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Who Should I Start?

Max Scherzer or Clayton Kershaw


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Clayton Kershaw
SP - LAD
Clayton Kershaw
Expert
Recommendation
79%
Recommended by
11 of 14 experts
21%
Recommended by
3 of 14 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 8# 13
VBR# 91# 108
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts196147
Wins1211
Saves00
ERA3.133.24
WHIP1.051.08
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 13
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 13# 14
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 8# 12
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 9# 21
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 7# 12
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 7# 10
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 6# 11
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 9# 10
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 6# 13
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 12# 14
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 9# 15
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 11# 5
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 13# 12
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 14# 13
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Clayton Kershaw
SP - LAD
Clayton Kershaw
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played89
   
Games Started89
   
Innings Pitched51.051.3
   
Wins36
   
Losses23
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed3142
   
Earned Runs1218
   
Home Runs Allowed84
   
Strikeouts6857
   
Walks89
   
ERA2.103.20
   
WHIP0.761.01
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Clayton Kershaw
SP - LAD
Clayton Kershaw
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played2423
   
Games Started2321
   
Innings Pitched150.0139.1
   
Wins1211
   
Losses65
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds00
   
Hits Allowed115118
   
Earned Runs5250
   
Home Runs Allowed2216
   
Strikeouts196147
   
Walks3630
   
ERA3.133.24
   
WHIP1.051.08
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Clayton Kershaw
SP - LAD
Clayton Kershaw
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
LHP Clayton Kershaw earned the win on Friday when he allowed five runs on six hits with a walk and 11 strikeouts as the Dodgers beat the Marlins 9-6.
Jon Mathisen
Sat, May 15th
 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
LHP Clayton Kershaw earned the win on Saturday when he allowed two hits with one walk and five strikeouts over five innings in a 14-11 win over the Angels.
Jon Mathisen
Sun, May 9th
 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
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will start Saturday’s game against the Angels.
Brad Camara
Fri, May 7th
 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
LHP Clayton Kershaw took the loss on Tuesday when he allowed four runs on four hits with two walks and two strikeouts over one inning in the Dodgers' 7-1 loss to the Cubs in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, May 4th
 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
LHP Clayton Kershaw earned his fourth win of the season on Sunday when he allowed just four hits and one walk with eight strikeouts over seven innings in the Dodgers' 8-0 win over the Reds.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Apr 29th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Clayton Kershaw
SP - LAD
Clayton Kershaw
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Tue, May 18th@ CHCvs ARI
Wed, May 19th@ CHCvs ARI
Thu, May 20th@ CHCvs ARI
Fri, May 21stvs BAL@ SF
Sat, May 22ndvs BAL@ SF