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Who Should I Start?

Max Scherzer or Aledmys Diaz


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Aledmys Diaz
1B,2B,3B,LF - HOU
Aledmys Diaz
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
17 of 17 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 23# 750
VBR# 91# 596
   
Projections 
   
Runs25
Home Runs226
RBI27
Stolen Bases1
Batting Avg.258
Strikeouts19633
Wins12
Saves0
ERA3.13
WHIP1.05
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 22
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 23
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 38
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 45# 873
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 17
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 41# 529
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 25
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 18
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 15
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 37
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 21
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 52
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 18# 806
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 20
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 29
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 29
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Aledmys Diaz
1B,2B,3B,LF - HOU
Aledmys Diaz
2021 Stats 
   
   
Runs10
   
Home Runs81
   
RBI12
   
Stolen Bases0
   
Batting Avg.272
   
Strikeouts6815
   
Wins3
   
Saves0
   
ERA2.10
   
WHIP0.76
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Aledmys Diaz
1B,2B,3B,LF - HOU
Aledmys Diaz
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs25
   
Home Runs226
   
RBI27
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.258
   
Strikeouts19633
   
Wins12
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.13
   
WHIP1.05
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Aledmys Diaz
1B,2B,3B,LF - HOU
Aledmys Diaz
News 
 In Friday's 17-2 win against the Diamondbacks, Max Scherzer fired five scoreless innings with two hits, one walk, and seven strikeouts. According to Nationals writer, Jesse Dougherty, Scherzer was a bit under the weather with a sore throat, so that plus the big lead made it an easier decision to pull him early.
Corbin Young
Sat, May 15th
Batting seventh and playing first base, Houston's Aledmys Diaz went 2-for-4 with two singles and a walk in Thursday's win over the Rangers. He also stranded three runners.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, May 14th
 On Saturday, Max Scherzer dominated the Yankees with 14 strikeouts. He allowed two hits, one earned run, and one walk through 7.1 innings.
Corbin Young
Sat, May 8th
Astros utilityman Aledmys Diaz went 0-for-4 in Saturday's painful loss to the Blue Jays. He failed to log a hit but did reach base on a fielder's choice. He also stranded three runners on the basepaths.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, May 8th
 Max Scherzer casually threw a complete game in Sunday's win against the Marlins. Scherzer allowed five hits and one earned run with nine strikeouts. Just another day on the mound for the Nationals ace.
Corbin Young
Sun, May 2nd
Batting sixth and playing first base, Aledmys Diaz went 2-for-5 with a single, double, and four RBI in Friday's victory over the Rays. He also scored once and stranded a trio of runners.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Apr 30th
 In Tuesday's 9-5 loss against the Blue Jays, Max Scherzer hit a rough patch and allowed five earned runs in five innings. Scherzer allowed eight hits, seven total runs (five earned), two walks, and five strikeouts.
Corbin Young
Tue, Apr 27th
Batting seventh and filling in at second base on Tuesday, Aledmys Diaz went 1-for-4 with an RBI double. He's now hitting .257 over 35 at-bats this season, playing where needed throughout the infield.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Apr 21st
 In Wednesday's 1-0 win against the Cardinals, Max Scherzer pitched six scoreless innings with four hits, one walk, and nine strikeouts. He earned his first win of the season.
Corbin Young
Wed, Apr 21st
Forced to start at second base with Jose Altuve on the COVID-19 list, Aledmys Diaz went 1-for-4 with a single and three strikeouts in Houston's loss on Wednesday.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, Apr 15th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Aledmys Diaz
1B,2B,3B,LF - HOU
Aledmys Diaz
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Tue, May 18th@ CHC@ OAK
Wed, May 19th@ CHC@ OAK
Thu, May 20th@ CHC@ OAK
Fri, May 21stvs BAL@ TEX
Sat, May 22ndvs BAL@ TEX