James McCann is Projected to Be the #34 Catcher...Behind Austin Barnes and Ahead of Chris Herrmann the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect James McCann to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 209.95 projected fantasy points puts him at #34 behind Austin Barnes and ahead of Chris Herrmann. He has averaged 2.55 fantasy points in his past 116 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.74 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. James McCann is expected to come up short of last season's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#32 Roberto Perez (24% OWN)216 FP, 2.37 per game270 FP, 117 gp, 2.31 per game (#18)
#33 Austin Barnes (3% OWN)211 FP, 2.46 per game125 FP, 74 gp, 1.69 per game (#51)
#34 James McCann (26% OWN)210 FP, 2.74 per game296 FP, 116 gp, 2.55 per game (#12)
#35 Chris Herrmann (1% OWN)209 FP, 2.28 per game34 FP, 28 gp, 1.23 per game (#70)
#36 Sean Murphy (42% OWN)204 FP, 2.68 per game52 FP, 18 gp, 2.86 per game (#8)

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SIT EM ALERT: JAMES MCCANN WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

James McCann is projected for 8.51 fantasy points in 3 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #35 projected catcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Kevin Plawecki but behind Willians Astudillo. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 10.29 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#33 Roberto Perez (24% OWN)8.6 FP (16% ST)2.37 FP
#34 Willians Astudillo (11% OWN)8.6 FP (5% ST)3.14 FP
#35 James McCann (26% OWN)8.5 FP (18% ST)2.74 FP
#36 Kevin Plawecki (1% OWN)8.4 FP2.83 FP
#37 Austin Wynns (0% OWN)8.3 FP2.32 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Alex Avila (3% OWN)10.5 FP (1% ST)2.57 FP
#19 Tyler Flowers (3% OWN)10.3 FP (2% ST)2.46 FP
#20 James McCann (26% OWN)10.3 FP (18% ST)2.74 FP
#21 Tom Murphy (72% OWN)10.2 FP (40% ST)2.35 FP
#22 Martin Maldonado (32% OWN)9.8 FP (3% ST)2.29 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.

JAMES MCCANNFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection21013.94342221.9
-- Per Game (77 Proj)2.70.180.570.550.290.02
4/6 to 4/12 (3 Games)8.50.541.81.70.830.08
4/13 to 4/19 (3.5 Games)10.30.632.12.01.10.09
2019 Season296186062304
-- Per Game (116 GP)2.50.160.520.530.260.03