Jacob Realmuto is Projected to Be the #2 Catcher...Behind Gary Sanchez and Ahead of Willson Contreras the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Jacob Realmuto to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 362.28 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Gary Sanchez and ahead of Willson Contreras. He has averaged 2.93 fantasy points in his past 145 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.09 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#4) 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 #1 most highly owned catcher. Last season he was also the #2 ranked catcher.

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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JACOB REALMUTO WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jacob Realmuto is projected for 15.26 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #4 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 ranked above Salvador Perez but behind Will Smith. Week 4 will be a very good week and he is projected to be the number one catcher. He is projected for 17.21 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#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
#6 Tom Murphy (72% OWN)14.5 FP (40% ST)2.35 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.

JACOB REALMUTOFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection362217076386.2
-- Per Game (117 Proj)3.10.180.600.650.320.05
4/6 to 4/12 (4.8 Games)15.30.933.03.21.50.24
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)17.20.993.33.61.80.28
2019 Season426258392419
-- Per Game (145 GP)2.90.170.570.630.280.06