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Who Should I Trade?

Aaron Nola for Max Scherzer (2021)

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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola
Recommended by
10 of 16 experts
Recommended by
6 of 16 experts
Rest of Season# 5# 9
VBR# 57# 133
Injury Alert--
Expert Ranks 
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 25
Mike Maher
# 4# 12
Dan Harris
# 5# 13
Pierre Camus
# 3# 14
Mick Ciallela
# 4# 12
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 7# 9
Brendan Tuma
# 4# 16
Chris Mitchell
# 9# 13
Corbin Young
# 4# 11
Joe Pisapia
# 6# 14
Chris Clegg
# 12# 6
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 11# 7
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 9# 7
Chris Meaney
# 13# 7
Carmen Maiorano
# 11# 9
Brad Camara
# 12# 9
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola
2021 Stats 
Games Played1921
Games Started1921
Innings Pitched111.0121.1
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed71114
Earned Runs3458
Home Runs Allowed1818
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola
2021 Projections 
Games Played1011
Games Started911
Innings Pitched58.267.3
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed4260
Earned Runs2030
Home Runs Allowed99
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola
 Max Scherzer is nearing a trade deal with the Dodgers along with Trea Turner. It's not a done deal, but the Dodgers have made "significant progress" per Jeff Passan.
Corbin Young
Thu, Jul 29th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola allowed two earned runs on three hits and one walk while striking out five over six innings in a no-decision against the Pirates on Saturday.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Sun, Aug 1st
 Max Scherzer tossed a quality start in what sounds like his final game as a Nationals pitcher this season. He allowed one earned run, three hits, and three walks with five strikeouts in six innings.
Corbin Young
Thu, Jul 29th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola allowed one earned run on four hits and no walks while striking out nine over 8 2/3 innings in Sunday's win over the Braves.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Jul 26th
 Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the San Diego Padres are close to acquiring Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer.
Brad Camara
Thu, Jul 29th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola allowed four earned runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over 5 1/3 innings in Tuesday's loss to the New York Yankees.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Wed, Jul 21st
 Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports the feeling around the Nationals is that Max Scherzer is traded sometime on Thursday.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Jul 29th
The Phillies reinstated Aaron Nola (COVID-19) from the injured list.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Jul 20th
 With the MLB trade deadline less than 54 hours away, it appears the Nationals are making progress in terms of finding a suitor for ace Max Scherzer. Jon Morosi of reports that "trade talks have continued to intensify, and those close to the conversations believe a deal could be reached by late tonight."
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Jul 28th
Phillies starter Aaron Nola will return to the mound for his start on Tuesday evening against the Yankees.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Jul 17th
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ COLvs ATL
Sat, Apr 3rd@ COLvs ATL
Sun, Apr 4th@ COLvs ATL
Mon, Apr 5th@ OAKvs NYM
Tue, Apr 6th@ OAKvs NYM
Wed, Apr 7th@ OAKvs NYM
Fri, Apr 9thvs WSH@ ATL
Sat, Apr 10thvs WSH@ ATL
Sun, Apr 11thvs WSH@ ATL
Tue, Apr 13thvs COL@ NYM
Wed, Apr 14thvs COL@ NYM
Fri, Apr 16th@ SDvs STL
Sat, Apr 17th@ SDvs STL
Sun, Apr 18th@ SDvs STL
Mon, Apr 19th@ SEAvs SF
Tue, Apr 20th@ SEAvs SF
Wed, Apr 21st   vs SF
Fri, Apr 23rdvs SD@ COL
Sat, Apr 24thvs SD@ COL
Sun, Apr 25thvs SD@ COL
Mon, Apr 26thvs CIN@ STL
Tue, Apr 27thvs CIN@ STL
Wed, Apr 28thvs CIN@ STL
Thu, Apr 29th@ MIL@ STL
Fri, Apr 30th@ MILvs NYM
Sat, May 1st@ MILvs NYM
Sun, May 2nd@ MILvs NYM
Mon, May 3rd   vs MIL
Tue, May 4th@ CHCvs MIL
Wed, May 5th@ CHCvs MIL
Thu, May 6th   vs MIL
Fri, May 7th@ LAA@ ATL
Sat, May 8th@ LAA@ ATL
Sun, May 9th@ LAA@ ATL
Tue, May 11thvs SEA@ WSH
Wed, May 12thvs SEA@ WSH
Thu, May 13th   @ WSH
Fri, May 14thvs MIA@ TOR
Sat, May 15thvs MIA@ TOR
Sun, May 16thvs MIA@ TOR
Tue, May 18thvs ARIvs MIA
Wed, May 19thvs ARIvs MIA
Thu, May 20thvs ARIvs MIA
Fri, May 21st@ SFvs BOS
Sat, May 22nd@ SFvs BOS
Sun, May 23rd@ SFvs BOS
Mon, May 24th   @ MIA
Tue, May 25th@ HOU@ MIA
Wed, May 26th@ HOU@ MIA
Thu, May 27thvs SF@ MIA
Sat, May 29thvs SF@ TB
Sun, May 30thvs SF@ TB
Mon, May 31stvs STL@ CIN
Tue, Jun 1stvs STL@ CIN
Fri, Jun 4th@ ATLvs WSH
Sat, Jun 5th@ ATLvs WSH
Sun, Jun 6th@ ATLvs WSH
Tue, Jun 8th@ PITvs ATL
Wed, Jun 9th@ PITvs ATL
Thu, Jun 10th@ PITvs ATL
Sat, Jun 12thvs TEXvs NYY
Sun, Jun 13thvs TEXvs NYY
Mon, Jun 14thvs PHI@ LAD
Tue, Jun 15thvs PHI@ LAD
Wed, Jun 16thvs PHI@ LAD
Fri, Jun 18th@ ARI@ SF
Sat, Jun 19th@ ARI@ SF
Sun, Jun 20th@ ARI@ SF
Tue, Jun 22nd@ SDvs WSH
Wed, Jun 23rd@ SDvs WSH
Fri, Jun 25thvs CHC@ NYM
Sat, Jun 26thvs CHC@ NYM
Sun, Jun 27thvs CHC@ NYM
Mon, Jun 28thvs SF@ CIN
Tue, Jun 29thvs SFvs MIA
Wed, Jun 30th   vs MIA
Fri, Jul 2nd@ WSHvs SD
Sat, Jul 3rd@ WSHvs SD
Sun, Jul 4th@ WSHvs SD
Mon, Jul 5th@ MIA@ CHC
Tue, Jul 6th@ MIA@ CHC
Wed, Jul 7th@ MIA@ CHC
Thu, Jul 8th@ MIA@ CHC
Fri, Jul 9thvs ARI@ BOS
Sat, Jul 10thvs ARI@ BOS
Sun, Jul 11thvs ARI@ BOS
Fri, Jul 16th@ COLvs MIA
Sun, Jul 18th@ COLvs MIA
Tue, Jul 20thvs SF@ NYY
Wed, Jul 21stvs SF@ NYY
Thu, Jul 22ndvs SFvs ATL
Fri, Jul 23rdvs COLvs ATL
Sat, Jul 24thvs COLvs ATL
Sun, Jul 25thvs COLvs ATL
Mon, Jul 26th   vs WSH
Tue, Jul 27th@ SFvs WSH
Thu, Jul 29th@ SFvs WSH
Fri, Jul 30th@ ARI@ PIT
Sat, Jul 31st@ ARI@ PIT
Sun, Aug 1st@ ARI@ PIT
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ WSH
Tue, Aug 3rdvs HOU@ WSH
Wed, Aug 4thvs HOU@ WSH
Thu, Aug 5th   @ WSH
Fri, Aug 6thvs LAAvs NYM
Sat, Aug 7thvs LAAvs NYM
Sun, Aug 8thvs LAAvs NYM
Tue, Aug 10th@ PHIvs LAD
Wed, Aug 11th@ PHIvs LAD
Thu, Aug 12th@ PHIvs LAD
Fri, Aug 13th@ NYMvs CIN
Sat, Aug 14th@ NYMvs CIN
Sun, Aug 15th@ NYMvs CIN
Tue, Aug 17thvs PIT@ ARI
Wed, Aug 18thvs PIT@ ARI
Thu, Aug 19thvs NYM@ ARI
Fri, Aug 20thvs NYM@ SD
Sat, Aug 21stvs NYM@ SD
Sun, Aug 22ndvs NYM@ SD
Tue, Aug 24th@ SDvs TB
Wed, Aug 25th@ SDvs TB
Thu, Aug 26th@ SDvs ARI
Fri, Aug 27thvs COLvs ARI
Sat, Aug 28thvs COLvs ARI
Sun, Aug 29thvs COLvs ARI
Mon, Aug 30thvs ATL@ WSH
Tue, Aug 31stvs ATL@ WSH
Wed, Sep 1stvs ATL@ WSH
Fri, Sep 3rd@ SF@ MIA
Sat, Sep 4th@ SF@ MIA
Sun, Sep 5th@ SF@ MIA
Mon, Sep 6th@ STL@ MIL
Tue, Sep 7th@ STL@ MIL
Wed, Sep 8th@ STL@ MIL
Thu, Sep 9th@ STLvs COL
Fri, Sep 10thvs SDvs COL
Sat, Sep 11thvs SDvs COL
Sun, Sep 12thvs SDvs COL
Tue, Sep 14thvs ARIvs CHC
Wed, Sep 15thvs ARIvs CHC
Thu, Sep 16th   vs CHC
Fri, Sep 17th@ CIN@ NYM
Sat, Sep 18th@ CIN@ NYM
Sun, Sep 19th@ CIN@ NYM
Mon, Sep 20th   vs BAL
Tue, Sep 21st@ COLvs BAL
Wed, Sep 22nd@ COLvs BAL
Thu, Sep 23rd@ COLvs PIT
Fri, Sep 24th@ ARIvs PIT
Sat, Sep 25th@ ARIvs PIT
Sun, Sep 26th@ ARIvs PIT
Tue, Sep 28thvs SD@ ATL
Wed, Sep 29thvs SD@ ATL
Thu, Sep 30thvs SD@ ATL
Fri, Oct 1stvs MIL@ MIA
Sat, Oct 2ndvs MIL@ MIA
Sun, Oct 3rdvs MIL@ MIA
Fri, Apr 2nd@ COL   
Thu, Apr 15thvs COL   
Thu, Apr 22ndvs SD   
Mon, May 17thvs ARI   
Fri, May 28thvs SF   
Wed, Jun 2ndvs STL   
Fri, Jun 11thvs TEX   
Mon, Jun 21st@ SD   
Thu, Jun 24thvs CHC   
Thu, Jul 1st@ WSH   
Sat, Jul 17th@ COL   
Mon, Jul 19thvs SF   
Wed, Jul 28th@ SF   
Mon, Aug 16thvs PIT   
Mon, Sep 13thvs ARI