DJ LeMahieu is Projected to Be the #3 Second Baseman...Behind Yoan Moncada and Ahead of Whit Merrifield the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect DJ LeMahieu to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 174.73 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Yoan Moncada and ahead of Whit Merrifield. He has averaged 3.31 fantasy points in his past 222 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.43 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#2) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #8 most highly owned second baseman. He is also currently the #3 ranked second baseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Jose Altuve (100% OWN)184 FP, 3.48 per game412 FP, 137 gp, 3 per game (#4)
#2 Yoan Moncada (99% OWN)176 FP, 3.19 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.22 per game (#27)
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)175 FP, 3.43 per game383 FP, 127 gp, 3.02 per game (#3)
#4 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)169 FP, 3.31 per game446 FP, 158 gp, 2.82 per game (#8)
#5 Javier Baez (100% OWN)159 FP, 3.11 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.21 per game (#1)

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WEEK 19 AND 20 FANTASY OUTLOOK

DJ LeMahieu is projected for 18.78 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #4 ranked second baseman 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 Ozzie Albies but behind Jose Altuve. Week 20 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 23.7 fantasy points.

7/29 TO 8/4 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)19.7 FP (99% ST)3.31 FP
#3 Jose Altuve (100% OWN)19.4 FP (97% ST)3.48 FP
#4 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.8 FP (78% ST)3.43 FP
#5 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)18.5 FP (94% ST)2.9 FP
#6 Nick Senzel (82% OWN)17.8 FP (55% ST)2.66 FP
8/5 TO 8/11 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)24.6 FP (99% ST)3.31 FP
#2 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)23.7 FP (78% ST)3.43 FP
#3 Yoan Moncada (99% OWN)22.6 FP (92% ST)3.19 FP
#4 Gleyber Torres (100% OWN)22.3 FP (93% ST)3.08 FP
#5 Javier Baez (100% OWN)19.2 FP (98% ST)3.11 FP

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.

DJ LEMAHIEUFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191757.2343917.32.1
-- Per Game (51 Proj)3.40.140.660.750.340.04
7/29 to 8/4 (5.3 Games)18.80.723.54.22.00.29
8/5 to 8/11 (6.4 Games)23.70.984.75.22.30.24
2019 Season352157174314
-- Per Game (95 GP)3.70.160.750.780.330.04
2018 to 2019735301331646810
-- Per Game (222 GP)3.30.140.600.740.310.05