Brett Anderson Leaves Early

SCOUT ANALYST JOHN BOLLMAN'S TAKE

Brett Anderson left Sunday’s game early with a blister on his pitching hand. He does not believe he will need to miss a start and he should be good to go in four days.

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Brett Anderson to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 4.51 projected fantasy points puts him at #75 behind Jeff Samardzija and ahead of Clay Buchholz. He has averaged -0.45 fantasy points in his past 44 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.96 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#81) 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 42%, he is the #107 most highly owned starting pitcher. Brett Anderson is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #96 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#73 Johnny Cueto (20% OWN)4.7 FP, 1.25 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.2 per game (#22)
#74 Jeff Samardzija (83% OWN)4.6 FP, 0.8 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.2 per game (#22)
#75 Brett Anderson (42% OWN)4.5 FP, 0.96 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.2 per game (#22)
#76 Clay Buchholz (5% OWN)4.2 FP, 0.89 per game81 FP, 16 gp, 5.05 per game (#11)
#77 Max Fried (94% OWN)4 FP, 0.82 per game81 FP, 16 gp, 5.05 per game (#11)

WEEK 24 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Brett Anderson is projected for 2.23 fantasy points in week 23 which ranks him a the #48 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Brett Anderson is not expected to be active the rest of week 23.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Pablo Lopez (34% OWN)2.31 FP (14% ST)0.4 FP
#47 Jon Lester (92% OWN)2.27 FP (54% ST)2.05 FP
#48 Brett Anderson (42% OWN)2.23 FP (20% ST)0.96 FP
#49 Jake Junis (47% OWN)2.23 FP (26% ST)-0.54 FP
#50 Brock Burke (13% OWN)2.06 FP (8% ST)-1.02 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and next week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

BRETT ANDERSONFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20194.52.11.22513.46.6
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.960.440.265.42.91.4
9/2 to 9/8 (1 Game)2.20.510.155.03.21.2
2019 Season0.501191567745
-- Per Game (27 GP)0.020.410.335.82.91.7
2018 to 2019-19.67151423412458
-- Per Game (44 GP)-0.450.340.325.32.81.3