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Who Should I Start?

Brandon Belt or Whit Merrifield


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Brandon Belt
1B,LF - SF
Brandon Belt
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
17 of 17 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 15# 141
VBR
   
Projections 
   
Runs00
Home Runs00
RBI00
Stolen Bases00
Batting Average.000.000
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 185
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 27
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 48# 95
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 13# 134
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 13# 176
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 12# 129
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 27
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 15# 134
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 39# 77
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 37# 101
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 185
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 18# 187
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 14# 126
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 17# 159
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 22# 148
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 18# 178
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 18# 124
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Brandon Belt
1B,LF - SF
Brandon Belt
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats664325
   
Runs9765
   
Hits18389
   
Singles12844
   
Doubles4214
   
Triples32
   
Home Runs1029
   
RBI7459
   
Stolen Bases403
   
Caught Stealing42
   
Walks4048
   
Strikeouts103103
   
Batting Average.276.274
   
On Base Pct.315.378
   
Slugging Pct.393.597
   
On-base Plus Slugging.708.975
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Brandon Belt
1B,LF - SF
Brandon Belt
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats00
   
Runs00
   
Hits00
   
Singles00
   
Doubles00
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs00
   
RBI00
   
Stolen Bases00
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks00
   
Strikeouts00
   
Batting Average.000.000
   
On Base Pct.000.000
   
Slugging Pct.000.000
   
On-base Plus Slugging.000.000
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Brandon Belt
1B,LF - SF
Brandon Belt
News 
 Whit Merrifield went 3-for-4 with a walk and a RBI single during Friday's 11-6 win over the Twins.
Andy Zimmerman
Sat, Oct 2nd
The San Francisco Giants had dialogue during the season with Brandon Belt on a contract extension and hope to get a deal done during the offseason.
Kamran Hoda
Mon, Oct 18th
 Whit Merrifield went 0-for-2 with two RBI during Friday's 3-1 win over the Tigers.
Andy Zimmerman
Sat, Sep 25th
The prognosis on Brandon Belt is reportedly four weeks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Sep 28th
 Whit Merrifield went 2-for-3 with a walk during Tuesday's 4-1 loss in Cleveland.
Andy Zimmerman
Wed, Sep 22nd
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (thumb) underwent an X-ray on Monday, which revealed a fractured thumb.
Brad Camara
Mon, Sep 27th
 Whit Merrifield went 3-for-5 with a RBI during Tuesday's 10-7 win over the Athletics.
Andy Zimmerman
Wed, Sep 15th
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (hand) will get X-Rays on his hand, and it’s uncertain if he will be ready for Tuesday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Brad Camara
Mon, Sep 27th
 Whit Merrifield went 3-for-5 with a double and three runs scored during Wednesday's 9-8 loss in Baltimore.
Andy Zimmerman
Thu, Sep 9th
First baseman Brandon Belt went 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two strikeouts in the Giants' 7-2 victory over the Rockies on Friday.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, Sep 25th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Brandon Belt
1B,LF - SF
Brandon Belt
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1stvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)
Fri, Apr 2nd   @ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Sat, Apr 3rdvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Mon, Apr 5th@ CLELogan Allen (2-7)@ SDAdrian Morejon (0-0)
Tue, Apr 6th   @ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Wed, Apr 7th@ CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Fri, Apr 9th   vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Sat, Apr 10th   vs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Sun, Apr 11th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Mon, Apr 12thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs CINWade Miley (12-7)
Tue, Apr 13thvs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)vs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Wed, Apr 14thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)vs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Fri, Apr 16th   @ MIADaniel Castano (0-2)
Sat, Apr 17thvs TORTommy Milone (1-0)@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Sun, Apr 18thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Mon, Apr 19thvs TBJosh Fleming (10-8)@ PHIChase Anderson (2-4)
Tue, Apr 20thvs TBRich Hill (7-8)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Wed, Apr 21stvs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)@ PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Thu, Apr 22nd   vs MIADaniel Castano (0-2)
Fri, Apr 23rd@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Sat, Apr 24th@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)vs MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Sun, Apr 25th@ DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)vs MIARoss Detwiler (3-1)
Mon, Apr 26th@ DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Tue, Apr 27th@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)vs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Wed, Apr 28th@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Fri, Apr 30th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Sat, May 1st@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Sun, May 2nd@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Tue, May 4thvs CLEPhil Maton@ COLRyan Castellani (0-0)#21
Wed, May 5thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Fri, May 7thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Sat, May 8thvs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sun, May 9thvs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Mon, May 10th   vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Tue, May 11th@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Thu, May 13th@ DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Fri, May 14th@ CWSMichael Kopech (4-3)@ PITMiguel Yajure (0-2)
Sat, May 15th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)
Sun, May 16th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Mon, May 17th   @ CINSonny Gray (7-9)
Tue, May 18thvs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Wed, May 19thvs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)@ CINWade Miley (12-7)
Thu, May 20th   @ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Fri, May 21stvs DETJose Urena (4-8)vs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Sat, May 22ndvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sun, May 23rdvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Tue, May 25th@ TBRich Hill (7-8)@ ARICorbin Martin (0-3)
Wed, May 26th@ TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, May 27th@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)@ LADDavid Price (5-2)
Fri, May 28th@ MINRandy Dobnak (1-7)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sat, May 29th@ MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, May 30th@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Mon, May 31stvs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)vs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)
Tue, Jun 1stvs PITWil Crowe (4-8)vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Thu, Jun 3rdvs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)vs CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Fri, Jun 4thvs MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)vs CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sat, Jun 5thvs MINJose Berrios (12-9)vs CHCKohl Stewart (1-1)
Sun, Jun 6thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Tue, Jun 8th@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Wed, Jun 9th@ LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Fri, Jun 11th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Sat, Jun 12th@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)@ WSHJefry Rodriguez (0-0)
Sun, Jun 13th@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)
Mon, Jun 14thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)vs ARIMatt Peacock (5-7)
Tue, Jun 15thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs ARIAlex Young (2-6)
Wed, Jun 16thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Jun 17th   vs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Fri, Jun 18thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Sat, Jun 19thvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Sun, Jun 20thvs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Tue, Jun 22nd@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Wed, Jun 23rd@ NYYMichael King (2-4)@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)
Fri, Jun 25th@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sat, Jun 26th@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Sun, Jun 27th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Mon, Jun 28th@ BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)@ LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Tue, Jun 29th@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Thu, Jul 1st@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, Jul 2ndvs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)@ ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Sat, Jul 3rdvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)@ ARIJake Faria (0-0)
Sun, Jul 4thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ ARICaleb Smith (4-9)
Mon, Jul 5thvs CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)vs STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Tue, Jul 6thvs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)vs STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Wed, Jul 7thvs CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)
Fri, Jul 9th@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)vs WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)
Sat, Jul 10th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)vs WSHJon Lester (7-6)
Sun, Jul 11th   vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Fri, Jul 16thvs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Sat, Jul 17thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Sun, Jul 18thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ STLWade LeBlanc (0-2)
Mon, Jul 19th   @ LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)
Tue, Jul 20th@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)@ LADDarien Nunez
Wed, Jul 21st@ MILEric Lauer (7-5)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Thu, Jul 22nd   @ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Fri, Jul 23rdvs DETWily Peralta (4-5)vs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)
Sat, Jul 24thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Sun, Jul 25thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Tue, Jul 27thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Wed, Jul 28thvs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Thu, Jul 29thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs LADDavid Price (5-2)
Fri, Jul 30th@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)vs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)
Sat, Jul 31st@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sun, Aug 1st@ TORJose Berrios (12-9)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ ARITaylor Widener (2-1)
Tue, Aug 3rd@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)@ ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Wed, Aug 4th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)@ ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Thu, Aug 5th@ CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, Aug 6th@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Sat, Aug 7th@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Sun, Aug 8th@ STLJon Lester (7-6)@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Tue, Aug 10thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)vs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Wed, Aug 11thvs NYYLucas Luetgevs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Aug 12th   vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Fri, Aug 13thvs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Sat, Aug 14thvs STLJon Lester (7-6)vs COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Sun, Aug 15thvs STLJ.A. Happ (10-8)vs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Mon, Aug 16thvs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)vs NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Tue, Aug 17thvs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)vs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Wed, Aug 18thvs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)vs NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Fri, Aug 20th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Sat, Aug 21st@ CHCKeegan Thompson (3-3)@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sun, Aug 22nd@ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Tue, Aug 24th@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)@ NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Wed, Aug 25th@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Thu, Aug 26th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Fri, Aug 27th@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Sat, Aug 28th@ SEATyler Anderson (7-11)@ ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Sun, Aug 29th@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)@ ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Mon, Aug 30th   vs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Tue, Aug 31stvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Wed, Sep 1stvs CLELogan Allen (2-7)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Thu, Sep 2ndvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)vs MILEric Lauer (7-5)
Fri, Sep 3rdvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)vs LADCorey Knebel (4-0)
Sat, Sep 4thvs CWSReynaldo Lopez (4-4)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, Sep 5thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Mon, Sep 6th@ BALZac Lowther (1-3)@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Tue, Sep 7th@ BALAlexander Wells (2-3)@ COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Wed, Sep 8th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Fri, Sep 10th@ MINGriffin Jax (4-5)@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Sat, Sep 11th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sun, Sep 12th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ CHCJustin Steele (4-4)
Mon, Sep 13th   vs SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Tue, Sep 14thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs SDJake Arrieta (5-14)
Wed, Sep 15thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Thu, Sep 16thvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)vs SDPierce Johnson
Fri, Sep 17thvs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Sat, Sep 18thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sun, Sep 19thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Tue, Sep 21st@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Wed, Sep 22nd   @ SDVince Velasquez (3-9)
Thu, Sep 23rd   @ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Fri, Sep 24th@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ COLPeter Lambert (0-0)
Sat, Sep 25th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Sun, Sep 26th@ DETWily Peralta (4-5)@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17
Tue, Sep 28thvs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)vs ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Wed, Sep 29thvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Sep 30thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Fri, Oct 1stvs MINJohn Gant (5-11)vs SDPedro Avila (0-1)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)vs SDReiss Knehr (1-2)
Sun, Apr 4thvs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)   
Thu, Apr 8th@ CWSLance Lynn (11-6)   
Thu, Apr 15thvs TORAnthony Kay (1-2)   
Mon, May 3rdvs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)   
Thu, May 6thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)   
Wed, May 12th@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)   
Mon, Jun 7th@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)   
Thu, Jun 10th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)   
Thu, Jun 24th@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)   
Wed, Jun 30th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)   
Thu, Jul 8th@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)   
Mon, Jul 26thvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)   
Mon, Aug 9thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)   
Thu, Aug 19thvs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)   
Mon, Aug 23rd@ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)   
Thu, Sep 9th@ BALJohn Means (6-9)   
Mon, Sep 20th@ CLENick Wittgren   
Mon, Sep 27th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)