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Who Should I Trade?

Paul Blackburn for Chris Flexen (2022)

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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
Recommended by
6 of 8 experts
Recommended by
2 of 8 experts
Rest of Season# 142# 169
VBR# 59# 353
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Expert Ranks 
Mike Maher
# 9# 140
Andrew Seifter
# 89
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
# 98
Mick Ciallela
# 122# 204
Nate Miller
Fantasy Six Pack
# 79
Scott Youngson
Pitcher List
# 105# 152
Travis Argo
Fantasy Six Pack
# 137
Pierre Camus
# 139
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
2022 Stats 
Games Played1515
Games Started1515
Innings Pitched80.283.1
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed7590
Earned Runs2840
Home Runs Allowed711
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
2022 Projections 
Games Played2316
Games Started1415
Innings Pitched111.388.1
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed8793
Earned Runs3843
Home Runs Allowed1013
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
 Paul Blackburn pitched five innings on Monday, striking out seven, walking two, and giving up five hits for three earned runs as he took the no-decision in the A's 9-5 loss to the Yankees.
Josh Thiessen
Tue, Jun 28th
Chris Flexen earned the win Wednesday against the Orioles, allowing three runs on seven hits across six innings to go along with three strikeouts and two walks.
Ari Koslow
Thu, Jun 30th
 Paul Blackburn pitched four innings on Wednesday, striking out four, walking two, and giving up 10 hits for seven earned runs as he took the loss to the Mariners in a 9-0 game.
Josh Thiessen
Thu, Jun 23rd
Chris Flexen earned the win Friday against the Angels, allowing three runs on five hits across five innings to go along with three strikeouts and two walks.
Ari Koslow
Sat, Jun 25th
 Paul Blackburn pitched 5 1/3 innings on Thursday, striking out four, walking two, and allowing eight hits for one earned run as he took the win against the Red Sox in a 4-3 game.
Josh Thiessen
Thu, Jun 16th
Chris Flexen took the no-decision in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Angels, allowing two runs on six hits across 5.1 innings to go along with five strikeouts and two walks.
Ari Koslow
Sun, Jun 19th
 Paul Blackburn pitches eight innings on Friday, striking out three, walking one, and allowing four hits for zero earned runs in the Athletics' 3-2 loss to the Guardians.
Josh Thiessen
Sat, Jun 11th
Chris Flexen took the loss Monday against the Twins, allowing two runs on seven hits across five innings to go along with five strikeouts and two walks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Jun 14th
 Oakland Athletics SP Paul Blackburn pitched four innings on Saturday, striking out three, walking two, and allowing seven hits for four earned runs in the A's 8-0 loss to the Red Sox.
Josh Thiessen
Sun, Jun 5th
Chris Flexen took the loss Tuesday against the Astros, allowing two runs on five hits over 6.2 innings to go along with two strikeouts and three walks.
Ari Koslow
Wed, Jun 8th
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Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Fri, Apr 8th@ PHIAaron Nola (5-5)#8@ MINJoe Ryan (6-3)#54
Sat, Apr 9th@ PHIKyle Gibson (4-3)#97@ MINSonny Gray (4-1)#50
Sun, Apr 10th@ PHIZach Eflin (3-5)#73@ MINBailey Ober (1-2)#87
Mon, Apr 11th@ TBLuis Patino (0-1)#123@ MINDylan Bundy (4-4)#146
Tue, Apr 12th@ TBTommy Romero (0-0)#327@ CWSVince Velasquez (3-3)#176
Wed, Apr 13th@ TBShane McClanahan (8-3)#6@ CWSDallas Keuchel (2-5)#378
Thu, Apr 14th@ TBJosh Fleming (2-3)#187@ CWSJimmy Lambert (0-2)#260
Fri, Apr 15th@ TORRoss Stripling (4-2)#119vs HOUJake Odorizzi (3-2)#127
Sat, Apr 16th@ TORHyun Jin Ryu (2-0)vs HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3
Sun, Apr 17th@ TORAlek Manoah (9-2)#11vs HOUJose Urquidy (6-3)#68
Mon, Apr 18thvs BALSpenser Watkins (1-1)#355   
Tue, Apr 19thvs BALChris Ellis (0-0)vs TEXJon Gray (4-3)#47
Wed, Apr 20thvs BALJordan Lyles (4-7)#256vs TEXDane Dunning (1-6)#94
Thu, Apr 21stvs BALTyler Wells (6-4)#74vs TEXTaylor Hearn (4-5)#254
Fri, Apr 22ndvs TEXGlenn Otto (4-4)#170vs KCBrad Keller (3-9)#99
Sat, Apr 23rdvs TEXMartin Perez (6-2)#62vs KCKris Bubic (1-5)#242
Sun, Apr 24thvs TEXGarrett Richards (1-1)#189vs KCCarlos Hernandez (0-3)#328
Tue, Apr 26th@ SFCarlos Rodon (7-4)#7@ TBMatt Wisler (2-2)#109
Wed, Apr 27th@ SFSam Long (0-1)#219@ TBDrew Rasmussen (5-3)#61
Fri, Apr 29thvs CLEAaron Civale (2-4)#177@ MIAElieser Hernandez (2-5)#155
Sat, Apr 30thvs CLEShane Bieber (3-4)#5@ MIAJesus Luzardo (2-3)#142
Sun, May 1stvs CLETriston McKenzie (4-6)#58@ MIASandy Alcantara (8-3)#1
Mon, May 2ndvs TBDrew Rasmussen (5-3)#61@ HOUJake Odorizzi (3-2)#127
Tue, May 3rdvs TBRyan Yarbrough (0-4)#156@ HOUCristian Javier (6-3)#46
Wed, May 4thvs TBCorey Kluber (3-5)#51@ HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3
Fri, May 6th@ MINJosh Winder (3-2)#162vs TBMatt Wisler (2-2)#109
Sat, May 7th@ MINSonny Gray (4-1)#50vs TBDrew Rasmussen (5-3)#61
Sun, May 8th@ MINChris Paddack (1-2)vs TBRyan Yarbrough (0-4)#156
Mon, May 9th@ DETMichael Pineda (1-3)#143vs PHIRanger Suarez (6-5)#78
Tue, May 10th@ DETAlex Faedo (1-4)#135vs PHIAaron Nola (5-5)#8
Wed, May 11th@ DETJoey Wentz (0-1)#384vs PHIBailey Falter (0-2)#203
Thu, May 12th@ DETBeau Brieske (1-6)#186   
Fri, May 13thvs LAAChase Silseth (1-2)#301@ NYMMax Scherzer (5-1)#130
Sat, May 14thvs LAAMichael Lorenzen (6-6)#165@ NYMChris Bassitt (6-5)#26
Sun, May 15thvs LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-2)#59@ NYMCarlos Carrasco (8-4)#72
Mon, May 16thvs MINChris Archer (2-3)#144@ TORYusei Kikuchi (3-4)#102
Tue, May 17thvs MINDylan Bundy (4-4)#146@ TORJose Berrios (6-4)#60
Wed, May 18thvs MINSonny Gray (4-1)#50@ TORKevin Gausman (6-6)#15
Fri, May 20th@ LAAChase Silseth (1-2)#301@ BOSMichael Wacha (6-1)#118
Sat, May 21st@ LAAMichael Lorenzen (6-6)#165@ BOSGarrett Whitlock (2-1)#75
Sun, May 22nd@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-2)#59@ BOSNathan Eovaldi (4-2)#28
Mon, May 23rd@ SEAMarco Gonzales (4-9)#86vs OAKZach Logue (2-4)#220
Tue, May 24th@ SEAGeorge Kirby (2-3)#79vs OAKJames Kaprielian (1-5)#180
Wed, May 25th@ SEARobbie Ray (6-6)#19vs OAKPaul Blackburn (6-3)#9
Thu, May 26thvs TEXMartin Perez (6-2)#62   
Fri, May 27thvs TEXJon Gray (4-3)#47vs HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3
Sat, May 28thvs TEXTaylor Hearn (4-5)#254vs HOUJose Urquidy (6-3)#68
Sun, May 29thvs TEXDane Dunning (1-6)#94vs HOULuis Garcia (6-5)#39
Mon, May 30thvs HOUFramber Valdez (8-3)#21   
Tue, May 31stvs HOUCristian Javier (6-3)#46@ BALBryan Baker
Wed, Jun 1stvs HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3@ BALKyle Bradish (1-4)#275
Fri, Jun 3rdvs BOSNathan Eovaldi (4-2)#28@ TEXDane Dunning (1-6)#94
Sat, Jun 4thvs BOSNick Pivetta (8-5)#35@ TEXGlenn Otto (4-4)#170
Sun, Jun 5thvs BOSRich Hill (4-4)#131@ TEXMartin Perez (6-2)#62
Tue, Jun 7th@ ATLKyle Wright (9-4)#38@ HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3
Wed, Jun 8th@ ATLIan Anderson (6-5)#100@ HOUJose Urquidy (6-3)#68
Thu, Jun 9th@ CLEKonnor Pilkington (1-1)#193   
Fri, Jun 10th@ CLETriston McKenzie (4-6)#58vs BOSRich Hill (4-4)#131
Sat, Jun 11th@ CLEZach Plesac (2-5)#64vs BOSMichael Wacha (6-1)#118
Sun, Jun 12th@ CLECal Quantrill (4-4)#80vs BOSKutter Crawford (1-2)#213
Tue, Jun 14th@ BOSNick Pivetta (8-5)#35vs MINJoe Ryan (6-3)#54
Wed, Jun 15th@ BOSJosh Winckowski (3-1)#298vs MINSonny Gray (4-1)#50
Thu, Jun 16th@ BOSRich Hill (4-4)#131vs LAAShohei Ohtani (7-4)#24
Fri, Jun 17thvs KCDaniel Lynch (3-7)#239vs LAAMichael Lorenzen (6-6)#165
Sat, Jun 18thvs KCBrad Keller (3-9)#99vs LAAJose Suarez (1-2)#133
Sun, Jun 19thvs KCBrady Singer (3-3)#83vs LAAKenny Rosenberg (0-0)#319
Tue, Jun 21stvs SEAMarco Gonzales (4-9)#86@ OAKJames Kaprielian (1-5)#180
Wed, Jun 22ndvs SEAGeorge Kirby (2-3)#79@ OAKPaul Blackburn (6-3)#9
Thu, Jun 23rdvs SEARobbie Ray (6-6)#19@ OAKFrankie Montas (3-8)#14
Fri, Jun 24th@ KCZack Greinke (2-4)#125@ LAAMichael Lorenzen (6-6)#165
Sat, Jun 25th@ KCBrad Keller (3-9)#99@ LAAPatrick Sandoval (3-2)#59
Sun, Jun 26th@ KCBrady Singer (3-3)#83@ LAAAndrew Wantz
Mon, Jun 27th@ NYYJordan Montgomery (3-1)#30vs BALTyler Wells (6-4)#74
Tue, Jun 28th@ NYYJP Sears (3-0)#217vs BALDean Kremer (2-1)#227
Wed, Jun 29th@ NYYJameson Taillon (9-1)#40vs BALAustin Voth (0-1)#280
Thu, Jun 30th@ SEALogan Gilbert (9-3)#32vs OAKAdrian Martinez (1-1)#253
Fri, Jul 1st@ SEAMarco Gonzales (4-9)#86vs OAKJames Kaprielian (1-5)#180
Sat, Jul 2nd@ SEAGeorge Kirby (2-3)#79vs OAKPaul Blackburn (6-3)#9
Sun, Jul 3rd@ SEARobbie Ray (6-6)#19vs OAKFrankie Montas (3-8)#14
Mon, Jul 4thvs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)#11@ SDSean Manaea (3-3)#29
Tue, Jul 5thvs TORYusei Kikuchi (3-4)#102@ SDMike Clevinger (2-0)#63
Wed, Jul 6thvs TORJose Berrios (6-4)#60   
Fri, Jul 8thvs HOUFramber Valdez (8-3)#21vs TORRoss Stripling (4-2)#119
Sat, Jul 9thvs HOUJustin Verlander (10-3)#3vs TORAlek Manoah (9-2)#11
Sun, Jul 10thvs HOUvs TOR
Mon, Jul 11th@ TEX   
Tue, Jul 12th@ TEX@ WSH
Wed, Jul 13th@ TEX@ WSH
Fri, Jul 15th@ HOU@ TEX
Sat, Jul 16th@ HOU@ TEX
Sun, Jul 17th@ HOU@ TEX
Thu, Jul 21stvs DET   
Fri, Jul 22ndvs TEXvs HOU
Sat, Jul 23rdvs TEXvs HOU
Sun, Jul 24thvs TEXvs HOU
Mon, Jul 25thvs HOUvs TEX
Tue, Jul 26thvs HOUvs TEX
Wed, Jul 27thvs HOUvs TEX
Fri, Jul 29th@ CWS@ HOU
Sat, Jul 30th@ CWS@ HOU
Sun, Jul 31st@ CWS@ HOU
Tue, Aug 2nd@ LAA@ NYY
Wed, Aug 3rd@ LAA@ NYY
Thu, Aug 4th@ LAA   
Sat, Aug 6thvs SFvs LAA
Sun, Aug 7thvs SFvs LAA
Mon, Aug 8thvs LAAvs NYY
Tue, Aug 9thvs LAAvs NYY
Wed, Aug 10thvs LAAvs NYY
Fri, Aug 12th@ HOU@ TEX
Sat, Aug 13th@ HOU@ TEX
Sun, Aug 14th@ HOU@ TEX
Mon, Aug 15th@ TEX@ LAA
Tue, Aug 16th@ TEX@ LAA
Wed, Aug 17th@ TEX@ LAA
Thu, Aug 18th@ TEX   
Fri, Aug 19thvs SEA@ OAK
Sat, Aug 20thvs SEA@ OAK
Sun, Aug 21stvs SEA@ OAK
Mon, Aug 22ndvs MIA   
Tue, Aug 23rdvs MIAvs WSH
Wed, Aug 24thvs MIAvs WSH
Thu, Aug 25thvs NYYvs CLE
Fri, Aug 26thvs NYYvs CLE
Sat, Aug 27thvs NYYvs CLE
Sun, Aug 28thvs NYYvs CLE
Tue, Aug 30th@ WSH@ DET
Wed, Aug 31st@ WSH@ DET
Thu, Sep 1st@ WSH@ DET
Fri, Sep 2nd@ BAL@ CLE
Sat, Sep 3rd@ BAL@ CLE
Sun, Sep 4th@ BAL@ CLE
Tue, Sep 6thvs ATLvs CWS
Wed, Sep 7thvs ATLvs CWS
Thu, Sep 8thvs CWS   
Fri, Sep 9thvs CWSvs ATL
Sat, Sep 10thvs CWSvs ATL
Sun, Sep 11thvs CWSvs ATL
Tue, Sep 13th@ TEXvs SD
Wed, Sep 14th@ TEXvs SD
Thu, Sep 15th@ HOU   
Fri, Sep 16th@ HOU@ LAA
Sat, Sep 17th@ HOU@ LAA
Sun, Sep 18th@ HOU@ LAA
Tue, Sep 20thvs SEA@ OAK
Wed, Sep 21stvs SEA@ OAK
Thu, Sep 22ndvs SEA@ OAK
Fri, Sep 23rdvs NYM@ KC
Sat, Sep 24thvs NYM@ KC
Sun, Sep 25thvs NYM@ KC
Tue, Sep 27th@ LAAvs TEX
Wed, Sep 28th@ LAAvs TEX
Thu, Sep 29th@ LAAvs TEX
Fri, Sep 30th@ SEAvs OAK
Sat, Oct 1st@ SEAvs OAK
Sun, Oct 2nd@ SEAvs OAK
Mon, Oct 3rdvs LAAvs DET
Tue, Oct 4thvs LAAvs DET
Wed, Oct 5thvs LAAvs DET
Thu, Apr 28th   @ TBJeffrey Springs (3-2)#36
Thu, May 5th   vs TBShane McClanahan (8-3)#6
Thu, May 19th   @ BOSRich Hill (4-4)#131
Thu, Jun 2nd   @ BALJordan Lyles (4-7)#256
Mon, Jun 6th   @ HOUCristian Javier (6-3)#46
Mon, Jun 13th   vs MINChris Archer (2-3)#144
Thu, Jul 7th   vs TORKevin Gausman (6-6)#15
Thu, Jul 14th   @ TEX
Thu, Jul 28th   @ HOU
Mon, Aug 1st   @ NYY
Fri, Aug 5th   vs LAA
Mon, Sep 5th   vs CWS
Mon, Sep 19th   @ LAA