Projecting a Down Week 21 for Dustin Garneau with Fewer FPs Than Yasmani Grandal

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Dustin Garneau is projected for 7.36 fantasy points in 4 games the rest of the week in week 21 which ranks him as the #18 projected catcher 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 Jason Castro but behind Yasmani Grandal the rest of the week. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#26). He is projected for 9.17 fantasy points.

8/14 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#16 Carson Kelly (55% OWN)7.5 FP (46% ST)3.13 FP
#17 Yasmani Grandal (99% OWN)7.4 FP (95% ST)2.81 FP
#18 Dustin Garneau (0% OWN)7.4 FP2.51 FP
#19 Jason Castro (13% OWN)7.3 FP (9% ST)2.94 FP
#20 Jake Rogers (7% OWN)7.2 FP (5% ST)1.91 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#24 Jason Castro (13% OWN)9.2 FP (9% ST)2.94 FP
#25 James McCann (70% OWN)9.2 FP (58% ST)2.55 FP
#26 Dustin Garneau (0% OWN)9.2 FP2.51 FP
#27 Danny Jansen (43% OWN)9 FP (30% ST)2.21 FP
#28 Jeff Mathis (0% OWN)8.8 FP1.75 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Dustin Garneau to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 81.57 projected fantasy points puts him at #7 behind Will Smith and ahead of Yasmani Grandal. He has averaged 2.24 fantasy points in his past 31 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.51 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#32) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Dustin Garneau is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #49 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#5 Wilson Ramos (97% OWN)88 FP, 2.74 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#6)
#6 Will Smith (87% OWN)87 FP, 2.75 per game286 FP, 109 gp, 2.62 per game (#6)
#7 Dustin Garneau82 FP, 2.51 per game3 FP, 1 gp (#2)
#8 Yasmani Grandal (99% OWN)79 FP, 2.81 per game353 FP, 139 gp, 2.54 per game (#10)
#9 Robinson Chirinos (75% OWN)79 FP, 2.79 per game258 FP, 111 gp, 2.32 per game (#12)

Dustin Garneau Is The #54 C/1B on FanDuel and Is The #77 Highest Priced on 8/14

He is projected for 6.7 FanDuel points and priced at $2.3K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 6.43 FPs. He is fairly priced and a breakeven value. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL (C/1B) 8/14 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#52 Chris Davis6.7 FD Points$2300
#53 Jake Rogers6.7 FD Points$3000
#54 Dustin Garneau6.7 FD Points$2300
#55 Matt Skole6.6 FD Points$2000
#56 Howie Kendrick6.6 FD Points$2400

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.

DUSTIN GARNEAUFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019824.817.716.111.10.4
-- Per Game (32 Proj)2.50.150.540.500.340.01
8/12 to 8/18 (4 Games)7.40.451.71.41.20.04
8/19 to 8/25 (3.8 Games)9.20.572.01.81.20.04
2019 Season6631414100
-- Per Game (30 GP)2.20.100.470.470.330.00
2018 to 20197031514110
-- Per Game (31 GP)2.20.100.480.450.350.00