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TEN
BAL
o31.5
-3.5
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CLE
JAX
o35.5
-1.5
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NYJ
PHI
o35.5
+1
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KC
CHI
o35
-3.5
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IND
BUF
o34
-1.5
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SEA
PIT
o36
-3
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MIA
TB
o31.5
+1.5
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DAL
DEN
o31.5
-2.5
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LAR
LAC
o30
-3.5
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NO
HOU
o33.5
+1.5
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NYG
NE
o34
+2
7:00PM • PREVIEW
MIN
LV
o34
-3.5
4:25PM • PREVIEW
ARI
CIN
o31.5
-2.5
7:30PM • PREVIEW
GB
SF
o33
-2.5
8:30PM • PREVIEW
CAR
WAS
o36.5
-3
1:00PM • PREVIEW
ATL
DET
o35
+1
6:00PM • PREVIEW
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Josh Bell or Sean Murphy

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Josh Bell

Josh Bell

1BSan Diego Padres SD
Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy

COakland Athletics OAK
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bell over Murphy

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Josh Bell
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Murphy over Bell

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Sean Murphy
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Performance Josh Bell
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.188015.3500.18805
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.212157.3250.333010
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Sean Murphy
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.294162.2940.52904
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.207273.2070.44807
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Josh Bell
OWN
100%
-0.36 compared to last week
START
95%
+10.51 compared to last week
OWN/START Sean Murphy
OWN
83%
+3.57 compared to last week
START
70%
+6.8 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Josh Bell
8th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Sean Murphy
11th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Josh Bell

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 9th 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 160th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.318
  • Top 25 in batting average with 0.300 and is currently ranked 25th
  • Top 15 on base percentage and is currently ranked 13th with 0.388
  • Top 50 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 43rd with 0.510
  • Top 25 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 23rd with 0.898
  • Top 25 in walks and is currently ranked 25th with 90
  • Top 50 in RBI and is currently ranked 44th with 105
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 79th with 90
  • Top 100 in HRs and is currently ranked 99th with 30
  • 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: +0.052, OBP: +0.048, HRs: -13, RBI: -30, Runs: -18, Wlks: -14, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Sean Murphy

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: C DH . However, he plays C most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 12th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 4th.
  • The current leader among C's is Will Smith
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 418th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.272
  • Ranked 321st in batting average with 0.237
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 269th with 0.313
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 179th with 0.429
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 198th with 0.742
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 605th with 1
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 183rd in RBI with 64
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 205th in runs scored with 67
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.027, OBP: +0.013, HRs: -4, RBI: -14, Runs: -2, Wlks: -10, Stls: +1,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Josh Bell

No Injury Reported

Injury Sean Murphy

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Josh Bell
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS SFWood 8-9L 1-0
Aug 09VS SFRogers 2-4W 7-4
Aug 10VS SFJunis
Aug 12@WASAbbott
Aug 13@WASSanchez
Aug 14@WASEspino
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.235145.2970.41208
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Sean Murphy
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS LAASuarez 4-4L 1-0
Aug 09VS LAAOhtani 10-7L 5-1
Aug 10VS LAAToussaint
Aug 12@HOUGarcia
Aug 13@HOUJavier
Aug 14@HOUUrquidy
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.211167.2860.351016
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Josh Bell
20.14
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Sean Murphy
8.16
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 101 114 14 54 56 0 48 .314 .395 .512 383
ON PACE 146 164 20 78 81 0 69 .314 .395 .512 553
3-YEAR AVG 114 105 24 63 75 0 53 .263 .349 .501 376
Career 895 788 131 433 472 4 381 .282 .368 .471
Career Sean Murphy
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 OAK 20 13 4 14 8 0 6 .245 .333 .566 51
2020 OAK 50 31 9 25 18 0 27 .226 .352 .453 111
2021 OAK 120 85 17 47 59 0 40 .219 .309 .409 313
2022 OAK 90 80 13 45 45 1 30 .246 .322 .449 284
ON PACE 131 116 18 65 65 1 43 .246 .322 .449 414
3-YEAR AVG 63 43 10 29 28 0 24 .223 .321 .434 158
Career 280 209 43 131 130 1 103 .231 .321 .439
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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
ARI vs PIT 9:40 PM EST Bumgarner
Keller
ATL @BOS 7:10 PM EST Wright
Pivetta
BAL vs TOR 7:05 PM EST Kremer
Berrios
CHC vs WAS 2:20 PM EST Steele
Gray
CHW @KC 8:10 PM EST Cueto
Bubic
CIN @NYM 1:10 PM EST Zeuch
Walker
CLE @DET 7:10 PM EST Civale
Hutchison
COL vs STL 8:40 PM EST Freeland
Quintana
HOU vs TEX 8:10 PM EST Verlander
Otto
LAA @OAK 3:37 PM EST Toussaint
Blackburn
LAD vs MIN 10:10 PM EST Pepiot
Gray
MIA @PHI 7:05 PM EST Alcantara
Syndergaard
MIL vs TB 2:10 PM EST Woodruff
Springs
NYY @SEA 4:10 PM EST Cortes
Ray
SD vs SF 4:10 PM EST Manaea
Junis
Matchup Time
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Matchup Time
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