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Javier
Baez
College None
Team Chicago Cubs
9SS
6'0"Height
190Weight
27Age
7Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Javier Baez's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Javier Baez to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 477.02 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Francisco Lindor and ahead of Gleyber Torres. He has averaged 3.09 fantasy points in his past 134 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.21 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #7 most highly owned shortstop. Javier Baez is expected to improve on last season's #8 fantasy position rank.

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JAVIER BAEZ WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Javier Baez is projected for 22.08 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #3 ranked shortstop and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Francisco Lindor but behind Gleyber Torres. Week 4 will be a very good week and he is projected to be the number one shortstop. He is projected for 20.77 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. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2020CHC13506123921600.240.277.460
2019CHC13853189149298528156117.280.315.531
2018CHC1606061011763411129167219.290.326.554
2017CHC14546975128237530144103.272.316.479
2016CHC14242150115145915108123.273.314.422
2015CHC28764221442412.289.325.407
2014CHC522132536920159551.169.227.323
Career (7 Seasons)67823663506381133631237106025.269.309.483
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2020CHC202310102
2019CHC384282200316
2018CHC409336415810
2017CHC2422252611510
2016CHC191178211138
2015CHC603100010
2014CHC606900105
Career (7 Seasons)135161144118193051
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/24vsW3-0400000000000.000.000.000
07/25vsL8-3412000001000.250.250.250
07/26vsW9-1400000011000.167.167.214
07/27@W8-7501100101000.176.235.211
07/28@W8-5533102302000.273.636.292
07/29@L12-7200000002000.250.583.269
07/31vsW6-3501000000000.241.517.258
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01vsW4-3321001112000.250.594.278
08/02vsW2-1501000101000.243.541.268
08/03vsW2-0300000102000.225.500.250
08/04vsW5-4400000002000.205.455.229
08/05@W6-1402000201000.229.458.250
08/06@L13-2201000001000.240.460.259
Past Projections
  • 02 Sep 2019

    Javier Baez Scratched

    Javier Baez is Projected to Be the #5 Second Baseman...Behind Yoan Moncada and Ahead of Gleyber Torres the Rest of the Season
  • 30 Aug 2019

    Javier Baez Scratched

    Javier Baez is Projected to Be the #4 Second Baseman...Behind Asdrubal Cabrera and Ahead of Whit Merrifield the Rest of the Season
  • 29 Aug 2019

    Javier Baez Scratched

    Javier Baez is Projected to Be the #3 Second Baseman...Behind Yoan Moncada and Ahead of Whit Merrifield the Rest of the Season
  • 16 Aug 2019

    Javier Baez Is a Better Value on FanDuel at $4.1K Than on DraftKings at $4.9K on 8/16

    Scout Fantasy Baseball Outlook 2019