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JAX
o42.5
-3.5
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CLE
o37.5
+2.5
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ARI
o39.5
+6.5
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NYJ
o39.5
+2
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SEA
o39.5
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IND
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+1.5
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MIA
o41.5
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LAC
o37.5
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BUF
o41.5
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NE
o40.5
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TEN
o38.5
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MIN
o39.5
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NYG
o39.5
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KC
o42.5
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LAR
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GB
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Austin Hays or Whit Merrifield

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Austin Hays

Austin Hays

LFBaltimore Orioles BAL
Whit Merrifield

Whit Merrifield

2BToronto Blue Jays TOR
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Hays over Merrifield

 
 
 
 
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Merrifield over Hays

 
 
 
 
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Performance Austin Hays
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.150012.1900.20007
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.208123.2400.37508
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Whit Merrifield
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.182000.1820.18203
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.276012.2760.27617
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Austin Hays
OWN
76%
-1.07 compared to last week
START
48%
-6.64 compared to last week
OWN/START Whit Merrifield
OWN
94%
-5.85 compared to last week
START
64%
-12.94 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Austin Hays
60th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Whit Merrifield
18th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Austin Hays

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: LF RF . However, he plays LF most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 60th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 26th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • He is doing a lot better than most people thought he would. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 313th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.289
  • Ranked 191st in batting average with 0.257
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 285th with 0.311
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 110th with 0.457
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 149th with 0.768
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 371st with 4
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 128th in RBI with 88
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 119th in runs scored with 88
  • 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: +0.002, OBP: +0.008, HRs: -8, RBI: -23, Runs: -23, Wlks: -8, Stls: -3,
Breakdown Whit Merrifield

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 2B RF CF . However, he plays 2B most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 19th among 2B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 12th.
  • The current leader among 2B's is Marcus Semien
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 351st in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.284
  • Ranked 251st in batting average with 0.248
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 399th with 0.289
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 437th with 0.343
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 429th with 0.631
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 434th with 33
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 214th in RBI with 66
  • Top 100 in runs scored and is currently ranked 93rd with 95
  • 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: -0.04, OBP: -0.033, HRs: -4, RBI: -35, Runs: -45, Wlks: -13, Stls: -23,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Austin Hays

No Injury Reported

Injury Whit Merrifield

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Austin Hays
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@TORKikuchi 4-7W 7-3
Aug 16@TORManoah 12-6W 4-2
Aug 17@TORStripling
Aug 18VS CHCSampson
Aug 19VS BOSCrawford
Aug 20VS BOSWacha
Aug 21VS BOSPivetta
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.3055913.3490.627015
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Whit Merrifield
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15VS BALBaker 4-3L 7-3
Aug 16VS BALKremer 5-4L 4-2
Aug 17VS BALVoth
Aug 18@NYYMontas
Aug 19@NYYTaillon
Aug 20@NYYCole
Aug 21@NYYCortes
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.267176.3030.317515
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Austin Hays
7.88
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Whit Merrifield
7.96
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Austin Hays
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2017 BAL 20 13 1 4 8 0 2 .217 .238 .317 25
2019 BAL 21 21 4 12 13 2 7 .309 .373 .574 69
2020 BAL 32 32 4 19 8 2 8 .269 .321 .387 74
2021 BAL 129 122 21 72 69 4 29 .254 .305 .456 419
2022 BAL 94 90 13 49 46 1 21 .256 .313 .444 294
ON PACE 131 125 18 68 64 1 29 .256 .313 .444 410
3-YEAR AVG 61 58 10 34 30 3 15 .262 .315 .456 187
Career 296 278 43 156 144 9 67 .258 .310 .444
Career Whit Merrifield
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2016 KC 81 88 2 44 29 8 19 .283 .323 .392 194
2017 KC 145 169 19 80 78 34 29 .288 .324 .460 481
2018 KC 158 192 12 88 60 45 61 .304 .367 .438 519
2019 KC 160 204 16 105 73 20 45 .304 .350 .466 513
2020 KC 60 71 9 38 31 12 12 .286 .328 .444 199
2021 KC 161 179 10 95 73 39 40 .275 .316 .394 604
2022 KC 96 88 6 50 38 16 27 .235 .283 .336 303
ON PACE 131 120 8 68 52 21 37 .235 .283 .336 415
3-YEAR AVG 127 151 12 79 59 24 32 .289 .332 .432 439
Career 861 991 74 500 382 174 233 .285 .331 .424
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