Cody Bellinger went 0-for-3 as the Dodgers defeated the Cardinals 5-1 on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Sep 6th
 Rockies shortstop Trevor Story finished 1-for-5 with a three-run homer against the Nationals on Saturday. Colorado ultimately defeated Washington by a score of 6-0.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Sep 18th
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger will sit on Monday and will sit moving forward when the team faces off against a left-handed pitcher.
Jack Mannis
Mon, Aug 30th
Notes 
 Story had his usual stellar year in 2020, putting up strong overall numbers and offering a rare power and speed combination. As usual, he greatly outperformed his expected statistics, but that's been the norm for Story throughout his career and isn't all that unexpected since he plays in Colorado. Story is entering his walk year, so the chances of a trade, which would diminish his value, remain a possibility. But there are few safer players in the game as of this moment, and he's a locked-in first round pick. The only question surrounding Story is whether he or Trea Turner should be the first shortstop selected in drafts.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Bellinger was unable to replicate the magic of his 2019 breakout during last year's shortened season. His average dipped to .239, the worst mark of his career, his power dropped significantly, and he didn't make the same quality of contact. But although he slid backwards in his walk and strikeout rates, his regression there was minimal, and his expected batting average was .284. In other words, Bellinger got worse in 2020, but it wasn't quite as bad as the surface numbers suggest. He did have offseason shoulder surgery after getting injured during a post-season celebration, and that's always a bit worrisome for a hitter. But given that a "down" year for Bellinger at this point is a 30-15 season, he warrants being selected early in the second round.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
  Bellinger has begun playing in spring games, so concerns over his offseason shoulder surgery have lessened. Now it's time to figure out if we can rely on him as a fantasy star following an underwhelming 2020. It's worth noting that Bellinger finished strong, posting a 12.5% barrel-rate over his final 37 contests. This was very close to the 13% barrel-rate mark from his MVP-winning 2019. Over these final 37 games Bellinger hit 10 homers with a .960 OPS. 2019 could very well go down as the best season of his career, but that doesn't mean Bellinger can't be a fantasy star for years to come. Don't let him fall too late into Round 2 come draft day.
Brendan Tuma - FantasyPros
  The injury is obviously concerning, but if it winds up being nothing, Bellinger is going to make second round ADP look very silly. Don't forget how great of a player he is, in the middle of the best lineup in the league.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy