DJ LeMahieu is Projected to Be the #3 Second Baseman...Behind Yoan Moncada 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 176.14 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Yoan Moncada and ahead of Whit Merrifield. He has averaged 3.31 fantasy points in his past 222 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.39 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#2) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 99%, he is the #8 most highly owned second baseman. He is also currently the #3 ranked second baseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Jose Altuve (100% OWN)185 FP, 3.42 per game412 FP, 137 gp, 3 per game (#4)
#2 Yoan Moncada (99% OWN)180 FP, 3.21 per game332 FP, 149 gp, 2.22 per game (#27)
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)176 FP, 3.39 per game383 FP, 127 gp, 3.02 per game (#3)
#4 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)171 FP, 3.29 per game446 FP, 158 gp, 2.82 per game (#8)
#5 Javier Baez (100% OWN)162 FP, 3.11 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.21 per game (#1)

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WEEK 18 AND 19 FANTASY OUTLOOK

DJ LeMahieu is projected for 3.16 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #3 ranked second baseman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Javier Baez but behind Yoan Moncada the rest of the week. His projected rank in Week 19 is the same as it is in Week 18. He is projected for 18.81 fantasy points.

7/28 TO 7/28 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Ketel Marte (99% OWN)3.48 FP (98% ST)3.17 FP
#2 Yoan Moncada (99% OWN)3.33 FP (92% ST)3.21 FP
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)3.16 FP (86% ST)3.39 FP
#4 Javier Baez (100% OWN)3.01 FP (99% ST)3.11 FP
#5 Nick Senzel (82% OWN)3.01 FP (47% ST)2.68 FP
7/29 TO 8/4 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Jose Altuve (100% OWN)19.2 FP (98% ST)3.42 FP
#2 Whit Merrifield (100% OWN)19.1 FP (99% ST)3.29 FP
#3 DJ LeMahieu (99% OWN)18.8 FP (86% ST)3.39 FP
#4 Cavan Biggio (57% OWN)18 FP (27% ST)2.69 FP
#5 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)17.7 FP (92% ST)2.86 FP

DJ LeMahieu Is Just The #8 3B on FanDuel But Is The #4 Highest Priced on 7/28

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (3B) 7/28 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#6 Alex Bregman12.5 FD Points$3900
#7 Matt Chapman12.4 FD Points$3200
#8 DJ LeMahieu11.2 FD Points$3900
#9 Miguel Sano11.1 FD Points$3700
#10 Kris Bryant11.1 FD Points$4200

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.

DJ LEMAHIEUFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 20191767.3343917.32.2
-- Per Game (52 Proj)3.40.140.640.740.330.04
7/22 to 7/28 (0.9 Games)3.20.120.550.700.380.06
7/29 to 8/4 (5.3 Games)18.80.723.54.22.00.29
2019 Season352157174314
-- Per Game (95 GP)3.70.160.750.780.330.04
2018 to 2019735301331646810
-- Per Game (222 GP)3.30.140.600.740.310.05