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Who Should I Start?

Michael Brantley or Max Scherzer


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Michael Brantley
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Michael Brantley
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
17 of 17 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 26# 128
VBR# 73
   
Projections 
   
Runs64
Home Runs2413
RBI55
Stolen Bases3
Batting Avg.293
Strikeouts20060
Wins12
Saves0
ERA3.28
WHIP1.09
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Scott White
CBS Sports
# 22# 140
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 23# 121
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 36# 122
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 45# 121
   
Frank Stampfl
CBS Sports
# 30# 130
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 20# 127
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 58# 109
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 23# 117
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 18# 140
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 27# 141
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 37# 75
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 21
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 52# 113
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 18# 82
   
SportsLine - Computer Simulation
CBS Sports
# 20# 128
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 32# 131
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 50# 133
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Michael Brantley
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Michael Brantley
2021 Stats 
   
   
Runs19
   
Home Runs73
   
RBI7
   
Stolen Bases0
   
Batting Avg.311
   
Strikeouts4714
   
Wins2
   
Saves0
   
ERA2.54
   
WHIP0.85
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Michael Brantley
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Michael Brantley
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs64
   
Home Runs2413
   
RBI55
   
Stolen Bases3
   
Batting Avg.293
   
Strikeouts20060
   
Wins12
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.28
   
WHIP1.09
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Michael Brantley
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Michael Brantley
News 
 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
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 7-3 loss at the hands of the Yankees. He would go on to strand just one runner in the effort.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, May 5th
 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
Brantley was not plugged into the lineup on Thursday against the Mariners. This is likely only a maintenance day off.
Liam Gibney
Thu, Apr 29th
 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
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 1-for-4 with a single in Tuesday's win over the Mariners. He would go on to score one of Houston's two runs.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Apr 28th
 In Friday's 1-0 win against the Diamondbacks, Max Scherzer looked dominant. Scherzer struck out ten while allowing two hits and two walks across seven scoreless innings.
Corbin Young
Fri, Apr 16th
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 2-for-5 on Thursday, lacing a double and single in the win. He struck out once, but he also scored in the outing.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Apr 23rd
 Max Scherzer allowed one earned run, three hits, and one walk with five strikeouts across six innings pitched. He took the loss against the Dodgers since the Nationals didn't score a run.
Corbin Young
Sun, Apr 11th
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 2-for-4 in Saturday's win, contributing a single and double. He also scored Houston's lone run after tagging up from third on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Taylor Jones.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Apr 18th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Max Scherzer
SP - WSH
Max Scherzer
Michael Brantley
LF,RF,DH - HOU
Michael Brantley
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Sat, May 8th@ NYYvs TOR
Sun, May 9th@ NYYvs TOR
Mon, May 10th   vs LAA
Tue, May 11thvs PHIvs LAA
Wed, May 12thvs PHIvs LAA