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Jason
Castro
College None
Team Minnesota Twins
15C
6'3"Height
215Weight
31Age
8Exp
L/LBats/Throws
Jason Castro's Fantasy Scouting Report

DAILY FANTASY VALUE

Castro is not the best option on DraftKings with a projected 2.8 DK pts (#25 among catchers). He is the #13 highest priced catcher ($2900). Based on 3/28 salaries and projected points per dollar, Castro is worth $2K. There are 5 other options at $2900 (Russell Martin, James McCann, Mike Zunino, Tom Murphy, Jose Briceno) and Castro is ranked #3 among the 6. Instead of Castro consider these better options at lower salaries: Jeff Mathis (4.2 FP), Martin Maldonado (4.8 FP), Max Stassi (3 FP), Caleb Joseph (2.9 FP), and Roberto Perez (4 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 3.1 FPs, a value reached in 7 of 19 games (37%). The combined 'cover percentage' for catchers expected to start is 47%.

  • 3/28 VEGAS LINE EXPECTATION: MIN 4.5 (#13 Most Today) vs CLE 5 (#4 Most)
  • PROJECTION (POS RANK): 2.81 Fantasy Points (#24), 2 plate appearances (#22), 0.203 BA (#33), 0.59 OPS (#36), 0.05 HR (#20), 0.2 RBI (#21), 0.21 runs (#17),

FANDUEL VALUE: Projected for 3.7 FanDuel pts Jason Castro is the #79 ranked C/1Bs. At $2000 he is expected to be the #89 C/1Bs. At his projected points, he is worth a salary of $1.3K. There are many other options (20) at $2000 and Castro is ranked #7 among the 21. Russell Martin (3.2 FP), Erik Kratz (2 FP), Austin Romine (3.6 FP), Travis d'Arnaud (3.4 FP), and Curt Casali (2.6 FP) are all projected for fewer points than Castro but have higher salaries. Based on salary, he is expected to have 2.1 FPs, a value reached in 15 of 19 games (79%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 48%.

Castro is NOT in the SportsLine DraftKings optimal lineup or the FanDuel optimal lineup which are based on the computer model's projection. SportsLine.com also offers premium optimal lineups from Mike McClure, a professional DFS player who has over $1 million in career winnings. He uses his own proprietary model to find great DFS values and often differs from the computer in how a player is projected to play on a daily basis.

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

When compared to other catchers in week 1 these are 5 better options at lower start percentages: Jeff Mathis (4 FP), Stephen Vogt (5 FP), Caleb Joseph (3 FP), Jesus Sucre (3 FP), and Sandy Leon (4 FP). He is projected for more points than 2 other catchers starting in more leagues: Tom Murphy (2 FP) and Cam Gallagher (2 FP). Starting in 1% of leagues he is expected to produce 3.1 fantasy points (WK 1). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #50 catcher of the week, but he is projected to be the #60 catcher. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 0.6 short of expectations.

He is projected for 2.6 fantasy points in week 1 (#60 C) in limited action.


  • Based on 3/22 start percentages, Jason Castro is valued behind Perez and above Murphy and the projections agree for this week.
  • Jason Castro last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

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    REST OF SEASON VALUE

    His latest projection based rank among catchers is #41. Based on ownership percentage (2%), Jason Castro has a market rank of #50 among catchers. Jason Castro's projection rank is better than their market rank. There could be a nice opportunity to acquire him before the market realizes he is undervalued. Unless someone offers an even better catcher value, we advise you to hold on to him. He is projected for 181 fantasy points in 81 remaining games. He has a lower rank (#52) based on projected fantasy average. The market ranks Jason Castro behind Perez and above Murphy and the projections agree.

    His value decreases in leagues where winning specific categories is important because he has more relative weaknesses than strengths.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
    2019MIN0000000000000
    2018MIN1963491392600.142.256.238
    2017MIN110356498610474510800.241.332.387
    2016HOU113329416911324512321.209.306.376
    2015HOU104337387111313311500.210.282.365
    2014HOU1264654310314563415110.221.285.365
    2013HOU1204356312018565013021.275.350.485
    2012HOU872572966629316100.256.334.400
    2011HOU0000000000.000.000.000
    2010HOU67195264028224100.205.285.287
    Career (10 Seasons)74624372935647326226975552.231.311.385
    YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
    2019MIN00000000
    2018MIN301510102
    2017MIN220138114110
    2016HOU16312401109
    2015HOU19012330215
    2014HOU212170319111
    2013HOU35121140234
    2012HOU15210342128
    2011HOU00000000
    2010HOU815600024
    Career (10 Seasons)1399940165201053
    2019 Game Log
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
    Past Projections
  • 19 Mar 2019

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher
  • 15 Mar 2019

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher
  • 12 Mar 2019

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher

    Jason Castro Was the #81 Fantasy Catcher
  • 07 Mar 2019

    Jason Castro Was the #82 Fantasy Catcher

    Jason Castro Was the #82 Fantasy Catcher