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Who Should I Draft?

Yoan Moncada or Josh Donaldson (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
Expert
Recommendation
76%
Recommended by
34 of 45 experts
24%
Recommended by
11 of 45 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 39# 57
Best Rank# 18# 29
Worst Rank# 71# 116
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 68# 94
Best Rank# 63# 86
Worst Rank# 106# 97
   
Projections 
   
Runs3233
Home Runs1013
RBI2934
Stolen Bases41
Batting Average.280.270
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 62
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 59
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 18# 90
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 38# 43
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 65# 96
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 51
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 40# 43
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 43# 59
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 22# 64
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 42# 58
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 40# 52
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 38# 55
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 54
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 116
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 46# 49
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 29# 84
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 71# 85
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 42# 54
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 45# 52
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40# 61
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 50# 72
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 36# 63
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 46# 68
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 44# 58
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 31# 44
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 31# 41
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 31# 57
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 55# 85
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 45# 47
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 46# 68
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 42# 44
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 34# 48
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 49
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 30# 53
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 40
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 44# 35
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 46# 45
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 44
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 51# 48
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 51# 46
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 52# 49
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 52# 29
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 54# 43
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 61# 50
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 62# 45
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
2019 Stats 
   
   
At Bats511549
   
Runs8396
   
Hits161142
   
Singles9772
   
Doubles3433
   
Triples50
   
Home Runs2537
   
RBI7994
   
Stolen Bases104
   
Caught Stealing32
   
Walks40100
   
Strikeouts154155
   
Batting Average.315.259
   
On Base Pct.367.379
   
Slugging Pct.548.521
   
On-base Plus Slugging.915.900
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
2020 Projections 
   
   
At Bats202186
   
Runs3233
   
Hits5650
   
Singles3327
   
Doubles1211
   
Triples20
   
Home Runs1013
   
RBI2934
   
Stolen Bases41
   
Caught Stealing21
   
Walks2033
   
Strikeouts6453
   
Batting Average.280.270
   
On Base Pct.345.381
   
Slugging Pct.495.522
   
On-base Plus Slugging.840.902
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Josh Donaldson
3B - MIN
Josh Donaldson
News 
 Yoan Moncada was held out of team workouts on Monday.
Joe Buttgereit - Fantasy Sports Nerdz
Mon, Jul 6th
Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a double in a 7-6 spring training loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Mar 9th
 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
Josh Donaldson went 2-for-3 with a run scored in a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.
Michael Felner
Thu, Mar 5th
  Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports Josh Donaldson is in agreement with the Twins on a four-year contract.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jan 14th
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
Josh Donaldson showed that he wasn't quite done yet, as he had a big prove-it year in Atlanta after missing chunks of two straight seasons in 2017 and 2018. Donaldson had his elite plate discipline and power all season, and now he enters a lineup that led baseball in home runs last year. What's not to love? Well, we can't really ignore that he missed those two large chunks because of injury, especially with a 34-year-old. Between the chance of injuries popping up again and just really an overall decline in the skill set due to his age, there are yellow - not red - flags when considering Donaldson.
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
Donaldson played it right, betting on himself with a one-year deal and turning in a patented monstrous power season with the Braves. He'll now move on to the Twins where you can expect more of the same. Not only do the Twins boast one of the best all-around lineups in baseball, but park factors actually favor Target Field over Truist Park for home runs and doubles. Expect a repeat of 2019, with perhaps a little more.
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
Yes, Donaldson hit 37 homers last year with 90+ runs and 90+ RBIs but this is a player who missed 160 games over the prior two seasons and won't offer average or steals to counteract the injury risk. With that said, his upside looks nice in the 9th round.
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