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TEN
BAL
10
23
CLE
JAX
o37.5
+1.5
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NYJ
PHI
o35.5
-1
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KC
CHI
o37.5
+1
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IND
BUF
o35
+1.5
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SEA
PIT
o36
-3.5
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MIA
TB
o31
+1
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DAL
DEN
o31.5
-3
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LAR
LAC
o30
-3.5
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NO
HOU
o33.5
+1
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NYG
NE
23
21
MIN
LV
o34
-3.5
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ARI
CIN
o31
-1.5
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GB
SF
o33
-2.5
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CAR
WAS
o37
-3
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ATL
DET
o35
0
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Darin Ruf or Lane Thomas

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Darin Ruf

Darin Ruf

LFNew York Mets NYM
Lane Thomas

Lane Thomas

CFWashington Nationals WAS
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ruf over Thomas

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Darin Ruf
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Ruf

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Lane Thomas
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Performance Darin Ruf
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333031.3330.44403
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.214033.3130.28605
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Lane Thomas
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.385012.4710.46204
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.320123.3790.52018
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Darin Ruf
OWN
 
6%
+0.01 compared to last week
START
 
3%
+0.1 compared to last week
OWN/START Lane Thomas
OWN
 
4%
-0.16 compared to last week
START
 
2%
-2.22 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Darin Ruf
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Lane Thomas
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Darin Ruf

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 1B DH LF . However, he plays 1B most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among LF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 58th.
  • The current leader among LF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 189th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.312
  • Ranked 275th in batting average with 0.244
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 115th with 0.342
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 189th with 0.424
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 156th with 0.766
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 394th with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 235th in RBI with 60
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 254th in runs scored with 60
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.043, OBP: -0.061, HRs: -6, RBI: -7, Runs: EVEN, Wlks: -13, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Lane Thomas

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: LF CF RF . However, he plays LF most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among CF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 57th.
  • The current leader among CF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 258th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.298
  • Ranked 274th in batting average with 0.244
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 234th with 0.317
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 231st with 0.412
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 227th with 0.728
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 342nd with 7
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 270th in RBI with 53
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 242nd in runs scored with 63
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.5 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.004, OBP: -0.051, HRs: +2, RBI: +6, Runs: -1, Wlks: -16, Stls: -3,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Darin Ruf

No Injury Reported

Injury Lane Thomas

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Darin Ruf
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS CINDunn 0-1W 5-1
Aug 09VS CINMinor 1-9W 6-2
Aug 10VS CINZeuch 0-1W 10-2
Aug 12VS PHISuarez
Aug 13VS PHINola
Aug 14VS PHIWheeler
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.316137.4470.421213
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Lane Thomas
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08@CHCThompson 9-5L 6-3
Aug 09@CHCLeiter Jr. 2-5W 6-5
Aug 10@CHCRucker 1-1L 4-2
Aug 12VS SDClevinger
Aug 13VS SDDarvish
Aug 14VS SDSnell
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333000.5000.33302
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Darin Ruf
5.13
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Lane Thomas
5.08
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Darin Ruf
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2012 PHI 10 10 3 4 7 0 0 .345 .333 .724 28
2013 PHI 73 62 14 36 30 0 33 .247 .348 .458 169
2014 PHI 50 21 3 12 7 0 8 .216 .297 .381 48
2015 PHI 106 63 12 30 39 1 21 .235 .300 .414 169
2016 PHI 43 17 3 8 9 0 4 .205 .236 .337 37
2020 SF 39 24 5 11 18 1 13 .282 .378 .529 78
2021 SF 119 70 16 40 42 2 44 .263 .373 .500 292
2022 SF 86 57 9 39 33 2 31 .224 .318 .365 205
ON PACE 125 83 13 56 48 2 45 .224 .318 .365 299
3-YEAR AVG 79 47 11 26 30 2 29 .268 .374 .507 185
Career 526 324 65 180 185 6 154 .243 .329 .437
Career Lane Thomas
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 STL 34 12 4 6 12 1 4 .316 .409 .684 46
2020 STL 18 5 1 5 2 0 3 .135 .200 .297 14
2021 STL 74 49 6 33 24 6 36 .230 .340 .404 203
2022 WAS 89 64 8 32 30 3 20 .234 .289 .372 207
ON PACE 127 91 11 45 43 4 28 .234 .289 .372 296
3-YEAR AVG 42 22 4 15 13 2 14 .229 .332 .427 88
Career 215 130 19 76 68 10 63 .231 .312 .400
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