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TEN
BAL
o31.5
-3.5
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CLE
JAX
o36
-2.5
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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
o33.5
+2.5
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MIN
LV
o34
-3.5
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ARI
CIN
o31.5
-2
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GB
SF
o33
-2.5
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CAR
WAS
o37
-1.5
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ATL
DET
o35
+1
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Alek Thomas or Rafael Ortega

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

Alek Thomas

CFArizona Diamondbacks ARI
Rafael Ortega

Rafael Ortega

LFChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Thomas over Ortega

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Alek Thomas
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ortega over Thomas

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Rafael Ortega
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Performance Alek Thomas
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333121.3750.60004
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.258122.3030.38709
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Rafael Ortega
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.267002.3890.33315
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.217002.3080.26118
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Alek Thomas
OWN
26%
+10.21 compared to last week
START
17%
+5.58 compared to last week
OWN/START Rafael Ortega
OWN
 
2%
-0.45 compared to last week
START
 
2%
+0.8 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Alek Thomas
49th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Rafael Ortega
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Alek Thomas

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among CF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 73rd.
  • The current leader among CF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 293rd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.291
  • Ranked 217th in batting average with 0.251
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 297th with 0.308
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 299th with 0.388
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 297th with 0.695
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 549th with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 448th in RBI with 24
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 423rd in runs scored with 29
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.251, OBP: +0.308, HRs: +6, RBI: +24, Runs: +29, Wlks: +16, Stls: +3,
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 53rd.
  • The current leader among LF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 125th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.326
  • Top 100 in batting average with 0.276 and is currently ranked 81st
  • Top 75 on base percentage and is currently ranked 62nd with 0.355
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 163rd with 0.435
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 104th with 0.791
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 127th with 18
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 267th in RBI with 53
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 238th 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: -0.054, OBP: -0.037, HRs: -6, RBI: -9, Runs: -18, Wlks: +1, Stls: -4,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Alek Thomas

No Injury Reported

Injury Rafael Ortega

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Alek Thomas
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS PITBanuelos 0-1W 3-0
Aug 09VS PITThompson 3-9W 6-4
Aug 10VS PITKeller
Aug 11VS PITBrubaker
Aug 12@COLSenzatela
Aug 13@COLUrena
Aug 14@COLFeltner
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.220377.2590.460014
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Rafael Ortega
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08VS WASSanchez 0-5W 6-3
Aug 09VS WASFinnegan 3-2L 6-5
Aug 10VS WASGray
Aug 11VS CINLodolo
Aug 13@CINAshcraft
Aug 14@CINDunn
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.185042.2650.22228
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Alek Thomas
2.98
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Rafael Ortega
6.21
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Alek Thomas
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2022 ARI 67 57 6 29 24 3 16 .251 .308 .388 183
ON PACE 99 84 8 43 35 4 23 .251 .308 .388 271
3-YEAR AVG . . . 0
Career 67 57 6 29 24 3 16 .251 .308 .388
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 86 56 5 25 24 8 31 .239 .326 .368 216
ON PACE 127 83 7 37 35 11 46 .239 .326 .368 321
3-YEAR AVG 70 51 7 26 22 8 19 .270 .339 .430 173
Career 335 233 19 110 90 37 93 .251 .319 .365
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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 Bumgarner
Keller
ATL @BOS 7:10 PM EST Wright
Pivetta
BAL vs TOR 7:05 PM EST Kremer
Berrios
CHC vs WAS 2:20 PM EST Steele
Gray
CHW @KC 8:10 PM EST Cueto
Bubic
CIN @NYM 1:10 PM EST Zeuch
Walker
CLE @DET 7:10 PM EST Civale
Hutchison
COL vs STL 8:40 PM EST Freeland
Quintana
HOU vs TEX 8:10 PM EST Verlander
Otto
LAA @OAK 3:37 PM EST Toussaint
Blackburn
LAD vs MIN 10:10 PM EST Pepiot
Gray
MIA @PHI 7:05 PM EST Alcantara
Syndergaard
MIL vs TB 2:10 PM EST Woodruff
Springs
NYY @SEA 4:10 PM EST Cortes
Ray
SD vs SF 4:10 PM EST Manaea
Junis
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