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Melky
Cabrera
College None
Team Pittsburgh Pirates
53RF
5'10"Height
210Weight
35Age
15Exp
S/SBats/Throws
Melky Cabrera's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE

He is projected for 8.1 FanDuel points and 6.3 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$400 more than $2.3K on FanDuel and +$718 more than $2.9K on DraftKings. Their may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Melky Cabrera to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 75.81 projected fantasy points puts him at #44 behind Lorenzo Cain and ahead of Justin Upton. He has averaged 2 fantasy points in his past 189 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.46 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#123) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Melky Cabrera is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #81 fantasy position rank.

WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Melky Cabrera is projected for 2.25 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which projects to being the #59 ranked outfielder. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jarrod Dyson but behind Mallex Smith the rest of the week. Week 23 will be better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 18.58 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2019PIT1113233789639143620.275.307.396
2018CLE782502870639203811.280.334.420
2017KC156620781771785367412.285.323.422
2016CHW151591701751486476920.296.345.455
2015CHW158629701721277408830.273.314.394
2014TOR139568811711673436762.301.350.457
2013TOR883443996330234722.279.321.360
2012SF1134598415911603663135.346.390.516
2011KC155658102201188735942010.305.339.469
2010ATL14745850117442426471.255.317.353
2009NYY1544856613313684359102.274.335.416
2008NYY12941442103837295892.248.300.340
2007NYY150545661498734368135.273.327.390
2006NYY130460751297505659125.280.360.391
2005NYY61914000200.210.210.210
Career (15 Seasons)18656823889194514384650788610037.285.334.416
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2019PIT191128011212
2018CLE170105503010
2017KC302262622119
2016CHW425269530217
2015CHW3622481022218
2014TOR353260523319
2013TOR15212432007
2012SF251023751048
2011KC445309571312
2010ATL273162351118
2009NYY281202444415
2008NYY121141343511
2007NYY2482139105014
2006NYY26218015239
2005NYY00400000
Career (15 Seasons)38045284464482740179
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
March281200000110.250.250.250200000
April2477726503731000.363.519.3384000010
May26711023500115810.377.394.3242801114
June206091531192500.274.383.2502300003
July205751750283500.333.491.2982800003
August18495610041700.140.143.122700002
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Home54149163990324101500.308.383.2625700016
Away56173215010131542120.309.410.2897101116
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Day4013719426142251320.336.453.3076201103
Night70185184713021792300.289.357.2546600029
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Ariz.7242920021200.400.458.3751100000
vs. Atl.4124400131100.385.583.333700000
vs. Chi-N10351810120400.229.343.2291200001
vs. Cin.133951330030710.350.410.3331600100
vs. Col.391210010100.222.333.222300001
vs. Det.4141300001100.267.214.214300010
vs. Hou.2101210010000.200.300.200300000
vs. LA-AL292300010100.333.333.333300000
vs. LA-NL5174710240200.412.824.4121400001
vs. Miami251201010000.400.800.400400001
vs. Milw.14336920163600.333.424.2731400003
vs. NY-NL6202430030200.200.350.200700002
vs. Oak.370200002100.444.286.286200010
vs. Phil.260200010000.333.333.333200001
vs. S.D.7181420041110.263.333.222601001
vs. S.F.280000000200.000.000.000000000
vs. St.L.13272410033200.233.185.148500001
vs. Texas4122610031200.538.583.500700000
vs. Wash.7172510111100.333.529.294900000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Angel Stadium of Anaheim292300010100.333.333.333300000
Dodger Stadium3133610230200.4621.000.4621300000
Great American Ball Park9273720000710.286.333.259900100
BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Fi130000000200.000.000.000000000
Nationals Park391410110100.444.889.444800000
Citi Field3111320010100.273.455.273500001
Marlins Park251201010000.400.800.400400001
PETCO Park480310021010.444.500.375401001
SunTrust Park383200000000.250.250.250200000
Wrigley Field5170400000200.235.235.235400000
Miller Park5100210010200.200.300.200300002
PNC Park53146163990324101300.314.390.2675700016
Comerica Park281200001100.333.250.250200010
Minute Maid Park2101210010000.200.300.200300000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher5010310264031211100.260.379.2523900005
vs. Righthanded Pitcher962192763151327132520.330.406.2888901127
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Turf3132610020100.462.538.462700000
Grass1073093583181637143520.302.392.269121011212
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Post All-Star3391717500821200.204.242.1872200004
Pre All-Star772313072141631122420.348.459.31210601128
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
RISP779027237023061010.302.400.2563600026
RISP w/Two out4637915501183510.450.622.4052300010
Runners on Base96143354110143791420.329.455.28765010212
Bases Empty84179248902252200.292.352.2686300100
Bases Loaded1285210040200.250.375.250300000
Late Inning Pressure445171341034700.309.373.2551900002
LIP-Runners On25217421033300.292.381.190800002
with 0 outs72100523211721100.245.300.2303001002
with 1 out811271632601951810.286.323.25241001110
with 2 outs759516341104237710.402.600.3585700010
Leading Off506401510001900.246.250.2341600000
1st Inning343151030272500.364.613.3231901000
>= 7th Inning94113133010111281400.314.398.2654500016
Extra Innings761320011000.571.833.500500010
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Lineup Slot 1121100000100.500.500.500100000
Lineup Slot 2135251340241710.264.442.2502301001
Lineup Slot 36232721031500.333.478.3041100001
Lineup Slot 4241200132100.6671.250.500500000
Lineup Slot 53915514355011751600.255.277.2264300114
Lineup Slot 6195381830270300.340.509.3402700002
Lineup Slot 7362300000010.500.500.500300001
Lineup Slot 8532110022000.600.667.333200011
Lineup Slot 922242940033300.444.542.3751300002
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Playing OF82287327915163493320.300.397.27511401117
Designated Hitter281200000100.250.250.250200000
Pinch Hitter32274840055200.406.444.2961200015
2019 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
03/28@L5-3400000001000.000.000.000
03/31@W5-0412000000100.250.250.250
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
04/01vsL6-5000000010000.250.250.300
04/03vsL5-4301100000000.273.364.308
04/04vsW2-0303000000000.429.500.438
04/05vsW2-0100000000000.400.467.412
04/06vsW6-5400000100000.316.368.333
04/07vsW7-5423100200000.391.478.400
04/08@L10-0202000000000.440.520.444
04/10@W5-2300000001000.393.464.400
04/11@L2-0401000001000.375.438.382
04/12@W6-3101100000000.394.485.400
04/13@L3-2413001100000.432.595.436
04/14@W4-3400000001000.390.537.395
04/16@W5-3411000000000.378.511.383
04/17@W3-2401000011000.367.490.377
04/19vsW4-1400000001000.340.453.351
04/21vsL3-2400000001000.316.421.328
04/22vsL12-4300000010000.300.400.318
04/23vsL2-1401100001000.297.406.314
04/24vsL11-2301000000000.299.403.315
04/25vsL5-0101000000000.309.412.324
04/26@L6-2401000000000.306.403.321
04/27@L3-1401000002000.303.395.317
04/28@L7-6534102300000.333.506.345
04/30@W6-4401000001000.329.494.341
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
05/01@W7-5312000110000.341.500.354
05/03vsL14-1201000011000.344.500.360
05/04vsW6-4000000010000.344.500.363
05/05vsW5-3501000000000.337.484.355
05/07vsW5-4101100200000.344.500.361
05/08vsL9-6412000001000.350.500.366
05/09@L17-4400000000000.337.481.353
05/10@W2-1400000001000.324.463.342
05/12@W10-6010000010000.324.463.344
05/13@L9-3512100101000.327.469.346
05/14@W6-2413000000000.342.479.359
05/15@L11-1401000100000.339.471.356
05/16@L4-3000000010000.339.471.358
05/17@W5-3402100100000.344.480.362
05/18@W7-2100000000000.341.476.359
05/19@W6-4301000100100.341.473.359
05/21vsL5-0401000000000.338.466.356
05/22vsL9-3100000000000.336.463.353
05/23vsW14-6411100101000.333.464.351
05/25vsL7-2310000000000.326.454.344
05/26vsL11-7101000100000.331.458.348
05/27@W8-5522000000000.333.456.350
05/28@L11-6300000001000.327.447.343
05/29@W7-2501000002000.323.439.339
05/30vsL11-5111100200000.327.449.343
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
06/01vsL12-10422000101000.331.450.347
06/02vsL4-2301000010000.331.448.348
06/04vsL12-5412001311000.335.467.353
06/07@L10-4400000002000.327.456.346
06/08@L5-3101000000000.331.459.349
06/10@L13-7111000000000.335.462.352
06/11@L7-5110000000000.333.460.351
06/12@L8-7611000000000.328.450.345
06/15@L4-3100000000000.326.448.343
06/16@W5-4412010100000.330.459.346
06/18vsL5-4401000000000.328.455.344
06/19vsW8-7200000000000.325.450.341
06/21vsW2-1300000000000.320.443.336
06/22vsW6-3100000000000.318.441.335
06/23vsW11-10611100201000.313.438.330
06/25@L5-1401000100000.312.434.329
06/26@W14-2611100000000.308.431.325
06/28@W3-2100000000000.307.429.323
06/29@L3-1100000000000.305.427.322
06/30@L2-1301100100000.306.431.322
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/03vsW6-5413101200000.314.455.329
07/04vsL11-3401000000000.313.451.328
07/05vsL7-6211000010000.314.451.331
07/06vsW12-2211001200000.316.465.332
07/07vsW6-5300000010000.312.459.329
07/12@L4-3401000000000.311.455.328
07/13@L10-4400000000000.305.448.323
07/16@W3-1100000001000.304.446.322
07/17@L6-5411000000000.303.443.321
07/20vsW5-1100000000000.302.441.320
07/21vsL2-1502000100000.304.440.321
07/22vsL6-5101000000000.307.442.324
07/23vsL4-3100000000000.306.440.322
07/24vsL14-8401000210000.305.438.323
07/26@L6-3211000001000.306.438.324
07/27@L3-0401100000000.305.439.323
07/28@L8-7501100100000.303.438.321
07/29@L11-6101100000000.306.444.323
07/30@W11-4101100000000.309.450.325
07/31@L4-1400000003000.304.443.321
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/02vsW8-4411100200000.303.444.320
08/03vsL7-5100000000000.302.442.319
08/04vsL13-2400000001000.298.436.315
08/05vsL9-7211000001000.299.437.316
08/06vsL4-3200000000000.297.434.314
08/07vsL8-3400000002000.293.428.310
08/09@L6-2100000000000.292.426.309
08/10@L3-1100000000000.291.425.308
08/11@L11-9300000100000.288.420.305
08/12@W10-2511000000000.287.417.304
08/14@L7-4412000101000.289.418.306
08/16vsW3-2300000000000.287.414.303
08/17vsL2-0400000000000.283.408.300
08/18vsL7-1300000002000.280.404.297
08/19vsL13-0300000000000.278.401.294
08/20vsW4-1010000010000.278.401.296
08/21vsL11-1100000000000.277.399.295
08/22vsL7-1401000000000.276.398.294
08/23vsW3-2100000000000.276.396.293