Who Should I Draft?

Willians Astudillo or Omar Narvaez (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Willians Astudillo
C,3B - MIN
Willians Astudillo
Omar Narvaez
C - SEA
Omar Narvaez
Expert
Recommendation
86%
Recommended by
31 of 36 experts
14%
Recommended by
5 of 36 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 203# 225
Best Rank# 135# 121
Worst Rank# 291# 299
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 282# 303
Best Rank# 255# 243
Worst Rank# 361# 386
   
Projections 
   
Runs2538
Home Runs78
RBI3036
Stolen Bases21
Batting Average.283.261
   
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Injury Alert--
   
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  Willians Astudillo
C,3B - MIN
Willians Astudillo
Omar Narvaez
C - SEA
Omar Narvaez
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats93280
   
Runs930
   
Hits3377
   
Singles2553
   
Doubles414
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs39
   
RBI2130
   
Stolen Bases00
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks238
   
Strikeouts365
   
Batting Average.355.275
   
On Base Pct.371.366
   
Slugging Pct.516.429
   
On-base Plus Slugging.887.794
   
  Willians Astudillo
C,3B - MIN
Willians Astudillo
Omar Narvaez
C - SEA
Omar Narvaez
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats221347
   
Runs2538
   
Hits6291
   
Singles4267
   
Doubles1115
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs78
   
RBI3036
   
Stolen Bases21
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks842
   
Strikeouts1671
   
Batting Average.283.261
   
On Base Pct.308.341
   
Slugging Pct.440.378
   
On-base Plus Slugging.748.719
   
  Willians Astudillo
C,3B - MIN
Willians Astudillo
Omar Narvaez
C - SEA
Omar Narvaez
News 
 Willians Astudillo, placed on the injured list in late June, will remain out until September, per MLBTradeRumors.
Joey Oliver
Mon, Aug 12th
Omar Narvaez went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and an RBI single in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Pirates.
Brad Camara
Wed, Sep 18th
 The Twins placed Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list on Thursday with a left oblique strain. The team called up LaMonte Wade from Triple-A.
Dan Harris
Thu, Jun 27th
Omar Narvaez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in Saturday's 2-1 win over the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Sun, Sep 15th
 Minnesota Twins catcher Willians Astudillo went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in a 9-4 loss to the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Thu, Jun 20th
Omar Narvaez went 3-for-5 with an RBI single and a run scored in Friday's 9-7 loss to the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 14th
 The Twins reinstated Willians Astudillo (hamstring) from the 10-day injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, May 12th
Omar Narvaez went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and a double in Thursday’s 11-5 loss to the Reds.
Brad Camara
Fri, Sep 13th
 The Minnesota Twins placed catcher Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list after he pulled his hamstring while running the bases on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Apr 27th
Omar Narvaez's back issue is improving and he could return to the lineup over the weekend.
Brad Camara
Sat, Sep 7th
Notes 
 It is tempting to draft everyone's favorite short chubby catcher, but the fact of the matter is that he likely won't even open the season on the big league club. There is some intrigue here if/when he gets called up, but until then, he belongs on the waivers.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 
 The legend of Astudillo will only continue to grow. Brandishing a stat page more in line with a 1918 player, the contact machine recorded 85 walks and 81 strikeouts in 2,461 career minor league plate appearances. After turning heads with eight homers in the Venezuelan League, he opened camp by taking Twins ace Jose Berrios yard. Although unlikely to open the season as the starting catcher, he could piece together plate appearances in a utility role. Those odds diminished, however, after the Twins signed Marwin Gonzalez. He's a fun pick at a gloomy position who would hit for average with decent power if given the chance.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
 
 With a strikeout rate below five percent at every level of the minors -- and during his 30 game cup of coffee with the Twins last year -- Astudillo has the kind of high-level contact skills that can make him an asset in batting average, particularly at the weak-hitting catcher position. He could also pop 15 home runs if given regular at-bats, but it's his at-bat total that is the big question. Astudillo isn't guaranteed a roster spot, let alone a starting job, but if he can find a way to reach 300+ plate appearances, he will be an intriguing dark horse candidate to finish as a top-12 catcher in mixed leagues. He's worth monitoring closely in Spring Training.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros