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Who Should I Draft?

Merrill Kelly or Jakob Junis (2021)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
Jakob Junis
RP,SP - KC
Jakob Junis
Expert
Recommendation
94%
Recommended by
16 of 17 experts
6%
Recommended by
1 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 180# 336
Best Rank# 100# 170
Worst Rank# 280# 394
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 456# 754
Best Rank# 375# 679
Worst Rank# 453# 752
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts12596
Wins95
Saves00
ERA4.554.86
WHIP1.321.35
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
RotoChamp
# 133
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 194
   
Greg Smith
The Fake Baseball
# 199
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 280
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 211
   
Mario Mergola
Sporfolio
# 100# 232
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 162# 206
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 177# 308
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 131# 170
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 171
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 135# 367
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 219# 289
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 128
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 274# 394
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 149
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 107
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 299
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
Jakob Junis
RP,SP - KC
Jakob Junis
2020 Stats 
   
   
Games Played58
   
Games Started56
   
Innings Pitched31.125.1
   
Wins30
   
Losses22
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed2635
   
Earned Runs918
   
Home Runs Allowed57
   
Strikeouts2919
   
Walks56
   
ERA2.596.39
   
WHIP0.991.62
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
Jakob Junis
RP,SP - KC
Jakob Junis
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2535
   
Games Started2517
   
Innings Pitched140.4106.4
   
Wins95
   
Losses97
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds02
   
Hits Allowed144114
   
Earned Runs7158
   
Home Runs Allowed2419
   
Strikeouts12596
   
Walks4229
   
ERA4.554.86
   
WHIP1.321.35
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
Jakob Junis
RP,SP - KC
Jakob Junis
News 
 RHP Merrill Kelly took a loss on Saturday when he allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits with five walks and six punchouts in a 4-2 loss to the Mets.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, May 9th
Jacob Junis allowed a solo home run across one inning and was charged with the blown save during Wednesday’s 5-4 loss.
Brad Camara
Thu, May 6th
 Merrill Kelly is still expected to make his next scheduled start despite being placed on the injured list, according to Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo.
Ari Koslow
Wed, May 5th
Jakob Junis (1-2) allowed five runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two across one 2/3 innings during Monday’s 8-6 loss to Cleveland. He was tagged with his second loss of the season.
Brad Camara
Tue, May 4th
 Merrill Kelly was placed on the injured list for undisclosed reasons on Tuesday.
Dan Harris
Tue, May 4th
Royals general manager Dayton Moore noted that pitcher Jakob Junis will move to the bullpen with the call-up of Daniel Lynch.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 2nd
 RHP Merrill Kelly took a no-decision on Sunday when he allowed two runs on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings in the D-Backs 8-4 win over the Rockies on Sunday.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, May 2nd
Jakob Junis (1-1) allowed two runs on six hits and one walk while striking out nine across six 1/3 innings during Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to the Pirates. He was saddled with his first loss of the season.
Brad Camara
Tue, Apr 27th
 RHP Merrill Kelly earned the win on Tuesday when he allowed just one run on four hits with a pair of walks and five strikeouts over six innings in the D-backs 5-1 win over the Padres.
Jon Mathisen
Wed, Apr 28th
Jakob Junis allowed five runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three across five innings during Wednesday’s 9-8 win over the Rays, He did not factor into the decision.
Brad Camara
Thu, Apr 22nd
Notes 
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