Draft Yasiel Puig as the #40 Outfielder... Ahead of Anthony Santander and After Gregory Polanco

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Yasiel Puig as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 412.71 projected fantasy points puts him at #40 behind Gregory Polanco and ahead of Anthony Santander. He has averaged 2.73 fantasy points in his past 149 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.07 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#32) 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 96%, he is the #19 most highly owned outfielder. Yasiel Puig is expected to come up short of last season's #26 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#38 Corey Dickerson (45% OWN)414 FP, 2.9 per game227 FP, 77 gp, 2.95 per game (#37)
#39 Gregory Polanco (24% OWN)413 FP, 2.83 per game94 FP, 41 gp, 2.28 per game (#89)
#40 Yasiel Puig (96% OWN)413 FP, 3.07 per game406 FP, 149 gp, 2.73 per game (#52)
#41 Anthony Santander (46% OWN)413 FP, 2.74 per game267 FP, 93 gp, 2.87 per game (#41)
#42 Nomar Mazara (61% OWN)411 FP, 2.98 per game316 FP, 116 gp, 2.72 per game (#54)

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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.

YASIEL PUIGFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection4132585764017.6
-- Per Game (134 Proj)3.10.190.630.570.300.13
3/19 to 3/29 (1.7 Games)5.10.301.00.880.420.22
3/30 to 4/5 (4.9 Games)15.70.903.33.01.60.66
2019 Season4062484764419
-- Per Game (149 GP)2.70.160.560.510.300.13