J.D. Martinez is Projected to Be the #10 First Baseman-DH...Behind Josh Bell and Ahead of Rhys Hoskins the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect J.D. Martinez to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 438.88 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Josh Bell and ahead of Rhys Hoskins. He has averaged 3.66 fantasy points in his past 145 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.21 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #8 most highly owned first baseman. J.D. Martinez is expected to come up short of last season's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#8 Yulieski Gurriel (97% OWN)454 FP, 3.32 per game504 FP, 144 gp, 3.5 per game (#9)
#9 Josh Bell (97% OWN)440 FP, 3.2 per game530 FP, 143 gp, 3.71 per game (#4)
#10 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)439 FP, 3.21 per game530 FP, 145 gp, 3.66 per game (#6)
#11 Rhys Hoskins (98% OWN)426 FP, 3.01 per game472 FP, 159 gp, 2.97 per game (#16)
#12 Miguel Andujar (62% OWN)416 FP, 3.02 per game472 FP, 159 gp, 2.97 per game (#16)

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J.D. MARTINEZ PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF JORGE SOLER IN WEEK 3

J.D. Martinez is projected for 23.35 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #2 ranked first baseman 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 Jorge Soler but behind Freddie Freeman. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#21). He is projected for 14.61 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Freddie Freeman (98% OWN)23.5 FP (96% ST)3.34 FP
#2 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)23.4 FP (85% ST)3.21 FP
#3 Jorge Soler (97% OWN)23.3 FP (95% ST)3.46 FP
#4 Anthony Rizzo (98% OWN)22.8 FP (96% ST)3.29 FP
#5 Josh Bell (97% OWN)22.6 FP (91% ST)3.2 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Joey Votto (86% OWN)15.5 FP (47% ST)2.85 FP
#20 Luke Voit (65% OWN)14.8 FP (42% ST)3.05 FP
#21 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)14.6 FP (85% ST)3.21 FP
#22 Daniel Murphy (64% OWN)14.5 FP (33% ST)2.96 FP
#23 Ryan O'Hearn (13% OWN)14.4 FP (4% ST)2.53 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.

J.D. MARTINEZFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection439308979542.1
-- Per Game (137 Proj)3.20.220.650.580.390.02
4/6 to 4/12 (6.5 Games)23.41.75.04.22.60.11
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)14.60.922.82.61.90.07
2019 Season5303610598712
-- Per Game (145 GP)3.70.250.720.680.490.01