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Who Should I Draft?

Yordan Alvarez or Eugenio Suarez (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Eugenio Suarez
3B,SS - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
Expert
Recommendation
58%
Recommended by
29 of 50 experts
42%
Recommended by
21 of 50 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 39# 41
Best Rank# 23# 22
Worst Rank# 64# 69
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 77# 61
Best Rank# 57# 59
Worst Rank# 91# 69
   
Projections 
   
Runs7786
Home Runs3238
RBI94103
Stolen Bases33
Batting Average.284.253
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 44
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 34# 46
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 44# 53
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 31# 43
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 28# 51
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 28# 30
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 28# 64
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 41# 55
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 43# 69
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 34# 39
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 39# 46
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 42# 45
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 36# 49
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 37# 53
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 23# 53
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 27# 33
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 36# 42
   
Michael Waterloo
FantasyPros
# 33# 51
   
Donkey Teeth
Razzball
# 27# 31
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 30# 42
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 35# 46
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 40# 43
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 35# 57
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 44# 59
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 38# 47
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 46# 56
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 39# 41
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 37# 50
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 34# 54
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 35# 34
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 38# 29
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 38# 35
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 39# 22
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 40# 38
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 36
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 41# 37
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 42# 33
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 45# 30
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 46# 32
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 47# 45
   
Tim McCullough
Baseball Prospectus
# 47# 43
   
Luke Gloeckner
Mr. Cheatsheet
# 47# 38
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 48# 38
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 48# 36
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 48# 46
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 52# 42
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 52# 40
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 57# 45
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 59# 48
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 64# 34
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Eugenio Suarez
3B,SS - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2020 Stats 
   
   
At Bats8198
   
Runs229
   
Hits240
   
Singles117
   
Doubles08
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs115
   
RBI438
   
Stolen Bases02
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks030
   
Strikeouts167
   
Batting Average.250.202
   
On Base Pct.333.312
   
Slugging Pct.625.470
   
On-base Plus Slugging.958.781
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Eugenio Suarez
3B,SS - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats457551
   
Runs7786
   
Hits129138
   
Singles6874
   
Doubles2824
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs3238
   
RBI94103
   
Stolen Bases33
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks6273
   
Strikeouts130174
   
Batting Average.284.253
   
On Base Pct.370.341
   
Slugging Pct.562.507
   
On-base Plus Slugging.933.848
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Eugenio Suarez
3B,SS - CIN
Eugenio Suarez
News 
 The Astros hit five home runs on Wednesday, including two in the eighth inning. Slugger Yordan Alvarez joined in on the fun by launching a solo shot of his own in the eighth. He would finish the day 2-for-4 with a homer, single, RBI, and two runs. He also stranded one runner.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, May 13th
Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's loss to the Rockies.
Connor Rooney
Sat, May 15th
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a single and two-run home run in Saturday's 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays. He also struck out once.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, May 8th
Eugenio Suarez went 2-for-5 with a three-RBI double in Wednesday's win over the Pirates.
Connor Rooney
Wed, May 12th
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez went 3-for-4 on Thursday with a single and pair of solo home runs. He also struck out once.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, May 7th
Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's win over the Pirates.
Connor Rooney
Tue, May 11th
 Batting fourth and serving as Houston's designated hitter, Yordan Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a home run and double on Sunday. He added two runs and an RBI.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, May 2nd
Eugenio Suarez went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and three RBI in Sunday's win over the Cubs.
Connor Rooney
Sun, May 2nd
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez returned to the lineup on Friday after missing time with an illness. He went 2-for-5 with two singles, one run, and one strikeout before all was said and done.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Apr 30th
Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's win over the Cubs.
Connor Rooney
Sat, May 1st
Notes 
 Alvarez missed almost all of last season and had surgery on both of his knees, which is obviously worrisome for his 2021 outlook. His 2019 performance was incredibly impressive on every level (50 homers, 149 RBI in 143 games between the majors and minors), and he offers a high batting average floor to boot. It's all about health with Alvarez, so monitor his performance this spring. If he shows he's remotely healthy, his ADP is going to skyrocket.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Suarez's power numbers were again strong in last year's shortened season, but his batting average plummeted to just .202. He hit the ball as hard as ever, however, and ranked in the top 9% of the league in average exit velocity. Suarez's BABIP was just .214 (he has a .310 mark), and although he hit more fly balls than usual, there's nothing to suggest that his batting average should have fallen off a cliff. In other words, there's plenty of reason to expect Suarez to hit closer to his .261 career batting average this year. Add to that his potential for 40 home runs and 200 combined runs and RBI, and he'll likely be a value in this year's draft.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros