Start Mike Zunino in Week 24... Ahead of Wilson Ramos

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Mike Zunino is projected for 12.88 fantasy points in 5 games which is good enough to be the #8 ranked catcher 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 Wilson Ramos but behind Willians Astudillo. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#38). He is projected for 7.84 fantasy points.

9/2 TO 9/8 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Will Smith (91% OWN)13.8 FP (79% ST)2.85 FP
#7 Willians Astudillo (18% OWN)13.4 FP (5% ST)3.02 FP
#8 Mike Zunino (13% OWN)12.9 FP (7% ST)2.15 FP
#9 Wilson Ramos (98% OWN)12.7 FP (91% ST)2.86 FP
#10 Pedro Severino (11% OWN)12.1 FP (8% ST)2.11 FP
9/9 TO 9/15 RANK (C)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Josh Phegley (25% OWN)7.9 FP (15% ST)2.54 FP
#37 Russell Martin (1% OWN)7.9 FP (1% ST)2.5 FP
#38 Mike Zunino (13% OWN)7.8 FP (7% ST)2.15 FP
#39 Kevan Smith (1% OWN)7.8 FP2.21 FP
#40 Stephen Vogt (4% OWN)7.6 FP (3% ST)2.63 FP

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Mike Zunino to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 36.27 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Roberto Perez and ahead of Austin Hedges. He has averaged 1.64 fantasy points in his past 184 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.15 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#67) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Mike Zunino is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #38 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (C) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#27 Jonathan Lucroy (20% OWN)37 FP, 2.34 per game225 FP, 125 gp, 1.8 per game (#33)
#28 Roberto Perez (51% OWN)37 FP, 2.49 per game69 FP, 62 gp, 1.11 per game (#57)
#29 Mike Zunino (13% OWN)36 FP, 2.15 per game189 FP, 109 gp, 1.73 per game (#35)
#30 Austin Hedges (9% OWN)36 FP, 2.3 per game173 FP, 91 gp, 1.9 per game (#27)
#31 Josh Phegley (25% OWN)36 FP, 2.54 per game54 FP, 33 gp, 1.62 per game (#41)

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.

MIKE ZUNINOFPHRRBIRBBSB
Rest of 201936.32.98.77.65.30.0
-- Per Game (17 Proj)2.10.170.520.450.320.00
9/2 to 9/8 (4.9 Games)12.91.03.12.51.40.01
9/9 to 9/15 (4.3 Games)7.80.601.81.81.60.00
2019 Season11483028200
-- Per Game (75 GP)1.50.110.400.370.270.00
2018 to 2019302287465440
-- Per Game (184 GP)1.60.150.400.350.240.00