Projecting a Down Week 3 for Yulieski Gurriel with Fewer FPs Than Renato Nunez

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Yulieski Gurriel is projected for 15.66 fantasy points in 5 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #21 projected first baseman 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 Joey Votto but behind Renato Nunez. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#15). He is projected for 16.57 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#19 Mitch Moreland (20% OWN)16 FP (5% ST)3.05 FP
#20 Renato Nunez (27% OWN)15.7 FP (13% ST)2.64 FP
#21 Yulieski Gurriel (97% OWN)15.7 FP (91% ST)3.32 FP
#22 Joey Votto (86% OWN)15.6 FP (47% ST)2.85 FP
#23 Miguel Cabrera (27% OWN)15.4 FP (11% ST)2.55 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (1B/DH)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#13 Justin Smoak (26% OWN)17.2 FP (9% ST)2.76 FP
#14 Yonder Alonso (4% OWN)16.6 FP (1% ST)2.59 FP
#15 Yulieski Gurriel (97% OWN)16.6 FP (91% ST)3.32 FP
#16 Miguel Andujar (62% OWN)16.6 FP (31% ST)3.02 FP
#17 Josh Bell (97% OWN)15.9 FP (91% ST)3.2 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Yulieski Gurriel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 454.03 projected fantasy points puts him at #8 behind Pete Alonso and ahead of Josh Bell. He has averaged 3.5 fantasy points in his past 144 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.32 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) 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 #11 most highly owned first baseman. Last season he was also the #8 ranked first baseman.

REST OF SEASON RANK (1B/DH) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#6 Carlos Santana (98% OWN)471 FP, 3.44 per game556 FP, 158 gp, 3.52 per game (#8)
#7 Pete Alonso (99% OWN)463 FP, 3.25 per game572 FP, 160 gp, 3.58 per game (#7)
#8 Yulieski Gurriel (97% OWN)454 FP, 3.32 per game504 FP, 144 gp, 3.5 per game (#9)
#9 Josh Bell (97% OWN)440 FP, 3.2 per game530 FP, 143 gp, 3.71 per game (#4)
#10 J.D. Martinez (98% OWN)439 FP, 3.21 per game530 FP, 145 gp, 3.66 per game (#6)

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.

YULIESKI GURRIELFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection454289575384.2
-- Per Game (137 Proj)3.30.200.690.550.280.03
4/6 to 4/12 (4.6 Games)15.70.873.42.70.990.14
4/13 to 4/19 (5.4 Games)16.61.03.42.81.80.17
2019 Season5043110485374
-- Per Game (144 GP)3.50.220.720.590.260.03