Carlos Santana is Projected to Be the #6 First Baseman-DH...Behind Jose Abreu and Ahead of Pete Alonso the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carlos Santana to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 471.07 projected fantasy points puts him at #6 behind Jose Abreu and ahead of Pete Alonso. He has averaged 3.52 fantasy points in his past 158 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.44 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #3 most highly owned first baseman. Carlos Santana is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#4 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)480 FP, 3.46 per game541 FP, 162 gp, 3.34 per game (#11)
#5 Jose Abreu (98% OWN)479 FP, 3.47 per game499 FP, 159 gp, 3.14 per game (#14)
#6 Carlos Santana (98% OWN)471 FP, 3.44 per game556 FP, 158 gp, 3.52 per game (#8)
#7 Pete Alonso (99% OWN)463 FP, 3.25 per game572 FP, 160 gp, 3.58 per game (#7)
#8 Yulieski Gurriel (97% OWN)454 FP, 3.32 per game504 FP, 144 gp, 3.5 per game (#9)

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CARLOS SANTANA WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Santana is projected for 20.19 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #7 ranked first baseman 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 Miguel Andujar but behind Nelson Cruz. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 18.58 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Josh Bell (97% OWN)22.6 FP (91% ST)3.2 FP
#6 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)21.3 FP (94% ST)3.91 FP
#7 Carlos Santana (98% OWN)20.2 FP (96% ST)3.44 FP
#8 Miguel Andujar (62% OWN)20.1 FP (31% ST)3.02 FP
#9 Jose Abreu (98% OWN)19.6 FP (96% ST)3.47 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Rhys Hoskins (98% OWN)20.1 FP (90% ST)3.01 FP
#8 Khris Davis (59% OWN)18.8 FP (36% ST)2.61 FP
#9 Carlos Santana (98% OWN)18.6 FP (96% ST)3.44 FP
#10 Matt Olson (97% OWN)18.2 FP (79% ST)3.03 FP
#11 Matt Davidson (2% OWN)17.7 FP3.08 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.

CARLOS SANTANAFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection471288792882.5
-- Per Game (137 Proj)3.40.200.630.670.640.02
4/6 to 4/12 (6.5 Games)20.21.13.74.04.10.11
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)18.61.03.43.73.50.09
2019 Season55634931101083
-- Per Game (158 GP)3.50.220.590.700.680.02