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Who Should I Draft?

Yoan Moncada or Eugenio Suarez (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Expert
Recommendation
60%
Recommended by
27 of 45 experts
40%
Recommended by
18 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 39# 44
Best Rank# 18# 16
Worst Rank# 71# 94
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 68# 75
Best Rank# 63# 66
Worst Rank# 106# 90
   
Projections 
   
Runs3230
Home Runs1013
RBI2936
Stolen Bases41
Batting Average.280.272
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 44
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 40
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 18# 74
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 38# 57
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 65# 69
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 45
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 43# 50
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 43
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 42# 49
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 40# 43
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 48
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 51
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 46# 54
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 29# 94
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 42# 51
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40# 44
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 61
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 36# 70
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 51# 54
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 44# 74
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 31# 52
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 44
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 31# 62
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 46# 47
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 34# 52
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 51
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 30# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 38
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 40# 16
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 24
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 42# 41
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 39
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 45# 29
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 45# 39
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 46# 38
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 39
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 50# 36
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 51# 40
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 52# 34
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 52# 51
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 54# 50
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 55# 38
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 61# 44
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 62# 48
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 71# 23
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats511575
   
Runs8387
   
Hits161156
   
Singles9783
   
Doubles3422
   
Triples52
   
Home Runs2549
   
RBI79103
   
Stolen Bases103
   
Caught Stealing32
   
Walks4070
   
Strikeouts154189
   
Batting Average.315.271
   
On Base Pct.367.358
   
Slugging Pct.548.572
   
On-base Plus Slugging.915.930
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats202192
   
Runs3230
   
Hits5652
   
Singles3329
   
Doubles129
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs1013
   
RBI2936
   
Stolen Bases41
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2025
   
Strikeouts6459
   
Batting Average.280.272
   
On Base Pct.345.355
   
Slugging Pct.495.524
   
On-base Plus Slugging.840.879
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Eugenio Suarez
3B - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
News 
 Yoan Moncada was held out of team workouts on Monday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
3B Eugenio Suarez is a “100 percent healthy.” said Reds’ manager David Bell.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 3rd
 Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports the White Sox and Yoan Moncada are in agreement on a five-year extension that includes a club option.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Mar 5th
Reds GM Dick Williams says Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) is "100 percent".
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jun 4th
  Eugenio Suarez is fully recovered from his swimming injury in January, and is full-go for whenever the 2020 season will begin.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Thu, May 21st
  Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) took some swings in the batting cage on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Mar 6th
  Eugenio Suarez (shoulder) has begun light throwing workouts at Reds camp.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Feb 27th
Notes 
 Yoan Moncada is going to have a high BABIP, but a .406 BABIP even for Moncada is high, and it's a big reason for his .315 batting average in 2019, which is the clear outlier of his albeit young career so far. Moncada saw his strikeout rate go down in 2019 to 27.5%, but his walk rate also decreased from 2018. For a player who has a 70 speed tool, his high for steals in a season in the big leagues is 12. The way the White Sox are with their approach to steals is a reason that you shouldn't expect Moncada, Luis Robert, or Tim Anderson to carry you in those categories. At a deep position, you can easily pivot away from Moncada at this price point.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
Eugenio Suarez has often been one of the most overlooked players in fantasy, but now, it seems like there's risk with the profile. Not only is he coming back from a shoulder injury, but you're banking on a pace of 45-plus home runs again to provide the value you need. He's essentially empty power, as he doesn't hit for a good average, nor will he still bases for you. The position is deep enough that you can move past Suarez and his red flags.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 The former top overall prospect had a heck of a season in 2019 but his .400 BABIP is almost certainly not going to repeat in 2020. Even still, this young stud has room for more growth and could provide 30 homers plus 10 steals for fantasy owners.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Few hitters benefited as much from the postponement of the season as did Suarez, whose shoulder woes made his availability for Opening Day questionable. He'll now likely be at or close to full strength when the season begins. Whether he can repeat his near-50 homer performance is another question (he likely can't), but you should draft him as you would few to no health concerns.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
 Moncada has imperfections but I can't help but dream on the tools. He is a physical freak with flaws that have prevented him from fully realizing his ability. I will continue to push him higher up my rankings than others do until I finally no longer can justify doing it. 2B/3B eligibility in leagues where he qualifies that way makes it that much easier to buy into the upside.
Chris Mitchell - FantasyData
This is your reminder that Suarez hit 49 home runs last season. He, of course, ended up with 100+ RBIs for the second straight season too, and his batting average won't even kill you. The fact that you can get him a round or two after Kris Bryant is absolute gold.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 High upside pick, well worth his ADP. Broke out last season and is still only 24 years old. Has good a shot as anyone to jump into the top two rounds next season.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy