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Who Should I Start?

Paul Sewald or Craig Kimbrel

Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel
Paul Sewald
Paul Sewald
Recommended by
13 of 16 experts
Recommended by
3 of 16 experts
Rest of Season# 53# 143
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Expert Ranks 
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 63
Chris Meaney
# 64
Mike Maher
# 62# 118
Dan Harris
# 71# 152
Pierre Camus
# 69
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 68
Mick Ciallela
# 70# 76
Carmen Maiorano
# 42
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 96
Chris Mitchell
# 44
Corbin Young
# 32
Chris Clegg
# 55
Joe Pisapia
# 105
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 80# 40
Brad Camara
# 104# 44
Brendan Tuma
# 88# 66
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel
Paul Sewald
Paul Sewald
2021 Stats 
Games Played6361
Games Started00
Innings Pitched60.364.1
Blown Saves54
Hits Allowed3141
Earned Runs1519
Home Runs Allowed69
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel
Paul Sewald
Paul Sewald
2021 Projections 
Games Played00
Games Started00
Innings Pitched0.00.0
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed00
Earned Runs00
Home Runs Allowed00
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel
Paul Sewald
Paul Sewald
 Craig Kimbrel had a rough ninth inning, allowing a one out double followed by two walks and a sacrifice fly that scored a run. He did chip in two strikeouts though.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Mon, Sep 13th
Paul Sewald allowed three runs on one hit over one inning with three strikeouts and two walks.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Oct 3rd
 Craig Kimbrel pitched the seventh inning on Saturday, allowing one hit while striking out three batters.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Sun, Sep 5th
Paul Sewald earned the hold on Wednesday against Oakland, working around a two-out walk to toss a scoreless inning.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Sep 30th
 Craig Kimbrel came into the ninth with a seven run lead but ended up giving up three earned runs on two hits and a walk. He would strike out two batters though.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Sat, Aug 28th
Paul Sewald earned the hold on Tuesday against Oakland, allowing one hit over 1.1 shutout innings with one strikeout.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Sep 29th
 Craig Kimbrel pitched one inning, allowing one hit while also striking out one batter to earn his 24th save of the season and first with the White Sox.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Fri, Aug 27th
Paul Sewald earned the save on Friday against the Angels, allowing one hit with two walks over one scoreless inning.
Ari Koslow
Sat, Sep 25th
 Craig Kimbrel didn't allow a ball to leave the infield on Monday, but lost the game after an infield hit, a wild pitch, a sacrifice ground ball, and another wild pitch. He would also walk a batter and strike out two.
Ethan Biddle - The Work of Ethan Biddle
Tue, Aug 24th
Paul Sewald earned the save on Thursday against Oakland, allowing one run on one hit over one inning with two strikeouts.
Ari Koslow
Fri, Sep 24th
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel
Paul Sewald
Paul Sewald
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)vs SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Fri, Apr 2nd@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)vs SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)
Sat, Apr 3rd@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs SFLogan Webb (11-3)
Mon, Apr 5th@ SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)vs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)
Tue, Apr 6th@ SEAJames Paxton (0-0)vs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)
Wed, Apr 7th@ SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)vs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)
Thu, Apr 8thvs KCBrad Keller (8-12)@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)
Sat, Apr 10th   @ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)
Sun, Apr 11thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)
Tue, Apr 13thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ BALDean Kremer (0-7)
Thu, Apr 15thvs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)@ BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)
Fri, Apr 16th   vs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Sat, Apr 17th@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sun, Apr 18th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Mon, Apr 19th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs LADDustin May (1-1)
Tue, Apr 20th@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Thu, Apr 22nd   @ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)
Sat, Apr 24thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Sun, Apr 25thvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Mon, Apr 26th   @ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Tue, Apr 27thvs DETJose Urena (4-8)@ HOUCristian Javier (4-1)
Wed, Apr 28th   @ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Thu, Apr 29thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Fri, Apr 30thvs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Sat, May 1stvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)vs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)
Sun, May 2ndvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)vs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)
Mon, May 3rd   vs BALDean Kremer (0-7)
Tue, May 4th@ CINJeff Hoffman (3-5)vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Wed, May 5th@ CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs BALJohn Means (6-9)
Fri, May 7th@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Sat, May 8th@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)@ TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)
Sun, May 9th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)
Tue, May 11thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Wed, May 12thvs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Thu, May 13thvs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)
Fri, May 14thvs KCJakob Junis (2-4)vs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)
Sat, May 15thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)vs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)
Sun, May 16thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)vs CLEShane Bieber (7-4)
Mon, May 17th@ MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)vs DETCasey Mize (7-9)
Tue, May 18th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)
Wed, May 19th@ MINMatt Shoemaker (3-8)vs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)
Fri, May 21st@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)
Sat, May 22nd@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Sun, May 23rd@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Mon, May 24thvs STLKwang Hyun Kim (7-7)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Tue, May 25thvs STLJack Flaherty (9-2)@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Wed, May 26thvs STLJohn Gant (5-11)@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Thu, May 27thvs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-5)vs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)
Fri, May 28th   vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Sat, May 29thvs BALJohn Means (6-9)vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Sun, May 30thvs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)vs TEXHyeon-jong Yang (0-3)
Mon, May 31st@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)vs OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Tue, Jun 1st@ CLEShane Bieber (7-4)vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Wed, Jun 2nd   vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Thu, Jun 3rdvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)
Fri, Jun 4thvs DETSpencer Turnbull (4-2)@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)
Sat, Jun 5thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)
Sun, Jun 6thvs DETJose Urena (4-8)@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)
Tue, Jun 8thvs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)@ DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)
Wed, Jun 9thvs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)
Thu, Jun 10thvs TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)@ DETTyler Alexander (2-4)
Fri, Jun 11th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ CLEAaron Civale (12-5)
Sat, Jun 12th@ DETJose Urena (4-8)@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)
Sun, Jun 13th@ DETKyle Funkhouser@ CLEShane Bieber (7-4)
Mon, Jun 14thvs TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)vs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)
Tue, Jun 15thvs TBShane McClanahan (10-6)vs MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)
Wed, Jun 16thvs TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)vs MINBailey Ober (3-3)
Thu, Jun 17th@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)vs TBRich Hill (7-8)
Fri, Jun 18th@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)vs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)
Sat, Jun 19th@ HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)vs TBJosh Fleming (10-8)
Sun, Jun 20th@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)vs TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Tue, Jun 22nd@ PITTyler Anderson (7-11)vs COLKyle Freeland (7-8)#8
Wed, Jun 23rd@ PITChase De Jong (1-4)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Fri, Jun 25thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)
Sun, Jun 27thvs SEARobert Dugger (0-2)@ CWSRyan Burr
Tue, Jun 29thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)
Wed, Jun 30thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ TORSteven Matz (14-7)
Thu, Jul 1stvs MINJose Berrios (12-9)@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)
Fri, Jul 2nd@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)
Sat, Jul 3rd@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Sun, Jul 4th@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Tue, Jul 6th@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Wed, Jul 7th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)vs NYYNick Nelson
Thu, Jul 8th   vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)
Fri, Jul 9th@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)vs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)
Sat, Jul 10th@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)vs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)
Sun, Jul 11th@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)vs LAAJose Suarez (8-8)
Fri, Jul 16thvs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Sat, Jul 17thvs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)
Sun, Jul 18thvs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)
Tue, Jul 20thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Wed, Jul 21stvs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Thu, Jul 22nd   vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Fri, Jul 23rd@ MILFreddy Peralta (10-5)vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Sat, Jul 24th@ MILCorbin Burnes (11-4)vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Sun, Jul 25th@ MILBrandon Woodruff (9-10)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Mon, Jul 26th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Tue, Jul 27th@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)vs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Wed, Jul 28th@ KCKris Bubic (6-7)vs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Fri, Jul 30thvs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)
Sat, Jul 31stvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)
Sun, Aug 1stvs CLECal Quantrill (8-3)@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ TBMichael Wacha (3-5)
Tue, Aug 3rdvs KCKris Bubic (6-7)@ TBLuis Patino (5-3)
Wed, Aug 4thvs KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)@ TBJosh Fleming (10-8)
Thu, Aug 5thvs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)@ NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)
Fri, Aug 6th@ CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)@ NYYWandy Peralta
Sat, Aug 7th@ CHCAdbert Alzolay (5-13)@ NYYAndrew Heaney (8-9)
Sun, Aug 8th@ CHCZach Davies (6-12)@ NYYLuis Gil (1-1)
Tue, Aug 10th@ MINGriffin Jax (4-5)vs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)
Wed, Aug 11th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)vs TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)
Thu, Aug 12thvs NYYAndrew Heaney (8-9)vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Fri, Aug 13th   vs TORRobbie Ray (13-7)
Sat, Aug 14thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)vs TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)
Sun, Aug 15thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)vs TORSteven Matz (14-7)
Tue, Aug 17thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)
Wed, Aug 18thvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Thu, Aug 19thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)
Fri, Aug 20th@ TBMichael Wacha (3-5)@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Sat, Aug 21st@ TBLuis Patino (5-3)@ HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Sun, Aug 22nd@ TBChris Archer (1-1)@ HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)
Mon, Aug 23rd@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)
Tue, Aug 24th@ TORJose Berrios (12-9)@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Thu, Aug 26th@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)vs KCBrad Keller (8-12)
Fri, Aug 27thvs CHCKeegan Thompson (3-3)vs KCKris Bubic (6-7)
Sat, Aug 28thvs CHCAlec Mills (6-7)vs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)
Sun, Aug 29thvs CHCKyle Hendricks (14-7)vs KCBrady Singer (5-10)
Mon, Aug 30th   vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Tue, Aug 31stvs PITBryse Wilson (3-7)vs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Wed, Sep 1stvs PITMax Kranick (2-3)vs HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Fri, Sep 3rd@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)@ ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Sat, Sep 4th@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)@ ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-2)
Sun, Sep 5th@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)@ ARITyler Gilbert (2-2)
Mon, Sep 6th   @ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Tue, Sep 7th@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)@ HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Wed, Sep 8th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Fri, Sep 10thvs BOSTanner Houck (1-5)vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)
Sat, Sep 11thvs BOSConnor Seabold (0-0)vs ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-2)
Sun, Sep 12thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)vs ARITyler Gilbert (2-2)
Mon, Sep 13th   vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Tue, Sep 14thvs LAAPacky Naughton (0-4)vs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Wed, Sep 15thvs LAAJanson Junk (0-1)vs BOSTanner Houck (1-5)
Fri, Sep 17th@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)@ KCJon Heasley (1-1)
Sat, Sep 18th@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)@ KCKris Bubic (6-7)
Sun, Sep 19th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ KCJackson Kowar (0-6)
Mon, Sep 20th@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Tue, Sep 21st@ DETTyler Alexander (2-4)@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)
Wed, Sep 22nd   @ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Thu, Sep 23rd@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Fri, Sep 24th@ CLEShane Bieber (7-4)@ LAAJose Suarez (8-8)
Sat, Sep 25th@ CLEEli Morgan (5-7)@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)
Sun, Sep 26th@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)
Mon, Sep 27th@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Tue, Sep 28thvs CINRiley O'Brien (0-1)vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Wed, Sep 29thvs CINSonny Gray (7-9)vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Fri, Oct 1stvs DETWily Peralta (4-5)vs LAAJose Suarez (8-8)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs DETMatt Manning (4-7)vs LAAJhonathan Diaz (1-0)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs DETTyler Alexander (2-4)vs LAAReid Detmers (1-3)
Sun, Apr 4th@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)   
Mon, Apr 12thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)   
Wed, Apr 14thvs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)   
Mon, Jul 5th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)   
Mon, Jul 19thvs MINJose Berrios (12-9)   
Thu, Jul 29th@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)   
Mon, Aug 9th@ MINBeau Burrows   
Mon, Aug 16thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)   
Wed, Aug 25th@ TORRobbie Ray (13-7)   
Thu, Sep 9th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)   
Thu, Sep 16thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)