Josh Bell is Projected to Be the #11 First Baseman-DH...Behind Jose Abreu and Ahead of Edwin Encarnacion the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Josh Bell to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 74.68 projected fantasy points puts him at #11 behind Jose Abreu and ahead of Edwin Encarnacion. He has averaged 3.11 fantasy points in his past 281 games, which is slightly less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.32 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite first baseman. He is not projected for elite value. Josh Bell is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#9 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)75 FP, 2.98 per game508 FP, 158 gp, 3.22 per game (#7)
#10 Jose Abreu (100% OWN)75 FP, 3.26 per game376 FP, 128 gp, 2.93 per game (#13)
#11 Josh Bell (100% OWN)75 FP, 3.32 per game370 FP, 148 gp, 2.5 per game (#32)
#12 Edwin Encarnacion (91% OWN)72 FP, 3.61 per game423 FP, 137 gp, 3.09 per game (#10)
#13 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)72 FP, 2.85 per game381 FP, 157 gp, 2.43 per game (#37)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Josh Bell is projected for 19.65 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #8 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 Freddie Freeman but behind Jesus Aguilar. His projected rank in Week 25 is the same as it is in Week 24. He is projected for 20.04 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Paul Goldschmidt (100% OWN)20.5 FP (97% ST)2.98 FP
#7 Jesus Aguilar (41% OWN)20.1 FP (23% ST)2.94 FP
#8 Josh Bell (100% OWN)19.7 FP (93% ST)3.32 FP
#9 Freddie Freeman (100% OWN)19.4 FP (99% ST)3.38 FP
#10 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)19.2 FP (81% ST)2.85 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Yulieski Gurriel (99% OWN)20.7 FP (89% ST)3.67 FP
#7 Eric Hosmer (94% OWN)20.1 FP (81% ST)2.85 FP
#8 Josh Bell (100% OWN)20 FP (93% ST)3.32 FP
#9 Giancarlo Stanton (93% OWN)19.8 FP (3% ST)3.13 FP
#10 Pete Alonso (100% OWN)19.4 FP (97% ST)3.42 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.

JOSH BELLFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019755.215.313.511.20.1
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.30.230.680.600.500.01
9/2 to 9/8 (5.4 Games)19.71.34.23.62.80.01
9/9 to 9/15 (6.4 Games)20.01.53.93.43.00.04
2019 Season5033511091670
-- Per Game (133 GP)3.80.260.830.680.500.00
2018 to 2019873471721651442
-- Per Game (281 GP)3.10.170.610.590.510.01