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Who Should I Start?

Yordan Alvarez or Shohei Ohtani


Who Should I Start? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
Expert
Recommendation
63%
Recommended by
10 of 16 experts
38%
Recommended by
6 of 16 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 27# 50
VBR# 5
   
Projections 
   
Runs0
Home Runs00
RBI0
Stolen Bases0
Batting Avg.000
Strikeouts00
Wins0
Saves0
ERA0.00
WHIP0.00
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 55# 82
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 26# 63
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 30# 93
   
Pierre Camus
RotoBaller
# 27# 37
   
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 55# 132
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 49# 56
   
Chris Mitchell
FantasyData
# 40# 90
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 32# 196
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 41# 124
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 31# 86
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 15# 5
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 28# 13
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 32# 9
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 42# 4
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 43# 8
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 93# 91
   
Who Should I Start? Player Statistics
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
2021 Stats 
   
   
Runs92
   
Home Runs3315
   
RBI104
   
Stolen Bases1
   
Batting Avg.278
   
Strikeouts145156
   
Wins9
   
Saves0
   
ERA3.18
   
WHIP1.09
   
Who Should I Start? Player Projections
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
2021 Projections 
   
   
Runs0
   
Home Runs00
   
RBI0
   
Stolen Bases0
   
Batting Avg.000
   
Strikeouts00
   
Wins0
   
Saves0
   
ERA0.00
   
WHIP0.00
   
Who Should I Start? Player Notes
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
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
Shohei Ohtani went 1-for-3 with a home run, an rbi, two walks, and a run scored in Sunday's win over Seattle.
Liam Gibney
Mon, Oct 4th
 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
Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-5 on Wednesday in the Angels win over Texas.
Liam Gibney
Thu, Sep 30th
 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
Shohei Ohtani went seven innings, allowed five hits, one earned run, and struck out ten in Sunday's no-decision against the Mariners.
Liam Gibney
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
Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-3 with a triple, three RBIs, three runs scored, and two walks in Saturday’s demolition of the Mariners.
Liam Gibney
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
Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-4 with a home run, an RBI, and two runs scored in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.
Liam Gibney
Wed, Sep 22nd
Notes 
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Who Should I Start? Player Schedules
  Yordan Alvarez
LF,DH - HOU
Yordan Alvarez
Shohei Ohtani
SP,DH - LAA
Shohei Ohtani
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)vs CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)
Fri, Apr 2nd@ OAKJesus Luzardo (6-9)vs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)
Sat, Apr 3rd@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)vs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)
Sun, Apr 4th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)
Mon, Apr 5th@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Tue, Apr 6th@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Thu, Apr 8thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)
Fri, Apr 9thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ TORDavid Phelps
Sat, Apr 10thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)@ TORSteven Matz (14-7)
Mon, Apr 12thvs DETCasey Mize (7-9)@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)
Tue, Apr 13thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)@ KCDanny Duffy (4-3)
Wed, Apr 14thvs DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)
Fri, Apr 16th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs MINLewis Thorpe (0-2)
Sat, Apr 17th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)   
Sun, Apr 18th@ SEANick Margevicius (0-2)   
Tue, Apr 20th@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#13vs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Wed, Apr 21st@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Thu, Apr 22ndvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)@ HOUCristian Javier (4-1)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sat, Apr 24thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)@ HOUJake Odorizzi (6-7)
Sun, Apr 25thvs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Mon, Apr 26thvs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Tue, Apr 27thvs SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)
Wed, Apr 28thvs SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)@ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)
Thu, Apr 29thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)   
Fri, Apr 30th@ TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Sat, May 1st@ TBJosh Fleming (10-8)@ SEALjay Newsome (1-1)
Sun, May 2nd@ TBRich Hill (7-8)@ SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)
Tue, May 4th@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)vs TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Wed, May 5th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-7)vs TBAndrew Kittredge (9-3)
Thu, May 6th@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)vs TBCollin McHugh (6-1)
Fri, May 7thvs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)vs LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sat, May 8thvs TORSteven Matz (14-7)vs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)
Sun, May 9thvs TORNate Pearson (1-1)vs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Mon, May 10thvs LAAJunior Guerra@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Tue, May 11thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Wed, May 12thvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Thu, May 13thvs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)   
Fri, May 14thvs TEXWes Benjamin@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)
Sat, May 15thvs TEXDane Dunning (5-10)@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)
Sun, May 16thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Tue, May 18th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs CLEZach Plesac (10-6)
Wed, May 19th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs CLEAaron Civale (12-5)
Thu, May 20th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)vs MINJose Berrios (12-9)
Fri, May 21st@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)vs OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Sat, May 22nd@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Sun, May 23rd@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)vs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Tue, May 25thvs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)vs TEXHyeon-jong Yang (0-3)
Wed, May 26thvs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)vs TEXDane Dunning (5-10)
Fri, May 28thvs SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Sat, May 29thvs SDYu Darvish (8-11)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Sun, May 30thvs SDBlake Snell (7-6)@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Mon, May 31stvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)@ SFJohnny Cueto (7-7)
Tue, Jun 1stvs BOSGarrett Richards (7-8)@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)
Wed, Jun 2ndvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-8)   
Thu, Jun 3rdvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)
Fri, Jun 4th@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (14-10)vs SEARobert Dugger (0-2)
Sat, Jun 5th@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Sun, Jun 6th@ TORSteven Matz (14-7)vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)
Tue, Jun 8th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)vs KCKris Bubic (6-7)
Wed, Jun 9th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)vs KCBrad Keller (8-12)
Thu, Jun 10th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)   
Fri, Jun 11th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ ARIMerrill Kelly (7-11)
Sat, Jun 12th@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)@ ARICaleb Smith (4-9)
Sun, Jun 13th@ MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ ARIJon Duplantier (0-3)
Tue, Jun 15thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Wed, Jun 16thvs TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Thu, Jun 17thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs DETMatt Manning (4-7)
Fri, Jun 18thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs DETJose Urena (4-8)
Sat, Jun 19thvs CWSLance Lynn (11-6)vs DETWily Peralta (4-5)
Sun, Jun 20thvs CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)vs DETCasey Mize (7-9)
Mon, Jun 21st@ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)   
Tue, Jun 22nd@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)vs SFAnthony DeSclafani (13-7)
Wed, Jun 23rd@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)vs SFKevin Gausman (14-6)
Thu, Jun 24th@ DETJose Urena (4-8)   
Sat, Jun 26th@ DETWily Peralta (4-5)@ TBShane McClanahan (10-6)
Sun, Jun 27th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)@ TBRyan Yarbrough (9-7)
Mon, Jun 28thvs BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)@ NYYMichael King (2-4)
Tue, Jun 29thvs BALTravis Lakins Sr. (1-4)@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Wed, Jun 30thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)
Thu, Jul 1st@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)   
Fri, Jul 2nd@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)vs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)
Sat, Jul 3rd@ CLEEli Morgan (5-7)vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Sun, Jul 4th@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)vs BALThomas Eshelman (0-3)
Tue, Jul 6thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)vs BOSNathan Eovaldi (11-9)
Wed, Jul 7thvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (13-8)
Thu, Jul 8thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)   
Fri, Jul 9thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-3)@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)
Sat, Jul 10thvs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Sun, Jul 11thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)@ SEAHector Santiago (1-1)
Fri, Jul 16th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)vs SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Sat, Jul 17th@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)
Sun, Jul 18th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (13-5)vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)
Mon, Jul 19thvs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)@ OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Tue, Jul 20thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)@ OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Wed, Jul 21stvs CLEEli Morgan (5-7)   
Fri, Jul 23rdvs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)@ MINJ.A. Happ (10-8)
Sat, Jul 24thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-9)@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)
Sun, Jul 25thvs TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)
Mon, Jul 26th@ SEADarren McCaughan (0-0)vs COLGerman Marquez (12-11)#4
Tue, Jul 27th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Wed, Jul 28th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs COLLucas Gilbreath (3-2)#14
Fri, Jul 30th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Sat, Jul 31st@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Sun, Aug 1st@ SFLogan Webb (11-3)vs OAKDaulton Jefferies (1-0)
Tue, Aug 3rd@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)
Wed, Aug 4th@ LADMax Scherzer (15-4)@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)
Thu, Aug 5thvs MINGriffin Jax (4-5)@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)
Fri, Aug 6thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)@ LADDavid Price (5-2)
Sat, Aug 7thvs MINMichael Pineda (9-8)@ LADJulio Urias (19-3)
Sun, Aug 8thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ LADWalker Buehler (16-4)
Tue, Aug 10thvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#13vs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)
Wed, Aug 11thvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#17vs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)
Fri, Aug 13th@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)vs HOUZack Greinke (11-6)
Sat, Aug 14th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Sun, Aug 15th@ LAAReid Detmers (1-3)vs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Mon, Aug 16th@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Tue, Aug 17th@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)@ DETCasey Mize (7-9)
Wed, Aug 18th@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)
Thu, Aug 19th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)@ DETMatt Manning (4-7)
Fri, Aug 20thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)
Sat, Aug 21stvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-9)
Sun, Aug 22ndvs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)@ CLECal Quantrill (8-3)
Mon, Aug 23rdvs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)   
Tue, Aug 24thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)
Wed, Aug 25thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)@ BALChris Ellis (1-0)
Fri, Aug 27th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)vs SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)
Sat, Aug 28th@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)vs SDRyan Weathers (4-7)
Sun, Aug 29th@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)   
Mon, Aug 30th@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)vs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)
Tue, Aug 31st@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)
Wed, Sep 1st@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)
Fri, Sep 3rd@ SDJake Arrieta (5-14)vs TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)
Sat, Sep 4th@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)vs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)
Sun, Sep 5th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)vs TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)
Mon, Sep 6thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)vs TEXA.J. Alexy (3-1)
Tue, Sep 7thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)@ SDBlake Snell (7-6)
Wed, Sep 8thvs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)@ SDYu Darvish (8-11)
Fri, Sep 10thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)@ HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)
Sat, Sep 11thvs LAAJose Suarez (8-8)@ HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Sun, Sep 12thvs LAAJaime Barria (2-4)@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Mon, Sep 13th@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-5)   
Tue, Sep 14th@ TEXJordan Lyles (10-13)@ CWSLucas Giolito (11-9)
Wed, Sep 15th@ TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)@ CWSDallas Keuchel (9-9)
Thu, Sep 16th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)@ CWSReynaldo Lopez (4-4)
Fri, Sep 17thvs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)vs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)
Sat, Sep 18thvs ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-2)vs OAKJames Kaprielian (8-5)
Sun, Sep 19thvs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Mon, Sep 20th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)vs HOUFramber Valdez (11-6)
Tue, Sep 21st@ LAAPacky Naughton (0-4)vs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)
Wed, Sep 22nd@ LAAJanson Junk (0-1)vs HOULuis Garcia (11-8)
Thu, Sep 23rd@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)vs HOULance McCullers Jr. (13-5)
Fri, Sep 24th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)
Sat, Sep 25th@ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)vs SEATyler Anderson (7-11)
Sun, Sep 26th@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)vs SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)
Tue, Sep 28thvs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)@ TEXA.J. Alexy (3-1)
Wed, Sep 29thvs TBDrew Rasmussen (4-1)@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-6)
Thu, Sep 30thvs TBCollin McHugh (6-1)@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)
Fri, Oct 1stvs OAKSean Manaea (11-10)@ SEAMarco Gonzales (10-6)
Sat, Oct 2ndvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-4)@ SEAChris Flexen (14-6)
Sun, Oct 3rdvs OAKCole Irvin (10-15)@ SEATyler Anderson (7-11)
Mon, Apr 19th   vs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)
Mon, May 3rd   vs TBTyler Glasnow (5-2)
Mon, May 17th   vs CLESam Hentges (1-4)
Thu, May 27th   @ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)
Mon, Jun 7th   vs KCJackson Kowar (0-6)
Mon, Jun 14th   @ OAKSean Manaea (11-10)
Fri, Jun 25th   @ TBAndrew Kittredge (9-3)
Mon, Jul 5th   vs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)
Thu, Jul 22nd   @ MINKenta Maeda (6-5)
Thu, Jul 29th   vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ TEXDane Dunning (5-10)
Thu, Aug 12th   vs TORJose Berrios (12-9)
Thu, Aug 26th   @ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)