Erik Swanson Is Not Projected Play Consistently and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Erik Swanson is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His -13.86 projected fantasy points puts him at #214 behind Genesis Cabrera and ahead of Bruce Zimmermann. He has averaged -0.79 fantasy points in his past 27 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average -0.69 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#219) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Erik Swanson is expected to come up short of last season's #154 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#212 Jonathan Hernandez-13.7 FP, -0.63 per game1.27 per game (#63)
#213 Genesis Cabrera (1% OWN)-13.8 FP, -0.6 per game1.27 per game (#63)
#214 Erik Swanson (2% OWN)-13.9 FP, -0.69 per game1.27 per game (#63)
#215 Bruce Zimmermann-13.9 FP, -0.75 per game1.27 per game (#63)
#216 Corbin Burnes (5% OWN)-14.3 FP, -0.66 per game1.27 per game (#63)

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ERIK SWANSON WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Erik Swanson is projected for -0.28 fantasy points the rest of the week in week 1 which only ranks him as the #151 projected starting pitcher and not a fantasy relevant player. He is ranked above Anthony Kay but behind Shun Yamaguchi the rest of the week. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#168). He is projected for -0.39 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#149 Genesis Cabrera (1% OWN)-0.26 FP-0.6 FP
#150 Shun Yamaguchi (0% OWN)-0.27 FP-0.2 FP
#151 Erik Swanson (2% OWN)-0.28 FP-0.69 FP
#152 Anthony Kay (6% OWN)-0.28 FP-0.34 FP
#153 Justin Dunn (3% OWN)-0.29 FP-0.66 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#166 Nate Pearson (9% OWN)-0.38 FP-0.25 FP
#167 Justin Dunn (3% OWN)-0.38 FP-0.66 FP
#168 Erik Swanson (2% OWN)-0.39 FP-0.69 FP
#169 Jacob Waguespack (19% OWN)-0.4 FP-0.03 FP
#170 Matt Andriese (0% OWN)-0.4 FP-0.36 FP

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.

ERIK SWANSONFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection-13.861.93.335347.0
-- Per Game (20 Proj)-0.690.090.171.71.70.35
3/26 to 3/29 (0.5 Games)-0.280.040.060.740.760.15
3/30 to 4/5 (0.8 Games)-0.390.080.121.31.20.26
2019 Season-21.2315585212
-- Per Game (27 GP)-0.790.040.192.11.90.44