Carson Kelly is Projected to Be the #24 Catcher...Behind Willians Astudillo and Ahead of Kevan Smith the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carson Kelly to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 240.1 projected fantasy points puts him at #24 behind Willians Astudillo and ahead of Kevan Smith. He has averaged 2.3 fantasy points in his past 110 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.16 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#2) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 56%, he is the #16 most highly owned catcher. Carson Kelly is expected to come up short of last season's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#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)
#24 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)240 FP, 3.16 per game252 FP, 110 gp, 2.3 per game (#19)
#25 Kevan Smith (3% OWN)237 FP, 2.58 per game114 FP, 58 gp, 1.97 per game (#32)
#26 Jonathan Lucroy (11% OWN)233 FP, 2.56 per game176 FP, 94 gp, 1.88 per game (#40)

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CARSON KELLY PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF STEPHEN VOGT IN WEEK 3

Carson Kelly is projected for 11.47 fantasy points in 4 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #16 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 Stephen Vogt but behind Jacob Stallings. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#31). He is projected for 8.26 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Christian Vazquez (74% OWN)11.9 FP (43% ST)2.72 FP
#15 Jacob Stallings (3% OWN)11.8 FP (1% ST)1.88 FP
#16 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)11.5 FP (44% ST)3.16 FP
#17 Stephen Vogt (5% OWN)11 FP (2% ST)3.02 FP
#18 Wilson Ramos (93% OWN)10.8 FP (66% ST)2.48 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#29 Roberto Perez (24% OWN)8.7 FP (16% ST)2.37 FP
#30 Kevan Smith (3% OWN)8.5 FP (1% ST)2.58 FP
#31 Carson Kelly (56% OWN)8.3 FP (44% ST)3.16 FP
#32 Jacob Stallings (3% OWN)8.2 FP (1% ST)1.88 FP
#33 Danny Jansen (31% OWN)8.2 FP (17% ST)2.44 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.

CARSON KELLYFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection24017.94342380.4
-- Per Game (76 Proj)3.20.230.570.560.490.01
4/6 to 4/12 (3.6 Games)11.50.872.01.91.80.02
4/13 to 4/19 (2.5 Games)8.30.631.51.51.20.01
2019 Season252184746480
-- Per Game (110 GP)2.30.160.430.420.440.00