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Ryan Mountcastle or Rafael Ortega

Who Should I Start? - Week 26 • Start New
Ryan Mountcastle

Ryan Mountcastle

OFBaltimore Orioles BAL
Rafael Ortega

Rafael Ortega

LFChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Mountcastle over Ortega

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News Ryan Mountcastle
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ortega over Mountcastle

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Rafael Ortega
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Performance Ryan Mountcastle
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.238234.3330.52406
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.245588.3020.571012
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Rafael Ortega
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.188003.3500.18815
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.189015.2860.270110
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Ryan Mountcastle
OWN
95%
-1.37 compared to last week
START
82%
+1.01 compared to last week
OWN/START Rafael Ortega
OWN
16%
-17.09 compared to last week
START
14%
-2.15 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Ryan Mountcastle
28th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Rafael Ortega
71st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Ryan Mountcastle
    Breakdown Rafael Ortega

      Overview

    • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 1B DH 2B 3B . However, he plays 1B most often.
    • Experts rank this player at 19th among 3B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 8th.
    • The current leader among 3B's is Jose Ramirez
    • He is doing a better than most people thought he would.
    • Trending Batting Stats

    • Top 75 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.354 and is currently ranked 73rd
    • Top 50 in batting average with 0.313 and is currently ranked 39th
    • Top 75 on base percentage and is currently ranked 73rd with 0.371
    • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 140th with 0.462
    • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 109th with 0.833
    • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 208th in RBI with 21
    • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 98th with 32
    • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.004, OBP: EVEN, HRs: +11, RBI: +45, Runs: +57, Wlks: +27, Stls: EVEN,
    Next Up Health Check
    Injury Ryan Mountcastle

    No Injury Reported

    Injury Rafael Ortega

    No Injury Reported

    Next Up Matchup Comparison
    Matchups Ryan Mountcastle
    DateOpponentResult
    Sep 20@PHISuarez 6-5W 2-0
    Sep 21@PHIKennedy 3-1L 3-2
    Sep 22@PHIWheeler
    Sep 23VS TEXOtto
    Sep 24VS TEXHoward
    Sep 25VS TEXLyles
    Sep 26VS TEXDunning
    AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
    .000010.0000.00005
    Season stats based on this weeks opponents
    Matchups Rafael Ortega
    DateOpponentResult
    Sep 21VS MINBarraclough 2-0L 9-5
    Sep 22VS MINRyan
    Sep 24VS STLHapp
    Sep 24VS STL
    Sep 25VS STLLester
    Sep 26VS STLWoodford
    AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
    .381012.4800.47628
    Season stats based on this weeks opponents
    Next Up Ratings Comparison
    Rating Ryan Mountcastle
    FantasySP Player Rating
    Rating Rafael Ortega
    9.87
    FantasySP Player Rating
    Next Up Career Comparison
    Career Ryan Mountcastle
    YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
    2020 BAL 35 44 5 12 25 0 10 .349 .396 .500 95
    2021 BAL 130 125 30 72 83 4 37 .260 .313 .499 428
    ON PACE 139 134 32 77 89 4 39 .260 .313 .499 459
    3-YEAR AVG 35 44 5 12 25 0 10 .349 .396 .500 95
    Career 165 169 35 84 108 4 47 .278 .330 .499
    Career Rafael Ortega
    YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
    2012 COL 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 4
    2016 ANA 66 43 1 24 16 8 13 .232 .283 .292 112
    2018 MIA 41 31 0 10 7 5 10 .233 .287 .271 62
    2019 ATL 38 18 2 8 10 3 8 .198 .263 .297 48
    2021 CHC 92 71 10 37 32 9 23 .283 .345 .466 255
    ON PACE 98 76 10 39 34 9 24 .283 .345 .466 273
    3-YEAR AVG 40 25 1 9 9 4 9 .219 .277 .281 55
    Career 239 165 13 79 65 26 55 .248 .308 .355
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