Lorenzo Cain is Projected to Be the #80 Outfielder... and Not Worth a Roster Spot (48% Owned)

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Lorenzo Cain is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 330.69 projected fantasy points puts him at #80 behind Kevin Kiermaier and ahead of Raimel Tapia. He has averaged 2.38 fantasy points in his past 145 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#222) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 48%, he is the #62 most highly owned outfielder. Lorenzo Cain is expected to come up short of last season's #42 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (OF) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#78 Jackie Bradley (13% OWN)332 FP, 2.48 per game330 FP, 144 gp, 2.29 per game (#90)
#79 Kevin Kiermaier (13% OWN)331 FP, 2.46 per game279 FP, 128 gp, 2.18 per game (#98)
#80 Lorenzo Cain (48% OWN)331 FP, 2.4 per game345 FP, 145 gp, 2.38 per game (#78)
#81 Raimel Tapia (3% OWN)330 FP, 2.34 per game248 FP, 137 gp, 1.81 per game (#124)
#82 Greg Allen (5% OWN)327 FP, 2.59 per game132 FP, 80 gp, 1.64 per game (#140)

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LORENZO CAIN PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN STEVEN DUGGAR IN WEEK 3

Lorenzo Cain is projected for 12.58 fantasy points in 6 games in week 3 which only ranks him as the #88 projected outfielder and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Domingo Santana but behind Steven Duggar. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#50). He is projected for 14.58 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#86 Shogo Akiyama12.6 FP (8% ST)2.67 FP
#87 Steven Duggar12.6 FP2.05 FP
#88 Lorenzo Cain12.6 FP (33% ST)2.4 FP
#89 Domingo Santana12.5 FP (6% ST)2.64 FP
#90 Victor Robles12.5 FP (54% ST)2.34 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (OF)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#48 Kevin Pillar14.7 FP (62% ST)3.33 FP
#49 Randal Grichuk14.6 FP (24% ST)2.89 FP
#50 Lorenzo Cain14.6 FP (33% ST)2.4 FP
#51 Justin Upton14.5 FP (71% ST)3 FP
#52 Alex Dickerson14.5 FP (2% ST)2.52 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.

LORENZO CAINFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection33111.551704314.0
-- Per Game (138 Proj)2.40.080.370.500.310.10
4/6 to 4/12 (5.5 Games)12.60.442.02.71.60.53
4/13 to 4/19 (6.3 Games)14.60.472.33.11.80.61
2019 Season3451148755018
-- Per Game (145 GP)2.40.080.330.520.340.12