Austin Riley is Only Projected to Play 11.5 Games the Rest of the Season and is Not Fantasy Relevant

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Austin Riley is the #24 fantasy third baseman with an average of 2.77 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 11.5 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 66 games this season he has averaged 2.68 which ranks him as the #21 third baseman based on average.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#37 Giovanny Urshela (81% OWN)33 FP, 3.45 per game21 FP, 15 gp, 1.4 per game (#34)
#38 David Freese (2% OWN)33 FP, 3.58 per game209 FP, 111 gp, 1.88 per game (#29)
#39 Austin Riley (48% OWN)32 FP, 2.77 per game209 FP, 111 gp, 1.88 per game (#29)
#40 Isiah Kiner-Falefa (4% OWN)31 FP, 2.36 per game212 FP, 104 gp, 2.04 per game (#26)
#41 Tommy La Stella (38% OWN)31 FP, 2.8 per game104 FP, 118 gp, 0.88 per game (#40)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Austin Riley is projected for 6.13 fantasy points in 2 games in week 24 which ranks him as the #39 projected third baseman 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 Ryan Flaherty but behind Michael Chavis. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#34). He is projected for 9.45 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 David Freese (2% OWN)8 FP3.58 FP
#38 Michael Chavis (59% OWN)7.3 FP (10% ST)2.64 FP
#39 Austin Riley (48% OWN)6.1 FP (6% ST)2.77 FP
#40 Ryan Flaherty (0% OWN)5.8 FP2.9 FP
#41 Kyle Farmer (0% OWN)5.6 FP2.74 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Martin Prado (1% OWN)10.1 FP1.92 FP
#33 Ty France (4% OWN)10.1 FP (1% ST)2.73 FP
#34 Austin Riley (48% OWN)9.5 FP (6% ST)2.77 FP
#35 Marco Hernandez (0% OWN)9.4 FP3.26 FP
#36 Cheslor Cuthbert (3% OWN)9.3 FP (1% ST)2.28 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.

AUSTIN RILEYFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201931.92.27.36.53.40.2
-- Per Game (12 Proj)2.80.190.640.560.300.02
9/2 to 9/8 (2.5 Games)6.10.411.51.30.690.04
9/9 to 9/15 (3.5 Games)9.50.682.21.91.00.06
2019 Season177174538130
-- Per Game (66 GP)2.70.260.680.580.200.00