Sell High Alert: Draft Trevor Bauer as the #65 Starting Pitcher... Ahead of Josh James and After Jon Lester

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Trevor Bauer as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2020. His 40.74 projected fantasy points puts him at #65 behind Jon Lester and ahead of Josh James. He has averaged 0.42 fantasy points in his past 34 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.23 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#72) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 95%, he is the #21 most highly owned starting pitcher. Trevor Bauer is expected to improve on last season's #75 fantasy position rank.

NEXT SEASON RANK (SP) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS IN 2019
#63 Lance McCullers (7% OWN)42 FP, 1.77 per game0.85 per game (#61)
#64 Jon Lester (89% OWN)42 FP, 1.3 per game0.85 per game (#61)
#65 Trevor Bauer (95% OWN)41 FP, 1.23 per game0.85 per game (#61)
#66 Josh James (10% OWN)41 FP, 1.62 per game31 FP, 49 gp, 0.63 per game (#74)
#67 Joey Lucchesi (75% OWN)38 FP, 1.2 per game31 FP, 49 gp, 0.63 per game (#74)

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FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and next week. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

TREVOR BAUERFPWINLOSSIPKBB
2020 Projection40.711.011.621120769
-- Per Game (33 Proj)1.20.330.356.46.32.1
3/30 to 4/5 (4 Games)3.60.790.6012.711.63.8
2019 Season14.3111321225382
-- Per Game (34 GP)0.420.320.386.27.42.4