Buy Low Alert: Chris Iannetta is Projected to Be the #15 Catcher...Behind Robinson Chirinos and Ahead of Omar Narvaez the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Chris Iannetta to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 279.67 projected fantasy points puts him at #15 behind Robinson Chirinos and ahead of Omar Narvaez. He has averaged 1.88 fantasy points in his past 51 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.05 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 32%, he is the #23 most highly owned catcher. In 51 games last season he was the #48 ranked catcher.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#13 Travis d'Arnaud (72% OWN)280 FP, 2.3 per game264 FP, 101 gp, 2.62 per game (#9)
#14 Robinson Chirinos (67% OWN)280 FP, 2.17 per game282 FP, 111 gp, 2.54 per game (#13)
#15 Chris Iannetta (32% OWN)280 FP, 3.05 per game96 FP, 51 gp, 1.88 per game (#39)
#16 Omar Narvaez (87% OWN)277 FP, 3.02 per game320 FP, 131 gp, 2.44 per game (#15)
#17 Tom Murphy (72% OWN)276 FP, 2.35 per game186 FP, 76 gp, 2.45 per game (#14)

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CHRIS IANNETTA WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Chris Iannetta is projected for 12.99 fantasy points in 4 games which is good enough to be the #10 ranked catcher and a must start for most owners. 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 Mitch Garver but behind Yasmani Grandal. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 11.05 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Buster Posey (79% OWN)13.5 FP (63% ST)2.15 FP
#9 Yasmani Grandal (97% OWN)13.3 FP (96% ST)2.89 FP
#10 Chris Iannetta (32% OWN)13 FP (4% ST)3.05 FP
#11 Mitch Garver (95% OWN)12.6 FP (92% ST)3.45 FP
#12 Yadier Molina (82% OWN)12.3 FP (67% ST)2.3 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Welington Castillo (37% OWN)11.5 FP (7% ST)2.45 FP
#15 Yadier Molina (82% OWN)11.1 FP (67% ST)2.3 FP
#16 Chris Iannetta (32% OWN)11 FP (4% ST)3.05 FP
#17 Kurt Suzuki (44% OWN)10.8 FP (16% ST)2.86 FP
#18 Alex Avila (3% OWN)10.5 FP (1% ST)2.57 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.

CHRIS IANNETTAFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection28019.75750500.4
-- Per Game (92 Proj)3.00.210.620.550.550.00
4/6 to 4/12 (4.3 Games)13.00.892.62.42.20.02
4/13 to 4/19 (3.6 Games)11.00.772.32.01.90.02
2019 Season9662120180
-- Per Game (51 GP)1.90.120.410.390.350.00