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Mitch
Garver
College None
Team Minnesota Twins
18C
6'1"Height
220Weight
28Age
3Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Mitch Garver's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON VALUE

As of 4/20, Mitch Garver is the #22 ranked catcher based on ownership percentage (35%). Based on the latest projections the market is overrating Garver. His projection based catcher rank is #42. Based on these value metrics you may be able to trade them for more than they are worth. He is projected for 142 fantasy points in 51 remaining games. Based on average FPs, he is even better with the #9 highest average. The market ranks Mitch Garver behind Barnhart and above Hedges but the projections rank Hedges over Mitch Garver.

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His projected fantasy points is lower than you would like given his relatively strong OPS projection.

WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

His market rank based on start percentage among catchers for the rest of week 4 is #28, which is less than his market rank of #22. Week 5 catchers comparisons show instead of Garver consider these better options at lower start percentages: Jeff Mathis (7.3 FP), Brian McCann (7.7 FP), Kurt Suzuki (7.8 FP), Nick Hundley (7.4 FP), and Matt Wieters (5.3 FP). Starting in 26% of leagues he is expected to produce 8.2 fantasy points (WK 5). At his start percentage, he is expected to be the #21 catcher of the week, but he is projected to be the #51 catcher. In terms of total fantasy points he projected to come up 3.2 short of expectations. His per game projected FP average is 2.7 which is less than his actual per game average (5.9). In addition to a below average projected FP average, he also is expected to play just 1.858125 games.

He is projected for 5 fantasy points in week 5 (#51 C) in 2 games.


  • Based on 4/20 start percentages, Mitch Garver is valued behind Barnhart and above Mejia and the projections agree for this week.
  • Mitch Garver last five game log with fantasy points (CBS, FD, DK) and statline.

    DAILY FANTASY VALUE

    DRAFTKINGS VALUE (4/20): Projected for 4.6 DraftKings pts Mitch Garver is the #19 ranked catcher. He is the #4 highest priced catcher ($4400). Using our calculation of expected points per dollar, Garver is worth $3.2K. Yasmani Grandal is also priced at $4400 and is a better option at this price. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Yadier Molina (6.6 FP), Robinson Chirinos (5.4 FP), Brian McCann (6.9 FP), Francisco Cervelli (5.2 FP), and Welington Castillo (5.2 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 6.4 FPs, a value reached in 35 of 112 games (31%). The combined 'cover percentage' for catchers expected to start is 42%.

    FANDUEL VALUE: Garver is not the best option on FanDuel with a projected 6 FD pts (#60 among outfielders). At $3400 he is expected to be the #21 C/1Bs. Using our calculation of expected points per dollar, Garver is worth $2.1K. Miguel Cabrera is also priced at $3400 and is a better option at this price. These are 5 better options at lower salaries: Albert Pujols (7.7 FP), Yadier Molina (8.7 FP), Robinson Chirinos (7.3 FP), Hanley Ramirez (19.2 FP), and Kendrys Morales (8.1 FP). Based on salary, he is expected to have 9.7 FPs, a value reached in 28 of 112 games (25%). The combined 'cover percentage' for outfielders expected to start is 42%.

    Garver 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 RECAP

    Out of 4 fantasy weeks he had one where he was +50% above his weekly average of 8.9 fantasy points. He had 2 bad weeks where he was 50% below average.

    DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

    His FanDuel average was 13.1 points and on DraftKings it was 11.8 per game. We looked at all of his games that were between the 10th and 90th percentile where the 10th percentile is his floor and the 90th is his ceiling. On DraftKings his floor was 1000 and on FanDuel it was 1000 fantasy points. His DraftKings ceiling was -1000 fantasy points and -1000 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

    Career Stats
    YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
    2019MIN927811352500.407.448.851
    2018MIN1033023881745297200.268.335.413
    2017MIN2346590361500.195.288.347
    Career (3 Seasons)135375511011053379200.269.337.437
    YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
    2019MIN302300001
    2018MIN19212511228
    2017MIN131600001
    Career (3 Seasons)235164112210
    2019 Situational Stats
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    March130000000000.000.000.000000000
    April82481130352500.500.958.4582300001
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Home4111220002300.308.364.182400001
    Away5167910350200.5631.188.5631900000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Day4113530021100.500.727.455800001
    Night5165600331400.412.938.3751500000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    vs. Clev.130000000000.000.000.000000000
    vs. Det.131220001000.7501.333.667400001
    vs. K.C.142310020000.7501.000.750400000
    vs. NY-NL295600330100.6671.667.6671500000
    vs. Phil.230000000100.000.000.000000000
    vs. Tor.250000001300.167.000.000000000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Kauffman Stadium142310020000.7501.000.750400000
    Target Field4111220002300.308.364.182400001
    Citi Field295600330100.6671.667.6671500000
    Citizens Bank Park230000000100.000.000.000000000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    vs. Lefthanded Pitcher452410000000.8001.000.800500000
    vs. Righthanded Pitcher9226720352500.375.818.3181800001
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Grass92781130352500.448.852.4072300001
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Pre All-Star92781130352500.448.852.4072300001
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    RISP4353100200001.0001.3331.000400000
    RISP w/Two out1111000100001.0001.0001.000100000
    Runners on Base685410021100.556.625.500500001
    Bases Empty9193720331400.400.947.3681800000
    Late Inning Pressure431100001100.500.333.333100000
    LIP-Runners On311000000100.000.000.000000000
    with 0 outs7103520120200.5001.000.5001000000
    with 1 out894300222200.4551.000.333900001
    with 2 outs781310010100.375.500.375400000
    Leading Off681310110200.375.875.375700000
    1st Inning110000000100.000.000.000000000
    >= 7th Inning9114500111200.500.727.455800001
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Lineup Slot 1140000000200.000.000.000000000
    Lineup Slot 5153400220000.8002.000.8001000000
    Lineup Slot 6142200110100.5001.250.500500000
    Lineup Slot 7273530021000.7501.143.714800001
    Lineup Slot 8360000001100.143.000.000000000
    Lineup Slot 9110000000100.000.000.000000000
    CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
    Playing Catcher82581130351400.462.920.4402300001
    Pinch Hitter320000001100.333.000.000000000
    2019 Game Log
    MARCH
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
    03/30vsL2-1300000000000.000.000.000
    APRIL
    DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
    04/03@W7-6423100200000.429.571.429
    04/05@L10-4200000000000.333.444.333
    04/06@W6-2100000001000.300.400.300
    04/09@W14-8534002200000.467.933.467
    04/10@L9-6422001101000.474.000.474
    04/14vsW6-4312200010000.500.045.500
    04/15vsL5-3400000002000.423.885.429
    04/16vsL6-5100000011000.407.852.419
    Past Projections
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  • 18 Apr 2019

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  • 17 Apr 2019

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  • 16 Apr 2019

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