Craig Kimbrel is Projected to Be the #13 Reliever...Behind Archie Bradley and Ahead of Giovanny Gallegos the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Craig Kimbrel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 242.08 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Archie Bradley and ahead of Giovanny Gallegos. He has averaged 2.46 fantasy points in his past 23 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.98 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#12) 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 92%, he is the #8 most highly owned reliever. Craig Kimbrel is expected to improve on last season's #37 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#11 Brandon Workman (88% OWN)249 FP, 3.84 per game209 FP, 73 gp, 2.86 per game (#21)
#12 Archie Bradley (81% OWN)243 FP, 3.99 per game107 FP, 66 gp, 1.63 per game (#33)
#13 Craig Kimbrel (92% OWN)242 FP, 3.98 per game57 FP, 23 gp, 2.46 per game (#23)
#14 Giovanny Gallegos (76% OWN)241 FP, 5.6 per game54 FP, 66 gp, 0.82 per game (#62)
#15 Brad Hand (90% OWN)227 FP, 3.79 per game263 FP, 60 gp, 4.38 per game (#7)

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CRAIG KIMBREL PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF IAN KENNEDY IN WEEK 3

Craig Kimbrel is projected for 11.9 fantasy points in 3 games which is good enough to be the #7 ranked reliever 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 Ian Kennedy but behind Archie Bradley. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 10.17 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Josh Hader12.4 FP (95% ST)5.3 FP
#6 Archie Bradley12.1 FP (72% ST)3.99 FP
#7 Craig Kimbrel11.9 FP (83% ST)3.98 FP
#8 Ian Kennedy11.5 FP (71% ST)3.2 FP
#9 Hansel Robles11 FP (84% ST)3.72 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Roberto Osuna10.7 FP (93% ST)5.4 FP
#9 Ken Giles10.2 FP (89% ST)4.35 FP
#10 Craig Kimbrel10.2 FP (83% ST)3.98 FP
#11 Nick Anderson10 FP (72% ST)3.95 FP
#12 Archie Bradley9.8 FP (72% ST)3.99 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.

CRAIG KIMBRELFPSVHDIPKBB
2020 Projection242352.9598633
-- Per Game (61 Proj)4.00.570.050.971.40.54
4/6 to 4/12 (2.8 Games)11.91.70.142.73.81.4
4/13 to 4/19 (2.4 Games)10.21.40.122.43.21.2
2019 Season57130213012
-- Per Game (23 GP)2.50.570.000.901.30.52