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Who Should I Draft?

Yoan Moncada or Matt Olson (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Recommended by
29 of 52 experts
Recommended by
23 of 52 experts
ECR# 43# 40
Best Rank# 19# 18
Worst Rank# 102# 71
Composite# 61# 69
Best Rank# 42# 64
Worst Rank# 71# 108
Home Runs139
Stolen Bases04
Batting Average.258.277
Injury Alert--
Expert Ranks 
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 37# 61
Grey Albright
# 19# 39
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 21# 39
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 43
Beast Dome
# 48# 71
Fantasy Team Advice
# 42# 55
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 41# 60
Andrew Gould
# 41# 47
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 38
Wayne Bretsky
# 39# 40
Chris Meaney
# 24# 39
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 39# 45
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 49# 52
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 25# 35
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 41# 42
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 35# 60
Nick Mariano
# 35# 53
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 42# 47
Dan Harris
# 50# 53
Pierre Camus
# 40# 58
Mick Ciallela
# 49# 56
Ariel Cohen
# 46# 54
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 33# 42
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 46# 58
Brendan Tuma
# 31# 34
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 45
Carmen Maiorano
# 48# 70
Nate Miller
# 32# 34
Corbin Young
# 32# 34
Site Rankings
Sports Illustrated
# 47# 18
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 44# 28
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 59# 28
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 48# 29
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 32# 30
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 33# 31
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 42# 31
Rudy Gamble
# 87# 32
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 45# 36
Mario Mergola
# 44# 36
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 44# 38
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 47# 39
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 42# 40
George Kurtz
# 47# 42
Chris Mitchell
# 68# 43
Andrew Seifter
# 80# 44
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 44
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 51# 45
Donkey Teeth
# 50# 46
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 47# 46
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 61# 46
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 100# 58
Site Projections
# 102# 64
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2019 Stats 
At Bats483511
Home Runs3625
Stolen Bases010
Caught Stealing03
Batting Average.267.315
On Base Pct.351.367
Slugging Pct.545.548
On-base Plus Slugging.896.915
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2020 Projections 
At Bats198199
Home Runs139
Stolen Bases04
Caught Stealing02
Batting Average.258.277
On Base Pct.337.343
Slugging Pct.505.490
On-base Plus Slugging.841.834
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Matt Olson
1B - OAK
Matt Olson
Yoan Moncada
2B,3B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the A's 9-7 victory over the Astros in Game 3 of the ALDS on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Oct 7th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 2-for-4 with a homer, a walk, two runs, and three RBI in a 9-5 win over the Cubs on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 27th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, two runs scored, and a walk as the A's fell to the Astros 10-5 in Game 1 of the ALDS on Monday.
Jon Mathisen
Mon, Oct 5th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 1-for-3 with a triple and a run in a 3-2 loss to the Indians on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 23rd
 Matt Olson went a combined 3-for-6 with three singles in Oakland's doubleheader against the Mariners on Saturday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, Sep 27th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 0-for-3 with a walk in a 7-1 loss to the Reds on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Sep 19th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and three strikeouts as the A's blanked the Giants 6-0 on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Sep 19th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a double in a 5-2 win over the Tigers on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Sep 14th
 Matt Olson went 1-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and two strikeouts in the A's 3-1 win over the Rockies on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Sep 16th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 2-for-5 with a double, a run, and an RBI in an 8-1 win over the Pirates on Wednesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 9th
 Remember when a broken hamate bone was supposed to zap power? Matt Olson laughed at that notion, as he still hit 36 home runs last season after suffering the injury in the first week of the season. Olson is a popular target in the industry, and it makes sense, given his job security, power, and production. There are concerns about his home ballpark and his numbers against lefties, but if you miss out on the first wave of first basemen, this is your last chance to grab a true contender to finish top three at the position.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
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
 If chasing upside, I prefer Olson to Rizzo. If Olson stays healthy, I can see a HR title type year.
Michael Petropoulos - BRoto Fantasy
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
 Hit 36 homers in just 127 games last year
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros
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
  Took a major step forward in 2019. Still just 24 years old.
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros