Michael Clevinger is Projected to Be the #8 Starting Pitcher...Behind Hyun-Jin Ryu and Ahead of Zack Greinke 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 34.52 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Hyun-Jin Ryu and ahead of Zack Greinke. 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 5.48 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#9) is worse 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 #20 most highly owned starting pitcher. Michael Clevinger is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#6 Clayton Kershaw (98% OWN)41 FP, 6.4 per game118 FP, 27 gp, 4.36 per game (#15)
#7 Hyun-Jin Ryu (98% OWN)40 FP, 6.3 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.11 per game (#10)
#8 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)35 FP, 5.5 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#24)
#9 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)34 FP, 4.93 per game116 FP, 34 gp, 3.42 per game (#26)
#10 Luis Castillo (98% OWN)33 FP, 4.42 per game116 FP, 34 gp, 3.42 per game (#26)

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WEEK 22 AND 23 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Michael Clevinger is projected for 6.27 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 Jose Berrios but behind Walker Buehler the rest of the week. Week 23 will not be as good based on projected rank (#20). He is projected for 5.11 fantasy points.

8/21 TO 8/25 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Aaron Nola (98% OWN)6.8 FP (85% ST)4.68 FP
#6 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)6.5 FP (90% ST)6.5 FP
#7 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)6.3 FP (85% ST)5.5 FP
#8 Jose Berrios (98% OWN)6.2 FP (82% ST)4.59 FP
#9 Charlie Morton (98% OWN)6.2 FP (90% ST)4.27 FP
8/26 TO 9/1 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#18 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)5.4 FP (94% ST)5.3 FP
#19 Kenta Maeda (94% OWN)5.4 FP (66% ST)2.73 FP
#20 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)5.1 FP (85% ST)5.5 FP
#21 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)4.88 FP (89% ST)4.93 FP
#22 German Marquez (97% OWN)4.67 FP (74% ST)2.98 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 201934.53.61.0364111.9
-- Per Game (6 Proj)5.50.570.165.76.51.9
8/19 to 8/25 (1 Game)6.30.620.115.46.51.9
8/26 to 9/1 (1 Game)5.10.550.185.96.72.1
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