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MJ Melendez or Cristian Javier

Who Should I Start? - Week 19 • Start New
MJ Melendez

MJ Melendez

CKansas City Royals KC
Cristian Javier

Cristian Javier

RPHouston Astros HOU
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melendez over Javier

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News MJ Melendez
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Javier over Melendez

 
 
 
 
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Performance MJ Melendez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.174133.3210.30407
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.211376.3330.474011
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Cristian Javier
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-000630.671
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.001-000630.671
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START MJ Melendez
OWN
70%
+7.57 compared to last week
START
62%
+5.02 compared to last week
OWN/START Cristian Javier
OWN
97%
+0.17 compared to last week
START
58%
-0.21 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus MJ Melendez
20th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Cristian Javier
23rd
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 20th 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 296th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.290
  • Ranked 310th in batting average with 0.238
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 130th with 0.339
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 149th with 0.441
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 124th with 0.780
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 389th in RBI with 34
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 408th in runs scored with 32
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.238, OBP: +0.339, HRs: +12, RBI: +34, Runs: +32, Wlks: +40, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Cristian Javier

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 23rd among RP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 68th.
  • The current leader among RP'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 143rd in WHIP with 1.15
  • Currently ranked 213th in ERA with 3.61
  • He walks a lot of batters and is currently ranked 5th with 56
  • Not too impressive with strikeouts and is currently ranked 103rd with 174
  • Currently ranked 103rd in wins with 8
  • Not too impressive in saves and is currently ranked 145th with 1
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.6 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +3, L: +4, WHIP: -0.196, ERA: -0.231, K's: -28, Walks: -25
Next Up Health Check
Injury MJ Melendez

No Injury Reported

Injury Cristian Javier

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups MJ Melendez
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@MINRyan 9-5L 4-2
Aug 16@MINGray 7-3L 9-0
Aug 17@MINMahle
Aug 18@TBMcClanahan
Aug 19@TBRasmussen
Aug 20@TB
Aug 21@TBSprings
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.258134.3240.45208
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Cristian Javier
DateOpponentResult
Aug 15@CHWCueto 5-5L 4-2
Aug 16@CHWLambert 1-2L 4-3
Aug 17@CHWKopech
Aug 18@CHWGiolito
Aug 19@ATL
Aug 20@ATLStrider
Aug 21@ATLMorton
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
1.801-000541.201
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating MJ Melendez
8.42
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Cristian Javier
4.44
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 75 61 12 32 34 0 40 .235 .334 .435 215
ON PACE 102 83 16 43 46 0 54 .235 .334 .435 295
3-YEAR AVG . . . 0
Career 75 61 12 32 34 0 40 .235 .334 .435
Career Cristian Javier
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2020 HOU 17 61.1 1065 67 23 0 7-2 3.52 1.04 9.8 169
2021 HOU 41 112.2 1984 148 59 2 4-2 3.43 1.17 11.8 289
2022 HOU 17 79.2 1404 107 30 0 7-5 3.16 0.98 12.1 216
ON PACE 23 109 1927 146 41 0 9-6 3.16 0.98 12.1 296
3-YEAR AVG 29 86 1525 108 41 1 6-2 3.56 1.14 11.3 229
Career 75 251.1 4453 322 112 0 0-0 3.4 1.09 11.5
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Scherzer
BAL @TOR 3:07 PM EST Voth
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BOS @PIT 7:05 PM EST Hill
Contreras
CHC @WAS 1:05 PM EST Smyly
Abbott
CHW vs HOU 8:10 PM EST Kopech
Valdez
CIN vs PHI 12:35 PM EST Lodolo
Suarez
CLE vs DET 7:10 PM EST Quantrill
Norris
COL @STL 7:45 PM EST Marquez
Montgomery
KC @MIN 1:10 PM EST Lynch
Mahle
LAA vs SEA 4:07 PM EST Toussaint
Kirby
LAD @MIL 8:10 PM EST Gonsolin
Lauer
MIA vs SD 4:10 PM EST Lopez
Clevinger
NYY vs TB 7:05 PM EST German
Kluber
OAK @TEX 8:05 PM EST Oller
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