Max Fried is Projected to Be the #74 Starting Pitcher...Behind Steven Matz and Ahead of Ross Stripling the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Max Fried to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 4.35 projected fantasy points puts him at #74 behind Steven Matz and ahead of Ross Stripling. He has averaged 1.31 fantasy points in his past 45 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 0.91 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#85) 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 94%, he is the #39 most highly owned starting pitcher. Max Fried is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #29 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#72 Collin McHugh (17% OWN)4.4 FP, 2.01 per game64 FP, 58 gp, 1.11 per game (#57)
#73 Steven Matz (77% OWN)4.4 FP, 0.91 per game64 FP, 58 gp, 1.11 per game (#57)
#74 Max Fried (94% OWN)4.4 FP, 0.91 per game64 FP, 58 gp, 1.11 per game (#57)
#75 Ross Stripling (39% OWN)4.3 FP, 1.08 per game56 FP, 33 gp, 1.7 per game (#49)
#76 Logan Webb (15% OWN)3.9 FP, 0.82 per game56 FP, 33 gp, 1.7 per game (#49)

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SIT MAX FRIED IN WEEK 24... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN ADRIAN SAMPSON

Max Fried is projected for -0.25 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #111 ranked starting pitcher. This may be a week you want to sit Max Fried. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Anthony DeSclafani but behind Adrian Sampson. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#67). He is projected for 1.06 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#109 Tyler Mahle (11% OWN)-0.23 FP (2% ST)-0.28 FP
#110 Adrian Sampson (6% OWN)-0.24 FP (1% ST)-1.47 FP
#111 Max Fried (94% OWN)-0.25 FP (61% ST)0.91 FP
#112 Anthony DeSclafani (69% OWN)-0.26 FP (55% ST)-0.07 FP
#113 Taylor Clarke (2% OWN)-0.27 FP (1% ST)-0.56 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#65 Andrew Heaney (85% OWN)1.16 FP (60% ST)0.4 FP
#66 Trevor Williams (45% OWN)1.08 FP (22% ST)1.18 FP
#67 Max Fried (94% OWN)1.06 FP (61% ST)0.91 FP
#68 Eduardo Rodriguez (96% OWN)1.02 FP (61% ST)0.99 FP
#69 Jason Vargas (39% OWN)1.02 FP (23% ST)0.41 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.

MAX FRIEDFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 20194.41.91.526268.2
-- Per Game (5 Proj)0.910.390.315.45.41.7
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)-0.250.380.295.15.41.9
9/9 to 9/15 (4 Games)1.10.690.6911.010.93.5
2019 Season7215414215042
-- Per Game (31 GP)2.30.480.134.64.81.4
2018 to 20195916817519462
-- Per Game (45 GP)1.30.360.183.94.31.4