Hector Neris is Projected to Be the #10 Reliever...Behind Emilio Pagan and Ahead of Aroldis Chapman the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Hector Neris to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 71.78 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Emilio Pagan and ahead of Aroldis Chapman. He has averaged 2.08 fantasy points in his past 103 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.92 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 79%, he is the #17 most highly owned reliever. Hector Neris is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #11 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#8 Edwin Diaz (88% OWN)73 FP, 4.42 per game434 FP, 73 gp, 5.95 per game (#1)
#9 Emilio Pagan (57% OWN)72 FP, 4.66 per game434 FP, 73 gp, 5.95 per game (#1)
#10 Hector Neris (79% OWN)72 FP, 3.92 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#50)
#11 Aroldis Chapman (97% OWN)69 FP, 4.24 per game270 FP, 55 gp, 4.9 per game (#5)
#12 Carlos Martinez (81% OWN)67 FP, 10.6 per game51 FP, 34 gp, 1.5 per game (#37)

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START HECTOR NERIS IN WEEK 21... AHEAD OF HANSEL ROBLES

Hector Neris is projected for 8.75 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #4 ranked reliever 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 ranked above Hansel Robles but behind Emilio Pagan the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 8.72 fantasy points.

8/14 TO 8/18 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Roberto Osuna10.5 FP (93% ST)6.5 FP
#3 Emilio Pagan9.2 FP (52% ST)4.66 FP
#4 Hector Neris8.8 FP (69% ST)3.92 FP
#5 Hansel Robles8.7 FP (67% ST)2.26 FP
#6 Edwin Diaz8.7 FP (67% ST)4.42 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Edwin Diaz9.5 FP (67% ST)4.42 FP
#15 Ian Kennedy9.4 FP (58% ST)3.7 FP
#16 Hector Neris8.7 FP (69% ST)3.92 FP
#17 Mark Melancon8.5 FP (27% ST)3.2 FP
#18 Scott Oberg8.5 FP (42% ST)3.07 FP

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.

HECTOR NERISFPSVHDIPKBB
Rest of 2019729.80.917.7255.8
-- Per Game (18 Proj)3.90.530.050.971.40.32
8/12 to 8/18 (2.1 Games)8.81.20.102.03.20.74
8/19 to 8/25 (2.2 Games)8.71.20.112.12.70.64
2019 Season149212496817
-- Per Game (50 GP)3.00.420.040.991.40.34
2018 to 20192143269214433
-- Per Game (103 GP)2.10.310.060.891.40.32