Hector Neris is Projected to Be the #7 Reliever...Behind Carlos Martinez and Ahead of Brandon Workman 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 48.75 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Carlos Martinez and ahead of Brandon Workman. He has averaged 2.05 fantasy points in his past 109 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.84 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#18) 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 82%, he is the #14 most highly owned reliever. Hector Neris is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #15 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (RP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Craig Kimbrel (94% OWN)54 FP, 4.73 per game351 FP, 63 gp, 5.57 per game (#2)
#6 Carlos Martinez (81% OWN)49 FP, 11.5 per game51 FP, 34 gp, 1.5 per game (#36)
#7 Hector Neris (82% OWN)49 FP, 3.84 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#8 Brandon Workman (66% OWN)48 FP, 4.21 per game31 FP, 43 gp, 0.73 per game (#65)
#9 Josh Hader (95% OWN)47 FP, 3.76 per game175 FP, 54 gp, 3.24 per game (#14)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Hector Neris is projected for 5.53 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #6 ranked reliever and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Ian Kennedy but behind Will Smith the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 11.63 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 Kenley Jansen5.7 FP (88% ST)5.8 FP
#5 Will Smith5.6 FP (86% ST)4.13 FP
#6 Hector Neris5.5 FP (71% ST)3.84 FP
#7 Ian Kennedy5.5 FP (59% ST)3.29 FP
#8 Craig Kimbrel5.4 FP (79% ST)4.73 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Sean Doolittle12 FP (25% ST)4.42 FP
#8 Ian Kennedy11.8 FP (59% ST)3.29 FP
#9 Hector Neris11.6 FP (71% ST)3.84 FP
#10 Kirby Yates11 FP (92% ST)3.73 FP
#11 Craig Kimbrel10.8 FP (79% ST)4.73 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 201948.86.60.612.316.43.9
-- Per Game (13 Proj)3.80.520.050.971.30.31
8/26 to 9/1 (1.2 Games)5.50.760.061.21.70.41
9/2 to 9/8 (3 Games)11.61.60.152.93.60.86
2019 Season159232557319
-- Per Game (56 GP)2.80.410.040.991.30.34
2018 to 20192243469814935
-- Per Game (109 GP)2.10.310.060.901.40.32