Hector Neris is Projected to Be the #9 Reliever...Behind Emilio Pagan and Ahead of Carlos Martinez 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 44.76 projected fantasy points puts him at #9 behind Emilio Pagan and ahead of Carlos Martinez. 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 3.76 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#19) 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 81%, 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
#7 Edwin Diaz (83% OWN)45 FP, 4.44 per game434 FP, 73 gp, 5.95 per game (#1)
#8 Emilio Pagan (74% OWN)45 FP, 4.76 per game434 FP, 73 gp, 5.95 per game (#1)
#9 Hector Neris (81% OWN)45 FP, 3.76 per game65 FP, 53 gp, 1.22 per game (#49)
#10 Carlos Martinez (81% OWN)44 FP, 11.2 per game51 FP, 34 gp, 1.5 per game (#36)
#11 Josh Hader (95% OWN)44 FP, 3.77 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 1.4 fantasy points the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #20 projected reliever for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. He is ranked above Aroldis Chapman but behind Craig Kimbrel the rest of the week. Week 24 will be better based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 11.9 fantasy points.

9/1 TO 9/1 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Mark Melancon1.46 FP (55% ST)3.37 FP
#19 Craig Kimbrel1.42 FP (79% ST)4.76 FP
#20 Hector Neris1.4 FP (70% ST)3.76 FP
#21 Aroldis Chapman1.39 FP (95% ST)4.5 FP
#22 Giovanny Gallegos1.36 FP (15% ST)1.06 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (RP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Kenley Jansen14.2 FP (87% ST)5.5 FP
#6 Ian Kennedy12.3 FP (59% ST)3.29 FP
#7 Hector Neris11.9 FP (70% ST)3.76 FP
#8 Carlos Martinez11.8 FP (68% ST)11.2 FP
#9 Sean Doolittle11.2 FP (28% ST)4.41 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 201944.86.10.611.515.53.7
-- Per Game (12 Proj)3.80.510.050.971.30.31
8/26 to 9/1 (0.4 Games)1.40.200.020.400.660.16
9/2 to 9/8 (3 Games)11.91.60.152.93.60.87
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