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Michael Wacha or Mark Melancon

Who Should I Start? - Week 12 • Start New
Michael Wacha

Michael Wacha

SPBoston Red Sox BOS
Mark Melancon

Mark Melancon

RPArizona Diamondbacks ARI
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Wacha over Melancon

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Michael Wacha
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melancon over Wacha

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Mark Melancon
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Performance Michael Wacha
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
3.001-000721.171
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.252-0001231.172
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Mark Melancon
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.000-000000.002
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.250-000100.754
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Michael Wacha
OWN
75%
+4.57 compared to last week
START
36%
-6.47 compared to last week
OWN/START Mark Melancon
OWN
72%
-6.4 compared to last week
START
68%
-5.41 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Michael Wacha
96th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Mark Melancon
32nd
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Michael Wacha

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 97th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 51st.
  • 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 75 in WHIP and is currently ranked 68th with 1.20
  • Currently ranked 104th in ERA with 4.19
  • Top 100 in walks and is currently ranked 89th with 31
  • Top 50 in wins and is currently ranked 47th with 8
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +3, L: -5, WHIP: -0.321, ERA: -2.995, K's: -83, Walks: -15
Breakdown Mark Melancon

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 33rd among RP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 278th.
  • The current leader among RP'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 267th in ERA with 4.02
  • Top 15 in saves and is currently ranked 12th with 23
  • 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: W: -2, L: +3, WHIP: +0.258, ERA: +3.543, K's: -48, Walks: -18
Next Up Health Check
Injury Michael Wacha

No Injury Reported

Injury Mark Melancon

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Michael Wacha
DateOpponentResult
Jun 27@TORGausman
Jun 28@TORStripling
Jun 29@TORManoah
Jul 01@CHCSampson
Jul 02@CHCMills
Jul 03@CHCThompson
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
1.501-000521.001
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Mark Melancon
DateOpponentResult
Jun 28VS SDManaea
Jun 29VS SDClevinger
Jul 01@COLSenzatela
Jul 02@COLFeltner
Jul 03@COLKuhl
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
12.000-101112.674
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Michael Wacha
11.86
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Mark Melancon
2.20
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Michael Wacha
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2013 STL 15 64.2 1034 65 19 0 4-1 2.78 1.1 9.1 179
2014 STL 18 104.0 1644 91 32 0 5-6 3.2 1.19 7.9 253
2015 STL 30 179.0 2936 153 58 0 17-7 3.42 1.23 7.7 463
2016 STL 27 138.0 2324 114 45 0 7-7 5.09 1.48 7.4 277
2017 STL 30 165.2 2690 158 55 0 12-9 4.13 1.36 8.6 399
2018 STL 15 82.0 1419 71 36 0 8-2 3.29 1.27 7.8 211
2019 STL 29 122.0 2199 104 55 0 6-7 4.94 1.62 7.7 212
2020 NYM 9 37.0 676 44 8 0 1-4 7.05 1.62 10.7 51
2021 TB 30 128.2 2033 125 31 0 3-5 5.32 1.33 8.7 217
2022 BOS 10 57.0 855 42 16 0 6-0 2.37 1.02 6.6 152
ON PACE 22 129 1923 94 36 0 13-0 2.37 1.02 6.6 342
3-YEAR AVG 23 96 1636 91 31 0 3-5 5.31 1.48 8.5 160
Career 213 1068.2 17810 967 355 0 0-0 4.18 1.34 8.1
Career Mark Melancon
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2010 NYY 22 19.0 349 22 8 0 2-0 4.74 1.42 10.4 61
2011 HOU 69 68.1 1092 63 26 19 8-4 3.03 1.33 8.3 410
2012 BOS 38 36.0 683 37 11 1 0-2 7.75 1.56 9.3 69
2013 PIT 72 71.0 989 70 8 16 3-2 1.39 0.96 8.9 357
2014 PIT 67 65.1 892 65 10 31 2-4 1.93 0.87 9 378
2015 PIT 78 74.1 1088 62 14 51 3-2 2.3 0.96 7.5 530
2016 PIT 75 69.0 1022 65 12 47 2-2 1.7 0.93 8.5 500
2017 SF 32 30.0 502 29 6 11 1-2 4.5 1.43 8.7 133
2018 SF 41 36.2 654 31 14 3 1-4 3.44 1.69 7.6 89
2019 SF 69 68.0 1135 72 20 14 5-3 4.1 1.46 9.5 241
2020 ATL 30 29.0 396 19 7 13 2-1 1.86 1.07 5.9 151
2021 SD 62 64.1 1016 57 23 38 3-3 2.24 1.18 8 318
2022 ARI 26 23.1 349 9 5 10 1-6 5.79 1.46 3.5 47
ON PACE 57 52 774 19 11 22 2-13 5.79 1.46 3.5 103
3-YEAR AVG 54 53 849 49 17 22 3-2 3.02 1.29 8.2 237
Career 681 642.2 10167 601 164 0 0-0 3.05 1.21 8.4
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Matchups

Week 1
ARI vs KC
ATL vs NO
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
BAL @SEA 10:10 PM EST Wells
Kirby
BOS @TOR 7:07 PM EST
Gausman
CHW @LAA 9:38 PM EST Giolito
Syndergaard
CLE vs MIN 7:10 PM EST McKenzie
Gray
COL vs LAD 8:40 PM EST Kuhl
Anderson
KC vs TEX 8:10 PM EST Bubic
Perez
MIA @STL 7:45 PM EST Lopez
Wainwright
NYY vs OAK 7:05 PM EST Montgomery
Blackburn
PIT @WAS 7:05 PM EST
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