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NFL
BUF
DET
28
25
NYG
DAL
20
28
NE
MIN
26
33
TB
CLE
o42
+3
1:00PM • PREVIEW
CIN
TEN
o43
+1
1:00PM • PREVIEW
HOU
MIA
o47
-14
1:00PM • PREVIEW
CHI
NYJ
o38.5
-7
1:00PM • PREVIEW
ATL
WAS
o40.5
-4
1:00PM • PREVIEW
DEN
CAR
o36
-0.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
BAL
JAX
o43
+3.5
1:00PM • PREVIEW
LAC
ARI
o48
+3
4:05PM • PREVIEW
LV
SEA
o47.5
-4
4:05PM • PREVIEW
LAR
KC
o42.5
-15.5
4:25PM • PREVIEW
NO
SF
o43
-9
4:25PM • PREVIEW
GB
PHI
o46.5
-6.5
8:20PM • PREVIEW
PIT
IND
o39
-2.5
8:15PM • PREVIEW

Javier Baez or MJ Melendez

Who Should I Start? - Week 31 • Start New
Javier Baez

Javier Baez

SSDetroit Tigers DET
MJ Melendez

MJ Melendez

CKansas City Royals KC
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Baez over Melendez

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Javier Baez
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melendez over Baez

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News MJ Melendez
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Performance Javier Baez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance MJ Melendez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Javier Baez
OWN
85%
+2.94 compared to last week
START
70%
-0.98 compared to last week
OWN/START MJ Melendez
OWN
70%
+9.61 compared to last week
START
68%
+20.98 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Javier Baez
9th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus MJ Melendez
9th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Javier Baez

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: SS DH . However, he plays SS most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 9th among SS's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 10th.
  • The current leader among SS's is Jeremy Pena
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • 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

  • Top 75 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.358 and is currently ranked 67th
  • Top 75 in batting average with 0.296 and is currently ranked 65th
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 178th with 0.313
  • Top 35 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 33rd with 0.556
  • Top 50 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 49th with 0.869
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 181st with 1
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 112th in RBI with 15
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 133rd in runs scored with 14
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.7 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: -0.025, OBP: -0.038, HRs: -14, RBI: -21, Runs: -17, Wlks: -3, Stls: -9,
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 10th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 14th.
  • The current leader among C's is J.T. Realmuto
  • He is putting up the kind of numbers the experts expected him to.
  • 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 368th in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.170
  • Ranked 360th in batting average with 0.149
  • Not overly impressive with on base percentage currently ranked 239th with 0.284
  • Not too impressive with slugging percentage currently ranked 311th with 0.284
  • Not too impressive with on base plus slugging currently ranked 292nd with 0.568
  • Top 50 in walks and is currently ranked 41st with 14
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 302nd in RBI with 6
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 252nd in runs scored with 8
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 2.7 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.211, OBP: +0.312, HRs: +16, RBI: +53, Runs: +47, Wlks: +64, Stls: EVEN,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Javier Baez

No Injury Reported

Injury MJ Melendez

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Javier Baez
DateOpponentResult
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
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Matchups MJ Melendez
DateOpponentResult
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Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Javier Baez
5.09
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating MJ Melendez
6.45
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Javier Baez
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2014 CHC 48 31 8 24 18 5 15 .163 .224 .321 85
2015 CHC 28 22 1 4 4 1 4 .289 .325 .408 33
2016 CHC 141 115 14 50 59 12 15 .274 .315 .424 273
2017 CHC 145 129 23 75 76 9 30 .275 .319 .480 352
2018 CHC 160 177 34 101 111 21 29 .292 .328 .556 537
2019 CHC 138 149 29 89 85 11 28 .281 .317 .533 429
2020 CHC 61 48 8 26 24 3 7 .209 .240 .365 109
2021 CHC 140 129 31 78 85 18 27 .262 .314 .495 429
2022 DET 140 123 17 61 64 9 24 .237 .276 .401 376
3-YEAR AVG 114 100 19 55 58 10 19 .242 .285 .432 305
Career 1001 923 165 508 526 89 179 .261 .302 .467
Career MJ Melendez
YEAR TM GP H HR R RBI SB BB AVG OBP SLG PTS
2022 KC 119 88 16 47 53 0 64 .211 .312 .380 321
3-YEAR AVG 119 88 16 47 53 0 64 .211 .312 .380 321
Career 119 88 16 47 53 0 64 .211 .312 .380
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CHI @NYJ
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CLE vs TB
DAL vs NYG
GB @PHI
HOU @MIA
IND vs PIT
KC vs LAR
LV @SEA
MIN vs NE
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Matchup Time
ATL vs MIA 5:00 PM EST
BKN vs POR 3:00 PM EST
BOS vs WAS 6:00 PM EST
CLE @DET 6:00 PM EST
DAL @MIL 8:00 PM EST
GS @MIN 3:30 PM EST
IND @LAC 4:00 PM EST
MEM @NY 6:00 PM EST
ORL vs PHI 6:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
ANA vs SEA 8:00 PM EST
ARI @MIN 2:00 PM EST
CHI vs WPG 7:00 PM EST
LA vs OTT 10:30 PM EST
SJ vs VAN 8:00 PM EST