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JAX
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ARI
o38.5
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NYJ
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MIA
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NE
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TEN
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MIN
o39.5
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NYG
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KC
o42.5
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LAR
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GB
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Rafael Ortega or Nico Hoerner

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
Rafael Ortega

Rafael Ortega

LFChicago Cubs CHC
Nico Hoerner

Nico Hoerner

SSChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ortega over Hoerner

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Rafael Ortega
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Owners starting Hoerner over Ortega

 
 
 
 
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Performance Rafael Ortega
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.000010.1110.00004
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.182012.2960.22719
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Nico Hoerner
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.435134.5190.73916
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.421154.4880.605312
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Rafael Ortega
OWN
 
2%
-0.74 compared to last week
START
 
1%
-1.51 compared to last week
OWN/START Nico Hoerner
OWN
64%
+13.44 compared to last week
START
57%
+11.82 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Rafael Ortega
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Nico Hoerner
24th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Rafael Ortega

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: CF DH RF LF . However, he plays CF most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among LF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 55th.
  • The current leader among LF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 152nd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.321
  • Top 100 in batting average with 0.272 and is currently ranked 99th
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 80th with 0.351
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 185th with 0.429
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 125th with 0.780
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 153rd with 18
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 268th in RBI with 54
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 245th in runs scored with 64
  • 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: AVG: -0.061, OBP: -0.044, HRs: -6, RBI: -8, Runs: -18, Wlks: +2, Stls: -4,
Breakdown Nico Hoerner

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 25th among SS's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 7th.
  • The current leader among SS's is Trea Turner
  • He is doing much better than most people thought he would.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 143rd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.322
  • Top 50 in batting average with 0.291 and is currently ranked 38th
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 83rd with 0.350
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 242nd with 0.410
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 167th with 0.760
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 231st with 13
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 345th in RBI with 41
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 367th in runs scored with 38
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.004, OBP: -0.036, HRs: +7, RBI: +18, Runs: +21, Wlks: +3, Stls: +6,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Rafael Ortega

No Injury Reported

Injury Nico Hoerner

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Rafael Ortega
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@WASEdwards Jr. 4-3L 5-4
Aug 16@WASArano 1-1W 7-5
Aug 17@WASAbbott
Aug 18@BALWatkins
Aug 19VS MILAshby
Aug 20VS MILPeralta
Aug 21VS MILWoodruff
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.200166.3060.350315
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Nico Hoerner
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@WASEdwards Jr. 4-3L 5-4
Aug 16@WASArano 1-1W 7-5
Aug 17@WASAbbott
Aug 18@BALWatkins
Aug 19VS MILAshby
Aug 20VS MILPeralta
Aug 21VS MILWoodruff
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.279285.3290.426619
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Rafael Ortega
6.03
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Nico Hoerner
7.52
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Rafael Ortega
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2012 COL 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 4
2016 ANA 66 43 1 24 16 8 13 .232 .283 .292 112
2018 MIA 41 31 0 10 7 5 10 .233 .287 .271 62
2019 ATL 38 18 2 8 10 3 8 .198 .263 .297 48
2021 CHC 102 83 11 43 33 12 30 .293 .363 .473 298
2022 CHC 90 56 5 25 25 8 32 .232 .319 .357 219
ON PACE 126 78 7 35 35 11 45 .232 .319 .357 308
3-YEAR AVG 70 51 7 26 22 8 19 .270 .339 .430 173
Career 339 233 19 110 91 37 94 .249 .318 .362
Career Nico Hoerner
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2019 CHC 20 22 3 13 17 0 3 .282 .305 .436 62
2020 CHC 49 23 0 18 13 3 12 .207 .302 .243 63
2021 CHC 45 44 0 13 16 5 17 .301 .383 .370 130
2022 CHC 95 99 7 35 35 12 21 .303 .353 .440 313
ON PACE 133 139 9 49 49 16 29 .303 .353 .440 440
3-YEAR AVG 38 30 1 15 15 3 11 .266 .339 .343 85
Career 209 188 10 79 81 20 53 .284 .346 .391
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