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Ben Lively or Louie Varland

Who Should I Start? - Week 26 • Start New
Ben Lively

Ben Lively

SPCincinnati Reds CIN
Louie Varland

Louie Varland

SPMinnesota Twins MIN
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Lively over Varland

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

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Latest News Ben Lively
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Varland over Lively

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Louie Varland
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Performance Ben Lively
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.890-000841.852
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Louie Varland
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.000-020300.502
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
0.000-020700.503
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Ben Lively
OWN
 
8%
+1.31 compared to last week
START
 
0%
0 compared to last week
OWN/START Louie Varland
OWN
 
8%
-0.1 compared to last week
START
 
6%
+2.37 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Ben Lively
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Louie Varland
109th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Ben Lively

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: P SP . However, he plays P most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 475th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Freddy Peralta
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 161st in WHIP with 1.87
  • Currently ranked 165th in ERA with 9.96
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +4, L: +7, WHIP: +1.42, ERA: +5.69, K's: +77, Walks: +23
Breakdown Louie Varland

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: RP P . However, he plays RP most often.
  • Experts rank this player at 109th among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 340th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Blake Snell
  • Can't be doing much worse than he is right now. Failing to live up to expectations is one thing, but playing this bad is another.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.1 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +4, L: +3, WHIP: +1.26, ERA: +4.77, K's: +68, Walks: +17
Next Up Health Check
Injury Ben Lively

No Injury Reported

Injury Louie Varland

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Ben Lively
DateOpponentResult
Sep 26@CLESam MollW 7-11
Sep 27@CLEShane Bieber
Sep 29@STL
Sep 30@STL
Oct 01@STL
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
6.641-1001631.482
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups Louie Varland
DateOpponentResult
Sep 26VS OAKBailey OberW 11-3
Sep 27VS OAKJoey Estes
Sep 28VS OAKLuis Medina
Sep 29@COLTy Blach
Sep 30@COL
Oct 01@COLChase Anderson
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
nan-nan0
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Ben Lively
2.08
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Louie Varland
3.50
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Ben Lively
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2017 PHI 15 88.2 1411 52 24 0 4-7 4.26 1.27 5.3 177
2018 PHI 10 30.1 541 27 15 0 0-3 5.64 1.85 8 44
2019 PHI 1 1.0 27 1 0 0 0-0 27 3 9 -2
2023 CIN 17 82.2 1332 77 23 0 4-7 5.66 1.42 8.4 127
ON PACE 17 85 1365 78 23 0 4-7 5.66 1.42 8.4 130
3-YEAR AVG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 NAN NAN NAN 0
Career 43 200.1 3311 157 62 0 0-0 5.21 1.44 7.1
Career Louie Varland
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2022 MIN 1 5.0 74 3 2 0 0-0 3.6 1 5.4 9
2023 MIN 16 66.1 1067 68 17 0 4-3 4.75 1.25 9.2 144
ON PACE 16 69 1100 70 17 0 4-3 4.75 1.25 9.2 148
3-YEAR AVG 1 5 74 3 2 0 0-0 3.6 1 5.4 9
Career 17 71.1 1141 71 19 0 0-0 4.67 1.23 9
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