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Who Should I Trade?

Michael Wacha for Blake Taylor (2021)


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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Expert
Recommendation
50%
Recommended by
2 of 4 experts
50%
Recommended by
2 of 4 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season# 352# 350
VBR# 540# 577
   
Projections 
   
Strikeouts52
Wins00
Saves00
ERA5.003.96
WHIP1.421.47
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 334# 317
   
Corbin Young
FantasyData
# 429# 218
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 205# 276
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 295
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
2021 Stats 
   
   
Games Played2749
   
Games Started210
   
Innings Pitched115.141.2
   
Wins33
   
Losses54
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves04
   
Holds25
   
Hits Allowed13037
   
Earned Runs7014
   
Home Runs Allowed235
   
Strikeouts11341
   
Walks2821
   
ERA5.493.07
   
WHIP1.381.41
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
2021 Projections 
   
   
Games Played13
   
Games Started10
   
Innings Pitched5.82.5
   
Wins00
   
Losses00
   
Saves00
   
Blown Saves00
   
Holds01
   
Hits Allowed62
   
Earned Runs31
   
Home Runs Allowed10
   
Strikeouts52
   
Walks21
   
ERA5.003.96
   
WHIP1.421.47
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
News 
 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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
Notes 
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Michael Wacha
SP,RP - TB
Michael Wacha
Blake Taylor
RP - HOU
Blake Taylor
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ MIASandy Alcantara (9-13)#4@ OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#20
Fri, Apr 2nd@ MIAPablo Lopez (5-5)#52@ OAKJesus Luzardo (5-8)#92
Sat, Apr 3rd@ MIAElieser Hernandez (1-3)#91@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#103
Mon, Apr 5th@ BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#142@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)#246
Tue, Apr 6th@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380@ LAADylan Bundy (2-9)#84
Wed, Apr 7th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-8)#37   
Fri, Apr 9thvs NYYCorey Kluber (5-3)#65vs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62
Sat, Apr 10thvs NYYDomingo German (4-5)#71vs OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23
Sun, Apr 11thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57   
Mon, Apr 12thvs TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#147vs DETCasey Mize (7-8)#64
Tue, Apr 13thvs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58vs DETMatthew Boyd (3-8)#134
Wed, Apr 14thvs TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)#177vs DETMichael Fulmer (5-6)#166
Thu, Apr 15thvs TEXJordan Lyles (9-12)#383   
Fri, Apr 16th@ NYYNick Nelson@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Sat, Apr 17th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#38
Sun, Apr 18th@ NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7@ SEANick Margevicius (0-2)
Mon, Apr 19th@ KCDanny Duffy (4-3)#99   
Tue, Apr 20th@ KCBrad Keller (8-12)#391@ COLJon Gray (8-11)#129
Wed, Apr 21st@ KCJakob Junis (2-4)#168@ COLAustin Gomber (9-9)
Fri, Apr 23rdvs TORSteven Matz (13-7)#54vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#115
Sat, Apr 24thvs TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13vs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)#155
Sun, Apr 25thvs TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#112vs LAADylan Bundy (2-9)#84
Mon, Apr 26thvs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62vs SEAJustus Sheffield (7-8)#393
Tue, Apr 27thvs OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23vs SEAMarco Gonzales (9-5)#51
Wed, Apr 28thvs OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#103vs SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)#260
Thu, Apr 29thvs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#20vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Fri, Apr 30thvs HOULance McCullers Jr. (12-5)#24@ TBRyan Yarbrough (8-6)#152
Sat, May 1stvs HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)#83@ TBJosh Fleming (10-6)#94
Sun, May 2ndvs HOUCristian Javier (4-1)#90@ TBRich Hill (6-7)#72
Mon, May 3rd@ LAAJose Quintana (0-3)#246   
Tue, May 4th@ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#131@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)#71
Wed, May 5th@ LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#36@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57
Thu, May 6th@ LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#115@ NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7
Fri, May 7th@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62vs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#73
Sat, May 8th@ OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23vs TORSteven Matz (13-7)#54
Sun, May 9th@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#103vs TORNate Pearson (1-1)#150
Tue, May 11thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57vs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#36
Wed, May 12thvs NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7vs LAAAndrew Heaney (8-9)#115
Thu, May 13thvs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#80vs TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)#197
Fri, May 14thvs NYMDavid Peterson (2-6)#172vs TEXWes Benjamin
Sat, May 15thvs NYMDrew Smithvs TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#147
Sun, May 16thvs NYMMarcus Stroman (9-13)#19vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58
Tue, May 18th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#402@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62
Wed, May 19th@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#43@ OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23
Thu, May 20th@ BALDean Kremer (0-7)#385@ OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#103
Fri, May 21st@ TORAnthony Kay (1-2)#350@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58
Sat, May 22nd@ TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13@ TEXJordan Lyles (9-12)#383
Sun, May 23rd@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#112@ TEXMike Foltynewicz (2-12)#197
Mon, May 24th@ TORTrent Thornton (1-3)#184   
Tue, May 25thvs KCBrad Keller (8-12)#391vs LADClayton Kershaw (10-7)#22
Wed, May 26thvs KCMike Minor (8-12)#82vs LADTrevor Bauer (8-5)
Thu, May 27thvs KCBrady Singer (5-10)#176   
Sat, May 29thvs PHIZack Wheeler (14-9)#2vs SDYu Darvish (8-10)#26
Sun, May 30thvs PHIZach Eflin (4-7)vs SDBlake Snell (7-6)#46
Mon, May 31st@ NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#80vs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66
Tue, Jun 1st@ NYYDomingo German (4-5)#71vs BOSGarrett Richards (7-7)#230
Wed, Jun 2nd@ NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57vs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#142
Thu, Jun 3rd@ NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7vs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380
Fri, Jun 4th@ TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (13-9)#112
Sat, Jun 5th@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#282@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#73
Sun, Jun 6th@ TEXDane Dunning (5-9)#147@ TORSteven Matz (13-7)#54
Tue, Jun 8thvs WSHJon Lester (7-6)#289@ BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380
Wed, Jun 9thvs WSHPatrick Corbin (9-15)#387@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-8)#37
Fri, Jun 11thvs BALKeegan Akin (2-10)#379@ MINBailey Ober (2-3)#124
Sat, Jun 12thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)@ MINJose Berrios (12-8)#11
Sun, Jun 13thvs BALBruce Zimmermann (4-4)#361@ MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#61
Mon, Jun 14th@ CWSLance Lynn (10-5)#16   
Tue, Jun 15th@ CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#388vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58
Wed, Jun 16th@ CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#29vs TEXJordan Lyles (9-12)#383
Thu, Jun 17th@ SEAJustin Dunn (1-3)#260vs CWSDylan Cease (12-7)#47
Fri, Jun 18th@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79vs CWSCarlos Rodon (12-5)#25
Sat, Jun 19th@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#95vs CWSLance Lynn (10-5)#16
Sun, Jun 20th@ SEAMarco Gonzales (9-5)#51vs CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#388
Tue, Jun 22ndvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)
Wed, Jun 23rdvs BOSGarrett Richards (7-7)#230@ BALThomas Eshelman (0-2)#364
Thu, Jun 24thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#142@ DETJose Urena (4-8)#397
Fri, Jun 25thvs LAAGriffin Canning (5-4)#155   
Sat, Jun 26thvs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#131@ DETWily Peralta (4-3)#167
Sun, Jun 27thvs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#70
Tue, Jun 29th@ WSHJoe Ross (5-9)vs BALTravis Lakins Sr. (1-4)
Wed, Jun 30th@ WSHJon Lester (7-6)#289vs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#402
Fri, Jul 2nd@ TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#40@ CLESam Hentges (1-4)#401
Sat, Jul 3rd@ TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#73@ CLEEli Morgan (3-7)#219
Sun, Jul 4th@ TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13@ CLECal Quantrill (7-3)#56
Mon, Jul 5thvs CLELogan Allen (1-7)#369   
Wed, Jul 7thvs CLESam Hentges (1-4)#401vs OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62
Fri, Jul 9thvs TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#40vs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-2)#96
Sat, Jul 10thvs TORRoss Stripling (5-7)#73vs NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7
Sun, Jul 11thvs TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13vs NYYJameson Taillon (8-6)#80
Fri, Jul 16th@ ATLCharlie Morton (13-6)#8@ CWSDylan Cease (12-7)#47
Sat, Jul 17th@ ATLMax Fried (12-7)#15@ CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#29
Sun, Jul 18th@ ATLDrew Smyly (10-4)#63@ CWSCarlos Rodon (12-5)#25
Mon, Jul 19thvs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#290vs CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#295
Tue, Jul 20thvs BALJohn Means (6-7)#43vs CLETriston McKenzie (5-7)#86
Wed, Jul 21stvs BALAlexander Wells (1-3)vs CLEEli Morgan (3-7)#219
Thu, Jul 22nd@ CLECal Quantrill (7-3)#56   
Fri, Jul 23rd@ CLEZach Plesac (10-6)#53vs TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#282
Sat, Jul 24th@ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#295vs TEXKyle Gibson (10-8)#58
Sun, Jul 25th@ CLETriston McKenzie (5-7)#86vs TEXTaylor Hearn (6-5)#141
Tue, Jul 27thvs NYYJordan Montgomery (6-6)#57@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#38
Wed, Jul 28thvs NYYNestor Cortes Jr. (2-2)#96@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Thu, Jul 29thvs NYYGerrit Cole (15-8)#7   
Fri, Jul 30thvs BOSMartin Perez (7-8)#380@ SFKevin Gausman (14-6)#17
Sat, Jul 31stvs BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-8)#37@ SFAlex Wood (10-4)#48
Sun, Aug 1stvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#142@ SFLogan Webb (10-3)#30
Mon, Aug 2ndvs SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#38   
Tue, Aug 3rdvs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79@ LADWalker Buehler (14-4)#3
Wed, Aug 4thvs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#95@ LADMax Scherzer (15-4)#1
Fri, Aug 6th@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#43vs MINBailey Ober (2-3)#124
Sat, Aug 7th@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#290vs MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#61
Sun, Aug 8th@ BALJorge Lopez (3-14)vs MINKenta Maeda (6-5)
Tue, Aug 10th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66vs COLJon Gray (8-11)#129
Wed, Aug 11th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-8)#37vs COLAntonio Senzatela (4-9)#117
Thu, Aug 12th@ BOSTanner Houck (1-4)#210   
Fri, Aug 13th@ MINMichael Pineda (8-8)#61@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-6)
Sat, Aug 14th@ MINKenta Maeda (6-5)@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#216
Sun, Aug 15th@ MINCharlie Barnes (0-3)#226@ LAAReid Detmers (1-3)#277
Mon, Aug 16thvs BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#402@ KCCarlos Hernandez (6-2)#145
Tue, Aug 17thvs BALJohn Means (6-7)#43@ KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)#396
Wed, Aug 18thvs BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#290@ KCBrady Singer (5-10)#176
Thu, Aug 19thvs BALJorge Lopez (3-14)@ KCMike Minor (8-12)#82
Fri, Aug 20thvs CWSLucas Giolito (10-9)#29vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Sat, Aug 21stvs CWSDallas Keuchel (8-9)#388vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#95
Sun, Aug 22ndvs CWSReynaldo Lopez (3-3)#153vs SEATyler Anderson (7-9)#69
Tue, Aug 24th@ PHIRanger Suarez (6-5)#76vs KCBrady Singer (5-10)#176
Wed, Aug 25th@ PHIZack Wheeler (14-9)#2vs KCMike Minor (8-12)#82
Fri, Aug 27th@ BALMatt Harvey (6-14)#402@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)#287
Sat, Aug 28th@ BALJohn Means (6-7)#43@ TEXKolby Allard (3-12)#282
Sun, Aug 29th@ BALSpenser Watkins (2-7)#290@ TEXTaylor Hearn (6-5)#141
Mon, Aug 30thvs BOSNick Pivetta (9-7)#142@ SEAChris Flexen (13-6)#38
Tue, Aug 31stvs BOSBrad Peacock (0-1)#254@ SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Wed, Sep 1stvs BOSChris Sale (5-0)#101@ SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#95
Thu, Sep 2ndvs BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66   
Fri, Sep 3rdvs MINRandy Dobnak (1-7)@ SDJake Arrieta (5-14)
Sat, Sep 4thvs MINAndrew Albers (1-2)#284@ SDJoe Musgrove (11-9)#12
Sun, Sep 5thvs MINGriffin Jax (3-4)#207@ SDChris Paddack (7-7)#50
Mon, Sep 6th@ BOSChris Sale (5-0)#101vs SEAYusei Kikuchi (7-9)#79
Tue, Sep 7th@ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66vs SEALogan Gilbert (6-5)#95
Wed, Sep 8th@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (10-8)#37vs SEATyler Anderson (7-9)#69
Fri, Sep 10th@ DETTyler Alexander (2-3)#120vs LAAShohei Ohtani (9-2)#36
Sat, Sep 11th@ DETCasey Mize (7-8)#64vs LAAJose Suarez (7-8)#128
Sun, Sep 12th@ DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#70vs LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#216
Mon, Sep 13th@ TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#40@ TEXSpencer Howard (0-4)#205
Tue, Sep 14th@ TORJose Berrios (12-8)#11@ TEXJordan Lyles (9-12)#383
Wed, Sep 15th@ TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13@ TEXKohei Arihara (2-4)#177
Thu, Sep 16thvs DETTyler Alexander (2-3)#120@ TEXGlenn Otto (0-3)#287
Fri, Sep 17thvs DETCasey Mize (7-8)#64vs ARIMadison Bumgarner (7-10)#106
Sat, Sep 18thvs DETTarik Skubal (8-12)#70vs ARIHumberto Castellanos (2-1)#199
Sun, Sep 19thvs DETWily Peralta (4-3)#167vs ARIZac Gallen (2-10)#88
Mon, Sep 20thvs TORRobbie Ray (12-6)#13@ LAAJaime Barria (2-4)#216
Tue, Sep 21stvs TORAlek Manoah (7-2)#40@ LAAPacky Naughton (0-3)#265
Wed, Sep 22ndvs TORJulian Merryweather (0-1)#161@ LAAJanson Junk (0-1)#250
Fri, Sep 24thvs MIAEdward Cabrera (0-2)#237@ OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23
Sat, Sep 25thvs MIASandy Alcantara (9-13)#4@ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62
Sun, Sep 26thvs MIAJesus Luzardo (5-8)#92@ OAKPaul Blackburn (1-3)#351
Tue, Sep 28th@ HOUJose Urquidy (8-3)#83vs TBDrew Rasmussen (3-1)#107
Wed, Sep 29th@ HOUvs TB
Thu, Sep 30th@ HOUvs TB
Fri, Oct 1st@ NYYvs OAK
Sat, Oct 2nd@ NYYvs OAK
Sun, Oct 3rd@ NYYvs OAK
Sun, Apr 4th   @ OAKSean Manaea (10-10)#62
Thu, Apr 8th   vs OAKCole Irvin (10-14)#103
Thu, Apr 22nd   vs LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#131
Mon, May 10th   vs LAAJunior Guerra
Fri, May 28th   vs SDDinelson Lamet (2-4)#148
Thu, Jun 10th   @ BOSEduardo Rodriguez (11-8)#66
Mon, Jun 21st   @ BALKeegan Akin (2-10)#379
Mon, Jun 28th   vs BALThomas Eshelman (0-2)#364
Thu, Jul 1st   @ CLEJ.C. Mejia (1-7)#295
Tue, Jul 6th   vs OAKChris Bassitt (12-4)#20
Thu, Jul 8th   vs OAKFrankie Montas (12-9)#23
Mon, Jul 26th   @ SEADarren McCaughan (0-0)#345
Thu, Aug 5th   vs MINGriffin Jax (3-4)#207
Mon, Aug 23rd   vs KCDaniel Lynch (4-6)#396
Thu, Sep 23rd   @ LAAAlex Cobb (8-3)#131