Aledmys Diaz is Projected to Be the #24 Shortstop...Behind Dansby Swanson and Ahead of Andrelton Simmons the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Aledmys Diaz to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 61.49 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Dansby Swanson and ahead of Andrelton Simmons. He has averaged 2.48 fantasy points in his past 173 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.37 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. Aledmys Diaz is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #41 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#22 Corey Seager (94% OWN)62 FP, 2.78 per game66 FP, 26 gp, 2.56 per game (#15)
#23 Dansby Swanson (75% OWN)62 FP, 2.62 per game288 FP, 134 gp, 2.15 per game (#25)
#24 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)61 FP, 3.37 per game299 FP, 126 gp, 2.37 per game (#19)
#25 Andrelton Simmons (38% OWN)61 FP, 2.67 per game386 FP, 145 gp, 2.66 per game (#12)
#26 Lourdes Gurriel (79% OWN)61 FP, 2.96 per game158 FP, 64 gp, 2.48 per game (#16)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aledmys Diaz is projected for 4.64 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #30 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Dansby Swanson but behind Harold Castro the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#24). He is projected for 13.97 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#28 Willy Adames (28% OWN)4.73 FP (18% ST)2.25 FP
#29 Harold Castro (4% OWN)4.66 FP (2% ST)2.23 FP
#30 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)4.64 FP (3% ST)3.37 FP
#31 Dansby Swanson (75% OWN)4.59 FP (25% ST)2.62 FP
#32 Nicky Lopez (6% OWN)4.39 FP (3% ST)2.13 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#22 Andrelton Simmons (38% OWN)14.9 FP (13% ST)2.67 FP
#23 Harold Castro (4% OWN)14.9 FP (2% ST)2.23 FP
#24 Aledmys Diaz (8% OWN)14 FP (3% ST)3.37 FP
#25 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)14 FP2.5 FP
#26 Jose Iglesias (12% OWN)13.6 FP (9% ST)2.51 FP

ALEDMYS DIAZ IS JUST THE #23 2B ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #18 HIGHEST PRICED ON 8/31

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (2B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#21 Eric Sogard8.6 FD Points$2600
#22 Jason Kipnis8 FD Points$3400
#23 Aledmys Diaz7.9 FD Points$2800
#24 Derek Dietrich7.8 FD Points$2100
#25 Jeff McNeil7.8 FD Points$3000

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.

ALEDMYS DIAZFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019613.212.012.36.20.6
-- Per Game (18 Proj)3.40.170.660.670.340.03
8/26 to 9/1 (1.5 Games)4.60.251.00.720.440.04
9/2 to 9/8 (4.2 Games)14.00.773.02.61.20.12
2019 Season13073125130
-- Per Game (47 GP)2.80.150.660.530.280.00
2018 to 2019428258679363
-- Per Game (173 GP)2.50.140.500.460.210.02