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BAL
o31.5
-4
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JAX
o33
-1.5
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NYJ
PHI
o33.5
+3
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KC
CHI
o35
-3.5
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IND
BUF
o34
-1.5
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SEA
PIT
o33.5
-3
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MIA
TB
o31.5
+1.5
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DAL
DEN
o31
-2.5
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LAR
LAC
o31
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NO
HOU
o33.5
+1.5
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NYG
NE
o34
+1.5
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MIN
LV
o34
-2.5
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ARI
CIN
o33.5
-1.5
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GB
SF
o32.5
0
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WAS
o36.5
-3
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ATL
DET
o33
+2.5
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Shane Baz or Gerrit Cole

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Shane Baz

Shane Baz

SPTampa Bay Rays TB
Gerrit Cole

Gerrit Cole

SPNew York Yankees NYY
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Baz over Cole

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Shane Baz
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Cole over Baz

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Gerrit Cole
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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 Gerrit Cole
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
9.000-100811.331
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.250-1001711.252
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Shane Baz
OWN
50%
-5.12 compared to last week
START
 
10%
-3.47 compared to last week
OWN/START Gerrit Cole
OWN
99%
-0.57 compared to last week
START
65%
-15.72 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Shane Baz
100th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Gerrit Cole
1st
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 365th.
  • 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 72nd with 1.22
  • Currently ranked 114th 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 Gerrit Cole

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 2nd among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 9th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is putting up close to the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 50 in WHIP and is currently ranked 44th with 1.14
  • Top 100 in ERA and is currently ranked 78th
  • Top 50 in walks and is currently ranked 36th with 56
  • He strikes out a lot of batters and is currently ranked 4th with 277
  • He is among the best in wins and is currently ranked 9th with 17
  • Top 25 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 24th with 207.0
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -7, L: -5, WHIP: -0.04, ERA: +0.301, K's: -86, Walks: -13
Next Up Health Check
Injury Shane Baz

ELBOW - Mid-September?

Elbow
Injury Gerrit Cole

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Shane Baz
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09@MILPeralta
Aug 10@MILWoodruff
Aug 12VS BALWatkins
Aug 13VS BALLyles
Aug 14VS BALBradish
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.690-0001320.532
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Gerrit Cole
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08@SEAGilbert
Aug 09@SEACastillo
Aug 10@SEARay
Aug 12@BOSEovaldi
Aug 13@BOSCrawford
Aug 14@BOSHill
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
6.262-1003051.094
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Shane Baz
3.25
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Gerrit Cole
18.33
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 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 4 . . . 0
Career 10 . . .
Career Gerrit Cole
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2013 PIT 19 117.1 1727 100 28 0 10-7 3.22 1.17 7.7 324
2014 PIT 22 138.0 2197 138 40 0 11-5 3.65 1.21 9 366
2015 PIT 32 205.2 3234 202 44 0 19-8 2.67 1.11 8.8 594
2016 PIT 21 113.2 1938 98 36 0 7-10 3.88 1.47 7.8 263
2017 PIT 33 203.0 3298 196 55 0 12-12 4.26 1.25 8.7 487
2018 HOU 32 198.0 3257 276 64 0 15-5 2.91 1.05 12.6 634
2019 HOU 38 249.0 3913 373 59 0 24-6 2.39 0.89 13.5 874
2020 NYY 15 91.1 1499 124 21 0 9-3 2.86 0.95 12.2 291
2021 NYY 31 184.0 3019 246 43 0 16-9 3.33 1.08 12 540
2022 NYY 21 126.0 2035 160 30 0 9-4 3.64 1.04 11.4 358
ON PACE 31 189 3052 240 45 0 13-6 3.64 1.04 11.4 537
3-YEAR AVG 28 174 2810 248 41 0 16-6 2.78 0.97 12.8 568
Career 264 1616.2 26117 1913 420 0 0-0 3.24 1.11 10.7
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