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o31.5
-3.5
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JAX
o35.5
-1.5
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PHI
o35.5
+1
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CHI
o35
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o34
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o36
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LAC
o30
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HOU
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o34
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o34
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o31.5
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SF
o33
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MJ Melendez or Dane Dunning

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
MJ Melendez

MJ Melendez

CKansas City Royals KC
Dane Dunning

Dane Dunning

SPTexas Rangers TEX
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melendez over Dunning

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News MJ Melendez
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Dunning over Melendez

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Dane Dunning
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Performance MJ Melendez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.267243.3530.73304
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.275245.3700.500011
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Dane Dunning
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-000610.291
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.001-0001571.063
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START MJ Melendez
OWN
60%
+16.52 compared to last week
START
55%
+15.9 compared to last week
OWN/START Dane Dunning
OWN
13%
+0.09 compared to last week
START
 
6%
-1.31 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus MJ Melendez
21st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Dane Dunning
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown MJ Melendez

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: C DH RF . However, he plays C most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 22nd among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 10th.
  • The current leader among C's is Will Smith
  • He is doing a better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 255th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.297
  • Ranked 294th in batting average with 0.241
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 131st with 0.336
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 133rd with 0.447
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 119th with 0.783
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 396th in RBI with 31
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 422nd in runs scored with 29
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.241, OBP: +0.336, HRs: +11, RBI: +31, Runs: +29, Wlks: +35, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Dane Dunning

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 65th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 122nd in WHIP with 1.34
  • Top 100 in ERA and is currently ranked 100th
  • Top 25 in walks and is currently ranked 23rd with 60
  • Top 100 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 91st with 158.2
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -3, L: -4, WHIP: -0.093, ERA: -0.514, K's: -15, Walks: +1
Next Up Health Check
Injury MJ Melendez

No Injury Reported

Injury Dane Dunning

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups MJ Melendez
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09VS CHWLynn
Aug 09VS CHW
Aug 10VS CHWCueto
Aug 11VS CHWCease
Aug 12VS LADGonsolin
Aug 13VS LADHeaney
Aug 14VS LADAnderson
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.188122.1880.37504
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Dane Dunning
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09@HOUUrquidy
Aug 10@HOUVerlander
Aug 11@HOUValdez
Aug 12VS SEAFlexen
Aug 13VS SEAKirby
Aug 14VS SEAGonzales
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
2.780-10024111.075
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating MJ Melendez
8.13
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Dane Dunning
5.75
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career MJ Melendez
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2022 KC 68 57 11 29 31 0 35 .241 .336 .447 196
ON PACE 101 84 16 43 46 0 52 .241 .336 .447 291
3-YEAR AVG . . . 0
Career 68 57 11 29 31 0 35 .241 .336 .447
Career Dane Dunning
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2020 CHW 8 . . . 0
2021 TEX 27 . . . 0
2022 TEX 21 . . . 0
ON PACE 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 18 . . . 0
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