Who Should I Draft?

Wil Myers or Aaron Hicks (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Wil Myers
3B,LF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
Aaron Hicks
CF - NYY
Aaron Hicks
Expert
Recommendation
83%
Recommended by
49 of 59 experts
17%
Recommended by
10 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 66# 80
Best Rank# 35# 39
Worst Rank# 97# 143
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 100# 132
Best Rank# 81# 122
Worst Rank# 119# 154
   
Projections 
   
Runs7581
Home Runs2423
RBI7573
Stolen Bases1910
Batting Average.252.253
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
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Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 61# 75
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 60# 121
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 72# 139
   
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FullTime Fantasy
# 59# 85
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 65# 118
   
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USA Today
# 64# 73
   
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RotoChamp
# 69# 137
   
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Razzball
# 82# 90
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 57# 97
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 53# 70
   
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Fantasy Football Empire
# 66# 82
   
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Beast Dome
# 35# 57
   
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The Athletic
# 59# 96
   
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CBS Sports
# 57# 68
   
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CBS Sports
# 87# 106
   
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Yahoo! Sports
# 96# 120
   
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Fantasy Team Advice
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The Athletic
# 62# 143
   
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Mr. Cheatsheet
# 74# 76
   
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The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 65# 79
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 61# 88
   
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BretskyBall
# 69# 75
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 62# 72
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 73# 74
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 79# 83
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 71# 79
   
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Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 63# 92
   
Justin Klein
The Fake Baseball
# 59# 64
   
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Sporfolio
# 57# 58
   
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RotoBaller
# 49# 67
   
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FantasyPros
# 92# 93
   
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FanGraphs
# 69# 78
   
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Fantasy Six Pack
# 73# 77
   
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Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 62# 94
   
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Razzball
# 97# 103
   
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FantasyPros
# 81# 92
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 40# 63
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 66# 93
   
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Razzball
# 61# 68
   
Kyle Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners
# 56# 82
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 52# 72
   
Jacob Gibbs
SportsLine
# 65# 72
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 66# 67
   
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# 56# 77
   
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BRoto Fantasy
# 66# 76
   
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BRoto Fantasy
# 67# 80
   
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Fake Teams
# 45# 78
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 60# 87
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 61# 97
   
Austin Bristow II
Pitcher List
# 61# 39
   
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Pitcher List
# 67# 57
   
Paul Sporer
FanGraphs
# 68# 62
   
Brad Richter
DailyOverlay
# 69# 53
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 71# 53
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 72# 69
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 76# 67
   
Michael Beller
The Athletic
# 78# 63
   
Eno Sarris
The Athletic
# 80# 64
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 95# 84
   
  Wil Myers
3B,LF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
Aaron Hicks
CF - NYY
Aaron Hicks
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats312480
   
Runs3990
   
Hits79119
   
Singles4271
   
Doubles2518
   
Triples13
   
Home Runs1127
   
RBI3979
   
Stolen Bases1311
   
Caught Stealing12
   
Walks3090
   
Strikeouts94111
   
Batting Average.253.248
   
On Base Pct.318.366
   
Slugging Pct.446.467
   
On-base Plus Slugging.763.833
   
  Wil Myers
3B,LF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
Aaron Hicks
CF - NYY
Aaron Hicks
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats529475
   
Runs7581
   
Hits133120
   
Singles7574
   
Doubles3121
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs2423
   
RBI7573
   
Stolen Bases1910
   
Caught Stealing54
   
Walks5775
   
Strikeouts155106
   
Batting Average.252.253
   
On Base Pct.324.355
   
Slugging Pct.457.455
   
On-base Plus Slugging.781.810
   
  Wil Myers
3B,LF,RF - SD
Wil Myers
Aaron Hicks
CF - NYY
Aaron Hicks
News 
 Wil Myers was removed from Wednesday's game against the Dodgers since he was feeling light-headed.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 26th
Aaron Hicks (elbow) met with Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who recommended Hicks rest for a few more weeks before being re-evaluated.
Brad Camara
Wed, Sep 11th
 Wil Myers went 1-for-5 with a double and two RBI as the Padres fell to the Rockies 11-10 on Saturday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 15th
Aaron Hicks has been shut down from a throwing program after "not feeling quite right", per Aaron Boone.
Brandon Plutner
Sat, Sep 7th
 Wil Myers went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the Padres' 2-1 win over the Rockies on Sunday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Sep 9th
Aaron Hicks has been cleared to begin a throwing program.
Brandon Plutner
Sat, Aug 31st
 Wil Myers hit his 15th homer of the year in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Giants.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 1st
Aaron Hicks (elbow) won't be cleared to throw for at least another two weeks, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.
John Aubin
Tue, Aug 13th
 Wil Myers hit a pinch-hit solo homer in Saturday's win over the Rockies.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Aug 11th
Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day IL with a right flexor strain prior to Sunday night's game against the Boston Red Sox. In a corresponding move, starting pitcher J.A. Happ was reinstated from the paternity list.
Mike Maher
Sun, Aug 4th
Notes 
 Myers will play the outfield in San Diego this year, but will carry over third base eligibility from last season, making him one of the very few options for speed at 3B. He averaged 29 home runs and 24 stolen bases between 2016 and 2017, and was on pace to again go 20-20 last year if not for missing nearly half the season due to a host of different injuries. You can't expect Myers to do much better than his .253 career batting average, but his combination of power and speed makes him a sneaky contender to finish as a top-12 third baseman in roto/categories leagues if he can stay healthy.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
For a guy who just tallied 27 homers and 11 steals in 137 games, Hicks isn't getting much love. He also scored 90 runs thanks to sporting a 15.5% walk rate in a stacked Yankees lineup. Even without adding in the stats gleaned by his lineup replacement, the outfielder still performed well enough to demand top-100 consideration. A rise in contact (78.0%) and hard-hit rate (39.5%) should lead to a higher average and sustained power, and his cost more than bakes in the substantial injury risk. He's an especially wise choice in shallower three-outfielder mixed leagues, where it's easier to fill in the gaps when he misses some time. That will happen early, as a back injury will keep him out to start 2019.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
 After seemingly shredding the injury-prone designation with two fully healthy seasons, Myers' 2018 kept stalling due to separate oblique and foot injuries. He followed 28/28 and 30/20 campaigns with 11 homers and 13 steals in 83 games, so it's easy to envision a 20/20 rebound if healthy. Myers also added third-base eligibility to his portfolio, making him an intriguing bounce-back pick often available around pick 100.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
Hicks topped 500 plate appearances for the first time in his career in 2018, and rewarded the Yankees and fantasy owners with 27 home runs, 11 stolen bases, and 90 runs scored. Hicks' high walk rate makes him particularly valuable in OBP and points leagues, but he proved last year that he can be a solid second or third outfielder in standard 5x5 leagues if he can just stay healthy.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
 Myers is commonly thought of as injury prone and last year's 79 missed games certainly doesn't help. With that said, he averages 23 homers and 20 steals over the last three years even despite last year's disappointing season. There is major upside here even though his batting average is almost certain to stay under .260 again.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros