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Who Should I Trade?

Blake Taylor for Michael Wacha (2021)


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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
2 of 4 experts
50%
Recommended by
2 of 4 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 350# 352
VBR# 575# 531
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts25
Wins00
Saves00
ERA3.925.09
WHIP1.471.41
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 276# 205
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 295
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 218# 429
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 317# 334
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played4927
   
Games Started021
   
Innings Pitched41.2115.1
   
Wins33
   
Losses45
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves40
   
Holds52
   
Hits Allowed37130
   
Earned Runs1470
   
Home Runs Allowed523
   
Strikeouts41113
   
Walks2128
   
ERA3.075.49
   
WHIP1.411.38
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played21
   
Games Started01
   
Innings Pitched2.35.3
   
Wins00
   
Losses00
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds10
   
Hits Allowed26
   
Earned Runs13
   
Home Runs Allowed01
   
Strikeouts25
   
Walks12
   
ERA3.925.09
   
WHIP1.471.41
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
News 
 Astros reliever Blake Taylor found himself in the right place at the right time during Friday's game against the Padres. He faced one batter, throwing just five pitches and amassing a strikeout while also earning the win. Houston ultimately defeated San Diego by a score of 6-3.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Sep 4th
Michael Wacha took the loss Wednesday, allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks over six innings as the Rays fell 6-3 to the Blue Jays. He struck out five.
John Aubin
Thu, Sep 16th
 Astros reliever Blake Taylor struggled while pitching in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game against the Royals. He allowed two runs on two hits (including one homer) and issued just one out—a strikeout. He was hit with the loss and technically logged a blown save, too. Houston ultimately fell to Kansas City by a score of 3-2.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Aug 18th
Michael Wacha allowed a run on three hits and struck out six over five innings in a no-decision versus Detroit on Friday.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 11th
 Astros reliever Blake Taylor was on the mound at the right time on Wednesday. His outing corresponded with Houston's go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, meaning Taylor earned the win. He allowed just one walk and zero hits over one inning of work against the Athletics. Houston ultimately defeated Oakland by a score of 4-3.
Andersen Pickard
Thu, Jul 8th
Michael Wacha allowed two runs on three hits over six innings Friday, striking out seven and earning a win over Minnesota.
John Aubin
Sat, Sep 4th
 Astros reliever Blake Taylor threw 1.1 scoreless innings against the Indians on Sunday. Houston ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 4-3.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Jul 4th
Michael Wacha took a no-decision Saturday against Baltimore, yielding one run on three hits and two walks over 4 1/3 innings. He also had six strikeouts.
John Aubin
Sun, Aug 29th
 Astros reliever Blake Taylor was hit with the loss on Sunday after allowing one run while retiring one batter in the 10th inning. The Tigers started the frame with a free runner on second base, then moved him up to third on a groundout. They sealed the walk-off win on a sacrifice bunt, giving Taylor an unlucky loss.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Jun 27th
Michael Wacha gave up four runs, three earned, on eight hits and struck out nine batters in five innings Friday in a no-decision against the White Sox.
John Aubin
Sat, Aug 21st
Notes 
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#22@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-14)#6
Fri, Apr 2nd@ OAKJesus Luzardo (5-8)#167@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)#52
Sat, Apr 3rd@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#101@ MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)#81
Sun, Apr 4th@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49   
Mon, Apr 5th@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)#209@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#128
Tue, Apr 6th@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)#150@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380
Thu, Apr 8thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#101   
Fri, Apr 9thvs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49vs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)#93
Sat, Apr 10thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21vs NYYDomingo German (4-5)#50
Mon, Apr 12thvs DETCasey Mize (7-8)#56vs TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#136
Tue, Apr 13thvs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)#105vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48
Wed, Apr 14thvs DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)#171vs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)#178
Fri, Apr 16th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77@ NYYNick Nelson
Sat, Apr 17th@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#36@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Sun, Apr 18th@ SEANick Margevicius (0-2)@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5
Tue, Apr 20th@ COLJon Gray (8-12)#127@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)#391
Wed, Apr 21st@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)@ KCJakob Junis (2-4)#162
Thu, Apr 22ndvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#124   
Fri, Apr 23rdvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#110vs TORSteven Matz (13-7)#53
Sat, Apr 24thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)#165vs TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Sun, Apr 25thvs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)#150vs TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#82
Mon, Apr 26thvs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)#393vs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49
Tue, Apr 27thvs SEAMarco Gonzales (9-5)#46vs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21
Wed, Apr 28thvs SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)#279vs OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#101
Thu, Apr 29thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#22
Fri, Apr 30th@ TBRyan Yarbrough (9-6)#107vs HOULance McCullers Jr. (12-5)#23
Sat, May 1st@ TBJosh Fleming (10-6)#161vs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)#76
Sun, May 2nd@ TBRich Hill (6-8)#64vs HOUCristian Javier (4-1)#90
Tue, May 4th@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)#50@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#124
Wed, May 5th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#62
Thu, May 6th@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#110
Fri, May 7thvs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#133@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49
Sat, May 8thvs TORSteven Matz (13-7)#53@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21
Sun, May 9thvs TORNate Pearson (1-1)#145@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#101
Mon, May 10thvs LAAJunior Guerra   
Tue, May 11thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#62vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Wed, May 12thvs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#110vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5
Thu, May 13thvs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)#176vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#79
Fri, May 14thvs TEXWes Benjaminvs NYMDavid Peterson (2-6)#166
Sat, May 15thvs TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#136vs NYMDrew Smith
Sun, May 16thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48vs NYMMarcus Stroman (9-13)#19
Tue, May 18th@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#398
Wed, May 19th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#39
Thu, May 20th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#101@ BALDean Kremer (0-7)#376
Fri, May 21st@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48@ TORAnthony Kay (1-2)#298
Sat, May 22nd@ TEXJordan Lyles (9-13)#378@ TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Sun, May 23rd@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)#176@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#82
Tue, May 25thvs LADClayton Kershaw (10-8)#35vs KCBrad Keller (8-12)#391
Wed, May 26thvs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)vs KCMike Minor (8-12)#72
Fri, May 28thvs SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)#146   
Sat, May 29thvs SDYu Darvish (8-10)#32vs PHIZack Wheeler (14-9)#2
Sun, May 30thvs SDBlake Snell (7-6)#54vs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)
Mon, May 31stvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#79
Tue, Jun 1stvs BOSGarrett Richards (7-7)#192@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)#50
Wed, Jun 2ndvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#128@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Thu, Jun 3rdvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380@ NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5
Fri, Jun 4th@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#82@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48
Sat, Jun 5th@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#133@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#237
Sun, Jun 6th@ TORSteven Matz (13-7)#53@ TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#136
Tue, Jun 8th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380vs WSHJon Lester (7-6)#306
Wed, Jun 9th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-9)#40vs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-15)#379
Thu, Jun 10th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65   
Fri, Jun 11th@ MINBailey Ober (3-3)#109vs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)#381
Sat, Jun 12th@ MINJose Berrios (12-9)#10vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Sun, Jun 13th@ MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#98vs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-4)#361
Tue, Jun 15thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48@ CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#384
Wed, Jun 16thvs TEXJordan Lyles (9-13)#378@ CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#26
Thu, Jun 17thvs CWSDylan Cease (13-7)#28@ SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)#279
Fri, Jun 18thvs CWSCarlos Rodon (12-5)#38@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77
Sat, Jun 19thvs CWSLance Lynn (10-6)#16@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#84
Sun, Jun 20thvs CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#384@ SEAMarco Gonzales (9-5)#46
Mon, Jun 21st@ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)#381   
Tue, Jun 22nd@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65
Wed, Jun 23rd@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-2)#324vs BOSGarrett Richards (7-7)#192
Thu, Jun 24th@ DETJose Urena (4-8)#392vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#128
Sat, Jun 26th@ DETWily Peralta (4-3)#164vs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#124
Sun, Jun 27th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#61vs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)
Mon, Jun 28thvs BALThomas Eshelman (0-2)#324   
Tue, Jun 29thvs BALTravis Lakins Sr. (1-4)@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)
Wed, Jun 30thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#398@ WSHJon Lester (7-6)#306
Thu, Jul 1st@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#231   
Fri, Jul 2nd@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)#396@ TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#58
Sat, Jul 3rd@ CLEEli Morgan (4-7)#177@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#133
Sun, Jul 4th@ CLECal Quantrill (7-3)#57@ TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Tue, Jul 6thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#22   
Wed, Jul 7thvs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49vs CLESam Hentges (1-4)#396
Thu, Jul 8thvs OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21   
Fri, Jul 9thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-2)#89vs TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#58
Sat, Jul 10thvs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5vs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#133
Sun, Jul 11thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#79vs TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Fri, Jul 16th@ CWSDylan Cease (13-7)#28@ ATLCharlie Morton (13-6)#12
Sat, Jul 17th@ CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#26@ ATLMax Fried (13-7)#13
Sun, Jul 18th@ CWSCarlos Rodon (12-5)#38@ ATLDrew Smyly (10-4)#63
Mon, Jul 19thvs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#231vs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#304
Tue, Jul 20thvs CLETriston McKenzie (5-7)#85vs BALJohn Means (6-7)#39
Wed, Jul 21stvs CLEEli Morgan (4-7)#177vs BALAlexander Wells (1-3)
Fri, Jul 23rdvs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#237@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)#44
Sat, Jul 24thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#48@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#231
Sun, Jul 25thvs TEXTaylor Hearn (6-5)#132@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-7)#85
Mon, Jul 26th@ SEADarren McCaughan (0-0)#342   
Tue, Jul 27th@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#36vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Wed, Jul 28th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77vs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-2)#89
Fri, Jul 30th@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)#15vs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380
Sat, Jul 31st@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)#45vs BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-9)#40
Sun, Aug 1st@ SFLogan Webb (10-3)#29vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#128
Tue, Aug 3rd@ LADWalker Buehler (14-4)#3vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77
Wed, Aug 4th@ LADMax Scherzer (15-4)#1vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#84
Thu, Aug 5thvs MINGriffin Jax (3-4)#212   
Fri, Aug 6thvs MINBailey Ober (3-3)#109@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#39
Sat, Aug 7thvs MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#98@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#304
Sun, Aug 8thvs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Tue, Aug 10thvs COLJon Gray (8-12)#127@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65
Wed, Aug 11thvs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#122@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-9)#40
Fri, Aug 13th@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)@ MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#98
Sat, Aug 14th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#228@ MINKenta Maeda (6-5)
Sun, Aug 15th@ LAAReid Detmers (1-3)#260@ MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)#272
Mon, Aug 16th@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)#131vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#398
Tue, Aug 17th@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)#387vs BALJohn Means (6-7)#39
Wed, Aug 18th@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)#155vs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#304
Thu, Aug 19th@ KCMike Minor (8-12)#72vs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Fri, Aug 20thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77vs CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#26
Sat, Aug 21stvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#84vs CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#384
Sun, Aug 22ndvs SEATyler Anderson (7-10)#75vs CWSReynaldo Lopez (3-3)#138
Mon, Aug 23rdvs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)#387   
Tue, Aug 24thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)#155@ PHIRanger Suarez (7-5)#66
Wed, Aug 25thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)#72@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-9)#2
Fri, Aug 27th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)#263@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#398
Sat, Aug 28th@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#237@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#39
Sun, Aug 29th@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-5)#132@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#304
Mon, Aug 30th@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#36vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#128
Tue, Aug 31st@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77vs BOSBrad Peacock (0-1)#243
Wed, Sep 1st@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#84vs BOSChris Sale (5-0)#94
Fri, Sep 3rd@ SDJake Arrieta (5-14)vs MINRandy Dobnak (1-7)
Sat, Sep 4th@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)#14vs MINAndrew Albers (1-2)#261
Sun, Sep 5th@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)#87vs MINGriffin Jax (3-4)#212
Mon, Sep 6thvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#77@ BOSChris Sale (5-0)#94
Tue, Sep 7thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#84@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65
Wed, Sep 8thvs SEATyler Anderson (7-10)#75@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-9)#40
Fri, Sep 10thvs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#62@ DETTyler Alexander (2-3)#113
Sat, Sep 11thvs LAAJose Suarez (7-8)#121@ DETCasey Mize (7-8)#56
Sun, Sep 12thvs LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#228@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#61
Mon, Sep 13th@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-4)#215@ TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#58
Tue, Sep 14th@ TEXJordan Lyles (9-13)#378@ TORJose Berrios (12-9)#10
Wed, Sep 15th@ TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)#178@ TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Thu, Sep 16th@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)#263vs DETTyler Alexander (2-3)#113
Fri, Sep 17thvs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)#102vs DETCasey Mize (7-8)#56
Sat, Sep 18thvs ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-2)#180vs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#61
Sun, Sep 19thvs ARIZac Gallen (3-10)#83vs DETWily Peralta (4-3)#164
Mon, Sep 20th@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#228vs TORRobbie Ray (13-6)#11
Tue, Sep 21st@ LAAPacky Naughton (0-3)#250vs TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#58
Wed, Sep 22nd@ LAAJanson Junk (0-1)#322vs TORJulian Merryweather (0-1)#169
Thu, Sep 23rd@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#124   
Fri, Sep 24th@ OAKFrankie Montas (13-9)#21vs MIAEdward Cabrera (0-3)#219
Sat, Sep 25th@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49vs MIASandy Alcantara (9-14)#6
Sun, Sep 26th@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-3)#308vs MIAJesus Luzardo (5-8)#167
Tue, Sep 28thvs TBMichael Wacha (3-5)#163@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)#76
Wed, Sep 29thvs TBLuis Patino (4-3)#143@ HOULuis Garcia (11-7)#24
Thu, Sep 30thvs TBRyan Yarbrough (9-6)#107@ HOULance McCullers Jr. (12-5)#23
Fri, Oct 1stvs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#49@ NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-2)#89
Sat, Oct 2ndvs OAKPaul Blackburn (1-3)#308@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Sun, Oct 3rdvs OAK@ NYY
Wed, Apr 7th   @ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-9)#40
Sun, Apr 11th   vs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#60
Thu, Apr 15th   vs TEXJordan Lyles (9-13)#378
Mon, Apr 19th   @ KCDanny Duffy (4-3)#88
Mon, May 3rd   @ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)#209
Mon, May 24th   @ TORTrent Thornton (1-3)#195
Thu, May 27th   vs KCBrady Singer (5-10)#155
Mon, Jun 14th   @ CWSLance Lynn (10-6)#16
Fri, Jun 25th   vs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)#165
Mon, Jul 5th   vs CLELogan Allen (1-7)#364
Thu, Jul 22nd   @ CLECal Quantrill (7-3)#57
Thu, Jul 29th   vs NYYGerrit Cole (16-8)#5
Mon, Aug 2nd   vs SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#36
Thu, Aug 12th   @ BOSTanner Houck (1-5)#221
Thu, Sep 2nd   vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#65