In our latest short term projection (today through 10/2) there are 11 outfielders whose short term projected rank is much lower than their season to date rank. Wil Myers is currently the #67 player at his position, but over this time period he is projected to be just the #85 ranked outfielder. Other outfielders who are projected to not live up to their current fantasy ranking are Franmil Reyes (#51) and Michael Conforto (#38). There are 11 outfielders whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #4, George Springer is the highest ranking must start. There are a number of outfielders projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #18, Adam Haseley is the highest ranking one.

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[*] = Owned in Under 65% of Leagues, [+/-] = Players With Better/Worse Ranking vs Season-to-Date

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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M. Betts (BOS) 30 FP, 8 GP | R. Acuna (ATL) 21 FP, 6 GP - | D. Smith* (BAL) 17 FP, 7 GP |

B. Harper (PHI) 28 FP, 9 GP | T. Pham (TB) 20 FP, 7 GP | K. Pillar (SF) 17 FP, 7 GP |

J. Soto (WAS) 28 FP, 9 GP | V. Robles (WAS) 20 FP, 9 GP | J. Heyward (CHC) 17 FP, 7 GP |

G. Springer (HOU) 27 FP, 7 GP + | A. Aquino (CIN) 20 FP, 7 GP + | N. Mazara (TEX) 17 FP, 7 GP |

R. Hoskins (PHI) 27 FP, 9 GP | W. Calhoun (TEX) 20 FP, 7 GP + | K. Kiermaier* (TB) 17 FP, 7 GP |

Y. Alvarez (HOU) 26 FP, 7 GP + | A. Judge (NYY) 19 FP, 6 GP + | H. Ramirez* (MIA) 17 FP, 8 GP |

N. Castellanos (CHC) 23 FP, 7 GP | C. Stewart* (DET) 19 FP, 8 GP | L. Cain (MIL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

M. Brantley (HOU) 23 FP, 7 GP | D. Santana (TEX) 19 FP, 7 GP | B. Reynolds (PIT) 16 FP, 7 GP - |

E. Jimenez (CHW) 23 FP, 8 GP + | M. Yastrzemski (SF) 19 FP, 7 GP | S. Marte (PIT) 16 FP, 6 GP - |

M. Kepler (MIN) 22 FP, 7 GP | G. Hernandez* (BOS) 18 FP, 8 GP | R. Laureano (OAK) 16 FP, 7 GP |

K. Schwarber (CHC) 22 FP, 7 GP | O. Mercado (CLE) 18 FP, 7 GP + | F. Reyes (CLE) 16 FP, 7 GP - |

A. Eaton (WAS) 22 FP, 9 GP + | Anthony Santander (BAL) 18 FP, 7 GP | G. Parra* (WAS) 16 FP, 9 GP |

M. Canha (OAK) 22 FP, 7 GP + | Y. Puig (CLE) 18 FP, 7 GP | R. Grichuk (TOR) 16 FP, 7 GP |

A. Meadows (TB) 22 FP, 7 GP | T. Clark* (MIL) 18 FP, 7 GP | E. Thames* (MIL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

C. Blackmon (COL) 22 FP, 7 GP | R. Braun (MIL) 18 FP, 7 GP | A. Hays* (BAL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

T. Mancini (BAL) 21 FP, 7 GP | J. Bradley* (BOS) 18 FP, 8 GP | J. Reddick* (HOU) 16 FP, 7 GP |

E. Rosario (MIN) 21 FP, 7 GP | B. Nimmo* (NYM) 17 FP, 8 GP | V. Reyes* (DET) 15 FP, 8 GP |

A. Haseley* (PHI) 21 FP, 9 GP | M. Conforto (NYM) 17 FP, 8 GP - | B. Gardner (NYY) 15 FP, 6 GP - |

A. Benintendi (BOS) 21 FP, 8 GP + | A. Dickerson* (SF) 17 FP, 7 GP | N. Markakis* (ATL) 15 FP, 6 GP |

M. Ozuna (STL) 21 FP, 7 GP | A. Pollock (LAD) 17 FP, 7 GP + | J. Soler (KC) 15 FP, 6 GP - |

**Top 60 Projected Starting Pitchers 9/22 to 10/2**

If you need help at starting pitcher there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 60 in the short term. At #12, Homer Bailey is the highest ranking one. There are only 6 starting pitchers whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #8, Blake Snell is the highest ranking must start. There are only 3 starting pitchers who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Ryan Yarbrough, for example, is projected to be just the #53 starting pitcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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J. Verlander (HOU) 18 FP, 2 GP | S. Gray (CIN) 6 FP, 2 GP | J. Paxton (NYY) 4 FP, 1 GP |

G. Cole (HOU) 15 FP, 2 GP | J. Berrios (MIN) 6 FP, 1 GP | J. Flaherty (STL) 4 FP, 1 GP |

M. Scherzer (WAS) 14 FP, 2 GP | Z. Greinke (HOU) 6 FP, 1 GP | Z. Eflin* (PHI) 3 FP, 2 GP |

H. Ryu (LAD) 12 FP, 2 GP | R. Lopez* (CHW) 6 FP, 2 GP | Y. Darvish (CHC) 3 FP, 2 GP |

M. Clevinger (CLE) 10 FP, 2 GP | A. Young* (ARI) 5 FP, 2 GP | C. Morton (TB) 3 FP, 1 GP |

J. deGrom (NYM) 9 FP, 1 GP | M. Boyd (DET) 5 FP, 2 GP | K. Gibson (MIN) 3 FP, 1 GP + |

A. Nola (PHI) 9 FP, 2 GP | M. Soroka (ATL) 5 FP, 1 GP | M. Fiers (OAK) 3 FP, 2 GP - |

B. Snell (TB) 9 FP, 5 GP + | Z. Wheeler (NYM) 5 FP, 1 GP | L. Weaver* (ARI) 3 FP, 3 GP |

L. Severino (NYY) 9 FP, 2 GP + | B. Woodruff (MIL) 5 FP, 3 GP | D. Lamet (SD) 3 FP, 2 GP + |

P. Corbin (WAS) 8 FP, 2 GP | L. Castillo (CIN) 5 FP, 1 GP | R. Hill* (LAD) 3 FP, 1 GP |

K. Hendricks (CHC) 7 FP, 2 GP | D. Keuchel (ATL) 5 FP, 2 GP | R. Stripling* (LAD) 2 FP, 1 GP |

H. Bailey* (OAK) 7 FP, 2 GP | T. Gonsolin* (LAD) 5 FP, 2 GP | L. Lynn (TEX) 2 FP, 2 GP - |

S. Bieber (CLE) 7 FP, 1 GP | T. Roark (OAK) 5 FP, 2 GP + | R. Yarbrough (TB) 2 FP, 2 GP - |

J. Odorizzi (MIN) 7 FP, 2 GP | S. Strasburg (WAS) 4 FP, 1 GP | Caleb Smith (MIA) 2 FP, 2 GP |

N. Syndergaard (NYM) 7 FP, 2 GP | A. Civale (CLE) 4 FP, 1 GP | M. Mikolas (STL) 2 FP, 2 GP + |

W. Buehler (LAD) 6 FP, 1 GP | M. Bumgarner (SF) 4 FP, 2 GP | S. Matz (NYM) 2 FP, 2 GP |

Austin Voth* (WAS) 6 FP, 2 GP | T. Bauer (CIN) 4 FP, 2 GP | J. Quintana (CHC) 2 FP, 1 GP |

C. Kershaw (LAD) 6 FP, 1 GP | S. Manaea (OAK) 4 FP, 1 GP | J. Waguespack* (TOR) 2 FP, 1 GP |

E. Rodriguez (BOS) 6 FP, 2 GP | M. Stroman (NYM) 4 FP, 2 GP | M. Tanaka (NYY) 2 FP, 1 GP |

R. Ray (ARI) 6 FP, 2 GP | T. Glasnow (TB) 4 FP, 1 GP | J. Lyles (MIL) 2 FP, 1 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Catchers 9/22 to 10/2**

There are a number of catchers projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Willians Astudillo, at #3, is the highest ranking catcher of this waiver wire group. There are only 4 catchers whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Willson Contreras, at #2, is the highest ranking catcher of this 'must start' group. There are only 6 catchers who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Gary Sanchez, for example, is projected to be just the #71 catcher during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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J. Realmuto (PHI) 21 FP, 9 GP | K. Suzuki* (WAS) 14 FP, 9 GP | Pedro Severino* (BAL) 12 FP, 7 GP |

Willson Contreras (CHC) 17 FP, 7 GP + | W. Smith (LAD) 14 FP, 7 GP + | T. Barnhart* (CIN) 11 FP, 7 GP |

W. Astudillo* (MIN) 17 FP, 7 GP | C. Vazquez (BOS) 13 FP, 8 GP - | J. Lucroy* (CHC) 11 FP, 7 GP |

W. Ramos (NYM) 16 FP, 8 GP | R. McGuire* (TOR) 13 FP, 7 GP | C. Kelly* (ARI) 11 FP, 7 GP |

S. Murphy* (OAK) 16 FP, 7 GP | Z. Collins* (CHW) 13 FP, 8 GP | R. Perez* (CLE) 11 FP, 7 GP |

R. Chirinos (HOU) 15 FP, 7 GP | Y. Gomes* (WAS) 12 FP, 9 GP | J. Alfaro* (MIA) 10 FP, 8 GP |

Y. Molina (STL) 15 FP, 7 GP + | Mitch Garver (MIN) 12 FP, 7 GP - | J. Castro* (MIN) 10 FP, 7 GP |

Y. Grandal (MIL) 14 FP, 7 GP - | M. Zunino* (TB) 12 FP, 7 GP | B. McCann* (ATL) 10 FP, 6 GP |

B. Posey (SF) 14 FP, 7 GP + | O. Narvaez (SEA) 12 FP, 7 GP - | C. Sisco* (BAL) 10 FP, 7 GP |

W. Castillo* (CHW) 14 FP, 8 GP | J. Trevino* (TEX) 12 FP, 7 GP | D. Jansen* (TOR) 10 FP, 7 GP |

**Top 30 Projected First Basemen 9/22 to 10/2**

There are a number of first basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #11, Ryan Zimmerman is the highest ranking one. There are only 6 first basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. J.D. Martinez, at #1, is the highest ranking first baseman of this 'must start' group. There are 8 first basemen that ordinarily are fantasy starters, that you may need to bench. Luke Voit, for example, is projected to be just the #38 first baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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J. Martinez (BOS) 28 FP, 8 GP + | R. Zimmerman* (WAS) 20 FP, 9 GP | S. Choo (TEX) 17 FP, 7 GP |

N. Cruz (MIN) 27 FP, 7 GP + | K. Davis (OAK) 20 FP, 7 GP + | M. Carpenter (STL) 17 FP, 7 GP + |

P. Alonso (NYM) 24 FP, 8 GP | P. Goldschmidt (STL) 20 FP, 7 GP | C. Cron* (MIN) 17 FP, 7 GP |

A. Rizzo (CHC) 23 FP, 7 GP | M. Muncy (LAD) 19 FP, 7 GP | J. Bell (PIT) 17 FP, 6 GP - |

Y. Gurriel (HOU) 23 FP, 7 GP | S. Brown* (OAK) 19 FP, 7 GP | J. Choi* (TB) 16 FP, 7 GP |

J. Abreu (CHW) 23 FP, 8 GP | J. Votto (CIN) 19 FP, 7 GP + | J. Smoak* (TOR) 16 FP, 7 GP |

C. Santana (CLE) 23 FP, 7 GP | F. Freeman (ATL) 19 FP, 6 GP - | R. McMahon (COL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

C. Bellinger (LAD) 22 FP, 7 GP - | M. Cabrera* (DET) 18 FP, 8 GP | R. Tellez* (TOR) 15 FP, 7 GP |

G. Stanton (NYY) 22 FP, 6 GP + | J. Aguilar* (TB) 18 FP, 7 GP | D. Vogelbach (SEA) 15 FP, 7 GP - |

M. Olson (OAK) 21 FP, 7 GP | M. Moreland* (BOS) 18 FP, 8 GP | J. Osuna* (PIT) 15 FP, 7 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Second Basemen 9/22 to 10/2**

If you need help at second baseman there are a number of players who are available in at least 35% of leagues and are projected to be in the top 30 in the short term. Asdrubal Cabrera, at #3, is the highest ranking second baseman of this waiver wire group. There are only 5 second basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. Jose Altuve, at #1, is the highest ranking second baseman of this 'must start' group. There are only 4 second basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Gleyber Torres, for example, is projected to be just the #25 second baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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J. Altuve (HOU) 27 FP, 7 GP + | C. Biggio (TOR) 18 FP, 7 GP + | M. Freeman* (CLE) 17 FP, 7 GP |

Y. Moncada (CHW) 25 FP, 8 GP + | J. Villar (BAL) 18 FP, 7 GP - | J. Wendle* (TB) 17 FP, 7 GP |

A. Cabrera* (WAS) 23 FP, 9 GP | J. Baez (CHC) 18 FP, 6 GP | D. Murphy (COL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

L. Arraez* (MIN) 21 FP, 7 GP | W. Merrifield (KC) 18 FP, 6 GP - | K. Wong* (STL) 16 FP, 7 GP |

K. Hiura (MIL) 21 FP, 7 GP + | H. Kendrick* (WAS) 17 FP, 9 GP | G. Torres (NYY) 16 FP, 5 GP - |

C. Hernandez (PHI) 21 FP, 9 GP + | O. Albies (ATL) 17 FP, 6 GP - | J. Pirela* (PHI) 15 FP, 9 GP |

D. LeMahieu (NYY) 20 FP, 6 GP | B. Dozier* (WAS) 17 FP, 9 GP | N. Solak* (TEX) 15 FP, 7 GP |

J. Lowrie* (NYM) 19 FP, 8 GP | J. Schoop* (MIN) 17 FP, 7 GP | J. Panik* (NYM) 15 FP, 8 GP |

R. Cano* (NYM) 19 FP, 8 GP | S. Castro* (MIA) 17 FP, 8 GP | R. Odor* (TEX) 15 FP, 7 GP |

J. McNeil (NYM) 19 FP, 8 GP | D. Lugo* (DET) 17 FP, 8 GP | C. Spangenberg* (MIL) 14 FP, 7 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Third Basemen 9/22 to 10/2**

There are a number of third basemen projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. At #7, Maikel Franco is the highest ranking one. There are only 2 third basemen whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #4, Jose Ramirez is the highest ranking must start. There are only 3 third basemen who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Giovanny Urshela, for example, is projected to be just the #35 third baseman during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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A. Rendon (WAS) 31 FP, 9 GP | M. Sano (MIN) 20 FP, 7 GP | T. Frazier* (NYM) 15 FP, 8 GP |

A. Bregman (HOU) 28 FP, 7 GP | J. Turner (LAD) 19 FP, 7 GP | T. Shaw* (MIL) 14 FP, 7 GP |

R. Devers (BOS) 24 FP, 8 GP | E. Longoria* (SF) 18 FP, 7 GP | J. Gyorko* (LAD) 14 FP, 7 GP |

J. Ramirez (CLE) 24 FP, 7 GP + | V. Guerrero Jr. (TOR) 18 FP, 7 GP | J. Lamb* (ARI) 13 FP, 7 GP |

N. Arenado (COL) 23 FP, 7 GP | J. Donaldson (ATL) 17 FP, 6 GP - | A. Toro-Hernandez* (HOU) 13 FP, 7 GP |

M. Chapman (OAK) 23 FP, 7 GP | K. Seager (SEA) 17 FP, 7 GP + | J. Rojas* (ARI) 13 FP, 7 GP |

M. Franco* (PHI) 22 FP, 9 GP | R. Ruiz* (BAL) 16 FP, 7 GP | M. Hernandez* (BOS) 13 FP, 8 GP |

K. Bryant (CHC) 22 FP, 7 GP | R. Nunez* (BAL) 15 FP, 7 GP | D. Freese* (LAD) 12 FP, 7 GP |

M. Moustakas (MIL) 21 FP, 7 GP | J. Candelario* (DET) 15 FP, 8 GP | M. Duffy* (TB) 12 FP, 7 GP |

E. Suarez (CIN) 21 FP, 7 GP | E. Escobar (ARI) 15 FP, 7 GP - | S. Neuse* (OAK) 12 FP, 7 GP |

**Top 30 Projected Shortstops 9/22 to 10/2**

There are a number of shortstops projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Tommy Edman, at #12, is the highest ranking shortstop of this waiver wire group. There are 8 shortstops that you will want to make sure are starting for you because they are projected to be better over the next 10 days than their season-to-date rank. Carlos Correa, at #2, is the highest ranking shortstop of this 'must start' group. There are only 4 shortstops who are projected to be short term fantasy busts. Dansby Swanson, for example, is projected to be just the #33 shortstop during the upcoming stretch and some owners may have better options.

TOP 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 |
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X. Bogaerts (BOS) 26 FP, 8 GP | J. Profar (OAK) 19 FP, 7 GP + | A. Mondesi (KC) 16 FP, 6 GP + |

C. Correa (HOU) 24 FP, 7 GP + | T. Edman* (STL) 19 FP, 7 GP | W. Adames* (TB) 16 FP, 7 GP |

F. Lindor (CLE) 24 FP, 7 GP | E. Andrus (TEX) 18 FP, 7 GP | Lourdes Gurriel (TOR) 16 FP, 7 GP + |

T. Turner (WAS) 24 FP, 9 GP + | M. Machado (SD) 17 FP, 7 GP - | D. Gregorius (NYY) 16 FP, 6 GP + |

M. Semien (OAK) 23 FP, 7 GP | P. DeJong (STL) 17 FP, 7 GP - | Austin Nola* (SEA) 16 FP, 7 GP |

J. Segura (PHI) 23 FP, 9 GP | A. Rosario* (NYM) 17 FP, 8 GP | J. Mercer* (DET) 16 FP, 8 GP |

J. Polanco (MIN) 23 FP, 7 GP | C. Seager (LAD) 17 FP, 7 GP - | K. Newman* (PIT) 15 FP, 7 GP |

T. Anderson (CHW) 22 FP, 8 GP + | J. VanMeter* (CIN) 17 FP, 6 GP | G. Hampson* (COL) 15 FP, 7 GP |

T. Story (COL) 20 FP, 7 GP | A. Diaz* (HOU) 17 FP, 7 GP | N. Hoerner* (CHC) 15 FP, 7 GP |

S. Kingery (PHI) 20 FP, 9 GP + | H. Alberto* (BAL) 17 FP, 7 GP | G. Lux* (LAD) 15 FP, 7 GP |

**Top 60 Projected Relievers 9/22 to 10/2**

There are no widely owned relievers who are significantly exceeding their current rank in the short term. All widely owned relievers are projected to at least come close to their current season ranking in the short term.

TOP 1-20 | 21-40 | 41-60 |
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R. Osuna (HOU) 18 FP, 7 GP | K. Yates (SD) 9 FP, 7 GP | E. Diaz (NYM) 2 FP, 8 GP |

L. Hendriks (OAK) 17 FP, 7 GP | J. Jimenez (DET) 8 FP, 8 GP | T. Clippard (CLE) 2 FP, 7 GP |

H. Neris (PHI) 16 FP, 9 GP | J. Urena (MIA) 8 FP, 8 GP | K. Ginkel (ARI) 2 FP, 7 GP |

Seth Lugo (NYM) 15 FP, 8 GP | Jose Leclerc (TEX) 8 FP, 7 GP | Y. Petit (OAK) 2 FP, 7 GP |

K. Jansen (LAD) 15 FP, 7 GP | K. Kela (PIT) 7 FP, 7 GP | J. Kelly (LAD) 2 FP, 7 GP |

J. Hader (MIL) 15 FP, 7 GP | I. Kennedy (KC) 7 FP, 6 GP | N. Anderson (TB) 2 FP, 7 GP |

B. Workman (BOS) 14 FP, 8 GP | A. Bradley (ARI) 7 FP, 7 GP | C. Fulmer (CHW) 2 FP, 2 GP |

E. Pagan (TB) 14 FP, 7 GP | J. Diaz (COL) 6 FP, 7 GP | Kenta Maeda (LAD) 2 FP, 7 GP |

S. Doolittle (WAS) 14 FP, 9 GP | H. Robles (LAA) 6 FP, 7 GP | S. Kelley (TEX) 2 FP, 7 GP |

D. Hudson (WAS) 13 FP, 9 GP | M. Magill (SEA) 6 FP, 7 GP | A. Miller (STL) 2 FP, 7 GP |

K. Giles (TOR) 12 FP, 7 GP | S. Romo (MIN) 6 FP, 7 GP | S. Greene (ATL) 2 FP, 6 GP |

C. Kimbrel (CHC) 12 FP, 7 GP | M. Barnes (BOS) 5 FP, 8 GP | A. Ottavino (NYY) 2 FP, 6 GP |

T. Rogers (MIN) 11 FP, 7 GP | M. Givens (BAL) 4 FP, 7 GP | W. Harris (HOU) 2 FP, 7 GP |

B. Hand (CLE) 11 FP, 7 GP | R. Pressly (HOU) 3 FP, 7 GP | Z. Britton (NYY) 2 FP, 6 GP |

A. Colome (CHW) 11 FP, 8 GP | T. May (MIN) 3 FP, 7 GP | J. Smith (HOU) 1 FP, 7 GP |

A. Chapman (NYY) 11 FP, 6 GP | J. Wilson (NYM) 3 FP, 8 GP | P. Baez (LAD) 1 FP, 7 GP |

W. Smith (SF) 11 FP, 7 GP | Giovanny Gallegos (STL) 3 FP, 7 GP | T. Rogers (SF) 1 FP, 7 GP |

C. Martinez (STL) 11 FP, 7 GP | J. Urquidy (HOU) 3 FP, 1 GP | T. Duffey (MIN) 1 FP, 7 GP |

R. Iglesias (CIN) 9 FP, 7 GP | M. Walden (BOS) 2 FP, 8 GP | B. Graterol (MIN) 1 FP, 7 GP |

M. Melancon (ATL) 9 FP, 6 GP | B. Parker (PHI) 2 FP, 9 GP | C. Martin (ATL) 1 FP, 6 GP |