Start Austin Riley in Week 20... Ahead of Jedd Gyorko

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Austin Riley is projected for 8.13 fantasy points in 3 games the rest of the week in week 20 which ranks him as the #25 projected third 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 Jedd Gyorko but behind Kyle Seager the rest of the week. Week 21 will not be as good based on projected rank (#35). He is projected for 7.94 fantasy points.

8/7 TO 8/11 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#23 Martin Prado (1% OWN)8.4 FP1.99 FP
#24 Kyle Seager (26% OWN)8.3 FP (15% ST)2.4 FP
#25 Austin Riley (65% OWN)8.1 FP (22% ST)2.79 FP
#26 Jedd Gyorko (1% OWN)8 FP2.8 FP
#27 Travis Shaw (20% OWN)8 FP (5% ST)2.43 FP
8/12 TO 8/18 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#33 Johan Camargo (5% OWN)9.1 FP (2% ST)2.31 FP
#34 Pablo Sandoval (5% OWN)8.2 FP (3% ST)2.73 FP
#35 Austin Riley (65% OWN)7.9 FP (22% ST)2.79 FP
#36 Cheslor Cuthbert (5% OWN)7.8 FP (3% ST)2.48 FP
#37 Edwin Rios (1% OWN)5.8 FP3.08 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Austin Riley to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 66.92 projected fantasy points puts him at #35 behind Isiah Kiner-Falefa and ahead of Pablo Sandoval. He has averaged 2.68 fantasy points in his past 66 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. He is projected to average 2.79 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#24) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 65%, he is the #17 most highly owned third baseman. Austin Riley is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #26 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#33 Brandon Drury (4% OWN)74 FP, 2.64 per game34 FP, 26 gp, 1.31 per game (#36)
#34 Isiah Kiner-Falefa (6% OWN)68 FP, 2.43 per game212 FP, 104 gp, 2.04 per game (#27)
#35 Austin Riley (65% OWN)67 FP, 2.79 per game212 FP, 104 gp, 2.04 per game (#27)
#36 Pablo Sandoval (5% OWN)65 FP, 2.73 per game153 FP, 90 gp, 1.7 per game (#32)
#37 Jeimer Candelario (8% OWN)62 FP, 2.3 per game341 FP, 143 gp, 2.38 per game (#17)

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.

AUSTIN RILEYFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 2019674.715.013.37.10.4
-- Per Game (24 Proj)2.80.200.640.570.300.02
8/5 to 8/11 (2.6 Games)8.10.601.81.60.900.05
8/12 to 8/18 (3 Games)7.90.571.81.60.810.05
2019 Season177174538130
-- Per Game (66 GP)2.70.260.680.580.200.00