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Who Should I Trade?

Gerrit Cole for Max Scherzer (2021)

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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Recommended by
13 of 16 experts
Recommended by
3 of 16 experts
Rest of Season# 1# 5
VBR# 31# 51
Injury AlertIL10-
Expert Ranks 
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 1# 4
Chris Meaney
# 2# 13
Mike Maher
# 3# 4
Jorge B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames
# 2# 11
Mick Ciallela
# 1# 4
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 6# 7
Carmen Maiorano
# 3# 11
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 2# 9
Brad Camara
# 2# 12
Chris Mitchell
# 2# 9
Corbin Young
# 1# 4
Chris Clegg
# 3# 12
Joe Pisapia
# 4# 6
Brendan Tuma
# 6# 2
Dan Harris
# 6# 2
Pierre Camus
# 6# 3
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
2021 Stats 
Games Played2119
Games Started2119
Innings Pitched130.1111.0
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed10171
Earned Runs4534
Home Runs Allowed1718
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
2021 Projections 
Games Played119
Games Started119
Innings Pitched66.856.9
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed5441
Earned Runs2419
Home Runs Allowed99
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
 Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Orioles, manager Aaron Boone announced.
Mike Maher - The Birds Blitz
Mon, Aug 2nd
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
 Gerrit Cole allowed eight runs (seven earned) on six hits and two walks while striking out 10 across 5 1/3 innings to take the loss Thursday against the Rays.
John Aubin
Fri, Jul 30th
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
 Gerrit Cole was tagged with the loss Friday against the Red Sox after allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out eight batters across five innings.
John Aubin
Sat, Jul 24th
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
 Gerrit Cole gave up one run on five hits with two walks and struck out 11 batters on Saturday as the Yankees beat the Red Sox by a 3-1 score.
John Aubin
Sun, Jul 18th
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
 Gerrit Cole pitched a shutout, allowing just three hits and two walks while striking out 12 in nine innings in Saturday's 1-0 win over Houston.
John Aubin
Sun, Jul 11th
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
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Gerrit Cole
Gerrit Cole
Max Scherzer
Max Scherzer
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1stvs TOR@ COL
Sat, Apr 3rdvs TOR@ COL
Sun, Apr 4thvs TOR@ COL
Mon, Apr 5thvs BAL@ OAK
Tue, Apr 6thvs BAL@ OAK
Wed, Apr 7thvs BAL@ OAK
Fri, Apr 9th@ TBvs WSH
Sat, Apr 10th@ TBvs WSH
Sun, Apr 11th@ TBvs WSH
Mon, Apr 12th@ TOR   
Tue, Apr 13th@ TORvs COL
Wed, Apr 14th@ TORvs COL
Fri, Apr 16thvs TB@ SD
Sat, Apr 17thvs TB@ SD
Sun, Apr 18thvs TB@ SD
Tue, Apr 20thvs ATL@ SEA
Wed, Apr 21stvs ATL   
Thu, Apr 22nd@ CLEvs SD
Fri, Apr 23rd@ CLEvs SD
Sat, Apr 24th@ CLEvs SD
Sun, Apr 25th@ CLEvs SD
Mon, Apr 26th@ BALvs CIN
Tue, Apr 27th@ BALvs CIN
Wed, Apr 28th@ BALvs CIN
Thu, Apr 29th@ BAL@ MIL
Fri, Apr 30thvs DET@ MIL
Sat, May 1stvs DET@ MIL
Sun, May 2ndvs DET@ MIL
Tue, May 4thvs HOU@ CHC
Wed, May 5thvs HOU@ CHC
Thu, May 6thvs HOU   
Fri, May 7thvs WSH@ LAA
Sat, May 8thvs WSH@ LAA
Sun, May 9thvs WSH@ LAA
Tue, May 11th@ TBvs SEA
Wed, May 12th@ TBvs SEA
Thu, May 13th@ TB   
Fri, May 14th@ BALvs MIA
Sat, May 15th@ BALvs MIA
Sun, May 16th@ BALvs MIA
Mon, May 17th@ TEXvs ARI
Tue, May 18th@ TEXvs ARI
Wed, May 19th@ TEXvs ARI
Thu, May 20th@ TEXvs ARI
Fri, May 21stvs CWS@ SF
Sat, May 22ndvs CWS@ SF
Sun, May 23rdvs CWS@ SF
Tue, May 25thvs TOR@ HOU
Thu, May 27thvs TORvs SF
Fri, May 28th@ DETvs SF
Sat, May 29th@ DETvs SF
Sun, May 30th@ DETvs SF
Mon, May 31stvs TBvs STL
Tue, Jun 1stvs TBvs STL
Wed, Jun 2ndvs TBvs STL
Thu, Jun 3rdvs TB   
Fri, Jun 4thvs BOS@ ATL
Sat, Jun 5thvs BOS@ ATL
Sun, Jun 6thvs BOS@ ATL
Tue, Jun 8th@ MIN@ PIT
Wed, Jun 9th@ MIN@ PIT
Thu, Jun 10th@ MIN@ PIT
Sat, Jun 12th@ PHIvs TEX
Sun, Jun 13th@ PHIvs TEX
Tue, Jun 15th@ TORvs PHI
Wed, Jun 16th@ TORvs PHI
Thu, Jun 17th@ TOR   
Fri, Jun 18thvs OAK@ ARI
Sat, Jun 19thvs OAK@ ARI
Sun, Jun 20thvs OAK@ ARI
Tue, Jun 22ndvs KC@ SD
Wed, Jun 23rdvs KC@ SD
Thu, Jun 24thvs KCvs CHC
Fri, Jun 25th@ BOSvs CHC
Sat, Jun 26th@ BOSvs CHC
Sun, Jun 27th@ BOSvs CHC
Mon, Jun 28thvs LAAvs SF
Tue, Jun 29thvs LAAvs SF
Wed, Jun 30thvs LAA   
Sat, Jul 3rdvs NYM@ WSH
Sun, Jul 4thvs NYM@ WSH
Tue, Jul 6th@ SEA@ MIA
Wed, Jul 7th@ SEA@ MIA
Thu, Jul 8th@ SEA@ MIA
Fri, Jul 9th@ HOUvs ARI
Sat, Jul 10th@ HOUvs ARI
Sun, Jul 11th@ HOUvs ARI
Fri, Jul 16thvs BOS@ COL
Sat, Jul 17thvs BOS@ COL
Sun, Jul 18thvs BOS@ COL
Tue, Jul 20thvs PHIvs SF
Wed, Jul 21stvs PHIvs SF
Thu, Jul 22nd@ BOSvs SF
Fri, Jul 23rd@ BOSvs COL
Sat, Jul 24th@ BOSvs COL
Sun, Jul 25th@ BOSvs COL
Tue, Jul 27th@ TB@ SF
Wed, Jul 28th@ TB@ SF
Thu, Jul 29th@ TB@ SF
Fri, Jul 30th@ MIA@ ARI
Sat, Jul 31st@ MIA@ ARI
Sun, Aug 1st@ MIA@ ARI
Mon, Aug 2ndvs BAL   
Tue, Aug 3rdvs BALvs HOU
Wed, Aug 4thvs BALvs HOU
Thu, Aug 5thvs SEA   
Fri, Aug 6thvs SEAvs LAA
Sat, Aug 7thvs SEAvs LAA
Sun, Aug 8thvs SEAvs LAA
Mon, Aug 9th@ KC   
Tue, Aug 10th@ KC@ PHI
Wed, Aug 11th@ KC@ PHI
Thu, Aug 12th@ CWS@ PHI
Sat, Aug 14th@ CWS@ NYM
Sun, Aug 15th@ CWS@ NYM
Mon, Aug 16thvs LAAvs PIT
Tue, Aug 17thvs BOSvs PIT
Wed, Aug 18thvs BOSvs PIT
Thu, Aug 19thvs MINvs NYM
Fri, Aug 20thvs MINvs NYM
Sat, Aug 21stvs MINvs NYM
Sun, Aug 22ndvs MINvs NYM
Mon, Aug 23rd@ ATL   
Tue, Aug 24th@ ATL@ SD
Thu, Aug 26th@ OAK@ SD
Fri, Aug 27th@ OAKvs COL
Sat, Aug 28th@ OAKvs COL
Sun, Aug 29th@ OAKvs COL
Mon, Aug 30th@ LAAvs ATL
Tue, Aug 31st@ LAAvs ATL
Wed, Sep 1st@ LAAvs ATL
Fri, Sep 3rdvs BAL@ SF
Sat, Sep 4thvs BAL@ SF
Sun, Sep 5thvs BAL@ SF
Mon, Sep 6thvs TOR@ STL
Tue, Sep 7thvs TOR@ STL
Wed, Sep 8thvs TOR@ STL
Thu, Sep 9thvs TOR@ STL
Fri, Sep 10th@ NYMvs SD
Sat, Sep 11th@ NYMvs SD
Sun, Sep 12th@ NYMvs SD
Tue, Sep 14th@ BALvs ARI
Wed, Sep 15th@ BALvs ARI
Thu, Sep 16th@ BAL   
Fri, Sep 17thvs CLE@ CIN
Sat, Sep 18thvs CLE@ CIN
Sun, Sep 19thvs CLE@ CIN
Mon, Sep 20thvs TEX   
Tue, Sep 21stvs TEX@ COL
Wed, Sep 22ndvs TEX@ COL
Fri, Sep 24th@ BOS@ ARI
Sat, Sep 25th@ BOS@ ARI
Sun, Sep 26th@ BOS@ ARI
Tue, Sep 28th@ TORvs SD
Wed, Sep 29th@ TORvs SD
Thu, Sep 30th@ TORvs SD
Fri, Oct 1stvs TBvs MIL
Sat, Oct 2ndvs TBvs MIL
Sun, Oct 3rdvs TBvs MIL
Fri, Apr 2nd   @ COL
Thu, Apr 15th   vs COL
Mon, Apr 19th   @ SEA
Wed, May 26th   @ HOU
Fri, Jun 11th   vs TEX
Mon, Jun 14th   vs PHI
Mon, Jun 21st   @ SD
Thu, Jul 1st   @ WSH
Fri, Jul 2nd   @ WSH
Mon, Jul 5th   @ MIA
Mon, Jul 19th   vs SF
Fri, Aug 13th   @ NYM
Wed, Aug 25th   @ SD
Mon, Sep 13th   vs ARI
Thu, Sep 23rd   @ COL