Buy Low Alert: Tucker Barnhart is Projected to Be the #21 Catcher...Behind Kurt Suzuki and Ahead of Christian Vazquez the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Tucker Barnhart to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 251 projected fantasy points puts him at #21 behind Kurt Suzuki and ahead of Christian Vazquez. He has averaged 1.73 fantasy points in his past 114 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.34 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#60) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Tucker Barnhart is expected to slightly improve on last season's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#19 Pedro Severino (38% OWN)263 FP, 2.23 per game208 FP, 95 gp, 2.18 per game (#23)
#20 Kurt Suzuki (44% OWN)262 FP, 2.86 per game245 FP, 84 gp, 2.92 per game (#6)
#21 Tucker Barnhart (23% OWN)251 FP, 2.34 per game198 FP, 114 gp, 1.73 per game (#48)
#22 Christian Vazquez (74% OWN)248 FP, 2.72 per game349 FP, 134 gp, 2.6 per game (#10)
#23 Willians Astudillo (11% OWN)244 FP, 3.14 per game127 FP, 58 gp, 2.19 per game (#20)

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TUCKER BARNHART WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Tucker Barnhart is projected for 9.52 fantasy points in 4 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #26 projected catcher 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 Martin Maldonado but behind Alex Avila. Week 4 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 9.69 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Welington Castillo (37% OWN)10.3 FP (7% ST)2.45 FP
#25 Alex Avila (3% OWN)9.8 FP (1% ST)2.57 FP
#26 Tucker Barnhart (23% OWN)9.5 FP (6% ST)2.34 FP
#27 Martin Maldonado (32% OWN)9.1 FP (3% ST)2.29 FP
#28 Danny Jansen (31% OWN)9.1 FP (17% ST)2.44 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Tom Murphy (72% OWN)10.2 FP (40% ST)2.35 FP
#22 Martin Maldonado (32% OWN)9.8 FP (3% ST)2.29 FP
#23 Tucker Barnhart (23% OWN)9.7 FP (6% ST)2.34 FP
#24 Sean Murphy (42% OWN)9.6 FP (28% ST)2.68 FP
#25 Christian Vazquez (74% OWN)9.1 FP (43% ST)2.72 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.

TUCKER BARNHARTFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection25112.74745460.7
-- Per Game (107 Proj)2.30.120.440.420.430.01
4/6 to 4/12 (4.2 Games)9.50.481.81.71.70.02
4/13 to 4/19 (4.2 Games)9.70.501.81.71.80.03
2019 Season198114032441
-- Per Game (114 GP)1.70.100.350.280.390.01