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Max Scherzer or Pablo Lopez

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer

SPWashington Nationals WAS
Pablo Lopez

Pablo Lopez

SPMiami Marlins MIA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Scherzer over Lopez

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Max Scherzer
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Lopez over Scherzer

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Pablo Lopez
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Performance Max Scherzer
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
5.140-000831.001
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Pablo Lopez
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Max Scherzer
OWN
99%
-0.88 compared to last week
START
64%
-8.16 compared to last week
OWN/START Pablo Lopez
OWN
94%
-2.4 compared to last week
START
19%
-3.51 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Max Scherzer
3rd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Pablo Lopez
41st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Max Scherzer

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: P SP . However, he plays P most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 3rd among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 45th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is in a heck of a slump. If he is star player then he should rebound.
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off and he's listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Triceps (Day-to-day). Stay clear of him if its going to stick around, otherwise now is the time to get a guy at a bargain price since he is hurt. Check out his player news.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 15 in WHIP and is currently ranked 11th with 0.87
  • Top 20 in ERA and is currently ranked 16th with 2.37
  • Top 75 in strikeouts and is currently ranked 68th with 50
  • Top 100 in wins and is currently ranked 87th
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.9 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +7, L: +3, WHIP: -1.111, ERA: -4.769, K's: +124, Walks: +20
Breakdown Pablo Lopez

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: SP P . However, he plays SP most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 42nd among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 55th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He has been under achieving. Look for him to bounce back.
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off and he's listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Shoulder (Out indefinitely ). Stay clear of him if its going to stick around, otherwise now is the time to get a guy at a bargain price since he is hurt. Check out his player news.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 25 in WHIP and is currently ranked 23rd with 1.03
  • Top 75 in ERA and is currently ranked 57th with 3.55
  • Top 100 in strikeouts and is currently ranked 81st with 52
  • Top 75 in wins and is currently ranked 51st with 4
  • His average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 5.9.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +5, L: +5, WHIP: +1.09, ERA: +3.03, K's: +111, Walks: +25
Next Up Health Check
Injury Max Scherzer

TRICEPS - Day-to-day

Triceps
Injury Pablo Lopez

SHOULDER - Out indefinitely

Shoulder
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Max Scherzer
DateOpponentResult
Jul 26@PHIBradley 5-1L 6-5
Jul 27@PHIMoore 0-3W 6-4
Jul 28@PHIWheeler
Jul 29@PHIVelasquez
Jul 30VS CHCWilliams
Jul 31VS CHCHendricks
Aug 01VS CHCAlzolay
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
1.883-0002581.053
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Pablo Lopez
DateOpponentResult
Jul 27@BALWatkins 2-1W 7-3
Jul 28@BALLopez
Jul 30VS NYYTaillon
Jul 31VS NYYGerman
Aug 01VS NYYMontgomery
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Max Scherzer
14.97
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Pablo Lopez
6.84
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Max Scherzer
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2010 DET 31 193.1 3287 184 70 0 12-11 3.54 1.26 8.6 502
2011 DET 33 195.2 3381 177 59 0 16-8 4.09 1.32 8.1 515
2012 DET 32 187.2 3276 231 60 0 16-7 3.74 1.27 11.1 569
2013 DET 32 214.1 3388 240 56 0 21-3 2.94 0.97 10.1 705
2014 DET 32 211.0 3526 239 62 0 18-5 3.24 1.19 10.2 601
2015 WAS 33 226.1 3362 276 34 0 14-12 2.82 0.93 11 697
2016 WAS 34 228.1 3561 284 56 0 20-7 2.96 0.97 11.2 718
2017 WAS 31 200.2 3111 268 55 0 16-6 2.51 0.9 12 658
2018 WAS 33 220.2 3493 300 51 0 18-7 2.53 0.91 12.2 745
2019 WAS 33 202.1 3286 280 48 0 14-7 2.85 1.05 12.5 618
2020 WAS 13 72.0 1321 97 25 0 5-4 4 1.42 12.1 184
2021 WAS 17 102.0 1608 135 24 0 7-4 2.29 0.85 11.9 318
ON PACE 27 166 2604 218 38 0 11-6 2.29 0.85 11.9 515
3-YEAR AVG 26 164 2700 226 41 0 12-6 2.89 1.04 12.3 516
Career 354 2242.2 36600 2711 600 0 0-0 3.11 1.08 10.9
Career Pablo Lopez
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2018 MIA 10 58.2 950 46 18 0 2-4 4.14 1.28 7.1 122
2019 MIA 21 109.0 1796 95 27 0 5-8 5.2 1.27 7.8 224
2020 MIA 12 62.1 993 66 18 0 6-5 3.61 1.14 9.5 151
2021 MIA 19 101.0 1627 111 25 0 5-5 3.03 1.09 9.9 254
ON PACE 30 161 2584 176 39 0 7-7 3.03 1.09 9.9 403
3-YEAR AVG 14 76 1246 69 21 0 4-6 4.5 1.25 8.2 166
Career 62 331.0 5366 318 88 0 0-0 4.05 1.19 8.7
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