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Who Should I Start?

Kris Bryant or Paul Goldschmidt


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Paul Goldschmidt
1B - STL
Paul Goldschmidt
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
Expert
Recommendation
65%
Recommended by
11 of 17 experts
35%
Recommended by
6 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 36# 40
VBR
   
Projections 
   
Runs00
Home Runs00
RBI00
Stolen Bases00
Batting Average.000.000
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 43# 66
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 38# 60
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 43# 66
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 33# 42
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 44# 73
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 48# 53
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 37# 64
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 76# 100
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 17# 35
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 47# 52
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 41# 44
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 55# 25
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 28# 26
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 50# 30
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 35# 31
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 53# 39
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 55# 52
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Paul Goldschmidt
1B - STL
Paul Goldschmidt
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats603513
   
Runs10286
   
Hits178135
   
Singles10976
   
Doubles3632
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3125
   
RBI10072
   
Stolen Bases1210
   
Caught Stealing02
   
Walks6762
   
Strikeouts136135
   
Batting Average.295.263
   
On Base Pct.367.352
   
Slugging Pct.516.480
   
On-base Plus Slugging.883.831
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Paul Goldschmidt
1B - STL
Paul Goldschmidt
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
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
  Paul Goldschmidt
1B - STL
Paul Goldschmidt
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
News 
 Paul Goldschmidt went 1-for-5 with a game-winning, walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Cardinals to victory on Friday.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Oct 2nd
Outfielder Kris Bryant went 0-for-2 with an RBI and a strikeout as the Giants defeated the D-Backs 1-0 on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 30th
 Paul Goldschmidt went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a 4-2 win over the Cubs on Sunday afternoon.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Sep 26th
Outfielder Kris Bryant went 1-for-5 with a three-run double in the Giants' 8-6 win over the Padres on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 23rd
 Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and an RBI single in an 8-5 win over the Cubs in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday afternoon.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Sep 24th
Infielder/outfielder Kris Bryant went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and two walks as the Giants lost to the Padres 9-6 on Wednesday.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Sep 16th
 Paul Goldschmidt went 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI in the Cardinals 8-5 comeback win over the Brewers on Thursday.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Sep 23rd
Kris Bryant (wrist) is hitting third and playing right field on Sunday against the Cubs.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, Sep 12th
 Paul Goldschmidt had a monster day in the Cardinals 10-2 win over the Brewers on Wednesday, going 3-for-4 with four runs scored, a double, a home run, and two RBI.
Lucas Spence
Wed, Sep 22nd
Giants INF/OF Kris Bryant had been playing with some recent discomfort in his wrist, so with the Giants having a sizeable lead, the team opted to remove him from Monday's game against the Rockies.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Tue, Sep 7th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Paul Goldschmidt
1B - STL
Paul Goldschmidt
Kris Bryant
1B,3B,CF,LF,RF - SF
Kris Bryant
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)
Fri, Apr 2nd   @ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Sat, Apr 3rd@ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Mon, Apr 5th@ MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)@ SDAdrian Morejon (0-0)
Tue, Apr 6th@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Wed, Apr 7th@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Fri, Apr 9th   vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Sat, Apr 10thvs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)vs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Sun, Apr 11thvs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Mon, Apr 12thvs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)vs CINWade Miley (12-7)
Tue, Apr 13thvs WSHStephen Strasburg (1-2)vs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Wed, Apr 14thvs WSHJoe Ross (5-9)vs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Fri, Apr 16th@ PHIZach Eflin (4-7)@ MIADaniel Castano (0-2)
Sat, Apr 17th@ PHIMatt Moore (2-4)@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Sun, Apr 18th@ PHIAaron Nola (9-9)@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Mon, Apr 19th@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)@ PHIChase Anderson (2-4)
Tue, Apr 20th@ WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Wed, Apr 21st@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)@ PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Thu, Apr 22nd   vs MIADaniel Castano (0-2)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Sat, Apr 24thvs CINWade Miley (12-7)vs MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Sun, Apr 25thvs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)vs MIARoss Detwiler (3-1)
Mon, Apr 26thvs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Tue, Apr 27thvs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)vs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Wed, Apr 28thvs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Fri, Apr 30th@ PITJT Brubaker (5-13)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Sat, May 1st@ PITTrevor Cahill (1-5)@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Sun, May 2nd@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Tue, May 4th   @ COLRyan Castellani (0-0)#21
Wed, May 5thvs NYMMiguel Castro@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Fri, May 7thvs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)vs SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Sat, May 8thvs COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sun, May 9thvs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4vs SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Mon, May 10th   vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Tue, May 11th@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Thu, May 13th@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Fri, May 14th@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)@ PITMiguel Yajure (0-2)
Sat, May 15th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)
Sun, May 16th@ SDRyan Weathers (4-7)@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Mon, May 17th   @ CINSonny Gray (7-9)
Tue, May 18thvs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Wed, May 19thvs PITTrevor Cahill (1-5)@ CINWade Miley (12-7)
Thu, May 20th   @ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Fri, May 21stvs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)vs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Sat, May 22ndvs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sun, May 23rdvs CHCZach Davies (6-12)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Tue, May 25th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)@ ARICorbin Martin (0-3)
Wed, May 26th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, May 27th@ ARIJon Duplantier (0-3)@ LADDavid Price (5-2)
Fri, May 28th@ ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sat, May 29th@ ARISeth Frankoff (0-2)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, May 30th@ ARIMatt Peacock (5-7)@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Mon, May 31st@ LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)vs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)
Tue, Jun 1st@ LADDavid Price (5-2)vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Thu, Jun 3rdvs CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)vs CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Fri, Jun 4thvs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)vs CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sat, Jun 5thvs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)vs CHCKohl Stewart (1-1)
Sun, Jun 6thvs CINWade Miley (12-7)vs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Tue, Jun 8thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Wed, Jun 9thvs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Fri, Jun 11th@ CHCKohl Stewart (1-1)@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Sat, Jun 12th@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)@ WSHJefry Rodriguez (0-0)
Sun, Jun 13th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)
Mon, Jun 14thvs MIABraxton Garrett (1-2)vs ARIMatt Peacock (5-7)
Tue, Jun 15thvs MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)vs ARIAlex Young (2-6)
Wed, Jun 16thvs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Jun 17th@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1vs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Fri, Jun 18th@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2vs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Sat, Jun 19th   vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Sun, Jun 20th@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6vs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Tue, Jun 22nd@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Wed, Jun 23rd@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)
Fri, Jun 25thvs PITWil Crowe (4-8)vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sat, Jun 26thvs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Sun, Jun 27thvs PITMax Kranick (2-3)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Mon, Jun 28thvs ARIJake Faria (0-0)@ LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Tue, Jun 29thvs ARICaleb Smith (4-9)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Thu, Jul 1st@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, Jul 2nd@ COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)@ ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Sat, Jul 3rd@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8@ ARIJake Faria (0-0)
Sun, Jul 4th@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4@ ARICaleb Smith (4-9)
Mon, Jul 5th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)vs STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Tue, Jul 6th@ SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)vs STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Wed, Jul 7th@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)vs STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)
Fri, Jul 9th@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)vs WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)
Sat, Jul 10th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)vs WSHJon Lester (7-6)
Sun, Jul 11th   vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Fri, Jul 16thvs SFLogan Webb (11-3)@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Sat, Jul 17thvs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Sun, Jul 18thvs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)@ STLWade LeBlanc (0-2)
Mon, Jul 19thvs CHCAlec Mills (6-7)@ LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)
Tue, Jul 20thvs CHCTrevor Williams (4-2)@ LADDarien Nunez
Wed, Jul 21stvs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Thu, Jul 22ndvs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Fri, Jul 23rd@ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)vs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)
Sat, Jul 24th@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)vs PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Sun, Jul 25th@ CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Tue, Jul 27th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Wed, Jul 28th@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Thu, Jul 29th   vs LADDavid Price (5-2)
Fri, Jul 30thvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)
Sat, Jul 31stvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sun, Aug 1stvs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ ARITaylor Widener (2-1)
Tue, Aug 3rdvs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2@ ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Wed, Aug 4thvs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6@ ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Thu, Aug 5thvs ATLTouki Toussaint (3-3)#12@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, Aug 6thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Sat, Aug 7thvs KCBrad Keller (8-12)@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Sun, Aug 8thvs KCKris Bubic (6-7)@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Tue, Aug 10th@ PITSteven Brault (0-3)vs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)
Wed, Aug 11th@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Aug 12th@ PITJT Brubaker (5-13)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Fri, Aug 13th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Sat, Aug 14th@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)vs COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Sun, Aug 15th@ KCKris Bubic (6-7)vs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Mon, Aug 16th   vs NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Tue, Aug 17thvs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)vs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Wed, Aug 18thvs MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)vs NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Fri, Aug 20thvs PITMitch Keller (5-11)@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Sat, Aug 21stvs PITDillon Peters (1-2)@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sun, Aug 22ndvs PITSteven Brault (0-3)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Tue, Aug 24thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Wed, Aug 25thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Thu, Aug 26th@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)@ NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Fri, Aug 27th@ PITDillon Peters (1-2)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Sat, Aug 28th@ PITSteven Brault (0-3)@ ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Sun, Aug 29th@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)@ ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Mon, Aug 30th@ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)vs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Tue, Aug 31st   vs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Wed, Sep 1st@ CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Thu, Sep 2nd   vs MILEric Lauer (7-5)
Fri, Sep 3rd@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)vs LADCorey Knebel (4-0)
Sat, Sep 4th@ MILAdrian Houser (10-6)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, Sep 5th@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Mon, Sep 6thvs LADMax Scherzer (15-4)@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Tue, Sep 7thvs LADCorey Knebel (4-0)@ COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Wed, Sep 8thvs LADMitch White (1-3)@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Fri, Sep 10thvs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Sat, Sep 11thvs CINLuis Castillo (8-16)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sun, Sep 12thvs CINSonny Gray (7-9)@ CHCJustin Steele (4-4)
Mon, Sep 13th@ NYMRich Hill (7-8)vs SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Tue, Sep 14th@ NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)vs SDJake Arrieta (5-14)
Wed, Sep 15th@ NYMTylor Megill (4-6)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Thu, Sep 16th   vs SDPierce Johnson
Fri, Sep 17thvs SDVince Velasquez (3-9)vs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Sat, Sep 18thvs SDYu Darvish (8-11)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sun, Sep 19thvs SDJake Arrieta (5-14)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Tue, Sep 21st@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Wed, Sep 22nd@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)@ SDVince Velasquez (3-9)
Thu, Sep 23rd@ MILAdrian Houser (10-6)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Fri, Sep 24th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)@ COLPeter Lambert (0-0)
Sat, Sep 25th@ CHCAdrian Sampson (1-2)@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Sun, Sep 26th@ CHCKeegan Thompson (3-3)@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17
Tue, Sep 28thvs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)vs ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Wed, Sep 29thvs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Sep 30thvs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Fri, Oct 1stvs CHCCory Abbott (0-0)vs SDPedro Avila (0-1)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs CHCAdrian Sampson (1-2)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs CHCAlec Mills (6-7)vs SDReiss Knehr (1-2)
Sun, Apr 4th@ CINJeff Hoffman (3-5)   
Thu, Apr 8thvs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)   
Thu, Apr 29thvs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)   
Mon, May 3rdvs NYMJoey Lucchesi (1-4)   
Thu, May 6thvs NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)   
Wed, May 12th@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)   
Mon, May 24th@ CWSLance Lynn (11-6)   
Wed, Jun 2nd@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)   
Thu, Jun 24thvs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)   
Wed, Jun 30thvs ARIRiley Smith (1-4)   
Thu, Aug 19thvs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)   
Thu, Sep 9thvs LADTony Gonsolin (4-1)   
Mon, Sep 20th@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)