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Who Should I Draft?

Zack Wheeler or Brad Hand (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
24 of 43 experts
44%
Recommended by
19 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 32# 35
Best Rank# 17# 21
Worst Rank# 68# 52
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 103# 110
Best Rank# 88# 92
Worst Rank# 116# 124
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts6931
Wins41
Saves011
ERA4.193.59
WHIP1.271.21
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 28# 36
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 31# 33
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 39# 40
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 34# 52
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 32# 35
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 33# 52
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 33# 45
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 28# 31
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 17# 49
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 34# 39
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 38# 46
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 41# 44
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 43# 48
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 41# 43
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 30# 33
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 46# 48
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 29# 43
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 27# 41
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 31# 45
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 30# 52
   
George Kurtz
FantasyData
# 33# 42
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 28# 38
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 22# 45
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 31# 37
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 30# 21
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 33# 30
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 34# 32
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 36# 34
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 37# 26
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 37# 35
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 38# 26
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 38# 34
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 39# 34
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 39# 30
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 40# 35
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 40# 29
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 41# 39
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 42# 34
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 47# 29
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 49# 42
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 60# 34
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 63# 44
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 68# 44
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3160
   
Games Started310
   
Innings Pitched195.057.0
   
Wins116
   
Losses84
   
Saves034
   
Blown Saves05
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed19653
   
Earned Runs8521
   
Home Runs Allowed226
   
Strikeouts19584
   
Walks5018
   
ERA3.923.30
   
WHIP1.261.24
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played1124
   
Games Started110
   
Innings Pitched69.922.9
   
Wins41
   
Losses31
   
Saves011
   
Blown Saves02
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed6920
   
Earned Runs339
   
Home Runs Allowed113
   
Strikeouts6931
   
Walks208
   
ERA4.193.59
   
WHIP1.271.21
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Brad Hand
RP - CLE
Brad Hand
News 
 Zack Wheeler could miss one or two starts at the beginning of the season with his wife expecting a baby sometime in July.
Carmen Maiorano - Carm's Clubhouse
Fri, Jun 26th
Cleveland Indians closer Brad Hand threw a scoreless inning in an 11-7 Cactus League win over the Giants on Monday. Hand struck out one and walked one.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Mar 10th
 Phillies starter Zack Wheeler allowed one earned run on four hits and one walk while striking out six over four innings in Tuesday's win over the Minnesota Twins.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 10th
 
 Phillies starter Zack Wheeler allowed two earned runs on three hits and one walk while striking out two over 2 1/3 innings in Thursday's Spring Training outing against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, Mar 5th
 
 Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler allowed two earned runs on one hit and one walk while striking out two over two innings in his Spring debut with his new team on Saturday. Both runs came on a two-run homer off the bat of Toronto‚Äôs Danny Jansen.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Mar 1st
 
Notes 
 Wheeler's had a fine career so far, and he parlayed a solid year with the Mets into a long-term deal with the Phillies. He's not that attractive of a fantasy asset, but he'll offer the volume you want this year.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
The only thing that would hurt Hand's value this year is if the Indians trade him away.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
 Wheeler's numbers declined from his breakout 2018 season but, overall, there were plenty of gains. He upped his strikeout rate and velocity, cut his walk rate, and set a career high in innings. Now with the Phillies, he'll see a downgrade in park, but because he's been able to avoid home runs over the last two seasons, the move should not have too much of an impact. Wheeler probably won't develop into a fantasy ace, but he's, at worst, a strong third fantasy starter.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros
Hand didn't have a bad year by any means, but there were two major areas of decline. The first was a cratering of his ground ball rate, and the second was that batters simply hit his fastball much, much better than in previous years. Hand is a reliever, which means volatility, and his strikeout rate remains well above-average. But with just a club option left on his deal, he could be a candidate to be dealt if the Indians struggle out of the gate.
Dan Harris - FantasyPros