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Whit Merrifield or Ryan Mountcastle

Who Should I Start? - Week 26 • Start New
Whit Merrifield

Whit Merrifield

2BKansas City Royals KC
Ryan Mountcastle

Ryan Mountcastle

OFBaltimore Orioles BAL
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Merrifield over Mountcastle

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Whit Merrifield
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Mountcastle over Merrifield

 
 
 
 
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Performance Whit Merrifield
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.241003.2670.27607
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.2880210.3000.356113
Season stats based on the past 14 days
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
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Whit Merrifield
OWN
96%
-2.94 compared to last week
START
95%
-1.22 compared to last week
OWN/START Ryan Mountcastle
OWN
95%
-1.37 compared to last week
START
82%
+1.01 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Whit Merrifield
5th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Ryan Mountcastle
28th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Whit Merrifield

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 2B RF . However, he plays 2B most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 6th among 2B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 2nd.
  • The current leader among 2B's is Nicky Lopez
  • He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 121st in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.328
  • Top 100 in batting average with 0.283 and is currently ranked 96th
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 224th with 0.313
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 269th with 0.379
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 262nd with 0.693
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 264th with 15
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 214th in RBI with 19
  • Top 20 in runs scored and is currently ranked 16th with 36
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.011, OBP: -0.016, HRs: +1, RBI: +38, Runs: +56, Wlks: +26, Stls: +29,
Breakdown Ryan Mountcastle
    Next Up Health Check
    Injury Whit Merrifield

    No Injury Reported

    Injury Ryan Mountcastle

    No Injury Reported

    Next Up Matchup Comparison
    Matchups Whit Merrifield
    DateOpponentResult
    Sep 20@CLEMcKenzie 5-7W 7-2
    Sep 20@CLEWittgren 2-8W 4-2
    Sep 21@CLEQuantrill 7-3L 4-1
    Sep 22@CLEAllen
    Sep 24@DETSkubal
    Sep 25@DETPeralta
    Sep 26@DETManning
    AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
    .27021116.3410.357630
    Season stats based on this weeks opponents
    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
    Next Up Ratings Comparison
    Rating Whit Merrifield
    FantasySP Player Rating
    Rating Ryan Mountcastle
    FantasySP Player Rating
    Next Up Career Comparison
    Career Whit Merrifield
    YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
    2016 KC 81 88 2 44 29 8 19 .283 .323 .392 194
    2017 KC 145 169 19 80 78 34 29 .288 .324 .460 481
    2018 KC 158 192 12 88 60 45 61 .304 .367 .438 519
    2019 KC 160 204 16 105 73 20 45 .304 .350 .466 513
    2020 KC 60 71 9 38 31 12 12 .286 .328 .444 199
    2021 KC 150 169 10 90 69 39 38 .278 .319 .396 574
    ON PACE 159 180 10 95 73 41 40 .278 .319 .396 611
    3-YEAR AVG 126 156 12 77 55 26 39 .301 .354 .451 410
    Career 754 893 68 445 340 158 204 .292 .338 .436
    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
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