Patrick Valaika Is Not Projected Play Consistently and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Patrick Valaika is the #59 fantasy second baseman with an average of 2.48 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 38 games in 2019-2020 you will need to wait on him to deliver any value. Last season, he was the #63 second baseman with 0.85 fantasy points per game.

REST OF SEASON RANK (2B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#77 Kean Wong109 FP, 2.38 per game-0.1 FP
#78 Gordon Beckham105 FP, 2.28 per game110 FP, 74 gp, 1.49 per game (#52)
#79 Patrick Valaika95 FP, 2.48 per game32 FP, 37 gp, 0.85 per game (#68)
#80 Sam Haggerty91 FP, 2.63 per game32 FP, 37 gp, 0.85 per game (#68)
#81 Chris Owings91 FP, 2 per game48 FP, 58 gp, 0.82 per game (#69)

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PATRICK VALAIKA WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Patrick Valaika is projected for 4.44 fantasy points in 2 games in week 3 which only ranks him as the #76 projected second baseman and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Brendan Rodgers but behind Gordon Beckham. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#78). He is projected for 3.3 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#74 Breyvic Valera (0% OWN)4.54 FP2.5 FP
#75 Gordon Beckham (0% OWN)4.51 FP2.28 FP
#76 Patrick Valaika (0% OWN)4.44 FP2.48 FP
#77 Brendan Rodgers (15% OWN)4.04 FP (1% ST)2.62 FP
#78 Chris Owings (0% OWN)2.96 FP2 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (2B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#74 Breyvic Valera (0% OWN)3.9 FP2.5 FP
#75 Gordon Beckham (0% OWN)3.87 FP2.28 FP
#76 Jahmai Jones (1% OWN)3.79 FP3.03 FP
#77 Chris Owings (0% OWN)3.58 FP2 FP
#78 Patrick Valaika (0% OWN)3.3 FP2.48 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

PATRICK VALAIKAFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection954.416.318.710.42.4
-- Per Game (38 Proj)2.50.110.430.490.270.06
4/6 to 4/12 (1.8 Games)4.40.200.750.860.470.12
4/13 to 4/19 (1.3 Games)3.30.140.550.630.360.08
2019 Season31.5141170
-- Per Game (37 GP)0.850.030.110.300.190.00