Who Should I Draft?

Doug Fister or Max Scherzer (2017)

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Doug Fister
SP - BOS
Doug Fister
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
49 of 49 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 49 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2
Best Rank# 2
Worst Rank# 7
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 12
Best Rank# 12
Worst Rank# 14
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts25083
Wins167
Saves00
ERA3.124.59
WHIP1.061.39
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
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# 4
   
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# 3
   
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# 5
   
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# 5
   
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# 2
   
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  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Doug Fister
SP - BOS
Doug Fister
2016 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3432
   
Games Started3432
   
Innings Pitched228180
   
Wins2012
   
Losses713
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed165195
   
Earned Runs7593
   
Home Runs Allowed3124
   
Strikeouts284115
   
Walks Issued5662
   
ERA2.964.64
   
WHIP0.971.43
   
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Doug Fister
SP - BOS
Doug Fister
2017 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3224
   
Games Started3223
   
Innings Pitched208133
   
Wins167
   
Losses98
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed168147
   
Earned Runs7268
   
Home Runs Allowed2421
   
Strikeouts25083
   
Walks Issued5238
   
ERA3.124.59
   
WHIP1.061.39
   
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Doug Fister
SP - BOS
Doug Fister
News 
 Max Scherzer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with neck inflammation, Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports.
John Aubin
Sat, Aug 19th
Doug Fister (2-6) allowed five runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 1/3 innings in Monday's loss to the Indians. He struck out five.
John Aubin
Tue, Aug 15th
 Max Scherzer struck out 10 across seven innings of two-run ball in Sunday's no-decision against the Giants, allowing five hits and one walk. He did not factor into the decision.
John Aubin
Mon, Aug 14th
Doug Fister (2-5) allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out seven batters through 6 1/3 innings during Sunday's win over the White Sox.
John Aubin
Mon, Aug 7th
 Max Scherzer allowed two runs on five hits and two walks over seven innings in a no-decision Monday against the Marlins. He struck out nine.
John Aubin
Tue, Aug 8th
Doug Fister (1-5) allowed two runs on five hits and two walks while striking out five batters through 7 2/3 innings during Monday's win over Cleveland.
John Aubin
Tue, Aug 1st
 Max Scherzer experienced neck spasms during Tuesday's game against the Marlins and removed himself from the contest as a precaution, Jorge Castillo of The Washington Post reports.
John Aubin
Wed, Aug 2nd
Doug Fister will make the transition to the bullpen after allowing six earned runs on seven hits and four walks over 4.1 innings of work against the Blue Jays on Thursday, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.
John Aubin
Fri, Jul 21st
 Max Scherzer (12-5) allowed just one run on three hits and three walks while striking out nine in six innings of work in Thursday's victory over the Brewers.
John Aubin
Fri, Jul 28th
Doug Fister will receive the start for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports. Though he was pushed off his originally scheduled start on Tuesday after being needed out of the bullpen in Saturday's 16-inning loss to the Yankees, Fister will draw a turn in the rotation versus the Blue Jays after all.
John Aubin
Mon, Jul 17th
Notes 
 Has averaged 18 Wins, 257 K, a 3.09 ERA and 1.05 WHIP over the past 5 seasons - spring finger injury was cause for concern given he was forced to change his grip, but he's back to normal and should be business as usual to start the regular season
Brandon Funston - Independent
 
 Not only did Scherzer set a career-best 284 Ks last season, but he also led the league with a 0.968 WHIP and 20 wins. With that being said, drafting a pitcher with over 900 innings over the past four seasons is always dangerous because of elevated injury risk.
Bobby Sylvester - FantasyPros