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BAL
o31.5
-3.5
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CLE
JAX
o35.5
-1.5
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NYJ
PHI
o35.5
+1
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KC
CHI
o35
-3.5
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IND
BUF
o34
-1.5
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SEA
PIT
o36
-3
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MIA
TB
o31.5
+1.5
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DAL
DEN
o31.5
-2.5
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LAR
LAC
o30
-3.5
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NO
HOU
o33.5
+1.5
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NYG
NE
o34
+2
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MIN
LV
o34
-3.5
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ARI
CIN
o31.5
-2.5
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GB
SF
o33
-2.5
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CAR
WAS
o36.5
-3
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ATL
DET
o35
+1
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Lucas Giolito or Paul Blackburn

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Lucas Giolito

Lucas Giolito

SPChicago White Sox CHW
Paul Blackburn

Paul Blackburn

SPOakland Athletics OAK
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Giolito over Blackburn

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News Lucas Giolito
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Blackburn over Giolito

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Paul Blackburn
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Performance Lucas Giolito
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
5.400-000442.001
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Paul Blackburn
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
7.201-000311.401
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
3.601-000711.202
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Lucas Giolito
OWN
97%
-1.37 compared to last week
START
68%
-8.66 compared to last week
OWN/START Paul Blackburn
OWN
40%
-4.98 compared to last week
START
20%
+0.98 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Lucas Giolito
40th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Paul Blackburn
105th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Lucas Giolito

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 40th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 81st.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is in a heck of a slump. If he is star player then he should rebound.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 104th in WHIP with 1.30
  • Top 100 in ERA and is currently ranked 94th
  • Top 25 in walks and is currently ranked 22nd with 61
  • Top 75 in strikeouts and is currently ranked 67th with 194
  • Top 50 in wins and is currently ranked 42nd with 11
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -5, L: -4, WHIP: +0.309, ERA: +1.097, K's: -105, Walks: -23
Breakdown Paul Blackburn

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 106th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 75th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • He is doing a lot better than most people thought he would. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 123rd in WHIP with 1.34
  • Currently ranked 132nd in ERA with 4.72
  • Top 100 in walks and is currently ranked 91st with 38
  • Top 100 in wins and is currently ranked 80th
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +6, L: +2, WHIP: -0.395, ERA: -1.609, K's: +58, Walks: +18
Next Up Health Check
Injury Lucas Giolito

No Injury Reported

Injury Paul Blackburn

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Lucas Giolito
DateOpponentResult
Aug 09@KCSinger
Aug 09@KC
Aug 10@KCBubic
Aug 11@KCGreinke
Aug 12VS DETHill
Aug 13VS DETManning
Aug 14VS DETAlexander
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
3.680-1002161.113
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Paul Blackburn
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS LAASuarez 4-4L 1-0
Aug 09VS LAAOhtani
Aug 10VS LAA
Aug 12@HOUGarcia
Aug 13@HOUJavier
Aug 14@HOUUrquidy
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
5.841-2001741.174
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Lucas Giolito
6.32
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Paul Blackburn
7.64
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Lucas Giolito
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2016 WAS 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 20
2017 WAS 7 . . . 118
2018 CHW 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 309
2019 CHW 31 1 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 515
2020 CHW 13 . . . 239
2021 CHW 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 455
2022 CHW 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 194
ON PACE 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 290
3-YEAR AVG 25 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 403
Career 147 3 0 1 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167
Career Paul Blackburn
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2017 OAK 10 . . . 0
2018 OAK 6 . . . 0
2019 OAK 4 . . . 0
2021 OAK 9 . . . 0
2022 OAK 20 . . . 0
ON PACE 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 . . . 0
3-YEAR AVG 7 . . . 0
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