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Griffin Canning or MJ Melendez

Who Should I Start? - Week 3 • Start New
Griffin Canning

Griffin Canning

SPLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim LAA
MJ Melendez

MJ Melendez

LFKansas City Royals KC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Canning over Melendez

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Griffin Canning
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Melendez over Canning

 
 
 
 
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Latest News MJ Melendez
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Performance Griffin Canning
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.570-000431.901
Season stats based on the past 7 days

ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.800-100641.742
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance MJ Melendez
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AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.316254.4580.68416
Season stats based on the past 7 days

AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333387.4420.694111
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Griffin Canning
OWN
18%
-9.4 compared to last week
START
 
7%
-16.24 compared to last week
OWN/START MJ Melendez
OWN
74%
+14.55 compared to last week
START
67%
+15.03 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Griffin Canning
104th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus MJ Melendez
50th
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Griffin Canning

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 359th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Tyler Glasnow
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Currently ranked 132nd in WHIP with 1.43
  • Currently ranked 138th in ERA with 5.14
  • His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 3.2 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: -7, L: -7, WHIP: +0.484, ERA: +4.38, K's: -133, Walks: -32
Breakdown MJ Melendez

    Overview

  • Experts rank this player at 51st among OF's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 13th.
  • The current leader among OF's is Spencer Steer
  • You have to be impressed by how much better he is performing. Can he keep this up or is it a fluke?
  • Trending Batting Stats

  • Top 100 in BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play) with 0.337 and is currently ranked 92nd
  • Ranked 110th in batting average with 0.271
  • Top 100 on base percentage and is currently ranked 99th with 0.352
  • Top 75 in slugging percentage and is currently ranked 74th with 0.493
  • Top 75 in on base plus slugging and is currently ranked 69th with 0.845
  • Not very impressive in steals and is currently ranked 273rd with 3
  • Top 100 in walks and is currently ranked 89th with 36
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 198th in RBI with 33
  • Not too impressive and is currently ranked 183rd in runs scored with 39
  • Slight decline in numbers lately at 1.4 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: AVG: +0.09, OBP: +0.11, HRs: -13, RBI: -48, Runs: -58, Wlks: -55, Stls: -5,
Next Up Health Check
Injury Griffin Canning

No Injury Reported

Injury MJ Melendez

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Griffin Canning
DateOpponentResult
Apr 08VS TBTyler AndersonW 7-1
Apr 09VS TBAaron CivaleL 4-6
Apr 10VS TBKevin KellyL 2-4
Apr 12@BOSTanner Houck
Apr 13@BOS
Apr 14@BOSBrayan Bello
ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
8.570-000431.901
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Matchups MJ Melendez
DateOpponentResult
Apr 09VS HOUJames McArthurW 4-3
Apr 10VS HOUSeth LugoW 11-2
Apr 11VS HOUBrady SingerW 13-3
Apr 12@NYMLuis Severino
Apr 13@NYMSean Manaea
Apr 14@NYM
AVG HR RBI R OBP SLG SB GP
.333002.5380.44413
Season stats based on this weeks opponents
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Griffin Canning
14.02
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating MJ Melendez
14.39
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Griffin Canning
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2019 LAA 18 90.1 1552 96 30 0 5-6 4.58 1.22 9.6 196
2020 LAA 12 58.0 1042 60 25 0 2-3 4.5 1.43 9.3 118
2021 LAA 14 64.0 1080 62 28 0 5-4 5.48 1.45 8.7 116
2023 LAA 24 124.2 2177 139 36 0 7-8 4.4 1.25 10 273
2024 LAA 2 9.2 187 6 4 0 0-1 8.38 1.66 5.6 3
ON PACE 27 125 2524 81 54 0 0-13 8.38 1.66 5.6 44
3-YEAR AVG 19 93 1629 101 32 0 6-6 4.77 1.33 9.6 194
Career 70 344.1 6038 363 123 0 0-0 4.81 1.33 9.5
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
2023 KC 151 125 16 65 56 6 62 .235 .316 .398 388
2024 KC 12 13 3 7 8 1 7 .325 .426 .675 55
ON PACE 149 162 37 87 99 12 87 .325 .426 .675 685
3-YEAR AVG 135 107 16 56 55 3 63 .224 .314 .390 355
Career 282 226 35 119 117 7 133 .228 .319 .402
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