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Joakim Soria or Cole Irvin

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Joakim Soria

Joakim Soria

RPArizona Diamondbacks ARI
Cole Irvin

Cole Irvin

SPOakland Athletics OAK
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Soria over Irvin

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Joakim Soria
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Irvin over Soria

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Cole Irvin
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Performance Joakim Soria
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.000-003501.003
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
6.750-103601.504
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Cole Irvin
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-000311.141
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-000311.141
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Joakim Soria
OWN
38%
+2.76 compared to last week
START
31%
+3.18 compared to last week
OWN/START Cole Irvin
OWN
75%
+18.83 compared to last week
START
69%
+40.87 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Joakim Soria
37th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Cole Irvin
59th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Joakim Soria

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 37th among RP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 174th.
  • The current leader among RP's is Luis Garcia
  • Can't be doing much worse than he is right now. Failing to live up to expectations is one thing, but playing this bad is another.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 106th in WHIP with 1.13
  • Currently ranked 195th in ERA with 4.43
  • Not too impressive with strikeouts and is currently ranked 189th with 23
  • Top 25 in saves and is currently ranked 25th with 6
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +1, L: +4, WHIP: +1.31, ERA: +4.34, K's: +29, Walks: +8
Breakdown Cole Irvin

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 60th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 46th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is doing better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 75 in WHIP and is currently ranked 65th with 1.19
  • Top 50 in ERA and is currently ranked 49th with 3.28
  • Top 35 in wins and is currently ranked 32nd with 4
  • Top 50 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 40th with 61.1
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 4.1 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +7, L: +8, WHIP: +1.18, ERA: +3.42, K's: +81, Walks: +20
Next Up Health Check
Injury Joakim Soria

No Injury Reported

Injury Cole Irvin

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Joakim Soria
DateOpponentResult
Jul 19VS PITDe Jong 1-4W 4-2
Jul 20VS PITDavis 0-1W 11-6
Jul 21VS PITUnderwood Jr. 2-3W 6-4
Jul 23@CHCDavies 6-6L 8-3
Jul 24@CHCChafin 0-2W 7-3
Jul 25@CHCWilliams
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
6.750-103601.504
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Cole Irvin
DateOpponentResult
Jul 19VS LAACishek 0-1W 4-1
Jul 20VS LAASuarez 4-3W 6-0
Jul 22@SEAFlexen 9-4W 4-1
Jul 23@SEASewald 6-2L 4-3
Jul 24@SEAGraveman 3-0L 5-4
Jul 25@SEAGonzales
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
4.481-2001041.494
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Joakim Soria
1.95
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Cole Irvin
11.20
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Joakim Soria
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2010 KC 61 59.0 1016 67 14 43 1-2 1.53 1.05 10.2 559
2011 KC 60 58.0 1040 60 17 28 5-5 4.19 1.33 9.3 445
2013 TEX 25 21.0 440 28 14 0 1-0 4.29 1.52 12 59
2014 TEX 46 40.1 649 47 5 18 2-4 2.9 0.97 10.5 240
2015 DET 72 63.0 1155 64 19 24 3-1 2.71 1.17 9.1 323
2016 KC 70 62.0 1193 68 27 1 5-8 4.35 1.56 9.9 150
2017 KC 59 53.2 993 64 20 1 4-3 3.86 1.29 10.7 141
2018 CHW 66 56.0 1049 75 16 16 3-4 3.38 1.23 12.1 265
2019 OAK 71 66.2 1116 79 20 1 2-4 4.46 1.07 10.7 157
2020 OAK 27 27.1 460 26 13 2 2-2 3.29 1.32 8.6 69
2021 ARI 30 29.0 449 29 8 6 1-4 4.34 1.31 9 68
ON PACE 48 47 727 46 12 9 1-6 4.34 1.31 9 109
3-YEAR AVG 55 49 875 60 16 6 2-3 3.78 1.16 10.8 164
Career 587 531.1 9560 607 173 0 0-0 3.56 1.25 10.3
Career Cole Irvin
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2019 PHI 16 39.1 639 31 13 1 2-1 5.72 1.45 7.1 79
2020 PHI 3 3.2 82 4 1 0 0-1 17.18 3.27 9.8 -5
2021 OAK 19 113.0 1619 81 20 0 7-8 3.42 1.18 6.5 223
ON PACE 30 184 2622 131 32 0 11-12 3.42 1.18 6.5 360
3-YEAR AVG 10 21 361 18 7 1 1-1 6.35 1.54 7.2 37
Career 38 156.0 2340 116 34 0 0-0 4.33 1.29 6.7
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