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Yandy Diaz or Taylor Ward

Who Should I Start? - Week 26 • Start New
Yandy Diaz

Yandy Diaz

1BTampa Bay Rays TB
Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward

LFLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Diaz over Ward

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Yandy Diaz
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Ward over Diaz

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Taylor Ward
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Performance Yandy Diaz
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.524135.6150.81006
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.364156.4510.545012
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Taylor Ward
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.000.01
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.000.01
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Yandy Diaz
OWN
95%
-5 compared to last week
START
71%
-18.75 compared to last week
OWN/START Taylor Ward
OWN
38%
+0.6 compared to last week
START
 
10%
-10.48 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Yandy Diaz
9th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Taylor Ward
85th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Yandy Diaz

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: 1B DH . However, he plays 1B most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 9th among 1B's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 5th.
  • The current leader among 1B's is Matt Olson
  • He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
  • He hasn't missed that many games lately, but he is listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Hamstring (Since Sep 24, 2023). Look at his player news.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 50 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.380 and is currently ranked 45th
  • Top 15 in batting average with 0.344 and is currently ranked 13th
  • Top 15 on base percentage and is currently ranked 15th with 0.419
  • Top 75 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 52nd with 0.528
  • Top 35 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 33rd with 0.947
  • Top 100 in walks and is currently ranked 96th with 22
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 138th in RBI with 27
  • Top 75 in runs scored and is currently ranked 51st with 34
  • His average points in the past two weeks have remained fairly consistant and rose slightly by 0.5 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.04, OBP: +0.014, HRs: +13, RBI: +27, Runs: +28, Wlks: -9, Stls: -2,
Breakdown Taylor Ward

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: LF RF . However, he plays LF most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 86th among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 155th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Ronald Acuna Jr.
  • He is doing dreadful lately. If he is star player then he should rebound.
  • 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 Face (Since Jul 29, 2023). Look at his player news.
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 500th in RBI with 4
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 551st in runs scored with 3
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.1 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.014, OBP: -0.017, HRs: -5, RBI: -10, Runs: -2, Wlks: -17, Stls: EVEN,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Yandy Diaz

HAMSTRING - Since Sep 24, 2023

Diaz is dealing with right hamstring tightness and is uncertain to take the field for the Rays.
Injury Taylor Ward

FACE - Since Jul 29, 2023

Ward is dealing with facial fractures and has been placed on the 60-day injured list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the 2023 season.
Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Yandy Diaz
DateOpponentResult
Sep 26@BOSTanner Houck
Sep 27@BOSBrayan Bello
Sep 29@TORHyun Jin Ryu
Sep 30@TORYusei Kikuchi
Oct 01@TORKevin Gausman
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.3233813.4340.532017
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Taylor Ward
DateOpponentResult
Sep 25VS TEXJon GrayL 1-5
Sep 26VS TEX
Sep 27VS TEXDane Dunning
Sep 29VS OAKKen Waldichuk
Sep 30VS OAKJoe Boyle
Oct 01VS OAKJP Sears
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.2931712.3730.379116
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Yandy Diaz
19.35
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Taylor Ward
1.76
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Yandy Diaz
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2017 CLE 49 41 0 25 13 2 21 .263 .352 .327 97
2018 CLE 39 34 1 15 15 0 11 .312 .375 .422 78
2019 TB 83 85 16 55 40 2 35 .266 .337 .484 257
2020 TB 47 42 2 19 12 0 34 .280 .416 .353 105
2021 TB 137 118 13 63 64 1 70 .249 .347 .378 429
2022 TB 134 131 8 68 51 2 74 .285 .390 .407 457
2023 TB 137 171 21 94 76 0 64 .328 .408 .515 547
ON PACE 141 176 21 96 78 0 66 .328 .408 .515 564
3-YEAR AVG 106 97 8 50 42 1 59 .268 .375 .387 330
Career 626 622 61 339 271 7 309 .284 .376 .429
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 127 131 21 68 62 5 57 .284 .364 .474 431
2023 LAA 109 90 14 60 47 4 39 .253 .335 .421 333
ON PACE 112 92 14 61 48 4 40 .253 .335 .421 343
3-YEAR AVG 75 70 10 39 33 3 28 .274 .351 .454 225
Career 395 331 50 195 164 14 138 .256 .334 .429
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