Start Kyle Higashioka in Week 21... Ahead of Martin Maldonado

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Kyle Higashioka is projected for 5.7 fantasy points in 2 games which projects to being the #44 ranked catcher. This may be a week you want to sit Kyle Higashioka. 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 Martin Maldonado but behind Manny Pina. Week 22 will not be as good based on projected rank (#64). He is projected for 3.65 fantasy points.

8/12 TO 8/18 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#42 Matt Wieters (8% OWN)6.3 FP (6% ST)2.51 FP
#43 Manny Pina (1% OWN)5.8 FP2.2 FP
#44 Kyle Higashioka (0% OWN)5.7 FP2.82 FP
#45 Martin Maldonado (5% OWN)5.7 FP (2% ST)2.68 FP
#46 Anthony Bemboom (0% OWN)5.6 FP2.75 FP
8/19 TO 8/25 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#62 Cam Gallagher (1% OWN)3.81 FP (1% ST)2.49 FP
#63 Reese McGuire (1% OWN)3.69 FP2.41 FP
#64 Kyle Higashioka (0% OWN)3.65 FP2.82 FP
#65 Nick Dini (0% OWN)3.59 FP2.53 FP
#66 Tomas Nido (0% OWN)3.51 FP2.08 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on average projected fantasy points, Kyle Higashioka is the #11 fantasy catcher with an average of 2.82 fantasy points per game. But with him projected to play just 11 games in you will need to wait on him to deliver value. In 10 games this season he has averaged 3 which ranks him as the #5 catcher based on average. Last season, he was the #54 catcher with 1.27 fantasy points per game.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#56 Jacob Stallings32 FP, 2.26 per game64 FP, 22 gp, 2.9 per game (#32)
#57 Grayson Greiner (1% OWN)32 FP, 1.58 per game50 FP, 30 gp, 1.67 per game (#40)
#58 Kyle Higashioka31 FP, 2.82 per game33 FP, 26 gp, 1.27 per game (#52)
#59 Meibrys Viloria (1% OWN)31 FP, 2.38 per game33 FP, 26 gp, 1.27 per game (#52)
#60 Tom Murphy (4% OWN)31 FP, 2.35 per game34 FP, 36 gp, 0.94 per game (#66)

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.

KYLE HIGASHIOKAFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201931.12.26.96.43.80.2
-- Per Game (11 Proj)2.80.200.620.580.340.01
8/12 to 8/18 (2 Games)5.70.411.21.20.610.03
8/19 to 8/25 (1.5 Games)3.70.280.770.720.440.02
2019 Season30.039700
-- Per Game (10 GP)3.00.300.900.700.000.00
2018 to 2019636151260
-- Per Game (36 GP)1.80.170.420.330.170.00