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PIT
JAX
o42.5
-3.5
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PHI
CLE
o37.5
+2.5
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BAL
ARI
o39.5
+6.5
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ATL
NYJ
o39.5
+2
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CHI
SEA
o39.5
-3.5
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DET
IND
o39.5
+1.5
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LV
MIA
o41.5
+1.5
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DAL
LAC
o37.5
-3
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DEN
BUF
o41.5
-4.5
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CAR
NE
o40.5
-2.5
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TB
TEN
o38.5
-3.5
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SF
MIN
o39.5
-4.5
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CIN
NYG
o39.5
-5.5
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WAS
KC
o42.5
-4
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HOU
LAR
o38.5
+3
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NO
GB
o39.5
-3
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Josh Bell or Merrill Kelly

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Josh Bell

Josh Bell

1BSan Diego Padres SD
Merrill Kelly

Merrill Kelly

SPArizona Diamondbacks ARI
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bell over Kelly

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Josh Bell
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Kelly over Bell

 
 
 
 
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Performance Josh Bell
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.040002.2000.04006
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.098017.2600.098011
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Merrill Kelly
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.250-0001351.082
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.370-0001861.113
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Josh Bell
OWN
97%
-2.94 compared to last week
START
87%
-9.89 compared to last week
OWN/START Merrill Kelly
OWN
93%
-1.98 compared to last week
START
69%
+20.67 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Josh Bell
8th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Merrill Kelly
56th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Josh Bell

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 8th among 1B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 5th.
  • The current leader among 1B's is Freddie Freeman
  • He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 213th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.308
  • Top 50 in batting average with 0.290 and is currently ranked 40th
  • Top 20 on base percentage and is currently ranked 19th with 0.381
  • Top 75 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 59th with 0.492
  • Top 35 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 33rd with 0.872
  • Top 20 in walks and is currently ranked 19th with 95
  • Top 75 in RBI and is currently ranked 53rd with 105
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 88th with 92
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.1 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.034, OBP: +0.035, HRs: -13, RBI: -30, Runs: -16, Wlks: -9, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Merrill Kelly

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 56th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 11th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • You have to be impressed by how much better he is performing. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 35 in WHIP and is currently ranked 34th with 1.10
  • ERA is among the best in the league currently ranked 8th with 2.57
  • Top 75 in walks and is currently ranked 63rd with 49
  • Top 50 in wins and is currently ranked 40th with 12
  • Top 75 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 61st with 188.0
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +3, L: -9, WHIP: -0.301, ERA: -2.603, K's: -24, Walks: -8
Next Up Health Check
Injury Josh Bell

No Injury Reported

Injury Merrill Kelly

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Josh Bell
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@MIAAlcantara 11-5L 3-0
Aug 16@MIAHernandez 3-6L 4-3
Aug 17@MIALopez
Aug 18VS WASSanchez
Aug 19VS WASEspino
Aug 20VS WASGray
Aug 21VS WASCorbin
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.132134.2500.23709
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Merrill Kelly
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@SFCobb 4-6L 6-1
Aug 16@SFBrebbia 6-1L 2-1
Aug 17@SFRodon
Aug 18@SFWebb
Aug 19VS STLMikolas
Aug 20VS STL
Aug 21VS STLQuintana
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
1.003-0002870.645
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Josh Bell
16.45
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Merrill Kelly
19.26
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Josh Bell
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2010 BAL 53 34 3 15 12 0 2 N/A N/A N/A 23
2011 BAL 26 10 0 6 6 0 4 N/A N/A N/A 1
2012 ARI 21 9 1 3 4 0 4 .173 .232 .269 18
2016 PIT 44 35 3 18 18 0 21 .276 .373 .409 100
2017 PIT 159 140 26 75 90 2 66 .255 .334 .466 433
2018 PIT 148 131 12 74 62 2 77 .261 .357 .411 371
2019 PIT 143 145 37 94 116 0 74 .275 .365 .567 524
2020 PIT 57 44 8 22 22 0 23 .229 .312 .370 110
2021 WAS 143 126 27 72 86 0 62 .262 .347 .480 493
2022 WAS 107 115 14 56 56 0 53 .296 .382 .482 391
ON PACE 146 157 19 76 76 0 72 .296 .382 .482 536
3-YEAR AVG 114 105 24 63 75 0 53 .263 .349 .501 376
Career 901 789 131 435 472 4 386 .280 .366 .467
Career Merrill Kelly
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2019 ARI 32 181.0 2962 158 57 0 13-14 4.48 1.33 7.9 377
2020 ARI 5 31.1 473 29 5 0 3-2 2.59 0.99 8.3 85
2021 ARI 27 158.0 2425 130 41 0 7-11 4.44 1.29 7.4 276
2022 ARI 20 127.0 1875 106 33 0 10-2 1.84 0.99 7.5 352
ON PACE 27 178 2618 148 46 0 13-2 1.84 0.99 7.5 491
3-YEAR AVG 21 123 1953 106 34 0 8-9 4.27 1.27 7.7 246
Career 84 495.0 7735 423 136 0 0-0 3.69 1.21 7.7
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