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Who Should I Start?

Ronald Acuna Jr. or Whit Merrifield


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ronald Acuna Jr.
LF,CF,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
15 of 15 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 15 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 1# 18
VBR# 1# 152
   
Projections 
   
Runs9167
Home Runs3112
RBI7456
Stolen Bases2023
Batting Average.282.275
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 22
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 1# 27
   
Nick Pollack
Pitcher List
# 1# 30
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 1# 28
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 1# 18
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 1# 16
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 1# 18
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 2# 41
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 2# 23
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 2# 23
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 1# 18
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 1# 24
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 1# 13
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 1# 18
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 1# 23
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Ronald Acuna Jr.
LF,CF,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats134153
   
Runs3324
   
Hits3940
   
Singles1926
   
Doubles710
   
Triples10
   
Home Runs124
   
RBI2424
   
Stolen Bases612
   
Caught Stealing11
   
Walks1914
   
Strikeouts2518
   
Batting Average.291.261
   
On Base Pct.386.326
   
Slugging Pct.627.405
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.013.731
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Ronald Acuna Jr.
LF,CF,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats424466
   
Runs9167
   
Hits119128
   
Singles6487
   
Doubles2227
   
Triples22
   
Home Runs3112
   
RBI7456
   
Stolen Bases2023
   
Caught Stealing66
   
Walks6235
   
Strikeouts12882
   
Batting Average.282.275
   
On Base Pct.385.330
   
Slugging Pct.565.419
   
On-base Plus Slugging.950.750
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Ronald Acuna Jr.
LF,CF,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
News 
 Ronald Acuna Jr. (ankle) is starting in right field and batting first for Atlanta's series opener against the Mets on Monday.
Connor Rooney
Mon, May 17th
Whit Merrifield went 2-for-5 with a double, a stolen base and two runs scored during Saturday’s 5-1 win over the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Sun, May 16th
 Braves manager Brian Snitker things OF Ronald Acuña Jr. (ankle) has a chance to return on Monday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Sun, May 16th
Whit Merrifield went 1-for-6 with a walk over both games of Friday’s doubleheader against the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Sat, May 15th
 Braves OF Ronald Acuña Jr. (ankle) is absent from Friday's lineup against the Brewers.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Fri, May 14th
Whit Merrifield went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI, a run scored and one stolen base in Sunday's 9-3 loss to the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Mon, May 10th
 Ronald Acuna Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Thursday's game against the Blue Jays. Acuna left the game with an ankle injury, X-Rays were negative, no word on a possible MRI, he is listed day-to-day.
Steve Painter
Thu, May 13th
Whit Merrifield went 1-for-2 with three walks, a run scored and a pair of stolen bases during Tuesday's 7-3 loss to Cleveland.
Brad Camara
Wed, May 5th
 Braves OF Ronald Acuna Jr. left Thursday's game early with an apparent ankle injury, but x-ray results following the game were negative and he is now day-to-day.
Ethan Biddle
Thu, May 13th
Whit Merrifield went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and a walk during Monday’s 8-6 loss to Cleveland.
Brad Camara
Tue, May 4th
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Ronald Acuna Jr.
LF,CF,RF - ATL
Ronald Acuna Jr.
Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Wed, May 19thvs NYMvs MIL
Thu, May 20thvs PIT   
Fri, May 21stvs PITvs DET
Sat, May 22ndvs PITvs DET
Sun, May 23rdvs PITvs DET