DJ LeMahieu is Projected to Be the #2 Second Baseman...Behind Jose Altuve and Ahead of Whit Merrifield the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect DJ LeMahieu to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 464 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Jose Altuve and ahead of Whit Merrifield. He has averaged 3.64 fantasy points in his past 145 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.37 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #1 most highly owned second baseman. DJ LeMahieu is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #1 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Jose Altuve (99% OWN)499 FP, 3.38 per game448 FP, 124 gp, 3.61 per game (#2)
#2 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)464 FP, 3.37 per game528 FP, 145 gp, 3.64 per game (#1)
#3 Whit Merrifield (98% OWN)438 FP, 3.06 per game495 FP, 162 gp, 3.06 per game (#7)
#4 Max Muncy (98% OWN)437 FP, 3.24 per game476 FP, 141 gp, 3.38 per game (#3)
#5 Tommy La Stella (85% OWN)419 FP, 3.06 per game244 FP, 79 gp, 3.09 per game (#6)

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DJ LEMAHIEU WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

DJ LeMahieu is projected for 22.75 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #1 ranked second 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 the highest ranked second baseman for the week, ahead of Whit Merrifield. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 18.48 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)22.7 FP (98% ST)3.37 FP
#2 Whit Merrifield (98% OWN)20.8 FP (97% ST)3.06 FP
#3 Max Muncy (98% OWN)20.3 FP (93% ST)3.24 FP
#4 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)19.6 FP (97% ST)2.82 FP
#5 Brandon Lowe (82% OWN)18.2 FP (48% ST)2.86 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Keston Hiura (96% OWN)19 FP (89% ST)2.86 FP
#2 Jose Altuve (99% OWN)18.5 FP (98% ST)3.38 FP
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.5 FP (98% ST)3.37 FP
#4 Whit Merrifield (98% OWN)18.3 FP (97% ST)3.06 FP
#5 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)18.1 FP (97% ST)2.82 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.

DJ LEMAHIEUFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection464228799444.9
-- Per Game (138 Proj)3.40.160.630.720.320.04
4/6 to 4/12 (6.4 Games)22.71.14.24.82.00.26
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)18.50.883.54.01.70.20
2019 Season52826102109465
-- Per Game (145 GP)3.60.180.700.750.320.03