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Who Should I Draft?

Walker Buehler or Stephen Strasburg (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
Stephen Strasburg
SP - WSH
Stephen Strasburg
Expert
Recommendation
95%
Recommended by
37 of 39 experts
5%
Recommended by
2 of 39 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4# 7
Best Rank# 3# 4
Worst Rank# 30# 15
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 16# 23
Best Rank# 14# 20
Worst Rank# 18# 26
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts205212
Wins1414
Saves00
ERA3.313.43
WHIP1.091.13
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 8
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 6
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 5# 11
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 4# 6
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 5# 6
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 6# 7
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 4# 5
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 11
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 5# 8
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 4# 6
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 4# 6
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 8
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 3# 8
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 4# 5
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 5# 8
   
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Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 5# 11
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 5# 6
   
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Pitcher List
# 5# 7
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 4# 10
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 3# 4
   
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FantasyPros
# 5# 6
   
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Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 7
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 5# 8
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 3# 8
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 4# 7
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 4# 6
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 4# 9
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 9
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 4# 6
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 5# 8
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 5# 15
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 4# 5
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 3# 9
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 4# 7
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 5# 6
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 5# 6
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 8# 9
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 6# 5
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 30# 10
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
Stephen Strasburg
SP - WSH
Stephen Strasburg
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3033
   
Games Started3033
   
Innings Pitched182.2209.2
   
Wins1418
   
Losses46
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed152161
   
Earned Runs6677
   
Home Runs Allowed2024
   
Strikeouts215251
   
Walks3756
   
ERA3.263.32
   
WHIP1.041.04
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
Stephen Strasburg
SP - WSH
Stephen Strasburg
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3029
   
Games Started3029
   
Innings Pitched178.0182.1
   
Wins1414
   
Losses68
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed149155
   
Earned Runs6569
   
Home Runs Allowed2122
   
Strikeouts205212
   
Walks4451
   
ERA3.313.43
   
WHIP1.091.13
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
Stephen Strasburg
SP - WSH
Stephen Strasburg
News 
 Walker Buehler allowed two runs on three hits and two walks across 2.1 innings Thursday against the Athletics. He struck out two.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Mar 6th
Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks while striking out four in Wednesday's matchup against the Houston Astros.
Mike Maher
Wed, Mar 11th
 Walker Buehler pitched two perfect innings against the Rockies in his spring debut Saturday, striking out two batters.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Mar 1st
 
Notes 
 A 5.22 ERA in April scared fantasy owners, but Buehler quickly recovered from the Dodgers' ill-planned "ease into the year" plan. He looked precisely like the pitcher his fantasy owners had hoped for after that, ending the year with a 3.26 ERA and 1.04 WHIP with a 29.2% strikeout rate. His meager five percent walk rate was one of the best in the league, and with an incredibly strong offense behind him once again, Buehler should excel in all four of the starting pitching categories in 2020. Have no concerns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Strasburg reached the 200-inning plateau for the second time in his career, and set a career high in wins with 18. Other than staying completely healthy, however, his numbers looked pretty much as they always have - just below the truly elite pitchers, but worthy of coming from your ace. Don't be sucked in by his magical postseason (1.98 ERA, 0.94 WHIP). Draft Strasburg as a top-10 pitcher, but expect his usual low-3.00 ERA and solid all around numbers.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
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