Projecting a Down Week 3 for Gerrit Cole with Fewer FPs Than David Price

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Gerrit Cole is projected for 4.31 fantasy points in one game which is good enough to be the #23 ranked starting pitcher and a must start for most owners. 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 Kyle Hendricks but behind David Price. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#12). He is projected for 5.94 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Julio Urias (68% OWN)4.35 FP (52% ST)2.1 FP
#22 David Price (92% OWN)4.35 FP (80% ST)4.35 FP
#23 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)4.31 FP (97% ST)5.2 FP
#24 Kyle Hendricks (95% OWN)3.7 FP (89% ST)3.19 FP
#25 Jose Urquidy (82% OWN)3.64 FP (68% ST)3.7 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (SP)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#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
#13 Zack Greinke (96% OWN)5.7 FP (94% ST)5.8 FP
#14 Aaron Civale (79% OWN)5.6 FP (53% ST)2.46 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Gerrit Cole to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 155.34 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Zack Greinke and ahead of Walker Buehler. He has averaged 9.59 fantasy points in his past 33 games, which is more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.18 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#8) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 98%, he is the #1 most highly owned starting pitcher. Gerrit Cole is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #2 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#1 Jacob deGrom (97% OWN)200 FP, 6.5 per game178 FP, 33 gp, 5.38 per game (#11)
#2 Zack Greinke (96% OWN)170 FP, 5.8 per game191 FP, 36 gp, 5.31 per game (#12)
#3 Gerrit Cole (98% OWN)155 FP, 5.2 per game316 FP, 33 gp, 9.59 per game (#2)
#4 Walker Buehler (98% OWN)154 FP, 5.5 per game157 FP, 30 gp, 5.23 per game (#14)
#5 Stephen Strasburg (97% OWN)153 FP, 5.2 per game192 FP, 33 gp, 5.81 per game (#9)

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.

GERRIT COLEFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection15515.27.519022564
-- Per Game (30 Proj)5.20.510.256.37.52.1
4/6 to 4/12 (1 Game)4.30.420.296.67.22.2
4/13 to 4/19 (1 Game)5.90.500.266.78.32.3
2019 Season31620521232648
-- Per Game (33 GP)9.60.610.156.49.91.5