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Who Should I Draft?

Zack Wheeler or Taylor Rogers (2020)

Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
Expert
Recommendation
51%
Recommended by
26 of 51 experts
49%
Recommended by
25 of 51 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 35# 39
Best Rank# 17# 24
Worst Rank# 118# 90
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 101# 110
Best Rank# 94# 91
Worst Rank# 125# 150
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts2962
Wins14
Saves120
ERA3.164.17
WHIP1.121.28
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 49# 90
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 17# 75
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 35# 43
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 29# 38
   
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
# 35# 53
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 36# 68
   
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
# 45# 57
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 35# 40
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 22# 43
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 26# 61
   
Andy Singleton
Expand The Boxscore
# 31# 49
   
Andrea LaMont
Lenny Melnick Fantasy Sports
# 27# 40
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 23# 66
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 34# 56
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 43# 47
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 35# 38
   
Jason Johnson
Understanding Fantasy Baseball
# 27# 41
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 35# 51
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 57# 60
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 37# 54
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 28# 81
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 28# 65
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 34# 57
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 36# 40
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 31# 90
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 24# 31
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 38# 24
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 37# 24
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 46# 25
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 36# 28
   
Nate Miller
FantasyPros
# 37# 28
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 43# 28
   
Dennis Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
# 46# 30
   
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 35# 30
   
Sean Zerillo
The Action Network
# 53# 30
   
Jacob W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy
# 42# 31
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 118# 31
   
Staff Rankings
Roto Ranks
# 33# 31
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 33# 31
   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Baseball
# 36# 32
   
George Kurtz
SportsGrid
# 46# 33
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 36# 34
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 54# 34
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 40# 36
   
Matt Brandon
Matt Brandon
# 38# 36
   
Mark Ross
Athlon Sports
# 40# 37
   
Tyler Thompson
Fantasy Six Pack
# 41# 38
   
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
# 46# 39
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 48# 39
   
Brendan Tuma
BettingPros
# 42# 39
   
Staff Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
# 47# 41
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
2019 Stats 
   
   
Games Played6031
   
Games Started031
   
Innings Pitched69.0195.0
   
Wins211
   
Losses48
   
Saves300
   
Blown Saves60
   
Holds100
   
Hits Allowed58196
   
Earned Runs2085
   
Home Runs Allowed822
   
Strikeouts90195
   
Walks1150
   
ERA2.613.92
   
WHIP1.001.26
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
2020 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2411
   
Games Started011
   
Innings Pitched24.764.2
   
Wins14
   
Losses13
   
Saves120
   
Blown Saves20
   
Holds10
   
Hits Allowed2163
   
Earned Runs930
   
Home Runs Allowed29
   
Strikeouts2962
   
Walks619
   
ERA3.164.17
   
WHIP1.121.28
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Taylor Rogers
RP - MIN
Taylor Rogers
Zack Wheeler
SP - PHI
Zack Wheeler
News 
 Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers blew his first save of the season in a 6-5 loss to the Pirates on Thursday. Rogers allowed two runs on three hits in 1/3 of an inning.
Matthew Terelle
Thu, Aug 6th
Phillies starter Zack Wheeler allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks while striking out four over seven innings in a win over the Miami Marlins in his debut with the team on Saturday.
Mike Maher
Sun, Jul 26th
 Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers pitched a scoreless ninth to nail down a 3-0 win over Cleveland on Saturday. Rogers struck out two in the frame.
Matthew Terelle
Sun, Aug 2nd
Zack Wheeler is scheduled to make his Phillies debut and first start of 2020 on Saturday agains the Miami Marlins.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Jul 22nd
 Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers tossed a scoreless ninth inning to preserve a 4-1 win over Cleveland on Friday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Aug 1st
Phillies manager Joe Girardi says there is a chance Zack Wheeler (paternity) might not be available for the start of the season.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Jul 6th
 Minnesota Twins closer Taylor Rogers pitched a scoreless ninth to save a 3-0 win over St. Louis on Wednesday. Rogers struck out two in the frame.
Matthew Terelle
Wed, Jul 29th
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
  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
Tue, Mar 10th
Notes 
 Rogers seems to have the trust of the Twins, and with them being the favorites in the AL Central, expect a ton of save opportunities.
Michael Waterloo - FantasyPros
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
 Rogers didn't have the Twins' closer role at the outset of the season, but he proved himself as Minnesota's best reliever pretty quickly. He built on his strong gains in 2018, further upping his strikeout rate and lowering his walk rate. He likely won't see all of the save chances this year for the Twins, but he should lead the way in opportunities. That, along with his strong overall numbers, makes him a reliever to target in fantasy.
Dan Harris - 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
  Probably doesn't have the upside many still believe he possesses, but he's a perfect SP3 for fantasy purposes
Brendan Tuma - BettingPros