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Who Should I Draft?

Max Scherzer or Walker Buehler (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
24 of 43 experts
44%
Recommended by
19 of 43 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 3# 4
Best Rank# 2# 2
Worst Rank# 7# 17
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 17# 15
Best Rank# 12# 9
Worst Rank# 19# 17
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts230198
Wins1314
Saves00
ERA3.273.55
WHIP1.051.12
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 4
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Jody Smith
FullTime Fantasy
# 3# 5
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 4# 7
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 4# 5
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 3# 4
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 4# 6
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 4# 10
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 4# 7
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 3# 4
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 6
   
Adam Ronis
Fantasy Alarm
# 2# 4
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 3# 4
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 3# 4
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 4# 7
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 5# 17
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 4# 6
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 3# 6
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 3# 5
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 3# 4
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 4# 7
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 2# 6
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 3# 2
   
Steve Gardner
USA Today
# 4# 3
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 5# 3
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 5# 4
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 5# 4
   
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 5# 4
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 3
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 4
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 5# 3
   
Lucas Spence
Pitcher List
# 5# 3
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 6# 4
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 6# 4
   
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 6# 4
   
Greg Smith
Superflex.Guide
# 6# 5
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 7# 5
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 7# 5
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 7# 6
   
Christopher Welsh
FantasyPros
# 7# 4
   
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
# 7# 4
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played3033
   
Games Started3033
   
Innings Pitched179.2208.1
   
Wins1516
   
Losses44
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed119149
   
Earned Runs4957
   
Home Runs Allowed2319
   
Strikeouts236212
   
Walks3652
   
ERA2.462.47
   
WHIP0.860.97
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
2022 Projections 
   
   
Games Played3031
   
Games Started3031
   
Innings Pitched180.7189.7
   
Wins1314
   
Losses87
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed143161
   
Earned Runs6675
   
Home Runs Allowed2524
   
Strikeouts230198
   
Walks4651
   
ERA3.273.55
   
WHIP1.051.12
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - NYM
Max Scherzer
Walker Buehler
SP - LAD
Walker Buehler
News 
 Mets SP Max Scherzer has been diagnosed with a "moderate to high-grade" oblique strain and will miss six-to-eight weeks, the team announced Thursday. Scherzer pulled himself from his start on Wednesday after experiencing "left side discomfort."
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Thu, May 19th
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Walker Buehler pitched five innings on Wednesday, striking out four, walking two, and allowing six hits for two earned runs in the Dodgers' 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks.
Josh Thiessen
Wed, May 18th
 Mets SP Max Scherzer has been diagnosed with an oblique injury and underwent an MRI on Thursday to evaluate the extent of the injury as reported by MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.
Luke Monaldo
Thu, May 19th
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Walker Buehler pitched five innings on Friday, striking out three, walking one, and allowing nine hits for five earned runs in the Dodgers' 12-10 loss to the Phillies.
Josh Thiessen
Sat, May 14th
 Max Scherzer was removed from Wednesday's start against the Cardinals with left side discomfort.
Dan Harris
Wed, May 18th
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Walker Buehler pitched seven innings on Sunday, striking out six, walking two, and allowing four hits for one earned run in the Dodgers' 7-1 win over the Cubs.
Josh Thiessen
Mon, May 9th
 Max Scherzer removed himself from his Wednesday start during the sixth inning. He motioned to the dugout stating he was done after delivering a slider to Albert Pujols.
Jesse Garcia
Wed, May 18th
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Walker Buehler pitched five innings on Sunday, striking out five, walking one, and allowing six hits for zero earned runs in the Dodgers' 6-3 win over the Tigers.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, May 1st
 Max Scherzer allowed one run on three hits and two walks over seven innings on Friday against the Mariners. He struck out seven and did not factor into the decision.
Dan Harris
Fri, May 13th
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Walker Buehler pitched all nine innings on Monday, striking out 10, and allowing three hits for zero earned runs in the Dodgers' 4-0 win over the Diamondbacks.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Apr 26th
Notes 
 Eventually, his arm is just going to fall off, right? He's going to throw his 9 millionth inning, strike a guy out, remove his limb like something out of "Total Recall," put it on the mound and walk away into the sunset. Seems plausible, because there's no way that arm isn't bionic. The 37-year-old signed a three-year deal to return to the NL East and lead the Mets' rotation. He should be a lock for 200 IP and 250+ Ks. And his new home, Citi Field, is one of the most pitching-friendly parks in baseball. Scherzer probably isn't going to keep an ERA below 2.50, but somewhere around 2.70-2.80 will still make managers smile.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros
The West Coast bias rears its ugly head again. If the Dodgers' ace pitched in Boston, New York or Chicago, headlines would call him Cy Buehler. If you play in a QS league, Walker is as sure a thing as a traffic jam on the 405. He went six or more innings in all but one of his first 27 starts last year. He'll give you a strikeout an inning, a sub-1.00 WHIP and have you feeling calm, cool and collected as a manager every fifth night. Pitching for a great Dodgers team, Buehler could top 20 wins.
Pat Fitzmaurice - FantasyPros