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TEN
BAL
10
23
CLE
JAX
24
13
NYJ
PHI
24
21
KC
CHI
o37.5
+1.5
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IND
BUF
o38.5
+1.5
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SEA
PIT
o36.5
-3.5
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MIA
TB
o32.5
+1.5
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DAL
DEN
o33.5
-3.5
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LAR
LAC
o31.5
-3
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NO
HOU
o35.5
+1.5
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NYG
NE
23
21
MIN
LV
o35.5
-4
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ARI
CIN
36
23
GB
SF
21
28
CAR
WAS
o37.5
-2.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
ATL
DET
27
23
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Chris Sale or Lance McCullers Jr.

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Chris Sale

Chris Sale

SPBoston Red Sox BOS
Lance McCullers Jr.

Lance McCullers Jr.

SPHouston Astros HOU
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Sale over McCullers Jr.

 
 
 
 
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting McCullers Jr. over Sale

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Lance McCullers Jr.
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Performance Chris Sale
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Lance McCullers Jr.
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Chris Sale
OWN
50%
-24.76 compared to last week
START
12%
-2.14 compared to last week
OWN/START Lance McCullers Jr.
OWN
41%
+4.07 compared to last week
START
 
3%
+1.51 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Chris Sale
75th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Lance McCullers Jr.
80th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Chris Sale

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 76th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 598th.
  • The current leader among SP'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 129th in WHIP with 1.36
  • Currently ranked 104th in ERA with 4.26
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 2.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -4, L: EVEN, WHIP: -0.554, ERA: -2.102, K's: -42, Walks: -11
Breakdown Lance McCullers Jr.

    Overview

  • I couldn't find any stats of this player even playing a game in the past 60 days. This is most likely due to an injury or time in the minors.
Next Up Health Check
Injury Chris Sale

WRIST - 2023

Wrist
Injury Lance McCullers Jr.

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Chris Sale
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09VS ATLLee 3-0L 9-7
Aug 10VS ATLWright 14-5L 8-4
Aug 11VS BALKremer 4-4W 4-3
Aug 12VS NYYGerman
Aug 13VS NYYMontas
Aug 14VS NYYTaillon
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.570-100000.951
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Lance McCullers Jr.
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09VS TEXPerez 9-3W 7-5
Aug 10VS TEXHearn 5-6L 8-4
Aug 11VS TEXRagans 0-1W 7-3
Aug 12VS OAKOller
Aug 13VS OAK
Aug 14VS OAKIrvin
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Chris Sale
1.41
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Lance McCullers Jr.
0.00
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Chris Sale
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2010 CHW 21 21.0 392 32 10 4 2-1 2.14 1.19 13.7 121
2011 CHW 58 61.2 1104 79 27 8 2-2 3.21 1.28 11.5 259
2012 CHW 30 189.2 3016 192 51 0 17-8 3.08 1.14 9.1 577
2013 CHW 30 212.0 3247 226 46 0 11-14 3.14 1.08 9.6 591
2014 CHW 24 159.0 2535 188 36 0 10-4 2.32 0.96 10.6 498
2015 CHW 31 206.1 3323 274 42 0 13-11 3.45 1.1 12 625
2016 CHW 32 226.2 3431 233 45 0 17-10 3.38 1.04 9.3 645
2017 BOS 32 212.0 3428 308 43 0 17-8 2.93 0.98 13.1 701
2018 BOS 27 158.0 2525 237 34 0 12-4 2.11 0.86 13.5 552
2019 BOS 25 145.0 2466 218 37 0 6-11 4.47 1.1 13.5 411
2021 BOS 10 45.0 749 56 15 0 4-2 4.2 1.33 11.2 104
2022 BOS 2 7.1 102 5 1 0 0-1 2.45 0.82 6.1 6
ON PACE 2 11 146 7 1 0 0-1 2.45 0.82 6.1 9
3-YEAR AVG 18 94 1608 137 26 0 5-7 4.5 1.17 13.1 257
Career 322 1632.0 26318 2048 387 0 0-0 3.15 1.06 11.3
Career Lance McCullers Jr.
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2015 HOU 22 125.2 2109 129 43 0 6-7 3.22 1.19 9.2 326
2016 HOU 14 81.0 1341 106 45 0 6-5 3.22 1.54 11.8 218
2017 HOU 22 116.1 2014 132 40 0 7-4 4.33 1.32 10.2 291
2018 HOU 25 126.0 2108 142 50 0 10-6 3.93 1.19 10.1 348
2020 HOU 14 69.2 1134 79 22 0 3-5 4.13 1.18 10.2 160
2021 HOU 28 160.1 2765 179 73 0 13-4 3.03 1.2 10.1 435
ON PACE 40 230 3963 256 104 0 18-5 3.03 1.2 10.1 624
3-YEAR AVG 21 114 1950 129 48 0 8-5 3.39 1.21 10.2 298
Career 125 674.1 11471 767 273 0 0-0 3.62 1.26 10.2
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