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MJ Melendez or Brandon Belt

Who Should I Start? - Week 25 • Start New
MJ Melendez

MJ Melendez

CKansas City Royals KC
Brandon Belt

Brandon Belt

1BSan Francisco Giants SF
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melendez over Belt

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News MJ Melendez
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Belt over Melendez

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Brandon Belt
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Performance MJ Melendez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.077111.0770.30803
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.120114.2410.32007
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Brandon Belt
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
..0
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START MJ Melendez
OWN
66%
+28.3 compared to last week
START
62%
+29.66 compared to last week
OWN/START Brandon Belt
OWN
23%
-6.62 compared to last week
START
 
7%
-3.19 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus MJ Melendez
20th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Brandon Belt
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown MJ Melendez

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: C DH LF RF . However, he plays C most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 21st among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 8th.
  • The current leader among C's is Will Smith
  • He is doing better than most people thought he would.
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off. Either he isn't an every day player or he is coming back from an injury of some sort. I suggest checking out his news page to get a closer look.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 373rd in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.230
  • Ranked 360th in batting average with 0.191
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 218th with 0.310
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 315th with 0.327
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 285th with 0.637
  • Top 35 in walks and is currently ranked 34th with 29
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 170th in RBI with 22
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 197th in runs scored with 20
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.212, OBP: +0.311, HRs: +15, RBI: +50, Runs: +45, Wlks: +58, Stls: EVEN,
Breakdown Brandon Belt

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 1B DH . However, he plays 1B most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among 1B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 43rd.
  • The current leader among 1B's is Christian Walker
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off and he's listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Knee (2023). Look at his player news.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Ranked 341st in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.250
  • Ranked 397th in batting average with 0.174
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 231st with 0.305
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 425th with 0.232
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 387th with 0.537
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 491st in RBI with 4
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 534th in runs scored with 3
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.2 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.057, OBP: -0.048, HRs: -20, RBI: -34, Runs: -38, Wlks: -10, Stls: -2,
Next Up Health Check
Injury MJ Melendez

No Injury Reported

Injury Brandon Belt

KNEE - 2023

Knee
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups MJ Melendez
DateOpponentResult
Sep 27@DETWentz
Sep 28@DETManning
Sep 29@DETRodriguez
Sep 30@CLEQuantrill
Oct 01@CLECivale
Oct 02@CLEMcKenzie
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.176055.2500.250018
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Brandon Belt
DateOpponentResult
Sep 27VS COLMarquez
Sep 28VS COLUrena
Sep 29VS COLFeltner
Sep 30VS ARIGallen
Oct 01VS ARIKelly
Oct 02VS ARIJameson
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.200153.2540.308120
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating MJ Melendez
7.79
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Brandon Belt
1.16
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 112 83 15 45 50 0 58 .212 .311 .384 301
ON PACE 119 88 15 47 53 0 61 .212 .311 .384 320
3-YEAR AVG . . . 0
Career 112 83 15 45 50 0 58 .212 .311 .384
Career Brandon Belt
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2011 SF 62 42 9 21 18 3 20 N/A N/A N/A 86
2012 SF 145 113 7 47 56 11 54 .275 .360 .418 298
2013 SF 150 147 17 76 66 4 52 .291 .360 .484 385
2014 SF 58 46 11 27 26 2 16 .225 .287 .426 129
2015 SF 137 138 18 73 68 9 56 .280 .355 .478 377
2016 SF 156 149 17 77 82 0 104 .275 .394 .474 446
2017 SF 104 92 18 63 51 2 66 .241 .355 .469 311
2018 SF 112 101 14 50 46 4 49 .253 .342 .414 265
2019 SF 156 123 17 76 57 4 83 .234 .339 .403 373
2020 SF 51 45 9 24 30 0 29 .298 .411 .570 151
2021 SF 99 88 28 64 57 3 47 .274 .378 .592 362
2022 SF 82 54 8 25 23 1 37 .213 .326 .350 177
ON PACE 87 57 8 26 24 1 39 .213 .326 .350 188
3-YEAR AVG 102 85 18 55 48 2 53 .257 .363 .489 295
Career 1312 1138 173 623 580 43 613 .272 .368 .458
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