Rafael Devers is Projected to Be the #4 Third Baseman...Behind Nolan Arenado and Ahead of Kris Bryant the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Rafael Devers to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 79.92 projected fantasy points puts him at #4 behind Nolan Arenado and ahead of Kris Bryant. He has averaged 3.31 fantasy points in his past 253 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 3.43 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#8) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite third baseman. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Rafael Devers is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #3 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)90 FP, 4.02 per game592 FP, 157 gp, 3.77 per game (#2)
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)84 FP, 3.6 per game555 FP, 155 gp, 3.58 per game (#3)
#4 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)80 FP, 3.43 per game300 FP, 120 gp, 2.5 per game (#15)
#5 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)78 FP, 3.12 per game306 FP, 101 gp, 3.03 per game (#9)
#6 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)78 FP, 3.44 per game444 FP, 144 gp, 3.08 per game (#7)

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WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Rafael Devers is projected for 19.81 fantasy points in 6 games which is good enough to be the #4 ranked third baseman and a must start for most owners. 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 Matt Chapman but behind Nolan Arenado. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#9). He is projected for 18.3 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Alex Bregman (100% OWN)22.2 FP (100% ST)4.02 FP
#3 Nolan Arenado (100% OWN)20.4 FP (100% ST)3.6 FP
#4 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)19.8 FP (96% ST)3.43 FP
#5 Matt Chapman (99% OWN)19.7 FP (91% ST)3.44 FP
#6 Kris Bryant (100% OWN)18.5 FP (98% ST)3.12 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Justin Turner (98% OWN)18.5 FP (92% ST)3.13 FP
#8 Josh Donaldson (99% OWN)18.5 FP (93% ST)2.83 FP
#9 Rafael Devers (100% OWN)18.3 FP (96% ST)3.43 FP
#10 Eugenio Suarez (99% OWN)18.1 FP (91% ST)3.14 FP
#11 Evan Longoria (34% OWN)18 FP (23% ST)2.75 FP

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.

RAFAEL DEVERSFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019804.416.316.86.71.2
-- Per Game (23 Proj)3.40.190.700.720.290.05
9/2 to 9/8 (5.6 Games)19.81.14.14.31.60.30
9/9 to 9/15 (5.6 Games)18.31.03.63.71.80.30
2019 Season53728104113418
-- Per Game (133 GP)4.00.210.780.850.310.06
2018 to 2019838491701727913
-- Per Game (253 GP)3.30.190.670.680.310.05