Aroldis Chapman is Projected to Be the #11 Reliever...Behind Will Smith and Ahead of Ken Giles the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Aroldis Chapman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 46.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Will Smith and ahead of Ken Giles. He has averaged 5.05 fantasy points in his past 109 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 4.37 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #1 most highly owned reliever. Aroldis Chapman is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Josh Hader (95% OWN)47 FP, 3.76 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)
#10 Will Smith (94% OWN)47 FP, 4.13 per game118 FP, 54 gp, 2.19 per game (#27)
#11 Aroldis Chapman (97% OWN)47 FP, 4.37 per game270 FP, 55 gp, 4.9 per game (#5)
#12 Ken Giles (81% OWN)46 FP, 4.07 per game156 FP, 55 gp, 2.83 per game (#18)
#13 Edwin Diaz (83% OWN)46 FP, 4.19 per game434 FP, 73 gp, 5.95 per game (#1)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aroldis Chapman is projected for 4.57 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #15 ranked reliever and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Mark Melancon but behind Jose Leclerc the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 9.98 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Kirby Yates4.87 FP (92% ST)3.73 FP
#14 Jose Leclerc4.85 FP (41% ST)3.16 FP
#15 Aroldis Chapman4.57 FP (94% ST)4.37 FP
#16 Mark Melancon4.16 FP (55% ST)3 FP
#17 Emilio Pagan4.1 FP (64% ST)4.19 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Felipe Vazquez10.3 FP (87% ST)3.9 FP
#13 Jose Leclerc10 FP (41% ST)3.16 FP
#14 Aroldis Chapman10 FP (94% ST)4.37 FP
#15 Ken Giles9.9 FP (60% ST)4.07 FP
#16 Brandon Workman9.4 FP (53% ST)4.21 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.

AROLDIS CHAPMANFPSVHDIPKBB
Rest of 201946.76.00.59.815.34.6
-- Per Game (11 Proj)4.40.560.050.921.40.43
8/26 to 9/1 (1.2 Games)4.60.600.051.11.90.58
9/2 to 9/8 (2.4 Games)10.01.30.112.23.61.1
2019 Season281360527723
-- Per Game (54 GP)5.20.670.000.961.40.43
2018 to 201955168110117053
-- Per Game (109 GP)5.10.620.010.921.60.49