Start Em Alert: Kyle Seager Projected to Finish Ahead of Giovanny Urshela in Week 3

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Kyle Seager is projected for 19.52 fantasy points in 7 games which is good enough to be the #9 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 Giovanny Urshela but behind Brian Anderson. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#23). He is projected for 14.76 fantasy points.

4/6 TO 4/12 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Justin Turner (94% OWN)20.6 FP (73% ST)3.16 FP
#8 Brian Anderson (79% OWN)20 FP (36% ST)2.99 FP
#9 Kyle Seager (49% OWN)19.5 FP (23% ST)2.69 FP
#10 Giovanny Urshela (58% OWN)19.3 FP (35% ST)2.75 FP
#11 Josh Donaldson (98% OWN)19.1 FP (95% ST)3.44 FP
4/13 TO 4/19 RANK (3B)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#21 Ryon Healy (6% OWN)15.1 FP (1% ST)2.52 FP
#22 Eduardo Escobar (97% OWN)14.8 FP (91% ST)3.27 FP
#23 Kyle Seager (49% OWN)14.8 FP (23% ST)2.69 FP
#24 Brian Anderson (79% OWN)14.7 FP (36% ST)2.99 FP
#25 Matt Duffy (1% OWN)14.5 FP2.24 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Kyle Seager to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 397.19 projected fantasy points puts him at #19 behind Miguel Sano and ahead of Asdrubal Cabrera. He has averaged 2.91 fantasy points in his past 106 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.69 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#44) 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 49%, he is the #21 most highly owned third baseman. Kyle Seager is expected to improve on last season's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (3B) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#17 Tommy Edman (90% OWN)419 FP, 2.95 per game252 FP, 92 gp, 2.74 per game (#21)
#18 Miguel Sano (67% OWN)403 FP, 3.11 per game354 FP, 104 gp, 3.4 per game (#5)
#19 Kyle Seager (49% OWN)397 FP, 2.69 per game308 FP, 106 gp, 2.91 per game (#17)
#20 Asdrubal Cabrera (32% OWN)392 FP, 2.75 per game366 FP, 131 gp, 2.8 per game (#20)
#21 Giovanny Urshela (58% OWN)391 FP, 2.75 per game370 FP, 128 gp, 2.89 per game (#18)

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.

KYLE SEAGERFPHRRBIRBBSB
2020 Projection397288674522.4
-- Per Game (148 Proj)2.70.190.580.500.350.02
4/6 to 4/12 (6.8 Games)19.51.34.33.42.80.14
4/13 to 4/19 (5.8 Games)14.81.03.12.72.00.09
2019 Season308236355442
-- Per Game (106 GP)2.90.220.590.520.420.02