Rene Rivera Is Not Projected Play Consistently and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Rene Rivera is the #39 fantasy catcher with an average of 2.5 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 40 games in 2019-2020 you will need to wait on him to deliver any value. Last season, he was the #82 catcher with 1.62 fantasy points per game.

NEXT SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#91 Bryan Holaday104 FP, 2.14 per game76 FP, 42 gp, 1.82 per game (#45)
#92 Meibrys Viloria103 FP, 2.12 per game49 FP, 41 gp, 1.2 per game (#72)
#93 Rene Rivera101 FP, 2.5 per game49 FP, 41 gp, 1.2 per game (#72)
#94 Tim Federowicz99 FP, 2.44 per game28 FP, 26 gp, 1.1 per game (#75)
#95 Tres Barrera99 FP, 2.44 per game28 FP, 26 gp, 1.1 per game (#75)

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SIT EM ALERT: RENE RIVERA WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Rene Rivera is projected for 1.69 fantasy points in one game the rest of the week in week 1 which only ranks him as the #98 projected catcher and not a fantasy relevant player. 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 Raudy Read but behind Eric Haase the rest of the week. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#89). He is projected for 3.75 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#96 Tyler Heineman (0% OWN)1.73 FP2.18 FP
#97 Eric Haase (0% OWN)1.72 FP2.16 FP
#98 Rene Rivera (0% OWN)1.69 FP2.5 FP
#99 Raudy Read (0% OWN)1.67 FP2.35 FP
#100 Luke Maile (0% OWN)1.67 FP1.96 FP
WEEK 2 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#87 Francisco Cervelli (12% OWN)3.81 FP2.15 FP
#88 Bryan Holaday (0% OWN)3.76 FP2.14 FP
#89 Rene Rivera (0% OWN)3.75 FP2.5 FP
#90 Nick Ciuffo (0% OWN)3.74 FP2.42 FP
#91 Luke Maile (0% OWN)3.72 FP1.96 FP

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.

RENE RIVERAFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection1016.72218.413.60.5
-- Per Game (40 Proj)2.50.160.540.450.340.01
3/26 to 3/29 (0.7 Games)1.70.120.380.320.230.01
3/30 to 4/5 (1.5 Games)3.70.260.820.680.480.02
2019 Season13.013230
-- Per Game (8 GP)1.60.120.380.250.380.00