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24
13
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21
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Ronald Acuna Jr. or Rafael Ortega

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Ronald Acuna Jr.

Ronald Acuna Jr.

RFAtlanta Braves ATL
Rafael Ortega

Rafael Ortega

LFChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Acuna Jr. over Ortega

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Ronald Acuna Jr.
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ortega over Acuna Jr.

 
 
 
 
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Performance Ronald Acuna Jr.
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.278112.2780.44414
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.326255.3410.512210
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Rafael Ortega
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.000011.1000.00013
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.211012.3040.26317
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Ronald Acuna Jr.
OWN
99%
-0.2 compared to last week
START
93%
-3.24 compared to last week
OWN/START Rafael Ortega
OWN
 
2%
-1.37 compared to last week
START
 
1%
-0.69 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Ronald Acuna Jr.
3rd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Rafael Ortega
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Ronald Acuna Jr.

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: RF DH . However, he plays RF most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 3rd among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 48th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • He is in a heck of a slump. If he is star player then he should rebound.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 170th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.316
  • Ranked 171st in batting average with 0.260
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 97th with 0.348
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 237th with 0.411
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 168th with 0.759
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 187th with 20
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 407th in RBI with 30
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 308th in runs scored with 47
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.028, OBP: -0.057, HRs: -15, RBI: -26, Runs: -33, Wlks: -22, Stls: +2,
Breakdown Rafael Ortega

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: CF DH RF LF . However, he plays CF most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among LF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 54th.
  • The current leader among LF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 137th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.323
  • Top 100 in batting average with 0.274 and is currently ranked 88th
  • Top 75 on base percentage and is currently ranked 75th with 0.352
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 173rd with 0.432
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 118th with 0.784
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 142nd with 18
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 261st in RBI with 54
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 240th in runs scored with 64
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.058, OBP: -0.043, HRs: -6, RBI: -8, Runs: -18, Wlks: +1, Stls: -4,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Ronald Acuna Jr.

No Injury Reported

Injury Rafael Ortega

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Ronald Acuna Jr.
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09@BOSOrt 0-1W 9-7
Aug 10@BOSPivetta 8-9W 8-4
Aug 12@MIAHernandez 2-6W 4-3
Aug 13@MIALuzardo 3-5W 5-2
Aug 13@MIANance 0-1W 6-2
Aug 14@MIAGarrett
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.269124.3210.42327
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Rafael Ortega
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS WASSanchez 0-5W 6-3
Aug 09VS WASFinnegan 3-2L 6-5
Aug 10VS WASCishek 1-3W 4-2
Aug 11VS CINLodolo 3-4W 4-2
Aug 13@CINAshcraft 5-3W 7-2
Aug 14@CINDunn
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.161052.2310.194210
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Ronald Acuna Jr.
4.23
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Rafael Ortega
6.17
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Ronald Acuna Jr.
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2018 ATL 111 127 26 78 64 15 45 .293 .358 .552 395
2019 ATL 161 184 42 128 103 37 80 .286 .368 .530 630
2020 ATL 58 50 15 56 30 11 45 .243 .378 .534 225
2021 ATL 84 84 24 72 52 17 49 .283 .394 .596 383
2022 ATL 68 68 9 39 26 19 27 .255 .337 .393 233
ON PACE 95 95 12 54 36 26 38 .255 .337 .393 328
3-YEAR AVG 101 106 27 85 62 22 58 .277 .377 .548 412
Career 482 513 116 373 275 99 246 .278 .367 .526
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 102 83 11 43 33 12 30 .293 .363 .473 298
2022 CHC 88 56 5 25 25 8 31 .235 .320 .361 217
ON PACE 127 81 7 36 36 11 44 .235 .320 .361 313
3-YEAR AVG 70 51 7 26 22 8 19 .270 .339 .430 173
Career 337 233 19 110 91 37 93 .249 .318 .363
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ARI vs KC
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BAL @NYJ
BUF @LAR
CAR vs CLE
CHI vs SF
CIN vs PIT
DAL vs TB
DEN @SEA
DET vs PHI
GB @MIN
HOU vs IND
JAC @WAS
LAC vs LV
MIA vs NE
NYG @TEN
Matchup Time Pitchers
ARI @COL 3:10 PM EST Henry
Feltner
ATL @MIA 1:40 PM EST Elder
Garrett
BAL @TB 1:40 PM EST Lyles
Rasmussen
BOS vs NYY 7:00 PM EST Wacha
Taillon
CHC @CIN 1:40 PM EST Thompson
Dunn
CHW vs DET 2:10 PM EST Lynn
Alexander
CLE @TOR 1:37 PM EST Bieber
Gausman
HOU vs OAK 2:10 PM EST Javier
Irvin
KC vs LAD 2:10 PM EST Singer
Anderson
LAA vs MIN 4:07 PM EST Davidson
Archer
MIL @STL 2:15 PM EST Ashby
Mikolas
NYM vs PHI 1:40 PM EST Bassitt
Wheeler
PIT @SF 4:05 PM EST Thompson
Wood
SD @WAS 12:05 PM EST Snell
Espino
SEA @TEX 2:35 PM EST Gilbert
Perez
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