Projecting a Down Week 24 for Jacob deGrom with Fewer FPs Than Sean Manaea

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Jacob deGrom is projected for 4.41 fantasy points in 2 games which is good enough to be the #21 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jose Berrios but behind Sean Manaea. Week 25 will be better based on projected rank (#1). He is projected for 11.35 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Ryan Yarbrough (91% OWN)4.67 FP (75% ST)2.17 FP
#20 Sean Manaea (54% OWN)4.56 FP (17% ST)2.65 FP
#21 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)4.41 FP (88% ST)6.6 FP
#22 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)4.24 FP (82% ST)4.27 FP
#23 Luis Castillo (97% OWN)4.22 FP (89% ST)4.37 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#1 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)11.3 FP (88% ST)6.6 FP
#2 Zack Greinke (98% OWN)10.7 FP (86% ST)5.3 FP
#3 Shane Bieber (98% OWN)9.2 FP (88% ST)4.7 FP
#4 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)8.2 FP (91% ST)7.1 FP
#5 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)8 FP (91% ST)7.1 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Jacob deGrom to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 32.44 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Walker Buehler and ahead of Michael Clevinger. He has averaged 5.62 fantasy points in his past 60 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 6.62 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#6) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #8 most highly owned starting pitcher. Jacob deGrom is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #15 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#3 Justin Verlander (98% OWN)35 FP, 8.7 per game243 FP, 34 gp, 7.15 per game (#4)
#4 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)34 FP, 7.1 per game92 FP, 23 gp, 3.99 per game (#19)
#5 Jacob deGrom (98% OWN)32 FP, 6.6 per game216 FP, 32 gp, 6.77 per game (#5)
#6 Michael Clevinger (97% OWN)28 FP, 5.9 per game115 FP, 32 gp, 3.59 per game (#23)
#7 Stephen Strasburg (98% OWN)27 FP, 5.6 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.91 per game (#31)

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.

JACOB DEGROMFPWINLOSSIPKBB
Rest of 201932.42.31.031356.8
-- Per Game (5 Proj)6.60.460.206.37.11.4
9/2 to 9/8 (2 Games)4.40.290.296.46.91.4
9/9 to 9/15 (4 Games)11.30.860.4412.114.43.2
2019 Season1218816921439
-- Per Game (28 GP)4.30.290.296.07.61.4
2018 to 2019338181738548385
-- Per Game (60 GP)5.60.300.286.48.01.4