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Who Should I Trade?

Framber Valdez for Taijuan Walker (2021)

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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
Taijuan Walker
Taijuan Walker
Recommended by
12 of 16 experts
Recommended by
4 of 16 experts
Rest of Season# 73# 65
VBR# 161# 209
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Fantasy Six Pack
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# 29# 33
Dan Harris
# 23# 46
Pierre Camus
# 33# 38
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 117# 119
Mick Ciallela
# 50# 63
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 47# 84
Brendan Tuma
# 45# 58
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 79# 123
Brad Camara
# 20# 64
Chris Mitchell
# 49# 87
Joe Pisapia
# 23# 25
Chris Clegg
# 118# 93
Corbin Young
# 177# 161
Carmen Maiorano
# 253# 162
Chris Meaney
# 53
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
Taijuan Walker
Taijuan Walker
2021 Stats 
Games Played1219
Games Started1219
Innings Pitched72.399.0
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed6081
Earned Runs2441
Home Runs Allowed711
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
Taijuan Walker
Taijuan Walker
2021 Projections 
Games Played1010
Games Started1211
Innings Pitched57.555.0
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed5049
Earned Runs2224
Home Runs Allowed57
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
Taijuan Walker
Taijuan Walker
 Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed two runs over five innings of work against the Giants on Friday. His final line included four hits, three walks, and six strikeouts. He earned the win as Houston ultimately defeated San Francisco by a score of 9-6.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Jul 31st
Taijuan Walker allowed five runs on six hits, two walks, and seven strikeouts in five innings.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Fri, Jul 30th
 Astros starter Framber Valdez had a solid outing against the Rangers on Saturday as he allowed no runs and no hits over six innings of work. He struck out four batters in the process. On a less positive note, he walked six batters along the way. Houston ultimately defeated Texas by a score of 4-1.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Jul 25th
Taijuan Walker allowed six runs on eight hits, two walks, and one strikeout in four innings.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Sun, Jul 25th
 Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed four runs over 6.1 innings of work against the White Sox on Sunday. In total, his final line also included seven hits, two walks, and four strikeouts. He was hit with his second loss of the season as Houston ultimately fell to Chicago by a score of 4-0.
Andersen Pickard
Sun, Jul 18th
Taijuan Walker allowed six runs (five earned) on four walks, four hits, and four strikeouts in one-third of an inning.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Mon, Jul 19th
 Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits over four innings against the Yankees on Sunday. He also walked six batters while striking out five. Valdez earned the no-decision as Houston ultimately defeated New York by a score of 8-7.
Andersen Pickard
Mon, Jul 12th
Taijuan Walker allowed two runs on four hits, three walks, and two strikeouts in five innings.
Lucas Babits-Feinerman
Sat, Jul 10th
 Astros starter Framber Valdez allowed six runs (five earned) on 10 hits over five innings of work against the Athletics on Tuesday. He also walked two batters while striking out six. Miraculously, Valdez was not hit with the loss. Instead, he landed the no-decision as Houston ultimately defeated Oakland by a score of 9-6.
Andersen Pickard
Wed, Jul 7th
Thursday's contest between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets has been postponed due to inclement weather in Queens, NY.
Jon Mathisen
Thu, Jul 8th
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
Taijuan Walker
Taijuan Walker
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ OAK   
Fri, Apr 2nd@ OAK   
Sat, Apr 3rd@ OAK   
Sun, Apr 4th@ OAK   
Mon, Apr 5th@ LAA@ PHI
Tue, Apr 6th@ LAA@ PHI
Thu, Apr 8thvs OAKvs MIA
Fri, Apr 9thvs OAK   
Sat, Apr 10thvs OAKvs MIA
Mon, Apr 12thvs DET   
Tue, Apr 13thvs DETvs PHI
Wed, Apr 14thvs DETvs PHI
Fri, Apr 16th@ SEA   
Sat, Apr 17th@ SEA@ COL
Sun, Apr 18th@ SEA@ COL
Tue, Apr 20th@ COL@ CHC
Wed, Apr 21st@ COL@ CHC
Thu, Apr 22ndvs LAA@ CHC
Fri, Apr 23rdvs LAAvs WSH
Sat, Apr 24thvs LAAvs WSH
Sun, Apr 25thvs LAAvs WSH
Mon, Apr 26thvs SEA   
Tue, Apr 27thvs SEAvs BOS
Wed, Apr 28thvs SEAvs BOS
Thu, Apr 29thvs SEA   
Fri, Apr 30th@ TB@ PHI
Sat, May 1st@ TB@ PHI
Sun, May 2nd@ TB@ PHI
Tue, May 4th@ NYY   
Wed, May 5th@ NYY@ STL
Thu, May 6th@ NYY@ STL
Fri, May 7thvs TORvs ARI
Sat, May 8thvs TORvs ARI
Sun, May 9thvs TORvs ARI
Mon, May 10thvs LAA   
Tue, May 11thvs LAAvs BAL
Wed, May 12thvs LAAvs BAL
Thu, May 13thvs TEX   
Fri, May 14thvs TEX@ TB
Sat, May 15thvs TEX@ TB
Sun, May 16thvs TEX@ TB
Tue, May 18th@ OAK@ ATL
Wed, May 19th@ OAK@ ATL
Thu, May 20th@ OAK   
Fri, May 21st@ TEX@ MIA
Sat, May 22nd@ TEX@ MIA
Sun, May 23rd@ TEX@ MIA
Tue, May 25thvs LADvs COL
Wed, May 26thvs LAD   
Fri, May 28thvs SD   
Sat, May 29thvs SDvs ATL
Sun, May 30thvs SD   
Mon, May 31stvs BOS@ ARI
Tue, Jun 1stvs BOS@ ARI
Wed, Jun 2ndvs BOS@ ARI
Thu, Jun 3rdvs BOS@ SD
Fri, Jun 4th@ TOR@ SD
Sat, Jun 5th@ TOR@ SD
Sun, Jun 6th@ TOR@ SD
Tue, Jun 8th@ BOS@ BAL
Wed, Jun 9th@ BOS@ BAL
Thu, Jun 10th@ BOS   
Fri, Jun 11th@ MINvs SD
Sat, Jun 12th@ MINvs SD
Sun, Jun 13th@ MINvs SD
Tue, Jun 15thvs TEXvs CHC
Wed, Jun 16thvs TEXvs CHC
Thu, Jun 17thvs CWSvs CHC
Fri, Jun 18thvs CWS@ WSH
Sat, Jun 19thvs CWS@ WSH
Sun, Jun 20thvs CWS@ WSH
Mon, Jun 21st@ BALvs ATL
Tue, Jun 22nd@ BALvs ATL
Wed, Jun 23rd@ BALvs ATL
Thu, Jun 24th@ DET   
Sat, Jun 26th@ DETvs PHI
Sun, Jun 27th@ DETvs PHI
Mon, Jun 28thvs BAL@ WSH
Tue, Jun 29thvs BAL@ ATL
Wed, Jun 30thvs BAL@ ATL
Thu, Jul 1st@ CLE@ ATL
Fri, Jul 2nd@ CLE   
Sat, Jul 3rd@ CLE@ NYY
Sun, Jul 4th@ CLE@ NYY
Tue, Jul 6thvs OAK   
Wed, Jul 7thvs OAKvs MIL
Thu, Jul 8thvs OAK   
Fri, Jul 9thvs NYYvs PIT
Sat, Jul 10thvs NYYvs PIT
Sun, Jul 11thvs NYYvs PIT
Fri, Jul 16th@ CWS@ PIT
Sat, Jul 17th@ CWS@ PIT
Sun, Jul 18th@ CWS@ PIT
Mon, Jul 19thvs CLE@ CIN
Tue, Jul 20thvs CLE@ CIN
Wed, Jul 21stvs CLE@ CIN
Fri, Jul 23rdvs TEXvs TOR
Sat, Jul 24thvs TEXvs TOR
Sun, Jul 25thvs TEXvs TOR
Mon, Jul 26th@ SEAvs ATL
Tue, Jul 27th@ SEAvs ATL
Wed, Jul 28th@ SEAvs ATL
Fri, Jul 30th@ SFvs CIN
Sat, Jul 31st@ SFvs CIN
Sun, Aug 1st@ SFvs CIN
Tue, Aug 3rd@ LAD@ MIA
Wed, Aug 4th@ LAD@ MIA
Thu, Aug 5thvs MIN@ MIA
Fri, Aug 6thvs MIN@ PHI
Sat, Aug 7thvs MIN@ PHI
Sun, Aug 8thvs MIN@ PHI
Tue, Aug 10thvs COLvs WSH
Wed, Aug 11thvs COLvs WSH
Fri, Aug 13th@ LAAvs LAD
Sat, Aug 14th@ LAAvs LAD
Sun, Aug 15th@ LAAvs LAD
Mon, Aug 16th@ KC@ SF
Tue, Aug 17th@ KC@ SF
Wed, Aug 18th@ KC@ SF
Thu, Aug 19th@ KC@ LAD
Fri, Aug 20thvs SEA@ LAD
Sat, Aug 21stvs SEA@ LAD
Sun, Aug 22ndvs SEA@ LAD
Mon, Aug 23rdvs KC   
Tue, Aug 24thvs KCvs SF
Wed, Aug 25thvs KCvs SF
Fri, Aug 27th@ TEXvs WSH
Sat, Aug 28th@ TEXvs WSH
Sun, Aug 29th@ TEXvs WSH
Mon, Aug 30th@ SEA   
Tue, Aug 31st@ SEAvs MIA
Wed, Sep 1st@ SEAvs MIA
Fri, Sep 3rd@ SD@ WSH
Sat, Sep 4th@ SD@ WSH
Sun, Sep 5th@ SD@ WSH
Mon, Sep 6thvs SEA@ WSH
Tue, Sep 7thvs SEA@ MIA
Wed, Sep 8thvs SEA@ MIA
Fri, Sep 10thvs LAAvs NYY
Sat, Sep 11thvs LAAvs NYY
Sun, Sep 12thvs LAAvs NYY
Mon, Sep 13th@ TEXvs STL
Tue, Sep 14th@ TEXvs STL
Wed, Sep 15th@ TEXvs STL
Thu, Sep 16th@ TEX   
Fri, Sep 17thvs ARIvs PHI
Sat, Sep 18thvs ARIvs PHI
Sun, Sep 19thvs ARIvs PHI
Mon, Sep 20th@ LAA   
Tue, Sep 21st@ LAA@ BOS
Wed, Sep 22nd@ LAA@ BOS
Thu, Sep 23rd@ LAA   
Fri, Sep 24th@ OAK@ MIL
Sat, Sep 25th@ OAK@ MIL
Sun, Sep 26th@ OAK@ MIL
Tue, Sep 28thvs TBvs MIA
Wed, Sep 29thvs TBvs MIA
Thu, Sep 30thvs TBvs MIA
Fri, Oct 1stvs OAK@ ATL
Sat, Oct 2ndvs OAK@ ATL
Sun, Oct 3rdvs OAK@ ATL
Wed, Apr 7th   @ PHI
Mon, May 3rd   @ STL
Mon, May 17th   @ ATL
Mon, May 24th   vs COL
Thu, May 27th   vs COL
Mon, Jun 14th   vs CHC
Fri, Jun 25th   vs PHI
Mon, Jul 5th   vs MIL
Thu, Jul 29th   vs ATL
Mon, Aug 2nd   @ MIA
Thu, Aug 12th   vs WSH
Thu, Aug 26th   vs SF
Thu, Sep 2nd   vs MIA
Thu, Sep 9th   @ MIA