Aroldis Chapman is Projected to Be the #16 Reliever...Behind Kirby Yates and Ahead of Felipe Vazquez 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 44.17 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Kirby Yates and ahead of Felipe Vazquez. 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 4.29 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is better than 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
#14 Sean Doolittle (87% OWN)44 FP, 4.27 per game210 FP, 42 gp, 4.99 per game (#4)
#15 Kirby Yates (96% OWN)44 FP, 3.78 per game135 FP, 65 gp, 2.08 per game (#31)
#16 Aroldis Chapman (97% OWN)44 FP, 4.29 per game270 FP, 55 gp, 4.9 per game (#5)
#17 Felipe Vazquez (94% OWN)42 FP, 3.93 per game282 FP, 70 gp, 4.03 per game (#10)
#18 Alex Colome (81% OWN)36 FP, 3.09 per game106 FP, 70 gp, 1.51 per game (#35)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Aroldis Chapman is projected for 3.04 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #17 projected reliever for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Mark Melancon but behind Will Smith the rest of the week. Week 24 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#14). He is projected for 9.92 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#15 Brad Hand3.16 FP (92% ST)4.97 FP
#16 Will Smith3.15 FP (86% ST)4.11 FP
#17 Aroldis Chapman3.04 FP (95% ST)4.29 FP
#18 Mark Melancon2.95 FP (56% ST)3.45 FP
#19 Josh Hader2.86 FP (82% ST)3.79 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#12 Kirby Yates10.9 FP (92% ST)3.78 FP
#13 Felipe Vazquez10.8 FP (87% ST)3.93 FP
#14 Aroldis Chapman9.9 FP (95% ST)4.29 FP
#15 Jose Leclerc9.8 FP (40% ST)3.28 FP
#16 Will Smith9.4 FP (86% ST)4.11 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 201944.25.70.59.514.74.4
-- Per Game (10 Proj)4.30.550.050.921.40.43
8/26 to 9/1 (0.8 Games)3.00.400.040.711.30.39
9/2 to 9/8 (2.4 Games)9.91.30.112.23.61.1
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