Carlos Santana is Projected to Be the #7 First Baseman-DH...Behind Freddie Freeman and Ahead of Josh Bell 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 86.48 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Freddie Freeman and ahead of Josh Bell. He has averaged 3.25 fantasy points in his past 293 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.53 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#5) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite first baseman. He is projected to be very good, but not one of the very best at his position. Carlos Santana is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #4 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)87 FP, 3 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.22 per game (#7)
#6 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)87 FP, 3.45 per game524 FP, 162 gp, 3.23 per game (#6)
#7 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)86 FP, 3.53 per game466 FP, 161 gp, 2.89 per game (#15)
#8 Josh Bell (100% OWN)84 FP, 3.45 per game370 FP, 148 gp, 2.5 per game (#32)
#9 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)83 FP, 3.67 per game414 FP, 159 gp, 2.61 per game (#27)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Santana is projected for 6.21 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #13 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 Matt Olson but behind Hunter Dozier the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#2). He is projected for 22.48 fantasy points.

8/31 TO 9/1 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)6.4 FP (97% ST)3.31 FP
#12 Hunter Dozier (93% OWN)6.3 FP (82% ST)3.14 FP
#13 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)6.2 FP (98% ST)3.53 FP
#14 Matt Olson (87% OWN)6 FP (76% ST)2.98 FP
#15 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)6 FP (95% ST)3.66 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Nelson Cruz (98% OWN)23.4 FP (86% ST)3.94 FP
#2 Carlos Santana (100% OWN)22.5 FP (98% ST)3.53 FP
#3 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)20.7 FP (97% ST)3 FP
#4 J.D. Martinez (100% OWN)20.1 FP (99% ST)3.75 FP
#5 Cody Bellinger (100% OWN)19.8 FP (100% ST)3.67 FP

CARLOS SANTANA IS PROJECTED FOR $11.3 FANDUEL POINTS AND IS WORTH $3.7K ON 8/31

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 8/31 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#5 Jose Abreu11.7 FD Points$3700
#6 Rhys Hoskins11.4 FD Points$3700
#7 Carlos Santana11.3 FD Points$3700
#8 Matt Olson11.2 FD Points$3400
#9 Sam Travis10.8 FD Points$2600

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.

CARLOS SANTANAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019865.115.817.214.80.5
-- Per Game (24 Proj)3.50.210.640.700.600.02
8/26 to 9/1 (2 Games)6.20.351.11.11.10.05
9/2 to 9/8 (6.3 Games)22.51.34.24.43.60.14
2019 Season488308095973
-- Per Game (132 GP)3.70.230.610.720.730.02
2018 to 2019954541661772075
-- Per Game (293 GP)3.30.180.570.600.710.02