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Who Should I Start?

Whit Merrifield or Nolan Arenado


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Nolan Arenado
3B - STL
Nolan Arenado
Expert
Recommendation
82%
Recommended by
9 of 11 experts
18%
Recommended by
2 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 27# 30
VBR# 12# 116
   
Projections 
   
Runs8681
Home Runs1730
RBI7191
Stolen Bases222
Batting Average.283.271
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 27# 30
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 29# 32
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 24# 29
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 25# 28
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 41# 53
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 23# 31
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 16# 37
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 28# 32
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 26# 29
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 25# 17
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 35# 14
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Nolan Arenado
3B - STL
Nolan Arenado
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats2433
   
Runs55
   
Hits911
   
Singles57
   
Doubles12
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs32
   
RBI95
   
Stolen Bases00
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks12
   
Strikeouts47
   
Batting Average.375.333
   
On Base Pct.393.371
   
Slugging Pct.792.576
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.185.947
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Nolan Arenado
3B - STL
Nolan Arenado
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats596555
   
Runs8681
   
Hits168150
   
Singles11490
   
Doubles3328
   
Triples42
   
Home Runs1730
   
RBI7191
   
Stolen Bases222
   
Caught Stealing71
   
Walks4159
   
Strikeouts10394
   
Batting Average.283.271
   
On Base Pct.333.351
   
Slugging Pct.437.489
   
On-base Plus Slugging.770.840
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Nolan Arenado
3B - STL
Nolan Arenado
News 
 Whit Merrifield went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, one walk and one stolen base in Sunday's 4-3 extra-inning win over the White Sox.
Brad Camara
Sun, Apr 11th
With the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the 8th inning, Nolan Arenado came to the plate and turned on a 97-mph inside fastball, crushing a two-run home run to left field and propelling the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Brewers on Thursday. It was Arenado's only hit in four at-bats.
Lucas Spence
Thu, Apr 8th
 Whit Merrifield went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and one walk in Monday’s 3-0 win over the Indians.
Brad Camara
Mon, Apr 5th
Nolan Arenado extended his season-opening hit streak to three games on Sunday, finishing 1-for-3 with a double.
Lucas Spence
Sun, Apr 4th
 Whit Merrifield went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, four RBI and an additional run scored in Saturday’s 11-4 win over the Rangers.
Brad Camara
Sat, Apr 3rd
Nolan Arenado collected another two hits on Saturday, going 2-for-5 and slugging his first home run in a Cardinals uniform while scoring two and driving in two.
Lucas Spence
Sat, Apr 3rd
 Whit Merrifield went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored during Thursday's 14-10 win over the Rangers.
Brad Camara
Fri, Apr 2nd
Making his first career start for the Cardinals, third baseman Nolan Arenado went 2-for-5 with a pair of singles, a run, and an RBI in an 11-6 win over the Reds on Thursday.
Lucas Spence
Fri, Apr 2nd
  According to Mark Feinsand, the trade between the Rockies and Cardinals is official. The Cardinals officially acquired Nolan Arenado plus cash considerations for Austin Gomber, Elehuris Montero, Tony Locey, Mateo Gil, and Jake Sommers.
Corbin Young
Mon, Feb 1st
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Whit Merrifield
2B,CF,RF - KC
Whit Merrifield
Nolan Arenado
3B - STL
Nolan Arenado
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Tue, Apr 13thvs LAAvs WSH
Wed, Apr 14thvs LAAvs WSH
Thu, Apr 15thvs TOR   
Fri, Apr 16thvs TOR@ PHI
Sat, Apr 17thvs TOR@ PHI