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Kevin
Newman
College Arizona
Team Pittsburgh Pirates
27SS
6'0"Height
180Weight
26Age
3Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Kevin Newman's Fantasy Scouting Report

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Kevin Newman is projected for 18.35 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #8 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 Nick Ahmed but behind Marcus Semien. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 13.24 fantasy points.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kevin Newman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 361.82 projected fantasy points puts him at #21 behind Elvis Andrus and ahead of Amed Rosario. He has averaged 2.82 fantasy points in his past 127 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.54 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#54) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 48% ownership, he is also the #21 most highly owned shortstop. Kevin Newman is expected to come up short of last season's #16 fantasy position rank.

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
2020PIT72835122501.178.233.285
2019PIT1304936115212642862168.308.353.446
2018PIT31917190642301.208.247.230
Career (3 Seasons)16861271176137234901610.287.332.406
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2020PIT00801000
2019PIT20622012725
2018PIT202110112
Career (3 Seasons)22624923837
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/24@L5-4401000001000.250.250.250
07/25@L9-1400000000000.125.125.125
07/27vsL6-5400000011010.083.083.143
07/28vsW8-6410000111000.063.063.150
07/31@L6-3400000001000.050.050.125
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01@L4-3412000001000.125.125.179
08/02@L2-1412001100000.179.286.219