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TEN
BAL
o31.5
-4
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CLE
JAX
o33
-1.5
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NYJ
PHI
o33.5
+3
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KC
CHI
o35
-3.5
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IND
BUF
o34
-1.5
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SEA
PIT
o33.5
-3
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MIA
TB
o31.5
+1.5
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DAL
DEN
o31
-2.5
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LAR
LAC
o31
-2.5
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NO
HOU
o33.5
+1.5
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NYG
NE
o34
+1.5
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MIN
LV
o34
-2.5
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ARI
CIN
o33.5
-1.5
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GB
SF
o32.5
0
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CAR
WAS
o36.5
-3
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ATL
DET
o33
+2.5
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Zach Plesac or Paul Blackburn

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Zach Plesac

Zach Plesac

SPCleveland Indians CLE
Paul Blackburn

Paul Blackburn

SPOakland Athletics OAK
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Plesac over Blackburn

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Zach Plesac
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Owners starting Blackburn over Plesac

 
 
 
 
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Performance Zach Plesac
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
7.200-100452.401
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
7.200-30015101.803
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Paul Blackburn
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
7.201-000311.401
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.401-1001231.603
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Zach Plesac
OWN
41%
-7.47 compared to last week
START
21%
-10.3 compared to last week
OWN/START Paul Blackburn
OWN
44%
-5.67 compared to last week
START
22%
-9.08 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Zach Plesac
97th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Paul Blackburn
105th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Zach Plesac

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 97th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 120th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He should be doing much better than this. You might be able to get him now for a discount.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 119th in WHIP with 1.33
  • Currently ranked 123rd in ERA with 4.59
  • Top 50 in walks and is currently ranked 49th with 52
  • Top 100 in wins and is currently ranked 89th
  • Top 100 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 93rd with 177.2
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.4 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -7, L: +5, WHIP: +0.141, ERA: -0.02, K's: -10, Walks: -2
Breakdown Paul Blackburn

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 105th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 74th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is doing a lot better than most people thought he would. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 122nd in WHIP with 1.34
  • Currently ranked 132nd in ERA with 4.72
  • Top 100 in walks and is currently ranked 90th with 38
  • Top 100 in wins and is currently ranked 78th
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +6, L: +2, WHIP: -0.395, ERA: -1.609, K's: +58, Walks: +18
Next Up Health Check
Injury Zach Plesac

No Injury Reported

Injury Paul Blackburn

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Zach Plesac
DateOpponentResult
Aug 01VS ARIMelancon 3-10W 6-5
Aug 02VS ARIGallen 6-2L 6-3
Aug 03VS ARIHenry 0-1W 7-4
Aug 04VS HOUVerlander 15-3L 6-0
Aug 05VS HOUValdez 10-4L 9-3
Aug 06VS HOUGarcia 8-8W 4-1
Aug 07VS HOUJavier
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
11.000-200962.442
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Paul Blackburn
DateOpponentResult
Aug 02@LAASuarez 3-4L 3-1
Aug 03@LAAOhtani 9-7W 3-1
Aug 04@LAAJunk 1-1W 8-7
Aug 06VS SFRodon 10-6L 7-3
Aug 07VS SFWebb
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.492-0001040.993
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Zach Plesac
3.99
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Paul Blackburn
7.64
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Zach Plesac
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 CLE 21 . . . 0
2020 CLE 8 . . . 0
2021 CLE 23 . . . 0
2022 CLE 19 . . . 0
ON PACE 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 17 . . . 0
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Career Paul Blackburn
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2017 OAK 10 . . . 0
2018 OAK 6 . . . 0
2019 OAK 4 . . . 0
2021 OAK 9 . . . 0
2022 OAK 20 . . . 0
ON PACE 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 7 . . . 0
Career 49 . . .
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CAR vs CLE
CHI vs SF
CIN vs PIT
DAL vs TB
DEN @SEA
DET vs PHI
GB @MIN
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JAC @WAS
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MIA vs NE
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ATL @NYM 4:10 PM EST Strider
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BAL vs PIT 1:35 PM EST Watkins
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BOS @KC 2:10 PM EST Crawford
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CHC vs MIA 2:20 PM EST Sampson
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CHW @TEX 2:35 PM EST Giolito
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CIN @MIL 2:10 PM EST Ashcraft
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CLE vs HOU 12:05 PM EST McKenzie
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DET vs TB 1:40 PM EST Manning
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LAA @SEA 4:10 PM EST Davidson
Gonzales
LAD vs SD 7:00 PM EST Anderson
Darvish
MIN vs TOR 2:10 PM EST Archer
Gausman
NYY @STL 2:15 PM EST Montas
Wainwright
OAK vs SF 4:07 PM EST Martinez
Webb
PHI vs WAS 1:35 PM EST Nola
Abbott
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