Draft Keston Hiura as the #7 Second Baseman... Ahead of Ozzie Albies and After Starlin Castro

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Keston Hiura as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019-2020. His 428.09 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Starlin Castro and ahead of Ozzie Albies. He has averaged 3.17 fantasy points in his past 83 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.84 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. At 79% ownership, he is also the #7 most highly owned second baseman. Keston Hiura is expected to improve on last season's #21 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#5 Tommy La Stella (34% OWN)440 FP, 3.02 per game244 FP, 79 gp, 3.09 per game (#6)
#6 Starlin Castro (48% OWN)430 FP, 2.95 per game408 FP, 162 gp, 2.52 per game (#14)
#7 Keston Hiura (79% OWN)428 FP, 2.84 per game264 FP, 83 gp, 3.17 per game (#5)
#8 Ozzie Albies (99% OWN)422 FP, 2.8 per game515 FP, 160 gp, 3.22 per game (#4)
#9 Luis Arraez (57% OWN)422 FP, 2.8 per game250 FP, 90 gp, 2.77 per game (#10)

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KESTON HIURA WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Keston Hiura is projected for 7.42 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 1 which ranks him as the #22 projected second baseman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Joe Panik but behind Cesar Hernandez the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#6). He is projected for 16.57 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#20 Brian Dozier (40% OWN)7.5 FP2.21 FP
#21 Cesar Hernandez (73% OWN)7.5 FP2.7 FP
#22 Keston Hiura (79% OWN)7.4 FP2.84 FP
#23 Joe Panik (4% OWN)7.4 FP2.3 FP
#24 Tony Kemp (1% OWN)7.3 FP2.42 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Max Muncy (97% OWN)17 FP3.21 FP
#5 Tommy La Stella (34% OWN)16.8 FP3.02 FP
#6 Keston Hiura (79% OWN)16.6 FP2.84 FP
#7 Luis Arraez (57% OWN)16.3 FP2.8 FP
#8 Jose Peraza (19% OWN)16.2 FP2.8 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.

KESTON HIURAFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4282782873812.9
-- Per Game (151 Proj)2.80.180.540.580.250.09
3/26 to 3/29 (2.8 Games)7.40.411.41.50.750.24
3/30 to 4/5 (5.6 Games)16.61.23.23.41.20.44
2019 Season264194951259
-- Per Game (83 GP)3.20.230.590.610.300.11