Michael Clevinger is Projected to Be the #10 Starting Pitcher...Behind Zack Greinke and Ahead of Corey Kluber the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Michael Clevinger to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 35.85 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Zack Greinke and ahead of Corey Kluber. He has averaged 4.42 fantasy points in his past 45 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.69 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#8) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #13 most highly owned starting pitcher. Michael Clevinger is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #21 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#8 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)40 FP, 5.3 per game42 FP, 20 gp, 2.08 per game (#42)
#9 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)37 FP, 5.4 per game116 FP, 34 gp, 3.42 per game (#26)
#10 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)36 FP, 5.7 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#24)
#11 Corey Kluber (95% OWN)35 FP, 5.5 per game221 FP, 33 gp, 6.7 per game (#6)
#12 Kyle Hendricks (96% OWN)33 FP, 4.47 per game61 FP, 33 gp, 1.83 per game (#45)

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WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Michael Clevinger is projected for 5.87 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #13 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average game with more fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jose Berrios but behind Domingo German. Week 23 will be better based on projected rank (#5). He is projected for 8.45 fantasy points.

8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Kyle Gibson (91% OWN)6 FP (71% ST)1.92 FP
#12 Domingo German (97% OWN)6 FP (86% ST)2.87 FP
#13 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)5.9 FP (90% ST)5.7 FP
#14 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)5.8 FP (84% ST)4.62 FP
#15 Charlie Morton (98% OWN)5.7 FP (89% ST)4.52 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#3 Max Scherzer (98% OWN)11.5 FP (47% ST)8.8 FP
#4 Luis Castillo (97% OWN)9.9 FP (84% ST)4.33 FP
#5 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)8.5 FP (90% ST)5.7 FP
#6 Mike Minor (96% OWN)8.4 FP (83% ST)3.03 FP
#7 Aaron Nola (97% OWN)8.3 FP (77% ST)4.3 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.

MICHAEL CLEVINGERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201935.93.71.0364212.2
-- Per Game (6 Proj)5.70.590.155.76.61.9
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)5.90.590.135.56.61.9
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)8.50.700.106.17.01.8
2019 Season84827210524
-- Per Game (13 GP)6.40.620.155.68.11.8
2018 to 2019199211026731291
-- Per Game (45 GP)4.40.470.225.96.92.0