Gary Sanchez is Projected to Be the #1 Catcher...Ahead of Jacob Realmuto the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Gary Sanchez to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 402.06 projected fantasy points puts him ahead of Jacob Realmuto making him our #1 ranked catcher. He has averaged 3.15 fantasy points in his past 106 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.92 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#10) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #4 most highly owned catcher. Gary Sanchez is expected to improve on last season's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Gary Sanchez (97% OWN)402 FP, 2.92 per game334 FP, 106 gp, 3.15 per game (#2)
#2 Jacob Realmuto (98% OWN)362 FP, 3.09 per game426 FP, 145 gp, 2.93 per game (#5)
#3 Willson Contreras (97% OWN)362 FP, 2.95 per game311 FP, 100 gp, 3.11 per game (#3)
#4 Will Smith (94% OWN)346 FP, 2.66 per game166 FP, 54 gp, 3.07 per game (#4)
#5 Mitch Garver (95% OWN)338 FP, 3.45 per game336 FP, 90 gp, 3.73 per game (#1)

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GARY SANCHEZ WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Gary Sanchez is projected for 19.33 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #1 ranked catcher 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 catcher for the week, ahead of Willson Contreras. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#3). He is projected for 15.91 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Gary Sanchez (97% OWN)19.3 FP (93% ST)2.92 FP
#2 Willson Contreras (97% OWN)17.6 FP (94% ST)2.95 FP
#3 Will Smith (94% OWN)15.9 FP (89% ST)2.66 FP
#4 Jacob Realmuto (98% OWN)15.3 FP (97% ST)3.09 FP
#5 Salvador Perez (87% OWN)15.2 FP (82% ST)2.84 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Jacob Realmuto (98% OWN)17.2 FP (97% ST)3.09 FP
#2 Yasmani Grandal (97% OWN)16.2 FP (96% ST)2.89 FP
#3 Gary Sanchez (97% OWN)15.9 FP (93% ST)2.92 FP
#4 Willson Contreras (97% OWN)15.5 FP (94% ST)2.95 FP
#5 Josh Phegley (38% OWN)15 FP (23% ST)2.51 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.

GARY SANCHEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection402359376510.2
-- Per Game (138 Proj)2.90.250.680.550.370.00
4/6 to 4/12 (6.4 Games)19.31.74.33.62.30.01
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)15.91.43.73.11.90.01
2019 Season334347762400
-- Per Game (106 GP)3.10.320.730.580.380.00