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Who Should I Draft?

Nestor Cortes Jr. or Merrill Kelly (2022)


Who Should I Draft? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nestor Cortes Jr.
SP,RP - NYY
Nestor Cortes Jr.
Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
Expert
Recommendation
93%
Recommended by
25 of 27 experts
7%
Recommended by
2 of 27 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 128# 190
Best Rank# 69# 126
Worst Rank# 191# 462
   
ADP 
   
Composite# 306# 411
Best Rank# 294# 386
Worst Rank# 386# 402
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts117134
Wins69
Saves00
ERA4.514.66
WHIP1.291.34
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 100
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 141
   
Scott Engel
The Game Day
# 105
   
Grey Albright
Razzball
# 151# 195
   
Josh Shepardson
FantasyPros
# 97
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 134
   
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
# 118
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 191
   
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
# 128
   
Jake Ciely
The Athletic
# 131# 186
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 128# 144
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 153
   
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 123# 139
   
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 121
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 120# 160
   
Ariel Cohen
FanGraphs
# 121# 385
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 132
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 105
   
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 124
   
Brad Camara
RotoBaller
# 122
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 164# 462
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 159# 180
   
Nicklaus Gaut
RotoBaller
# 69
   
Scott Bogman
FantasyPros
# 115
   
Fred Zinkie
Yahoo! Sports
# 80# 143
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 171# 126
   
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 173# 141
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Statistics
  Nestor Cortes Jr.
SP,RP - NYY
Nestor Cortes Jr.
Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2227
   
Games Started1427
   
Innings Pitched93.0158.2
   
Wins27
   
Losses311
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed75163
   
Earned Runs3078
   
Home Runs Allowed1421
   
Strikeouts103130
   
Walks2541
   
ERA2.904.44
   
WHIP1.081.29
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Projections
  Nestor Cortes Jr.
SP,RP - NYY
Nestor Cortes Jr.
Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
2022 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2628
   
Games Started1928
   
Innings Pitched113.7166.2
   
Wins69
   
Losses611
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds10
   
Hits Allowed109173
   
Earned Runs5786
   
Home Runs Allowed2227
   
Strikeouts117134
   
Walks3749
   
ERA4.514.66
   
WHIP1.291.34
   
Who Should I Draft? Player Notes
  Nestor Cortes Jr.
SP,RP - NYY
Nestor Cortes Jr.
Merrill Kelly
SP - ARI
Merrill Kelly
News 
 Nestor Cortes Jr pitched five innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out seven while walking none in New York’s 7-5 win against the White Sox on Saturday.
Luke Monaldo
Sat, May 21st
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Merrill Kelly pitched five innings on Sunday, striking out two, walking three, and allowing five hits for three earned runs in the Diamondbacks' 5-4 loss to the Cubs.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, May 22nd
 Friday night’s series opening game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Chris Schommer
Fri, May 20th
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Merrill Kelly pitched two innings on Tuesday, striking out two, walking four, and allowing five hits for eight earned runs in the Diamondbacks' 12-3 Game 2 loss to the Dodgers.
Josh Thiessen
Wed, May 18th
 Nestor Cortes Jr pitched 8 innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out seven while walking zero in a 5-1 Yankees victory against the White Sox in Chicago on Sunday.
Luke Monaldo
Mon, May 16th
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Merrill Kelly pitched five innings on Wednesday, striking out four, walking two, and allowing seven hits for three earned runs in the Diamondbacks' 11-3 loss to the Marlins.
Josh Thiessen
Thu, May 12th
 Nestor Cortes Jr pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing only one hit, walking four and striking out 11 in a 1-0 Yankees win against Texas on Monday afternoon.
Luke Monaldo
Mon, May 9th
Arizona Diamondbacks SP Merrill Kelly pitched 8 2/3 innings on Friday, striking out eight, walking two, and allowing seven hits for one earned run in the Diamondbacks' 4-1 win over the Rockies.
Josh Thiessen
Sat, May 7th
 Nestor Cortes Jr pitched four innings, allowed two runs on four hits, striking out three and walking four in a 2-1 Yankees loss on Wednesday.
Luke Monaldo
Thu, May 5th
Merrill Kelly allowed just two hits while striking out four in seven innings of Saturday's 2-0 win over the Cardinals.
Diego Sandoval
Sat, Apr 30th
Notes 
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