Orlando Arcia is Projected to Be the #33 Shortstop...Behind Yu-Cheng Chang and Ahead of J.P. Crawford the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Orlando Arcia to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 55.58 projected fantasy points puts him at #33 behind Yu-Cheng Chang and ahead of J.P. Crawford. He has averaged 1.63 fantasy points in his past 235 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.05 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#54) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Orlando Arcia is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #28 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SS) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#31 Willy Adames (28% OWN)56 FP, 2.3 per game184 FP, 85 gp, 2.16 per game (#24)
#32 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)56 FP, 2.48 per game184 FP, 85 gp, 2.16 per game (#24)
#33 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)56 FP, 2.05 per game138 FP, 111 gp, 1.25 per game (#40)
#34 J.P. Crawford (14% OWN)55 FP, 2.45 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)
#35 Willi Castro (3% OWN)55 FP, 2.28 per game76 FP, 49 gp, 1.54 per game (#36)

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WEEK 23 AND 24 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Orlando Arcia is projected for 5.98 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 23 which ranks him as the #36 projected shortstop for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Chris Taylor but behind J.P. Crawford the rest of the week. Week 24 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#39). He is projected for 10.33 fantasy points.

8/30 TO 9/1 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#34 Yu-Cheng Chang (1% OWN)6 FP2.48 FP
#35 J.P. Crawford (14% OWN)6 FP (9% ST)2.45 FP
#36 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)6 FP (5% ST)2.05 FP
#37 Chris Taylor (30% OWN)5.9 FP (16% ST)2.65 FP
#38 Bo Bichette (90% OWN)5.8 FP (67% ST)2.84 FP
9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SS)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#37 J.T. Riddle (1% OWN)11.6 FP1.98 FP
#38 Austin Nola (22% OWN)10.5 FP (18% ST)2.47 FP
#39 Orlando Arcia (12% OWN)10.3 FP (5% ST)2.05 FP
#40 Miguel Rojas (5% OWN)10.3 FP (1% ST)2.38 FP
#41 J.P. Crawford (14% OWN)10.2 FP (9% ST)2.45 FP

Orlando Arcia Is The #22 SS on FanDuel and Is The #28 Highest Priced on 8/30

He is projected for 7.8 FanDuel points and priced at $2.5K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 7.28 FPs, making him worth +$179 more than $2.5K. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (SS) 8/30 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#20 Willy Adames8.6 FD Points$2400
#21 J.P. Crawford8.2 FD Points$2900
#22 Orlando Arcia7.8 FD Points$2500
#23 Brandon Crawford7.8 FD Points$2700
#24 Jose Iglesias7.7 FD Points$2800

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.

ORLANDO ARCIAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019562.811.911.37.11.7
-- Per Game (27 Proj)2.10.100.440.420.260.06
8/26 to 9/1 (2.9 Games)6.00.301.11.20.840.13
9/2 to 9/8 (5.5 Games)10.30.522.22.11.30.31
2019 Season245144847417
-- Per Game (124 GP)2.00.110.390.380.330.06
2018 to 20193841778765614
-- Per Game (235 GP)1.60.070.330.320.240.06