Waiver Wire Pick Up: Eric Lauer is Projected to Be the #138 SP the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Eric Lauer may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His -1.63 projected fantasy points puts him at #138 behind Clayton Richard and ahead of Jordan Yamamoto. He has averaged -1.62 fantasy points in his past 48 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average -0.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#132) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Eric Lauer is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #144 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#136 Jake Junis (46% OWN)-1.5 FP, -0.32 per game29 FP, 59 gp, 0.5 per game (#81)
#137 Clayton Richard (1% OWN)-1.5 FP, -0.86 per game29 FP, 59 gp, 0.5 per game (#81)
#138 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-1.6 FP, -0.29 per game29 FP, 59 gp, 0.5 per game (#81)
#139 Jordan Yamamoto (46% OWN)-2 FP, -0.7 per game29 FP, 59 gp, 0.5 per game (#81)
#140 Tyler Mahle (12% OWN)-2.1 FP, -0.57 per game29 FP, 59 gp, 0.5 per game (#81)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Eric Lauer is projected for 1.19 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #23 ranked starting pitcher 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 Dakota Hudson but behind Marcus Stroman the rest of the week. Week 24 will not be as good based on projected rank (#105). He is projected for -0.11 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Dylan Bundy (28% OWN)1.37 FP (15% ST)-0.02 FP
#22 Marcus Stroman (92% OWN)1.26 FP (66% ST)1 FP
#23 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)1.19 FP (16% ST)-0.29 FP
#24 Dakota Hudson (85% OWN)1.12 FP (69% ST)0.39 FP
#25 Trevor Bauer (97% OWN)1.07 FP (74% ST)0.92 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#103 Austin Voth (3% OWN)-0.08 FP0.54 FP
#104 Chris Stratton (1% OWN)-0.09 FP-1.3 FP
#105 Eric Lauer (28% OWN)-0.11 FP (16% ST)-0.29 FP
#106 Tyler Mahle (12% OWN)-0.12 FP (2% ST)-0.57 FP
#107 Jefry Rodriguez (3% OWN)-0.12 FP-0.49 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.

ERIC LAUERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 2019-1.631.91.629248.9
-- Per Game (6 Proj)-0.290.330.275.14.31.6
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)1.20.310.265.34.21.3
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.110.400.214.74.51.6
2019 Season-31.337812510639
-- Per Game (25 GP)-1.250.280.325.04.21.6
2018 to 2019-77.57131523520685
-- Per Game (48 GP)-1.620.270.314.94.31.8