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Who Should I Start?

Nelson Cruz or Josh Hader


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Expert
Recommendation
73%
Recommended by
8 of 11 experts
27%
Recommended by
3 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 56# 60
VBR# 42# 283
   
Projections 
   
Runs76
Home Runs338
RBI90
Stolen Bases1
Batting Avg.272
Strikeouts13898
Wins4
Saves29
ERA2.89
WHIP1.07
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 54# 59
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 52# 61
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 56# 88
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 32# 39
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 54# 67
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 64# 71
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 48# 62
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 51# 61
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 62# 61
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 66# 53
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 71# 52
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
2021 Stats 
   
   
Runs9
   
Home Runs40
   
RBI10
   
Stolen Bases0
   
Batting Avg.444
   
Strikeouts65
   
Wins2
   
Saves0
   
ERA0.00
   
WHIP0.50
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs76
   
Home Runs338
   
RBI90
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.272
   
Strikeouts13898
   
Wins4
   
Saves29
   
ERA2.89
   
WHIP1.07
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
News 
 Minnesota DH Nelson Cruz went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk in a 4-3 loss to the Mariners on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Apr 10th
Josh Hader (2-0) walked one and struck out two over one inning to earn the extra-inning win over the Cubs Wednesday.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Apr 7th
 Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz went 3-for-5 with a solo homer in a 4-3 loss to the Tigers on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Apr 6th
Josh Hader earned the win against the Twins on Thursday, striking out all three batters he faced.
Connor Rooney
Thu, Apr 1st
 Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz had a big game in a 15-6 win over the Tigers on Monday. Cruz went 3-for-6 with a double, two homers, and five RBI in the win.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Apr 5th
Brewers reliever Josh Hader will work as a traditional closer in 2021, according to Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell on Tuesday.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Tue, Mar 23rd
 Nelson Cruz is serving as the Twins' DH and hitting third on Monday against the Tigers.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 5th
Josh Hader's name continues to come up in trade inquiries and the Brewers are "listening," according to Robert Murray of Fansided.
Jon Mathisen
Tue, Jan 26th
 Twins DH Nelson Cruz is absent from Thursday's Opening Day lineup.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 1st
The Brewers and LHP Josh Hader avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.675 million contract.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, Jan 15th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
Josh Hader
RP - MIL
Josh Hader
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Tue, Apr 13thvs BOSvs CHC
Wed, Apr 14thvs BOSvs CHC
Thu, Apr 15thvs BOS   
Fri, Apr 16th@ LAAvs PIT
Sat, Apr 17th@ LAAvs PIT