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Who Should I Draft?

Yoan Moncada or Jonathan Villar (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Jonathan Villar
2B,SS - MIA
Jonathan Villar
Expert
Recommendation
59%
Recommended by
27 of 46 experts
41%
Recommended by
19 of 46 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 42# 49
Best Rank# 18# 11
Worst Rank# 80# 102
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 69# 55
Best Rank# 63# 37
Worst Rank# 109# 93
   
Projections 
   
Runs3229
Home Runs96
RBI2821
Stolen Bases412
Batting Average.280.262
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertIL10-
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 47
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 18# 28
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 38# 49
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 40# 95
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 43# 51
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 58# 71
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 62# 77
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 42# 43
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 42
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 46# 57
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 48
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 38# 59
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 29# 49
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 52# 73
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 42# 43
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 53
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 57# 63
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 31# 38
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 79
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 47# 70
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 31# 59
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 36# 53
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 45# 58
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 42# 102
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 34# 35
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 45
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 30# 36
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 36# 33
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 38
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40# 31
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 44# 43
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 41
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 45# 42
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 46# 32
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 38
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 46# 44
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 50# 29
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 51# 34
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 53# 40
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 53# 44
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 55# 51
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 61# 30
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 63# 53
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 64# 11
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 71# 51
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 80# 49
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Jonathan Villar
2B,SS - MIA
Jonathan Villar
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats511642
   
Runs83111
   
Hits161175
   
Singles97114
   
Doubles3432
   
Triples55
   
Home Runs2524
   
RBI7973
   
Stolen Bases1040
   
Caught Stealing39
   
Walks4061
   
Strikeouts154176
   
Batting Average.315.273
   
On Base Pct.367.338
   
Slugging Pct.548.450
   
On-base Plus Slugging.915.788
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Jonathan Villar
2B,SS - MIA
Jonathan Villar
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats200204
   
Runs3229
   
Hits5653
   
Singles3336
   
Doubles129
   
Triples21
   
Home Runs96
   
RBI2821
   
Stolen Bases412
   
Caught Stealing13
   
Walks2019
   
Strikeouts6459
   
Batting Average.280.262
   
On Base Pct.345.325
   
Slugging Pct.494.409
   
On-base Plus Slugging.839.735
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Jonathan Villar
2B,SS - MIA
Jonathan Villar
News 
 Yoan Moncada (undisclosed) was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday.
Brad Camara
Fri, Jul 10th
Villar has been working out at multiple positions: centerfield, shortstop, and second base.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Wed, Jul 8th
 Yoan Moncada was held out of team workouts on Monday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
Marlins outfielder Jonathan Villar went 2-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Nationals. The steal was his fourth of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 10th
 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
Marlins outfielder Jonathan Villar went 0-for-1 with a walk, a run scored, and a stolen base in Saturday's matchup against the Washington Nationals. The steal was his third of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 8th
  Marlins outfielder Jonathan Villar went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The homer was his second of the Spring.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Mar 4th
  Marlins utilityman Jonathan Villar went 1-for-3 with two RBI and his first home run of the Spring in Sunday's win over the New York Mets.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Mar 2nd
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
Is it really hard to make a case against Jonathan Villar in 2020? I mean, we were fooled just a few years ago with Villar, and he was the biggest bust in fantasy the following year. Why are we doing it again? Sure, he gives you speed, but there's nothing else that you can really bank on. The ballpark change is tough, and if Villar can't adjust in the outfield, he could just be an over-hyped utility-man.
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
Villar is moving from a great hitter's park to one of the worst but we are still talking about someone who went 24/40 homers/steals with 111 runs and a .273 batting average. There is some risk, as we saw in the 2017 disappointment
Bobby Sylvester - 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
Batted over 700(!!) times last season playing half his games in Camden. He moves from one of the best hitter parks to one of the worst. The 24 HRs should drop back down to 15 or so and another 40 steal season would shock me. This guy has been cut multiple times and a 260/12/25 line would not shock me at all. I am letting someone else take the plunge with Villar.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
 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
Should run just as much in Miami as he did in Baltimore. But change of scenery brings risk
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
 Took a major step forward in 2019. Still just 24 years old.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros