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JAX
o42.5
-3.5
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PHI
CLE
o37.5
+2.5
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BAL
ARI
o38.5
+5.5
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ATL
NYJ
o39.5
+2
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CHI
SEA
o40.5
-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
+2.5
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NO
GB
o39.5
-3
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Shane Baz or Merrill Kelly

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Shane Baz

Shane Baz

SPTampa Bay Rays TB
Merrill Kelly

Merrill Kelly

SPArizona Diamondbacks ARI
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Baz over Kelly

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Shane Baz
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Kelly over Baz

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Merrill Kelly
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Performance Shane Baz
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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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 Shane Baz
OWN
44%
-5.91 compared to last week
START
 
7%
-4.58 compared to last week
OWN/START Merrill Kelly
OWN
92%
-2.56 compared to last week
START
73%
+23.86 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Shane Baz
100th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Merrill Kelly
56th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Shane Baz

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 101st among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 373rd.
  • The current leader among SP'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

  • Top 75 in WHIP and is currently ranked 73rd with 1.22
  • Currently ranked 115th in ERA with 4.43
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.6 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -1, L: +2, WHIP: +0.311, ERA: +1.561, K's: +10, Walks: +5
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 Shane Baz

ELBOW - Late September?

Elbow
Injury Merrill Kelly

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Shane Baz
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@NYYCole 9-5W 4-0
Aug 16@NYYCortes 9-4W 3-1
Aug 17@NYYGerman
Aug 18VS KCKeller
Aug 19VS KCSinger
Aug 20VS KCBubic
Aug 21VS KCGreinke
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
1.480-000620.981
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 Shane Baz
3.25
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Merrill Kelly
19.26
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Shane Baz
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2021 TB 4 . . . 0
2022 TB 6 . . . 0
ON PACE 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 4 . . . 0
Career 10 . . .
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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