Who Should I Draft?

Yoan Moncada or Max Muncy (2019)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Yoan Moncada
2B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
Expert
Recommendation
71%
Recommended by
42 of 59 experts
29%
Recommended by
17 of 59 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 81# 89
Best Rank# 41# 30
Worst Rank# 156# 194
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 110# 157
Best Rank# 101# 144
Worst Rank# 146# 172
   
Projections 
   
Runs7681
Home Runs2820
RBI7965
Stolen Bases315
Batting Average.248.243
   
Misc 
   
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Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 80# 90
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 65# 76
   
Brad Richter
DailyOverlay
# 80# 90
   
Michael Beller
The Athletic
# 41# 73
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 58# 86
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 74# 89
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 55# 194
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 52# 89
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 70# 79
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 84# 86
   
Eno Sarris
The Athletic
# 76# 94
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 54# 104
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 69# 130
   
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CBS Sports
# 71# 98
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 76# 102
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 81# 96
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 79# 94
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 59# 94
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 87# 89
   
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Fake Teams
# 62# 115
   
Justin Klein
The Fake Baseball
# 82# 93
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 62# 110
   
Paul Sporer
FanGraphs
# 46# 72
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 61# 89
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 83# 104
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 95# 97
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 103# 112
   
Justin Mason
FanGraphs
# 82# 98
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 64# 100
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 91# 92
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 66# 88
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 78# 133
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 61# 142
   
Brandon 'B_Don' Myers
Razzball
# 47# 91
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 82# 88
   
Jacob Gibbs
SportsLine
# 79# 92
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 58# 95
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 63# 81
   
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 77# 109
   
Joe E Gentile
Fake Teams
# 64# 75
   
Austin Bristow II
Pitcher List
# 69# 104
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 66# 94
   
Nando Di Fino
The Athletic
# 147# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 80# 61
   
Chris Meaney
The Athletic
# 86# 69
   
Kyle Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners
# 92# 70
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 80# 78
   
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
# 98# 78
   
Tim Young
Brewer Rat
# 123# 81
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 86
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 126# 89
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 101# 90
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 92# 91
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 96# 91
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 127# 99
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 140# 103
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 141# 105
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 149# 117
   
Al Melchior
The Athletic
# 156# 135
   
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Yoan Moncada
2B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2018 Stats 
   
   
At Bats395578
   
Runs7573
   
Hits104136
   
Singles5081
   
Doubles1732
   
Triples26
   
Home Runs3517
   
RBI7961
   
Stolen Bases312
   
Caught Stealing06
   
Walks7967
   
Strikeouts131217
   
Batting Average.263.235
   
On Base Pct.391.315
   
Slugging Pct.582.400
   
On-base Plus Slugging.973.715
   
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Yoan Moncada
2B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
2019 Projections 
   
   
At Bats467560
   
Runs7681
   
Hits116136
   
Singles6583
   
Doubles2128
   
Triples25
   
Home Runs2820
   
RBI7965
   
Stolen Bases315
   
Caught Stealing16
   
Walks7869
   
Strikeouts142194
   
Batting Average.248.243
   
On Base Pct.355.325
   
Slugging Pct.483.418
   
On-base Plus Slugging.838.744
   
  Max Muncy
1B,2B,3B - LAD
Max Muncy
Yoan Moncada
2B - CWS
Yoan Moncada
News 
 Max Muncy (wrist) has been facing live pitching in Arizona and is on track to return Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Sep 12th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 3-for-5 with two runs and a steal in an 11-10 loss to Seattle on Sunday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 15th
 Max Muncy had an MRI Friday afternoon, which revealed a crack in his right wrist. He expects to return to action in 1-2 weeks.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Aug 30th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 with a homer, two runs, and two RBI in a 7-3 win over the Royals on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 11th
 Max Muncy, who left Wednesday's game versus the Padres, has been diagnosed with a right wrist contusion.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Aug 29th
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI, and a steal in an 8-7 loss to the Angels on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Sep 8th
 Max Muncy hit his 33rd homer of the season in Wednesday's win over the Blue Jays.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Aug 22nd
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 0-for-1 with three walks, a run, and a steal in a 6-5 win over Cleveland on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Sep 4th
 Max Muncy went 1-for-1 with a solo homer, three walks, and three runs scored in the Dodgers' blowout win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Wed, Aug 21st
Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada went 1-for-2 with a double, two walks, and an RBI in an 11-3 loss to Cleveland on Monday.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Sep 3rd
Notes 
 Muncy was 2nd in HR-rate among all MLB hitters last season. Granted, he slowed down toward the end of the year and his batting average wasn't ideal, but that type of power certainly warrants a top 100 pick. This is especially the case when he qualifies at second base and third base too.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
Moncada has both double-digit power and speed, but the batting average is lackluster. You can make the case that he has more potential as a former #1 overall prospect, but more likely, the holes in his game will prove too much for a big breakout to be a possibility.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros
 Muncy was a late bloomer, bouncing around the Athletics' and Dodgers' farm systems for six years before breaking out in a big way at 27 years old. In his first extended opportunity in the Big Leagues, Muncy smacked 35 home runs in just 395 at-bats. That was due in part to a 29.4 percent HR/FB ratio that was one of the highest in baseball, but Muncy was also among the league leaders in hard contact rate. Even if his HR/FB rate drops off, he can make up for it with more games played, making him a decent bet to again top 30 home runs. He won't be an asset in batting average or stolen bases, but he is another example of a big-time power source you can acquire relatively cheaply.
Andrew Seifter - FantasyPros
A low average (.235) disrupted by a 33.4% strikeout rate again blocked Moncada's leap to stardom. He'll need to improve his contact skills significantly to reach his superstar ceiling, but the hype has quickly fizzled for the elite talent capable of a massive breakthrough a la Javier Baez in 2018. Drafters, however, should only draft Moncada if willing to accept a potential .230-.240 hitter in hopes of getting 15-20 homers and steals apiece. The second baseman might gain another position, as the White Sox are preparing to try him out at third.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros
 Muncy had batted .195 with five homers in 245 big league plate appearances prior to 2018, so he naturally towered 35 homers with a .407 wOBA. He endured some troubling strikeout woes late in the season and playoffs, but there are plenty of reasons not to anticipate the bottom falling out entirely. Along with a gorgeous 16.4% walk rate, the late bloomer notched a heavy dosage of fly balls (44.9%, only 5.9% popups) and hard hits (47.4%). Per Statcast, only Joey Gallo served up a higher rate of barrels per batted balls than Muncy's 16.9. He's a solid power pick-and tremendous OBP target-if the rest of the room sees an obvious regression candidate.
Andrew Gould - FantasyPros