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Who Should I Start?

George Springer or Whit Merrifield


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
George Springer
CF,DH,RF - TOR
George Springer
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
14 of 17 experts
18%
Recommended by
3 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 15# 26
VBR
   
Projections 
   
Runs00
Home Runs00
RBI00
Stolen Bases00
Batting Average.000.000
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 15# 19
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 27# 33
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 13# 33
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 13# 42
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 12# 43
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 27# 33
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 15# 29
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 27
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 18# 43
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 14# 34
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 17# 53
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 22# 79
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 18# 42
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 18# 29
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 39# 19
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 37# 20
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 48# 24
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
George Springer
CF,DH,RF - TOR
George Springer
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats664299
   
Runs9759
   
Hits18379
   
Singles12837
   
Doubles4219
   
Triples31
   
Home Runs1022
   
RBI7450
   
Stolen Bases404
   
Caught Stealing41
   
Walks4037
   
Strikeouts10379
   
Batting Average.276.264
   
On Base Pct.315.352
   
Slugging Pct.393.555
   
On-base Plus Slugging.708.907
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
George Springer
CF,DH,RF - TOR
George Springer
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
George Springer
CF,DH,RF - TOR
George Springer
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
George Springer went 4-for-5 with a double, a three-run home run, and a second run scored in Saturday's 10-1 win over the Orioles.
John Aubin
Sun, Oct 3rd
 Whit Merrifield went 0-for-2 with two RBI during Friday's 3-1 win over the Tigers.
Andy Zimmerman
Sat, Sep 25th
George Springer went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and a walk in the Blue Jay's 6-1 win over the Twins on Saturday.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 26th
 Whit Merrifield went 2-for-3 with a walk during Tuesday's 4-1 loss in Cleveland.
Andy Zimmerman
Wed, Sep 22nd
George Springer went 1-for-3 with a walk and scored a run in the win against the Rays by a 4-2 score.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 22nd
 Whit Merrifield went 3-for-5 with a RBI during Tuesday's 10-7 win over the Athletics.
Andy Zimmerman
Wed, Sep 15th
George Springer went 3-for-8 with a home run, a walk, two RBI, and two runs scored across both games of Saturday's doubleheader versus Baltimore.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 12th
 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
George Springer (knee) went 1-for-5 with a strikeouts in his return to the lineup on Friday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sat, Sep 11th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
George Springer
CF,DH,RF - TOR
George Springer
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1stvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Sat, Apr 3rdvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Sun, Apr 4thvs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)
Mon, Apr 5th@ CLELogan Allen (2-7)@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Tue, Apr 6th   @ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)
Wed, Apr 7th@ CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Thu, Apr 8th@ CWSLance Lynn (11-6)vs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)
Fri, Apr 9th   vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Sat, Apr 10th   vs LAAJose Quintana (0-3)
Mon, Apr 12thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Tue, Apr 13thvs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Wed, Apr 14thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)vs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Thu, Apr 15thvs TORAnthony Kay (1-2)@ KCJakob Junis (2-4)
Sat, Apr 17thvs TORTommy Milone (1-0)@ KCErvin Santana (2-2)
Sun, Apr 18thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)
Tue, Apr 20thvs TBRich Hill (7-8)@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Wed, Apr 21stvs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)@ BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)
Fri, Apr 23rd@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)
Sat, Apr 24th@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ TBBrent Honeywell Jr. (0-0)
Sun, Apr 25th@ DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)@ TBLuis Patino (5-3)
Tue, Apr 27th@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)vs WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Wed, Apr 28th@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Fri, Apr 30th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Sat, May 1st@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sun, May 2nd@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)vs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Mon, May 3rdvs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Tue, May 4thvs CLEPhil Maton@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Wed, May 5thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Thu, May 6thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ OAKMike Fiers (0-2)
Fri, May 7thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Sat, May 8thvs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)@ HOUCristian Javier (4-1)
Sun, May 9thvs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)@ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Tue, May 11th@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ ATLBryse Wilson (3-7)
Wed, May 12th@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Thu, May 13th@ DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Fri, May 14th@ CWSMichael Kopech (4-3)vs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Sat, May 15th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Sun, May 16th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs PHIChase Anderson (2-4)
Tue, May 18thvs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Wed, May 19thvs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)vs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)
Thu, May 20th   vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Fri, May 21stvs DETJose Urena (4-8)vs TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)
Sat, May 22ndvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)vs TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Sun, May 23rdvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)
Mon, May 24th   vs TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)
Tue, May 25th@ TBRich Hill (7-8)@ NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Thu, May 27th@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)
Fri, May 28th@ MINRandy Dobnak (1-7)@ CLEEli Morgan (5-7)
Sun, May 30th@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)
Tue, Jun 1stvs PITWil Crowe (4-8)vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Wed, Jun 2nd   vs MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Fri, Jun 4thvs MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sat, Jun 5thvs MINJose Berrios (12-9)vs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Sun, Jun 6thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Tue, Jun 8th@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)
Wed, Jun 9th@ LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)@ CWSLance Lynn (11-6)
Thu, Jun 10th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)
Fri, Jun 11th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)
Sat, Jun 12th@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Sun, Jun 13th@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)
Mon, Jun 14thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Tue, Jun 15thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)
Wed, Jun 16thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Thu, Jun 17th   vs NYYMichael King (2-4)
Fri, Jun 18thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)
Sat, Jun 19thvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)@ BALDean Kremer (0-7)
Sun, Jun 20thvs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Tue, Jun 22nd@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Wed, Jun 23rd@ NYYMichael King (2-4)@ MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)
Thu, Jun 24th@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)vs BALDean Kremer (0-7)
Fri, Jun 25th@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Sat, Jun 26th@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)vs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)
Sun, Jun 27th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Tue, Jun 29th@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Wed, Jun 30th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)
Thu, Jul 1st@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Fri, Jul 2ndvs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)vs TBLuis Patino (5-3)
Sat, Jul 3rdvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Sun, Jul 4thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)vs TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)
Tue, Jul 6thvs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)
Wed, Jul 7thvs CINSonny Gray (7-9)@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Fri, Jul 9th@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Sat, Jul 10th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)@ TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)
Sun, Jul 11th   @ TBRich Hill (7-8)
Fri, Jul 16thvs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Sun, Jul 18thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Mon, Jul 19th   vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Wed, Jul 21st@ MILEric Lauer (7-5)vs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)
Fri, Jul 23rdvs DETWily Peralta (4-5)@ NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Sat, Jul 24thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Sun, Jul 25thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Mon, Jul 26thvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Wed, Jul 28thvs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)@ BOSTanner Houck (1-5)
Thu, Jul 29thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Fri, Jul 30th@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)vs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)
Sat, Jul 31st@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)vs KCMike Minor (8-12)
Sun, Aug 1st@ TORJose Berrios (12-9)vs KCBrad Keller (8-12)
Mon, Aug 2nd   vs CLEEli Morgan (5-7)
Tue, Aug 3rd@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)
Wed, Aug 4th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)
Thu, Aug 5th@ CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)vs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)
Fri, Aug 6th@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)vs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Sat, Aug 7th@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)vs BOSTanner Houck (1-5)
Sun, Aug 8th@ STLJon Lester (7-6)vs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)
Tue, Aug 10thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)@ LAAJose Suarez (8-8)
Wed, Aug 11thvs NYYLucas Luetge@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)
Thu, Aug 12th   @ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)
Fri, Aug 13thvs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Sat, Aug 14thvs STLJon Lester (7-6)@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Sun, Aug 15thvs STLJ.A. Happ (10-8)@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)
Tue, Aug 17thvs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)@ WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Wed, Aug 18thvs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)@ WSHJosiah Gray (2-2)
Fri, Aug 20th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)vs DETTyler Alexander (2-4)
Sat, Aug 21st@ CHCKeegan Thompson (3-3)vs DETWily Peralta (4-5)
Sun, Aug 22nd@ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)vs DETDrew Hutchison (3-1)
Mon, Aug 23rd@ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)vs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)
Tue, Aug 24th@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)vs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)
Wed, Aug 25th@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)vs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)
Thu, Aug 26th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)
Fri, Aug 27th@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)
Sat, Aug 28th@ SEATyler Anderson (7-11)@ DETJose Urena (4-8)
Sun, Aug 29th@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)
Mon, Aug 30th   vs BALChris Ellis (1-0)
Tue, Aug 31stvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)
Wed, Sep 1stvs CLELogan Allen (2-7)vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Fri, Sep 3rdvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sat, Sep 4thvs CWSReynaldo Lopez (4-4)vs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)
Sun, Sep 5thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Mon, Sep 6th@ BALZac Lowther (1-3)@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Tue, Sep 7th@ BALAlexander Wells (2-3)@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Wed, Sep 8th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ NYYLuis Gil (1-1)
Thu, Sep 9th@ BALJohn Means (6-9)@ NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)
Fri, Sep 10th@ MINGriffin Jax (4-5)@ BALChris Ellis (1-0)
Sat, Sep 11th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)
Sun, Sep 12th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ BALZac Lowther (1-3)
Mon, Sep 13th   vs TBCollin McHugh (6-1)
Tue, Sep 14thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs TBDrew Rasmussen (4-1)
Wed, Sep 15thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)
Fri, Sep 17thvs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)
Sat, Sep 18thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs MINBailey Ober (3-3)
Sun, Sep 19thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs MINLuke Farrell
Mon, Sep 20th@ CLENick Wittgren@ TBShane Baz (2-0)
Tue, Sep 21st@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)@ TBDrew Rasmussen (4-1)
Wed, Sep 22nd   @ TBLuis Patino (5-3)
Thu, Sep 23rd   @ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)
Fri, Sep 24th@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)
Sat, Sep 25th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ MINJohn Gant (5-11)
Sun, Sep 26th@ DETWily Peralta (4-5)@ MINGriffin Jax (4-5)
Tue, Sep 28thvs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Wed, Sep 29thvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Thu, Sep 30thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)vs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Fri, Oct 1stvs MINJohn Gant (5-11)vs BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs BALJohn Means (6-9)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)vs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)
Sun, Apr 11th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)   
Mon, Apr 19thvs TBJosh Fleming (10-8)   
Mon, Apr 26th@ DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)   
Wed, May 26th@ TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)   
Sat, May 29th@ MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)   
Mon, May 31stvs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)   
Thu, Jun 3rdvs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)   
Mon, Jun 7th@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)   
Mon, Jun 28th@ BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)   
Mon, Jul 5thvs CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)   
Thu, Jul 8th@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)   
Sat, Jul 17thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)   
Tue, Jul 20th@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)   
Tue, Jul 27thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)   
Mon, Aug 9thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)   
Mon, Aug 16thvs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)   
Thu, Aug 19thvs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)   
Thu, Sep 2ndvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)   
Thu, Sep 16thvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)   
Mon, Sep 27th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)