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TEN
BAL
10
23
CLE
JAX
24
13
NYJ
PHI
24
21
KC
CHI
14
19
IND
BUF
24
27
SEA
PIT
25
32
MIA
TB
26
24
DAL
DEN
7
17
LAR
LAC
29
22
NO
HOU
13
17
NYG
NE
23
21
MIN
LV
20
26
ARI
CIN
36
23
GB
SF
21
28
CAR
WAS
23
21
ATL
DET
27
23
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Josh Bell or Taylor Ward

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

Josh Bell

1BSan Diego Padres SD
Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward

RFLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Bell over Ward

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Josh Bell
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ward over Bell

 
 
 
 
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Performance Josh Bell
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.063002.2500.06304
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.156017.3250.18809
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Taylor Ward
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.167121.1670.33304
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.205253.2200.38509
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Josh Bell
OWN
99%
-1.22 compared to last week
START
93%
-5.02 compared to last week
OWN/START Taylor Ward
OWN
73%
-7.26 compared to last week
START
59%
-16.34 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Josh Bell
8th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Taylor Ward
40th
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 184th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.314
  • Top 35 in batting average with 0.296 and is currently ranked 28th
  • Top 15 on base percentage and is currently ranked 12th with 0.386
  • Top 50 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 49th with 0.502
  • Top 25 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 24th with 0.888
  • Top 20 in walks and is currently ranked 19th with 94
  • Top 50 in RBI and is currently ranked 48th with 105
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 78th 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: +0.045, OBP: +0.045, HRs: -13, RBI: -30, Runs: -16, Wlks: -10, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Taylor Ward

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 41st among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 30th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • He is doing a better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 103rd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.332
  • Ranked 103rd in batting average with 0.271
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 78th with 0.351
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 117th with 0.455
  • Top 100 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 89th with 0.806
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 338th with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 322nd in RBI with 44
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 246th in runs scored with 55
  • 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: +0.02, OBP: +0.025, HRs: +6, RBI: +6, Runs: +15, Wlks: +18, Stls: +2,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Josh Bell

No Injury Reported

Injury Taylor Ward

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Josh Bell
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@MIAAlcantara
Aug 16@MIACabrera
Aug 17@MIALopez
Aug 18VS WASSanchez
Aug 19VS WASEspino
Aug 20VS WASGray
Aug 21VS WASCorbin
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.200134.3330.36006
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Taylor Ward
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15VS SEACastillo
Aug 16VS SEARay
Aug 17VS SEAKirby
Aug 19@DETManning
Aug 20@DETAlexander
Aug 21@DETHutchison
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.292026.2860.333011
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Josh Bell
19.06
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Taylor Ward
8.58
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 104 115 14 56 56 0 52 .307 .392 .499 391
ON PACE 146 162 19 78 78 0 73 .307 .392 .499 550
3-YEAR AVG 114 105 24 63 75 0 53 .263 .349 .501 376
Career 898 789 131 435 472 4 385 .281 .367 .469
Career Taylor Ward
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2018 LAA 40 24 6 14 15 2 9 .178 .245 .333 65
2019 ANA 20 8 1 4 2 0 6 .190 .292 .333 15
2020 LAA 33 26 0 16 5 2 7 .283 .333 .391 55
2021 LAA 66 52 8 33 33 1 20 .250 .329 .438 190
2022 LAA 83 83 14 48 39 3 38 .270 .354 .456 268
ON PACE 117 117 19 68 55 4 54 .270 .354 .456 380
3-YEAR AVG 40 29 3 18 13 1 11 .251 .326 .412 86
Career 242 193 29 115 94 8 80 .246 .323 .416
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