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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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NE
o33.5
+2.5
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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
o37
-1.5
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ATL
DET
o35
+1
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Taylor Ward or Willson Contreras

Who Should I Start? - Week 18 • Start New
Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward

RFLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA
Willson Contreras

Willson Contreras

CChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ward over Contreras

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News Taylor Ward
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Contreras over Ward

 
 
 
 
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Performance Taylor Ward
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.240132.2590.40006
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.175134.2440.275011
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Willson Contreras
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.300253.3330.65016
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.222263.2820.417110
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Taylor Ward
OWN
82%
+1.64 compared to last week
START
67%
+2.31 compared to last week
OWN/START Willson Contreras
OWN
100%
No change since last week.
START
97%
+6.3 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Taylor Ward
39th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Willson Contreras
1st
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Taylor Ward

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 40th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 33rd.
  • The current leader among OF's is Julio Rodriguez
  • He is putting up better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 100 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.341 and is currently ranked 77th
  • Top 100 in batting average with 0.277 and is currently ranked 80th
  • Top 75 on base percentage and is currently ranked 55th with 0.359
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 105th with 0.459
  • Top 100 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 76th with 0.818
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 324th with 3
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 328th in RBI with 42
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 246th in runs scored with 54
  • 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: +0.026, OBP: +0.034, HRs: +5, RBI: +4, Runs: +14, Wlks: +18, Stls: +2,
Breakdown Willson Contreras

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: C DH . However, he plays C most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 2nd among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 5th.
  • The current leader among C's is Will Smith
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 254th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.298
  • Ranked 240th in batting average with 0.248
  • Top 75 on base percentage and is currently ranked 60th with 0.357
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 103rd with 0.461
  • Top 75 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 75th with 0.818
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 239th with 5
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 212th in RBI with 65
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 167th in runs scored with 73
  • 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: +0.012, OBP: +0.019, HRs: -6, RBI: -19, Runs: -14, Wlks: -16, Stls: -3,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Taylor Ward

No Injury Reported

Injury Willson Contreras

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Taylor Ward
DateOpponentResult
Aug 08@OAKIrvin 6-9W 1-0
Aug 09@OAKKaprielian 3-6W 5-1
Aug 10@OAKBlackburn
Aug 12VS MINMahle
Aug 13VS MINBundy
Aug 14VS MINArcher
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333264.4070.70806
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Willson Contreras
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
.500255.6000.95016
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Taylor Ward
9.56
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Willson Contreras
9.46
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Taylor Ward
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2018 LAA 40 24 6 14 15 2 9 .178 .245 .333 65
2019 ANA 20 8 1 4 2 0 6 .190 .292 .333 15
2020 LAA 33 26 0 16 5 2 7 .283 .333 .391 55
2021 LAA 66 52 8 33 33 1 20 .250 .329 .438 190
2022 LAA 80 81 13 47 37 3 38 .276 .363 .461 261
ON PACE 116 118 18 68 54 4 55 .276 .363 .461 380
3-YEAR AVG 40 29 3 18 13 1 11 .251 .326 .412 86
Career 239 191 28 114 92 8 80 .248 .326 .417
Career Willson Contreras
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2016 CHC 75 69 12 32 35 2 26 .276 .352 .484 185
2017 CHC 117 104 21 50 74 5 45 .276 .356 .499 318
2018 CHC 138 118 10 50 54 4 53 .249 .339 .390 290
2019 CHC 105 99 24 57 64 1 38 .275 .357 .536 303
2020 CHC 60 45 7 34 25 1 22 .234 .363 .396 131
2021 CHC 128 96 21 61 57 6 52 .238 .342 .443 356
2022 CHC 87 78 15 47 38 3 36 .250 .361 .458 275
ON PACE 129 115 22 69 56 4 53 .250 .361 .458 408
3-YEAR AVG 98 80 17 51 49 3 37 .251 .352 .469 263
Career 710 609 110 331 347 22 272 .257 .351 .458
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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
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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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