D.J. Stewart is Projected to Be the #78 Outfielder... Keep on the Waiver Wire

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

D.J. Stewart is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 50.4 projected fantasy points puts him at #78 behind Alex Verdugo and ahead of Nick Martini. He has averaged 1.78 fantasy points in his past 39 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.39 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#135) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. D.J. Stewart is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #149 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#76 Gregory Polanco (28% OWN)51 FP, 2.7 per game392 FP, 130 gp, 3.02 per game (#17)
#77 Alex Verdugo (49% OWN)51 FP, 3.04 per game45 FP, 33 gp, 1.36 per game (#122)
#78 D.J. Stewart (2% OWN)50 FP, 2.39 per game42 FP, 17 gp, 2.47 per game (#54)
#79 Nick Martini (1% OWN)50 FP, 2.4 per game116 FP, 52 gp, 2.22 per game (#70)
#80 Ramon Laureano (66% OWN)50 FP, 2.98 per game113 FP, 45 gp, 2.51 per game (#48)

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START D.J. STEWART IN WEEK 24... AHEAD OF GERARDO PARRA

D.J. Stewart is projected for 13.79 fantasy points in 6 games in week 24 which only ranks him as the #64 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Gerardo Parra but behind Harold Ramirez. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#94). He is projected for 11.26 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Gorkys Hernandez13.9 FP3.03 FP
#63 Harold Ramirez13.9 FP (4% ST)2.23 FP
#64 D.J. Stewart13.8 FP (1% ST)2.39 FP
#65 Gerardo Parra13.5 FP (1% ST)2.95 FP
#66 Travis Demeritte13.5 FP (3% ST)2.3 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#92 Victor Reyes11.6 FP (2% ST)2.02 FP
#93 Clint Frazier11.4 FP (3% ST)3.21 FP
#94 D.J. Stewart11.3 FP (1% ST)2.39 FP
#95 Albert Almora11.1 FP (1% ST)2.08 FP
#96 Jake Fraley11 FP (1% ST)2.3 FP

D.J. STEWART IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $2.9K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $2.3 ON 9/2

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 6.7 FD points and is worth $2.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.1 points and is worth $2.9K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#76 Phillip Ervin6.8 FD Points$2400
#77 Jake Marisnick6.8 FD Points$2300
#78 D.J. Stewart6.7 FD Points$2300
#79 Rafael Ortega6.7 FD Points$2500
#80 Rajai Davis6.6 FD Points$2000
DRAFTKINGS (OF) 9/2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#41 Travis Demeritte5.5 DK Points$3200
#42 Phillip Ervin5.3 DK Points$3600
#43 D.J. Stewart5.1 DK Points$2900
#44 Rafael Ortega5.1 DK Points$3700
#45 Rajai Davis5 DK Points$3600

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.

D.J. STEWARTFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019502.69.19.66.31.2
-- Per Game (21 Proj)2.40.130.430.460.300.06
9/2 to 9/8 (5.8 Games)13.80.702.52.71.70.33
9/9 to 9/15 (4.8 Games)11.30.632.12.21.30.29
2019 Season27.503551
-- Per Game (22 GP)1.20.000.140.230.230.05
2018 to 2019703131393
-- Per Game (39 GP)1.80.080.330.330.230.08