Michael Clevinger is Projected to Be the #13 Starting Pitcher...Behind Stephen Strasburg and Ahead of Aaron Nola 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 31.8 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Stephen Strasburg and ahead of Aaron Nola. 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 4.89 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 97%, he is the #19 most highly owned starting pitcher. Michael Clevinger is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#11 Kyle Hendricks (96% OWN)32 FP, 4.28 per game61 FP, 33 gp, 1.83 per game (#46)
#12 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)32 FP, 5.1 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.91 per game (#32)
#13 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)32 FP, 4.89 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#24)
#14 Aaron Nola (98% OWN)31 FP, 4.71 per game218 FP, 33 gp, 6.6 per game (#7)
#15 Luis Castillo (98% OWN)30 FP, 4.62 per game218 FP, 33 gp, 6.6 per game (#7)

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WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Michael Clevinger is projected for 6.19 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #7 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a 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 Lance Lynn but behind Jose Berrios the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#21). He is projected for 4.83 fantasy points.

8/22 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)6.4 FP (89% ST)5.8 FP
#6 Jose Berrios (98% OWN)6.4 FP (83% ST)4.7 FP
#7 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)6.2 FP (86% ST)4.89 FP
#8 Lance Lynn (96% OWN)5.2 FP (80% ST)3.13 FP
#9 Mike Soroka (97% OWN)5.1 FP (80% ST)3.94 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Charlie Morton (98% OWN)4.97 FP (92% ST)3.81 FP
#20 Hyun-Jin Ryu (98% OWN)4.92 FP (78% ST)6.3 FP
#21 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)4.83 FP (86% ST)4.89 FP
#22 Kyle Gibson (91% OWN)4.54 FP (72% ST)1.9 FP
#23 Mike Soroka (97% OWN)4.52 FP (80% ST)3.94 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 201931.83.61.2374213.0
-- Per Game (6 Proj)4.90.550.185.76.52.0
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)6.20.610.125.56.51.9
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)4.80.530.195.96.62.1
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