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TEN
BAL
o31.5
-3.5
7:30PM • PREVIEW
CLE
JAX
o33
-1.5
7:00PM • PREVIEW
NYJ
PHI
o35.5
+1
7:30PM • PREVIEW
KC
CHI
o35
-3.5
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IND
BUF
o34
-1.5
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SEA
PIT
o35
-3
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MIA
TB
o31.5
+1.5
7:30PM • PREVIEW
DAL
DEN
o31.5
-2.5
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LAR
LAC
o30
-3.5
10:00PM • PREVIEW
NO
HOU
o33.5
+1.5
8:00PM • PREVIEW
NYG
NE
o34
+1.5
7:00PM • PREVIEW
MIN
LV
o34
-3.5
4:25PM • PREVIEW
ARI
CIN
o33.5
-1.5
7:30PM • PREVIEW
GB
SF
o32.5
-1.5
8:30PM • PREVIEW
CAR
WAS
o36.5
-3
1:00PM • PREVIEW
ATL
DET
o34.5
+1
6:00PM • PREVIEW
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Lane Thomas or Michael Brantley

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Lane Thomas

Lane Thomas

CFWashington Nationals WAS
Michael Brantley

Michael Brantley

LFHouston Astros HOU
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Brantley

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Lane Thomas
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Brantley over Thomas

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Michael Brantley
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Performance Lane Thomas
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.357123.3750.64314
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.385125.4140.61529
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Michael Brantley
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Lane Thomas
OWN
 
6%
+1.8 compared to last week
START
 
5%
+2.05 compared to last week
OWN/START Michael Brantley
OWN
73%
-2.22 compared to last week
START
19%
+1.04 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Lane Thomas
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Michael Brantley
85th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Lane Thomas

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: LF CF RF . However, he plays LF most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among CF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 58th.
  • The current leader among CF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 271st in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.295
  • Ranked 279th in batting average with 0.243
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 257th with 0.314
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 226th with 0.413
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 234th with 0.726
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 349th with 7
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 269th in RBI with 53
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 239th in runs scored with 63
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.5 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.001, OBP: -0.057, HRs: +2, RBI: +6, Runs: -1, Wlks: -17, Stls: -3,
Breakdown Michael Brantley

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: DH LF . However, he plays DH most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 85th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 65th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • He is doing much better than most people thought he would.
  • He hasn't missed that many games lately, but he is listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Shoulder (Out indefinitely). Look at his player news.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 186th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.313
  • Top 75 in batting average with 0.285 and is currently ranked 54th
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 88th with 0.349
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 319th with 0.382
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 226th with 0.731
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 491st with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 312th in RBI with 46
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 272nd in runs scored with 56
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.036, OBP: -0.006, HRs: -4, RBI: -28, Runs: -43, Wlks: -7, Stls: EVEN,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Lane Thomas

No Injury Reported

Injury Michael Brantley

SHOULDER - Out indefinitely

Shoulder
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Lane Thomas
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08@CHCThompson
Aug 09@CHCStroman
Aug 10@CHCSteele
Aug 12VS SDClevinger
Aug 13VS SDDarvish
Aug 14VS SDSnell
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Michael Brantley
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09VS TEXPerez
Aug 10VS TEXOtto
Aug 11VS TEXRagans
Aug 12VS OAKOller
Aug 13VS OAK
Aug 14VS OAKIrvin
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.250003.3330.29206
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Lane Thomas
5.11
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Michael Brantley
5.78
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Lane Thomas
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 STL 34 12 4 6 12 1 4 .316 .409 .684 46
2020 STL 18 5 1 5 2 0 3 .135 .200 .297 14
2021 STL 74 49 6 33 24 6 36 .230 .340 .404 203
2022 WAS 87 62 8 32 30 3 19 .231 .283 .373 205
ON PACE 128 91 11 47 44 4 27 .231 .283 .373 301
3-YEAR AVG 42 22 4 15 13 2 14 .229 .332 .427 88
Career 213 128 19 76 68 10 62 .230 .309 .401
Career Michael Brantley
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2009 CLE 28 35 0 10 11 4 8 N/A N/A N/A 57
2010 CLE 72 73 3 38 22 10 22 N/A N/A N/A 161
2011 CLE 113 120 7 62 46 13 34 N/A N/A N/A 265
2012 CLE 147 158 6 63 60 12 52 .288 .347 .403 392
2013 CLE 151 158 10 66 73 17 40 .284 .333 .394 399
2014 CLE 146 186 20 90 92 21 49 .326 .384 .509 537
2015 CLE 137 164 15 68 84 15 60 .310 .379 .480 471
2016 CLE 11 9 0 5 7 1 3 .231 .279 .282 25
2017 CLE 90 101 9 47 52 11 31 .299 .357 .444 277
2018 CLE 143 175 17 89 75 12 48 .307 .362 .465 471
2019 HOU 166 199 23 95 94 4 60 .309 .372 .484 530
2020 HOU 58 71 9 35 36 3 23 .324 .391 .530 197
2021 HOU 138 168 8 72 56 2 36 .315 .362 .433 471
2022 HOU 57 59 4 25 21 1 26 .278 .357 .401 190
ON PACE 83 86 5 36 30 1 38 .278 .357 .401 279
3-YEAR AVG 121 146 13 67 62 3 40 .313 .371 .471 399
Career 1457 1676 131 765 729 126 492 .352 .413 .452
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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 Gallen
Beede
BAL vs TOR 7:05 PM EST Lyles
Kikuchi
CHC vs WAS 8:05 PM EST Thompson
Sanchez
CIN @NYM 7:10 PM EST Dunn
Bassitt
LAA @OAK 9:40 PM EST Suarez
Irvin
NYY @SEA 10:10 PM EST Taillon
Gilbert
SD vs SF 9:40 PM EST Snell
Wood
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