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Who Should I Start?

Nick Castellanos or Yordan Alvarez


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
Expert
Recommendation
76%
Recommended by
13 of 17 experts
24%
Recommended by
4 of 17 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 17# 23
VBR# 24
   
Projections 
   
Runs00
Home Runs00
RBI00
Stolen Bases00
Batting Average.000.000
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 22# 43
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 38# 41
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 16# 22
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 18# 30
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 20# 36
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 22# 36
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 38# 41
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 20# 28
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 10# 11
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 35# 61
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 29# 32
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 27# 28
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 22# 39
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 21# 11
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 25# 23
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 27# 25
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 59# 32
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats537531
   
Runs9295
   
Hits149164
   
Singles8091
   
Doubles3538
   
Triples11
   
Home Runs3334
   
RBI104100
   
Stolen Bases13
   
Caught Stealing01
   
Walks5041
   
Strikeouts145121
   
Batting Average.278.309
   
On Base Pct.346.362
   
Slugging Pct.531.576
   
On-base Plus Slugging.877.939
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
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
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
News 
 Slugger Yordan Alvarez was the first of four Astros to hit a home run against the Athletics on Saturday. He finished the day 1-for-4 with the three-run blast but also struck out once. Houston ultimately defeated Oakland by a score of 10-4.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Oct 3rd
Nick Castellanos went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Saturday against the Pirates.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Oct 2nd
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a single against the Rays on Tuesday. He also struck out twice in the effort. Houston ultimately defeated Tampa Bay by a score of 4-3.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Sep 29th
Nick Castellanos went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run and five RBI Monday against the Pirates.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Sep 27th
 Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez went 3-for-4 with a single, double, and two-run homer against the Angels on Wednesday evening. He scored twice and totaled three RBI along the way. Houston ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 9-5 in 12 innings.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, Sep 23rd
Nick Castellanos went 1-for-4 with two walks, a solo home run, and two runs scored Sunday against Washington.
Connor Rooney
Mon, Sep 27th
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez finished 1-for-5 with a two-run homer against the Diamondbacks on Saturday. He also stranded four runners on base in the effort. Houston ultimately fell to Arizona by a score of 6-4 in 10 innings.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Sep 19th
Nick Castellanos went 2-for-3 with a sacrifice fly, an RBI single, and a walk-off home run Saturday against the Nationals.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Sep 26th
 Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez went 2-for-5 with a solo homer and two-run homer against the Rangers on Monday. He also walked once and scored four times in the effort. Houston ultimately defeated Texas by a score of 15-1.
Andersen Pickard
Tue, Sep 14th
Nick Castellanos went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, two RBI, and a stolen base Friday against Washington.
Connor Rooney
Sat, Sep 25th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Nick Castellanos
LF,RF - CIN
Nick Castellanos
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)vs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)
Sat, Apr 3rd@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)vs STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Sun, Apr 4th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs STLCarlos Martinez (4-9)
Mon, Apr 5th@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)vs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Tue, Apr 6th@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)vs PITTrevor Cahill (1-5)
Wed, Apr 7th   vs PITChad Kuhl (5-7)
Fri, Apr 9thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ ARITaylor Widener (2-1)
Sat, Apr 10thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ ARIRiley Smith (1-4)
Sun, Apr 11th   @ ARILuke Weaver (3-6)
Mon, Apr 12thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ SFAaron Sanchez (1-1)
Tue, Apr 13thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Wed, Apr 14thvs DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)@ SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)
Fri, Apr 16th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs CLELogan Allen (2-7)
Sat, Apr 17th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)
Sun, Apr 18th@ SEANick Margevicius (0-2)vs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)
Wed, Apr 21st@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)vs ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Thu, Apr 22ndvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs ARITaylor Widener (2-1)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Sat, Apr 24thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)@ STLJohn Gant (5-11)
Sun, Apr 25thvs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)@ STLJack Flaherty (9-2)
Mon, Apr 26thvs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Tue, Apr 27thvs SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Wed, Apr 28thvs SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)@ LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Fri, Apr 30th@ TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)vs CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sat, May 1st@ TBJosh Fleming (10-8)vs CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sun, May 2nd@ TBRich Hill (7-8)vs CHCTrevor Williams (4-2)
Tue, May 4th@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)vs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)
Wed, May 5th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)vs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)
Fri, May 7thvs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)
Sat, May 8thvs TORSteven Matz (14-7)@ CLEAaron Civale (12-5)
Mon, May 10thvs LAAJunior Guerra@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Tue, May 11thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)@ PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Wed, May 12thvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ PITTrevor Cahill (1-5)
Thu, May 13thvs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)@ COLChi Chi Gonzalez (3-7)
Fri, May 14thvs TEXWes Benjamin@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Sat, May 15thvs TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ COLJhoulys Chacin (3-2)#16
Sun, May 16thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17
Mon, May 17th   vs SFLogan Webb (11-3)
Tue, May 18th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)
Wed, May 19th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Thu, May 20th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)vs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)
Fri, May 21st@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)vs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Sat, May 22nd@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Sun, May 23rd@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)vs MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)
Tue, May 25thvs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)@ WSHMax Scherzer (15-4)
Thu, May 27th   @ WSHStephen Strasburg (1-2)
Fri, May 28thvs SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)@ CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Sat, May 29thvs SDYu Darvish (8-11)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Sun, May 30thvs SDBlake Snell (7-6)@ CHCJake Arrieta (5-14)
Mon, May 31stvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)vs PHIVince Velasquez (3-9)
Tue, Jun 1stvs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)vs PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Thu, Jun 3rdvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)@ STLAdam Wainwright (17-7)
Fri, Jun 4th@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)@ STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)
Sat, Jun 5th@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)@ STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)
Sun, Jun 6th@ TORSteven Matz (14-7)@ STLJohn Gant (5-11)
Tue, Jun 8th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Wed, Jun 9th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Thu, Jun 10th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)vs MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)
Fri, Jun 11th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Sat, Jun 12th@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Sun, Jun 13th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17
Mon, Jun 14th   @ MILEric Lauer (7-5)
Tue, Jun 15thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Wed, Jun 16thvs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)
Thu, Jun 17thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Fri, Jun 18thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Sat, Jun 19thvs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)@ SDMiguel Diaz
Sun, Jun 20thvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)@ SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)
Mon, Jun 21st@ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)@ MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)
Tue, Jun 22nd@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)
Thu, Jun 24th@ DETJose Urena (4-8)vs ATLJesse Chavez (3-2)#7
Fri, Jun 25th   vs ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Sat, Jun 26th@ DETWily Peralta (4-5)vs ATLIan Anderson (9-5)#3
Sun, Jun 27th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs ATLKyle Muller (2-4)#10
Mon, Jun 28thvs BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)vs PHISpencer Howard (0-5)
Tue, Jun 29thvs BALTravis Lakins Sr. (1-4)vs SDCraig Stammen (6-3)
Wed, Jun 30thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Thu, Jul 1st@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)vs SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Fri, Jul 2nd@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)vs CHCAlec Mills (6-7)
Sat, Jul 3rd@ CLEEli Morgan (5-7)vs CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Sun, Jul 4th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)vs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Mon, Jul 5th   @ KCMike Minor (8-12)
Tue, Jul 6thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)@ KCKris Bubic (6-7)
Wed, Jul 7thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)
Thu, Jul 8thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Fri, Jul 9thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)@ MILEric Lauer (7-5)
Sat, Jul 10thvs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)
Sun, Jul 11thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Fri, Jul 16th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs MILAdrian Houser (10-6)
Sat, Jul 17th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Sun, Jul 18th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Mon, Jul 19thvs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)vs NYMJerad Eickhoff (0-2)
Tue, Jul 20thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)vs NYMRobert Stock (0-2)
Wed, Jul 21stvs CLEEli Morgan (5-7)vs NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Fri, Jul 23rdvs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)vs STLWade LeBlanc (0-2)
Sat, Jul 24thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)vs STLJake Woodford (3-4)
Sun, Jul 25thvs TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)vs STLJohan Oviedo (0-5)
Mon, Jul 26th@ SEADarren McCaughan (0-0)@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Tue, Jul 27th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)@ CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)
Wed, Jul 28th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)
Thu, Jul 29th   @ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)
Fri, Jul 30th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)@ NYMCarlos Carrasco (1-5)
Sat, Jul 31st@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)@ NYMRich Hill (7-8)
Sun, Aug 1st@ SFLogan Webb (11-3)@ NYMMarcus Stroman (10-13)
Tue, Aug 3rd@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)vs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)
Wed, Aug 4th@ LADMax Scherzer (15-4)vs MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)
Thu, Aug 5thvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Fri, Aug 6thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs PITJT Brubaker (5-13)
Sat, Aug 7thvs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Sun, Aug 8thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)vs PITBryse Wilson (3-7)
Mon, Aug 9th   @ CLESam Hentges (1-4)
Tue, Aug 10thvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13@ ATLDrew Smyly (11-4)#6
Wed, Aug 11thvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17@ ATLTouki Toussaint (3-3)#12
Thu, Aug 12th   @ ATLKyle Muller (2-4)#10
Fri, Aug 13th@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-10)
Sat, Aug 14th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)@ PHIMatt Moore (2-4)
Sun, Aug 15th@ LAAReid Detmers (1-3)@ PHIAaron Nola (9-9)
Mon, Aug 16th@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)vs CHCJustin Steele (4-4)
Tue, Aug 17th@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)vs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)
Wed, Aug 18th@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)vs CHCAdrian Sampson (1-2)
Thu, Aug 19th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)vs MIANick Neidert (1-2)
Fri, Aug 20thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)
Sat, Aug 21stvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs MIAZach Thompson (3-7)
Sun, Aug 22ndvs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Tue, Aug 24thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)
Wed, Aug 25thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)
Thu, Aug 26th   @ MILBrett Anderson (4-9)
Fri, Aug 27th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)@ MIAZach Thompson (3-7)
Sat, Aug 28th@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-15)
Sun, Aug 29th@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)@ MIAJesus Luzardo (6-9)
Mon, Aug 30th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs STLJon Lester (7-6)
Wed, Sep 1st@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs STLJ.A. Happ (10-8)
Fri, Sep 3rd@ SDJake Arrieta (5-14)vs DETTyler Alexander (2-4)
Sat, Sep 4th@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)vs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)
Sun, Sep 5th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)vs DETCasey Mize (7-9)
Mon, Sep 6thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ CHCJustin Steele (4-4)
Tue, Sep 7thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)@ CHCAdrian Sampson (1-2)
Wed, Sep 8thvs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)@ CHCAlec Mills (6-7)
Fri, Sep 10thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)@ STLJon Lester (7-6)
Sat, Sep 11thvs LAAJose Suarez (8-8)@ STLMiles Mikolas (2-3)
Sun, Sep 12thvs LAAJaime Barria (2-4)@ STLJ.A. Happ (10-8)
Tue, Sep 14th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ PITDillon Peters (1-2)
Wed, Sep 15th@ TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Thu, Sep 16th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)@ PITConnor Overton (0-1)
Fri, Sep 17thvs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)vs LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Sat, Sep 18thvs ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-2)vs LADMax Scherzer (15-4)
Sun, Sep 19thvs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)vs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Mon, Sep 20th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)vs PITDillon Peters (1-2)
Tue, Sep 21st@ LAAPacky Naughton (0-4)vs PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Thu, Sep 23rd@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-16)
Fri, Sep 24th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs WSHPaolo Espino (5-5)
Sat, Sep 25th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs WSHErick Fedde (7-9)
Sun, Sep 26th@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)vs WSHJosh Rogers (2-2)
Mon, Sep 27th   vs PITConnor Overton (0-1)
Tue, Sep 28thvs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)@ CWSReynaldo Lopez (4-4)
Wed, Sep 29thvs TBDrew Rasmussen (4-1)@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)
Fri, Oct 1stvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ PITWil Crowe (4-8)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)@ PITMax Kranick (2-3)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ PITMitch Keller (5-11)
Fri, Apr 2nd@ OAKJesus Luzardo (6-9)   
Thu, Apr 8thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)   
Tue, Apr 20th@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13   
Thu, Apr 29thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)   
Thu, May 6th@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)   
Sun, May 9thvs TORNate Pearson (1-1)   
Wed, May 26thvs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)   
Wed, Jun 2ndvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)   
Wed, Jun 23rd@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)   
Mon, Aug 23rdvs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)   
Tue, Aug 31st@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)   
Mon, Sep 13th@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)   
Wed, Sep 22nd@ LAAJanson Junk (0-1)   
Thu, Sep 30thvs TBCollin McHugh (6-1)