Projecting a Down Week 3 for Blake Snell with Fewer FPs Than Mike Foltynewicz

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Blake Snell is projected for 2.29 fantasy points in one game in week 3 which ranks him as the #42 projected starting pitcher for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average game with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Luke Weaver but behind Mike Foltynewicz. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 6 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Zach Eflin (69% OWN)2.49 FP (43% ST)2.27 FP
#41 Mike Foltynewicz (90% OWN)2.3 FP (60% ST)1.93 FP
#42 Blake Snell (97% OWN)2.29 FP (88% ST)3.89 FP
#43 Luke Weaver (57% OWN)2.16 FP (33% ST)1.77 FP
#44 Jose Quintana (82% OWN)2.15 FP (65% ST)2.47 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#8 Jacob deGrom (97% OWN)6.5 FP (96% ST)6.5 FP
#9 Jose Berrios (97% OWN)6.4 FP (94% ST)3.58 FP
#10 Blake Snell (97% OWN)6 FP (88% ST)3.89 FP
#11 Francellis Montas (88% OWN)6 FP (81% ST)2.99 FP
#12 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)5.9 FP (97% ST)5.2 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Blake Snell to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 120.67 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Patrick Corbin and ahead of Jack Flaherty. He has averaged 1.07 fantasy points in his past 23 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.89 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#16) 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 97%, he is the #14 most highly owned starting pitcher. Blake Snell is expected to improve on last season's #62 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#10 Charlie Morton (97% OWN)125 FP, 4.04 per game164 FP, 33 gp, 4.98 per game (#16)
#11 Patrick Corbin (97% OWN)124 FP, 4.21 per game141 FP, 33 gp, 4.27 per game (#20)
#12 Blake Snell (97% OWN)121 FP, 3.89 per game24 FP, 23 gp, 1.07 per game (#69)
#13 Jack Flaherty (97% OWN)116 FP, 3.93 per game151 FP, 33 gp, 4.59 per game (#19)
#14 Shane Bieber (97% OWN)115 FP, 4.09 per game173 FP, 34 gp, 5.08 per game (#15)

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.

BLAKE SNELLFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection12113.98.415918552
-- Per Game (31 Proj)3.90.450.275.16.01.7
4/6 to 4/12 (1 Game)2.30.310.355.35.81.6
4/13 to 4/19 (2 Games)6.00.860.559.811.73.8
2019 Season24.56810714740
-- Per Game (23 GP)1.10.260.354.76.41.7