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Who Should I Start?

Lane Thomas or Nelson Cruz


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nelson Cruz
DH - TB
Nelson Cruz
Lane Thomas
CF,LF,RF - WSH
Lane Thomas
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
17 of 17 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 32# 429
VBR
   
Projections 
   
Runs00
Home Runs00
RBI00
Stolen Bases00
Batting Average.000.000
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 40
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 37
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 40
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 34# 361
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 39
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 59
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 37
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 39
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 25
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 35
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 24# 231
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 36
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 60
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 34
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 69# 391
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 35
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 34
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Nelson Cruz
DH - TB
Nelson Cruz
Lane Thomas
CF,LF,RF - WSH
Lane Thomas
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats513226
   
Runs7935
   
Hits13653
   
Singles8229
   
Doubles2115
   
Triples12
   
Home Runs327
   
RBI8628
   
Stolen Bases36
   
Caught Stealing03
   
Walks5137
   
Strikeouts12663
   
Batting Average.265.235
   
On Base Pct.335.341
   
Slugging Pct.497.412
   
On-base Plus Slugging.832.752
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Nelson Cruz
DH - TB
Nelson Cruz
Lane Thomas
CF,LF,RF - WSH
Lane Thomas
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
  Nelson Cruz
DH - TB
Nelson Cruz
Lane Thomas
CF,LF,RF - WSH
Lane Thomas
News 
 Nelson Cruz went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's 4-3 win over the Yankees.
John Aubin
Sat, Oct 2nd
Lane Thomas drove in two RBI against the Rockies after going 2-for-5 with one run scored. Thomas hit his 14th double of the season.
Corbin Young
Wed, Sep 29th
 Nelson Cruz went 1-for-5 with three strikeouts and scored a run as the Rays beat the Marlins by an 8-0 score.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 25th
Lane Thomas drove in the team's lone RBI on Tuesday after going hitless in three at-bats with one walk and one strikeout.
Corbin Young
Tue, Sep 28th
 Nelson Cruz (forearm) was out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 18th
Lane Thomas doubled and scored a run against the Rockies. Thomas went 2-for-5.
Corbin Young
Tue, Sep 28th
 Nelson Cruz went 2-for-5 with a run scored on Saturday as the Rays beat the Tigers by a 7-2 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Sep 12th
Lane Thomas walked once and struck out three times to go hitless in four at-bats.
Corbin Young
Sun, Sep 26th
 Nelson Cruz went 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double, four RBI, and three total runs scored in Tuesday's 12-7 win over Boston.
John Aubin
Wed, Sep 8th
Lane Thomas smacked his 7th home run of the season. Thomas went 2-for-5 with one run scored, one RBI, and one strikeout.
Corbin Young
Sun, Sep 26th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Nelson Cruz
DH - TB
Nelson Cruz
Lane Thomas
CF,LF,RF - WSH
Lane Thomas
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Tue, Apr 6th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Wed, Apr 7th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Fri, Apr 9thvs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sat, Apr 10thvs NYYDomingo German (4-5)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, Apr 11thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Mon, Apr 12thvs TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ STLJohn Gant (5-11)
Tue, Apr 13thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ STLJack Flaherty (9-2)
Wed, Apr 14thvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Thu, Apr 15thvs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Fri, Apr 16th@ NYYNick Nelsonvs ARITaylor Widener (2-1)
Sat, Apr 17th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)vs ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Sun, Apr 18th@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Mon, Apr 19th@ KCDanny Duffy (4-3)vs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)
Tue, Apr 20th@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)vs STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Wed, Apr 21st@ KCJakob Junis (2-4)vs STLCarlos Martinez (4-9)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs TORSteven Matz (14-7)@ NYMJacob deGrom (7-2)
Sat, Apr 24thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Sun, Apr 25thvs TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)@ NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Tue, Apr 27thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ TORTrent Thornton (1-3)
Wed, Apr 28thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ TORSteven Matz (14-7)
Fri, Apr 30thvs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)vs MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Sat, May 1stvs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)vs MIAPaul Campbell (2-3)
Sun, May 2ndvs HOUCristian Javier (4-1)vs MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)
Tue, May 4th@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Wed, May 5th@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Thu, May 6th@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Fri, May 7th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Sat, May 8th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Sun, May 9th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)
Tue, May 11thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)vs PHIChase Anderson (2-4)
Wed, May 12thvs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)vs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Thu, May 13thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)vs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Fri, May 14thvs NYMDavid Peterson (2-6)@ ARIRiley Smith (1-4)
Sat, May 15thvs NYMDrew Smith@ ARISeth Frankoff (0-2)
Sun, May 16thvs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)@ ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Mon, May 17th   @ CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Tue, May 18th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Wed, May 19th@ BALJohn Means (6-9)@ CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Thu, May 20th@ BALDean Kremer (0-7)@ CHCTrevor Williams (4-2)
Fri, May 21st@ TORAnthony Kay (1-2)vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Sat, May 22nd@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)vs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)
Sun, May 23rd@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Tue, May 25thvs KCBrad Keller (8-12)vs CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Thu, May 27thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)vs CINSonny Gray (7-9)
Sat, May 29thvs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Sun, May 30thvs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)vs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Mon, May 31st@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Tue, Jun 1st@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Wed, Jun 2nd@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Thu, Jun 3rd@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ ATLTucker Davidson (0-0)#15
Fri, Jun 4th@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Sat, Jun 5th@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)@ PHISpencer Howard (0-5)
Sun, Jun 6th@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Tue, Jun 8thvs WSHJon Lester (7-6)@ TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)
Wed, Jun 9thvs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Fri, Jun 11thvs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)vs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)
Sat, Jun 12thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)vs SFConner Menez (1-0)
Sun, Jun 13thvs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)vs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)
Mon, Jun 14th@ CWSLance Lynn (11-6)vs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Tue, Jun 15th@ CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)vs PITTyler Anderson (7-11)
Wed, Jun 16th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs PITChase De Jong (1-4)
Fri, Jun 18th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs NYMJoey Lucchesi (1-4)
Sat, Jun 19th@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs NYMRobert Gsellman (0-1)
Sun, Jun 20th@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)vs NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Tue, Jun 22ndvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Wed, Jun 23rdvs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)@ PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Thu, Jun 24thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)@ MIACody Poteet (2-3)
Fri, Jun 25thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)
Sat, Jun 26thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)@ MIAZach Thompson (3-7)
Sun, Jun 27thvs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Mon, Jun 28th   vs NYMJerad Eickhoff (0-2)
Tue, Jun 29th@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)vs TBRich Hill (7-8)
Wed, Jun 30th@ WSHJon Lester (7-6)vs TBDrew Rasmussen (4-1)
Thu, Jul 1st   vs LADVictor Gonzalez
Fri, Jul 2nd@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sat, Jul 3rd@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)vs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Sun, Jul 4th@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)vs LADGarrett Cleavinger
Mon, Jul 5thvs CLELogan Allen (2-7)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Tue, Jul 6th   @ SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Wed, Jul 7thvs CLESam Hentges (1-4)@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Thu, Jul 8th   @ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Fri, Jul 9thvs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)@ SFLogan Webb (11-3)
Sat, Jul 10thvs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)@ SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)
Sun, Jul 11thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Fri, Jul 16th@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1vs SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Sun, Jul 18th@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Mon, Jul 19thvs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)vs MIARoss Detwiler (3-1)
Tue, Jul 20thvs BALJohn Means (6-9)vs MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)
Wed, Jul 21stvs BALAlexander Wells (2-3)vs MIANick Neidert (1-2)
Fri, Jul 23rd@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Sat, Jul 24th@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)
Sun, Jul 25th@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ BALJohn Means (6-9)
Mon, Jul 26th   @ PHISpencer Howard (0-5)
Tue, Jul 27thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)@ PHIMatt Moore (2-4)
Thu, Jul 29thvs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ PHICristopher Sanchez (1-0)
Fri, Jul 30thvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sat, Jul 31stvs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Sun, Aug 1stvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Mon, Aug 2ndvs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)
Tue, Aug 3rdvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Wed, Aug 4thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs PHIChase Anderson (2-4)
Thu, Aug 5th   vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Fri, Aug 6th@ BALJohn Means (6-9)@ ATLKyle Muller (2-4)#10
Sat, Aug 7th@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)@ ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sun, Aug 8th@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Wed, Aug 11th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)@ NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Thu, Aug 12th@ BOSTanner Houck (1-5)@ NYMTrevor Williams (4-2)
Fri, Aug 13th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs ATLCharlie Morton (14-6)#1
Sat, Aug 14th@ MINKenta Maeda (6-5)vs ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Sun, Aug 15th@ MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Tue, Aug 17thvs BALJohn Means (6-9)vs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)
Wed, Aug 18thvs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)vs TORJose Berrios (12-9)
Fri, Aug 20thvs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Sat, Aug 21stvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)@ MILEric Lauer (7-5)
Sun, Aug 22ndvs CWSReynaldo Lopez (4-4)@ MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Tue, Aug 24th@ PHIRanger Suarez (8-5)@ MIAJesus Luzardo (6-9)
Wed, Aug 25th@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)@ MIAEdward Cabrera (0-3)
Thu, Aug 26th   @ MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)
Fri, Aug 27th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Sat, Aug 28th@ BALJohn Means (6-9)@ NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Sun, Aug 29th@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)@ NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Mon, Aug 30thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Tue, Aug 31stvs BOSBrad Peacock (0-1)vs PHIMatt Moore (2-4)
Thu, Sep 2ndvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Fri, Sep 3rdvs MINRandy Dobnak (1-7)vs NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Sat, Sep 4thvs MINAndrew Albers (1-2)vs NYMTylor Megill (4-6)
Sun, Sep 5thvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs NYMTaijuan Walker (7-11)
Mon, Sep 6th@ BOSChris Sale (5-1)vs NYMTrevor Williams (4-2)
Tue, Sep 7th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2
Wed, Sep 8th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)@ ATLTouki Toussaint (3-3)#12
Thu, Sep 9th   @ ATLHuascar Ynoa (4-6)#5
Fri, Sep 10th@ DETTyler Alexander (2-4)@ PITSteven Brault (0-3)
Sat, Sep 11th@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Sun, Sep 12th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ PITBryse Wilson (3-7)
Mon, Sep 13th@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Tue, Sep 14th@ TORJose Berrios (12-9)vs MIAJesus Luzardo (6-9)
Wed, Sep 15th@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)vs MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)
Fri, Sep 17thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Sat, Sep 18thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Sun, Sep 19thvs DETWily Peralta (4-5)vs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13
Mon, Sep 20thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ MIAJesus Luzardo (6-9)
Tue, Sep 21stvs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)@ MIATrevor Rogers (7-8)
Wed, Sep 22ndvs TORJulian Merryweather (0-1)@ MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)
Thu, Sep 23rd   @ CINLuis Castillo (8-16)
Fri, Sep 24thvs MIAEdward Cabrera (0-3)@ CINSonny Gray (7-9)
Sat, Sep 25thvs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)@ CINVladimir Gutierrez (9-6)
Sun, Sep 26thvs MIAJesus Luzardo (6-9)@ CINTyler Mahle (13-6)
Mon, Sep 27th   @ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Tue, Sep 28th@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)@ COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Wed, Sep 29th@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)@ COLPeter Lambert (0-0)
Fri, Oct 1st@ NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Sat, Oct 2nd@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)vs BOSTanner Houck (1-5)
Sun, Oct 3rd@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)vs BOSChris Sale (5-1)
Thu, Apr 1st@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)   
Fri, Apr 2nd@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)   
Sat, Apr 3rd@ MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)   
Mon, Apr 5th@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)   
Mon, Apr 26thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)   
Thu, Apr 29thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)   
Mon, May 3rd@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)   
Mon, May 24th@ TORTrent Thornton (1-3)   
Wed, May 26thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)   
Thu, Jun 17th@ SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)   
Sat, Jul 17th@ ATLMax Fried (14-7)#2   
Thu, Jul 22nd@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)   
Wed, Jul 28thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)   
Tue, Aug 10th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)   
Mon, Aug 16thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)   
Thu, Aug 19thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)   
Wed, Sep 1stvs BOSChris Sale (5-1)   
Thu, Sep 16thvs DETTyler Alexander (2-4)   
Thu, Sep 30th@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)